1618 Friese-1757 Dalitz-2018 Wegscheider/Franciscan Holy Trinity Church, Gdansk, Poland
1618 Friese-1757 Dalitz-2018 Wegscheider/Franciscan Holy Trinity Church, Gdansk, Poland

International Holiday Delights #2150

. . . with composers and instruments from many lands we celebrate the Nativity.

Hour One

LOWELL MASON (arr. Ampt):  Joy to the WorldROBERT AMPTSing with joy, o earth and skyBrisbane Chorale and Brass/Emily Cox; Amy Johansen (1972 Hill, Norman & Beard/St. John’s Cathedral, Brisbane, Australia) Move 3359

BERNARD WAYNE SANDERS:  Three Holiday Verses (Good King Wenceslaus; Conditor alme siderum; Alle jahre wieder)Julian Bewig (2003 Fischer & Krämer/St. Mary’s Church, Emsdetten, Germany) Classicophon 2009-010

ALEXANDRE GUILMANTScottish Carol/Noël Ecossais –Nancy Lancaster (1878 Merklin/House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Saint Paul, MN) HOH 201

ADOLPHE ADAM: Cantique de NoëlPeter Mattei, baritone; Orphei Dränger/Robert Sund; Bengt Forsberg (1974 Moberg/Bälinge Church, Sweden) BIS 533

ANTON HEILLERChoral & Little Partita, Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungenElizabeth Ullmann (2003 Felsberg/St. Georg Church, Horn, Austria) IFO 20226

JOSEPH AHRENS:  Partita, Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungenPatrick Wedd (1980 Wilhelm/Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) Madrigal 1001

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDEFantasy, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BuxWV 188Andrzej Szadejko (2018 Wegscheider/Franciscan Holy Trinity Church, Gdansk, Poland) Ars Sonora 144

FRANZ LEHRNDORFERVariations, O du frölicheFranz Lehrndorfer (1994 Jann/St. Mary’s Cathedral, Munich, Germany) Celestial Harmonies 13090-2

Filler – HEILLER: Little Partita (see above)

 

Hour Two

GASTON LITAIZENoël BasquePaul Wisskirchen (1980 Klais/Altenberg Cathedral, Germany) Prezioso 800.011          

MICHEL CORRETTE3 Noëls (Joseph est bien marié; Un june pucelle; Noël provençal)Olivier Vernet (1750 J.-A. Silbermann/St. Maurice Church, Soultz, Alsace, France) Ligia Digital 0104187-07

COLIN MAWBYHow far is it to BethlehemNational Chamber Choir of Ireland/Colin Mawby (venue undisclosed) OCP Publications 10811

HANS-UWE HIELSCHER:  Four Christmas Carols (Zu Bethlehem geboren; Hark, the herald angels sing; O little town of Bethlehem; We wish you a merry Christmas) –Hans-Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger; Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) Hielscher 3

MAX REGERWeihnachten, Op. 145, no. 3Albert Schönberger (1960 Kemper/Mainz Cathedral, Germany) Organophon 90108

MATTHEW MARTIN:  Prelude to Hark, the herald angels singFELIX MENDELSSOHN (arr, Ledger):  Hark, the herald angels singFRANCIS POTTImprovisation on Adeste fidelisMatthew Martin (1968-2016 Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England) KGS 0060

Filler – BUXTEHUDE (see above)

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