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Carols in Swiss languages - Christmas past

Christmas songs and melodies from the four linguistic regions of Switzerland.

This content was published on December 5, 2011 - 16:04

You hear carols sung in German, Swiss-German, French, Gruyère dialect, Italian and Romansh. This programme was originally broadcast by Swiss Radio International in 1975.


Musical content:

1. Maibaum Instrumental Folk Ensemble, Zürich: Noël suisse - Swiss Christmas
(Anonymus)
Alfred Stern, conductor

2. Female Voices of the Choir of the Blind, Berne: Kommt all herein, ihr Engelein - Come All Ye Little Angels
(Trad., arr. G. Kölliker)
Gottfried Kölliker, conductor

3. Mixed Choir of Prilly: Berceuse de Noël - Christmas Lullabye
(Trad., arr. J. Bovet)
Fernand Verdon, conductor

4. Maîtrise Saint-Pierre aux Liens, Bulle: Pê vê la miné - Towards Midnight
(Trad., arr. J. Bovet)
André Corboz, conductor

5. Choir and Instrumentalists of the Teachers' Seminary, Locarno: Natale - Christmas.
(R. Galfetti, arr. C. Cavadini)
Claudio Cavadini and Antonio Lava, conductors

6. Mixed Choir of the Teachers' Seminary of Chur: Da mesa notg fidaivlamein - At Midnight
(Trad., arr. G.A. Derungs)
Sur Gieri Cadruvi, Baritone; Esther Sialm, organ; Gion Antoni Derungs, conductor

7. Children of Pestalozzi Village, Trogen: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht - Silent Night, Holy Night
(F. Gruber)

8. Lucerne Singers (with instrumentalists): Die heilige Driikönige - The Three Holy Kings
(Trad.)
A. Moenne, oboe; G. Weber, English horn; H. Przibilla, bassoon; Hansruedi Willisegger, conductor

9. Bells of Muothatal


Production information:

Musica Helvetica. Christmas In Switzerland MH-C75. Carols in the languages of Switzerland. Produced 1975 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.

Carols in the languages of Switzerland - Christmas In Switzerland

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