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Arnold, Robert

Organist and teacher who performed as a soloist with the Robert Shaw Chorale from the 1960s onwards.

He  appeared on several of their albums through the years including Christmas Treasures, A Festival of Carols, Great Choruses from Messiah, Handel: Messiah, Many Moods of Christmas and Most Fabulous Classical Christmas Album Ever.

Robert Shaw Chorale and Orchestra recordings
Angels We Have Heard on High (Traditional French/James Chadwick/Edward Barnes )
RCA 6429 (CD: A Festival of Carols)
ConductorRobert Shaw

Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella (Traditional/Emile Blemont/Marc-Antoine Charpentier/Louis-Denis Seguin)(English Translation: Edward Cuthbert Nunn)(Alternate Version: Nicolas Saboly)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

Deck the Halls (Traditional Welsh)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

The First Nowell (Traditional/Anonymous)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Traditional/Anonymous)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Charles Wesley/George Whitefield/Martin Madan/Felix Mendelssohn/William Hayman Cummings)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

I Saw Three Ships (Traditional/Anonymous)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker

It Came Upon The Midnight Clear (Edmund Sears/Richard Storrs Willis/Uzziah Christopher Burnap/Sir Arthur S. Sullivan)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming (Traditional Anonymous German)
(Revisions and translations – Michael Praetorius/Melchior Vulpius/Friedrich Layriz/Harried Reynolds Kraugh/Theodore Baker/John C. Mattes)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

March of the Kings (Traditional/Joseph-Francois Domergue)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

O Come All Ye Faithful(John FrancisWade/Frederick Oakeley)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker

O Little Town of Bethleham (Phillips Brooks/Lewis Redner)
RCA 6429 – 2 – RG (CD: A Festival of Carols)
(Arrangers – Robert Shaw/Alice Parker)

Here is “Angels We Have Heard On High” by the Robert Shaw Chorale…

Sources:

  1. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:wvftxqraldhe~T4
  2. http://www.alibris.com/classicalsearch?artist=Robert+Arnold&mtype=C
  3. http://www.trinitybeth.org/Worship/2004_05concertseries.html