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Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas - CD's
Recordings of Cantatas - LP's
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Collection of Recordings

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch - Short Biography
Thomanerchor Leipzig - Short History
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig - Short History
Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Hans-Joacim Rotzsch

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

Recordings - Part 1

Recordings of Cantatas - CD's

C-1

Bach Kantaten: Magnificat BWV 243, BWV 10
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas I

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [29:28], Cantata BWV 10 [21:35]

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)

Berlin Classics 0091642BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018242BC

Nov-Dec 1978

CD / TT: 51:12
MP3 / TT: 51:05
CD / TT: 51:12

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Claus Strüben. Recording Enginneer: Hartmur Kölbach, Horst-Dieter Käppler. Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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C-2

Bach Kantaten: BWV 172, BWV 68, BWV 1
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas II

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 172 [22:01], BWV 68 [16:09], BWV 1 [21:33]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

BWV 68, 172: 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)
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)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Reiner Hucke (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Berlin Classics 0021502BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018252BC

BWV 68, 172: Jan, Feb, Apr 1981
BWV 1: February 10, 12-13, 1981 & Feb 23-24, 1982 & Feb 11-12, 1983

CD / TT: 59:58
MP3 / TT: 59:46
CD / TT: 59:58

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter. Recording Enginneer: Horst-Dieter Käppler. Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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C-3

Bach Kantaten: BWV 4, BWV 134, BWV 31
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas III

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 4 [19:59], BWV 134 [31:07], BWV 31 [22:42] (Berlin Classics) or BWV 14 [15:09] (Leipzig Classics)

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

BWV 4: No vocal soloists
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet); Gerhard Eßbach (Narrow-bore Alto Trombone); Karl Semsch (Narrow-bore Tenor Trombone; Rolf Bachmann (Narrow-bore Bass Trombone)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)
BWV 134: Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)
BWV 14: Soprano: Monika Frimmer;Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Andreas Scheibner
Jürgen Dietze (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II); Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia)
Continuo: Siegfried Hunger (Violoncello); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Lutz Klepel (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Berlin Classics BC-2067-2
=
Leipzig Classics 0018262BC

BWV 4, 134: 1981
BWV 14: Apr-May 1984

CD / TT: 74:01
MP3 / TT: 73:45
CD / TT: 68:28

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producers: Reimar Bluth [BWV 4, 134], Bernd Purge [BWV 14]; Balance Engineers: Eberhard Richter. Recording Enginneers: Gerlald Junge, Horst Langherrich [BWV 4, 134], Hartmut Kölbach [BWV 14]; Editing: Annelene Dziengel, Hildegard Mehe [BWV 4, 134], Martina Schön [BWV 14].
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C-4

Bach Kantaten: BWV 137, BWV 21
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas IV

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 137 [15:07], BWV 21 (Performing score arranged by Walter-Heinz Bernstein) [39:42]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

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)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer, Hans-Jürgen Schmidt (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)
BW 21: 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)

Leipzig Classics BC-2175-2
=
Leipzig Classics 0018272BC

BWV 137: Jan, Apr 1981; Feb 1982
BWV 21: Feb 1981; Feb 1982; Jan 1983

CD / TT: 54:58
MP3 / TT: 54:48
CD / TT: 54:58

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineers: Eberhard Richter. Recording Enginneer: Horst-Dieter Käppler; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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C-5

Bach Kantaten: BWV 173a, BWV 173, BWV 26
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas V

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 173a [23:31], BWV 173 [16:19], BWV 26 [17:04]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 173a: Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Siegfried Lorenz
Continuo: Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord), Almut Reuter (Harpsichord); Siegfried Arnold, Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass)
BWV 173: Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Heidi Rieß; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Continuo: Hannes Kästner (Organ), Almut Reuter (Organ); Siegfried Arnold, Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass)
BWV 26: Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Rosemarie Lang; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
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)

Berlin Classics 0090362BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018282BC

BWV 173, 173a: Feb & Nov 1974
BWV 26: May 1977

CD / TT: 57:11
MP3 / TT: 57:00
CD / TT: 57:11

Recorded at Leipzig Versöhnungskirche, Saxony [BWV 173a, 173] & Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony [BWV 26], Germany. Recording Producer: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineers: Eberhard Richter [BWV 173, 173a], Horst Kunze [BWV 26]; Recording Engineers: Hartmut Kölbach [BWV 173, 173a], Wolf-Dieter Stöbel [BWV 26]; Editing: Hildegard Mehe [BWV 173, 173a], Liane Klasen [BWV 26].
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C-6

Bach Kantaten: BWV 29, BWV 119
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas VI

 

Cantatas BWV 29 [25:19], BWV 119 [27:54]

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)

Berlin Classics 0090552BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018292BC

Feb & Nov 1974

CD / TT: 53:23
MP3 / TT: 53:15
CD / TT: 53:23

Recorded at Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter. Recording Engineer: Hartmut Kölbach; Editing: Hildegard Mehe, Liane Klasen.
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C-7

Bach Kantaten: BWV 106, BWV 31, BWV 66
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas VII

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 106 [23:02], BWV 31 [22:44], BWV 66 [31:40]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

BWV 106: Alto: Rosemarie Lang; Tenor: Dieter Weimann; Basses: Hermann Christian Polster
Reiner Gebauer (Recorder I); Jens Borleis (Recorder II); Siegfried Pank (Viola da gamba I); Hans-Peter Linde (Viola da gamba II)
Continuo: Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass); Almut Reuter (Organ)
BWV 31: Soprano: Helga Termer; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Armin Männel (Trumpet I); Hartmut Thieme (Trumpet II); Harry Haertel (Trumpet III); Peter Fischer (Oboe)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass); Almut Reuter (Organ)
BWV 66: Alto [Furcht]: Heidi Rieß, Tenor [Hoffnung]: Eberhard Büchner; Baritone: Siegfried Lorenz
Armin Männel (Trumpet); Gerhard Bosse (Solo Violin)
Continuo: Siegfried Arnold (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass); Almut Reuter (Organ)

Berlin Classics 0090252BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018302BC

BWV 106: May 1977 [LP] or May 1975 [CD]
BWV 31, 66: Jan/Dec 1976 [LP] or Jan, Jun 1976 [CD]

CD / TT: 77:37
MP3 / TT: 77:18
CD / TT: 77:37

Recorded at Haus Aunsee, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany [BWV 106] & Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany [BWV 31, 66]. Recording Producers: Eberhard Geiger [BWV 106], Heinz Wegner [BWV 31, 66]; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneers: Hartmut Kölbach [All], Horst Langherrich [BWV 31, 66], Editing: Liane Klasen [BWV 106], Hildegard Mehe [BWV 31, 66].
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C-8

Bach: Kantaten BWV 140, BWV 61, BWV 36
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas VIII

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 140 (Performing score arranged by Walter-Heinz Bernstein) [28:14], BWV 61 [15:26], BWV 36 [30:38]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

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); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)
BWV 36, 61: 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)

Berlin Classics 0020992BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018312BC

BWV 140: Feb 1981; Feb 1982, Feb 1983
BWV 36, 61: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981

CD / TT: 74:33
MP3 / TT: 74:10
CD / TT: 74:33

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneers: Horst-Dieter Käppler [BWV 140], Gerland Junge [BWV 36, 61]; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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C-9

Bach: Kantaten BWV 110, BWV 40, BWV 71
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas IX

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 110 [23:47], BWV 40 [16:24], BWV 71 [19:07]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
BWV 110, 40: 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)
BWV 71: 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)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Hans-Jürgen Schmidt (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Berlin Classics 0021002BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018322BC

BWV 110: Feb 1981; Feb 1982; Feb 1983
BWV 40: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981
BWV 71: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981

CD / TT: 59:31
MP3 / TT: 59:07
CD / TT: 59:31

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneers: Horst-Dieter Käppler [BWV 110], Gerland Junge [BWV 40, 71]; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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C-10

Bach Kantaten: BWV 79, BWV 80, BWV 192, BWV 50
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas X

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 79 [14:57], BWV 80 [25:55], BWV 192 [12:57], BWV 50 [3:53]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

BWV 79, 80: Soprano: 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)
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)
BWV 50: 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)

Berlin Classics 0021762BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018332BC

BWV 79, 80: Feb 1981; Jan-Feb 1982
BWV 192: Jan, Apr 1981; Feb 1982
BWV 50: Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981

CD / TT: 58:44
MP3 / TT: 58:34
CD / TT: 58:44

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Engineerr: Horst-Dieter Käppler [BWV 79, 80, 192], Gerlald Junge [BWV 50]; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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C-11

Bach Kantaten: Trauerode BWV 198
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas XI

 

Cantata BWV 198 [40:04]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

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

Berlin Classics 0091972BC
Leipzig Classics 0018342BC

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

CD / TT: 40:04
CD / TT: 40:04

Recorded at Haus Aunsee, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneer: Hartmur Kölbach; Editing: Liane Klasen.
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C-12

East German Revolution - J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 44 - 78 - 112

 

Cantatas BWV 44 [20:45], BWV 78 [26:25], BWV 112 [15:15]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Altos: Gerda Schriever [BWV 44, 112], Heidi Rieß [BWV 78]; Tenor: Peter Menzel; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster

Pilz Magma 442061-2

Mid 1970’s?

CD / TT: 62:25

Recorded in Leipzig, Germany (?). These cantatas have been selected in the material collected in the archives of the East German Radio's central library of sound recordings in Berlin during the years 1964-1989 and published under the title "East German Revolution" in 1990.

C-13

Bach: Sinfonias & Orchestral Movements from Cantatas

 

Sinfonia [Presto] (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 29 [4:00]
Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:43]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 35 [6:18]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 35 [3:06]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 49 [8:19]
Instrumental Mvt. from Cantata BWV 146 [2:43]
Chorale (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 147 [3:32]
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 169 [8:36]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

E. Power Biggs (Organ)

Sony Classical SBK-62829

Jun 1975

CD / TT: 74:43

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Other movements on CD: performed by Philharmonia Virtuoi conducted by Richard Kapp.
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C-14

Edition Bach Leipzig - The Bach Trumpet - Ludwig Güttler

 

Chorus (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 11 [4:29]
Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 12 [0:59]
Chorale (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 31 [1:02]
Chorus (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 148 [3:38]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Trumpet: Ludwig Güttler

Leipzig Classics

1984

CD / TT: 51:29

Other J.S. Bach’s works: conducted by M. Pommer [See: Pommer - Recordings]
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C-15

J.S. Bach: Kantaten mit Corno da caccia · Cantatas with / Cantates avec Corno da caccia (Leipzig Bach Edition)

 
 

Cantatas BWV 143 [13:58], BWV 14 [17:07]
Cantata BWV 51 [18:08]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

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

Capriccio 10027

Apr-May 1984

CD / TT: 49:42

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Supervision: Bernd Runge; Recording Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
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C-16

Bach: Kantaten BWV 80, BWV 137, BWV 26

 

Cantatas BWV 26 [17:04], BWV 80 [25:57], BWV 137 [15:06]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

See above

Corona Classic Collection 0001142CCC
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See above

CD / TT: 58:22
MP3 / TT: 58:12

See above.
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C-17

Bach: Weihnachtskantaten BWV 1, BWV 61, BWV 40

 

Cantatas BWV 1 [21:33], BWV 40 [16:25], BWV 61 [15:27]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

See above

Corona Classic Collection 0001402CCC

See above

CD / TT: 53:42

See above.
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C-18

J.S. Bach: Oster-Kantaten · Easter Cantatas BWV 4 · 31 · 66 · 134

 

Cantatas BWV 4 [19:59], BWV 31 [22:44], BWV 66 [31:40], BWV 134 [31:07]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

See above

Berlin Classics 0184112BC
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See above

2-CD / TT: 105:30
MP3 / TT: 105:33

See above
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Collections of Recordings

B-1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Sacred Cantatas

 

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Various soloists. See above.

Leipzig Classics 0018232BC

1974-1984

11-CD

See: [1]-[11] above.
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This list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 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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