Vaughan Williams / Dame Janet Baker • Richard Lewis • John Shirley-Quirk • Bach Choir • London Symphony Orchestra • Sir David Willcocks • John Barrow • Choir Of Guildford Cathedral • Barry Rose - Hodie • Fantasia On Christmas Carols

Artist:
Vaughan Williams
Category:
Classical
Name:
Quirk • Bach Choir • London Symphony Orchestra • Sir David Willcocks • John Barrow • Choir Of Guildford Cathedral • Barry Rose - Hodie • Fantasia On Christmas Carols
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Warner Classics ‎– 7243 5 67427 2 7, Warner Classics ‎– 5 67427 2
Series: British Composers –
Type: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Country: Europe
Date of released:
Category: Classical
Style: Modern

Tracklist

Fantasia On Christmas Carols (12:13)
1 Fantasia On Christmas Carols: This Is The Truth Sent From Above- 4:46
2 Fantasia On Christmas Carols: Come All You Worthy Gentlemen- 2:16
3 Fantasia On Christmas Carols: On Christmas Night All Christians Sing- 1:38
4 Fantasia On Christmas Carols: God Bless The Ruler Of This House 3:32
Hodie - A Christmas Cantata (59:13)
5 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - I. Prologue: Nowell! Nowell! 3:45
6 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - II. Narration: Now the birth of Jesus Christ- 4:31
7 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - III. Song: It Was Winter Wild 4:42
8 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - IV. Narration: And It Came To Pass In Those Days 2:10
9 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - V. Choral: The Blessed Son Of God 2:34
10 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - VI. Narration: And There Were In The Same Country 6:39
11 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - VII. Song: The Oxen (Christmas Eve, And Twelve Of The Clock) 3:11
12 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - VII. Narration: And The Shepherds Returned 1:09
13 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - IX. Pastoral: The Shepherds Sing 3:10
14 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - X. Narration: But Mary Kept All These Things 0:36
15 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - XI. Lullaby: Sweet Was The Song The Virgin Sang 2:48
16 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - XII. Hymn: Bright Portals Of The Sky 3:41
17 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - XIII. Narration: Now When Jesus Was Born 3:10
18 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - XIV. The March Of The Three Kings: From Kingdoms Of Wisdom- 7:46
19 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - XV. Choral: No Sad Thought His Soul Affright 2:59
20 Hodie - A Christmas Cantata - XVI. Epilogue: In The Beginning Was The Word 6:17

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Classics
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Music UK Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Classics
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Music UK Ltd.

Credits

  • Baritone Vocals – John Barrow (tracks: 1-4), John Shirley-Quirk (tracks: 5-20)
  • Choir – Choristers of Westminster Abbey (tracks: 5-20), The Bach Choir (tracks: 5-20)
  • Chorus Master – Douglas Guest (tracks: 5-20)
  • Composed By – Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Conductor – Barry Rose (tracks: 1-4), David Willcocks (tracks: 5-20)
  • Engineer [Balance] – Christopher Parker, Neville Boyling
  • Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Janet Baker (tracks: 5-20)
  • Orchestra – Choir of Guildford Cathedral String Orchestra (tracks: 1-4), The London Symphony Orchestra (tracks: 5-20)
  • Organ – Gavin Williams (tracks: 1-4), Philip Ledger (tracks: 5-20)
  • Producer – Brian B. Culverhouse*, Ronald Kinloch Anderson
  • Remastered By [Digital] – Simon Gibson
  • Tenor Vocals – Richard Lewis (tracks: 5-20)

Notes

Warner reissue, released 2013 or later because Warner acquired EMI 2013

℗ 1966 & 1965 The Copyright in these sound recordings is owned by Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd.
This Compilation ℗ 1988 by Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd.
Digital remastering ℗ 2000 by Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd.
© 2000 Warner Classics, Warner Music UK Ltd.
Made in the EU.

Recorded in Guildford Cathedral, 7 June 1966, and Kingsway Hall, London, 22 & 23 January and 3 February 1965.
Digitally remastered at Abbey Road Studios.
British Composers series editor: Richard Abram.
Front cover: The Adoration of the Magi: a panel from the Linaivoli Triptych by Fra Angelico (c1387-1455) (Museo di San Marco dell'Angelico, Florence; photo Bridgeman Art Library).
Recorded under the auspices of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 724356742727
  • Label Code: LC 6646
  • SPARS Code: ADD
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SCX 3570 Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks - Hodie (A Christmas Cantata "This Day") ‎(LP, RP) Columbia SCX 3570 UK Unknown
S/T4304, ST-4304 Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks - Hodie- "This Day" (A Christmas Cantata) ‎(LP, Album, Club) World Record Club, World Record Club S/T4304, ST-4304 Australia 1967
SPZ 586, SPZ.586 Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks - Hodie- "This Day" (A Christmas Cantata) ‎(LP, Album, Club) World Record Club, World Record Club SPZ 586, SPZ.586 New Zealand 1965
5674272 Ralph Vaughan Williams Hodie, Fantasia on Christmas Carols ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI Classics 5674272 US 2000
S 36297 Vaughan Williams* / Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By David Willocks Vaughan Williams* / Janet Baker, Richard Lewis , John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By David Willocks - Hodie ‎(LP, RP, Los) Angel Records S 36297 US Unknown