Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Jauchzet, frohlocket!
7:53
2 Wie soll ich dich empfangen
1:12
3 Großer Herr, o starker König
4:40
4 Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein!
1:16
5 Sinfonia
6:06
6 Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht
0:56
7 Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet
3:54
8 Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe
3:00
9 Wir singen dir in deinem Heer
1:22
10 Schließe, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder
5:36
11 Seid froh dieweil; Herrscher des Himmels
2:42
12 Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
6:38
13 Jesus richte mein Beginnen
2:16
14 Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
7:44
15 Erleucht’ auch meine finstre Sinnen
4:20
16 Ach! Wenn wird die Zeit erscheinen
6:42
17 Herr, wenn die stolzen, Feinde schnauben
4:44
18 Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
1:05
19 Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen
3:40

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1–11, 11–19)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 1–4)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 5–9)
alto vocals:
Andreas Stein (boy alto) (1973) (tracks 10, 16)
baritone vocals:
Barry McDaniel (1973) (tracks 3, 15)
choir vocals:
Tölzer Knabenchor (1973) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8–9, 11–14, 17–19)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–11, 11–19)
conductor:
Gerhard Schmidt‐Gaden (conductor) (1973) (tracks 1–19)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 6)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 18–19)
orchestra:
Collegium Aureum (1973) (tracks 1–19)
tenor vocals:
Theo Altmeyer (German tenor) (1973) (tracks 7, 16)
treble vocals:
Hans Buchhierl (1973) (track 16)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 6)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 165) (track 19)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 263) (track 18)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 381) (track 11)
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:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 (tracks 1–11, 11–19)
recording of:

Release

printed in: USA
alto vocals: Andreas Stein (boy alto)
baritone vocals: Barry McDaniel
choir vocals: Tölz Boys’ Choir
soprano vocals: Hans Buchhierl
tenor vocals: Theo Altmeyer (German tenor)
copyrighted by: BMG Music (not for release label use!) (1995)
distributed by: BMG Music (not for release label use!)
manufactured by: BMG Music (not for release label use!)