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Great Christmas Classics

Schutz / Scarlatti / Bach,J.s. / Handel / Vso
Release Date: 10/25/2011 
Label:  Gift Of Music   Catalog #: 1258   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelAlessandro ScarlattiHeinrich SchützJohann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dave PriceJennifer [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals] LaneGertraud StocklassaJosef Schmalhofer,   ... 
Conductor:  Valentin RaduGünter KehrHelmuth RillingFerdinand Grossmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Amadeus Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dave Price (), Jennifer [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals] Lane ()
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Amadeus Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2. Messiah: Every valley shall be exalted by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dave Price (), Jennifer [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals] Lane ()
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Amadeus Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3. Messiah: Rejoice greatly by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jennifer [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals] Lane (), Dave Price ()
Conductor:  Valentin Radu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Amadeus Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4. Oh di Betlemme altera povertŕ "Cantata pastorale" by Alessandro Scarlatti
Performer:  Gertraud Stocklassa ()
Conductor:  Günter Kehr
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 15 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5. Magnificat anima mea, SWV 468 by Heinrich Schütz
Performer:  Josef Schmalhofer (), Kurt Hubert (), Elisabeth Speiser (),
Gunther Wilhelms ()
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1665; Germany 
Length: 13 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Ex exultavit by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Omnes generationes by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
8. Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Gloria Patri et Filio by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
9. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 1, Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Erich Majkut ()
Conductor:  Ferdinand Grossmann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
10. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 41, Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Erich Majkut ()
Conductor:  Ferdinand Grossmann
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
11. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 42, Jesus richte mein Beginnen by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Erich Majkut ()
Conductor:  Ferdinand Grossmann
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Messiah: Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus)
Messiah: Part I: Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor)
Messiah: Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Introduzione
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Recitativo: O de Betlemme altera
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Aria: Dal bel seno d'una stella
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Recitativo: Preso d'uomo la forma
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Aria: L'autor d'ogni mio bene
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Recitativo: Fortunati pastori
Oh di Betlemme altera poverta: Aria: Tocco la prima sorte a voi
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Et exultavit (Soprano 2)
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Omnes generationes (Chorus)
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Gloria Patri (Chorus)
Magnificat anima mea, SWV 468
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part I: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage ... (Chorus)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part IV: Aria: Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben ... (Tenor)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part IV: Chorale: Jesus richte mein Beginnen ... (Chorus)

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