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Roderick Elms: Festive Frolic - A Celebration of Christmas

Roderick Elms’ Christmas music ranges from charming and witty arrangements of well-loved traditional carols to new settings and festive orchestral pieces written for this very special season. The charm and immediate appeal of his music has been captivating audiences across the country for many years and this selection represents some of his most popular works, together with a few new ones such as the spectacular suite Wassail Down the Wind for organ and orchestra.


Elms, Roderick

  Fanfare da Festa
1.   Fanfare da Festa 00:01:31

  O come, O come, Emmanuel (arr. R. Elms)
2.   O come, O come, Emmanuel (arr. R. Elms) 00:04:01

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  3 Carols (arr. R. Elms)
3.   No. 1. Gabriel's Message 00:03:10
4.   No. 2. Rocking 00:02:12
5.   No. 3. Angels from the Realms of Glory 00:03:40

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: Chorale: Zion hort die Wachter singen (arr. R. Elms)
6.   Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: Chorale: Zion hort die Wachter singen (arr. R. Elms) 00:04:12

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  Cherry Tree Carol (arr. R. Elms)
7.   Cherry Tree Carol (arr. R. Elms) 00:02:09

Kirkpatrick, William J.
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  Away in a Manger (arr. R. Elms)
8.   Away in a Manger (arr. R. Elms) 00:03:19

Elms, Roderick

  Wassail down the Wind
9.   I. The Boar's Head, Coventry 00:05:24
10.   II. Merry Gents 00:04:08
11.   III. Wassailing in the Dark 00:03:01

Traditional
Mohr, Josef / Traditional, lyricist(s)
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  3 More Carols (arr. R. Elms)
12.   No. 1. Coventry Carol 00:03:26
13.   No. 2. Silent Night 00:03:40
14.   No. 3. In Dulci Jubilo 00:01:57

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208: Aria: Schafe konnen sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze) (arr. R. Elms)
15.   Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208: Aria: Schafe konnen sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze) (arr. R. Elms) 00:03:50

Elms, Roderick

  Festive Frolic
16.   Festive Frolic 00:03:13

Elms, Roderick
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, lyricist(s)

  Sleep, Sweet Babe! (Dormi Jesu)
17.   Sleep, Sweet Babe! (Dormi Jesu) 00:03:03

Hopkins, Jr., John Henry
Hopkins, Jr., John Henry, lyricist(s)
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  We Three Kings of Orient Are (arr. R. Elms)
18.   We Three Kings of Orient Are (arr. R. Elms) 00:03:37

Marks, Johnny
Elms, Roderick, arranger(s)

  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (arr. R. Elms)
19.   Rudolph the Red - Nosed Reindeer (arr. R. Elms) 00:02:48

Total Playing Time: 01:02:21






Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Elms, Roderick; Hopkins, Jr., John Henry; Kirkpatrick, William J.; Marks, Johnny; Traditional

Lyricist(s):
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Hopkins, Jr., John Henry; Mohr, Josef; Traditional

Arranger(s):
Elms, Roderick

Conductor(s):
Bell, Stephen; Broadbent, Peter

Orchestra(s):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Choir(s):
Joyful Company of Singers

Artist(s):
Filsell, Simon; Fletcher, Andrew; Nicholson, Stuart; Owen, Martin; Quigley, Stephen; Stephen, Garrod; Wilde, Mark; Williams, Christopher; Young, Alistair

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Orchestral

Period: Baroque; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.570793

Barcode: 747313079377

Physical Release: 11/2007

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