This extraordinary Christmas Edition of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra presents well-known classical Christmas compositions combined with popular carols and jazzy improvisations.
A special price re-release slipcase edition for the Christmas season, featuring one of the most renowned baroque orchestras in the world: the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Featuring star soloists such as Angelika Kirchschlager (winner of ECHO Klassik), Barbara Bonney and Matthias Goerne (honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music in London), the Tomasz Stańko Quartet, and German Brass. The historic Freiburg Cathedral and the Cistercian monastery of Naumburg provide the perfect atmospheric setting. Recorded in 1999 and 2000. Including excerpts from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and many other seasonal Bach standards and popular Christmas songs, such as “Es ist ein Ros entsprungen” and “Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht“.
16:9 - NTSC
PCM Stereo, DD 5.1 DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: DVD 1: 82 mins, DVD 2: 60 mins
Total running time: 122 mins
Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Français (DVD 1)
Production years: 1999, 2000