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.


Compact Disc – 2007

PLU Multimedia Recordings — Pacific Lutheran University


1Wassail, Wassailarr. Chip Davis2:18
2Light EverlastingOlaf C. Christiansen2:14
3O Yule Full of GladnessNorwegian Carol, arr. Carolyn Jennings2:21
4O Holy NightAdolph Adam (1803-1856), arr. John Leavitt4:44
5Gloria (from Cantus Missae)Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)3:39
6What Is This Fragrance?French Carol, arr. Dwight Gustafson4:10
Three Cuban Carolsarr. Joaquin Nin-Culmell (1908-2004)
7La Virgen Lava Pañales1:10
8El Niño Perdido2:01
9Fum, Fum, Fum1:29
10Christ Child’s Lullaby… Scottish Hebrides Lullabyarr. Gwyneth Walker (b. 1947)6:09
11Annua Gaudia.… Medieval Spanish Pilgrim’s Hymnarr. J. David Moore (b. 1962)2:43
12Jesus Christ, the Apple TreeElizabeth Poston (1905-1987)3:55
13Carol of the BirdsFrench Carol (Bas-Quercy), arr. Chip Davis (b. 1947)1:45
14Lux AurumqueEric Whitacre (b. 1970)3:45
15Kling Glöckchen, KlingTraditional German Carol, arr. Robert Sieving (b. 1942)2:58
16Ave MariaMichael Dailey (b. 1976)2:56
17Angels We Have Heard On Higharr. David Cherwien (b. 1957)2:22
18The Frozen DecemberCatalon Carol, arr. Thomas A. Miller (b. 1941)4:24
19He Came DownTraditional Cameroon Song, arr. Nancy Grundahl  (b. 1946)2:41
20Jul, Jul, Stralande JulSwedish Carol, Gustav Nordqvist (1886-1946)2:41
21PatapanBurgundian Carol, arr. Edwin Fissinger (1920-1990)1:59
22Noche de PazFranz Gruber (1787-1863), arr. César Alejandro Carrillo (b. 1957)2:36
23Before the Marvel of this NightCarl Schalk (b. 1929)3:49