Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 – Digital Download

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Bach’s Christmas masterpiece is brought vividly to life in this live performance from the Boston Bach Ensemble, recorded at Boston University. Conducted by Julian Wachner, the ensemble includes distinguished vocal soloists, including Max van Egmond, as well as some of the finest of America’s specialists in period instrument performance.

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Performing artists: Boston Bach Ensemble

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Release date: June 1, 2001

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Track Listing:

CD 1
1-9 First Part: For Christmas Day
10-23 Second Part: For the Second Day of Christmas
24-36 Third Part: For the Third Day of Christmas

CD 2
1-7 Fourth Part: For New Year’s Day
8-18 Fifth Part: For Sunday After New Year
19-29 Sixth Part: For the Feast of Epiphany

J. S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Boston Bach Ensemble

Configuration: Digital Download (320 kbps MP3)
Available: Now
Recorded: November 1998
Booklet: 36 Page
• Complete live recording made in spacious acoustics of Boston University’s Marsh Chapel by Joel Gordon, Musica Omnia’s
chief engineer.
• Performed by small 20 voice choir and period instrument orchestra directed by distinguished conductor, Julian Wachner and Bach specialist, Peter Watchorn.
• Extensive booklet essay by Peter Watchorn, as well as full German text and English translation
• Only available recording of this work that includes Max van Egmond, internationally renowned Bach soloist.

Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 – Digital Download was last modified: April 1st, 2015 by Burke Thompson