Carols from St John's

Carols from St John's
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Philip Kenyon
Release date: 
January 1986
Featuring: 
  • Paul Lindsell (Baritone)
  • Garth Bardsley (Tenor)
  • Andrew Carwood (Tenor)
  • David Gould (Alto)
  • Desmond O'Keefe (Alto)
  • Benjamin Beer (Treble)
  • Alexander Hardy (Treble)
Record label: 
Chandos
Catalogue number: 
Chandos ABRD 1201 CHAN 8485
Track list
  1. Unto us a Boy is born (arr. G. Shaw)
  2. Ding dong! Merrily on high (arr. C. Wood)
  3. Balulalow (Warlock)
  4. The Holly and the Ivy (arr. Walford Davies)
  5. In the bleak midwinter (Holst)
  6. Sussex Carol (arr. Willcocks)
  7. I sing of a maiden (Hadley)
  8. Shepherd's Pipe Carol (Rutter)
  9. Silent night (arr. Cashmore)
  10. Hark, the herald-angels sing (arr. Willcocks)
  11. O little town of Bethlehem (arr. Vaughan Williams)
  12. God rest you merry (arr. Willcocks)
  13. Jesus Christ the apple-tree (Poston)
  14. Good King Wenceslas (arr. Jacques)
  15. There is no rose (Anon. ed. Stevens)
  16. Dwy garol Gymraeg (Raymond Williams): (i) Greawdwr Nef a Daer lawr (ii) Pan fo'r stormydd garwa'n curo
  17. Away in a manger (arr. Willcocks)
  18. O come, all ye faithful (descants by Willcocks and J. R. Middleton)

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