PLU Multimedia Recordings

Light Everlasting

A Christmas Celebration from Pacific Lutheran University

  • Choir of the West & University Men’s Chorus, Kathryn Lehmann, Conductor
  • University Chorale & University Singers, Richard Nance, Conductor
  • Members of the University Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, Conductor

Light Everlasting features repertoire from the 2003, 2004 and 2005 Christmas Concerts, including favorites such as O Holy Night; Angels We Have Heard On High, and Cesar Carillo's beautiful Spanish setting of Silent Night, Noche de Paz. Also included are O Yule Full Of Gladness by Caroline Jennings, Eric Whitacre's Lux Aurumque, and the CD's title composition, Light Everlasting, by Olaf Christiansen. And we are especially pleased to present the premiere recording of PLU alumnus, Michael Dailey's, beautiful composition Ave Maria.

Light Everlasting CD

Compact Disc - 2007

PLU Multimedia Recordings -- Pacific Lutheran University


Track Title Composer Length
1 Wassail, Wassail
arr. Chip Davis 2:18
2 Light Everlasting Olaf C. Christiansen 2:14
3 O Yule Full of Gladness
Norwegian Carol, arr. Carolyn Jennings 2:21
4 O Holy Night Adolph Adam (1803-1856), arr. John Leavitt 4:44
5 Gloria (from Cantus Missae) Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) 3:39
6 What Is This Fragrance?
French Carol, arr. Dwight Gustafson 4:10
Three Cuban Carols
arr. Joaquin Nin-Culmell (1908-2004)
7 La Virgen Lava Pañales
8 El Niño Perdido
9 Fum, Fum, Fum
10 Christ Child’s Lullaby… Scottish Hebrides Lullaby arr. Gwyneth Walker (b. 1947) 6:09
11 Annua Gaudia.… Medieval Spanish Pilgrim’s Hymn
arr. J. David Moore (b. 1962) 2:43
12 Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree Elizabeth Poston (1905-1987) 3:55
13 Carol of the Birds French Carol (Bas-Quercy), arr. Chip Davis (b. 1947) 1:45
14 Lux Aurumque Eric Whitacre (b. 1970) 3:45
15 Kling Glöckchen, Kling Traditional German Carol, arr. Robert Sieving (b. 1942) 2:58
16 Ave Maria
Michael Dailey (b. 1976) 2:56
17 Angels We Have Heard On High
arr. David Cherwien (b. 1957) 2:22
18 The Frozen December
Catalon Carol, arr. Thomas A. Miller (b. 1941) 4:24
19 He Came Down
Traditional Cameroon Song, arr. Nancy Grundahl  (b. 1946) 2:41
20 Jul, Jul, Stralande Jul Swedish Carol, Gustav Nordqvist (1886-1946) 2:41
21 Patapan
Burgundian Carol, arr. Edwin Fissinger (1920-1990) 1:59
22 Noche de Paz
Franz Gruber (1787-1863), arr. César Alejandro Carrillo (b. 1957) 2:36
23 Before the Marvel of this Night Carl Schalk (b. 1929) 3:49

Total Run-Time: 1:08:57