Holiday International (II) #9449

…From Wales, Russia, England, France, Germany and the United States, a multi-cultural sonic celebration.

WILLIAM MATHIAS: Ave Rex, A Carol Sequence  Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford; Stephen Darlington, conductor; Simon Lawford, organ (Leominster Priory, Herefordshire)

Tchaikovsky (trans. Hohman): The Nutcracker Suite  Frederick Hohman (1985 Reuter/Augustana Lutheran, Denver, Colorado)

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Partita, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BuxWV 188  Harald Vogel (1692 Arp Schnitger/Ludgerikirche, Norden, Germany)

Marks: Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Beal & Booth: Jingle Bell Rock. Garland: In the Mood. Berlin: White Christmas. Leontovich: Carol of the Bells. Rodgers: My Favorite Things  Robert Maidhof, David Messineo (1928 Wurlitzer, Brooklyn Paramount Theatre)

Herbert: March of the Toys. JULE STYNE: Let it snow. Traditional: Deck the Hall  Michael Stairs (1930 Aeolian, Longwood Gardens)

Albrecht: Christmas Grace Notes  Timothy Albrecht (1982 Casavant, Emory University, Atlanta)

Boellmann: Offertoire sur des Noels. CÉSAR FRANCK: Sortie on Venez, divin Messie  Philippe Gueit (1868 Cavaille-Coll, St. Joseph's Church, Marseille)

JEAN LANGLAIS: Joy to the World  Ann Labounsky (1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA/Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts)

Edmundson: Toccata on Vom Himmel hoch  Andrew Lucas (1872 Willis; 1992 Mander/St. Paul Cathedral, London, United Kingdom)