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On Christmas Night / Willcocks, King's College Choir


Release Date: 09/16/2008 
Label:  London/Decca Jubilee Catalog #: 425499   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Harold Edwin DarkeHenry Walford DaviesGustav HolstJohn Joubert,   ... 
Performer:  Harvey Alan
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. In the bleak mid-winter by Harold Edwin Darke
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; England 
Language: English 
2. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
3. Personent hodie, H 135 no 2 by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1916-17; England 
4. Torches, for chorus & organ, Op. 7a by John Joubert
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Language: English 
5. See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
6. Shepherds in the field abiding by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Notes: Arranged: Charles Wood 
7. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
8. Blessed be that Maid Mary by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
9. Lute-Book Lullaby "Sweet was the song the virgin sang" by William Ballet
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Arranged: Geoffrey Shaw 
10. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
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". 
11. See amid the winter's snow by John Goss
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
12. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Martin Shaw 
13. Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Harvey Alan (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; England 

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