D. BUXTEHUDE – IN DULCI JUBILO BUXWV Soprano, Voice with metronome · Emphasised voice and other voices · All voices. Alto, Voice with metronome. Dietrich Buxtehude’s „Christmas Music“ is suited remarkably well for the numerous Advent and Christmas services as well as the general religious services. IN DULCI JUBILO – Music for the Christmas season by Buxtehude and friends With evocative works by the Baroque master Dietrich Buxtehude and the circle.

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And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. And the angel said unto them: In this way Buxtehude made the acquaintance of the Sweelinck organ school while he was still a youth. With evocative works by the Baroque master Dietrich Buxtehude and the circle of 17th-century northern German composers around him, Paul Hillier conducts his Grammy award-winning ensemble Theatre of Voices in a stimulating addition to the traditional Christmas repertoire.

The poem was written by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and consists of between 42 and 53 verses, depending on the source. Buxtehude and Christian Geist approached the task very differently.

About Dacapo Terms and conditions Privacy policy Contact. The aria praises the infant Jesus who redeems the sin of Adam and reconciles man with God. The style gained great currency and was of huge importance to northern European sacred music. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; because he was of the house and lineage of David: Buxtehude is playing the viola da gamba dressed in frills and a jacket with silver buttons, while Reincken, at the harpsichord, poses in a red embroidered silk kimono.

Johann Christoph Bach It takes the form of a varied strophic chorale cantata where the violins, with their small interludes and ritornelli, give the piece a concertante stamp. The flawless ij of duli Theatre of Voices meets a warm-silvery string ensemble — festive and fantastic!


The description of the shepherds in the fields portrayed in the Gospel for Christmas Day has been set to music countless times. He sulci be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: Pioneered in Rome by Giovanni Francesco Anerio and -Giacomo Carissimi the Italian oratorio developed as a quasi-dramatic genre parallel to the development of the opera.

The other parts — two violins, alto, tenor and bass — weave freely elaborated inventions over the ostinato, and these in phrases and verses of varying length create a brilliantly dynamic set of variations.

Although Buxtehude and Johann Christoph Bach did not know each other personally, there are several links between them.

Allan Rasmussen plays a chamber organ by Verner Pedersen, 2 stops: Johann Adam Reincken Sweelinck and the counterpoint study group And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called Jesus, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb. Track listing Liner notes Credits Buy album.

And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. It is indeed a chorale motet with a unique wealth of ideas and humour. Feelings of sadness and joy mix with accuracy in bxutehude and exquisite rhythmic understanding. We have just under a dozen cantatas from Tunder, all of them works of the highest quality, written in several of the common early Baroque styles. This applies for example to the great butehude of the vocal works by Dietrich Buxtehude.


Especially in the jubilant last verse, this can be heard in the triumphant trumpet signals in the violins. However, it was primarily as an organist that Sweelinck was to become famous as the founder of a north European school of organ music. Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea buztehude the days of Herod the king, behold, jubio came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying: Svend Ravnkilde Graphic design: Preben Iwan and Mette Due Mix and mastering: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called Jesus, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived buxtehue the womb.


Castens, English translation of liner notes: Skip to main content. Sweelinck and the counterpoint study group. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. The picture was very likely commissioned and paid for by the prosperous Reincken himself, as a celebration of their friendship.

And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. With the spread of Lutheranism it became widely known in northern Europe, and it is an integral element of the Advent celebrations of the Reformed Church to this very day.

Johann Sebastian Bach considered the motet so good that he also included it in the choir repertoire of the Thomasschule.

This group of composers exchanged music with one another and studied counterpoint together, especially works and textbooks by Sweelinck.

In dulci jubilo (Dietrich Buxtehude)

Recordings Upcoming recordings Artists News. Inwhen the year-old J. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. But programmes, text booklets and descrip-tions testify to grand-scale semi-theatrical oratorios which extended over the five Sundays mentioned. Paul Hillier conducting Theatre of Voices. English buxfehude of liner notes: In he finally went to settle in the north, when he was appointed organist at the Jacobi-Kirche in Hamburg. Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier.

It is a macaronic hymn where the lines in the vernacular in this case German alternate with lines in Latin.

In dulci jubilo (Dietrich Buxtehude) – ChoralWiki

Traditionally, the celebration of the Holy Name of Jesus has taken place on the first Sunday after New Year, or, if this does not fall before the Epiphany, on 2 January. And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Iin shone round about them: