Musical Advent Calendar 2015

Advent started in November in 2015, so since I had plenty of music I wanted to include, I decided to start this calendar on the first day of Advent.  Below is a list of links to the posts from each day in order.  I’ll put up a link to a YouTube playlist once this is available.

November 29 – Advent Responsory, by Zachariah Wadsworth

November 30 – Wachet! Betet!, by J.S. Bach

December 1 – Adam Lay y bounden, by Boris Ord

December 2 – Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, by Elizabeth Poston

December 3 – Cherry Tree Carol, Trad., Arr. Hunt.

December 4 – 12 Days of Christmas Confusion, by Straight No Chaser

December 5 – Fantasia on Christmas Carols, by Vaughan-Williams

December 6 – The Record of John, by Orlando Gibbons

December 7 – O Magnum Mysterium, by Javier Busto

December 8 – Gabriel’s Message, Trad. Catalan, Arr. Joshua Shank

December 9 – El Cant dels Ocells, Trad. Catalan

December 10 – Carol of the Birds, by James and Wheeler

December 11 – The Twelve Days of Christmas – a Conductor’s Christmas Nightmare, by David Solomons and Dear Nola, by Frank Kelly

December 12 – O Little One Sweet, Trad., Arr. J. S. Bach

December 13 – Rejoice Greatly, by Henry Purcell

December 14 – Es ist ein Ros entsprungen, by Praetorius & Vulpius

December 15 – There is no rose of such virtue, Trad. English, performed by Chanticleer

December 16 – Maria durch ein Dornwald Ging, Trad. German

December 17 – The Crown of Roses, by Tchaikovsky

December 18 – A Musicological Journey through the Twelve Days of Christmas, by Craig Courtney

December 19 – O frondens virga, by Hildegard von Bingen

December 20 – Rorate Coeli, by Rheinberger

December 21 – Magnificat, by Telemann, Arranged and performed by Ensemble Planeta

December 22 – Masters in this Hall, Arr. Willcocks, performed by Robert Shaw Chorale

December 23 – Schlafe, mein Liebster, by J.S. Bach

December 24 – Oratorio de Noël, by Camille Saint-Saëns

December 25 – The King’s Singers Christmas Concert

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