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The Choral Project
Of Christmastide   

Song NameComposerArranger
Hodie Christus natus estJan Sweelinck
Terly TerlowGustav Holst
Personent HodieAlice Parker
Sweet Was the SongRobert H. Young
Two Latvian CarolsAndrejs Jansons
THe Boar's Head CarolDonald Waxman
Eso rigor e repenteGaspar Fernandes
Three Kings of OrientJohn Rutter
Salvation Is CreatedPavel Chesnokov
Carol From an Irish CabinDale Wood
A La Nanita NanaRoger Folstrom
Deck the Hall (in 7/8)James McKelvy
O Magnum MysteriumMorten Lauridsen
Wassil SongRalph Vaughan Williams
Lo, How a Rose e're BloomingDaniel E. Gawthrop
BetelehemuVia Olatunji / Wendell WhalumlBarrington Brooks
Silent NightPaul Sjolund

Directed by Daniel Hughes

Though founded only in 1996 by Artistic Director Daniel Hughes, this ensemble of thirty voices has already begun to distinguish itself with an eclectic program. As part of their mission, the group seeks to unify diverse peoples, and the track list for "Of Christmastide" reflects this concern. Weighted somewhat towards the 20th century, with Williams, Tavener, Rutter, Holst and Lauridsen amongst the composers represented, the balance includes two Latvian carols, James McKelvey's arrangement of "Deck The Hall in 7/8" and the Nigerian "Betelehemu." Their sonority is broad and expansive, with an airy and open delivery. Some percussion and woodwinds on a few tracks.

Item code: 6428C | 1 CD | $9.95 add item to cart
Choral | Mixed | United States

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