Browse: Bach, J S - Cantata BWV182 'Himmelskönig, sei willkommen'
Cantatas for Quinquagesima, Annunciation, Palm Sunday, Oculi
Ruth Holton, Claudia Schubert, James Oxley, Peter Harvey, Malin Hartelius, Nathalie Stutzmann, James Gilchrist
The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, The Choirs of Clare and Trinity Colleges, Cambridge, John Eliot Gardiner
Perhaps most appealing in Gardiner's direction is the unfailing delight he takes in refreshing Bach's dance rhythms without ever trivialising textural content. — More…
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Recorded live during the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage (2000)
The Monteverdi Choir & The English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Dr Koopman's musical offering comes hard on the heels of that of John Eliot Gardiner, whose Bach Cantata Pilgrimage marked the Millennium with a complete set of the cantatas, now available on... — More…
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Sytse Buwalda (alto), Nico van der Meel (tenor), Ruth Holton (soprano), Knut Schoch (tenor), Bas Ramselaar (bass), Marcel Beekman (tenor), Kurt Schoch (tenor), Knut Schoch (tenor) Bas Ramselaar (bass), Marjon Strijk (soprano), Martinus Leusink (tenor)
Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium,...
Weimer Cantatas II
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Michael Chance (countertenor), Charles Daniels (tenor) & Peter Harvey (bass)
The Purcell Quartet
Out to impress, Bach's instrumental imagination soared in these works. …the playing is consistently rewarding, more so than the singing which at its most persuasive is ravishing, but (excepting... — More…
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Gerlinde Sämann (soprano), Petra Noskaiová (alto), Christoph Genz (tenor) & Jan Van der Crabben (bass)
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken
Of the one-to-a-part voices, Gerlinde Samann has a lovely quality but sacrifices sustained tone to diction. Christoph Genz's upper range glows brightly and Jan van der Crabben displays a fine... — More…
Paul Bernewitz (boy soprano), Stefan Kahle (boy alto), Patrick Grahl (tenor), Matthias Weichert (bass), Johannes Hildebrandt (boy soprano), Jakob Feyer (boy soprano), Jakob Wetzig (boy alto), Henrik Weimann (boy alto), Tobias Hunger (tenor), Gotthold Schwarz (bass)
Ensemble Florilegium, St....
Agnes Giebel, Sheila Armstrong, Rotraus Hansmann (sopranos), Julia Falk, Helen Watts (altos), Bert van t’Hoff, Kurt Equiluz (tenors) & Jacques Villisech, Max van Egmond (basses)
Monteverdi Choir Hamburg, Jürgen Jürgens
Patches of engaging music-making here, though giving more insight into 1960s Hamburg than 1720s Leipzig. Choruses are often woolly, soloists vary from off-the-voice big voices to insecure, boyish... — More…
Doris Soffel (contralto), Philippe Huttenlocher (bass), Aldo Baldin (tenor), Arleen Auger (soprano), Adalbert Kraus (tenor), Julia Hamari (alto), Wolfgang Schone (bass), Carolyn Watkinson (alto), Walter Heldwein (bass), Edith Wiens (soprano), Peter Schreier (tenor), Gabriele Schreckenbach (alto),...