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A Christmas Garland, featuring beloved carols & brass music for the holidays / Gloriae Dei Cantores, Gabriel V Brass Ensemble

Album Summary

>Hunter, Ralph : Sing Noel
>Near, Gerald : My Dancing Day
>Jergenson, Dale : A Flight of Angels, for handbell choir
>Billings, William : Shepherd's Carol
>Burt, Alfred S. : The Star Carol, carol for voice & piano
>Crissman, James : Carol of the Friendly Beasts, for chorus
>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger
>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
>Adam, Adolphe : Cantique de Noël, for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night")
>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
>Burt, Alfred S. : Caroling, Caroling (Christmas Bells Are Ringing), carol for voice & piano
>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : Masters in This Hall
>Warrell : A Merry Christmas, carol setting for chorus
>Saylor, Bruce Stuart : A Christmas Garland
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 146, BWV 146
>Handel, George Frideric : Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
>Chesnokov, Pavel : Salvation Is Created (Spaséñiye sodélal), for choir, Op. 25/5
>Traditional, Christmas : Pat-a-Pan (Burgundian)
>Lorenzo, Anthony di : Baltazar (A King's Journey), for brass ensemble
>Lauridsen, Morten : O magnum mysterium
>Anderson, Leroy : Sleigh Ride
>Pinkham, Daniel : Christmas Cantata
>Traditional, Christmas : What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)
>Berry, Bill : Corde natus ex parentis, for brass ensemble
>Traditional, Christmas : Angels We Have Heard on High
>Hale, Michael [Composer] : Veni, for brass quintet & handbell choir
>Uber, David : Christmas in Brass, for brass ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

With A Christmas Garland - you are set for your Holiday Christmas music with Beloved Christmas carols and beautifully arranged brass selections for the Holidays. Sing Noel with Gloriae Dei Cantores is a Christmas treat from beginning to end. The recording opens with Sing Noel - a colorful set of carols moving seamlessly from one to another. From Caroling, Caroling to My Dancing Day and The Holly and the Ivy - this recording brings you a traditional Christmas experience that will brighten your Christmas cheer and warm your heart. "I adore well-executed choral music for the holidays, and Gloriae Dei Cantores certainly fills the bill. Sing Noel is an outstanding... moving release ofintensely lovely seasonal music."--Christmasreviews.com (Sing Noel) Gloriae Dei Cantores collaborated with The Boston Pops Orchestra on 10 Holiday Tours"One of the finest crafted, best blended, and innately musical ensembles with which I have had the pleasure to work." Keith Lockhart, Conductor, Boston Pops Nothing heralds the majesty of Christmastime like the brilliance and beauty of brass! Gabriel V Brass Ensemble presents a collection of music for Christmas by masters of brass, including Rolf Smedvig, Anthony DiLorenzo, Morten Lauridsen, William Berry, and more. From the overflow of joy in J.S.Bach's Wie will ich mich freuen, to the cinematic soundscape of DiLorenzo's Baltazar (A King's Journey), to the rosy-cheeked romp of Leroy Andersen's Sleigh Ride, each piece adds new luster to your celebration of this glorious season. "Gabriel V Brass Ensemble is one of the best organizations of its type I've ever heard. Their sound is warm and their tonal blend is exquisite."--Fanfare Magazine

With A Christmas Garland, you are set for your Holiday Christmas music with beloved Christmas carols and beautifully arranged brass selections for the Holidays. Sing Noel with Gloriae Dei Cantores is a Christmas treat from beginning to end. The recording opens with Sing Noel - a colorful set of carols moving seamlessly from one to another. From Caroling, Caroling to My Dancing Day and The Holly and the Ivy - this recording brings you a traditional Christmas experience that will brighten your Christmas cheer and warm your heart. "I adore well-executed choral music for the holidays, and Gloriae Dei Cantores certainly fills the bill. Sing Noel is an outstanding... moving release ofintensely lovely seasonal music."--Christmasreviews.com Gloriae Dei Cantores collaborated with The Boston Pops Orchestra on 10 Holiday Tours. "One of the finest crafted, best blended, and innately musical ensembles with which I have had the pleasure to work." Keith Lockhart, Conductor, Boston Pops Nothing heralds the majesty of Christmastime like the brilliance and beauty of brass! Gabriel V Brass Ensemble presents a collection of music for Christmas by masters of brass. From the overflow of joy in J.S.Bach's Wie will ich mich freuen, to the cinematic soundscape of DiLorenzo's Baltazar (A King's Journey), to the rosy-cheeked romp of Leroy Andersen's Sleigh Ride, each piece adds new luster to your celebration of this glorious season.



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>Hunter, Ralph : Sing Noel
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); Jay Humeston (Cello); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 17 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Near, Gerald : My Dancing Day
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Jergenson, Dale : A Flight of Angels, for handbell choir
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.

>Billings, William : Shepherd's Carol
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Burt, Alfred S. : The Star Carol, carol for voice & piano
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Crissman, James : Carol of the Friendly Beasts, for chorus
  • Performers: David Bott (Boy Soprano); David Chalmers (Organ); Ryan Haig (Percussion); James Jordan (Organ); Matthew Witter (Boy Soprano)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger :: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885

>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Ringers
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 19th Century

>Adam, Adolphe : Cantique de Noël, for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night")
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ); Carol Mastrodomenico (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 7 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1851

>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post-Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1892

>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ); Carol Mastrodomenico (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1868

>Burt, Alfred S. : Caroling, Caroling (Christmas Bells Are Ringing), carol for voice & piano
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 1 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1954

>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1710

>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1588

>Traditional, Christmas : Masters in This Hall
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Notes: Composition written: Circa 1860.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1860

>Warrell : A Merry Christmas, carol setting for chorus
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas

>Saylor, Bruce Stuart : A Christmas Garland
  • Performers: David Chalmers (Organ); James Jordan (Organ)
  • Conductor: Elizabeth Patterson
  • Running Time: 5 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Christmas

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 146, BWV 146 :: Wie will ich mich freuen
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 05/12/1726

>Handel, George Frideric : Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1742

>Chesnokov, Pavel : Salvation Is Created (Spaséñiye sodélal), for choir, Op. 25/5
  • Notes: Composition written: 1912.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1912

>Traditional, Christmas : Pat-a-Pan (Burgundian)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Written: 1700

>Lorenzo, Anthony di : Baltazar (A King's Journey), for brass ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Lauridsen, Morten : O magnum mysterium
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1994

>Burt, Alfred S. : Caroling, Caroling (Christmas Bells Are Ringing), carol for voice & piano
  • Running Time: 1 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1954

>Anderson, Leroy : Sleigh Ride
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1948

>Pinkham, Daniel : Christmas Cantata
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1600

>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1588

>Berry, Bill : Corde natus ex parentis, for brass ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Traditional, Christmas : Angels We Have Heard on High
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1840

>Hale, Michael [Composer] : Veni, for brass quintet & handbell choir
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.

>Uber, David : Christmas in Brass, for brass ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas