William Thomas Best A Christmas Fantasy on Old English Carols for Christmas-tide God rest you merry, Gentlemen - A Virgin most pure - The Babe of Bethlehem - A rare song in praise of Christmas, A.D. 1660 - Finale: Christ was born in Bethlehem; Ye Chimes; The Boar’s Head Carol
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Festive Fantasia Thomas Heywood
Masterworks for any Festive Occasion!
The 2010 Förster & Nicolaus Grand Organ St Florin’s Koblenz Germany
This spectacular program includes the best music for the Festive Season in a uniquely cross-cultural program not only for Christmas - but for any festive occasion! A real Festive Fantasia!
The stunning Grand Organ in Koblenz’s famous Florinskirche, one of Germany’s grandest instruments, is set in a glorious acoustic; this amazing instrument weighs sixteen tons! This true King of Instruments fills the building - and the recording - with power, majesty and awe!
With some works never before recorded, Festive Fantasia is packed with treats - just like any present should be! The perfect gift for loved ones at any time of the year.
Program highlights include:
Lux’s Concert Fantasia on 'O Sanctissima' Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah Best’s Christmas Fantasy on Old English Carols Lefébure-Wély’s Adeste fideles - O come, all ye faithful West’s Fantasy onTwoWell-known Christmas Carols Dubois’ March of the Magi Kings and theToccata in G major Karg-Elert’s Now thank we all our God Karg-Elert’s In dulci jubilo