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John Gibbons & NEC Bach Ensemble
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas with NEC Bach Ensemble
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Instrumental Works

John Gibbons - Short Biography
NEC Bach Ensemble - Short History

Recordings

Recordings of Cantatas with NEC Bach Ensemble

Many concert recordings include also works by other composer, which are not presented here.

C-1

First Monday at Jordan Hall: December 2, 1985, 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons (Harpsichord, Director)

Instrumental ensemble

Soprano: Susan Larson

New England Conservatory of Music

Dec 2, 1985

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-2

The Bach Ensemble: February 28, 1990, 8:00 p.m.

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 []
Cantata Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 []
Musical Offering BWV 1079: Ricercare à 6 []
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Mezzo-soprano: D'Anna Fortunato.[BWV 54]

New England Conservatory of Music

Feb 28, 1990

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Brown Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boson, MA, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 54 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-3

The Bach Ensemble: April 18, 1990, 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 []
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: ?

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 18, 1990

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 51 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries.

C-4

New England Conservatory Bach Ensemble: April 24, 1991, 8:00 p.m.

 

Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 []
Concerto in A minor for flute, violin, harpsichord & strings, BWV 1044 []
Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82 []
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Bass: ?

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 24, 1991

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 82 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-5

NEC Bach Ensemble: January 21, 1992, 8:00 p.m.

 

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 []
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 []
Cantata Vergnügte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Alto: ?

New England Conservatory of Music

Jan 21, 1992

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Brown Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 170 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-6

New England Conservatory Bach Ensemble: February 24, 1993, 8:00 p.m.

 

Trio sonata in G major, BWV 1038 []
Cantata Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209 []
Four duets for soprano & alto:
Duet for Soprano & Alto Herr, du siehst statt guter Werke (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 9 []
Duet for Soprano & Alto Ach Herr, mein Gott, vergib mir's doch (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 113 []
Duet for Soprano & Alto Die Armut, so Gott auf sich nimmt (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 91 []
Duet for Soprano & Alto Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 78 []
Musical Offering BWV 1079: Trio sonata in C minor []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: ?; Alto: ?

New England Conservatory of Music

Feb 24, 1993

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Brown Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 209 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries.

C-7

New England Conservatory Bach Ensemble: April 28, 1993, 8:00 p.m.

 

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 []
Musical Offering BWV 1079: Ricercar a 6 []
Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: ?

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 28, 1993

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-8

Bach Ensemble: April 26, 1995 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Carole Haber; Jeffrey Work (Trumpet, Artist Diploma candidate)

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 26, 1995

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 51 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-9

New England Conservatory Bach Ensemble: April 24, 1996, 8:00 p.m.

 

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 []
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 []
Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: ?

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 24, 1996

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-10

Bach Ensemble: November 21, 2000 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Selections from Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080: Contrapunctus I ; III ; VI per diminutionem in stylo francese ; IX alla duodecima ; XI ; Canon alla ottava ; Canon alla duodecima in contrapunto alla quinta ; Contrapunctus XIV []
Choral: Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiemit []
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 []
Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 []

John Gibbons (Director & Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Anne-Carolyn Bird [BWV 51]
Hyuncheong Park (Flute); Josh Deutsch (Trumpet); John Holland, I-Ching Lee (Violins); Chi-Yuan Chen (Viola); Mickey Katz (Violoncello); Ben Levy (Bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

Nov 21, 2000

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Williams Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 51 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-11

NEC Bach Ensemble: May 1, 2001 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Musical Offering BWV 1079 (excerpts): Ricercar a 3 ; Canones diversi super thema regium (1. a 2 cancrizans ; 2. a 2 violini ; 3. a 2 per motum contrarium ; 4. a 2 per augmentationem, contrario motu ; 5. a 2 per tonos ; Fuga canonica in epidiapente) ; Ricercar a 6 []
Cantata Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 []
Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons (Director & Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Anne-Carolyn Bird [BWV 202]; Alto: D'Anna Fortunato [BWV 54]
Sherwood Wise (Oboe); I-Ching Lee, Gabriella Diaz (Violins); Chi-Yuan Chen, Eve Wickert (Violas); Mickey Katz (Violoncello); Ben Levy (Bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

May 1, 2001

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 54 by J. Gibbons.
4th recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-12

Bach Ensemble: November 20, 2001 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209 []

John Gibbons (Director & Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Anne-Carolyn Bird
Alicia DiDonato (Flute); Gabriela Diaz, John Holland, I-Ching Lee, Rimma Yermosh (Violins); Chi-Yuan Chen, Liz Freivogel (Violas); Mickey Katz (Violoncello); Aaron Watson (Bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

Nov 20, 2001

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Williams Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 209 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-13

NEC Bach Ensemble: November 24, 2003 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Trio sonata in G major, BWV 1038 []
Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82 []

John Gibbons (Director & Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Baritone: Brian Rice; Courtney Secoy (Oboe)

New England Conservatory of Music

Nov 24, 2003

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Williams Recital Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 82 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-14

NEC Bach Ensemble concert : March 2, 2004 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 []
Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 []
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 []
Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons (Harpsichord, Director)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Mezzo-soprano: Claudia Huckle [BWV 54]; Soprano: Lisa Lynch BWV 202]
John Gibbons (Harpsichord solo) [BWV 1052]; Harumi Rhodes (Violin) [BWV 1041]; Courtney Secoy (Oboe) [BWV 202]
Bach Ensemble: Gabriela Diaz, Edith Hines, Beth Wenstrom (Violins); Stephanie Fong, Emmanuella Reiter (Violas); Alexei Gonazales (Violoncello); Thomas Hall (Double bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

Mar 2, 2004

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 54 by J. Gibbons.
5th recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-15

First Monday at Jordan Hall: May 3, 2004 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 []

John Gibbons (Harpsichord, Director)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Mezzo-contralto: Claudia Huckle
Borromeo Quartet with Kim Kashkashian (Viola); Donald Palma (Double bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

May 3, 2004

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
4th recording of Cantata BWV 54 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-16

NEC Bach Ensemble: April 7, 2005

 

Musical Offering BWV 1079 []
Cantata Vergnügte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 [].

John Gibbons (Director, Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Contralto: Thea Lobo [BWV 170]
Bach Ensemble: Soohyun Kim (Flute); Daniel Chong, Jae Lee (Violas); Guy Fishman, Alexei Yupanqui Gonzales, Jing Li (Cellos); Thomas Hall (Double bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 7, 2005

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 170 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-17

Music of Johann Sebastian Bach: March 7, 2007, 8:00 p.m.

 

Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 []
Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 [].

John Gibbons (Director & Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Jessica Bachicha
Daniel Chong, Luis Esnaola, Jae Lee, Megumi Stohs (Violins); Jessica Bodner, Sarah Darling (Violas); Blaise Dejardin, Loewi Lin (Violoncellos); Karl Doty (Bass); Sooyun Kim, Steven Kim (Flutes); Fred Sienkiewicz (Trumpet)

New England Conservatory of Music

Mar 7, 2007

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
4th recording of Cantata BWV 51 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-18

NEC Bach Ensemble: November 15, 2007 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Concerto for harpsichord, strings & continuo No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055 []
Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82 []
Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons (Director, Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble

Baritone: Anders Walker; Soprano: Jessica Bachicha
Mary Lynch, Daniel Rios (Oboes); Nathan Helgeson (Bassoon); Daniel Chong, Karen Kim (Violins); Jessica Bodner (Viola); Blaise Dejardin (Violoncello)

New England Conservatory of Music

Nov 15, 2007

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Williams Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 82 by J. Gibbons.
6th recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-19

First Monday at Jordan Hall: October 5, 2009, 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 []

John Gibbons (Director, Harpsichord)

NEC Bach Ensemble (?)

Soprano: Lisa Saffer
John Ferrillo (Oboe); Paul Biss, Miriam Fried (Violins); Roger Tapping (Viola); Laurence Lesser (Violoncello); Benjamin Levy (Double bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

Oct 5, 2009

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
7th recording of Cantata BWV 202 by J. Gibbons.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-20

First Monday at Jordan Hall: April 2, 2012, 8:00 p.m.

 

Cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 []

John Gibbons (Director, Harpsichord)

(OVPP - No Choir) / NEC Bach Ensemble (?)

Soprano: Lisa Saffer; Counter-tenor: Tai Oney; Tenor: Jason McStoots; Baritone: Douglas Williams
James Buswell, Gabriela Díaz (Violins); Karina Fox, Dimitri Murrath (Violas); Carol Ou (Violoncello); Karl Doty (Double bass)

New England Conservatory of Music

Apr 2, 2012

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

Other Cantata Recordings

CO-1

Fenwick Smith, flute: 18th annual recital: September 19, 1993, 3:00 p.m.

 

Arias from the sacred cantatas for alto, flute, and continuo:

Aria for Alto Wer Gott bekennt (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 45 []
Aria for Alto Berthörte Welt (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 94 []
Aria for Alto Gott der Herr ist Sonn' und Schild (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 79 []

Mezzo-soprano: D'Anna Fortunato
Fenwick Smith (Flute); John Gibbons (Harpsichord); Laura Blustein (Violoncello);

New England Conservatory of Music

Sep 19, 1993

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

CO-2

A faculty recital by Fenwick Smith, flute: September 14, 1997 at 3:00 p.m.

 

Arias from the sacred cantatas, for tenor, flute, and continuo:
Aria for Tenor Das Blut, so meine Schuld durchstreicht (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 78 []
Aria for Tenor Erschüttre dich nur nicht, verzagte Seele (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 99 []
Aria for Tenor Ermunt're dich, dein (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 180 []

Tenor: Frank Kelley
Fenwick Smith (Flute); John Gibbons (Harpsichord); Laura Blustein (Violoncello)

New England Conservatory of Music

Sep 14, 1997

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

CO-3

Fenwick Smith, flute: 25th annual recital: September 30, 2001 at 8:00 p.m.

 

Arias from the sacred cantatas:
Aria for Soprano from Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82a []
Aria for Soprano Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 100 []
Encore: Saraband from solo partita, BWV 1013 []

Soprano: Jayne West
Fenwick Smith (Flute); John Gibbons (Harpsichord); Laura Blustein (Violoncello)

New England Conservatory of Music

Sep 30, 2001

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

CO-4

Fenwick Smith, flute: 30th annual recital: September 17, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.

 

Arias from the cantatas:
Aria for Tenor “Be afraid, over confident soul!” (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 102 []
Aria for Tenor “Where, in this vale of tears” (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 114 []
Aria for Tenor “Jesus is the sinner's friend” (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 113 []

Tenor: Frank Kelley
Fenwick Smith (Flute); John Gibbons (Harpsichord); Laura Blustein (Violoncello)

New England Conservatory of Music

Sep 17, 2006

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2010 - May 2012)

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