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A KDFC Classical Christmas 3


Release Date: 11/01/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570363   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelTraditionalAdolphe AdamArcangelo Corelli,   ... 
Performer:  Gloria WhitneyJohn EakenNancy BaunOwen Burdick,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicholas McGeganOwen BurdickNorman ScribnerNoel Edison,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque OrchestraBerkeley Chamber ChorusUppsala Musikklasser,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sales of this CD will directly benefit music programs in Bay Area schools through the KDFC Music Matters Foundation. New instruments, more after-school classes, extended teaching hours, choir scholarships for inner-city kids... the KDFC CD series, which has now raised more than $130,000, has made a tangible difference in communities throughout the Bay Area. The KDFC commitment to the importance of music in the classroom is symbolized by the annual Music Matters Music Educator of the Year Award, which celebrates the good work and life-long impact of local music teachers. Sales of this CD will directly benefit music programs in Bay Area schools through the KDFC Music Matters Foundation. New instruments, more after-school classes, extended teaching hours, choir scholarships for inner-city kids... the KDFC CD series, which has now raised more than $130,000, has made a tangible difference in communities throughout the Bay Area. The KDFC commitment to the importance of music in the classroom is symbolized by the annual Music Matters Music Educator of the Year Award, which celebrates the good work and life-long impact of local music teachers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,  Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  Hertz Hall, U of California, Berkeley 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Gabriel's message by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Uppsala Musikklasser
Written: Basque Provinces 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. 
3.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Gloria Whitney (Piano), John Eaken (Violin), Nancy Baun (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Eaken Piano Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 08/1994 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eaken Piano Trio. 
4.
Sans Day Carol by Traditional
Performer:  Owen Burdick (Organ)
Conductor:  Owen Burdick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Trinity Church Choir
Written: Cornwall, England 
Date of Recording: 02/2001 
Venue:  Trinity Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John Rutter. 
5.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - Allegro by Arcangelo Corelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
6.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Norman Scribner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Washington Choral Arts Society,  Washington Choral Arts Society Orchestra
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1999 
Venue:  St. Luke Catholic Church, McLean, VA 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Latin and English.
Arranged: John Rutter  
7.
King Jesus hath a garden by Traditional
Performer:  Michael Bloss (Organ)
Conductor:  Noel Edison
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elora Festival Singers
Written: Netherlands (Holland 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
8.
Fum, fum, fum by Traditional
Conductor:  Susan McMane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Girls Chorus
Written: Mexico 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged by: Mecham 
9.
Schlichte Weisen (60), Op. 76: no 52, Maria Wiegenlied by Max Reger
Performer:  Roland Pöntinen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1912; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Nybrokajen, Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
10.
Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard
Performer:  Marc Shapiro (Piano)
Conductor:  Vance George
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1998 
Venue:  Davies Symphony Hall, San Fransisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Robert Stringer (Treble), Raymond Johnston (Organ)
Conductor:  Donald Hunt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Worcester Cathedral Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Worcester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Suite for Orchestra no 4 in D major, BWV 1069: Rejouissance by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
13.
Serenissima una noche by Gerónimo González
Performer:  Randall K Wong (Countertenor), Mitchell Sandler (Baritone), Fred Hosea (Baritone),
Kevin Freeman (Bass), Mark Keller (Bass), Peter Maund (Percussion),
Ted Bakkila (Baritone), Terry Larsen (Tenor), Neal Rogers (Tenor),
Michael Bower (Countertenor), Louis Botto (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Louis Botto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 06/1983 
Venue:  Live  St Ignatius Church, San Francisco 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
14.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Susan McMane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Girls Chorus
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Wassail Dances (3): Yorkshire Wassail by Philip Lane
Conductor:  Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 05/2002 
Venue:  Smecky Studio, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16.
Angels from the realms of glory by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Sackett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Little Jesus sweetly sleep by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,  Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Peter Breiner. 
18.
What Sweeter Music by John Rutter
Conductor:  Jeffrey Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Bach Soloists
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
20.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 3rd movement, Adagio-Allegro-Adagio by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Jaroslav Krcek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Venue:  Moyzes Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
21.
Christmas Festival by Traditional
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Length: 6 Minutes 48 Secs. 

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