For the Second Sunday in Advent, one of the dearest and mostly sung Christmas songs, Deilig er jorden (Fairest Lord Jesus).
This hymn is not intended for Christmas, and with its message of Peace on Earth, it can be used at many different occations. Every Norwegian Choir performs this hymn at Christmas, thus it must be included here as well. The text is by Bernhard Severin Ingemann.
In our 2008 Advent calender, the song was represented by a tradional choir recording, but this time we present an orchestral one. Taken from the reverse side of the same record as yesterday, the performance is by an unknown Danish orchestra with church bells.
Recording venue is still Copenhagen København, the date is May 12th. 1924. The record was published by His Master’s Voice under the number HMV X 2108. Matrix number is 7-280950 BT 629 II 1 R
7-280950 BT 629 II 1 R
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