The Holy Birth

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Friday, December 17, 2010

On this edition of Pipedreams, Michael Barone offers timeless musical gifts from many hands and many lands to celebrate the festival of Christmas.



Program Details:

TRADITIONAL (arranged by Chapman): Bring a torch, Jennette Isabella.

TRADITIONAL (arranged by Dragon & Peter Richard Conte): O Tannenbaum –Philadelphia Brass Ensemble; Peter Richard Conte (1911 Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s Center City Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Gothic 49294

ANDRÉ FLEURY: Variations on a Burgundian Noël –François Lemanissier (1893 Debierre/Eglise Sainte-Croix de Saint-Lô, France) & (1968; 1987 Beuchet-Debierre/Notre-Dame de Saint-Lô, France) Triton 331137

JEAN LANGLAIS: La Nativité –George C. Baker (1889 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France) Solstice 240

HERBERT SUMSION: The Holy Birth –Gloucester Cathedral Choir, John Sanders, conductor; Mark Blatchly (1971 Hill, Norman & Beard/Gloucester Cathedral, England, UK) Priory 5033

HERMANN SCHROEDER: In dulci jubilo –William Watkins (1957 Aeolian-Skinner/Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC) Vermont Organ Academy 02

DENIS BEDARD: Variations on In dulci jubilo –Thomas Fitches (1928 Casavant/Anglican Church of St. Clement, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) RCCO 09

ANTHONY HAMMOND: Improvisation-Toccata on Adeste Fidelis –Anthony Hammond (1912 Harrison & Harrison/St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, England, UK) Priory 1038

Filler - DUPRÉ

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