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Weihnachtssingen Der Thomaner / Hans Joachim Rotzsch


Release Date: 07/31/1995 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 2118   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Andreas HammerschmidtTraditionalMax RegerJohannes Weyrauch,   ... 
Performer:  Volker ArndtHannes KästnerKarl Suske
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 49 Mins. 

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This disk opens and closes with the ringing of the Thomas Church tower bells. This disk opens and closes with the ringing of the Thomas Church tower bells. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Machet die Tore weit by Andreas Hammerschmidt
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
König der Könige by Traditional
Performer:  Volker Arndt (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Und unser lieben Frauen by Max Reger
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
4.
Little Chorale Preludes (30) for Organ, Op. 135a: no 16, Macht hoch die Tür by Max Reger
Performer:  Hannes Kästner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 0 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5.
Maria durch ein' Dornwald ging by Johannes Weyrauch
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Johann Eccard 
7.
Joseph, lieber Joseph mein by Traditional
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Sethus Calvisius 
8.
Kommet, ihr Hirten by Traditional
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Karl Riedel 
9.
Aus hartem Weh, Op. 7a by Willy Sendt
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: German 
10.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Gustav Schreck 
11.
Übers Gebirg Maria geht by Johannes Eccard
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf by Hugo Distler
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: German 
13.
O Freude über Freud' by Johannes Eccard
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
14.
Freut euch, ihr lieben Christen by Leonhard Schröter
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: German 
15.
Singet frisch und wohlgemut: Andantino Pastorale by Johannes Weyrauch
Performer:  Hannes Kästner (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
16.
Still, still, still by Traditional
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Helmut Bräutigam 
17.
Lasst alle Gott uns loben by Traditional
Performer:  Volker Arndt (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Karl Riedel 
18.
Little Chorale Preludes (30) for Organ, Op. 135a: no 24, Vom Himmel hoch by Max Reger
Performer:  Hannes Kästner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1914; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
19.
Frohe Botschaft by Wilhelm Weismann
Performer:  Karl Suske (Violin), Hannes Kästner (Organ), Volker Arndt (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: German 
20.
Freu dich, Erd' und Sternenzelt by Karl Riedel
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: German 
21.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig St. Thomas Church Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1980 
Venue:  Studio, Paul Gerhardt Church, Leipzig 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Gelaut der Thomaskirche zu Leipzig
Machet die Tore weit
Ubers Gebirg Maria geht
Konig der Konige
8 Geistliche Gesange, Op. 138 (Anonymous lyricist): 8 Geistliche Gesange, Op. 138: No. 4. Unser lieben Frauen Tranen
30 Little Chorale Preludes, Op. 135a: No. 16. Macht hoch die Tur
Aus hartem Weh, Op. 7a
O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf (arr. H. Distler): O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf
Maria durch ein' Dornwald ging (arr. J. Weyrauch): Maria durch ein' Dornwald ging
Frohe Botschaft
Det är en ros utsprungen: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
O Freude uber Freud
In dulci jubilo
Freut euch, ihr lieben Christen
Joseph, lieber Joseph: mein
7 Partita: No. 6. Singet frisch und wohlgemut
Still, still, still (arr. H. Brautigam): Still, still, still
Freu dich, Erd und Sternenzelt
Kommet, ihr Hirten
Lasst alle Gott uns loben
30 Little Chorale Preludes, Op. 135a: No. 24. Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. G. Schreck): Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Gelaut der Thomaskirche zu Leipzig

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