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Christmas Choral Classics /Crouch End Festival Chorus, Et Al


Release Date: 10/10/2000 
Label:  Silva Classics Catalog #: 6026   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Xaver GruberFelix MendelssohnTraditionalKatherine K. Davis,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic OrchestraCrouch End Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes christmas carol(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Crouch End Festival Choir, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman. Includes christmas carol(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Crouch End Festival Choir, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
2. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
3. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
4. The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
5. Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
6. It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Eddie Pola
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
7. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
8. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
9. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
10. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
11. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
12. I believe in Father Christmas by Greg Lake
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
13. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
14. The Snowman: Walking In the Air by Howard Blake
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; England 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
15. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
16. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
17. Mary's boy child by Jester Hairston
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
18. Happy Xmas (War is Over) by Yoko Ono
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman
This work was written in collaboration with John Lennon (1940 - 1980). 
19. Gaudete! by Anonymous
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
20. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 
21. Do You Hear What I Hear? by Gloria Shayne Baker
Conductor:  Paul Bateman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,  Crouch End Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Bateman 

Customer Reviews

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 Christmas Joy January 31, 2013 By Kathleen L. (Columbus, OH) See All My Reviews "This group sings with such joy and enthusiasm, love their renditions of Drummer Boy and Walking in the Air!!!! Would love to hear some Christmas lullabies. Continue your great music...it's transforming and magical!" Report Abuse
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