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O Come, All Ye Faithful / King's College Choir

King's College Choir
Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 414042   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Xaver GruberFelix MendelssohnHenry John GauntlettTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  David BriggsDavid BriggsCambridge King's College ChoirJohn Bowen,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirKing's College Choir of Cambridge
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Stephen Cleobury 
2. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: P. Ledger 
3. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: A.H. Mann and Stephen Cleobury 
4. Up! Good Christian folk, and listen by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: G.R. Woodward 
5. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: P. Ledger 
6. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
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". 
7. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Ralph Vaughan Williams 
8. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Performer:  John Bowen (Tenor), David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
9. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir (), John Bowen (),
David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
10. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Stephen Cleobury 
11. Seven joys of Mary by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Graham Green ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Stephen Cleobury 
12. The infant king by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
13. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
14. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Roland Robertson (), Jonathan Lamb (), David Briggs (Organ),
Christopher Hughes (), Simon Haynes ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Walford Davies 
15. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), John Bowen (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
16. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir (), David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir,  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
17. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Robin Barter (), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
18. Up! good Christian folk, and listen, for chorus & orchestra by George Ratcliffe Woodward
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
19. On Christmas Night by Ledger, Philip, Sir
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
20. English Hymnal: O little town of Bethlehem by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
21. In the bleak midwinter by Harold Drake
Performer:  Cambridge King's College Choir (), John Bowen (), David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
22. Seven Joys of Mary (English) by Traditional
Performer:  Graham Green (), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
23. The infant King (Basque) by Traditional
Performer:  Cambridge King's College Choir (), David Briggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
24. The holly and the ivy by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir (), Christopher Hughes (),
Simon Haynes (), Jonathan Lamb (), Roland Robertson ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
25. I Saw Three Ships, carol by Traditional
Performer:  John Bowen (), David Briggs (Organ), Cambridge King's College Choir ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's College Choir of Cambridge
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1666; England 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 

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