December 19, 2023

Jay offers tracks of various types—appropriate to the season. From William Byrd on through spirituals and George Shearing. Merry Christmas.

Bach, Christmas Oratorio

Handel, “Messiah

Byrd, “This Day Christ Was Born

Niles, “I Wonder as I Wander

Ding Dong! Merrily on High,” with George Shearing and his quintet

Gounod, “Noël

Leontovych, “Carol of the Bells

Trad.?, “Long Ago in Bethlehem

Rutter, “Shepherd Pipe’s Carol

Adam, “O Holy Night

A medley of spirituals, from Chanticleer

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