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Morning Musicale

Daily music offerings from the IPR library

Tuesday, December 25, 2018


Anonymous:  Puer natus est nobis; Pro Cantique Antiqua/O’Donnell (United 88007)

Ireland:  The Holy Boy; English CO/Garforth (Chandos 8390)

Handel:  For unto us a child is born (from Messiah); The Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/Rutter (Collegium 512)

Menotti:  Amahl and the Night Visitors Suite; New Zealand SO/Schenck (Koch International Classics 3-7005)

Traditional/arr. Vaughan Williams:  Folk Songs of the Four Seasons: Winter; City of London Choir, Bournemouth SO/Wetton (Naxos 8.572102)

Traditional/arr. Vosburgh:  I saw three ships; Pittsburgh Symphony Brass (Four Winds 3017)

Grainger:  The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol; Eaken Piano Trio (Naxos 8.554099)

Traditional/arr. Parker and Shaw:  Silent Night;

Leontovich/arr. Wilhousky:  Carol of the Bells; Musica Sacra/Westenburg (DG 429 732)

Liszt:  Adeste fideles; Wayne Marshall, piano (BBC MM116)

Anonymous:  Maria through the thornwood goes; Custer LaRue, soprano; Ronn McFarlane, lute (Dorian 90008)

Traditional/arr. Della Peruti:  Three German Carols; Solid Brass (Dorian 90008)

Traditional:  We wish you a merry Christmas; The Britten Singers, The Wallace Collection/Wallace (JVC 2052)



Traditional/arr. Hillier:  Süsser die Glocken nie klingen; Theatre of Voices/Hillier (Harmonia Mundi 907079)

Anderson:  A Christmas Festival; Boston Pops Orch/Fiedler (RCA 6428)

Traditional/arr. Frackenpohl:  French Carol Medley; Oklahoma Woodwind Quintet (Integra 801)

Traditional/arr. Scheidt, Bach:  O Jesulein süss, o Jesulein mild;

Holst/arr. Jennings, Woodgate:  In the bleak mid-winter; Chanticleer (Teldec 4509-94563)

Montgomery:  Christmas Quadrille No. 5; The Wallace Collection (JVC 2052)

Traditional/arr. Rutter:  Somerset Wassail; The Cambridge Singers/Rutter (Collegium 512)
Frenkel:  Harp Christmas; Megan Sesma, harp; United States Coast Guard Band/Megan (US Coast Guard Band CD, not commercially available)

Traditional/arr. R R Bennett:  Medley of Christmas Carols; Robert Shaw Chorale and Orchestra/Shaw (RCA 6429)

Anonymous:  A Christmas Fantasy, played on the Harmonium Orchestrelle (Aeolian Company, New York, ca. 1900) (Radio Netherlands CD, not commercially available)

Traditional/arr. Delmoni:  O Sanctissima; Arturo Delmoni and Friends String Quartet (John Marks Records 12)



Bach:  In dulci jubilo, BWV 729; Kevin Bowyer, organ (Nimbus 7711)

Traditional/arr. Willcocks:  O come, all ye faithful; Masterworks Chorale/Stark (JRH & Associates CD)

Britten:  Men of Goodwill (Variations on a Christmas Carol); Minnesota Orch/Marriner (EMI 49300)

Traditional/arr. Herbert:  The Boar’s Head Carol; The Britten Singers; Anthony George, ophicleide (JVC 2052)

Yon:  Gesu Bambino;

Schubert/arr. Borch:  Ave Maria; Eaken Piano Trio (Naxos 8.554099)

Traditional/arr. Vosburgh:  O Christmas Tree; Pittsburgh Symphony Brass (Four Winds 3022)

Traditional/arr. Luboff:  Still, still, still; Musica Sacra/Westenburg (DG 429 732)

Standford:  A Christmas Carol Symphony; City of Prague PO/Sutherland (Naxos 8.557099)

Traditional:  Riu, riu, chiu; Taverner Choir/Parrott (EMI 49809)

Traditional/arr. Vosburgh:  Bring a torch, Jeannette, Isabelle; Pittsburgh Symphony Brass (Four Winds 3022)


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