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Gabriel's Message - One Thousand Years Of Carols


Release Date: 10/26/1999 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554723   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry John GauntlettHarold Edwin DarkeTraditionalWilliam James Kirkpatrick,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
5. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
6. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Written: England 
7. The Truth sent from Above by Traditional
Written: England 
8. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
9. Gabriel's message by Traditional
Written: Basque Provinces 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
10. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Written: England 
11. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
12. King Jesus hath a garden by Traditional
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
13. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
14. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
15. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elisabeth Poston
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
16. What Sweeter Music by John Rutter
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
17. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
18. Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930/1934; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
19. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
20. God is with us by John Tavener
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Once in Royal David's City
In the bleak midwinter: In the Bleak Midwinter
In dulci jubilo: In Dulci Jubilo
Away in a Manger (arr. D. Hunt): Away in a Manger
Coventry Carol
Good King Wenceslas (arr. for dulcimer): Good King Wenceslas
The Truth Sent from Above (arr. Reginald Jacques): The Truth Sent from Above
God rest ye merry, gentlemen (arr. D. Willcocks): God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Gabriel's message: Gabriel's Message
The Holly and The Ivy (arr. Wolford Davies 1869-1941): The Holly and The Ivy
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful): O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
King Jesus hath a Garden: King Jesus Hath a Garden
Silent Night
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
What sweeter music
Ding Dong Merrily on High (arr. D. Willcocks): Ding, Dong Merrily On High
A Hymn to the Virgin
God is with us
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. N. Edison): Hark the Herald Angels Sing

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