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Essential Carols: The Very Best of King's College Choir, Cambridge

Album Summary

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
>Traditional, Christmas : The First Nowell (English)
>Tye, Christopher : While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Tune
>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : King Jesus Hath A Garden (Dutch)
>Traditional, Christmas : In dulci jubilo (Piae Cantiones)
>Traditional, Christmas : Unto Us Is Born A Son (Puer nobis nascitur; Piae Cantiones, 1582)
>Wade, John Francis : O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger
>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
>Goss, John : See Amid the Winter's Snow, for chorus
>Traditional, Christmas : Past Three O'clock, carol (English)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>Ord, Boris : Adam lay ybounden
>Traditional, Christmas : Gabriel's Message (Basque)
>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
>Traditional, Christmas : Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep
>Traditional, Christmas : Rejoice and Be Merry
>Traditional, Christmas : The Cherry Tree Carol
>Cornelius, Peter : The Three Kings (a.k.a. "We Three Kings")
>Traditional, Christmas : As With Gladness, Men of Old
>Praetorious, Michael : A Great and Mighty Wonder
>Traditional, Christmas : The infant King (Basque)
>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Balulalow, for voice & piano
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Legend (When Jesus Christ was but a child), song for voice & piano or orchestra (16 Children's Songs
>Traditional, Christmas : Christ was born on Christmas day (German)
>Traditional, Christmas : Blessed Be That Maid Marie (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Lute Book Lullaby ("Sweet was the song the Virgin sung")
>Terry, Richard Runciman : Myn Lyking
>Traditional, Christmas : Personent hodie (On this day Earth shall ring) (Piae Cantiones)
>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
>Traditional, Christmas : Coventry Carol (2)
>Traditional, Christmas : Shepherds, In the field abiding (Tune
>Joubert, John : Torches, for chorus & organ, Op. 7a
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on Christmas Carols
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Personnel: Hervey Alan (bass baritone); Andrew Creswell Davis , Simon Preston (organ).



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Works Details

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
  • Performers: Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Organ); Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Notes: Composition written: 1840.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1840
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : The First Nowell (English)
  • Performers: Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Organ); Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1823
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Tye, Christopher : While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Tune :: Winchester)
  • Performers: Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Organ); Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 15th Century
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : I Saw Three Ships, carol
  • Performers: Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Organ); Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: circa 1666
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1588
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : King Jesus Hath A Garden (Dutch)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1400
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Unto Us Is Born A Son (Puer nobis nascitur; Piae Cantiones, 1582)
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 13th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Wade, John Francis : O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1751
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger :: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1885
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1868
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : The Holly and the Ivy (English)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1710
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Goss, John : See Amid the Winter's Snow, for chorus
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Past Three O'clock, carol (English)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 :: Invitatory
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Ord, Boris : Adam lay ybounden
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Gabriel's Message (Basque)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1582
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David's City, carol
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ] (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1850
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post-Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1892
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Rejoice and Be Merry
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : The Cherry Tree Carol
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1820
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Cornelius, Peter : The Three Kings (a.k.a. "We Three Kings")
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1856
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : As With Gladness, Men of Old
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Praetorious, Michael : A Great and Mighty Wonder
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : The infant King (Basque)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Warlock, Peter [Composer] : Balulalow, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1919
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Legend (When Jesus Christ was but a child), song for voice & piano or orchestra (16 Children's Songs
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Christ was born on Christmas day (German)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Blessed Be That Maid Marie (English)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Lute Book Lullaby ("Sweet was the song the Virgin sung")
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Terry, Richard Runciman : Myn Lyking
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Personent hodie (On this day Earth shall ring) (Piae Cantiones)
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1582
  • Language: Latin
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 4 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 19th Century
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Coventry Carol (2) :: "Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child"
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1498
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional, Christmas : Shepherds, In the field abiding (Tune :: French)
  • Performer: Cambridge King's College Choir
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Notes: This selection is sung in English and Latin.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Written: 15th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Joubert, John : Torches, for chorus & organ, Op. 7a
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : Fantasia on Christmas Carols
  • Performers: Cambridge King's College Choir; Hervey Alan (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Running Time: 11 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1912
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio