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Christmas With Cantus

Cantus Nate Ryan
51min 26sec : Christmas With Cantus - Part 1
40min 15sec : Christmas With Cantus - Part 2

Christmas With Cantus is a beloved holiday tradition for Classical MPR listeners featuring the eight voices of the male vocal ensemble live in concert.

This year, there's a little twist: The men of Cantus have reimagined for our times the famous 100-year-old Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from Cambridge, England. The program will be announced from the stage, so prepare for some surprises and a bit of holiday silliness. But one thing is always certain: breathtakingly beautiful singing from one of America's premiere male vocal ensembles.

Listen now to this holiday treat, hosted by Brian Newhouse.

Program

Part 1

Noel - arr. Brad Holmes

Alleluia, Into the Light - Cheryl Camm

River - Joni Mitchell

Feed the Birds - Sherman/Sherman

Gabriel's Message - John Rutter

Noel Nouvelet - Sofia Soderberg

Aguinaldo Carols - Saunder Choi

Mis on Inimene - Part Uusberg

O Magnum Mysterium - Brian Schmidt

Still, Still, Still - Trad. Austrian Carol

She Rises - Catherine Dalton

Part 2

We Toast the Days - Linda Kachelmeier

I'll Be Home for Christmas - Gannon/Kent

Fairytale of New York - The Pogues

Mensaje de Paz - Francisco Grau Vegara

I Wonder as I Wander - John Jacob Niles arr. Paul John Rudoi

Words of my Father - Cary John Franklin

Children Go - Joe and Eddie

Encore: Ave Maria - Franz Biebl