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Christmas 2002

Tuesday, December 24

HOUR 1

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Instrumental Noels
     Boston Camerata
     Joel Cohen, director
     A Baroque Christmas
     Nonesuch 79265

Tomas Luis de Victoria: "O Magnum Mysterium"
Nicholas Martin: "Nouvelles nouvelles"
Michael Praetorius: "Singet und klinget ihr Kinderlein"
     Boston Camerata
     Joel Cohen, director
     December 15, 2002, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Schenectady, New York

Heinrich Schütz/Arr. Jonathan Sheffer: The Christmas Story
     EOS Orchestra
     Ilana Davidson, soprano
     Collegiate Chorale
     Jonathan Sheffer, conductor
     December 8, 2002, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Richard Wagner: "Siegried Idyll"
     Chicago Chamber Musicians
     October 1, 2001, DePaul University

Traditional: "I Saw Three Ships" and "The Gloucestershire Wassail"
     Robert DeCormier Singers
     A Victorian Christmas CD

J.S Bach: "Wachet Auf" and "In Dulci Jubilo"
     Art of Brass Vienna
     December 22, 2002, Radio and Culture building, Vienna, Austria

Miklos Kocsar: "Ave Maria"
     Hungarian Radio Children's Chorus
     December 22, 2002, St. Matthias Church, Budapest, Hungary

Marcin Mileczewski: "Magnificat"
     Il Tempo
     December 22, 2002, Polish Radio

Traditional: "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming" and "Wonderful is the Earth"
     Danish National Girls Chorus
     Copenhagen Young Strings
     December 22, 2002, St. Bendt Cathedral, Rinsted, Denmark

J.S. Bach: Lute Suite in E minor
     Dan Yu, harp
     December 2002, Spivey Hall, Morrow, Georgia

Arr. De Cormier: "A Souling Song" / "Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy" / "Dormi, Dormi"
     Counterpoint
     Robert De Cormier, conductor
     December 21, 2002, Unitarian Universalist Church, Burlington, Vermont


Wednesday, December 25

HOUR 1

"Somerset Wassail" / "Ode to Joy" / "Hark the Herald Angels Sing"
     A New England Christmastide CD

Arr. Carolyn Jennings: Carols from Around the World
Trad. Norwegian: "Jeg Er Sa Glad"
F. Melius Christiansen: "Beautiful Savior"
     St. Olaf Choir
     Anton Armstrong, director
     2002 St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Arr. Randall Giles: "Veni, veni Emanuel"
Arr. Stephen Paulus: "O Come, All Ye Faithful"
Traditional: "Somerset Wassail"
     Atlanta Singers
     David Brensinger, director
     December 2002, Spivey Hall, Morrow, Georgia

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Part 1
     Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
     Concerto Copenhagen
     Kaia Urb, soprano
     Iris Oja, mezzo-soprano
     Mati Turi, tenor
     Uku Joller, bass
     Paul Hillier, conductor
     December 2002, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

HOUR 2

Tchaikovsky: "Christmas" from The Seasons, op. 37A
     Tampere Philharmonic of Finland
     Ondine ODE 782-2

Handel: "The Trumpet Shall Sound" from Messiah
     Stephen Powell, baritone
     Jesse Levine, trumpet
     Handel & Haydn Society
     Grant Llewellyn, conductor
     December 2001, Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

Trad. Ukraine: "A V Jerusalime"
     KITKA

Traditional: "Joseph est bien marie"
     Piffaro

Arr. Nestico: "Kije Takes a Ride"
     Boston Pops Orchestra
     Keith Lockhart, conductor
     December 2002, Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

Tchaikovsky: "Departure of the Guests," "The Battle," "The forest of Christmas trees," and "The Waltz of the Snowflakes" from The Nutcracker
     Kirov-Maryinsky Theatre Orchestra
     Valery Gergiev, conductor
     2002 Prague Autumn Festival, Czech Republic

Thursday, December 26

HOUR 1

14th Century Czech "Sanctus"
     The Hilliard Ensemble Web site
     Saxophonist Jan Garbarek

Concerto a Due Cori
Composer: Thomas Bystrom      Sixth Floor Orchestra (Finland)
     Jukka Rautasalo, director

"Baby Jesus Lay in a Manger" and "Let the Sweet Sound Reach the Sky"
     Danish National Girls' Choir


J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Part 2
     Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
     Concerto Copenhagen
     Kaia Urb, soprano
     Iris Oja, mezzo-soprano
     Mati Turi, tenor
     Uku Joller, bass
     Paul Hillier, conductor
     December 2002, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

HOUR 2

Vivaldi: Concerto for Mandolin, RV 558
     Europe Galante (Italy)
     Ondine ODE 782-2

Puccini: "Capriccio Sinfonico"
     Buffalo Philharmonic
     JoAnn Faletta, conductor
     Kleinhans Music Hall