Tracklist

CD 1: Music of the Middle Ages
CD 2: Music of the Renaissance
CD 3: Baroque Vocal
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: I. Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:10
2 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: II. Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:26
3 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: III. Chorus: Kommt, eilet und laufet
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:01
4 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: IV. Recitativo: O kalter Männer Sinn (Alto, Soprano, Tenor, Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:52
5 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: V. Aria: Seele, deine Spezereien (Soprano)
Johann Sebastian Bach 10:13
6 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: VI. Recitativo: Hier ist die Gruft (Tenor, Bass, Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:44
7 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: VII. Aria: Sanfte soll mein Todeskummer (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:39
8 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: VIII. Recitativo: Indessen seufzen wir (Soprano, Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
9 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: XI. Aria: Saget, saget mir geschwinde (Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:36
10 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: X. Recitativo: Wir sind erfreut (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:33
11 Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: XI. Chorus: Preis und Dank
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:21
12 Messiah, HWV 56: Symphony
George Frideric Handel 3:19
13 Messiah, HWV 56: “Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted”
George Frideric Handel 3:05
14 Messiah, HWV 56: “And the Glory of the Lord”
George Frideric Handel 2:50
15 Messiah, HWV 56: “And He Shall Purify the Sons of Levi”
George Frideric Handel 2:22
16 Messiah, HWV 56: “For Unto Us a Child Is Born”
George Frideric Handel 3:36
17 Messiah, HWV 56: “He Shall Feed His Flock”
George Frideric Handel 4:20
18 Messiah, HWV 56: “Lift Up Your Heads”
George Frideric Handel 2:48
19 Messiah, HWV 56: “Hallelujah”
George Frideric Handel 3:36
20 Messiah, HWV 56: “Worthy Is the Lamb… Amen”
George Frideric Handel 7:34
CD 4: Baroque Instrumental
CD 5: The Classical Symphony
CD 6: The Classical Concerto
CD 7: A Trip to France
CD 8: The Romantic Symphony
CD 9: Cycles and Songs
CD 10: The Virtuoso I
CD 11: The Virtuoso II
CD 12: The Romantic Cello
CD 13: The Virtuoso III
CD 14: Big Voice, Big Orchestra
CD 15: Get Your Programme!
CD 16: New Currents
CD 17: A World Re‐Arranged
CD 18: ¡Viva España!
CD 19: Lasting Impressions
CD 20: Points of View
CD 21: Minimalism
CD 22: Opera – Overtures
CD 23: Opera – Arias
CD 24: Opera – Duets & Choruses

Credits

CD 3: Baroque Vocal

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1725-04-01) (tracks 1–11)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1725-04-01) (tracks 1–11)
alto vocals:
Robin Blaze (tracks 4, 6, 8–9)
balance engineer:
Andrew Wedman (producer and engineer) (tracks 12–20)
bass vocals:
Neal Davies (bass) (tracks 4, 6, 10)
choir vocals:
Gabrieli Consort (1996-12) (tracks 14–16, 18–20)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–11)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 17)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 12–16, 18–20)
conductor:
Paul McCreesh (tracks 1–11)
Paul McCreesh (1996-12) (tracks 12–20)
orchestra:
Gabrieli Consort & Players (tracks 1–11)
Gabrieli Players (tracks 1–11)
Gabrieli Players (1996-12) (tracks 12–20)
producer:
Christopher Alder (editor/engineer/producer) (tracks 12–20)
soprano vocals:
Kimberly McCord (American soprano) (tracks 4–5, 8)
Susan Gritton (1996-12) (track 17)
tenor vocals:
Paul Agnew (tenor / conductor) (tracks 4, 6–7)
Charles Daniels (tenor) (1996-12) (track 13)
vocals:
Paul Agnew (tenor / conductor) (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 11)
Robin Blaze (tracks 3–4, 6, 8–9, 11)
Neal Davies (bass) (tracks 3–4, 6, 10–11)
Kimberly McCord (American soprano) (tracks 3–5, 8, 11)
recorded at:
All Saints' Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1996-12) (tracks 12–20)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
He Shall Feed His Flock (arr. Rizzo) (track 17)
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249: I. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249: II. Adagio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249 (tracks 1–8, 10–11)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 12–17)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 18–19)
recording of:
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249: IX. Aria "Saget, saget mir geschwinde" (catch-all for arrangements) (2000-04) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
version of: