Joyous Music for Christmastime

December 15, 2003

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Durham, North Carolina

Photo by Marc Banka

— Performers —

back row: Steven Peretti, Florence Nash, Jim Sackett, David Howell

middle row: Sara Miller, Dave Stuntz, Carol Sackett, Katherine Register, Marc Banka

front row: Geoff Register, Scott Hill, Patricia Bartlett, Elizabeth Clark Peretti, Charles Register

— Program —

Lullaby for the Christ Child Traditional Scottish Highlands carol mp3 pdf*
soloist: Elizabeth Clark Peretti
Riu riu chiu
Piae Cantiones, 1582;Jistebnice Cantional, 1420
Mateo Flecha the elder? (1482-1553) (Villancicos de diversos autores, 1556)
soloists: David Howell and Charles Register
In dulci jubilo Anonymous (Michael Vehe, Gesangbuch, Leipzig, 1537) mp3 pdf*
Lo, How a Rose e'er blooming Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
arr. Marshall Barron
mp3 pdf*
O Magnum Mysterium Tomas Luis de Vittoria ca. 1540-1611) mp3
solo choir: Elizabeth Clark Peretti, Patricia Bartlett, Dave Stuntz, David Howell
Psallite unigenito Michael Praetorius, arr. E. Harold Geer mp3
Angelus ad virginem Anonymous (XIVth century) mp3 pdf*
Dave Stuntz, Elizabeth Clark Peretti
There is no Rose Anon. (ca. 1420), arr. LaNoue Davenport mp3 pdf*
Scott Hill, Elizabeth Clark Peretti
Veni, veni Emmanuel French missal (XVIII c.)
arr. Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Oh Little Town of Bethlehem /
It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Benjamin Keaton (b. 1935) mp3 pdf*
Hark the Herald Angels Sing Benjamin Keaton mp3 pdf*
soloist: Dave Stuntz Premiere performance
A Hymn to the Virgin Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) mp3
echo choir: Sara Miller, Katherine Register, Dave Stuntz, Marc Banka
Il est né le divin Enfant Traditional French (ca. 1874) mp3
Shepherds rejoice! Lift up your eyes Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
“Oxford” — from The Sacred Harp
mp3 pdf*
Jesus Born in Bethlea Traditional Southern folk carol
arr. Annabel Morris Buchanan (1889-1963)
mp3 pdf*
soloist: Elizabeth Clark Peretti
Hark the Herald Angels Sing Charles Wesley, 1735
“Cookham” — from The Sacred Harp
mp3 pdf*
encore: Stille nacht Franz Grueber (1787-1863)
harm. by Carl Reinecke
mp3 pdf*
descant: Elizabeth Clark Peretti

— Performers —

voices: Marc Banka, Patricia Bartlett, Scott Hill, David Howell, Sara Miller, Florence Nash, Elizabeth Clark Peretti, Steven Peretti, Charles Register, Katherine Register, Carol Sackett, Jim Sackett, Dave Stuntz, Scott Hill, director

instruments: David Howell, treble and bass recorders • Charles Register, baroque flute, treble, descant and sopranino recorders • Geoff Register, guitar, percussion • Katherine Register, tenor and descant recorders, percussion

welcome and remarks: Jim Sackett

This performance was recorded live by Scott D. Laird and Trauma South Studios, Durham, NC. Click on the mp3 links above to listen.

* Several songs were re-typeset for clarity. Click on the pdf links above for a PDF version (a password and Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or above are required).