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25 tracks 65 min
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Told in great words and music

An inspiring anthology of great poetry and prose read by the BBC's Margaret Howard, and Bernard Palmer, and music ancient and modern sung by the Harlow Chorus. An album all the family will enjoy.

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The Christmas Story
told in words and music

CHRISTMAS BELLS
1 Ding Dong! Merrily on High 16th cent. French tune arranged David Willcocks
2 Christmas Bells Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

JOURNEY TO BETHELEHEM
3 The Time of Snow Bob Chilcott
4 Christmas Landscape Laurie Lee
5 Mid-Winter Bob Chilcott
6 O Simplicitas Madeleine L'Engle
A Maiden Most Gentle Andrew Carter
7 O Little Town of Bethlehem Paul Ayres

THE BIRTH OF CHRIST
8 Silent Night F Gruber arranged Sarah Tenant-Flowers
9 The Shepherd's Dog Leslie Norris
10 Methinks I see an Heav'nly Host William Billings
11 For Him All Stars Have Shone Bob Chilcott
12 The Oxen Thomas Hardy
13 O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen

WORSHIP AND CELEBRATION
14 Kings came riding Charles Williams
15 Good King Wenceslas Piae Cantiones arranged Antony Pitts
16 Eddi's Service Rudyard Kipling
17 December John Clare
18 Drive the Cold Winter Away Playford MS arranged Sarah Tenant-Flowers

THE DAWN OF LIGHT
19 Moonless Darkness Stands Between Gerard Manley Hopkins
Canticles of Light Bob Chilcott
20 Te lucis ante terminum
21 Christe, qui, splendor et dies
22 O nata lux de lumine

TOMORROW SHALL BE MY DANCING DAY
23 Carol for the Last Christmas Eve Norman Nicholson
24 Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day John Gardner
25 A New Year Carol Benjamin Britten


Harlow Chorus Conducted by Sarah Tenant-Flowers (all tracks except 3 & 5)

Southend Boys & Girls Choir directed by Roger Humphrey (3, 5, 11, 20, 22)
Readings by Margaret Howard (2, 6, 9, 14, 16, 23) and Bernard Palmer (4, 12, 14, 16, 17, 19)
With
Victoria Davies, harp (6, 8, 18, 25)
Susan Graham Smith, piano (3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 24) organ (1) and tubular bells (20, 22)
Paul Ayres, organ (20-22)

Recorded in the church of All Saints, Hockerill, Bishop's
Stortford by kind permission of Father Kevin Goss

CCL CDG1101
P & C 2004 Classical Communications Ltd
Cover image: from The Sforza Hours: The Nativity at Night, BL8487 Add. 34294 courtesy of The British Library
Made in Great Britain

Harlow Chorus
Conducted by Sarah Tenant-Flowers

SOPRANOS ALTOS TENORS
Milly Arch Mary Brimacombe John Ansell
Ruth Badley Val Brockbank John Butcher
Elsie Baker Sally Chapman Tony Coleby
Sue Baker Julia Dimon Tony Colley
Brenda Castree Sarah Doran Remi Laville
Katy Clark Jackie Edwards Tom Mann
Millicent Clarke Rosemary Elder Andrew Nicholls
Denise Colley Rosie Evans Daniel Owers
Pauline Cracknell Sue Gravett David Perry
Felicity Foster Christine Hall Russell Webb
Nancy Gadsdon Margaret Hughes
Astrid Goldsmith Heather Kirby
Vicki Hundley Imelda Laybourn BASSES
Helen Jackson Jo Medlock Bill Bailey
Gill Jones Fern Oliver Ron Ball
Joanna Jones Claire Platais John Bilton
Alison Kingston Olwen Powell Colin Bromage
Carol Kingston Jane Quinton Gavin Buchan
Kathleen Lord Aylene Rogers Ian Goldsmith
Marianne Murphy Lynne Rushton Terry Harnetty
Angela Page Caroline Skinner Gifford Harrison
Helen Pearce Gaynor Tregidgo Andrew Jennings
Sue Powell Moya Truman Peter Kincey
Ruth Samuels Gill Vincett Victor Knight
Caroline M. Skinner Shenagh Waddoup Chris Long
Fiona Smith Richard Lord
Carol Spicer Ian Malcolm
Pat Watson Robin Marshall
Jane Winterbotham Peter Mountsteven
Ali Wood John Paternoster
Viv Zussman David Waddoup
Christopher Waugh
Roger Williamson

Southend Boys' and Girls' Choirs
Conducted by Roger Humphrey

Matthew Arthur, Dominic Baldwin, James Bowstead, Robert Claussen, Joshua Helmer, Joseph Knock, Alex Larkin, Peter Mansbridge, Matthew Napper, Jack Pagett, Nicholas Rawling, Iain Reid, Aaron Saxton, James Shallis, Ben Shepherd, Ashley Thompson, Ben Thornton, Luke Thornton, Elliott Ward, Charlie Watkins, Richard Wilkinson.

Chloe Charlton, Natalie Clarke, Anja Forman, Emily Griffiths, Amy Hughes, Catherine Humphrey, Rosalind Kipps, Christine Land, Laura Mackenzie, Philippa McKay, Jennifer Mullan, Elizabeth Parren, Stephanie Paul, Carole Robinson, Faye Rophe, Ellen Saxton, Fiona Shallis, Kelly Speirs, Natalie Telles, Helen Wilkinson, Amy Worsdale, Hannah Yellop.


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