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JULKAMPANJ - DEL1

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Image Messiah
HÖGSTA BETYG I SVENSKA DAGBLADET

BETYG: *****
LJUDKVALITET: *****

(Opus)

"Superba gossröster snitslar sig genom sopranariorna såväl som genom körstämmorna - matchade av Toby Spence genomlysta countertenor i altariorna, vår tids svar på stjärnkastraten Guadagnini. Spritsigt elastiska tempi, studsande jubelkörer kontras av recitativ mättade med spänningsrik eftertanke. Exotiskt också att höra en tenor i Rejoice greatly."
"...Higginbottoms lättfotade Messias gör helt enkelt lyssnaren helfrälst..."
(Svenska Dagbladet)

"En strålande inspelning med fina solister"
(Opus)

90 kr (129 kr)
Image Ex Maria Virgine
Admired for the sheer beauty of his meditative and mystical music, John Tavener writes of his Ex Maria Virgine, which was dedicated to HRH the Prince of Wales and HRH the Duchess of Cornwall in joyful celebration of their marriage: "I have set both familiar and less well known texts, and linked them with an expanding and contracting phrase 'Ex Maria Virgine'. This refers to Mary the Mother of God-'The Eternal Feminine'-and should be sung with great radiance and femininity." The other, mainly unaccompanied, works reveal Tavener's response to various poetic texts that also praise the Virgin Mary.




62 kr (89 kr)
Image In Terra Pax: A Christmas Anthology
Julia Doyle, soprano; Roderick Williams, baritone;
Mark Williams, organ and piano. City of London Choir
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Hilary Davan Wetton.

Recorded in July 2009 in the Concert Hall, The Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset and at St Paul's Girls' School, Hammersmith, London, In Terra Pax is the Naxos début recording for soprano Julia Doyle, The City of London Choir, artistic director Hilary Davan Wetton and Mark Williams, organ & piano. Fans of baritone Roderick Williams will be delighted to know that he, too, performs on this beautiful Christmas collection, which features An Angel Playing a Flageolet by Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833-98) on the cover. Mr Williams sings on a number of Naxos recordings, including FINZI Earth and Air and Rain, To a Poet, By Footpath and Stile (English Song Vol 15, 8.557963), FINZI I Said to Love, Let Us Garlands Bring, Before and After Summer (English Song Vol 12, 8.557644), IRELAND 5 Poems, We'll to the Woods No More, Sea Fever, Santa Chiara (English Song Vol 18, 8.570467), VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Songs of Travel, The House of Life (English Song Vol 14, 8.557643) and VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Willow-Wood, The Sons of Light, Toward the Unknown Region (8.557798).





55 kr (79 kr)
Image Medieval Carols
"I...strongly recommend Naxos's 1993 recording of a cappella Medieval Carols from the Oxford Camerata, mainly here a vocal quartet directed by Jeremy Summerly, who is also one of the soloists. Great late-night listening."
(Mail on Sunday)
Anonymous

62 kr (89 kr)
Image A Carol Symphony
ARTISTIC QUALITY: 10
SOUND QUALITY: 10

(CLASSICSTODAY.com)

'The City of Prague Philharmonic proves a first-rate interpreter of these scores, conveying all the music's exuberance and spirit with flawless technical prowess and Technicolor-grade contributions from the winds and brass. Conductor Gavin Sutherland deserves credit for inspired leadership in these all-too-rarely performed works--any one of which would make a guaranteed audience-pleasing addition to a holiday concert. Having these together on one budget-priced CD is truly a gift worthy of the season it celebrates. And Naxos complements the whole production with top-grade sound. Adeste fidelis!'
(CLASSICSTODAY.com)


62 kr (89 kr)
Image Rose In The Middle of Winter - Christmas Carols
Commotio • Matthew Berry

Bob Chilcott has been described by The Observer as 'a contemporary hero of British Choral Music', and his music is commissioned and sung by choirs throughout the world. His Christmas pieces, a number of which are heard here in première recordings, reveal his enthusiasm for recently written texts, to which he responds with acute verbal sensitivity. Commotio is one of the UK's foremost chamber choirs, hailing from Oxford, where they have performed choral music of the 20th and 21st centuries since 1999.


62 kr (89 kr)
Image Nutcracker
55 kr (79 kr)
Image Hodie: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
4 AV 5 MÖJLIGA I BETYG I LANDSKRONA-POSTEN

• Vaughan Williams’s Christmas Cantata Hodie (This Day) is a brilliant mosaic of musical styles set to poetry from the most diverse sources.

• Texts by Milton, Hardy, and George Herbert reflecting various Christmas experiences are bound together by a narration of the Gospel Nativity story sung in unison by a boys’ choir.

• With its gripping blend of mysticism, heavenly glory and human hope, Hodie flows with a vitality and inventiveness that belie a work written in Vaughan Williams’s old age.

• The Fantasia on Christmas Carols, which incorporates a number of traditional English carols, is notable for the obbligato cello part and for the varied treatment of the choir, which provide an atmospheric choral-orchestral texture.

“This is a work that should be done far more often… The clamour of bells, large and small, and of celebration prepare any audience to go out glowing into the snowy night and home.”
(MusicWeb)




55 kr (79 kr)
Image Messe de Minuit pour Noël; Dixit Dominus; Te Deum
Första satsen i detta "Te Deum" av Charpentier är det stycke som Eurovision Song Contest använder som sin signaturmelodi.


Jane Archibald, sopran;
Michele de Boer, sopran;

Anne L'Espèrance, sopran;
Marion Newman, alt;

Nancy Reynolds, alt;
Colin Ainsworth, tenor;

James McLennan, tenor;
David Nortman, tenor;

Estaban Cambre, bas;
Gilles Tomkins, bas.

Aradia Ensemble / Kevin Mallon
Marc-Antoine Charpentier



1. Te Deum

2. Dixit Dominus

3-8. Messe de Minuit pour Noël

62 kr (89 kr)
Image Naxos Book of Carols (The)
Den av många kritiker hyllade kören Tonus Peregrinus sjunger här engelska traditionella carols samt Mendelssohns vackra "Hark! the herald angels sing", "Silent Night" och "In dulci jubilo" m m.

55 kr (79 kr)
Image Manchester Carols (The)
This new sequence of Christmas carols was written in 2007 by the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy and composer Sasha Johnson Manning, and premièred in the same year. The Manchester Carols re-tell the Christmas Story for the 21st Century, celebrating a child's birth and all that child was to become: a man who lived by a humble, selfless creed, championing the marginalised in a society which was, as it is now, fraught with political tensions. These carols are for everybody, the believer and the non-believer, people of other faiths and everyone wishing to join in the Christmas celebrations.




55 kr (79 kr)
Image Lullabies and Carols for Christmas
Monica Whicher, soprano
Judy Loman, harp

The richly fascinating history of the Christmas carol spans some nine centuries, from the 12th Century until today, bringing together courtly and popular words and music to contemplate and praise the Christ child.

Acclaimed by The Guardian as 'poignantly expressive', soprano Monica Whicher joins one of the world's foremost harp virtuosos and former Principal Harpist with the Toronto Symphony, Judy Loman.

Together they interpret carols both old and new, beloved and unfamiliar, many in Ms. Loman's expert arrangements.




55 kr (79 kr)
Image Joy to the World - the Very Best Christmas Carols
Samlingsskiva med engelska carols m m.
Innehåller bl a "Ding-dong merrily on high",
"In dulci jubilo", "Silent night" och
"O come all ye faithful".

Oxford Camerata / Jeremy Summerly;
Tewkesbury Abbey Choir / Andrew Sackett;
Worcester Cathedral Choir / Donald Hunt.

55 kr (79 kr)
Image Night before Christmas (The)
...stämningsfull...

(Gästriklands Tidning/Upplands Nyheter)

A fabulous compilation of festive orchestral music, including The Night before Christmas, the famous Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore, set to music by Philip Lane. On this brand new recording it is narrated by Stephen Fry.

55 kr (79 kr)
Image A Winter's Light
Vasari Singers / Jeremy Backhouse

The Vasari Singers' annual carol concerts always provide a warming blend of traditional favourites and less well-known music from all periods and styles. Here, joyous and masterful 16th-century polyphony sits alongside eternally popular Victorian carols, and exquisitely crafted settings by Howells and Walford Davies join works as recent as Gabriel Jackson's The Christ-child. Bob Chilcott magically superimposes traditional carols with entrancing new material, and no Vasari Christmas would be complete without some close harmony Swingle singing. The Vasari Singers have also recorded Gabriel Jackson's Requiem (8.573049).



55 kr (79 kr)
Image Very Best of Christmas, The (2 CD)
Denna dubbel-CD innehåller dels traditionell julmusik och dels klassisk musik med anknytning till jul och vinter.

CD 1: THE CHRISTMAS STORY

HANDEL: Joy to the World; MENDELSSOHN: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; HANDEL: Messiah: Behold a virgin shall conceive; For unto us a Child is born; CHARPENTIER: Messe de Minuit pour Noel: Gloria; GRUBER: Silent Night; BACH: O Jesulein suss; Basque carol The Angel Gabriel; TRAD: The First Nowell; BERLIOZ: The Shepherds' Farewell; DARKE In the Bleak Midwinter; HOLST: A Babe is born; TRAD: Ding Dong Merrily on High; TRAD: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; TAVENER: Christmas Proclamation; TRAD: Sussex Carol; TRAD: Here We Come a-Wassailing; TRAD: The Holly and the Ivy; RUTTER: What sweeter music; TRAD: O come all ye faithful



CD 2: THE CHRISTMAS SEASON

VIVALDI The Four Seasons: Winter; BACH: Christmas Oratorio: Sinfonia; CORELLI: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 8 'Christmas': Pastorale ad libitum; BACH: Wachet auf; HAYDN: The Seasons: Winter - Die Einleitung schildert die dicken Nebel; MOZART: Sleigh Ride (From 3 German Dances); TCHAIKOVSKY: Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy; Sleeping Beauty: Waltz; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Christmas Eve: Polonaise; TCHAIKOVSKY: The Seasons: December: Noel; LISZT: Weihnachtsbaum: Adeste Fideles; PROKOFIEV: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60: Troika; PROKOFIEV: Cinderella: Cinderella's Waltz; ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride


111 kr (159 kr)
Image Christmas Goes Baroque
Zürich's bustling holiday shoppers, twinkling lights reflected in magical window displays; the famed Toy Museum in Nuremberg; a bountiful Christmas feast; an elaborate Nativity scene; the snow covered landscaped of Switzerland. These are the joyously evocative images of the Christmas season and inspiration for some of the most beloved Christmas carols of all time.

The volume of the Naxos Musical Journey takes you on a magical European holiday tour swept up by the sounds of such holiday favorites as "Jingle Bells", "Silent Night," "The First Noel," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "O Tannenbaum" and many more. These eternal favourites are performed in the baroque style of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi - the sound of music as timeless as Christmas itself.

Peter Breiner
Peter Breiner was born in 1957 at Humenne in Eastern Slovakia where he started piano lessons at the age of four. He went on to study at the Bratislava Conservatory and, then, at the Prague College of Music and Drama, concentrating at the latter in composition. On completing his studies he began work as musical supervisor of the Czechoslovak Radio in Bratislava and for OPUS Records and Publishing House. He has had a varied career which has involved the conductorship of the Czechoslovak Radio Children's Choir, regular piano performances at jazz concerts and working as an orchestral conductor and arranger.




55 kr (79 kr)
Image Messias, highlights
Kritikerrosad version av Händels Messias!
10 i Répertoire och 5 stjärnor i Classic CD.

Innehåller bl a den kända Hallelujakören.




55 kr (79 kr)
Image 20 Polish Christmas Carols
ARTISTIC QUALITY: 10
SOUND QUALITY: 10

(CLASSICSTODAY.com)

5 AV 6 MÖJLIGA I BETYG I SVENSKA DAGBLADET

"...Det antas att Franciskanermunkar introducerade de första julsångerna i Polen på 1200-talet. Under 1800-talet samlades texter och melodier in av Fader Michal Mioduszewski och Oskar Kolberg, och från dessa sex samlingar (Kraków 1838-89) valde Witold Lutoslawski 20 sånger som han 1946 satte för sopran och piano. Knappt 40 år senare bearbetade han 17 av dem för sopran, damkör och kammarorkester, de resterande tre var klara i sin nya gestaltning 1990, då alla 20 framfördes i Edinburgh. Melodierna är vackra och ovanliga, arrangemangen klangligt, rytmiskt och harmoniskt raffinerade utan att fördärva enkelheten. Den upphöjda atmosfären kring krubban, den folkliga glädjen och de meditativa stämningarna uttrycks charmerande i betagande tolkningar av sopranen Olga Pasichnyk, Polska radiokören Kraków och Polska nationella symfoniorkestern (Katowice) under Anoni Wit. Julsångerna kompletteras av ett Lacrimosa, en mjuk bön för sopran, blandad kör och orkester från 1937 och av Fem sånger för damröst och 30 soloinstrument (1957/58) med alten Jadviga Rappé som solist. I de senare har Lutoslawski tonsatt texter av den litauenfödda poeten Kazimiera Illakowicz (1892-1983) i ett mer avancerat musikaliskt idiom..."
(Svenska Dagbladet)

Olga Pasichnyk, sopran; Jadwiga Rappe, alt.

Polish Radio Choir; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra/Antoni Wit.

62 kr (89 kr)
Image A Danish Christmas - Carols by Danish Composers
55 kr (79 kr)
Image Sleep Holy Babe: A Collection of Christmas Lullabi
Blossom Street / Hilary Campbell

Sleep, Holy Babe is a collection of Christmas lullabies which reflect the old traditions and restful, contemplative nature of the nativity story. Some works date back as far as the sixteenth century, such as Richard Pygott's Quid petis, O Fili? from a collection owned by Henry VIII. Others are freshly composed, and many, such as Gerald Finzi's A Lullaby, are recorded here for the first time.




55 kr (79 kr)
Image Christmas Goes Baroque 2
55 kr (79 kr)
Image Carolae - Music for Christmas
James Whitbourn is a GRAMMY® nominated composer whose music is internationally admired for its direct connection with performers and audiences, The Observer describing him as ‘a truly original communicator in modern British choral music’. Carolae is a fusion of two great American and English Christmas traditions, with the Missa carolae at its heart. Whitbourn’s love of medieval musical language is shown through his crafting of original melody and skilful arrangements of seasonal favourites.

62 kr (89 kr)
Image Nutcracker (Highlights)
55 kr (79 kr)
Image Another Night Before Christmas
RTE Concert Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland

The Christmas net is cast wide in this captivating collection of seasonal music. John Fox has crafted a delightful Carol Fantasia. Bryan Kelly's Scrooge is an action-packed Dickens compression, brought to visceral life by esteemed actor Simon Callow, who also narrates Philip Lane's Another Night Before Christmas, an update by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy of the classic poem. Lane's Old Christmas Music is expressively rich, and spans the centuries. Smaller pieces from Liszt, orchestrated by Gordon Jacob, Rebikov and more recent works, complete a delightful selection.








55 kr (79 kr)
Image Christmas with Septura
Brass instruments are almost a Christmas cliché: synonymous with the celebration, but perhaps not with the wealth of great music that it has inspired. Septura sets out to rectify this, re-imagining for brass septet the Christmas offerings of the greatest composers of the past 450 years. Pushing the combinations and colours of the septet to the limits, the result is a virtuosic and varied selection of festive favourites.

62 kr (89 kr)
Image Mystery of Christmas, The
"This is a quite splendid disc. The singing is superb throughout, the programme is imaginative and enterprising and the performances are captured in excellent sound. This will make an excellent Christmas present for a musical friend. Better still, buy two copies and treat yourself too. Happy Christmas!"
(Musicweb International)


Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison

55 kr (79 kr)
Image Czech Christmas Mass
55 kr (79 kr)
Image The Nutcracker (Complete)(2 CD)
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava),
Ondrej Lenard

111 kr (159 kr)
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