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Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Sacred Masterworks

Harnoncourt,Nikolaus
Release Date: 12/08/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 7606532   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric HandelFranz Joseph HaydnWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Werner GüraChristian GerhaherGerald FinleyBernarda Fink,   ... 
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus MusicusArnold Schoenberg Choir
Number of Discs: 9 
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Works on This Recording

1. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Werner Güra (Tenor), Christian Gerhaher (Baritone), Gerald Finley (Baritone),
Bernarda Fink (Mezzo soprano), Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
2. Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Anna Larsson (Mezzo Soprano), Michael Schade (Tenor),
Herbert Tachezi (Organ), Stefan Gottfried (Harpsichord), Herwig Tachezi (Cello),
Gerald Finley (Bass)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/2004 
Venue:  Live  Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 140 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano), Michael Schade (Tenor), Christian Gerhaher (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/2003 
Length: 106 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
4. Requiem in D minor, K 626 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Bernarda Fink (Alto), Kurt Streit (Tenor),
Gerald Finley (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 2003 
Venue:  Live  Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 50 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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