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Ferdinand Grossmann & Wiener Akademie Kammerchor
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works

Ferdinand Grossmann - Short Biography
Wiener Akademie Kammerchor - Short History

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Motets: Jesu, meine Freude, Komm, Jesu, Komm, Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied

 

Motet Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 []
Motet Komm, Jesu, Komm!, BWV 229 []
Motet Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 []

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor

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Westminster XWN-18205

1954

LP / TT:

 

V-2

Schubert: Sérénade pour contralto, choeur et piano; Bach: Passion selon Saint-Matthieu (extrait) : pour soprano et piano

 

Aria for Soprano & piano "Saigne à flots..." (sung in German) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 []

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Sängerknaben (Les petits chanteurs de Vienne)

Pathé [mx. CPTX 512/513]

1940

78 rpm

 

V-3

J.S. Bach: Saint Matthew Passion

 
 
 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor / Wiener Kammerorchester

Tenor [Evangelist]: Erich Majkut; Bass [Jesus]: Harold Buchsbaum; Soprano: Laurence Dutoit; Contralto: Maria Nussbaumer; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz (?); Tenor [Arias]: Rudolf Kreuzberger; Bass [Arias]: Otto Wiener

Stuttgart Europäischer Phonoklub (1960)
Vox STPL-513.320
Vox PL-8283 (1954)
Vox SVBX-5200 (1959)
Sine Qua Non SQN-149 (1975)

1954 or earlier (not 1959)

3-LP / TT: 176:30
3-CD / TT: 177:02

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
This recorded version has several cuts in various “arias” as listed below:
- No.10 (6). Buß' und Reu. Aria for Alto.
"Da capo" (repeat of Buss und Reu) deleted: bars 106 to 161, using the bars 57 (162) to 68 (173) (Orchestra) to finish.
- No.19 (13). Ich will dir mein Herze schenken. Aria for Soprano.
Suppresses the orchestral introduction to the "da capo" [bars 1 (49) to 6 (54)], leaving attached Mehr als Welt und Himmel sein with the "da capo" (Ich will dir mein Herze schenken).
- No.29 (20). Will ich mich bequemen Gerne. Aria for Bass.
Delete the second part of the aria (Denn sein Mund) and the "da capo" (Gerne will), that is only interpreted the 72 first bars, being cut from 73 to the 174.
- No.61 (52). Können Tränen. Aria for Alto.
"Da capo" (repeat Können Tränen) deleted: bars 92 to 141, using bars 51 (142) to 64 (155) (Orchestra) to finish.
- No.75 (65). Mache dich. Aria for Bass.
Delete the second part of the aria (Denn er nunmehr soll) and the "da capo" (Mache dich), that is only interpreted the 38 first compasses, leaving cut own 38 to 84.
Summary:
Small court: orchestral transition to the "da capo". Aria for Soprano No.19 (13).
Suppression of the "da capo". Arias for Alto: No.10 (6) and No.61 (52).
Suppression of the central section and the "da capo". Arias for Bass: No.29 (20) and No.75 (65).
Contrbuted by Antonio Fuentes, Úbeda (Jaén). España (March 27, 2013)

V-4

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion
J.S. Bach: Die großen geistlichen Vokalwerke / Great Religious Vocal Works [Box Set]

 
 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [2-CD / 121:09]

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor / Wiener Symphoniker

Tenor [Evangelist]: Ferry Gruber; Bass [Jesus, Arias]: Walter Berry; Soprano: Gisela Rathauscher; Contralto: Elfriede Hofstätter, Tenor [Arias]: Rudolf Kreuzberger; Tenor [Servant]: Fritz Uhl; Bass [Pilate]: Leo Heppe; Bass [Peter]: Harold Buchsbaum
Nikolaus Hubner (Viola da gamba); Guenter Breitenbach (Viola d'amore)
Guenther Breitenbach & Karl Troetzmueller (Viola d'amore); Nikolaus Huebner (Viola da gamba), Bruno Seidlhofer (Harpsichord); Karl Wolleituer (organ)

Polydor PL-6550 (1950)
Vox PL-6553 (1953)
Vox 202 (1960)
Vox SVBX-5202.
Sine Qua Non SQN-150 (1974)
Bearac Reissues BRC-2016
Doc

Jul 16-18, 1950

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 121:09
10-CD / TT:

Recorded at Symphonia Studio, Vienna, Austria.
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2-CD: Bearac Reissues

V-5

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 · Weihnachts-Oratorium

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6 [23:53, 26:19, 19:25, 25:14, 23:42, 27:05]

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor / Wiener Symphoniker

Tenor: Erich Majkut; Contralto: Dagmar Hermann-Braun; Soprano: Elisabeth Roon; Bass: Walter Berry; Soprano [Echo]: Laurence Dutoit

Vox PL-7713 (1952)
Vox VBX-201 (1959)
Vox SVBX-5201
VOX CDX-5096 (LC-00391)
Membran

1952 (not c1959)

3-LP / TT: 143:36
2-CD / TT: 145:46

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
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2-CD: Amazon.com

V-6

J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor / Vienna Pro Musica Symphony

Soprano: Laurence Dutoit; Contralto: Maria Nussbaumer; Tenor: Ferry Gruber; Bass: Otto Wiener

Vox PL-8620 (1954)
Orbis CX-10350

Jan 24, 1954

LP / TT: 51:36

Recorded at Musikverein, Grosser-Saal, Vienna, Austria.

V-7

Frohe Weihnacht

 

Vom Himmel hoch, BWV ___ []
Sacred Song O Jesulein süß, BWV 493 []

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Sängerknaben

Roman Zeilinger (Organ)

EMI Electrola 1C-062-33 00

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LP / TT:

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - July 2013)
Thanks to contributors: John Grayovski (October 2006), Bradley Lehman (March 2004), Antonio Fuentes Miranda (March 2013)

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