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SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS (THE)



Disc 1

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

  Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights)
1.   Part I: Sinfonia 00:03:10
2.   Part I: Recitative: Comfort ye my people (Tenor) - Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor) 00:06:42
3.   Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus) 00:02:38
4.   Part I: Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto) - Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto, Chorus) 00:05:54
5.   Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus) 00:04:03
6.   Part I: Pifa 00:00:58
7.   Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano) 00:04:04
8.   Part I: Recitative: Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened (Alto) - Aria: He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (Alto, Soprano) 00:05:31
9.   Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Alto) 00:11:10
10.   Part II: Aria: How beautiful are the feet of him (Soprano) 00:03:22
11.   Part II: Aria: Why do the nations so furiosly rage together (Bass) 00:03:12
12.   Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus) 00:03:43
13.   Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano) 00:06:07
14.   Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass) - Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass) 00:09:36
15.   Part III: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (Chorus) - Amen (Chorus) 00:07:18


Disc 2

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Henrici, Christian Friedrich / Runge, Christoph / Weissel, Georg / Werner, Georg / Franck, Johann / Rist, Johann / Luther, Martin / Gerhardt, Paul, lyricist(s)

  Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part I
1.   Part I: Jauchzet, frohlocket 00:07:13
2.   Part I: Bereite dich, Zion 00:05:15
3.   Part I: Wie soll ich dich empfangen 00:01:20
4.   Part I: Großer Herr und starker König 00:04:51
5.   Part I: Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein! 00:00:57
6.   Part II: Sinfonia 00:05:55
7.   Part II: Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht 00:01:16
8.   Part II: Schlafe, mein Liebster 00:09:22
9.   Part II: Wir singen dir in deinem Heer 00:01:22
10.   Part III: Herrscher des Himmels 00:02:00
11.   Part III: Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen 00:08:29
12.   Part IV: Flößt, mein Heiland 00:06:16
13.   Part IV: Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben 00:05:15
14.   Part V: Dein Glanz all' Finsternis verzehrt 00:01:08
15.   Part V: Ach, wann wird die Zeit erscheinen 00:05:59
16.   Part VI: Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier 00:01:15
17.   Part VI: Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen 00:03:22


Disc 3

Lindeman, Ludvig Mathias
Steenberg, Per, arranger(s)

  Et barn er født i Betlehem (arr. P. Steenbeeg for chorus)
1.   Et barn er født i Betlehem (arr. P. Steenbeeg for chorus) 00:03:00

Alnaes, Eyvind

  Julemotett
2.   Julemotett 00:04:41

Søraas, Lars
Sande, Jacob, lyricist(s)

  Det lyser i stille grender
3.   Det lyser i stille grender 00:02:16

Grieg, Edvard
Krohn, Johan, lyricist(s)
Steenberg, Per, arranger(s)

  Du grønne glitrende tre (arr. P. Steenberg for chorus)
4.   Du grønne glitrende tre (arr. P. Steenberg for chorus) 00:03:14

Traditional
Brorson, Hans Adolf, lyricist(s)
Tveit, Sigvald, arranger(s)

  Mitt hjerte alltid vanker (arr. S. Tveit for soprano and chorus)
5.   Mitt hjerte alltid vanker (arr. S. Tveit for soprano and chorus) 00:05:08

Grimstad, Arnljot
Grimstad, Arnljot, lyricist(s)
Volle, Sverre, arranger(s)

  Maria vise (arr. S. Volle for chorus)
6.   Maria vise (arr. S. Volle for chorus) 00:06:00

Olsen, Carl Gustav Sparre
Halbo, Sverre, lyricist(s)

  Det danser stjerner
7.   Det danser stjerner 00:02:24

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Tveit, Sigvald, arranger(s)

  Kling no klokka (arr. S. Tveit for soprano and chorus)
8.   Kling no klokka (arr. S. Tveit for soprano and chorus) 00:04:09

Holten, Bo
Ingemann, Bernhard Severin, lyricist(s)
Holten, Bo, arranger(s)

  Dejlig er jorden (arr. B. Holten for chorus)
9.   Dejlig er jorden (arr. B. Holten for chorus) 00:02:49

Rung, Henrik
Rung, Henrik, lyricist(s)
Kallenbach, Bendt, arranger(s)

  Kimer i klokker (arr. B. Kallenbach for chorus)
10.   Kimer i klokker (arr. B. Kallenbach for chorus) 00:02:13

Gade, Niels Wilhelm
Andersen, Hans Christian, lyricist(s)

  Barn Jesus i en Krybbe lå
11.   Barn Jesus i en Krybbe lå 00:01:37

Weyse, Christoph Ernst Friedrich
Kingo, Thomas, lyricist(s)
Holten, Bo, arranger(s)

  Nu kom der bud fra englekor (arr. B. Holten for chorus)
12.   Nu kom der bud fra englekor (arr. B. Holten for chorus) 00:02:12

Lange-Müller, Peter Erasmus
Recke, Ernst von der, lyricist(s)

  Gammel julesang
13.   Gammel julesang 00:02:53

Hartmann, Johann Peter Emilius
Hostrup, Jens Christian, lyricist(s)
Holten, Bo, arranger(s)

  Julebudet til dem, der bygge (arr. B. Holten for chorus)
14.   Julebudet til dem, der bygge (arr. B. Holten for chorus) 00:02:37

Hartmann, Johann Peter Emilius
Grundtvig, Nikolai Frederik Severin, lyricist(s)
Kallenbach, Bendt / Holten, Bo, arranger(s)

  Blomstre som en rosengård (arr. B. Holten and B. Kallenbach for chorus)
15.   Blomstre som en rosengård (arr. B. Holten and B. Kallenbach for chorus) 00:02:39

Balle, Carl Christian Nicolaj
Grundtvig, Nikolai Frederik Severin, lyricist(s)
Holten, Bo, arranger(s)

  Det kimer nu til julefest (arr. B. Holten for chorus)
16.   Det kimer nu til julefest (arr. B. Holten for chorus) 00:02:40

Meidell, Jacob Gerhard
Grundtvig, Nikolai Frederik Severin, lyricist(s)
Holten, Bo, arranger(s)

  Dejlig er den himmel blå (arr. B. Holten for chorus)
17.   Dejlig er den himmel blå (arr. B. Holten for chorus) 00:03:01

Liljefors, Ruben

  Det strålar en stjärna
18.   Det strålar en stjärna 00:02:38

Regnart, Jacob
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)
Vulpius, Melchior, arranger(s)

  Gläd dig, du Kristi brud (arr. M. Vulpius for chorus)
19.   Gläd dig, du Kristi brud (arr. M. Vulpius for chorus) 00:02:43

Wennerberg, Gunnar
Bible - Old Testament, lyricist(s)

  Psalm 24, "Gören portarna höga"
20.   Psalm 24, "Gören portarna höga" 00:03:06

Olsson, Otto
Nilsson, Paul, lyricist(s)

  Advent
21.   Advent 00:03:20

Wideen, Ivar
Rydberg, Viktor, lyricist(s)

  Gläns över sjö och strand
22.   Gläns över sjö och strand 00:02:56

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Bond, Anders, arranger(s)

  Bereden väg för Herran (arr. A. Bond for chorus)
23.   Bereden väg för Herran (arr. A. Bond for chorus) 00:01:52

Sibelius, Jean
Korpilahti, Martti / Topelius, Zacharias, lyricist(s)

  5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 4. En etsi valtaa, loistoa (version for female chorus) (Sung in Finnish)
24.   5 Christmas Songs, Op. 1: No. 4. En etsi valtaa, loistoa (version for female chorus) (Sung in Finnish) 00:02:41

Madetoja, Leevi
Noponen, Alpo, lyricist(s)
Riihimaki, Marjukka, arranger(s)

  Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (arr. M. Riihimaki for chorus)
25.   Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (arr. M. Riihimaki for chorus) 00:02:04

Traditional
Liimola, Heikki, arranger(s)

  Heinillä härkien kaukalon (arr. H. Liimola for chorus)
26.   Heinillä härkien kaukalon (arr. H. Liimola for chorus) 00:02:14

Total Playing Time: 03:45:50






Composer(s):
Alnaes, Eyvind; Bach, Johann Sebastian; Balle, Carl Christian Nicolaj; Gade, Niels Wilhelm; Grieg, Edvard; Grimstad, Arnljot; Handel, George Frideric; Hartmann, Johann Peter Emilius; Holten, Bo; Lange-Müller, Peter Erasmus; Liljefors, Ruben; Lindeman, Ludvig Mathias; Madetoja, Leevi; Meidell, Jacob Gerhard; Olsen, Carl Gustav Sparre; Olsson, Otto; Regnart, Jacob; Rung, Henrik; Sibelius, Jean; Søraas, Lars; Traditional; Wennerberg, Gunnar; Weyse, Christoph Ernst Friedrich; Wideen, Ivar

Lyricist(s):
Andersen, Hans Christian; Bible - New Testament; Bible - Old Testament; Brorson, Hans Adolf; Franck, Johann; Gerhardt, Paul; Grimstad, Arnljot; Grundtvig, Nikolai Frederik Severin; Halbo, Sverre; Henrici, Christian Friedrich; Hostrup, Jens Christian; Ingemann, Bernhard Severin; Kingo, Thomas; Korpilahti, Martti; Krohn, Johan; Luther, Martin; Nilsson, Paul; Noponen, Alpo; Recke, Ernst von der; Rist, Johann; Rung, Henrik; Runge, Christoph; Rydberg, Viktor; Sande, Jacob; Topelius, Zacharias; Traditional; Weissel, Georg; Werner, Georg

Arranger(s):
Bond, Anders; Holten, Bo; Kallenbach, Bendt; Liimola, Heikki; Riihimaki, Marjukka; Steenberg, Per; Tveit, Sigvald; Volle, Sverre; Vulpius, Melchior

Conductor(s):
Fevang, Øystein; Hannuksela, Sauli; Holten, Bo; Oberfrank, Geza; Riihimaki, Marjukka; Sixten, Fredrik

Orchestra(s):
Budapest Failoni Chamber Orchestra; Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Choir(s):
Ensemble 96; Gothenburg Boys Choir; Hungarian Radio Chorus; Musica Ficta; Philomela Choir; Resonus Chorus

Artist(s):
Aartun, Gea; Bundgaard, Sine; Gimle, Ole Morten; Kertesi, Ingrid; Kronen, Beate; Larsen, Erik Niord; Mukk, Jozsef; Naess, Carl-Andreas; Nemeth, Judit; Persson, Olle; Refvem, Hilde; Tóth, Janos; Widfeldt, Torbjorn

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Choral - Secular

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

Catalogue No: 8.503195

Barcode: 730099319539

Distribution Note(s):

CD available in Denmark


Physical Release: 2007

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