So Sweet a Melody: The female voice (Music for Christmas and beyond) | Somm SOMMCD0102

So Sweet a Melody: The female voice (Music for Christmas and beyond)

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Label: Somm

Cat No: SOMMCD0102

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 13th December 2010

Contents

Artists

Emily van Evera (soprano)
Hildegard Choir

Conductor

Gulliver Ralston

Works

Bella, Jan Levoslav

Verbum caro

Berlioz, Hector

L'Enfance du Christ, op.25
» Trio of the Young Ishmaelites

Britten, Benjamin

A Ceremony of Carols, op.28
» IV That yonge child
» V As dew in April
» VII Interlude
Christ's Nativity: A Christmas Suite
» no.2 Sweet was the Song

Godar, Vladimir

Dormi Jesu
Ecce puer

Liszt, Franz

Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, S173
» no.6 Hymne de l'enfant a son reveil

Rheinberger, Josef

Mass in A major, op.126
» Benedictus
» Gloria
» Sanctus
Puer Natus in Bethlehem

Tosti, Paolo

Bone Jesule

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

O My Dear Heart

Artists

Emily van Evera (soprano)
Hildegard Choir

Conductor

Gulliver Ralston

About

This delightful new recording features the Hildegard Choir of Oxford exploring the rich repertoire of music written for female voices, focusing on the themes of childhood, motherhood (and fatherhood) and the nativity from Mary’s perspective.

The CD includes music from France, Germany and England, plus some enchanting and little-known pieces from Slovakia.

Contents:
Berlioz
- Trio from l’Enfance du Christ

Britten
- ‘Balulalow’
- As Dew in Aprille
- Interlude
- Sweet was the song
- That yonge child’

Godar
- Dormi, Jesu
- Ecce puer

Levoslav
- Bella Verbum caro

Liszt
- Hymne de l’enfant a  son reveil

Rheinberger
- Gloria (Messe in A, Op.126)
- Puer natus in Bethlehem
- Sanctus & Benedictus (Messe in A, Op.126)

Tost
- Bone Jesule

Vaughan Williams
- O My Dear Heart

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