100 BEST

100 Best Carols

6 Compact Disc
5 Nov 2007

Barcode: 5099950024520

Composer: Various
Other participants: Choir of King's College, Cambridge * Taverner Choir & Players * Wiener Sängerknaben * Eric Ericson Kammerchor * Tölzer Knabenchor *King’s Singers * Thomas Hampson * Roberto Alagna * Hermann Prey * Elisabeth Schwarzkopf * Kiri Te Kanawa * Barbara Hendr

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 The First Nowell (1985 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Francis Grier/Sir 
02 Away in a manger  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir Philip Ledger 
03 Up! good Christen folk and listen (1985 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir Philip Ledger 
04 O little town of Bethlehem (v.3 arr. Ledger) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir Philip Ledger 
05 I sing of a maiden (1985 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Francis Grier/Sir 
06 A Spotless Rose (1985 Digital Remaster)  - Gareth Morrell/King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir 
07 Once in Royal David's City (harm. A. H. Mann; descant Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Ian Hare/Sir David 
08 Personent hodie (1985 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Ian Hare/Sir David 
09 Myn Lyking  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Ian Hare/Sir Da 
10 O come, O come, Emmanuel  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Ian Hare/Sir David 
11 The Holly and the Ivy (1985 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir David Willcock 
12 Silent Night (Mohr; trans. & arr. Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - Stephen Varcoe/King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir 
13 While shepherds watched their flocks by night (from Este's Psalter; descant Willcocks) (1985 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/John Wells/Sir Dav 
14 It came upon the midnight clear (descant Willcocks) (1985 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/John Wells/Sir Dav 
15 The Lord at first did Adam make (1991 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/John Wells/Sir Dav 
16 Hark! the herald angels sing (tune & harmony adapted W. H. Cummings; brass fanfare & accomp. and descant by Will  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Philip Jones Brass 
Disc 2 
01 Shepherd's Pipe Carol  - Clare College Singers and Orchestra/Clare College 
02 Infant holy, infant lowly  - Simon Vaughan/Clare College Singers and Orchestra/ 
03 Angel Tidings (Traditional Moravian carol, arr. Rutter)  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
04 Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (arr. Rutter)  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
05 I saw three ships come sailing by (arr. Rutter)  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
06 Nativity Carol  - John Rutter 
07 Quem pastores laudavere  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
08 Rocking (Little Jesu sweetly sleep) (Czech traditional, coll. M. Shaw trans. Dearmer)  - Roger Garland 
09 Here we come a-wassailing (arr. Rutter)  - John Rutter 
10 The Coming of our King (Traditional Polish carol, arr. Rutter) (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Clare College Singers and Orchestra/Jeremy Blandfo 
11 The Infant King  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
12 Shepherds' Noël  - Simon Vaughan/Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Cla 
13 Noël nouvelet  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
14 Gabriel's Message  - Simon Vaughan/Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Cla 
15 Sans Day Carol, 'Now the holly bears a berry' (Traditional English Carol, arr. Rutter)  - John Rutter 
16 Past three a-clock  - Clare College Singers, Cambridge/Clare College Orc 
Disc 3 
01 Methinks I see an heav'nly host  - Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott 
02 Los que fueren de buen gusto  - Taverner Consort/Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott 
03 A Virgin Unspotted  - Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott 
04 The Babe of Bethlehem (Ye nations all, on you I call)  - Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort 
05 Thys endere nyghth  - Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort 
06 Riu, riu, chiu  - Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort/Ric 
07 Christum wir sollen loben schon  - Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort 
08 Gaudete!  - Andrew Parrott/Stephen Charlesworth/Taverner Choir 
09 In hac anni circulo: Verbum caro  - Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort 
10 A nywe werk is come on honde: Alleluya  - Andrew Parrott/Leigh Nixon/Nicolas Robertson/Taver 
11 The Old Year now away is fled  - Andrew Parrott/Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort/Tav 
12 Hodie nobis caelorum Rex  - Taverner Consort/Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott 
13 Audite principes a 16  - Taverner Consort/Taverner Choir/Taverner Players/A 
14 In dulci jubilo (a 16) Pars II  - Taverner Choir/Taverner Consort/Taverner Players/A 
Disc 4 
01 The Little Drummer Boy  - The King's Singers 
02 El nino querido (The Beloved Child): Three Spanish Carols  - The King's Singers/Charles Fullbrook 
03 The Gift  - The King's Singers/City of London Sinfonia/Richard 
04 Berceuse de Marie (Max Reger) (medley n°2)  - Eric Ericson - Barbara Hendricks - Stockholm Cham 
05 Go Tell It On The Mountain (Chant De Noël Américain Traditionnel) (Medley N°2)  - Barbara Hendricks - Choeur D'Enfants Adolf Fredric 
06 Joy To The World (Medley N°1)  - Barbara Hendricks - Choeur D'Enfants Adolf Fredric 
07 Tochter Zion, freue dich (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Hermann Prey/Tölzer Knabenchor/Gerhard Schmidt-Gad 
08 Zu Bethlehem geboreb (1988 Digital Remaster)  - Hermann Prey/Tölzer Knabenchor/Gerhard Schmidt-Gad 
09 Mary's Boy Child  - Wiener Sängerknaben 
10 Ukraine Bell Carol  - Wiener Sängerknaben 
11 Il est né, le divin Enfant (arr. Tunick)  - Roberto Alagna/Abbey Road Ensemble/Jonathan Tunick 
12 Cantique Noël (arr. Tunick): Minuit, chrétiens  - Roberto Alagna/Abbey Road Ensemble/Jonathan Tunick 
13 Marche des Rois  - René Delsinne 
14 Noël des îles  - René Delsinne 
15 Chanson joyeuse de Noël  - René Delsinne 
16 Weihnachten (arr. Mackerras) (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmon 
17 Von Himmel hoch (arr. Mackerras) (1990 Digital Remaster)  - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf/Ambrosian Singers/Philharmon 
18 In the bleak mid-winter (arr. Tunick)  - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/Roberto Alagna/Abbey Road Ense 
19 O Tannenbaum (arr. Osser)  - Roberto Alagna/Thomas Hampson/Abbey Road Ensemble/ 
20 The Twelve days of Christmas (arr. Tunick)  - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa/Roberto Alagna/Thomas Hampson/ 
Disc 5 
01 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen  - Huddersfield Choral Society 
02 Good King Wenceslas (tune from Piae Cantiones, wrds. J. M. Neale, arr. John Stainer)  - Huddersfield Choral Society/Brian Kay/David Bell/O 
03 We three kings of Orient are  - Huddersfield Choral Society/Brian Kay/David Bell/O 
04 Angels from the realms of glory (arr. Charles Wood)  - Huddersfield Choral Society/Brian Kay/David Bell/O 
05 As with gladness men of old (from chorale Treuer Heiland, adapted W. H. Monk)  - Huddersfield Choral Society/Brian Kay/David Bell/O 
06 The Coventry Carol  - The King's Singers/City of London Sinfonia/Richard 
07 Yorkshire Wassail Song (We've been awhile a-wandering)  - Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks 
08 Masters In This Hall (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks 
09 See amid the winter's snow  - Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks 
10 Sussex Carol (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks 
11 Ding dong! merrily on high (1993 - Remaster)  - Bach Choir/Sir David Willcocks/Jacques Orchestra 
12 O little one sweet BWV493 (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Bach Choir/Sir David Willcocks/Jacques Orchestra 
13 5. Wassail Song: Five English Folk Songs (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Bach Choir/Sir David Willcocks/Jacques Orchestra 
14 Carol with Lullaby (1993 Digital Remaster)  - Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks 
15 Cowboy Carol (2002 - Remaster)  - Hallé Choir/Ronald Frost/Maurice Handford 
16 The Shepherds' Farewell (from L'Enfance du Christ Op. 25) (2002 - Remaster)  - Hallé Orchestra/Maurice Handford/Hallé Choir/Ronal 
17 We wish you a merry Christmas (West Country) (2002 - Remaster)  - Hallé Orchestra/Maurice Handford/Hallé Choir/Ronal 
Disc 6 
01 Nowell! Nowell! Nowell!  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willc 
02 And all in the morning (1991 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willc 
03 I saw a maiden (1991 Digital Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willc 
04 A child is born in Bethlehem [Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem] (1991 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willc 
05 Where Riches is Everlastingly (1991 Digital Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir Andrew Davi 
06 How far is it to Bethlehem? (2004 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willc 
07 Of the Father's heart begotten (2004 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Ian Hare/Sir Da 
08 Resonemus laudibus (2004 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Ian Hare/Sir David 
09 The Shepherds' Cradle Song (2004 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willc 
10 Quittez, pasteurs (2004 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Robert Chilcott 
11 Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child (2004 - Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Timothy Byram-Wigf 
12 Remember, O thou man (2004 - Remaster)  - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir Philip Ledg 
13 Hodie Christus natus est (1991 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir David Willcock 
14 Hosanna to the Son of David (remaster) (1991 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir David Willcock 
15 Angelus ad virginem  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir David Willcock 
16 My Dancing Day (1991 Digital Remaster)  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Sir Andrew Davis/D 
17 O come, all ye faithful (harm. English Hymnal; brass fanfare & accomp., descant and last v. by Willcocks) (1985 - Re  - King's College Choir, Cambridge/Philip Jones Brass 


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