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Leopold Stokowski

Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Selections from Bach's Vocal Works
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Stokowski’s Arrangements by other conductors
General Discussions

Leopold Stokowski - Short Biography
Philadelphia Orchestra - Short History

Recordings

Recordings of Selections from Bach's Vocal Works

C-1

CD Premières of Their Rarest 78 RPM Recordings, 1927-1940

1. Chorale Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80 [1:47]
2. Aria for Alto Es Ist Vollbracht (Mvt. 30) from Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [4:17]
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Philadelphia Orchestra

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(Victor/HMV) / Music & Arts

Oct 1933 [1]; Oct 1934 [2]

(78”) / CD

Recorded at Trinity Church Studio No. 1, Camden, NJ, USA. Other works: non-vocal and/or not by J.S. Bach.
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C-2

Leopold Stowkowski: Bach Stokowski Transcriptions

1. Aria for Tenor Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 4 [2:59]
2. Chorale Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80 []
3. Chorale O Haupt voll Blut (Mvt. 54) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244, [4:20]
4. Aria for Alto Es Ist Vollbracht (Mvt. 30) from Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [9:03]
5. Sinfonia: Pastorale (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2, transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski [8:07]
6. Chorale Komm, süßer Tod BWV BWV 478 [4:58]
7. Chorale Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh BWV 487 [4:32]
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Philadelphia Orchestra

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Pearl

Apr 1937 [1], Apr 1939, Apr-May 1929 [5]; Dec 1940 [4], Apr 1936, Oct 1933, Nov 1936 [3]

2-CD / TT: 157:57

All the transcriptions are by transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski. Other works: J.S. Bach’s Instrumental Works.
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C-3

Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions

Chorale Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80 []
Arioso from Cantata BWV 156 []
Chorale Komm, süßer Tod BWV 478 []
Chorale Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh BWV 487 []
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

All-American Youth Orchestra

-

Columbia / Cala

Apr, July 1941

CD / TT: 71:06

Other works: J.S. Bach’s Instrumental Works.

C-4

Orchestral Transcriptions (J. S. Bach)

Arioso from Cantata BWV 156, arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski []

Leopold Stokowski

NBC Symphony Orchestra

-

Biddulph

Nov 1941

2-CD

Other transcriptions of Bach’s works: neither conducted by L. Stokowski nor from Bach’s vocal works.

C-13

Christ lag in Todesbanden

Aria for Tenor Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 4, transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski []

Leopold Stokowski

Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra New York

-

NYP 821/2

Apr 1947

33"

Recorded live

C-5

Bach Transcriptions

Aria for Tenor Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 4 []
Chorale Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147 []
Aria with Chorale (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 156 [5:19]
Schafe können sicher weiden (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208 [5:28]
Chorale Komm, süßer Tod BWV 478 []
Chorale Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh BWV 487 []
Chorale from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [4:21]
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

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RCA Victor / BMG

Mar, Jul, Aug 1950

CD / TT: 60:01

Other works: J.S. Bach’s Instrumental Works.
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C-6

Bach - Stokowski

Chorale Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80 []
Sinfonia (Mvt. 1 (10)) from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 [9:31]
Chorale BWV 478 [5:58]
Chorale BWV 487 [5:05]
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

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Capitol/EMI

Feb 1958, Aug 1957

CD / TT: 71:00

Recorded in New York City, NY, USA. Other works: not of J.S. Bach’s vocal works.
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C-7

Bach: Greatest Hits

Chorale Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147 []
Schafe können sicher weiden (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208 [6:22]
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Luboff Choir / New Symphony Orchestra of London

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RCA

July 1961

CD / TT: 71:41

Other works: not of J.S. Bach’s vocal works.

C-8

Stokowski Conducts Vivaldi/Bach/Corelli/Mozart

Chorale Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147 []
"Schafe können sicher weiden" (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208
Sinfonia: Pastorale (Mvt. 1 (10)) from from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/2 []
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

Harpsichord: Igor Kipnis

Vanguard Bach Guild

Jul 1967

CD / TT: 78:01

Other works: not of J.S. Bach’s vocal works.
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C-9

Bach - Stokowski - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski: Decca Recordings, 1965-1972 [Box Set]

 

Aria for Tenor Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 4 [4:36]
Chorale from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [4:30]
Chorale Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh BWV 487
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

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Supraphon/Decca

Sep 1972

CD / TT: 71:40

Recorded at Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia. Other works: not of J.S. Bach’s vocal works.
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C-10

Bach - Leopold Stokowski - London Symphony Orchestra

 

Chorale Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80 []
Wachet auf (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 140
Arioso from Cantata BWV 156 [6:16]
Chorale BWV 478 [4:39]
Transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

London Symphony Orchestra

-

RCA Gold

Apr 1974

CD / TT:

Other works: not of J.S. Bach’s vocal works.
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C-11

The Philadelphia Orchestra Plays Bach

Chorale (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 62 [5:19]
Chorale from Cantata BWV 177 []
Arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Philadelphia Orchestra

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Sony

Feb 1960

2-CD / TT: 135:09

Recorded ar Broadwood Hotel, Philadelphia, USA. Other works: conducted by E. Ormandy and/or non vocal and/or not by J.S. Bach.
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C-12

The Art of Robert Bloom

Adagio h-moll (Mvt. 2) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249
Sinfonia F-dur (Adagio) from Cantata BWV 156

Leopold Stokowski

Philadelphia Orchestra

Robert Bloom (Oboe)

Boston Records

1930's?

CD / TT:

Other works: not of J.S. Bach’s vocal works.

Recordings of Bach's Vocal Works

V-1

J.S. Bach: Matthew Passion BWV 244

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Leopold Stokowski

Greater Los Angeles Chorus (Chorus Master: J. Arthur Lewis) / Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

Soprano: Olive mae Beach; Contralto: Clemence Gifford; Tenor: Joseph Sullivan; Bass: Tudor Williams; Baritone: Leopold Wintner

?

Aug 1946

2-CD / TT: 95:14

Sung in English as translated and adapted by the Rev. Dr. Troutbeck. Recorded live at Hollywood Bowl, California USA. It’s a radiobroadcast for the armed forces. The opening chorus and many other parts are omitted.
Part one / CD one: nrs 2,3,6-9,11,15,17,18,22,24-28, 30-23
Part two / CD two: nrs: 42-47,49,50,52-57,59,60,62-64,67,69,71-74,77,78.

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2002 - July 2006)
Thanks to contributors: Willem van Erk (March 2006)


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