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Advent Voices

Airs Tuesday, December 1, at 1 p.m. Advent is a time of quiet contemplation and waiting. It's waiting for darkness to become light and for hopes to be realized. Throughout the centuries Advent has been observed musically in sacred and secular ways. Join Lynne Warfel for an hour of the most beautiful vocal music inspired by and written for Advent.


Niles: I Wonder As I Wander - Emma Kirkby
Verdelot: Gabriel Archangelus - NY Polyphony
Trad. Arr. Craig: Gabriel's Message - NY Polyphony
Part: Magnificat - The Tallis Scholars
Traditional: Quem Pastores - The Cambridge Singers
Huron Carol: Twas in the Moon of Wintertime - Cantus
Poulenc: Videntes Stellam - Choir of Trinity College
Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium - Chamber Choir of Europe
Trad.: Taladh Chriosda - Apollo's Fire with Meredith Hall
Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter - Theatre of Voices
Scheidt: O Jesulein Zart - Bryn Terfel and Nidus Choir
Trad.: Away in a Manger sung in Welsh - Bryn Terfel
Trad.: Still, Still, Still - Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Trad.: Sweet Little Jesus Boy - Jessye Norman