111 CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS

111
CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS

A special collection of 111 of the best-loved
Christmas melodies

111 favourite tracks performed by great artists
on Deutsche Grammophon
Int. Release 06 Oct. 2014
5 CDs / Download
0289 479 4085 2


Track List

CD 1: 111 Classic Tracks For Christmas

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

Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas

Die Regensburger Domspatzen, Collegium St. Emmeram, Hanns-Martin Schneidt, Georg Ratzinger

Christa Ludwig, Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter

Henry John Gauntlett (1805 - 1876)
Robin Barter, David Briggs, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury

Anonymous
Anne Sofie von Otter, Ulf Forsberg, Markus Leoson

O Tannenbaum

Wiener Sängerknaben, Uwe Christian Harrer

Leroy Anderson (1908 - 1975)
The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler

Carl Loewe (1796 - 1869)
Der Hirten Lied am Krippelein, op.22, H.1, No.3

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jörg Demus

Anonymous
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Christopher Herrick, Simon Preston, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey

J. Fred Coots (1897 - 1985)
The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler

William James Kirkpatrick (1838 - 1921)
Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans

Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713)
Concerto grosso In G Minor, Op.6, No.8, MC 6.8 "Fatto per la Notte di Natale"

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Peter Cornelius (1824 - 1874)
6 Weihnachtslieder Opus 8

Irmgard Seefried, Erik Werba

Traditional
Los Romeros

Leonhard Schröter (1532 - 1601)
Instrumentalensemble der ARCHIV Produktion, Knabenchor Hannover

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Concerto For 2 Trumpets, Strings And Continuo In C Major, RV 537

Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin, English Chamber Orchestra, Simon Preston

Leonhard Schröter (1532 - 1601)
Instrumentalensemble der ARCHIV Produktion, Knabenchor Hannover

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6, No.6, HWV 324

Simon Standage, Elizabeth Wilcock, Anthony Pleeth, David Reichenberg, Sophia McKenna, Jeremy Ward, Robert Woolley, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

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

Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas

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

Total Playing Time 1:16:23

CD 2: 111 Classic Tracks For Christmas

Franz Xaver Gruber (1787 - 1863)
Brass Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)
Susan Hemington Jones, Tessa Bonner, Mark le Brocq, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort, Boy's Choir Of Roskilde Cathedral

John Francis Wade (1711 - 1786)
Angela Gheorghiu, Romanian National Choir "Madrigal-Marin Constantin", London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ion Marin

Traditional
Brass Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter, Münchener Bach-Chor

Giuseppe Sammartini (1693 - 1750)
Concerto grosso in G minor, Op.5, No.6

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Anonymous
Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey

Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey, Neumeyer-Ensemble, Fritz Neumeyer

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

with four Christmas interpolations. Ed. Dürr. Neue Bach Ausgabe

Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum, Georg Christoph Biller, Thomanerchor Leipzig

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1634 - 1704)
Noëls sur les instruments, H 531, 534

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Adolphe Charles Adam (1803 - 1856)
Roberto Alagna

Anonymous
D'ou viens-tu, bergère

Maria Stader, Gustav Meyer, Manfred Clement, Karl Kolbinger

Freu' dich, Erd' und Sternenzelt

Maria Stader, Hedwig Bilgram, Gustav Meyer, Karl Kolbinger, Walther Theurer, Manfred Clement, Rudolf Gall, Albrecht Weigler, Munich Chorknaben

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Mischa Maisky, Pavel Gililov

Max Reger (1873 - 1916)
Anne Sofie von Otter, Knut Sönstevold, Torbjörn Helander

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengan Jansson, Markus Leoson, Svante Henryson

Samuel Scheidt (1587 - 1654)
Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans, Côrdydd, Sioned James

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 - 1594)
Die Regensburger Domspatzen

Andreas Crappius (1542 - 1623)
Eppendorfer Knabenchor, Stadtischer Chor Hamburg, Spielgemeinschaft Der Archiv Produktion, Adolf Detel

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63

Jia Lim, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Reinhard Kammler, Augsburger Domsingknaben

Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 1

Bernarda Fink, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

Total Playing Time 1:01:20

CD 3: 111 Classic Tracks For Christmas

Anonymous
The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler

Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)
Augsburger Domsingknaben

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 1

Helen Donath, Anna Reynolds, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Richter

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Richter, The John Alldis Choir, John Alldis

Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713)
Concerto grosso In G Minor, Op.6, No.8, MC 6.8 "Fatto per la Notte di Natale"

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Cantata "Ich freue mich in Dir", BWV 133

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Giovanni Gabrieli (1553 - 1612)
Die Regensburger Domspatzen

Traditional
Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey, Christmut Geier, Dietmar Keller, Helmut Böcker, Wolfgang Stert, Fritz Neumeyer

Anonymous
Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey, Hans Georg Renner, Helmut Böcker, Wolfgang Stert, Fritz Neumeyer

Johannes Eccard (1553 - 1611)
Die Regensburger Domspatzen

Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548 - 1611)
Quem vidistis, pastores

Ed. Jon Dixon

Timothy Roberts, Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh

Samuel Scheidt (1587 - 1654)
Timothy Roberts

Traditional
Alexander Blachly, Pomerium

Anthony Holborne (1545 - 1602)
Ulsamer Collegium, Josef Ulsamer

Heinrich Schütz (1585 - 1672)
Historia von der Geburt Jesu Christi, SWV435

Version ARCHIV-Recording

Susan Hemington Jones, James Johnstone, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Charles Daniels, James Johnstone, Timothy Roberts, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

Traditional
Posaunenquintett Berlin

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

Part Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147

Peter Hurford

Gregorian Chant
Proprium Primae Missae in Nativitate

Choralschola des Klosters Maria Einsiedeln

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 2

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir

Total Playing Time 1:06:14

CD 4: 111 Classic Tracks For Christmas

Irving Berlin (1888 - 1989)
Jascha Heifetz, Camarata And His Orchestra, Salvador Camarata

Jester Hairston (1901 - 2000)
Kiri Te Kanawa, London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis

Anonymous
The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks

Pietro Antonio Locatelli (1695 - 1764)
Concerto grosso in F minor, Op.1, No.8 "Christmas Concerto"

Pina Carmirelli, Pasquale Pellegrino, Luciano Vicari, Massimo Paris, Francesco Strano, I Musici, Maria Teresa Garatti

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Angela Gheorghiu, Romanian National Choir "Madrigal-Marin Constantin", London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ion Marin

César Franck (1822 - 1890)
Aled Jones, Bryn Terfel, London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth

Anonymous
Simon Preston, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey

Traditional
Joan Sutherland, The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Katherine Davis (1892 - 1980), Henry V. Onorati, Harry Simeone (1911 - 2005)
Albrecht Mayer, The King's Singers

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 1

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Anonymous
Anne Sofie von Otter, Svante Henryson, Markus Leoson

Jakub Jan Ryba (1765 - 1815)
Robert Hugo, Capella Regia Musicalis, Magdalena Kozená

Hugh Martin (1914 - ), Ralph Blane (1914 - 1995)
Kiri Te Kanawa, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis

Jule Styne (1905 - 1994)
Albrecht Mayer, The King's Singers

Traditional
Joan Sutherland, Valda Aveling, Patricia Clarke, The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Leroy Anderson (1908 - 1975)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler

Traditional
Roberto Alagna

Anonymous
Leontyne Price

Ariel Ramírez (1921 - 2010)
Navidad Nuestra

Rev. Damián Sanchez

José Carreras, Coral Salvé de Laredo, Sociedad Coral de Bilbao, Damián Sanchez

Anonymous
Trapp Family Singers

Die Regensburger Domspatzen

Traditional, Dmitri Stepanovich Bortnyansky (1751 - 1825)
Don Kosaken Chor

Total Playing Time 1:11:35

CD 5: 111 Classic Tracks For Christmas

Eduard Ebel (1839 - 1909)
Hellmut Wormsbächer, Vera Schink Frauenchor Und Jugendchor

Traditional
Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans, Côrdydd

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a, TH.35

Berliner Philharmoniker, Ferdinand Leitner

John Henry Hopkins Jr. (1820 - 1891)
Leontyne Price, Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde, Wiener Grosstadtkinderchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Traditional
The Holly and the Ivy

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks

Richard Storrs Willis (1819 - 1900)
Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967)
Dresdner Kreuzchor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Dresdner Kreuzchor

Josquin Des Pres (1450 - 1521)
Motetti de la Corona

Ed. Jon Dixon

Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a, TH.35

Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich

Pietro Alessandro Yon (1886 - 1943)
Luciano Pavarotti, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Cheryl Studer, London Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599/644

Helmut Walcha

Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896)
Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839 - 1901)
Advent-Motette op.176

Dresdner Kreuzchor

Traditional
Los Romeros

Gottfried Rüdiger (1886 - 1946)
Die Regensburger Domspatzen

Traditional
Jia Lim, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Reinhard Kammler, Augsburger Domsingknaben

Trapp Family Singers

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Jia Lim, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, Reinhard Kammler, Augsburger Domsingknaben

Leonhard Schröter (1532 - 1601)
Knabenchor Hannover, Instrumentalensemble der ARCHIV Produktion, Horst Hennig

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Vesperae solennes de confessore In C, K.339

Barbara Bonney, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir

Percy Grainger (1882 - 1961)
Bengt Forsberg

J.S. Pierpont
Roberto Alagna

Total Playing Time 1:15:49