Vaughan Williams* / Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By David Willocks ‎– Hodie (This Day): A Christmas Cantata For Soprano, Tenor, And Baritone Soloists, With Chorus, Boys' Voices, Organ And Orchestra

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Hodie (This Day): A Cantata For Christmas
A1.1 I. Prologue: "Nowell! Nowell! Nowell! / Hodie Christus Natus Est; Hodie Salvator Apparuit..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsText By – The Vespers For Christmas Day
A1.2 II. Narration: "Now The Birth Of Jesus Christ Was On This Wise..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsWritten By – Luke I. 32, Matthew I. 18-21
A1.3 III. Song: "It Was The Winter Wild..." (From "Hymn On The Morning Of Christ's Nativity")
Text By – Milton*
A1.4 IV. Narration: "And It Came to Pass In Those Days..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsWritten By – Luke II.1-7
A1.5 V. Choral: "The Blessed Son Of God Only..."
Adapted By (Text) – Miles CoverdaleText By – Martin Luther (3)
A1.6 VI. Narration: "And There Were In The Same Country Shepherds Abiding In The Field..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsText By – The Book Of Common PrayerWritten By – Luke II, 8-17
A1.7 VII. The Oxen: "Christmas Eve, And Twelve Of The Clock..."
Text By – Thomas Hardy
A1.8 VIII. Narration: "And The Shepherds Returned, Glorying And Praising..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsWritten By – Luke II, 20
B1.1 IX. Pastoral: "The Shepherds Sing; And Shall I Silent Be?"
Text By – George Herbert
B1.2 X. Narration: "But Mary Kept All These Things, And Pondered Them In Her Heart..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsWritten By – Luke II, 19
B1.3 XI. Lullaby: "Sweet Was The Song The Virgin Sang..."
Text By – W. Ballet*
B1.4 XII. Hymn: "Bright Portals Of The Sky, Emboss'd With Sparkling Stars..."
Text By – William Drummond
B1.5 XIII. Narration: "Now When Jesus Was Born, Behold..."
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsWritten By – Matthew II, 1-2 And 11
B1.6 XIV. The March Of The Three Kings: "From Kingdoms Of Wisdom Secret And Far..."
Text By – Ursula Vaughan Williams
B1.7 XV. Choral: "No Sad Thought His Soul Affright..."
Text By – Ursula Vaughan Williams
B1.8 XVI. Epilogue: "In The Beginning Was The Word..." (Adapted From John I ,1-14, "Hymn On The Morning Of Christ's Nativity", Milton)
Adapted By (Text) – Ralph Vaughan WilliamsText By – Milton*Written By – John I, 1-14

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Also released on Mono with Library of Congress Catalog Card Number R66-2740.

This release has blue labels with silver text.
Side A: 28:40
Side B: 30:15

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SCX 3570 Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks - Hodie (A Christmas Cantata "This Day")(LP, RP) Columbia SCX 3570 UK Unknown Sell This Version
S 36297 Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks - Hodie (A Christmas Cantata "This Day")(LP, RP) Angel Records S 36297 US Unknown Sell This Version
S/T4304, ST-4304 Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks Vaughan Williams*, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, Bach Choir*, Choristers Of Westminster Abbey*, London Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By David Willcocks - Hodie- "This Day" (A Christmas Cantata)(LP, Album, Club) World Record Club, World Record Club S/T4304, ST-4304 Australia 1967 Sell This Version
33SX 1782 Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks - Hodie (This Day) - A Christmas Cantata(LP, Mono) Columbia 33SX 1782 UK 1965 Sell This Version
SCX 3570 Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis (3), John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks - Hodie (This Day) - A Christmas Cantata(LP) Columbia SCX 3570 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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