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2-01 A Renaissance Christmas: I. Rejoice, Rejoice: Nowell: Dieus vous garde (Richard Smert) 3:41
2-02 A Renaissance Christmas: I. Rejoice, Rejoice: Gaudete, gaudete (Anon., 16th c. Swedish) 2:11
2-03 A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: Reading: Luke I, 18-22 (Guillaume Dufay) 0:33
2-04 A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: Kyrie eleison (Guillaume Dufay) 4:35
2-05 A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: E la don don (Anon., 16th c. Catalan) 2:31
2-06 A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: Two Fantasies on "une jeune fillette" (Eustache du Caurroy) 2:43
2-07 A Renaissance Christmas: III. Joseph Is Well Married: Une jeune fillete (Anon., 16th c. French) 3:08
2-08 A Renaissance Christmas: III. Joseph Is Well Married: Joseph, lieber Joseph mein (Johann Walter) 1:15
2-09 A Renaissance Christmas: III. Joseph Is Well Married: Magnificat quinti toni (Johannes Gallicus) 7:06
2-10 A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Esprits divins (Claude Goudimel) 2:28
2-11 A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Reading: Luke II, 17-19 (Michael Praetorius) 0:14
2-12 A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Es ist ein Ros'entsprungen (Michael Praetorius) 2:43
2-13 A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Riu, riu, chiuu (Anon., 16th c. Spanish) 2:36
2-14 A Renaissance Christmas: V. Herod and the Magi: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (Michael Praetorius) 2:19
2-15 A Renaissance Christmas: V. Herod and the Magi: Reading: Luke III, 4-12 (Hieronymous Praetorius) 0:49
2-16 A Renaissance Christmas: V. Herod and the Magi: O vos omnes (Hieronymous Praetorius) 3:26
2-17 A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Reading: Luke II, 20-21 (Anon., 16th c. Italian) 0:10
2-18 A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Ungaresca (Anon., 16th c. Italian) 0:59
2-19 A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Nouvelles, nouvelles (Nicholas Martin) 1:28
2-20 A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Tau garçó, la durundena (Càrcares) 1:49
2-21 A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Tura lura lura, lo gau canta (Anon., early 17th c. Provençal) 3:17
2-22 A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: Reading: Luke II, 3-8 (Tomás Luis de Victoria) 0:30
2-23 A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria) 2:29
2-24 A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: Singet und klinget, ihr Kinderlein (Michael Praetorius) 4:03
2-25 A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: Bransle de Poictou with La bona novella (Michael Praetorius) 2:50
1-09 A Medieval Christmas: Hymn: Ave Maris Stella / Sacred Song: O Maria, Deu Maire 4:23
1-01 A Medieval Christmas: Isaiah's Prophecy / The Sybil's Prophecy: Iudicii Signum (Hebrew cantillation / 10th c. Spanish) 1:44
1-02 A Medieval Christmas: Conductus: Adest Sponsus (12th c. Franco-Provençal) 1:34
1-03 A Medieval Christmas: Gabriel's Prophecy: Oiet/Virgines (12th c. Franco-Provençal) 4:53
1-04 A Medieval Christmas: Clausula: Domino (13th c. French) 2:12
1-05 A Medieval Christmas: Hymn: Conditor Alme Siderum / Lauda: Verbum Caro Factum Est (plainchant / 15th c. Italian) 2:49
1-06 A Medieval Christmas: Reading: On Frymae Wes Word / Organum: Iudea et Iherusalem (10th c. Old Saxon / 13th c. French) 9:34
1-07 A Medieval Christmas: Conductus: Gedeonis Area (13th c. French) 2:47
1-08 A Medieval Christmas: Reading: O Moder Mayde (Geoffrey Chaucer) 1:25
1-10 A Medieval Christmas: Prosa: Ave Maria (12th c. French) 2:40
1-11 A Medieval Christmas: Responsory: Gaude Maria / Hymn: Joseph, Liber Nefe Min (plainchant / 14th c. German) 2:34
1-12 A Medieval Christmas: Conductus with Refrain: Congaudet Hodie; In Sulci Iubilo / Hymn: In Dulci (12th c. Catalan; 15th c. Dutch / 16th c. German ) 4:58
1-13 A Medieval Christmas: Reading: Hand by Hand We Shule Us Take (14th c. English) 0:36
1-14 A Medieval Christmas: Conductus: Lux Hodie ... Orientis Partibus (12th c. French) 2:59
3-01 A Baroque Christmas: A Minuit Fut Fait Un Reveil (Anon., 17th c. France) 3:17
3-02 A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Joseph est bein marié (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 0:59
3-03 A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Or nous dites Marie (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 2:05
3-04 A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Une jeune pucelle (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 1:15
3-05 A Baroque Christmas: Noels Pour les Instruments: Vous qui désirez sans fin (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 2:31
3-06 A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Ou s'en vont ces gais bergers (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 0:58
3-07 A Baroque Christmas: Hodie Christus Natus Est (Gregorian) 1:02
3-08 A Baroque Christmas: Nun Jauchzet mit Hellem Ton (Johannes Schein) 3:27
3-09 A Baroque Christmas: Laudate Dominum (Claudio Monteverdi) 4:32
3-10 A Baroque Christmas: Non Recedet Laus Tuus (Gregorian) 0:48
3-11 A Baroque Christmas: Salve Regina (Claudio Monteverdi) 4:37
3-12 A Baroque Christmas: The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation (Henry Purcell) 6:38
3-13 A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Kyrie (Joseph est bien marié ...) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 6:18
3-14 A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Gloria (Les bourgeois de Châtre ...) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 5:38
3-15 A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Credo (Vous qui désirez sans fin ...) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 10:55
3-16 A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Offertoire (Lassez paître vos bêtes) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 1:14
3-17 A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Sanctus (O Bieu, que n'étois-je en vie) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 2:42
3-18 A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Agnus Dei (A minuit fut fait un réveil) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier) 2:29

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    This three-CD collection, available as MP3s, comprises three Nonesuch recordings by the Boston Camerata, led by director Joel Cohen, of Christmas music spanning eight centuries and three eras—from Medieval to Renaissance to Baroque.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    The Boston Camerata
    Joel Cohen, director

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    A Medieval Christmas
    Recorded at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Engineering: David Griesinger
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Sterling Sound, Inc.)
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

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

    A Baroque Christmas
    Produced by Kathryn King
    Recorded May 1991 at Church of the Covenant, Boston, Massachusets
    Recording engineer: David Griesinger
    Edited by Jack Vad and Larry Rock
    Production assistant: Josiah Child
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
    Executive Producer: Peter Clancy

    Cover image: Le Nouveau-Né by Georges de la Tour, courtesy of Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Friday, October 22, 1993 (All day)
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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79303

Number of Discs in Set: 
3discs
15
37
Friday, October 1, 1993 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
Boston Camerata
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UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597930320BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497074761
Price: 
25.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

This three-CD collection, available as MP3s, comprises three Nonesuch recordings by the Boston Camerata, led by director Joel Cohen, of Christmas music spanning eight centuries and three eras—from Medieval to Renaissance to Baroque.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

This three-disc collection, available as MP3s, comprises three Nonesuch recordings by the Boston Camerata, led by director Joel Cohen, of Christmas music spanning eight centuries and three eras—from Medieval to Renaissance to Baroque.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
The Boston Camerata
Joel Cohen, director

PRODUCTION CREDITS
A Medieval Christmas
Recorded at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Engineering: David Griesinger
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Sterling Sound, Inc.)
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

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

A Baroque Christmas
Produced by Kathryn King
Recorded May 1991 at Church of the Covenant, Boston, Massachusets
Recording engineer: David Griesinger
Edited by Jack Vad and Larry Rock
Production assistant: Josiah Child
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Executive Producer: Peter Clancy

Cover image: Le Nouveau-Né by Georges de la Tour, courtesy of Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes