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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1968 Harrison organ at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England, UK][decorative stamp]
1968 Harrison organ at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England, UK

An International Holiday Sampler

…special music from around the globe amplifies and illuminates the good tidings of Christmas.

Audio 0951 Complete Show 1 hr 58 min

Audio 0951 Hour 1 59:00
Audio 0951 Hour 2 59:00

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of December 21, 2009

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

CHARLES H. STEWART: On this day earth shall ringLichfield Cathedral Choir, Jonathan Rees-Williams, conductor; Peter King (1974 Hill, Norman & Beard/Litchfield Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD109

GUNNAR IDENSTAM: Prepare the way for the LordLisa Rydberg, violin; Saint Jacob’s Chamber Choir, Gary Graden, conductor; Gunnar Idenstam (1949 Marcussen/Oscarskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden) BIS-CD-5031

BERNARD PICHÉ: Rhapsodie sur quatre noëlsMichelle Quintal (1963 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Cap, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada) Quint 110103

PAUL NICHOLSON: Polish Carol, Shepherds came to BethlehemRobert Rieder, trumpet; Schola Cantorum of St. Peter’s in the Loop, Chicago, Michael Thompson, conductor; Deward Rahm (1976 Schantz/Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran, Chicago, IL) SPC 001

NAJI HAKIM: Improvisations on Maronite Christmas Hymns –Choir of Our Lady of Lebanon, Paris; Naji Hakim (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/La Trinité, Paris, France) IFO 05 011

ADOLPHE ADAM: O Holy NightHåkan Hagegård, baritone; Adolf Fredriks Girls Choir, JohnErik Eleby, conductor; Mark Falsjö (1890 Åkerman & Lund/Johanneskyrka, Stockholm, Sweden) Pioneer CD-02

MIGUEL BERNAL JIMENEZ: Mexican Carol –Norberto Guinaldo (1963 Reuter/United Methodist Church, Garden Grove, CA) Pipedreams Archive 2007

KALEVI KIVINIEMI: Noël Variations, improvised –Kalevi Kiviniemi (1929 Hall, Norman & Beard; 2000 Schantz/Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia) Fuga 9196

Filler –BERNARD PICHÉ (see above)

Hour 2

ROBIN MILFORD: Pastoral Dance on On Christmas NightHuw Williams (1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander/Cathedral of St. Paul, London, England, UK) Priory PRCD778

JUDITH BINGHAM: God would be born in theeKing’s College Choir, Stephen Cleobury, conductor; Tom Winpenny (1968 Harrison & Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England, UK) EMI Classics CDC 58070

MICHEL CORRETTE: Gloria, from Messe pour le temps de Noël; Noël ‘Bon Joseph écoute-moy’ –Guillemette Laurena & Anne Magouët, sopranos; Olivier Vernet (1750 Jean-André Silbermann/Église Saint-Maurice, Soultz-Haut-Rhin, France) Ligia Digital 0104187

HANS UWE HIELSCHER: Partita, Es kommt ein Schiff, geladenHans Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger/Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) HUH 003

MAX REGER: Weihnachten, Opus 145, number 3 –Edgar Krapp (1981 Eisenbarth/Dom St. Stephan, Passau, Germany) Naxos 8.557891

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: La Vierge et l’Enfant, from La NativitéMaria Vlasova, accordion. ART Classics 081

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Final alla Schumann sur un Noël Languedocien, Opus 83 –Leipzig Symphony, Olaf Koch, conductor; Franz Hauk (1977 Klais/Ingolstadt Münster, Germany) Guild GMCD 7215

Filler –ROBIN MILFORD (see above)