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Chor Leoni: Yuletide Fires 2

Song NameComposer
What Child Is This? English traditional
Alma Redemptoris MaterGregorian chant
A La Nanita Nana Spanish traditional
Ubi CaritasOla Gjeilo
Ave Regina CaelorumGregorian chant
The Gate of the Year Eleanor Daley
Ave MariaAmbrosian chant
The Three KingsHealey Willan
Sweet Was the Song Jeff Enns
In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst
Peace I Leave with You Knut Nystedt
Salve Regina
Koppangen Pererik Moraeus
Cantique de Noel Adolphe Adam
Regina CaeliGregorian chant
A New Year Carol Benjamin Britten
O TannenbaumGerman traditional
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Hugh Martin
To Drive the Cold Winter Away English traditional
The Mummer Song Alan Doyle and Sean McCann
Christmas Time Is HereVince Guaraldi

With our world changing so rapidly, with our means of communication accelerating at dizzying speeds, with our cultures and beliefs intermingling and becoming less well-defined, what does Christmastime mean to people in our world and how do we choose the music for a CD that will be appealing to listeners? In many ways the music on this CD, Yuletide Fires II, is a reflection of that current world. You'll find ancient Latin chant expressing the wonder of the virgin and child; familiar words and carols that connect us to a Christmas of our childhood; songs written in the 21st century that explore new ways to celebrate the joys of Christmas and hopes and possibilities of a new year. There are also tunes and tales that tell of traditions and transport us back in memory to that time of heightened anticipation. We are thrilled to have renowned mezzo-soprano Judith Forst join us on this CD - what a wonderful Christmas present!

Item code: 2067C | 1 CD | $15.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | Canada
Related: Canadian Choral Recordings
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