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BACH: MUSIC FOR CHRISTMAS, VOLUME 1 (11 CDS)

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Brilliant Classics have updated their popular Christmas-time collection of music by J.S. Bach for a new decade, adding a timeless recording of the Christmas Oratorio from Dresden, with such star-calibre soloists as Arleen Augér, Peter Schreier and Theo Adam. The cantatas are selected for their Christmas theme from the monumental cycle of Bach’s complete sacred cantatas recorded for Brilliant Classics by the Holland Boys’ Choir and Netherlands Bach Collegium under Pieter Jan Leusink. This updated set also features a new programme of organ music chosen for the Christmas season from the masterful survey of Bach’s complete organ music on Brilliant Classics, performed by Baroque performance practice expert Stefano Molardi.

Bach, J S: Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248, Pt. 1
Dresdner Kreuzchor, Dresdner Philharmoniker
Martin Flämig
Arleen Auger (soprano), Annelies Burmeister (alto), Peter Schreier (tenor), Theo Adam (bass)

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV36 'Schwingt freudig euch empor'
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium
Pieter Jan Leusink
Ruth Holton (soprano), Sytse Buwalda (alto), Marcel Beekman (tenor), Bas Ramselaar (bass-baritone)

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV40 'Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes'
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium
Pieter Jan Leusink
Marcel Beekman (tenor), Bas Ramselaar (bass-baritone), Sytse Buwalda (alto)

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV57 'Selig ist der Mann'
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium
Pieter Jan Leusink
Bas Ramselaar (bass-baritone), Ruth Holton (soprano)

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV61 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium
Pieter Jan Leusink
Knut Schoch (tenor), Bas Ramselaar (bass-baritone), Ruth Holton (soprano)

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV62 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium
Pieter Jan Leusink
Nico van der Meel (tenor), Bas Ramselaar (bass-baritone), Ruth Holton (soprano), Sytse Buwalda (alto)

Bach, J S: Cantata BWV63 'Christen, aetzet diesen Tag'
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium
Pieter Jan Leusink
Marjon Strijk (soprano), Sytse Buwalda (alto), Bas Ramselaar (bass-baritone), Nico van der Meel (tenor)


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