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Erhard Mauersberger & Thomanerchor Leipzig & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Rudolf Mauersberger & Dresdner Kreuzchor
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas - LPs
Recordings of Cantatas - CDs
Recordings of Cantatas - Radio
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach
Collection of Recordings

Erhard Mauersberger - Short Biography
Rudolf Mauersberger - Short Biography
Thomanerchor Leipzig - Short History
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - Short History
Dresdner Kreuzchor - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Erhard & Rudolf Mauersberger
Thomaskantors & Thomanerchor Leipzig - General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
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

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas - LPs

L-1

J.S. Bach: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott Kantate BWV 80; Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme Kantate BWV 140

 

Cantatas BWV 80 [28:33], BWV 140 [28:38]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Basso continuo: Friedemann Erben (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Eterna 825802
Archiv Produktion 198407
Archiv Produktion Resonance 2547024

Oct 1966

LP / TT: 57:11
LP / TT: 57:11
LP / TT: 57:11

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.

L-2

J.S. Bach: Kantaten Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt BWV 18; Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 62

 

Cantatas BWV 18 [16:33], BWV 62 [23:26]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 18: Soprano: Adele Stolte; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Thekla Waldbauer (Recorder I); Eva Kästner (Recorder II); Dietmar Hallmann (Viola I); Hans-Christian Bartel (Viola II); Günther Donath (Viola III); Wolfgang Espig (Viola IV); Horst Fuchs (Bassoon); Basso continuo: Lothar Max (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)
BWV 62: Soprano: Adele Stolte; Alto: Gerda Schriever; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Basso continuo: Lothar Max (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Eterna 825989
Archiv Produktion 198441

Nov 1967

LP / TT: 39:59
LP / TT: 39:59

Recorded at Haus Auensee, Leipzig, Germany.

L-3

Peter Schreier singt Bach-Kantaten

 

Cantatas BWV 55 [15:41], BWV 189 [18:29]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor: Peter Schreier
Basso continuo: Friedemann Erben (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Eterna 826099
Telefunken SMT-1162
Telefunken 6.41948 AG

Apr 16, 1968

LP / TT: 34:20
LP / TT: 34:20
LP / TT: 34:20

Recorded at Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Germany.

L-4

Arien aus Kantaten von Johann Sebastian Bach

 

Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 36 []
Arias for Tenor (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 43 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 75 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 76 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 103 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 110 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 134 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 135 []
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 177 []

Erhard Mauersberger

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor: Peter Schreier

Eterna 825865
Decca SMD-1232

Nov 10-13, 1969

LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded at Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.

L-5

J.S. Bach: Erschallet, ihr Lieder Kantate BWV 172; Jesu, der du meine Seele Kantate BWV 78

 

Cantata BWV 172 [18:50], BWV 78 [24:12]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Adele Stolte; Alto: Annelies Burmeister; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Lothar Max (Cello); Heinz Morawietz (Contrabassoon); Karl-Heinz Passin (Flute); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ); Günter Heidrich (Oboe)

Eterna 825885

Nov 1970

LP / TT: 43:02

Recorded at Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Germany.

Recordings of Cantatas - CDs

C-1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 - Cantatas I

 

Cantatas BWV 18 [16:33], BWV 62 [23:26]], BWV 78 [24:12]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 18: Soprano: Adele Stolte; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Thekla Waldbauer (Recorder I); Eva Kästner (Recorder II); Dietmar Hallmann (Viola I); Hans-Christian Bartel (Viola II); Günther Donath (Viola III); Wolfgang Espig (Viola IV); Horst Fuchs (Bassoon); Basso continuo: Lothar Max (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)
BWV 62:Soprano: Adele Stolte; Alto: Gerda Schriever; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Basso continuo: Lothar Max (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)
BWV 78: Soprano: Adele Stolte; Alto: Annelies Burmeister; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Karl Passin (Flute); Günther Heidrich (Oboe); Basso continuo: Lothar Max (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Heinz Morawietz (Bassoon); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Leipzig Classics 001820-2BC

BWV 18, 62: Nov 1967
BWV 78: Nov 1970

CD / TT: 64:24

Recorded at Haus Auensee, Leipzig, Germany [BWV 18, BWV 62]; Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Germany [BWV 78].
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C-2

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 - Cantatas II

 

Cantatas BWV 80 [28:33], BWV 140 [28:38], BWV 55 [15:41]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
BWV 80, 140: Basso continuo: Friedemann Erben (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)
BWV 55: Basso continuo: Friedemann Erben (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Leipzig Classics 001821-2BC

BWV 80, 140: Oct 1966
BWV 55: Apr 1968

CD / TT: 73:06

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany [BWV 80, 140]; Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Germany [BWV 55].
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Recodings of Cantatas - Radio

R-1

J,S. Bach: Cantata BWV 180

 

Cantata BWV 180 [26:57]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sioprano: Sibylle Suske; Altos: Gerda Schriever; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster

Radio Broadcasting

c1970

MC

Source: Radio Broadcasting

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Messe in h-moll Mass in B minor Messe in so mineur

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Rudolf Mauersberger

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden

Soprano: Maria Stader; Alto: Sieglinde Wagner; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Theo Adam

Eterna / Berlin Classics

Oct- Nov 1958

2-CD / TT: 123:36

Recorded at Lukaskirche, Dresden, Germany.
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V-2

Bach Made in Germany Vol. III/3 - Matthäus-Passion


Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Rudolf Mauersberger & Erhard Mauersberger

Dresdner Kreuzchor & Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Jesus]: Theo Adam; Bass [Petrus]: Siegfried Vogel; Bass [Judas]: Johannes Künzel; Bass [Pilatus]: Hermann Christian Polster, Bass [High Priest, 2nd Priest]: Hans-Martin Nau, Tenor [Arias, 1st Priest, 2nd Witness]: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Alto [1st Witness, 2nd Maid]: Gerda Schriever, Soprano [1st Maidl]: Erika Wustmann; Soprano [Pilates Wife]: Eva Haßbecker, Soprano [Arias]: Adele Stolte; Alto [Arias]: Annelies Burmeister; Bass [Arias]: Günther Leib

Eterna / Leipzig Classics / Berlin Classics

Jan-Feb 1970

3-CD / TT: 185:47

Recorded at Lukaskirche, Dresden, Germany.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Erhard & Rudolf Mauersberger
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V-3

Peter Schreier - Vom Knabenalt des Dresdner Kreuzchores zum lyrischen Tenor [V-3]
Peter Schreier als Knabenalt des Dresdner Kreuzchores (Aufnahmen 1948-1951)
[V-3]

 
 

Agnus Dei (Mvt. 26) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [6:32]
Aria for Alto Es ist vollbracht (Mvt. 30) from Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [4:06]
Sacred Song Es kostet viel, ein Christ zu sein, BWV 459 [1:57]
Sacred Song Ich halte treulich still, BWV 466 [2:27] [CD only]
Sacred Song O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen, BWV 495 [1:39] [CD only]

Rudolf Mauersberger [BWV 232, 245]

Members of Dresdner Philharmonie / Dresdner Kreuzchor [BWV 232, 245]

Boy Alto: Peter Schreier; Hans Otto (Organ) [BWV 245, 459]; Gerhard Paulik (Organ) [BWV 232]; Unknown (Organ) [BWV 466]; Karl-Dietrich Adam (Piano) [BWV 495]

Eterna 820 621
Berlin Classics 0091372BC

BWV 232: Jul 1951
BWV 245: 1950
BWV 459: Jul 1950
BWV 466: Jul 1950
BWV 495: Jan 21, 1950

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 60:54

Recorded in Dresden, Saxony, Germany [BWV 232, 245, 495]; Berlin, Germany [BWV 459, 466].
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Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

P-2

Rudolf Mauersberger und der Dresdenr Kreuzchor

J. Kuhnau: Motet Tristis est anima mea [4:19]

Rudolf Mauersberger

Dresdner Kreuzchor

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EBS 6073

1957

CD / TT:

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P-1

Motetten alter Meister
Motetten Alter Meister
Dresdner Kreuzchor: Legendary [Box Set]

 

J. Handl: Motet Ecce quomodo moritur [3:17]
J. Kuhnau: Motet Tristis est anima mea [4:25]

Conductor: Rudolf Mauersberger; Musical Assistant: Wolfgang Ebersbach

Dresdner Kreuzchor

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Eterna 825 859
Berlin Classics 91962
Berlin Classics 8392

Jun 23-26, 1969

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 52:58
10-CD / TT: 572:48

Recorded at Lukaskirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Manager: Reimar Bluth; Sound Control: Claus Strüben.
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Collections of Recordings

B-1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 - Sacred Cantatas, St Matthew Passion [Box Set]

 

CD-1 [64:24]: Cantatas BWV 18 [16:33], BWV 62 [23:26], BWV 78 [24:12]
CD-2 [73:06]: Cantatas BWV 80 [28:33], BWV 140 [28:38], BWV 55 [15:41]
CD-3-5 [185:47]: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Includes the recordings of the cantatas [C-1], [C-2] above & Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 [V-2] above.

Leipzig Classics 001819-2BC

1966-1970

5-CD / TT: 323:17

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - July 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Roland Wörner (October 2002), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, March 2006, June 2006, February 2012, May 2014)

Erhard Mauersberger: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works | BWV 244 - E. & R. Mauersberger
Thomaskantors: Thomanerchor Leipzig | Gewandhausorchester Leipzig | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
Table of recordings by BWV Number

Rudolf Mauersberger: Short Biography | Dresdner Kreuzchor | Recordings of Vocal Works | BWV 244 - E. & R. Mauersberger
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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