VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

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VocalEssence Courtesy of Bruce Silcox
58min : Welcome Christmas

"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.


• Stephen Paulus: Wishes and Candles

• Gustav Holst, arr. Abbie Betinis: In the Bleak Midwinter

• David Evan Thomas: Carol of the Night [Premiere]

• Daniel Kallman: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

• Nancy Gifford: Fill the Sky [Premiere]

• Daniel Kantor: Child of Light

• Paul Manz: E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come

• John Rutter: When Music Sounds [Premiere]

• Traditional, arr. Randall Davidson: Christ was Born on Christmas Day

• James Pierpont, arr. J. David Moore: Jingle Bells

• Cary John Franklin: A Carol

• Libby Larsen: Ringeltanze: Christmas Carol-Dances