An American Christmas
Trad: I wonder as I wander (2:33)
Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium (6:05)
Trad: Joy to the world (2:25)
Handel and Haydn Society / Harry Christophers
Celebrate Christmas with America’s oldest arts organization, the Handel and Haydn Society, as they explore a fascinating and eclectic selection of festive music from traditional carols using American tunes to Christmas motets by Charles Ives and contemporary American composer James Bassi. Also included are carols by the ‘father of American choral music,’ Bostonian William Billings.