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Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248
Recordings - Part 8

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M-1

Xmas Oratorium, Cradle Song
The Art of Emmi Leisner [C-1]

Aria for Alto Schlafe, mein Liebster (Mvt. 10 (19)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [5:05]

?

Staats-Opera, Berlin

Contralto: Emmi Leisner

Polydor
Preiser

c1923-1924

78 rpm
2-CD

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M-2

Leopold Stowkowski: Bach Stokowski Transcriptions [C-2]

Sinfonia: Pastorale (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski [8:07]

Leopold Stokowski

Philadelphia Orchestra

-

Pearl

Apr-May 1929

2-CD

Recorded at Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
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M-3

Great Pianists - J.S. Bach: Piano Transcriptions
Wilhelm Backhaus 1908-1935: A Journey in His Studio Recordings
[K-3]

Bach-Lucas: Pastorale (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, transcribed for piano [4:49]

Piano: Wilhelm Backhaus

Victor 8736 / DB2406 [mx. 2EA 516].
Naxos Historical
Enterprise - Piano Library
Shinseido SGR-1503

Nov 6, 1934

78 rpm
CD / TT:
CD / TT:

Recorded at EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, England.
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M-4

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 53 - Air de la Cloche des Agonisants; Rejouis-toi, Sion. Aria De L'oratorio De Noel N.4 [V-1] [C-2]

Aria for Alto Réjouis-toi, Sion (Bereite dich, Zion) (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 []

Alexandre Cellier

String ensemble

Contralto: Lina Falk

Lumen 32.028 [mx. YL65 (M6-82283, YL66 (M6-82284)]

1936 (?)

78 rpm

Recorded in Paris, France.

M-5

Aksel Schiøtz, Vol. 1 [C-1]

Aria for Tenor Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet (Mvt. 6 (15)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [3:43]

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-

Tenor: Aksel Schiøtz; Flute: Johan Bentson; Cello: Albert Medici; Harpsichord: Møgens Wöldike

Danacord

Mar 1940

CD

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M-6

Great Songs of Faith / Prima Voce [C-4]

Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:20]

Robert Shaw

RCA Victor Orchestra

Contralto: Marian Anderson

RCA Victor / Nimbus

1946

CD

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M-7

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Legacy: Volume 1

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:44]

Thomas Beecham

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

-

Dutton

1947

CD

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M-8

Bach: Passacaglia and fugue in C minor [V-1]

 

Sinfonia (Pastorale) (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

Pierre Monteux

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

-

RCA 12-1057, set DM 1340 (78)
HMV DB 21054

Apr 19, 1949

2 x 78 rpm

 

M-9

Stars Of English Oratorio, Vol. 2

Aria for Alto 'Slumber, beloved' (Mvt. 10 (19)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [8:19]

Stanford Robinson

London Symphony Orchestra

Contralto: Marjorie Thomas

Dutton Laboratories

Oct 1949

CD

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M-10

The NBC Broadcast Concerts, December 1949 - January 1950 [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [7:25]

Guido Cantelli

NBC Symphony Orchestra

-

Testament

Dec 1949

CD

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M-11

Westminster Choir [V-2]

 

Chorale Break forth, o beauteus heavenly light (Mvt. 3 (12)), from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

John Finley Williamson

Westminster Choir

Associated Program Service TZ-6511-D4

1940’s

LP / TT: 10:00

 

M-12

Christmas with the Robert Shaw Chorale [CL-7]

Chorale 'Break Forth, O Beauteous Heav'nly Light' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:28]

Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw Chorale

-

RCA

Jul 1952

2-CD

Recorded at Manhattan Center, New York, New York, USA.
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M-13

Bach - Stokowski [C-6]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski [9:31]

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

-

Capitol/EMI Classics

Feb 1958

CD

Recorded in New York City, NY, USA.
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M-14

J.S. Bach & Handel: Sacred Arias - Aafje Heynis [C-2]

Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:31]
Aria for Alto Schlafe mein Liebster (Mvt. 10 (19)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [10:08]

Hans Gillesberger

Wiener Symphoniker

Contralto: Aafje Heynis

Philips

1961

CD

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M-15

Das Orgelbüchlein I - Organ Chorales and Chorale settings for Advent and Christmas [CH-1]

Organ Chorale BWV 606 - Chorale (Mvt. 9 (9)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 - Organ Chorale BWV 606 [3:41]

Helmuth Rilling (Organ and direction)

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Instrumentalisten

-

Cantate

May 1963 - Mar 1965

CD

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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M-16

Maureen Forrester sings Bach & Handel [C-1]

Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:26]

Antonio Janigro

I Solisti di Zagreb

Contralto: Maureen Forrester; Organ: Anton Heiller

Vanguard

June 1964

CD

Recorded at the Grossesaal, Wiener Konzethaus, Vienna, Austria.
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M-17

Weihnachtliche Musik [V-2]

Vom Himmel hoch: Orgel (BWV 738); Chor (BWV 243); Orgel (BWV 606); Chor (BWV 248) [5:44]

Klaus Martin Ziegler

Vocalensemble Kassel / Mitglieder des Frankfurter Kammerorchester

E. Power Biggs (Organ); Ingrid Stieber (Harpsichord)

Germany: CBS S-71014

Between 1964 - Dec 1966

LP / TT:

 

M-18

J.S. Bach: Catata 147 · 6 Motets · Chorales & chorale preludes for Advent & Christmas [C-2]

Chorales & Chorale Preludes for Advent & Christmas (Mvt. 9 (9)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [0:45] + BWV 700 [3:02]

David Willcocks

King's College Choir Cambridge

Organs: David Willcocks, Andrew Davis

EMI Classics

Jun-Jul 1967

CD

Recorded at Chapelle of King's College, Cambridge, UK.
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M-19

Stokowski Conducts Vivaldi/Bach/Corelli/Mozart [C-8]

Sinfonia: Pastorale (Mvt. 1 (10)) from from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

Igor Kipnis (harpsichord)

Vanguard Bach Guild

Jul 1967

CD

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M-20

Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas & 13 Sinfonias [C-3]

 

Chorale (Mvt. 9 (9)) from from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:19]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:19]

Helmut Winschermann

Westfälische Kantorei Herford, Nederlands Vocal Ensemble (Chorus Master: Marinus Voorberg) / Deutsche Bachsolisten

-

Philips

Dec 1968

5-CD

 

M-21

Marilyn Horn - Bach Handel - Henry Lewis [C-2]

Aria Schlafe mein Liebster (Mvt. 10 (19)) from Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 []

Henry Lewis

Vienna Cantata Orchestra

Mezzo-soprano: Marilyn Horne

London Records

c1969

LP

 

M-22

Music Festival Abu Gosh Kiryat Yearim (Souvenir Album) [C-1]

17 movements from from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248

Sigi Stadermann

Abu Gosh Festival Choir & Orchestra

Soprano: Lelia Shani; Alto: Eliezra Zakow; Tenor: Neil Jenkins; Baritone: Michael Schopper

Abu Gosh Festival

1971

4-LP

Recorded live at Abu-Gosh Music Festival.

M-23

J.S. Bach - Handel: Solo Cantatas & Vocal Works [C-4]

Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:04]

Neville Marriner

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

Mezzo-soprano: Janet Baker

EMI Classics

Oct 1975

2-CD

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England.
See: Baker does Bach - conducted by Menuhin & Marriner
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M-24

Christmas with Robert Shaw [CL-2]

And There were Shepherds from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [4:47]
Chorale 'Break Forth' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:19]

Robert Shaw

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

-

Vox

Dec 1975

CD

Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia. USA.
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M-25

Bach's Trumpet - played on the natural trumpet [T-1]

Chorale Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein (Mvt. 9 (9)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 []
Chorale Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 []
All arranged for clarion consort by Don Smithers

Don Smithers

Clarion Consort

Don Smithers (Clarino Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Cornetto & Trumpet); Janet Smithers (Baroque Violin & Viola); Michael Laird (Clarino Trumpet); Ian Wil(Clarino Trumpet); William Neil (Organ); David Corkhill (Kettledrums)

Philips 6500925

1975

LP / TT:

 

M-26

The Fairfield County Chorale in Concert: Choral highlights from 1975-1977 [V-3]

 

Chorus Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen (Mvt. 1 (43)) from the Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/5 [7:28]

Johannes Somary

Fairfield County Chorale

-

[Connecticut] Unknown label

1975-1977

LP / TT:

 

M-27

Else Paaske: A Portrait - Live and studio recordings 1967–1983 [V-6]

Arioso for Alto Nun wird mein liebster Bräutigam (Mvt. 3 (3)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:03]
Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:34]

John Eliot Gardiner

Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Mezzo-soprano: Else Paaske

Danacord

Dec 1977

2-CD

Recorded at Holmens Kirke.
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M-28

Christmas Masterpieces and Familiar Carols [V-1]

 

Chorus Jauchzet, frohlocket (Mvt. 1 (1)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [8:19]

Joseph Flummerfelt

Westminster Choir / New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Soprano: Ann Ackley; Daniel Beckwith (Organ)

Westminster Choir WC-3
Gothic Records G-47931

1979

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 56:05

Recorded at…
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M-29

Bach and Handel Arias [V-1]

Aria for Alto Schlafe, mein Liebster (Mvt. 10 (19)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

Adolf Bruk

Bolshoi Theater Chamber Orchestra

Mezzo soprano: Galina Borisova

Melodiya 33 C10-10045/46

Late 1970's ?

LP / TT:

Recorded in Russia.

M-30

Max Bruch: Gruss an die heilige Nacht [V-1]

 

Sinfonia Pastorale (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

Hubert Günther

Rheinisches Sinfonie-Orchester <Düsseldorf>

-

Garnet G- 40118

1980

LP / TT:

Recorded in Düsseldorf, Germany.

M-31

J.S. Bach: Arias [V-1]

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: No. 3-4 [ 7:11]

Alexander Lazarev

Bolshoi Theater Orchestra Ensemble Soloists

Mezzo-soprano: Valentina Levko

Melodiya C10-14669-70

1980

LP / TT: 43:33

Selection from BWV 248 not on CD.

M-32

Jauchzet Gott In Allen Landen [C-3]
Lucia Popp sings Cantatas and Arias [C-3]

 

Aria for Bass Großer Herr und starker Köng (Mvt. 8 (8)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:22]

Marinus Voorberg

Amsterdamer Kammerorchester

Bass: Jorma Hynninen
Carole Dawn Reinhart (Trumpet); Fritz Joël Waterman; Robert Waterman; Susanne Doll-Bittelmayer; Henk Sekreve; Fritz Schuster

Acanta EA-23147
PILZ Acanta 43147
Arts Archives 30152
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Acanta 233603
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1979

LP / TT: 45 min
CD / TT: 44:43
CD / TT: 44:43
MP3 / TT: 44:46
CD / TT: 44:53
MP3 / TT: 44:37

Recorded in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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M-33

All the King's Trumpets [C-1]

Chorale Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein (Mvt. 9 (9)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:22]
Chorale Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [3:01]

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New York Trumpet Ensemble

Trumpet: Edward Carroll; Harpsichord, Organ: Edward Brewer

Vox

Jun 1981 - Jan 1984

CD

Recorded at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, NY, USA.
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M-34

Noel [LP)
Christmas in the Morning: A Celebration in Brass (CD) [C-1]

Chorale Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6, arranged for brass ensemble [3:15]
Chorale Ach, mein herzliebs jesulein (Mvt. 9 (9)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1, arranged for brass ensemble [1:18]

Philip Jones

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

-

Decca

1982

LP, CD

 

M-35

J.S. Bach: Arias from Cantatas for Soprano, Oboe and B.C [C-3]

Aria for Soprano Flößt, Mein Heiland, Flößt dein Namen (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:36]

Soprano: Elly Ameling; Oboe: Han de Vries; Organ: Albert de Klerk; Cello: Richte van der Meer

EMI Classics

July 1983

CD

Recorded at Pieterkerk, Utrecht, Holland.
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M-36

Edition Bach Leipzig - The Bach Trumpet [C-5]

Aria for bass (Mvt. 8 (8)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [3:54]
Chorale (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [3:02]

Max Pommer

Leipziger Universitätschor / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Bass: Siegfried Lorenz, Flute: Karl-Heinz Passin

Capriccio

1984

CD

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M-37

James Galway's Christmas Carol [C-1]

 

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, arranged by James Galway [2:53]
Chorale from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [1:38]

James Galway (Flute, Conductor), Barry Rose (Director), John Poole (Director)

BBC Singers / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Leader: Barry Griffiths)

Organ: John Birch

RCA/BMG

Jun 1986

CD / TT: 49:27

Recorded at CBS Studio, London, England.
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M-38

1986 Christmas Concert [SB-1]

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248. Break forth, O beauteous heav'nly light

John H. Dickson (Conductor); J. Stephen King (Assistant Conductor)

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Seminary Choir

Daniel E. Lawhon (Accompanist)

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Dec 2, 1986

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Alumni Chapel, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, USA..
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M-39

A Bach Festival [C-1]

Chorus (Mvt. 1 (1)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1, arranged for brass & organ [6:20]

-

The Empire Brass

Organ: Douglas Major

EMI Classics

1986

CD

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M-40

A Baroque Festival [C-6]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:02]

Andrew Parrott

Taverner Players

-

Virgin Veritas

Apr, June 1987

CD / TT: 60:17

Recorded at No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.
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M-41

The Sublime Treble Voice of James Rainbird [C-1]

Aria for Alto 'Prepare Thyself Zion' (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:33]

Treble: James Rainbird; Piano: Michael Stuckey

Priory

May 1987

CD

Recorded at St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, England.
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M-42

Bach Trumpet Gala, Volume 1 [C-1]

Chorale (Mvt. 9 (9)) for trumpets, drums & organ from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:25]

Arnold Mehl

Bach Trompetensemble München

Franz Lehrndorfer (organ)

Ars Musici

July 1987

CD

Recorded at Stadtpfarrkirche, Dillingen, Germany.
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M-43

1987 Christmas Concert (Fall Semester) [SB-3]

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier

John H. Dickson

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Oratorio Chorus; Seminary Choir

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Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Dec 1, 1987

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Alumni Chapel, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
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M-44

1996 ACDA Southern Division Convention [AC-1]

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Ehre sei dir, Gott gesungen
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier

John H. Dickson

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Seminary Choir

?

Gerald Lewis Recording

Mar. 1, 1996

CD / TT:

Recorded live at the 1996 ACDA Southern Division Convention, Norfolk, Virginia.,.USA.
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M-45

1996 Annual Choir Tour Home Concert [SB-7]

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Zwar ist solche Herzensstube

John H. Dickson

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Seminary Choir

-

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Mar 5, 1996

2 videocassettes, MC / TT:

Recorded live at Alumni Memorial Chapel, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
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M-46

A Treasury of Baroque, Vol. 2 (Box Set)
Classical Treasures - Best Of Bach
Classics for Relaxation [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:07]

García Navarro

Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra (SWR Radio-sinfonieorchester Stuttgart)

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Madacy

1988 ?

CD

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M-47

Konzerte 1988-1990 [C-2]

Chorus Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Mvt. 1 (36)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:32]

Joachim Carlos Martini

Junge Kantorei / Barockorchester Franfurt

-

Edition Abseits

Jan 1990

CD

Recorded at Dreikönigskirche, Frankfurt-Sachsenhausen, Germany.
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M-48

Cantatas & Arias [C-1]

Aria for Bass Großer Herr und starker Köng (Mvt. 8 (8)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [4:54]

Maryland Bach Aria Group

Strings

Baritone: Larry Edward Vote; Trumpet: Jeff B. Silberschlag; Bassoon: Deborah Greitzer; Harpsichord: Jeanne Fryberger-Vote

Crystal Records

1990

CD

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M-49

Peace on Earth - A Bavarian Christmas [C-1]

Chorus Jauchzet, Frohlocket (Mvt. 1 (1)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [7:18]
Recitative Was Will Der Höllen Schrecken Nun (Mvt. 10 (63)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [0:35]

Enoch zu Guttenberg

Chorgemeinschaft Neubeuern / Bamberger Symphoniker

Soprano: Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz; Trumpet: Guy Touvron
Tenor: Francisco Araiza

RCA / BMG

Nov 1991

CD, VHS, DVD

Recorded live in Nuremberg.
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M-50

The Mighty Tubadours [C-1]

Chorale 'Break Forth O Beauteous Light' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, arranged for tuba quartet by Roger Vaughan [1:01]

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Mighty Tubadours (tuba quartet)

Euphonium: Frank Berry, Loren Marsteller, Gilbert Zimmerman; Tuba: Norm Pearson; Percussion & Tuba: David Lusher

Crystal

1991 ?

CD

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M-51

Ave Maria [C-1]

Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:48]

Ion Marin

London Symphony Orchestra

Soprano: Cheryl Studer

Deutsche Grammophon

Nov 1992

CD

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.
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M-52

Johann Sebastian Bach Collection [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [5:32]

John Rutter

City of London Sinfonia

-

American Gramaphone

1992

CD

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M-53

Baroque Masterpieces for the Festive Season [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

Organ: Douglas Haas; Cello: Garo Admacayan

Vox Allegretto

1992 ?

CD

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M-54

Celestial Christmas 3: A Special Collection of Seasonal Works [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:53]

Antonio Pellegrini

I Solisti Duino

-

Celestial Harmonies

1992 ?

CD

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M-55

German Christmas Music [V-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [5:33]

Hartmut Haenchen

Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Sony Music Special

1993

CD

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M-56

J.S. Bach in Neufassung [T-1]

Bach-Karg-Elert: Sinfonia Pastorale from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, arranged for organ [7:19]

Tomasz Adam Nowak (Organ) [Sauer-Orgel]

Motette-Ursina 11901

1993

CD / TT:

Recorded at the Evangelischen Kirche Dortmund-Dorstfeld, Germany.
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M-57

Bach Cantatas and Arias [C-2]

Aria for Bass Grosser Herr (Mvt. 8 (8)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 []
Aria for Bass Erleucht auch meine finstre Sinnen (Mvt. 5 (47)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/5 []

Ian Watson

English Chamber Orchestra

Baritone: Ralph Kohn

Capriole

Jan, Mar 1994

CD

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M-58

Christmas Past & Present [C-2]

How shall I fitly meet thee? from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [1:50]

Jeffrey Skidmore

Ex Cathedra Chamber Choir / Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra

-

Sanctuary

May 1994

CD

Recorded at St. Paul's Church, Birmingham, England.

M-59

Bach Tenor Arias with Flute [C-3]

Aria for Tenor Frohe Hirten (Mvt. 6 (15)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [4:03]

Greg Funfgeld

Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor: David Gordon; Flute: Emily Newbold

Newport Classic

June 1994

CD

Recorded at the St. Michael's Church, New York City, NY, USA.
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M-60

Baroque Banquet [C-1]

Aria for Bass Grosser Herr (Mvt. 8 (8)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1, arranged for trumpet & organ [4:55]

Trumpet: Stuart Langthon; Organ: William O’Meara

Opening Day / Doremi Records

1994

CD

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M-61

Christmas With the Academy [V-4]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [2:22]

Neville Marriner

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

-

Philips

1994

CD

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M-62

Gloria in Excelsis [CL-8]

Jesus Shepherd My Beginning from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [2:39]
Chorale 'Break Forth' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:22]

Robert Shaw

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

-

Excelsior

1994

CD

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M-63

Great Choral Music [C-1]

From from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248:
Chorus Jauchzet, frohlocket (Mvt. 1 (1)) [8:04]
Chorale Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein (Mvt. 9 (9)) [1:14]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) [6:03]
Chorale Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht (Mvt. 3 (12)) [1:41]
Chorale Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier (Mvt. 6 (59)) [1:29]

Alexander Titov

St. Petersburg Conservatory Chorus / St. Petersburg Conservatory Chamber Orchestra

-

Sony Classical

1994

CD

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M-64

Christmas Piano Music [T-1]

Bach-???: Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, , transcribed for piano [5:49]

Eteri Andjaparidze (Piano)

Naxos 8.553461

Jun 15-16, 1995

CD / TT: 72:38

Recorded at Fisher Hall, Santa Rosa, California, USA.
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M-65

Christmas Organ Music [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [4:47]

Organ: Kevin Bowyer

Nimbus

Aug 1995

CD

Recorded at Chichester Cathedral.
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M-66

Kathleen Battle: Grace [C-1]

Aria for Soprano Flößt, Mein Heiland (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:07]

Robert Sadin

-

Soprano: Kathleen Battle; Organ: Anthony Newman; Oboe: Stephen Taylor; Cello: Charles Curtis; Double-Bass: Donald Palma

Sony Classical

Nov: 1995

CD

Recorded at St. George's Episcopal Church, Stuyvesant Square, New York City, NY, USA.
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M-67

A Classical Christmas [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:37]

Emil Ianev

Philharmonia Ensemble

-

Eclipse

1995 ?

CD

 

M-68

Sanctus: Baroque Music For The Nativity [C-1]

Chorale Wie Soll Ich Dich Empfangen? (Mvt. 5 (5)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:31]
Chorale Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein (Mvt. 9 (9)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:27]

Jeffrey Skidmore

Ex Cathedra Chamber Choir / Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra

-

ASV

Jun 1996

CD

Recorded at Chapel of Oscott College, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England.
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M-69

Choral Jems [C-1]

Chorale 'Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:21]

Michael O'Neil

Michael O'Neal Singers

-

Aca Digital

Oct 1996

CD

Recorded at Roswell United Methodist Church, Roswell, Georgia, USA.
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M-70

Telemann · Bach · Händel

From Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248:
Aria for Soprano & Echoe (Mvt. 4 (39)), Chorus (Mvt. 1 (24)), Chorale (Mvt. 5 (28)), Chorus (Mvt. 1 (43)), Chorus (Mvt. 1 (54)), Recitative (Mvt. 3 (56)), Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 4 (57)), Chorale (Mvt. 11 (64))

Werner Seuken

Niederrheinische Kantorei

Soprano: Gabriele Natrop; Soprano [Echo]: Friederun Schindel

Niederrheinische Kantorei e.V.

Nov 1996

CD

1st recording of Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 by W. Seuken.
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M-71

The Classical Child's Christmas [C-1]

Aria for Alto (Mvt. 10 (19)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [3:15]

Keyboards: Ernest Mavrides, John Mackay

Classical Child / MetroMusic

1996

CD

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M-72

Saxophon und Orgel Vol. 5 / Rêveries Saxophone & Organ V [C-5]

Aria from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, arranged for saxophone & organ by André Lamproye [5:15]

Saxophone: Jean-Pierre Rorive; Organ: Andre Lamproye

Pavane

1996

CD

Recorded at Studio Récital, Liège, Belgium.
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M-73

Bach: Baroque Brass [C-1]

Movement from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, arranged for Brass Ensemble [2:33]

James Tinsley

Niagara Brass Ensemble

-

Analekta Fleurs De Lys

1996

CD

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M-74

Of Winds And Song [C-1]

Aria for Soprano [Echo] Flößt, Mein Heiland (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:48]

Soprano: Melanie Cavenaugh; Soprano: Kathryn Cavenaugh; Evelyn McCarty (Oboe); Sanford Berry (Bassoon): Susan York (Organ)

Boston Records

Feb-Mar 1997

CD

Recorded at First Baptist Church, Austin, Texas, USA.
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M-75

Brass Christmas [C-2]

I Will Live Only To Glorify Thee from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, arranged by Stephen Roberts [4:09]
O Little Jesus, My Heart's Love from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, [1:13]
Chorale 'Now You Are Well Avenged' (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6, arranged by Simon Hogg [02:15]
Chorale 'Break Forth O Beauteous Light' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, arranged by Stephen Roberts [1:18]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, arranged by Stephen Roberts [5:28]

-

Fine Arts Brass Ensemble

-

Novalis

Jun 1997

CD

Recorded at St. Bartholomew's Church, Wednesbury, West Midlands, England.
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M-76

A Robert Shaw Christmas: Angels on High [CL-6]

Rejoice & Sing from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [0:54], edited by Robert Shaw
Chorale 'Break Forth, O Wondrous Heavenly Light' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:11], edited by Robert Shaw & Alice Parker

Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

-

Telarc

Jun 1997

CD

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M-77

J.S. Bach: Arias for Soprano & Oboe [C-1]

Aria for Soprano Flößt, Mein Heiland (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:12]

-

Ensemble with Lucia Swarts & Siebe Henstra

Soprano: Nienke Oostenrijk; Oboe: Pauline Oostenrijk

Vanguard / Challenge Classics

Jun-Jul 1998

CD

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Remonstrantse Kerk, Deventer, Holland.
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M-78

Bach Improvisations [C-1]

Hilf, Herr Jesu, lass gelingen (Help, Lord Jesus, send good speed) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, arranged for Jazz combo [11:24]

-

Ira Stein Trio

Ira Stein (Piano); Joseph Hebert (Cello); Dann Zinn (Soprano Saxophone)

Lost Time

Sep 1998

CD

Recorded live at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, USA.
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M-79

Christmas by the Bay [V-2]

Chorale 'Break forth, O beauteous, heavenly light' (Mvt. 3 (12)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:08]

Vance George

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Organ: John Fenstermaker; Piano: Marc Shapiro

Delos Records 3238

1998

CD / TT: 62:55

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M-80

Bach 2000 [C-1]

Chorale Jesus richte mein Beginnen (Mvt. 7 (42)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 []
Chorus Ehre sei dir Gott, gesungen (Mvt. 1 (43)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/5 []
Chorale Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 []
All arranged for brass ensemble by Lawerence.

-

German Brass

-

Kreuz

1998

Time:

 

M-81

Ancient Airs for Brass & Organ [C-1]

Chorus Jauchzet, Frohlocket! (Mvt. 1 (1)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [8:15]
Aria for Tenor Nun mögt ihr stolzen Feinde schrecken (Mvt. 9 (62)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [4:53]
Chorale Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [3:17]
Arranged by Phil Snedecor for brass, percussion, organ, & harpsichord

Milton Stevens

?

Organ: William Neil

Summit

Jan 1999

CD

Recorded at St. Luke Catholic Church in McLean, Virginia, USA.
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M-82

A Star over Bethlehem - Choral Jewels for Christmas [C-1]

Chorale (Mvt. 3 (12)) from from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [1:17]

Norman Scribner

Chorus & Orchestra of The Choral Arts Society of Washington

Organ: J. Reilly Lewis

Naxos

Jun 1999

CD

Recorded at St Luke Catholic Church, McLean, Viginia, USA.
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M-83

Bach & Handel: Music for two Trumpets and Organ [C-1]

Chorale Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnacht-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [3:43]

Trumpets: Barbara Butler, Charles Geyer; Organ: Barbara Harbach

Gasparo

1987

CD

First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lyons, NY, USA. 
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M-84

Essential Bach [C-3]

Chorus Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen (Mvt. 1 (43)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/5 [6:05]
Chorale Zwar ist solche Herzensstube (Mvt. 11 (53)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [0:54]

Robert King

Tölzer Knabenchor / The King’s Consort

-

Hyperion

1999

CD

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M-85

“Gloria in excelsis Deo” - 75 Jahre Leipziger Universitätschor [V-1]

 

13. Chorus: Jauchzet, frohlocket (Mvt. 1 (1)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 []
14. Rezitative: Und alsobald war da bei dem Engel (Mvt. 11 (20)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []
15. Chorus: Ehre sei Gott (Mvt. 12 (21)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []
16. Rezitative: So recht, ihr Engel, jauchzt und singet (Mvt. 13 (22)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []
17. Chorale: Wir singen dir in deinem Heer (Mvt. 14 (23)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []

Wolfgang Unger

Leipziger Universitätschor

?

LUC

1999 [14-15]; 2000 [13, 16-17]

2-CD

Recorded at Peterskirche Leipzig, Germany.
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M-86

A Brass & Organ Christmas in Grace Cathedral [C-2]

Chorale (Mvt. 11 (64)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/6 [3:16]

David Krehbiel

?

Organ: John Fenstermaker

Gothic

Jan-Feb 2000

CD

Recorded at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, California, USA.
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M-87

Christmas in the Busch [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [5:32]

Murray Forbes Somerville

Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra

-

Pro Organo

Feb-Mar 2000

CD

Recorded at Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, USA.
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M-88

Arias de las cantatas para soprano, oboe y bajo continuo [C-1]

Aria for Soprano Flößt, Mein Heiland, Flößt dein Namen (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 [5:52]

-

Jesús Fuster (Oboe); Carlos Apellaniz (Organo positivo); Salavator Sanchiz (Fagot); Javier sapiña (Contrabass)

Soprano: Ruth Rosique

Ars Armonica

Oct 2000

CD

Recorded at La Iglesia se Sant Feliu de Xativa (S. XIII), Spain.
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M-89

Bach: Arias [C-1]

Aria for Alto Bereite dich Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [5:03]
Chorale Wie soll ich dich empfangen (Mvt. 5 (5)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [1:34]

Andrea Marcon

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Mezzo-soprano: Angelika Kirchschlager

Sony

Jan 2002

CD

Recorded at Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice, Italy.
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M-90

Angelika Kirchschlager singt Bach = Angelika Kirchschlager chante Bach [C-2]
Sounds Like Christmas
[C-2]

 

Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 []

Gottfried von der Goltz

Freiburger Barockorchester

Mezzo-soprano: Angelika Kirchschlager
Gottfried von der Goltz (Violin); Tomasz Stanko (Trumpet)

EuroArts
EuroArts 2052129

Sep 2002

VHS / TT: 43 min
DVD / TT: 82 min

Recorded at Klosterkirche St. Marien.
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M-91

The Baroque Experience [V-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [5:23]

Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music

-

L'Oiseau-Lyre

2002 ?

5-CD

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M-92

Bach: Arias & Duets [C-1]

 

Aria for Soprano Flößt, Mein Heiland (Mvt. 4 (39)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/4 []

Antony Walker

Orchestra of the Antipodes

Soprano: Sara Macliver

ABC Classics 476118-3

Oct 9-13, Dec 10, 2003

CD / TT: 72:51

Recorded at Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Australia.
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M-93

2005 ACDA Texas Tech University Choir [AC-3]

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen

John H. Dickson

Texas Tech University Choir

John Hollins (Organ); William Strieder (Trumpet)

ViaMedia

Feb 2005

DVD / TT: 56 min

Recorded during the American Choral Directors Association National Convention in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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M-94

Walter Rumell: The Complete Bach Transcriptions [C-1]

Vom Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her BWV 248, transcribed to piano by Walter Rummel [6:11]

Piano: Jonathan Plowright

Hyperion

Jul 2005

2-CD

Recorded at Potton Hall, Suffolk, England.
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M-95

Konzert Alte Kirche Götzis - 8. Dezember 2005 (H. Purcell, Joh. S. Bach, G. F. Händel, S. Rachmaninov, Joh. Stamitz) [C-1]

From Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248:
Chorale Brich an o schönes Morgenlicht []
Aria Bereite dich Zion (Soprano: Veronika Dünser) []
Chorale Wie soll ich dich empfangen []
Chorale Ich steh an deiner Krippe hier (Soprano solo: Leni Reißmann) []

Markus Ellensohn

Gesangsensemble Rolls Voice (Director: Martin Lindenthal) / Orchesterverein Götzis

Soprano: Leni Reißmann; Alto: Veronika Dünser; Tenor: Christoph Gabathuler; Bass: Lothar Burtscher; Harpsichord: Jürgen Natter

Orchesterverein Götzis

Dec 8, 2005

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Alte Kirche Götzis, Austria.
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M-96

Coming Bach for Flute, Vol. 2 [T-7]

Aria from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [4:09]

Jazz Trio

Peter Breiner (Piano); Juraj Griglák (Guitar Bass); Şefika Kutluer (Flute); Cyril Zelanák (Drums)

Gallo 1164

2005

CD / TT: 66:58

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M-97

Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass: Classic Hymns [C-1]

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Light from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, transcribed by Phil Norris [3:17]

Tim Zimmerman (Conductor, Director), Benjamin Roundtree (Conductor)

The King's Brass

Organ: Rebecca Kleintop Owens

Summit

2005

CD

 

M-98

Consider, My Soul: Sacred Arias · Betrachte,Meine Seel [V-1]

 

Aria for Bass Großer Herr, o starker König (Mvt. 8 (8)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 [4:45]
Aria (Duet) for Soprano & Bass Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen (Mvt. 6 (29)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/3 [7:34]

Sebastian Weigle

Staatsopernchor Dresden (Chorus Master: Matathiasa Brauer) / Dresden Staatskapelle

Bass-Baritone: Thomas Quasthoff; Soprano: Sibylla Rubens

Deutsche Grammophon

May 2006

CD / TT: 66:12

Recorded at Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden, Germany.
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M-99

Vom Himmel hoch / Frauenkirche Dresden / Weihnachtsmusik von J.S. Bach [V-1]

 

Chorale Vom Himmel hoch (Mvt. 8 (17)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [2:18]

Matthias Grünert

Kammerchor der Frauenkirche (Dresden) / Ensemble Frauenkirche (Dresden)

Matthias Grünert (Organ)

Carus-Verlag 83.233

Oct 15-17, 2006

CD / TT: 63:09
MP3 / TT: 62:54

Recorded at Frauenkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
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M-100

The Voice of Bach [C-5]

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1 Aria for Alto Bereite dich, Zion (Mvt. 4 (4)) [5:07]
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/3: Aria for Alto Schließe, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder (Mvt. 8 (31): Aria) [5:02]

Daniel Taylor

Theatre of Early Music

Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor

Sony BMG 729031

Aug 6-11, 2007

CD / TT: 53:02

Recorded at MultiMedia Room, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
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M-101

Tenore & Traverso - J.S. Bach: Arias for tenor, traverso flute and basso continuo [C-1]

Aria for Tenor Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet (Mvt. 6 (15)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [3:21]

Tenor: Daniel Johannsen
Lucia Krommer (Cello); Mathias Krampe (Organ, Harpsichord), Annie Laflamme (Flute)

Coviello 20909

2008

CD / TT: 74:56

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M-102

Four Centuries of Christmas Music [V-2]

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Hirtenmusik (Sinfonia) (Mvt. 1 (10)) [5:06], Aria for Bass Großer Herr, o starker König (Mvt. 8 (8)) [4:38]

Paul Goodwin

SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart / SWR Rundfunkorchester Kaiserslautern

Baritone: Olaf Bär

Hänssler 93114

Dec 3, 2003

CD / TT: 70:19

Recorded at Dom St. Martin, Mainz, Germany.
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M-103

Bach [C-1]

 

Aria for Tenor Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet (Mvt. 6 (15)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [3:10]

Klaus Rothaupt

Collegium Musicum der Göppinger Kantorei

Tenor: Daniel Behle

Sony Classical 887654778024
=

Apr 26-28, 2012

CD / TT: 78:02
MP3 / TT: 77:52

Recorded at Evangelischen Kirche Hohenstaufen, Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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M-104

A Christmas Festival [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [7:25]

Arthur Fiedler

Boston Pops Orchestra

-

Polygram Special Mark

?

CD

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M-105

While Angels Sing [C-1]

This Is The Christ from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 [1:22]

Larry L. Fleming

National Lutheran Choir

-

NLCR

?

CD

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M-106

A Classical Christmas [C-1]

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [6:07]

Alfred Scholz

Royal Promenade Orchestra

-

Intersound

?

CD

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< Complete Recordings 2010-2019

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - May 2013)
Thanks to contributors: John Carroll (July 2006, October 2006, June 2012), Matthias Hansen (June 2006), Piotr Jaworski (November 2002), Robert Killingsworth (October 2002), Manfred Krugmann (September 2012), Jane Newble
, Walter Roth (November 2006, May 2012), Eric Spicer, Teri Noel Towe (May 2007)

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Details
Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Systematic Discussions:
Cantata 1 | Cantata 2 | Cantata 3 | Cantata 4 | Cantata 5 | Cantata 6 | Part 7: Summary
Individual Recordings:
BWV 248 – Collegium Aureum | BWV 248 - H. Christophers | BWV 248 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 248 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 248 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 248 - R. Jacobs | BWV 248 - N. McGegan | BWV 248 - R. Otto | BWV 248 - K. Richter | BWV 248 - H. Rilling | BWV 248 - P. Schreier | BWV 248 - M. Suzuki | BWV 248 - K. Thomas | BWV 248 - J.v. Veldhoven
Articles:
A Bottomless Bucket of Bach - Christmas Oratorio [D. Satz] | BWV 248/19 “Schlafe, mein Liebster” - A Background Study with Focus on the Colla Parte Flauto Traverso Part [T. Braatz]

Recordings & Discussions of Other Vocal Works: Main Page | Motets BWV 225-231 | Mass in B minor BWV 232 | Missae Breves & Sanctus BWV 233-242 | Magnificat BWV 243 | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 | Johannes-Passion BWV 245 | Lukas-Passion BWV 246 | Markus-Passion BWV 247 | Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 | Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-523 | Quodlibet BWV 524 | Aria BWV 1127

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