Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sanctus from “Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile”
Charles Gounod 6:01
2 Ave Maria, op. 52/6
Franz Schubert 6:07
3 Panis Angelicus
César Franck 4:10
4 O Divine Redeemer (Repentir)
Charles Gounod 6:20
5 The Holy City
Stephen Adams 6:22
6 Amazing Grace
[anonymous] 3:22
7 Greensleeves (What a Child This Is)
[anonymous] 3:54
8 Let Us Break Bread Together
[anonymous] 3:29
9 I Wonder as I Wander
[anonymous] 3:21
10 Sweet Little Jesus Boy
Robert MacGimsey 4:39
11 Gésu Bambino (When Blossoms Flowered)
P.A. Yon 4:42

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1981-05) (tracks 1–11)
additional composer:
additional other vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (track 2)
arranger:
Peter Hope (British composer and arranger) (tracks 3, 6–7)
William Lawrence (Pianist and composer) (track 8)
choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (track 5)
composer:
Stephen Adams (track 5)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (track 3)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (tracks 1, 4)
John Jacob Niles (track 9)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 7–8)
Robert MacGimsey (track 10)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1825) (track 2)
Pietro Yon (organist & composer) (1917) (track 11)
conductor:
Sir Alexander Gibson (conductor) (1981-05) (tracks 1–11)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
St. Thomas Aquinas (track 3)
Robert MacGimsey (track 10)
Frederick Martens (track 11)
John Newton (English poet) (track 6)
Sir Walter Scott (19th-century Scottish author) (track 2)
William Chatterton Dix (1865) (track 7)
orchestra:
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-05) (tracks 1–11)
other vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (tracks 3, 6–7)
soprano vocals:
Jessye Norman (soprano) (1981-05) (tracks 1–11)
translator:
Adam Storck (track 2)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
publisher:
Carl Fischer LLC (track 10)
Rokstone Music Ltd (track 6)
Universal Classics & Jazz (Japanese company - read the annotation before using!) (track 6)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 6)
part of:
arrangements:
Amazing Grace (Mullaney and Abbott's arrangement of the hym, ~1972) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (Ernie Rettino/Debby Kerner Rettino arrangement) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (Keith McCutchen's ~2005 arrangement of the hymn) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (Mark O’Connor arrangement) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (arrangement by Himes of the hymn, for brass band) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (John Rutter's arrangement of the popular hymn) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (Justin Bolger, O.P. arrangement) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (for wind ensemble, Maldonado) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (arr. Daniel Lanois) (track 6)
Ave Maria (for handbell ensemble) (track 2)
Ave Maria (for piano, Tilling) (track 2)
Ave Maria (for violin and piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 2)
Ave Maria (Ellens dritter Gesang), S. 557d (for solo piano, Liszt, first version) (track 2)
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 "Ave Maria" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Ellens dritter Gesang (Ave Maria), S. 558 Nr. 12 (for solo piano, Liszt, second version) (track 2)
Greensleeves (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
Greensleeves (arr. Chilcott) (track 7)
Greensleeves (Jazz Waltz arrangement) (track 7)
Greensleeves (Hoyt Axton arrangement) (track 7)
I Wonder as I Wander (arr. Pilkington) (track 9)
I Wonder as I Wander (arr. Carter) (track 9)
I Wonder as I Wander (arr. Rutter) (track 9)
I Wonder as I Wander (arr. Britten) (track 9)
My Lady Greensleeves (Roger Quilter arrangement for women's voices (2 part) and piano) (track 7)
Panis Angelicus (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
The Son of Mary (track 7)
What Child Is This (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 7)
What Child Is This (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 7)
What Child Is This? (arr. Parker/Shaw) (track 7)
What Child Is This? (for Sara Stevens) (track 7)
What Child Is This? (Jack Jezioro, Brendan Harkin arrangements) (track 7)
アメイジング・グレイス (Flute Ensemble Triptyque arrangement) (track 6)
has revision:
Greensleeves (Nox Arcana version) (track 7)
What Child Is This? (Trans-Siberian Orchestra version) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Amazing Grace (Jonathan Richman’s version) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (track 6)
Ave Maria 2001 (track 2)
Ave María (Pallavicini's text) (track 2)
Grace Like Rain (track 6)
Greensleeves (new year carol) (track 7)
仁愛的心 (track 6)
寂寞聖誕 (track 7)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
De heilige stad (The Holy City) (track 5)
Den heliga staden (track 5)
Kas ir šis bērns (Latvian version of English "What Child Is This?") (track 7)
later versions:
Amazing Grace (incl. 4th verse by Beecher-Stowe) (track 6)
Amazing Grace (Heinz Gietz's arrangement of the hymn, ~1979) (track 6)
Ave Maria (arr. Ann and Nancy Wilson) (track 2)
Ave Maria (Schubert's Ave Maria: Latin "Ave Maria" text sung to the tune of 'Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 "Ave Maria"') (track 2)
Ave Maria (Schubert's, in English, from "Fantasia") (track 2)
Heavenly Father (track 2)
Loin (Greensleeves) (track 7)
O Lord Most Holy (track 3)
orchestrations:
Panis Angelicus (orch. Stokowski) (track 3)
part of:
recording of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (track 2)
Greensleeves (track 7)
Amazing Grace (popular hymn first published 1779, catch-all) (1981-05) (track 6)
Gesù bambino (1981-05) (track 11)
I Wonder as I Wander (1981-05) (track 9)
Let Us Break Bread Together (1981-05) (track 8)
Panis Angelicus (1981-05) (track 3)
Sweet Little Jesus Boy (1981-05) (track 10)
The Holy City (1981-05) (track 5)
What Child Is This? (1981-05) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Waarheen, waarvoor (Mieke Telkamp song) (track 6)
Christmas Collage (track 7)
version of:
Greensleeves (track 7)