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Bach: In Tempore Nativitatis - Christmas Cantatas / Pierlot, Ricercar Consort

Bach / Keohane / Mena / Macleod / Pierlot
Release Date: 12/10/2013 
Label:  Mirare   Catalog #: 243   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Pierlot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ricercar Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Just in time for Christmas, Philippe Pierlot and the Ricercar Consort present a collection of Cantatas for the season by Johann Sebastian Bach. In these evergreen holiday favorites, flutes, oboes, trumpets, timpani and voices are used to express the comfort and joy inspired by the Nativity. The result is nothing short of magical. The Ricercar Consort was founded in 1980 by harpsichordist and director Philippe Pierlot. They have made a significant discography, especially on the Mirare label, where their recordings have met with consistent acclaim and respect, in particular for their exceptional Bach Magnificat. Just in time for Christmas, Philippe Pierlot and the Ricercar Consort present a collection of Cantatas for the season by Johann Sebastian Bach. In these evergreen holiday favorites, flutes, oboes, trumpets, timpani and voices are used to express the comfort and joy inspired by the Nativity. The result is nothing short of magical. The Ricercar Consort was founded in 1980 by harpsichordist and director Philippe Pierlot. They have made a significant discography, especially on the Mirare label, where their recordings have met with consistent acclaim and respect, in particular for their exceptional Bach Magnificat. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Pierlot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ricercar Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Pierlot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ricercar Consort
Written: 1725 
3.
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Philippe Pierlot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ricercar Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713-1715; Cöthen, Germany 

Sound Samples

Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: I. Coro "Unser Mund sei voll Lachens"
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: II. Aria 1 à 2 Travers "Ihr Gedanken und ihr Sinnen"
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: III. Recit "Dir, Herr, ist niemand gleich"
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: IV. Aria 2 Hautb solo "Ach Herr, was ist ein Menschenkind"
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: V. Duetto à Soprano è Tenore "Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe"
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: VI. Aria "Wacht auf, ihr Adern und ihr Glieder"
Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110: VII. Choral "Alleluia ! Gelobt sei Gott"
Su?ßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151: I. Aria "Su?ßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt"
Su?ßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151: II. Recit Basso "Erfreue dich, mein Herz"
Su?ßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151: III. Aria "In Jesu Demut kann ich Trost"
Su?ßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151: IV. Recit "Du teurer Gottessohn"
Su?ßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151: V. Choral "Heut schleußt er wieder auf die Tu?r"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: I. Chorus "Christen, ätzet diesen Tag"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: II. Recit "O selger Tag ! o ungemeines Heute"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: III. Aria duetto "Gott, du hast es wohl gefu?get"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: IV. Recit "So kehret sich nun heut das bange Leid"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: V. Aria duetto "Ruft und fleht den Himmel an"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: VI. Recit "Verdoppelt euch demnach, ihr heißen Andachtsflammen"
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63: VII. Chorus "Höchster, schau in Gnaden an"

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