Noël Etranger

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

On this edition of Pipedreams, some holiday melodies from other lands at first may seem strange or foreign, but their message of peace and joy is unmistakable.


Music played in the program

LOUIS-CLAUDE DAQUIN: Noël Etranger (No. 8) –François Zeitouni (1991 Guilbault-Thérien/Chapelle du Grand Séminaire, Montréal, Québec, Canada) XXI 1609

HANS UWE HIELSCHER: Christmas Fantasy –Hans Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger/Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) Hielscher 3

WILLIAM BILLINGS: Christmas Voluntary –Donald Enos (1762 Snetzler/Congregational Church, South Dennis, MAA) Sound Production Studios 2006

JOSEPH-GUY ROPARTZ: Rhapsodie sur deux Noëls populaires da le Haute-Bretagne –Jean-Pierre Lecaudey (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Church of Saint Ouen, Rouen, France) Pavane 7393/4

NORBERTO GUINALDO: 3 Spanish Carols (Come, little children; Cold December flies away; What shall we give to the child of Mary?) –Norberto Guinaldo (1963 Reuter: United Methodist Church, Garden Grove, CA) Pipedreams Archive 2008

J.S. BACH: Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 –Joan Lippincott (2000 Fritts/Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ) Gothic 49242

PHILIP LEDGER: Christmas Lullaby (Hush! My dear, lie still and slumber) –Choir of Christ’s College, David Rowland, conductor; Roxy Summerfield (2007 Kuhn/Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge) Regent 305

CHARLES WOOD: O thou, the central orb –Choir of St. Joseph Cathedral, Paul Thornock, conductor; Robert Wisniewski (2006 Fritts/Saint Joseph Cathedral, Columbus, OH) CathedralMusic 01

Filler - GUINALDO (see above)

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