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Favourite Carols From King's / King's College Choir of Cambridge; Cleobury

Album Summary

>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : This is the truth sent from above (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Adam lay ybounden, carol (English)
>Ledger, Philip [Organ] : Sussex Carol
>Pearsall, Robert Lucas : In dulci jubilo, for soloists & chorus
>Handel, George Frideric : Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
>Traditional, Christmas : Gabriel's Message (Basque)
>Davies, Henry Walford : The Holly and the Ivy
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : O Little Town of Bethlehem, carol (arr. from English traditional, "Forest Green")
>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
>Chilcott, Robert : Shepherd's Carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Angels from the Realms of Glory
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Sullivan, Arthur : Noel (or It came upon the midnight clear), hymn for chorus
>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)
>Cornelius, Peter : Die drei Könige, for voice & piano, Op. 8/3
>Traditional, Christmas : Coventry Carol ("Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child") (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger
>Rutter, John : All Bells in Paradise, carol for chorus & organ
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
>Wade, John Francis : O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
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Notes & Reviews:

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge presents Favourite Carols from King's - a fantastic collection of timeless festive repertoire sung by the world's leading choir. The recording features a selection of some of the most popular and wellloved carols, including Once in Royal David's City, Silent Night and The Holly and the Ivy, with several new arrangements by the Choir's own Director of Music, Stephen Cleobury.



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>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Descant)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1850

>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1588

>Traditional, Christmas : This is the truth sent from above (English)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Adam lay ybounden, carol (English)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 1 min. 8 sec.
  • Form: Christmas

>Ledger, Philip [Organ] : Sussex Carol
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Pearsall, Robert Lucas : In dulci jubilo, for soloists & chorus
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Handel, George Frideric : Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1742

>Traditional, Christmas : Gabriel's Message (Basque)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1582

>Davies, Henry Walford : The Holly and the Ivy
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : O Little Town of Bethlehem, carol (arr. from English traditional, "Forest Green")
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1928

>Howells, Herbert : Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1919

>Chilcott, Robert : Shepherd's Carol
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 2000

>Traditional, Christmas : Angels from the Realms of Glory
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1816

>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1818

>Sullivan, Arthur : Noel (or It came upon the midnight clear), hymn for chorus
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Descant)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Christmas

>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 19th Century

>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1666

>Traditional, Christmas : While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Descant)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1728

>Cornelius, Peter : Die drei Könige, for voice & piano, Op. 8/3
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal

>Traditional, Christmas : Coventry Carol ("Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child") (English)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1498

>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 3 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas

>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger :: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Rutter, John : All Bells in Paradise, carol for chorus & organ
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 4 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 2012

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
  • Performer: Stephen Cleobury (Descant)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Notes: Composition written: 1840.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1840

>Wade, John Francis : O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1751