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Three Christmas Cantatas: Bush, Dyson, Britten | Heritage HTGCD151

Three Christmas Cantatas: Bush, Dyson, Britten

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Label: Heritage

Cat No: HTGCD151

Barcode: 5060332662739

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Christmas

Release Date: 28th October 2022

Contents

Artists

Valery Hill (soprano)
Jane Watts (organ)
Enid Simon (harp)
Copenhagen Boysí Choir
RCM Chamber Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

David Willcocks

Works

Britten, Benjamin

A Ceremony of Carols, op.28

Bush, Geoffrey

In Praise of Mary

Dyson, George

A Christmas Garland

Ireland, John

The Holy Boy

Statham, Heathcote

The Bells of St Chad's

Artists

Valery Hill (soprano)
Jane Watts (organ)
Enid Simon (harp)
Copenhagen Boysí Choir
RCM Chamber Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

David Willcocks

About

Sir David Willcocks is a name synonymous with Christmas. Heritageís latest release features Willcocks conducting two rarely performed twentieth century Christmas cantatas by Geoffrey Bush and George Dyson. The disc also features two bonus tracks, John Irelandís perennial favourite, The Holy Boy and the rare postlude for strings by Heathcote Statham, The Bells of St Chadís.

Brittenís Ceremony for Carols also appears in a composer-conducted performance with the Copenhagen Boysí Choir.

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