A German Christmas

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0120061212

Seasonal music, featuring Christmas motets from the German Baroque for choir and wind instruments.

BBC Singers

His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

J H Schein: Verbum caro factum est: Quem vidistis pastores

Michael Praetorius: In dulci jubilo.

0220061213

Seasonal music, featuring chorales and chorale preludes from the German Baroque with an organ work by Judith Bingham.

David Goode (organ)

BBC Singers

Justin Doyle (conductor)

Nicolaus Bruhns: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland

Judith Bingham: Incarnation, with shepherds dancing

Bach: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605; Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schar, BWV 607; In dir ist Freude, BWV 615.

0320061214

Seasonal music, featuring a Christmas Magnificat by Hieronymous Praetorius with German Baroque instrumental works by his contemporaries.

BBC Singers

His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

J C Pezel: Intrada; Sonata a 5

Samuel Scheidt: Paduana dolorosa

Hieronymus Praetorius: Magnificat on the 5th tone.

04 LAST20061215

Seasonal music, featuring German baroque Christmas motets by Samuel Scheidt and Andreas Hammerschmidt together with an instrumental sonata by an Italian contemporary.

BBC Singers

His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts

Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

Samuel Scheidt: In dulci jubilo

Biagio Marini: Canzon octava

Andreas Hammerschmidt: O Ihr lieben Hirten; Alleluja! Freuet euch.