Child of Light

(Continuum, 1991)

Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
Peter Maxwell Davies: Ave Rex Angelorum *
Judith Weir: llluminare, Jerusalem
Robert Saxton: The Child of Light *
John Tavener: A Nativity *
William Walton: All this time
John Byrt: All and some
Kenneth Leighton: Of a rose *
Lennox Berkeley: In Wintertime *
Francis Poulenc: Four Christmas Motets

* first recording

Listen to This Little Babe (from A Ceremony of Carols)

Listen to John Byrt’s All and some

  • “One of the best performances of Britten’s Ceremony of Carols to come my way. Exquisitely sung with full-bodied, lively tone.” ***** (Classic CD)
  • “A Ceremony of Carols makes a lovely effect. Performed with skill and fine tone.” (Gramophone)