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The Christmas Collection

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>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"
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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: Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Patricia Forbes (Soprano); 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: Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Patricia Forbes (Soprano)
  • 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: Ruth Dean (Soprano); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor)
  • 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: Benedict Hoffnung (Percussion); William Lockhart (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); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Jeremy White (Bass); Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ)
  • 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: Christopher Hodges; David Roy (Tenor); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Nicola Jenkin; Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Peter Burrows; Francis Steele (Bass); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Jeremy White (Bass); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1850

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

>Traditional, Christmas : See amid the winter's snow
  • Performers: Francis Steele (Bass); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Christopher Hodges; Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); David Roy (Tenor); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Jeremy White (Bass); Robin Jeffrey (Lute); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Nicola Jenkin; Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Peter Burrows; Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ)
  • 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: Andrew Carwood (Tenor); Margaret Margaret Phillips (Organ); Fiona Clarke (Soprano); Ruth Dean (Soprano); Francis Steele (Bass); Christopher Hodges; David Roy (Tenor); Nicola Jenkin; Peter Burrows; Timothy Jones (Bass-Baritone); Neil MacKenzie (Tenor); Sally Dunkley (Soprano); Jeremy White (Bass); Robin Jeffrey (Guitar); Robin Jeffrey (Lute)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

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

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