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Schütz: The Christmas Story, Etc / Oxford Camerata


Release Date: 11/19/1996 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553514   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Heinrich Schütz
Performer:  Paul AgnewAnna CrookesMichael McCarthy
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.194) - "...Among the soloists, tenor Paul Agnew and soprano Anna Crookes are excellent in every way....Summerly has a wonderful feel for Schütz, his Oxford group is very fine, and the music is wonderful."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.194) - "...Among the soloists, tenor Paul Agnew and soprano Anna Crookes are excellent in every way....Summerly has a wonderful feel for Schütz, his Oxford group is very fine, and the music is wonderful." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Historia, der freuden und gnadenreichen Geburth...Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435 by Heinrich Schütz
Performer:  Paul Agnew (Tenor), Anna Crookes (Soprano), Michael McCarthy (Bass)
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1664; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Chapel, Hertford College, Oxford, UK 
Length: 38 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4: Cantate Domino, SWV 81 by Heinrich Schütz
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1625; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Chapel, Hertford College, Oxford, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4: O bone, o dulcis, o benigne, SWV 53 by Heinrich Schütz
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Chapel, Hertford College, Oxford, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4.
Psalms of David, Op. 2: Jauchzet dem Herren, SWV 36 by Heinrich Schütz
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1619; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Chapel, Hertford College, Oxford, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
5.
Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4: Spes mea, Christe Deus, SWV 69 by Heinrich Schütz
Conductor:  Jeremy Summerly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1625; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1995 
Venue:  Chapel, Hertford College, Oxford, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Eingang (Opening): Chorus
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium I: Der Engel (The Angel)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium II: Die Menge (The Multitude)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium III: Die Hirten (The Shepherds)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium IV: Die Weisen (The Wise Men)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium V: Hohepriester (Hight Priest)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium VI: Herodes (Herod)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Intermedium VII: Der Engel (The Angel)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: IntermediumVIII: Der Engel (The Angel)
Die Geburt unsers Herren Jesu Christi, SWV 435: Beschluss (Conclusion): Chorus
Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4: Cantate Domino, SWV 81
Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4: Spes Mea, SWV 69
Cantiones sacrae, Op. 4: O bone, O dulcis, SWV 53-4
Psalmen Davids sampt etlichen Moteten und Concerten, Op. 2, SWV 22-47: Der 100. Psalm, SWV 36

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