Lindberg: A Christmas Cantata | Proprius PRCD2027

Lindberg: A Christmas Cantata

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Label: Proprius

Cat No: PRCD2027

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 22nd October 2004

Contents

Artists

Olle Persson (vocals)
Margareta Jalkeus (vocals)
Nils Lindberg Big Band
Nils Lindberg (piano)
Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir

Conductor

Gustaf Sjokvist

Works

Lindberg, Nils

A Christmas Cantata

Traditional

Den signade dag (arr. N. Lindberg)
Kom min van (arr. N. Lindberg)
Visa pa vag (arr. N. Lindberg)

Artists

Olle Persson (vocals)
Margareta Jalkeus (vocals)
Nils Lindberg Big Band
Nils Lindberg (piano)
Gustaf Sjokvist Chamber Choir

Conductor

Gustaf Sjokvist

About

English carols, jazz music and Swedish folk arranged by Nils Lindberg.

Contents:
Part 1
1. Introduction

Part 2 - Lyrics from Isaiah 9:2, 6, 7
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light

Part 3 - Lyrics from St Matthew 1:18-21, 23 and St. Luke 1:32
2. Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise

Part 4
3. Ding dong! Merrily on high (French melody 16th century)

Part 5 - Lyrics from St Luke 2:1, 3-7
4. And it came to pass in those days

Part 6
5. Sussex Carol (English traditional carol)

Part 7 - Lyrics from St Luke 2:8-16, 20
6. And there were in the same country

Part 8
7. Gläd dig du Kristi brud (Traditional Swedish tune from Mora, verse 1 only)

Sing, O Sing (English hymntext by Christopher Wordsworth, verse 2 only, adapted to the tune Gläd dig du Kristi brud by Nils Lindberg)

Part 9 - Mary's thoughts adapted from St. Luke 2:19
8. But Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart

Part 10
9. God rest you merry, gentlemen (English traditional carol)

Part 11 - Lyrics from St. Matthew 2:1, 2, 5-11
10. Now when Jesus was born

Part 12
11. Deck the hall (Welsh traditional carol)

Part 13 - Lyrics adapted from St. John 1:1, 4 and Matthew 1:23
12. In the beginning was the Word

Part 14 - Finale
13. A Merry Christmas (Traditional carol)

Three Swedish folksongs arranged for choir by Nils Lindberg
14. Visa på väg (Melody from Nås, lyrics by Artur Eriksson)
15. Kom min vän (Melody from Siljansnäs)
16. Den signade dag (Melody from Äppelbo)

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