Sunday, December 18, 2011

Christmas Music from 2011

Choir selections from December 18, 2011

On December 18, 2011, the CUCC choir directed by Anne Moorman-Smith performed a number of short anthems as part of the 10:30 AM worship service. The selections below include the prelude by Amy Jensen and Doug Barrick as well as two hymns sung by the congregation.

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Prelude - Amy Jensen and Doug Barrick (2:32) 
Awake, Awake (Hymn) (3:24) 
O Little Town of Bethelehem (Anthem with congregation joining on last verse) (3:40)
How Great Our Joy (Anthem) (2:36) 
In the Bleak Midwinter (Offertory Anthem) (2:55)
Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella (Anthem) (2:47)
Angels from the Realms of Glory (Closing Hymn) (2:01)
We Are Walking a Path of Love (Benediction Response) (1:18)

Christmas Eve Service - 2011

This recording of the Christmas Eve service from 2011 features the CUCC Choir and a number of soloists. There are 13 musical selections from the program (listed below in the order in which they appeared in the program), and the recording of the entire program includes all parts of the service, i.e. all spoken portions of the service as well as all music.

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He Is Born the Devine Christ Child (Mike Schafale, Dulcimer, and Kelsey Bennett, Harp) (1:34) 
Variations on "What Child Is This?" (Amy Jensen, Flute, and Doug Barrick, Organ) (4:23) 
Carol of the Bells (Mike Schafale, Dulcimer, and Kelsey Bennett, Harp) (1:40) 
We Three Kings (Hymn sung by Choir and Congregation) (1:59) 
Angels We Have Heard on High (Leah Jensen, Vocal and Guitar) (1:33)
Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella (Choir) (3:01) 
Angelis Virginum (Mike Schafale, Guitar, and Kelsey Bennett, Recorder) (1:18)
Medley of Carols (Anna Roach-Howell, Ukelele) (3:18) 
Response to Candle Lighting (Choir and Congregation) (1:12) 
All Is Well (Choir) (3:25) 
O Holy Night (Anne Moorman and Joe Spontarelli, Vocals) (5:49) 
Away In a Manger (Hymn sung by choir and congregation) (2:02)
Silent Night (John Robertson, Violin, Monty Moorman-Smith, Guitar) (4:02)

Listen to entire program (45:17)