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Blanche Honegger Moyse & Blanche Moyse Chorale
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings from Marlboro Music Festival

Blanche Honegger Moyse - Short Biography
Blanche Moyse Chorale - Short History
New England Bach Festival

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 30

 

Cantata BWV 30

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Brattleboro Bach Festival Chorus & Orchestra

Soprano: Benita Valente; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Burgess; Tenor: Seth McCoy; Bass: Leslie Guinn

Ars Nova / Ars Antigua AA-500

1970 [released]

LP / TT:

Recorded in the Marlboro College Auditorium, following the performance at the first annual Brattleboro Bach Festival, Vermont, USA.

C-4

J.S. Bach: Cantate no 115 "Mache dich mein Geist bereit", Cantate no 131 "Aus der Tiefe rufe ich"

 
 

Cantata Mache dich mein Geist bereit, BWV 115 []
Cantata Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, BWV 131 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Choeur Michel Corboz

Soprano: Yvonne Perrin; Alto: Carmen Wintermeyer; Tenor: Michel Dufour; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Marianne Clement (Flute Solo); Pablo Loerkens (Cello); Edward Meylan (Oboe Solo)

BVM 2095 (2187/2188)

Early 1970's (?)

LP / TT:

Recorded in Geneva Switzerland.
First and only made in Switzerland mono pressing. BVM was the record label of the Geneva broadcast and made records only by request.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 115 by B. Honegger Moyse.

C-5

America in Concert. Program #341

 

Orchesral Suite No. 2 B minor for flute & strings, BWV 1067 []
Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Orchestra of the New England Bach Festival

Baritone: Sanford Sylvan; Susan Rotholz (Flute)

Parkway Communications

198-

1 sound tape reel / TT:

Recorded in Vermont, USA, in the frame of New England Bach Festival.
A sampler of chamber and symphonic music as it's being performed in communities throughout the USA. America in concert was a nationally syndicated, one-hour radio program. Produced by Parkway Communications Corp. Broadcast Service of the U.S. News & World Report. Cataloged from program sheet; actual tape contents may vary.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 39661792)

C-2

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D - Cantata 140

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [28:39]; Cantata BWV 140 [28:00]

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / Orchestra of St. Luke's

Sopranos: Henreitte Schellenberg, Mary Anne Kruger [BWV 243]; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Jon Humphrey; Bass: Sanford Sylvan

Music Masters 7059-2-C
Musical Heritage Society MHS-512691T

Oct 1989 (?) [released 1990]

CD / TT: 57:11

Recorded at River Valley Performing Arts Center, Puney, Vermont, USA, at New England Bach Festival.
Associate Music Director: Louise Schulman; Digital Editing: Mary Van Houten; Producer, Engineer, Digital Editing: Gregory K. Squires.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 140 by B. Moyse.
1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by B. Moyse
Buy this album at:
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CD (1990): Amazon.com
CD: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

C-3

Montreat Bach Festival

Cantatas BWV 93, BWV 85, BWV 32, BWV 170, BWV 78, BWV 130

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Montreat College Choir, Warren Wilson College Choir, Grace Covenant Presbyterian Chancel Choir, Asheville Choral Society

Sopranos: Ruth Sieber, Lois Henrickson; Altos: Molly Johnson, Sara Marcia Rafter; Tenors: Mark Johnson [BWV 85, 130], David Starkey; Baritone: David Craig Starkey

Montreat College / Soundsmiths Performance Recording

1999

CD / TT:

Recorded in Montreat College, Montreat, North Carolina, USA.
Buy this album at:
CD (1999): Amazon.com

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Hyunah Yu; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears; Bass: Kevin Deas.

Brattleboro Music Center

Oct 2000

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at New England Bach Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.
Buy this album at:
2-CD: Brattleboro Music Center

V-2

Bach: Magnificat in D, BWV 243

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Sopranos: Henreitte Schellenberg; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Jon Humphrey; Bass: Sanford Sylvan; Suzanne Cleverdon (Organ)

Brattleboro Music Center NEBF-1

Oct 1997

CD / TT:

Recorded live at New England Bach Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.
2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by B. Moyse
Buy this album at:
CD: Brattleboro Music Center

V-3

Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Jon Humphrey; Bass [Jesus]: John Shirley-Quirk; Soprano: Hyunah Yu; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Frederick Urrey; Bass: Sanford Sylvan; Bass [Peter, Pilate]: David Ripley.

Brattelboro Music Center NEBF-99

Oct 1999

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at New England Bach Festival, at Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont, USA.
Buy this album at:
2-CD: Brattleboro Music Center

V-4

St. John Passion, BWV 245

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra.

Tenor [Evangelist]: Jon Humphrey; Bass [Jesus]: Sanford Sylvan; Soprano: Janet Brown; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears; Bass: Mark McSweeney; Bass [Peter, Pilate]: David Ripley.

Brattleboro Music Center NEBF-98

Oct 1998

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at New England Bach Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by B. Moyse.
Buy this album at:
2-CD: Brattleboro Music Center

V-5

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Opening Chorus of Cantata #5

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248: Opening Chorus of Cantata #5

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / Orchestra of St. Luke's

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Brattelboro Music Center

1987

CD / TT:

Recorded live at New England Bach Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA.
Source: VPR: Blanche Moyse Conducts Bach (April 10, 2012)

Recordings from Marlboro Music Festival

F-1988

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 1988-07-29

 

Cantata Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen = God goeth up with shouting, BWV 43 []
Cantata Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke = I am content with my good fortune, BWV 84 []
Sonata for 2 flutes & continuo in G major, BWV 1039 []
Cantata O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe = O fire everlasting, o fountain of loving, BWV 34 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra.

BWV 43: Soprano: Georgine Resick; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Carl Halvorson; Baritone: Donald Collup
Betsy Starr, Kathryn Greenbank (Oboes); Carl Albach (Trumpet); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Benjamin Kamins (Bassoon); Timothy Cobb (Double bass); Greg Hayes (Harpsichord)
BWV 84: Soprano: Georgine Resick
Kathryn Greenbank (Oboe); Peggy James (Violin); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Timothy Cobb (Double bass); Greg Hayes (Harpsichord)
BWV 1039: Bart Feller, Marina Piccinini (Flutes); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Greg Hayes (Harpsichord)
BWV 34: Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Carl Halvorson; Baritone: Donald Collup
Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Benjamin Kamins (Bassoon); Timothy Cobb (Double bass); Greg Hayes (Harpsichord)

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 29, 1988

2 MC / 2 sound tape reels / video cassette

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There are also MCs of the rehearsal from July 28, 1988.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 34 by B. Moyse.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

F-1993

Brattleboro Music center presents: Marlboro Music Festival rehearsal, 1993-07-22

 

Cantata Erwünschtes Freudenlicht, BWV 184 []
Cantata Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1 []
Cantata Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats, BWV 42 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Martha Elliott [1, 42, 184]; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Nessinger [42, 184]; Tenor: Patrick Romano [1, 42, 184]; Baritone: André Solomon-Glover [1, 42]
Dejan Gavrić, Alex Ogle (Flutes) [184]; Eric Olson (English Horn) [1]; Peggy Spencer (Violin) [42, 184]; Evan Johnson (Violin) [42]; Zon Eastes (Violoncello) [1, 42, 184]; Mark Timmerman (Bassoon) [42]; Joseph Carver (Double bass) [1, 184]; Suzanne Cleverdon (Harpsichord) [1, 42, 184]

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 23, 1993

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There are also MCs of the rehearsal from July 22, 1993.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

F-1995

Marlboro Music Festival, 1995-07-21 (Cantatas BWV 81, 100, 79)
Marlboro Music Festival rehearsal, 1995-07-20

 

Cantata Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen, BWV 81 []
Trio Sonata for flute, violin & continuo in G major, BWV 1038 []
Cantata Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV 100 []
Cantata Gott, der Herr, ist sonn'und Schild, BWV 79 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Jennifer Smith [BWV 100, 79]; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Nessinger [BWV 81, 100, 79]; Tenor: Jon Humphrey [BWV 81, 100, 79]; Bass-Baritone: Vincent Dion Stringer [BWV 81, 100, 79]
Catherine Ransom (Flute) [BWV 81]; Christina Smith (Flute) [BWV 81, 1038, 100, 79]; Neil Black (Oboe d'amore) [BWV 81]; Janice Knight (Oboe d'amore) [BWV 81]; Robert Walters (Oboe d'amore) [BWV 100]; Daniel Matsukawa (Bassoon) [BWV 81, 100, 79]; Xiao-Ming Han (Horn) [BWV 100, 79]; Jane Lehman Han (Horn) [BWV 100, 79]; Ellen dePasquale (Violin) [BWV 1038]; Jurij Konje (Timpani) [BWV 100, 79]; Zon Eastes (Violoncello) [BWV 81, 1038, 100, 79]; Carolyn Davis (Double-bass) [BWV 81, 100, 79]; Suzanne Cleverdon (Harpsichord) [BWV 81, 1038, 100, 79]

Brattleboro Music Center

Concert: Jul 21, 1995
Rehearsal: Jul 20, 1995

MC / TT:
MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Numbers : 45627291; 40425695)

F-1997

Brattleboro Music center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 1997-07-25

 

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata Weinen, klagen, sorgen, zagen, BWV 12 []
Cantata Du Hirte Israel, höre, BWV 104 []
Cantata Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt, BWV 151 []
Cantata O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe, BWV 34 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale [104, 151, 34] / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Tamara Matthews [151]; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha [34, 151]; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears [34, 151]; Tenor: Jon Humphrey [104]; Bass-Baritone: Vincent Dion Stringer [34, 104, 151]
Paula Robison (Flute) [151, 34]; Tanya Dusevic (Flute) [34]; Rudolph Vrbsky (Oboe) [12] & (Oboe d'amore) [104, 151]; Jeannette Bittar (Oboe d'amore) [104]; Jason Adams (Trumpet) [34]; Brian Benson (Trumpet) [34]; David Krauss [34]; Jurij Konje (Timpani) [34]
Continuo: Daniel Matsukawa (Bassoon); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Peter Lloyd (Double bass); Suzanne Cleverdon (Harpsichord) [104, 151, 34]

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 25, 1997

MC / TT

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There are also MCs of rehearsal from July 22 & reheasal from July 24, 1997.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 34 by B. Moyse.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

F-1998

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 1998-07-24

 

Cantata Mache dich, mein Geist bereit, BWV 115 []
Cantata Ich bin ein guter Hirt, BWV 85 []
Aria for Soprano Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 32 []
Aria (Duet) for Soprano & Alto Wir eilen mit schwachen (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 78 []
Aria for Alto Vergnügte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 170 []
Cantata Herr Gott, dich loben all wir, BWV 130 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale [115, 85, 130] / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Tamara Matthews [115, 78]; Soprano: Linda Mabbs [85, 32, 130]; Mezzo-soprano: Stephanie Houtzeel [115, 78, 130]; Mezzo-soprano: Marietta Simpson [85, 170]; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears [115, 85, 130]; Baritone: Randall Scarlata [115, 85, 130]
Michael Parloff (Flute) [115]; Zara Lawler (Flute) [130]; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida (Oboe d'amore) [115, 32, 170, 130]; Janice Knight (Oboe) [85, 130]; David Krauss (Trumpet) [115, 130]; Jason Adams (Trumpet) [130]; Joseph Reardon (Trumpet) [130]; William Hanley (Timpani) [130]
Continuo: Valentin Martchev (Bassoon); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Owen Lee (Double bass); Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord) [115, 85, 32, 130]; Zon Eastes, (Violoncello); Owen Lee (Double bass); Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord) [170]; Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Nathaniel Parke (Violoncello); Owen Lee (Double bass); Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord) [78]

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 24, 1998

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. Brattleboro Music Center presents. There is also 2-MC of the rehearsal from July 23, 1998.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 115 by B. Honegger Moyse.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

F-1999

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 1999-07-23
Marlboro Music Festival rehearsal, 1999-07-22

 

Cantata Sie werden aus saba alle kommen, BWV 65 []
Cantata Widerstehe doch der sünde, BWV 54 []
Aria for Bass Ja, ja, ich halte Jesum feste (Mvt. 4) from BWV 157 []
Aria for Soprano Schweigt, ihr Flöten, schweigt, ihr Töne (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 210 []
Aria for Tenor Ermuntre dich: dein Heiland klopft (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 180 []
Cantata Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV 93 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale [BWV 65, 93] / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Tamara Matthews [BWV 210, 93]; Mezzo-soprano: Marietta Simpson [BWV 54, 93]; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears [BWV 65, 180]; Tenor: Jon Humphrey [BWV 93]; Baritone: Randall Scarlata [BWV 65, 157, 93]
Michael Parloff (Flute) [BWV 157]; Peggy Spencer (Violin) [BWV 157]; Zon Eastes (Violoncello) [BWV 157, 210, 180); Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord) [BWV 157, 210, 180]; Paula Robison (Flute) [BWV 180]

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 23, 1999

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 50940676)
There is also MC of the rehearsal from July 22, 1999 (OCLC Number: 51149684)

F-2000

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 2000-07-21

 

Cantata O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 60 [19:03]
Cantata Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen, BWV 32 [20:23]
Aria for Tenor Benedictus (Mvt. 24) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [4:40]
Cantata Herz und Mund und tat und Leben, BWV 147 [34:19]

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale [60, 32] / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Hyunah Yu [32, 147]; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha [60, 147]; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears [60, 147, 232]; Baritone: Randall Scarlata [60, 32, 147]
Rudolph Vrbsky (Oboe d'amore/Oboe) [60, 32, 147]; Peggy Spencer (Violin) [60, 32]; Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord) [60, 32, 147, 232]; Paula Robison (Flute) [232]; Judith Serkin (Violoncello) [232]; Kathy Andrew (Violin) [147]

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 21, 2000

MC / TT: 78:25

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There is also MC of the rehearsal from July 20, 2000.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Numbers: 51150846 & 51152104)

F-2001

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 2001-07-20

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Jon Humphrey; Bass [Jesus]: James Martin; Soprano: Hyunah Yu; Alto: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears; Bass: Randall Scarlata; Bass [Pilate]: Charles Mays, Jr.
Featured New England Bach Festival Orchestra instrumentalists: Marina Piccinini, Demarre McGill (Flutes); Katherine Needleman, Nathan Hughes (Oboe/English Horns) ; Ryan Simmons (Bassoon); Peggy Spencer, Kathy Andrew (Violi); Mary Springfels(Viola da gamba); Stanley Charkey (Lute); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Kurt Muroki (Double bass); Suzanne Cleverdon (Organ)

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 20, 2001

2-MC / TT: 134 min

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There is also 2-MC of the rehearsal from July 19, 2001.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by B. Moyse.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

F-2002

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 2002-07-26

 

Cantata Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80 []
Cantata Komm, du süsse Todesstunde, BWV 161 []
Cantata Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Hyunah Yu [80, 140]; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; [80, 161]; Tenor: Jon Humphrey [80, 161, 140]; Bass: James Martin [80, 140]
Rudolph Vrbsky (Oboe/Oboe d'amore) [80, 140]; Ariana Ghez (Oboe/Oboe d'amore) [80, 140]; Nathan Hughes (English Horn) [80, 140]; Steven Dibner (Bassoon) [80, 140]; Peggy Spencer (Violin) [80, 140]; Zon Eastes (Violoncello) [80, 161, 140]; Kurt Muroki (Double bass) [80, 161, 140]; Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord) [80, 161, 140]; Paula Robison (Flute) [161]; Valerie Chermiset (Flute) [161]

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 26, 2002

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There is also MC of the rehearsal from July 25, 2002.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 140 by B. Moyse.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2003 - February 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Burke Smith (October 2007)

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