Christmas Classic Celebration at Aldersgate

Dec 27, 2013

Rockland — The combined choirs of St. Bernard Catholic Church and Aldersgate United Methodist Church will sing Christmas Classic Celebration arranged by Patrick Liebergen during the morning worship service at Aldersgate, Sunday, Jan. 5, 11 a.m.

Christmas Classic Celebration is a blend of classic choruses with carols by the masterwork composers. Included are Adolphe Adam’s "O Holy Night" (Cantique de Noel), George F. Handel’s "For unto Us a Child is Born, Hallelujah!" and "Joy to the World," Felix Mendelssohn’s "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" and his chorale setting of "Wachet auf, Pietro Yon’s Gesu Bambino," incorporating "O Come, All Ye Faithful," the traditional English tune, "Sussex Carol," and the 15th-century German carol "Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming."





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