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Tracklist

CD 1: The Nutcracker: Highlights (Пётр Ильич Чайковский; Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 No. 2 March
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 2:47
2 No. 4 Dance Scene
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 6:03
3 No. 5 Scene and the Grandfather Dance
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 7:09
4 No. 6 Scene
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 7:07
5 No. 7 Scene
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 3:31
6 No. 8 Scene
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 3:50
7 No. 12 Divertissement
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 11:59
8 No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 6:38
9 No. 14 Pas de deux
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 9:23
10 No. 15 Closing Waltz and Grand Finale
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor) 5:16
CD 2: Classical Christmas (Various Artists)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata Natalis in C major
P.J. Vejanovsky 4:03
2 Messiah: And the Glory of the Lord
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:07
3 Messiah: And He Shall Purify
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:21
4 Messiah: For Unto Us a Child Is Born
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:07
5 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Sinfonia in G Major
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:30
6 Messiah: All We Like Sheep
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:15
7 Concerto in C Major Op. 3 No. 12
Francesco Onofrio Manfredini 3:46
8 Concerto in C major Op. 3 No. 12
Francesco Onofrio Manfredini 1:50
9 Concerto in C major Op. 3 No. 12
Francesco Onofrio Manfredini 1:51
10 Messiah: Hallelujah
Georg Friedrich Händel 3 3:51
11 Messiah: Pastoral Symphony
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:20
12 Messiah: Worthy Is the Lamb-Amen
Georg Friedrich Händel 7:27
13 Concerto fatto per la Notte di Natale in G minor, Op. 6No. 8
Arcangelo Corelli 5:24
14 Ave verum corpus (K. 618)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:29
15 Concerto fatto per la Notte di Natale in G minor, Op. 6No. 8
Arcangelo Corelli 2:58
16 Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:25
CD 3: Classical Christmas Music for Organ & Trumpet (Various Artists)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sleepers, Wake, the Voice Is Calling
Johann Ludwig Krebs 3:33
2 Wie schön leucht' der Morgenstern
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:38
3 Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:18
4 Sleepers, Wake, the Voice Is Calling
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:08
5 Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:50
6 In dulci jubilo
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:57
7 Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Georg Friedrich Kauffmann 3:18
8 Voluntary
John Alcock 4:25
9 Allein Gott in der Höhe sei Ehr
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:24
10 Herzlich lieb hab ich dich
Johann Ludwig Krebs 6:53
11 Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her
Johann Sebastian Bach 11:36
12 Concerto Noël Allemand
Michel Corrette 7:25
CD 4: Christmas Music (Johann Sebastian Bach)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tönet, ihr Pauken
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:31
2 Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:34
3 In dulci jubilo
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:40
4 Großer Herr, o starker König
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:47
5 Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:43
6 Hallelujah
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:13
7 Jesu mein Herzens Freud
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:10
8 Herr Jesu Christ, Dich zu uns wend
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:37
9 Gloria in excelsis deo
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:20
10 Wie wohl ist mir, o Freund der Seelen
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:38
11 Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:08
12 Prelude und Fugue in G, BWV 541
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:15
13 Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:27
14 Air
Johann Sebastian Bach 3 4:31
15 Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:48
16 Freut Euch und jubilieret
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:13
CD 5: Baroque Christmas
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 In dulci jubilo
Michael Praetorius 2:16
2 Pastorale per la notte di natale
Johann David Heinichen 4:55
3 Sonata per chiesa et camera
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer 7:07
4 Jubilate domino
Michael Praetorius 2:22
5 Concerto fatto per la notte di natale
Arcangelo Corelli 15:38
6 Sonata natalis
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer 6:38
7 Vom Himmel hoch
Johann Hermann Schein 1:34
8 Air (from Water Music)
Georg Friedrich Händel 3:40
9 Concerto per il natale, RV 270
Antonio Vivaldi 8:49
10 Tochter Zion
Georg Friedrich Händel 0:58
11 Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 6
Giuseppe Torelli 6:50
12 Trumpet Tune and Air
Henry Purcell 3 2:55

Credits

CD 1: The Nutcracker: Highlights (Пётр Ильич Чайковский; Berliner Symphoniker, Peter Wohlert, Conductor)

composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 1, 1–3, 8, 8, 10)
conductor:
Peter Wohlert (tracks 1–10)
orchestra:
Berlin Symphony Orchestra (use only if the correct orchestra is unknown - see annotation) (tracks 1–10)
arrangements:
The Nutcracker Suite: March (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 1)
The Nutcracker: Valse des fleurs (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 8)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Dream Star (track 8)
Nutrocker (track 1)
part of:
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие I (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 1) (tracks 1–3)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (tracks 8, 10)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
revision of:

CD 2: Classical Christmas (Various Artists)

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733) (track 16)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (track 5)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-12-07) (track 16)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (track 5)
trumpet:
Ludwig Güttler (track 16)
choir vocals:
RIAS Chamber Chorus (tracks 2–4, 6, 10, 12, 14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 5)
Arcangelo Corelli (tracks 13, 13, 15)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1733) (track 16)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 2–4, 6, 10–12)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 14)
conductor:
Ludwig Güttler (tracks 1, 5, 7–9, 13, 15)
Marcus Creed (tracks 2–4, 6, 10, 12, 14)
John Lubbock (track 11)
Max Pommer (track 16)
librettist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
orchestra:
RIAS Sinfonietta (tracks 2–4, 6, 10, 12, 14)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin, 1923–) (track 14)
Virtuosi Saxoniae (tracks 1, 5, 7–9, 13, 15)
premiered at:
Zimmermannsches Kaffeehaus in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-12-07) (track 16)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 14)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 14)
arrangements:
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 14)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 14)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 14)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
is the basis for:
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 14)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 14)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 14)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 14)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Messiah: Sinfonia Pastoral (Stokowski orchestration) (track 11)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 2–4, 11)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II (tracks 6, 10)
recording of:
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Classical Christmas Music for Organ & Trumpet (Various Artists)

trumpet:
Ludwig Güttler (tracks 1–12)
pipe organ:
Felix Friedrich (tracks 2, 6, 9)
Friedrich Kircheis (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 10, 12)
Holm Vogel (track 11)
horn:
Kurt Sandau (track 12)
composer:
John Alcock ("the elder", English organist and composer) (track 8)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2–6, 9, 11)
Michel Corrette (track 12)
Johann Ludwig Krebs (tracks 1, 10)
part of:
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 769) (track 11)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
is based on:
later versions:
parts:
recording of:
Allein Gott in der Höhe sei Ehr (unspecified version) (track 9)
In dulci jubilo (catch-all for unknown J.S. Bach version) (track 6)
Voluntary (track 8)
Wie schön leucht' der Morgenstern (unspecified version) (track 2)

CD 4: Christmas Music (Johann Sebastian Bach)

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723) (track 16)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733) (track 1)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 2, 4)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-06-24) (track 15)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-12-25) (track 16)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-12-07) (track 1)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (track 4)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (track 2)
trumpet:
Ludwig Güttler (track 6)
Kurt Sandau (track 6)
organ:
Matthias Eisenberg (track 12)
bass vocals:
Siegfried Lorenz (track 4)
choir vocals:
Rostocker Motettenchor (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
Thomaner Kreuzchor (track 6)
chorus master:
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2–5, 7, 10–12, 14, 16)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1708) (tracks 6, 13)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 15)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1726) (track 8)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 14)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1733) (track 1)
conductor:
Ludwig Güttler (track 2)
Hartwig Eschenburg (choir master and conductor) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
Max Pommer (tracks 1, 4)
Helmut Winschermann (track 14)
librettist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Johann Gramann (1530) (track 15)
orchestra:
Capella Fidicinia (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
Virtuosi Saxoniae (track 2)
soprano vocals:
Gisela Burkhardt (track 10)
vocals:
Heinz Heinisch (track 6)
premiered at:
Zimmermannsches Kaffeehaus in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-12-07) (track 1)
recorded at:
Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1982 – 1983) (tracks 7, 11)
Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1984) (tracks 1, 4)
part of:
Bach Compendium (number: C6) (track 11)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 202) (track 7)
Bach Compendium (number: K130) (track 8)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 215) (track 3)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 230) (track 11)
Das Orgel-Büchlein (number: 8) (track 5)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 361) (track 7)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 368) (track 3)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 517) (track 10)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 541) (track 12)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 606) (track 5)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 726) (track 8)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 14)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 14)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 14)
Choralsatz, BWV 368 "In dulci jubilo" (catch all for arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 14)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 14)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 14)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 14)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 14)
Präludium und Fuge G-Dur, BWV 541 (for piano, Goedicke) (track 12)
Präludium und Fuge G-Dur, BWV 541 (for piano solo, d'Albert) (track 12)
Solo Amore (track 14)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV 606 (for piano, Reger) (track 5)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV 606 (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 14)
Sweetest Love (track 14)
later versions:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 14)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 14)
Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 (1982 – 1983) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 14)
version of:
In dulci iubilo (original traditional version in macaronic alteration of medieval German and Latin, use also for unspecified versions) (track 3)

CD 5: Baroque Christmas

composer:
Jeremiah Clarke (track 12)
Arcangelo Corelli (track 5)
Giuseppe Torelli (track 11)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1717) (track 8)
conductor:
Béla Bánfalvi (violinist, concert master of Budapest strings) (track 8)
orchestra:
Budapesti Vonósok (Budapest String Orchestra) (track 8)
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra Budapest (Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra) (track 5)
performer:
previously attributed to:
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (track 12)
arrangements:
Trumpet Tune (for organ, Trevor) (track 12)
medley including a recording of:
Trumpet Tune in D (from The Island Princess, erroneously attributed to Henry Purcell) (track 12)
part of:
12 Concerti grossi con una pastorale, op. 8 (part of collection) (track 11)
12 concerti grossi, op. 6 (part of collection) (track 5)
parts:
recording of:

Release

ASIN: US: B000001W1V [info]