Some archive (>10 years old) programs are not reachable through the search engine. They can be found at www.radio4all.net/files/pub
Your support is essential if the service is to continue, there are bandwidth bills to pay every month and failing disk drives to replace. Volunteers do the work, but disk drives and bandwidth are not free. We encourage you to contribute financially, even a dollar helps. Click here to donate.

Welcome to the new Radio4all website! If you cannot log in, you may need to reset your password. Email here if you need additional support.
 
Program Information
The Third Floor
Weekly Program
 Bill Cromwell  Contact Contributor
More great sacred and secular Christmas music in the classical tradition on The Third Floor with great choirs and ensembles from around the world.
TTF Program 334
December 19, 2021

Hour One

The Little Drummer Boy (Arthur Fiedler Orchestra and Chorus) 2:27 The First Noel (Robert Shaw Chorale and RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra) 2:26 O Tannenbaum (Musica Sacra, dir. Richard Westenburg) 2.22 Carol of the Bells (New York Choral Artists) 1:27 Ave Verum Corpus (Vienna Boys Choir; Vienna Symphony) 2:48 Coventry Carol (Robert Shaw Chamber Singers) 2:44 MacMillan: O radiant dawn (The BBC Singers, dir. Stephen Cleobury) 4:37 Total 19:05

Kodaly: Christmas Carol and Angels and Shepherds (Columbus Boychoir)
Medley from the Empire Brass (Empire Brass) This Christmastide (Jessye Norman and the American Boychoir) 20:00

Carols (The American Boychoir with the Cathedral Symphony Orchestra and the New York Vocal Consort, dir. James Litton) 15:12

Hour Two

Bach Cantata #147 For the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Heart and mouth and deed and life, (Brigitte Geller, soprano; Michael Chance, alto; Jan Kobow, tenor; Dietrich Henschel, bass; The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists; dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 28:07

Quem vidistis, pastores?; Salvator noster; O magnum mysterium (Christmas in Venice with The Monteverdi Choir, the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble; dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 21:18

Rutter: Nativity Carol (Choir of St. Thomas Church, New

Hour Three

Handel: Messiah Choruses from Part 1 with the Alleluia Chorus (The English Concert Choir; The English Concert; dir. Trevor Pinnock) 17:30

Tavener: Ex Maria Virgine (Choir of Clare College, Cambridge; Jamie McVinnie, organ; dir. Timothy Brown) 38:00

Download Program Podcast
02:58:34 1 Jan. 1, 1
  View Script
    
 00:59:27  192Kbps mp3
(84MB) Stereo
21 Download File...
Download Program Podcast
02:58:34 1 Jan. 1, 1
  View Script
    
 00:59:37  192Kbps mp3
(84MB) Stereo
14 Download File...
Download Program Podcast
02:58:34 1 Jan. 1, 1
  View Script
    
 00:59:30  192Kbps mp3
(84MB) Stereo
14 Download File...