concert repertoire > 1969 Concerts > December 21, 1969

December 21, 1969

John Christie, conductor 
Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, Palatine, IL


Three Christmas Chorales:

Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light — Johann Schop
How Brightly Shines the Morning Star — Philipp Nicolai
Sleepers Wake, For the Night is Flying — Philipp Nicolai

Audience and Band

 O Come All Ye Faithful
Christmas in England

Overture to "The Messiah" — George Frideric Handel

Three English Carols:

The Holly and The Ivy
Coventry Carols
Deck the Halls

Audience and Band

The First Noel

Christmas in Eastern Europe

Polonaise from "Christmas Night" — Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Three Slavic Carols:
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly — traditional Polish
Sleep, Little Jesus — traditional Polish
To Bethlehem I Would Go — traditional

Audience and Band

Good King Wenceslas

Christmas in France

March of the Three Kings — Bizet 

Three French Carols:
Bring a Torch Jeanette, Isabella
Angels We Have Heard On High
O Holy Night

Audience and Band

Joy To The World

Christmas in America

White Christmas — Irving Berlin
Sleigh Ride — Leroy Anderson

Three American Carols:
Go Tell It on the Mountain
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Jingle Bells

Audience and Band

Away in a Manger

Christmas in Germany

Prayer and Dream Pantomime — Englebert Humperdinck

Three German Carols:
O Christmas Tree
While by My Sheep
Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine

Audience and Band

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