100 Best Carols (6 CDs)


Year: 2007

Label: EMI Classics

Performers: Various Artists

2007 release in the Best Classics 100 series, 100 Best Carols is the perfect Christmas release– six CDs of the most famous carols. Among the vocal groups found on this release are the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, the Taverner Choir, the Bach Choir, and the Wiener Sangerknaben, while star soloists include Roberto Alagna, Thomas Hampson, Barbara Hendricks, Hermann Prey, and Kiri Te Kanawa.


CD 01

01. The First Nowell
02. Away In A Manger
03. Up! Good Christian Folk And Listen
04. O Little Town Of Bethlehem
05. I Sing Of A Maiden
06. A Spotless Rose
07. Once In Royal David’s City
08. Personent Hodie
09. Myn Lyking
10. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
11. The Holly And The Ivy
12. Silent Night
13. While Shepherds Watched
14. It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
15. The Lord At First Did Adam Make
16. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

CD 02

01. Shepherd’s Pipe Carol
02. Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
03. Angel Tidings
04. Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agréable
05. I Saw Three Ships
06. Nativity Carol
07. Quem Pastores Laudavere
08. Rocking
09. Here We Come A-Wassailing
10. The Coming Of Our King
11. The Infant King
12. Shepherds’ Noël
13. Noël Nouvelet
14. Gabriel’s Message
15. Sans Day Carol
16. Past Three O’Clock

CD 03

01. Methinks I see an heav’nly host (Billings)
02. Los que fueren de buen gusto (Francisco de Vidales)
03. A virgin unspotted (Billings)
04. The babe of Bethlehem (Walker)
05. Thys endere nyghth (trad.)
06. Riu, riu, chiu (Mateo Flecha the elder)
07. Christum wir sollen loben schon (trad. arr. Osiander)
08. Gaudete! (anon. 16th century)
09. Verbum caro: In hac anni circulo (anon. medieval)
10. Alleluya: A nywe werk is come on honde (anon. 15th century)
11. The Old Year now away is fled (trad.)
12. Hodie nobis celorum rex (a 4) (Tallis)
13. Audite, principes (a 16) (Giovanni Gabrieli)
14. In dulci jubilo (a 16) Pars II (Praetorius)

CD 04

01. The little drummer boy (Davis, Onorati, Simeone, arr. John McCarthy)
02. El niño querido (Spanish trad. arr. Richards)
03. The gift (Simple gifts) (trad. Shaker, arr. Chilcott)
04. Maria Wiegenlied (Reger)
05. Go tell it on the mountain (American trad. arr. Ekdahl)
06. Joy to the world (19th cent. English arr. Rutter)
07. Tochter Zion, freue dich (Handel arr. Bickenbach)
08. Zu Bethlehem geboren (17th cent. German arr. Bickenbach)
09. Mary’s boy child (Hairston)
10. Ukraine Bell Carol (Shchedryk) (Ukrainian trad. arr. Brett)
11. Il est né le divin enfant (French trad. arr. Tunick)
12. Minuit, Chrétiens (Adam arr. Tunick)
13. Marche des Rois (Provençal trad. harm. Delsinne)
14. Noël des îles (Moune de Rivel, vocal trans. Aubanel)
15. Chanson joyeuse de Noël (trad. harm. Gevaert)
16. Weihnachten (Humperdinck)
17. Vom Himmel hoch (trad. arr. Mackerras)
18. In the bleak midwinter (Darke, arr. Tunick)
19. O tannenbaum (German trad. arr. Osser)
20. The twelve days of Christmas (English trad. arr. Tunick)

CD 05

01. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
02. Good King Wenceslas
03. We Three Kings Of Orient Are
04. Angels From The Realm Of Glory
05. As With Gladness Men Of Old
06. Coventry Carol
07. We’ve Been A While A-Wandering
08. Masters In This Hall
09. See Amid The Winter’s Snow
10. Sussex Carol
11. Ding Dong! Merrily On High!
12. O Little One Sweet
13. Wassail Song
14. Carol With Lullaby
15. Cowboy Carol
16. The Shepherds’ Farewell
17. We Wish You A Merry Christmas

CD 06

01. Maconchy: Nowell! Nowell! Nowell!
02. And All In The Morning
03. I Saw A Maiden
04. A Child Is Born In Bethlehem
05. Warlock: Where Riches Is Everlastingly
06. How Far Is It To Bethlehem?
07. Of The Father’s Heart Begotten
08. Resonemus Laudibus
09. The Shepherds’ Cradle Song
10. Quittez, Pasteurs
11. Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child
12. Remember, O Thou Man
13. Hodie Christus Natus Est
14. Hosanna To The Son Of David
15. Chancelier: Angelus Ad Virginem
16. Anon: My Dancing Day
17. O Come, All Ye Faithful


File name: 100BestCarolsCD1.zip
File size:232.82 MB

File name: 100BestCarolsCD2.zip
File size:241.97 MB

File name: 100BestCarolsCD3.zip
File size:209.69 MB

File name: 100BestCarolsCD4.zip
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File name: 100BestCarolsCD5.zip
File size:223.19 MB

File name: 100BestCarolsCD6.zip
File size:219.58 MB



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