Music of Joy #9652

Contrasting emotional outburst with intimate radiance as we ring out the old year and ring in the new.

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, In dulci jubilo. DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Chorale-prelude, In dulci jubiloHarvard University Choir, Murray Forbes Somerville, conductor & organ (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Northeastern NRCD-251

LOUIS-CLAUDE DAQUIN (transcribed): Noël Etranger –Jean-Maurice Capt, oboe; Daniel Meylan, harpsichord. Preludio CD-2155

LOUIS-JAMES-ALFRED LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: Noël Variations for Christmas Mass –Vincent Genvrin (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) Editions Hortus CD-005

WILTSE: I wonder as I wander. JONATHAN TUUK: Brightest and best –Chamber Choir of Grand Rapids, Larry Biser, conductor; Jonathan Tuuk (1981 Wicks/Basilica of St. Adalbert, Grand Rapids, MI) Pro Organo CD 7038

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Sacred Symphonic Fresco Number 1, Christmas –Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet Hakim (1898 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Sacré-Coeur, Paris, France) Priory PRCD328

GERRE HANCOCK: Introit for a Feast Day. JOHN RUTTER: Candlelight Carol. RICHARD WAGNER (arranged): Of the father’s love begotten –National Capital Brass Ensemble; Paul Hill Chorale, Paul Hill, conductor; Sondra Proctor (1973 Holtkamp/Bradley Hills Presbyterian, Bethesda, MD) Centaur CD-2258

JEAN LANGLAIS: La NativitèGeorge C. Baker (1987 Rosales/Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR) Delos DE 3129

GARY SMOKE: Partita, Variations on Jesu, meine FreudeSamuel Porter (1988 Noack/McFarlin Memorial UMC, Norman, OK) Arkay AR6129

JOHN RUTTER: Nativity Carol. PERCY FLETCHER: Ring out, wild bells! –John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band; Huddersfield Choral Society, Roy Newsome, conductor; Keith Rhodes (1881 Henry Willis/Town Hall, Huddersfield, England, UK) Chandos CD-4541