Sacred Classics, December 16–17, 2017

  • Angels We Have Heard on High (Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France)
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Washington National Cathedral, DC)
  • O Holy Night (Louise Natale, soprano, and Virgil Fox, organ (Church of St. Paul the Apostle, NY)
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York:
              While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
              O Magnum Mysterium ("O great mystery") — Victoria, Tomas Luis da
              The First Noel
              Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light (organ improvisation by Dorothy Papadakos)
  • Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne  (Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church Choir, Baltimore, MD)
  • The Riverside Church (New York City) Choir:
              Lo, the Messiah — Castelnuovo-Tedesco
              Shepherds, Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep, arranged by Robert MacDonald
              Shepherd's Pipe Carol — John Rutter
  • Angels from the Realms of Glory  (Klaas Jan Mulder, organist at the Bovenkerk, Kampen, Netherlands)
  • Lo, How a Rose Is Blooming; O Little Town of Bethlehem; The Birthday of a King (Judson Baptist, Nashville, TN)
  • There's a Song in the Air (Albin Whitworth, organist, Brentwood United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN)
  • Medley: Good Christian Men, Rejoice; Silent Night; and O Come, All Ye Faithful (Robert Shaw Chorale)
  • Good King Wenceslas  (Washington National Cathedral choir; Dick Leibert, Radio City Music Hall organist, NY)
  • Organ Variations on "Christe, Redemptor omnium" — Gerre Hancock at St. Thomas Church, NY
  • Variations on "O Come All Ye Faithful" — Gaston Dethier (Virgil Fox, organist, at Church of St. Paul the Apostle)