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Christmas Carols From York Minster / Francis Jackson


Release Date: 10/23/2001 
Label:  Chandos Collect Catalog #: 6632   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalFranz Xaver GruberFelix MendelssohnJohn Wainwright,   ... 
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes christmas carol(s) by various composers. Ensemble: York Minster Choir. Conductor: Francis Jackson. Includes christmas carol(s) by various composers. Ensemble: York Minster Choir. Conductor: Francis Jackson. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
2. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
3. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
4. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
5. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
6. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
7. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
8. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
9. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
10. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
11. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
12. Brightest and Best by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
13. O leave your sheep by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
Notes: Arranged: Humphries 
14. Bethlehem of Noblest Cities by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
15. Behold the Great Creator by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
16. Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
17. Christians awake! salute the happy morn by John Wainwright
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
18. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
19. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
20. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 
21. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  Francis Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  York Minster Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1973-76 
Venue:  York Minster 

Sound Samples

The First Nowell
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
Coventry Carol
Good King Wenceslas
The holly and the ivy: The Holly and the Ivy
Christians, Awake!
Once in royal David's city: Once in Royal David's City
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful): Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
In dulci jubilo
We 3 Kings of Orient Are
Silent Night (Stille Nacht)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High
God rest you merry, gentlemen: God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
On Christmas Night, "Sussex Carol"
Hark! the herald angels sing: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Brightest and Best
O Leave Your Sheep
Bethlehem, of Noblest Cities
Behold, the Great Creator
It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Good Christian men, rejoice: Good Christian Men, Rejoice

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