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Festive Music from Aachen

WDR Radio Orchestra and soloists celebrate the contemplative Advent season. Pesented by Jonathan Swain.

WDR Radio Orchestra celebrates Advent. With Jonathan Swain.

12:31 AM
Traditional
Macht hoch die Tür
Chorwerk Ruhr, Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir

12:33
George Frideric Handel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from 'Solomon'
WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye (conductor)

12:36
Johann Sebastian Bach
Ave Maria
Polina Pastirchak (soprano), WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

12:39
Trad.
Maria durch ein Dornwald ging
Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir

12:42
Sergei Rachmaninov
Vocalise
Harriet Krijgh (cello), WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

12:46
Jacques Arcadelt
Ave Maria
Chorwerk Ruhr

12:48
George Frideric Handel)
Tochter Zion, freue dich
Chorwerk Ruhr, Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir

12:51
Camille Saint-Saens
Prelude (Oratorio de Noël)
WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

12:54
Georges Bizet
Agnus Dei
Polina Pastirchak (soprano), WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

12:58
Franz Xaver Gruber
Silent Night, Holy Night
Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir, Chorwerk Ruhr

01:02
Johann Sebastian Bach
Air (Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV 1068)
WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

01:05
Trad.
Sei uns willkommen, Herre Christ
WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

01:08
George Frideric Handel
Hallelujah Chorus (Messiah)
Chorwerk Ruhr, Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir, WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye

01:12
Trad.
Veni Veni Emmanuel
Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir

01:14
Cesar Franck
Panis Angelicus
Polina Pastirchak (soprano), WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye (conductor)

01:19
Trad.
O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf
Chorwerk Ruhr

01:24
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
December (The Seasons)
WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye (conductor)

01:28
Trad.
O du fröhliche, o du selige
Polina Pastirchak (soprano), Chorwerk Ruhr, Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir, WDR Radio Orchestra, Enrico Delamboye (conductor)

01:31
Johannes Brahms
25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel for piano, Op 24
Simon Trpceski (piano)

01:57
Antonin Dvorak
Piano Quintet in A major, Op 81
Menahem Pressler (piano), Orlando Quartet

02:31
Alessandro Scarlatti
Cinque Profeti
Barbara Schlick (soprano), Heike Hallaschka (soprano), Kai Wessel (alto), Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Michael Schopper (bass), Vokalensemble La Stagione, Michael Schneider (director)

03:31
Charles Trenet
Noel
Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie, Richard Pare (harpsichord), Claude Gosselin (conductor)

03:34
Andrew Ford
Wassails and Lullabies
Anne Cooke (soprano), Matthew Baker (bass), Ian Cleworth (percussion), Rebecca Lagos (percussion), Brian Nixon (percussion), Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Antony Walker (conductor)

03:53
Frank Bridge
Sir Roger de Coverley
BBC Concert Orchestra, David Hill (conductor)

03:58
Peter Warlock
Bethlehem Down
BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, David Hill (conductor)

04:03
Trad.
La Vileem colo jos (Down there in Bethlehem)
Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), Romanian Madrigal Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Tiberiu Soare (conductor)

04:06
Bo Holten
Nowell Sing We Now
Micaela Haslam (soprano), BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

04:10
Giuseppe Torelli
Concerto a quattro in forma Pastorale per il Santo Natale
Tafelmusik, Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

04:17
Carlos Salzedo
Concert Variations on "O Tannenbaum"
Judy Loman (harp)

04:21
Trad.
Deck the Hall
Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie, Richard Pare (harpsichord), Claude Gosselin (conductor)

04:23
Mel Torme
Christmas Medley
Louis Quilico (baritone), Gino Quilico (baritone), Toronto Children's Chorus, Judy Loman (harp), Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Jean Ashworth Bartle (conductor)

04:31
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ketil Haugsand (conductor)

04:37
Michael Haydn
Cantata: Run ye shepherds, to the light
Wolfgang Brunner, Salzburger Hofmusik

04:46
Marcel Samuel-Rousseau
Variations Pastorales sur un vieux Noel
Erica Goodman (harp), Amadeus Ensemble

04:55
Trad.
A u sviecie nam navina byla
Belarussian Radio Academic Chorus, Pavel Shepelev (conductor)

04:57
Traditional Belarusian
Heaven and Earth
Belarusian Radio Academic Choir, Pavel Shepelev (conductor)

04:58
Valery Kalistratov
Kalyada
Belarusian Radio Academic Choir, Pavel Shepelev (conductor)

05:00
Christian Friedrich Ruppe
Christmas Cantata
Francine van der Hayden (soprano), Karin van der Poel (mezzo soprano), Otto Bouwknegt (tenor), Mitchell Sandler (bass), Ensemble Bouzignac, Musica ad Rhenum, Jed Wentz (conductor)

05:32
Robert Schumann
Symphonische Etuden
Beatrice Rana (piano)

05:57
Sergey Prokofiev
Cinderella - Suite No 1
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

06:25
Adolphe Adam
Cantique de Noel
Gino Quilico (baritone), Judy Loman (harp), Toronto Children's Chorus, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Jean Ashworth Bartle (conductor)

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Music Played

  • Trad.

    Macht hoch die Tür

    Author: Georg Weissel. Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr. Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir.
    • DEWDR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from 'Solomon'

    Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ave Maria

    Singer: Polina Pastirchak. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Traditional German

    Maria durch ein Dornwald ging

    Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir.
    • DEWDR.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, op. 34/14

    Performer: Harriet Krijgh. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Jacques Arcadelt

    Ave Maria

    Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr.
    • DEWDR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Tochter Zion, freue dich

    Author: Friedrich Heinrich Ranke. Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr. Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir.
    • DEWDR.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Prelude, from 'Oratorio de Noël, op. 12'

    Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Georges Bizet

    Agnus Dei

    Singer: Polina Pastirchak. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Franz Xaver Gruber

    Silent Night, Holy Night

    Author: Josef Mohr. Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir. Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr.
    • DEWDR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air, from 'Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068'

    Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Trad.

    Sei uns willkommen, Herre Christ

    Music Arranger: Michael Hoppe. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hallelujah Chorus, from "Messiah"

    Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr. Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Trad.

    Veni Veni Emmanuel

    Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir.
    • DEWDR.
  • César Franck

    Panis Angelicus

    Singer: Polina Pastirchak. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Trad.

    O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf

    Author: Friedrich Spee. Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr.
    • DEWDR.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    December (Yuletide), from 'The Seasons, op. 37b'

    Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Traditional German

    O du fröhliche, o du selige

    Author: Johannes Daniel Falk. Singer: Polina Pastirchak. Choir: ChorWerk Ruhr. Choir: Aachen Cathedral Girls' Choir. Orchestra: WDR Radio Orchestra, Cologne. Conductor: Enrico Delamboye.
    • DEWDR.
  • Johannes Brahms

    25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel for piano, Op 24

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • GBBBC.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet in A major, Op 81

    Performer: Menahem Pressler. Ensemble: Orlando Quartet.
    • NLNPB.
  • 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.
  • Charles Trenet

    Noel

    Performer: Richard Pare. Choir: Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie. Conductor: Claude Gosselin.
    • CACBC.
  • Andrew “Fats” Ford

    Wassails and Lullabies

    Performer: Ian Cleworth. Performer: Rebecca Lagos. Performer: Brian Nixon. Singer: Anne Cooke. Singer: Matthew Baker. Choir: Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir. Conductor: Antony Walker.
    • AUABC.
  • Frank Bridge

    Sir Roger de Coverley - Christmas dance vers. string orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Hill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Peter Warlock

    Bethlehem Down vers. chorus [1927]

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Hill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Traditional Romanian

    La Vileem colo jos (Down there in Bethlehem

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Choir: Romanian Madrigal Choir. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Tiberiu Soare.
    • ROROR.
  • Bo Holten

    Nowell Sing We Now - for chorus (BBC commission)

    Singer: Micaela Haslam. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • GBBBC.
  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Concerto a quattro in forma Pastorale per il Santo Natale (Op.8 No.6)

    Ensemble: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
    • CACBC.
  • Carlos Salzedo

    Concert Variations on "O Tannenbaum"

    Performer: Judy Loman.
    • CACBC.
  • Trad.

    Deck the Hall

    Performer: Richard Pare. Choir: Les chanteurs de Saint-Coeur-de-Marie. Conductor: Claude Gosselin.
    • CACBC.
  • 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.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (BWV.248)

    Orchestra: Norwegian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Ketil Haugsand.
    • NONRK.
  • Michael Haydn

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

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

    Neiba i ziamlia (Heaven and Earth) (Belarussin Christmas Song)

    Choir: Belarusian Radio Academic Choir. Conductor: Pavel Shepelev.
    • BYBTRC.
  • Valery Kalistratov

    Kalyada (Christmas)

    Choir: Belarusian Radio Academic Choir. Conductor: Pavel Shepelev.
    • BYBTRC.
  • 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.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphonische Etuden for piano, Op 13

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
    • PLPR.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cinderella [Zolushka] - Suite No 1, Op 107

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • USWCLV.
  • Adolphe Adam

    Cantique de Noel

    Performer: Judy Loman. Music Arranger: Howard Cable. Singer: Gino Quilico. Choir: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Ensemble: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Ashworth Bartle.
    • CACBC.

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