Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Babe Is Born
William Mathias 3:20
2 A Boy Was Born (opening chorale)
Benjamin Britten 2:07
3 Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Trad arr. David Willcocks 2:02
4 Before the Paling of the Stars
Cecilia McDowall 4:52
5 I Saw Three Ships
Richard Rodney Bennett 2:31
6 O Radiant Dawn
James MacMillan 4:17
7 Hodie Christus natus est
Dan Locklair 1:40
8 What Sweeter Music
Bob Chilcott 3:57
9 The Burning Babe
Jonathan Wikeley 1:53
10 Angelus ad Virginem
Carol Barnett 2:37
11 No Sad Thought His Soul Affright
Ralph Vaughan Williams 2:54
12 Shepherd's Pipe Carol
John Rutter 2:59
13 New Year's Carol
Richard Rodney Bennett 2:43
14 Three Angels
Ben Parry 2:40
15 The Holly and the Ivy
Stuart Thompson 3:51
16 Lute-Book Lullaby
Alexander L'Estrange 3:59
17 There Is No Rose
Howard Skempton 2:29
18 Novo profusi gaudio
Matthew Martin 3:33

Credits

CD 1

organ:
Stephen Farr (British organist) (2011-11-17) (tracks 13–18)
Richard Pearce (organist) (2013-10-17) (tracks 1–12)
arranger:
choir vocals:
BBC Singers (professional chamber choir of the BBC) (2011-11-17) (tracks 13–18)
BBC Singers (professional chamber choir of the BBC) (2013-10-17) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Ben Parry (track 14)
Howard Skempton (track 17)
Jonathan Wikeley (track 9)
Matthew Martin (track 18)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Benjamin Britten (1932 – 1933) (track 2)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1953 – 1954) (track 11)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1966) (track 12)
William Mathias (1971) (track 1)
Dan Locklair (1993) (track 7)
Alexander L'Estrange (2002) (track 16)
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (English composer) (2006) (track 5)
James MacMillan (composer and conductor) (2007) (track 6)
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (English composer) (2009) (track 13)
Carol Barnett (2010) (track 10)
Stuart Thompson (2011) (track 15)
Bob Chilcott (2012) (track 8)
Cecilia McDowall (2012) (track 4)
conductor:
Paul Brough (2011-11-17) (tracks 13–18)
David Hill (organist and conductor) (2013-10-17) (tracks 1–12)
lyricist:
Garth Bardsley (track 14)
Alison Golding (track 17)
Robert Herrick (English poet) (track 8)
Matthew Martin (track 18)
Christina Rossetti (track 4)
Robert Southwell (track 9)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 10–11, 16–17)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1966) (track 12)
was commissioned by:
publisher:
recorded at:
St. Paul's Church (Knightsbridge) in London, England, United Kingdom (2011-11-17) (tracks 13–18)
St. Paul's Church (Knightsbridge) in London, England, United Kingdom (2013-10-17) (tracks 1–12)
arrangement of:
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (traditional English) (track 3)
is based on:
Angelus ad Virginem (track 10)
part of:
Hodie (track 11)
recording of:
Lute-Book Lullaby (2011-11-17) (track 16)
New Year Carol (2011-11-17) (track 13)
Novo profusi gaudio (2011-11-17) (track 18)
The Holly and the Ivy (2011-11-17) (track 15)
There Is No Rose (2011-11-17) (track 17)
Three Angels (2011-11-17) (track 14)
A Babe is Born, op. 55 (2013-10-17) (track 1)
A Boy was Born: Theme. A boy was born (2013-10-17) (track 2)
Angelus ad virginem (2013-10-17) (track 10)
Before the Paling of the Stars (2013-10-17) (track 4)
I Saw Three Ships (2013-10-17) (track 5)
O radiant dawn (2013-10-17) (track 6)
Shepherd's Pipe Carol (2013-10-17) (track 12)
The Burning Babe (2013-10-17) (track 9)
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (arr. Willcocks) (2013-10-17) (track 3)
What sweeter music (2013-10-17) (track 8)