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CHRISTMAS MEDITATION



Disc 1

Gounod, Charles-Francois / Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Ave Maria (version for orchestra)
1.   Ave Maria (version for orchestra) 00:02:51

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Maria durch ein Dornwald ging
2.   Maria durch ein Dornwald ging 00:03:23

Handel, George Frideric

  Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: Pastoral Symphony, "Pifa"
3.   Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: Pastoral Symphony, "Pifa" 00:02:51

Vivaldi, Antonio

  The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo (arr. for flute and harp)
4.   The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo (arr. for flute and harp) 00:02:15

Traditional
Kritzinger, Wilhelm, lyricist(s)

  Susser die Glocken nie klingen
5.   Susser die Glocken nie klingen 00:02:36

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Flute Sonata in E-Flat Major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. for trumpet and organ)
6.   Flute Sonata in E - Flat Major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. for trumpet and organ) 00:02:10

Herbeck, Johann Ritter von

  Pueri, concinite
7.   Pueri, concinite 00:04:08

Locatelli, Pietro Antonio

  Concerto Grosso in F Minor, Op. 1, No. 8, "Christmas": VII. Pastorale - Largo andante
8.   Concerto Grosso in F Minor, Op. 1, No. 8, "Christmas": VII. Pastorale - Largo andante 00:03:43

Gabrieli, Giovanni

  Sacrae symphoniae: Sonata pian' e forte, alla quarta bassa, a 8
9.   Sacrae symphoniae: Sonata pian' e forte, alla quarta bassa, a 8 00:04:39

Handel, George Frideric
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: Aria: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd
10.   Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: Aria: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd 00:04:35

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  18 Chorales, BWV 651-668, "Leipziger Chorale": Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
11.   18 Chorales, BWV 651 - 668, "Leipziger Chorale": Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 00:04:39

Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

  Harp Concerto in A Major: II. Larghetto
12.   Harp Concerto in A Major: II. Larghetto 00:09:14

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Heil'ge Nacht auf Engelsschwingen
13.   Heil'ge Nacht auf Engelsschwingen 00:02:56

Bononcini, Giovanni

  Divertimento da camera in C Minor: I. Lento
14.   Divertimento da camera in C Minor: I. Lento 00:02:32

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Es ist ein Reis entsprungen
15.   Es ist ein Reis entsprungen 00:02:54

Vivaldi, Antonio

  Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV 565: II. Siciliano
16.   Concerto Grosso in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV 565: II. Siciliano 00:03:00


Disc 2

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String"
1.   Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air, "Air on a G String" 00:04:26

Praetorius, Michael

  Kindelein zart von guter Art
2.   Kindelein zart von guter Art 00:02:02

Manfredini, Francesco Onofrio

  Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 3, No. 12: I. Pastorale: Largo
3.   Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 3, No. 12: I. Pastorale: Largo 00:04:11

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Jesu, meines Herzens Freud, BWV 361
4.   Jesu, meines Herzens Freud, BWV 361 00:03:10

Handel, George Frideric

  Organ Concerto No. 6 in B-Flat Major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294: II. Larghetto (version for harp and orchestra)
5.   Organ Concerto No. 6 in B - Flat Major, Op. 4, No. 6, HWV 294: II. Larghetto (version for harp and orchestra) 00:04:01

Loeillet (Loeillet of London), Jean-Baptiste

  Trumpet Sonata in G Major: III. Lento dolce
6.   Trumpet Sonata in G Major: III. Lento dolce 00:02:48

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  O Jesulein zart
7.   O Jesulein zart 00:02:23

Barsanti, Francesco

  Flute Sonata in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 4: III. Siciliana: Largo
8.   Flute Sonata in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 4: III. Siciliana: Largo 00:01:55

Handel, George Frideric

  Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Ombra mai fu, "Largo"
9.   Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Ombra mai fu, "Largo" 00:03:07

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Stille, stille, lasst uns lauschen
10.   Stille, stille, lasst uns lauschen 00:03:13

Pescetti, Giovanni Battista

  Harp Sonata in C Minor: II. Andante espressivo
11.   Harp Sonata in C Minor: II. Andante espressivo 00:05:06

Corelli, Arcangelo

  Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto": I. Grave (arr. for trumpet and organ)
12.   Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto": I. Grave (arr. for trumpet and organ) 00:02:43

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bible - Old Testament / Ebert, Jakob, lyricist(s)

  Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 143: Chorale: Du Friedefurst, Herr Jesu Christ
13.   Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 143: Chorale: Du Friedefurst, Herr Jesu Christ 00:02:24

Telemann, Georg Philipp

  Double Concerto for Recorder and Flute in E Minor, TWV 52:e1: I. Largo
14.   Double Concerto for Recorder and Flute in E Minor, TWV 52:e1: I. Largo 00:03:49

Grieg, Edvard

  Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40: IV. Air (version for orchestra)
15.   Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40: IV. Air (version for orchestra) 00:06:45

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part III: Aria: Schliesse, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder … - Part I: Chorale: Wie soll ich dich empfangen
16.   Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part III: Aria: Schliesse, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder … - Part I: Chorale: Wie soll ich dich empfangen 00:06:22


Disc 3

Molter, Johann Melchior

  Concerto Pastorale: I. Larghetto
1.   Concerto Pastorale: I. Larghetto 00:01:24

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Dies est laetitiae
2.   Dies est laetitiae 00:03:13

Albinoni, Tomaso Giovanni

  Oboe Concerto in B-Flat Major, Op. 7, No. 3: II. Adagio
3.   Oboe Concerto in B - Flat Major, Op. 7, No. 3: II. Adagio 00:03:07

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Bible, lyricist(s)

  Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339: Laudate Dominum
4.   Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339: Laudate Dominum 00:04:12

Handel, George Frideric

  Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: VI. Air
5.   Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F Major, HWV 348: VI. Air 00:03:38

Praetorius, Michael

  Schlaf, mein Kindelein
6.   Schlaf, mein Kindelein 00:03:10

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Vigh, Andrea, arranger(s)

  Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999 (arr. A. Vigh)
7.   Prelude in C Minor, BWV 999 (arr. A. Vigh) 00:01:52

Vivaldi, Antonio

  The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo
8.   The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Minor, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo 00:02:21

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  O admirabile commercium
9.   O admirabile commercium 00:02:13

Buffardin, Pierre-Gabriel

  Flute Concerto in E Minor: II. Andante
10.   Flute Concerto in E Minor: II. Andante 00:03:35

Reger, Max

  8 Geistliche Gesange, Op. 138: No. 4. Unser lieben Frauen Tranen
11.   8 Geistliche Gesange, Op. 138: No. 4. Unser lieben Frauen Tranen 00:02:20

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

  Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K. 299: II. Andantino
12.   Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K. 299: II. Andantino 00:07:48

Mendelssohn, Felix

  3 Motets, Op. 39: No. 2. O praise the Lord (Laudate pueri): Laudati pueri
13.   3 Motets, Op. 39: No. 2. O praise the Lord (Laudate pueri): Laudati pueri 00:05:23

Corelli, Arcangelo

  Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto": V. Allegro - Pastorale ad libitum: Largo
14.   Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto": V. Allegro - Pastorale ad libitum: Largo 00:05:03

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Flosst, mein Heiland, flosst dein Namen
15.   Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Flosst, mein Heiland, flosst dein Namen 00:05:34

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

  Keyboard Concerto in E-Flat Major, Wq. 35, H. 446: II. Adagio sostenuto
16.   Keyboard Concerto in E - Flat Major, Wq. 35, H. 446: II. Adagio sostenuto 00:07:38


Disc 4

Pachelbel, Johann

  Canon in D Major
1.   Canon in D Major 00:04:26

Handl, Jacobus

  Ecce virgo concipiet
2.   Ecce virgo concipiet 00:01:33

Gabrieli, Giovanni

  Sacrae symphoniae: Canzon III septimi toni a 8
3.   Sacrae symphoniae: Canzon III septimi toni a 8 00:03:26

Bruckner, Anton
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Ave Maria, WAB 6
4.   Ave Maria, WAB 6 00:03:26

Rheinberger, Joseph Gabriel

  3 Sacred Songs, Op. 69: No. 3. Abendlied, "Bleib bei uns, es will Abend werden" (arr. for violin and organ)
5.   3 Sacred Songs, Op. 69: No. 3. Abendlied, "Bleib bei uns, es will Abend werden" (arr. for violin and organ) 00:03:59

Adam, Adolphe
Cappeau, Placide, lyricist(s)

  Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) (Sung in French)
6.   Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night) (Sung in French) 00:03:23

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. for flute and harp)
7.   Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. for flute and harp) 00:02:58

Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich

  Hirtenlied
8.   Hirtenlied 00:02:04

Telemann, Georg Philipp

  Ouverture a la Pastorelle: Overture
9.   Ouverture a la Pastorelle: Overture 00:04:44

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Skeie, Eyvind / Gerhardt, Paul, lyricist(s)

  Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 469
10.   Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 469 00:01:29

Handel, George Frideric

  Organ Concerto No. 4 in F Major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV 292: II. Andante
11.   Organ Concerto No. 4 in F Major, Op. 4, No. 4, HWV 292: II. Andante 00:06:57

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Jesu, du mein liebstes Leben, BWV 356
12.   Jesu, du mein liebstes Leben, BWV 356 00:02:58

Galilei, Vincenzo

  Fantasia ottava
13.   Fantasia ottava 00:03:19

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Gott hat dich, Maria erwahlt
14.   Gott hat dich, Maria erwahlt 00:01:29

Handel, George Frideric

  Concerto Grosso in B Minor, Op. 6, No. 12, HWV 330: III. Aria: Larghetto e piano
15.   Concerto Grosso in B Minor, Op. 6, No. 12, HWV 330: III. Aria: Larghetto e piano 00:03:29

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Henrici, Christian Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part II. Aria: Schlafe, mein Liebster, geniesse der Ruh
16.   Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part II. Aria: Schlafe, mein Liebster, geniesse der Ruh 00:09:27


Disc 5

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  Suite No. 4 in G Major, Op. 61, "Mozartiana": III. Preghiera: Andante non tanto
1.   Suite No. 4 in G Major, Op. 61, "Mozartiana": III. Preghiera: Andante non tanto 00:03:49

Schubert, Franz
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Deutsche Messe, D. 872: Zum Sanctus: Heilig, heilig ist der Herr
2.   Deutsche Messe, D. 872: Zum Sanctus: Heilig, heilig ist der Herr 00:03:31

Reichardt, Johann Friedrich
Reichardt, Johann Friedrich, lyricist(s)

  Heilige Nacht
3.   Heilige Nacht 00:01:56

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part II: Sinfonia
4.   Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Part II: Sinfonia 00:05:38

Praetorius, Michael

  Den die Hirten lobeten sehre
5.   Den die Hirten lobeten sehre 00:03:07

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Minuet in D Minor, BWV Anh. 132
6.   Minuet in D Minor, BWV Anh. 132 00:01:14

Vivaldi, Antonio

  Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425: II. Largo
7.   Mandolin Concerto in C Major, RV 425: II. Largo 00:02:11

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)

  Auf dem Berge da geht der Wind
8.   Auf dem Berge da geht der Wind 00:01:27

Handel, George Frideric

  Water Piece in D Major, HWV 341: III. Air (Menuetto)
9.   Water Piece in D Major, HWV 341: III. Air (Menuetto) 00:03:05

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Oboe Concerto in D Minor: II. Adagio (after BWV 35, BWV 156, BWV 1056 and BWV 1059)
10.   Oboe Concerto in D Minor: II. Adagio (after BWV 35, BWV 156, BWV 1056 and BWV 1059) 00:03:06

Reger, Max
Boelitz, Martin, lyricist(s)

  Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76: No. 52. Maria Wiegenlied
11.   Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76: No. 52. Maria Wiegenlied 00:04:17

Rheinberger, Joseph Gabriel

  Ave Maria
12.   Ave Maria 00:01:47

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

  Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Ballet of Blessed Spirits (Reigen seliger Geister)
13.   Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II: Ballet of Blessed Spirits (Reigen seliger Geister) 00:07:26

Bruch, Max
Moore, Thomas, lyricist(s)

  Jubilate-Amen, Op. 3
14.   Jubilate - Amen, Op. 3 00:03:43

Grieg, Edvard

  Lyric Pieces, Book 4, Op. 47: No. 7. Elegy (arr. for flute and harp)
15.   Lyric Pieces, Book 4, Op. 47: No. 7. Elegy (arr. for flute and harp) 00:03:29

Gruber, Franz Xaver
Mohr, Josef, lyricist(s)

  Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
16.   Stille Nacht (Silent Night) 00:05:37

Total Playing Time: 04:53:52






Composer(s):
Adam, Adolphe; Albinoni, Tomaso Giovanni; Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel; Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich; Bach, Johann Sebastian; Barsanti, Francesco; Bononcini, Giovanni; Bruch, Max; Bruckner, Anton; Buffardin, Pierre-Gabriel; Corelli, Arcangelo; Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von; Gabrieli, Giovanni; Galilei, Vincenzo; Gluck, Christoph Willibald; Gounod, Charles-Francois; Grieg, Edvard; Gruber, Franz Xaver; Handel, George Frideric; Handl, Jacobus; Herbeck, Johann Ritter von; Locatelli, Pietro Antonio; Loeillet (Loeillet of London), Jean-Baptiste; Manfredini, Francesco Onofrio; Mendelssohn, Felix; Molter, Johann Melchior; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Pachelbel, Johann; Pescetti, Giovanni Battista; Praetorius, Michael; Reger, Max; Reichardt, Johann Friedrich; Rheinberger, Joseph Gabriel; Schubert, Franz; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich; Telemann, Georg Philipp; Traditional; Vivaldi, Antonio

Lyricist(s):
Bible; Bible - New Testament; Bible - Old Testament; Boelitz, Martin; Cappeau, Placide; Ebert, Jakob; Gerhardt, Paul; Henrici, Christian Friedrich; Kritzinger, Wilhelm; Mass Text; Mohr, Josef; Moore, Thomas; Reichardt, Johann Friedrich; Skeie, Eyvind; Traditional

Arranger(s):
Vigh, Andrea

Conductor(s):
Banfalvi, Bela; Bohme, Frank; Buchner, Roland; Erxleben, Michael; Eschenburg, Hartwig; Fischer, Georg; Fischer, Ivan; Flamig, Martin; Froschauer, Helmut; Haenchen, Hartmut; Korodi, Andras; Marriner, Neville; Marschik, Peter; Max, Hermann; Nemeth, Pal; Otto, Ralf; Pommer, Max; Rolla, Janos; Rotzsch, Hans-Joachim; Tarr, Edward H.; Weigle, Jörg-Peter; Winschermann, Helmut

Orchestra(s):
Academy of London; Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra; Cappella Coloniensis; Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber Orchestra; Cologne Radio Orchestra; Concerto Köln; Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra; German Bach Soloists; Kleine Konzert, Das; New Berlin Chamber Orchestra; Simbah Chamber Collegium; Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra; West German Radio Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Blaserensemble; Budapest Strings; Capella Savaria; Dresden Baroque Soloists; HR Brass; New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig; Philharmonic Art Ensemble; Studio ensemble

Choir(s):
Capella Gregoriana; Cologne Radio Chorus; Dresden Kreuzchor; Frankfurt Vocal Ensemble; Jeunesses Musicales Choir; Leipzig Radio Chorus, male section; Leipzig Thomaner Choir; Regensburger Domspatzen; Rheinische Kantorei; Rostocker Motet Choir; Vienna Boys Choir; Vienna Boys Choir, soloist; West German Radio Chorus

Artist(s):
Achim, Erzsebet; Balint, Janos; Bernstein, Walter Heinz; Cordier, David; Dicke, Peter; Eisenberg, Matthias; Friedrich, Reinhold; Glaetzner, Burkhard; Groop, Monica; Haupt, Eckart; Hintermeier, Georg; Holler, Gunther; Humphries, Charles; Hunteler, Konrad; Jansen, Dorothe; Juffinger, Andreas; Kohler, Axel; Kowalski, Jochen; Kwast, Saskia; Lencses, Lajos; Lucker, Martin; Mayer, Lajos; Munch, Roland; Passin, Karl-Heinz; Regensburger Domspatzen, soloist; Rost, Jurgen; Sandhoff, Martin; Sebestyen, Erno; Sipkai, Deborah; Steiner, Wolfgang; Vigh, Andrea; Winkler, Michael-Christfried; Zadori, Maria; Ziesak, Ruth

Label: Capriccio

Genre: Chamber Music; Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular; Concertos; Instrumental; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Renaissance; Romantic

Catalogue No: C7073

Barcode: 845221070735

Physical Release: 2010

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