The Orient Express

A Tapestry Christmas

500 years of timeless choral treasures

Take One In this collection of Christmas treasures, Tapestry has selected a pleasing variety of beautiful music from many cultures, including familiar as well as lesser-known pieces, with piano or instrumental accompaniment and, of course, lots of Tapestry "a cappella". With music that spans five centuries, Tapestry illustrates how talented composers of all time have created beautiful song to celebrate the joyful news of the Christ story. From the Renaissance Thomas Tallis, to the present century with contemporary Canadian composers, Eleanor Daley and Nancy Telfer, ...all will enrich the personal experience of Christmas for you and yours!  

1. What Sweeter Music J. Rutter 3:51
2. Lute-book Lullaby W. Balley Arr/ G. Shaw 2:26
3. Hodie T. Tallis 2:23
4. The Huron Carol Trad. Canadian Arr/ R. Anderson 2:34
5. Past Three a Clock Trad. English Arr/ C. Wood 2:36
6. Hodie J. P. Sweelinck 3:42
7. Sans Day Carol Trad. Cornish Arr/ J. Rutter 3:19
8. Personent Hodie Trad. German Arr/ G. Holst 3:00
9. The Three Kings J. Dove, text by Dorothy Sayers 6:22
10. Gabriel to Mary Came Trad.14th.C. Irish Arr/ D. Willcocks 3:00
11. In the Bleak Mid-Winter H. Darke 4:22
12. Carol of the Bells Trad. Ukrainian Arr/ R. Artman 1:50
13. Christmas Cantata D. Pinkham 9:51
14. Hodie, Christus Natus Est H. Willan 1:23
15. Hodie N. Telfer 2:18
16. Quelle est cette odeur agréable? Trad. French Arr/ D. Willcocks 4:33
17. The Three Kings H. Willan 3:11
18. I Wonder As I Wander Trad. Appalachian Arr/ J. Rutter 3:48
19. Rejoice and Sing
E. Daley

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