A Chanticleer Christmas

December 19, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men's choir.

The program spans the globe and the centuries -- from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic contemporary carols.

Program

Plainsong: "Corde natus ex parentis"

Komitas Vartabed: "Bazmutyunq"

Hans Leo Hassler: "Hodie Christus natus es"

Plainsong: "Alma redemptoris mater"

Tomas Luis de Victoria: "Alma redemptoris mater"

Anonymous: "Altissima luce col grande splendore"

Anonymous: "Stella nuova"

[Intermission]

John Tavener: "A Christmas Round"

John Tavener: "Today the Virgin"

Pavel Chesnokov: "Spaseniye sodelal"

Sergei Rachmaninoff: "Slava v vyshnikh Bogu"

Traditional, (arr. D. Willcocks): "Quelle est cette odeur agreable"

Felix Mendelssohn, (arr. W. Llewellyn): "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing"

Traditional English, (arr. D. Willcocks): "I Saw Three Ships"

Healey Willan: "The Three Kings"

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