Princeton University Library Catalog

Christmas at King's.

Format:
Audio
Language:
  • English
  • German
  • Latin
Published/​Created:
[Place of publication not identified] : Warner Classics - Parlophone, [2008?]
Description:
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Naxos Music Library. [More in this series]
Notes:
"The ultimate collection of classic Christmas carols."
Source of description:
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Performed by King's College Choir, Cambridge ; Ian Hare, John Wells, Benjamin Bayl, Thomas Trotter, Francis Grier, Peter Stevens, Robert Quinnet, organ scholars ; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble ; Stephen Cleobury, Philip Ledger, or David Willcocks, conductors.
Language(s):
Sung in English, German and Latin.
Contents:
  • Once in royal David's city / words, Mrs. C.F. Alexander ; music, H.J. Gauntless ; harm., A.N. Mann ; descant, Willcocks (Ian Hare, organ) (5:15) -- Ding dong! merrily on high / G.R. Woodward ; 16th-cent. French ; arr., Charles Wood (2:03) -- O come, all ye faithful / trans., Frederick Oakeley & W.T. Brooke ; anon. ; harm., English Hymnal ; brass fanfare & accomp., descant and last v. by Willcocks (Ian Hare, organ ; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble) (4:47) -- The holly and the ivy / trad. English ; trad. English ; arr., Walford Davies (3:09) -- Hark! the herald angels sing / Charles Wesley & others ; Felix Mendelssohn ; adapted, W.H. Cummings ; brass fanfare & accomp. and descant by Willcocks (Ian Hare, organ ; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble) (4:08) -- Silent night / Joseph Mohr ; trans., Willcocks ; Franz Gruber ; arr., Willcocks (Stephen Varcoe, baritone) (3:04) -- While shepherds watched their flocks by night / Nahum Tate ; Este's psalter, 1592 ; descant, Willcocks (John Wells, organ) (2:50) -- In the bleak mid-winter / Christina Rossetti ; Harold Drake (Thomas Bullard, baritone ; Benjamin Bayl, organ) (4:23) -- God rest you merry, gentlemen / trad. West country ; trad. English ; arr., Willcocks (Benjamin Bayl, organ ; with congregation) (3:35) -- The Lamb / William Blake ; John Tavener (3:29) -- Angels, from the realms of glory / James Montgomery ; trad. French ; arr., Ledger (2:38) -- A great and might wonder / St. Germanus ; trans., J.M. Neale ; ?15th-cent. German ; harm., Michael Praetorius (3:44) -- Adam lay ybounden / 15th-cent. English ; Boris Ord (1:08) -- The three kings / Peter Cornelius ; trans., H.N. Bate ; Cornelius ; arr., Ivor Atkins (Stephen Varcoe, baritone) (2:42) -- I saw a maiden / 15-cent. English ; trad. Basque ; arr., with refrain, by Edgar Pettman (3:03) -- Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing? / trad. French ; trans., A.B. Tamsay & Willcocks ; trad. French ; arr., Willcocks (Ian Hare, organ) (4:18) -- Quem pastores laudavere / 14th-cent. German ; 14th-cent. German ; arr., John Rutter (1:57) -- Tomorrow shall be my dancing day / trad. English ; trad. English. ; arr., Willcocks (1:53) -- A maiden most gentle / Andrew Carter after Bede ; trad. French ; arr., Carter (Thomas Trotter, organ) (2:47) -- A spotless rose / ?15th-cent. German ; trans., Catherine Winkworth ; Herbert Howells (Gareth Morrell, baritone) (3:07) -- Sans Dan carol / trad. Cornish ; trad. Cornish ; arr., Rutter (Francis Grier, organ) (3:01) -- I wonder as I wander / John Jacob Niles ; Niles ; arr., Carter (3:08) -- The cherry tree carol / trad. English ; trad. English ; arr., Willcocks (1:51) -- Gabriel's message / Revd. Sabine Baring-Gould ; trad. Basque ; arr., Pettman (2:30) -- Personent hodie / Piae cantiones, 1582 ; 14th-cent. German ; arr., Gustav Holst (Ian Hare, organist) (2:41).
  • The first nowell / trad. English ; trad. English ; arr., John Stainer ; v. 6 arr., Ledger (Francis Grier, organ) (4:54) -- In dulci jubilo / 14th cent. German ; trans., R.L. Pearsall ; 14th cent.-German ; arr., Pearsall (3:13) -- O little town of Bethlehem / Phillips Brooks ; trad. English. ; harm., Ralph Vaughan Williams ; descant, Thomas Armstrong ; v. 3, arr., Ledger (Francis Grier, organ) (3:30) -- I saw three ships / trad. English ; trad. English ; arr., Willcocks (Edward Moore, treble ; Adrian Kelly, tenor) (1:36) -- See amid the winter's snow / Edward Caswall ; John Goss ; arr., Willcocks (Jon Wimperley, treble ; Peter Stevens, organ) (4:46) -- Joy to the world! / Isaac Watts ; 19th-cent. English ; arr., Rutter (Peter Stevens, organ) (1:51) -- It came upon the midnight clear / E.H. Sears ; trad. English ; adapted & arr., Arthur Sullivan ; descant, Willcocks (John Wells, organ) (3:31) -- Away in a manger / anon. ; W.J. Kirkpatrick ; arr., Ledger (2:06) -- Sussex carol / trad. English ; trad. English ; arr. Willcocks (John Wells, organ) (1:54) -- In the bleak mid-winter / Rossetti ; Holst (4:50) -- O come, O come, Emmanuel / ?13th-cent. ; trans. Neale ; rev. T.A. Lacey ; ?13th-cent. French ; arr., Willcocks (Ian Hare, organ) (3:30) -- Myn lyking / 15th-cent. English ; R.R. Terry (Ian Hare, organ) (3:17) -- Jesus Christ the Apple Tree / 18th-cent. American ; Elizabeth Poston (2:28) -- Dormi, Jesu / late medieval Latin & Samuel Taylor Coleridge ; Rutter (Benjamin Bayl, organ) (4:27) -- A tender shoot / ?15th cent. German ; trans., William Bartholomew ; Otto Goldschmidt (1:46) -- Riu, riu, chiu / ?Juan del Encina ;?Mateo Flecha the Elder (Julian Perkins, baritone) (2:00) -- O Jesulein süss = O little one sweet : BWV493 / Schemelli's Gesangbuch, 1736 ; 17th-cent German ; harm., J.S. Bach (1:51) -- How far is it to Bethlehem? / Frances Chesterton ; trad. English ; arr. Willcocks (2:14) -- The truth from above / trad. English ; trad. English ; harm., Vaughan Williams (2:28) -- Up! good Christen folk, and listen / Woodward ; Piae cantiones ; arr., Woodward (1:15) -- What child is this / W. Chatterton Dix ; trad. English ; harm., John Stainer (2:30) -- What sweeter music / Robert Herrick ; Rutter (Robert Quinney, organ) (4:29) -- The infant King / Baring-Gould ; trad. Basque ; arr. Willcocks (3:16) -- A child is born in Bethlehem / Willcocks & Woodward ; Samuel Scheidt ; ed., Willcocks (2:28) -- Of the Father's heart begotten / Prudentius ; trans., R.F. David ; Piae cantiones ; arr. Willcocks (Ian Hare, organ) (5:05) -- Organ voluntary : In dulci jubilo : BWV729 / J.S. Bach (Stephen Cleobury) (2:39).
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Form/​Genre:
Streaming audio.
Publisher no.:
5099923650350
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