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Christmastide 3-CD Box Set




A selection of favourite Christmas music conducted by Edward Higginbottom.


Detailed Description

Total Playing time: 64'42''/66'49''/71'18''  DDD
Recorded in the Chapel of New College Oxford
Released 2001
CRD 5001

Martin Hallows (organ)
The Choir of New College Oxford, Edward Higginbottom

3-CD box set containing:

  • Carols from New College
  • For unto us a Child is born
  • A Ceremony of Carols


Wade, J F: O come, all ye faithful

Ord: Adam lay ybounden

Bennett, R R: Out of your sleep

trad.: Gabriel's Message ('The angel Gabriel from heaven came')

Howells: A Spotless Rose

trad.: Ding dong! merrily on high

Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter

trad.: The Holly and the Ivy

Niles: I wonder as I wander

Mathias: A babe is born

trad.: Sussex Carol

Vaughan Williams: The truth sent from above

trad.: A Virgin most pure

Howells: Here is the Little Door

Wishart, P: Alleluya! A new work is come on hand

Leighton: Lully, lulla ('Coventry Carol'), Op. 25b

trad.: In Dulci Jubilo (Pearsall)

Joubert: There Is No Rose

trad.: Rocking

Mathias: Wassail Carol

Gauntlett: Once in Royal David's city

Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing

Handel: Messiah: For unto us a child is born

Gruber, F: Silent Night

Byrd: O magnum mysterium

Schütz: Hodie Christus natus est, SWV315

trad.: Angelus ad virginem (arr. Carter)

Poulenc: Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël

Daquin: Noël No. 10 Grand jeu et Duo

Schein: Quem vidistis pastores

Lasso: Videntes stellam

trad.: The Infant King (Sing Lullaby - arr. Pettman)

Johnston, O: Lute-book lullaby

trad.: Of the Father's heart begotten

Scheidt: Puer natus in Bethlehem

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28

Howells: Long, Long Ago

Holst: Old English Christmas Carols (4), H82, Op. 20b

Warlock: Bethlehem Down

Bennett, R R: What Sweeter Music

Carter, A: There is no rose

Joubert: Torches

Andrews, H K: Before Dawn

Johnstone, H D: I sing of a maiden