Joy to the World

Label: Signum (SIGCD268) | Year: 2011

Singers: David Hurley (countertenor), Timothy Wayne-Wright (countertenor), Paul Phoenix (tenor), Philip Lawson (baritone), Christopher Gabbitas (baritone), Jonathan Howard (bass)

After the triumphant success of the King’s Singers last Christmas Album released in 2003 entitled ‘Christmas’, this new disc sets an eclectic assortment of modern Christmas classics with special arrangements of some much loved favourites.

Track Listing

  1. Rise up, shepherd, and follow Traditional arr. Carl Davis 2:40
  2. Gabriel's message Traditional arr. Edgar Pettman 2:43
  3. Noel nouvelet Traditional arr. Philip Lawson 2:25
  4. What child is this? Traditional arr. Bob Chilcott 3:17
  5. The crown of roses Tchaikovsky arr. Jeremy Lubbock 3:06
  6. O little one sweet Traditional harmonized J. S. Bach 2:17
  7. Lullay my liking Philip Lawson 4:25
  8. Stille Nacht Franz Gruber arr. John Rutter 3:22
  9. The quiet heart June Collin 2:29
  10. There is a flower John Rutter 3:43
  11. Joy to the world Mason/Watts arr. Philip Lawson 2:32
  12. Serenade d'hiver Camille Saint-Saens 5:17
  13. The twelve days of Christmas Traditional 9:02
  14. Gaudete Traditional arr. Brian Kay 1:37
  15. God rest you merry, gentlemen Traditional arr. Geoffrey Keating 2:57
  16. The little drummer boy Katherine K. Davis / Henry Onorati / Harry Simeone / arr. John McCarthy 2:45
  17. Jingle bells James Lord Pierpont arr. Gordon Langford 1:30
  18. Deck the hall Traditional / Thomas Oliphant arr. Gordon Langford 2:29

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