A boy was born, Op 3

First line:
Mine own dear mother, sing lullay!
composer
1932

 

Recordings

Britten: A Boy was Born & other choral works
CDH55307Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Britten: Christ's Nativity & other choral works
CDA66825Archive Service
Incarnation
SIGCD346Download only
Christmas through the ages
NOEL1Super-budget price sampler — Download only

Details

Theme: A boy was born
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Track 1 on CDA66825 [2'30] Archive Service
Track 11 on CDH55307 [2'11] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 11 on SIGCD346 [2'15] Download only
Variation 1: Lullay, Jesu  Mine own dear mother, sing lullay!
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Track 2 on CDA66825 [5'02] Archive Service
Track 12 on CDH55307 [4'28] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 12 on SIGCD346 [3'43] Download only
Variation 2: Herod
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Track 3 on CDA66825 [2'29] Archive Service
Track 13 on CDH55307 [2'24] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 13 on SIGCD346 [2'03] Download only
Variation 3: Jesu, as thou art our saviour
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Track 4 on CDA66825 [2'59] Archive Service
Track 14 on CDH55307 [2'44] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 14 on SIGCD346 [3'08] Download only
Variation 4: The three kings
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Track 5 on CDA66825 [3'07] Archive Service
Track 15 on CDH55307 [3'23] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 15 on SIGCD346 [3'42] Download only
Variation 5: In the bleak mid-winter / Lully, Lulley, lully, lulley
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'In the bleak mid-winter...'
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'Lully, Lulley, lully, lulley...'

Track 6 on CDA66825 [5'59] Archive Service
Track 16 on CDH55307 [4'58] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 9 on NOEL1 [4'58] Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Track 16 on SIGCD346 [5'19] Download only
Variation 6. Finale: Noėl
author of text
'Get ivy and hull, women, deck up thine house...'
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'Noel'
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'Glory to God on high...'

Track 7 on CDA66825 [9'38] Archive Service
Track 17 on CDH55307 [9'06] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 17 on SIGCD346 [9'00] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA66126 track 11

Theme: A boy was born
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-84-12611
Duration
2'11
Recording date
4 February 1984
Recording venue
St Alban's Church, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Britten: A Boy was Born (CDA66126)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: April 1986
    Deletion date: September 2006
    Superseded by CDH55307
  2. Britten: A Boy was Born & other choral works (CDH55307)
    Disc 1 Track 11
    Release date: October 2007
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)