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Greg Funfgeld & Bach Choir of Bethlehem & Bach Festival Orchestra
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
General Discussions

Greg Funfgeld - Short Biography
Bach Choir of Bethlehem - Short History

Bethlehem Bach Festival

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Christmas in Leipzig - Choral Music for the Nativity by J.S. S. Bach (Cantatas BWV 63, 65; Sanctus from Mass in B minor BWV 232)

 

Cantatas BWV 63 [29:50], BWV 65 [16:51]
Sanctus (Mvt. 22) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [5:27]

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem (Rehearsal Accompanist: Thomas Goemann) / The Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Sylvia McNair; Contralto: Janice Taylor; Tenor: David Gordon; Bass: Daniel Lichti
Eva Grüsser (Concert-master); Instrumental Soloists: Mary Watt (Oboe); Mary Watt, Friscilla Brown (English Horns); Doug Meyers, Richard Clymer (Corno da caccia); Michael Finckel (Cello); Anne Peterson (Double-Bass); Charles Holdeman (Bassoon); Charlotte Mattax (Positive Organ); Ray Mase, Lawrence Wright, Nancy Dowlin, Kevin Rosenberry (Trumpets); Earl Blackburn (Timpani)

Dorian Recordings DOR-90113
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Feb 27, 1988

CD / TT: 55:04
MP3 / TT: 52:53

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Producer: Craig D. Dory; Engineers: Craig D. Dory, Brian C. Peters; Editor: Douglas Brown; Executive Producer: Roland Kushner.
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C-2

Wachet Auf! - J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 56 & 140; Motet BWV Anh. 159

 
 

Cantatas BWV 56 [18:46], BWV 140 [26:58]
Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159 [4:06]

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / The Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Henreitte Schellenberg; Tenor: David Gordon; Bass: Daniel Lichti
Laura Hamilton (Violin); James Mason (Oboe); Charlotte Mattax (Portative Organ); Michael Finckel (Cello); Anne Peterson (Double-bass); Charles Holdeman (Bassoon); Daniel Braden (Horn); Nancianne Parrella (Organ)

Dorian Recordings DOR-90127

Jan 27-28, 1989

CD / TT: 50:46

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Producer: Craig D. Dory; Enginners: Craig D. Dory, Douglas Brown; Editor: Douglas Brown; Executive Producer: Roland Kushner.
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C-5

J.S. Bach In Performance

Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208 [4:32]

Greg Funfgeld

The Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Arleen Augér

NPR Classics

May 1991

CD / TT: 78:28

C-3

Bach Tenor Arias with Flute (Cantata & Oratorio Airs for Flute and Orchestra)

 

Aria for Tenor, obbligato cello & harpsichord (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 41 [9:42]
Aria for Tenor, oboes, strings & continuo (Mvt. 5) Ach, schlage doch bald, selge Stunde from Cantata BWV 95 [6:44]
Aria for Tenor, flute, strings & continuo (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 172 [5:08]
Aria for Tenor, solo flute, cello & harpsichord (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 180 [6:09]
Aria for Tenor, flute, oboe, obbligato viola da gamba, lutes, strings & continuio (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 198 [4:23]
Benedictus for tenor, solo flute, cello & harpsichord (Mvt. 24) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [4:54]
Aria for Tenor, solo flute, cello & harpsichord Frohe Hirten (Mvt. 6 (15)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [4:03]

Greg Funfgeld

Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor: David Gordon; Emily Newbold (Flute);
Orchestra: Violins: Lisa Rautenmberg [Leader], Michael Gillette, Serena Canin, Rohan Smith, Paul Chou, Claire Bright, Lori Miller; Violas: Evelyn Jacobs Luise, Julia DeGaetani, Virginia Melin; Cellos: Loretta O'Sullivan [Solo], Deborah Toth; Double-bass: Stephen Groat; Oboes: Mary Watt, Chiristina Schmidt; Viola da gamba: Webster Williams; Lutes: Karen Meyers, Russell Ferrara
Charlotte Mattax (Harpsichord)

Newport Classic NPD-85582
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Jun 1994

CD / TT: 66:49
MP3 / TT: 66:53

Recorded at the St. Michael's Church, New York City, New York, USA.
Producer: John Ostendorf; Engineer, Editor: Stephen J. Epstein.
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C-4

The Ascension Oratorio and Two Festive Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 11, BWV 51 [16:54], BWV 34

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / The Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Ann Monoyios; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Frederick Urrey; Baritone: Christòpheren Nomura

Dorian Recordings 90306

May 2001

CD / TT: 62:45

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, PA, USA.
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C-6

Bach: Magnificat, Cantata BWV 191; Vivaldi: Gloria

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [31:09]
Cantata BWV 191 [14:59]

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / The Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Julia Doyle; Soprano: Rosa Lamoreaux; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Benjamin Butterfield; Bass: Daniel Lichti

Analekta 9873

Mar 5-7, 2009

CD / TT: 70:05

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, PA, USA.

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

Songs of Hope

 

Motet Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / The Bach Festival Orchestra

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Analekta

Ma4 21-23, 2011

CD / TT:

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

V-1

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / The Bach Festival Orchestra

Sopranos: Tamara Matthews & Rosa Lamoreaux; Mezzo-soprano: Marietta Simpson; Tenor: Frederick Urrey, Baritone: William Sharp, Bass-baritone: Daniel Lichti

Dorian Recordings

May 1997

2-CD / TT: 107:57

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, PA, USA.
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V-3

Bach: Saint John Passion · Passion selon saint Jean

 
 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Charles Daniels; Baritone [Jesus]: William Sharp, Soprano [Arias, Ancilla]: Julia Doyle; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor [Arias, Servus]: Benjamin Butterfield; Bass-Baritone [Arias, Petrus]: Christòpheren Nomura; Baritone [Pilatus]: David Newman
Instrumental soloists: Robin Kani & Linda Ganus (Flutes); Mary Watt & Cheryl Bishkoff (Oboes); Paul Miller & Evelyn Jacobs-Luise (Violas d’amore); Mollie Glazer (Viola da gamba); Loretta O’Sullivan (Cello)
Continuo: Loretta O’Sullivan (Cello); Stephen Groat (Double bass); Charles Holdeman (Bassoon); Charlotte Mattax Moersch (Portativ organ); Thomas Goeman (Organ)
Bach Choir of Bethlehem: Sopranos I: Beth Allen-Gardner, Emily Alvin, Dena Andrews, Corliss Bachman, Kathleen Carney, Karen Cocca, Christine Favata, Roberta George, Cass Kwan, Erynn R. Mann, Carrie Krug Nedick, Lucy Perusse, Martha Cox Popichak, Amy Ruhf, Jennifer Sherman, Grace Adele Spruiell, Roberta Wagner, Emily Young (Choral Scholar); Sopranos II: Wendy E. Borst, Mary Dawson, Liz Emmert, Stacy Gabel, Lisa Kuritz Hartman, Roberta Kasmiroski, Sandra Kemmerer, Christina Lamonica, Tina M. Lebrecht, Michel Lloyd, Lynn German Long, Linda Maule, Rebecca Tuszynski, Karen Votta, Laura Welkey; Altos I: Lynn Whitehouse Birney, Laura Carlson, Kimberly Conklin, Jean Donegan-Vrabel, Shari Gleason-Mayrhofer, Sally Killeen, Ellen Lifschutz, Linda Lipkis, Jennifer Marriaga, Denise Mitchell, Jean Anne Shafferman, Martha Sipe, Marsha Whinston Snyder, Annette Thiel; Altos II: Lynne Beck, Janet L. Belletti, Brenda Bolasky, Evangeline M. Campbell, Dorothy Z. Cockrell, Jane Florenz, Brenda Griesser, Kay E. Kunkel, Diane Lindsay, Mary Zsido Paini, Beverly Rumble, Patti Sakdiponephong, Deborah Turton, Emily Wilkins; Tenors I: Kurt C. Anchorstar, Donald Buss, Kevin Cone, Donald DeBoer, Lynn Ditty, Everett Johnson, John Kinyon, Charles Lutte, Kelly Miller, Greg Oaten, Guy Rauscher, Nicholas Roehler (Choral Scholar); Tenors II: Christopher Banko, Bill Bly, Bruce Dawson, Martin Donahue, Ellis Finger, Ryan Morrow, Joseph Sullivan, Anthony R. Villani, Christopher T. Wagner; Basses I: James E. Ackerman, James M. Chiadis, Bryan K. Gerhab, James Kinyon (Choral Scholar), John Nedick, David Ruhf, Brian Snyder, John L. Sullivan, David R. Umla, S. Clarke Woodruff, Edmund W. Young, Peter Young; Basses II: Todd J. Bachl, Michael D. Barnett, Todd Fennell, James W. Rowland, John Smothers, Phillip A. Turton

Analekta AN2-9890-1

May 8-11, 2011

2-CD / TT: 109:57

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
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V-2

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / The Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Tamara Matthews; Mezzo-soprano: Marietta Simpson; Tenor: Benjamin Butterfield; Baritone: Christòpheren Nomura

Dorian Recordings

May 1998

2-CD / TT: 147:15

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - December 2015)

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