The Complete Christmas Carols / The Sixteen
Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter Gauntlett: Once in Royal David's city Goss, J: See amid the winter's snow Gruber, F: Silent Night Holst: In the Bleak Mid-winter (Cranham) Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger Kocher: As with gladness men of old Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing Ord: Adam lay y-bounden Poston: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree trad.: The First Nowell Sussex Carol While Shepherds Watched I saw three ships Angels from the Realms Of Glory O little town of Bethlehem Rocking In Dulci Jubilo Ding dong! merrily on high Good King Wenceslas Deck the Hall The Holly and the Ivy God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Coventry Carol Of the Father's heart begotten This is the truth sent from above Gabriel’s Message Masters in this Hall Past Three a Clock Gloucester Wassail (Wassail, wassail all over the town) In Dulci Jubilo O come, o come, Emmanuel Cherry Tree Carol It came upon the midnight clear Personent hodie Down in yon Forest Wexford Carol Joys seven Unto Us a Boy is Born! Vaughan Williams: Wither's rocking hymn Wade, J F: O come, all ye faithful
Due to popular demand, CORO has packaged The Sixteen’s two most popular Christmas titles into one double CD set. The ensemble’s Traditional Christmas Carol Collections Volumes I and II feature some of our best-known and best-loved Christmas carols in arrangements with traditional harmonies and original words. Favourites include In the bleak midwinter, Silent night and See amid the winter’s snow. There is also an abundance of festive music that deserves to be better known and The Sixteen includes some rediscovered treasures in this collection such as Masters in this Hall, Past three a clock and Gloucestershire Wassail.