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The Christmas Oratorio

Johann Sebastian Bach

The Christmas Oratorio

Kalmus Edition

by Johann Sebastian Bach

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Published by Alfred Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Songbooks - General,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10872425M
    ISBN 100757921965
    ISBN 109780757921964
    OCLC/WorldCa62292803


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The Christmas Oratorio book. Read 54 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Christmas Oratorio begins in the s, when a wife a /5. John Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio, composed inboth reflects this new piety and conveys the composer's experience living through this tumult during his own childhood and early career.

Markus Rathey's book is the first thorough study of this popular masterpiece in English.5/5(3). The Christmas Oratorio (German: Weihnachts-Oratorium), BWVis an oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach intended for performance in church during the Christmas was written for the Christmas season of and incorporates music from earlier compositions, including three secular cantatas written during and and a largely lost church cantata, BWV a.

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV / Part Five - For The 1st Sunday In The New Year - No Chor: "Wo ist der neugeborne König der Juden?" - Rezitativ (Alt): "Sucht ihn in meiner Brust" by Anne Sofie von Otter and English Baroque Soloists and John Eliot Gardiner and The Monteverdi Choir4/4(31).

For the Time Being is a pivotal book in the career of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Auden had recently moved to America, fallen in love with a young man to whom he considered himself married, rethought his entire poetic and intellectual equipment, and reclaimed the Christian faith of his childhood/5.

For the Time Being is a pivotal book in the career of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Auden had recently moved to America, fallen in love with a young man to whom he considered himself married, rethought his entire poetic and intellectual equipment, and reclaimed the Christian faith of his childhood.

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio was never meant to be performed on a single day. It was, rather, a “serialization” of the Christmas story — a set of six church cantatas, similar in structure to the approximately cantatas Bach wrote for church services held throughout the liturgical year.

In one important respect, however, these cantatas. The book on Bach's Christmas Oratorio included with the discs lends credence to Jan Willem de Vriend's musical interpretation of the work. It comprises an interview with De Vriend himself, carried out by the musicologist Frits de Haen, a short history of how the work came into being and an article on the liturgical significance of the six 5/5(5).

“ Johann Sebastian Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio'” is the first thorough study of this popular masterpiece in English. While giving a comprehensive overview of the “Christmas Oratorio” as a whole, the book focuses on two themes in particular: the cultural and theological understanding of Christmas in Bach’s time and the compositional.

This book is intended to provide the inquisitive listener with a guide to exploring the many layers of meaning found in Bach's Christmas Oratorio. The first section offers a general sketch of the specific context in which this composition was created at the end ofshedding light on the work's liturgical function and taking a closer look at the biblical and broader religious themes.

influenced oratorio writing4) to create a new type of oratorio in the early 18th century that integrated operatic style with Biblical narrative. Bach’s Christmas “Oratorio,” on the other hand, 1 For a detailed examination of the history of early oratorio, see Howard E.

Smither, A History of the Oratorio, Volume I (Chapell Hill, ) 2 File Size: KB. The Christmas Oratorio begins in the s, when Solveig Nordensson (wife of Aron and mother of Sidner) is accidentally killed.

The grieving family abandons its home and moves to another town, hoping to start afresh, but finds that its emotional burdens have emigrated with it.

Shop and Buy Christmas Oratorio sheet music. SATB choir sheet music book by Johann Sebastian Bach (): Kalmus Classic Edition at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of Sheet Music. (AP.K).

The Christmas Oratorio is an especially rich target for study because it is an intentional pastiche of so many of Bach’s other works. Familiarity with its purpose and construction therefore opens a window into his broader compositional life, working culture, and the shared musical vocabulary of his : Ellen Exner.

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV / Part Two - For The Second Day Of Christmas - No Aria (Alto): "Schlafe, mein Liebster, geniesse der Ruh" by Anne Sofie von Otter and English Baroque Soloists and John Eliot Gardiner/5(49).

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For the Time Being is a pivotal book in the career of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Auden had recently moved to America, fallen in love with a young man to whom he considered himself married, rethought his entire poetic and intellectual equipment, and reclaimed the Christian faith of his childhood.

Then, in short order, his. Christmas Oratorio and High Fidelity are two tiny shorts written with an economy of words and a surfeit of meaning. In "Oratorio", Jute draws the reader into his scenes with a delicious sense of literary voyeurism, conspiratorial asides, and delightful digressions for insight to the true meaning of Christmas in a small Irish town/5(2).

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(OU). Christmas and music seem to belong together. Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and the Christmas sections from Handel’s Messiah are an integral part of the public and private soundscapes between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.

They belong to the feast like roasted chestnuts and peppermint sticks. The soothing sound of the Baroque pastoral and the. Christmas Oratorio II 1 (10). Sinfonia 2 (11). Recit. (T) Evangelist And there were shepherds in that very region in the field nearby their sheepfolds, who kept their watch by night over their Size: 39KB.

Although German composer Johann Sebastian Bach entitled his work Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), it is in fact closer to a cantata cycle than an oratorio. Composed and compiled for the Christmas season as celebrated in Leipzig in and earlythe six parts of the Christmas Oratorio were intended to be performed on the six major feast days over that.

During World War II, the poet W.H. Auden wrote a book-length poem entitled For the Time Being. It is subtitled, "A Christmas Oratorio," and it is a retelling of the Christmas story, but with a 20th century sensibility. His Herod, for instance, is a technology-loving king who loves that he lives in an Age of.

Christmas Oratorio, Opus 12 By Camille Saint-Saëns SATB with SSATBar Soli (Orch.) Choral Book Item: K $ This item is temporarily out of stock.

Add to List. Also Available Digitally. Amazon Kindle. Google Play. Vital Source. Share. Product Details. ry: Choral Worship Cantata. Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio Music, Theology, Culture Markus Rathey.

First major study of the Christmas Oratorio in English; Includes detailed analysis of manuscript sources; Sheds new light on the compositional process and the genesis of the piece; Places Bach's oratorio in the theological and cultural context of the early 18th.

The Christmas Oratorio, or Weihnachts-Oratorium, is actually a set of six sacred cantatas, each depicting a different scene from Christ's birth. While they are played as a complete set today, in Bach's time, each was intended to be played on a different holy day from Christmas day until the Epiphany (January 6).

While giving a comprehensive overview of the Christmas Oratorio as a whole, the book focuses on two themes in particular: the cultural and theological understanding of Christmas in Bach\'s time and the compositional process that led Bach from the earliest concepts to the completed piece.

The cultural and religious context of the oratorio. The book also offers ways to listen to and think about works created by parody, the re-use of music for new words and a new purpose, like almost all of the Mass in B Minor and Christmas Oratorio. And it shows that modern performances of these works are stamped with audible consequences of our place in the twenty-first century.

The Christmas Oratorio, is an oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach intended for performance in church during the Christmas season. It was written for the Christmas season of and incorporates music from earlier compositions, including three secular cantata s written during and and a largely lost church cantata, BWV a.

This book is intended to provide the inquisitive listener with a guide to exploring the many layers of meaning found in Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

The first section offers a general sketch of the specific context in which this composition was created at the end ofshedding light on the work's liturgical function and taking a closer look. – The Second Wise Man, from For the Time Being. Since finding a copy at a secondhand book sale three years ago, I’ve read Auden’s For the Time Being: A Christmas Oratorio every December.

Like the title implies, the work is a long poem (originally meant to be sung, although it rarely is) that relates the events of the classic Christmas story.

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Also Available Digitally. Amazon Kindle. Google Play. Vital Source. Share. Product Details. Description. A choral worship cantata for SATB with SATB Soli composed by Johann Sebastian ry: Choral Worship Cantata. Bach – Christmas Oratorio [Choral Talk] Brent F.

Miller wrote (Ap ): I have an unauditioned community chorus of between 50 - 70 singers. I would like to perform parts of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. I would welcome suggestions as to what parts could be performed for a satisfying representation of the piece. Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio: Music, Theology, Culture - Ebook written by Markus Rathey.

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Language English Media Types LP; Cassette. Program Notes J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio WEIHNACHTS-ORATORIUM, BWV From Christmas Day to Epiphany in the 18th century, the town of Leipzig celebrated the birth of Jesus and the events surrounding it not with a single feast day, but with a "season"—six special commemorations occurring between Christmas Day and the Feast of the Epiphany; the birth of.

Although Suzuki's Christmas Oratorio (BWV ) and St. John Passion, both excellent recordings and my first choices for these works, lost the Baroque Vocal award, Vol of the cantata series was chosen as the recording of the month, I believe. It seems mainstream critics are really taking notice now.

Series: The Vocal Library. Arm, arm, ye brave! from Judas Maccab″us (Handel) Behold the monstrous human beast from Belshazzar (Handel).Get this from a library! For the time being: a Christmas oratorio. [W H Auden; Alan Jacobs] -- "For the Time Being is a pivotal book in the career of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century.

W.H. Auden had recently moved to America, fallen in love with a young man to whom he.In this respect the Christmas Oratorio is akin to the St. Matthew Passion and the St. John Passion. Guilt and innocence, suffering and deliverance are present from the moment a mother holds her child in her arms.

This book on Bach’s Christmas Oratorio lends credence to Jan Willem de Vriend’s musical interpretation of the work.