Sounds of the season

Our final thematic lists for this semester will feature the variety of music associated with the advent season. Take a break from exams and juries to listen to…

CDc 9256
Noëls & Carols from the Olde World
Sandra Simon, soprano; Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, on period instruments; Jeannette Sorrell, conductor

CDc 10,237
O magnum mysterium
Motets by Palestrina, Victoria, Byrd, Scarlatti, White, Lauridsen, and Poulenc
Tiffany Consort; Nicholas White, conductor

CDc 9004
Johann Sebastian Bach: Weihnachtskantaten, BWV 122, 110 & 57 (Christmas Oratorio)
Vasilika Jezovsek, soprano; Sarah Connolly, alto; Mark Padmore, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass; Collegium Vocale; Philippe Herreweghe, director

CDc 9016
Plum Pudding
Traditional and modern Christmas carols chiefly from Britain and Spain, interspersed with literary readings appropriate to the season
Felicity Lott, soprano; Gabriel Woolf, narrator; Joyful Company of Singers; Peter Broadbent, director

CDc 8062
Richard Toensing, Fantasia (of angels and shepherds).
Carol Ou, violoncello; John Kinzie, Scott Higgins, percussion

CDc 5451
A Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas
John Longhurst, Tabernacle organist; Diana Walker, soprano; Robert Breault, tenor; Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Orchestra at Temple Square; Craig Jessop, conductor

CDc 4332
Ralph Vaughn Williams, Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Hodie.
Elizabeth Gale, mezzo-soprano; Robert Tear, tenor; Stephen Roberts, baritone; London Symphony Chorus; Choristers of St. Paul’s Cathedral; London Symphony Orchestra; Richard Hickox, conductor

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