Classical 91.5

A Soulful Christmas, Thu 12/24/20 @ 6:00pm

Dec 9, 2020


Julie Amacher & Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, co-host this uplifting Christmas special that features Black music and composers. A Soulful Christmas celebrates classical music by Black artists, while exploring Spirituals, Gospel Music, Jazz and other Black musical traditions. You'll hear performances by Quincy Jones & Friends, Take Six, the St. Olaf Choir, the Dessoff Choirs and soprano NaGuanda Nobles.

G.F. Handel/Jones: Every Valley/A Soulful Messiah – Quincy Jones & Friends

G.F: Joy To The World – Take Six

Franz Gruber: Silent Night – Take Six

(trad.) Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning – St. Olaf Choir

(trad.) Arr. Andre Thomas: Here’s A Pretty Little Baby – St. Olaf Choir

(trad.) Go Where I Send Thee – St. Olaf Choir

William Dawson: Hail Mary – St. Olaf Choir

Jester Hairston: Mary’s Little Boy Child – St. Olaf Choir

Richard Smallwood: A Christmas Medley – Richard Smallwood

Naguanda Nobles

Margaret Bonds: The Ballad of the Brown King – Dessoff Choirs

Robert MacGimsey: Sweet Little Jesus Boy: NaGuanda Nobles

Moses Hogan: Glory, Glory To the Newborn King:   - Moses Hogan Chorale

G.F. Handel/Jones: Hallelujiah/A Soulful Messiah – Quincey Jones & Friends