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O Holy Night - A Merton Christmas


24-bit stereo

Playing time: 68'19"
Tracks: 18
Booklet pages: 24
© 2017 Delphian Records Ltd
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of O Holy Night - A Merton Christmas published on 14 December 2017

Listen: Bob Chilcott: The Bird of Dawning (track 13, 0:42-1:40)

Choir of Merton College, Oxford
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Nicholas, conductor

John Rutter:

1 All bells in paradise
2 Shepherd's Pipe Carol

Elizabeth Poston:

3 Jesus Christ the apple tree

Felix Mendelssohn, arranged by David Willcocks:

4 Hark! the herald-angels sing

Hector Berlioz:

5 The Shepherds' Farewell

traditional, arranged by David Willcocks:

6 Unto us is born a son

Harold Darke:

7 In the bleak mid-winter

Bob Chilcott:

8 The Shepherd's Carol

Patrick Hadley:

9 I sing of a maiden

Franz Xaver Gruber, arranged by John Rutter:

10 Silent night

Adolphe Adam, arranged by John Rutter:

11 O holy night

traditional English, arranged by Arthur Sullivan:

12 In came upon the midnight clear

Bob Chilcott:

13 The Bird of Dawning (first recording)

W J Kirkpatrick, arranged by David Willcocks:

14 Away in a manger

traditional German, arranged by Robert Lucas de Pearsall:

15 In dulci jubilo

Thomas Hewitt Jones:

16 What child is this?

J F Wade, arranged by David Willcocks:

17 O come, all ye faithful

Morten Lauridsen:

18 O magnum mysterium

Recorded 27-29 June 2016 in Merton College Chapel, Oxford, UK


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