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Nowell / Louis Halsey, Elizabethan Singers


Release Date: 06/28/2010 
Label:  London/Decca Weekend Classics Catalog #: 425515   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  TraditionalJames R. MurrayFranz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Simon PrestonWilfrid Parry
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Elizabethan Singers directed by Louis Halsey and accompanied only by organ (Simon Preston) or piano (Wilfred Parry), offer traditional fare in "Nowell", a compilation of none-too-generous duration, drawn from recordings made in the early 1960s. The Elizabethan Singers directed by Louis Halsey and accompanied only by organ (Simon Preston) or piano (Wilfred Parry), offer traditional fare in "Nowell", a compilation of none-too-generous duration, drawn from recordings made in the early 1960s. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ), Wilfrid Parry (Piano)
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 
2.
Infant holy, infant lowly by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: Poland 
3.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
4.
Away in a manger by James R. Murray
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887 
5.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 
6.
The Old Year now away is fled by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
7.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 
8.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
9.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 
10.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: Wales, UK 
11.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 
12.
Unto us is born a son by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1582 
13.
We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 
14.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
15.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Louis Halsey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Singers
Written: England 

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