Playlist 2018-12-23

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First Hour

Anonymous, Greensleeves to a Ground (arr. Olivier Four├ęs), Daniel Hope – violin, Stefan Maass and/or Stephan Rath – lute/theorbo, Deutsche Grammophon B0013993-02, AIR - A BAROQUE JOURNEY

Johann Melchior Molter (1696-1765), Concerto Pastorale in G, La Pieta, Angele Dubeau – violin, Analekta AN2 8730, NOEL

Antoine Busnois (c.1430-1492), Noel, Noel, Noel, The Orlando Consort, Harmonia Mundi 907418, MEDIEVAL CHRISTMAS 10TH-16TH C.SEC. & LITURG. MUS FOR FEAST DAYS

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Concerto Grosso op.6 #8 CHRISTMAS CONCERTO, Academy of Ancient Music, Pavlo Beznosiuk, Alison Balsom – trumpet, Warner Classics 925116, JUBILO

German, 14th c. harmony, Bartholomew Gesius, 1601, In dulci jubilo, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16085, A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CAROL COLLECTION VOL.II

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Messiah: Sinfonia, For Unto Us a Child is Born, Glory to God in the Highest, & Thou that tell good tidings, Academy of Ancient Music, Edward Higginbottom, Iestyn Davies – countertenor, Naxos, 570131/32, MESSIAH (1751 VERSION)

Second Hour

O Tannenbaum, CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra, Naxos, 550301, CHRISTMAS GOES BAROQUE

Francesco Manfredini (1684-1762), Concerto Grosso in C op.3 #12 CHRISTMAS, Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan, Deutsche Grammophon 419046, ALBINONI: ADAGIO PACHELBEL: CANON & GIGUE

Traditional English, I Saw Three Ships, Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland Baroque Orchestra), Jeannette Sorrell, Sandra Simon – soprano, Koch 7582, NOELS & CAROLS FROM THE OLDE WORLD

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Christmas Oratorio BWV248 – Part 1 – Chorus: Jauchzet, frohlocket!, Aria (alto): Nun wird mein liebster Brautigam, & Chorale: Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein, Dresden Chamber Choir, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Wiebke Lehmkuhl – alto, Riccardo Chailly, Decca 478227, BACH WEIHNACHTS-ORATORIUM

Traditional English, Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantione), We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Wassail Song, & God Rest You Merry Gentleman, Philadelphia Brass Ensemble, Sony 7033, FESTIVAL OF CAROLS IN BRASS

Traditional, Coventry Carol (lully, lulla …), New York Polyphony, Geoffrey Dunstan Williams – countertenor, Geoffrey Silver – tenor, Craig Philips – bass-baritone, Scott Dispensa – baritone, AVIE 2141, I SING THE BIRTH

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), Noels pour les instruments, Masques, Olivier Fortin, Analekta 9908, NOEL BAROQUE (BAROQUE CHRISTMAS)

Third Hour

Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Canite tuba (Sound the trumpet), His Majestie’s Clerkes, Anne Heider, Centaur 2168, NEWS OF GREAT JOY

Anthony Holborne (c.1545-1602), Elizabethan Dance Suite, Empire Brass, Telarc 80257, ROYAL BRASS

Anonymous English Carol 15th c., There is no rose of such virtu
German Traditional (late 15th c?), Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming (Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen), Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, Philips 462050, ONCE AS I REMEMBER ...

Pietro Antonio Locatelli (1695-1764), Concerto Grosso #8 in f op.1 CHRISTMAS, Raglan Baroque Players, Elizabeth Wallfisch & Nicholas Kraemer, Hyperion 66982, THE RAGLAN BAROQUE PLAYERS

16th c. French melody, Ding Dong! Merrily on High
Giovanni Gabrieli (1554/7-1612), O Magnum Mysterium
Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612), Motet: Angelus ad pastores ait (Shepherds Quaked when the Angel Told Them), Musica Sacra, Richard Westenburg, Deutsche Grammophon 429732, CHRISTMAS CAROLS: MUSICA SACRA

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Mystery Sonata #3 THE NATIVITY, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, Christina Day Martinson – violin, LINN CKD501, HEINRICH BIBER THE MYSTERY SONATAS

Henry VIII, Grene growith the holy (a cappella)
Traditional English, The holly and the ivy (a cappella), Anonymous 4, Harmonia Mundi 907325, WOLCUM YULE CELTIC AND BRITISH SONGS AND CAROLS

Fourth Hour

Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky (c. 1633/39-1693), Sonata Natale, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, L’Oiseau Lyre 410179, CHRISTMAS CONCERTOS

John Taverner (c.1490-1545), Audivi vocem de caelo, Stile Antico, Harmonia Mundi 807517, PUER NATUS EST: TUDOR MUSIC FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS

Giuseppe Sammartini (1695-1750), Concerto Grosso #6 in g op.5 CHRISTMAS, Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini, Harmonia Mundi 901245, GIOVANNI BATTISTA & GIUSEPPE SAMMARTINI: CONCERTI & SINFONIE

c.1500 Ritson MS, Nowell, nowell: Dieu vous garde, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16027, CHRISTUS NATUS EST: AN EARLY ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto RV270 IL RIPOSO PER IL S.S. NATALE, Brecon Baroque, Rachel Podger – violin, Channel Classics 40318, VIVALDI - LE QUATTRO STAGIONI

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben BWV147: chorale Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Alison Balsom – trumpet, Warner Classics 925116, JUBILO

Johann Christoph Pez (1664-1716), Concerto Pastorale, Les Violons du Roy (King’s Violins), Bernard Labadie, Dorian 90180, A TREASURY OF BAROQUE CHRISTMAS CONCERTI


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