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Collegiate Chorale concert
Collegiate Chorale (Creator)
Jüngst, Hugo, 1853-1923 (Arranger)
Work, John W. (John Wesley), 1901-1967 (Arranger)
Wilhousky, Peter J., 1902-1978 (Arranger)
Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999 (Arranger)
Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999 (Conductor)
Hoffman, Grace (Performer)
Freil, Susanne (Performer)
Pfautsch, Lloyd (Performer)
Krehbiel, Clayton (Performer)
Collegiate Chorale (Performer)
Metropolitan Brass Ensemble (Performer)

Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-12-23
Table of Contents
[Side 1]: O come, all ye faithful (arranged by Robert Shaw) ; Lift up your heads ; Hark, the herald angels sing (Collegiate Chorale and Metropolitan Brass Ensemble) ; God rest ye merry gentlemen ; We three kings of Orient are (arranged by Robert Shaw) ; Away in a manger ; O come, o come, Emmanuel -- [Side 3]: Missa Hodie Christus natus est (part 2): Credo ; Sanctus ; Benedictus ; Agnus Dei / G. P. Palestrina. |||| [Side 2]: Missa Hodie Christus natus est (part 1): Kyrie ; Gloria / G. P. Palestrina -- [Side 4]: The shepherd's carol ; A virgin unspotted / William Billings -- Conventry carol / Traditional -- My dancing day / Traditional -- [Instrumental ensemble tuning] |||| [Side 5]: [Part 1] Cantata 64: "Sehet, welch eine Liebe [hat uns der Vater erzeiget]": Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget (Chorus) ; Das hat er alles uns getan (Chorale) ; Geh, Welt, behalte nur das Deine (Grace Hoffman, alto) ; Was frag ich nach der Welt (Chorale) ; Was die Welt in sich hält (Susanne Freil, soprano) / J. S. Bach -- [Side 6]: Christmas echo hymn (arranged by Hugo Jüngst) ; Bring a torch, Jeanette, Isabella ; Patapan ; I wonder as I wander (Clayton Krehbiel) / found by John Jabob Niles ; Go tell it on the mountain (arranged by John W. Work) (Clayton Krehbiel, tenor); Carol of the bells / M. Leontovich, arranged by Wilhousky ; Suite for brass (from Fünfstimmige blasende Musik 1685: no. 41 (Intrade) ; no. 46 (Sarabande) ; no. 49 (Bal)) / Johann Pezel (Metropolitan Brass Ensemble) |||| [Side 7]: [Part 2] Cantata 64: "Sehet, welch eine leibe [hat uns der Vater erzeiget]": Der Himmel bleibet mir gewiß (Lloyd Pfautsch, bass) ; Von der Welt verlang ich nichts (Grace Hoffman, alto) ; Gute Nacht, o Wesen (Chorale) -- [Side 8]: [Excerpt] A boy is born (U. S. premiere). Variation VI: Noel (Finale) / Benjamin Britten. |||| [Side 9]: [Excerpts] A boy is born (U. S. premiere). Theme: A boy is born ; Variation 1: Lullay, Jesu ; Variation II: Herod ; Variation III: Jesu, as thou art our savior / Benjamin Britten -- [Side 10]: [Closing remarks] (Robert Shaw, announcer) ; Singing carols with the audience: Joy to the world / G. F. Handel ; Hark, the herald angels sing (Reprise) / Mendelssohn ; Silent night / Gruber ; O come all ye faithful (Reprise and finale) / arranged by Robert Shaw (Collegiate Chorale ; Metropolitan Brass Ensemble ; with unidentified organ)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 11622
Christmas music
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with brass ensemble
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble
Cantatas, Sacred
Masses, Unaccompanied
Carols, English
Live sound recordings
Performers: Collegiate Chorale (sides 1-10, except side 6: 7th work) ; Metropolitan Brass Ensemble (side 1: 1st-3rd works ; side 6: 7th work : side 10: 1st-4th works) ; Robert Shaw, arranger (side 1: 1st and 5th works; side 10: 4th work), announcer (10th side only) and conductor : Susanne Freil; soprano (side 5: 5th work) ; Grace Hoffman, alto (side 5: 3rd work ; side 7: 2nd work) ; Clayton Krehbiel, tenor (6th side: 4th-5th works) ; Lloyd Pfautsch, bass (side 7: 1st work) ; with unidentified strings, two trumpets, two trombones, oboe d'amore (sides 5 and 7) [and organ] (sides 5, 7, 10)
Venue: Live performance recorded Carnegie Hall, New York, New York 1946 December 23.
Acquisition: Gift; Collegiate Chorale; 1993; *L (Special) 93-30.
Language: Sung in English, Latin and German (originally in French, Russian and German) ; announcements spoken in English.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 5 audio discs (114 min., 46 sec.) : analog, 78 rpm, lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 894920404
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20474493
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f8c92c50-b7e2-0133-55d5-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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  • 1946: Created
  • 2022: Found by you!
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Collegiate Chorale concert" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946.

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Collegiate Chorale concert