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Subtitled "More Christmas Music of Peace and Tranquility"

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-15 11:29 UTC.

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CD 1
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1Puer natus in Bethlehem
bell:
Freiburger Münster (Special Purpose Artist)
organ:
James Johnstone (classical organist)
recorded at:
Freiberger Dom in Freiberg, Sachsen, Germany
recording of:
Puer natus in Bethlehem, BWV 603
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician)
part of:
Das Orgel-Büchlein (number: 5) and Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 603)
Johann Sebastian Bach1:55
2Hodie Christus natus est
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
Hodie Christus natus est
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
[anonymous]1:06
3Ave Maria
choir vocals:
Choir of Trinity College, University of Melbourne
conductor:
Michael Leighton-Jones (Australian conductor)
recording of:
Ave Maria
composer:
Franz Xaver Biebl (in 1964)
Franz Xaver Biebl4:05
4Thank You Stars (from Watership Down)
engineer, producer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
soprano vocals:
Sara Macliver (soprano)
orchestra:
Sinfonia Australis
conductor:
David Stanhope (Australian composer, conductor and virtuoso pianist)
recording of:
Thank You, Stars
lyricist and composer:
Mike Batt
Mike Batt4:09
5Crown of Roses
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
The Crown of Roses (for a cappella mixed choir)
lyricist:
Алексей Николаевич Плещеев (until 1877)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (in 1889)
translator:
Geoffrey Dearmer (poet)
translated version of:
Sixteen Songs for Children, op. 54: no. 5. Legend (for mixed choir)
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky1:53
6The Earth Lay White
oboe:
Kimberly Bryden
piano and synthesizer:
Tim Story (pianist)
recording of:
The Earth Lay White
composer:
Tim Story (pianist)
Tim Story4:39
7It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
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)
[traditional]2:51
8Once in Royal David's City
choir vocals:
Cantillation
soprano vocals:
Jane Sheldon (Australian-American soprano)
orchestra:
Sinfonia Australis
conductor:
David Stanhope (Australian composer, conductor and virtuoso pianist)
recording of:
Once in Royal David’s City
lyricist:
Cecil Frances Alexander (in 1848)
composer:
Henry John Gauntlett (in 1849)
Henry John Gauntlett3:49
9Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt
engineer:
Allan Maclean (engineer/editor)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
editor:
Oscar Gaona and Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
soprano vocals:
Belinda Montgomery (soprano)
performer:
Sirius Ensemble
recording of:
Kantate, BWV 151 "Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt": I. Aria (Sopran) "Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt"
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (on 1725-12-27)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (in 1725)
librettist:
Georg Christian Lehms (in 1711)
part of:
Kantate, BWV 151 "Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt"
Johann Sebastian Bach3:07
10The Cradle Song
cello:
Julian Thompson (Australian cellist)
fiddle:
Chris Duncan (fiddle player)
piano:
Catherine Strutt (pianist)
recording of:
The Cradle Song
composer:
James Scott Skinner
James Scott Skinner5:19
11Away in a Manger
harp:
Suzanne Handel (harpist)
viola:
Juris Ezergailis (violist)
soprano vocals:
Yvonne Kenny (Australian soprano)
arranger:
David Stanhope (Australian composer, conductor and virtuoso pianist)
recording of:
Away in a Manger (aka “Cradle Song” composed by William J. Kirkpatrick)
additional lyricist:
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (in 1892)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
William James Kirkpatrick (in 1895)
is based on:
Sweet Afton
James R. Murray2:50
12Pas de deux (from The Nutcracker)
engineer:
Yossi Gabbay (engineer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
editor:
Oscar Gaona
piano:
Алексей Володин (Russian pianist)
recording of:
Klaviersuite aus “Nussknacker”: VII. Adagio. Pas de deux
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer)
arranger:
Михаил Васильевич Плетнёв (pianist & conductor)
part of:
Klaviersuite aus “Nussknacker” (for piano, Pletnev)
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky2:34
13Il est né le divin enfant
engineer:
Allan Maclean (engineer/editor)
producer:
Stephen Snelleman (producer)
editor:
Oscar Gaona
oboe:
Diana Doherty (oboist)
soprano vocals:
Sara Macliver (soprano)
orchestra:
Sinfonia Australis
conductor:
Antony Walker (conductor)
recording of:
Il est né, le divin Enfant (Harmonisation, Fauré)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Gabriel Fauré (French composer)
arrangement of:
Il est né le divin enfant
[traditional]6:54
14Pastorale (from Christmas Concerto)Pietro Antonio Locatelli5:01
15Coventry Carol
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
soprano vocals:
Alison Morgan (soprano)
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
Coventry Carol (Kenneth Leighton version)
lyricist:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
composer:
Kenneth Leighton (composer)
Kenneth Leighton3:17
16Christmas Night (from Capriol Suite)
orchestra:
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
conductor:
Myer Fredman (British-Australian conductor)
recording of:
Capriol Suite: V. Pieds-en-l’air
composer:
Peter Warlock (composer)
orchestration of:
Capriol Suite: V. Pieds-en-l’air (for piano duet)
part of:
Capriol Suite
[traditional]2:07
17The Christ-Child's Lullaby
Irish harp / clàrsach:
Dawn Egan
keyboard:
Andrew Knight
arranger:
Dawn Egan
instrumental recording of:
Tàladh ar Slànuighear (Scottish Gaelic Christmas carol)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
[traditional]2:25
18While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
alto vocals:
Natalie Shea (alto / producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
soprano vocals:
Nicole Thomson (soprano)
tenor vocals:
Richard Black (Australian tenor)
vocals:
Corin Bone (operatic bass)
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (Winchester Old version)
lyricist:
Nahum Tate
composer:
Christopher Tye
arranger:
George Kirbye
is based on:
Song of the Angels, at the Nativity of Our Blessed Saviour
is based on:
Winchester Old
[traditional]2:46
19King Herod and the Cock
Irish harp / clàrsach:
Dawn Egan
keyboard:
Andrew Knight
arranger:
Dawn Egan
instrumental recording of:
King Herod and the Cock
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Child Ballads (number: 55) and Roud Folk Song Index (number: 306)
[traditional]1:41
20A Spotless Rose
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
baritone vocals:
Mark Donnelly (baritone)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
A Spotless Rose
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Herbert Howells (composer) (in 1919)
translator:
Catherine Winkworth
publisher:
Galaxy Music Corp. and Stainer & Bell
is based on:
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (original anonymous version)
part of:
Three Carol-Anthems
Herbert Howells3:02
21Sarabande (from Christmas Suite)
engineer and editor:
Andrew Dixon
producer:
Brooke Green
orchestra:
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
conductor:
David Stanhope (Australian composer, conductor and virtuoso pianist)
recording of:
Christmas Suite for Strings: III. Sarabande
composer:
Alec Rowley (in 1950)
part of:
Christmas Suite for Strings
Alec Rowley1:35
22O magnum mysterium
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
O magnum mysterium
composer:
Morten Lauridsen (composer) (in 1994)
Morten Lauridsen6:26
23Veni, veni Emmanuel
engineer and editor:
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer)
producer:
Ralph Lane (Australian producer)
choir vocals:
Cantillation
tenor vocals:
Paul McMahon (Australian tenor)
conductor:
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs)
recording of:
Veni, veni, Emmanuel
composer:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist)
is based on:
Bone Jesu dulcis cunctis
is based on:
Veni, veni, Emmanuel (text)
[anonymous]4:49

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