111 Classics for Christmas [5 CD set]

 
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111 Classics for Christmas [5 CD set]
Leontyne Price, Roberto Alagna, Plácido Domingo, John Eliot Gardiner, Jascha Heifetz, King's College Choir Cambridge, Kiri Te Kanawa, Magdalena Kožená

[ Deutsche Grammophon / 5 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Saturday 1 November 2014

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With 111 tracks, there's something for every Christmas wish: traditional Christmas carols in English, German and French, a musical range from Gregorian Chant to Benjamin Britten, great artists such as Roberto Alagna, Plácido Domingo, John Eliot Gardiner, Jascha Heifetz, King's College Choir Cambridge & Kiri Te Kanawa The neat packaging comprises 5 discs in a slipcase at a highly competitive price.

Tracks:

Disc 1

Die Regensburger Domspatzen, Collegium St. Emmeram, Hanns-Martin Schneidt - No.1 Chorus: "Jauchzet, frohlocket" [J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas]

Christa Ludwig, Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter - No.4 Aria (Alto): " Bereite dich, Zion" [J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas]

Robin Barter, David Briggs, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury - Once In Royal David's City

Anne Sofie von Otter, Ulf Forsberg, Markus Leoson - Il est né le divin enfant [Anonymous]

Wiener Sängerknaben, Uwe Christian Harrer - O Tannenbaum

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler - Sleigh Ride [Anderson]

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jörg Demus - Schlaf wohl, du Himmelsknabe [Loewe: Der Hirten Lied Am Krippelein, Op.22, H.1, No.3]

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir David Willcocks - The First Nowel
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Christopher Herrick, Simon Preston, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Bryn Terfel - Away In A Manger

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - 6. Pastorale: Largo [Corelli: Concerto Grosso In G Minor, Op.6, No.8 "fatto per la notte di Natale"]

Irmgard Seefried, Erik Werba - 1. Christbaum [Cornelius: 6 Weihnachtslieder, Op.8]

Irmgard Seefried, Erik Werba - 3. Die Könige [Cornelius: 6 Weihnachtslieder, Op.8]

Los Romeros - Joy To The World [Traditional: Joy To The World - Arranged By Patrick Kerber]

Instrumentalensemble der ARCHIV Produktion, Knabenchor Hannover - Hört zu und seid getrost sehr [Schroter: ]

Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin, Simon Preston, English Chamber Orchestra, Simon Preston - 3. Allegro [Vivaldi: Concerto For 2 Trumpets, Strings And Continuo In C, RV 537]

Instrumentalensemble der ARCHIV Produktion, Knabenchor Hannover - Freut euch, ihr lieben Christen

Simon Standage, Elizabeth Wilcock, Anthony Pleeth, David Reichenberg, Sophia McKenna, Jeremy Ward, Robert Woolley, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - 3. Musette (Larghetto) [Handel: Concerto Grosso In G Minor, Op.6, No.6 HWV 324]

Olaf Bär, Crispian Steele-Perkins, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - No.8 Aria (Baß): "Großer Herr, o starker König" [J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas]

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - No.9 Choral: "Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein" [J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas]

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - No.10 Sinfonia [J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For The Second Day Of Christmas]

Disc 2

Brass Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra - Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht

Susan Hemington Jones, Tessa Bonner, Mark le Brocq, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort, Boy's Choir Of Roskilde Cathedral - Recessional: "In dulci jubilo" - Polyhymnia caduceatrix (1619) - [Praetorius]

Angela Gheorghiu, Romanian National Choir "Madrigal-Marin Constantin", London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ion Marin - Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)

Brass Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra - Kommet, ihr Hirten [Traditional]
Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter, Münchener Bach-Chor - Chorus: "Magnificat" [J.S. Bach: Magnificat In D Major, BWV 243]

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - Pastorale In G Major - Andante Sostenuto [Sammartini: Concerto Grosso In G Minor, Op.5, No.6]

Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey - Vom Himmel hoch, o Englein kommt [Anonymous]

Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey - O Freude über Freude [Anonymous]

Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum, Georg Christoph Biller, Thomanerchor Leipzig - Freut euch und jubiliert [J.S. Bach: Magnificat In D Major, BWV 243]

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - 4. Où s'en vont ces gais bergers? [Charpentier: Noëls Sur Les Instruments, H 531, 534]

Roberto Alagna - Minuit, chrétiens ! [Adam]

Maria Stader, Gustav Meyer, Manfred Clement, Karl Kolbinger - D'ou viens-tu, bergère [Anonymous]

Maria Stader, Hedwig Bilgram, Gustav Meyer, Karl Kolbinger, Walther Theurer, Manfred Clement, Rudolf Gall, Albrecht Weigler, Munich Chorknaben - Freu' dich, Erd' und Sternenzelt [Anonymous]

Mischa Maisky, Pavel Gililov - Ave Maria, "Ellens Gesang III", D. 839 - Arr. Johannes Palaschko [Schubert]

Anne Sofie von Otter, Knut Sönstevold, Torbjörn Helander - Mariä Wiegenlied, Op.76/52 [Reger]

Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengan Jansson, Markus Leoson, Svante Henryson - Noel [Fauré]

Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans, Côrdydd - O Jesulein zart - Arranged By Chris Hazell [Scheidt: O Jesulein Zart - Arranged By Chris Hazell]

Die Regensburger Domspatzen - Hodie Christus natus est - Motet [Palestrina]

Eppendorfer Knabenchor, Stadtischer Chor Hamburg, Spielgemeinschaft Der Archiv Produktion, Adolf Detel - Nun ist es Zeit zu singen hell [Crappius]

Jia Lim, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Reinhard Kammler, Augsburger Domsingknaben - Tochter Zion, freue dich [Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63]

Bernarda Fink, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort - O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion [Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1]

Disc 3

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler - Christmas Festival [Anonymous]

Augsburger Domsingknaben - Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen [Praetorius: ]

Helen Donath, Anna Reynolds, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Richter - Then Shall The Eyes Of The Blind...He Shall Feed [Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1]

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Richter, The John Alldis Choir - Chorus: "For unto us a Child is born" [Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1]

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - 5. Allegro [Corelli: Concerto Grosso In G Minor, Op.6, No.8 "fatto per la notte di Natale"]

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir - Chorus: Ich freue mich in Dir [J.S. Bach: Cantata "Ich freue mich in Dir", BWV 133]

Die Regensburger Domspatzen - Benedixisti, Domine [Gabrieli]

Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey, Christmut Geier, Dietmar Keller, Helmut Böcker, Wolfgang Stert, Fritz Neumeyer - Was soll das bedeuten

Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey, Hans Georg Renner, Helmut Böcker, Wolfgang Stert, Fritz Neumeyer - Maria durch ein Dornwald ging [Anonymous]

Die Regensburger Domspatzen - Übers Gebirg Maria geht [Eccard]

Timothy Roberts, Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh - Offertorium [de Victoria: Quem Vidistis, Pastores]

Timothy Roberts - Organ Prelude: "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" - "Görlitzer Tabulatur-Buch" (1650) - [Scheidt]

Pomerium - Resonet in laudibus [Traditional]

Ulsamer Collegium, Josef Ulsamer - Noel's Galliard [Holborne]

Susan Hemington Jones, James Johnstone, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh - Intermedium I: Fürchtet euch nicht... [Schütz: Historia Der Geburt Jesu Christi, SWV435 (1664)]

Charles Daniels, James Johnstone, Timothy Roberts, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort - Rezitativ: Und alsbald war da bei dem Engel... Intermedium II: Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe [Schütz: Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi, SWV435 (1664)]

Posaunenquintett Berlin - Auf dem Berge, da wehet ein Wind [Traditional]

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir - No.64 Choral: "Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen" [J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany]

Peter Hurford - Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring [J.S. Bach: Herz Und Mund Und Tat Und Leben Cantata, BWV 147 - Arr. Peter Hurford]

Choralschola des Klosters Maria Einsiedeln - Alleluia: Dominus dixit [Gregorian Chant: Proprium Primae Missae In Nativitate]

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir - Hallelujah [Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2]

Disc 4

Jascha Heifetz, Camarata And His Orchestra, Salvador Camarata - White Christmas

Kiri Te Kanawa, London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis - Mary's Boy Child

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir David Willcocks - God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

Pina Carmirelli, Pasquale Pellegrino, Luciano Vicari, Massimo Paris, Francesco Strano, I Musici, Maria Teresa Garatti - 7. Pastorale (Largo andante) [Locatelli: Concerto Grosso In F Minor, Op.1, No.8 "Christmas Concerto"]

Angela Gheorghiu, Romanian National Choir "Madrigal-Marin Constantin", London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ion Marin - Mille Cherubini In Coro, D. 498 [Schubert]

Aled Jones, Bryn Terfel, London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth - Panis Angelicus - Arranged By Chris Hazell [Franck]

Simon Preston, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey - Ding Dong! Merrily On High - Arr. Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Dame Joan Sutherland, The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge - The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Albrecht Mayer, The King's Singers - The Little Drummer Boy

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock - 13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony) [Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1]

Anne Sofie von Otter, Svante Henryson, Markus Leoson - Santa Lucia [Anonymous]

Robert Hugo, Capella Regia Musicalis, Magdalena Kozená - Rozmily Slavicku [Ryba]

Kiri Te Kanawa, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Albrecht Mayer, The King's Singers - Let It Snow [Styne]

Dame Joan Sutherland, Valda Aveling, Patricia Clarke, The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge - Good King Wenceslas

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Johnny Marks, Arr. Richard Hayman [Anderson]

Roberto Alagna - O ! Ce veste minunata !

Leontyne Price - Sweet Little Jesus Boy

José Carreras, Coral Salvé de Laredo, Sociedad Coral de Bilbao, Damián Sanchez - 4. Los Pastores (chaya riojana) [Ramírez: Navidad Nuestra]

Trapp Family Singers - Es wird schon glei dumpa [Anonymous]

Die Regensburger Domspatzen - O du fröhliche, o du selige [Anonymous]

Don Kosaken Chor - Christmas Hymn & Hymn To The Virgin Mary [Traditional, Bortnyansky]

Disc 5

Hellmut Wormsbächer, Vera Schink Frauenchor Und Jugendchor - Leise rieselt der Schnee

Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans, Côrdydd - Still, still, still [Traditional]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Ferdinand Leitner - Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy [Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a]

Leontyne Price, Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde, Wiener Grosstadtkinderchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - We Three Kings Of Orient Are

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir David Willcocks - The Holly And The Ivy
Dame Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge - It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Dresdner Kreuzchor - Adventi ének (Veni, Veni Emmanuel) [Kodály]

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler - 3 German Dances K605: No.3 In C "Sleighride" [Mozart]

Dresdner Kreuzchor - A Hymn To The Virgin (1930, rev. 1934) [Britten]

Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort - Praeter rerum seriem [Josquin Des Pres: Motetti De La Corona]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich - Dance Of The Reed-Pipes (Merlitons) [Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a]

Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler - Gesù Bambino [Yon]

Cheryl Studer, London Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin - Ave Maria (After Prelude In C Major, BWV 846) [Gounod, J.S. Bach]

Helmut Walcha - In dir ist Freude, BWV 615 [J.S. Bach: Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599-644]
Dresdner Kreuzchor - Virga Jesse (Motet) [Bruckner]

Dresdner Kreuzchor - Ex Sion Op. 176 No. 3 [Rheinberger: Advent-Motette Op.176]

Los Romeros - O Christmas Tree / We Wish You A Merry Christmas [Traditional]

Die Regensburger Domspatzen - Still, o Himmel [Rüdiger]

Jia Lim, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Reinhard Kammler, Augsburger Domsingknaben - Macht hoch die Tür [Traditional]

Trapp Family Singers - Hirten, wachet auf! [Traditional]

Jia Lim, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Reinhard Kammler, Augsburger Domsingknaben - Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 469 [J.S. Bach]

Knabenchor Hannover, Instrumentalensemble der ARCHIV Produktion - Lobt Gott, ihr Christen alle gleich [Schroter]

Barbara Bonney, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir - 5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes (Ps. 116/117) [Mozart: Vesperae Solennes De Confessore In C, K.339]

Bengt Forsberg - Blithe Bells

Roberto Alagna - Sleigh Ride Medley