Join host Stan Schmidt this week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio for his annual Christmas In July show. There are eleven selections that take you from the Medieval style to the glorious sounds of 2017. You will hear works by Anna von Köln from the year 1500; the opening number from the Nativity Suite by Dale Warland; – Welcome All Wonders; a marvelous look at the 14th Century Veni, Veni Emmanuel performed on original instruments; A most beautiful song titled “The Gift” by American Composer J.A.C. Redford; The very popular La Pregrinaçion the Spanish Parade to Bethlehem is sung by the King’s Singers; A most meaningful spiritual called “Mary Was the Queen of Galilee” sung by a special church choir in Jersey City; Your ears with thrill to Eric Barnum’s “Carol of the Angels; A special choral sound comes from the pen of Stephen Sturk… “For Unto Us a Child Is Born”; Also a special set of words by Alfred Burt, his “What Are the Signs”;
Some of the groups are the Singers Unlimited, The Choir of the West from PLU; The National Lutheran Choir; Capella Antiqua München; plus – The Playfords from Germany; The frosting on the tree will be a hearing of Magnificat by Allesandro Scarlatti offered by Concerto Italiano led by Rinaldo Alessandrini. Cool off from the heat with Christmas in July….put your feet up and listen.
For a look at the CD’s used and a complete list of the music heard go to the blog of WWW.GOINGBEYONDWORDS.COM website and click on show 2340