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Christmas Concert 1946, courtesy Spec Coll

The 1946 Christmas Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was part of the Glee Club 1946-1947 season. The concert, held December 19, 1946 in Old Cabell Hall, was directed by Stephen Tuttle.


  • Adeste fideles (Essay on the Church Plain Chant, 1782)
  • Personent hodie (from Piae Cantiones 1582, arr. Holst)
  • The Hunter (from Marienlieder, Op. 22) (Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), arr. Stephen D. Tuttle)
  • Les anges dans nos campagnes (18th century French carol, arr. A.T. Davison)
  • The first Nowell (English carol)
  • To shepherds by night (German carol, arr. S.D.T.)
  • Hasten, shepherds! (Galician panxolina de Nadal, arr. S.D.T.)
  • Recitative and chorale from Christmas Oratorio (Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750))
  • Silent Night (Franz Grüber (1787-1863))
  • Balulalow (Peter Warlock (1894-1930))
  • On Christmas night (Sussex carol, arr. S.D.T.)
  • Salvation is Created (Pavel Chesnokov (b.1877), arr. A.T. Davison)
  • Joy to the World (George Frederick Handel (?) (1685-1759))
  • While by my sheep (German carol)
  • Unto us a boy is born (Piae Cantiones 1582, arr. G. Shaw)
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas (English carol, arr. S.D.T.)
  • Hark! the herald angels sing (Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847))