Carols from the Old and New Worlds Vol.3

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Carols from the Old and New Worlds Vol.3
Chamber Choir Ireland, Paul Hillier

[ Harmonia Mundi SACD / Hybrid SACD ]

Release Date: Thursday 23 October 2014

On the third volume in harmonia mundi's series Carols from the Old and New Worlds, Paul Hillier and Chamber Choir Ireland celebrate the festive season with a wide-ranging mixture of new and traditional carols. Framed by the seven 'O' antiphons for Advent, this collection features carols from Ireland, the USA, Britain, and Alpine regions, many in arrangements by Hillier himself. Chamber Choir Ireland (formerly the National Chamber Choir of Ireland) is Ireland's flagship choral ensemble under the internationally celebrated and multi-award-winning choral conductor Paul Hillier as Artistic Director. The Choir is known for its unique approach to programming and has gained a reputation for the high artistic quality of its performances.

Tracks:

Antiphon I: O Sapientia plainchant,
O come, all ye faithful arr. Paul Hillier
Remember, O thou man
Antiphon II: O Adonai plainchant
Adam lay ibounden
Gaudete! Christus est natus
Sweet was the song the Virgin sung
Antiphon III: O Radix Jesse plainchant
Carol
Heissa, Buama
Antiphon IV: O Clavis David plainchant
Merk auf, mein Herz
Antiphon V: O Oriens plainchant,
If angels sung a Savior's birth
Winter
Antiphon VI: O Rex Gentium plainchant,
Gesù bambin l'è nato
Away in a manger
An Teitheadh go héigipt Eamonn
Suantraí ár Slánaitheora traditional, arr. Fiontán
Antiphon VII: O Emmanuel plainchant
Behold a silly tender babe
Ding Dong Merrily on High Arbeau/Woodward