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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Christmas Carols / Hodie

Composer(s)Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Artist(s)
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - Sacred
Catalogue 8.570439
Label Naxos
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Vaughan Williams’s Christmas Cantata Hodie (This Day) is a brilliant mosaic of musical styles set to poetry from the most diverse sources. Texts by Milton, Hardy, and George Herbert reflecting various Christmas experiences are bound together by a narration of the Gospel Nativity story sung in unison by a boys’ choir. With its gripping blend of mysticism, heavenly glory and human hope, Hodie flows with a vitality and inventiveness that belie a work written in Vaughan Williams’s old age. The Fantasia on Christmas Carols, which incorporates a number of traditional English carols, is notable for the obbligato cello part and for the varied treatment of the choir, which provide an atmospheric choral-orchestral texture.


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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Christmas Carols / Hodie 1:11:01   
  Fantasia on Christmas Carols 11:42       
  Hodie (This Day)          
      Prologue: Nowell! Nowell! 3:56       
      Narration: Now is the birth of Jesus Christ 4:54       
      Song: It was the winter wild 4:46       
      Narration: And it came to pass in those days 1:55       
      Choral: The blessed son of God 2:25       
      Narration: And there were in the same country 7:06       
      Song: The Oxen 3:20       
      Narration: And the shepherds returned 1:12       
      Pastoral: The shepherds sing 3:04       
      Narration: But Mary kept all these things 0:34       
      Lullaby: Sweet was the song the Virgin sang 2:32       
      Hymn: Bright portals of the sky 3:55       
      Narration: Now when Jesus was born 3:00       
      The March of the 3 Kings: From kingdoms of wisdom 7:33       
      Choral: No sad thought his soul affright 2:18       
      Epilogue: In the beginning was the Word 6:49       
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