Carols New College






          Carols from the Choir of

                   New College

                Oxford University


        Edward Higginbottom (conductor)










Dieric Bouts the Elder, Nativity                                                                                                                                         Museo del Prado, Madrid, c. 1445

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John Francis Wade, O come all ye faithful (hymn)

Boris Ord, Adam lay ybounden

Richard Rodney Bennett, Out of your sleep

Traditional, The Angel Gabriel

Herbert Howells, There is a little door, A spotless rose, Sing Lullaby, Long, long ago 

Thoinot Arbeau, Ding dong merrily on high

Traditional, arranged by Walford Davies, The holly and the ivy

Traditional, I wonder as I wander

Anonymous, A babe is born

Traditional, Sussex carol

Traditional, This is the truth

Traditional, arranged by Wood, A virgin most pure

Wishart, Alleluya a new work is come on hand

Leighton, Lully lulla, thou little tiny child

Traditional, In dulci jubilo

Joubert, There is no rose of such virtue

Traditional, arranged by Higginbottom, Rocking carol

Traditional, Wassail carol

Gauntlett, Once in Royal David’s city (hymn)

Mendelssohn, Hark the herald angels sing (hymn)

Gruber, Silent Night

Handel, For unto Us a Child is Born

Byrd, O magnum mysterium

Schütz, Hodie Christus natus est

Traditional, Angelus ad virginem

Traditional, arranged by Higginbottom, This is the truth sent from above

Daquin, Noël X (organ)

Schein, Quem vidistis

Lassus, Videntes stellam

Traditional, arranged by Pettman, Sing lullaby

Scheidt, Puer natus

Johnston, Lute-book lullaby

Traditional, Of the Father’s heart begotten (hymn)

Richard Rodney Bennett, Out of your sleep arise and wake

Holst, Four old English carols: A babe is born, Now let us sing, Jesu thou the Virgin-born, The Saviour of the World

Warlock, Bethlehem Down

Richard Rodney Bennett, What sweeter music

H K Andrews, Before Dawn

Carter, There is no rose

Joubert, Torches