2001 Fisk
2001 Fisk

Make We Merry #2050

. . . jubilant and celebratory selections for the Christmas holiday.

Hour One

J. S. BACHIn dulci jubilo, BWV 729Graham Barber (1868 Schulze/St. Bartholomew’s Church, Armley, England) Priory 909

EUGENE GIGOUTRhapsodie sur des noëlsJack Mitchener (2001 Fisk/Finney Chapel, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH) Raven 936

TRADITIONAL (arr. Idenstam):  Our savior has comeEmma Härdelin, soprano; Lisa Rydberg, violin; St. Jacob’s Chamber Choir/Gary Graden; Gunnar Idenstam (1976 Marcussen/St. Jacob’s Church, Stockholm, Sweden) Bis 5031

DAVID BEDNALLMake we merry (excerpts)Beneden Chapel Choir/Edward Whiting; David Bednall (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England) Regent 547

BOB CHILCOTTThe night he was bornTewkesbury Abbey Schola/Simon Bell; Carleton Etherington (1997 Jones/Tewkesbury Abbey, England) Regent 440

HANS UWE HIELSCHER:  2 Christmas Improvisations (Vom Himmel hoch & O du fröhliche) –Hans Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger/Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) Hielscher 3

Filler – GIGOUT (see above)

Hour Two

JEAN-JACQUES BEAUVARLET-CHARPENTIER:  3 Noëls (Laisser paitre vos bétes; Pour l’amour de Marie; Dans le gout) –Marina Tchebourkina (1748 Dom Bedos-1997 Quoirin/Sacred Heart Abbey, Bordeaux, France) Natives 08

CARL RÜTTITomorrow will be my dancing dayCathedral Choir/Stuart Nicholson; David Leigh (1902 Willis/St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland) Regent 418

JEAN LANGLAISPuer natus est (Improvisation) –Jean Langlais (1969 Rieger/Marienstatt Abbey, Germany) Motette 10371

J. C. F. BACHMorgen kommt der Weihnachtsmann –Wolfgang Baumgratz (1734 Silbermann/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Bremen, Germany) Aeolus 10241 

JIRÍ ROPEKChristmas Fantasy (In dulci jubilo)Prague Philharmonic Chorus & Chamber Orchestra/Pavel Kühn; Jan Kalfus (1991 Rieger-Kloss/St. James Basilica, Prague, Czech Republic) Supraphon31 0263

Filler – LANGLAIS (see above)

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