Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Christmas in America

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Conductor Soloist/
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, Piano 5:30
Cowell, Henry Sweet was the Song the Virgin Sung Kansas City Chorale, charles Bruffy, Conductor Nimbus - 5:31
Oldham, Krvin Variations on a French Noel Kevin Oldham, Piano Albany Records - 5:36
Golub, Peter Dark Carols Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 5:47
Sowerby, Leo Cradle Hymn Con Vivium Albany Records - 6:09
Higdon, Jennifer Mysterium Emory Symphonic Winds, Scott A. Stewart, Conductor Naxos - 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 - 6:21
Dello Joio, Norman Variations on an Original Christmas Tune The Boehm Quintet Premier Recordings - 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 - 6:51
Spencer, Williametta Welcomy Yule! Sursum Corda, Lester Seigel, Conductor MSR Classics - 7:07
Schroth, Godfrey Variations on an Appalachian Carol Palisades Virtuosi Albany Records - 7:10
White, David Ashley Carols for the Nativity Moores School Concert Chorale, Betsy Cook Weber, conductor Albany Records - 7:21
Thomson, Virgil The Holly and the Ivy Gregg Smith Singers, Gregg Smith, conductor, Steven Vosatka, Piano Albany Records - 7:28
Hailstork, Adolphus Prelude and Toccata and "Veni Emmanuel" James Kosnik, Organ Albany Records - 7:33
Locklair, Dan A Christmas Carol Bel Canto Company, David Pegg, Conductor Gasparo - 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 - 7:46
Billings, William Bethlehem Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi USA - 8:03
Reed, Alfred Russian Christmas Music The College of New Jersey Wind Ensemble, Dr. Alfred Reed, Conductor Mark Custom Recording Service - 8:07
Elder, Daniel O Magnum Mysterium Westminster Choir, Joe Miller, Conductor Westminster Choir College of Rider University 8:22
Mauldin, Michael 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 - 8:38
Paulus, Stephen Three Nativity Carols Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, Conductor, Mark Seerup, Oboe, Valerie Weber, Harp Magnum chorum 8:45
La Rocca, Frank O Magnum Mysterium Artists Vocal Ensemble, Jonathan Dimmock, Conductor Enharmonic - 8:56
Dunker, Amy What Cheer? Kuhn Choir, Robert Ian Winstin, Conductor ERM Media - 9:08
Reed, Daniel Winter from "The Seasons of the Year" Early Music New York, Frederick Renz, Conductor Ex Cathedra Records 9:12
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356 Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, Conductor Crystal Records - 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 - 9:49
Brigham, Betsy Ring Out, Wild Bells Social Band 10:08
Convery, Robert Christmas Daybreak The Crossing, Donald Nally, Conductor Innova - 10:12
Curran, Alvin Madonna and Child from Music for Every Occasion Manuel Zurria, Flutes and Electronics Mazagran - 10:18
Barnett, Carol Hodie Chicago a cappella Cedille - 10:30
Decker, Pamela On thie Day, Earth Shall Ring (Five Hymn-Based works for Advent and Christmas Pamela Decker, Organ Loft Recordings - 10:35
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 10:48
Johanson, Bryan O Magnum Mysterium Portland State University Chamber Choir, Bruce Brown, Conductor Albany Records - 10:51