Welcome Christmas!

Welcome Christmas is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence.APM

December 01, 2021

Editor’s note: On-demand audio for this program is expected to be added Dec. 1 or soon after.

"Welcome Christmas" is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral ensembles, conducted by Philip Brunelle. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including compositions and arrangements by John Rutter, Stephen Paulus, Alice Parker and more.


• Anon., arr. Alice Parker: Resonet in Laudibus (Let voices sound with joy)

• Trad. arr. Alice Parker & Rbt Shaw: Angels We Have Heard on High

• Carl Schalk: Before the Marvel of This Night

• Michael Fink: What Sweeter Music

• John Rutter: Carol of the Magi

• John Rutter: When Music Sounds

• Stephen Paulus: O Little Town of Bethlehem

• Stephen Paulus: Sing Hallelu

• Stephen Paulus: Wishes and Candles

• Stephen Paulus: Sing, Hevin Imperial

• Anon., arr G. Phillip Shoultz: Creator of the Stars of Night

• Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night

• Mitchell Southall: In Silent Night

• Paul Manz: E’en So

• Mark Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him

• Paul Lohman: What Child Behold