Christmas Carols in German and English

For the festive season, I’ve transferred a 1950s Classics Club LP of two children’s choirs singing carols in German and English.

Side 1: Children’s choir of the Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg High School, Walter Rust

Franz Gruber arr Rust – Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht

Handel arr Rust – Tochter Zion (Judas Maccabaeus)

Trad arr Rust – In Dulci Jubilo

Trad arr Feddern – Maria auf dem Berge

Praetorius arr Rust – Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen

Trad arr Jöde – Vom Himmel hoch o Engel kommt

Trad arr Rust – Maria durch ein Dornwald ging

Caspar Othmay arr Rust – Vom Himmel hoch da kommt ich her

Johann Abraham Peter Schulz arr Rust – Ihr Kinderlein kommt

Trad arr Rust – O du Fröhliche

Players and Company of the Children’s Opera Group, Margaret John (with Eric Thiman, organ)
Mendelssohn arr William H Cummings – Hark! the Herald Angels sing

Trad arr F Whitelaw – Wassail Song

Trad arr F Whitelaw – The First Nowell

Trad arr F Whitelaw – While Shepherds Watched (Este’s Psalter 1592)

Trad arr Vaughan Williams – O little town of Bethlehem

Trad arr F Whitelaw – Good King Wenceslas (Tempus adest floridum)

Trad arr F Whitelaw – Kings of Orient

Trad arr F Whitelaw – O come all ye faithful (Adeste fideles)

mp3 files – click to play, or right click the link, then select “Save as”)

Classics Club London X 516
Recorded 1950s
Issued December 1959

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