A Tapestry of Carols

~ Release by Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1The Sans Day Carol
bagpipe:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
mandolin:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
violin:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
arranger:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Sans Day Carol (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
3:37
2In Dulci Jubilo
crotales:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
lute:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
recorder:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger and translator:
Robert Lucas Pearsall (composer)
translated version of:
In dulci iubilo (original traditional version in macaronic alteration of medieval German and Latin, use also for unspecified versions)
3:00
3God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
bassoon:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
guitar:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
membranophone:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
violin:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here) (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394)
4:34
4It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
lute:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
recorder:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
tabor:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
violin:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (“Noel” version)
lyricist:
Edmund Sears (in 1849)
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Arthur Sullivan (composer)
part of:
The Hymnal 1982 (Episcopal hymnal) (number: 90)
is based on:
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (poem)
is based on:
NOEL (hymn tune)
3:42
5The Holly and the Ivy
bell:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
cittern:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
dulcian:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
recorder:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
The Holly and the Ivy (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 514)
3:16
6The Coventry Carol
lute:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Coventry Carol (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
3:25
7Ding Dong Merrily on High
recording of:
Ding Dong! Merrily on High
lyricist:
George Ratcliffe Woodward
additional composer:
Charles Wood (Irish composer)
composer:
Thoinot Arbeau (Artist name of Jehan Tabourot (“Orchesographie”))
is based on:
Branle de l’official
2:31
8The Angel Gabriel
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recording of:
The Angel Gabriel (in 1987-02)
written in:
País Vasco, Spain
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) and [traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
translator:
Sabine Baring‐Gould (in 1895)
translated version of:
Birjina gaztetto bat zegoen
2:47
9Angels From the Realms of Glory
recording of:
Angels From the Realms of Glory (sung to the French carol tune “Iris” (Les anges dans nos campagnes))
lyricist:
James Montgomery (hymnwriter, poet)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
is based on:
Angels From the Realms of Glory (poem)
is based on:
Les Anges dans nos campagnes
3:12
10Infant Holy
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
mandocello:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Infant Holy (arr. Willcocks) (in 1987-02)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Sir David Willcocks
1:26
11A Virgin Most Pure
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
lute:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
recorder:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
violin:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
A Virgin Most Pure (carol) (in 1987-02)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Charles Wood (Irish composer)
5:17
12Unto Us a Boy Is Born
gittern:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
glockenspiel:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
recorder:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Unto Us is born a Son (carol) (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
translator:
George Ratcliffe Woodward
2:57
13Rejoice and Be Merry
banjo:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
clarinet:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
cowbell, tabor and wood block:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
violin:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Rejoice and be merry (in 1987-02)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Reginald Jacques (choral and orchestral conductor)
2:05
14Joseph Dearest
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
bassoon:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
lute:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
recorder:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
3:53
15Personent Hodie
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
mandocello:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
recorder and shawm:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
tabor:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Personent hodie (1582 version) (in 1987-02)
part of:
Piæ cantiones (1582)
version of:
Intonent Hodie (1360 version)
2:55
16On Christmas Night (Sussex Carol)
bagpipe:
Andrew Watts (bassoonist) (in 1987-02)
bass:
Andrew Davis (bass) (in 1987-02)
mandolin:
Bill Badley (in 1987-02)
tambourine:
Charles Fullbrook (percussionist) (in 1987-02)
violin:
Giles Lewin (in 1987-02)
lead vocals:
Maddy Prior (in 1987-02)
recorded at:
Friends Meeting House in Bristol, England, United Kingdom (in 1987-02)
recording of:
Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night) (in 1987-02)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
2:31