Musical Advent Calendar 2013

My Advent Calendar for 2013.  Alas, a number of the recordings were no longer available on YouTube, but I have found replacements in every case, and I hope you will enjoy these as much as the originals!  Again, I’ll be working on a YouTube playlist, and will link to that when it is complete.

December 1 – Veni, Veni Emmanuel, Trad., performed by the King’s Singers

December 2 – The Record of John, by Orlando Gibbons

December 3 – Ev’ry Valley, by G. F. Handel, performed by Juan Diego Florez

December 4 – Prepare ye the way of the Lord, by Michael Wise

December 5 – Alma Redemptoris Mater, by Hildegard von Bingen

December 6 – Bereite dich Zion, by J.S. Bach, performed by Elisabeth Kulman with the Münchner Bach Choir

December 7 – Alma Redemptoris Mater, by Dufay

December 8 – There is no rose of such virtue, Trad., Arr. Benjamin Britten

December 9 – Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Trad., performed by Leah

December 10 – Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, by Bairstow

December 11 – Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, by J.S. Bach

December 12 – Det är en ros utsprungen, by Sandstrom

December 13 – The Crown of Roses, by Tchaikovsky

December 14 – Remember, O Thou Man, by Thomas Ravenscroft

December 15 – Rejoice in the Lord Alway, by Henry Purcell, performed by Chanticleer

December 16 – Gaudete! Trad., performed by the Kings’ Singers

December 17 – Rejoice Greatly, by G.F. Handel, performed by Patricia Petibon

December 18 – Dixit Maria, by Hassler

December 19 – The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came, Trad. Basque, performed by Shakira Searle

December 20 – Magnificat, by Telemann, Arranged and performed by Ensemble Planeta

December 21 – O Holy Night, by Adolphe-Charles Adam

December 22 – Rorate Coeli, by Heinrich Schutz

December 23 – Rorate Coeli, by Joseph Rheinberger

December 24, Part 1 – The Holly and the Ivy, Trad., Arr. Shaw

December 24, Part 2 – O Magnum Mysterium, by Lauridsen

December 25 –  In the Bleak Midwinter, by Gustav Holst; The Three Drovers, by James and Wheeler; The Three Kings, by Cornelius

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