Sunday December 23, 2012


Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List
Christmas Carols
Charles Jennens exhibit at Handel House

First Hour

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Laudate Dominum (Praise the Lord), Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, Nonesuch 79265, A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

Johann Melchior Molter (1696-1765), Concerto Pastorale in G (Christmas Concerto), English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, Deutsche Grammophon 435262, CHRISTMAS CONCERTOS

Anonymous, Greensleeves, La Rossignol & An Almayne, Ronn McFarlane & William Simms - lutes, Sono Luminus DSL-92155,TWO LUTES - LUTE DUETS FROM ENGLAND

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), MESSIAH: O THOU THAT TELLEST GOOD TIDINGS, FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN & Pifa (Pastoral Symphony), The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter, Joanne Lunn - soprano, Melanie Marshall - alto, James Gilchrist - tenor, Christopher purces - baritone, Hendrickson 56126X, HANDEL MESSIAH THE COMPLETE WORK

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in E RV270 Per il Santissimo Natale, La Pieta, Angele Dubeau - violin, Analekta AN2 8730, NOEL

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Concerto Grosso #8 in g Op.6 CHRISTMAS, Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini, Harmonia Mundi 901406.07, CORELLI. CONCERTI GROSSI OP.6

Second Hour

Michael Praetorius (c.1571-1621), Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Jacob Gallus aka Jakob Handl (1550-1591), Hodie Christus natus est, Chanticleer, Teldec 94563, SING WE CHRISTMAS

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704), Mystery Sonata #3: The Nativity, Ensemble La Tempesta, Patrick Bismuth - violin, Zig Zag ZZT040801, LES SONATES DU ROSAIRE

William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Lullaby Anonymous English partsong 15th c., Once as I remember Anonymous English 15th c., This endris night (The other night), Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, Philips 462050, ONCE AS I REMEMBER ...

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Christmas Oratorio: Cantata #1, Bach Choir of Bethlehem, Greg Funfgeld, Dorian 93183 I/II, CHRISTMAS ORATORIO BWV 248

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Orchestral Suite #1 in C BWV1066, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Harmonia Mundi HMC 902114, OUVERTUREN - ORCHESTRAL SUITES

Third Hour

Francisco Guerrero, Canite tuba, His Majestie's Clerkes, Anne Heider, Centaur 2168, NEWS OF GREAT JOY

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

Traditional (16th c. French), Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella Traditional, God Rest You Merry Gentleman Traditional, Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantione) Traditional (English), Wassail Song, Philadelphia Brass Ensemble, Sony 7033, A FESTIVAL OF CAROLS IN BRASS

Michel Richard Delalande (1657-1726), Simphonies des Noels pour instruments, Masques, Olivier Fortin, Analekta 9908, NOEL BAROQUE (BAROQUE CHRISTMAS)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Orchestral Suite #3 in D: air, English Chamber OrchestrSteven Mercurio, Anne Akiko Meyers - violin, e one EOM-CD-7785, AIR

Traditional, Coventry Carol & Ding! Dong! Merrily on high, Taverner Consort, Choir & Players, Andrew Parrott, EMI 490809, THE CAROL ALBUM: SEVEN CENTURIES OF CHRISTMAS MUSIC

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

Fourth Hour

c.1450 Seldon MS, Nowell sing we, both all and some & Nowell, nowell: Out of your sleep, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16027, CHRISTUS NATUS EST: AN EARLY ENGLISH CHRISTMAS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Christmas Oratorio BWV248: Cantata #2 - selections, Dresden State Orchestra, Dresden Choir, Peter Schreier, Philips 420204, Christmas Oratorio

Michael Praetorious (1571-1621), Pueri nostri concinite, Dances from Terpsichore & Von Himmel hoch, Parley of Instruments, Choir of Westminster Cathedral, Peter Holman, Hyperion 66200, CHRISTMAS MUSIC BY MICHAEL PRAETORIOUS

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

Traditional English, I saw three ships, Anonymous 4, Harmonia Mundi 907325, WOLCUM YULE CELTIC AND BRITISH SONGS

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