Bach At Christmas

John Eliot Gardiner introduces his own recordings of Bach's choral music for Christmas with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

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20061225

1/5. John Eliot Gardiner introduces his own recordings of Bach's choral music for Christmas with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf preiset die Tage (Christmas Oratorio, Part 1)

Claron McFadden (soprano)

Bernarda Fink (alto)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

Dietrich Henschel (bass)

Christen, atzet diesen Tag, BWV 63

Ann Monoyios (soprano)

Sara Mingardo (alto)

Rufus Muller (tenor)

Stephan Loges (bass)

Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 91

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Robin Tyson (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

William Towers (alto)

20061226

2/5. John Eliot Gardiner introduces his own recordings of Bach's choral music for Christmas with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

Dazu ist erscheinen der Sohn Gotes, BWV 40

Robin Tyson (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Christum wir sollen loben schon, BWV 121

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (Christmas Oratorio, Part 2)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Evangelist)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

Olaf Bar (bass)

20061227

3/5. John Eliot Gardiner introduces his own recordings of Bach's choral music for Christmas with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget, BWV 64

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Robin Tyson (alto)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt, BWV 151

William Towers (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (Christmas Oratorio, Part 3)

Claron McFadden (soprano)

Bernarda Fink (alto)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

Dietrich Henschel (bass)

Ich freue mich in dir, BWV 133

Katharine Fugue (soprano)

20061228

4/5. John Eliot Gardiner introduces his own recordings of Bach's choral music for Christmas with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

Mass in Bm, BWV232 (Sanctus)

Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a

Julia Doyle, Elin Manahan Thomas and Charlotte Mobbs (sopranos)

Clare Wilkinson (mezzo)

Michael Bundy and Matthew Brook (basses)

Mark Wilde and Jeremy Butt (tenors)

William Towers (countertenor)

Gloria, BWV 191

Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Christmas Oratorio, Part 4)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Evangelist)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

Olaf Bar (bass)

20061229

5/5. John Eliot Gardiner introduces his own recordings of Bach's choral music for Christmas with the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied! BWV 225

Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Das neugeborne Kindelein, BWV 122

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

Daniel Taylor (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende, BWV 28

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied! BWV 190 (incomplete)

0120061225

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf preiset die Tage (Christmas Oratorio, Part 1)

Claron McFadden (soprano)

Bernarda Fink (alto)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

Dietrich Henschel (bass)

Christen, atzet diesen Tag, BWV 63

Ann Monoyios (soprano)

Sara Mingardo (alto)

Rufus Muller (tenor)

Stephan Loges (bass)

Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 91

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Robin Tyson (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

William Towers (alto)

0120061225

Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf preiset die Tage (Christmas Oratorio, Part 1)

Claron McFadden (soprano)

Bernarda Fink (alto)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

Dietrich Henschel (bass)

Christen, atzet diesen Tag, BWV 63

Ann Monoyios (soprano)

Sara Mingardo (alto)

Rufus Muller (tenor)

Stephan Loges (bass)

Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 91

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Robin Tyson (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

William Towers (alto)

0220061226

Dazu ist erscheinen der Sohn Gotes, BWV 40

Robin Tyson (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Christum wir sollen loben schon, BWV 121

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (Christmas Oratorio, Part 2)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Evangelist)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

Olaf Bar (bass).

0220061226

Dazu ist erscheinen der Sohn Gotes, BWV 40

Robin Tyson (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Christum wir sollen loben schon, BWV 121

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (Christmas Oratorio, Part 2)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Evangelist)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

Olaf Bar (bass).

0320061227

Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget, BWV 64

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Robin Tyson (alto)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt, BWV 151

William Towers (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (Christmas Oratorio, Part 3)

Claron McFadden (soprano)

Bernarda Fink (alto)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

Dietrich Henschel (bass)

Ich freue mich in dir, BWV 133

Katharine Fugue (soprano)

0320061227

Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget, BWV 64

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Robin Tyson (alto)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt, BWV 151

William Towers (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen (Christmas Oratorio, Part 3)

Claron McFadden (soprano)

Bernarda Fink (alto)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

Dietrich Henschel (bass)

Ich freue mich in dir, BWV 133

Katharine Fugue (soprano)

0420061228

Mass in Bm, BWV232 (Sanctus)

Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a

Julia Doyle, Elin Manahan Thomas and Charlotte Mobbs (sopranos)

Clare Wilkinson (mezzo)

Michael Bundy and Matthew Brook (basses)

Mark Wilde and Jeremy Butt (tenors)

William Towers (countertenor)

Gloria, BWV 191

Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Christmas Oratorio, Part 4)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Evangelist)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

Olaf Bar (bass).

0420061228

Mass in Bm, BWV232 (Sanctus)

Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a

Julia Doyle, Elin Manahan Thomas and Charlotte Mobbs (sopranos)

Clare Wilkinson (mezzo)

Michael Bundy and Matthew Brook (basses)

Mark Wilde and Jeremy Butt (tenors)

William Towers (countertenor)

Gloria, BWV 191

Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben (Christmas Oratorio, Part 4)

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Evangelist)

Nancy Argenta (soprano)

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

Olaf Bar (bass).

05 LAST20061229

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied! BWV 225

Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Das neugeborne Kindelein, BWV 122

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

Daniel Taylor (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende, BWV 28

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied! BWV 190 (incomplete)

05 LAST20061229

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied! BWV 225

Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152

Gillian Keith (soprano)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Das neugeborne Kindelein, BWV 122

Joanne Lunn (soprano)

Daniel Taylor (alto)

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende, BWV 28

Katharine Fuge (soprano)

Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied! BWV 190 (incomplete)