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Cat. No. CHSA 5096 Price: £11.5 No. of discs: 1
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CHSA 5096 - On Christmas Night
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CD available From: 15 September 2011
 John Rutter (b. 1945)
1 What sweeter music 4:35
      For Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King's College, Cambridge
      Andante tranquillo
 John Challenger organ
  Traditional French
2 Noel nouvelet 3:36
      Arranged by Stephen Jackson (b. 1951)
      For the Choir of St Peter ad Vincula, H.M. Tower of London
      Julius Foo treble
      Moderato - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I
 John Challenger organ
 James Burton (b. 1974)
3 Balulalow 2:25
 William Mathias (1934-1992)
4 A babe is born, Op. 55 3:24
      Giocosos, alla danza
 John Challenger organ
 Harold Darke (1888-1976)
5 In the bleak mid-winter 4:46
      To M.A.C.
      Julian Gregory tenor
      Moderato e tranquillo
 John Challenger organ
  Traditional French
6 Ding! dong! merrily on high 2:48
      Arranged by Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)
      For the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Craig Jessop, Music Director
      Freddie James second organ part
      Quickly, with articulation
 John Challenger organ
 Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987)
7 Jesus Christ the apple tree 3:16
  Traditional English
8 I saw three ships 2:02
      Arranged by Philip Marshall (1921-2005)
      To K.J.
      Allegro ritmico
 John Challenger organ
 Richard Rodney Bennett (b. 1936)
9 Out of your sleep 1:44
      For Michael Nicholas and the Choir of St Matthew's Church, Northampton
      Allegro fluente - Poco sostenuto e tranquillo
 Peter Warlock (1894-1930)
10 Benedicamus Domino 1:25
 John Joubert (b. 1927)
11 There is no rose 2:47
      Andantino semplice - Poco pił lento - Lento
  Traditional English
12 Tomorrow shall be my dancing day 2:00
      Arranged by Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)
 Matthew Martin (b. 1976)
13 Adam lay ybounden 3:13
      Calm and unhurried
  Matheo Flecha the Elder (attrib.) (?1481-?1553)
14 Riu, riu, chiu 2:37
      Huw Leslie baritone (verse 2)
      Henry Neill baritone (verse 3)
      Basil MacDonald bass (verse 4)
      Geoffrey Clapham bass (verse 5)
      Brisk and firm
  Traditional English
15 O little town of Bethlehem 3:42
      Arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Sir Thomas Armstrong (1898-1994) (descant in last verse)
 John Challenger organ
  Traditional German
16 Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen 2:54
      Arranged by Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) (verse 1) and Donald Cashmore (b. 1926)
      Sostenuto - Meno mosso - Pił animato
 Christopher Robinson (b. 1936)
17 Make we joy 2:09
 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
18 Hark! the herald angels sing 3:15
      Last verse arranged by Christopher Robinson
 John Challenger organ
 John Tavener (b. 1944)
19 The lamb 3:50
      For Simon's third birthday
      With extreme tenderness, flexible, always guided by the words - Poco meno mosso - A tempo, moving forward - Poco meno mosso
 Michael Finnissy (b. 1946)
      premiere recording
20 Telling 4:06
      Peter Hicks treble
      Slowly, gently
 Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
21 Coventry Carol 3:17
      Julius Foo treble
      Andante (cullante) - Un poco pił mosso, pił liberamente - Pił mosso, agitato - Tempo I
  Traditional English
22 On Christmas night 2:03
      (Sussex Carol)
      Arranged by Sir Philip Ledger (b. 1937)
 John Challenger organ
 Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863)
23 Silent night 3:13
      Arranged by Sir Philip Ledger
 John Francis Wade (1711/12-1786)
24 O come, all you faithful 4:02
      Arranged by Sir David Willcocks
 John Challenger organ
 Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
 Andrew Nethsingha
 Recorded in:
 St John's College Chapel, Cambridge
      14-16 January 2011
 Rachel Smith
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Jonathan Cooper
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: DSD

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