J.S. Bach. The Leipzig composer's seasonal sacred masterpiece offers choices and challenges familiar to the modern media age. When Bach unveiled the Christmas Oratorio in the last week of and the first week of , each of the constituent cantatas was offered on a different day. JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH. Monteverdi Choir • English Baroque Soloists • John Eliot Gardiner. Christmas Oratorio, BWV Monteverdi Choir. Midi Learning Files for works by Johann Sebastian Bach. (1st Day of Christmas). (1). Jauchzet, frohlocket. Tutti. Soprano. Alto. Tenor. Bass. For the choral singer or music lover interested in Johann Sebastian Bach's “Mass in B Minor” and “Christmas Oratorio.” An article by Honey Meconi. Johann Sebastian Bach (–) composed six cantatas for the Christmas holidays in , one to be performed on each of the individual. J. S. Bach Weihnachtsoratorium / Christmas Oratorio Cantatas I – VI BWV Thomanerchor Leipzig Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Welcome the season with the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and the Bach Society of Minnesota as we perform one of the greatest musical Christmas stories of all. Hark! the herald angels sing, "Glory to the new born King, peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!". Shop Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio [Video] [Blu-Ray Disc] at Best Buy. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up.