Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Christum wir sollen loben schon (harmonized: Lucas Osiander)
Martin Luther 3:14
2 Puer natus in Bethlehem (from Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica & Musae Sioniae V)
Michael Praetorius 7:29
3 Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Missa Gantz Teudsch: Kyrie
Michael Praetorius 4:31
4 Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Missa Gantz Teudsch: Gloria
Michael Praetorius 7:36
5 Musae Sioniae VIII: Der Herr sei mit euch
Michael Praetorius 1:08
6 So schreibt der heilig Propheten Jesajas
[anonymous] 2:01
7 Lüneburg, Stadtarchiv, Musikabteilung, Mus. ant. pract. KN 208.2: Praeambulum for organ
[anonymous] 1:09
8 Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her (from Musae Sioniae V & Urania)
Michael Praetorius 4:03
9 So schreibt der heilige Lukas
[anonymous] 3:51
10 Wir glauben all an einen Gott (harmonized: Samuel Scheidt)
Martin Luther 5:12
11 Lüneburg, Stadtarchiv, Musikabteilung, Mus. ant. pract. KN 208.2: Resonet in laudibus
[anonymous] 1:09
12 Puericinium: Quem pastores laudavere
Michael Praetorius 4:36
13 Banchetto musicale: Sonata: Padouana à 5
Johann Hermann Schein 3:04
14 The Lord’s Prayer: “Vater unser, der du bist im Himmel” / Words of Institution: “Unser Herr Jesus Christus”
[anonymous] 2:35
15 Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Jesaja dem Propheten das geschah
Michael Praetorius 6:25
16 Görlitzer Tabulatur‐Buch: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Samuel Scheidt 1:35
17 Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Michael Praetorius 3:26
18 Musae Sioniae VI: Uns ist ein Kindlein heut geborn
Michael Praetorius 2:11
19 Musae Sioniae VIII: Der Herr sei mit euch
Michael Praetorius 1:19
20 Missodia Sionia: Der Herr segne dich und behüte dich
Michael Praetorius 1:02
21 Musae Sioniae VI: Puer nobis nascitur
Michael Praetorius 2:56
22 Musae Sioniae VIII: Nun lob mein Seel
Michael Praetorius 3:04
23 Polyhymnia caduceatrix et panegyrica: In dulci jubilo
Michael Praetorius 5:23

Credits

CD 1

organ:
Anton Pauw (tracks 3, 5, 19–20)
Timothy Roberts (conductor and keyboardist) (tracks 7, 11, 16, 22)
harp:
Hannelore Devaere (Belgian harp player) (track 18)
baritone vocals:
Donald Greig (tracks 8, 15)
bass vocals:
Simon Grant (bass-baritone) (tracks 2, 4, 8, 15, 17)
Raimund Nolte (classical viola player and bass-baritone vocalist) (tracks 6, 9–10, 14)
choir vocals:
Gabrieli Consort & Players (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 12, 18–21, 23)
Boy's Choir of Roskilde Cathedral (tracks 2, 8, 12, 21, 23)
chorus master:
Finn Evald (chorus master) (tracks 2, 8, 10, 12, 21)
Kristian Olesen (chorus master) (tracks 2, 8, 12, 21, 23)
composer:
Michael Praetorius (composer and organist) (track 17)
Michael Praetorius (composer and organist) (– 1621) (track 15)
conductor:
Paul McCreesh (tracks 1–5, 8, 10, 12–13, 15, 17–21, 23)
orchestra:
Gabrieli Consort (track 3)
Gabrieli Consort & Players (tracks 2–4, 8, 12–13, 15, 17, 21, 23)
soprano vocals:
Constanze Backes (tracks 2, 15)
Tessa Bonner (soprano) (tracks 3–4, 15–17, 23)
Susan Hemington Jones (soprano) (tracks 2, 15, 17, 23)
Sarah Pendlebury (soprano) (tracks 3–4, 15, 18)
tenor vocals:
Mark le Brocq (tenor) (tracks 15, 23)
Robert Horn (track 4)
Tom Phillips (tenor singer) (tracks 3–4)
Julian Podger (tracks 4, 17)
Angus Smith (tracks 3–4, 15, 17)
treble vocals:
Anders Engberg-Pedersen (tracks 1, 12)
Asser Oppfeldt (track 12)
arrangement of:
recording of:
Wie Schön Leuchtet Der Morgenstern (arr. Michael Praetorius) (1993-10) (track 17)