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The Old Music Box

Christmas special. With medieval Christmas music, Rosenmüller’s ‘Weihnachtshistorie’, Charpentier’s ‘Messe de Minuit poer Noël’ and a Christmas cantata by Buxtehude.

1. Anonymous (England, 14th century).
Edi be thu, Heven-Queene.
Anonymous (Germany, ca. 1394).
Sei willekommen Herre Christ.
Traditional, Croatia.
Kod Bethlehema.
Anonymous (England, 13th century).
Angelus ad virginem.
Guillaume Dufay (1400-1474).
Urbs beata Ierusalem.
Ensemble Oni Wytars and ensemble Unicorn.
2. Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704).
From Messe de Minuit pour Noël:
Kyrie (Noël: Joseph est bien marié – Kyrie eleison – Noël: Et sy je la revoy – Christe eleison – Une jeune pucelle (Huron Carol) – Kyrie eleison).
– Noël: Laissez paitre vos bêtes.
– Agnus Dei.
Aradia Ensemble led by Kevin Mallon.
3. Johann Rosenmüller (ca. 1619-1684).
Weihnachtshistorie, part 1:
– Es waren Hirten auf dem Felde bei den Hurden.
– Nihil novum sub sole.
– Lieber Herre Gott.
– Gloria in excelsis Deo.
Cantus Cölln. Concerto Palatino led by Konrad Junghänel.
4. Traditional Carols (medieval as well as modern).
The Seven Rejoices of Mary.
– Balulalow.
– Awake, and Join the Cheerful Choir.
– I saw Three Ships.
Anonymous 4. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp.
5. Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707).
Cantate: Jesulein, du Tausendschon, BuxWV 63.
Patrick van Goethem, countertenor. Andreas Karasiak, tenor. Klaus Mertens, bass. Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir led by Ton Koopman.
6. Johann Rosenmüller.
Weihnachtshistorie, part 2:
O Nomen Jesu.
– Entsetze dich, Natur.
Cantus Cölln. Concerto Palatino led by Konrad Junghänel.

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