A Christmas Collection - Favorite Songs And Carols

Release Date: 8/1/2006
Label: Gift of Music
Catalog Number: GCDG1173
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
An unusual compilation of Christma music - from orchestral to instrumental, from carols to songs, from medieval to modern. Great variety - something for all the family round the tree on Christmas Eve.
Works on This Recording
1. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Orchestra/Ensemble: Oxford Worcester College Choir
Period: 20th Century
2. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 8, Act 1 - The Forest of Fir Trees in Winter "Journey Through the Snow" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Don Jackson
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
3. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Christopher Tye
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; England
4. Missa in honorem BVM, H 22 no 4 "Grosse Orgelmesse": Benedictus by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer: Christof Roos (Organ)
Conductor: Frieder Bernius
Period: Classical
5. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
6. Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
7. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; England
8. Nowell by Traditional
Conductor: James Weeks
9. Lullay, lullow by Traditional
Conductor: James Weeks
Period: Renaissance
Written: 14th Century ;
10. There is no rose by Traditional
Conductor: James Weeks
11. Verbum supernum prodiens by Anonymous
Conductor: James Weeks
Period: Medieval
12. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ama Deus Ensemble
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
13. Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Schlafe, mein Liebster by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Martin Souter (Piano)
Written: 1734 ;
14. Kinderstücke (6) for Piano, Op. 72 "Christmas Pieces": no 1, Allegro non troppo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Martin Souter (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Germany
15. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer: Ian Giles (Voice), Jon Boden, Giles Lewin (Tenor), John Spiers (Accordion)
Period: Classical
Written: 1818 ; Austria
16. The first nowell by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cherwell Singers
17. The first nowell by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cherwell Singers
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