Sweet was the song

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  • Creator Max van Egmond ; The Smithsonian Chamber Players
  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Washington, D.C.] : Friends of Music : Smithsonian Chamber Music Society, [2017] ℗2017
  • Physical Details
    • 1 audio disc (62 min., 23 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in
  • OCLC on1014339770
  • Credits
    • Max van Egmond, baritone ; Smithsonian Chamber Players (James Weaver, keyboard ; Kenneth Slowik, keyboard, viol, percussion ; Dennis Godburn, bassoon, recorder ; Shelley Gruskin, flute, recorder, musette, percussion ; James Caldwell, oboe ; Marc Schachman, oboe, oboe d'amore ; Stanley King, oboe, oboe da caccia, recorder ; Michael Lynn, Scott Reiss, recorder ; Marilyn McDonald, Linda Quan, violin ; Mary Anne Ballard, Catharina Meints, Alice Robbins, Margriet Tindemans, viol) ; Kenneth Slowik, director

Notes

  • Principally carols and Christmas music, for baritone with instrumental ensemble; the 5th, 13th, and 20th works are instrumental (the 20th work originally for organ).
  • Title from disc label.
  • Duration: 62:23.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes, biographical notes on the performers and lyrics with English translations (23 unnumbered pages : facsimiles, music, portraits) bound in container.
  • Originally issued as 1990.
  • Vocal selections sung in Dutch, English, French, German, Latin, and Polish.

Contents

  • Veni veni, Emmanuel (2:08) -- On Christmas night (2:58) -- Nöel nouvelet (2:56) -- O Jesulein süss (1:31) -- Von Himmel hoch (1:43) -- Coventry carol (3:20) -- W żłobie leży = Infant holy, infant lowly (1:51) -- The angel Gabriel (2:25) -- What child is this? (2:31) -- Nu zijt wellekome (2:44) -- Sweet was the song the Virgin sung (3:26) -- Angels we have heard on high (3:47) -- Riú riú chiú (2:05) -- In dulci jubilo (2:34) -- Let all mortal flesh keep silence (2:57) -- I saw three ships (2:31) -- Joseph dearest, Joseph mine (3:42) -- Patapan (1:50) -- Quelle est cette odeur agréable? (3:12) -- Nöel en dialogue (4:40) -- Lo, how a rose e'er blooming (3:24) -- Masters in this hall (4:00)
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