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Classical Music for Christmas - 50 of the Best

Classical Music for Christmas - 50 of the Best

The Classical Shop
release date: August 2014

Originally recorded in 2012

Artists:

BBC Concert Orchestra

Orchestra

Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Budapest Failoni Chamber Orchestra

Orchestra

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra

Capella Istropolitana

Orchestra

Gothenburg Musicians

Orchestra

Prague City Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth

Conductor

Andrew Mogrelia

Conductor

Leonard Slatkin

Conductor

Jerker Johansson

Conductor

Ondrej Lenard

Conductor

Jaroslav Krcek

Conductor

Michael Halasz

Conductor

Geza Oberfrank

Conductor

Jeremy Backhouse

Conductor

Donald Hunt

Conductor

Noel Edison

Conductor

Christopher Robinson

Conductor

Hilary Davan Wetton

Conductor

Antony Pitts

Conductor

Andrew Sackett

Conductor

Ronald Corp

Conductor

Grace Rossiter

Conductor

Hilary Campbell

Conductor

Owen Burdick

Conductor

Gavin Sutherland

Conductor

Blossom Street

Choir

City of London Choir

Choir

Tonus Peregrinus

Choir

Vasari Singers

Choir

Hungarian Radio Chorus

Choir

New York Trinity Church Choir

Choir

Worcester Cathedral Choir

Choir

German Boys Choir

Choir

Elora Festival Singers

Choir

Cambridge St. John's College Choir

Choir

Tewkesbury Abbey Choir

Choir

Finchley Children's Music Group

Choir

Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Ensemble

Capella Istropolitana

Orchestra

Gothenburg Musicians

Orchestra

Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra

BBC Concert Orchestra

Orchestra

Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Prague City Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra

Christopher de la Hoyde

Soloist

Skaila Kanga

Soloist

Robert Stringer

Soloist

Stephen Gadd

Soloist

Anna Holbling

Soloist

Richard Lippold

Soloist

Julia Doyle

Soloist

Ann Hoyt

Soloist

Studio organist

Soloist

Roderick Williams

Soloist

Roderick Williams

Soloist

Raymond Johnston

Soloist

William Goldring

Soloist

John Evanson

Soloist

Martin Ford

Soloist

Stephen Sands

Soloist

Mark Williams

Soloist

Blossom Street

Choral

Elora Festival Singers

Choral

Trinity Church Choir, New York

Choral

Worcester Cathedral Choir

Choral

St. John's College Choir, Cambridge

Choral

City of London Choir

Choral

Tonus Peregrinus

Choral

Hungarian Radio Chorus

Choral

Vasari Singers

Choral

German Boys Choir

Choral

Tewkesbury Abbey Choir

Choral

New London Children's Choir

Choral

Finchley Children's Music Group

Choral

Guildford Choral Society

Choral

Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Chamber

Venue:

St John's College Chapel, Cambridge

Venue

St Sepulchre-Without-Newgate, Holborn, London, UK

Venue

Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York

Venue

Moyzes Hall of Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava

Venue

Tonbridge School Chapel, Tonbridge, Kent, UK

Venue

Rosslyn Hill Chapel, London

Venue

Concert Hall of Czechoslovak Radio, Bratislava

Venue

Cadogan Hall, London, United Kingdom

Venue

Kosice

Venue

St. Paul's Girls' School, Hammersmith, London

Venue

St. John's Church, Elora, Ontario, Canada

Venue

Church of St. Jude-on-the-Hill, London

Venue

All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London

Venue

Chapel of St. George's VA School, Harpenden, Herts

Venue

Concert Hall, The Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset

Venue

Tewkesbury Abbey

Venue

Hemsjö kyrka och Artisten, Göteborg, Sweden

Venue

Smecky Studio, Prague

Venue

Colosseum, Town Hall, Watford, UK

Venue

Record Label
Naxos

Genre:

Choir


Classical

Total Time - 199:25
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Classical Music for Christmas - 50 of the Best

     
 

HENRY JOHN GAUNTLETT

1 

Once in Royal David's City (version for choir)

03:20
 Robert Stringer Soloist
  Donald Hunt Conductor
     
 

JEHAN TABOUROT

2 

Ding! dong! merrily on high (arr. A. Pitts)

01:39
 Tonus Peregrinus Choir
  Antony Pitts Conductor
     
 

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

3 

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

07:17
 Hungarian Radio Chorus Choir
  Geza Oberfrank Conductor
     
 

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

 

Messiah, HWV 56

 
4 Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus) 04:03
5 Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus) 01:54
 Scholars Baroque Ensemble Ensemble
     
 

SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR

6 

The Forest of Wild Thyme, Op. 74: Christmas Overture (arr. S. Baynes)

05:53
 BBC Concert Orchestra Orchestra
  Barry Wordsworth Conductor
     
 

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

7 

A Hymn to the Virgin

03:08
 Christopher de la Hoyde Soloist
  William Goldring Soloist
  Christopher Robinson Conductor
     
 

TRADITIONAL

8 

Gabriel's message (arr. D. Willcocks)

02:45
 Tewkesbury Abbey Choir Choir
  Andrew Sackett Conductor
     
 

ARCANGELO CORELLI

9 

Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto"

04:21
 Anna Holbling Soloist
  Jaroslav Krcek Conductor
     
 

PIETRO ANTONIO LOCATELLI

10 

Concerto Grosso in F Minor, Op. 1, No. 8, "Christmas"

04:05
 Capella Istropolitana Orchestra
  Jaroslav Krcek Conductor
     
 

TRADITIONAL

11 

God rest ye merry, gentlemen (arr. D. Willcocks)

03:28
 Tewkesbury Abbey Choir Choir
  Andrew Sackett Conductor
     
 

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

12 

Joy to the World

01:29
 Worcester Cathedral Choir Choir
  Raymond Johnston Soloist
  Donald Hunt Conductor
     
 

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

13 

A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28

01:28
 Skaila Kanga Soloist
  Ronald Corp Conductor
     
 

FRANCIS POULENC

14 

4 Motets pour le temps de Noel, FP 152

02:10
 Elora Festival Singers Choir
  Noel Edison Conductor
     
 

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

15 

Corpus Christi Carol

02:26
 Finchley Children's Music Group Choir
  John Evanson Soloist
  Grace Rossiter Conductor
     
 

ADOLPHE ADAM

16 

Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) (arr. J.E. West)

05:40
 Vasari Singers Choir
  Martin Ford Soloist
  Jeremy Backhouse Conductor
     
 

GERALD FINZI

17 

A Lullaby

03:06
 Blossom Street Choir
  Hilary Campbell Conductor
     
 

ALEXANDER CAMPKIN

18 

Sleep, Holy Babe

04:10
 Blossom Street Choir
  Hilary Campbell Conductor
     
 

GUSTAV HOLST

19 

Lullay my Liking, Op. 34, No. 2

03:42
 Finchley Children's Music Group Choir
  Grace Rossiter Conductor
     
 

MORTEN LAURIDSEN

20 

O Magnum Mysterium

05:52
 Elora Festival Singers Choir
  Noel Edison Conductor
     
 

FRANZ XAVER GRUBER

21 

Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. H. Miessner)

03:12
 German Boys Choir Choir
     
 

WILLIAM J. KIRKPATRICK

22 

Away in a Manger (arr. J. Rutter)

02:27
 Ann Hoyt Soloist
     
 

PYOTR IL'YICH TCHAIKOVSKY

23 

The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

01:48
 Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
  Michael Halasz Conductor
     
24 

The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66

04:32
 Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Orchestra
  Ondrej Lenard Conductor
     
 

GERALD FINZI

25 

In terra pax, Christmas Scene, Op. 39

16:16
 Julia Doyle Soloist
  Roderick Williams Soloist
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

HECTOR BERLIOZ

26 

L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25, Part II, "La fuite en Egypte": Il s'en va loin de la terre (The Shepherds' Farewell (arr. for choir and organ)

05:26
 Tewkesbury Abbey Choir Choir
 Studio organist Soloist
  Andrew Sackett Conductor
     
 

TRADITIONAL

27 

In dulci jubilo

03:16
  New York Trinity Church Choir Choir
     
 

PETER CORNELIUS

28 

Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8: No. 3. Die Konige (The 3 Kings)

02:41
 Richard Lippold Soloist
  Owen Burdick Conductor
     
 

TRADITIONAL

29 

The First Nowell (arr. D. Willcocks for choir)

05:03
 Tewkesbury Abbey Choir Choir
  Andrew Sackett Conductor
     
 

GUSTAV HOLST

30 

In the bleak midwinter

03:42
 Robert Stringer Soloist
  Raymond Johnston Soloist
  Donald Hunt Conductor
     
 

JOHN RUTTER

31 

Nativity carol

04:26
 Vasari Singers Choir
  Martin Ford Soloist
  Jeremy Backhouse Conductor
     
 

HERBERT HOWELLS

32 

A Spotless Rose

03:10
 Roderick Williams Soloist
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

LEROY ANDERSON

33 

Sleigh Ride

02:42
 Gothenburg Musicians Orchestra
  Jerker Johansson Conductor
     
 

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

34 

Fantasia on Christmas Carols

11:42
 Stephen Gadd Soloist
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

SERGEY PROKOFIEV

35 

Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60

03:01
 Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
  Andrew Mogrelia Conductor
     
 

ELIZABETH POSTON

36 

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

03:47
 Elora Festival Singers Choir
  Noel Edison Conductor
     
 

TRADITIONAL

37 

I Wonder as I Wander (arr. J. Rutter)

03:00
 Ann Hoyt Soloist
  Stephen Sands Soloist
  Owen Burdick Conductor
     
38 

Coventry Carol

04:03
 Worcester Cathedral Choir Choir
  Raymond Johnston Soloist
  Donald Hunt Conductor
     
39 

I saw 3 ships (arr. J. Rutter)

01:41
  New York Trinity Church Choir Choir
     
 

ANONYMOUS

40 

Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (The World's Fair Rose)

02:46
 German Boys Choir Choir
     
 

ANTONY PITTS

41 

The holly and the ivy

02:45
 Tonus Peregrinus Choir
  Antony Pitts Conductor
     
 

JOHN GARDNER

42 

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, Op. 75, No. 2

02:00
 City of London Choir Choir
  Mark Williams Soloist
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

WILLIAM MATHIAS

43 

Sir Christemas

01:26
 City of London Choir Choir
  Mark Williams Soloist
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

44 

Folksongs of the 4 Seasons

02:31
 City of London Choir Choir
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

JOHN TAVENER

45 

God is with us

05:28
  Cambridge St. John's College Choir Choir
  Christopher Robinson Conductor
     
 

VICTOR HELY-HUTCHINSON

46 

A Carol Symphony

04:11
 Prague City Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
  Gavin Sutherland Conductor
     
 

LEROY ANDERSON

47 

Christmas Festival medley

09:10
 BBC Concert Orchestra Orchestra
  Leonard Slatkin Conductor
     
 

JOHN RUTTER

48 

What Sweeter Music

04:21
 City of London Choir Choir
  Mark Williams Soloist
  Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
     
 

JOHN FRANCIS WADE

49 

Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)

04:01
  New York Trinity Church Choir Choir
     
 

FELIX MENDELSSOHN

50 

Festgesang, MWV D4, "Gutenberg-Kantate": No. 2. (adap. W.H. Cummings as Hark! The Herald Angels Sing) (arr. D. Willcocks for choir)

02:55
 Worcester Cathedral Choir Choir
  Raymond Johnston Soloist
  Donald Hunt Conductor
     
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