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Performed by the Handel and Haydn Society
Kristen Watson: soprano
Krista River: mezzo-soprano
Aaron Sheehan: tenor
Philip Cutlip: baritone
Grant Llewellyn conducting

FM broadcast on December 14, 2008
Official page for this show

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Performed by the Handel and Haydn Society
Kristen Watson: soprano
Krista River: mezzo-soprano
Aaron Sheehan: tenor
Philip Cutlip: baritone
Grant Llewellyn conducting

FM broadcast on December 14, 2008
Official page for this show

Source & Lineage:
FM stereo radio > Soundforge > WAVs > HD > tracked in Soundforge > SBEs repaired > FLAC-8

Performed by the Handel and Haydn Society
Kristen Watson: soprano
Krista River: mezzo-soprano
Aaron Sheehan: tenor
Philip Cutlip: baritone
Grant Llewellyn conducting

FM broadcast on December 14, 2008
Official page for this show

Source & Lineage:
FM stereo radio > Soundforge > WAVs > HD > tracked in Soundforge > SBEs repaired > FLAC-8

Annotation last modified on 2008-12-21 19:44 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1: Teil I: For the First Day of Christmas
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 [radio introduction]
[unknown] 4:12
2 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, I. Coro "Jauchzet, frohlocket!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:58
3 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, II. Recitativo "Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit" (Evangelista) / Teil I, III. Recitativo (Alto) "Nun wird mein liebster Bräutigam"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:16
4 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, IV. Aria (Alto) "Bereite dich, Zion"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:11
5 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, V. Choral "Wie soll ich dich empfangen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:19
6 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, VI. Recitativo "Und sie gebar ihren ersten Sohn" (Evangelista) / Tiel I, VII. Choral (Soprano) "Er ist auf Erden kommen arm" / Teil I, VII. Recitativo (Basso) "Wer will die Liebe recht erhöhn"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:31
7 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, VIII. Aria (Basso) "Großer Herr, o starker König"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:42
8 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil I, IX. Choral "Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:19
Medium 2: Teil II: For the Second Day of Christmas
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 [radio introduction]
[unknown] 2:11
2 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:50
3 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XI. Recitativo "Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend" (Evangelista)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:35
4 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XII. Choral "Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:22
5 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XIII. Recitativo "Und der Engel sprach zu ihnen" (Evangelista, Angelus)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:49
6 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XIV. Recitativo (Basso) "Was Gott dem Abraham verheissen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:47
7 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XV. Aria (Tenore) "Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:42
8 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XVI. Recitativo "Und das habt zum Zeichen" (Evangelista)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:21
9 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XVII. Choral "Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:53
10 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XVIII. Recitativo (Basso) "So geht denn hin"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:52
11 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XIX. Aria (Alto) "Schlafe, mein Liebster"
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:56
12 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XX. Recitativo "Und alsobald war da bei dem Engel" (Evangelista) / Teil II, XXI. Coro "Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:34
13 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XXII. Recitativo (Basso) "So recht, ihr Engel"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:27
14 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, XXIII. Choral "Wir singen dir in deinem Heer"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:25
Medium 3: Teil III: For the Third Day of Christmas
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 [radio introduction]
[unknown] 2:21
2 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXIV. Coro "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:00
3 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXV. Recitativo "Und da die Engel" (Evangelista) / Teil III, XXVI. Coro "Lasset uns nun gehen" / Teil III, XXVII. Recitativo (Basso) "Er hat sein Volk getröst"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:37
4 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXVIII. Choral "Dies hat er alles uns getan"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
5 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXIX. Aria duetto (Soprano, Basso) "Herr, dein Mitleid"
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:45
6 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXX. Recitativo "Und sie kamen eilend" (Evangelista)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:14
7 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXXI. Aria (Alto) "Schließe, mein Herze"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:40
8 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXXII. Recitativo (Alto) "Ja, ja, mein Herz soll es bewahren"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:29
9 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXXIII. Choral "Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:17
10 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXXIV. Recitativo "Und die Hirten kehrten wieder um" (Evangelista)
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:26
11 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXXV. Choral "Seid froh dieweil"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
12 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXIV. Coro da capo "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:12
13 [radio outro]
[unknown] 0:43

Credits

Medium 1: Teil I: For the First Day of Christmas

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 2–3, 3–6, 6–8)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 2–3, 3–6, 6–8)
alto vocals:
Krista River (American mezzo) (tracks 3–4)
bass vocals:
Philip Cutlip (American baritone) (tracks 6–7)
choir vocals:
Händel and Haydn Society (tracks 2, 5, 8)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2–3, 3–6, 6–8)
conductor:
Grant Llewellyn (tracks 2–8)
orchestra:
Händel and Haydn Society (tracks 2–8)
soprano vocals:
Kristen Watson (American soprano) (track 6)
tenor vocals:
Aaron Sheehan (tracks 3, 6)
recorded at:
arrangements:
is based on:
part of:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 (tracks 2–3, 3–6, 6–8)
recording of:

Medium 2: Teil II: For the Second Day of Christmas

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 2–12, 12–14)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 2–12, 12–14)
alto vocals:
Krista River (American mezzo) (track 11)
bass vocals:
Philip Cutlip (American baritone) (tracks 6, 10, 13)
choir vocals:
Händel and Haydn Society (tracks 4, 9, 12, 14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2–12, 12–14)
conductor:
Grant Llewellyn (tracks 2–14)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 4)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 9)
orchestra:
Händel and Haydn Society (tracks 2–14)
tenor vocals:
Aaron Sheehan (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 12)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 4)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 323) (track 9)
arrangements:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 (tracks 2–12, 12–14)
recording of:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (2007-12-16 – 2007-12-19) (track 2)

Medium 3: Teil III: For the Third Day of Christmas

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 2–3, 3, 3–11)
alto vocals:
Krista River (American mezzo) (tracks 7–8)
bass vocals:
Philip Cutlip (American baritone) (tracks 3, 5)
choir vocals:
Händel and Haydn Society (tracks 2–4, 9, 11–12)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 2–3, 3, 3–12)
conductor:
Grant Llewellyn (tracks 2–12)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 9)
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 4)
orchestra:
Händel and Haydn Society (tracks 2–12)
soprano vocals:
Kristen Watson (American soprano) (track 5)
tenor vocals:
Aaron Sheehan (tracks 3, 6, 10)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 110) (track 4)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 335) (track 9)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 381) (track 11)
part of:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 (tracks 2–3, 3, 3–12)
recording of: