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For Unto Us A Child Is Born / Edward Higginbottom, New College Oxford


Release Date: 10/13/2009 
Label:  Crd Records   Catalog #: 3462   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnFranz Xaver GruberHeinrich SchützAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Sir David Willcocks
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Sir David Willcocks (Descant)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Willcocks 
2. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3. Hodie Christus natus est, SWV 456 by Heinrich Schütz
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Written: 1640-50 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. Angelus ad Virginem by Anonymous
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Andrew Carter. 
5. This is the truth sent from above by Traditional
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams. 
6. Videntes stellam magi by Orlando de Lassus
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1562; Munich, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
7. Puer natus in Bethlehem by Samuel Scheidt
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1650; Halle, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8. Quem vidistis pastores by Johann Hermann Schein
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1615; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
9. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
10. Gradualia, Volume 2: O magnum misterium by William Byrd
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1607; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11. Motets (4) pour le temps de Noël: no 1, O magnum mysterium by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951-1952; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
12. Motets (4) pour le temps de Noël: no 4, Hodie Christus natus est by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
13. Motets (4) pour le temps de Noël: no 2, Quem vidistis pastores by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
14. Motets (4) pour le temps de Noël: no 3, Videntes stellam by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15. Nöel X by Louis-Claude Daquin
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
16. Sing lullaby by Anonymous
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edgar Pettman. 
17. Lute-Book Carol by Oliver Johnston
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
18. Of the Father's heart begotten by Anonymous
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Collegium Novum Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582; Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Hark! the herald angels sing (arr. D. Willcocks): Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. D. Willcocks)
Messiah, HWV 56: Messiah, Part I: For unto us a Child is Born
Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
O magnum misterium
Hodie Christus natus est, SWV 456
Angelus ad Virginem (arr. A. Carter)
4 Motets pour le temps de Noel, FP 152: No. 1. O magnum mysterium
4 Motets pour le temps de Noel, FP 152: No. 4. Hodie Christus natus est
Fantasia on Christmas Carols: This is the Truth Sent from Above
4 Motets pour le temps de Noel, FP 152: No. 2. Quem vidistis pastores dicite
4 Motets pour le temps de Noel, FP 152: No. 3. Videntes stellam
Nouveau livre de noels, Op. 2: No. 10. Noel grand-jeu et duo, Quand Dieu naquit a Noel
Quem vidistis pastores a 8
Videntes stellam magi
Sing Lullaby (arr. E. Pettman)
Cantiones sacrae: Puer natus in Bethlehem, SSWV 18
Lute-book Carol
Of the Father's Heart Begotten (arr. D. Willcocks)

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