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For unto us a Child is Born: Christmas 1967
Virginia Glee Club
Released 1968
Recorded 1967
Old Cabell Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia
Label Recorded Publications Company
Genre Classical music

For Unto Us a Child Is Born appears to be the first recording of the Virginia Glee Club's Christmas concerts. Recorded in Christmas 1967 during the Glee Club 1967-1968 season and conducted by Donald Loach, the recording features works of Britten and Halsey Stevens, as well as contributions from the Virginia Gentlemen.[1]

Track listing[]

  • Puer natus est nobis (plainsong)
  • A boy was born in Bethlehem (Benjamin Britten)
  • Unto us a child is born (Melchior Franck)
  • Uns ist ein Kind geboren / anonymous [ie Kuhnau] Concerto ; Uns ist ein Kind geboren ; Dein Geburtstag ist erschienen ; Ich will den Namen Gottes loben ; Jesu, dir sei dank ; Immanuel! ; Jesu, dir sei Preis ; Alleluia
  • Break forth, O beauteous heavenly light! (Johann Sebastian Bach)
  • Four carols All this night shrill chanticleer ; What sweeter music ; As I out rode this enderes night ; A virgin most pure / (Halsey Stevens)
  • La virgen lava panales (trad. Spanish carol) (Virginia Gentlemen)
  • Hasten, shepherds (trad. Spanish carol) (Virginia Gentlemen)
  • God rest you merry
  • I sing of a maiden
  • Cherry tree carol
  • A merry Christmas
  • Break forth, O beauteous heavenly light (JS Bach)[2]