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1 I. Rejoice, Rejoice: Nowell: Dieus vous garde (Richard Smert) 3:41
2 I. Rejoice, Rejoice: Gaudete, gaudete (Anon., 16th c. Swedish) 2:11
3 II. Behold the Handmaiden: Reading: Luke I, 18-22 (Guillaume Dufay) 0:33
4 II. Behold the Handmaiden: Kyrie eleison (Guillaume Dufay) 4:35
5 II. Behold the Handmaiden: E la don don (Anon., 16th c. Catalan) 2:31
6 II. Behold the Handmaiden: Two Fantasies on "une jeune fillette" (Eustache du Caurroy) 2:43
7 III. Joseph Is Well Married: Une jeune fillete (Anon., 16th c. French) 3:08
8 III. Joseph Is Well Married: Joseph, lieber Joseph mein (Johann Walter) 1:15
9 III. Joseph Is Well Married: Magnificat quinti toni (Johannes Gallicus) 7:06
10 IV. The Birth of Jesus: Espirits Divins (Claude Goudimel) 2:28
11 IV. The Birth of Jesus: Reading: Luke II, 17-19 (Michael Praetorius) 0:14
12 IV. The Birth of Jesus: Es ist ein Ros'entsprungen (Michael Praetorius) 2:43
13 IV. The Birth of Jesus: Riu, riu, chiuu (Anon., 16th c. Spanish) 2:36
14 V. Herod and the Magi: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (Michael Praetorius) 2:19
15 V. Herod and the Magi: Reading: Luke III, 4-12 (Hieronymous Praetorius) 0:49
16 V. Herod and the Magi: O vos omnes (Hieronymous Praetorius) 3:26
17 VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Reading: Luke II, 20-21 (Anon., 16th c. Italian) 0:10
18 VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Ungaresca (Anon., 16th c. Italian) 0:59
19 VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Nouvelles, nouvelles (Nicholas Martin) 1:28
20 VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Tau garçó, la durundena (Càrcares) 1:49
21 VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Tura lura lura, lo gau canta (Anon., early 17th c. Provençal) 3:17
22 VII. The Good News: Reading: Luke II, 3-8 (Tomás Luis de Victoria) 0:30
23 VII. The Good News: O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria) 2:29
24 VII. The Good News: Singet und klinget, ihr Kinderlein (Michael Praetorius) 4:03
25 VII. The Good News: Bransle de Poictou with La bona novella (Michael Praetorius) 2:50

A Renaissance Christmas

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    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    Drawing from the vast treasury of Christmas music of the 15th, 16th, and early 17th centuries, A Renaissance Christmas presents a collection of juxtapositions: pop and art music, seriousness and wit, and spirituality and jest all peacefully coexist here, as befits the holiday season. 

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Joel Cohen, director, lute, baritone
    Roberta Anderson, Anne Azéma, soprano
    Bruce Lancaster, tenor
    Edmund Brownless, tenor, reader
    Fred Raffenserger, countertenor
    Kenneth Fitch, countertenor
    Frank Albinder, David Ripley,bass
    Tom Coleman, contrabass
    Marilyn Boenau, dulcian, recorders, ocarina, shawn, xylophone
    Jane Hershey, bass and tenor viols, recorder
    Carol Lewis, treble and bass viols, vielle
    Mack Ramsey, sackbut, flute, recorders, lute, pipe, tabor
    Dan Stillman, shawn

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Joel Cohen and Peter Clancy
    Engineer: David Griesinger
    Recorded at Trinity Church, Boston, December 1985
    Mastering: Jim Shelton

    Art direction and design: Henrietta Condak
    Cover art: Giulio Cesare Procaccini, Adorazione dei pastori, Milan, Gall. Brera

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Saturday, November 1, 1986 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79134

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
15
40
Saturday, November 1, 1986 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Boston Camerata
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Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597913422BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497074662
Price: 
10.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

Drawing from the vast treasury of Christmas music of the 15th, 16th, and early 17th centuries, A Renaissance Christmas presents a collection of juxtapositions: pop and art music, seriousness and wit, and spirituality and jest all peacefully coexist here, as befits the holiday season. 

DescriptionExcerpt: 

Drawing from the vast treasury of Christmas music of the 15th, 16th, and early 17th centuries, A Renaissance Christmas presents a collection of juxtapositions: pop and art music, seriousness and wit, and spirituality and jest all peacefully coexist here, as befits the holiday season. 

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Joel Cohen, director, lute, baritone
Roberta Anderson, Anne Azéma, soprano
Bruce Lancaster, tenor
Edmund Brownless, tenor, reader
Fred Raffenserger, countertenor
Kenneth Fitch, countertenor
Frank Albinder, David Ripley,bass
Tom Coleman, contrabass
Marilyn Boenau, dulcian, recorders, ocarina, shawn, xylophone
Jane Hershey, bass and tenor viols, recorder
Carol Lewis, treble and bass viols, vielle
Mack Ramsey, sackbut, flute, recorders, lute, pipe, tabor
Dan Stillman, shawn

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Joel Cohen and Peter Clancy
Engineer: David Griesinger
Recorded at Trinity Church, Boston, December 1985
Mastering: Jim Shelton

Art direction and design: Henrietta Condak
Cover art: Giulio Cesare Procaccini, Adorazione dei pastori, Milan, Gall. Brera