Annotation

Subtitled "More Christmas Music of Peace and Tranquility"

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

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Puer natus in Bethlehem
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:55
2 Hodie Christus natus est
[anonymous] 1:06
3 Ave Maria
Franz Xaver Biebl 4:05
4 Thank You Stars (from Watership Down)
Mike Batt 4:09
5 Crown of Roses
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky 1:53
6 The Earth Lay White
Tim Story 4:39
7 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
[traditional] 2:51
8 Once in Royal David's City
Henry John Gauntlett 3:49
9 Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:07
10 The Cradle Song
James Scott Skinner 5:19
11 Away in a Manger
James R. Murray 2:50
12 Pas de deux (from The Nutcracker)
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky 2:34
13 Il est né le divin enfant
[traditional] 6:54
14 Pastorale (from Christmas Concerto)
Pietro Antonio Locatelli 5:01
15 Coventry Carol
Kenneth Leighton 3:17
16 Christmas Night (from Capriol Suite)
[traditional] 2:07
17 The Christ-Child's Lullaby
[traditional] 2:25
18 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night
[traditional] 2:46
19 King Herod and the Cock
[traditional] 1:41
20 A Spotless Rose
Herbert Howells 3:02
21 Sarabande (from Christmas Suite)
Alec Rowley 1:35
22 O magnum mysterium
Morten Lauridsen 6:26
23 Veni, veni Emmanuel
[anonymous] 4:49

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1725-12-27) (track 9)
fiddle:
Chris Duncan (track 10)
violin:
Alice Evans (Classical music violinist) (track 14)
Anna McDonald (violinist) (track 14)
cello:
Rosemary Quinn (cellist) (track 14)
Julian Thompson (Australian cellist) (track 10)
oboe:
Kimberly Bryden (track 6)
Diana Doherty (oboist) (track 13)
viola:
Juris Ezergailis (violist) (track 11)
organ:
James Johnstone (classical organist) (track 1)
keyboard:
Andrew Knight (tracks 17, 19)
piano:
Catherine Strutt (pianist) (track 10)
Алексей Володин (Russian pianist) (track 12)
piano and synthesizer:
Tim Story (track 6)
harpsichord:
Erin Helyard (track 14)
bells:
Freiburger Münster (church bells) (track 1)
Irish harp / clàrsach:
Dawn Egan (tracks 17, 19)
harp:
Suzanne Handel (harpist) (track 11)
additional lyricist:
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1892) (track 11)
alto vocals:
Natalie Shea (alto / producer) (track 18)
arranger:
Dawn Egan (tracks 17, 19)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (track 13)
George Kirbye (track 18)
Михаил Васильевич Плетнёв (pianist & conductor) (track 12)
David Stanhope (track 11)
baritone vocals:
Mark Donnelly (baritone) (track 20)
choir vocals:
Cantillation (tracks 2, 5, 7–8, 15, 18, 20, 22–23)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 1)
Mike Batt (track 4)
Kenneth Leighton (track 15)
James Scott Skinner (track 10)
Tim Story (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 12)
Christopher Tye (track 18)
Peter Warlock (track 16)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 7, 23)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 13, 17)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1725) (track 9)
Henry John Gauntlett (1849) (track 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1889) (track 5)
William James Kirkpatrick (1895) (track 11)
Herbert Howells (1919) (track 20)
Alec Rowley (1950) (track 21)
Franz Xaver Biebl (1964) (track 3)
Morten Lauridsen (1994) (track 22)
conductor:
Myer Fredman (British-Australian conductor) (track 16)
David Stanhope (tracks 4, 8, 21)
Antony Walker (conductor) (track 13)
Brett Weymark (music director/chorusmaster of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs) (tracks 2, 5, 7, 15, 18, 20, 22–23)
editor:
Andrew Dixon (track 21)
Oscar Gaona (tracks 9, 12–13)
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7, 9, 14–15, 18, 20, 22–23)
engineer:
Yossi Gabbay (engineer) (track 12)
Allan Maclean (engineer/editor) (tracks 9, 13)
Andrew Dixon (track 21)
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 2, 4–5, 7, 14–15, 18, 20, 22–23)
librettist:
Georg Christian Lehms (1711) (track 9)
lyricist:
Mike Batt (track 4)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 11, 20)
Nahum Tate (track 18)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 15)
Cecil Frances Alexander (1848) (track 8)
Edmund Sears (1849) (track 7)
orchestra:
Sinfonia Australis (tracks 4, 8, 13)
Sirius Ensemble (track 14)
performer:
Sirius Ensemble (track 9)
producer:
Brooke Green (track 21)
Ralph Lane (Australian producer) (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 18, 20, 22–23)
Stephen Snelleman (producer) (track 13)
Virginia Read (engineer/editor/producer) (tracks 4, 14)
soprano vocals:
Yvonne Kenny (track 11)
Sara Macliver (tracks 4, 13)
Belinda Montgomery (soprano) (track 9)
Alison Morgan (soprano) (track 15)
Jane Sheldon (track 8)
Nicole Thomson (soprano) (track 18)
tenor vocals:
Richard Black (Australian tenor) (track 18)
Paul McMahon (Australian tenor) (track 23)
translator:
Geoffrey Dearmer (poet) (track 5)
Catherine Winkworth (track 20)
vocals:
Corin Bone (operatic bass) (track 18)
publisher:
Galaxy Music Corp. (track 20)
Stainer & Bell (track 20)
recorded at:
part of:
Das Orgel-Büchlein (number: 5) (track 1)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 603) (track 1)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Away in a Manger (for brass, Graham) (track 11)
Away in a Manger (arr. Willcocks) (track 11)
Away in a Manger (arr. Rutter) (track 11)
Emmanuel (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 23)
Emmanuel (non-choir) (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 23)
Lullaby My Jesus (track 16)
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (John Mason Neale translation, 1861) (translated) (track 23)
O Magnum Mysterium (arr. H.R. Reynolds for wind band) (track 22)
Once in Royal David's City (arr. Rutter) (track 8)
Once in Royal David's City (arr. Willcocks) (track 8)
Once in Royal David's City (arr. Ferguson) (track 8)
Once in Royal David’s City (harmony Arthur Mann, descant Stephen Cleobury) (track 8)
Puer natus in Bethlehem, BWV 603 (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
Synnytti piltin Bethlehem (translated) (track 1)
Veni Emmanuel (Jan Åke Hillerud arrangement) (track 23)
instrumental recording of:
Tàladh ar Slànuighear (Scottish Gaelic Christmas carol) (track 17)
is based on:
Sweet Afton (track 11)
is the basis for:
A Lullaby (track 11)
later translated versions:
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Lacey lyrics) (track 23)
later versions:
Emmanuel (track 23)
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear ("Noel" version) (track 7)
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Gabe Scott arrangement) (track 23)
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Neale lyrics) (track 23)
Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (Nox Arcana version) (track 23)
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Andrew Peterson version) (track 18)
orchestration of:
Capriol Suite: V. Pieds-en-l'air (for piano duet) (track 16)
part of:
Three Carol-Anthems (track 20)
Capriol Suite (track 16)
recording of:
A Spotless Rose (track 20)
Ave Maria (track 3)
Away in a Manger (aka "Cradle Song" composed by William J. Kirkpatrick) (track 11)
Coventry Carol (Kenneth Leighton version) (track 15)
Il est né, le divin Enfant (Harmonisation, Fauré) (track 13)
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear ("Noel" version) (track 7)
O magnum mysterium (track 22)
Thank You, Stars (track 4)
The Cradle Song (track 10)
The Crown of Roses (for a cappella mixed choir) (track 5)
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (Winchester Old version) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:

Release

ASIN: UK: B00A8WI1QA [info]