J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Christmas Oratorio

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Eric Ericson
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
Soloists:Christiane Oelze, Soprano
Monica Groop, Alto
Howard Crook, Evangelista/ Tenor
Gunnar Lundberg, Bass
Instrumentation:Choir
Orchestra
Vocal
Individual Works:Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Vanguard Classics
Catalog Number:99051/52
Year Released/Recorded:1993
Total Playing Time:2.23.55
Comments:Live-Recording on authentic instruments. Delightful fresh recording with a well prepared choir (Eric Ericson Chamber Choir)
No romantic, but clear, straight baroque expression. Highly recommended!
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Dirk Jaehner
Date First Submitted:12/25/1996