Benjamin Britten, Sonia Montgomery, Mervyn Loft-Simson, Janice Gardner-Brown* ‎– A Ceremony Of Carols And Other Music For Christmas From Headington School, Oxford

Alpha (6) ‎– APS 375
Vinyl, LP

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A Ceremony Of Carols Op 28
Choir – The Chamber Choir*Composed By – Benjamin BrittenHarp – Janice Gardner-Brown*
A1 Procession
A2 Wolcum Yole!
A3 There Is No Rose
A4 That Yonge Child / Balulalow
Soprano Vocals – Lucy Sharman
A5 As Dew In Aprille
A6 This Little Babe
A7 Interlude: Harp Solo
A8 In Freezing Winter Night
Soprano Vocals – Lucy Sharman, Jane Wheeler
A9 Spring Carol
Soprano Vocals – Lucy Sharman, Sarah Jolly
A10 Adam Lay I-Bounden
A11 Recession
B1 The Shepherd's Farewell
Arranged By – H. A. ChambersChoir – The Senior Choir*Composed By – Hector Berlioz
B2 A Child Is Born In Bethlehem
Arranged By – Sonia MontgomeryChoir – The Senior Choir*Composed By – Scheidt*Soprano Vocals – Lucy Sharman
B3 Pastorale From The Christmas Concerto (Concerto Grosso Op 6 In G Minor Fatto Per La Notte Di Natale)
Composed By – Corelli*Harpsichord [Continuo] – Sonia MontgomeryOrchestra – The String Orchestra*Violin [Solo] – Haylie Ecker, Sally French (2)Violoncello – Sally Collings (2)
B4 Three Kings From Persian Lands
Arranged By – Enid Hugh-JonesChoir – The Senior Choir*Composed By – Cornelius*Contralto Vocals – Fiona Campbell (3)
B5 It's A Long Journey To Bethlehem
Composed By, Clarinet – Patricia GoundreyComposed By, Piano – Alexia Wilson (2)Soprano Vocals – Alice Shergold, Katie Hawkes, Sarah Jolly, Yasmin Ben-Adel
B6 Shine Little Star
Choir – The Chamber Choir*Composed By – Elizabeth ShergoldComposed By, Piano – Michelle LeungOboe – Siận RitchieSoprano Vocals – Sarah Jolly
B7 Personent Hodie
Choir – Headington School Chamber Choir, Headington School Senior ChoirPiano – Mervyn Loft-Simson

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Recorded 28th-29th November and 2nd December 1986

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): APS 375 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): APS 375 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): APS-375 A₁ PAG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): APS-375 B₁ PAG