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Christmas Carols And Motets / Phillips, Tallis Scholars


Release Date: 11/13/2001 
Label:  Gimell   Catalog #: 10   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousTraditionalWilliam ByrdJosquin Des Préz,   ... 
Performer:  Rufus MüllerSimon DaviesRichard Edgar-WilsonTim Wilson,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording presents three traditional ways of celebrating Christmas in music - medieval carols, renaissance motets praising the Virgin Mary, and German chorales. This recording presents three traditional ways of celebrating Christmas in music - medieval carols, renaissance motets praising the Virgin Mary, and German chorales. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Angelus ad Virginem by Anonymous
Performer:  Rufus Müller (Tenor)
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2. Nowell sing we by Anonymous
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; England 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Ther is no rose of swych vertu by Anonymous
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1420; England 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Dieu vous garde "Sir Christčmas" by Anonymous
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in French and English. 
5. Lullay I saw by Traditional
Performer:  Simon Davies (Tenor), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Medieval 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Psalmes, Sonets and Songs: Lullaby, my sweet little baby by William Byrd
Performer:  Tim Wilson (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1588; England 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. Ave Maria ŕ 4 by Josquin Des Préz
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9. Beata es virgo by Phillippe Verdelot
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10. Ave Maria ŕ 4 by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11. Ave Maria, gratia plena ŕ 8 by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1572; Italy 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12. Joseph lieber, Joseph mein by Hieronymus Praetorius
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: German 
13. In dulci jubilo by Hieronymus Praetorius
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in German and Latin. 
14. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the first two verses of Michael Praetorius' "Wachet auf." 
15. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Deborah Roberts (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: German 
16. Wachet auf: Verses 1 and 2 by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Peter Phillips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Scholars
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Venue:  Peter and Paul Church, Salle, Norfolk 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with J.S. Bach's "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme." 

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