Our Christmas Sequence | Alto ALC1325

Our Christmas Sequence

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Label: Alto

Cat No: ALC1325

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Christmas

Release Date: 4th November 2016

Contents

Artists

St Paul’s Cathedral Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

John Scott

Artists

St Paul’s Cathedral Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

John Scott

About

Few ‘standard carols’ but a disc to widen your choice of beautiful Christmas music including the magical Christmas Sequence, Fantasy on Carols, Sussex Mummers’ Carol, Sleepers Awake, Sleighride, A Maid Peerless, New Year Carol, Bethlehem Down, Christmas Day, etc.

Contents:
1. Fantasy on Christmas Carols (The Holly and Ivy) (Arnold arr. Christopher Palmer)
2. Sleepers, Wake (‘Zion Hears the Watchmens’ Voices’) (J.S. Bach)
3. The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol (Trad. arr. Percy Grainger/Dana Pema)
4. A Legend (from 16 Songs for Children, Op.54 No.5) (Tchaikovsky) Solo: Thomas Colwell, treble
5. A Spotless Rose (Howells) Solo: Martin Oxenham, baritone
6. Sleighride (Delius ed. Beecham)
7. The Noble Stem of Jesse (Praetorius)
8. Es ist ein Ros Entsprungen (A Beauteous Rose hath Blossomed) (Brahms arr. Palmer)
9. A Christmas Sequence (M. Rosza arr. Christopher Palmer)
- Mary and Joseph (words: Harry Robert Wilson)
- Star of Bethlehem
- Adoration of the Magi (words: Harry Robert Wilson)
- Nativity (words: Harry Robert Wilson)
10. Bethlehem Down (Warlock)
11. A Maid Peerless (Howells) Solo: Thomas Colwell, treble
12. A New Year Carol (‘Friday Afternoons’) (Britten) Trebles: David Nickless, Jonathan Seyghal, Connor Burrowes
13. In Bethlehem City (Vaughan Williams)
14. I Sing of a Maiden (Read arr. Hadley/Christopher Palmer)
15. Christmas Day (Holst)

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