Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Adeste Fideles
Wiener Sängerknaben 2:10
2 Introitus - Puer natus est nobus
Capella Gregoriana 3:06
3 Tönet, ihr Pauken (From Cantata no. 214)
University of Tübingen Collegium Musicum Orchestra 7:26
4 Good King Wenceslas
The International Children's Choir 3:03
5 Air (Overture no. 3)
German Bach Soloists 3 4:26
6 Kyrie - Kyrie Eleison
Capella Gregoriana 2:10
7 Divertissement 1. Chocolate, 2. Coffee, 3. Tea, 4. Trepak, 5. Dance of the Toy Flutes, 6. The Clown
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 12:01
8 No. 2 March
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 2:48
9 No. 4 Dance
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 6:04
10 No. 5 Scene and the Grandfather Dance
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 7:10
11 No. 6 Scene
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 7:05
12 No. 7 Scene
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 3:36
13 No. 8 Scene
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 3:51
14 No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 6:39
15 No. 15 Closing Waltz and Apotheosis
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 5:16
16 Jingle Bells
The International Children's Choir 2:49
17 And the Glory of the Lord
RIAS Kammerchor & RIAS Berlin Sinfonietta 3:05
18 Sinfonia
Virtuosi Saxoniae 5:30
19 Pastorale Per La Notte Di Natale
Virtuosi Saxoniae 4:50
20 Angels We Have Heard on High
The International Children's Choir 2:34
21 O Holy Night
Bobby Clifton Orchestra 3:31
22 Silent, Silent, Let Us Listen
Dresdner Kreuzchor 3:12
23 Gloria - Gloria In Excelsis Deo
Capella Gregoriana 3:16
24 And He Shall Purify
RIAS Kammerchor & RIAS Berlin Sinfonietta 2:20
25 Silver Bells
Holly Players Orchestra 3:00
26 In Dulci Jubilo
Capella Fidicinia & Rostocker Motettenchor 2:37
27 Sonata Per Chiesa Et Camera
Ludwig Güttler und Ensemble 7:01
28 We Three Kings
Helt Oncale & Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 3:17
29 Psalmus 112 - Laudate Pueri
Capella Gregoriana 5:24
30 No. 3: Chorus: “And the Glory of the Lord Shall be Revealed”
Wiener Sängerknaben 2:30
31 For Unto Us a Child Is Born
RIAS Kammerchor & RIAS Berlin Sinfonietta 4:02
32 Großer Herr, O starker König (From Christmas Oratorio)
Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum 4:44
33 Jubilante Domino
Ludwig Güttler und Ensemble 2:16
34 Away in a Manger
The International Children's Choir 2:40
35 Noel
Kölner Rundfunkchor 3:24
36 Deck the Halls
Wiener Sängerknaben 1:32
37 Offertorium - Tui Sunt Caeli
Capella Gregoriana 2:12
38 The Little Drummer Boy
Wiener Sängerknaben 3:02
39 Christmas Oratorio, Sinfornia In G major
Virtuosi Saxoniae 5:26
40 Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
Capella Fidicinia & Rostocker Motettenchor 1:39
41 Frosty the Snowman
The International Children's Choir 2:43
42 Sleepers, Wake, the Voice Is Calling (BWV 645)
Hannes Kästner 4:58
43 Pastorale (From Concerto Grosso, op. 1 no. 8)
Kammerorchester Berlin 3:44
44 Sanctus - Sanctus
Capella Gregoriana 1:55
45 ’twas the Night Before Christmas
The International Children's Choir 3:17
46 Hallelujah (From Cantata no. 143)
Thomanerchor Leipzig & Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum 2:10
47 Sonata Natalis
Virtuosi Saxoniae 6:33
48 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Helt Oncale & Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 3:02
49 Joy to the World
Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 2:21
50 Laudate Dominum
Budapest Philharmonic Chorus 4:08
51 O Tannenbaum
Mormon Tabernacle Choir 3:02
52 Agnus Dei - Agnus Dei
Capella Gregoriana 1:31
53 Concerto in C major, op. 3 no. 12 ’’Pastorale Per Il Santissimo Natale’’
Virtuosi Saxoniae 3:45
54 Jesu meines Herzen Freud
Capella Fidicinia & Rostocker Motettenchor 3:06
55 What Child Is This
Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 4:10
56 Silent Night, Holy Night
Budapest String Quartet 3:42
57 Hush! Hush! Little Jesus Falls Asleep
Konrad Plaickner Chor & Orchester 1:59
58 The First Noel
Helt Oncale & Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 2:51
59 Adagio (From Concerto A Cinque, op. IX no. 2)
Budapest String Quartet 4:23
60 Still, still, still
Wiener Sängerknaben 2:01
61 Communio - Viderunt Omnes
Capella Gregoriana 3:06
62 Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend
Matthias Eisenberg 3:33
63 Du Friedensfürst, Herr Jesu Christ
Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum 2:22
64 Magnificant - Magnificat Anima Mea Dominum
Capella Gregoriana 6:56
65 No. 42: Chorus: “Hallelujah”
Wiener Sängerknaben 3:43
66 No. 14 Pas de Deux
Berlin Symphony Orchestra 9:25
67 Concerto Per Il Natale, RV 270
Virtuosi Saxoniae 8:44
68 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 3:05
69 Harp Concerto In B-flat major
Thomanerchor Leipzig 4:01
70 Hymnus - A Solis Ortus Cardine
Capella Gregoriana 5:06
71 Tochter Zion
Ludwig Güttler und Ensemble 0:53
72 Concerto For Corno Da Caccia And Orchestra In D major: Andante poco adagio
La Caccia, Ludwig Güttler & Virtuosi Saxoniae 4:52
73 Oh Christmas Tree
Bobby Cliffton Orchestra, The International Children's Choir & Whitney Keys 1:53
74 Tantum Ergo in E-flat major
Andrea Vigh 5:33
75 Introitus - Salve Sancta Parens
Capella Gregoriana 2:30
76 nN. 12: Chorus: “For Unto Us a Child Is Born”
Wiener Sängerknaben 4:50
77 Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden
Capella Fidicinia & Rostocker Motettenchor 6:04
78 Concerto no. 6 in G minor, op. 8
Virtuosi Saxoniae 6:44
79 O Little Town of Bethlehem
The International Children's Choir 3:20
80 The Christmas Song
Helt Oncale & Bobby Cliffton Orchestra 3:30
81 Air, Andante Religioso (From Holberg Suite)
Radio Berlin 6:40
82 Ave Maria
Anton Bruckner 3:27
83 Worthy Is the Lamb, Amen
RIAS Kammerchor & RIAS Berlin Sinfonietta 7:22
84 Prelude und Fugue in G, BWV 541
Matthias Eisenberg 2:44
85 Trumpet Tune and Air
Ludwig Güttler und Ensemble 2:55
86 Communio - Exulta Filia Sion
Capella Gregoriana 3:27
87 Sinfoniae Sacre II (Canzon III)
Wiener Sängerknaben 3:25
88 Magnificat - Magnificat Filia Mea Dominum
Capella Gregoriana 10:16
89 Ave Verum Corpus
RIAS Kammerchor & RIAS Berlin Sinfonietta 3:25
90 Good Christian Men Rejoice
The International Children's Choir 2:48
91 I Call You, Jesus
Hannes Kästner 3:20
92 Christmas Oratorio, Aria: “Sleep My Dearest, Enjoy The Rest”
hr brass 9:24
93 Concerto Fatto Per La Notte Di Natale G minor, op. 6 no. 8
Virtuosi Saxoniae 2:53
94 Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren (From Cantata no. 51)
Edita Gruberová & German Bach Soloists 5:44
95 Do You Hear What I Hear
Carol Jane & Holly Players Orchestra 3:15
96 Christmas Oratorio, Chorus: “How Shall I Receive Thee”
Frankfurt Vocal Ensemble 1:11
97 Freut euch und jubilieret
Capella Fidicinia & Rostocker Motettenchor 1:12
98 Jubilate, Amen, op. 3
Kölner Rundfunkchor 3:43
99 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
Vienna Choir Boys 3:44

Credits

Digital Media 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723) (track 97)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-06-24) (track 94)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-12-25) (track 97)
choir vocals:
Chorus Viennensis (tracks 30, 65)
RIAS Chamber Chorus (tracks 17, 24, 31, 83, 89)
Rostocker Motettenchor (tracks 26, 40, 54)
Wiener Sängerknaben (tracks 30, 65)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 5, 26, 40, 54, 97)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 8, 8–10, 14, 14–15)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1708) (track 63)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 94)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1726) (track 62)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 5)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (tracks 17, 24, 30–31, 65, 83)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 89)
conductor:
Marcus Creed (tracks 17, 24, 31, 83, 89)
Hartwig Eschenburg (choir master and conductor) (tracks 26, 40, 54)
Peter Marschik (tracks 30, 65)
Peter Wohlert (tracks 7–15)
librettist:
Johann Gramann (1530) (track 94)
orchestra:
Academy of London (tracks 30, 65)
Berlin Symphony Orchestra (use only if the correct orchestra is unknown - see annotation) (tracks 7–15)
Capella Fidicinia (tracks 26, 40, 54)
RIAS Sinfonietta (tracks 17, 24, 31, 83, 89)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (East Berlin, 1923–) (track 89)
recorded at:
Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1982 – 1983) (track 54)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 202) (track 54)
Bach Compendium (number: K130) (track 62)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 215) (track 26)
Das Orgel-Büchlein (number: 8) (track 40)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 361) (track 54)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 368) (track 26)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 618) (track 89)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 618) (track 89)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 606) (track 40)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 726) (track 62)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 5)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 5)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 5)
Ave verum corpus (for band, Buehlman) (track 89)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 461a (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 89)
Ave verum corpus de Mozart, S. 674d (for organ, Liszt) (track 89)
Choralsatz, BWV 368 "In dulci jubilo" (catch all for arrangements) (track 26)
Motet in D major, K. 618: "Ave verum corpus" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 89)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 5)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 5)
Solo Amore (track 5)
The Nutcracker Suite: March (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 8)
The Nutcracker: Valse des fleurs (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 14)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV 606 (for piano, Reger) (track 40)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, BWV 606 (catch all for arrangements) (track 40)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 5)
Dream Star (track 14)
Nutrocker (track 8)
Sweetest Love (track 5)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 89)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 89)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 89)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 89)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 5)
part of:
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие I (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 1) (tracks 8–10)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I (tracks 17, 24, 30–31)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие II (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 2) (tracks 14–15)
recording of:
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (for chorus, string and organ) (track 89)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 5)
revision of:
version of:
In dulci iubilo (original traditional version in macaronic alteration of medieval German and Latin, use also for unspecified versions) (track 26)