Christmas a cappella:
Songs From Around the World

Our most recent recording on the Cedille Records label celebrates the holiday season with Christmas songs from Africa, France, Denmark, Canada, and America, as well as two works on Hebrew texts for Chanukah.

“moving, superbly sung performances of beautiful music…The singing is polished, committed, and fresh….Chicago a cappella [has] a full, expressive tone …one is left to marvel at how these singers sound like a single voice one moment, and separate-but-equal solo voices the next.”
—American Record Guide

Christmas a cappella Album Cover

Track Listing

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Amuworo ayi otu nwa
Christian Onyeji
What Sweeter Music
Wayland Rogers
Il est Né, le Divin Enfant
arr. J. David Moore
The Huron Carol
arr. Eleanor Daley
I Wonder as I Wander
John Jacob Niles, arr. Steve Pilkington
Splendid Jewel
Stephen Paulus
Lo Yisa Goy
Stacy Garrop
Who is the baby?
Rosephanye Powell
The Christ-child’s Lullaby
Gwyneth Walker
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
arr. Jerry J Troxell
Noël Nouvelet
arr. Ian Humphris
Prayer of the Venerable Bede
Richard Proulx
En stjerne er sat
Per Nørgård
Hodie
Carol Barnett
Nyathi Onyuol
Enrico Oweggi
Aleih Neiri
Chaim Parchi arr. Joshua Jacobson
Jingle a cappella
arr. James Clemens
O Lux Beatissima
Howard Helvey

Additional Details

Cedille Records 90000 107
Running time: 64:10
Includes 32-page booklet with notes, texts and translations
Recorded at Bond Chapel, University of Chicago
Producers: Patrick Sinozich and James Ginsburg
Engineer: Bill Maylone

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Performers

Soprano

Mezzo-soprano

Tenor

  • Hoss Brock
  • Cary Lovett

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