1618 Friese-1757 Dalitz-2018 Wegscheider
1618 Friese-1757 Dalitz-2018 Wegscheider

A Christmas Fete #2049

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

Hour One

BEN PARRYGabriel’s NewsSelwyn College Choir & Ely Cathedral Girl’s Choir/Sarah MacDonald; Aaron Shilson (1908-2001 Harrison/Ely Cathedral) Regent 542

MARCEL DUPRÉVariations on Adeste fidelisRobert Gallagher (1966 Noehren/St. John’s Cathedral, Milwaukee, WI) WLP 2922

JOHANN PRAETORIUSVom Himmel hoch (3 verses) –Jonathan Moyer (1637 Stellwagen/St. Jacobi Church, Lübeck) Loft 1165

HERBERT SUMSION:  Fantasia on Adeste fidelisDouglas Major (Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Gothic 49095

ANDREAS SCHADE:  Pastorale.  ANONYMOUS:  Let us sing, little children, fr Lublin Tabulature.   JAKUB PAUS:  Pastorale in C. CAJUS SCHMEDECKE:  Joseph, lover, Joseph mine, fr Gdansk Tabulature –Andrzej Szadejko (1618 Friese-1757 Dalitz-2018 Wegscheider/Franciscan Holy Trinity Church, Gdansk, Poland) Ars Sonora 144

TRADITIONAL (arr. Cherwien):  Love has come.  LEWEIS REDNER (arr, Cherwien & Paulus):  O little town of Bethlehem.  FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arr. Cherwien & Willcocks):  Hark, the herald angels sing –Rachel Brandwein, harp; Sarah Carmack, oboe; National Lutheran Choir/David Cherwien (2003 Reuter/St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington, MN) NLC 2019

Filler – DUPRÉ (see above)

Hour Two

HERBERT BUFFINGTONGo tell it on the mountainHerbert Buffington (2009 Schlueter/Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Atlanta, GA) Buffington 68042

JOSEPH LAUBERAdoration, fr Quatre Morceaux –Mas Podgorny, double-bass; Donald Sutherland (1998 Holtkamp/Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD) Raven 965

MORITZ BROSIG & HEINRICH SCHEIDEMANNVom Himmel hochCraig Cramer (1992 Fritts/Grace Lutheran Church, Tacoma, WA) Dulcian 008

CHARLES-MARIE WIDORVariations on Puer natus est (iv.), fr Symphonie Gothique, Op. 70John Grew (1914-1999 Casavant/Holy Name of Jesus Church, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) ATMA 2370

GERRE HANCOCKI saw three shipsGerre Hancock (1995 Taylor & Boody/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Gothic 49109

FRANZ GRUBER (arr. Schwandt):  Silent Night –University Choirs/John Schwandt (Möller/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK) OU 2012

ALAN GIBBSA Medieval Christmas (Veni Redemptor; Qui creavit Coelum; Laetabundus)–Kevin Bowyer (1927 Willis-2005 Harrison/University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow, Scotland) Priory 1141

Filler – SUMISON (see above)

Continuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Additional support comes from Goulding & Wood, Inc. of Indianapolis, IN, and the Holtkamp Organ Company of Cleveland, OH, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.