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VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

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VocalEssence Courtesy of Bruce Silcox
59min : Welcome Christmas

New for 2017, Welcome Christmas is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral ensembles.

Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including the world premiere of two carols from the annual Christmas Carol Contest.


Alice Parker: March of the Kings; I Saw Three Ships; Carol of the Birds
Steve Heitzeg: Little Carol of Hope
Lee Blaske: A Cradle Song
Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies (Christmas in the Southwest)
Traditional, arr Daniel Kallman: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Eric Whitacre: Lux Nova
Jennifer Higdon: Love Came Down at Christmas
Sean Sweeden: Adam Lay Ybounden
Mark Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him
Traditional, arr. Philip Brunelle: The First Nowell