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Christmas at Downton Abbey [sound recording].

Ovenden, Julian (Performer). McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- (Performer). Marshall, Katie. (Performer). Te Kanawa, Kiri (Performer). Christie, William (William Lincoln) (Conductor). Lazarev, Aleksandr (Conductor). Carter, Jim, 1948- (Performer). Cohen, Joel, 1942- (Conductor). Harnoncourt, Nikolaus (Conductor). Hampson, Thomas (Performer). Etherington, Carleton. (Performer). Nicholas, Benjamin, 1976- (Conductor). Parrott, Andrew. (Conductor). Allwood, Ralph (Conductor). Jenkins, Sam. (Performer). Lunn, John, 1956- (Arranger). Scimone, Claudio. (Performer). Patrick, Nick. (Producer). Budapest City Orchestra. (Performer). Budapest Choral Voices. (Performer). King's College (University of Cambridge). Choir. (Performer). Libera (Musical group) (Performer). Giardino armonico (Musical group) (Performer). Taverner Choir. (Performer). Taverner Consort. (Performer). Rodolfus Choir. (Performer).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., p2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Christmas music from the television series.
Compact discs.
Partial texts ([12] p. : port.) inserted in container with disc 1.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Downton Christmas suite, pt. 1 (the Budapest City Orchestra and the Budapest Choral Voices) -- O holy night (Julian Ovenden) -- It came upon a midnight clear (Elizabeth McGovern) -- The first Noel (Julian Ovenden & Elizabeth McGovern) -- The Sussex carol (Julian Ovenden) -- 12 days of Christmas (Julian Ovenden & Katie Marshall) -- Silent night (Julian Ovenden) -- We wish you a merry Christmas (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa) -- In the bleak midwinter (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- O little town of Bethlehem (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa) -- Once in royal David's city ; Hark! The herald angels sing ; Oh come, all ye faithful (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- Messe de minuit pour Noël. Kyrie / Charpentier (William Christie) -- Ding dong! Merrily on high (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- Good King Wenceslas (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa) -- While shepherds watched ; Away in a manger ; In dulci Jubilo (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- Panis angelicus (Libera) -- Christmas concerto. 1st movement / Vivaldi (il Giardino armonico) -- Dance of the sugar plum fairy : from The nutcracker suite (Alexander Lazarev) -- Twas the night before Christmas (Jim Carter) -- The Downton Christmas suite, pt. 2 (the Budapest City Orchestra and the Budapest Choral Voices) -- Joy to the world (Joël Cohen) -- God rest you merry, gentlemen ; Angels, from the realms of glory (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- Hallelujah chorus : from Handel's Messiah (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) -- The holly and the ivy (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa) -- Go, tell it on the mountain (Thomas Hampson) -- March from The nutcracker suite (Alexander Lazarev) -- O Tannenbaum ; I saw three ships (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa) -- When Christ was born of Mary free (Carleton Etherington & Benjamin Nicholas) -- Adam lay ybounden ; The first Nowell (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- We three kings of Orient are (Andrew Parrot, Taverner Choir & Taverner Consort) -- O come, o come, Emmanuel (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- I sing the birth (Ralph Allwood, Rodolfus Choir & Sam Jenkins) -- Noëls sur les instruments (William Christie) -- Nouvelles, nouvelles ; Chantons Noël, menons joyeuse vie (Joël Cohen) -- The three kings (Choir of King's College, Cambridge) -- O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) -- [Christmas concerto]. 3rd movement / Corelli (Claudio Scimone).
Participant or Performer Note:
Various performers.
Language Note:
Sung in English, Latin, and French.
Subject: Christmas music.
Carols, English.
Carols, French.
Television music > Excerpts.
The Downton Christmas suite, pt. 1 / John Lunn.
O holy night / Traditional English words by John Sullivan Dwight ; Music by Adolphe Adam.
It came upon a midnight clear / Words by Edmund Hamilton Sears ; music by Richard Storrs Willis.
The first noel / Traditional.
The Sussex carol / Traditional.
The twelve days of Christmas / Traditional.
Silent night, holy night / German words by Joseph Mohr ; English words anon. ; music by Franz Gruber.
We wish you a merry Christmas / Traditional.
In the bleak midwinter / Traditional.
Oh, little town of Bethlehem / Phillips Brooks and Lewis Redner.
Once in royal David's city / C.F. Alexander and H.J. Gauntlett.
Hark! The herald angels sing / Words by Charles Wesley; music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.
O come all ye faithful / John Francis Wade ; English words by Frederick Oakeley.
Ding dong! Merrily on high / Traditional.
Good king Wenceslas / Words by Rev. John Mason Neale; music: anon.
While shepherds watched their flocks / Nahum Tate and George Frideric Handel.
Away in a manger / Words anon.; music by James Ramsey Murray.
In dulci jubilo / Traditional.
Panis angelicus / César Frank.
Danse of the sugar plum fairies / Tchaikovsky.
'Twas the night before Christmas / Words by Clement Clark Moore ; music by F. Henri Klickman.
The Downton Christmas suite, pt. 2 / John Lunn.
Joy to the world / Words by Isaac Watts ; music by Lowell Mason (and George F. Handel).
God rest ye merry gentlemen / Traditional English Carol.
Angels, from the realms of glory / Words by James Montgomery; music by Henry Smart.
The holly and the ivy / Traditional.
O Christmas tree / Traditional.
I saw three ships / Traditional.
When Christ was born of Mary free / English XVI Century.
Adam lay ybounden / Boris Ord.
We three kings of orient (are) / John Henry Hopkins.
O come, o come Emmanuel / Traditional.
I sing the birth / Edward Elgar.
Noëls sur les instruments / Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
Nouvelles, nouvelles / Nicholas Martin.
Chantons Noël, menons joyeuse vie / Pierre Certon.
The three kings / Peter Cornelius.

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