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A Very Classical Christmas / Day, Sonos Handbell Ensemble


Release Date: 09/04/2001 
Label:  Well-tempered Productions   Catalog #: 5191   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyCharles GounodJohann Sebastian BachAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Timothy Day
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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The handbells used on this selection are made by Malmark and Schulmerich.
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology.
The handbells used on this selection are made by Malmark and Schulmerich.
All tracks have been digitally mastered using HDCD technology. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Fred Gramann 
2.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 6, Chinese Dance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: William H. Griffin 
4.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 2, March by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frances L. Callahan 
5.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 5, Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: William H. Griffin 
6.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 4, Trépak by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Douglas E. Wagner 
7.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
8.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Kathy Geisler 
9.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Esurientes implevit bonis by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Meredith 
10.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Kathy Geisler
Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1738 - 1739). 
11.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Kathy Geisler 
12.
Alleluia in C major, K 553 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Meredith 
13.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Meredith 
14.
Messiah, HWV 56: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Kathy Geisler 
15.
Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Kathy Geisler 
16.
Messiah, HWV 56: How beautiful are the feet of them by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Meredith 
17.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: James Meredith 
18.
Messiah, HWV 56: I know that my redeemer liveth by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Timothy Day (Flute)
Conductor:  James Meredith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Kathy Geisler 

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