Program Notes J.S. Subscribe today! Listen to Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For the Feast of Epiphany - J.S. It was never intended for performance in one sitting. Challenge Classics: CC76607. Along with the Mass in b and the Passions, the Christmas Oratorio deserves to be one of Bach's best works. The performers are the New London Consort, conducted by Philip Pickett, with soloists Catherine Bott (soprano), Michael Chance (countertenor), Paul Agnew (tenor, Evangelist), Andrew King (tenor), and Michael George (bass). Did Bach envision — or perhaps hope — that the work would be performed someday as a whole? Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" is nowadays more likely to be heard and appreciated on record than in live performances. 27 December 2020 At the Manger Cantata III Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen. A tenor aria follows, which is, except for the opening chorus, the longest movement of Part 6. Cantata BWV 248/6 Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (Weihnachts-Oratorium VI) English Translation in Interlinear Format Cantate BWV 248/6 - Lord, when our arrogant enemies snort with rage Christmas Oratorio VI: Event: Cantata for the Feast of Epiphany Readings: Epistle: Isaah 60: 1-6; Gospel: Matthew 2: 1-12 Brian McCreath, host of The Bach Hour on WCRB in Boston, suggests starting with these recordings of “Christmas Oratorio”: Listen for each part of “Christmas Oratorio” on our “Classical Christmas” stream. 6. J.S. . The oratorio has 6 parts. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas : No. And the arrogant enemies that Bach has in mind aren’t mere flesh and blood; the final chorale of Part 6 (and hence the final movement of the entire Oratorio) identifies four eschatological enemies: death, the Devil, sin, and Hell. 25 December 2020 The Birth of Jesus Cantata I Jauchzet, frohlocket! In 2012, Gramophone Magazine named this the best recording of Bach's Christmas Oratorio available, and I can see why. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas - No.6 Evangelist: "Und sie gebar ihren ersten Sohn" Martin Lattke , Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, … A longer, more reflective soprano aria follows, continuing to mock the arrogance of God’s enemies: Just a wave of your handCasts down the powerless strength of men.Here all might is derided.If the Most High speaks one wordTo put an end to the pride of his enemies,Oh, then the plans of mortalswill have to be immediately cut short. 26 December 2020 Shepherds and Angels Cantata II Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend. It was first performed in the Thomaskirche and Nikolaikirche, Leipzig.. Music. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Highlights) by Ingrid Kertesi, Janos Toth, Jozsef Mukk & Judit Nemeth on Apple Music. Buy 2 SACDs or download online. Johann Sebastian Bach. 62 Aria: "Nun mögt ihr stolzen Feinde schrecken", a song by Hans Peter Blochwitz on TIDAL A service of WGBH Each part will be presented on its intended day of liturgical observance, over the twelve days of Christmas to the Feast of the Epiphany (January 6). 5 / 6 Part five of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Monteverdi Choir. Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248. In that year they first performed Johann Sebastian Bach’s Weinachts-Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio). Combattimento Consort Amsterdam & Capella Amsterdam, Jan Willem de Vriend The snorting, arrogant enemies introduced in that chorus are now addressed directly: Now, you insolent enemies, may try to scare me;What sort of fear can you arouse in me?My treasure, my refuge, is here with me!Though you may appear ever so fierceAnd threaten to cast me down once and for all,Yet see! Bach Interactions. is supported by gifts from the J. Reilly Lewis Legacy Fund and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (full score). Johann Sebastian Bach put together his Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, sometime in the fall of 1734 for the coming Christmas season. Although it is a single work in six related parts, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio could be regarded as a compilation of six separate cantatas. Bach, JS : Weihnachtsoratorium [Christmas Oratorio] BWV248 : Part 6 "Was will der Hölle Schrecken nun" [Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass] Michel Corboz: 00:43 5,49 zł: play: 59. The Evangelist returns with a recitative which recounts the arrival of the gift-laden Magi in Bethlehem, and their worship of the One whom Herod wants to kill. In that year they first performed Johann Sebastian Bach’s Weinachts-Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio). John Harbison, who describes Bach’s Christmas masterpiece as Germany’s “seasonal equivalent to the English-speaking world’s Messiah,” says that listening to “all six cantatas” in one evening is tough: “each of the six cantatas has its own piece of the story and its own sound, although one, three, and six — however nuanced their D major trumpet-drum celebrations — can seem close cousins on first hearing.”, Harbison recommends listening to each cantata separately: “Having first experienced them one a week, I feel fortunate to retain distinct, independent impressions of the pastoral, truly angelic Cantata two, the tonally-fresh horn-colored world of four, the adrenaline shot of five, smallest orchestration and hottest music dealing with the harshest drama in the story.”. Along with the Mass in b and the Passions, the Christmas Oratorio deserves to be one of Bach's best works. The Evangelist offers a brief resumption of the narrative, telling us that the Magi were warned in a dream not to return to Herod’s court. J. S. Bach* - Akademie Kammerchor*, Vienna Symphony Orchestra* Conductor Ferdinand Grossmann - Christmas Oratorio (Oratorio De Noel) ‎ (3xLP, Album) VOX (6) PL 7713 Combattimento Consort Amsterdam & Capella Amsterdam, Jan Willem de Vriend J. S. Bach’s. Johann Sebastian Bach. “Triumph, rejoice!” – Bach’s oratrio of hope and renewal. Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. “Christmas Oratorio,” BWV 248, German text and English translation by Pamela Dellal for Emmanuel Music. And, if you have the opportunity: listen to a live performance of the full work. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Pt. Before Bach wrote the Christmas Oratorio, he already wrote some cantatas for the Christmas season. Charles Wesley’s triumphant “Hail the day that sees him rise” is one of many triumphant hymns to celebrate the Ascension, This mid-19th-century hymn was written to defend the Creed’s claims about the Church. Savona Pro Theme by Optima Themes - 2021 ©, First Sunday after Epiphany (January 12, 2020), “I will fear no evil, for thou art with me”. Judging by the autograph score, he was working fast. Although it is a single work in six related parts, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio could be regarded as a compilation of six separate cantatas. Absolutely, says Christoph Wolff, Bach scholar and Harvard professor emeritus: “It almost seems as if Bach had meant to override given conditions [the separation of six parts over twelve days] and anticipate a non-liturgical concert performance.”. is supported by gifts from the J. Reilly Lewis Legacy Fund and the National Endowment for the Humanities. 6. Program Notes J.S. Each part will be presented on its intended day of liturgical observance, over the twelve days of Christmas to the Feast of the Epiphany (January 6). Bach's Christmas masterpiece? Christoph Prégardien, tenor, with the Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Ton Koopman. Listen to Bach: Christmas Oratorio by Fritz Lehmann on Deezer. Trumpets and timpani return for the conclusive, concluding chorale, sung to the “Passion Chorale” melody that we know best as “O sacred Head, now wounded,” a chorale melody used six times in the St. Matthew Passion. This is followed by a brisk soprano recitative which exposes Herod’s hidden claws: You cheat, you only seek the Lord to bring him down.You use all your false cunningTo hunt after the savior;But he whose power no man can measureStill remains in safe hands.Your heart, your false heart is already —With all your treachery, by the Son of the Highest,Whom you seek to cast down — very well-known. J S Bach The Christmas Oratorio - Part 6. It is my spirit and inclination,Heart, soul and courage; take it allAnd may it be pleasing to you! Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Vienna and Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Riccardo Chailly, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Dresden Chamber Choir, Jos van Veldhoven, Netherlands Bach Society, Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage, Emmanuel Music: Christmas Oratorio Program Notes, Boston Symphony Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio program notes, Part I: Cantata for the First Day of Christmas, “, Part II: Cantata for the Second Day of Christmas, “, Part III: Cantata for the Third Day of Christmas, “, Part V: Cantata for the First Sunday in the New Year, “, Part VI: Cantata for the Feast of the Epiphany, “, Wolff’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of Bach: “. Listen to Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For the Feast of Epiphany - J.S. Bach composed the six-part “Christmas Oratorio” (“Weihnachts Oratorium”) in 1734 for two Leipzig churches, St. Thomas and St. Nicholas, for which he served as music director. of Bach’s beloved . Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany - No.61 Rezitativ: "So geht! Articles: A Bottomless Bucket of Bach - Christmas Oratorio [D. Satz] | BWV 248/19 “Schlafe, mein Liebster” - A Background Study with Focus on the Colla Parte Flauto Traverso Part [T. Braatz] BWV 248/1 Text: German-1 | NBA This hymn was written as musical partner for the reading of I Corinthians 13. It demonstrates to me how intelligent he was musically in putting a piece (any piece of any genre) together, using particular instruments to add sensitivity and color. OUR MISSION Meanwhile, the opening chorus affirms the fact that God’s protection will guard believers from “the sharp claws of the enemy.”, The Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists,John Eliot Gardiner, director. Play on TIDAL or open in our Desktop app Share. Genug, mein Schatz geht nicht von hier", a song by Fritz Wunderlich on TIDAL The first line sung in the opening chorus of Part 6 reminds us that the character of Christmas is far from that of a Hallmark greeting card. Cantata BWV 248/6 Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (Weihnachts-Oratorium VI) English Translation in Interlinear Format Cantate BWV 248/6 - Lord, when our arrogant enemies snort with rage Christmas Oratorio VI: Event: Cantata for the Feast of Epiphany Readings: Epistle: Isaah 60: 1-6; Gospel: Matthew 2: 1-12 Genug, mein Schatz geht nicht von hier", a song by Fritz Wunderlich on TIDAL Part 5. Bach – Christmas Oratorio. Program Notes – Christmas Oratorio The Christmas of 1734-35 must have been a very busy one for the musicians of Leipzig. J. S. Bach* - Akademie Kammerchor*, Vienna Symphony Orchestra* Conductor Ferdinand Grossmann - Christmas Oratorio (Oratorio De Noel) ‎ (3xLP, Album) VOX (6) PL 7713 How well do you know J.S. From the booklet of the Christmas Oratorio CD. 1 Chorus: "Jauchzet, frohlocket", Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas : No. Now you all are well avengedof your band of enemies,for Christ has broken apartwhat was against you.Death, devil, sin, and hellare completely diminished;the human familyhas its place by God. History. Play on TIDAL or open in our Desktop app Share. History. In its first performances since lockdown, the world-renowned Gabrieli Consort & Players under founder and director Paul McCreesh, present some of today’s finest exponents of Bach in the composer’s beloved Christmas Oratorio BWV 248.Bach’s six Christmas cantatas are often performed but rarely as he originally envisaged, one cantata on each of the six most important feast days of Christmas. With music streaming on Deezer you can discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, … The first line sung in the opening chorus of Part 6 reminds us that the character of Christmas is far from that of a Hallmark greeting card. Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. Plainsong workshop slides are here. Dźwięk, Orkiestra - Christmas Oratorio Part 6. First, listen to each cantata individually, as it was originally performed. It is enough that my Treasure does not depart from here,He stays here by me,I will not let him leave me,His arm out of love,With desire full of gentlenessAnd with great tenderness, will embrace me;He will remain my bridegroom,I will entrust breast and heart to him.I know for certain that he loves me.My heart also loves him ardentlyAnd will always honor him.What sort of enemy could nowDo me harm when I am so fortunate!You, Jesus, are and remain my friend;And if I beg you anxiously“Lord, help!” then let me see salvation! It demonstrates to me how intelligent he was musically in putting a piece (any piece of any genre) together, using particular instruments to add sensitivity and color. It is an unconventional oratorio for rather than following the pattern of Italian oratorios, as he did for Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany - No.57 Aria: "Nur ein Wink von seinen Händen", a song by Gundula Janowitz on TIDAL The YouTube performances available include this reliable live performance by the RIAS Chamber Choir and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra conducted by Hans-Christoph Rademann. I. The oratorio has 6 parts. It was first performed in the Thomaskirche and Nikolaikirche, Leipzig.. Music. William Byrd’s setting of the Te Deum adorns this familiar text with a kaleidoscopic sequence of sound. The fifth and sixth parts describe the Three Kings, or Magi (for the first Sunday after New Year and for Epiphany). Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany - No. Höre Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Weihnachtsoratorium von English Baroque Soloists auf Deezer. Bach Christmas Oratorio BWV 248. 62 Aria: "Nun mögt ihr stolzen Feinde schrecken", a song by Hans Peter Blochwitz on TIDAL Wolff, award-winning biographer of Bach, concludes Bach deliberately composed the work “as a self contained whole”: only an unabridged presentation of all six parts… makes it possible fully to realize how ingeniously the composer managed to create a work of such gripping intensity, with a structure so remarkably unified, despite considerable odds: a liturgical calendar and local conventions dictating partition and performance at alternating locations. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas - No. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. “Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben” can be translated “Lord, when our arrogant enemies snort with rage.” In his book, Bach’s Oratorios, which includes a complete English translation of the texts to all of Bach’s oratorios and Passions, Michael Marissen comments in a footnote about the adjective stolzen: While Stolz primarily means “proud” in a more dignified sense, it is also an archaic synonym for übermutig, in the sense of “insolent” or “cocky.” In this way the word Stolz has the same double sense as the word zed in Hebrew, which means both “presumptuous” and “insolent” (thus, e.g., Psalm 86:14 reads in the KJV, “O God, the proud are risen up against me,” but in the NRSV, “O God, the insolent rise up against me.”. Articles: A Bottomless Bucket of Bach - Christmas Oratorio [D. Satz] | BWV 248/19 “Schlafe, mein Liebster” - A Background Study with Focus on the Colla Parte Flauto Traverso Part [T. Braatz] BWV 248/1 Text: German-1 | NBA Bach: Christmas Oratorio WEIHNACHTS-ORATORIUM, BWV 248. Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248. The second and third parts feature the shepherds (for December 26 and 27). Most of the many settings of this text are in Latin, but one of the greatest in English is by William Byrd. Each part is a cantata for 1 of 6 feast days within the 12 days of the Christmas season: The story begins with the birth of Jesus (for Christmas Day). Articles: A Bottomless Bucket of Bach - Christmas Oratorio [D. Satz] | BWV 248/19 “Schlafe, mein Liebster” - A Background Study with Focus on the Colla Parte Flauto Traverso Part [T. Braatz] BWV 248/1 Text: German-1 | NBA How should we embrace this 18th century German masterpiece: as six separate cantatas or as a single-setting whole? ... Part 6 is immediately below. Listen to Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For the Feast of Epiphany - J.S. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. Bach Christmas Oratorio BWV 248. One of the greatest composers in the early years of Anglicanism navigated the changes in ecclesiastical life with remarkable poise and creativity. How well do you know this classical Christmas masterpiece? Christmas Oratorio - Part I-5 Johann Sebastian Bach. OUR MISSION Dźwięk, Orkiestra - Christmas Oratorio Part 6. Christmas Oratorio - Part I-5 Johann Sebastian Bach. Listen to Bach: Christmas Oratorio by Fritz Lehmann on Deezer. Chorus and Orchestra of Collegium Vocale, conducted by Philippe Herreweghe, Here is a complete performance of Part 6 of the Christmas Oratorio. Two hundred years since its humble beginnings in a snowbound church in Austria, this beloved Christmas Eve sensation is sung in over 300 languages around the world. Based on piano music by Gioachino Rossini, Ottorino Respighi's charming one-act ballet "La Boutique Fantasque," or "The Magic Toyshop," is festive, fun listening -- from the mysterious opening bars to the slam-bang finish, we dare you not to tap your toes the whole way through! With the edition of the Christmas Oratorio within the framework of the Stuttgart Bach Editions, Carus presents a scholarly edition for practical performance. Anselm Hartinger, translation by Alice Noger-Gradon. of Bach’s beloved . Before Bach wrote the Christmas Oratorio, he already wrote some cantatas for the Christmas season. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Pt. My saviour lives here. 27 December 2020 At the Manger Cantata III Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen. 1 Chorus: "Jauchzet, frohlocket", Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas : No. © 2017-2018 WGBH Educational Foundation, /?php bloginfo( 'name' ); ?> The Bernstein Experience. 4 CHRISTMAS ORATORIO, BWV 248 (EXCERPTS) (1734) Johann Sebastian Bach Born March 31, 1685 in Eisenach, Germany Died July 28, 1750 in Leipzig UMS premiere: J.S. Interview with Thomas Forrest Kelly on the history of musical notation, “The Christian Singer from the Gospels to the Gothic Cathedrals” — a series of six lectures by Christopher Page, “Music, Imagination, and Experience in the Medieval World” — a series of six lectures by Christopher Page, Interview with Christopher Page on The Christian West and Its Singers: The First Thousand Years. Program Notes – Christmas Oratorio The Christmas of 1734-35 must have been a very busy one for the musicians of Leipzig. The “Christmas Oratorio” Viewed as a Whole Among Bach’s large-scale vocal works, the six-part Christmas Oratorio presents a special case that reveals many of the composer’s priorities reflected in his oratorio-style works. Now that our pilgrimage through the Oratorio is complete, if you would like to listen to the entire work in a single sitting, there are many performances to choose from. Listen to Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For the Feast of Epiphany - J.S. It was written for the Christmas season of that year. A recitative featuring two voices follows this chorus: a tenor sings the part of the Evangelist/narrator, and a bass sings Herod’s deceitful request to the Magi that they go to Bethlehem and report back to him once they’ve found this newborn King. Listen to J.S. ", a song by Gundula Janowitz on TIDAL The performance excerpted in the final chorale above conducted by Philippe Herreweghe is also very good, as are those conducted by Philip Pickett, John Gardiner, Ton Koopman, and Masaaki Suzuki (my favorite Bach conductor). There are many references to the elements of music in this Psalm: clapping, singing, melody, a merry noise, and the sound of a trump(et). “Triumph, rejoice!” – Bach’s oratrio of hope and renewal. exploring the rich legacy of sacred singing. Listen to Christmas Oratorio - Part 6-12, a song by Johann Sebastian Bach on TIDAL. Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben (full score). Part 5. Bach thus concludes his Christmas Oratorio with an intimation of the suffering that purchased our safety from our ultimate enemies. Johann Sebastian Bach. Christmas Oratorio, Part 6. 25 December 2020 The Birth of Jesus Cantata I Jauchzet, frohlocket! The recordings of hymns made in our “Choir in Quarantine” series are all available on this page. The soloists are Anna Lucia Richter, soprano; Stefanie Irányi, alto; Maximilian Schmitt, tenor; and Roderick Williams, bass. “Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben” can be translated “Lord, when our arrogant enemies snort with rage.”. 4 Aria: " Bereite dich, Zion" by Anne Sofie von Otter and Anthony Robson and English Baroque Soloists and John Eliot Gardiner 5:03 $1.29 The series features three renowned cantatas, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131, and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, followed by all six parts of Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. Then comes a second and much longer recitative (sometimes sung by a different tenor soloist): Go then! It is an unconventional oratorio for rather than following the pattern of Italian oratorios, as he did for Before the final chorale, a brief recitative featuring all four soloists poses a rhetorical question: What will the horrors of hell intend now,what with the World and Sin intend to do to us,since we rest in Jesus’ hands! The basis for this publication are Bach’s autograph score and the original parts. “Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness” originally featured six stanzas that we don’t now sing . Listening to Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio” is a holiday experience like no other. J.S. First of all, by its structural reliance on a continuous With music streaming on Deezer you can discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, … J. S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Part 6. Bach, JS : Weihnachtsoratorium [Christmas Oratorio] BWV248 : Part 6 "Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen" [Choir] Michel Corboz: 03:12 5,49 zł Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 Eric Ericson, The Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Gunnar Lundberg, Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble, Monica Groop, Howard Crook & Christiane Oelze In its first performances since lockdown, the world-renowned Gabrieli Consort & Players under founder and director Paul McCreesh, present some of today’s finest exponents of Bach in the composer’s beloved Christmas Oratorio BWV 248.Bach’s six Christmas cantatas are often performed but rarely as he originally envisaged, one cantata on each of the six most important feast days of Christmas. Then a chorale speaks on behalf of all believers who realize that the posture of the Magi is theirs: I stand here at your cribO little Jesus, my Life;I come to bring and give to youWhat you have given to me.Take this! . He borrowed the music for the opening chorus from another cantata, but forgot and copied the old words into the score, which he then had to cross out. Listen to J.S. 1. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas - No. Home Featured Magazine About. Log in Start Free Trial Start Free Trial. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas - No.6 Evangelist: "Und sie gebar ihren ersten Sohn" Martin Lattke , Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, … It was written for the Christmas season of that year. Listen to J.S. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Jan Willem de Vriend, Cappella Amsterdam, Combattimento Consort Amsterdam on AllMusic - 2007 1. The oratorio was written in 1734. Home Featured Magazine About. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany - No. 58. With the edition of the Christmas Oratorio within the framework of the Stuttgart Bach Editions, Carus presents a scholarly edition for practical performance. I. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Pt. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, nor any of the cantatas which make up the work, has ever been performed as part of a full concert program at Find out! Anselm Hartinger, translation by Alice Noger-Gradon. Bach, JS : Weihnachtsoratorium [Christmas Oratorio] BWV248 : Part 6 "Was will der Hölle Schrecken nun" [Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass] Michel Corboz: 00:43 5,49 zł: play: 59. The fourth part describes the naming and circumcision of Jesus (for New Year’s Day). Consider this text from part one (written in reverence to a new religious or secular prince) instead referencing the work itself: How shall I embrace you? 26 December 2020 Shepherds and Angels Cantata II Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend. Our parish typically sings this great ancient hymn to Anglican chant. Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany - No.63 Rezitativ: "Was will der Hölle Schrecken nun? J.S. and how encounter You? Challenge Classics: CC76607. Bach: Christmas Oratorio WEIHNACHTS-ORATORIUM, BWV 248. Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Highlights) by Ingrid Kertesi, Janos Toth, Jozsef Mukk & Judit Nemeth on Apple Music. From the booklet of the Christmas Oratorio CD. Listen to J.S. Log in Start Free Trial Start Free Trial. 4 Aria: " Bereite dich, Zion" by Anne Sofie von Otter and Anthony Robson and English Baroque Soloists and John Eliot Gardiner 5:03 $1.29 Watch this live recording of four young cellists from "From the Top" performing a new arrangement for strings. The Christmas Oratorio, written for the turn-of-year feast days in 1734/35, was composed during a period in which Bach produced comparatively few new works for his Leipzig churches. It comprises six cantatas, suitable for performing separately during the so-called twelve days of Christmas. (You may follow the text here.). The Christmas Oratorio, written for the turn-of-year feast days in 1734/35, was composed during a period in which Bach produced comparatively few new works for his Leipzig churches. The six cantatas that make up the cycle that is the Christmas Oratorio are no exception to this pattern. That proliferation of musical allusions may account for the large number of settings of this Psalm to music. J S Bach The Christmas Oratorio - Part 6. Stream songs including "Christmas Oratorio: Part I: Jauchzet, Frohlocket", "Christmas Oratorio: Part I: Bereite Dich, Zion" and more. Chanted examples of the Psalms for the week of the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity are here. Bach used the parody technique to integrate his music from previous cantatas. Höre Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Weihnachtsoratorium von English Baroque Soloists auf Deezer. 5 / 6 Part five of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Monteverdi Choir. Six - For The Feast Of Epiphany - No.61 Rezitativ: "So geht! Listen to Christmas Oratorio - Part 6-12, a song by Johann Sebastian Bach on TIDAL. Each of these performances relies on traditional baroque instruments and performance styles. Bach composed the six-part “Christmas Oratorio” (“Weihnachts Oratorium”) in 1734 for two Leipzig churches, St. Thomas and St. Nicholas, for which he served as music director. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas : No. J.S. Pobierz nuty za darmo. Buy 2 SACDs or download online. While you may find one way of listening more suitable than the other, try both! The oratorio was written in 1734. Bach, JS : Weihnachtsoratorium [Christmas Oratorio] BWV248 : Part 6 "Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen" [Choir] Michel Corboz: 03:12 5,49 zł Stream songs including "Christmas Oratorio: Part I: Jauchzet, Frohlocket", "Christmas Oratorio: Part I: Bereite Dich, Zion" and more. The basis for this publication are Bach’s autograph score and the original parts. 58. Get Classical.org, the premiere classical music digital entertainment experience, in your inbox. ... Part 6 is immediately below. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Jan Willem de Vriend, Cappella Amsterdam, Combattimento Consort Amsterdam on AllMusic - 2007 The series features three renowned cantatas, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131, and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, followed by all six parts of Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. Each part is a cantata for 1 of 6 feast days within the 12 days of the Christmas season: The story begins with the birth of Jesus (for Christmas Day). Pobierz nuty za darmo. Bach Interactions. My favorite, as I mentioned earlier, is the recent one conducted by John Butt. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Pt. Each cantata was first performed separately for the six successive celebrations during Christmas of 1734–5. 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