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Christmas Music / Sund, Orphei Drängar


Release Date: 12/01/1992 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 533   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georg Joseph VoglerRuben LiljeforsGustaf NordqvistTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Bengt ForsbergChristina HögmanPeter Mattei
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Orphei Drängar. Conductor: Robert Sund. Soloists: Christina Högman, Peter Mattei, Bengt Forsberg. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Orphei Drängar. Conductor: Robert Sund. Soloists: Christina Högman, Peter Mattei, Bengt Forsberg. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Hosanna zu Davids Sohn by Georg Joseph Vogler
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
När det lider mot jul by Ruben Liljefors
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Jul, jul stralande jul by Gustaf Nordqvist
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano), Peter Mattei (Baritone), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Romantic 
Written: Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
4.
Bereden väg för herran by Traditional
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Written: Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
5.
Gates raise your arches by Gunnar Wennerberg
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Romantic 
Written: Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
6.
Betlehems Stjärna by Alice Charlotte Tegnér
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
7.
Hymns and Sacred Songs (49), FS 83: Strange to say by Carl Nielsen
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano), Peter Mattei (Baritone), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913-1914; Denmark 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Danish 
8.
Christmas Songs (5), Op. 1: no 4, Give me no splendour, gold or pomp by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1895-1909; Finland 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
9.
Hodie Christus natus est by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
10.
Ave Maria à 4 by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Ave Maria, gratia plena à 8 by Tomás Luis de Victoria
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Christina Högman (Soprano), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1572; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
12.
Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8: no 3, Die Könige by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Christina Högman (Soprano), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856/1870; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
13.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: German 
14.
Es ist eins Ros' entsprungen by Anonymous
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Christina Högman (Soprano), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: German 
15.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
How Far Is It To Bethlehem by Geoffrey Shaw
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Christina Högman (Soprano), Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
19.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is sung in Middle English. 
20.
A la nanita nana by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Bengt Forsberg (Organ), Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
21.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: French 
22.
Marche des rois by Traditional
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Christina Högman (Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: French 
23.
Quelle est cette odeur agréable? by Traditional
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Sund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orphei Drängar
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: French 

Sound Samples

Hosianna, Davids son (Hosanna, Son of David): Hosianna
Nar det lider mot jul (Christmas draws nigh)
Jul, jul stralande jul (Christmas, radiant Christmas): Jul, jul, stralande jul (Christmas, Radiant Christmas)
Bereden vag for herran (Prepare a Way for the Lord)
Psalm 24, "Goren portarna hoga" (Gates, raise your arches): Psalm 24 (Goren portarna hoga) (Gates, raise your arches)
Betlehems stjarna (Star of Bethlehem)
Hymns and Sacred Songs, FS 83: No. 1. Forunderligt och markligt (Wonderful and strange) (originally as Forunderligt at sige) (Strange to say): Hymns and Sacred Songs, FS 83: No. 1. Forunderligt och markligt (Wonderful and strange) (originally as Forunderligt at sige) (Strange to say
5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 4. Giv mig ej glans (Give me no splendour)
Hodie Christus natus est (Christ the Lord is Born Today)
Ave Maria
Ave Maria (Angelus Domini): Ave Maria
Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8: Die Konige (The Kings)
Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (Behold a Rose is Springing)
Joy to the world (arr. J. Rutter): Joy to the World
O Come, all ye Faithful
How far is it to Bethlehem?
Ding Dong! Merrily on High: Ding Dong! Merrily on high
Coventry Carol
A la nanita nana
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)
De Bon Matin (Early in the morning)
Quelle est cette odeur agreable? (Whence is that Goodly Fragrance Flowing?)

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