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Bach-Collegium Stuttgart (Instrumental Ensemble)

Founded: Stuttgart, Germany

The Bach-Collegium Stuttgart (= BCS) is a group of freelance musicians, including players from leading German and foreign Orchestras and respected teachers, whose composition varies according to the requirements of the programme. To avoid being restricted to a particular style, the players use modern instruments, while taking account of what is known about period performance practice. They are thus equally at home in the Baroque ‘sound world’ as in the orchestral sonorities of the nineteenth century or in the soloistic scoring of composers of our time.

 

Source: Liner notes to the 2-CD album ‘Bach: St. John Passion’ conducted by Helmuth Rilling (Hänssler, 2000)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001)

Helmuth Rilling: Short Biography | Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart | Frankfurter Kantorei | Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart | Bach-Collegium Stuttgart | Oregon Bach Festival
Recordings of Vocal Work:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Cantatas:
Edition Bachakademie - Vols. 1-20 | Edition Bachakademie - Vol. 9 | Edition Bachakademie - Vol. 60 | Arleen Augér sings Bach - conducted by H. Rilling | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings Bach - conducted by H. Rilling
Other Vocal Works:
BWV 232 - H. Rilling | BWV 243 - H. Rilling | BWV 244 - H. Rilling | BWV 245 - H. Rilling | BWV 248 - H. Rilling | Chorales - H. Rilling
Cantate Label:
Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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