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100 Best Carols

Francis Grier (organ), King's College Choir, Cambridge King's College Choir (chorus), Gareth Morrell (baritone vocals), Ian Hare (organ), Choir of King's College, Stephen Varcoe (baritone vocals), John Wells (organ), Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra, Jeremy Blandford (organ), Choir of...

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Contents: MP3320

trad.: The First Nowell

4:56
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ)

Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger

2:10
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

Piae cantiones (1582): Up! good Christen folk and listen

1:18
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

trad.: O little town of Bethlehem (v.3 arr. Ledger)

3:31
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ)

Hadley, P: I sing of a maiden

2:31
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ)

Howells: A Spotless Rose

3:10
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Gareth Morrell (baritone)

Gauntlett: Once in Royal David's city

5:12
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

14th-century German: Personent hodie

2:41
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

R. R. Terry: Myn Lyking

3:20
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

13th century: O come, O come, Emmanuel

3:33
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)
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trad.: The Holly and the Ivy

3:10
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Gruber, F Jr.: Silent Night (Mohr; trans. & arr. Willcocks)

3:06
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Stephen Varcoe (baritone)

Este's Psalter, 1592: While shepherds watched their flocks by night (from Este's Psalter; descant Willcocks)

2:53
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • John Wells (organ)

trad.: It came upon the midnight clear (descant Willcocks)

3:32
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • John Wells (organ)

trad.: The Lord at first did Adam make

4:10
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • John Wells (organ)

Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing

3:17
$1.35
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

Rutter: Shepherd's pipe carol

2:54
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

Traditional Polish: Infant holy, infant lowly

3:15
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Simon Vaughan (baritone), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Angel Tidings (Traditional Moravian carol, arr. Rutter)

1:44
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

17th-century French: Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (arr. Rutter)

3:25
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: I saw three ships come sailing by (arr. Rutter)

2:05
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

Rutter: Nativity carol

4:10
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Quem pastores laudavere

2:24
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Rocking (Little Jesu sweetly sleep) (Czech traditional, coll. M. Shaw trans. Dearmer)

3:52
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Roger Garland (violin), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Here we come a-wassailing (arr. Rutter)

4:09
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: The Coming of our King (Traditional Polish carol, arr. Rutter)

2:40
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: The Infant King

3:09
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Shepherds' Noël

3:07
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Simon Vaughan (baritone), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Noël nouvelet

3:32
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Gabriel’s Message

3:51
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Simon Vaughan (baritone), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Sans Day Carol, 'Now the holly bears a berry' (Traditional English Carol, arr. Rutter)

3:20
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Past Three a Clock

2:29
$1.35
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

Billings: Methinks I see an Heav'nly Host

2:58
$1.35
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

de Vidales: Los que fueren de buen gusto

4:16
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Players, Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble)

Billings: A virgin unspotted

3:19
$1.35
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

Walker, W: The Babe of Bethlehem (Ye nations all, on you I call)

2:40
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

15th century: Thys endere nyghth

4:45
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

Mateo Flecha the elder: Riu, riu, chiu

3:28
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble), Richard Wistreich (bass)

Christum wir sollen loben schon

3:02
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

16th century: Gaudete!

1:44
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble), Stephen Charlesworth (baritone)

15th century: Verbum caro: In hac anni circulo

2:21
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

15th century: Alleluya: A nywe werk is come on honde

5:50
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Andrew Parrott/Leigh Nixon/Nicolas Robertson/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble), Nicolas Robertson (tenor), Leigh Nixon (tenor)

trad.: The Old Year now away is fled

1:51
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble), Jakob Lindberg (lute), Evelyn Tubb (soprano)

Tallis: Hodie nobis caelorum

3:24
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort/Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

Gabrieli, G: Audite principes

6:17
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort/Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble)

Praetorius, M: In dulci jubilo

3:42
$1.35
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble)

Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine K Davis: The Little Drummer Boy

2:41
$1.35
  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

trad.: Three Spanish Carols: El nino querido (The Beloved Child)

2:47
$1.35
  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

Tony Vincent Isaacs, Traditional Shaker: The Gift

2:09
$1.35
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

Reger: Mariä Wiegenlied, Op. 76 No. 52

2:26
$1.35
  • Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Adolf Fredrik's Youth Choir
  • Eric Ericson
  • Barbara Hendricks (soprano)

anon.: Anonymous / Arr Ekdahl

5:28
$2.70
  • Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Adolf Fredrik's Youth Choir
  • Eric Ericson
  • Barbara Hendricks (soprano)

Go tell it on the mountain (Medley No. 2)

3:32
$1.35

Joy to the World (Medley No. 1)

1:56
$1.35

Handel: Tochter Zion, freue dich

3:07
$1.35
  • Tölzer Knabenchor, Münchner Symphoniker
  • Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
  • Hermann Prey/Tölzer Knabenchor/Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden/Symphonie-Orchester Graunke, Hermann Prey (baritone)

trad.: Zu Bethlehem geboren

2:21
$1.35
  • Tölzer Knabenchor, Münchner Symphoniker
  • Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
  • Hermann Prey/Tölzer Knabenchor/Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden/Symphonie-Orchester Graunke, Hermann Prey (baritone)

Hairston, Jester: Mary's Boy Child

4:39
$1.35
  • Wiener Sängerknaben
  • John Parricelli (guitar)

trad.: Ukraine Bell Carol

3:22
$1.35
  • Wiener Sängerknaben
  • Geoffrey Alexander
  • Paul Clarvis (drums), Andry Pask (guitar), John Parricelli (guitar)

Dom G. Legeay, Traditional French: Il est né, le divin Enfant (arr. Tunick)

2:39
$1.35
  • Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor)

Adam: Minuit, chrétiens: Cantique Noël (arr. Tunick)

3:41
$1.35
  • Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)

trad.: Marche des Rois

2:48
$1.35
  • René Delsinne (director)

trad.: Noël des îles

4:44
$1.35
  • René Delsinne (director)

trad.: Chanson joyeuse de Noël

5:53
$1.35
  • René Delsinne (director)

Humperdinck: Weihnachten (arr. Mackerras)

3:11
$1.35
  • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras

anon.: Von Himmel hoch (arr. Mackerras)

3:15
$1.35
  • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras

Darke: In the bleak mid-winter (arr. Tunick)

3:49
$1.35
  • Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)

trad.: O Tannenbaum (arr. Osser)

2:28
$1.35
  • London Voices, Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor), Thomas Hampson (baritone)

trad.: The Twelve days of Christmas (arr. Tunick)

4:19
$1.35
  • London Voices, Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Thomas Hampson (baritone), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Roberto Alagna (tenor)

John Stainer, Traditional: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

2:14
$1.35
  • Huddersfield Choral Society

trad.: Good King Wenceslas (tune from Piae Cantiones, wrds. J. M. Neale, arr. John Stainer)

2:28
$1.35
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

Hopkins, J H: We three Kings of Orient are

3:07
$1.35
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

trad.: Angels from the realms of glory (arr. Charles Wood)

3:09
$1.35
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

C. Kocher: As with gladness men of old (from chorale Treuer Heiland, adapted W. H. Monk)

2:29
$1.35
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

16th-century English: The Coventry Carol

2:34
$1.35
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

Vaughan Williams: Wassail Song

2:34
$1.35
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Masters in this Hall

4:02
$1.35
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Goss, J: See amid the winter's snow

3:46
$1.35
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Sussex Carol

1:42
$1.35
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

16th-century French: Trad / Arr Wood: Ding dong! Merrily on High

1:54
$1.35
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

17th-century German: O little one sweet BWV493

2:52
$1.35
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Vaughan Williams: Wassail Song

2:54
$1.35
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Tate, P: Carol with Lullaby

3:21
$1.35
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Cecil Broadhurst: Cowboy Carol

3:21
$1.35
  • Hallé Choir
  • Maurice Handford
  • Ronald Frost (director)

Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ, Op. 25 - L'Adieu des bergers

4:44
$1.35
  • Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra
  • Maurice Handford
  • Ronald Frost (director)

trad.: We wish you a merry Christmas (West Country)

1:38
$1.35
  • Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra
  • Maurice Handford
  • Ronald Frost (director), Pat Ryan (clarinet)

Dame Elizabeth Maconchy: Nowell! Nowell! Nowell!

1:48
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Vaughan Williams: And all in the morning

2:16
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: I saw a maiden

3:05
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Scheidt: A Child is born in Bethlehem

2:28
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Warlock: Where riches is everlastingly

2:48
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ)

trad.: How far is it to Bethlehem?

2:13
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Piae cantiones (1582): Of the Father's heart begotten

5:05
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

14th-century German: Resonemus laudibus

1:55
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

trad.: The Shepherd's Cradle Song

3:40
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Quittez, pasteurs

3:40
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ), Robert Chilcott (tenor)

Leighton: Lully, lulla ('Coventry Carol'), Op. 25b

2:53
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Timothy Byram-Wigfield (organ)

Ravenscroft, T: Remember O thou Man

3:19
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

3:50
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David (remaster)

3:14
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Philip the Chancellor: Angelus ad virginem

2:38
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ), Douglas Whittaker (flute)

trad.: My Dancing Day

2:04
$1.35
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ), Douglas Whittaker (flute), Christopher van Kampen (cello)

anon.: O come, all ye faithful (harm. English Hymnal; brass fanfare & accomp., descant and last v. by Willcocks)

4:47
$1.35
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)
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Contents: FLAC44100

trad.: The First Nowell

4:56
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ)

Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger

2:10
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

Piae cantiones (1582): Up! good Christen folk and listen

1:18
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

trad.: O little town of Bethlehem (v.3 arr. Ledger)

3:31
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ)

Hadley, P: I sing of a maiden

2:31
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ)

Howells: A Spotless Rose

3:10
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Gareth Morrell (baritone)

Gauntlett: Once in Royal David's city

5:12
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

14th-century German: Personent hodie

2:41
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

R. R. Terry: Myn Lyking

3:20
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

13th century: O come, O come, Emmanuel

3:33
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)
Show 89 remaining works on this recording

trad.: The Holly and the Ivy

3:10
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Gruber, F Jr.: Silent Night (Mohr; trans. & arr. Willcocks)

3:06
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Stephen Varcoe (baritone)

Este's Psalter, 1592: While shepherds watched their flocks by night (from Este's Psalter; descant Willcocks)

2:53
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • John Wells (organ)

trad.: It came upon the midnight clear (descant Willcocks)

3:32
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • John Wells (organ)

trad.: The Lord at first did Adam make

4:10
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • John Wells (organ)

Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing

3:17
$1.75
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

Rutter: Shepherd's pipe carol

2:54
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

Traditional Polish: Infant holy, infant lowly

3:15
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Simon Vaughan (baritone), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Angel Tidings (Traditional Moravian carol, arr. Rutter)

1:44
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

17th-century French: Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (arr. Rutter)

3:25
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: I saw three ships come sailing by (arr. Rutter)

2:05
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

Rutter: Nativity carol

4:10
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Quem pastores laudavere

2:24
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Rocking (Little Jesu sweetly sleep) (Czech traditional, coll. M. Shaw trans. Dearmer)

3:52
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Roger Garland (violin), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Here we come a-wassailing (arr. Rutter)

4:09
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: The Coming of our King (Traditional Polish carol, arr. Rutter)

2:40
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: The Infant King

3:09
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Shepherds' Noël

3:07
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Simon Vaughan (baritone), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Noël nouvelet

3:32
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Gabriel’s Message

3:51
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Simon Vaughan (baritone), Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Sans Day Carol, 'Now the holly bears a berry' (Traditional English Carol, arr. Rutter)

3:20
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

trad.: Past Three a Clock

2:29
$1.75
  • Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Clare College Singers, Cambridge, Clare College Orchestra, Cambridge, Jeremy Blandford (organ)

Billings: Methinks I see an Heav'nly Host

2:58
$1.75
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

de Vidales: Los que fueren de buen gusto

4:16
$1.75
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Players, Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble)

Billings: A virgin unspotted

3:19
$1.75
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

Walker, W: The Babe of Bethlehem (Ye nations all, on you I call)

2:40
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

15th century: Thys endere nyghth

4:45
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

Mateo Flecha the elder: Riu, riu, chiu

3:28
$1.75
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble), Richard Wistreich (bass)

Christum wir sollen loben schon

3:02
$1.75
  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

16th century: Gaudete!

1:44
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble), Stephen Charlesworth (baritone)

15th century: Verbum caro: In hac anni circulo

2:21
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

15th century: Alleluya: A nywe werk is come on honde

5:50
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Andrew Parrott/Leigh Nixon/Nicolas Robertson/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble), Nicolas Robertson (tenor), Leigh Nixon (tenor)

trad.: The Old Year now away is fled

1:51
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble), Jakob Lindberg (lute), Evelyn Tubb (soprano)

Tallis: Hodie nobis caelorum

3:24
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort/Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)

Gabrieli, G: Audite principes

6:17
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Consort/Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble)

Praetorius, M: In dulci jubilo

3:42
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  • Andrew Parrott
  • Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort (vocal & instrumental ensemble)

Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine K Davis: The Little Drummer Boy

2:41
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  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

trad.: Three Spanish Carols: El nino querido (The Beloved Child)

2:47
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  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

Tony Vincent Isaacs, Traditional Shaker: The Gift

2:09
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  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

Reger: Mariä Wiegenlied, Op. 76 No. 52

2:26
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  • Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Adolf Fredrik's Youth Choir
  • Eric Ericson
  • Barbara Hendricks (soprano)

anon.: Anonymous / Arr Ekdahl

5:28
$3.50
  • Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Adolf Fredrik's Youth Choir
  • Eric Ericson
  • Barbara Hendricks (soprano)

Go tell it on the mountain (Medley No. 2)

3:32
$1.75

Joy to the World (Medley No. 1)

1:56
$1.75

Handel: Tochter Zion, freue dich

3:07
$1.75
  • Tölzer Knabenchor, Münchner Symphoniker
  • Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
  • Hermann Prey/Tölzer Knabenchor/Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden/Symphonie-Orchester Graunke, Hermann Prey (baritone)

trad.: Zu Bethlehem geboren

2:21
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  • Tölzer Knabenchor, Münchner Symphoniker
  • Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
  • Hermann Prey/Tölzer Knabenchor/Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden/Symphonie-Orchester Graunke, Hermann Prey (baritone)

Hairston, Jester: Mary's Boy Child

4:39
$1.75
  • Wiener Sängerknaben
  • John Parricelli (guitar)

trad.: Ukraine Bell Carol

3:22
$1.75
  • Wiener Sängerknaben
  • Geoffrey Alexander
  • Paul Clarvis (drums), Andry Pask (guitar), John Parricelli (guitar)

Dom G. Legeay, Traditional French: Il est né, le divin Enfant (arr. Tunick)

2:39
$1.75
  • Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor)

Adam: Minuit, chrétiens: Cantique Noël (arr. Tunick)

3:41
$1.75
  • Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)

trad.: Marche des Rois

2:48
$1.75
  • René Delsinne (director)

trad.: Noël des îles

4:44
$1.75
  • René Delsinne (director)

trad.: Chanson joyeuse de Noël

5:53
$1.75
  • René Delsinne (director)

Humperdinck: Weihnachten (arr. Mackerras)

3:11
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  • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras

anon.: Von Himmel hoch (arr. Mackerras)

3:15
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  • Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras

Darke: In the bleak mid-winter (arr. Tunick)

3:49
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  • Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)

trad.: O Tannenbaum (arr. Osser)

2:28
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  • London Voices, Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Roberto Alagna (tenor), Thomas Hampson (baritone)

trad.: The Twelve days of Christmas (arr. Tunick)

4:19
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  • London Voices, Abbey Road Ensemble
  • Jonathan Tunick
  • Thomas Hampson (baritone), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Roberto Alagna (tenor)

John Stainer, Traditional: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

2:14
$1.75
  • Huddersfield Choral Society

trad.: Good King Wenceslas (tune from Piae Cantiones, wrds. J. M. Neale, arr. John Stainer)

2:28
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  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

Hopkins, J H: We three Kings of Orient are

3:07
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  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

trad.: Angels from the realms of glory (arr. Charles Wood)

3:09
$1.75
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

C. Kocher: As with gladness men of old (from chorale Treuer Heiland, adapted W. H. Monk)

2:29
$1.75
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes
  • David Bell (organ), Brian Kay (director)

16th-century English: The Coventry Carol

2:34
$1.75
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Richard Hickox
  • King's Singers (vocal ensemble)

Vaughan Williams: Wassail Song

2:34
$1.75
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Masters in this Hall

4:02
$1.75
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Goss, J: See amid the winter's snow

3:46
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  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Sussex Carol

1:42
$1.75
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

16th-century French: Trad / Arr Wood: Ding dong! Merrily on High

1:54
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  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

17th-century German: O little one sweet BWV493

2:52
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  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Vaughan Williams: Wassail Song

2:54
$1.75
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Tate, P: Carol with Lullaby

3:21
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  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Cecil Broadhurst: Cowboy Carol

3:21
$1.75
  • Hallé Choir
  • Maurice Handford
  • Ronald Frost (director)

Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ, Op. 25 - L'Adieu des bergers

4:44
$1.75
  • Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra
  • Maurice Handford
  • Ronald Frost (director)

trad.: We wish you a merry Christmas (West Country)

1:38
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  • Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra
  • Maurice Handford
  • Ronald Frost (director), Pat Ryan (clarinet)

Dame Elizabeth Maconchy: Nowell! Nowell! Nowell!

1:48
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Vaughan Williams: And all in the morning

2:16
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: I saw a maiden

3:05
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Scheidt: A Child is born in Bethlehem

2:28
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Warlock: Where riches is everlastingly

2:48
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ)

trad.: How far is it to Bethlehem?

2:13
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Piae cantiones (1582): Of the Father's heart begotten

5:05
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

14th-century German: Resonemus laudibus

1:55
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)

trad.: The Shepherd's Cradle Song

3:40
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Quittez, pasteurs

3:40
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Francis Grier (organ), Robert Chilcott (tenor)

Leighton: Lully, lulla ('Coventry Carol'), Op. 25b

2:53
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger
  • Timothy Byram-Wigfield (organ)

Ravenscroft, T: Remember O thou Man

3:19
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est

3:50
$1.75
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David (remaster)

3:14
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Philip the Chancellor: Angelus ad virginem

2:38
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ), Douglas Whittaker (flute)

trad.: My Dancing Day

2:04
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  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ), Douglas Whittaker (flute), Christopher van Kampen (cello)

anon.: O come, all ye faithful (harm. English Hymnal; brass fanfare & accomp., descant and last v. by Willcocks)

4:47
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  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Ian Hare (organ)
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