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Christmas With Sonos Handbell Ensemble / James Meredith


Release Date: 08/24/1995 
Label:  Well-tempered Productions   Catalog #: 5176   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyTraditionalLeroy AndersonC. William Goff,   ... 
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded at the Scoring Stage of Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California. Selections recorded at the Scoring Stage of Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: William H. Griffin 
2.
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Valerie W. Stephenson 
3.
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Ivey 
4.
Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy "West Indies Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Written: West Indies 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hart Morris 
5.
Mary had a baby by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Go tell it on the mountain." James Meredith has arranged both works and incoporated them into a medley entitled "Christmas Tidings." 
6.
Go tell it on the mountain by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Mary had a baby." James Meredith has arranged both works and incorporated them into a medley entitled "Christmas Tidings." 
7.
Shepherd's Air by C. William Goff
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Fantasy on "Carol of the Bells" by Christopher S. Kinzel
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9.
Still, still, still by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Valerie W. Stephenson 
10.
O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "God rest ye merry, gentlemen." James Meredith arranged both carols and incorporated them into a medely entitled "Veni Emmanuel." 
11.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O come, O come Emmanuel." James Meredith arranged both carols and incorporated them into a medley entitled "Veni Emmannuel." 
12.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Cynthia Dobrinski 
13.
Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Troika by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Douglas E. Wagner 
14.
The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This song was written in collaboration with Robert Wells.
Arranged: Douglas E. Wagner 
15.
'Twas in the moon of winter time by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Whence comes this rush of wings afar."
Arranged: James Groves 
16.
Whence comes this rush of wings afar by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "'Twas in the moon of winter time."
Arranged: James Groves 
17.
Catalonian Carol by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Barbara Semmann 
18.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Betty Garee 
19.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Meredith 
20.
Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Cynthia Dobrinski 
21.
Joseph, lieber Joseph mein by Traditional
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Donald E. Allured 
22.
Christmas Postcard by William Ludtke
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
23.
We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 6/1995 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Cynthia Dobrinski 

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