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Track(s) taken from NOEL1

Carol of the Children

First line:
One for the star in the sky over Bethlehem
author of text

Polyphony, City of London Sinfonia, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Recording details: January 2001
All Saints, Tooting, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: October 2001
Total duration: 3 minutes 12 seconds


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Carol of the Children dates from the late 1970s, when it answered a request from Rutter’s doctor, who wished to offer a piece of music to St Colette’s School in Cambridge as a thank you present for his children’s education.

from notes by Andrew Green © 2001

Carol of the Children date de la fin des années 1970 en réponse à une requête du docteur de Rutter qui souhaitait offrir une pièce de musique à St Colette’s School de Cambridge afin de remercier l’école de l’éducation prodiguée à ses enfants.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Green © 2001

Carol of the Children stammt aus den späten 1970er Jahren, als es auf Aufforderung von Rutters Arzt komponiert wurde, der St. Colette’s School in Cambridge zum Dank für die Erziehung seiner Kinder dort ein Musikstück schenken wollte.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Green © 2001

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