Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Christmas in America

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Orchestra
Conductor Soloist/
Performer
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano www.castellanonet.com 5:30
Ward-Steinman, David Season's Greetings Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 5:31
Susa, Conrad Three Mystical Carols Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus Records - 5:34
Cooke, Francis Judd Cantata: The House of Christmas Dorota Radomska, soprano, Bogdan Sliwa, baritone, Warsaw National Chorus and Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerzy Swoboda, conductor MMC Recordings - 5:47
Billlings, William Fuguing Tune: Bethlehem Anonymous 4 Harmonia Mundi USA - 6:00
Read, Thomas L. Christmas Variations Steven Klimowski, clarinet, Bonnie Klimowski, cello Zimbel Records - 6:04
Paulus, Stephen Jesu Carols Magnum Chorum, David Dickau, conductor, Bridget Stuckey, harp Magnum Chorum 6:12
Dunker, Amy What Cheer? Prague Radio Symphony, Kuhn Choir, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 6:25
Palmer, Rudolf O Magnum Mysterium The Rookoe Chapel Choir (Bucknell University), William Payn , conductor, D'Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano Albany Records - 6:29
Jacob, Jeffrey The Carol of the Bells Moravian Philharmonic, Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - 6:37
Kraehenbuehl, David Four Christmas Choruses The Concert Choir, Margaret Hillis, conductor The David Kraehenbuehl Society 6:47
Pinkham, Daniel Sweet Music Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, Grant Llewellyn, conductor Avie - 7:01
Hailstork, Adolphus A Carol for All Children The McCullough Chorale, Donald McCullough, conductor Albany Records - 7:07
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356, "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, conductor Crystal - 7:12
Schroeder, Carl Two December Carols Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 7:35
Juneau, Thomas Magnum Mysterium Juneau Vocal Alliance, Thomas Juneau, conductor, Elaine Christy, harp Ravello - 7:44
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 7:59
Higdon, Jennifer Deep in the Night The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, conductor New World Records - 8:02
Rosner, Arnold Magnificat, Op. 72 The Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, The Clarion Brass, San Diego, California, David Amos, conductor Laurel Record - 8:09
Dorff, Daniel Pachelbel's Christmas: A Merry Melange for Brass Quintet Chestnut Brass Private 8:25
Pachelbel, Charles Theodore Magnificat The Columbus Consort Channel Classics - 8:30
La Rocca, Frank O Magnum Mysterium///O Sacrum Convivium Artists Vocal Ensemble, Jonathan Dimmock, conductor Enharmonic - 8:36
Mauldin, Michael Three Jemez Landscapes (Fantasy on a Huron Carol) New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Michael Mauldin, conductor Michael Mauldin 8:51
Galbraith, Nancy Ave Maria Thomas Octave, baritone, Mark Carver, oboe, Cecily Borzillo, piano Pittsburgh Camerata 9:03
Rouse, Christopher Karolju BBC Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, David Zinman, conductor RCA Red Seal - 9:09
Hagen, Daron Christmas Night from "Dear Youth" Susan Crowder, soprano, Sara Stern, flute Arsis - 9:40
Wadsworth, Zachary Gabriel's Message The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 9:43
Fissinger, Edwin Love Came Down at Christmas The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 9:49
Brandon, Sy 'Twas the Night Kiev Philharmonic, Chamber Choir Kiev, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - 9:52
Bourland, Roger A Proper Cat from "Four Xmas Songs" Juliana Gondek, soprano, Willliam Lumpkin, piano Navona Records - 10:05
Dawson, William L. Mary Had a Baby The St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, conductor, Marvis Martin, soprano St. Olaf Choir 10:12
Curran, Alvin Madonna and Child Manuel Zurria, flutes and electronics Mazagran - 10:18
Spencer, Williametta Welcome Yule! Sursum Corda, Lester Seigel, conductor MSR Classics - 10:30
Coates, Gloria String Quartet No. 7, "Angels" Kreutzer Quartet, Philip Adams, organ Naxos - 10:32
Oquin, Wayne O Magnum Mysterium Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, conductor MSR Classics - 10:48
Beglarian, Eve Be/Hold Remix of a recitative from Handel's Messiah Cantaloupe Music - 10:53