album

The Christmas Spirit

37 songs (2 hours and 18 minutes) Released on 1 January 2007
Disc 1
1
Gauntlett: Once In Royal David's City
Robin Barter, David Briggs, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury
4:27
2
Gounod, J.S. Bach: Ave Maria
Leontyne Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan & Johann Sebastian Bach
2:39
3
Anonymous: Ding Dong! Merrily on High
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge & John Rutter
2:11
4
Gruber: Silent Night
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Stephen Cleobury
2:37
5
Franck: Panis Angelicus, Op.12/V
Luciano Pavarotti, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Kurt Herbert Adler
4:01
6
Traditional: The Holly and the Ivy
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge & John Rutter
2:43
7
Pierpont: Jingle Bells / Deck the Halls
The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
2:53
8
Anonymous: Good King Wenceslas
Simon Keenlyside, Richard Suart, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury & George Guest
3:11
9
Adam: O Holy Night (Minuit chrétien)
Kiri Te Kanawa, The London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra & Carl Davis
4:05
10
O Little Town Of Bethlehem
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir Andrew Davis & Sir David Willcocks
3:04
11
Traditional: In Dulci Jubilo
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Simon Preston & Sir David Willcocks
3:38
12
Anonymous: The First Nowell
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
4:47
13
J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas - Pastoral Sinfonia
Karl Münchinger & Johann Sebastian Bach
6:41
14
Handel: Messiah / Part 1 - O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
Kathleen Ferrier, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
5:39
15
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1 - "For Unto Us A Child Is Born"
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
3:38
16
Anonymous: God rest ye merry, Gentlemen
The Bach Choir, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David Corkhill, John Scott & Sir David Willcocks
2:58
17
Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger
Catherine Rogers, The Bach Choir & Sir David Willcocks
2:30
18
Anonymous: What child is this (Greensleeves)
Dame Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
3:25
19
Wade: Adeste Fideles (O come, all ye faithful)
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs & Stephen Cleobury
4:04
Disc 2
1
Traditional: The Twelve Days Of Christmas
Dame Joan Sutherland, The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
3:11
2
Traditional: Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night)
The Bach Choir, John Scott & Sir David Willcocks
1:36
3
Rutter: Star Carol
The Bach Choir, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David Corkhill, John Scott & Sir David Willcocks
2:42
4
Hairston: Mary's Boy Child
Kiri Te Kanawa, The London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra & Carl Davis
3:50
5
Traditional: King Jesus hath a garden
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge & John Rutter
3:07
6
Anonymous: Up! Good Christen Folk, And Listen
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge & John Rutter
1:06
7
Traditional: Child in a Manger
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge & John Rutter
2:14
8
Melichar: Mille cherubini in coro (arr. after Schubert)
Renata Tebaldi, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Anton Guadagno
4:12
9
Brahms: Lullaby
Marisa Robles
2:33
10
Darke: In the bleak mid-winter
John Bowen, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs & Stephen Cleobury
4:22
11
Yon: Gesù Bambino
Luciano Pavarotti, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The National Philharmonic Orchestra & Kurt Herbert Adler
4:28
12
Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25 / Partie 3: L'arrivée à Sais - Trio for Two Flutes & Harp
Goldsbrough Orchestra & Sir Colin Davis
6:05
13
J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas - Slumber Aria
Helen Watts, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester & Karl Münchinger
10:58
14
Goss: See Amid The Winter's Snow
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
3:52
15
Traditional: Shepherds In The Field Abiding
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir David Willcocks
3:03
16
Anonymous: While Shepherds Watched
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Simon Preston & Sir David Willcocks
3:10
17
Schubert: Ave Maria
Leontyne Price, Wiener Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
5:29
18
Mendelssohn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs & Stephen Cleobury
3:09