Christmas Oratorio 'Christmas Oratorio', BWV248

composer
first performed 2 January 1735; Oratorium tempore Nativitatis Christi

 

Recordings

Bach: Christmas Oratorio
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Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 6 – Walter Rummel
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Part 1 Movement 9: Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her
Part 1 No 1. Chorus: Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 1 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [8'10] 2CDs
Part 1 No 2. Recitative: Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 2 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'14] 2CDs
Part 1 No 3. Recitative: Nun wird mein liebster Bräutigam
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 3 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'51] 2CDs
Part 1 No 4. Aria: Bereite dich, Zion, mit zärtlichen Trieben
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 4 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [5'16] 2CDs
Part 1 No 5. Chorale: Wie soll ich dich empfangen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 5 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'23] 2CDs
Part 1 No 6. Recitative: Und sie gebar ihren ersten Sohn (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 6 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'22] 2CDs
Part 1 No 7. Chorale & Recitative: Er ist auf Erden kommen arm / Wer will die Liebe recht erhöhn
author of text
probably by Picander

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Part 1 No 8. Aria: Großer Herr, o starker König
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 8 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [4'44] 2CDs
Part 1 No 9. Chorale: Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 9 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'24] 2CDs
Part 2 No 01: Sinfonia
Part 2 No 02. Recitative: Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 11 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'35] 2CDs
Part 2 No 03. Chorale: Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 12 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'05] 2CDs
Part 2 No 04. Recitative: Und der Engel sprach zu ihnen (Evangelist/Der Engel)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 13 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'42] 2CDs
Part 2 No 05. Recitative: Was Gott dem Abraham verheißen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 14 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'49] 2CDs
Part 2 No 06. Aria: Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 15 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [3'26] 2CDs
Part 2 No 07. Recitative: Und das habt zum Zeichen (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 16 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'22] 2CDs
Part 2 No 08. Chorale: Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 17 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'40] 2CDs
Part 2 No 09. Recitative: So geht denn hin, ihr Hirten, geht
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 18 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'48] 2CDs
Part 2 No 10. Aria: Schlafe, mein Liebster, genieße der Ruh’
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 19 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [10'47] 2CDs
Part 2 No 11. Recitative: Und alsobald war da bei dem Engel (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 20 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'11] 2CDs
Part 2 No 12. Chorus: Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 21 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [2'44] 2CDs
Part 2 No 13. Recitative: So recht, ihr Engel, jauchzt und singet
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 22 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'25] 2CDs
Part 2 No 14. Chorale: Wir singen dir in deinem Heer
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 23 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'27] 2CDs
Part 3 No 01. Chorus: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 24 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [2'02] 2CDs
Part 3 No 02. Recitative: Und da die Engel von ihnen gen Himmel fuhren (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 25 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'09] 2CDs
Part 3 No 03. Chorus: Lasset uns nun gehen gen Bethlehem
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 26 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'46] 2CDs
Part 3 No 04. Recitative: Er hat sein Volk getröst'
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 27 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'43] 2CDs
Part 3 No 05. Chorale: Dies hat er alles uns getan
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 28 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'41] 2CDs
Part 3 No 06. Duet: Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 29 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [7'54] 2CDs
Part 3 No 07. Recitative: Und sie kamen eilend (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 30 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'07] 2CDs
Part 3 No 08. Aria: Schließe, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 31 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [5'30] 2CDs
Part 3 No 09. Recitative: Ja, ja, mein Herz soll es bewahren
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 32 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'27] 2CDs
Part 3 No 10. Chorale: Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 33 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [1'06] 2CDs
Part 3 No 11. Recitative: Und die Hirten kehrten wieder um (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 34 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'20] 2CDs
Part 3 No 12. Chorale: Seid froh dieweil
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 35 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [0'41] 2CDs
Part 3 No 13. Chorus da capo: Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 36 on CDA68031/2 CD1 [2'06] 2CDs
Part 4 No 1. Chorus: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 1 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [6'18] 2CDs
Part 4 No 2. Recitative: Und da acht Tage um waren (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 2 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'36] 2CDs
Part 4 No 3. Recitative & Arioso: Immanuel, o süßes Wort! / Jesu, du mein liebstes Leben
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 3 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [2'41] 2CDs
Part 4 No 4. Aria: Flößt, mein Heiland, flößt dein Namen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 4 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [5'53] 2CDs
Part 4 No 5. Recitative & Chorale: Wohlan, dein Name soll allein / Jesu, meine Freud und Wonne
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 5 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'32] 2CDs
Part 4 No 6. Aria: Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 6 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [4'45] 2CDs
Part 4 No 7. Chorale: Jesus richte mein Beginnen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 7 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'59] 2CDs
Part 5 No 01. Chorus: Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 8 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [6'41] 2CDs
author of text
possibly Picander

Track 1 on KING5 [6'05] Super-budget price sampler — Deleted
Part 5 No 02. Recitative: Da Jesus geboren war zu Bethlehem (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 9 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'22] 2CDs
Part 5 No 03. Chorus with Recitative: Wo ist der neugeborne König der Jüden?
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 10 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [2'09] 2CDs
Part 5 No 04. Chorale: Dein Glanz all Finsternis verzehrt
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 11 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'53] 2CDs
Part 5 No 05. Aria: Erleucht auch meine finstre Sinnen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 12 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [4'36] 2CDs
Part 5 No 06. Recitative: Da das der König Herodes hörte (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 13 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'13] 2CDs
Part 5 No 07. Recitative: Warum wollt ihr erschrecken?
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 14 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'33] 2CDs
Part 5 No 08. Recitative: Und ließ versammlen alle Hohepriester (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 15 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'35] 2CDs
Part 5 No 09. Trio: Ach, wenn wird die Zeit erscheinen?
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 16 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [5'46] 2CDs
Part 5 No 10. Recitative: Mein Liebster herrschet schon
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 17 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'30] 2CDs
Part 5 No 11. Chorale: Zwar ist solche Herzensstube
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 18 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'08] 2CDs
author of text
possibly Picander

Track 2 on KING5 [0'54] Super-budget price sampler — Deleted
Part 6 No 01. Chorus: Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 19 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [5'23] 2CDs
Part 6 No 02. Recitative: Da berief Herodes die Weisen heimlich (Evangelist/Herodes)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 20 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'44] 2CDs
Part 6 No 03. Recitative: Du Falscher, suche nur den Herrn zu fällen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 21 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'50] 2CDs
Part 6 No 04. Aria: Nur ein Wink von seinen Händen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 22 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [4'05] 2CDs
Part 6 No 05. Recitative: Als sie nun den König gehöret hatten (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 23 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'10] 2CDs
Part 6 No 06. Chorale: Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 24 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'17] 2CDs
Part 6 No 07. Recitative: Und Gott befahl ihnen im Traum (Evangelist)
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 25 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'23] 2CDs
Part 6 No 08. Recitative: So geht! Genug, mein Schatz geht nicht von hier
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 26 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [1'46] 2CDs
Part 6 No 09. Aria: Nun mögt ihr stolzen Feinde schrecken
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 27 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [4'29] 2CDs
Part 6 No 10. Recitative: Was will der Höllen Schrecken nun
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 28 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [0'43] 2CDs
Part 6 No 11. Chorale: Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen
author of text
probably by Picander

Track 29 on CDA68031/2 CD2 [3'17] 2CDs

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