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Hodie – A 20th Century Yuletide Celebration
(Audio CD)
John Ayer directs the Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir

John Ayer, founding director of the Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir, offer a program of works for the Advent and Christmas seasons from a virtual Who’s-who of celebrated living composers of sacred music in this 64 minute program, recorded in 1995.

Available only on CD.  Limited CD quantity available.

$17.98

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Details

Format: Digital Audio CD
Label:  PRO ORGANO
Catalog Number:  CD 7073
Length: 64′ 39″
Tracks:  8
Organ: Schantz
Venue: St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Memphis, Tennessee USA
Recorded: 06/05/1995
Released: 12/01/1995
Producer: Frederick Hohman
Notes Author: Texts and bios only
Notes Language: English
Graphics Format: 12pp book, traycard, jewel box
UPC #: 636077707322

01 • Up! good Christen folk, and listen • G. R. Woodward • 1’20”
02 • The Lord will surely come • Gerre Hancock • 4’57”
03 • The Coming of the Lord from Three Advent Carols • Alun Hoddinott • 2’54”
04 • Saviour of the World from Three Advent Carols • Alun Hoddinott • 1’35”
05 • The Holy Son of God from Three Advent Carols • Alun Hoddinott • 3’10”
06 • Drop down dew, O heavens (Rorate coeli) • Robert Twynham • 4’9″
07 • A Hymn of St. Columba (Regis regum rectissimi) • Benjamin Britten • 2’11”
08 • Until Shiloh come • James Peebles • 3’46”
09 • Mary’s Magnificat • Andrew Carter • 3’34”
10 • A Hymn to the Mother of God • John Tavener • 2’55”
11 • Mary’s Lullaby • Almon C. Bock II • 4′
12 • The shepherds sing (from Three Mystical Carols) • Conrad Susa • 3’11”
13 • Sussex Carol • arr. David Willcocks • 1’50”
14 • Bethlehem Down • Peter Warlock • 4’1″
15 • A little child there is yborn • John Joubert • 2’11”
16 • Incarnation Carol • Bruce R. Smedley • 2’16”
17 • The Holly and the Ivy • arr Walford Davies • 2’58”
18 • Benedicamus Domino • Peter Warlock • 1’25”
19 • I saw three ships • arr. Philip Ledger • 1’36”
20 • Hodie • Shirley W. McRae • 3’36”
21 • The Offering (from A Hymn of the Nativity) • Lee Hoiby • 6’13”

Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir
Founded in 1988, the MEMPHIS BOYCHOIR is a non-denominational, non-sectarian ­ensemble, whose purpose is to develop a variety of musical and leadership skills among boys in the greater Memphis community, and to provide a performing outlet for talented young singers. Learn more…