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Harry Christophers & The Sixteen
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach
Box Sets
General Discussions

Harry Christophers - Short Biography
The Sixteen - Short History
The Symphony of Harmony and Invention - Short History

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Harry Christophers

Recordings

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Bach: Cantatas 34, 50, 147

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 50 [3:47], BWV 34 [16:44], BWV 147 [31:14]

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen

Soprano: Gillian Fisher; Alto: David James; Tenor: Ian Partridge; Bass: Michael George
The Sixteen:
Sopranos:
Fiona Clarke, Ruth Dean, Sally Dunkley, Patricia Forbes, Nicola Jenkin, Carys Lane
Altos:
Robin Barda, Michael Lees, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall
Tenors:
Peter Burrows, Philip Daggett, Duncan MacKenzie, Mark Padmore
Basses:
Simon Birchall, Roger Cleverdon, Christopher Purves, Laurence Whitehead
Paul Nicholson (Organ)

Collins Classics 1317-2
Coro COR-160039
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Aug 1990

CD / TT: 55:59
CD / TT: 56:01
MP3 / TT: 55:50

Recorded at St. Judes on the Hill, Hampstead, England. Recording Producers: Mark Brown; Recording Engineer: Antony Howell.
Included in Box Set [B-1].
Buy this album at:
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Coro CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline
Coro 5-CD (2009): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: The Six Motets

 
 

Motets BWV 225-230 [13:59, 7:47, 21:46, 8:24, 9:05, 6:35]

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen

BWV 227: SSA Trio: Patricia Forbes, Tessa Bonner, Christopher Royall
BWV 227: ATB Trio: Christopher Royall, Mark Padmore, Simon Birchall
The Sixteen:
Sopranos: Tessa Bonner, Ruth Dean, Sally Dunkley, Patricia Forbes, Nicola Jenkin, Mary Seers
Altos: Ruth Gleave, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall, Penny Vickers
Tenors: Peter Burrows, Philip Daggett, Mark Padmore, Nicolas Robertson
Basses: Simon Birchall, Christopher Hodges, Timothy Jones, Christopher Purves
Continuo: Jane Coe (Cello); Amanda MacNamara (Violone); Robin Jeffrey (Therbo); Paul Nicholson (Organ)

Hyperion CDA-66369

Apr 24-26, 1989

CD / TT: 68:10

Recorded in England. Recording Engineer: Antony Howell; Recording Producer: Mark Brown. Executive Producers: Cecile Kelly, Edward Perry.
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V-2

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor BWV 232 · Hohe Messe
Bach Edition Vol. 2 - Vocal Works Vol. 1 [Box Set]

 
 
 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra

Sopranos: Catherine Dubosc & Catherine Denley; Alto: James Bowman; Tenor: John Mark Ainsley; Bass: Michael George
The Sixteen:
Sopranos: Fiona Clarke, Libby Crabtree, Ruth Dean, Sally Dunkley, NJenkin, Carys Lane, Rebecca Outram, Katie Pringle
Altos: Andrew Giles, Natanya Hadda, Michael Lees, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall, Susanna Spicer
Tenors: Simon Berridge, Andrew Carwood, Robert Johnston, Duncan MacKenzie, Neil MacKenzie, David Roy
Basses: Simon Birchall, Matthew Brook, Robert Evans, Charles Gibbs, Timothy Jones, Michael McCarthy

Collins Classics 7032-2
Brilliant Classics 99361
Regis RRC-2002
Coro COR-16044
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Apr 1994

2-CD / TT: 106:24
8-CD / TT:
2-CD / TT: 106:24
2-CD / TT: 106:29
MP3 / TT: 106:17

Recorded at St. Augustines, Kilburn, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Recording Engineer: Mike Hatch (Floating Earth); CD Mastering: Julian Millard.
Included in Box Set [B-1].
Buy this album at:
Collins 2-CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Collins 2-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.de
Brillant Classics 8-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Regis 2-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro 2-CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline
Coro 5-CD (2009): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

V-7

J.S. Bach: Lutheran Masses, Vol. 1

 

Cantata BWV 102 [21:50]
Mass in F major, BWV 233 [24:44]
Mass in G minor, BWV 235 [27:20]

Harry Christophers

(8 singers singing two to a part) / The Sixteen Orchestra

Sopranos: Grace Davidson & Julia Doyle; Altos: Robin Blaze & William Purefoy; Tenors: Jeremy Budd & Mark Dobell; Basses: Ben Davies & Eamonn Dougan

Coro COR-16115
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May 20-24, 2013

CD / TT: 74:07
MP3 / TT: 73:55

Recorded at St Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Engineer: Mike Hatch.
Watch on YouTube: Sacred Music: Bach and the Lutheran Legacy | Harry Christophers (Presented by Simon Russell © Broascast by BBC) [58:54]
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V-3

Bach: Magnificat; Vivaldi: Gloria; Caldara: Stabat Mater
In Honore J.S. Bach: Bach · Caldera · Schütz
Bach: Magnificat; Vivaldi: Gloria; Caldara: Stabat Mater
Bach Edition Vol. 17 - Vocal Works Vol. 2 [Box Set]
Vivaldi: Gloria in D major; Bach: Magnificat in D major

 
 
 
 

Magnificat BWV 243 [27:09]

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra

Sopranos: Lynda Russell, Gillian Fisher; Alto: Alison Browner; Alto: Caroline Trevor; Tenor: Ian Partridge; Bass: Michael George
The Sixteen:
Sopranos: Fiona Clarke, Sophie Daneman, Ruth Dean, Carys Lane, Rebecca Outram, Alison Smart
Altos: Michael Lees, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall, Caroline Trevor
Tenors: Andrew Carwood, Philip Daggett, Neil MacKenzie, David Roy
Basses: Simon Birchall, Roger Cleverdon, Robert Evans, Timothy Jones

Collins Classics 1320-2
Linn Records CKD-148
Regis Records RRC-1002
Brilliant Classics 99376
Coro COR-16042
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Oct 1991

CD / TT: 71:40
CD / TT: 69:53
CD / TT: 72:22
8-CD / TT: 411:46
CD / TT: 55:09
MP3 / TT: 54:54

Recorded at St John's Smith Square, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Recording Engineer: Antony Howell.
Buy this album at:
Collins CD (1993): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Linn CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Regis CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Brilliant Classics 8-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de
Coro CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

V-4

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion · St John Passion

 
 
 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Ian Partridge; Bass [Jesus]: David Wilson-Johnson; Soprano [Arias]: Patrizia Kwella; Alto [Arias]: David James; Tenor [Arias]: William Kendall; Bass [Pilatus, Arias]: Michael George; Soprano [Ancilla]: Patricia Forbes; Tenor [Servus]: Neil MacKenzie, Tenor [Servus]: David Roy; Bass [Petrus]: Simon Birchall
The Sixteen:
Sopranos: Jane Butler, Fiona Clarke, Ruth Dean, Sally Dunkley, Patricia Forbes, Nicola-Jane Kemp
Altos: Ruth Gleave, Michael G. Lees, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall
Tenors: Peter Burrows, Duncan MacKenzie, Neil MacKenzie, David Roy
Basses: Simon Birchall, Timothy Jones, Mark Peterson, Christopher Purves
Paul Nicholson (Organ) [made by Peter Collins; supplied & tuned by Ken Smith]

Chandos CHAN-0507/508
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Mar 14-17, 1989

2-CD / TT: 111:29
MP3 / TT: 111:11

Recorded live in St John's Smith Square, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Sound Engineer: Antony Howell; Editor: Jeffrey Ginn.
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

V-5

J.S. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio) (Complete recording)

 
 
 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra

Soprano: Lynda Russell; Contralto: Catherine Wyn-Rogers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Michael George; Soprano [Angel, Echo]: Libby Crabtree
The Sixteen:
Sopranos: Fiona Clarke, Libby Crabtree, Sophie Daneman, Sally Dunkley, Nicola Jenkin, Carys Lane
Altos: Michael Lees, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall, Caroline Trevor
Tenors: Simon Berridge, Philip Daggett, Duncan MacKenzie, Matthew Vine
Basses: Simon Birchall, Robert Evans, Timothy Jones, Michael McCarthy

Collins Classics 7028-2
Brilliant Classics TF-91095
Regis Records RRC-2004
Coro COE-16017
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Jan 1993

2-CD / TT: 147:38
2-CD / TT: 147:38
2-CD / TT: 147:38
2-CD / TT: 147:39
MP3 / TT: 147:08

Recorded in London, Englans. Producer: Mark Brown; Engineer: Antony Howell.
See: BWV 248 Weihnachts-Oratorium - conducted by Harry Christophers
Included in Box Set [B-1].
Buy this album at:
Collins 2-CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Brilliant Classics 2-CD (2002): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Regis 2-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.de
Coro 2-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline
Coro 5-CD (2009): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

V-6

Elin Manahan-Thomas: Eternal Light

Aria for Soprano Bist du bei mir, BWV 508 [2:51 / 2:54]
Aria for Soprano Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben (Mvt. 49) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 [5:18 / 5:22]

Harry Christophers

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano: Elin Manahan Thomas

Heliodor/Universal 4765970
Universal Classics and Jazz UCJ-296H6
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2007 [released: Jun 2007]

CD / TT: 63:23
CD / TT: 63:23
MP3 / TT: 62:18

Recorded at St. Paul's Church, Deptford, London, England.
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Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

P-1

Handel: Italian Secular Cantatas
Delirio Amoroso - G.F. Handel: Italian Secular Cantatas (The Sixteen Edition)

 
 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 [15:38]

Harry Christophers

The Symphony of Harmony and Invention

Mezzo-soprano: Ann Murray

Collins Classics 1503-2
Coro COR-16030
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May 15-16, 1997

CD / TT: 67:26
CD / TT: 66:32
MP3 / TT: 66:17

Recorded at St. Judes on the Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Recording Engineer: Mike Hatch.
1st recording of Armida abbandonata by H. Christophers.
Buy album at:
Collins CD: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro CD (2005): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Coro Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

P-2

Fedel e Costante: Handel Italian Cantatas (The Sixteen Edition)

 
 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida abbandonata, HWV 105 [14:42]

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Prinicipals from The Symphony of Harmony and Invention

Soprano: Elin Manahan Thomas
Miles Golding (Violin); Alastair Ross (Harpsichord); Walter Reiter (Violin); Katy Bircher (Flute); Joseph Crouch (Cello); David Miller (Theorbo)

Coro COR-16045
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Sep 16, 2006

CD / TT: 65:10
MP3 / TT: 64:58

Recorded live at Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College, Oxford (Handel in Oxford Festival), England. Recording Producer & Editor: Raphael Mouterde; Recording Engineer: Mike Hatch (Floating Earth Ltd); Production Consultant: Harry Christophers.
2nd recording of Armida abbandonata by H. Christophers.
Buy this album at:
Coro CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

Box Sets

B-1

The Bach Collection


CD-1: Cantatas BWV 50 [3:47], BWV 34 [16:44], BWV 147 [31:14]
CD-2-3: Mass in B minor BWV 232 [106:24]
CD-4-5: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6 [147:38]

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen

CD-1: Soprano: Gillian Fisher; Alto: David James; Tenor: Ian Partridge; Bass: Michael George; Organ: Paul Nicholson
CD-2-3: Sopranos: Catherine Dubosc & Catherine Denley; Alto: James Bowman; Tenor: John Mark Ainsley; Bass: Michael George
CD-4-5: Soprano: Lynda Russell; Contralto: Catherine Wyn-Rogers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Michael George; Soprano [Angel, Echo]: Libby Crabtree

Coro COR-16072

1990-1993

5-CD / TT: 310:01

Includes: [C-1], [V-2], [V-5]
Buy this album at:
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - October 2013)

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