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Let the Angels Sing - European Christmas Carols and Songs

6.220615

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Playing time: 52'20"
Tracks: 17
Booklet pages: 32
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Reviewer: Roderic Dunnett
Review of Let the Angels Sing - European Christmas Carols and Songs published on 5 November 2016

Listen: traditional English, fifteenth century: Coventry Carol (track 9, 1:26-2:22)

Danish National Vocal Ensemble
Michala Petri, recorder
Michael Bojesen, conductor

European Christmas Carols and Songs in new arrangements by Michael Bojesen for recorder and choir

1 Basque, thirteenth century: Gabriel's Message
2 Franciscan, fourteenth century: Angelus ad Virginem
3 Piae Cantiones, 1582: Up! Good Christian Folk, and Listen
4 Czech, eighteenth century: Rocking
5 English, eighteenth century: A Virgin Most Pure
6 English, 1849: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (male choir)
7 Dutch, seventeenth century: King Jesus Hath a Garden (choir, a capella)
8 German, fourteenth century: In Dulci Jubilo
9 English, sixteenth century: Coventry Carol
10 English, sixteenth century: God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
11 Czech, seventeenth century: Zither Carol
12 Piae Cantiones, 1582: Unto Us is Born a Son
13 Polish, eighteenth century: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
14 German, fourteenth century: The Linden Tree Carol
15 Piae Cantiones, 1582: Good King Wenceslas
16 English, fifteenth century: Blessed Be That Maid Mary (choir a capella)
17 French, fifteenth century: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Recorded 25-27 June 2015 in the Danish Radio Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark

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