2003 Dobson at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA.
2003 Dobson at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA.

A Seasonal Celebration #1650

…whether in Michigan or New Mexico, Ely or Orleans, the music of Christmas resounds of peace and joy.

Hour 1

DAVID CONTE: Christmas Intrada. JAMES BIERY: Willie, take your little drum. ROBIN MILFORD: Pastorale Dance, On Christmas Night. KEITH CHAPMAN: Bring a torch, Jeanette, IsabellaLarry Visser (1996 Austin-Allen/LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI) Visser 2013

MILFORD: In dulci jubilo . ANDREW CARTER: Hodie Christus natus estCathedral Choir/Maxine Thevenot, director; Edmund Connolly (2002 Reuter/Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque, NM) Raven 974

DAN LOCKLAIR: Angel Song –Sospiri/Christopher Watson, director; Jeremy Cole (2011 Tickell/Keble College Chapel, Oxford, England) Convivium 033

ALAN BULLARD: 2 Christmas Carols (A baby so small; A boy is born) –Selwyn College Choir/Sarah MacDonald, director; Timothy Parsons (Harrison/Ely Cathedral, England) Regent 456

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Introit (Puer natus est), fr L’Orgue Mystique, Op. 55. no. 3 –Georges Delvallee (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/Holy Cross Cathedral, Orleans, France) Accord 476 1059

FATHER JOSEPH WALTER: Choral diferencias & glosas on ‘Puer natus in Bethlehem’ (premiere)—Cathedral Schola; Cherry Rhodes (2003 Dobson/Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/7/16)

Filler – CHAPMAN (see above)

Hour 2

GERALD NEAR: Carillon on a Ukrainian Bell Carol. PAUL EDWARDS: No small wonder. JOHN JOUBERT: All and some Cathedral Choir/Jeremy Tarant, director; Richard Newman (1992 Pilzecker/St. Paul Cathedral, Detroit, MI) CCSP 2014

CARL RÜTTI: O little town of BethlehemEscorial Choir/Christopher Duarte, director; Carl Rütti (1950 Norman & Beard/Norwich Cathedral, England) Guild 7238

WILLIAM MATHIAS: A babe is bornCantemus Chamber Choir/Huw Williams, director; Robert Court (1885 Hill/St. Augustine’s Church, Penarth, Wales) Regent 466

THOMAS HEWITT JONES: Verbum caro factum est. DENIS BEDARD: Noël huron, fr Deux Noëls. BOB CHILCOTT: The night he was born. BEDARD: Toccata, Il est né le divin enfant, fr Deux NoëlsTewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum/Simon Bell, director/Carleton Etherington (1997 Jones/Tewkesbury Abbey, England) Regent 440

ANDRÉ FLEURY: Variations on a Burgundian Noël -- Cherry Rhodes (2003 Dobson/Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/7/16)

MACK WILBERG (arr.): Ding! Dong! merrily on high. JOHN RUTTER: Nativity Carol. JAMES PIERPONT (arr. Shephard): Jingle BellsYork Minster Choir/Robert Sharpe; David Pipe (1993 Walker/York Minster, England) Regent 467

Filler – CONTE (see above)