Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio) (Harnoncourt) Complete

Conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the Austrian baroque music ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien and the Soloists of the Tölzer Knabenchor perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Weihnachts Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio) BWV 248. This recording dates from 1982 at the Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church) in Leipzig, Germany.

Pachelbel’s Canon with period instruments (Voices of Music)

San Francisco-based early music ensemble Voices of Music performs Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major with period instruments. The piece remained forgotten for centuries like most other works by Pachelbel and other pre-1700 composers, and was rediscovered only in the 20th century, and became extremely popular.

Vivaldi’s Spring with human voices

The vocal quintet “Carmel A-Cappella” sings the first movement (Allegro) of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Spring” from the “Four Seasons“. “Carmel A-Cappella” is a vocal quintet containing five female singers ensemble from Haifa, Israel, who specializes in unaccompanied polyphonic music (a-cappella). The musical director and arranger of the quintet is the musician Mrs. Shula Erez. Singers: Maya …

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor – a visual journey

Stephen Malinowski performs and also visualizes Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565. Stephen Anthony Malinowski is an American composer, pianist, educator, software engineer, and inventor. He was born on August 6, 1953, in Santa Monica, California in the United States.

Eliot Fisk and Paco Peña mini concert

Two masters of the guitar, Eliot Fisk, a great classical guitarist, and Paco Peña, one of the greatest flamenco guitarists ever: in a tiny concert presented by NPR Music, they’re playing two classical and two flamenco pieces. The repertoire here ranges from Baroque compositions by Bach and Domenico Scarlatti to present-day flamenco. And what happens …