Silent Night: A Treasury of Christmas Carols (CD)

ABC Classics & Jazz
$24.99
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4762916
Artist:
Cantillation

Following the success of their albums Prayer for Peace and Allegri Miserere, choral sensation Cantillation brings you a treasury of traditional and most loved Christmas Carols, including Silent Night, Away in a Manger, In the Bleak Midwinter. Christmas choral music at its most sublime. Guests artists include Sara Macliver and Teddy Tahu Rhodes.

Artists: Richard Black (tenor), Corin Bone (bass), Mark Donnelly (baritone), David Drury (organ), Genevieve Lang (harp), Sara Macliver (soprano), Paul McMahon (tenor), Alison Morgan (soprano), Natalie Shea (alto), Jane Sheldon (soprano), Nicole Thomson (soprano), Antony Walker (tenor), Cantillation.

Conductors: Antony Walker, Brett Weymark.

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Tracklisting:

1 ANONYMOUS PLAINCHANT
Veni, veni Emmanuel (O come, O come Emmanuel)
Paul McMahon tenor solo

2 TRADITIONAL FRENCH (arr. David Willcocks)
Quelle est cette odeur agreable? (What is this pleasnt fragrance?)
Craig Everingham baritone solo
David Drury organ

3 TRADITIONAL GERMAN (arr. Michael Praetorius)
Es ist ein entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose e'er Blooming)

4 HAROLD DARKE (1888-1976)
In the bleak mid-winter
Jane Sheldon soprano solo
David Drury organ

5 TRADITIONAL BASQUE (arr. John Raymond Howell)
The Angel Gabriel
Genevieve Lang harp

6 TRADITIONAL IRISH (arr. John Rutter)
The Wexford Carol
Paul McMahon tenor solo

7 WILLIAM J. KIRKPATRICK (1838-1921) (arr. Daniel Walker)
Away in a Manger
Sara Macliver soprano
Genevieve Lang harp

8 MICHAEL PRAETORIUS (1571-1621)
In dulci jubilo (In sweet joy)

9 PETER CORNELIUS (1824-1874) (arr. Ivor Atkins)
The Three Kings
Teddy Tahu Rhodes baritone solo

10 TRADITIONAL
Gaudete! (Rejoice)
Antony Walker tenor solo

11 TRADITIONAL GERMAN (arr. John O'Donnell)
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas tree)
Alison Morgan soprano solo

12 DEREK MOORE MORGAN (b. 1915)
Behold, a simple tender babe
David Drury organ

13 TRADITIONAL ENGLISH (arr. David Drury)
O little town of Bethlehem
David Drury organ

14 CARL RUTTI (b. 1949)
I wonder as I wander
David Drury organ

15 HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983)
Sing Lullaby

16 SYDNEY CARTER (1915-2004) (arr. Allen Percival)
Carol of the Universe

17 BOB CHILCOTT (b. 1955)
The Shepherd's Carol

18 KENNETH LEIGHTON (1929-1988)
The Coventry Carol
Alison Morgan soprano solo

19 HERBERT HOWELLS
A Spotless Rose
Mark Donnelly baritone solo

20 TRADITIONAL ENGLISH (arr. Thomas Ravenscroft)
While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Solo quartet: Nicole Thomson soprano, Natalie Shea alto, Richard Black tenor, Corin Bone bass

21 FRANZ GRUBER (1787-1863) (arr. David Drury)
Silent Night