O sanctissima – O du fröhliche

CD album cover 'O sanctissima – O du fröhliche' (GEN 17484) with MDR-Rundfunkchor, Philipp Ahmann

GEN 17484 EAN: 4260036254846

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The more you lose yourself in the wonderful world of the Christmas carols, the deeper you want to dive into them. It was like this with the MDR Radio Choir, and we can be happy that the much-loved GENUIN CD of this top ensemble and its leader, Philipp Ahmann, will be followed by a second. What treasures are there to discover: an endless variety of songs with a broad range of expression and mood, sung lovingly and with the highest level of musical skill! Carols such as "Macht hoch die Tür" ("Lift up your heads") or "O du fröhliche" ("Oh how joyful") stand side by side along treasures from England, France, Japan and many countries. At the latest from the second verse on you will begin to hum along.

MDR-Rundfunkchor
Philipp Ahmann Conductor

The more you lose yourself in the wonderful world of the Christmas carols, the deeper you want to dive into them. It was like this with the MDR Radio Choir, and we can be happy that the much-loved GENUIN CD of this top ensemble and its leader, Philipp Ahmann, will be followed by a second. What treasures are there to discover: an endless variety of songs with a broad range of expression and mood, sung lovingly and with the highest level of musical skill! Carols such as "Macht hoch die Tür" ("Lift up your heads") or "O du fröhliche" ("Oh how joyful") stand side by side along treasures from England, France, Japan and many countries. At the latest from the second verse on you will begin to hum along.

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Tracklist

  1. Anonym (17. Jahrhundert)
    Macht hoch die Tür
  2. Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)
    A Hymn to the Virgin
  3. Igor Strawinsky (1882–1971)
    Ave Maria
  4. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (um 1525–1594)
    Alma Redemptoris Mater
  5. Hideki Yoschimura (*1967)
    Schizukana joluni
  6. Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632–1687)
    La Marche des Rois
  7. Volksweise (19. Jahrhundert)
    The first Nowell
  8. Weise und Text: nach dem Straßburger Gesangbuch (1697)
    Schlaf, mein Kindelein
  9. Karl Collan (1828–1871)
    Sylvian joululaulu
  10. Melodie und Text aus Birmingham (vor 1710)
    The holly and the ivy
  11. Pjotr Tschaikowski (1840–1893)
    Legenda
  12. Melodie & Text aus Venezuela
    Corramos, corramos
  13. Knut Nystedt (1915–2014)
    En stjerne klar
  14. Johann Georg Lotscher (1733–1805)
    Ära vare Gud
  15. Sethus Calvisius (1556–1615)
    Joseph, lieber Joseph mein
  16. Gabriel Jackson (*1962)
    The Christ-child
  17. Weise und Text: Traditional Alentejo
    Ó meu Menino
  18. Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759)
    Tochter Zion
  19. Amy Agbary
    Aisor ton e
  20. Friedrich Mergner (1818–1891)
    Christ-Wiegen-Liedlein
  21. Seongju Oh (*1964)
    Hanbam-sung-ä Yang-zi-nun
  22. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
  23. Kent Carlson (*1971)
    Christmas Peace
  24. Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)
    Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt
  25. Povl Hamburger (1901–1972)
    Der er ingenting
  26. Max Reger (1873–1916)
    Es kommt ein Schiff, geladen
  27. sizilianische Volksweise
    O sanctissima

The more you lose yourself in the wonderful world of the Christmas carols, the deeper you want to dive into them. It was like this with the MDR Radio Choir, and we can be happy that the much-loved GENUIN CD of this top ensemble and its leader, Philipp Ahmann, will be followed by a second. What treasures are there to discover: an endless variety of songs with a broad range of expression and mood, sung lovingly and with the highest level of musical skill! Carols such as "Macht hoch die Tür" ("Lift up your heads") or "O du fröhliche" ("Oh how joyful") stand side by side along treasures from England, France, Japan and many countries. At the latest from the second verse on you will begin to hum along.