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Baroque Christmas: Cantatas & Motets

Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Wilfried Jochens (tenor), Klaus Mertens (bass), Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Ludwig Guttler (corno da caccia)

Thomanerchor Leipzig, Tolzer Knabenchor, Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert, Berliner Barock-Compagney, L’Arte del mondo, Werner Ehrhardt, Hermann Max

Seasonal motets and cantatas by Christiam Geist, Pal Esterhazy, Buxtehude, and Giuseppe Maria Po del Finale, with a tranch of contributions from Bach family members. Thoroughly engaging.

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Contents

Bach, W F: Lasset uns ablegen die Werke der Finsternis

Work length29:50
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  • Claudia Schubert (alto), Wilfried Jochens (tenor), Barbara Schlick (soprano), Stephan Schreckenberger (bass)
  • Das Kleine Konzert, Rheinische Kantorei
  • Hermann Max
  • Recorded: 15-22 April 1991
  • Recording Venue: Immanuelskirche, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany

Chorus: Lasset uns ablegen die Werke der Finsternis

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Recitative: Es ist nun hohe Zeit (Alto)

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Chorale: Steh auf vom Sundenschlaf

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Recitative: Drum, Vater (Tenor)

Track length0:20
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Aria: Hore, Vater, mit Erbarmen (Soprano)

Track length9:26
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Accompanied Recitative: Ich weiss, die Nacht ist schon dahin (Bass)

Track length0:47
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Aria: Ich ziehe Jesum an im Glauben (Alto)

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Chorale: Den Geist, der heilig ist

Track length0:45
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Chorus: Lasset uns ablegen die Werke der Finsternis

Track length4:39
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Bach, J C'ph: Motet 'Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf'

Work length4:05
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  • Mark Nordstrand (organ)
  • Tölzer Knabenchor
  • Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden

Bach, J C F: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Work length15:54
$3.00
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  • Das Kleine Konzert, Rheinische Kantorei
  • Hermann Max
  • Recorded: 19-30 April 1988
  • Recording Venue: Immanuelskirche, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Track length6:31
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Zion hort die Wachter singen

Track length4:33
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Gloria sei dir gesungen

Track length4:50
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Bach, C P E: Christmas cantata 'Auf schicke dich recht feierlich', Wq. 249 (H815)

Work length17:56
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  • Gotthold Schwarz (bass), Wilfried Jochens (tenor), Barbara Schlick (soprano), Hilke Helling (alto)
  • Das Kleine Konzert, Rheinische Kantorei
  • Hermann Max
  • Recorded: May 1987
  • Recording Venue: Immanuelkirche, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany

Chorale: Auf, schicke dich recht feierlich

Track length0:41
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Aria: Gross ist der Herr, sein weites Heiligtum schallt uberall (Bass)

Track length3:22
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Recitative: Wohin mein Auge blickt (Tenor)

Track length1:03
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Aria: Gross ist der Herr, ihm lasst uns singen (Tenor, Chorus)

Track length1:02
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Chorus: Ihr Volker, hort's und kniet im Staube nieder

Track length0:18
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Chorus: Ihr Himmel, tont von Pol zu Pole wider

Track length0:51
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Recitative: Welch ein Gesang voll Jubel steiget zu Gottes Thron empor? (Soprano, Bass)

Track length2:48
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Duet: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebet (Soprano, Alto)

Track length1:37
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Accompagnato: Du bist gekommen, du heiligster Sohn Gottes (Tenor, Bass)

Track length0:49
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Recitative: Gott, dessen Liebe (Tenor)

Track length0:35
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Aria: Seid mir gesegnet, meine Bruder (Tenor, Alto, Soprano, Bass)

Track length2:56
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Chorus: Stets soll mein Herz volll deiner Ehre

Track length1:08
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Chorale: Rat, Kraft und Held

Track length0:46
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Bach, J S: Cantata BWV143 'Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele'

Work length14:02
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  • Eberhard Büchner (tenor), Andreas Scheibner (bass)
  • Thomanerchor, Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum Leipzig
  • Max Pommer
  • Recorded: 1984
  • Recording Venue: Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany

Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (Chorus)

Track length1:15
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Chorale: Du Friedefurst, Herr Jesu Christ (Soprano)

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Recitative: Wohl dem, des Hulfe der Gott Jakob ist (Tenor)

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Aria: Tausendfaches Ungluck, Schrecken (Tenor)

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Aria: Der Herr ist Konig ewiglich (Bass)

Track length1:44
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Aria: Jesu, Retter deiner Herde (Tenor)

Track length2:14
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Chorale: Alleluja. Gedenk Herr, jetzund an dein Amt

Track length2:17
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Geist, C: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Work length4:12
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  • Ruth Ziesak (soprano)
  • Berliner Barock-Compagney

Buxtehude: Das neugebor'ne Kindelein, BuxWV13

Work length7:00
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  • Savaria Vocal Ensemble, Capella Savaria
  • Pal Nemeth

Telemann: Göttlichs Kind, laß mit Entzücken, TWV 1:1020a

Work length10:52
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  • Klaus Mertens (bass flute)
  • Berliner Barock-Compagney
  • Recorded: 25-28 November 1996
  • Recording Venue: Andreas-Kirche, Berlin-Wannsee, Germany

Aria: Gottlichs Kind, lass mit Entzucken

Track length6:07
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Recitative: Ach, welcher holde Ton

Track length0:56
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Aria: Steige, falle, kreise, walle

Track length3:49
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Giuseppe Maria Po del Finale: Oh quam jubilat

Work length7:45
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  • Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Keiko Matsuda (trumpet), Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Ingeborg Danz (alto)
  • L'Arte del mondo
  • Werner Ehrhardt

Sinfonia

Track length1:07
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Aria: O quam jubilant

Track length2:03
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Ritornello

Track length0:28
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Recitativo: Visita nos Deus

Track length0:38
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Ritornello: Popule Bellule - Dulcis tenellule

Track length3:29
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Esterházy: Harmonia caelestis

Work length5:22
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  • Mária Zádori (soprano)
  • Capella Savaria
  • Pal Nemeth

Harmonia caelestis: No. 7. Cur fles, Jesu

Track length5:22
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Porpora: Stelle lucide

Work length9:42
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  • Ruth Ziesak (soprano)
  • L'Arte del mondo
  • Werner Ehrhardt
  • Recorded: 2-5 June 2008
  • Recording Venue: Kempen, Paterskirche, Germany

Aria: Stelle lucide

Track length3:16
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Recitativo: In oscuro desto

Track length0:42
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Aria: Celi cari luminosi

Track length4:29
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Alleluia

Track length1:15
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Bach, C P E: Heilig (Te Deum Laudamus), Wq. 217 (H778)

Work length7:18
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  • Hilke Helling (contralto)
  • Das Kleine Konzert, Rheinische Kantorei
  • Hermann Max
  • Recorded: May 1987
  • Recording Venue: Immanuelkirche, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany

Arietta: Herr, wert, dass Scharen der Engel dir dienen

Track length1:30
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Chorus: Heilig ist Gott, der Herr Zebaoth

Track length5:48
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