More Classical Christmas on The Third Floor with Bill Cromwell: #227

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Sun, 12/01/2019 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Visit The Third Floor this holiday season for the best sacred and secular choral, vocal, and instrumental works from around the world and across the centuries.

TTF Program 227

December 1st, 2019

Hour One

Rutter:  Dancing Day (St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys; Sara Cutler, harp; dir. John Scott) 25:30

Carols (The American Boychoir with the Cathedral Symphony Orchestra and the New York Vocal Consort, dir. James Litton) 15:12

Poulenc:  Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël (The Elora Festival Singers, dir. Noel Edison) 11:45

Hour Two

Kodaly:  Christmas Carol and Angels and Shepherds (Columbus Boychoir) 5:37 total  Medley from the Empire Brass (Empire Brass) This Christmastide (Jessye Norman and the American Boychoir) 20:00 total 

Handel:  Messiah Choruses from Part 1 with the Alleluia Chorus (The English Concert; dir. Trevor Pinnock) 17:30

Medley from Robert Shaw Chorale - 12:21 Bassano: Hodie Christus natus est (The Monteverdi Choir, dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 2:29 Little Drummer Boy (St. Olaf Choir, dir. Anton Armstrong) 3:00  Total 18:10

Hour Three

Britten:  A Ceremony of Carols (The American Boychoir; Barbara Ann Biggers, harp; dir. Vincent Metallo) 23:00

Carols (Robert Shaw Chamber Singers, Chorale and Orchestra) 23:31

Sleigh Ride (BBC Concert Orchestra, dir. Leonard Slatkin)  Still, still, still and Once in Royal David’s City (Academy and Chorus of St. Martin in the Fields, dir. Sir Neville Marriner) 17:44 

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