The Best Carols in the World...Ever!

Various Artists

Release Date:

2005/11/28

Record Label:

Warner Classics

  1. $34.99

Disc 1 of 2

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (After Mendelssohn's Gutenberg Cantata, WoO 9, MWV D4)

by King's College Choir Cambridge / Philip Jones Brass Ensemble / Ian Hare / Sir David Willcocks

3:18
2

I Saw Three Ships (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks

1:43
3

The First Nowell (Arr. Mackerras)

by King's College Choir Cambridge / Francis Grier / Sir Philip Ledger

4:57
4

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

3:10
5

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

2:39
6

The Singing Master's Assistant, 1778: No. 6, Judea, "A virgin unspotted"

by Andrew Parrott

3:19
7

Irby "Once in Royal David's City" (Arr. Rutter)

by Clare College Singers

3:07
8

In the bleak midwinter (1991 Remastered Version) (1991 Remastered Version)

by Stephen Varcoe/John Wells/Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks

4:38
9

It Came Upon The Midnight Clear

by Huddersfield Choral Society/Brian Kay/David Bell/Owain Arwel Hughes

2:44
10

In dulci jubilo (Arr. Rutter)

by Clare College Singers

2:44
11

O Little Town of Bethlehem (Arr. Philip Ledger)

by Choir of King's College, Cambridge & Sir Philip Ledger

3:31
12

Past Three A-Clock (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks

3:07
13

The Coventry Carol

by The Mediaeval Baebes

4:29
14

Away In a Manger (Arr. Thalben Ball) [1998 Remastered Version] (1998 Remastered Version)

by Temple Church Choir/Sir George Thalben-Ball

2:20
15

Nativity Carol

by Clare College Singers

4:10
16

Unto Us is Born a Son (Words & Music from Piae Cantiones, 1584 ) [tune Arr. G. Palmer] (tune Arr. G. Palmer)

by Huddersfield Choral Society / David Bell / Owain Arwel Hughes

1:49
17

Silent Night (wrds. Joseph Mohr, trans. & arr. Willcocks) (1991 Remastered Version) (1991 Remastered Version)

by Stephen Varcoe/Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks

3:08
18

Ding Dong! Merrily on High

by Sir David Willcocks

1:55
19

We Wish You a Merry Christmas (1998 Remastered Version) (1998 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

1:32
20

The Lord at first Did Adam Make (Arr. by David Willcocks)

by Choir Of King's College, Cambridge

4:11
21

Up! good Christen folk, and listen (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir/Sir David Willcocks

1:17
22

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

by Clare College Singers

3:16
23

O Jesulein süss, BWV 493 (Chorale Version)

by Bach Choir/Sir David Willcocks/Jacques Orchestra

2:52
24

O come, O come Emmanuel (tune from 15th-century Fr. processional) [arr. T. Helmore] (arr. T. Helmore)

by Huddersfield Choral Society / Brian Kay / David Bell / Owain Arwel Hughes

2:19
25

The Twelve Days of Christmas

by Clare College Singers/Clare College Orchestra/Jeremy Blandford/John Rutter

3:12

Disc 2 of 2

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Good King Wenceslas (Tune based on a 13th-Century Spring Carol)

by Huddersfield Choral Society / Brian Kay / David Bell / Owain Arwel Hughes

2:28
2

Cherry Tree Carol (Traditional English carol, arr. Willcocks) (1991 Remastered Version) (1991 Remastered Version)

by Choir Of King's College, Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks

1:54
3

Joy to The World!

by Huddersfield Choral Society / Brian Kay / David Bell / Owain Arwel Hughes

1:29
4

Here We Come A-wassailing, "Wassail Song" (English Christmas Carol)

by Clare College Singers

4:09
5

See amid the Winter's Snow, "Hymn for Christmas Day"

by Bach Choir / Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

3:46
6

Gaudete

by The Mediaeval Baebes

2:21
7

The Holly and the Ivy (British Christmas Carol)

by King's College Choir Cambridge / Sir David Willcocks

3:11
8

The Yorkshire Wassail Song: "Oh, Here We Come a Wassailing"

by Bach Choir / Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

2:35
9

We Three Kings, "We Three Kings of Orient Are" (Christmas Carol)

by Huddersfield Choral Society / Brian Kay / David Bell / Owain Arwel Hughes

3:07
10

Shepherd's Pipe Carol

by Clare College Singers & Clare College Orchestra

2:54
11

Masters in This Hall (French Carol)

by Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks

4:02
12

The Babe of Bethlehem: "Ye Nations All, On You I Call"

by Andrew Parrott / Taverner Choir / Taverner Consort

2:41
13

3 Carol-Anthems: II. A Spotless Rose

by Gareth Morrell / King's College Choir Cambridge / Sir Philip Ledger

3:10
14

Angel Tidings

by Clare College Singers

1:45
15

When an angel host entuned (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks

1:15
16

As with Gladness Men of Old (After Conrad Kocher's "Treuer Heiland", arr. William Henry Monk)

by Huddersfield Choral Society / Brian Kay / David Bell / Owain Arwel Hughes

2:30
17

Adam Lay Ibounden

by The Mediaeval Baebes

3:13
18

The Coming of our King (After a Polish Carol)

by Clare College Singers / Clare College Orchestra / Jeremy Blandford / John Rutter

2:41
19

Christ was born on Christmas Day (Traditional, arr. for organ by Walford Davies) (1998 Remastered Version) (1998 Remastered Version)

by Temple Church Choir/Sir George Thalben-Ball

2:19
20

A Christmas Carol (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks

2:11
21

Sans Day Carol, "St. Day Carol": "Now the holly bears a berry" (Cornish Christmas Carol)

by Clare College Singers

3:20
22

Gabriel's Message (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks

2:46
23

The Chester Carol, 'Maker of the Heavens Fair' (arr. Boughton) (1998 Remastered Version) (1998 Remastered Version)

by Robert Tear/Mair Jones

2:31
24

Rocking (1993 Remastered Version) (1993 Remastered Version)

by Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks

2:04
25

The Suffolk Harmony, 1784: No. 1, Shiloh, "Methinks I see a heavenly host"

by Andrew Parrott

2:59
26

Angels from the Realms of Glory (arr. Charles Wood of French Carol "Les Anges dans nos campagnes")

by Huddersfield Choral Society

3:09
27

O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)

by King's College Choir Cambridge / Philip Jones Brass Ensemble / Ian Hare / Sir David Willcocks

4:48
Duration:
2:30:45
Genres:
Pop, Compilation
℗ This compilation 1998 by EMI Records Ltd.
© This compilation 1998 by EMI Records Ltd.