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Günther Ramin & Thomanerchor Leipzig & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

 

Recordings of Cantatas - CD's
Recordings of Cantatas - LP's
Recordings of Cantatas - Radio
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Instrumental Works

Günther Ramin - Short Biography
Thomanerchor Leipzig - Short History
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Günther Ramin
Thomaskantors & Thomanerchor Leipzig - General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
Article: Günther Ramin 1898-1956 - Thomaskantor 1940-1956

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 - CD's on Berlin / Leipzig Classics

C-1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas I

Cantatas BWV 36 [29:21], BWV 57 [25:31], BWV 65 [19:39]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Elisabeth Meinel-Asbahr, Agnes Giebel; Alto: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenors: Rolf Apreck, Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Dec 1951 [BWV 57]
Jan 1952 [BWV 65]
Nov 1952 [BWV 36]

CD / TT: 74:45

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 36 by G. Ramin.
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C-2

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas II

Cantatas BWV 41 [32:41], BWV 73 [15:29], BWV 111 [19:42]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Agnes Giebel, Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Altos: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Annegret Häussler; Tenors: Gert Lutze, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Basses: Johannes Oettel, Hans Hauptmann

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

1950 [BWV 41]
Jan 1953 [BWV 111]
Feb 1954 [BWV 73]

CD / TT: 68:08

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-3

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas III

Cantatas BWV 72 [19:35], BWV 144 [16:57], BWV 92 [33:23]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Elisabeth Meinel-Asbahr, Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Erika Burkhardt; Altos: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Lotte Wolf-Matthäus, Gerda Schriever; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Hans Hauptmann

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Feb 1952 [BWV 144]
Jan 1954 [BWV 92]
1956 [BWV 72]

CD / TT: 70:09

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-4

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas IV

Cantatas BWV 67 [17:52], BWV 42 [34:19], BWV 103 [19:27]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Marianne Basner; Alto: Gerda Schriever, Gertrud Wagner, Eva Fleischer; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Basses: Johannes Oettel, Otto Siegl

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Mar 1951 [BWV 103]
Feb 1953 [BWV 42]
Feb 1954 [BWV 67]

CD / TT: 74:45

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-5

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas V

Cantatas BWV 12 [26:37], BWV 128 [19:28], BWV 43 [24:02]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Gertrud Birmele; Altos: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Lotte Wolf-Matthäus, Eva Fleischer; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Basses: Johannes Oettel, Friedrich Härtel; Harpsichord: Karl Richter

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Jun 1947 [BWV 12]
Mar 1951 [BWV 43]
Apr 1953 [BWV 128]

CD / TT: 70:24

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-6

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas VI

Cantatas BWV 117 [25:57], BWV 177 [27:40], BWV 24 [20:47]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Ulrike Taube; Altos: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus, Gerda Schriever, Eva Fleischer; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Basses: Hans Hauptmann, Friedrich Härtel

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Sep 1949 [BWV 117]
Jun 1952 [BWV 24]
Mar 1954 [BWV 177]

CD / TT: 74:40

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-7

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas VII

Cantatas BWV 179 [19:40], BWV 137 [22:47], BWV 138 [22:30]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Elisabeth Meinel-Asbahr, Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Altos: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenors: Gert Lutze, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Basses: Johannes Oettel, Hans Hauptmann

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

1950 [BWV 179]
May 1953 [BWV 137]
Jun 1953 [BWV 138]

CD / TT: 65:16

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-8

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas VIII

Cantatas BWV 51 [19:43], BWV 95 [20:38], BWV 79 [18:02]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Gertrud Birmele; Altos: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Hans Hauptmann; Harpsichord: Karl Richter

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Apr 1948 [BWV 51]
1950 [BWV 79]
Sep 1952 [BWV 95]

CD / TT: 58:49

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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C-9

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas IX

Cantatas BWV 131 [23:42], BWV 106 [20:55], BWV 119 [26:12]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Altos: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Marianne Biederbeck-Schuster; Tenors: Gert Lutze, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Berlin / Leipzig Classics

Feb 1952 [BWV 131]
Jan 1953 [BWV 119]
Oct 1953 [BWV 106]

CD / TT: 71:03

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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BC-1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Sacred Cantatas, St. John Passion, Organ Works
J.S. Bach: Kantaten, Johannes-Passion, Orgelwerke (Eterna Collection)

 

Includes: [C-1] - [C-9] above

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Includes: [C-1] - [C-9] above & Johannes Passion BWV 245 [V-7]
The 12th CD includes organ works by J.S. Bach played by Ramin [R-1]

Leipzig Classics
Berlin Classics 32912

1947-1956

12-CD

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Recordings of Cantatas - CD's on Fidelio

RE-1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 21, 110 (Ramin Edition Vol. 1)

Cantatas BWV 21 [48:29], BWV 110 [28:10]
Introduction to Cantata BWV 110 by Günther Ramin [2:08]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig [BWV 21], Elisabeth Meinel-Asbahr [BWV 21], Gertrud Birmele [BWV 110]; Alto: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus [BWV 110]; Tenor: Gert Lutze [BWV 21, 110]; Bass: Friedrich Härtel [BWV 21, 110]
Organ: Diethard Hellmann [BWV 21, BWV 110: Mvt. 1, 3, 6-7], Ekkehard Tietze [BWV 110: Mvt. 5]; Harpsichord: Karl Richter [BWV 110: Mvts. 2, 4]

Fidelio

BWV 21: Sep 6, 1947 [Mvts. 1-6], Oct 4, 1947 [Mvts. 7-11]
BWV 110: c1947 [Intro], Dec 20, 1[Mvts. 1, 3, 6-7], Dec 8, 1950 [1Mvts. 2, 4-5]

CD / TT: 79:04

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
1st release of previously unreleased material (Oct 2008).
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Recordings of Cantatas - CD's on Schola Antiqua

CS-1

J.S. Bach: Cantata 4, Christ lag in Todesbanden, and Cantata 78, Jesu der du meine Seele

 

Cantatas BWV 4 [25:34], BWV 78 [25:20]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 4: No soloists; all parts are sung by the choir; Organ: Ekkehart Tietze
BWV 78: Soprano & Alto: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Schola Antiqua GR-1

Feb 24, 1950 [BWV 4]
1950 [BWV 78]

CD / TT: 50:54

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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CS-2

J.S. Bach: Cantata 63, Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, and the Magnificat

 

Cantata BWV 63 []
Magnificat BWV 243 []

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 63: Soprano: Ulrike Taube; Alto: Sibylla Plate; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Hannes Hans Hauptmann; Organ: Hannes Kästner
BWV 243: Soprano: Anna Maria Augenstein; Alto: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus; Tenor: Rolf Apreck; Bass: Hans Krämer

Schola Antiqua GR-2

Dec 11, 1953 [BWV 63]
Nov 29, 1952 [BWV 243]

CD / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany. These are informal recordings, courtesy of Dr. Dieter Ramin, Günther’s son; they are generally available for the first time.
2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by G. Ramin.
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Recordings of Cantatas - CD's on Pilz

P-1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4; Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36; Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79

 

Cantatas BWV 4 [25:15], BWV 36 [30:29], BWV 79 [17:39]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Vocal soloists: unknowm, Tenor: Gert Lutze
Ekkerhardt Tietze (Organ); Karl Richter (Harpsichord)

Pilz History 78006

1950 [P 1988]

CD / TT: 73:23

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany. Radio recording by DDR.
BWV 4+79 is the same as in the Box, but BWV 36 is another.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 36 by G. Ramin.

This list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - April 2012)
Thanks to Contributors: Rainer Baruth (April 2012), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, June 2009), H.J. Lam (January 2002), Hugo Saldias (August 2003), Burke Smith (September 2005), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001)

Günther Ramin: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Individual Recordings:
BWV 244 - G. Ramin | Article: Günther Ramin 1898-1956 - Thomaskantor 1940-1956
Thomaskantors: Thomanerchor Leipzig | Gewandhausorchester Leipzig | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
Table of Recordings by BWV Number

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