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Christmas Mass / Mccreesh, Gabrieli Consort & Players


Release Date: 11/05/2013 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 001933502  
Composer:  Martin LutherAnonymousSamuel ScheidtJohann Hermann Schein,   ... 
Performer:  Timothy RobertsTom PhillipsTessa BonnerSarah Pendlebury,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli ConsortGabrieli PlayersRoskilde Cathedral Boys' Choir

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Works on This Recording

1. Christum wir sollen loben schon by Martin Luther
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
Language: German 
2. Praeambulum for Organ by Anonymous
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Organ)
3. Wir gläuben all an einen Gott by Martin Luther
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
4. Resonet in laudibus by Anonymous
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Organ)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1470 
5. Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Samuel Scheidt
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1650; Germany 
6. Banchetto musicale: Canzon a 5 in A minor by Johann Hermann Schein
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Players
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1609; Leipzig, Germany 
7. Puer natus in Bethlehem by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players,  Roskilde Cathedral Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Language: Latin 
8. Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Missa gantz Teudsch - Kyrie by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Tom Phillips (Tenor), Tessa Bonner (Soprano), Sarah Pendlebury (Soprano),
Angus Smith (Tenor)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Language: German 
9. Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Missa gantz Teudsch - Gloria by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Julian Podger (Tenor), Simon Grant (Bass), Tom Phillips (Tenor),
Sarah Pendlebury (Soprano), Angus Smith (Tenor), Robert Horn (Tenor),
Tessa Bonner (Soprano), Stephen Charlesworth (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Language: German 
10. Musae Sioniae, Book 8: Der Herr sei mit euch by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1612; Germany 
Language: German 
11. So schreibt der heilig Propheten Jesajas by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Raimund Nolte (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Language: German 
12. Musae Sioniae, Book 5: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Donald Greig (Baritone), Simon Grant (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players,  Roskilde Cathedral Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1607; Germany 
Language: German 
13. So schreibt der heilige Lukas by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Language: German 
14. Quem pastores by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players,  Roskilde Cathedral Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Language: Latin 
15. Vater unser im Himmelreich by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Raimund Nolte (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1612; Germany 
Language: German 
16. Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Jesaja dem Propheten das geschah by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Simon Grant (Bass), Mark Le Brocq (Tenor), Donald Greig (Baritone),
Sarah Pendlebury (Soprano), Constanze Backes (Soprano), Angus Smith (Tenor),
Susan Hemington Jones (Soprano), Tessa Bonner (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Language: German 
17. Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Language: German 
18. Musae Sioniae, Book 6: Uns ist ein Kindlein heut geborn by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Sarah Pendlebury (Soprano), Hannelore Devaere (Harp)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Language: German 
19. Missodia Sionia: Der Herr segne dich und behüte dich by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1611; Germany 
Language: German 
20. Musae Sioniae, Book 6: Puer nobis nascitur by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players,  Roskilde Cathedral Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Language: Latin 
21. Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Timothy Roberts (Organ)
Period: Renaissance 
22. In dulci jubilo by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Tessa Bonner (Soprano), Mark Le Brocq (Tenor), Susan Hemington Jones (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul McCreesh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gabrieli Consort,  Gabrieli Players,  Roskilde Cathedral Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1619; Germany 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Christmas Mass - Processional:"Christum wir sollen loben schon" - Arranged By Michael Praetorius / Har. Lucas Osiander
Puer natus in Bethlehem - Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem
Kyrie (Missa: gantz Teudsch) - Polyhymnia caduceatrix (1619) -
Gloria (Missa: gantz Teudsch) - Polyhymnia caduceatrix (1619) -
Collect: "Der Herr sei mit euch" - Source (responses): Musae Sioniae VIII (1610) -
Epistle: "So schreibt der heilig Propheten Jesajas"
Organ prelude: Praeambulum "Vom Himmel hoch" (Source: Lüneburg, Stadtarchiv, Musikabt.,Mus.ant.pract.KN208.2)
Gradual hymn: "Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her" - Musae Sioniae V (1607)/ Urania (1613)
Gospel: "So schreibt der heilige Lukas"
Credo: "Wir glauben all an einen Gott" (1524) - Tabulatur-Buch hundert geistl. Lieder u. Psalmen - - Harmonization: Samuel Scheidt
Organ Prelude: "Resonet in laudibus" Source: Lüneburg, Stadtarchiv, Musikabt., Mus.ant.pract.KN208.2
Pulpit Hymn: "Quem pastores laudavere" Source: Puericinium (1621)
Sonata: Padouana a 5 - Banchetto musicale (Leipzig, 1617)
The Lord's Prayer: "Vater unser, der du bist im Himmel" Words Of Institution: "Unser Herr Jesus Christus"
Sanctus Motet: "Jesaja dem Propheten das geschah" Source: Polyhymnia caduceatrix (1619)
Organ Prelude: "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" - "Görlitzer Tabulatur-Buch" (1650) -
Communion Motet: "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" - Polyhymnia caduceatrix (1619) -
Communion Motet: "Uns ist ein Kindlein heut geborn" - Musae Sioniae VI (1609) -
Post-Communion: "Der Herr sei mit euch" - Musae Sioniae VIII (1610) -
Benediction: "Der Herr segne dich und behüte dich" - Missodia Sionia (1611) -
Final Hymn: "Puer nobis nascitur" - Musae Sioniae VI (1609) -
Organ Voluntary: "Nun lob mein Seel"
Recessional: "In dulci jubilo" - Polyhymnia caduceatrix (1619) -

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