Noël Nouvelet

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Noël Nouvelet (Guild)

Recorded: St Jude’s Hampstead, London
November 2006 © 2007

Track list

1. Mendelssohn
Frohlokket ihr Völker auf Erden

2. Head
The Little Road to Bethlehem

3. Chilcott
Shepherd’s Carol

4. German 14thC, arr. Rutter
Quem pastores laudevere

5. Rutter
Mary’s Lullaby

6. Leighton
Coventry Carol

7. Rathbone
Corpus Christi Carol

8. Weir
Illuminare Jersualem

9. Lauridsen
O magnum mysterium

10. French trad., arr. Jackson
Noël Nouvelet

11. Hakim
Ding dong! Merrily on high

12. Clucas
Love came down at Christmas

13. Edwards
No small wonder

14. Gruber, arr. Rathbone
Silent night

15. Gardner
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

16. arr. Short
Away in a manger

17. arr. Sargent
Hawaiian Lullaby

18. Torme, arr. Ward Swingle
Christmas Song

19. English trad. arr. Andrew Carter
The Twelve Days of Christmas

Album Reviews

“The stylistic breadth of the Vasari Singers is dazzlingly demonstrated on this recording.” Church Music Quarterly

“…the joy and vigour with which they sing and the innovativeness of these arrangement make this a welcome addition to any Christmas CD list.” Muso

“I can’t think of a better disc of Christmas music for you to find under your tree on December 25th.” MusicWeb International

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