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Bach: Christmas Oratorio / Schreier, Holl, Harnoncourt, Et Al

Bach / Schreier / Holl / Harnoncourt
Release Date: 11/22/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000551709  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter SchreierRobert Holl
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus MusicusTölz Boys Choir

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STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English/German/French/Spanish/Chinese

* Recorded in 1981 in the magnificent baroque church at Waldhausen, Austria, the stunning Christmas setting of this performance features exquisitely hand-carved Nativity figures and manger scene sure to bring out the holiday spirit in listeners everywhere.

* Concentus Musicus Wien and the highly acclaimed Tölzer Knabenchor join brilliant soloists including Peter Schreier, all superbly directed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt – who proves himself once again as the master of old music and original period instruments.
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English/German/French/Spanish/Chinese

* Recorded in 1981 in the magnificent baroque church at Waldhausen, Austria, the stunning Christmas setting of this performance features exquisitely hand-carved Nativity figures and manger scene sure to bring out the holiday spirit in listeners everywhere.

* Concentus Musicus Wien and the highly acclaimed Tölzer Knabenchor join brilliant soloists including Peter Schreier, all superbly directed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt – who proves himself once again as the master of old music and original period instruments.
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Works on This Recording

1. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Schreier (Tenor), Robert Holl (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Concentus Musicus,  Tölz Boys Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 

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