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Christmas With The Academy / Sir Neville Marriner


Release Date: 11/15/1994 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 442141   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalJohn Francis WadeHarold Edwin DarkeJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Ian BostridgeRosemary JoshuaAndrew Fowler-WattJohn Birch,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Past three o'clock by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Wood 
2. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
3. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Notes: Arranger: Charles Wood.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
4. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Rosemary Joshua (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
5. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
6. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Rosemary Joshua (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
7. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
8. Quelle est cette odeur agréable? by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
9. Il est né, le divin enfant by Traditional
Performer:  Andrew Fowler-Watt (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
10. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
11. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: Le repos de la Sainte Famille by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
12. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  John Birch (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
13. Still, still, still by Traditional
Performer:  Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Written: Austria 
Notes: Arranged: Philip Ledger
Orchestrated: Frank Spedding 
14. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Andrew Fowler-Watt (Tenor), David Roper (Baritone), Leslie Postle (Soprano),
Eleanor Boulter (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: H. Walford Davies 
15. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
16. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Rosemary Joshua (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
17. Personent hodie, H 135 no 2 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1916-17; England 
18. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: R.L. Pearsall 
19. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elisabeth Poston
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
Language: English 
20. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
21. Chorgesänge (3), Op. 11: no 3, Die drei Frühlingstage by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Gerald Finley (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Munich, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Ivor Atkins 
22. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
23. Singet und klinget, ihr Kinderlein by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 

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 Excellent as always January 17, 2014 By Jesper Frickmann (Raleigh, NC) See All My Reviews "As always, Sir Neville and the Academy plays it with incredible sweetness and grace. This is as good as Christmas gets." Report Abuse
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