Svanholm Singers

December

2004 CD Sweden

20 snapshots from the various moments and shapes of Christmas. Spirituality and mysticism stand side by side with the common and playful in the darkest month of the year.


Conductor

Sofia Söderberg Eberhard

Label

Nosag

Salvestatud 2004

Song texts in original language with English translation
Staffan Lindberg (tenor)
Emil Johannisson (tenor)
Stefan Engstrom (bass)
Erik Emilsson (bass)
Johannes Lennartsson (tenor)
Michael Bjome (bass)
Martin Egerhill (bass)
Michael Bjorne (bass)
Johannes Bjork (claves)
Karl Bjurstrom (tenor)
Sofia Soderberg Eberhard (soprano)

1. Julvisa
3:24
Jean Sibelius, Zacharias Topelius
2. Jul, jul, strålande jul / Christmas, radiant Christmas
3:16
Gustaf Nordqvist, Edward Evers
3. I juletid / At Christmas
1:59
Gustaf Nordqvist, Paul Nilsson, Sofia Soderberg Eberhard
4. Veni Immanuel
2:44
Medieval cantio
Arr. Fredrik Emilsson
5. Noël nouvelet
3:05
Traditional
Arr. Sofia Soderberg Eberhard
6. Coventry carol
4:16
Traditional
Arr. Jonathan Redbone
7. Personent hodie
2:48
Medieval cantio
Arr. Erik Emilsson
8. Hodie Christus natus est
1:54
Medieval cantio
Arr. Sofia Soderberg Eberhard
9. Two preludes of T. S. Eliot: No. 2. Winter Evening
2:39
Einojuhani Rautavaara
10. Two preludes of T. S. Eliot: No. 2. The Morning Comes
0:59
Einojuhani Rautavaara
11. Lumen valo / The Glow of Snow
5:33
Olli Kortekangas
12. Jõulud tulevad / Christmas is Coming
3:04
Traditional, Veljo Tormis
ISRC: USB8U1028660
13. Vepsa talv / Vepsian Winter)
4:40
Traditional, Veljo Tormis
ISRC: USB8U1028661
14. All-night Vigil, Op. 3: Priidite, poklonimsia
2:13
Sergei Rachmaninov
Arr. V. Morosan. T. Beveridge, A. Gretchaninov
15. All-night Vigil, Op. 3: Bogoroditse Devo
2:58
Sergei Rachmaninov
Arr. V. Morosan. T. Beveridge, A. Gretchaninov
16. All-night Vigil, Op. 3: Shestopsalmiye
2:47
Sergei Rachmaninov
Arr. V. Morosan. T. Beveridge, A. Gretchaninov
17. Hymns and Sacred Songs, FS 83: No. 1. Forunderligt at sige
3:33
Carl Nielsen, Robert Sund
Arr. Robert Sund
18. Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8: No. 3. Die Konige
2:26
Peter Cornelius, Philipp Nicolai
Arr. Robert Sund
19. Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76: No. 52. Maria Wiegenlied
3:18
Max Reger
Arr. Sofia Soderberg Eberhard
20. Stille Nacht
4:28
Franz Xaver Gruber, Josef Mohr
Arr. Stefan Engstrom)

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