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John Shea presents a concert of choral Christmas music from Croatia

John Shea presents a concert of choral Christmas music from the Croatian Radio and Television Chorus, directed by Ivan Josip Skender.

John Shea presents a concert of choral Christmas music from Croatia

12:31 AM
Eric Whitacre [b.1970]
Lux aurumque
Croatian Radio and Television Chorus, Ivan Josip Skender (director)

12:35 AM
Morten Lauridsen [b.1943]
O magnum mysterium
CRTC, Ivan Josip Skender (director)

12:42 AM
Ivan Josip Skender [b. 1981]
Raduval se Jezuš mali (Overjoyed was little Jesus)
CRTC, Ivan Josip Skender (director)

1:08 AM
Ivan Josip Skender [b. 1981]
Kakva to svetlost (What is that light)
CRTC, Ivan Josip Skender (director)

1:12 AM
Ivan Josip Skender [b. 1981]
Se krščanjstvo (All Christianity)
CRTC, Ivan Josip Skender (director)

1:14 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (1840-1893)
Swan Lake
RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra, Marko Munih (conductor)

1:36 AM
Ruppe, Christian Friedrich (1753-1826)
Christmas Cantata
Francine van der Heyden (soprano), Karin van der Poel (mezzo-soprano), Otto Bouwknegt (tenor), Mitchell Sandler (bass), Ensemble Bouzignac, Musica ad Rhenum, Jed Wentz (conductor)

2:08 AM
Samuel-Rosseau, Marcel (1882-1955)
Variations pastorales sur un vieux noël
Erica Goodman (harp), Amadeus Ensemble

2:17 AM
Traditional
A u sviecie nam navina byla
Belarussion Radio Academic Chorus, Pavel Shepelev (conductor)

2:19 AM
Poulenc, Francis (1899-1963)
Quatre motets pour le temps de noël
Talinn Music High School Chamber Choir, Evi Eespere (director)

2:31 AM
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)
Cinque Profeti: Christmas Cantata
Barbara Schlick (soprano), Heike Hallaschka (soprano), Kai Wessel (alto, Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Michael Schopper (bass), La Stagione, Michael Schneider (director)

3:31 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Marko Munih (conductor)

3:38 AM
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
Ave Maria
Tallinn Boys Choir, Lydia Rahula (conductor)

3:40 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) & Gounod, Charles (1818-1893)
Ave Maria
Blagoj Angelovski (trumpet), Velin Iliev (organ)

3:43 AM
Gesualdo, Carlo (c.1561-1613)
Ave, dulcissima Maria
BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)

3:48 AM
Dupré, Marcel (1886-1971)
Variations on 'Adeste Fideles'
Tong-Soon Kwak

3:57 AM
Traditional
Noel nouvelet
Zefiro Torna

4:00 AM
Traditional
Deck the Hall
Richard Paré (harpsichord), Les chanteurs de Saint-Cœur-de-Marie, Claude Gosselin (conductor)

4:02 AM
Suk, Josef [1874-1935]
Meditation on an old Czech hymn 'St Wenceslas'
Signum Quartet

4:09 AM
Ernesaks, Gustav (1908-1993)
Naarisokk
Estonian National Male Choir, Ants Soots (director)

4:12 AM
Salzedo, Carlos (1885-1961)
Concert Variations on O Tannenbaum
Judy Loman (harp)

4:17 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Kjetil Haugsand (conductor)

4:23 AM
Tormé, Mel (1925-1999)/Berlin, Irving (1888-1989)/Martin, Hugh arr. Cable, Howard (b.1920)
Christmas Medley
Louis Quilico & Gino Quilico (baritones), Toronto Children's Chorus, Judy Loman (harp), Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Jean Ashworth Bartle (conductor)

4:31 AM
Grüber, Franz (1787-1863)
Stille Nacht
Les chanteurs de Saint-Cœur-de-Marie, Richard Paré (organ), Claude Gosselin (conductor)

4:36 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio [1678-1741]
The Four Seasons - Winter
Davide Monti (violin), Il Tempio Armonico

4:45 AM
Trénet, Charles (1913-2001)
Noël
Richard Paré (harpsichord), Les chanteurs de Saint-Cœur-de-Marie, Claude Gosselin (conductor)

4:48 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931), Bonnelycke (author), Dyrst (arranger)
Hjemlige jul
Fionian Chamber Choir, Alice Granum (director)

4:51 AM
Guilmant, Alexandre (1837-1911)
Introduction and Variations on a Polish Noël
Michael Dudman (organ)

4:55 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (1840-1893)
Waltz (Sleeping Beauty)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Arvid Engegard (conductor)

4:59 AM
Traditional, Pyotr Petrovich (arranger)
Uzh ty zimuszka zima
Belarusian Radio Academic Choir, Pavel Shepelev (conductor)

5:00 AM
Williamson, Malcolm (1931-2003)
This Christmas Night
Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, David Miller (piano), Antony Walker (conductor)

5:03 AM
Nedyalkov, Hristo
Winter Song
Bulgarian Radio Children's Choir, conductor Hristo Nedyalkov

5:06 AM
Goldmark, Karoly [1830-1915]
Ein Wintermärchen
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Ervin Lukács (conductor)

5:16 AM
Simpson, Christopher (c.1605-1669)
The Four Seasons - Winter
Les Voix Humaines

5:31 AM
Britten, Benjamin [1913-1976]
A Ceremony of Carols
Polyphonia, Katya Dimanova, Evguenia Tasseva, Penka Kazandzhieva, Ivelina Ivancheva (piano), Ivelin Dimitrov (conductor)

5:55 AM
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
Vetrate di chiesa
Orchestra of London, Canada, Uri Mayer (conductor)

6:20 AM
Haydn, Michael (1737-1806)
Cantata: Lauft, ihr Hirten allzugleich
Salzburger Hofmusik, Wolfgang Brunner (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux aurumque

    Choir: Croatian Radio and Television Chorus. Director: Ivan Josip Skender.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O magnum mysterium

    Choir: Croatian Radio and Television Chorus. Conductor: Ivan Josip Skender.
  • Ivan Josip Skender

    Raduval se Jezus mali (Overjoyed was little Jesus)

    Choir: Croatian Radio and Television Chorus. Director: Ivan Josip Skender.
  • Ivan Josip Skender

    Kakva to svetlost (What is that light)

    Choir: Croatian Radio and Television Chorus. Director: Ivan Josip Skender.
  • Ivan Josip Skender

    Se krscanjsto (All Christianity)

    Choir: Croatian Radio and Television Chorus. Director: Ivan Josip Skender.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake [ballet suite]

    Orchestra: RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marko Munih.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Christian Friedrich Ruppe

    Christmas Cantata

    Singer: Francine van der Hayden. Singer: Karin van der Poel. Singer: Otto Bouwknegt. Singer: Mitchell Sandler. Choir: Ensemble Bouzignac. Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum. Conductor: Jed Wentz.
    • NLNPB.
  • Marcel Samuel-Rousseau

    Variations Pastorales sur un vieux Noel

    Performer: Erica Goodman. Ensemble: Amadeus Ensemble.
    • CACBC.
  • Traditional Belarusian

    A u sviecie nam navina byla (Belarusian Christmas Song)

    Choir: Belarussian Radio Academic Chorus. Conductor: Pavel Shepelev.
    • BYBTRC.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Quatre motets pour le temps de Noel

    Choir: Talinn Music High School Chamber Choir. Director: Evi Eespere.
    • EEER.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Cinque Profeti - Christmas Cantata

    Author: Silvio Stampiglia. Singer: Barbara Schlick. Singer: Heike Hallaschka. Singer: Kai Wessel. Singer: Christoph Prégardien. Singer: Michael Schopper. Ensemble: Vokalensemble La Stagione. Director: Michael Schneider.
    • DEWDR.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz of the Flowers (from The Nutcracker)

    Orchestra: RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marko Munih.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Ave Maria (originally Bogoroditse devo [Blessed Virgin] (1934)

    Choir: Tallinn Boys Choir. Conductor: Lydia Rahula.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ave Maria arr for trumpet and organ

    Composer: Charles‐François Gounod. Performer: Blagoj Angelovski. Performer: Velin Iliev. Music Arranger: Blagoj Angelovski.
    • BGBNR.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Ave, dulcissima Maria for 5 voices [1603a]

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bo Holten.
    • GBBBC.
  • Marcel Dupré

    Variations on "Adeste Fideles"

    Performer: Tong-Soon Kwak.
    • KRKBS.
  • Trad.

    Noel Nouvelet

    Ensemble: Zefiro Torna.
  • Trad.

    Deck the Hall

    Performer: Richard Pare. Choir: Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie. Conductor: Claude Gosselin.
    • CACBC.
  • Josef Suk

    Meditation on an old Czech hymn "St Wenceslas"

    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gustav Ernesaks

    Naarisokk (The Christmas Goat)

    Choir: Eesti Rahvusmeeskoor. Director: Ants Soots.
    • EEER.
  • Carlos Salzedo

    Concert Variations on "O Tannenbaum"

    Performer: Judy Loman.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (BWV.248)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ketil Haugsand.
    • NONRK.
  • Mel Tormé

    Christmas Medley

    Composer: Irving Berlin. Composer: Hugh Martin. Performer: Judy Loman. Music Arranger: Howard Cable. Singer: Louis Quilico. Singer: Gino Quilico. Choir: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Ashworth Bartle.
    • CACBC.
  • Franz Xaver Gruber

    Stille Nacht (Silent Night)

    Performer: Richard Pare. Choir: Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie. Conductor: Claude Gosselin.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    The Four Seasons - Winter

    Performer: Davide Monti. Ensemble: Il Tempio Armonico.
    • PLPR.
  • Charles Trenet

    Noel

    Performer: Richard Pare. Choir: Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie. Conductor: Claude Gosselin.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Hjemlige jul (Christmas at home)

    Author: Bonnelycke. Music Arranger: Dyrst. Choir: Fionian Chamber Choir. Director: Alice Granum.
  • Alexandre Guilmant

    Introduction and variations on a Polish Noel [aka Infant holy infant lowly]

    Performer: Michael Dudman.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, Op 66

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Arvid Engegård.
    • NONRK.
  • Traditional Belarusian

    Uzh ty zimuszka zima (O you Winter!)

    Music Arranger: Pyotr Petrovich Londonov. Choir: Belarusian Radio Academic Choir. Conductor: Pavel Shepelev.
  • Malcolm Williamson

    This Christmas Night

    Performer: David Miller. Choir: Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir. Conductor: Antony Walker.
  • Hristo Nedyalkov

    Winter Song

    Choir: Bulgarian National Radio Children's Choir. Conductor: Hristo Nedyalkov.
  • Karl Goldmark

    Ein Wintermarchen [A winter's tale] (Overture)

    Orchestra: Hungarian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Ervin Lukács.
    • HUMR.
  • Christopher Simpson

    The Four Seasons - Winter

    Ensemble: Les Voix humaines.
    • PLPR.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28

    Performer: Ivelina Ivancheva. Choir: Polyphonia. Conductor: Ivelin Dimitrov.
    • BGBNR.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Vetrate di Chiesa (Church Windows)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of London, Canada. Conductor: Uri Mayer.
    • CACBC.
  • Michael Haydn

    Cantata: Lauft, ihr Hirten allzugleich (Run ye shepherds, to the light)

    Ensemble: Wolfgang Brunner. Ensemble: Salzburger Hofmusik.
    • DEWDR.

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