11 December 2003    European Space Operations Centre, Darmstadt, Germany
12 December 2003    Christuskirche, Darmstadt, Germany


The ESOC Chorus

 Jeanne Conard, Conductor

 James Schar, Piano and Organ


“Deck the halls with boughs of holly"    Welsh Traditional


“Adam lay y bounden"    Boris Ord, 1897-1961


“Adventi ének"    Zoltan Kodaly, 1882-1967


“Bogoróđitse Ðévo"    Sergei Rachmaninov, 1873-1943


“No small wonder"    Paul Edwards (20thC.)


“Tomorrow shall be my dancing day"     John Gardiner, 1917 - 


“Here is the little door"    Herbert Howells, 1892-1983


“Piano”    a poem by David Herbert Lawrence, 1885-1930


“Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”    Randall Thompson, 1899-1984   

               from the Choral Cycle Frostiana


Three pieces from the Oratorio A Ceremony of Carols    Benjamin Britten, 1913-1976

             “Deo Gracias”, “In Freezing Winter Night", "This Little Babe"


“Lulajze Jezuniu"    Traditional Polish Carol

“Away in a Manger”/”Lullaby for Christmas    Anonymous


“Little Baby Jesus” (1969)    Blain H. Allen, arr. by Walter Ehret                 


“Jazz Gloria” (1970)    Natalie Sleeth


“O du fröhliche”    from the Latin Hymn “O Sanctissima“


“Es Ist ein Ros’ entsprungen”   15th C. Anonymous, Harmonized (1609) by Michael Pretorius


“Stille Nacht”  in English, French, Italian and German    Franz Gruber, 1787-1863


“Thanks be to God"    Georg Friederich Händel, 1685-1759

              from the Oratorio Messiah


“Adeste Fideles"    18th C. Anonymous, arr. by David Willcocks


Encore: “We wish you a Merry Christmas”   arranged by Joe Wheadon, 1943 –