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from notes by Wadham Sutton © 1993
|100 Years of Nine Lessons & Carols|
This album features new recordings by Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, and older recordings taken from the live BBC broadcasts of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. These historical recordings, most of which come fr ...» More
|A Christmas Caroll from Westminster Abbey|
Hyperion presents a delightful and unusual selection of music for Christmas from the Abbey Choir. It encompasses all the diverse themes of Christmas which have inspired composers across the ages: light shining in darkness; the tenderness of mother an ...» More
|A Christmas Celebration|
An album celebrating the Manchester festive tradition when the whole Hallé musical family joins together for hugely popular annual Christmas concerts.» More
|A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols - The Centenary Service|
A moment of pure magic as the light fails on a midwinter’s day and the still, small voice of a solo treble is heard … this is a cherishable document of one of this country’s timeless musical traditions on its centenary.» More
‘An extremely well-sung traditional carol collection. The concert makes a great appeal by the quality of the singing and the beautiful digital recordi ...
‘A model of its kind’ (The Times)» More
|Be all merry|
Fourteen gloriously over-the-top arrangements from this most versatile of choirs, some with effervescent accompaniment from the Irish Chamber Orchestra.» More
Twenty-two carols spanning more than six centuries: some of these carols have long been widely known and loved, others have become so thanks to the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College, Cambridge, and a few were newly writt ...» More
|Favourite Carols from King's|
Favourite Carols from King’s is a collection of the most popular carols featured in the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols over the years, and a tribute to the King’s Christmas tradition.» More
|Nine Lessons & Carols|
An album recreating the magic of the famous Christmas Eve service, from a lone treble singing 'Once in royal David's city' to a rousing chorus of 'Hark! the herald angels sing' …» More
|On Christmas night|
A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten’s timeless work is interpreted by Armonico Consort, under the artistic direction of Christopher Monk for an aesthetically inspiring Christmas Night.» More