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Wilhelm Furtwängler

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Wilhelm Furtwängler - Short Biography

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler

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V-1

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244
J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion -The Complete Surviving Material from Buenos Aires 1950 & Vienna 1952

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Wilhelm Furtwängler

Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Colón

S Bass [Jesus]: Angelo Mattiello; oprano: Nilda Hoffmann; Mezzo-soprano: Margarete Klose; Tenor: Anton Dermota; Bass: Josef Greindl

Wilhelm Furtwängler Center of Japan / Archipel

May 1950

2-CD / TT:

Sung in German (arias) and Spanish (choral mvts.). 1st recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by W. Fürtwangler. Recorded at Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires (abriged version).
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler
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V-2

Bach: Passion selon Saint Matthieu (incomplete Vienna 1952)
J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion -The Complete Surviving Material from Buenos Aires 1950 & Vienna 1952

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Wilhelm Furtwängler

Wiener Singakademie & Wiener Sängerknaben (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Wiener Philharmoniker

Tenor: Julius Patzak; Soprano: Irmgard Seefried; Contralto: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Baritone: Victor Braun

Polish ARSMUSICA / Société Wilhelm Furtwängler / Archipel

April 1952

CD / TT: 63:00

2nd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by W. Fürtwangler. Recorded at Konzerthaus, Vienna. Part One Nos. 1-33.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler
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V-3

Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Wilhelm Furtwängler

Wiener Singakademie & Wiener Sängerknaben (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Wiener Philharmoniker

Tenor [Evangelist]: Anton Dermota; Baritone [Jesus]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Soprano [Arias, Maids, Pilati Weib]: Elisabeth Grümmer; Contralto: Marga Höffgen; Bass [Arias, Judas, Petrus, High Priest, Pilatus]: Otto Edelmann

EMI Classics

April 1954

2-CD / TT: 90:40

3rd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 By W. Fürtwangler. Recorded at Großer Konzerthaussaal, Vienna. Abridged version [omits 19, 23, 29, 38, 40, 41, 48-51, 55, 61, 64, 70, 75; abridges 32, 34, 39, 52, 63, 67, 73, 76]. In the original performances 14 numbers from the score were omitted, and some of the recitative was slightly trimmed. When editing and remastering the tapes for the CD transfer, a further 2 items had to be cut because of the insurmountable technical problems in the original recording.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2005 - September 2006)
Thanks to contrbutors: Willem van Erk (June 2006), Dr. Gert den Hartogh (August 2006)


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