A Classical Christmas on The Third Floor, Part Two: #280

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Sun, 12/06/2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am
More great sacred and secular Christmas music in the classical tradition on The Third Floor with great choirs and ensembles from around the world.

TTF Program 280

December 6, 2020

Hour One  

The Little Drummer Boy (Arthur Fiedler Orchestra and Chorus) 2:27 The First Noel (Robert Shaw Chorale and RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra) 2:26 O Tannenbaum (Musica Sacra, dir. Richard Westenburg) 2.22 Carol of the Bells (New York Choral Artists) 1:27 Ave Verum Corpus (Vienna Boys Choir; Vienna Symphony) 2:48 Coventry Carol (Robert Shaw Chamber Singers) 2:44  MacMillan:  O radiant dawn (The BBC Singers, dir. Stephen Cleobury) 4:37 Total 19:05

Kodaly:  Christmas Carol and Angels and Shepherds (Columbus Boychoir)  

Medley from the Empire Brass (Empire Brass) This Christmastide (Jessye Norman and the American Boychoir) 20:00 

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

Hour Two  

Bach Cantata #147 For the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben,  Heart and mouth and deed and life, (Brigitte Geller, soprano; Michael Chance, alto; Jan Kobow, tenor; Dietrich Henschel, bass; The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists; dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 28:07

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

Rutter:  Nativity Carol (Choir of St. Thomas Church, New 

Hour Three 

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

Tavener:  Ex Maria Virgine (Choir of Clare College, Cambridge; Jamie McVinnie, organ; dir. Timothy Brown) 38:00 

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