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The Gifts Of Christmas / Heidi Grant Murphy


Release Date: 10/05/2004 
Label:  Koch International Classics Catalog #: 7580   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalPietro YonHenry John GauntlettBarry Seaman,   ... 
Performer:  Heidi Grant MurphyKevin MurphyRichard Auldon Clark
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The Gifts of Christmas is an outstanding holiday offering for those who adore the exquisite reach of operatic sopranos. Heidi Grant Murphy is the star of this particular show; her singing is sublime." -- Carol Swanson, www.christmasreviews.com "The Gifts of Christmas is an outstanding holiday offering for those who adore the exquisite reach of operatic sopranos. Heidi Grant Murphy is the star of this particular show; her singing is sublime." -- Carol Swanson, www.christmasreviews.com Read less

Works on This Recording

1. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Written: England 
2. Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
3. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
4. Gabriel's Greeting by Barry Seaman
Performer:  Richard Auldon Clark (Viola), Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
5. Long Ago in Bethlehem by Traditional
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
6. Little Jesus sweetly sleep by Traditional
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
7. The Two Shepherd Boys by Traditional
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
8. Schlichte Weisen (60), Op. 76: no 52, Maria Wiegenlied by Max Reger
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1912; Germany 
9. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
10. I wonder as I wander by Traditional
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
11. Spanisches Liederbuch: no 3, Nun wandre, Maria by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Germany 
12. Mary's Lullaby by John Rutter
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
13. Sweet Little Jesus Boy by Robert MacGimsey
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
14. Shepherd's Pipe Carol by John Rutter
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
15. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
16. Where Is the Child by John Ness Beck
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
17. Mörike Lieder: no 25, Schlafendes Jesuskind by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano), Kevin Murphy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 

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