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1.01A Medieval Christmas: Isaiah's Prophecy / The Sybil's Prophecy: Iudicii Signum (Hebrew cantillation / 10th c. Spanish)1:44
1.02A Medieval Christmas: Conductus: Adest Sponsus (12th c. Franco-Provençal)1:34
1.03A Medieval Christmas: Gabriel's Prophecy: Oiet/Virgines (12th c. Franco-Provençal)4:53
1.04A Medieval Christmas: Clausula: Domino (13th c. French)2:12
1.05A Medieval Christmas: Hymn: Conditor Alme Siderum / Lauda: Verbum Caro Factum Est (plainchant / 15th c. Italian)2:49
1.06A Medieval Christmas: Reading: On Frymae Wes Word / Organum: Iudea et Iherusalem (10th c. Old Saxon / 13th c. French)9:34
1.07A Medieval Christmas: Conductus: Gedeonis Area (13th c. French)2:47
1.08A Medieval Christmas: Reading: O Moder Mayde (Geoffrey Chaucer)1:25
1.09A Medieval Christmas: Hymn: Ave Maris Stella / Sacred Song: O Maria, Deu Maire4:23
1.10A Medieval Christmas: Prosa: Ave Maria (12th c. French)2:40
1.11A Medieval Christmas: Responsory: Gaude Maria / Hymn: Joseph, Liber Nefe Min (plainchant / 14th c. German)2:34
1.12A Medieval Christmas: Conductus with Refrain: Congaudet Hodie; In Sulci Iubilo / Hymn: In Dulci (12th c. Catalan; 15th c. Dutch / 16th c. German )4:58
1.13A Medieval Christmas: Reading: Hand by Hand We Shule Us Take (14th c. English)0:36
1.14A Medieval Christmas: Conductus: Lux Hodie ... Orientis Partibus (12th c. French)2:59
2.01A Renaissance Christmas: I. Rejoice, Rejoice: Nowell: Dieus vous garde (Richard Smert)3:41
2.02A Renaissance Christmas: I. Rejoice, Rejoice: Gaudete, gaudete (Anon., 16th c. Swedish)2:11
2.03A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: Reading: Luke I, 18-22 (Guillaume Dufay)0:33
2.04A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: Kyrie eleison (Guillaume Dufay)4:35
2.05A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: E la don don (Anon., 16th c. Catalan)2:31
2.06A Renaissance Christmas: II. Behold the Handmaiden: Two Fantasies on "une jeune fillette" (Eustache du Caurroy)2:43
2.07A Renaissance Christmas: III. Joseph Is Well Married: Une jeune fillete (Anon., 16th c. French)3:08
2.08A Renaissance Christmas: III. Joseph Is Well Married: Joseph, lieber Joseph mein (Johann Walter)1:15
2.09A Renaissance Christmas: III. Joseph Is Well Married: Magnificat quinti toni (Johannes Gallicus)7:06
2.10A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Esprits divins (Claude Goudimel)2:28
2.11A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Reading: Luke II, 17-19 (Michael Praetorius)0:14
2.12A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Es ist ein Ros'entsprungen (Michael Praetorius)2:43
2.13A Renaissance Christmas: IV. The Birth of Jesus: Riu, riu, chiuu (Anon., 16th c. Spanish)2:36
2.14A Renaissance Christmas: V. Herod and the Magi: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (Michael Praetorius)2:19
2.15A Renaissance Christmas: V. Herod and the Magi: Reading: Luke III, 4-12 (Hieronymous Praetorius)0:49
2.16A Renaissance Christmas: V. Herod and the Magi: O vos omnes (Hieronymous Praetorius)3:26
2.17A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Reading: Luke II, 20-21 (Anon., 16th c. Italian)0:10
2.18A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Ungaresca (Anon., 16th c. Italian)0:59
2.19A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Nouvelles, nouvelles (Nicholas Martin)1:28
2.20A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Tau garçó, la durundena (Càrcares)1:49
2.21A Renaissance Christmas: VI. The Shepherds at the Cradle: Tura lura lura, lo gau canta (Anon., early 17th c. Provençal)3:17
2.22A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: Reading: Luke II, 3-8 (Tomás Luis de Victoria)0:30
2.23A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)2:29
2.24A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: Singet und klinget, ihr Kinderlein (Michael Praetorius)4:03
2.25A Renaissance Christmas: VII. The Good News: Bransle de Poictou with La bona novella (Michael Praetorius)2:50
3.01A Baroque Christmas: A Minuit Fut Fait Un Reveil (Anon., 17th c. France)3:17
3.02A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Joseph est bein marié (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)0:59
3.03A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Or nous dites Marie (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)2:05
3.04A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Une jeune pucelle (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)1:15
3.05A Baroque Christmas: Noels Pour les Instruments: Vous qui désirez sans fin (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)2:31
3.06A Baroque Christmas: Noels pour les Instruments: Ou s'en vont ces gais bergers (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)0:58
3.07A Baroque Christmas: Hodie Christus Natus Est (Gregorian)1:02
3.08A Baroque Christmas: Nun Jauchzet mit Hellem Ton (Johannes Schein)3:27
3.09A Baroque Christmas: Laudate Dominum (Claudio Monteverdi)4:32
3.10A Baroque Christmas: Non Recedet Laus Tuus (Gregorian)0:48
3.11A Baroque Christmas: Salve Regina (Claudio Monteverdi)4:37
3.12A Baroque Christmas: The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation (Henry Purcell)6:38
3.13A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Kyrie (Joseph est bien marié ...) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)6:18
3.14A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Gloria (Les bourgeois de Châtre ...) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)5:38
3.15A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Credo (Vous qui désirez sans fin ...) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)10:55
3.16A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Offertoire (Lassez paître vos bêtes) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)1:14
3.17A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Sanctus (O Bieu, que n'étois-je en vie) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)2:42
3.18A Baroque Christmas: Messe de Minuit sur des Airs de Noel: Agnus Dei (A minuit fut fait un réveil) (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)2:29

About this Album

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

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