Annotation

This CD is CD 17 of the box set Baroque Masterpieces and not an individual release.

Annotation last modified on 2018-03-26 19:59 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Coro: „Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage“
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2 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Wie soll ich dich empfangen“
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3 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Aria: „Großer Herr, O starker König“
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4 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein“
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5 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Sinfonia
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6 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht“
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7 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Aria: „Schlafe, mein Liebster, genieße der Ruh“
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8 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Coro: „Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe“
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9 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Wir singen dir in deinem Heer“
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10 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Coro: „Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen“
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11 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Dies hat er alles uns getan“
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12 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Coro: „Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben“
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13 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Aria: „Flößt, mein Heiland, flößt dein Namen“
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14 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Aria: „Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben“
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15 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Coro: „Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen“
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16 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Dein Glanz all Finsternis verzehret“
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17 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Coro: „Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben“
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18 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier“
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19 Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtsoratorium), BWV 248 (Highlights): Choral: „Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen“
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Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1–19)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 1–4)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 5–9)
additional soprano vocals:
Christa Muckenheim (Soprano) (track 13)
alto vocals:
Julia Hamari (track 7)
bass vocals:
Wolfgang Schöne (track 3)
choir vocals:
Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8–12, 15–19)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–19)
conductor:
Helmuth Rilling (1984-04 – 1984-07) (tracks 1–19)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 6)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 18–19)
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 11)
Georg Weissel (17th century hymn writer) (track 16)
orchestra:
Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart (1984-04 – 1984-07) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Arleen Augér (track 13)
soprano vocals [echo soprano]:
Christa Muckenheim (Soprano) (track 13)
tenor vocals:
Peter Schreier (tenor) (track 14)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 6)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 110) (track 11)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 165) (track 19)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 214) (track 16)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 263) (track 18)
arrangements:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
is based on:
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein (more 'sostenuto' version) (track 18)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
recording of:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (1984-04 – 1984-07) (track 5)