100 CHRISTMAS MASTERWORKS

100 CHRISTMAS MASTERWORKS

Int. Release 09 Nov. 2018
5 CDs / Download
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Track List

CD 1: 100 Christmas Masterworks

Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)
Fritz Wunderlich, Hermann Prey, Wolfgang Neininger, Robert Bodenröder, Hans Georg Renner, Dietmar Keller, Helmut Böcker, Wolfgang Stert, Fritz Neumeyer

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

Pt. 1

Arleen Augér, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

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

Rachel Harnisch, Kay Johannsen, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado, Schwedischer Rundfunkchor

Peter Cornelius (1824 - 1874)
Christmas Carols, Op.8

Bryn Terfel, Malcolm Martineau

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

Anonymous
Anne Sofie von Otter, Stockholm Chamber Brass, Markus Leoson

César Franck (1822 - 1890)
Plácido Domingo, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Marcello Viotti

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Samson, HWV 57

Act 3

Sheila Armstrong, Münchener Bach-Orchester, Karl Richter

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147

Renée Fleming, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Andreas Delfs

Pérotin
Cecilia Bartoli, Sistine Chapel Choir, Massimo Palombella

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Jessye Norman, Daniel Barenboim, Wolfram Christ

Anonymous
Anne Sofie von Otter, Ulf Forsberg, Ulrika Jansson, Torbjörn Helander, Ole Karlsson

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Serse, HWV 40

Performance Edtion by King's Music

Act 1

Rolando Villazón, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Messiah, HWV 56

Pt. 1

Howard Crook, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Exsultate, jubilate, K.165

Original Version 1773

Barbara Bonney, The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)
Bryn Terfel, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Otello

Act 4

Anna Netrebko, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

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

Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas

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

Total Playing Time 1:07:21

CD 2: 100 Christmas Masterworks

Henry John Gauntlett (1805 - 1876)
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Nathaniel Morley, Simon Johnson, Andrew Carwood

John Francis Wade (1711 - 1786), David Willcocks (1919 - 2015)
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Simon Johnson, Andrew Carwood

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

Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934)
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Andrew Carwood

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

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge, John Rutter

Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)
Dresdner Kreuzchor, Matthias Jung

Traditional
Brass Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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

Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967)
Dresdner Kreuzchor

Anonymous
Up! Good Christen folk, and listen

The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston

12.
1:40

St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Andrew Carwood

Franz Xaver Gruber
Dresdner Kreuzchor

Traditional
Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh

The Holly and the Ivy

The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston

Anonymous
The Bach Choir, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David Corkhill, John Scott, David Willcocks

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston

Heinrich Kaminski (1886 - 1946)
Dresdner Kreuzchor

Anonymous
Simon Preston, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey

Max Reger (1873 - 1916)
8 geistliche Gesänge, Op.138

Thomanerchor Leipzig, Georg Christoph Biller

Traditional
Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh

Elizabeth Poston (1905 - 1987)
The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston

Max Reger (1873 - 1916)
8 geistliche Gesänge, Op.138

Thomanerchor Leipzig, Georg Christoph Biller

Total Playing Time 1:10:58

CD 3: 100 Christmas Masterworks

Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682 - 1738)
Sinfonies de Fanfare in D major

arr. Friedrich Held

Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin, Bernhard Läubin, Norbert Schmitt, Simon Preston

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

Part Two - For The Second Day Of Christmas

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

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

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

Pt. 1

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068

10.
0:00
4:51

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1634 - 1704)
In nativitatem Domini canticum, H. 416

11.
0:00
4:41

Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski

Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno"

13.
0:00
1:30

Gidon Kremer, Leslie Pearson, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Giovanni Gabrieli (1553 - 1612)
Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

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

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

Samuel Scheidt (1587 - 1654)
Cantiones Sacre (1620)

Eingerichtet für Blechbläser von Hans-Dieter Schwarz

Brass Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Total Playing Time 58:12

CD 4: 100 Christmas Masterworks

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

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

Pt. 1

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir

Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)
Polyhymnia Caduceatrix et Panegyrica

Susan Hemington Jones, Tessa Bonner, Mark le Brocq, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort, Boy's Choir Of Roskilde Cathedral

Herbert Howells (1892 - 1983)
Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh

Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896)
Dresdner Kreuzchor

John Tavener (1944 - 2013)
The Choir of the Temple Church, Stephen Layton

Judith Bingham (1952 - )
Voces8

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

Version ARCHIV-Recording

Gabrieli Consort, Gabrieli Players, Paul McCreesh, Boy's Choir Of Roskilde Cathedral, Kristian Olesen, Finn Evald

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

Pt. 2

The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, The English Concert Choir

Orlande de Lassus (1532 - 1594)
Alexander Blachly, Pomerium

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 - 1594)
Sistine Chapel Choir, Massimo Palombella

Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël

Dresdner Kreuzchor, Matthias Jung

John Tavener (1944 - 2013)
Andrew Rupp, The Choir of the Temple Church, The Holst Singers, Ian Le Grice, Stephen Layton

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

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

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Rachel Masters, Stephen Cleobury

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
"Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland", BWV 62

English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir

Michael Praetorius (1571 - 1621)
Sarah Pendlebury, Hannelore Devaere, Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Dresdner Kreuzchor

Total Playing Time 1:09:39

CD 5: 100 Christmas Masterworks

Irving Berlin (1888 - 1989)
Bryn Terfel, Philharmonia Orchestra, Paul Daniel

Anonymous
Anne Sofie von Otter, Ulf Forsberg, Markus Leoson

Adolphe Charles Adam (1803 - 1856)
Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler

John Rutter (1945 - )
Bryn Terfel, Côrdydd, Sioned James, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Cheryl Studer, London Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin

Felix Bernard (1897 - 1944)
Kiri Te Kanawa, London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis

Mykola Leontovych (1877 - 1921)
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Andrew Carwood

Anonymous
Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Traditional
Los Romeros

Jester Hairston (1901 - 2000)
Bryn Terfel, Côrdydd, Sioned James, Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, Tecwyn Evans

Hugh Martin (1914 - ), Ralph Blane (1914 - 1995)
Anne Sofie von Otter, Göran Danielsson, Mogens Rasmussen, Leif Henrickson, Markus Leoson

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Mischa Maisky, Pavel Gililov

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

14.
0:00
2:26

Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich

Total Playing Time 1:03:29