Classical Christmas continues on The Third Floor with Bill Cromwell

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Sun, 12/08/2019 - 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. Each week through December, host Bill Cromwell will bring you music celebrating the season.

TTF Program 228

December 8th, 2019

Hour One

Schutz:  Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi (Monika Frimmer, soprano; David Cordier, alto; Christopher Robson, alto; William Kendall, tenor; Rufus Muller, tenor; Christoph Pregardien, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass; Michael Volle, bass; Thomas Herberich, bass; Franz Joseph Selig, bass; Kammerchor Stuttgart; Musica Fiata Köln; Barockorchester Stuttgart; Frieder Bearnee-us Bernius, conductor) 31:30

Whitbourn:  Selections from Carolae (Westminster Williamson Voices, dir. James Jordan) 23:40

Hour Two

Tchaikovsky:  Nutcracker (Concertgebouw Orchestra, dir. Antal Dorati) 41:00

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

Hour Three

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

Byrd:  Propers for the Nativity (The Cardinall’s Musick, dir. Andrew Carwood) 46:04

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