Latvian Winterfest

 
Latvian Winterfest - CD Cover  
RLB Chamber Choir “Austrums”
Youth Choir “Balsis”
New York Latvian Concert Choir
Latvian National Opera Chamber Orchestra
Andrejs Jansons, conductor
Laila Liepiņa Southard, soprano (2, 3)
Sarma Dindzāne-Van Sant, alto (4, 7)
Laura Padega Zamura, mezzo soprano (16)
Aija Zamura, Krista Zamura, sopranos (17)
Baiba Kauliņa-Pakalne, soprano (20)
Irita Tace, soprano (24)
Andrejs Jansons - Conductor

Ēriks Ešenvalds

CHRISTMAS EVE (11:43)
  1. The Angel’s Message / Eņģeļa vēsts (2:41)
  2. A Bridge / Tilts (3:02)SAMPLE
  3. To a Refugee’s Mother / Trimdinieka mātei (2:17)
  4. Christmas Eve / Ziemassvētku vakarā (3:43)FULL TRACK!

Valts Pūce

CHRISTMAS CANTATA (16:18)
  1. Libera me (1:59)
  2. Winter Came / Ziema nāca (3:40)
  3. Light the Torch / Dedziet guni (5:17)FULL TRACK!
  4. Blow, Blow, Northwind / Pūti, pūti, Ziemelīti (3:58)
  5. Libera me, Domine (finale) (1:24)

Aldonis Kalniņš

WINTER SOLSTICE MYSTERY (46:46)
  1. Prelude / Ievads (1:32)
  2. Winterfest is Coming / Svētki nāk (3:27)SAMPLE
  3. Let Us Dress in Foreign Garb / Apvilksimies svešas drānas (2:55)
  4. Slowly, Gently God Drove / Lēni, lēni Dieviņš brauca (2:45)SAMPLE
  5. Mummers are Freezing / Budelīši nosaluši (2:12)
  6. White Snow Falls on Fir Branches / Balts sniedziņš snieg uz skujiņām (2:11)
  7. Mother Cat Lost Her Child / Kaķenītei bērns pazuda (2:47)
  8. Little Fir Tree, Little Sister / Eglīte, māsiņa (1:45)FULL TRACK!
  9. Who is There, Rattling My Door? / Kas tur rībina? (1:00)
  10. Good Evening, Hostess / Labvakaru, saimeniece (3:12)
  11. Mother, Where are Your Daughters? / Kur, māmiņa, tavas meitas? (4:26)
  12. Come Lads, Come Maidens / Nākat, puiši, nākat, meitas (1:10)
  13. Mummers / Ķekatā, ļekatā (3:45)
  14. Mummers Beg to Give Them Meat / Budelīši gaļu prasa (3:09)
  15. Somewhere by the Roadside / Kaut kur ielas malā bērniņš (2:38)SAMPLE
  16. Dance, Peasant / Padanco, saimeniek (4:14)
  17. Winterfest / Ziemassvētki, Ziemassvētki (3:39)

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