Discussion in 'WWII Forums News' started by Skipper, Dec 24, 2011.
The temperature of an excellent Chateau Lacombes
Sorry that i´m to late for the Christmas, but mother in law had a stroke the day before Christmas. So i can wish all of you a Happy and Healthy New Year!!!
Thanks Ulrich, actually I thought you were Saint Nick and was busy for other reasons!
LOL you mean with Miss Nick? Hope to make a good progress soon with my " other me" at China. Have a good time!
Hi Ulrich. Glad you're back, with all of the tough news. Best wishes to you, as well. How is your mother-in-law? I had a small stroke 18 months ago. I'm about 90% of what I was. Hope she recovers soon.
It's that time of the year again to send wishes for a Merry Christmas to everyone here. Here's hoping your days are filled with Joy and your nights are spent in sugarplum dreams
Wishing everyone on the forum a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Thread started in 2011, that's good recycling , do you do that with your Christmas cards too.
here's a toast to all our brother's and sister's out there on the ol' interweb," may we see all our friends and family as much (or as little) as we want at this time of peace, love and joy" happy holidays folks
Panto in Tewkesbury Xmas Eve...Xmas dinner in a castle...Boxing day in Liverpool...New Year in hospital...Hey works for me...Out New Years day and let the festivities commence....I like whiskey by the way....I'll put the address up later...
Merry Xmas and a Happy Hogmanay, roh-gews and roh-gettes!
Wishing you all a very merry Christmastime
Don't bet on it! lol
Best wishes to you all, for Christmas and the New Year.
Call in on your way up to Liverpool and I'll have a tot or two ready for you.
May I be the first to offer round the tin of humbugs? Waiting for January. Brian
J.S. Bach - Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists in a performance of Bach's Christmas Oratorio.
A 2.5 hour choral, written in 24 days. Wow!
Handel - Messiah "A Sacred Oratorio" - Conducted by Sir Colin Davis
Handel's beautiful composition of a sacred oratorio - Messiah.
(Conducted by Colin Davis). Credits are listed at the end of the video... Enjoy.
Scene 1: Isaiah's prophecy of salvation
1. Sinfony (instrumental)
2. Comfort ye my people (tenor)
3. Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (tenor)
4. And the glory of the Lord (chorus)
Scene 2: The coming judgment
5. Thus saith the Lord of hosts (bass)
6. But who may abide the day of His coming (alto)
7. And he shall purify the sons of Levi (chorus)
Scene 3: The prophecy of Christ's birth
8. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (alto)
9. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (alto and chorus)
10. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (bass)
11. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light (bass)
12. For unto us a child is born (chorus)
Scene 4: The annunciation to the shepherds
13. Pifa ("pastoral symphony": instrumental)
14a. There were shepherds abiding in the fields (soprano)
14b. And lo, the angel of the Lord (soprano)
15. And the angel said unto them (soprano)
16. And suddenly there was with the angel (soprano)
17. Glory to God in the highest (chorus)
Scene 5: Christ's healing and redemption
18. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano)
19. Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (soprano)
20. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd (alto and soprano)
21. His yoke is easy (chorus)
Scene 1: Christ's Passion
22. Behold the Lamb of God (chorus)
23. He was despised and rejected of men (alto)
24. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (chorus)
25. And with his stripes we are healed (chorus)
26. All we like sheep have gone astray (chorus)
27. All they that see him laugh him to scorn (tenor)
28. He trusted in God that he would deliver him (chorus)
29. Thy rebuke hath broken his heart (tenor or soprano)
30. Behold and see if there be any sorrow (tenor or soprano)
Scene 2: Christ's Death and Resurrection
31. He was cut off (tenor or soprano)
32. But thou didst not leave his soul in hell (tenor or soprano)
Scene 3: Christ's Ascension
33. Lift up your heads, O ye gates (chorus)
Scene 4: Christ's reception in Heaven
34. Unto which of the angels (tenor)
35. Let all the angels of God worship Him (chorus)
Scene 5: The beginnings of Gospel preaching
36. Thou art gone up on high (soprano)
37. The Lord gave the word (chorus)
38. How beautiful are the feet (soprano)
39. Their sound is gone out (chorus)
Scene 6: The world's rejection of the Gospel
40. Why do the nations so furiously rage together (bass)
41. Let us break their bonds asunder (chorus)
42. He that dwelleth in heaven (tenor)
Scene 7: God's ultimate victory
43. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (tenor)
44. Hallelujah (chorus)
Scene 1: The promise of eternal life
45. I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano)
46. Since by man came death (chorus)
Scene 2: The Day of Judgment
47. Behold, I tell you a mystery (bass)
48. The trumpet shall sound (bass)
Scene 3: The final conquest of sin
49. Then shall be brought to pass (alto)
50. O death, where is thy sting (alto and tenor)
51. But thanks be to God (chorus)
52. If God be for us, who can be against us (soprano)
Scene 4: The acclamation of the Messiah
53. Worthy is the Lamb (chorus)