Christmas from Magdalen College Oxford CD

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The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford present a programme of carols, anthems and organ music for Christmas which will inspire and uplift in equal measure. The sounds of boys’ voices soar in the warm and resonant acoustics of the fifteenth-century college chapel, with wonderful soloists drawn from the choir in an atmospheric selection featuring some of the greatest Christmas music of past and present. 

 

1. A Song of Peace (1909)
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)+
2. Hide not Thou Thy face from us, O Lord
Richard Farrant (c. 1530-80)
3. Ave Maria
attrib. Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
4. Fuga sopra il Magnificat ‘Meine Seele erhebt
den Herren’ BWV 733
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)*
5. Rorate caeli William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)
6. E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come
Paul Manz (1919-2009)
7. I am the Day (1999) Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
8 -13. Canonic Variations on ‘Vom Himmel Hoch’
BWV 769 Johann Sebastian Bach*
14. This is the truth sent from above
Trad. arr. Christopher Robinson (b. 1936)^
15. Hereford Carol Trad. arr. Christopher Robinson^
16. A Tender Shoot Otto Goldschmidt (1829-1907)
17. I saw three ships
Trad. arr. Simon Preston (b. 1938)+
18. What sweeter music (1995) John Rutter (b. 1945)^
19. No small wonder (1983) Paul Edwards (b. 1955)+
20. Look up, sweet Babe (1954)
Lennox Berkeley (1903-89)^
21. The Shepherds’ Farewell (1854)
Hector Berlioz (1803-69)+
22. Chorale Prelude on ‘In dulci jubilo’ BWV 729
Johann Sebastian Bach*
23. Spring in Winter (2001) John Woolrich (b. 1954)
24. O Holy Night
Adolphe Adam (1803-56) arr. Dudley Buck
(1839-1909)+
25. Ding Dong Merrily On High
Trad. arr. Mack Wilberg (b. 1955) and
Peter Stevens (b. 1987)+
The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford
Daniel Hyde, Informator Choristarum, Organ*
Benjamin Giddens, Sub Organist+
David Gerrard, Organ Scholar^

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