Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 O magnum mysterium
Morten Lauridsen 6:43
2 Adam lay ybounden
Howard Skempton 1:15
3 The Saviour's work
[traditional] 4:04
4 The Christ-child
Gabriel Jackson 4:31
5 Bethlehem Down
Peter Warlock 4:49
6 A Gallery Carol
[traditional] 1:40
7 My Lord has come
Will Todd 3:43
8 The Holy Boy
John Ireland 3:24
9 O little town of Bethlehem
Henry Walford Davies 4:13
10 When Christ was born of Mary free
John Gardner 1:55
11 Now may we singen
Cecilia McDowall 3:29
12 Children's Song of the Nativity
[traditional] 2:07
13 Adam lay ybounden
Boris Ord 1:13
14 Song of the Shepherds
Alec Roth 5:59
15 Somerset Carol
[traditional] 1:51
16 The Shepherd's Carol
Bob Chilcott 3:15
17 This endris night
[traditional] 2:57
18 There is a flower
John Rutter 4:53
19 Christmas Eve
[traditional] 3:42
20 And all the stars looked down
Alan Bullard 2:35
21 Dutch Carol
[traditional] 1:58
22 O radiant dawn
James MacMillan 3:26

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
The Sixteen (tracks 1–22)
composer:
John Gardner (British composer) (track 10)
James MacMillan (composer and conductor) (track 22)
Cecilia McDowall (track 11)
Boris Ord (track 13)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (track 18)
Howard Skempton (track 2)
Will Todd (track 7)
John Ireland (English composer) (1913) (track 8)
Peter Warlock (1927) (track 5)
Morten Lauridsen (1994) (track 1)
Bob Chilcott (2000) (track 16)
Alan Bullard (2007) (track 20)
Gabriel Jackson (choral composer) (2009) (track 4)
Alec Roth (2013) (track 14)
conductor:
Harry Christophers (tracks 1–22)
lyricist:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 2)
Bruce Blunt (track 5)
Phillips Brooks (track 9)
Richard Crashaw (track 14)
Clive Sansom (Poet) (track 16)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
writer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 13)
publisher:
was commissioned by:
arrangements:
O Magnum Mysterium (arr. H.R. Reynolds for wind band) (track 1)
The Holy Boy (for string quartet or string orchestra) (track 8)
is based on:
Adam lay i-bowndyn (15th-century macaronic English poem) (track 2)
recording of:
Adam lay y-bounden (track 2)
Adam lay ybounden (Boris Ord version) (track 13)
Bethlehem Down (track 5)
My Lord Has Come (track 7)
Now may we singen (track 11)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Walford Davies tune) (track 9)
O magnum mysterium (track 1)
O radiant dawn (track 22)
The Christ Child (track 4)
The Holy Boy (track 8)
There Is a Flower (track 18)
version of:
Adam lay i-bowndyn (15th-century macaronic English poem) (track 13)