Songs Of Angels: Christmas Hymns And Carols

Robert Shaw & Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

Songs Of Angels Christmas Hymns And Carols
  • Release Date: 01 Sep 1994
  • Label: TELARC
  • Genre: OTHER
  • CAT # 80377-25

    1. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen 1:21
    2. Angels We Have Heard on High 2:06
    3. O Come, O Come Emmanuel 2:38
    4. How Unto Bethlehem? 1:20
    5. The Boar's Head Carol 1:05
    6. O Tannenbaum 2:04
    7. Masters in this Hall 2:06
    8. My Dancing Day 2:12
    9. Away in a Manger 1:41
    10. Good Christian Men, Rejoice 1:25
    11. The Holly and the Ivy 2:28
    12. Good King Wenceslas 2:05
    13. Wassail Song 1:20
    14. Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella 1:25
    15. Fum, Fum, Fum
    16. Mary Had a Baby 2:20
    17. Hacia Belen va un borrico 2:19
    18. Christ was Born on Christmas Day 1:50
    19. March of the Kings 1:18
    20. Coventry Carol 2:48
    21. Deck the Halls 1:11
    22. The Cherry Tree Carol 4:06
    23. We Three Kings of Orient Are 3:14
    24. Touro-louro-louro! 1:53
    25. So Blest a Slight 2:16
    26. I Saw Three Ships 1:30
    27. What Child Is This? 3:12
    28. Susanni 1:22
    29. In the Bleak Midwinter 3:43

This Robert Shaw release is the perfect follow-up to The Many Moods of Christmas. On this CD, Telarc recreates the programs from superb performances of Robert Shaw and the famous Robert Shaw Chorale.

All of these carols are heard in delightful arrangements by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw. Most date from the early 1950s and the immensely popular concerts and recordings of the Robert Shaw Chorale. Adding a bit of harmony here, some simple counterpoint there, Shaw and Parker never obscure the eloquence of the songs themselves. The carols still speak directly to us with their message of hope, joy, and wonder.

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