Notes & Reviews:
This recording of The Christmas Oratorio has been released as part of The Bach Choir's Centennial Celebration, 1998-2000, and in commemoration of the first complete performance of Bach's masterpiece in the United States, performed by The Bach Choir on May 23, 1901 in the Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA. This splendid performance, originally recorded in 1990 is now available at a reduced price, in plenty of time for Christmas!
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Works DetailsBach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
- Performers: Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano); Christòpheren Nomura; Benjamin Butterfield (Tenor)
- Conductor: Greg Funfgeld
- Ensemble: Bach Choir of Bethlehem
- Running Time: 140 min. 42 sec.
- Period Time: Baroque
- Form: Christmas
- Written: 1734