100 Christmas Meditation

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Following the success of 100 Christmas Classics (Capriccio C7331) comes Christmas Meditation, featuring 100 choral and vocal works from across the centuries. The set encompasses...

Following the success of 100 Christmas Classics (Capriccio C7331) comes Christmas Meditation, featuring 100 choral and vocal works from across the centuries. The set encompasses sacred Renaissance treasures including Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Bach/Gounod’s Ave Maria, Handel’s Baroque masterpiece Messiah (‘He shall feed his flock’) and classic Christmas carols such as It Came Upon A Midnight Clear by Richard Storrs Willis and Franz Xaver Gruber’s Stille Nacht (‘Silent Night’). Featuring some of the most renowned choral institutions, Christmas Meditation offers listeners a classical Christmas to remember.

REVIEWS:

A rather sumptuous collection of seasonal choral works, instrumental pieces and carols. --BBC Music Magazine

After the success of the 5 CD box “100 Christmas classics” (Capriccio C7331), the new 5 CD box “Christmas Meditation” contains 100 choral and instrumental works from past centuries. It contains works from 43(!) composers, including excerpts from Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Bach/Gounod's Ave Maria, Handel's Baroque masterpiece Messiah, and traditional and classical carols such as "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear" by American composer Richard Storrs Willis, and Franz Xaver Gruber's "Silent Night”. With some of the most renowned choirs, “Christmas Meditation” offers you an unforgettable Christmas.

In addition to world-famous Christmas music, in this box you will also discover previously unknown but no less beautiful work by Bruch, Rheinberger, Carl Neuner, Wagenseil, Robert Fuchs, Johann Philipp Reichert or Johann von Herbeck. Cannot be missed!

--Stretto



Product Description:


  • Release Date: October 01, 2021


  • UPC: 845221073712


  • Catalog Number: C7371


  • Label: Capriccio


  • Number of Discs: 5


  • Period: ""


  • Composer: Adolphe Adam, Alberta Suriani, Alessandro Marcello, Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Camille Saint-Saëns, Carl Neuner, Edvard Grieg, Felix Mendelssohn, Francesco Barsanti, Francesco Mancini, Francesco Maria Benedetti, Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, Franz Schubert, Franz Xaver Gruber, Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Georg Philipp Telemann, George Frideric Handel, Giovanni Battista Pescetti, Giovanni Bononcini, Giovanni Gabrieli, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Giuseppe Maria Po del Finale, Jacobus Handl, Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Johann Melchior Molter, Johann Ritter von Herbeck, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Wolfgang Franck, Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger, Karl Norbert Schmid, Martin Luther, Max Bruch, Max Reger, Michael Praetorius, Pál Esterházy, Pierre-Gabriel Buffardin, Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Richard S. Willis, Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Traditional, Vincenzo Galilei


  • Conductor: Béla Bánfalvi, Edward H. Tarr, Frank Böhme, Georg Fischer, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, Hartwig Eschenburg, Helmut Froschauer, Helmut Winschermann, Hermann Max, János Rolla, Jules Levy, Károly Botvay, László Dobszay, Marin Constantin, Martin Flämig, Max Pommer, Michael Erxleben, Neville Marriner, Pál Németh, Peter Marschik, Ralf Otto, Roland Büchner, Werner Ehrhardt


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Academy of London, Bucharest Madrigal Choir, Budapest Strings, Capella Savaria, Cappella Coloniensis, Cologne Radio Chorus, Cologne Radio Orchestra, Cologne West German Radio Chorus, Cologne West German Radio Orchestra, Concerto Cologne, Concerto Köln, Das Kleine Konzert, Dresden Baroque Soloists, Dresden Kreuzchor, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Dresdner Kreuzchor, Frankfurt Vocal Ensemble, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, German Bach Soloists, HR Brass, L'Arte del mondo, Lautten Compagney, Leipzig Capella Fidicinia, Leipzig St. Thomas Choir, Murau Christmas Brass Quartet, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, New Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonic Art Ensemble, Regensburg Cathedral Choir, Rheinische Kantorei, Rostocker Motet Choir, Schola Hungarica, Simhah Chamber Collegium, soloist Vienna Boys Choir, Studio ensemble, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Boys Choir


  • Performer: Andrea Vigh, Andreas Juffinger, Ann Monoyios, Armin Ude, Axel Köhler, Burkhard Glaetzner, Charles Humphries, Christine Schornsheim, David Cordier, Deborah Sipkai, Dietrich Kollmannsperger, Dorothe Jansen, Eckart Haupt, Erno Sebestyen, Erzsebet Achim, Felix Friedrich, Gábor Lehotka, Georg Hintermeier, Georgy Moravsky, Gunther Holler, Ingeborg Danz, János Bálint, Jochen Kowalski, Jürgen Hübscher, Jürgen Rost, Keiko Matsuda, Klaus Mertens, Konrad Hünteler, Lajos Lencsés, Mária Zádori, Martin Lucker, Matthias Eisenberg, Max Emanuel Cenčić, Monica Groop, Reinhold Friedrich, Ruth Ziesak, soloist Vienna Boys Choir, Ulla van Daalen, Ulrich Schicha, Wolfgang Steiner