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Lessons and carols

2023 recordings

Experience the sounds of the season with the holiday melodies of the Augustana Chamber Singers, joined by the Ascension Ringers in a festive Lessons and Carols concert.

These recordings are a gift from us to you as a token of our deep appreciation for your generous support of our aspiring student-musicians.

Date of recordings: Dec. 10, 2023

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  1. Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming (3:34), arr. Joel Raney
  2. Good Christian Friends, Rejoice (6:26), arr. Lloyd Larson
  3. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (processional hymn) (6:48)
  4. O Radiant Dawn (4:00), James MacMillan (b.1959)
  5. O mi Belen! / El desembre congelat from Christmas in the Southwest (4:00); traditional Biscayan / Catalonian carols, arr. Conrad Susa, (1935-2013)
  6. O Little Town of Bethlehem (congregational hymn) (3:28)
  7. O viridissima virga (4:48), Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)
  8. I wonder as I wander (traditional Appalachian carol) (4:51), arr. Leonard Enns (b. 1948)
  9. In dulci jubilo (4:38), traditional Latin/German, trans. Reginald Jacques, arr. Robert L. Pearsall (1795-1856)
  10. Love Divine, All Love Excelling (congregational hymn) (2:46)
  11. Rocking (Traditional Czech) (1:58), trans. Percy Dearmer, arr. David Willcocks (1919-2015)
  12. The Huron Carol (2:49), Canadian First Nations carol, trans. J. Edgar Middleton, arr. Allan Bevan (b.1951)
  13. The Zither Carol (2:05), Czech folk tune, text and arr. Malcolm Sargent (1895-1967)
  14. Thou Shalt Know Him (2:04), Mark Sirett (b. 1952)
  15. Silent Night (congregational hymn) (6:14), text: Joseph Mohr, music: Franz Gruber

Full show (1:00:42)