1 800 222 6872

The Christmas Collection

Audio Samples

>Walton, William : Make we joy now in this Fest, carol arrangement for chorus (Christmas Carols no 1)
>Leighton, Kenneth : Carols (3), Op. 25
>Fricker, Peter Racine : A Babe Is Born
>Rubbra, Edmund [Composer] : The Virgin's Cradle Hymn (Dormi, Jesu!)
>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to the Virgin
>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
>Hayward, Peter : Lute Book Lullaby
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Corpus Christi, for alto, tenor & chorus
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Balulalow, for voice & piano
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Benedicamus Domino, for double chorus
>Gardner, John Linton : Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, for chorus, Op. 75/2
>Chant, Sarum : Verbum caro factum est
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell, Nowell, Tidings True, carol ("Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, this is the salutation")
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell Sing We, carol (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Gaudete Christus est natus (Piae Cantiones 1582)
>Traditional, English : Hail Mary Full of Grace (15th Century)
>Sheppard, John : Gloria in excelsis
>Traditional, Christmas : There Is No Rose of Such Virtue (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Owt of your slepe aryse (15th c. English), carol
>Ravenscroft, Thomas : Remember, O thou man (from Melismata, 1611)
>Pygott, Richard : Quid Petis, O Fili?, carol for 4 voices
>Traditional, Christmas : Lute Book Lullaby ("Sweet was the song the Virgin sung")
>Byrd, William : Lullaby
>Anonymous, Egerton Manuscript 3307 : Ave rex angelorum, carol for 3 voices
>Anonymous, English : Drive the Cold Winter Away (from John Playford's English Dancing Master)
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell, nowell
>     The boares head (Riston MS.)
>Traditional, Christmas : The Old Year now away is fled
>Traditional, Christmas : Angelus ad virginem (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell
>     Dieu vous garde, carol (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : Make we joy (Ritson MS.)
>Sheppard, John : Verbum caro factum est
>Traditional, Christmas : The First Nowell (English)
>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
>Traditional, Christmas : While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)
>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Angels from the Realms of Glory
>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Traditional, Christmas : Away in a Manger
>Traditional, Christmas : Rocking Carol (Czech)
>Traditional, Christmas : In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : In the Bleak Midwinter (Welsh)
>Traditional, Christmas : Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantiones, 1582)
>Traditional, Christmas : Deck the Halls (Welsh)
>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : See amid the winter's snow
>Traditional, Christmas : As I out rode this enderes night (The Coventry Shepherds' Carol) (16th century)
>Traditional, Christmas : Herbei, o ihr Gläubigen, carol (tune "Adeste fidelis")
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"

Album Summary

>Walton, William : Make we joy now in this Fest, carol arrangement for chorus (Christmas Carols no 1)
>Leighton, Kenneth : Carols (3), Op. 25
>Fricker, Peter Racine : A Babe Is Born
>Rubbra, Edmund [Composer] : The Virgin's Cradle Hymn (Dormi, Jesu!)
>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to the Virgin
>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
>Hayward, Peter : Lute Book Lullaby
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Corpus Christi, for alto, tenor & chorus
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Balulalow, for voice & piano
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Benedicamus Domino, for double chorus
>Gardner, John Linton : Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, for chorus, Op. 75/2
>Chant, Sarum : Verbum caro factum est
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell, Nowell, Tidings True, carol ("Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, this is the salutation")
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell Sing We, carol (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Gaudete Christus est natus (Piae Cantiones 1582)
>Traditional, English : Hail Mary Full of Grace (15th Century)
>Sheppard, John : Gloria in excelsis
>Traditional, Christmas : There Is No Rose of Such Virtue (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Owt of your slepe aryse (15th c. English), carol
>Ravenscroft, Thomas : Remember, O thou man (from Melismata, 1611)
>Pygott, Richard : Quid Petis, O Fili?, carol for 4 voices
>Traditional, Christmas : Lute Book Lullaby ("Sweet was the song the Virgin sung")
>Byrd, William : Lullaby
>Anonymous, Egerton Manuscript 3307 : Ave rex angelorum, carol for 3 voices
>Anonymous, English : Drive the Cold Winter Away (from John Playford's English Dancing Master)
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell, nowell
>Traditional, Christmas : The Old Year now away is fled
>Traditional, Christmas : Angelus ad virginem (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell
>Traditional, Christmas : Make we joy (Ritson MS.)
>Sheppard, John : Verbum caro factum est
>Traditional, Christmas : The First Nowell (English)
>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
>Traditional, Christmas : While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)
>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Angels from the Realms of Glory
>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Traditional, Christmas : Away in a Manger
>Traditional, Christmas : Rocking Carol (Czech)
>Traditional, Christmas : In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : In the Bleak Midwinter (Welsh)
>Traditional, Christmas : Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantiones, 1582)
>Traditional, Christmas : Deck the Halls (Welsh)
>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : See amid the winter's snow
>Traditional, Christmas : As I out rode this enderes night (The Coventry Shepherds' Carol) (16th century)
>Traditional, Christmas : Herbei, o ihr Gläubigen, carol (tune "Adeste fidelis")
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Gramophone Magazine
Performed with every virtue and every grace including fresh, firm tone, uncanny precision and the finest possible control of grades and shades of volume.



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review

Works Details

>Walton, William : Make we joy now in this Fest, carol arrangement for chorus (Christmas Carols no 1)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1931

>Leighton, Kenneth : Carols (3), Op. 25
  • Performer: Nicola Jenkin
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1550

>Fricker, Peter Racine : A Babe Is Born
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Rubbra, Edmund [Composer] : The Virgin's Cradle Hymn (Dormi, Jesu!)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Britten, Benjamin : Hymn to the Virgin
  • Performers: Patricia Forbes (Soprano); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Simon Birchall
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Tavener, John : The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1982

>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
  • Performers: Sioned Williams (Harp); Libby Crabtree (Soprano); Sally Dunkley (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1942

>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1918

>Hayward, Peter : Lute Book Lullaby
  • Performers: Patricia Forbes (Soprano); Robin Jeffrey (Lute)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.

>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
  • Performer: Simon Birchall
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1919

>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Corpus Christi, for alto, tenor & chorus
  • Performers: Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Ruth Dean (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1919

>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Balulalow, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Patricia Forbes (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1919

>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Benedicamus Domino, for double chorus
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Gardner, John Linton : Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, for chorus, Op. 75/2
  • Performers: William Lockhart (Percussion); Benedict Hoffnung (Percussion); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen (Choir)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1965

>Chant, Sarum : Verbum caro factum est
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral

>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell, Nowell, Tidings True, carol ("Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, this is the salutation")
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1485

>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell Sing We, carol (English)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1450

>Traditional, Christmas : Gaudete Christus est natus (Piae Cantiones 1582)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, English : Hail Mary Full of Grace (15th Century)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 5 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Sheppard, John : Gloria in excelsis
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Traditional, Christmas : There Is No Rose of Such Virtue (English)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1420

>Traditional, Christmas : Owt of your slepe aryse (15th c. English), carol
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Ravenscroft, Thomas : Remember, O thou man (from Melismata, 1611)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas

>Pygott, Richard : Quid Petis, O Fili?, carol for 4 voices
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 8 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Traditional, Christmas : Lute Book Lullaby ("Sweet was the song the Virgin sung")
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Byrd, William : Lullaby
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 6 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1588

>Anonymous, Egerton Manuscript 3307 : Ave rex angelorum, carol for 3 voices
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1430-1444

>Anonymous, English : Drive the Cold Winter Away (from John Playford's English Dancing Master)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell, nowell :: The boares head (Riston MS.)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 15th Century

>Traditional, Christmas : The Old Year now away is fled
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Angelus ad virginem (English)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 13th Century

>Traditional, Christmas : Nowell :: Dieu vous garde, carol (French)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Make we joy (Ritson MS.)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1450s

>Sheppard, John : Verbum caro factum est
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 6 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1553-1558

>Traditional, Christmas : The First Nowell (English)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 5 min. 40 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1823

>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1850

>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post-Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1892

>Traditional, Christmas : While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1728

>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1666

>Traditional, Christmas : Angels from the Realms of Glory
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1816

>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1868

>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1818

>Traditional, Christmas : Away in a Manger
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1885

>Traditional, Christmas : Rocking Carol (Czech)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.

>Traditional, Christmas : In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1400

>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1588

>Traditional, Christmas : In the Bleak Midwinter (Welsh)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.

>Traditional, Christmas : Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantiones, 1582)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1582

>Traditional, Christmas : Deck the Halls (Welsh)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1784

>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1710

>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : See amid the winter's snow
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.

>Traditional, Christmas : As I out rode this enderes night (The Coventry Shepherds' Carol) (16th century)
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Traditional, Christmas : Herbei, o ihr Gläubigen, carol (tune "Adeste fidelis")
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Written: circa 1815

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
  • Performers: David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Jeremy White (Bass)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Notes: Composition written: 1840.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1840