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Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248
Conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

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J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio)

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Counter-tenor: Yoshikazu Mera; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 941/942 BIS 941/942

Jan 1998

2-CD / TT: 144:50

Recorded at the Saitama Arts Theatre Concert Hall, Japan.
See: BWV 248 Weihnachts-Oratorium - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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Suzuki’s Christmas Oratorio

Thomas Holm wrote (November 27, 2001):
Christmas will soon be here and I'm thinking of buying Suzuki's Christmas oratorio on Bis. I was trying to find some reviews, but I couldn't find any. The Gramophones said there wasn't any which is ridiculous. On Len's I gave up because I got so many hits (which most of them hadn't anything to do with Bach) that I didn't bother to try to find it. Do any on this list remember or have any opinions? Is it worth the money. I have the old Richter recordings already.

Kim wrote (November 28, 2001):
< Thomas Holm wrote: Christmas will soon be here and I'm thinking of buying Suzuki's Christmas oratorio on Bis. ...Is it worth the money. >
Short answer... Yes. Beautiful recording with an incredible sonics. Suzuki's Messiah is one my personal favorites, although Hogwood's is my longtime favorite (no offense meant for anyone else's preferences).


Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Details
Recordings: Until 1960 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Systematic Discussions:
Cantata 1 | Cantata 2 | Cantata 3 | Cantata 4 | Cantata 5 | Cantata 6 | Part 7: Summary
Individual Recordings:
BWV 248 – Christophers | BWV 248 - Gardiner | BWV 248 - Jacobs | BWV 248 - Otto | BWV 248 - Richter | BWV 248 - Rilling | BWV 248 – Suzuki | BWV 248 – Kurt Thomas | BWV 248 - Veldhoven
Articles:
A Bottomless Bucket of Bach – Christmas Oratorio (by Donald Satz)


Masaaki Suzuki: Short Biography | Bach Collegoim Japan
Recordings:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Cantatas:
Suzuki - Vol. 2 | Suzuki - Vol. 5 | Suzuki – Vol. 8 | Suzuki - Vol. 9 | Suzuki - Vol. 10 | Suzuki - Vol. 11 | Suzuki - Vol. 12 | Suzuki - Vol. 13 | Suzuki – Vol. 14 | Suzuki – Vol. 15 | Suzuki – Vol. 16 | Suzuki – Vol. 17 | Suzuki – Vol. 18 | Suzuki – Vol. 19 | Suzuki – Vol. 20 | Suzuki – Vol. 21 | Suzuki – Vol. 22 | Suzuki – Vol. 23 | Suzuki – Vol. 24 | Suzuki – Vol. 25
Other Vocal Works:
BWV 232 – Suzuki | BWV 243 – Suzuki | BWV 244 - Suzuki | BWV 245 - Suzuki | BWV 248 – Suzuki
Non-Vocal Works:
Bach’s Clavier-Ubung III from Massaki Suzuki | Bach Harpsichord Discs from Hill and Suzuki | Bach’s French Suites from Suzuki | Review: Partitas by Suzuki [McElhearn] | Suzuki’s Partitas [Henderson] | Suzuki’s Goldberg Variations

Table of recordings by BWV Number

Recordings & Discussions of Other Vocal Works: Main Page | Motets BWV 225-231 | Mass in B minor BWV 232 | Missae Breves & Sanctus BWV 233-242 | Magnificat BWV 243 | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 | Johannes-Passion BWV 245 | Lukas-Passion BWV 246 | Markus-Passion BWV 247 | Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 | Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-523 | Quodlibet BWV 524 | Aria BWV 1127

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