Annotation

Recorded:

12/1972
2/1973

Annotation last modified on 2014-07-21 21:23 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, I. Coro "Jauchzet, frohlocket"
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:38
2 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, IV. Aria (Alto) "Bereite dich, Zion"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:59
3 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, VII. Choral con Recitativo (Basso) "Er ist auf Erden kommen arm"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:30
4 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:30
5 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XII. Choral "Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:17
6 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XV. Aria (Tenore) "Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:11
7 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XVII Aria (Tenore) "Schaut hin, dort liegt im finsteren Stall"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:59
8 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XIX. Aria (Alto) "Schlafe, mein Liebster"
Johann Sebastian Bach 10:10
9 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XXIII. Aria (Alto) "Wir singen dir in deinem Heer"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:29
10 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil IV, XXXIX. (Soprano) "Flößt, mein Heiland, flößt dein Namen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:19
11 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil V, IIIL. Aria (Basso) "Erleucht auch meine finstre Sinnen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:37
12 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil V, LI. Terzetto (Soprano, Alto, Basso) "Ach, wann wird die Zeit erscheinen?"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:34
13 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil VI, LIX. Choral "Ich steh an deiner Krippe hier"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:16

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1–13)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 1–3)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 4–9)
alto vocals:
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano) (track 9)
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano) (1973-02) (tracks 2, 8, 12)
bass vocals:
Hermann Prey (1973-02) (tracks 3, 11–12)
choir vocals:
Tölzer Knabenchor (track 5)
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks (1973-02) (tracks 1, 13)
Tölzer Knabenchor (1973-02) (tracks 1, 13)
chorus master:
Gerhard Schmidt‐Gaden (conductor) (tracks 1, 5, 13)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–13)
conductor:
Eugen Jochum (tracks 4–5, 7, 9)
Eugen Jochum (1973-02) (tracks 1–3, 6, 8, 10–13)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 5)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 7, 13)
orchestra:
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (1973-02) (tracks 1–3, 6, 8, 10–13)
soprano vocals:
Elly Ameling (1973-02) (tracks 10, 12)
tenor vocals:
Horst Laubenthal (track 7)
Horst Laubenthal (1973-02) (tracks 6, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Philips Classics (See annotation to check it's really this label.) (1976) (track 10)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 5)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 263) (track 13)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 323) (track 7)
arrangements:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is based on:
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein (more 'sostenuto' version) (track 13)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
recording of:

Release

ASIN: DE: B0000040ZW [info]