Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Christmas Around the World - Part 2

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Conductor Soloist/
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano 5:00
Sowerby, Leo (USA) A Prayer for Christmas ConVivium Albany Records - TROY 187 5:01
Baxter, Timothy (England) The Nativity Ulrich Staerk, piano Claudio Records - CC6025-2 5:07
Graupner, Christoph (Germany) Cantata "Frohlocke, werte Christenheit" Veronika Winter, soprano, Jan Kobow, tenor, Marcus Flaig, bass, Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max, conductor CPO - 777 572-2 5:20
Ford, Andrew (Australia) Wassails and Lullabies Adelaide Chamber Singers, Carl Crossin, conductor Adelaide Chamber Singers - ACSCD 002 5:35
Donati, Ignazio (Italy) Angelus Gabriel Descendit Maria Cristina Kiehr, soprano, Kathelijne Van Laethem, mezzo-soprano, John Elwes, tenor, La Fenice Ricercar - 206562 6:00
Twardowski, Romuald (Poland) Orthodox Carols Cappella Musicae Europae Orientalis, Leon Zabrowski, conductor Acte Prealable - AP0058 6:07
Krcek, Jaroslav (Czech Republic) Mass Number 3 "Christmas Mass" Musica Bohemica, Jaroslav Krcek, conductor GZ - L1 0295-2 131 6:20
Medieval Byzantine Chant Prokeimenon (Gradual) "My tongue will speak wisdom" Capella Romana, Alexander Lingas, artistic director Gothic - G 49237 6:41
Panufnik, Roxanna (England) Ave Maria The London Oratory School Schola, Lee Ward,conductor Regent - REGCD293 6:47
Traditional Plainsong, arr. by David Lol Perry Puer Natus Est Nobis Winchester College Quiristers, Malcolm Archer, director, David Lol Perry, instrumentation Warner Classics - 0190295766801 6:52
Silvestrov, Valentin (Ukraine) Silent Night from "Songs for Vespers" Kiev Chamber Choir, Mykola Hobdych, conductor ECM New Series - 2279 476 4990 7:01
Gletle, Johann Melchior (Switzerland) Transeamus pastores from Motets, Op. 5 Raitis Grigalis, bass, Musica Fiorita, Daniela Dolci, conductor Pan Classics - PC 10337 7:06
Rupaine, Ilona (Latvia) Cantata "Our Lady's Lily Garden" New York Latvian Concert Choir, Youth Choir Balsis, Chamber Choir Fortius, Childrens Choir Sono, Andrejs Jansons, conductor Albany Records - TROY 1589 7:19
Sebastian of Felsztyna (Poland) Alleluja, Ave Maria The Nightingales of Poznan, Stefan Stuligrosz, conductor Jade - 45358-2 7:43
Mealor, Paul (Wales) Ave "Three Sacred Motets for SATB (with divisi) Con Anima Chamber Choir Campion Cameo - 2083 7:48
Miskinis, Vytautas (Lithuania) O magnum mysterium///Ave Maria II The Choir of Royal Holloway, Rupert Gough, conductor Hyperion - CDA67818 8:08
Ruders, Poul (Denmark) The Christmas Gospel Malmo Symphony Orchestra, Ola Rudner, conductor Bridge - BCD 9057 8:19
Rautavaara, Einojuhani (Finland) Magnificat Schola Cantorum of Oxford, James Burton, conductor Hyperion - CDA67787 8:31
Deutsch, L. Peter (USA) The Holly and the Ivy The Stanbery Singers, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Stanbery, conductor Navona -NV6055 8:51
Deutsch, L. Peter (USA) Hodie Christus Natus Est The Stanbery Singers, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Stanbery, conductor Navona - NV6055 8:56