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Chanticleer: Sing We Christmas

Song NameComposerArranger
Es Ist Ein Ros EntsprungenMichael Praetorius
O Magnum MysteriumTomas Luis de Victoria
In Dulci IubiloM. Praetorius / H. Praetorius / J.S. Bach
O Virgo VirginumJosquin Desprez
O Jesulein SuB, O Jesulein MildS. Scheidt / J.S. Bach
Hodie Christus Natus EstJacob Handl
Mirabile MysteriumJacob Handl
Verbum Caro Factum Est: Y La Virgen Le Dezia
A Un Nino LlorandoFrancisco Guerrero
Here Is The Little DoorHerbert Howells
Noel CanonSteven Sametz
Quelle Est Cette Odeur AgreableDavidd Willcocks
El Noi de la MareEnrique Ribo
A Christmas CarolCharles IvesPaul C. Echols
A Virgin UnspottedWilliam Billings
In the Bleak Mid WinterGustav HolstJoseph Jennings / Leslie Woodgate
Glory to the Newborn KingJoseph Jennings
Stille Nacht/Douce Nuit/Silent NightFranz Gruber

Directed by Joseph Jennings

Recorded at the Paterskirche in Kempen, Germany, in 1994, the all-male Chanticleer ensemble (featuring five countertenors), brings the consummate musicality and professionalism to this recording that we associate with any Chanticleer production. "Sing We Christmas" emphasizes classical pieces, not the typical holiday carols; rather, Charles Ives, Gustav Holst and Herbert Howells represent the twentieth century, while Handl, Victoria, Praetorius and Bach offer "Hodie Christus Natus Est," "O Magnum Mysterium" and "In Dulci Iubilo," the latter a German dance song with four separate settings (it was common practice for composers to adapt a popular song, rather than write their own) from the Renaissance and early Baroque periods.

Item code: 6316C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Choral | Male | United States
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Related: Men's Choir Christmas
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