16 Dec 2012

British Christmas Music

From Composer of the Week, 9:00 am on 16 December 2012

A mother plays the guitar while her two daughters sing a carol

Peter Watts delves into the world of British Christmas music.

Music Details:

Gauntlett arr. Mann
Once in royal David’s city
EMI CDM 7 63179 2

Trad. arr. Katherine Blake
Coventry Carol
EMI 7243 8 74746 2 8

Arbeau|
Ding Dong
Atoll ACD 207

Howells
Here is the Little Door
BBC MM313

Ord
Adam lay ybounden
RR 1039

Darke
In the bleak midwinter
COLCD 106

Trad. arr. Willcocks
I saw three ships
EMI 7243 8 74746 2 8

Rutter
Shepherd’s Pipe Carol
EMI 7243 8 74746 2 8

Carter
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
YORK CD 169

Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on Christmas Carols
BBCSC

Britten
A boy was born
BBC MM 236

Madden
I sing of a maiden
Atoll ACD 308