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    Jingle Wells
    Christmas music from Wells Cathedral, Wells Cathedral Choir Matthew Owens, Jonathan Vaughn and Owain Park organ

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    Catalogue Number: REGCD399

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    Christmas music from Wells Cathedral,
    Wells Cathedral Choir
    Matthew Owens,
    Jonathan Vaughn and Owain Park organ


    " Nice title, even nicer singing...Their Jingle Bells is a real belter"

    BBC Music Magazine, Christmas 2012

    “The performance is irresistible and above all, superbly sung,”
    International Record Review December 2012

    “ Wells’s burgeoning reputation as one of the best cathedral choirs in the country is further bolstered by the faultless tuning and blend of the strong and broad sound for which its boys are known” Gramophone December 2012

    "..supple lines, superb blend and subtle expressivity...an ensemble on top form"
    Yorkshire Post December 2012
    "This CD should be in everyone's Christmas stocking this year- I can't imagine a better one..."
    Sidney Organ Journal Vol 44 No.1

    Jingle bells – James Pierpont (1822–93), arr Ralph Allwood (b1950) (2:00)
    Star Carol – John Rutter (b1945) (3:05)
    The voice of the angel Gabriel – Sir Philip Ledger (b1937) (first recording) (3:53)
    The holly and the ivy – Matthew Owens (b1971) (3:12)
    Bethlehem Down – Peter Warlock (1894–1930) (5:47)
    On Christmas night (Sussex Carol) – English trad, arr Ledger (1:59)
    Jesus Christ the apple tree – Elizabeth Poston (1905–87) Solo: Finn Lacey (3:24)
    Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child
    – Kenneth Leighton (1929–88) Solo: Finn Lacey (3:15)
    The Infant King – Basque Noël, arr Sir David Willcocks (b1919) (4:17)
    Lux aurumque – Eric Whitacre (b1970) Solo: Finn Lacey (4:26)
    Candlelight Carol – Rutter (5:24)
    Ding dong! merrily on high – 16th-century French, arr Mack Wilberg (b1955) (2:05)
    Improvisation on God rest you merry, gentlemen – Myron J Roberts (5:25)
    Follow that star – Peter Gritton (b1963) (2:01)
    Cradle Lullaby – Owain Park* (b1993) Solo: Frankie Osborne (first recording) (3:54)
    Away in a manger – William J Kirkpatrick, arr Willcocks Solo: Tom Vaughan (2:50)
    The Christmas Song (Chestnuts roasting on an open fire)
    – Mel Tormé (1925–99) and Robert Wells (1922–98), arr Gritton (3:22)
    Silent night – Franz Gruber (1787–1863), arr Owens (first recording) (1:59)


    Total Playing time: 62:17

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