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SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS (THE)



Disc 1

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

  Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Part I: Sinfonia 00:03:10
2.   Play with flash player Part I: Recitative: Comfort ye my people (Tenor) - Aria: Every valley shall be exalted (Tenor) 00:06:42
3.   Play with flash player Part I: And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed (Chorus) 00:02:38
4.   Play with flash player Part I: Recitative: Behold, a virgin shall conceive (Alto) - Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Alto, Chorus) 00:05:54
5.   Play with flash player Part I: For unto a child is born (Chorus) 00:04:03
6.   Play with flash player Part I: Pifa 00:00:58
7.   Play with flash player Part I: Aria: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (Soprano) 00:04:04
8.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men (Alto) 00:11:10
10.   Play with flash player Part II: Aria: How beautiful are the feet of him (Soprano) 00:03:22
11.   Play with flash player Part II: Aria: Why do the nations so furiosly rage together (Bass) 00:03:12
12.   Play with flash player Part II: Hallelujah! (Chorus) 00:03:43
13.   Play with flash player Part III: Aria: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano) 00:06:07
14.   Play with flash player Part III: Recitative: Behold, I tell you a mystery (Bass) - Aria: The trumpet shall sound (Bass) 00:09:36
15.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Part I: Jauchzet, frohlocket 00:07:13
2.   Play with flash player Part I: Bereite dich, Zion 00:05:15
3.   Play with flash player Part I: Wie soll ich dich empfangen 00:01:20
4.   Play with flash player Part I: Großer Herr und starker König 00:04:51
5.   Play with flash player Part I: Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein! 00:00:57
6.   Play with flash player Part II: Sinfonia 00:05:55
7.   Play with flash player Part II: Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht 00:01:16
8.   Play with flash player Part II: Schlafe, mein Liebster 00:09:22
9.   Play with flash player Part II: Wir singen dir in deinem Heer 00:01:22
10.   Play with flash player Part III: Herrscher des Himmels 00:02:00
11.   Play with flash player Part III: Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen 00:08:29
12.   Play with flash player Part IV: Flößt, mein Heiland 00:06:16
13.   Play with flash player Part IV: Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben 00:05:15
14.   Play with flash player Part V: Dein Glanz all' Finsternis verzehrt 00:01:08
15.   Play with flash player Part V: Ach, wann wird die Zeit erscheinen 00:05:59
16.   Play with flash player Part VI: Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier 00:01:15
17.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Et barn er født i Betlehem (arr. P. Steenbeeg for chorus) 00:03:00

Alnaes, Eyvind

  Julemotett
2.   Play with flash player Julemotett 00:04:41

Søraas, Lars
Sande, Jacob, lyricist(s)

  Det lyser i stille grender
3.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Maria vise (arr. S. Volle for chorus) 00:06:00

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

  Det danser stjerner
7.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Dejlig er den himmel blå (arr. B. Holten for chorus) 00:03:01

Liljefors, Ruben

  Det strålar en stjärna
18.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player Psalm 24, "Gören portarna höga" 00:03:06

Olsson, Otto
Nilsson, Paul, lyricist(s)

  Advent
21.   Play with flash player Advent 00:03:20

Wideen, Ivar
Rydberg, Viktor, lyricist(s)

  Gläns över sjö och strand
22.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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.   Play with flash player 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


Release Date: 2007

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