Adeste Fideles: Christmas Carols from Her Majesty's Chapel Royal - Andrew Tipple (vocals); Cedric Amamoo (vocals); David Willcocks (descant); Harry Fetherstonhaugh (vocals);...
Track Listing
  1. Sans Day Carol
  2. Glorious Kingdom ("The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy")
  3. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (The Apple Tree Carol)
  4. Once in Royal David's City, carol
  5. Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
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  1. Sans Day Carol
  2. Glorious Kingdom ("The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy")
  3. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (The Apple Tree Carol)
  4. Once in Royal David's City, carol
  5. Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")
  6. The Lamb, for chorus
  7. A Maiden Most Gentle
  8. Hosanna To the Son of David, anthem for 6 voices
  9. The Three Kings, for chorus
  10. Spanish Carol, for chorus
  11. Suo Gân (Lullaby), song
  12. Christus, oratorio, Op. 97 (unfinished)
  13. O Little Town of Bethlehem, carol (arr. from English traditional, "Forest Green")
  14. I Saw Three Ships, carol for baritone & male chorus
  15. The Little Road to Bethlehem
  16. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  17. Friday Afternoons, children's songs (12) for children's chorus & piano, Op. 7
  18. Blessed Jesu! Here We Stand, for chorus
  19. Ave Maria, for chorus a cappella (after Bogoroditse D'vo)
  20. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
  21. The Three Kings (Die Könige) ("Three Kings from Persian lands afar")
  22. De Virgin Mary, arrangement for chorus
  23. The Holly and the Ivy, for chorus & piano or orchestra, Op. 58/2
  24. A Spotless Rose, for chorus
  25. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssohn's Festgesang for the Gutenberg Festival)
  26. We Wish You a Merry Christmas (English)
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The English choral Christmas album has tended toward innovation, and it's good to hear that there's still a place for the traditional kind, with lightly embroidered traditional hymns, just ever so slightly wobbly, but utterly endearing, boy sopranos, and strongly diatonic Christmas compositions that are consistently and simply rapt in mood. That's what you get here from the Choir of Her Majesty's Chapel Royal, whose 17 "gentlemen" and "boys" under director Huw Williams are a smaller group than most of their competition and ...

Adeste Fideles: Christmas Carols from Her Majesty's Chapel Royal 2016, Signum Classics

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