Sunday, 27 December 2015

JS Bach: Christmas Cantatas - Lars Ulrik Mortensen







Johann Sebastian BACH
(1685 - 1750)

Cantatas for the second & third days of Christmas

Maria Keohane, soprano
Alex Potter, alto
Jan Kobow, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass

Concerto Copenhagen
DIR.: LARS ULRIK MORTENSEN

recorded: December 21, 2011, Garnisonskirke, Copenhagen

period instruments
mp3 - 256 kbps
source: Radio 4 (NL) (podcast)

(01) Christum wir sollen oben schon (BWV 121) [17'55"]
cantata for the 2nd day of Christmas

(02) Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt (BWV 151) [17'05"]
cantata for the 3rd day of Christmas

(03) Sehet, welch eine Liebe (BWV 64) [18'40"]
cantata for the 3rd day of Christmas

(04) Ich freue mich in dir (BWV 133) [21'34"]
cantata for the 3rd day of Christmas


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Sunday, 20 December 2015

Charpentier: "Noël" - Christophe Rousset






Marc-Antoine CHARPENTIER
(1643 - 1704)

"Noël"

Céline Scheen, soprano
Kristina Hansson, soprano
Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, tenor
Anders J. Dahlin, tenor
Henk Neven, bass

Les Talens Lyriques

DIR.: CHRISTOPHE ROUSSET

recorded: Dec 8, 2006, Hauptkirche St. Michaelis, Hamburg

period instruments
lossless (flac)
source: Radio 4 (NL) (digital)
recorded with harddisc recorder

 N.B. Source de lumières et de grâce (track 09) does not appear in the catalogue of Charpentier's works. It seems to be an alternative ending of the Pastorale; therefore it is given here
the same number (H 483).


(01) Magnificat (H 73) [08'50"]

Noëls sur les instruments (H 534):
(02) Joseph est bien marié [01'27"]
(03) Les Bourgeois de Chastre [01'52"]

(04) Transfige dulcissime Jesu, Elévation à 5 (H 251) [10'50"]

(05) Salve regina à 3 voix pareilles (H 23) [05'45"]

Noëls sur les instruments (H 534):
(06) Or nous dites Marie [04'28"]
(07) Où s'en vont ces gays bergers [01'24"]

(08) Pastorale sur la naissance de notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ (H 483) [39'15"]

(09) Source de lumières et de grâce (H 483) [03'51"]

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Sunday, 13 December 2015

Music for Advent and Christmas - Holland Baroque Society






Music for Advent and Christmas
 from the 16th & 17th centuries


Holland Baroque Society

Claire Lefilliâtre, soprano
Céline Scheen, soprano

recorded: Dec 21, 2014, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht

period instruments
lossless (flac)
source: Radio 4 (NL) (digital)
recorded with harddisc recorder Dec 24, 2014

programme with lyrics included (pdf)

reconstructions & arrangements: Judith & Tineke Steenbrink


anon

(01) Gabriel angelus [00'40"]


Tomás Luis DE VICTORIA (1548-1611)

(02) Ne timeas Maria [03'12"]


Antoine BOËSSET (1586-1643)

(03) Salve Regina [03'48"]


Andreas HAMMERSCHMIDT (1611/12-1675)

(04) Freude Freude [04'49"]


Jacob VAN EYCK (c1590-1657) & Michael PRAETORIUS (1571-1621)

(05) Puer nobis nascitur [03'36"]


Giovanni GABRIELI (1555-1612)

(06) Sancta Maria succurre miseris a 7 [02'53"]


Bartlomiej PEKIEL (before 1633-1670)

(07) Resonet in laudibus [01'25"]


Nicola Antonio PORPORA (1686-1768)

Per la Notte di Natale:

(08) adagio [01'53"]


Johann CRÜGER (1598-1662)

(09) Fröhlich soll mein Herze springen [01'34"]


anon

(10) Personent hodie [03'33"]


anon (15th C)

(11) Quae stellae sole pulchrior [03'32"]


Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643)

(12) O stellae coruscantes [03'29"]


(13) [07'21"]
Johann VIERDANCK (c1605-1646): Ich verkündige euch große Freude (Synfonia)
Anthony HOLBORNE (1545-1602): 4 dances
    As it fell on a holie Eve
    The Night Watch
    The Queens New-Yeeres Gift
    Heigh ho holiday


Philipp BÖDDECKER (1615-1683)

(14) Veni Salvator [06'51"]


Giovanni Battista COSTANZI (1704-1774)

Cantata per Natale:

(15) L'Innocenza che rendesti [04'49"]


Jan Baptist VERRIJT (1610-1650)

(16) Currite, currite pastores [04'25"]


Jan Pieterszoon SWEELINCK (1562-1621)

(17) Hodie Christus natus est [03'20"]


[encore]

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)

(18) Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern [03'42"]

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Sunday, 6 December 2015

A Christmas Celebration in Leipzig, 1723 - Paul McCreesh



A Christmas Celebration in Leipzig, 1723

Hassler, Schein & J.S. Bach

Choir and Orchestra of the Netherlands Bach Society

Julia Gooding, soprano
Johannette Zomer, soprano II (05)
Robin Blaze, alto
Charles Daniels, tenor
Peter Harvey, bass
Leo van Doeselaar, organ
(01), (04) & (06) with the participation of the audience


DIR.: PAUL McCREESH


recorded: December 20, 1996, Oosterpoort, Groningen

period instruments
mp3 - 256 kbps
source: Radio 4 (NL) (podcast)

Hans-Leo HASSLER (1564-1612)
(01) Puer natus in Bethlehem [06'54"]

Giovanni GABRIELI (1554/57-1612)
(02) Hodie Christus natus est a 10 (C 40) [02'24"]

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
(03) Christen, ätzet diesen Tag (BWV 63) [26'41"]

cantata for the first day of Christmas

Johann Hermann SCHEIN (1586-1630)
(04) Christum wir sollen loben schon [03'26"]

Johann Sebastian BACH
(05) Magnificat in E flat (BWV 243a) [29'28"]

(with Christmas interpolations)

Johann Sebastian BACH & Johann Hermann SCHEIN
(06) Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, chorale arrangement (BWV 738)

chorale a 4
[08'17"]


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Hans-Leo Hassler
Johann Hermann Schein
Julia Gooding
Johannette Zomer
Robin Blaze
Charles Daniels
Peter Harvey
Leo van Doeselaar
Netherlands Bach Society
Paul McCreesh

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