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Carol Album: 7 Centuries of Christmas Music - traditional carols / Taverner Consort & Players, Parrott

Album Summary

>Traditional, Christmas : O come, o come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, Emmanuel), carol
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Traditional, Christmas : Il est ne, le divin enfant (French)
>Traditional, Christmas : Nova! nova! Ave fit ex Eva
>Traditional, Christmas : La marche des rois, carol (Provencal)
>Walker, William : The Babe of Bethlehem
>Traditional, Christmas : Verbum caro factum est
>Ingalls, Jeremiah : Glory to God on high (tune Redemption)
>Traditional, Christmas : This Endere Nyghth, carol
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : O Jesulein süss, O Jesulein mild, BWV 493
>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung, carol (English)
>Traditional, Christmas : Quem pastores laudavere (Hohenfurth Manuscript, 1410)
>Traditional, Christmas : Quando nascette Ninno (Neapolitan)
>Flecha, Matheo : Riu, riu, chiu
>Chancelier, Philippe Le : Gabriel Fram Heven-King
>Osiander, Lukas : Christum wir sollen loben schon
>Traditional, Christmas : Coventry Carol (2)
>Traditional, Christmas : Gaudete Christus est natus (Piae Cantiones 1582)
>Traditional, Christmas : Verbum caro
>Traditional, Christmas : Alleluya
>Traditional, Christmas : The Old Year now away is fled
>Arbeau, Thoinot : Branle de l'Officiel
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Notes & Reviews:

A program of carols researched, compiled and recorded by Andrew Parrott, the Taverner Consort & Choir and the Taverner Players. The oldest carols recorded here date back nearly 700 years. Historically informed performance practice infuses these interpretations.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Church of St. John-at-Hackney, London, England (01/1988).



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Works Details

>Traditional, Christmas : O come, o come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, Emmanuel), carol
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 12th Century

>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
  • Performers: Jakob Lindberg (Guitar); Stephen Charlesworth (Baritone); Charles Daniels (Voice)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1818

>Traditional, Christmas : Il est né, le divin enfant (French)
  • Performers: William Hunt (Viola da gamba); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1875

>Traditional, Christmas : Nova! nova! Ave fit ex Eva
  • Performer: Simon Grant (Bass)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : La marche des rois, carol (Provençal)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Form: Christmas

>Walker, William : The Babe of Bethlehem
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Traditional, Christmas : Verbum caro factum est :: Y la Virgen le dezia, carol (Spanish)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 42 sec.
  • Form: Christmas

>Ingalls, Jeremiah : Glory to God on high (tune Redemption)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Traditional, Christmas : This Endere Nyghth, carol
  • Performer: Andrew Parrott (Organ)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : O Jesulein süss, O Jesulein mild, BWV 493
  • Performers: Jakob Lindberg (Lute); Tessa Bonner (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Traditional, Christmas : Il est né, le divin enfant (French)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1875

>Traditional, Christmas : God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung, carol (English)
  • Performer: Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Traditional, Christmas : Quem pastores laudavere (Hohenfurth Manuscript, 1410)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Quando nascette Ninno (Neapolitan)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.

>Flecha, Matheo : Riu, riu, chiu
  • Performer: Richard Wistreich
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Chancelier, Philippe Le : Gabriel Fram Heven-King
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Written: by 1235

>Osiander, Lukas : Christum wir sollen loben schon
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Traditional, Christmas : Coventry Carol (2) :: "Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child"
  • Performers: Charles Daniels (Voice); Simon Grant (Bass); Emily van Evera (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1498

>Traditional, Christmas : Gaudete Christus est natus (Piae Cantiones 1582)
  • Performer: Stephen Charlesworth (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Traditional, Christmas : Verbum caro :: In hac anni circulo
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.

>Traditional, Christmas : Alleluya :: A nywe werk is come on honde
  • Performers: Nicholas Robertson (Tenor); Leigh Nixon (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 5 min. 50 sec.
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 14th Century

>Traditional, Christmas : The Old Year now away is fled
  • Performer: Evelyn Tubb
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas

>Arbeau, Thoinot : Branle de l'Officiel
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1589