Christmas Recordings - up to 30% off
Until 13th January 2020, we're offering up to 30% off selected recordings of Christmas Music - the perfect chance to add some festive favourites to your collection (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).
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Mary Bevan (soprano), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass) - Cantatas 1, 3, 6), Joanne Lunn (soprano), Ciara Hendrick (mezzo), Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Konstantin Wolff (bass) - Cantatas 2, 4, 5.
Dunedin Consort, John Butt
It has the same sense of freshness as previous releases…[with] a pleasing transparency of texture, and nimbly sprung rhythms under John Butt’s scholarly direction — More…
Reconstruction of Bach's first Christmas Vespers in Leipzig
Julia Doyle (soprano), Joanne Lunn (soprano), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass)
Dunedin Consort, John Butt
It’s an absolute joy – far too good to keep for Christmas. — More…
Katherine Watson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), James Gilchrist (tenor) & Matthew Brook (bass)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & Trinity College Choir Cambridge, Stephen Layton
Layton unwraps it with all due festive pomp and circumstance...In a work incontestably smitten with the alto voice, Iestyn Davies triumphs...Gilchrist's relaxed and lyrical Evangelist maintains... — More…
Combattimento Consort Amsterdam & Capella Amsterdam, Jan Willem de Vriend
Jan Willem de Vriend oversees a joyful account of Bach's festive music with light-footed responses to dance rhythms…. I can whole heartedly commend this issue for its expressive warmth, its disciplined... — More…
Choir of King's College Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
Perhaps the lower voices aren't quite as smoothly blended here as they usually are at King's, but generally the level of achievement reached in these live performances is enviable. — More…
Patrick Grahl (tenor), Elvira Bill (alto), Klaus Häger (bass), Markus Schäfer (tenor), Dorothee Mields (soprano)
Thomanerchor, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Gotthold Schwarz
Bright, vigorous choral singing, five excellent vocal soloists and many a polished instrumental obbligato add up to a splendid reading. — More…
Monika Frimmer (soprano), Yoshikazu Mera (counter-tenor), Gerd Türk (tenor), Peter Kooij (bass)
Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
The six cantatas that make up Bach's ChristmasOratorio are part of a unified work celebrating not just Christmas itself but also the New Year and Epiphany. Masaaki Suzuki faces plentiful if not... — More…