December 24, 2022

Christmas Special (Year S)

During this season of beauty and gift-giving, we receive a gift of musical beauty for both heart and mind - highlights from the 109th annual Christmas Festival Concert at St. Olaf College. This year's theme is Love Divine. The Sing For Joy radio program is pleased to share this gift of music with you this season. Join us on Sing For Joy.

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    Angels' DanceSteven Amundson
    The St. Olaf Orchestra / Steven Amundson
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    Carol of the Advent (BESANÇON)Besançon Carol / Eleanor Farjeon, lyricist / James E. Bobb, arranger / Philip R. Dietterich, arranger
    Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / Therees Tkach Hibbard
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    Go Tell it on the Mountain (GO TELL IT)African American Spiritual / African American Spiritual, lyricist / John W. Work, arranger/editor / Rollo Dilworth, arranger
    St. Olaf Manitou Singers: Northfield, MN / Therees Tkach Hibbard
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    ¡Llega la Navidad! (Joy! It's Christmas Day!)Ramón Díaz / Ramón Díaz, lyricist / Juan Tony Guzmán, arranger / F.R. Dotseth, translator / D. Raney, translator
    St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / James E. Bobb
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (GOD REST YOU MERRY)English Traditional / Marques L. A. Garrett / English Traditional, lyricist
    St. Olaf Viking Chorus: Northfield, MN / Tesfa Wondemagegnehu: Northfield, MN
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    Mary's Little Boy ChileJester Hairston / Jester Hairston, lyricist
    The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Mark Stover
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    Gloria FanfareJeffery L. Ames / Ron Jeffers, translator
    St. Olaf Chapel Choir: Northfield, MN / Tesfa Wondemagegnehu: Northfield, MN
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Excerpt) (HYFRYDOL)Rowland Hugh Prichard / Charles Wesley, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger
    Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / Steven Amundson
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com

    Light Dawns on a Weary WorldMack Wilberg / Mary Louise Bringle, lyricist
    Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / Steven Amundson
    (CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
    © 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
    www.stolafrecords.com