1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium
1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium

For the Christmas Festival #1949

…a multi-generational sampler of festival holiday music from many lands.

Hour 1

MASSIMO NOSETTI:  Little Toccata on Adeste fidelisDomenico Severin (2013 Bonato/Villasanta Cathedral, Monza, Italy) Syrius 141471

JOHANN PACHELBELVom Himmel hoch (2 settings)Jürgen Essl (1782 Stumm/Stephanskirche, Simmern, Germany) cpo 777 557

GEORG BÖHMPartita, Gelobet seist du, Jesu ChristChristoph Anselm Noll (1998 Klais/Maria Laach Abbey, Germany) Psallite 60381

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDEGelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BuxWV 188John Grew (1959 Beckerath/Queen Mary Road Church, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) McGill 750029

ALEXIS CHAUVETA la venue de Noël, fr 9 Offertoires –Carolyn Shuster-Fournier (1863 Cavaillé-Coll-1989 Haerpfer/St. Louis Cathedral, Versailles, France) EMA 9502

ARTHUR PIECHLER3 Christmas Preludes, Op. 46 (In dulci jubilo; Vom Himmel hoch; Stille Nacht) –Klaus Linsenmeyer (1904 Maerz/Augsburg Cathedral, Germany) Motette 11151

HENRI BUSSERLe Sommeil de l’Enfant Jesus. –Licia Jaskunas, harp; Anthony LaMarchina, cello; Wilma Jensen (1986 Casavant/St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, TN) Pro Organo 7282

FRANCIS POTTImprovisation on Adeste fidelis (2005)Tom Winpenny (1962 Harrison/St. Albans Abbey, England) PD Archive (r. 8/11/16)

Filler – PACHELBEL:  Fugue in D (see above)

Hour 2

ROBERT AMPTCarol of the Birds & The Silver Stars are Shining, fr Australian Christmas SuiteRalph Lane (1890 Hill/Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale, New South Wales, Australia) OMC 2011

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMSFantasia on Christmas Carols –Matt Dowdy, baritone; York Minster Choir/Robert Sharpe, director; David Pipe (1903 Walker/York Minster, England) Regent 467

NOEL RAWSTHORNE:  3 Christmas Carols (Christians awake; This is the truth; Adeste fidelis) –Gordon Stewart (1978 Willis/Huddersfield Town Hall, England) Dolcan 69

KEITH CHAPMANBring a torch, Jeanette IsabellaDonald Pearson (1938 Kimball/St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, CO) Gothic 49101

ALEXANDER MASON:  Variations on TorchesAlexander Mason (1883 Willis-2000 Harrison/St. David’s Cathedral, Wales) Regent 319

PAUL de MALEINGREAUFinale, Dies Laetitae, fr Symphonie de Noël, Op. 19Peter Van de Velda (1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium) Aeolus 10621

Filler – CHAUVET (see above)