Echoes of Christmas

December 5, 2012
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Moving selections of choral classics celebrating Christmas. The Dale Warland Singers provided magical performances to listeners across the country for over 30 years and were acclaimed as America's premiere choir. Their signature holiday concert — beloved by public radio listeners nationwide — was the annual Echoes of Christmas program. Drawing upon the archive of their live performances, Dale Warland and host Brian Newhouse create a very special Christmas musical treat.

Program

Traditional, arr. Donna Gartman Schultz : Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant, Kathleen Robinson, oboe; Kathy Kienzle, harp; Jay Johnson, percussion
Traditional: Prepare the Way
STEPHEN PAULUS: Wonder Tidings, Kathleen Robinson, oboe; Kathy Kienzle, harp
HERBERT HOWELLS: Long ago Christ was born in Bethlehem
FRANK FERKO: The Angels Song, from A Festival of Carols
FRANK FERKO: A Festival of Carols, Marin Plath, harp; Marie Spar Demitt, Beth Althoff, soloists
Traditional, arr. Norma Luboff: Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine
Traditional, arr. Dale Warland: Huron Carol, Kathleen Robinson, oboe
Traditional, arr. Warland: Ukranian Bell Carol
Traditional, Kaladu, Jay Johnson, percussion
Traditonal, arr. Stephen Paulus: Gabriel Message, Kathy Kinzel, harp
Traditional, arr. Malcolm Sargent: Silent Night

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