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Great Christmas Classics by Schutz, Scarlatti, J.S. Bach, Handel

> Messiah, HWV 56 - Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus)
> Messiah, HWV 56 - Part I: Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor)
> Messiah, HWV 56 - Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano)
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Introduzione
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Recitativo: O de Betlemme altera
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Aria: Dal bel seno d'una stella
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Recitativo: Preso d'uomo la forma
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Aria: L'autor d'ogni mio bene
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Recitativo: Fortunati pastori
> Oh di Betlemme altera poverta - Aria: Tocco la prima sorte a voi
> Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 - Et exultavit (Soprano 2)
> Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 - Omnes generationes (Chorus)
> Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 - Gloria Patri (Chorus)
> Magnificat anima mea, SWV 468 - Magnificat anima mea, SWV 468
> Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part I: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage … (Chorus)
> Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part IV: Aria: Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben … (Tenor)
> Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part IV: Chorale: Jesus richte mein Beginnen … (Chorus)

Album Summary

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Scarlatti, Alessandro : Oh di Betlemme altera poverta, chamber cantata for soprano & strings ("Cantata pastorale per la nati
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat
>Schütz, Heinrich : Magnificat anima mea, SWV 468
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Joyous & uplifting Christmas music by the 4 great baroque composers. A musical telling of the Christmas story from Handel's Messiah, Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Schutz Magnificat, & Scarlatti's Christmas Pastoral.



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Works Details

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: For unto us a child is born
  • Performers: Dave Price (Organ); Jennifer Lane (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Valentin Radu
  • Ensemble: The Amadeus Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Every valley shall be exalted
  • Performers: Dave Price (Organ); Jennifer Lane (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Valentin Radu
  • Ensemble: The Amadeus Ensemble
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Rejoice greatly
  • Performers: Dave Price (Organ); Jennifer Lane (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Valentin Radu
  • Ensemble: The Amadeus Ensemble
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Scarlatti, Alessandro : Oh di Betlemme altera povertà, chamber cantata for soprano & strings ("Cantata pastorale per la nati
  • Performer: Gertraud Stocklassa
  • Conductor: Günter Kehr
  • Running Time: 15 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat :: Et exultavit spiritus meus
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat :: Omnes generations
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat :: Gloria patri
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Heinrich Schütz (Composer) (1585 - 1672) : Magnificat anima mea, SWV 468
  • Performers: Gunther Wilhelms (Voice); Elisabeth Speiser (Soprano); Kurt Hubert; Josef Schmalhofer
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Orchestra
  • Running Time: 13 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1665

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio :: Jauchzet frohlocket
  • Performer: Erich Majkut (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Ferdinand Grossmann
  • Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio :: Ich will nur Dir zu Ehren leben
  • Performer: Erich Majkut (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Ferdinand Grossmann
  • Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio :: Jesus richte mein Beginnen
  • Performer: Erich Majkut (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Ferdinand Grossmann
  • Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734