To Bethlehem: Carols and Motets for Christmas | Resonus Classics RES10175

To Bethlehem: Carols and Motets for Christmas

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Label: Resonus Classics

Cat No: RES10175

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Christmas

Release Date: 28th October 2016

Contents

Artists

Kantorei of Kansas City

Conductor

Chris Munce

Artists

Kantorei of Kansas City

Conductor

Chris Munce

About

Missouri-based choir Kantorei of Kansas City and their director Chris Munce return to Resonus Classics with a recording of carols and motets for Christmas.

With a compelling programme of Renaissance and contemporary works for the festive season that presents the Christmas story and the journey to Bethlehem.

Kantorei explores rarely heard works by Renaissance composers such as Giovanni Bassano, Melchior Vulpius, Jakob Reiner and Blasius Amon combined with contemporary composers including Matthew Culloton, Ivo Antognini, R. Douglas Helvering and Kim André Arnesen among others.

Track list:
David Basden (b. 1957)
1. Alleluia! O virga mediatrix
Jocelyn Hagen (b. 1980)
2. O come, O come Emmanuel
Melchior Vulpius (c. 1570-1615)
3. Ascendit Joseph a Galilaea
Claudio Merulo (1533-1604)
4. Spiritus Sanctus in te
R. Douglas Helvering (b. 1977)
5. Ave Maria
Jakob Reiner (c. 1555-1606)
6. Hodie Christus natus est
Matthew Culloton (b. 1976)
7. Angels we have heard on high
8. In dulci jubilo
Giovanni Bassano (c. 1558-1617)
9. Angelus ad pastores ait
Blasius Amon (c. 1558-1590)
10. Parvulus filius
11. Magi videntes stellam
Ivo Antognini (b. 1963)
12. O magnum mysterium
Matthew Culloton
13. Still, still, still
Blasius Amon
14. Grates nunc omnes
R. Douglas Helvering
15. All my heart again rejoices
Franz Gruber (1787-1863) arr. Ivo Antognini
16. Silent night
Kim André Arnesen (b. 1980)
17. Dormi Jesu

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