Holiday Preludes #8949

…A collection of seasonal music from around the world.

Corrette: Prelude, Ou s'envont ces gays Bergers  Michel Chapuis (1783 Clicquot organ/Church of Saints Peter & Paul, Souvigny)

Scheidt: Verses on the Christmas chant A Solis ortus cardine  Bernard Lagace (1979 Felsberg organ/St. Martin's Church, Colmar, Switzerland)

JOSEPH AHRENS: 4 Christmas Chorale-preludes (Ein Kindelein so loeblich; Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; Wie schoen leuchtet der Morgenstern; Vom Himmel hoch), fr Choralwerk fuer Orgel (1950)  Sieglinde Ahrens (1972 Klais organ/St. Maria-Geburt Church, Muelheim)

Walter: Chorale-prelude, In dulci jubilo. Nestor: A Child is born. CONRAD SUSA: The Shepherds Sing. GERALD NEAR: My Dancing Day  National Shrine Choir; Leo Nestor, cond. Robert Grogan (1987 Schudi organ/National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C.)

Jones: 3 Christmas Carols (O come, all ye faithful; Away in a manger; Joy to the world)  Joyce Jones (1988 Keates-Geissler organ/Dauphin Way Baptist Church, Mobile, Alabama)

RICHARD PURVIS: 2 Carols (Greensleeves; A Scottish Carol)  Lyn Larsen (1924 Paramount Wurlitzer/Century II Convention Center, Wichita, Kansas)

Vickery (arr.): 2 Christmas Songs (O Holy Night; Silent Night)  Robert Vickery (1927 Aeolian residence organ/Watkins Home, Winona, Minnesota)

Guy-Ropartz: Rhapsody on 2 Breton Noels  Jean-Louis Durand (1965 Haerpfer-Erman organ/St. Maclou Church, Rouen)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Offertory No. 2 on Christmas Carols  Christopher Herrick (1872 Willis; 1992 Mander/St. Paul Cathedral, London, United Kingdom)(1937 Harrison/Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom)