On Christmas Day #1151
…magical music, both old and new, adds immeasurably to the spirit of the Nativity Festival.
DAVID HALLS: Sing, o sing this blessed morn. DAVID WILLCOCKS: Sussex Carol –Salisbury Cathedral Choir, David Halls, conductor; Daniel Cook (1876 Henry Willis/Salisbury Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD1025
SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: 4 Christmas Carols: Vom Himmel hoch; Pastorale on Silent Night; Freu dich sehr. HERMANN SCHROEDER: Susani –Childrens Choir Saulgau, Hugo Birkhofer, conductor; Mario Hospach (1985 Rebmann choir organ/St. John Church, Soulgau, Germany) ebs 6019
KEITH CHAPMAN: Joseph dearest, Joseph mine. JOHN LEAVITT: Cold December flies away. PAUL MANZ: What is this lovely fragrance. DALE WOOD: Cold December flies away –James Welch (1982 Schoenstein/Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Oakland, CA) Arkay AR6166
FRANZ GRUBER: Silent Night (arranged by Idenstam). GUNNAR IDENSTAM (arranged): Lo, how a rose –Lisa Rydberg, violin; Emma Härdelin, soprano; St. Jacobs Chamber Choir, Gary Graden, conductor; Gunnar Idenstam (1949 Marcussen/Oscarskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden) BIS-CD-5031