Tracklist

CD 1: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 1-3
CD 2: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 4-6
CD 3: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 7-9
CD 4: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 10-12
CD 5: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 13, 14 & 16
CD 6: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 17-19
CD 7: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 20 & 21
CD 8: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 22-25
CD 9: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 26-29
CD 10: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 30 & 31
CD 11: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 32-34
CD 12: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 35 & 36
CD 13: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 37-40
CD 14: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 41-43
CD 15: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 44-47
CD 16: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 48-51
CD 17: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 52 & 54-56
CD 18: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 57-60
CD 19: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 61-63
CD 20: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 64-66
CD 21: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 67-69, 69a
CD 22: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 70-73
CD 23: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 74 & 75
CD 24: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 76-78
CD 25: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 79-82
CD 26: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 83-86
CD 27: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 87-90
CD 28: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 91-93
CD 29: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 94-96
CD 30: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 97-99
CD 31: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 100-102
CD 32: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 103-105
CD 33: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 106-108
CD 34: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 109-111
CD 35: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 112-114
CD 36: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 115-117
CD 37: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 119-120
CD 38: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 121-124
CD 39: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 125-127
CD 40: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 128-130
CD 41: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 131-133
CD 42: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 134-137
CD 43: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 138-140
CD 44: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 143-146
CD 45: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 147-149
CD 46: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 150-153
CD 47: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 154-157
CD 48: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 158, 159, 161 & 162
CD 49: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 163-166
CD 50: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 167-169
CD 51: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 170-173
CD 52: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 174-176
CD 53: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 177-179
CD 54: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 180-182
CD 55: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 183-185
CD 56: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 186-187
CD 57: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 188 & 192
CD 58: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 194 & 195
CD 59: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 196 & 197
CD 60: Sacred Cantatas, BWV 198 & 199
CD 61: Secular Cantatas, BWV 134A & 173A
CD 62: Secular Cantatas, BWV 201 & 204
CD 63: Secular Cantatas, BWV 202, 203 & 209
CD 64: Secular Cantatas, BWV 206 & 207
CD 65: Secular Cantatas, BWV 205 & 211
CD 66: Secular Cantatas, BWV 207A & 210
CD 67: Secular Cantatas, BWV 208 & 212
CD 68: Secular Cantatas, BWV 213
CD 69: Secular Cantatas, BWV 214 & 215
CD 70: Secular Cantatas, BWV 190, 191 & 193
CD 71: Secular Cantatas, BWV 63 app., 182 app., 36C & 200
CD 72: Sacred vocal works, Mass in B minor BWV 232 (I)
CD 73: Sacred vocal works, Mass in B minor BWV 232 (II)
CD 74: Sacred vocal works, Missae breves (I) BWV 233, 234 & 239-241
CD 75: Sacred vocal works, Missae breves (II) BWV 235-238 & 242
CD 76: Sacred vocal works, Magnificats, BWV 243 & 243A
CD 77: Sacred vocal works, St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (I)
CD 78: Sacred vocal works, St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (II)
CD 79: Sacred vocal works, St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (III)
CD 80: Sacred vocal works, St John Passion, BWV 245 (I)
CD 81: Sacred vocal works, St John Passion, BWV 245 (II)
CD 82: Sacred vocal works, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 (I)
# Title Rating Length
1 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 1. Chorus "Jauchzet, frohlocket"
8:29
2 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 2. Evangelist (Tenore) "Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit"
1:09
3 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 3. Accompagnato (Alto) "Nun wird mein liebster Bräutigam"
0:53
4 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 4. Air (Alto) "Bereite dich, Zion"
5:57
5 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 5. Chorale "Wie soll ich dich empfangen"
1:08
6 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 6. Evangelist "Und sie gebar"
0:24
7 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 7. Chorale, Recitative (Soprano, Basso) "Er ist auf Erden kommen arm"
2:56
8 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 8. Air (Basso) "Großer Herr, o starker König"
5:26
9 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 1, 9. Chorale "Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein"
1:12
10 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 10. Sinfonia
4:43
11 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 11. Evangelist "Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend"
0:31
12 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 12. Chorale "Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht"
1:08
13 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 13. Evangelist, Angelus (Soprano) "Und der Engel sprach zu ihnen"
0:41
14 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 14. Recitative (Basso) "Was Gott dem Abraham verheissen"
0:40
15 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 15. Air (Tenore) "Frohe Hirten, eilt"
3:45
16 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 16. Evangelist "Und das habt zum Zeichen"
0:18
17 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 17. Chorale "Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall"
0:37
18 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 18. Recitative (Basso) "So geht denn hin"
0:49
19 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 19. Air (Alto) "Schlafe, mein Liebster"
9:23
20 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 20. Evangelist "Und alsobald war da bei dem Engel"
0:16
21 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 21. Chorus "Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe"
3:55
22 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 22. Recitative (Basso) "So recht, ihr Engel"
0:22
23 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2, 23. Chorale "Wir singen dir in deinem Heer"
1:13
24 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 24. Chorus "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
2:18
25 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 25. Evangelist "Und da die Engel"
0:11
26 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 26. Chorus (Shepherds) "Lasset uns nun gehen"
0:47
27 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 27. Recitative (Basso) "Er hat sein Volk getröst'"
0:38
28 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 28. Chorale "Dies hat er alles uns getan"
0:51
29 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 29. Air duett (Soprano, Basso) "Herr, dein Mitleid"
7:50
30 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 30. Evangelist "Und sie kamen eilend"
1:08
31 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 31. Air (Alto) "Schließe, mein Herze"
5:04
32 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 32. Recitative (Alto) "Ja, ja, mein Herz"
0:28
33 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 3, 33. Choral "Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren"
0:59
CD 83: Sacred vocal works, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 (II)
CD 84: Sacred vocal works, Psalm 51, BWV 1083; Arias, BWV 245A, B & C
CD 85: Sacred vocal works, Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
CD 86: Motets, chorales & songs, Motets, BWV 225-230
CD 87: Motets, chorales & songs: Chorales, BWV 253-301
CD 88: Motets, chorales & songs: Chorales, BWV 302-342
CD 89: Motets, chorales & songs: Chorales, BWV 343-388
CD 90: Motets, chorales & songs: Chorales, BWV 389-438
CD 91: Motets, chorales & songs: Sacred songs (Schemelli)
CD 92: Motets, chorales & songs: Chorales, quodlibet, etc
CD 93: Organ works: Fantasias, preludes & fugues BWV 531, 542-544, 562, 570, 572, 578, 582 & 588
CD 94: Organ works: Schübler Chorales, BWV 645-650 & Leipzig Chorales, BWV 651-655 & 668
CD 95: Organ works: Leipzig Chorales, BWV 656-667
CD 96: Organ works: Sonatas, BWV 525-530
CD 97: Organ works: Toccatas, preludes & fugues, BWV 532, 538, 540 & 564-566
CD 98: Organ works: Clavier-übung III, BWV 552,1 & 669-683
CD 99: Organ works: Clavier-übung III, BWV 552,2, 684-689, 769A & 802-805
CD 100: Organ works: Preludes & Fugues, BWV 533, 535, 537, 546, 549, 550, 568, 569, 575; Allabreve, BWV 589
CD 101: Organ works: Preludes & Fugues, BWV 534, 539, 541, 545, 547, 577, 583, 590 & 598
CD 102: Organ works: Orgel-Büchlein, BWV 599-644
CD 103: Organ works: Chorales partitas, BWV 690, 691, 705-708, 728, 729, 763, 766-768, 770 & BWV Anh. II 74
CD 104: Organ works: Kirnberger chorales BWV 695A, 696, 698 & 711; Chorale arrangements BWV 717, 718, 721, 725, 726, 730-733, 735, 738-741, 754 & 1085
CD 105: Organ works: Neumeister chorales, BWV 1090-1120; Chorale arrangements, BWV 714, 719, 737, 742 & 957
CD 106: Organ works: Kirnberger chorales BWV 709, 697, 702, 713, 712, 700, 701, 704, 703, 694, 699; and other chorale arrangements
CD 107: Organ works: Preludes & fugues, BWV 548, 553-561 & 571; Kleines harmonisches labyrinth, BWV 591; Concerto, BWV 594
CD 108: Organ works: Concertos, BWV 592, 593 & 595-597; Fantasias, preludes & fugues, BWV 536, 551, 563, 574, 576, 579, 1121
CD 109: Keyboard works: Inventions, BWV 772-786; Sinfonias, BWV 787-801
CD 110: Keyboard works: English & French suites 1 & 2
CD 111: Keyboard works: English & French suites 3 & 4
CD 112: Keyboard works: English & French suites 5 & 6
CD 113: Keyboard works: Suites, BWV 818A, 819 & 821, etc.
CD 114: Keyboard works: Partitas 1-4, BWV 825-828
CD 115: Keyboard works: Partitas 4-6, BWV 828-830
CD 116: Keyboard works: The Well-Tempered Clavier I (1) nos. 1-12, BWV 846-857
CD 117: Keyboard works: The Well-Tempered Clavier I (2) nos. 13-24, BWV 858-869
CD 118: Keyboard works: The Well-Tempered Clavier II (1) nos. 1-12, BWV 870-881
CD 119: Keyboard works: The Well-Tempered Clavier II (2) nos. 13-24, BWV 882-893
CD 120: Keyboard works: Preludes, fantasias & fugues, BWV 894, 900, 902A, 904, 924-927, 929-931, 937, 939, 940 & 994
CD 121: Keyboard works: Preludes, fantasias & fugues, BWV 933-936, 938, 941-944, 955, 958-959; Sonata, BWV 963; Capriccio, BWV 993
CD 122: Keyboard works: Toccatas, BWV 910-916
CD 123: Keyboard works: Chromatic fantasias and fugue, BWV 903; Aria variata, BWV 989; 14 canons, BWV 1087; Suite, BWV 823; etc
CD 124: Keyboard works: Italian concerto, BWV 971; Overture, BWV 831
CD 125: Keyboard works: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
CD 126: Keyboard works: Sonatas, BWV 964-966 & 968; Fugue, BWV 954
CD 127: Keyboard works: Preludes & fughettas, BWV 833, 846A, 847A, 851A, 855A, 896, 899, 901, 902, 906, 917, 918, 921, 922 & 929
CD 128: Keyboard works: Suites, BWV 822 & 832; Fugures, BWV 946-951, 953 & 961, etc
CD 129: Keyboard works: Concertos after Vivaldi, BWV 972, 973, 975, 976, 978 & 980
CD 130: Keyboard works: Concertos after various composers, BWV 974, 977, 979 & 981-987
CD 131: Chamber music: Works for lute, BWV 995-997
CD 132: Chamber music: Works for lute, BWV 998-1000 & 1006a
CD 133: Chamber music: Violin sonatas & partitas, BWV 1001-1003
CD 134: Chamber music: Violin sonatas & partitas, BWV 1004-1006
CD 135: Chamber music: Cello suites, BWV 1007-1009
CD 136: Chamber music: Cello suites, BWV 1010-1012
CD 137: Chamber music: Violin and Harpsichord Sonatas, BWV 1014-1018
CD 138: Chamber music: Violin and Harpsichord Sonatas, BWV 1019, 1019a, 1021 & 1023
CD 139: Chamber music: Violin and Harpsichord Sonatas, BWV 1025 & 1026; Sonatas for Viola da gamba and Harpsichord, BWV 1027-1029
CD 140: Chamber music: Flute and Harpsichord Sonatas, BWV 1030, 1032, 1034, 1035, 1038 & 1039
CD 141: Chamber music: Canons, BWV 1080/19, 1072-1078, 1086; Flute Sonatas, BWV 1013, 1031, 1033
CD 142: Chamber music: A Musical Offering, BWV 1079
CD 143: Chamber music: Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
CD 144: Orchestral works: Violin concertos, BWV 1041-1043, 1056R & 1060R
CD 145: Orchestral works: Brandenburg Concertos 1-3, BWV 1046-1048
CD 146: Orchestral works: Brandenburg Concertos 4-6, BWV 1049-1051
CD 147: Orchestral works: Harpsichord concertos (I), BWV 1053-1057
CD 148: Orchestral works: Harpsichord concertos (II), BWV 1052, 1061, 1063 & 1064
CD 149: Orchestral works: Harpsichord concertos (III), BWV 1058, 1059R, 1060, 1062 & 1065
CD 150: Orchestral works: Orchestral suites 1 & 2
CD 151: Orchestral works: Orchestral suites 3 & 4
CD 152: Orchestral works: Concertos, BWV 1044, 1052R, 1055R & 1045
CD 153: Orchestral works: Sinfonia, BWV 1046A; Concertos, BWV 1050A & 1064R

Credits

CD 82: Sacred vocal works, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 (I)

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1–33)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 1–9)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 10–23)
alto vocals:
Paul Esswood (1972) (tracks 3–4, 19, 31–32)
bass vocals:
Siegmund Nimsgern (bass-baritone) (1972) (tracks 7–8, 14, 18, 22, 27, 29)
choir vocals:
Chorus Viennensis (1972) (tracks 1, 5, 7, 9, 12, 17, 21, 23–24, 26, 28, 33)
Wiener Sängerknaben (1972) (tracks 1, 5, 7, 9, 12, 17, 21, 23–24, 26, 28, 33)
chorus master:
Hans Gillesberger (1972) (tracks 1, 5, 7, 9, 12, 17, 21, 23–24, 26, 28, 33)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–33)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1972) (tracks 1–3, 5–33)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 12)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 17, 33)
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 28)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1972) (tracks 1–33)
tenor vocals:
Kurt Equiluz (1972) (track 15)
tenor vocals [Evangelist]:
Kurt Equiluz (1972) (tracks 2, 6, 11, 13, 16, 20, 25, 30)
recorded at:
Palais Rasumovsky in Wien, Austria (1972) (tracks 1–33)
compiled in:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 12)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 110) (track 28)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 323) (track 17)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 335) (track 33)
arrangements:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
recording of: