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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Weihnachts-Oratorium
Christmas Oratorio
Rolfe Johnson · Argenta · von Otter
Blochwitz · Bär · Holton · Pringle
The Monteverdi Choir
The English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner
Int. Release 14 Sep. 1987
2 CDs / Download
0289 423 2322 3 2 CDs DDD AH2
ARCHIV Produktion


Track List

CD 1: Bach, J.S.: Christmas Oratorio

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Part One - For the first Day of Christmas

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, Anthony Robson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Olaf Bär, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Olaf Bär, Crispian Steele-Perkins, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Ruth Holton, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Hans Peter Blochwitz, Lisa Beznosiuk, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Nancy Argenta, Olaf Bär, Anthony Robson, Valerie Darke, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Total Playing Time 1:12:42

CD 2: Bach, J.S.: Christmas Oratorio

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Part Four - For New Year's Day

The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Nancy Argenta, Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Nancy Argenta, Katie Pringle, Anthony Robson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Nancy Argenta, Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Hans Peter Blochwitz, Alison Bury, Maya Homburger, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Part Five - For the 1st Sunday in the New Year

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Olaf Bär, Anthony Robson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Nancy Argenta, Anne Sofie von Otter, Hans Peter Blochwitz, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anne Sofie von Otter, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Part Six - For the Feast of Epiphany

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Nancy Argenta, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Hans Peter Blochwitz, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Hans Peter Blochwitz, Anthony Robson, Valerie Darke, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Nancy Argenta, Anne Sofie von Otter, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Olaf Bär, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Total Playing Time 1:06:41

Gardiner's incisive dramatic instincts coax a thrilling "edge" from his Monteverdi Choir . . . And his soloists seduce and reassure at every turn -- Anthony Rolfe Johnson a very "'English" self-effacing Evangelist, baritone Olaf Bar honeyed yet authoritative, mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter simply radiant.