Tracklist

CD 1: Mass in B Minor / Hohe Messe BWV 232 (disc 1)
CD 2: Mass in B Minor / Hohe Messe BWV 232 (disc 2)
CD 3: Messen, BWV 233 & 234
CD 4: Messen, BWV 235 & 236
CD 5: Geistliche Lieder und Arien aus "Musicalisches Gesangbuch G.C. Schemelli", BWV 439-507 (disc 1)
CD 6: Geistliche Lieder und Arien aus "Musicalisches Gesangbuch G.C. Schemelli", BWV 439-507 (disc 2)
CD 7: Motetten
CD 8: Osteroratorium, BWV 249
CD 9: Secular Cantatas: Schwingt freudig euch empor / Non sa che sia dolore / Amore traditore
CD 10: Secular Cantata, BWV 201; Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde - Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan
CD 11: Zwei Hochzeitskantaten, BWV 202 & 210
CD 12: Secular Cantatas, BWV 204 & 208; Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd / Ich bin in mir vergnügt
CD 13: Secular Cantatas, BWV 205 & 207: Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft / Vereinigte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten
CD 14: Secular Cantatas, BWV 206 & 215: Schleicht, spielende Wellen / Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen
CD 15: Secular Cantatas, BWV 211 & 212: Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Kaffee-Kantate) / Mehr hahn en neue Oberkeet (Bauernkantate)
CD 16: Secular Cantatas, BWV 213 & 241; Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen, Herkules auf dem Scheidewege / Tönet ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!
CD 17: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 (disc 1)
CD 18: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 (disc 2)
CD 19: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 (disc 3)
CD 20: Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 (disc 1)
CD 21: Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 (disc 2)
CD 22: Markus Passion, BWV 247 (disc 1)
CD 23: Markus Passion, BWV 247 (disc 2)
CD 24: Lukas Passion, BWV 246 (disc 1)
CD 25: Lukas Passion, BWV 246 (disc 2)
CD 26: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 1)
# Title Rating Length
1 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - I Coro
8:01
2 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - II Recitativo Tenor, Evangelist
1:17
3 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - III Recitativo Alto
0:59
4 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - IV Aria Alto
5:54
5 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - V Choral
1:24
6 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - VI Recitativo Tenor
0:23
7 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - VII Choral Soprano
3:41
8 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - VIII Aria Bass
5:11
9 Weihnachtsoratorium I BWV 248 - IX Choral
1:21
10 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - I Sinfonia
6:38
11 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - II Recitativo Tenor
0:50
12 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - III Choral
1:21
13 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - IV Evangelist (Tenore), Engel (Soprano), Recitativo Tenor
0:51
14 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - V Recitativo Bass
0:48
15 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - VI Aria Tenor
3:28
16 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - VII Recitativo Tenor, Evangelist
0:23
17 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - VIII Choral
0:46
18 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - IX Recitativo Bass
0:57
19 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - X Aria Alto
9:55
20 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - XI Recitativo Tenor, Evangelist
0:14
21 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - XII Coro
3:01
22 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - XIII Recitativo Bass
0:27
23 Weihnachtsoratorium II BWV 248 - XIV Choral
1:18
CD 27: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 2)
CD 28: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 3)
CD 29: Himmelfahrts-Oratorium, BWV 11; Ich habe genug, BWV 82a; Sanctus, BWV 238
CD 30: Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 (nach Pergolesis's Stabat Mater), BWV 1083; BWV 118, 200, 231
CD 31: Magnificat, BWV 243; Choräle
CD 32: Choräle (disc 1)
CD 33: Choräle (disc 2)
CD 34: Choräle (disc 3)
CD 35: Choräle (disc 4)
CD 36: Choräle (disc 5)
CD 37: Choräle (disc 6)

Credits

CD 26: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 1)

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1–23)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 1–9)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 10–23)
alto vocals:
Annelies Burmeister (tracks 3–4, 19)
bass vocals:
Theo Adam (German classical bass-baritone) (tracks 7–8, 14, 18, 22)
choir vocals:
Dresdner Kreuzchor (tracks 1, 5, 9, 12, 17, 21, 23)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–23)
conductor:
Martin Flämig (tracks 1–23)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 12)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 17)
orchestra:
Dresdner Philharmonie (tracks 1–23)
soprano vocals:
Arleen Augér (track 7)
tenor vocals:
Peter Schreier (tenor) (track 15)
tenor vocals [Evangelist]:
Peter Schreier (tenor) (tracks 2, 6, 11, 13, 16, 20)
recorded at:
Lukaskirche (Dresden) in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany (1974-02) (tracks 1–23)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 12)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 323) (track 17)
arrangements:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
recording of:

Release Group

part of: Bach Edition: Complete Works (2001 version) (number: 5)