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A Cello Christmas The London Sound Series

A Cello Christmas

24 Cellos

The London Cello Sound and
The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Code: CACDS4115


10.15 / 11.37






"This is an outstanding CD...arrangements and performances of deeply satisfying artistry...accuracy is first-rate ahd there is expressive detail and imagination to retain the attention of the most fastidious listener. Unreserved recommendation for Christmas and cello lovers alike!" Stringendo

An unforgettable blend of velvet and virtuosity. Building on the acclaim of the bestselling The London Sound series of recordings, Geoffrey Simon now combines the sonorous warmth of twenty-four cellos with the angelic quality of the award winning Choir of Clare College, Cambridge University. This innovative, richly rewarding Christmas CD contains a wide selection of English and American seasonal favourites, arranged especially for Cala by Daryl Runswick.

London's finest cellists, including five orchestral principals and London's top orchestral and  session musicians, supported by percussion, harp, celeste and two double basses create a totally unique and arresting atmosphere, a trade mark of the unforgettable and unparalleled richness of sound that is The London Sound.

Trad. (arr. Runswick)
Introit: Once in Royal David's City
3:28
2  
Trad. (arr. Runswick)
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
2:30
Trad. (arr. Runswick)
Gaudete
3:06
 
Tchaikovsky (arr. Runswick)
The Nutcracker
7:54
4
i.
 
Trepak
1:11
5
ii.
 
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
2:12
6
iii.
 
Pas de Deux
4:31
7
Kirkpatrick (arr. Runswick)
Away in a Manger
4:03
8
Prokofiev (arr. Runswick)
Troika / O Little Town of Bethlehem
3:37
9
Bach / Cornelius (arr. Runswick)
The Three Kings
2:59
10
Various (arr. Runswick)
Medley: Christmas in America
4:11
11
Schubert (arr. Runswick)
Ave Maria
4:26
12
Trad. (arr. Runswick)
Ding Dong Merrily on High
2:33
13
Mendelssohn(arr. Runswick)
Medly: On Olde English Christmas
4:15
14
Berlin (arr. Runswick)
White Christmas
3:38
15
Anderson (arr. Runswick)
Sleigh Ride
2:49
16
Trad. (arr. Runswick)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
2:38
17
Trad. (arr. Runswick)
Fantasia: The Coventry Carol / In Dulci Jubilo
6:38
TT: 61:50

 


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