Christmas At Castle Howard With The Chanticleer Singers

Christmas At Castle Howard With The Chanticleer Singers

Composer Various
Voice/Instrument CD Recording
Difficulty Unrated

The Chanticleer Singers are a Malton-based chamber choir who perform a wide range of music under the skilled direction of their conductor, Jane Sturmheit. This brand new CD of Christmas choral music was recorded in the chapel at Castle Howard. The choir's accompanist on this occasion was the retired Director of Music of York Minster, Philip Moore. Banks Music Publications are delighted that this recording includes several new Banks titles. For more information about the choir, please see their website at  

Hodie Christus natus est (Benjamin Britten)
O little one sweet (arr. J. S. Bach)
Balulalow (Peter Warlock)
Ding dong merrily on high (arr. Charles Wood)
Jesus was his name (Dick Blackford) ECS504*
Away in a manger (arr. Philip Moore) ECS152*
Angel Song II (Will Todd)
Hark the herald angels sing (Felix Mendelssohn)
Slumber Song (Andrew Carter) ECS515*
Sussex Carol (arr. David Willcocks)
Dormi Jesu (John Rutter)
The Coventry Carol (arr. Norman Gilbert)
God rest you merry gentlemen (arr. David Willcocks)
Angels from heaven (Andrew Seivewright) ECS500*
Benedicamus Domino (Peter Warlock)
In the bleak midwinter (Harold Darke)
Here is the little door (Herbert Howells)
Hodie Christus natus est (Andrew Carter)
O come all ye faithful (arr. David Willcocks)
+Great our festivity (Andrew Carter) ECS523*
Mary's Magnificat (Andrew Carter)
What sweeter music (John Rutter)
Have yourself a merry little Christmas (arr. Peter Gritton)
Hodie Christus natus est (Benjamin Britten)

*Eboracum Choral Series, published by Banks Music Publications.
All the pieces by Andrew Carter appear in Andrew Carter Carols (Twelve Mixed-Voice Settings)
Published to mark the composer's 70th birthday in 2009 BMP010

 +Commission supported by Ryedale District Council.

"Spirited delivery and atmospheric ambience ... plenty of feel good factor. Santa would be proud to have this in his sack, for all the family" (Martin Dreyer, The Press 11/12/09)

£6.00 (incl. VAT)


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