Another Classical Christmas on The Third Floor: #229

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Sun, 12/15/2019 - 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 229

December 15th, 2019

Hour One

  1. Claudio Monteverdi -- Exultent caeli, The Monteverdi Choir, dir. John Eliot Gardiner, 7:41
  2. Handel:  Messiah Christmas Arias from Part 1 with I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Arleen Auger, soprano;; Michael Chance, contralto; Howard Crook, tenor; John Tomlinson, bass; The English Concert; The English Concert Choir; The English Concert; dir. Trevor Pinnock) 43:50
  3. Wassail Carol:  Choir of New College, Oxford

Hour Two

  1. Choral music performed by choirs of North America:  NY Polyphony, Elora Festival Singers, St. Thomas:  Coventry Carol (NY Polyphony)  O Holy Night -- Wassail Song -- Hodie Christus Natus Est (Elora Festival Singers) Es ist ein Ros entsprungen -- I Saw Three Ships -- Nova! Nova! -- Come Thou Redeemer of the earth -- in the bleak mid-winter -- The Lamb (The Choir of St. Thomas Church, NYC) 32:00
  2. Quem vidistis, pastores?; Salvator noster; O magnum mysterium -- Christmas in Venice with The Monteverdi Choir, the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble; dir. John Eliot Gardiner, 21:18

Hour Three

  1. Anonymous 4 ; Wells Cathedral Choir (Biebl Ave Maria), The King’s Singers (carols from Howells) 18:30
  2. Leroy Anderson and the BBC Concert Orchestra Carol Medley featuring different sections of the orchestra Christmas Medley (BBC Concert Orchestra, dir. Leonard Slatkin) 32:08


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