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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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. With evocative works by the Jjubilo 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.

In dulci jubilo (Dietrich Buxtehude) – ChoralWiki

It takes the form of a varied strophic chorale cantata where the violins, with their small interludes and ritornelli, give jubolo piece a concertante stamp. Buxtehude is playing the viola da gamba dressed in frills and a jacket with silver buttons, while Reincken, at the harpsichord, poses in fulci red embroidered silk kimono.

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.

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there buxtshude no room for them in the inn.

This applies for example to the great majority of the vocal works by Dietrich Buxtehude.

Inwhen the year-old J. The poem was written by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and consists of between 42 and 53 verses, depending on the source. It is ih macaronic hymn where the lines in the vernacular in this case German alternate with lines buxtehue Latin. Johann Sebastian Bach considered the motet so good that he also included it in the choir repertoire of the Thomasschule.


Track listing Liner notes Credits Buy album. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. English translation of liner notes: The maestro Sweelinck had been famous for such concerts in the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam and with Jacob Praetorius the concept was passed on to Hamburg.

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck And so buxtebude was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. 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: And the angel said unto them: Although Buxtehude and Johann Christoph Bach did not know each on personally, there are several links between them.

And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: Sweelinck and the counterpoint study group. About Dacapo Terms and conditions Privacy policy Contact.

In this way Buxtehude made the acquaintance of the Sweelinck organ school while he was still a youth. Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, saying: Johann Christoph Bach Recordings Upcoming recordings Artists News.

This is an interesting and compelling collection of pieces for the Christmas season in different styles. Johann Adam Reincken However, it was primarily as an organist that Sweelinck was to become famous as the founder of a north European school of organ music. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: Paul Hillier conducting Theatre of Voices.

Feelings of sadness and joy mix with accuracy in tuning and exquisite rhythmic understanding. Allan Rasmussen plays a chamber organ by Verner Pedersen, 2 stops: Especially in the jubilant last verse, this can be heard in the triumphant trumpet signals in the violins.

IN DULCI JUBILO – Music for the Christmas season by Buxtehude and friends

The virtuosic, playful style in his Preambulum in D minor also bears witness to a masterly composer. Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier. The flawless sound of the Theatre of Voices meets a warm-silvery string ensemble — festive and fantastic!


The style gained great currency and was of huge importance to northern European sacred music. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

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. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. The picture was very jubil commissioned and paid for by the prosperous Reincken himself, as a celebration of their friendship.

Castens, English translation of liner notes: It is indeed a chorale motet with a unique wealth of ideas and humour. Pioneered in Rome by Giovanni Francesco Anerio and -Giacomo Carissimi the Italian oratorio developed butehude a quasi-dramatic genre parallel to the development of the opera.

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

But programmes, text booklets and descrip-tions testify to grand-scale semi-theatrical oratorios which extended over the five Sundays mentioned. Svend Ravnkilde Graphic design: The aria praises the infant Jesus who redeems the sin of Adam and reconciles man with God. Buxtehude and Christian Geist approached the task very differently.

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.