An American Christmas Album #9551

From San Diego to Brooklyn, from churches and theaters, this collection offers warm and friendly greetings of glad tidings and good cheer.

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged by Tuuk): Hark, the herald angels sing. PAUL EDWARDS: Small Wonder. CAMIL van HULSE: Tui sunt caeli –Chamber Choir of Grand Rapids, Larry Biser, conductor; Jonathan Tuuk (1981 Wicks/Basilica of St. Adalbert, Grand Rapids, MI) Pro Organo CD 7038

RICHARD ELSASSER: 3 Traditional Carols –Robert Plimpton (1915 Austin/Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA) Spreckels Organ Society CD-5

VIRGIL THOMSON: Pastorale on a Christmas Plainsong –Robert Grogan (1964 Möller; 2001 Goulding & Wood/National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC) Gothic G49070

THOMAS BEVERIDGE: Masters in this hall –Washington Men’s Camerata, Thomas Beveridge, conductor; Donald Sutherland (1973 Holtkamp/Bradley Hills Presbyterian, Bethesda, MD) Gothic G49063

FELIX BERNARD: Winter Wonderland –Tom Hazleton (1928 Kimball/Dickinson High School Auditorium, Wilmington, DE) DTOS CD-302

MEL TORMÉ: The Christmas Song –Bob Ralston (1929 Barton/Granada Theatre, Kansas City, KS) P&P Productions 015533

TOMMIE CONNER: I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus –Ron Rhode (1928 Wurlitzer/formerly of the Minnesota Theatre, Minneapolis, MN) Roxy Productions CD-106

VICTOR HERBERT: March of the Toys. JULE STYNE: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! –Robert Maidhof & David Messineo (1928 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, NY) Midnight Productions CD-1993

CHARLES CALLAHAN: 2 Pieces: Christmas Prelude; The RejoicingCharles Callahan (1991 Wicks/Sacred Heart RCC, Tampa, FL) Pro Organo CD 2223

PAUL MANZ: Christmas Preludes: Open now the gates; Wake, awake; Jesus, priceless treasure; Good Christian men, rejoicePaul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Manz Music CD-921

Christmas in Harvard Yard:

JAMES WOODMAN: Christmas Prelude. GERALD NEAR: And all in the morning. CHARLES CALLAHAN: Come rejoicing, praises voicing. JOHN COOK: Christmas Postlude on Divinum MysteriumHarvard University Choir, Murray Forbes Somerville, conductor; Nancy Granert (1967 C.B. Fisk/Memorial Chapel, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Gothic G49075