Bach composed the six-part “Christmas Oratorio” (“Weihnachts Oratorium”) in 1734 for two Leipzig churches, St. Thomas and St. Nicholas, for which he served as music director. The Christmas Oratorio, written for the turn-of-year feast days in 1734/35, was composed during a period in which Bach produced comparatively few new works for his Leipzig churches. Jonathan Freeman-Attwood Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Jonathan Freeman-Attwood listens to 65 years’ worth of recordings 巴赫康塔塔《尊主颂》指挥:哈农库特 勋伯格合唱团 - Magnificat BWV 243 - Nikolaus Harnoncourt Part II: The Second Day of Christmas. He borrowed the music for the opening chorus from another cantata, but forgot and copied the old words into the score, which he then had to cross out. The Angeles Chorale performs "Ah! Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend, BWV 248. Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 8 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube Christmas Oratorio Part III. Christmas Oratorio    Past Performances    Part IV    Part V    Part VI. The series features three renowned cantatas, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131, and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, followed by all six parts of Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. Andrew Fouts† & Tatiana Chulochnikova, violins; Risa Browder, viola; John Moran, violoncello; Jessica Powell Eig, violone; Colin St-Martin* & Kathryn Roth, flutes; Margaret Owens & Fatma Daglar, oboes d’amore; Geoffrey Burgess & Sarah Huebsch, oboes da caccia; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Adam Pearl, organ, Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 8 p.m. on YouTube & Facebook, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen, BWV 248/III, Vocalists: Elijah McCormack & Margot Rood*, sopranos; Roger O. Isaacs & Reginald Mobley*, countertenors; Matthew Loyal Smith & Gregório Taniguchi*, tenors, Steven Combs & Jonathan Woody*, basses, Instrumentalists: Andrew Fouts*† & Tatiana Chulochnikova, violins; Risa Browder, viola; John Moran, violoncello; Jessica Powell Eig, violone; Colin St-Martin & Kathryn Roth, flutes; Geoffrey Burgess & Margaret Owens, oboes & oboes d’amore; Josh Cohen, Joelle Monroe & Dennis Anthony Ferry, trumpets, Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Adam Pearl, organ. Bach - Christmas Oratorio Written in 1734, J. S. Bach's popular Christmas work is one of the choral masterpieces of the Baroque era - but the great composer took all of its tunes from other works. The “Kyrie” and “Gloria” of the Mass in B Minor, written in 1733, were also dedicated to the elector, but the rest of the Mass was not put together until Bach’s last years. Experience Part I of Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" thrillingly delivered by the Consort musicians and soloists for FREE on Christmas Day. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen, BWV 248/III CHRISTMAS ORATORIO. In our own archives we list several first-rate choices, including sets from Harmonia Mundi (Jacobs), … You’ll enjoy the Washington Bach Consort as you’ve never heard them before, but you’ll also gain revelations and insights into the music itself coming from our two resident Bach scholars, Michael Marissen and Daniel R. Melamed. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. From the booklet of the Christmas Oratorio CD. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen, BWV 248/III mezzo - Gerhild Romberger violin solo - Mariana Todorova OCRTVE - dir, Carlos Kalmar 2014 Christmas Oratorio    Past Performances    Part II    Part III    Part IV    Part V    Part VI. Anselm Hartinger, translation by Alice Noger-Gradon. It consists of six cantatas which between them tell the story of the Nativity, and the events of the following week or so. Other articles where Christmas Oratorio is discussed: Johann Sebastian Bach: Instrumental works: …words and reused in the Christmas Oratorio. Part I: The First Day of Christmas. You’ll enjoy the Washington Bach Consort as you’ve never heard them before, but you’ll also gain revelations and insights into the music itself coming from our two resident Bach scholars, Michael Marissen and Daniel R. Melamed. Streamed Event: Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 8 p.m. on YouTube & Facebook. Bach (1685-1750) created his Christmas Oratorio during 1734 for performance in church over the ensuing Christmas period. The series features three renowned cantatas, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131, and Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, followed by all six parts of Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. Bach Interactions: A Dynamic Performance & Learning Experience About the Series. Nine virtual programs offer some of the finest works in the cantata and oratorio repertory. Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 8 p.m. on YouTube & Facebook, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben, BWV 248/IV, Vocalists: Amy Broadbent & Elijah McCormack*, sopranos; Reginald Mobley & Kristen Dubenion-Smith* altos; Patrick Kilbride* & Matthew Loyal Smith, tenors;  Jason Widney* & Jonathan Woody, basses, Instrumentalists: Andrew Fouts † & Tatiana Chulochnikova, violins; Risa Browder, viola; John Moran, violoncello; Jessica Powell Eig, violone; Geoffrey Burgess & Margaret Owens, oboes; Brad Tatum & Paul Hopkins, horns; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Adam Pearl, organ, Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 8 p.m on YouTube & Facebook, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen, BWV 248/V, Instrumentalists: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend, BWV 248/II, Vocalists: Katelyn Aungst & Laura Choi Stuart*, sopranos; Reginald Mobley* & Kristen Dubenion-Smith, altos; Matthew Hill & Jacob Perry, Jr.*, tenors; Steven Combs & David Rugger*, basses, Instrumentalists: Andrew Fouts† & Tatiana Chulochnikova, violins; Risa Browder, viola; John Moran, violoncello; Jessica Powell Eig, violone; Colin St-Martin* & Kathryn Roth, flutes; Margaret Owens & Fatma Daglar, oboes d’amore; Geoffrey Burgess & Sarah Huebsch, oboes da caccia; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Adam Pearl, organ, Bach InteractionsChristmas Oratorio: Part II. Arias from J. S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, traditional carols, readings from sacred and secular texts Official sheet music for "Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Sinfonia" (Johann Sebastian Bach) for piano - PDF download, instant print & online streaming - ♪ audio samples (video) ♫ Key: G Major ♬ Category: Holiday & Special Occasion Gardiner's Christmas Oratorio: Josh Klasinski wrote (January 17, 2007): This past Christmas and indeed over the entire holiday season reaching up to the present I have had the immense pleasure of becoming intimately acquainted with what is certainly one of Bach's most fully realized and extraordinary works, the Christmas Oratorio. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio has been treated very well on disc. Nine virtual programs offer some of the finest works in the cantata and oratorio repertory. Christmas Oratorio Past Performances Part III Part IV Part V Part VI. In this respect the Christmas Oratorio is akin to the St. Matthew Passion and the St. John Passion. 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