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Joy To The World


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557160   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry John GauntlettTraditionalConrad KocherJohn Jacob Niles,   ... 
Conductor:  Donald HuntAndrew SackettJeremy SummerlyNoel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral ChoirTewkesbury Abbey School ChoirOxford Camerata,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
2. Unto us is born a son by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582 
3. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
4. As with gladness men of old by Conrad Kocher
Conductor:  Andrew Sackett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; England 
5. Angels from the realms of glory by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Sackett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
Written: France 
6. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
7. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Sackett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
Written: England 
8. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9. Rocking by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Written: Czech Republic 
10. Gaudete, Christus est natus by Traditional
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Medieval 
Written: England 
11. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
12. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
13. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
14. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
15. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
16. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
17. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Sackett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
Written: England 
18. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
19. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Traditional
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers
20. Personent hodie by Anonymous
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 1582; Sweden 
Notes: This translation of "Personent hodie" is titled "Sing Aloud." 

Sound Samples

Once in Royal David's City
Unto us is born a Son (arr. D. Willcocks): Unto us is born a Son
Ding-dong merrily on high: (French)
In dulci jubilo
The holly and the ivy: The holly and the Ivy
As with gladness men of old
Angels from the Realms of Glory (arr. David Wilcocks): Angels from the realms of glory
Coventry Carol
The First Nowell: (arr. David Willcocks)
I wonder as I wander
In the Bleak Mid-Winter: In the Bleak Midwinter
Rocking
Gaudete Christus est natus
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree: Jesus Christ the apple tree
Away in a Manger (arr. D. Hunt): Away in a manger
Silent Night: Silent night
Joy to the World: Joy to the world
Sing aloud (arr. Gustav Holst): Sing aloud
Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. D. Willcocks): Hark the herald angels sing
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful): O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)

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