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THE CHRISTMAS TRILOGY

CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA - program devoted to music for the holiday season by American composers:
12-11-2016 | 12-09-2015 | 12-17-2014 | 12-16-2013 | 12-12-2012 | 12-20-2011 | 12-20-2010 | 12-23-2009 | 12-17-2008 | 12-15-2006 | 12-22-2005 | 12-22-2004 |

 

A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE, AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS - from 1997 - last program before Christmas
12-21-2016 | 12-18-2016 | 12-24-2015 | 12-24-2014 | 12-22-2014 | 12-23-2013 | 12-18-2013 | 12-24-2012 | 12-24-2011 | 12-21-2011 | 12-22-2010 | 12-23-2009 | 12-24-2008 | 12-21-2007 | 12-22-2006 | 12-24-2005 | 12-24-2004 | 12-24-2003 | 12-23-2002 | 12-24-2001 |

 

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD - from 1997 - presented annually before Christmas
12-14-2016 | 12-16-2015 | 12-10-2014 | 12-11-2013 | 12-19-2012 | 12-14-2011 | 12-15-2010 | 12-16-2009 | 12-19-2008 | 12-19-2007 | 12-20-2006 | 12-21-2005 | 12-23-2004 | 12-23-2003 | 12-18-2002 | 12-21-2001 |

 

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Sunday, December 11,  2016 - 5:30 - 10:00
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Cowell, Henry Sweet Was the song the Virgin Sung Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus Records - NI 5413 5:31
Golub, Peter Dark Carols Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM -6806 5:35
Locklair, Dan Three Christmas Motets Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, conductor MSR Classics - MS 1463  - (M*06) 5:52
Holyoke, Samuel Comfort Ye My People The Columbus Consort Channel Classics - CCS 5693 6:03
Shewan, Stephen A Feast of Carols Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale and Brass Ensemble, Robert Shewan, conductor Albany Records - TROY 149 6:10
Hailstork, Adolphus Prelude and Toccata on "Veni Emmanuel" James Kosnik, organ Albany Records - TROY 873 6:25
Brigham, Betsy Ring Out, Wild Bells Social Band, Amity Baker, conductor Social Band 6:33
Miller, Timothy L. A Christmas Celebration Moravian Philharmonic Wind and Percussion Ensemble, Petr Vronsky, conductor Navona Records - NV6055 - (N*11) 6:37
Saul, Walter A Christmas Symphony National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Theodor Kuchar, conductor Naxos - 8.559791 6:42
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 7:02
Paulus, Stephen Canticum Novum Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, conductor, Bridget Stuckey, harp Magnum Chorum - MCC-4 7:05
Higdon, Jennifer Love Came Down Maureen McKay, soprano, Essential Voices USA, Stacey Shames, harp, Judith Clurman, conductor Sono Luminus - SLE-70003 7:35
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356, "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, conductor Crystal - CD811 7:40
Billings, William Bethlehem The Columbus Consort Channel Classics - CCS 5693 8:03
Boyle, Benjamin C.S. Three Carols for Wintertide The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 853  - (I*02) 8:11
Larsen, Libby Blessedly It Sprung The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 80592-2 - (N*07) 8:22
Antes, John Lovliest Immanuel Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, conductor Telarc - CD-80482 8:32
Belmont, Jean Nativitas Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 8:35
La Rocca, Frank Cantate Domino Prague Radio Symphony, Kuhn Choir, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM -6829 8:54
Pinkham, Daniel Sweet Music Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, conductor Avie - AV 2078 9:03
Deutsch, L. Peter A Winter's Rime Emily S. Van Niman, The Stanbery Singers, Paul Stanbery, conductor Navona Records - NV6055 - (N*11) 9:09
Deutsch, L. Peter The Holly and the Ivy Rebekah E. Chesnes, flute, The Stanbery Singers, Paul Stanbery, conductor Navona Records - NV6055 - (N*11) 9:11
Deutsch, L. Peter Hodie Christus Natus Est Davis McKninney, trumpet, The Stanbery Singers, Paul Stanbery, conductor Navona Records - NV6055 - (N*11) 9:16
Ayer, John O Little one Sweet Memphis Chamber Choir, Memphis Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, John Ayer, conductor Pro Organo - CD 7099 9:20
Muhly, Nico Whispered and Revealed Essential Voices USA, Judith Clurman, conductor, Stacey Shames, harp Sono Luminus - SLE-70003 9:26
Crumb, George A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 Lambert Orkis, conductor Bridge Records - 9028 - (B*01) 9:30
Lansky, Paul Post-Pastoral Electronic Cantaloupe - CA21020 9:46
Wolking, Henry God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra, Henry Wolking, conductor, Kevin Stout, trombone NV6055 9:53
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(B*01)...Bridge Records, Inc
(I*02)...Innova Recordings
(M*06)...MSR Classics
(N*07)...New World Records
(N*11)...Navona Records

 

Wednesday, December 09,  2015 - 5:30 - 11:00
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Ward-Steinman, David Season's Greetings Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 5:31
Susa, Conrad Three Mystical Carols Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus Records - NI 5413 5:34
Cooke, Francis Judd Cantata: The House of Christmas Dorota Radomska, soprano, Bogdan Sliwa, baritone, Warsaw National Chorus and Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerzy Swoboda, conductor MMC Recordings - MMC2039 5:47
Billings, William Fuguing Tune: Bethlehem Anonymous 4 Harmonia Mundi USA - HMU 807453 6:00
Read, Thomas L. Christmas Variations Steven Klimowski, clarinet, Bonnie Klimowski, cello Zimbel Records - ZR118 6:04
Paulus, Stephen Jesu Carols Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, conductor, Bridget Stuckey, harp Magnum Chorum - MCC-4 6:12
Dunker, Amy What Cheer? Prague Radio Symphony, Kuhn Choir, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6829 6:25
Palmer, Rudolf O Magnum Mysterium The Rookoe Chapel Choir (Bucknell University), William Payn , conductor, D'Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano Albany Records - 098 6:29
Jacob, Jeffrey The Carol of the Bells Moravian Philharmonic, Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 3048 6:37
Kraehenbuehl, David Four Christmas Choruses The Concert Choir, Margaret Hillis, conductor The David Kraehenbuehl Society 6:47
Pinkham, Daniel Sweet Music Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, conductor Avie - AV 2078 7:01
Hailstork, Adolphus A Carol for All Children The McCullough Chorale, Donald McCullough, conductor Albany Records - TROY 156 7:07
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356, "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, conductor Crystal - CD811 7:12
Schroeder, Carl Two December Carols Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 7:35
Juneau, Thomas Magnum Mysterium Juneau Vocal Alliance, Thomas Juneau, conductor, Elaine Christy, harp Ravello - RR7913- (N*11) 7:44
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 7:59
Higdon, Jennifer Deep in the Night The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 80592-2- (N*07) 8:02
Rosner, Arnold Magnificat, Op. 72 The Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, The Clarion Brass, San Diego, California, David Amos, conductor Laurel Record - LR-849CD 8:09
Dorff, Daniel Pachelbel's Christmas: A Merry Melange for Brass Quintet Chestnut Brass Private 8:25
Pachelbel, Charles Theodore Magnificat The Columbus Consort Channel Classics - CCS 5693 8:30
La Rocca, Frank O Magnum Mysterium///O Sacrum Convivium Artists Vocal Ensemble, Jonathan Dimmock, conductor Enharmonic - ENCD12-025 8:36
Mauldin, Michael Three Jemez Landscapes (Fantasy on a Huron Carol) New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Michael Mauldin, conductor Michael Mauldin 8:51
Galbraith, Nancy Ave Maria Thomas Octave, baritone, Mark Carver, oboe, Cecily Borzillo, piano Pittsburgh Camerata 9:03
Rouse, Christopher Karolju BBC Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, David Zinman, conductor RCA Red Seal - 11561-2 9:09
Hagen, Daron Christmas Night from "Dear Youth" Susan Crowder, soprano, Sara Stern, flute Arsis - CD 106 9:40
Wadsworth, Zachary Gabriel's Message The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 853 - (I*02) 9:43
Fissinger, Edwin Love Came Down at Christmas The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 853 - (I*02) 9:49
Brandon, Sy 'Twas the Night Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 9:52
Bourland, Roger A Proper Cat from "Four Xmas Songs" Juliana Gondek, soprano, Willliam Lumpkin, piano Navona Records - NV5936 - (N*11) 10:05
Dawson, William L. Mary Had a Baby The St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, conductor, Marvis Martin, soprano St. Olaf Choir - E-2159 10:12
Curran, Alvin Madonna and Child Manuel Zurria, flutes and electronics Mazagran - mz001 10:18
Spencer, Williametta Welcome Yule! Sursum Corda, Lester Seigel, conductor MSR Classics - MS 1485 10:30
Coates, Gloria String Quartet No. 7, "Angels" Kreutzer Quartet, Philip Adams, organ Naxos - 8.559152 10:32
Oquin, Wayne O Magnum Mysterium Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, conductor MSR Classics - MS1499 - (M*06) 10:48
Beglarian, Eve Be/Hold Remix of a recitative from Handel's Messiah Cantaloupe Music - CA21020 10:53
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(I*02)...Innova Recordings
(M*06)...MSR Classics
(N*07)...New World Records
(N*11)...Navona Records

 

Wednesday, December 17,  2014 - 5:30 - 11:00
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
 
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Billings, William Bethlehem Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi - HMU 807453 5:31
Dello Joio, Norman A Christmas Carol Janeanne Houston, soprano, Michael Kelly, piano Elmgrove Productions 5:36
Belmont, Jean Nativitas Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 5:41
Adler, James Six Little Variations on Noel Ancien Cain-Oscar Gergeron, James Adler, piano Albany Records - TROY1529 6:01
Shewan, Stephen Magnificat Erin Stedman, soprano, Kimberly Higgins, alto, Robert Dingman, tenor, Alexander Burgess, baritone, Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale and Brass Ensemble, Robert Shewan, conductor Albany Records - TROY 149 6:08
Galbraith, Nancy O Magnum Mysterium The Pittsburgh Camerata, Rebecca Rollett, conductor, Alberto Almarza, flute, Anthony Rollett, piano pittsburgh camerata 6:33
Sowash, Rick Piano Trio No. 3, "A Christmas Divertimento" The Mirecourt Trio Gasparo - GSCD-254 6:39
Woodruff, Merit Cradle Hymn Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, conductor Ex cathedra - 70070-29006 7:05
Lang, Margaret Ruthven The Night of the Star, a Cycle for Christmas The Crane Chorus, Heather Eyerly, conductor, Laura Toland, organ Delos - DE 3426 7:10
Hovhaness,  Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356, "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, conductor Crystal Records - CD811 7:22
Hovhaness, Alan Christmas Song (Watchmen Tell Us of the Night) Janeanne Houston, soprano, Michael Kelly, piano Elmgrove Productions 7:43
Higdon, Jennifer O Magnum Mysterium Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, conductor, Christopher Kreuger & Wendy Rolfe, flutes, John Grimes, Glasses & Chimes Avie - AV 2078 7:48
Sametz, Steven Magnificat The Princeton Singers, The ResidentTraining Choir of The American Boychoir School, Steven Sametz, conductor Arsis - CD 161 7:57
Williams, Ronald J. Sing Noel Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kyiv, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 6806 8:09
Carr, Benjamin Anthem for Christmas The Columbus Consort Channel Classics - CCS 5693 8:15
Ferko, Frank Magnificat The South Bend Chamber Singers, Nancy Menk, conductor, David Eicher, organ Pro Organo - CD 7162 8:20
Price, Florence B. Song for Snow VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, Philip Brunelle, conductor Clarion - CLR907CD 8:30
Paulus, Stephen Canticum Novum Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, conductor, David Fischer, tenor, Maria Jette, soprano, Steven, Savre, oboe, Valerie Weber, harp, Jane Garvin, flute, Bob Adney, percussion magnumchorum 8:34
Hailstork, Adolphus A Carol for All Children The McCullough Chorale, Donald McCullough, conductor Albany Records - TROY 156 9:07
Brigham, Betsy Ring Out, Wild Bells Social Band socialband 9:12
Larsen, Libby So Blessedly It Sprung The New York Concert singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 80592- (N*07) 9:17
Billings, William Emanuel for Christmas Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, conductor Ex cathedra - 70070-29006-2 9:27
Boyle, Benjamin C.S. Three Carols for Wintertide The Croossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 853 - (I*02) 9:30
Chihara, Paul Magnificat Chorus of the New England Conservatory, Lorna Cooke deVaron, conductor CRI - CD 815 - (N*07) 9:39
Deak, Jon The Passion of Scrooge or A Christmas Carol William Sharp, baritone, 20th Century Consort Innova - 545 - (I*02) 9:50
Holyoke, Samuel Comfort Ye My People The Columbus Consort Channel Classics - CCS 5693 10:42
Walker, Gwyneth The Christ-Child's Lullaby Chicaga a cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 10:47
Kline, Phil Hallelujah Electronic Cantaloupe - CA21020 10:56
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(I*02)...Innova Recordings
(N*07)...New World Records

 

Wednesday,  December  16, 2013 -  5:30am  -  8:30am
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Cowell, Henry Sweet was the Song the Virgin Sung Kansas City Chorale, charles Bruffy, Conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 5:31
Oldham, Kevin Variations on a French Noel Kevin Oldham, Piano Albany Records - TROY213 5:36
Golub, Peter Dark Carols Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 5:47
Sowerby, Leo Cradle Hymn Con Vivium Albany Records - TROY 187 6:09
Higdon, Jennifer Mysterium Emory Symphonic Winds, Scott A. Stewart, Conductor Naxos - 8.573002 6:14
Cooke, Francis Judd Cantata: The House of Christmas Dorota Radomska, Soprano, Bogdan Sliwa, Baritone, Warsaw National Chorus, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerzy Swoboday, Conductor MMC Recordings - 2039 6:21
Dello Joio, Norman Variations on an Original Christmas Tune The Boehm Quintet Premier Recordings - PRCD 1023 6:33
Shewan, Stephen A Feast of Carols Jill Richardson, Soprano, Alexander Burgess, Baritone, Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale and Brass Ensemble, Robert Schwan, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 149 6:51
Spencer, Williametta Welcomy Yule! Sursum Corda, Lester Seigel, Conductor MSR Classics - MS 1485 - (M*06) 7:07
Schroth, Godfrey Variations on an Appalachian Carol Palisades Virtuosi Albany Records - TROY 826 7:10
White, David Ashley Carols for the Nativity Moores School Concert Chorale, Betsy Cook Weber, conductor Albany Records - TROY 1419 7:21
Thomson, Virgil The Holly and the Ivy Gregg Smith Singers, Gregg Smith, conductor, Steven Vosatka, Piano Albany Records - TROY 1166 7:28
Hailstork, Adolphus Prelude and Toccata and "Veni Emmanuel" James Kosnik, Organ Albany Records - TROY 873 7:33
Locklair, Dan A Christmas Carol Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, Conductor Gasparo - GSCD-325 7:42
Cooman, Carson New World Carols: An American Christmas Triptych The Choir of Royal holloway, University of London, Rupert Gough, Conductor, Samuel Rathbone, Organ Naxos - 8.559361 7:46
Billings, William Bethlehem Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi USA - HMU 807453 8:03
Reed, Alfred Russian Christmas Music The College of New Jersey Wind Ensemble, Dr. Alfred Reed, Conductor Mark Custom Recording Service - 3712-MCD 8:07
Elder, Daniel O Magnum Mysterium Westminster Choir, Joe Miller, Conductor Westminster Choir College of Rider University - WCC1310 8:22
Michael Mauldin Three Jemez Jandscapes (Fantasy on Huron Carol) New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Michael Mauldin, Conductor Michael Mauldin 8:28
Karlen, Benjamin O Magnum Mysterium Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 8:38
Paulus,Stephen Three Nativity Carols Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor, Mark Seerup, Oboe, Valerie Weber, Harp Magnum Chorum - MCC-4 8:45
La Rocca, Frank O Magnum Mysterium Artists Vocal Ensemble, Jonathan Dimmock, Conductor Enharmonic - ENCD12-025 8:56
Dunker, Amy What Cheer? Kuhn Choir, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6829 9:08
Read, Daniel Winter from "The Seasons of the Year" Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Conductor Ex Cathedra Records - 29006-2 9:12
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356 Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor Crystal Records - CD811 9:15
Hovhaness, Alan Christmas Song (Watchman Tell Us of the Night) Janeanne Houston, Soprano, Michael Kelly, organ Elmgrove Productions 9:39
Conger, Laura O Magnum Mysterium Laura Conger & Rachel VanScoy, Sopranos, Elizabeth Kelley & Katherine Rusch, Altos Muziko Nova 9:45
Crumb, George A Little Suite for Christmas, A.D. 1979 Lambert Orkis, Piano Bridge Records - 9028 - (B*01) 9:49
Brigham, Betsy Ring Out, Wild Bells Social Band socialband.org 10:08
Convery, Robert Christmas Daybreak The Crossing, Donald Nally, Conductor Innova - 853 - (I*02) 10:12
Curran, Alvin Madonna and Child from Music for Every Occasion Manuel Zurria, Flutes and Electronics Mazagran - mz001 10:18
Barnett, Carol Hodie Chicago a cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 10:30
Decker, Pamela On thie Day, Earth Shall Ring (2009 (Five Hymn-Based works for Advent and Christmas Pamela Decker, Organ Loft Recordings - LRCD-1130 10:35
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 10:48
Johanson, Bryan O Magnum Mysterium Portland State University Chamber Choir, Bruce Brown, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 243 10:51
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(B*01)...Bridge Records, Inc
(I*02)...Innova Recordings
(M*06)...MSR Classics

 

Wednesday,  December  12, 2012 -  5:30am  -  8:30am
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano CD Baby 5:30
From Southern Harmony Folk Hymn: Star in the East Anonymous 4 Harmonia Mundi USA - HMU 807453 5:31
Susa, Conrad Carols and Lullabies:Christmas in the Southwest Chor Leoni Men's Choir, Diane Loomer, conductor, Edward Henderson, Guitar, Heidi Krutzen, Harp, Nick Coulter, Percussion Skylark Records - 9903 5:37
Williams, Ronald J. Sing Noel Chamber Choir Kiev, Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 6:03
Read, Thomas L. Christmas Variations Steven Klimowski, Clarinet, Bonnie Klimowski, Cello Zimbel Records - ZR118 6:10
Locklair, Dan Three Christmas Motets Bel Canto company, David Pegg, Conductor Gasparo - GSCD-325 6:18
Cooman, Carson Toccata-Fantasy on a Medieval Welsh Carol Harry Lyn Huff, Organ Raven - OAR-932 6:26
Paulus, Stephen Canticum Novum Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor, David Fisher, Tenor, Maria Jette, Soprano, Steven Savre, Oboe, Valerie Weber, Harp, Jane Garvin, Flute, Bob Adney, Percussion Magnum Chorum - MCC-4 6:33
Oswald, Rebecca The Rhythm of snow Rebecca Oswald, Piano Rebecca Oswald 7:01
Walker, Gwyneth The Christ-child's Lullaby Chicago a cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 7:07
Ferko, Frank Motet for the Annunciation///Mother for Mary, Mother of God from Six Marian Motets The American Repertory Singer, Leo Nestor Conductor Arsis - CD 102 7:14
Van, Jeffrey O Be Joyful The Dale Warland singers, Dale Warland, conductor, Jeffrey Van, Guitar d'Note - DND 1022 7:21
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356, "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, conductor Crystal Records - CD811 7:26
Hovhaness, Alan Christmas Song (Watchmen Tell Us of the Night) Janeanne Houston, Soprano, Michael Kelly, Organ Elmgrove Productions 7:47
Higdon, Jennifer O Magnum Mysterium Handel and Haydn society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, Conductor, Christopher Kreuger and Wendy Rolfe, flutes, John Grimes, Glasses and Chimes Avie - AV 2078 7:53
LaRocca, Frank Cantate Domino Prague Radio Choir & Kuhn choir, robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6829 8:02
Rosner, Arnold Magnificat, Op. 72 The Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, The Clarion Brass, San Diego, California, David Amos, conductor Laurel Records - LR-849CD 8:10
From Southern Harmony Folk Hymn:The Shepherd's Star Anonymous 4 Harmonia Mundi USA - HMU 807453 8:27
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(A*01)...Arkiv Music
(A*07)...Allegro Music
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Tuesday,  December  20, 2011 -  5:30am  -  8:30am
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano CD Baby 5:30
Read, Daniel Sherburne The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, Conductor Erato - 92874-2 5:32
Shewan, Stephen Magnificat Erin Stedman, Soprano, Kimberly Higgins, Alto, Robert Dingman, Tenor, Alexander Burgess, Baritone, Roberts Wesleyan chorale and Brass Ensemble, Robert Shewan, Conductor Albany Records -TROY 149 5:36
Powell, Rosephanye Who is the baby? Chicago a cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 6:01
Hoiby, Lee Magnificat The Choir of Trinity Church in the City of New York, Larry king, Conductor Gothic Records - G 49035 6:05
Mauldin, Michael Three Jemez Landscapes (Fantasy on a Huron Carol) New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Michael Mauldin, conductor Michael Mauldin - no number 6:13
Billings, William A Virgin Unspotted The Greg Smith Singers, Greg Smith, Conductor Premier Recordings - PRCD 1008 6:23
Billings, William Boston The Greg Smith Singers, Greg Smith, Conductor Premier Recordings - PRCD 108 6:26
Billings, William The Shepherd's Carol The Greg Smith Singers, Greg Smith, Conductor Premier Recordings - PRCD 108 6:29
Luening, Otto At Christmas Time Margaret Astrup, Soprano, The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra,, Richard Auldon Clark, conductor Newport Classic - NPD 85543 6:32
Dawson, William Mary Had a Baby St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, Conductor St. Olaf Records - E-2159 6:35
Cooman, Carson New World Carols: An American Christmas Triptych The choir of Royal Holloway, University of london, Rupert Gough, Conductor, Samuel Rathbone, Organ Naxos - 8.559361 6:40
Stoop, Margaret Collins The Shepherd & The Night Sky Kiev Philharmonic & Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 6:52
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 6:58
Larsen, Libby So Blessedly It Sprung The New York concert Singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 80592-2- (N*07) 7:02
Higdon, Jennifer O Magnum Mysterium Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, Conductor, Christopher Krueger and Wendy Rolfe, Flutes, John Grimes, Glasses & Chimes AVIE - AV 2078 7:12
Perle, George Two French Christmas Carols The New York Virtuoso singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor Bridge Records - 9214A/B - (B*01) 7:21
Rouse, Christopher Karolju BBC Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, David Zinman, Conductor RCA Red Seal - 11561-2 7:27
Johanson, Bryan O Magnum Mysterium Portland State University Chamber choir, Bruce Brown, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 243 7:57
Curran, Alvin Madonna and Child Manuel Zurria, Flute and Electronics Mazagran - mz001 8:08
Galbraith, Nancy Ave Maria Pittsburgh Camerata, Rebecca Rollett, Conductor The Pittsburgh Camerata - no number 8:19
Hovhaness, Alan Christmas Ode Benita Valente, Soprano, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Alfredo Antonini, Conductor Citadel - CTD 88122 8:24

Lnks where to buy CD used in current show:
(A*01)...Arkiv Music
(B*01)...Bridge Records, Inc
(N*07)...New World Records

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Monday, December 20, 2010 - 5:30am - 11:00am
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Billings, William Bethlehem The Waverly Consort, Michael Jaffee, Conductor Virgin Veritas - 55193 5:30
Hanson, Howard Two Yuletide Pieces Brian Preston, Piano Bay Cities - BCD-1005 5:37
Belmont, Jean Nativitas Kancis City chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 5:43
Dett, R. Nathaniel Ave Maria The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, Conductor Marquis Classics - 81293 6:03
Shelly, Harry Rowe Santa Claus Overture Symphony Orchestra of America, Matthew H. Phillips, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 103 6:07
Cooke, Francis Judd Cantata:The House of Christmas Dorota Radomska, soprano, Bogdan Sliwa, Baritone, Warsaw National chorus, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerzy Swoboda, conductor MMC Recordings - MMC 2039 6:15
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kyiv, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM - 6806 6:28
Nanes, Richard Concerto Grosso for Brass Trio and Chamber Orchestra London Philharmonic Orchestra Delfon Recording Society - CDR 2422 6:31
Paulus, Stephen Jesu Carols Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor MC Collections/Clarion - no number 6:45
Folk Hymn from Southern Harmony The Shepherd's Star Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi - HMU 807453 7:01
Sowerby, Leo A Prayer for Christmas ConVivium, John Delorey, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 187 7:03
Cooman, Carson Winter Sonatina Jeffrey Grossman, Piano Albany Records - TROY 1053 7:10
Higdon, Jennifer Deep in the Night The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 80592-2 - (N*07) 7:16
Hovhaness, Alan Ave Maria from "Triptych" Bay Rund Singers, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Alfredo Antonini, conductor Citadel - CTD 88122 7:23
Walker, Gwyneth The Christ-Child's Lullaby Chicago A Cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 7:27
Staneck, Frank James Snow Song The Greater South Jersey Chorus, Dean Rishel, conductor FJS Music - no number 7:34
Locklair, Dan Three Christmas Motets Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, Conductor Gasparo - GSCD-325 7:39
American Shape-note hymn, (1859) Star in the East The Waverly consort, Michael Jaffee, conductor Virgin Veritas - 55193 7:45
Schroeder, Carl Two December Carols Chamber Choir, Kyiv, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 7:53
Brigham, Betsy Ring Out, Wild Bells Social Band Social Band - http://www.socialband.org 8:01
Muhly, Nico Senex puerum portabat Los Angeles Master Chorale and Brass Ensemble, Grant Gershon, Conductor Decca - B0014741-02 8:05
Whitacre, Eric Winter The Choral Project, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, Prasad Jogalekar, Sitarm Daniel Hughes, Conductor Clarion - CLR918CD 8:13
Billings, William Shiloh The Waverly Consort, Michael Jaffee, Conductor Virgin Veritas - 55193 8:25
Cowell, Henry Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 8:30
Susa, Conrad Carols and Lullabies:Christmas in the Southwest Chor Leoni, Diane Loomer, Conductor Skylark - 9903 8:34
Folk Hymn from Southern Harmony Star in the East Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi - HMU 807453 9:00
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356, "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor Crystal Records - CD 811 - (C*05) 9:05
Ward-Steinman, David Season's Greetings Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 9:29
Rosner, Arnold Magnificat, Op. 72 The Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, The Clarion Brass, San Diego, Claifornia, David Amos, conductor Laurel Records - LR-849CD 9:32
Hailstork, Adolphus Prelude and Toccata on "Veni Emmanuel" James Kosnik, Organ Albany Records - TROY 873 9:47
Hailstork, Adolphus A Carol for All Children The McCullough, Donald McCullough, conductor Albany Records - TROY 156 9:55
Ferko, Frank Magnificat The South Bend Chamber Singers, Nancy Menk, Conductor Pro Organo - CD 7162 10:01
Shewan, Stephen A Feast of Carols Jill Richardson, Soprano, Alexander Burgess, Baritone, Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale & Brass Ensemble, Robert Shewan, conductor Albany Records - TROY 149 10:12
Coates, Gloria String Quartet No. 7 "Angels"  Kreutzer Quartet, Philip Adams, Organ Naxos - 8.559152 10:27
Susa, Conrad Three Mystical Carols Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 10:47

Links where to buy CD used in current show
(A*01)...Arkiv Music
(C*05)...Crystal Records
(N*07)...New World Records

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Wednesday,  December 23, 2009  -  13:00am - 15:00pm
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Billings, William Bethlehem The Waverly Consort, Michael Jaffee, Conductor Virgin Veritas - CDC 55193 15:00
Whitacre, Eric Winter The Choral Project, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, Prasad Jogalekar, Sitar, San Jose Chamber Orchestra Clarion - CLR918CD 15:06
Schroeder, Carl Two December Carols Kiev Philharmonic Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 - 15:18
Cowell, Henry Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung Kansas City chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor Nimbus -NI 5413 15:26
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356 "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor Crystal - CD811 - 15:30
Higdon, Jennifer Deep in the Night The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 80592-2 - 15:55
Hailstork, Adolphus Prelude on "Veni Emmanuel" James Kosnik, Organ Albany Records - TROY 873 16:04
Hailstork, Adolphus A Carol for All Children The McCullough Chorale, Donald McCullough, Conductor Albany Records - TROY 156 16:08
Doktorski, Henry Suite of Four Polish Carols Henry Doktorski, Accordion, Members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Henry Doktorski - no number 16:14
Williams, Ronald J. Sing Noel Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 - 16:25
Barnett, Carol Hodie Chicago a cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 16:31
Fix, Ken Winter Carol Kuhn Choir, Prague Radio Symphony, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6829 - 16:36
LaRocca, Frank Cantate Domino Kuhn Choir, Prague Radio Symphony, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6806 - 16:45
Dello Joio, Norman The Holy Infant's Lullaby Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 16:53
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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - 5:40 to 11:00am
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Barber, Samuel -Die Natali - The Louisville Orchestra, Jorge Mester, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY021-2 - (5:42)
Ward-Steinman, David -Season's Greetings - Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor - ERM Media - ERM-6806 - - (6:02)
Hanson, Howard -Dies Natalis - Philharmonia a vent, John Boyd, Conductor - Klavier - K 11158 - (6:05)
Schroeder, Carl -Snowflake Song - Carl Schroeder, Piano - Carl Schroeder - no number given - - (6:20)
Walker, William -"The Babe of Bethlehem", from Southern Harmony - The Rose Ensemble , Jordan Sramek, Conductor - Rose Ensemble - ROSE 00009 - - (6:24)
Friedell, Harold -The Song of God on Christmas Day - The Choir of Saint Stephen's Church, Richmond, Virginia. Neal Campbell, Organist and Choirmaster - Pro Organo - CD 7096 - (6:29)
Friedell, Harold -The Shepherds had an Angel - The Choir of Saint Stephen's Church, Richmond, Virginia. Neal Campbell, Organist and Choirmaster - Pro Organo - CD 7096 - (6:29)
Friedell, Harold -Sweet Little Jesu - The Choir of Saint Stephen's Church, Richmond, Virginia. Neal Campbell, Organist and Choirmaster - Pro Organo - CD 7096 - (6:29)
Cooke, Francis Judd -Cantata:The House of Christmas - Dorota Radomska, Soprano, Bogdan Sliva, Baritone, Warsaw National Chorus, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerzy Swoboda, Conductor - MMC Recordings - MMC 2039 - - (6:39)
Luening, Otto -At Christmas Time - Judith Bettina, Soprano, James Goldsworthy, Piano - CRI - CD 840 - (6:51)
Walker, Gwyneth -The Christ-Child's Lullaby - Chicago a Cappella, Jonathan Miller, Conductor - Cedille - CDR 90000 107 - (6:54)
Williams, Ronald J. -Sing Noel - Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor - ERM Media - ERM-6806 - - (7:01)
Sowash, Rick - Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento" - The Mirecourt Trio - Gasparo - GSCD-254 - (7:07)
Pachelbel, Charles Theodore -Magnificat - The Columbus Consort - Channel Classics - CCS 5693 - (7:29)
Belmont, Jean -Nativitas from "Nativitas" - BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury, Conductor - Signum Classics - SIGCD067 - (7:36)
Reed, Alfred -Joyeux Noel - Senzoku Gakuen Symphonic Wind Orchestra, Alfred Reed, Conductor - Klavier - K 11157 - (7:40)
Read, Daniel-Sherburne - The Rose Ensemble, Jordan Sramek, conductor - Rose Ensemble - ROSE 00009 - - (7:46)
Higdon, Jennifer -O Magnum Mysterium - Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, Conductor - Avie - AV 2078 - (7:50)
LaRocca, Frank -Cantate Domino - Kuhn Chooir, Prague Radio Symphony, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor - ERM Media - ERM-6829 - - (7:58
Locklair, Dan -Three Christmas Motets - Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, Conductor - Gasparo - GSCD-325 - (8:05)
Kuprisa, Anita -Cantata, "Star, Night and Miracle" - New York Latvian Concert Choir, Chamber Orchestra of the Latvian National Opera, Andrejs Jansons, Conductor - New York Latvian Concert Choir - NYLCC 001 - (8:13)
Captain George Bush's Notebook -Over the Water to Charlie with Variations - Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, conductor - Ex Cathedra/The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 29006-2 - (8:30)
Near, Gerald -O Magnum Mysterium - Cathedral Choral Society Chorus, J. Reilly Lewis, Conductor, Eric Plutz, Organ - Arsis - CD 150 - (8:33)
Jacob, Jeffrey -Carol of the Bells - Jeffrey Jacob, Piano, Moravian Philharmonic, Toshiyuki Shimada, Conductor - Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 3057 - (V*01) - (8:36)
Reese, Mona Lyn -Toboggan - Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor - ERM Media - ERM-6806 - (8:46)
Susa, Conrad -Three Mystical Carols - Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor - Nimbus Records - NI 5413 - (8:49)
Bayne, Stephen Louis -Dona Nobis Pacem - Prague Radio Symphony, Kuhn Choir, Robert Ian Wiinstin, Conductor - ERM Media - ERM-6829 - - (9:03)
Hovhaness, Alan - Symphony no. 49, Op. 356 "Christmas Symphony" - Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor - Crystal Records - CD 811 - - (9:12)
Hovhaness, Alan -Christmas Song (Watchmen Tell Us of the Night) - Janeanne Houston, Soprano, Michael Kelly, Organ - Elmgrove Productions - no number given - - (9:35)
Cowell, Henry -Sweet was the Song the Virgin Sung - Kansas City chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor - Nimbus Records - NI 5413 - (9:41)
Dello Joio, Norman -Variations on an Original Christmas Tune - The Boehm Quintette - Premiere Recordings - PRCD 1023 - (9:46)
Woodruff, Merit -Cradle Hymn - Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Conductor - Ex Cathedra/The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 29006-2 - (10:06)
Paulus, Stephen - Jesu Carols - Magnum chorum, David Dickau, Conductor, Bridget Stuckey, Harp - Magnum Chorum - MCC-4 - (10:13)
Staneck, Frank James -Hodie Christus Natus Est - The Greater South Jersey Chorus, Dean Rishel, conductor - Frank James Staneck - private recording - (10:25)
Crumb, George - A Little Suite for Christmas A.D. 1979 - Salvatore Moltisanti, Piano - Zuma Records - ZMA 101 - (10:33)
Johanson, Bryan -O Magnum Mysterium - Portland State University Chamber Choir, Bruce Browne, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY 243 - (10:51)

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Friday, December 15, 2006 - 5:40 to 8:30 AM
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

5:40am - 7:00am
Norman Dello Joio - Variations on an Original Christmas Tune - The Boehm Quintette - Premier Recordings - PRCD 1023
William Billings - Bethlehem - Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Conductor - Ex Cathedra Records/The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 70070-29006-2
Conrad Susa - Three Mystical Carols - Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor with Organist James Higdon - Nimbus Records - NI 5413 -
Howard Hanson - Two Yuletide Pieces - Brian Preston, Piano - Bay Cities - BCD-1005
Mona Lyn Reese - Toboggan - Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor - ERM Media - 6806 -
Rick   Sowash (1950-) Piano Trio No. 3 " A Christmas Divertimento" (1983) - The Mirecourt Trio - Gasparo - GSCD-254 -
Stephen Paulus(1949-) - -
Three Nativity Carols - Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor, Mark Seerup, Oboe, Valerie Weber, Harp - Clarion - MCC-4
7:00am - 8:00am
Daniel Read - The Seasons of the Year - Winter - Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Conductor - Ex Cathedra Records/The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 70070-29006-2 -
Dan Locklair - Three Christmas Motets (1993) - Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, Conductor - Gasparo - GSCD-325 -
Henry Doktorski - Suite on Four Polish Carols - Henry Doktorski, Accordion, Strings of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra - Henry Doktorski.com
Morten Lauridsen - "Ave, dulcissima Maria" (2005) - Polyphony, Stephen Layton, Conductor, Morten Lauridsen, Finger Cymbals - Hyperion - CDA67580
Adolphus Hailstork - Prelude on "Veni Emmanuel" - James Kosnik, Organ - Albany Records - TROY873 -
Adolphus Hailstork - Toccata on "Veni Emmanuel" - James Kosnik, Organ - Albany Records - TROY873 -
Alan Hovhaness - Christmas Song (Watchmen Tell Us of the Night) - Jeanne Houston, Soprano, Michael Kelly, Organ - Elmgrove Productions -
John Harbison - "The Three Wise Men" (1988)(from Christmas Vespers) (1988) - Bill Curtis, Narrator, The Chicago Chamber Musicians - Naxos - 8.559188 -
8:00am - 8:30am
Ronald J. Williams - "Sing Noel" - Chamber Choir Kiev, Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor - ERM Media - 6806 -
arr. George Perle - Two French Christmas Carols - The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor - Bridge - 9214A/B
Jennifer Higdon - Deep in the Night (1997) - The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, Conductor - New World Records - 80592-2 - Henry Cowell - Sweet was the Song the Virgin Sung - Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor - Nimbus Records - NI 5413

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Thursday, December 22, 2005 - 5:40 to 8:30 AM
'' CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA ''

5:40am - 7:00am
William Billings - Bethlehem - Early Music New york, Frederick Renz, Conductor - Ex Cathedra Records -70070-29006-2
Stephen Shewan - A Feast of Carols - Jill Richardson, Soprano, Alexander Burgess, Baritone, Roberts Wesleyan College chorale and Brass Ensemble, Robert Shewan, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY 149 -
Jean Belmont - Nativitas - Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor - Nimbus Records - NI 5413 -
William Billings - Emanuel for christmas - Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Conductor - Ex Cathedra Records - 70070-29006-2
Lee Hoiby - A Christmas Carol - Memphis Chamber Choir, Memphis Boychoir, Memphis Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, John Ayer, Conductor - Pro Organo - CD 7099 -
Norman Dello Joio - Variations on an Original Christmas Tune - The Boehm Quintette - Premiere Recordings - PRCD 1023
Frank Ferko - Magnificat - The South Bend Chamber Singers, Nancy Menk, Conductor - Pro Organo - CD 7162 -
7:00am -8:00am
Jeffrey Van - O Be Joyful - Jeffrey Van, Guitar, The Dale Warland singers, Dale Warland, Conductor - d'Note - ND 1022
Joseph Stephenson - "If Angels Sung a Savior's Birth" - The Columbus Consort - Channel Classics - CCS 5693 -
Alan Hovhaness - "Magnificat", Op. 157 - Audrey Nossaman, Soprano, Elizabeth Johnson, Contralto, Thomas East, Tenor, Richard Dales, Baritone, University of Louisville Choir, Louisville Orchestra, Robert Whitney, Conductor - Crystal Records - CD808 -
Robert Hunter MacGimsey/ arr. Michael Sahl - Sweet Little Jesus Boy - The Western Wind - Western Wind Records - WW 1225
Howard Hanson - Two Yuletide Pieces, Op. 19 - Thomas Labe, Piano - Naxos - 8.559047 -
Stephen Mager - Carol Setting, "Long, Long Ago" - Arcangeli Chamber Chorus and Orchestra, Stephen Mager, Conductor - Clarion Records - No number given
8:00am -8:30am
Stephen Paulus - "Canticum Novum" - Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor - Clarion Records - MCC-4
Leo Sowerby - Love Came Down at Christmas - Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor - Nimbus Records - NI 5413

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December 22, 2004 - 6:00 to 11:00 AM
"CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA"

6:00am - 7:00am
Anon. America - " A Christmas Hymn" - The Boston Camerata , Joel Cohen, Conductor - Erato - 92874-2
Harry Rowe Shelly - Santa Claus Overture - Symphony Orchestra of America, Matthew H. Philips, Conductor - Albany Records - TROY 103
William Billings - Bethlehem - The Waverly Consort, , Michael Jaffee, Conductor - Virgin Veritas - 55193
Arnol Rosner - "Carol" from "Five Meditations, Op. 36 - Jerusalem Symphony Orchestrta, David Amos, Conductor - Laurel Records - LR-849CD
Norman Dello Joio - The Holy Infant's Lullaby - Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor - Nimbus Records - NI 5413
Michael Mauldin - Three Jemez Landscapes (Fantasy on a Huron Carol) - New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Michael Mauldin, Conductor - CD Produced by composer
Rick Sowash - Piano Trio No. 3, "A Christmas Divertimento" - The Mirecourt Trio - Gasparo - GSCD-254
Anon. Moravian - "Let Us All Rejoice Together" - Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, Conductor - Telarc - CD-80482
7:00am - 8:00am
Francis Judd Cooke - Cantata: The House of Christmas - Dorota Radomska, Soprano, Bogdan Sliwa, Baritone, Warsaw National Chorus, Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerzy Swoboda, Conductor - MMC Recordings - MMC2039
Jennifer Higdon - Deep in the Night - The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, Conductor - New World Records - 80592-2
Louis Hardin (Moondog) - Pastoral - Gillian Stephens, Trobadour Harp - Sony Music - MK 44994
Supply Belcher - How Beauteous are Their Feet - The Columbus Consort - Channel Classics - CCS 5693
Alfred Reed - Russian Christmas Music - Otonowa Wind Symphonica 1997, Alfred Reed, Conductor - Klavier Music Productions - K 11108
Stephen Paulus - Three Nativity Carols - Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor - Clarion - MCC-4
8:00am - 9:00am
Dan Locklair - A Christmas Carol - Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, Conductor - Gasparo - GSCD-325
Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No. 49, Opus 356, "Christmas Symphony" - Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor - Crystal Records - CD811
Morten Lauridsen - "O Magnum Mysterium" - Los Angeles Master Chorale, Paul Salamunovich, Conductor - RCM - RCM 19705
Conrad Susa - Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest - Chor Leoni Men's Choir, Diane Loomer, Director - Skylark - 9903
9:00am - 10:00am
Arthur Shepherd - He Came So Still - JaAnn Ottley, Soprano, Grant Johannesen, Piano - Tantara Records - TCD039808HS
Daniel Pinkham - Christmas Cantata - Boston Cecilia, Lenox Brass, James David Christie, Organ - Koch International Classics - 3-7180-2
Howard Hanson - "Dies Natalis" - Eastman Wind Ensemble, Donald Hunsberger, Conductor - Centaur Records - CRC 2014
(I*02)Shawn Persinger - The Day After Christmas - Shawn Persinger, Guitar - Innova - 610
Samuel Barber - "Die Natali" - The Louisville Orchestra, Jorge Mester, Conductor - Albany Records- TROY021-2
10:00am - 11:00am
Otto Luening - At Christmas Time - Judith Bettina, Soprano, James Goldsworthy, Piano - CRI - CD 840
Alan Hovhaness - Christmas Ode - Benita Valente, Soprano, Bamber Symphony, Alfredo Antonini, Conductor - CRI - CD 836
Paul Chihara - "Magnificat" - Chorus of the New England Conservatory, Lorna Cooke deVaron, Conductor - CRI - CD 815
Libby Larsen - So Blessedly in Spring - The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, Conductor - New World Records - 80592-2
Johann Friedrich Peter - Unto Us a Child is Born - The Columbus Consort - Channel Classics - CCS 5693
George Crumb - A Little Suite for Christmas A.D. 1979 - Salvatore Moltisanti, Piano - Zuma Records - ZMA 101
Anon. American - The Heavenly courtier - The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, Conductor - Erato - 92874-2
Anon. American - Pretty Home - The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, Conductor - Erato - 92874-2
Anon. American - The Midnight Cry - The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, Conductor - Erato - 92874-2

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