Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Once in Royal David's City
4:42
2 Rejoice and Be Merry
1:30
3 Ding Dong Merrily on High
2:08
4 What Sweeter Music
4:19
5 O Little Town of Bethlehem
3:39
6 A Spotless Rose
3:08
7 Heer Jezus heeft een Hofken
7:19
8 King Jesus Hath a Garden
3:26
9 The Lamb
3:29
10 Bogoroditzse Dyevo
1:16
11 Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
1:47
12 Illuminate, Jerusalem
2:29
13 While Shepherds Watched
2:42
14 Quittez, Pasteurs
3:11
15 In dulci jubilo
3:01
16 In dulci jubilo
2:40
17 The First Nowell
5:23
18 Coventry Carol
3:08
19 Personent Hodie
2:32
20 O Come All Ye Faithful
4:21

Credits

CD 1

additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (1871) (track 17)
additional composer:
Sir David Willcocks (track 13)
Charles Wood (Irish composer) (track 3)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906) (track 5)
additional lyricist:
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 17)
arranger:
Reginald Jacques (track 2)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 17)
composer:
Thoinot Arbeau (Artist name of Jehan Tabourot ("Orchesographie")) (track 3)
Jeff Enns (track 11)
Flor Peeters (track 7)
Michael Praetorius (composer and organist) (track 16)
Charles Wood (Irish composer) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 5, 14, 17–18)
John Francis Wade (track 20)
Dieterich Buxtehude (1690) (track 15)
Henry John Gauntlett (1849) (track 1)
Herbert Howells (1919) (track 6)
John Tavener (20th century composer) (1982) (track 9)
Judith Weir (1985) (track 12)
John Rutter (1988) (track 4)
Arvo Pärt (1990) (track 10)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
Robert Herrick (track 4)
Nahum Tate (track 13)
John Francis Wade (track 20)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
William Blake (1789) (track 9)
Cecil Frances Alexander (1848) (track 1)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 5)
publisher:
William B. Sandys (1823) (track 17)
William B. Sandys (1833) (track 17)
solo baritone vocals:
Alexander Knight (track 6)
solo tenor vocals:
Nicholas Todd (Tenor) (track 8)
solo vocals:
Guy Johnston (track 1)
translator:
Frederick Oakeley (track 20)
publisher:
Galaxy Music Corp. (track 6)
Oxford University Press (tracks 1, 4)
Stainer & Bell (track 6)
Oxford University Press (1906) (track 5)
part of:
Buxtehude-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BuxWV 197) (track 15)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Coventry Carol (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 18)
Coventry Carol (David Willcocks arrangement) (track 18)
Coventry Carol (track 18)
Coventry Carol (arranged by Rathbone) (track 18)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 20)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles) (arr. Don Gillis) (track 20)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 17)
is based on:
In dulci iubilo (original traditional version in macaronic alteration of medieval German and Latin, use also for unspecified versions) (track 15)
is the basis for:
O Come All Ye Faithful (Prizeman arrangement) (track 20)
O come, all ye faithful (arr. Willcocks) (track 20)
later translated versions:
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (Finnish) (track 3)
Ding dong (track 3)
The First Noel (track 17)
later versions:
O' Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 20)
The First Noel (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 17)
recording of:
A Spotless Rose (track 6)
Bogoróditse Djévo (track 10)
Coventry Carol (track 18)
Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US) (track 5)
In dulci jubilo (arr. Michael Praetorius) (track 16)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 20)
Once in Royal David's City (arr. Willcocks) (track 1)
Quittez, pasteurs (track 14)
The First Noël (track 17)
The Lamb (track 9)
What Sweeter Music (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 20)
version of:
In dulci iubilo (original traditional version in macaronic alteration of medieval German and Latin, use also for unspecified versions) (track 16)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK) (track 5)
The First Nowell (track 17)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000076I1B [info]