Festive Baroque Christmas Music 2021

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Recorded: December 20, 2021

Price: FREE
An Open Rehearsal

Crescendo Chorus in rehearsal presents a final run-through of the December 20, 2021 session

A selection from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

  • “Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht”, Choral II/12
  • “Schaut hin”, Choral II/17
  • “Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe”, Coro II/21
  • “So recht, ihr Engel, jauchzt und singet”, Recitativo (Bass) II/12 and “Wir singen dir”, Choral II/23

“Ihr lieben Hirten” by Andreas Hammerschmidt

“O Magnum Mysterium” à 8 Giovanni Gabrieli

Singers from Crescendo Chorus
(*Section Leaders)

  • Sarah Fay*, Emily Elliot, Sarah Melcher, Roberta Roll, Jennifer Tyo* – Sopranos
  • Sarah Bleasdale*, Susan Francisco, Martha Nesbitt, Lauren Paul, Susan Pettee, Mary Sullivan, Tricia van Oers* – Altos
  • Gordon Gustafson, Susan Hooker, Peter Perkins*, Doug Schmolze*, Randy Orzano – Tenors
  • Jim Barrett*, John-Arthur Miller*, Tom Schindler, Michael Wise – Basses

Christine Gevert, Organ and Direction

Filmed and recorded by Charlette Media Productions on location at Trinity Church, Lime Rock, CT