The Christmas Story

Sunday, Dec 5th 2010 - 5:00pm
Arranged by: Nicolai

The story of Christmas told in chant, motets, and traditional folk carols. The music is drawn from Italy, Germany, Denmark, England, and the USA. The performance will be followed by a CD recording for Harmonia Mundi USA.


  Chant: Rorate coeli desuper
Arr. Paul Hillier Veni veni Emanuel
Arr. Paul Hillier Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Howard Skempton Adam lay ibounden
William Byrd O magnum mysterium
  Gregoriansk sang: Puer natus est
Arr. Paul Hillier Dormi, dormio bel bambin
Arr. Paul Hillier Liebe Hirten
Arr. Paul Hillier Andachtsjodler
  Gregoriansk sang: Videntes stellam
Arr. Paul Hillier Personent hodie
The Holy Innocents:  
  Gregoriansk sang: Herodes iratus
  Vox in Rama
Johann Eccard (1553-1611) Uebers Gebirg
Johann Eccard (1553-1611) Maria wallt zum Heiligtum
Arr. Paul Hillier The holly and the ivy