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Excerpts
Excerpts

Magnificat

Thomas Hengelbrock
Recorded the December 17, 2015 (Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie)

Program

Johann Sebastian Bach
Magnificat
Intermission
Felix Mendelssohn
Psaume 42 "Wie der Hirsch schreit nach frischem Wasser"
Cantate de Noël "Vom Himmel hoch"
Bach's Magnificat was created on Christmas Day, 1723 to celebrate Mary’s joy after the Annunciation. Mendelssohn’s Christmas Cantata also sings of the birth of Christ, in a style making clear reference to Bach.
Marianne Crebassa
Werner Güra
Thomas Hengelbrock
Christian Immler
Wiebke Lehmkuhl
Anna Lucia Richter
Lionel Sow
Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris
Orchestre de Paris

Composers - Authors

Johann Sebastian Bach
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy