Schütz Christmas Vespers

Schütz Christmas Vespers

Gabrieli Consort & Players

Boys’ Choir & Congregational Choir of Roskilde Cathedral

Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort & Players present a programme of the work of Heinrich Schütz. Played on authentic instruments, the recording aims to recreate Christmas Vespers as it might have been celebrated at the Court of Dresden around the year 1664.

Excerpt: “O Bone Jesu, Fili Mariae”

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“A compelling contribution to the Christmas market.”Gramophone

“You won’t go wrong with McCreesh, especially because of the interesting programme and the inclusion of rarely heard music of the period.”Classics Today

DG Archiv

0289 463 0462 4 DDD AH

August 1999