Alfred Deller « The Complete Vanguard Recordings », Volume THREE

Alfred Deller « The Complete Vanguard Recordings », Volume THREE
Christmas Carols and Motets
Alfred Deller - The Deller Consort
Musical Concepts MC 192 [CDx4 + CD-ROM]

Contents:

    CD-1
    The Holly and the Ivy

    Anon., 17th c.
  1. Patapan

  2. J.H. Hopkins
  3. Hymn: We Three Kings of Orient are

  4. Anon., trad., England
  5. I Saw Three Ship come sailing

  6. Anon., trad., England
  7. The Coventry Carol

  8. Edmund H. Sears & Richard S. Willis
  9. It Came Upon The Midnight Clear

  10. Anon., 16th (spring carol) / J.M. Neale, 19th c. (text)
  11. Good King Wenceslas

  12. C.J. Alexander & H.J. Gauntlett
  13. Once in Royal David's City

  14. Anon., Czech Caro:
  15. Rocking (Hajej, nynjej)

  16. Anon., trad., England
  17. The First Nowell

  18. Anon., England
  19. Christmas carol: God Rest on You Merry Gentlemen

  20. George Wither (lyric) & Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr.)
  21. Wither's Rocking Hymn

  22. Joseph Möhr & Hans Grüber
  23. Silent Night

  24. Anon.
  25. Dormi Jesu !

  26. Anon., trad., England
  27. Wassail Song

  28. Anon., ca 15th c.
  29. Boar's Head Carol

  30. Anon., London Wait
  31. Past Three A Clock

  32. Anon., medieval & Gustav Holst (arr.)
  33. Lullay My Liking

  34. Anon., 15th c. & Peter Warlock (arr.)
  35. Adam Lay Ybouden

  36. Anon., Germany & Robert Herrick (word), 1647
  37. Christmas-play carol: Herrick's Carol

  38. Anon., 14th c.
  39. Angelus ad Virginem

  40. Anon., medieval & Cecil Sharp (arr.):
  41. Carol: The Holly and the Ivy

  42. Anon., Germany ?, Scheidt & J.S. Bach (harmonization):
  43. O Little One Sweet

  44. Anon., medieval, Chester Ms (ca 1425):
  45. Processional song: Song of the Nuns of Chester

  46. Anon., 16th c.
  47. Winter-Rose

  48. Anon., 14th c. / J.S. Bach (harmonization)
  49. Carol: In Dulci Jubilo
  50. CD-2
    Hark, Ye Shepherds!

    Anon., trad., old Welsh
  51. Deck the Halls

  52. Felix Mendelssohn (m) / Charles Wesley (t)
  53. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

  54. Anon., William Ballet's Lute Book
  55. Lute-book Lullaby

  56. Anon., trad.
  57. Ye Shepherds

  58. Georg Frideric Handel (m), (attr.) / Isaac Watts (t)
  59. Joy to the World

  60. Anon., trad.
  61. Down in Yon Forest

  62. Anon., trad., old Besançon
  63. Carol tune: People Look East

  64. Anon., trad.
  65. Blessed Be That Maid Mary

  66. Anon., ca 1520-1530:
  67. Sir Christmas

  68. Anon., 15th c. / Michael Praetorius (arr.)
  69. Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming

  70. J.F. Wade: Cantus Diversi
  71. O Come All Ye Faithful

  72. Anon.
  73. The Twelve Days of Christmas

  74. Anon., trad.
  75. Here We Come A-Wassailing

  76. Johann Georg Ebeling
  77. All My Heart This Night Rejoices

  78. Anon., trad., Germany, 15th c.
  79. Joseph Dearest (Song of the Crib)

  80. Anon., trad.
  81. I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In

  82. Geoffrey Shaw (m) / Frances Chesterton (t)
  83. How Far is It to Bethlehem?

  84. Anon., trad., Czech
  85. The Birds

  86. Anon., trad., lyrics 17th c.
  87. Elizabethan popular tune: The Old Year Now (Greensleeves)

  88. Anon., trad., England (west country)
  89. A Merry Christmas
  90. CD-3
    Carols and Motets for the Nativity of Medieval and Tudor England

    Guilelmus Monachus
  91. Gymel (instr.)

  92. Anon.
  93. Nowell, nowell: Tidings true

  94. Roy Henry (Henry VIII?)
  95. Sanctus (instr.)

  96. Anon.
  97. Blessed be Thou, Heavenly Queen

  98. Anon.
  99. Qui natus est

  100. Anon.
  101. Burden and Carol (instr.)

  102. Anon.
  103. Nova! nova!

  104. Anon.
  105. Angelus ad virginem (instr.)

  106. Anon.
  107. Hail, Mary full of grace

  108. Richard Smert
  109. In die nativitas

  110. Anon.
  111. There is no rose of such virtue

  112. John Dunstable
  113. Kyrie (instr.)

  114. Richard Pygott
  115. Quid petis o fili

  116. Anon.
  117. Carol: I saw (instr.)

  118. Anon.
  119. Nowell, nowell: Out of your sleep

  120. Guilelmus Monachus
  121. Fauxbourdon (instr.)

  122. John Dunstable
  123. Quam pulchra es
  124. CD-4
    Christmas Carols and Motets of Medieval Europe

    Anon., end of 15th, Czech hymn book
  125. Motet (à 4): De Nativitate Domine

  126. Giacomo Fogliano
  127. Lauda: Ave Maria

  128. Jan of Jenstejn
  129. Monody: Decet huius cunctis horis

  130. Pedro de Escobar, Cathedral Library, Tarazona, Spain Ms
  131. In Nativitate Domine (à 4)

  132. Anon., end of 15th, Czech hymn booktrad.
  133. O Regina, Lux Divina (à 3)

  134. Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina
  135. Motet (à 4): Hodie Christus natus est

  136. Byttering, Old Hall & York Ms
  137. Motet (à 3): Nesciens mater

  138. Johannes Ciconia, Codex Trent
  139. Et in terra pax (instr.)

  140. St. Godric, British museum, Ms Reg. v. f.vii,f.
  141. Crist and Sainte Marie

  142. John Dunstable
  143. Sancta Maria

  144. Anon., Codex Montpellier
  145. Isorythmic motet: O Maria virgo (instr.)

  146. Anon., England, 14th c., British Museum add. 29987
  147. Gloria

  148. Henricus Isaac
  149. Introït (à 4): Puer natus

  150. Thomas Stoltzer
  151. Foeno iacere (instr.)

  152. Ludwig Senfltrad.
  153. Maria Zart

  154. Leonel Power, Old Hall Ms
  155. Motet (à 3): Beata Progenies

  156. Anon., England, early 14th c.
  157. Alleluya psallat

CD-ROM

Performers, recording site and date:
See links below;
Rel.: 2008

Playing time: ??' ??"

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 564-82 (Dec 2008)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 32/4- 288 (Mar/Apr 2009)

Excerpts:
[1]-[3], [5]-[13], [15]-[25] Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BG-499 [LP] The Holly and the Ivy
[1]-[25] Vanguard (Omega) Classics OVC 8023 [LP] The Holly and the Ivy
[26]-[45] Vanguard VRS 1062 [LP] Hark, Ye Shepherds!
[46]-[62] Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BG-654 [LP] Carols and Motets for the Nativity of Medieval and Tudor England
[63]-[79] Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BG-680 [LP] Christmas Carols and Motets of Medieval Europe

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