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Silent Night At Saint Thomas / Hancock, St Thomas Choir


Release Date: 10/28/2003 
Label:  Priory Records   Catalog #: 912   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Xaver GruberJohn RutterTraditionalBenjamin Britten,   ... 
Performer:  Judith Hancock
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

SILENT NIGHT AT SAINT THOMAS: FRANZ GRUBER: Silent Night; JOHN RUTTER: Jesus Child; PHILIP LEDGER: Adam lay ybounden; BRITTEN: A hymn to the Virgin; HOLST: Lullay, my liking; TRADITIONAL/ARR. VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS: O little town of Bethlehem; AMERICAN SHAKER MELODY/ARR. JOHN BERTALOT: Lord of the dance; TRADITIONAL/ARR. WILLCOCKS: God rest you merry, gentlemen; PETER WISHART: Alleluya, a new work is come on hand; HUGO DISTLER: Singet frish und wohlgemut; WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK/ARR. WILLCOCKS: Away in a manger; TRADITIONAL POLISH/ARR. GERRE HANCOCK: Infant holy, infant lowly; TRADITIONAL ENGLISH/ARR. WILLCOCKS: O come, all ye faithful - The Choir of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York, Gerre Hancock, director/Judith Hancock, organ (DDD 50:11) SILENT NIGHT AT SAINT THOMAS: FRANZ GRUBER: Silent Night; JOHN RUTTER: Jesus Child; PHILIP LEDGER: Adam lay ybounden; BRITTEN: A hymn to the Virgin; HOLST: Lullay, my liking; TRADITIONAL/ARR. VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS: O little town of Bethlehem; AMERICAN SHAKER MELODY/ARR. JOHN BERTALOT: Lord of the dance; TRADITIONAL/ARR. WILLCOCKS: God rest you merry, gentlemen; PETER WISHART: Alleluya, a new work is come on hand; HUGO DISTLER: Singet frish und wohlgemut; WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK/ARR. WILLCOCKS: Away in a manger; TRADITIONAL POLISH/ARR. GERRE HANCOCK: Infant holy, infant lowly; TRADITIONAL ENGLISH/ARR. WILLCOCKS: O come, all ye faithful - The Choir of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York, Gerre Hancock, director/Judith Hancock, organ (DDD 50:11) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Jesus child by John Rutter
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Adam lay ybounden by Traditional
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Philip Ledger 
4.
Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Lullay, my liking, Op. 34 no 2/H 129 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
English Hymnal: O little town of Bethlehem by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Lord of the Dance by Traditional
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Bertalot 
8.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Written: England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
9.
Carols (3), Op. 17: no 3, Alleluya, a new work is come on hand by Peter Wishart
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Geistliche Chormusik, Op. 12: no 4, Singet Frisch und Wohlgemut by Hugo Distler
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934-1941; Germany 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
11.
Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
12.
Infant holy, infant lowly by Traditional
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Written: Poland 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Gerre Hancock 
13.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Judith Hancock (Organ)
Conductor:  Gerre Hancock
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Venue:  St. Thomas' Church, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 

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