December 27, 2022 – 1:42 pm

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Christmas Around Europe 2021 - Disc 8: Berlin
The Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini [no label, 1CD]

BBC Radio 3 broadcast on December 19, 2021.

A day-long festival of Christmas music and singing from across Europe and Canada in the European Broadcasting Union’s annual Christmas music day. Choirs and ensembles come together to celebrate the wonder of Christmas. First we travel to Russia with the Moscow Synodal Choir; then to Tallinn in Estonia, with Vox Clamantis, and then from Leipzig, in Germany, we hear Mendelssohn, and from Riga in Latvia, music by Handel. The broadcast started at 11 am and ended at 11 pm.

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The Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini, perform Bach cantatas and concertos.

Track 01. Intro 0:55
Track 02. JS Bach: Sinfonia, from Cantata ‘Ich liebe den Höchsten von ganzem Gemüte, BWV 174 7:19
Track 03. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047 11:57
Track 04. Sinfonia, from Cantata ‘Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht, BWV 52 4:53
Track 05. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048 11:59
Track 06. Cantata: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 17:42
Track 07. Kenneth Leighton - A Hymn Of Nativity 6:28
62 mins

Siri Karoline Thornhill, soprano
Reinhold Friedrich, trumpet


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    By spotcheck on Dec 27, 2022

  3. @spotcheck, I had trouble for a time even getting the home page. That’s resolved after grabbing the link off of a Google search…maybe an https issue with an old link? IDK. I continue to have issue with JPGs on any given page, but have no issue with d/l. I use FDM for those.

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    By spotcheck on Dec 28, 2022

  6. spotcheck- try using Safari as your browser, it works fine for downloading for me

    just Option/Click on the Track numbers

    By barth on Dec 28, 2022

  7. Rumor has it spotcheck gots a Lil Un

    By U L E on Dec 28, 2022

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    By Useless Lil Erection on Dec 28, 2022

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    By Jocko P on Dec 28, 2022

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    By HHH the real one on Dec 29, 2022

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    By HHH the real one on Dec 29, 2022

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    By HHH on Dec 29, 2022

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    By U L E on Dec 30, 2022

  19. I loves dressing in drag. the song by the kinks, lola is really about me

    By HHH on Dec 31, 2022

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    By Ho Ho Ho Mo on Dec 31, 2022

  21. Thanks for the constructive replies.

    By spotcheck on Jan 1, 2023

  22. YOUR all fuckin heathens. i hope all the trolls r]drpdead tonite

    By HHH on Jan 1, 2023

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