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Telemann: Christmas Oratorio & Cantatas / Ludger Rémy


Release Date: 11/19/1996 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 999419   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Constanze BackesMechthild GeorgAndreas PostKlaus Mertens
Conductor:  Ludger Rémy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michaelstein Telemann Chamber OrchestraMichaelstein Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (pp.212-13) - "...These are state-of-the-art early-music performances, German style, with a good deal of technical polish and energy....The soloists are admirable, especially bass Klaus Mertens....Tenor Andreas Post has a light, reedy sound that is well suited to the idiom..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (pp.212-13) - "...These are state-of-the-art early-music performances, German style, with a good deal of technical polish and energy....The soloists are admirable, especially bass Klaus Mertens....Tenor Andreas Post has a light, reedy sound that is well suited to the idiom..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Hirten and der Krippe zu Bethlehem, TV 1 no 797 by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Constanze Backes (Soprano), Mechthild Georg (Alto), Andreas Post (Tenor),
Klaus Mertens (Bass)
Conductor:  Ludger Rémy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michaelstein Telemann Chamber Orchestra,  Michaelstein Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1759; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Monastery, Michaelstein, Germany 
Length: 31 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
Siehe, ich verkündige Euch, TV 1 no 1334 "Christmas Cantata" by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Constanze Backes (Soprano), Andreas Post (Tenor), Klaus Mertens (Bass)
Conductor:  Ludger Rémy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michaelstein Telemann Chamber Orchestra,  Michaelstein Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1761; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Monastery, Michaelstein, Germany 
Length: 17 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Der Herr hat offenbaret, TV 1 no 262 "Christmas Cantata" by Georg Philipp Telemann
Performer:  Andreas Post (Tenor), Constanze Backes (Soprano), Mechthild Georg (Alto),
Klaus Mertens (Bass)
Conductor:  Ludger Rémy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michaelstein Telemann Chamber Orchestra,  Michaelstein Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1762; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Monastery, Michaelstein, Germany 
Length: 17 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 

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