Wolcum Yule

Wolcum Yule
Celtic and British Songs and Carols
Andrew Lawrence-King / Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi USA HMU 907325 [CD]
Harmonia Mundi HMU 807325 [SACD]


    Trad., England
  1. Awake and join the cheerful choir

  2. Trad., Ireland
  3. 'Good people all this Christmastide'
  4. The seven rejoices of Mary

  5. John Tavener
  6. The Lamb

  7. Anon., 17th c.
  8. A Scots Lilt

  9. Trad., Scotland
  10. Bulalow

  11. Richard Rodney Bennett
  12. Bullalow

  13. Trad., England
  14. The holly and the ivy

  15. Trad., Scotland
  16. The Reel of Tullochgorum

  17. Trad., England
  18. I saw three ships come sailing by

  19. Peter Maxwell Davies
  20. A Calendar of Kings

  21. Trad., Ireland
  22. Air: La fuár geimhreadh (On a cold winter's day)
  23. An teicheadh go hÉigipt (Flight into Egypt)

  24. Geoffrey Burgon
  25. A God, and yet a man ?

  26. Henry VIII
  27. Grene growith the holy

  28. Trad., Welch
  29. Wel, dyma'r borau gorau (Behold, here is the best morning)

  30. Trad., England
  31. The Cherry Tree Carol

  32. Trad., Cornish
  33. Can wassel (Wassail Song)

  34. Benjamin Britten
  35. A New Year Carol

Playing time: 66' 27"

Recording site and date:
Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California, USA [03/2003]; rel. 2003

Performers: Marsha Genensky (voice), Susan Hellauer (voice), Jacqueline Horner (voice), Johanna Rose (voice), Andrew Lawrence-King (harp, psaltery)

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 81/975-42 (january 2004)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 27/3-238 (January/February 2004)
Goldberg (#-p.): 29-98 (2004)

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