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With selections ranging from Praetorius to Britten, plus all-time favorites such as J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio and Handel's Messiah, this album brings together some of the most beautiful and justly famous musical settings of the Nativity story. Festive or intimate, exuberant or elegiac, these highlights from iconic recordings in harmonia mundi's voluminous catalogue are an ideal sampling of the Christmas magic across epochs and styles.
With selections ranging from Praetorius to Britten, plus all-time favorites such as J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio and Handel's Messiah, this album brings together some of the most beautiful and justly famous musical settings of the Nativity story. Festive or intimate, exuberant or elegiac, these highlights from iconic recordings in harmonia mundi's voluminous catalogue are an ideal sampling of the Christmas magic across epochs and styles.
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Christmas Night - Classical & Traditional
Artist: Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $24.98
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1. "Bach: Christmas Oratorio BWV 248:
2. Chor Jauchzet, Frohlocket
3. Praetorius: Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen
4. Mandyczewski: Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!
5. Britten: A Ceremony of Carols Op. 28 (1942, Rev. 1943):
6. There Is No Rose (Arrangement Julius Harrison)
7. Gounod: Chantez Noël (Arrangement Howard Arman) "

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With selections ranging from Praetorius to Britten, plus all-time favorites such as J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio and Handel's Messiah, this album brings together some of the most beautiful and justly famous musical settings of the Nativity story. Festive or intimate, exuberant or elegiac, these highlights from iconic recordings in harmonia mundi's voluminous catalogue are an ideal sampling of the Christmas magic across epochs and styles.
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