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A Very Choral Christmas

John Rutter and Bob Chilcott conduct the BBC Singers and BBC Concert Orchestra in Christmas repertoire. Recorded at Saffron Hall.

BBC Singers are joined by the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductors Bob Chilcott and John Rutter in a programme of Christmas music. In a special concert recorded at Saffron Hall, the two composers take turns to conduct their own festive repertoire.

O Come, All Ye Faithful - trad. arr. Rutter/Willcocks
Fantasia on Christmas Carols - Vaughan Williams
Farandole from L'Arlesienne - Bizet
Still, still, still - Ledger
The midnight of your birth- Bob Chilcott
Twelve Days of Christmas - arr. Bob Chilcott
INTERVAL
Christmas Overture - Nigel Hess
Star Carol - John Rutter
3 Carols - Warlock
1. Tyrley, tyrlow
2. Balulalow
3. As I sat under a sycamore tree
Sleigh Ride - Anderson
Shepherd’s Carol - Bob Chilcott
I wonder as I wander - Bob Chilcott
What Sweeter Music - John Rutter
Shepherd's Pipe Carol - John Rutter
Sussex Carol - Bob Chilcott
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - arr. Rutter/Willcocks

BBC Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra
John Rutter - conductor
Bob Chilcott - conductor

2 hours, 28 minutes

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