Christmas in the Grand Tradition
The Wanamaker Organ, Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte and the Philadelphia Brass Ensemble celebrate Christmas in the grand style with traditional splashes of color, warmth and majesty from the Philadelphia landmark store, now Macy’s Center City. Sure to produce visions of snowflakes, bright lights and sugar plums are Bring a Torch, Jennette,Isabella; O Tannenbaum; O Holy Night; I Saw Three Ships; Greensleeves; For unto us a child is born; In Dulci Jubilo; Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; Silent Night; Gabrieli’s Canzona; Langlais’ La Nativite; Delius’ Winter’s Night; Good King Wenceslaus; Sinfonia from the Bach Christmas Oratorio; Variations on Adeste Fideles, Deck the Halls. Arrangements are by Keith Chapman, Conte, the Canadian Brass, Vaughan Williams, Dupré, Virgil Fox, Hebble and Dethier.