An American Organist's Christmas #9450

…An American Organist's Christmas...noted soloists from the United States share their holiday gifts.

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Two Christmas preludes (Go, tell it on the mountain; What star is this)  Marian Ruhl Metson (1967 C.B. Fisk/Harvard Memorial Chapel, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Vom Himmel hoch. SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Resonet in laudibus. Drischner: How brightly shines  John Walker (Reuter organs, Denver and Colorado Springs)

PAUL MANZ: Soul, adorn thyself with gladness. Rohlig: A little shepherd music. PAUL MANZ: How beautifully shines  Paul Manz; Jill Gidmark, flute; Merilee Klemp, oboe (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Herman: We need a little Christmas. Marks: Gene Autry Christmas Medley  Ron Rhode (1928 Wurlitzer)

Titcomb: Puer natus est  Rudy Lucente (1929 Moeller, Fox Theatre Atlanta)

Traditional: The Christmas Waltz  Bob Ralston (1929 Barton, Granada Theatre, Kansas City, KS)

Hebble: I wonder as I wander. MAX REGER: The Virgin's Slumber Song. Bush: I saw three ships  Virgil Fox; Louise Natale, singer (1965 Moeller, St. Paul the Apostle Church, NYC)

NEAR: My dancing day  Lanny Collins; Trinity Church Choir (1984 Rosales, Trinity Church, Portland, OR)

Mulet: Noel. Baker: Berceuse Paraphrase  George Baker (1984 Rosales, Trinity Church, Portland, OR)

RICHARD PURVIS: Unto us a child is born. DeCormier: What child is this?. Argento: O  Jonathan Tuuk, Brian Bartusch, organ (Grand Rapids, MI)

Filler –Diemer: Go, tell it on the mountain