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Christmas With The Vienna Boys' Choir

Schubert / Cencic / Vienna Boys Choir / Sharpe
Release Date: 11/13/2012 
Label:  Capriccio Records   Catalog #: 5160   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalLowell MasonFranz Xaver GruberJohn Francis Wade,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For over 500 years, the Vienna Boys’ Choir has been a living tradition. Since their beginning, the choir has worked with composers such as Mozart, Schubert, and Bruckner. Capriccio presents this two-disc set of what the choir is best known for - traditional Christmas music. For over 500 years, the Vienna Boys’ Choir has been a living tradition. Since their beginning, the choir has worked with composers such as Mozart, Schubert, and Bruckner. Capriccio presents this two-disc set of what the choir is best known for - traditional Christmas music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Vom Himmel hoch, o Englein kommt by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
2.
Still, still, still by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Austria 
3.
O du fröhliche by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Germany 
4.
Ihr Kinderlein kommet by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
5.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
6.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
7.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Wales, UK 
8.
Es hat sich eröffnet by Traditional
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
9.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
10.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
11.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
12.
Pueri, concinite by J. Ritter von Herbeck
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
13.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Conductor:  Peter Marschik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 

Sound Samples

Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (From Heaven on High)
Maria durch ein Dornwald ging (arr. H. Froschauer)
O du frohliche (O Sanctissima)
Pueri, concinite
Es ist ein Ros' enstprungen (Lo' how a Rose e'er Blooming) (arr. M. Praetorius)
The First Noel
Trauet Himmel den Gerechten
Auf dem Berge, da wehet der Wind (arr. H. Froschauer)
Nun sei gegrusst, o Jesulein
Heiligste Nacht
In natali Domini
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 (Sung in German): Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Tochter Zion, freue dich (Sung in German)
O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf
Es hat sich halt eroffnet
Es wird schon glei dumpa
Als ich bei meinen Schafen wacht
Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Ihr Kinderlein kommet
Tuet eilends erwachen
Joy to the World
Once in Royal David's City (version for choir)
Deck the Halls
God rest you merry, gentleman
Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 52, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau" (arr. H. Froschauer): Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria!), Op. 56, No. 6, D. 839, "Hymne an die Jungfrau" (arr. H. Froschauer)
Hansel und Gretel: Act II: Abendsegen
Silent Night (Stille Nacht)
Messiah, HWV 56: Sinfonia
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Comfort ye my people (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: And He shall purify (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: The people that walked in darkness (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: For unto us a child is born (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: There were shepherd abiding (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Glory to God in the highest (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (Counter-tenor, Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I: His yoke is easy, his burthen is light (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Behold, The Lamb of God (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Surely, He hath borne our griefs (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: And with His stripes we are healed (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: All we like sheep have gone astray (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: How beautiful are the feet (Soprano)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Thou shalt break them (Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II: Hallelujah (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: The trumpet shall sound (Bass)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: O death, where is thy sting? (Counter-tenor, Tenor)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: But thanks be to God (Chorus)
Messiah, HWV 56: Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain ... Amen (Chorus)

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