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Angels' Glory / Kathleen Battle, Christopher Parkening


Release Date: 10/15/1996 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62723   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Mark LowryJohn Jacob NilesPietro YonTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Kathleen BattleChristopher Parkening
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Mary, Did You Know? by Mark Lowry
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Buddy Green.
Arranged: Kurt Kaiser 
2.
Carol of the Birds by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Kurt Kaiser 
3.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
4.
Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
5.
El desembre congelat by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Geoghegan 
6.
El noy de la mare by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Thomas Geoghegan 
7.
Dormi Jesus by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston 
8.
Quittez pasteurs by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
9.
Infant holy, infant lowly by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Written: Poland 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
10.
Jubilation by Andrew York
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11.
Wasn't that a mighty day? by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston 
12.
Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy "West Indies Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Written: West Indies 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston 
13.
Boston by William Billings
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770/1778; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
14.
Sweet Little Jesus Boy by Robert MacGimsey
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston 
15.
O Mary, Where Is Your Baby? by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston
This selection is part of a medley titled "Mary and Her Baby Chile".
This selection shares a track and timing with "O, Mary and the Baby, Sweet Lamb" and "Ain't That-a Rockin' All Night". 
16.
O, Mary and the Baby, Sweet Lamb by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston
This selection is part of a medley titled "Mary and Her Baby Chile".
This selection shares a track and timing with "O Mary, Where Is Your Baby?" and "Ain't That-a Rockin' All Night". 
17.
Ain't That-a Rockin' All Night by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston
This selection is part of a medley titled "Mary and Her Baby Chile".
This selection shares a track and timing with "O Mary Where Is Your Baby" and "O, Mary and the Baby, Sweet Lamb". 
18.
Mary had a baby by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Jacqueline B. Hairston 
19.
Jesus, the light of the world by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1890; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ and Jacqueline B. Hairston 
20.
Suo Gan by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Written: Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Welsh 
Notes: Arranged: Jon Kull 
21.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 

Sound Samples

Mary Did You Know? (Voice)
Carol of the Birds (Voice)
I Wonder As I Wander (Voice)
Gesù Bambino (Voice)
El desembre congelat (December's cold winds were stilled)
El Noi de la Mare (The Son of the Virgin)
Dormi, Jesus
Quittez, Pasteurs (Voice)
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (Voice)
Jubilation
Wasn't That a Mighty Day (Voice)
The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy (Voice)
Me Thinks I See A Heavn'ly Host (Voice)
Sweet Little Jesus Boy (Voice)
Mary and Her Baby Chile (Medley of three Christmas Spirituals) (Voice)
Mary Had a Baby (Voice)
Jesus, The Light of the World (Voice)
Suo Gan (Voice)
Silent Night (Voice)

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