The Joy of Music

Friday December 24th at 9:00 PM until 9:30 PM EST Title: Christmas from National Presbyterian Washington Description: CHRISTMAS FROM NAT PRESBY CHURCH,DC Diane is joined by the Chancel Choir and the US Army Brass Quintet in traditional Christmas music.  Music: “Joy to the World”, “Sing We Now of Christmas”, “O Holy Night” (C. Seipp arr.), “Gloria” Vivaldi and “Noel”.

9:30 PM EST until 10:00 PM EST Title: A Danube Christmas Celebration Description: Join Diane as she travels along the Danube River with stops in the Christmas Markets of Budapest, Vienna & Melk with its monastery high above the Danube.  Music includes traditional Christmas music including Hungarian Christmas Carols.  Special guest: Irene More, flute.

Saturday December 25th at 3:00 PM until 3:30 PM Title: Christ Kindle Christmas Description: The cities of Austria and Germany welcome Diane Bish in this special Christmas episode.  Visit cathedrals in Ettal, Rothenburg and Salzburg and enjoy the Christmas music played from these organs.  Selections include:  “Le Divin Enfant,” “Praise Ye the Lord of Hosts,” “Angels From the Realms of Glory,” “While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks,” “Jingle Bells,” Telemann’s “Presto,” “O Come Little Children,” and “O Little Town of Bethlehem.”

3:30 PM until 4:00 PM Title: Christmas in Art and Music Description: Diane travels the world and plays traditional Christmas Carols: “Angels We Have Heard on High”, “How Brightly Shines the Morning Star” (Wiltner Boys Choir, Innsbruck Austria); “Christmas Fantasy”; “Silent Night” (Weiskirche, Bavaria); “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” (Christine Capote, Flute); “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” (King’s Brass); “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks” Handel – from Messiah “Recitative Glory to God” (Jenni Till, Soprano, Coral Ridge Choir & orchestra),”Angels From the Realms of Glory”.

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