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NOEL
Carols and Chants for Christmas

(Harmonia Mundi Catalog # HMX2907411.14)
A sumptuous holiday feast” – Billboard
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Noel Cd 1 (Legends of St. Nicholas)

Track Piece Time
1 Hymn: Intonent hodie  1:56 
2 Conductus: Exultemus et letemur  1:57 
3 Conductus: Gaudens in domino  1:34
4 Reading: Seint Nicholas was borne in the citee of Patras  2:18
5 Responsory: Confessor dei nicholaus  5:46 
6 Conductus: Cantu mirro, summa laude 4:49 
7 Song: Sainte nicholaes  1:05
8 Reading: Whanne the bisshop of the citee of Myre deied  3:21
9 Conductus: Nicholai presulis 1:59 
10 Hymn: Cum quidam fluctuantia  2:19
11 Conductus: Novus presul prodiit  5:09
12 Song: Sainte nicholaes  1:08
13 Reading: All the province of Seint Nicholas suffered gret peyne for hunger  3:34
14 Hymn: Plaudat letitia 4:25
15 Motet: Salve cleri speculum/Salve iubar presulum/[Sospitati]/[Sospitati]  3:00
16 Song: Sainte nicholaes 1:09 
17 Reading: A worschipfull man hadde thre doughtres virgines  4:59
18 Conductus: Fulget nicolaus  2:35 
19 Responsory: Ex eius tumba/ Prosa: Sospitati dedit egros  6:14
20 Conductus: Gaudens in domino  1:37
21 Reading: And whanne our Lorde lust to take Seint Nicholas oute of this worlde  2:28 
22 Motet: Psallat chorus/Eximie pater/[Aptatur] 0:54
23 Conductus: Nicholae presulum 1:52
24 Conductus: Nicholaus pontifex  2:18

Noel Cd 2 (Wolcom Yule)

Track Piece Time
1 Awake, and join the cheerful choir, Trad. English 4:09 
2 Good people all, Trad. English  6:05
3 The seven rejoices of Mary, Trad. English 3:43
4 The Lamb,  John Tavener 3:01 
5 A Scots Lilt, Anon., 17th c.  3:33
6 Balulalow, Trad. Scottish 3:37
7  Balulalow, Richard Rodney Bennett 1:39
8 The holly and the ivy, Trad. English  3:14
9 The Reel of Tullochgorum, Trad. Scottish 3:45
10 I saw three ships, Trad. English  2:54 
11  A Calendar of Kings, Peter Maxwell Davies (first recording) 6:02 
12  Air: Lá fuar geimhreadh (On a cold winter’s day), Trad. Irish  4:13 
13 An teicheadh go hÉigipt (Flight into Egypt),  Trad. Irish  3:21 
14 A god, and yet a man?,  Geoffrey Burgon (first recording) 1:25
15 Grene growith the holy, Henry VIII 3:51 
16 Wel, dyma’r borau gorau (Behold, here is the best morning), Trad. Welsh  3:15
17 The Cherry Tree Carol, Trad. English  2:38
18 Can wassel (Wassail Song), Trad. Cornish 2:48
19  A New Year Carol, Benjamin Britten  2:14

Noel  CD 3 (On Yoolis Night)
Track Piece Time
1 Antiphon: Hodie Christus natus est (chant)  1:05 
2 Motet: O nobilis nativitas/O mira dei/O decus
virgineum/Apparuit 
0:47
3 Antiphon: Lux de luce (chant)  0:30
4 Carol: Alleluya: A nywe werke  5:43
5 Hymn: Verbum supernum prodiens (chant)  2:18
6 Motet: Balaam de quo vaticinans/[Ballam]  2:33
7 Carol: Ave Maria  2:39 
8 Song: Gabriel, fram heven-king  3:55
9 Carol: Lullay: I saw a swete semly syght  2:53
10 Motet: Prolis eterne genitor/Psallat mater gracie/[Pes]  2:28 
11 Hymn: Vox clara, ecce, intonat (chant)  3:08
12 Rondellus: De supernis sedibus  2:13
13 Antiphon: Omnes de Saba (chant)  0:38
14 Motet: Puellare gremium/Purissima mater/[Pes] 1:33
15 Carol: Lullay, lullay: Als I lay on Yoolis night  8:02
16 Responsory: Tria sunt munera (chant)  3:27
17 Motet: Orto sole serene//Origo viri/Virga Iesse/[tenor]  2:02
18 Song: Peperit virgo  4:20
19 Carol: Ecce quod natura  4:14 
20 Hymn: A solis ortus cardine (chant)  3:47
21 Carol: Ther is no rose of swych vertu  3:38 
22 Antiphon: Videntes stellam (chant)  0:32
23 Carol: Nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse 4:50

Noel Cd 4 (A Star in the East)

Track Piece Time
1 Antiphon: Ave spes nostra 2:04 
2 Song: Mi Atyánk Atya Isten 2:38 
3 Alleluia: Veni domine 2:07
4 Antiphon: O mundi domina  1.02
5 Alleluia: Fuit virgo  2:15
6 Hymn: Vox clara, ecce, intonat  2:54
7 Sanctus: Omnes unanimiter 3:14 
8 Introit: Dum medium silentium  3:52
9 Lectio: Primo tempore alleviata  6:45 
10 Gradual: Speciosus forma  4:19
11 Song: Novum decus oritur 1:52
12 Offertory: Letentur celi  1:03
13 Lectio: Salvator noster 4:55
14 Hymn: Az idvözitöt régenten 2:38
15 Song: Novus annus adiit  4:20 
16 Communion: Exulta filia Syon 0:44
17 Evangelium: Liber generationis  11:11
18 Antiphon: Gaude et letare 1:03
19 Motet: Exordium quadruplate / Nate dei /
Concrepet infanti / Verbum caro
2:17
20 Te Deum: Isten, téged 6:03

 
 
 
 
 
 

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