A Classical Christmas on The Third Floor, Part Four: #282

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Heavenly choirs, lush instrumentals, and warm voices from around the world and across the centuries for your holiday season.

TTF Program 282

December 20, 2020

Hour One

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

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

 Carols:  Ding Dong Merrily on High (The Cambridge Singers, dir. John Rutter) 1:55  Deck the Halls (Norwich Cathedral Choir) 1:05  A Spotless Rose (Choir of New College, Oxford, dir. Edward Higginbottom) 3:15 

Hour Two 

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

Bach: Cantata #91 for Christmas Day, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (Katherine Foo-gay Fuge, soprano; Robin Tyson, alto; James Gilchrist, tenor; Peter Harvey, bass; The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists; dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 16:02

Hour Three

Christmas Medley (BBC Concert Orchestra, dir. Leonard Slatkin) 32:08

Carols:  There is no rose of such virtue (Choir of New College, Oxford, dir. Edward Higginbottom) 2:20  Sussex Carol (Choir of New College, Oxford, dir. Edward Higginbottom) O Little Town of Bethlehem (Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Cleobury, David Briggs, organ) 3:19 Silent Night (Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Cleobury, David Briggs, organ) 2:30 Away in a Manger (Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Cleobury, David Briggs, organ) 2:00 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Cleobury, David Briggs, organ) 3:30 I wonder  as I wander (The Cambridge Singers, dir. John Rutter) 2:45 Three Kings of Orient (The Cambridge Singers, dir. John Rutter) 4:55 O little one sweet (The Cambridge Singers, dir. John Rutter) 2:40 We wish you a Merry Christmas (The Cambridge Singers, dir. John Rutter) 1:45

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