Christmas Carols - SWR Vokal Ensemble

Christmas Carols - SWR Vokal Ensemble

SWR19094CD (SWR Classic, CD)

NEW RELEASE (18 September 2020)

Playing time: 59'10"
Tracks: 19
Booklet pages: 32
© 2018 SWR Media Services GmbH, 2020 Naxos Deutschland Musik & Video Vertriebs GmbH
Main country of recording: Germany
Country of manufacture: Germany
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Christmas Carols - SWR Vokal Ensemble published on 18 November 2020

Listen: Thomas Adès: The Fayrfax Carol (track 17, 0:00-0:49)

SWR Vokal Ensemble
Marcus Creed, conductor

Boris Ord:

1 Adam Lay Ybounden

Robert Parsons:

2 Ave Maria

Benjamin Britten:

3 A Hymn To The Virgin

Herbert Howells:

4 A Spotless Rose

Edgar Pettman:

5 The Angel Gabriel

Peter Wishart:

6 Alleluya, A New Work Is Come On Hand

Ralph Vaughan Williams:

7 This Is The Truth Sent From Above

Orlando Gibbons:

8 Hosanna To The Son Of David

anonymous sixteenth century:

9 Lully, Lulla, Throw Little Tyne Child

John Taverner [sic]:

10 The Lamb

Walford Davies:

11 The Holly And The Ivy

Thomas Ravenscroft:

12 Remember O Thou Man

Elisabeth Poston:

13 Jesus Christ The Apple Tree

William Byrd:

14 This Day Christ Was Born

Herbert Howells:

15 Sing Lullaby

David Willcocks:

16 Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

Thomas Adès:

17 The Fayrfax Carol

Gustav Holst:

18 In The Bleak Midwinter

Charles Wood:

19 Ding Dong! Merrily On High

Recorded 26-29 November 2018 at Funkstudio des SWR, Stuttgart, Germany