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Der Musikalische Adventskalender


Release Date: 09/09/2014 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 93322   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Max RegerJoseph RheinbergerAntonio VivaldiColin Mawby,   ... 
Performer:  Lajos LencsésThomas HammesGaby Pas-Van RietSophie Hallynck,   ... 
Conductor:  Marcus CreedThomas HoppMatthias BartschAnne Kohler,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal EnsembleSt. Quintin ChoirStuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Each year hänssler CLASSIC is pleased to present our beloved Musical Advent Calendar! 24 pieces of music, performed by some of the best amateur and professional ensembles in Southwest Germany provide a sparkling accompaniment for your Christmas countdown.

This year offers something for everyone’s taste and mood, from Michael Praetorius‘ ever-popular Christmas motets to Charles Ives' rugged Psalm 100 for mixed choir and bells, together with festive works for the season by JS Bach and John Rutter. From the grandeur of a full orchestra to the angelic beauty of a children’s choir, the tonal range is varied and edifying.
Each year hänssler CLASSIC is pleased to present our beloved Musical Advent Calendar! 24 pieces of music, performed by some of the best amateur and professional ensembles in Southwest Germany provide a sparkling accompaniment for your Christmas countdown.

This year offers something for everyone’s taste and mood, from Michael Praetorius‘ ever-popular Christmas motets to Charles Ives' rugged Psalm 100 for mixed choir and bells, together with festive works for the season by JS Bach and John Rutter. From the grandeur of a full orchestra to the angelic beauty of a children’s choir, the tonal range is varied and edifying.
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Works on This Recording

1.
In dulci jubilo by Max Reger
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1899 
2.
Hymns (6), Op. 118: no 5, Ave maris stella by Joseph Rheinberger
Conductor:  Thomas Hopp,  Matthias Bartsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Quintin Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Germany 
3.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in B flat major, RV 548: 3rd movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lajos Lencsés (Oboe)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
4.
Laudate Dominum by Colin Mawby
Conductor:  Matthias Bartsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Quintin Choir
5.
Motets (3) for Chorus and Organ, Op. 39: no 1, Hear my prayer by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Thomas Hopp,  Matthias Bartsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Quintin Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830/1838; Germany 
6.
Psalm 100 "Make a joyful noise" by Charles Ives
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1902; USA 
7.
Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, H 7e no 1: Andante by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Thomas Hammes (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
8.
Als ich bei meinen Schafen wacht by Friedrich Spee
Conductor:  Anne Kohler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
9.
God be in my head by John Rutter
Conductor:  Matthias Bartsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Quintin Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
10.
Suite for Orchestra no 1 in C major, BWV 1066: Menuet 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
11.
Musae Sioniae, Book 9: no 208, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Michael Praetorius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
12.
Maria durch ein Dornwald ging by Johannes Koch
Conductor:  Klaus Eichenlaub
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Herxheim Sudpfalzlerchen Youth Choir
13.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
14.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 3: no 12 in C major "Christmas Concerto" - 2nd movement, Largo by Francesco Manfredini
Conductor:  Luis Garcia-Navarro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1718; Italy 
15.
German Sacred Songs (12) for chorus: Kommt und laßt uns Christum ehren by Max Reger
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1899 
16.
Suite for Orchestra no 4 in G major, Op. 61 "Mozartiana": no 3, Preghiera by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
17.
Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 469 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
18.
Sanctus by Joseph Rheinberger
Conductor:  Klaus Eichenlaub
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Herxheim Sudpfalzlerchen Youth Choir
Period: Romantic 
19.
Cantatas (4) for Chorus: no 1, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her by Max Reger
Conductor:  Marcus Creed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Germany 
20.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Anne Kohler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; USA 
21.
Musae Sioniae, Book 9: no 214, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme by Michael Praetorius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
22.
Berceuse for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 16 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Gaby Pas-Van Riet (Flute), Sophie Hallynck (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; France 
23.
Schlichte Weisen (60), Op. 76: no 52, Maria Wiegenlied by Max Reger
Performer:  Eva-maria Roth (Soprano), Markus Eichenlaub (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1912; Germany 
24.
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in B flat major, RV 548: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Lajos Lencsés (Oboe), Christophe Bianco (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

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