Thursday, December 18, 2014

Musical Advent Calendar 2014, Day 18

Thursday, December 18

For Unto Us A Child Is Born
Text from Isaiah 9:6
Music by G. F. Handel (1741)

Performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus

"And his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor"


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Musical Advent Calendar 2014, Day 17

Wednesday, December 17

We Three Kings
Text and Music by John Henry Hopkins, Jr.

Performed by the Celtic Women

"Glorious now behold him arise"



Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Musical Advent Calendar 2014, Day 16

Tuesday, December 16

Joy to the World
Text by Isaac Watts (1719)
Music by Lowell Mason (1839), based on a melody by G. F. Handel

Performed by Faith Hill


Monday, December 15, 2014

Musical Advent Calendar 2014, Day 15

Monday, December 15

The First Noel
Text and Music attributed to William Sandys and David Gilbert (1823 or 1833)
This setting by R. Christopher Teichler

"Then let us all with one accord sing praises to our heavenly Lord."