Britten: Ceremony of Carols; Medieval Chants and Carols

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
>Traditional, Christmas : Hodie Christus natus est
>Traditional, Christmas : Ther Is No Ros' (English, Trinity Roll, 15th c.), carol
>Tallis, Thomas : Audivi vocem
>Anonymous : Sing We To This Merry Company
>Anonymous, French : Lux hodie...Orientis partibus
>Victoria, Tomas L. de : O magnum mysterium, motet for 4 voices
>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
>Traditional, Christmas : Sweet Was the Song, carol (English)
>Hassler, Hans Leo : Cantiones sacrae de festis praecipuis totius anni
>Anonymous, Ritson Manscript : Lullay, lullow
>Anonymous : Illuminare Jerusalem
>Handl, Jacobus : Ante luciferum genitus
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Notes & Reviews:

Formed in 1883, the choir under the direction of Frederick Burgomaster has achieved an international reputation for excellence in choral music and regularly tours the US and Europe. Benjamin Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' is one of the great works of.four winds.2004.



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Works Details

>Britten, Benjamin : A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
  • Running Time: 19 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1942

>Traditional, Christmas : Hodie Christus natus est
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Choral

>Traditional, Christmas : Ther Is No Ros' (English, Trinity Roll, 15th c.), carol
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1420

>Tallis, Thomas : Audivi vocem
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1540-1560

>Anonymous : Sing We To This Merry Company
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.

>Anonymous, French : Lux hodie...Orientis partibus
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.

>Tomás Luis de Victoria (Composer) (circa 1548 - 1611) : O magnum mysterium, motet for 4 voices
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1572

>Traditional, English : Greensleeves, folk song
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1600.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1600

>Traditional, Christmas : Sweet Was the Song, carol (English)
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Hassler, Hans Leo : Cantiones sacrae de festis praecipuis totius anni
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1591

>Anonymous, Ritson Manscript : Lullay, lullow :: I saw a swete semely syght, christmas carol for 2 voices
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 2 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1475

>Anonymous : Illuminare Jerusalem
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.

>Handl, Jacobus : Ante luciferum genitus
  • Performer: Dorothy Linell (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance