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Dormi Jesu - A Caius Christmas



Playing time: 63'28"
Tracks: 20
Booklet pages: 28
© 2014 Delphian Records Ltd
Reviewer: Keith Bramich
Review of Dormi Jesu - A Caius Christmas published on 25 December 2014

Rose Wilson-Haffenden, soprano (tracks 6 and 14)
Catherine Harrison, soprano (track 8)
Catharine Baumann, soprano (track 9)
Anna Mathew, soprano (track 9)
Emma Gullifer, alto (track 9)
Felicity McDermott, alto (track 9)
Sam Dressel, tenor (track 9)
Philip Kennedy, tenor (track 9)
Richard Erskine, bass (track 8)
Nathan Mercieca, bass (tracks 9 and 10)
Nick Crawford, bass (track 9)
Joseph Shiner, clarinet (track 14)
Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Annie Lydford, organ (tracks 2, 12, 17 and 19)
Nick Lee, organ (tracks 3, 6, 7, 10 and 20)
Geoffrey Webber, conductor

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) arranged by Jan Sandström (born 1954):
1 Est ist ein Ros entsprungen

Carl Rütti (born 1949):
2 A Patre unigenitus

Matthew Owens (born 1971):
3 The Holly and the Ivy

Herbert Howells (1892-1983):
4 Here is the little door

traditional Czech, arranged by Edward Higginbottom:
5 Rocking Carol

Thomas Hewitt Jones (born 1984):
6 What child is this?

traditional English, arranged by David Willcocks:
7 Sussex Carol

Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863) arranged by Geoffrey Webber:
8 Stille Nacht

traditional German, arranged by Robert Lucas de Pearsall (1795-1856):
9 In dulci jubilo

Peter Tranchell (1922-1993):
10 If ye would hear the angels sing

Pierre Villette (1926-1998):
11 Hymne à la Vierge

William Mathias (1934-1992):
12 Wassail Carol

Robert Parsons (c1535-1572):
13 Ave Maria

Anton Webern (1883-1945):
14 Dormi, Jesu

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963):
15 Videntes stellam

William Walton (1902-1983):
16 Make we joy now in this fest

Martin Shaw (1875-1958) arranged by Geoffrey Webber:
17 Hills of the North, rejoice

Giovanni Gabrieli (1550s-1612):
18 O magnum mysterium

traditional, arranged by Magnus Williamson:
19 Of the Father's heart begotten

Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933):
20 Resonet in laudibus (No 3 from Cathedral Windows)

Recorded 29-30 September 2011 in the Parish Church of St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, London UK


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