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Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort/Andrew Parrott: The Promise of Ages: A Christmas Collection

Track List

>Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssohn's Festgesang for the Gutenberg Festival): C. B. version (Charles Burney?)
>Nos galan (New Year's Eve), carol (Welsh)
>Lullay Thou Tiny Little Child
>Ther is no rose of swych vertu
>Songs (4) for soprano (or tenor) & violin, Op. 35, H. 132: I Sing of a Maiden
>Ther Is No Ros' (English, Trinity Roll, 15th c.), carol
>O Magnum Mysterium, 4 carols for SATB chorus, with two instrumental sonatas & organ fantasia, J. 40
>Song of the Nuns of Chester: Verses 1-3
>Fader of Heven, The
>Song of the Nuns of Chester: Verses 4-6
>O Magnum Mysterium, 4 carols for SATB chorus, with two instrumental sonatas & organ fantasia, J. 40
>Lullay, lullow: I saw a swete semely syght, christmas carol for 2 voices
>I Wonder As I Wander (American)
>Staines Morris "Blessed Be That Maid Marie"
>Hail, Mary, full of grace
>Seven Joys of Mary
>Illuminare, Jerusalem, carol
>Wexford Carol, The ("Good People All, This Christmastime") (Enniscorthy Carol) (Irish)
>Sing We the Virgin Mary
>In Bethlehem City, folk song for female chorus
>Christmas Eve
>Hodie Christus, antiphon to the Magnificat
>Old English Carols (4), for chorus & piano, Op. 20b, H. 82
>Ceremony of Carols, for treble voices, A (or chorus) & harp, Op. 28: As Dew in Aprille
>Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending

Album Notes

Andrew Parrott and the Taverner Consort and Choir collaborated on this eclectic collection of Christmastime music. Songs include "Ther Is No Rose of Swych Vertu," "O Magnum Mysterium," "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," "Lullay, Though Tiny Little Child," "Song of the Nuns of Chester" and "Nos Galan (Deck the Halls)." ~ Gina Boldman



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