0 Weihnachts-Oratorium

Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Presepio

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Weihnachts-Oratorium / Christmas Oratorio

Performed by the Bach Collegium-Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling , conducting

HÄNSSLER Classic CD 92.076 

Click to read about Johann Sebastian Bach with links to some of his other music.

Read a Review of the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart's performance of the Christmas Oratorio by Jonathan Yungkans.

The Performers: Helmuth Rilling (conductor), Sibylla Rubens (soprano), Ingeborg Danz (alto), James Taylor and Marcus Ullmann (tenors), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass).

The First Cantata of the Christmas Oratorio: December 25.

The Second Cantata: December 26.

The Third Cantata: December 27.

The Fourth Cantata: New Year's Day.

The Fifth Cantata: Sunday after New Year's Day.

The Sixth Cantata: January 6, Epiphany.


Click to see and hear a number of excerpts on YouTube of the Christmas Oratorio performed by the Concentus Musicus Wien and the Tölzer Knabenchor.

Click for a few excerpts by the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.