Alto CD

Our Christmas Sequence

Our Christmas Sequence
Our Christmas Sequence

Our Christmas Sequence

St.Paul’s Cathedral Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
John Scott

Catalogue Number: ALC 1325
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: Time 68:17; DDD, 1992
Barcode: 5055354413254
Price: £6.99

 




“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 (18 tracks)

 

  • [1] Fantasy on Christmas Carols (The Holly and Ivy) 9:14
    (Arnold arr. Christopher Palmer)
  • [2] Sleepers, Wake (‘Zion Hears the Watchmens’ Voices’) (J.S.Bach) 4:30
  • [3] The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol 2:25
    (Trad arr. Percy Grainger / Dana Pema)
  • [4] A Legend (from 16 Songs for Children, Op.54, No.5) 3:01
    (Tchaikovsky) Solo: Thomas Colwell, treble
  • [5] A Spotless Rose (Howells) Solo: Martin Oxenham, baritone 3:40
  • [6] Sleighride (Delius ed. Beecham) 5:44
  • [7] The Noble Stem of Jesse (Praetorius) 1:56
  • [8] Es ist ein Ros Entsprungen 2:42
    (A Beauteous Rose hath Blossomed) (Brahms arr. Palmer)
  • [9] A Christmas Sequence (M. Rosza arr. Christopher Palmer) 9:37
    -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) 5:06
  • [11] A Maid Peerless (Howells) Solo: Thomas Colwell, treble 5:31
  • [12] A New Year Carol (‘Friday Afternoons’) (Britten) 2:23
    Trebles: David Nickless, Jonathan Seyghal, Connor Burrowes
  • [13] In Bethlehem City (Vaughan Williams) 2:17
  • [14] I Sing of a Maiden (Read arr. Hadley/Christopher Palmer) 3:06
  • [15] Christmas Day (Holst) 6:59