JOY Playlist for 12.29.13

Sunday, December 29, 2013

THEME: CBS MDK 44651

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: “My Spirit Be Joyful” from Cantata 146

—– Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York/Richard Kapp

 

1.  Argo 414609-2                                                                           2’55

W. CROFT/ISAAC WATTS: O God, Our Help in Ages Past

—– King’s College Choir. Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury

 

2.  National Lutheran Choir Recordings NLCA-32                                            3’28

available from NLCR, P.O. Box 6450, Minneapolis, MN 55406-6450

HEALEY WILLAN: The Three Kings

—– The National Lutheran Choir/Larry L. Fleming

 

3.  d’Note DND 1015                                                                             3’13

STEPHEN PAULUS: Snow Had Fallen; Christ Was Born

—– Dale Warland Singers/Dale Warland; Kathy Kienzle, harp

4.  Collegium COLCD 111                                                                               2’15

BENJAMIN BRITTEN: A New Year Carol

 

5. Collegium COLCD 107                                                                              1’16

WILLIAM WALTON: What cheer?

—– The Cambridge Singers/John Rutter

 

FIRST COMMERCIAL BREAK

 

6.  RCA Victor 09026 63252-2                                                                                 11’40

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

—– Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Pops Orchestra/Keith Lockhart; Mark Oswald, baritone

 

SECOND COMMERCIAL BREAK

 

7.  Capriccio 10 551                                                                                                    22’40

JOSEPH GABRIEL RHEINBERGER: The Star of Bethlehem

The Shepherds at the manger (4’48), The Star (5’06), Adoration by the wise Men (3’23), Mary (4’55), Fulfillment (4’28)

—– Kölner Rundfunkchor, Kölner Rundfunkorchester/Helmuth Froschauer; Dorothee Jansen, soprano; Bernhard Spingler, baritone