Noël! Noël! CD

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Our Christmas CD includes a typical BSC festive mix:
• perennial Christmas favourites,
• a world première recording (Cantate Astra by Cecilia McDowall),
• two more serious cycles by Herbert Howells and Benjamin Britten
• and some evergreen Christmas pops arranged by Peter Gritton.

conducted by David Gostick
with Graham Scott (organ) and Bethan Gostick (Harp)

The Christmas Song  Tormé/Wells arr. Gritton 2’17”

Ding Dong! Merrily On High  Charles Wood  1’52”
Infant Holy  Polish arr. Willcocks  1’51”
Shepherd’s Pipe Carol  John Rutter  2’44”
Just Another Star  Jenkins/Barratt arr. Gritton 2’49”

Three Carol-Anthems  Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983)
   A Spotless Rose  3’04”
   Sing Lullaby (Baritone solo - Neil Cullum)  3’21”
   Here Is The Little Door  3’17”

Shepherds’ Cradle Song  Leuner arr. Macpherson 3’36”
In Dulci Jubilo  Old German arr. Pearsall  4’20”
In Dulci Jubilo  (Organ - David Gostick)  J.S. Bach 2’37”
Follow That Star  Peter Gritton  1’51”
The Three Kings  (Baritone solo - Neil Cullum)  Peter Cornelius 2’53”
Mary’s Boy Child  Hairson arr. Gritton 3’12”
Cantate, Astra  Cecilia McDowall  2’23”
Santa Claus Is Coming  Gillespie/Coot arr. Gritton 2’34”
Gabriel’s Message  Basque arr. Willcocks 2’27”

Ceremony of Carols  Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)
   (Harp - Bethan Gostick)
   Introit - Hodie  1’47”
   Wolcum Yole  1’22”
   There Is No Rose  2’52”
   This Little Babe  1’32”
   Interlude  3’36”
   Deo Gracias  1’16”

Winter Wonderland  Smith/Bernard arr. Gritton 2’56”
Here We Come A-Wassailing  English arr. Rutter 3’40”
The Little Road To Bethlehem  Michael Head 3’01”
A Merry Little Christmas  Martin/Blaine arr. Gritton 2’13”


Recorded in St Martin's Church, Bryanston School by kind permission of the Head and Chaplain
Recording, producing and digital editing - Andrew Post


The choir is very grateful to the late Sally Anderson, for many years a friend of BSC, whose legacy made a significant contribution to this CD.

 

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Copies of our CDs are available at concerts (for £10), or by post (for £12 inclusive of P&P, UK only)

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BSC Box Office
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