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Joy In The Morning

> Unborn: A Processional Introit - Unborn: A Processional Introit
> Wexford Carol - Wexford Carol
> A Boy was Born, Op. 3 - A Boy was Born, Op. 3: Variation 5: In the Bleak Mid-winter
> The Holy and the Ivy - The Holy and the Ivy
> The Wind in the Willows - The Wind in the Willows: Joy in the morning
> Tomorrow shall be my dancing day - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
> In the Bleak Mid-Winter - In the Bleak Mid-Winter
> 3 Noels - 3 Noels: Noel
> A Christmas Carol, Op. 21 - A Christmas Carol
> Joy es dia de placer y de cantar! - Joy es dia de placer y de cantar!
> Elijah, Op. 70 - Elijah, Op. 70: Wirf dein Anliegen auf den Herrn (For He shall give His Angels)
> O Magnum Mysterium - O Magnum Mysterium
> Christus, Op. 97 - When Jesus, our Lord, was born
> Christus, Op. 97 - There shall be a star of morning gleams
> A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 - A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: This little Babe
> The Traveller - The Traveller, Epilogue: Child of son
> O horo eeree caidil gu Lo - O horo eeree caidil gu Lo
> Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (Sung in Swedish) - Silent Night (Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht)
> 3 Songs for Christmas - No. 1. He comes in the night
> 3 Songs for Christmas - No. 2. How will you your Christmas keep?
> 3 Songs for Christmas - No. 3. With a merry ding-dong
> Ole leloila - Ole leloila
> On Christmas Night, "Sussex Carol" (arr. D. Willcocks) - On Christmas Night, "Sussex Carol"
> Jubilate - Jubilate

Album Summary

>Roth, Alec : Unborn
>Traditional, Christmas : The Wexford Carol ("Good People All, This Christmastime") (Enniscorthy Carol) (Irish)
>Britten, Benjamin : A Boy was born
>Gardner, John Linton : The Holly and the Ivy
>Joubert, John : Joy in the morning, for chorus & organ
>Gardner, John Linton : Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, for chorus, Op. 75/2
>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
>Traditional, Christmas : Trois Noels
>Leighton, Kenneth : A Christmas Carol, for chorus
>Pascual, Tomas : Oy es dia de placer y de cantar, for chorus & organ
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah
>Gabrieli, Giovanni : O magnum mysterium
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Christus
>Nicolai, Philipp : There Shall a Star from Jacob Come Forth, song for chorus (after Mendelssohn)
>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols
>Roth, Alec : The Traveller
>Traditional, Scottish : O horo eeree caidil gu Lo, for chorus & organ
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Bates, Martin : Songs (3) for Christmas, for chorus & organ
>Traditional, Finnish : Ole leloila, for chorus & organ
>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
>Traditional, Christmas : Jubilate
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Notes & Reviews:

For their second release on Orchid Classics, Ex Cathedra present a brand new recording of Christmas repertoire based upon their highly successful "Christmas by Candlelight" Concert series.

Christmas has always been a special time for Ex Cathedra and their roots are firmly established in the wonderful repertoire associated with this joyful time of year. This is the first recording which features both the Choir, Consort, and their Academy of Vocal Music.

Featuring compositions and/or arrangements by Alec Roth, Benjamin Britten, John Gardner, John Joubert, Harold Darke, Naji hakim, Kenneth Leighton, Tomas Pascual, Felix Mendelssohn, Giovanni Gabrielli, Franz Xavier Gruber, Martin Bates, David Willcocks and Jeffrey Skidmore. The booklet contains full texts.

"The best choir of its kind in Britain? Very possibly..."-Michael White

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009).



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Works Details

>Roth, Alec : Unborn :: A Processional Introit, for chorus & organ
  • Performers: Samuel Boden; Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, Christmas : The Wexford Carol ("Good People All, This Christmastime") (Enniscorthy Carol) (Irish)
  • Performers: Susannah Vango (Soprano); Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 12th Century

>Britten, Benjamin : A Boy was born :: In the bleak midwinter
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1933

>Gardner, John Linton : The Holly and the Ivy
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Joubert, John : Joy in the morning, for chorus & organ
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral

>Gardner, John Linton : Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, for chorus, Op. 75/2
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1965

>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Performers: Christopher Watson (Tenor); Sara Jones (Voice); Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 19th Century

>Traditional, Christmas : Trois Noëls :: Noël
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.

>Leighton, Kenneth : A Christmas Carol, for chorus
  • Performers: Greg Skidmore; Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas

>Pascual, Tomas : Oy es día de placer y de cantar, for chorus & organ
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah :: For he shall give his angels
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Gabrieli, Giovanni : O magnum mysterium
  • Performers: Jeremy Budd (Voice); Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Christus :: When Jesus, our Lord
  • Performers: Amy Vocal]; Greg Skidmore; William Gaunt (Bass); Jeremy Budd (Voice); Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1847

>Nicolai, Philipp : There Shall a Star from Jacob Come Forth, song for chorus (after Mendelssohn)
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols :: This Little Babe
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1942

>Roth, Alec : The Traveller :: Epilogue
  • Performers: Samuel Boden; Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, Scottish : O horo eeree caidil gu Lo, for chorus & organ
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.

>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1818

>Bates, Martin : Songs (3) for Christmas, for chorus & organ
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Finnish : Ole leloila, for chorus & organ
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)

>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
  • Performer: Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post-Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1892

>Traditional, Christmas : Jubilate
  • Performers: Jeremy Budd (Voice); Andrew Fletcher (Organ)
  • Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore
  • Notes: St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England (07/10/2009-07/11/2009)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.