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Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Unofficial Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Collections of Recordings
Recordings with Gustav Leonhardt
General Discussions - Part 1
General Discussions - Part 2
General Discussions - Part 3
Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

Philippe Herreweghe - Short Biography
La Chapelle Royale - Short History
Collegium Vocale Gent - Short History

Cantatas BWV 29, 119 & 120 - conducted by Herreweghe
Weinen Klagen... Cantatas BWV 12, 38 & 75 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Mass in B minor Mass BWV 232 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe

Table of Cantata Recordings by Major Conductors: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas 101-150 | Cantatas 151-200 | Cantatas 201-224 | Remarks

Recordings - Part 1

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 131 [21:49], BWV 73 [13:49], BWV 105 [22:03]

Philippe Herreweghe

Chorus & Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Gérard Lesne; Tenor: Howard Crook; Bass: Peter Kooy

Virgin Classics

Dec 1990

CD / TT: 57:57

Recorded at Minderbroederskerk, Ghent, Belgium.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 73 by P. Herreweghe.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 105 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 39, BWV 93 [19:50], BWV 107

Philippe Herreweghe

Chorus & Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Agnès Mellon; Alto: Charles Brett; Tenor: Howard Crook; Bass: Peter Kooy

Virgin Classics

Oct 1991

CD / TT: 61:10

Recorded at Minderbroederskerk, Ghent, Belgium.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 93 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-3

J.S. Bach: Trauer-Ode

Cantatas BWV 198, BWV 78

Philippe Herreweghe

Chœur et Orchestre de La Chapelle Royale

Soprano: Ingrid Schmithüsen; Alto: Charles Brett, Tenor: Howard Crook; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Nov 1987

CD / TT: 57:47

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C-4

J.S. Bach: Magnificat

Magnificat BWV 243 [27:34], Cantata BWV 80

Philippe Herreweghe

La Chapelle Royale / Collegium Vocale Gent

Sopranos: Barbara Schlick, Agnès Mellon; Alto: Gérard Lesne; Tenor: Howard Crook; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Jan 1990

CD / TT: 53:00

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C-5

J.S. Bach: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis

Cantatas BWV 21, BWV 42

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent / La Chapelle Royale

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Gérard Lesne; Tenor: Howard Crook; Basses: Peter Harvey, Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Jan 1990

CD / TT: 64:31

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C-6

J.S. Bach: Cantates pour Basse

Cantatas BWV 56 [18:21], BWV 82, BWV 158 [11:18]

Philippe Herreweghe

Chœr et Orchestre de La Chapelle Royale

Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Jan 1991

CD / TT: 52:20

1st recording of Cantata BWV 158 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-7

J.S. Bach: Himmelfahrts-Oratorium

 

Cantatas BWV 43 [20:26], BWV 44 [17:49], BWV 11 [28:45]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Catherine Patriasz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

May 1993

CD / TT: 67:10

1st recording of Cantata BWV 11 by P. Herreweghe.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 44 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-8

J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249, Cantata BWV 66

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: James Taylor; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Apr 1994

CD / TT: 72:38

1st recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-9

J.S. Bach: Cantates de Nöel

Cantatas BWV 122 [13:42], BWV 110 [24:24], BWV 57 [23:04]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Vasiljka Jezovšek; Alto: Sarah Connolly; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Dec 1995

CD TT: 61:42

1st recording of Cantata BWV 57 by P. Herreweghe.
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4th CD (2001): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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C-21

Music Fest Bremen ‘96: Philippe Herreweghe dirigent Chor und Orchester des Collegium Vocal Gent

 

Cantatas BWV 138 [18:10], BWV 57 [22:24]
Motet Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226 [8:16]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Vasiljka Jezovšek; Counter-tenor: Andreas Scholl; Tenor: James Taylor; Bass: Peter Kooy

Die Sparkasse in Bremen 0630-12616-3

Sep 8, 1996

CD / TT: 49:14

Recorded live by Radio Bremen during Music Fest Bremen at the Kirche Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 57 by P. Herreweghe.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 138 by P. Herreweghe.

C-10

J.S. Bach: Adventskantaten

Cantatas BWV 36, BWV 61, BWV 62

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Sarah Connolly; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Nov 1996

CD / TT: 62:49

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C-11

J.S. Bach: Cantates pour alto

Cantatas BWV 170, BWV 54, BWV 35

Philippe Herreweghe

Orchestre du Collegium Vocale Gent

Alto: Andreas Scholl; Oboe: Marcel Ponseele
Markus Märkl (Organ); Frédérick Haas (Harpsichord, Organ continuo [BWV 54]; Organ II [BWV 170])

Harmonia Mundi France

Jul 1997

CD / TT: 59:19

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C-12

J.S. Bach: "Mit Fried und Freud"

 

Cantatas BWV 8 [18:31], BWV 125 [22:33], BWV 138 [17:11]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Deborah York; : Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Feb 1998

CD / TT: 58:40

Recorded at l'Eglise Doopsgezinde Germeente, Haarlem, Holland.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 125 by P. Herreweghe.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 138 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-13

J.S. Bach: "Wir danken dir, Gott"

Cantatas BWV 29, BWV 119, BWV 120

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Deborah York; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Jan 1999

CD / TT: 64:48

Recorded at l'Eglise Doopsgezinde Germeente, Haarlem, Holland.
See: Cantatas BWV 29, 119 & 120 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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C-14

J.S. Bach: “O Ewigkeit du Donnerwort” - Cantatas BWV 2, 20 & 176

Cantatas BWV 2, BWV 20, BWV 176

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

May 2002

CD / TT: 53:20

Recorded at Stolberger Saal, Köln, Germany.
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C-15

J.S. Bach: Leipziger Weihnachtskantaten

CD-1: Cantatas BWV 91, BWV 121, BWV 133
CD-2: Cantata BWV 63, Magnificat BWV 243a

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Sopranos: Dorothee Blotzky-Mields, Carolyn Sampson; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Basses: Peter Kooy, Sebastian Noack

Harmonia Mundi France

Dec 2001 (CD-1); Dec 2002 (CD-2)

2-CD / TT: 117:21

Recorded at Conservatoire de Liège, Belgium (CD-1) & Arsenal de Metz, France (CD-2).
See: Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig – conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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C-16

J.S. Bach: Weinen, Klagen…

Cantatas BWV 12 - 1724 version [22:06], BWV 38, BWV 75

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Dec 2003

CD / TT: 69:09

Recorded at Studio Flagey, Bruxelles, Belgium.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 12 by P. Herreweghe.
See: Weinen Klagen... Cantatas BWV 12, 38 & 75 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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C-17

J.S. Bach: Tönet, ihr Pauken! - Cantates profanes

Cantatas BWV 207, BWV 214

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

June 2004

CD / TT: 56:11

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C-18

J.S. Bach: Christus, Der Ist Mein Leben - Cantates BWV 27, 84, 95 & 161

Cantatas BWV 27 [13:32], BWV 84 [13:28], BWV 95 [18:01], BWV 161 [17:25]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Alto: Matthew White; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Thomas E. Bauer

Harmonia Mundi France

Nov 2006; Feb 2007

CD / TT: 62:38

Recorded at De Singel, Blauwe Zaal, Anvers, Belgium.
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C-19

J.S. Bach: Jesus, deine Passion - Cantates BWV 22, 23, 127 & 159

 

Cantatas BWV 22 [16:18], BWV 23 [15:11], BWV 127 [18:45], BWV 159 [13:21]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Alto: Matthew White; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France 901998

Nov 2007

CD / TT: 63:25

Recorded at Studio Stolberger Straße, Cologne, Germany.
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C-20

Bachfest Leipzig 2010 - Ausgewählte Höhepunkte

 

Cantata BWV 197 [27:55]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Bass: Peter Kooy

Bach-Archiv Leipzig

Jun 12, 2010

2-CD / TT: 148:38

Recorded live during Bachfest Leipzig at Nikolaikirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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2-CD: Bach-Museum Leipzig: Museumsshop

C-22

J.S. Bach: Ach süßer Trost! - Leipzig Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 25 [14:09], BWV 46 [16:18], BWV 105 [20:30], BWV 138 [15:54]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Thomas Hobbs; Bass: Peter Kooy

PHI LPH-006
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Jan 27-29, 2012

CD / TT: 67:24
MP3 / TT: 67:10

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche. Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 105 by P. Herreweghe.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 138 by P. Herreweghe.
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C-23

J.S. Bach: Ich elender Mensch - Leipzig Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 44 [13:56], BWV 48 [13:30], BWV 73 [12:35], BWV 109 [22:11]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields [BWV 44, 73]; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon [BWV 44, 48, 109]; Tenor: Thomas Hobbs [BWV 44, 48, 73, 109]; Bass: Peter Kooy [BWV 44, 73]

PHI LPH-012
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Jan 31-Feb 2, 2013

CD / TT: 68:30
MP3 / TT: 67:47

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 44 by P. Herreweghe.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 73 by P. Herreweghe.
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Unofficial Recordings of Cantatas

U-1

TV Broadcast

 

Cantata BWV 125 [22:48]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Alto: Bernarda Fink; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Hanno Müller-Brachmann

Arte TV Channel

Jan 30, 2000

TV Broadcast / TT:

Live broadcast from Nant, France.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 125 by P. Herreweghe.

U-3

J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium, BWV 249; Himmelfahrtsoratorium, BWV 11

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [39:30]; Cantatas BWV 11 [29:07], BWV 68 [15:37]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Rapidshare

May 16, 2008

CD / TT: 70:05

Recorded during "Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music 2008" at St. John's Smith Square, London, England.
Source/lineage: digital FM Broadcast > Soundcard > Gramofile > Audacity > Switch Broadcasted by the Austrian radiostation Oe1
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 11 by P. Herreweghe.
2nd recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by P. Herreweghe.
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U-4

J.S. Bach: Live Cantatas BWV 21 and BWV 12

 

Cantatas BWV 12 - 1714 version [21:51]
Cantata BWV 21 - 1714 version [40:10], including:
Applauses [0:49], Encore: Mvt. 11 Das Lamm, das erwürget ist + Mvt. 11b Lob, und Ehre, und Preis, und Gewalt [3:18]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Stephan MacLeod,
Mira Glodeanu (Violin); Marcel Ponseele (Oboes)

Rapidshare

Nov 3, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Salle Henri le Boeuf, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles, Belgium.
Source/lineage: a Musiq3 (RTBF) recording
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 12 by P. Herreweghe.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 21 by P. Herreweghe.
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U-2

J.S. Bach: Two Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 158 [11:10], BWV 93 [19:14]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Peter Kooy

Rapidshare

Jul 16, 2009

CD / TT:

Second half of a concert recorded at l'Abbaye aux Dames in Saintes, France.
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2nd recording of Cantata BWV 93 by P. Herreweghe.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 158 by P. Herreweghe.
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Collections of Recordings

B-1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten - Missae / Cantatas & Masses

This 4-CD box set includes all the albums: [C-1], [C-2], [V-4], [V-5]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

See above

Virgin Classics

1989-1991

4-CD / TT: 238:19

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B-2

Cantates

This 3-CD box set includes the albums: [C-3], [C-5], [C-6]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

See above

Harmonia Mundi France

1987-1991

3-CD / TT:

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B-3

Les Cantates de fêtes / The Feast Cantatas

This 4-CD box set includes the albums: [C-8], [C-7], [C-10], [C-9],

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

See above

Harmonia Mundi France

1993-1996

4-CD / TT:

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B-4

La plus belles Canates / The Most Beautiful Cantatas

This 5-CD box set includes the albums: [C-11], [C-6], [C-5], [C-12], [C-3]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

See above

Harmonia Mundi France

1987-1998

5-CD / TT: 291:35

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - February 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Anandgyan (May 2004, January 2010, February 2010), Henri Dété (October 2003), Stefan Heise (January 2011),
Riccardo Nughes (February 2008), Claude Role (November 2012, February 2014)

Philippe Herreweghe: Short Biography | La Chapelle Royale | Collegium Vocale Gent
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Individual Recordings:
Cantatas BWV 29, 119 & 120 - P. Herreweghe | Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig - P. Herreweghe | Weinen Klagen.. Cantata BWV 12, 38 & 75 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 232 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 244 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 245 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 248 - P. Herreweghe
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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