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Christmas With Michala Petri


Release Date: 09/09/2008 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98528   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Andreas Peter BerggreenCharles GounodChristoph Ernst F. WeyseJohan Ole Emil Horneman,   ... 
Performer:  Michala Petri
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The first lady of the recorder is back with a charming, relaxing disc of music for the holiday season. Intelligent arrangements, superb musicianship, and demonstration-quality sonics elevate this disc way beyond traditional seasonal fare. A refreshing change of pace from the regular Christmas release! The first lady of the recorder is back with a charming, relaxing disc of music for the holiday season. Intelligent arrangements, superb musicianship, and demonstration-quality sonics elevate this disc way beyond traditional seasonal fare. A refreshing change of pace from the regular Christmas release! Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sei willkommen, Jahr des Herrn by Andreas Peter Berggreen
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michael Bojesen. 
2.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: David Firman. 
3.
Christmas has braught blessed tidings by Christoph Ernst F. Weyse
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1841; Denmark 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ole Hojer. 
4.
Such a busy thronging all around by Johan Ole Emil Horneman
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ole Hojer. 
5.
Schlichte Weisen (60), Op. 76: no 52, Maria Wiegenlied by Max Reger
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1912; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wolfgang Käfer. 
6.
Joseph, lieber Joseph mein by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Bo Holten. 
7.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michala Petri. 
8.
Der Weihnachtsbaum in seinem Schmuck by Egil Harder
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Asger Lund Christiansen. 
9.
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 1, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michala Petri. 
10.
Schönster Herr Jesu by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Wolfgang Käfer. 
11.
Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michala Petri. 
12.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Svend S. Schulz. 
13.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Ryden. 
14.
Wundersam zu sagen by Carl Nielsen
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Svend S. Schulz. 
15.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michala Petri. 
16.
The bells ring out for Christmastide by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Svend S. Schulz. 
17.
Willkommen, du liebe Engelschar by Andreas Peter Berggreen
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Svend S. Schulz. 
18.
Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 369 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michala Petri. 
19.
Läutet, ihr Glocken by Henrik Rung
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Svend S. Schulz. 
20.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Henrik Vagn Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michala Petri. 

Sound Samples

Sei willkommen, Jahr des Herrn (Welcome to the Lord's New Year) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Ave Maria (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Weihnacht bringt die Segensbotschaft (Christmas has brought a blessed message) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Welch heftiges Gedrange und Gewuhl (Such a Busy Thronging All Around) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76: No. 52. Mariae Wiegenlied (Mary's Cradle Song) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Joseph, lieber Joseph mein, "Let The Clouds Sweetly Resound" (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Choral: Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesus, joy of man's desiring) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Der Weihnachtsbaum in seinem Schmuck (Ready Stands the Christmas Tree) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme: Chorus: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers wake, the voice is calling) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Schonster Herr Jesu (Jesu Fairist Lord Jesus) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): Largo (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Ellen's Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 56, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau" (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Hymns and Sacred Songs, FS 83: Forunderligt at sige (Strange to say) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Es laulet nun zum Weihnachtsfest (The Bells Ring Out for Christmas Tide) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Velkommen igen Gugs engle sma (Welcome again, God's little angels) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier (Beside Thy Cradle Here I Stand) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)
Kimer, I klokker (Ring out, ye bells) (arr. for recorder and orchestra)

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