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Hans-Joachim Rotsch & Thomanerchor Leipzig & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works
Recordings - Part 2

Recordings of Cantatas - LP's

 

L-1

Bach: Kantaten BWV 173a, BWV 173

 

Cantatas BWV 173 [15:25], BWV 173a [23:35]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Heidi Rieß; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Basses: Hermann Christian Polster [BWV 173], Siegfried Lorenz [BWV 173a]
Continuo: Hannes Kästner, Almut Reuter (Harpsichord/Organ); Siegfried Arnold, Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass)

Eterna 826543

Feb & Nov 1974

LP / TT: 39:00

Recorded at Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Eberhard Geiger; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-5]

L-2

Bach: Kantaten BWV 29, BWV 119

 

Cantatas BWV 29 [25:24], BWV 119 [27:50]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Heidi Rieß; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Gerhard Bosse (Solo Violin, BWV 29); Hannes Kästner (Organ)
Continuo: Hannes Kästner, Almut Reuter (Organ); Siegfried Arnold, Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass)

Eterna 826581

Feb & Nov 1974

LP / TT: 53:14

Recorded at Leipzig Versöhnungskirche, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Eberhard Geiger; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: See: [C-6]

L-3

Bach: Kantaten BWV 198 (Trauerode)

 

Cantata BWV 198 [38:57]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Rosemarie Lang; Tenor: Dieter Weimann; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Continuo: Almut Reuter (Organ); Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass)
Siegfried Pank (Viola da gamba I); Hans-Peter Linde (Viola da gamba II); Roland Zimmer (Lute I); Franz Just. Martin Myslivecek (Lute II)

Eterna 826748

May 1975 [CD] or May 26-30, 1976 [DISMARC]

LP / TT: 38:57

Recorded at Studio Haus Aunsee, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Eberhard Geiger; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue:[C-11]

L-4

Bach: Kantaten BWV 31, BWV 66

 

Cantatas BWV 31 (Leipzig version 1724) [22:40], BWV 66 [31:40]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 31: Soprano: Helga Termer; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster,
Continuo: Almut Reuter (Organ); Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass)
BWV 66: Alto [Furcht]: Heidi Rieß, Tenor [Hoffnung]: Eberhard Büchner; Baritone: Siegfried Lorenz
Continuo: Almut Reuter (Organ); Siegfried Arnold (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass)
Armin Männel (Trumpet I); Hartmut Thieme (Trumpet II); Harry Haertel (Trumpet III); Peter Fischer (Oboe); Gerhard Bosse (Solo Violin)

Eterna 827010

Jan/Dec 1976 [LP] or Jan, Jun 1976 [CD]

LP / TT: 54:20

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Heinz Wegner; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-7]

L-5

Bach: Kantaten BWV 106, BWV 26

 

Cantatas BWV 26 [16:42], BWV 106 [20:20]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 26: Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Rosemarie Lang; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Instrumentalists: Karl Suske (Violin); Karl-Heinz Passin (Flute); Peter Gütz (Oboe I); Fritz Hunger (Oboe II); Gerhard Flade (Oboe III)
Continuo: Almut Reuter (Organ); Host Fuchs (Bassoon); Siegfried Jäger (Violoncello)
BWV 106: Alto: Rosemarie Lang; Tenor: Dieter Weimann; Basses: Hermann Christian Polster
Instrumentalists: Reiner Gebauer (Recorder I); Jens Borleis (Recorder II); Siegfried Pank (Viola da gamba I); Hans-Peter Linde (Viola da gamba II)
Continuo: Almut Reuter (Organ); Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass)

Eterna 827028

BWV 26: May 1977
BWV 106: May 1977 [LP] or May 1975 [CD]

LP / TT: 37:02

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Eberhard Geiger; Sound Director: Horst Kunze.
Reissue: [C-5] (BWV 26), [C-7] (BWV 106)

L-6

Bach: Magnificat BWV 243; Kantate BWV 10

 

Cantata BWV 10 [21:35]; Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [29:35]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Mitsuko Shirai; Alto: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Karl-Heinz Passin (Flute I); Heinz Maier (Flute II); Günter Heidrich (Oboe d’amore)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827331

Nov-Dec 1978

LP / TT: 51:10

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Reimar Bluth; Sound Director: Claus Strüben.
Reissue: [C-1].

L-7

Bach: Kantaten BWV 61, BWV 36

 

Cantatas BWV 36 [31:05], BWV 61 [15:28]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Baritone: Siegfried Lorenz
Günter Heidrich (Oboe d’amore I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe d’amore II); Karl Suske (Violin)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827414

Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981

LP / TT: 46:33

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Reimar Bluth; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-8]

L-8

Bach: Kantaten BWV 110, BWV 40, BWV 50

 

Cantatas BWV 40 [16:25], BWV 50 [4:00], BWV 110 [23:45]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet I); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet II); Roland Rudolph (Trumpet III); Rolf Sehring (Horn I); Wilhelm Fuchs (Horn II): Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Karl-Heinz Passin (Flute I); Heinz Maier (Flute II); Günter Heidrich (Oboe d’amore & Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827415

BWV 40: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981
BWV 50: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981
BWV 110: Feb 1981; Feb 1982; Feb 1983

LP / TT: 44:10

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Music Director: Reimar Bluth; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-9] (BWV 40, 110), [C-10] (BWV 50)

L-9

Bach: Kantaten BWV 4, BWV 134

 

Cantatas BWV 4 [20:01], BWV 134 [30:57]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet); Gerhard Eßbach (Early Alto Trombone Mensur); Karl Semsch (Early Tenor Trombone Mensur); Rolf Bachmann (Early Bass Trombone Mensur); Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827516

1981

LP / TT: 50:58

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Music Director: Reimar Bluth; Sound Director: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-3]

L-10

Bach: Kantaten BWV 172, BWV 68

Cantatas BWV 172 [], BWV 68 []

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Basses: Theo Adam; Ludwig Güttler (Trumept I & Soprano Horn); Kurt Sandau (Trumpet II); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet III); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Gerhard Eßbach (Narrow-bore Alto Trombone); Karl Semsch (Narrow-bore Tenor Trombone); Rolf Bachmann (Narrow-bore Bass Trombone); Günter Heidrich (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II); Axel Schmidt (English Horn); Eberhard Palm (Violin); Siegfried Pank (Violoncello Piccolo)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827517

Jan-Feb, Apr 1981

LP / TT:

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-2]

L-11

Bach: Kantaten BWV 79, BWV 80
Bach: Kantaten Reformation BWV 79, BWV 80

 
 

Cantatas BWV 79 [15:38], BWV 80 [25:45]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Sopranos: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Instrumentalisats BWV 79: Ludwig Güttler (Soprano Horn I); Heinz Stiefel (Soprano Horn II); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Günter Heidrich (Oboe)
Instrumentalisats BWV 80: Axel Schmidt (Oboe da caccia); Roald Reinecke (Violin); Günter Heidrich (Oboe)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer, Hans-Jürgen Schmidt (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ & Harpsichord)

Eterna 827 640
Eurodisc 201419-366

Feb 1981; Jan-Feb 1982

LP / TT: 41:23
LP / TT: 41:23

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Engineerr: Horst-Dieter Käppler.
Reissue: [C-10]

L-12

Bach: Kantaten BWV 71, BWV 137, BWV 192

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 71 [19:06], BWV 137 [15:08], BWV 192 [12:58]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

BWV 71: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Baritone: Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet I); Kurt Sandau (Trumpet II); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet III); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Thekla Waldbauer (Recorder I); Reiner Gebauer (Recorder II); Günter Heidrich (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II);
BWV 137: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Basses: Theo Adam
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet I); Kurt Sandau (Trumpet II); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet III); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Günter Heidrich (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II); Gunar Kaltofen (Violin)
BWV 192: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Bass: Theo Adam
Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Günter Heidrich (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer, Hans-Jürgen Schmidt (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ & Harpsichord)

Eterna 827663
Eurodisc 201419-366

BWV 71: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981
BWV 137: Jan, Apr 1981; Feb 1982
BWV 192: Jan, Apr 1981; Feb 1982

LP / TT: 47:12
LP / TT: 47:12

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-4] (BWV 137), [C-9] (BWV 71), [C-10] (BWV 110)

L-13

Bach: Kantaten BWV 140, BWV 1

 

Cantatas BWV 1 [21:33], BWV 140 [28:12]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

BWV 1: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Basses: Theo Adam, Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia I); Heinz Stiefel (Corno da caccia II); Axel Schmidt (Oboe da caccia I); Gerhard Flade (Oboe da caccia II); Gunar Kaltofen (Violin Concertante I); Roald Reinecke (Violin Concertante II)
BWV 140: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Soprano Horn); Günter Heidrich (Oboe I); Karl Suske (Violin Piccolo)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Reiner Hucke (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827675

BWV 1: February 10, 12-13, 1981 & Feb 23-24, 1982 & Feb 11-12, 1983
BWV 140: Feb 1981; Feb 1982, Feb 1983

LP / TT: 49:45

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-2] (BWV 1), [C-8] (BWV 140)

L-14

Bach: Kantate BWV 21

 

Cantata BWV 21 [39:41] (Performing score arranged by Walter-Heinz Bernstein)

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet I & Soprano Horn); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet II); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Roland Rudolph (Trumpet III); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Gerhard Eßbach (Narrow-bore Alto Trombone); Karl Semsch (Narrow-bore Tenor Trombone); Rolf Bachmann (Narrow-bore Bass Trombone); Günter Heidrich (Oboe); Eberhard Palm (Violin)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827676

Feb 1981; Feb 1982; Jan 1983

LP / TT: 39:41

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-4]

L-15

Bach: Kantaten BWV 51, BWV 14, BWV 143

 

Cantatas BWV 14 [17:09], BWV 143 [13:49]
Cantata BWV 51 [18:05]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch [BWV 14, 143]
Max Pommer [BWV 51]

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Andreas Scheibner
Instrumentalists BWV 143: Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia); Kurt Sandau (Corno da caccia); Heinz Heinisch (Corno da caccia); Gunar Kaltofen (Solo Violin); Eberhard Palm (Solo Violin); Lutz Klepel (Bassoon); Karl Mehlig (Timpani)
Instrumentalists BWV 14: Jürgen Dietze (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II); Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia)
Instrumentalisats BWV 51: Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet); Gunar Kaltofen (Solo Violin); Roald Reinecke (Solo Violin)
Continuo: Siegfried Hunger (Violoncello); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Lutz Klepel (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Enginneer (Organ)

Eterna 827887

Apr-May 1984

LP / TT: 49:03

Recorded at Studio Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producer: Bernd Runge; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
Reissue: [C-3] (BWV 14), [C-15] (BWV 14, 143)

L-16

Bach: Kantatenvorspiele für Orgel & Orchester

 

Sinfonia [Presto] (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 29 [4:05]
Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:45]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 35 [6:25]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 35 [3:05]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 49 [8:25]
Instrumental Mvt. from Cantata BWV 146 [9:15]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 169 [8:40]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

E. Power Biggs (Organ) [Schuke-Orgelpositiv]

Eterna 826877

Jun 1975

LP / TT: 42:40

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Reissue: [C-13]

This list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2006 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006, August 2006, June 2013)

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch: Short Biography | Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum | Recordings of Vocal Works: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Individual Recordings:
BWV 244 - H.J. Rotzsch
Thomaskantors: Thomanerchor Leipzig | Gewandhausorchester Leipzig | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
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