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Music for Christmas

Carols For A Victorian Christmas

Carols For A Victorian Christmas

Christmas songs and music from Victorian England

The Victorians established the Christmas celebrations we enjoy today centred around Christmas
trees and carol singing. Enjoy a variety of Carols and Christmas music from the sounds of street musicians to drawing room songs, from mechanical instruments and organs to bells and church choirs.

63min CD, 24 tracks including:
• Hark the Herald Sing
• We Three Kings
• The Wassail Song
• Auld Lang Syne
The Song of Robin Redbreast
• God rest ye merry Gentlemen
• O Little Town of Bethlehem
• Christmas Church Be

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1292

O Come All Ye Faithful

O Come All Ye Faithful

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A new recording of well loved and traditional carols for the festive season. The timeless appeal of this Christmas music is embodied in beautiful performances of 'O Come all ye faithful', 'Hark the herald angels sing', 'In the bleak mid-winter', 'God rest ye merry, gentlemen' and many other favourites. 67 min CD, 18 tracks including:

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1290

Christmas from Magdalen College, Oxford

Christmas from Magdalen College, Oxford

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The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford present a programme of carols, anthems and organ music for Christmas which will inspire and uplift in equal measure. The sounds of boys’ voices soar in the warm and resonant acoustics of the fifteenth-century college chapel, with wonderful soloists drawn from the choir in an atmospheric selection featuring some of the greatest Christmas music of past and present.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1268

Great Christmas Organ Music

Great Christmas Organ Music

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Joyous and well-known Christmas organ music by some of the greatest masters of the past. Famous Christmas carol melodies, often in stunning arrangements mingle with chorale preludes and dances, played on an exceptionally fine American pipe organ in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1281

Sing Noel!

Sing Noel!

20 tracks 60 min
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Favourite Carols for Christmas Eve

A gentle album for a quiet moment amid the haste and rush of Christmas Eve preparations. Fine choral singing of traditional carols reminds us of church on Christmas Eve - but the cheery carols singers are never far away, adding a distinctive touch of brio to the programme!

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1079

An English Folk Christmas

An English Folk Christmas

23 tracks 66 min
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Christmas cheer in songs and carols

Hearty songs and music for Christmas. Carol singers stamping their feet against the cold, and singing their hearts out. Songs and carols old and new in cheerful Christmas celebration, with amazing instrumental accompaniment on fiddles, melodeons, drums and pipes.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1157

Silent Night: Traditional Carols for Christmas

Silent Night: Traditional Carols for Christmas

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Traditional carols for Christmas

A programme of music spanning centuries of Christmas celebrations, from evocative medieval music to the warmth and joy of modern Christmas carols. Ethereal choirs from Oxford and Cambridge contrast with robust organ music and some famous and well-loved carols such as 'Away in a manger'.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1284

Merry Christmas - Doris Day

Merry Christmas - Doris Day

23 tracks 65 min
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'One of the most eloquently expressive singers of all time'. A seasonal programme, focused on recordings from Doris Day's early years. She brings freshness, honesty and sheer good nature to these perennial favourites. 'Nobody can make me believe what I don't feel. I always show exactly how I feel. I am what I am.'

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1172

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

19 tracks 60 min
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Nostalgic songs and carols

Joy and nostalgia combined: Durbin, Crosby, Sinatra, Tauber, Glen Miller and many others present the sound of Christmas past in an indulgent programme of our old Christmas favourites. From 'Joy to the world' to 'Silent night' they're all here in beautifully restored digital sound.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1185

Christmas Jazz

Christmas Jazz

20 tracks 60 min
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A selection of evergreens and old favourites from the world of jazz including Christmas hits from stars such as Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra. From 'Winter wonderland' to 'Zat you, Santa Claus', the wit, charm and musicianship of these great artists shines as brightly as ever!

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1204

Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the Snowman

23 tracks 66 min
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Winter songs for the Christmas season

Christmas sing-along-songs - perfect for the car! A mixture of Christmas tunes from the past which all the family will know and enjoy. Mistletoe, Jingle Bells, Santa - and Frosty, of course!

Price    9.99

Ref: CD502

Christmas from Oxford

Christmas from Oxford

18 tracks 71 min
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The Choir of Worcester College, Oxford

Favourite carols, glorious acoustics, fine organ playing. Well-known Christmas music familiar from broadcasts such as 'Nine Lessons and Carols'.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1020

Christmas from Cambridge

Christmas from Cambridge

19 tracks 61 min
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The Choir of Queens' College, Cambridge

Exquisite medieval carols and a lovely mix of old and new. Recorded in the college chapel. Christmas music from old English plainchant to the best of Christmas anthems.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1023

Christmas Vespers

Christmas Vespers

17 tracks 61 min
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An album for an evening of calm before the storm! Ages old sounds ring around the cloister, of plainchant sung by the choir, of quiet bells and a small harp, their beautiful sounds filling the air with tranquiliity and calm.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1042

Carols for Christmas Morning

Carols for Christmas Morning

23 tracks 67 min
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The Choir of New College, Oxford

A fine new recording made by the world-famous boys' choir of New College, Oxford in the 14th century college chapel with its superb acoustics. Familiar carols intermingle with beautiful choral music to create one of our best Christmas albums yet!

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1075

Winter Lullabies

Winter Lullabies

16 tracks 64 min
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Howard Goodall

An exciting major new commission from the pen of composer and TV star Howard Goodall, framed by famous, gentle, approachable music for winter and Christmas, sung by the heavenly boys' voices of Christ Church cathedral choir

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1155

Great Christmas Classics

Great Christmas Classics

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Messiah highlights & choral favourites

Joyous and uplifting Christmas music by the four great baroque composers. A musical telling of the Christmas story from Handel's Messiah, Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Schütz's Magnificat and Scarlatti's Christmas Pastoral.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1258

A Christmas Carol - 3 CD boxed set

A Christmas Carol  - 3 CD boxed set

76 tracks Around 3 hours of music

From the sophisticated drawing room to the nursery and out onto the streets, with the sounds of church bells, music boxes and robust carol singers. A unique blend of refined and unusual Christmas music.

Price    19.99

Ref: CD232

A Tudor Christmas

A Tudor Christmas

20 tracks 65 min
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The Choir of Christ Church, Oxford

Imagine yourself in the fine surroundings of the Great Hall of Christ Church, with a programme of Tudor sacred and secular music, including music by Henry VIII, one of Christ Church's founders, and choral works by Taverner and others associated with Christ Church during its first century.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1098

Christmas Meditations

Christmas Meditations

11 tracks 65 min
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Music for a medieval Christmas Mass

Join the 15th century Benedictine monks of Sherborne Abbey as they sing plainchant from the great service book or missal created for the Abbey in 1400-07. This liturgical reconstruction researched by Gift of Music was recorded in Magdalen College chapel by the Magdala choir.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1100

In Dulci Jubilo

In Dulci Jubilo

20 tracks 69 min
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Cheerful Christmas organ music from Magdalen College, Oxford
Thrill to the sound of the mightly organ playing Christmas favourites in the generous acoustics of the chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford. An international programme with music ranging from J S Bach to Adolphe Adam, from 'Sleepers Awake' to 'Adeste Fideles'.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1141

Celtic Christmas

Celtic Christmas

21 tracks 62 min
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A Celtic album with a difference: medieval and renaissance sounds without any of the syrupy harmonies and electronic sounds that often pass as 'Celtic'. From the beautiful Scottish cradle song 'Balulalow' to 'Nos galen' and 'Auld lang syne', this album promises to be different; and genuinely inspired by the Celtic muse!

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1205

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

19 tracks 69 min
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Victorian Carols and Readings from Dickens

Christmas Past and Christmas Present! A perfect Yuletide celebration of Victorian carols and readings from the acclaimed choir of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1222

White Christmas - 2 CD boxed set

White Christmas - 2 CD boxed set

47 tracks
Around 2 hours of music

Seasonal Hits of the 1930s, '40s and '50s
A wonderful collection of seasonal memories. Nostalgia and music combine in a fine selection of songs by original artists including Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dick Haymes, Glenn Miller and more!

Price    14.99

Ref: CD227

A Ceremony of Carols

A Ceremony of Carols

27 tracks 59 min
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The angelic voices of the Oxford Girls' Choir, the fine and dramatic harp of Danielle Perrett and organ music played by Richard Vendome in a programme of exciting Christmas music, including Benjamin Britten's stunning 'A Ceremony of Carols' and music from nineteenth-century France.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1220

Childhood Christmas

Childhood Christmas

30 tracks 66 min
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Victorian carols and music

An old fashioned programme of Christmas songs and carols that children will love to listen to. From the story of 'Cock Robin' to well-known Christmas carols, with a fascinating mix of sounds - bells, music boxes, accordions and pianos.

Price    9.99

Ref: CD505

Carols for a Victorian Christmas

Carols for a Victorian Christmas

24 tracks 63 min
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A Victorian Christmas re-created, with the world-renowned boys' choir of Magdalen College, Oxford singing carols, plus church bells, choirs, brass groups, music boxes and parlour piano, in a musical evocation of Christmases past.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1004

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas

20 tracks 57 min
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A seasonal collection of favourite carols from a Victorian carol book. Plus Christmas organ music and some high quality arrangements of well-known Christmas tunes. Feel the warmth of a good Christmas celebration, whatever the weather! 57 minutes

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1021

A Family Christmas

A Family Christmas

20 tracks 66 min
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Songs and music for the festive season

After the presents are wrapped, the meal is prepared - and the drinks poured out - here is a programme of Christmas music filled with the emotion of 'Midnight Mass', and a reminder of the scent of the twinkling Christmas tree and the crackling fireside.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1045

An English Country Christmas

An English Country Christmas

21 tracks 64 min
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Traditional carols and seasonal folk songs

Joyful Christmas songs with a rustic flavour create the atmosphere of a country feast and Christmas celebration. Dancing too can be heard - and the music of the angels to remind us about the magic and mystery of Christmas.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1077

Nine Lessons & Carols

Nine Lessons & Carols

27 tracks 67 min
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The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford

Recorded by the Choir in the college chapel dating from 1480, the lessons follow the order of the King's College, Cambridge, service, while the music includes traditional carols and contemporary reflections on the Christmas message.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1099

White Christmas

White Christmas

24 tracks 67 min
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Seasonal Hits of the 1930s and 40s

Here is a wonderful collection of Christmas memories. Nostalgia and music combine in a fine selection of Christmas songs featuring original artists. Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dick Haymes, Glen Miller and many more in classic recordings lovingly restored in the Classical Communications studios.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1156

A Medieval Christmas

A Medieval Christmas

20 tracks 60 min
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Only the smallest amount of medieval music survives: musicians and composers were largely anonymous and their work often went unrecorded. But thankfully a handful of manuscripts have come down to us, filled with rich and varied music for instruments and voices on touching themes which tell the stories of the boy Christ and his mother, Mary.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1203

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

20 tracks 61 min

Christmas Favourites from the 30s and 40s

A heady mix of superb recordings, lovingly restored from the early days of the Christmas hit! Innocence and just a hint of sentimentality were the musical falvours of the day in these lovely arrangements ofsome of our favourite carols and Christmas songs.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1223

Noel

Noel

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Volume 2 of David Hill's Noël! series is an exciting new collection of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany music for mixed voice choirs, edited by David Hill and published by Novello Music. This album is a varied selection of beautiful carols which captures the essence of the collection in a fine new recording by the stunning choir Ikon.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1232

Christmas Past

Christmas Past


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A heady mix of Christmas favourites, from traditional carols to Victorian songs, performed by famous crooners of the past and by the soaring voices of college choirs. The 'Hallelujah' chorus rubs shoulders with 'White Christmas', while music boxes mingle with children's voices and fine Christmas organ music.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1242

Santa Claus is coming to Town

Santa Claus is coming to Town

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Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a visit from Santa! This lovely musical celebration mixes the velvety tones of Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole singing nostalgic songs with choirs and other famous voices singing traditional carols. Perry Como, Judy Garland and Gracie Fields and many more raise their voices in the true spirit of Christmas.

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1243

Glad Tidings

Glad Tidings

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Carols for Christmas

Superb singing from one of Britain’s leading vocal ensembles, Singscape. Highlights for Christmas include carols by Rachmaninov, Elizabeth Poston, and a whole host of traditional mediaeval carols all recorded in the superb
acoustic.
23 tracks 73 min

Price    9.99

Ref: CDG1267

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