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MY PLAYLIST FOR THE NATIVITY

Can you hear the music? Do you hear it play? It’s telling you the story of the first Christmas Day… Perfect for children of all ages, this album of classical and traditional works is a charming and engaging retelling of the nativity through music, song and rhyme. Listen to the music and read the story!


Rutter, John
Rutter, John, lyricist(s)

  Nativity carol
1.   Nativity carol 00:04:26

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Strand, Leif, arranger(s)

  The Angel Gabriel (arr. L. Strand for choir and orchestra)
2.   The Angel Gabriel (arr. L. Strand for choir and orchestra) 00:01:23

Lutosławski, Witold
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  20 Polish Christmas Carols: Hurrying to Bethlehem
3.   20 Polish Christmas Carols: Hurrying to Bethlehem 00:00:56

Rodrigo, Joaquín

  El álbum de Cecilia (Album for Cecilia): No. 6. Borriquillos a Belén (Little Donkeys in Bethlehem)
4.   El álbum de Cecilia (Album for Cecilia): No. 6. Borriquillos a Belén (Little Donkeys in Bethlehem) 00:01:14

Redner, Lewis H.
Brooks, Phillips, lyricist(s)
Strand, Leif, arranger(s)

  O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. L. Strand for flute, guitar and choir)
5.   O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. L. Strand for flute, guitar and choir) 00:03:18

  The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra)
6.   The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy (arr. P. Breiner for orchestra) 00:01:56
  Mary had a baby (arr. L. Strand for flute, guitar and choir)
7.   Mary had a baby (arr. L. Strand for flute, guitar and choir) 00:02:49

Ireland, John

  4 Preludes: No. 3. The Holy Boy (version for cello and piano)
8.   4 Preludes: No. 3. The Holy Boy (version for cello and piano) 00:02:59

Kirkpatrick, William J.
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Willcocks, David, arranger(s)

  Away in a Manger (arr. D. Willcocks for soprano and choir)
9.   Away in a Manger (arr. D. Willcocks for soprano and choir) 00:02:27

Brahms, Johannes

  5 Lieder, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (arr. for orchestra)
10.   5 Lieder, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (arr. for orchestra) 00:02:16

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  12 Variations on Ah, vous dirai-je, maman, K. 265 (excerpt)
11.   12 Variations on Ah, vous dirai - je, maman, K. 265 (excerpt) 00:05:03

Handel, George Frideric
Watts, Isaac, lyricist(s)

  Joy to the World
12.   Joy to the World 00:01:29

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Willcocks, David, arranger(s)

  While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (arr. D. Willcocks for choir)
13.   While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (arr. D. Willcocks for choir) 00:02:24

Anderson, Leroy

  Suite of Carols: I. Angels in our Fields (version for woodwinds)
14.   Suite of Carols: I. Angels in our Fields (version for woodwinds) 00:02:33

Grainger, Percy

  Shepherd's Hey
15.   Shepherd's Hey 00:02:08

Hopkins Jr., John Henry
Pitts, Antony, arranger(s)

  We Three Kings of Orient Are (arr. A. Pitts for vocal ensemble)
16.   We Three Kings of Orient Are (arr. A. Pitts for vocal ensemble) 00:03:07

Wang, Lisan

  Capriccio of Animals: II. Camel's Bells in the Desert
17.   Capriccio of Animals: II. Camel's Bells in the Desert 00:01:26

Rosenberg, Hilding
Gullberg, Hjalmar, lyricist(s)

  Den heliga natten (The Holy Night): IX. March of the Wise Men
18.   Den heliga natten (The Holy Night): IX. March of the Wise Men 00:02:14

Mendelssohn, Felix

  Kinderstücke, Op. 72, "Christmas Pieces": No. 2. Andante sostenuto, MWV U170
19.   Kinderstücke, Op. 72, "Christmas Pieces": No. 2. Andante sostenuto, MWV U170 00:01:47

Gruber, Franz Xaver
Mohr, Josef, lyricist(s)

  Silent Night
20.   Silent Night 00:03:08

Total Playing Time: 00:49:03






Composer(s):
Anderson, Leroy; Brahms, Johannes; Grainger, Percy; Gruber, Franz Xaver; Handel, George Frideric; Hopkins Jr., John Henry; Ireland, John; Kirkpatrick, William J.; Lutosławski, Witold; Mendelssohn, Felix; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Redner, Lewis H.; Rodrigo, Joaquín; Rosenberg, Hilding; Rutter, John; Traditional; Wang, Lisan

Lyricist(s):
Brooks, Phillips; Gullberg, Hjalmar; Mohr, Josef; Rutter, John; Traditional; Watts, Isaac

Arranger(s):
Breiner, Peter; Pitts, Antony; Strand, Leif; Willcocks, David

Conductor(s):
Backhouse, Jeremy; Breiner, Peter; Brion, Keith; Edison, Noel; Hunt, Donald; Johansson, Jerker; Pitts, Antony; Sackett, Andrew; Slatkin, Leonard; Strand, Leif; Sundkvist, Petter; Wit, Antoni

Orchestra(s):
BBC Concert Orchestra; Jönköping Sinfonietta; Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Choir(s):
Elora Singers, The; Leif Strand Chamber Choir; Leif Strands Ladies Choir; Polish Radio Choir; Tewkesbury Abbey Choir; Tonus Peregrinus; Trinity Church Choir, New York; Vasari Singers; Worcester Cathedral Choir

Artist(s):
Bloss, Michael; Ford, Martin; Frith, Benjamin; Hoyt, Ann; Lenehan, John; Lloyd Webber, Julian; Marcusson, Göran; Pasichnyk, Olga; Pizarro, Artur; Sjögren, Tobias; Szokolay, Balázs; Westman, Bo; Zhang, Yiming

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Instrumental; Orchestral; Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.578348

Barcode: 747313834877

Physical Release: 11/2018

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