1 CD / Hyperion / 2000-12-01Works: Peter Cornelius: Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
"Cornelius's settings are fine...expertly crafted, with a masterly understanding of the possibilities of choral writing and variety of texture...These are superior performances, Layton's group Polypho...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 1993-10-01Works: John Francis Wade: O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles); Christmas Traditional: Gabriel's Message (Basque); O come, o come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, Emmanuel), carol; Ding Dong! Merrily on High (Fre...
Performers: Choir of Westminster Abbey; Ledger, Philip, Sir [Organ]; Simcock, Iain
'A model of its kind' (The Times)
'Celestial' (The San Francisco Examiner)
'An extremely well-sung traditional carol collection. The concert makes a great appeal by...continue...
Personnel: Emma Kirkby (soprano); Catherine King (mezzo soprano); Matthew Vine, Nicholas Keay, Clifford Lister, Andrew Carwood, John Bowen, Leigh Nixon, Tom Raskin (tenor); Andrew Wickens, Michael Lee...continue...