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Favourite Carols From King's / Willcocks, Ledger Et Al


Release Date: 07/13/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66241   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry John GauntlettHenry Walford DaviesTraditionalGustav Holst,   ... 
Performer:  Ian HareFrancis GrierGareth MorrellJohn Wells,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir David WillcocksSir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirPhilip Jones Brass Ensemble

Recorded in: n/a 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
2. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Francis Grier (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
3. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Francis Grier (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
4. I saw three ships by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
5. Personent hodie, H 135 no 2 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1916-17; England 
6. Myn lyking by Traditional
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
7. Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 2, A spotless rose by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Gareth Morrell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
8. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
9. I sing of a maiden by Traditional
Performer:  Francis Grier (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Austria 
10. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
11. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Performer:  John Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
12. Up! Good Christian folk, and listen by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
13. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), John Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
14. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
15. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
16. It came upon a midnight clear by Traditional
Performer:  John Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
17. Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8: no 3, Die Könige by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Stephen Varcoe (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856/1870; Weimar, Germany 
18. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  John Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
19. A child is born in Bethlehem by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: Denmark 
20. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
21. O come, all ye faithful by Traditional
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble,  Cambridge King's College Choir
22. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Jones Brass Ensemble,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 

Sound Samples

Once in Royal David's City (harm. A. H. Mann; descant Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)
O little town of Bethlehem (v.3 arr. Ledger) (1985 Digital Remaster)
The First Nowell (1985 Digital Remaster)
I saw three ships (arr. Ledger) (1985 Digital Remaster)
Personent hodie (1985 Digital Remaster)
Myn Lyking
A Spotless Rose (1985 Digital Remaster)
Away in a manger
I sing of a maiden
O come, O come, Emmanuel
While shepherds watched their flocks by night (from Este's Psalter; descant Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)
Up! good Christen folk and listen (1985 Digital Remaster)
In the bleak midwinter (1985 Digital Remaster)
Silent Night (Mohr; trans. & arr. Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)
The Holly and the Ivy (1985 Digital Remaster)
It came upon the midnight clear (descant Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)
Weihnachtslieder Op. 8 (1985 Digital Remaster): III. The Three Kings (trans. H. N. Bate: arr. Ivor Atkins)
Sussex Carol (1985 Digital Remaster)
A child is born in Bethlehem [Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem]
In dulci jubilo (1976 Digital Remaster)
O come, all ye faithful (harm. English Hymnal; brass fanfare & accomp., descant and last v. by Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)
Hark! the herald angels sing (tune & harmony adapted W. H. Cummings; brass fanfare & accomp. and descant by Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)

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