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Keeping Christmas - Beloved Carols & The Christmas Story

Gloriae Dei Cantores / Patterson
Release Date: 12/14/2010 
Label:  Gloriae Dei Cantores   Catalog #: 50   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalGerald NearOtto GoldschmidtHarold Stover,   ... 
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Each year at Christmas, Gloriæ Dei Cantores celebrates the "dawn of redeeming grace" with a traditional candlelit Service of Readings and Carols, retelling the stories of Christ's birth that stir us with memories and hopes for peace and love. Just for a time as you listen to these carols and stories, let your heart fill with gratitude for our many blessings, and with goodwill toward others. Gloriæ Dei Cantores offers this recording with a prayer that the joy of the season brings you renewed hope and a fresh sense of wonder!

Tracklist: 1 The First Nowell arr. John Rutter 5:29
2 Welcome David Haig 0:29
3 Reading: Matthew 1-18-21 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 1:03
4 O Prince of Peace!
Read more O Sharon's Dewy Rose Gerald Near 2:10
5 A Tender Shoot Otto Goldschmidt 2:02
6 Reading: Matthew 1:22-25 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 0:47
7 Shall I Tell You Who Will Come to Bethlehem? Harold Stover 3:00
8 A Child's Welcome: From a Celebration of Carols David Campbell 2:34
9 Carol of the Star June Nixon 2:49
10 Reading: Matthew 2:1-6 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 1:10
11 Willow Carol Bruce Campbell 2:08
12 On Christmas Day in the Morn arr. Fred Gramann 3:55
13 O Come, All Ye Faithful arr. David Wilcocks 6:00
14 Reading: Matthew 2:7-11 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 1:07
15 In the Bleak Midwinter arr. Robert Lau 5:42
16 The Holly and the Ivy arr. Reginald Jacques 2:41
17 Reading: Matthew 2:12-15 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 0:59
18 Nativity Carol William Mathias 2:36
19 Angels We Have Heard on High arr. John Rutter 2:18
20 Reading: Matthew 2:16-18 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 0:57
21 Missa ad Praesepe (Mass at the Crib): Kyrie George Malcom 2:21
22 Missa ad Praesepe (Mass at the Crib): Gloria George Malcom 5:12
23 Missa ad Praesepe (Mass at the Crib):
Sanctus/Benedictus George Malcom 3:54
24 Missa ad Praesepe (Mass at the Crib): Agnus Dei
George Malcom 2:13
25 Silent Night Franz Gruber/ arr. Fred Bock 3:24
26 Reading: Matthew 2:19-23 (NKJV) Elements Theatre Company 0:57
27 Infant Holy, Infant Lowly arr. David Wilcocks
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Works on This Recording

1.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Written: England 
2.
O Prince of Peace by Gerald Near
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: 20th Century 
3.
A Tender Shoot by Otto Goldschmidt
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
4.
Shall I Tell You Who Will Come to Bethlehem? by Harold Stover
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
5.
A Celebration of Carols: A Child's Welcome by David Campbell
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
6.
Carol of the Star by June Nixon
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
7.
Willow Carol by Bruce Campbell
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
8.
On Christmas day by Traditional
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
9.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Elizabeth C. Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gloriae Dei Cantores
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 

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