J.S. Bach

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Christmas in Leipzig

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Greg Funfgeld
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Bach Festival Orchestra & Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Soloists:Sylvia McNair, Soprano
Janice Taylor, Contralto
David Gordon, Tenor
Daniel Lichti, Bass
Instrumental soloists see below:
Mary Watt, Oboe and English Horn
Priscilla Brown, English Horn
Doug Myers, Corno da Caccia
Richard Clymer, Corno da Caccia
Charlotte Mattax, Portativ Organ
Michael Finckel, Cello
Anne Peterson, Bass
Charles Holdeman, Bassoon
Ray Mase, Trumpet
Lawrence Wright, Trumpet
Nancy Lowlin, Trumpet
Kevin Rosenberry, Trumpet
Earl Blackburn, Timpani
Nancianne Parella, Organ
Individual Works:Cantata 63 Christen õtzet diesen Tag
Cantata 65 Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen
Mass in B Minor BWV 232 Chorus:Sanctus
Record Label:Bach Choir Bethlehem
Catalog Number:BCB 8801
Year Released/Recorded:1988
Total Playing Time:51:08
Comments:Program notes by Robin Leaver
Texts and Translations included.
Translations by Phillip Ambrose UVM
Diction Coach - Frauke Haasemann
Choir , Orchestra and Soloists give an exemplary performance. Wonderful blend of musical artistry and precision.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Carole Heinze
Date First Submitted:02/17/1996