"Welcome Christmas" is a perennial Christmas favorite from VocalEssence, one of the world's premier choral ensembles, conducted by Philip Brunelle and G. Phillip Shoultz. Join host John Birge for an hour of traditional carols and new discoveries, including compositions and arrangements by Zanaida Robles, Daniel Kantor, Sarah Quartel and more.
• Zanaida Robles: Umoja
• Rosephanye Powell: Ogo ni fun Oluwa!
• H. Leslie Adams: Christmas Lullaby
• B.E. Boykin: Consolámini
• Francis Poulenc: Hodie Christus Natus Est
• Trad. Arr. Lewis Redner: O Little Town of Bethlehem
• Franz Xaver Gruber: Silent Night
• Trad. Arr. Barry Rose: People, Look East
• Arvo Pärt: Bogoróditse Djévo
• Nathaniel Dett: Ave Maria
• Daniel Kantor: Night of Silence
• Sarah Quartel: Sing, My Child
• Finnish Arr. Elhai: Sydämeeni Joulun Teen
• César Alejandro Carrillo: O Magnum Mysterium
• Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Magnificat
• Nigerian Arr. Wendell Whalum: Keresimesi Qdun de O
• Trad. Arr. Stanley Thurston: Angels We Have Heard
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