CONCERT:

Christmas in Europe

De Bijloke | Kraakhuis, Gent
Friday, Dec 7, 2012 at 8.00pm

THE CHRISTMAS STORY - told in chant, motets, dialogues and traditional folk carols

De Bijloke/Kraakhuis

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Christmas in Europe

PROGRAM:

Gaudete Christus est natus - Piae Cantiones arr. Paul Hillier

Advent
Dum deambularent Dominus in Paradisum - Biasio Tomasi (fl. 1611)
Dialogue: The garden of Eden: God, Adam & Eve, and the serpent 

Rorate coeli desuper - plainchant                                               
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen - Paul Hillier                                              

Annunciation:
Missus est Gabriel - Alessandro Grandi  (1586-1630)

Nativity:                 
Puer natus est - plainchant
O magnum mysterium - William Byrd (1543-1623)

Voi ch’ai notturni rai - G.F. Anerio (1567-1630)
A pastoral Dialogue

Barn Jesus - Niels Gade (1817-1890)
Dormi, dormi O bel bambin                                        

Epiphany:
Videntes stellam - plainchant
We three kings - J. H. Hopkins (1820-1891)
                                                                                                 
The Holy Innocents:
Herodes iratus - plainchant             
Vox in Rama - plainchant

Epilogue:
Maria wallt zum Heiligtum - Johann Eccard (1553-1611)                                   
Ding dong merrily on high - arr. Paul Hillier

ARTISTS:

Else Torp, soprano
Signe Asmussen, soprano
Daniel Carlsson, counter
Chris Watson, tenor
Johan Linderoth, tenor
Jakob Bloch Jespersen, bass
Kristian Olesen, continuo
 

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