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Glad Tidings! / Ama Deus Ensemble, Chestnut Brass Company


Release Date: 08/19/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62768   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalLowell MasonRichard Storrs WillisHenry Walford Davies,   ... 
Performer:  Wesley Parrot
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass CompanyAma Deus Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc also contains lyrics for the final eight carols: "O come all ye Faithful", "Angels we have heard on high", "Silent Night", "Joy to the World", "O little town of Bethlehem", "The First Nowell", "Lo, how a rose e'er blooming", and "Hark the herald angels sing". To encourage sing-along participation, these pieces are recorded with instrumental accompaniment only. This disc also contains lyrics for the final eight carols: "O come all ye Faithful", "Angels we have heard on high", "Silent Night", "Joy to the World", "O little town of Bethlehem", "The First Nowell", "Lo, how a rose e'er blooming", and "Hark the herald angels sing". To encourage sing-along participation, these pieces are recorded with instrumental accompaniment only. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: Wales, UK 
2. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
3. Go tell it on the mountain by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
4. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Language: English 
5. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
6. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
7. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Language: English 
8. Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: Germany 
Language: English 
9. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
10. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: England 
Language: English 
11. What child is this? by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Language: English 
12. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
13. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Language: English 
14. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: England 
Language: English 
15. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
16. Angels from the realms of glory by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: France 
Language: English 
17. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Written: England 
18. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Language: English 
19. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Written: France 
20. Come, thou long expected Jesus by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century 
Language: English 
21. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Language: English 
22. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
23. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company,  Ama Deus Ensemble
Written: England 
Language: English 
24. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Wesley Parrot (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 

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