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Masaaki Suzuki & Bach Collegium Japan
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works
Discography - Part 4

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Motets

 
 

Cantata BWV 118 - 2nd version [9:51]
Motets BWV 225-230 [12:08, 7:14, 19:53, 7:27, 8:25, 6:05]
Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159 [4:09]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Aki Matsui; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon, Tenor: Satoshi Mizukoshi; Bass: Dominik Wörner; Tenor: Yosuke Taniguchi [BWV 226]

BIS 1841

Jun 2009

SACD / TT: 75:28

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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V-2

Bach: Mass in B minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Sopranos: Carolyn Sampson, Rachel Nicholls; Alto: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1701/02

Mar 2007

2-SACD / TT: 107:31

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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V-10

Bach: Lutheran Masses, Vol. 1

 
 

Lutheran Mass in G minor, BWV 235 [25:05]
Lutheran Mass in G major, BWV 236 [25:19]
Sanctus in G major, BWV 240 [2:18]
Sanctus, BWV 241 (Version in E major) [2:00]
F. Durante-J.S. Bach: Kyrie in C minor from Missa, BWV Anh 26 with Christe in G minor, BWV 242 [5:29]
Sanctus in D major, BWV 238 [2:33]
Sanctus in C major, BWV 237 [1:27]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Vocal soloists: Sopranos: Hana Blažíková [BWV 236], Joanne Lunn [BWV 242]; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Instrumental soloists: Masamitsu San'nomiya (Oboe & Oboe d’amore); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)
This disc was recorded in two periods. Performers who took part in either or both periods are listed below.
Chorus: Soprano: Hana Blažíková, Joanne Lunn, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Aki Matsui, Eri Sawae; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Toshiharu Nakajima, Tamaki Suzuki, Chiharu Takahashi; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Yusuke Fujii, Hiroto Ishikawa, Takayuki Kagami, Makoto Sakurada, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Toru Kaku, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe, Dominik Wörner
Orchestra: Trumpet I: Jean-Francois Madeuf; Trumpet II: Philippe Genestier; Trumpet III: Hidenori Saito; Cornett: Kuniko Ueno; Timpani: Thomas Holzinger; Oboe I/Oboe d’amore I: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Oboe II/Oboe d’amore II: Thomas Meraner, Atsuko Ozaki; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Mika Akiha, Yuko Takeshima, Ayaka Yamauchi; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Satoki Nagaoka, Ayaka Yamauchi; Violas: Hiroshi Narita, Mika Akiha, Mina Fukazawa, Akira Harada
Continuo: Violoncellos: Hidemi Suzuki, Shuhei Takezawa, Toru Yamamoto; Violones: Takashi Konno, Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dosaka; Harpsichord: Mizuho Doi; Organ: Masato Suzuki

BIS SACD-2081
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Sep 2013 [BWV 235, 236, 240, 241]
Sep/Oct 2014 [other works]

SACD / TT: 65:30
MP3 / TT: 65:19

Recorded at Kobe Shoin Women’s University Chapel, Japan [BWV 235, 236, 240, 241]; Saitama Arts Theater Concert Hall, Japan [other works].
Producer [BWV 235, 236, 240, 241]: Marion Schwebel (Take5 Music Production); Producer [other works]: Hans Kipfer (Take5 Music Production); Sound Engineer: Jens Braun (Take5 Music Production); Tuning: Akimi Hayashi; Post-production: Editing and mixing: Marion Schwebel, Hans Kipfer; Executive Producer: Robert Suff.
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V-3

Magnificat: Kuhnau · Zelenka · J.S. Bach

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [28:00]
J. Kuhnau: Magnificat in C major [20:23]
J.D. Zelenka: Magnificat in C major, ZWV 107 [11:23]
J.D. Zelenka: Magnificat in D major, ZWV 108 [10:17]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Sopranos: Miah Persson & Yukari Nonoshita; Alto: Akira Tachikawa; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Chiyuki Urano

BIS 1011

Nov-Dec 1998

CD / TT: 71:31

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Massaki Suzuki
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V-4

J.S. Bach: Matthaüs Passion (St. Matthew Passion), BWV 244

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Tenor [Evangelist]: Gerd Türk; Bass [Jesus]: Peter Kooy; Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor [Testis 2]: Makoto Sakurada; Bass [Judas, Petrus, Pilatus, Pontifex]: Chiyuki Urano; Soprano [Ancilla 1, Uxor Pilati]: Midori Suzuki; Soprano [Ancilla 2]: Yoshie Hida; Alto [Testis 1]: Kirsten Sollek-Avella; Bass [Pontifex 1]: Jun Hagiwara; Bass [Pontifex 2]: Tetsuya Odagawa

BIS

Mar 1999

3-CD / TT: 163:52

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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V-5

J.S. Bach: Johannespassion BWV 245

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - the ’Ordinary’ Version.

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Tenor [Evangelist & appendix]: Gerd Türk; Bass [Jesus]: Michio Tatara; Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Soprano: Yumiko Kurisu; Counter-tenor: Yoshikazu Mera; Counter-tenor: Akira Tachikawa; Tenor [Arias & Diener]: Koki Katano; Bass [Petrus & Pilatus]: Kenji Mizuno; Soprano [Maid]: Aki Yanagisawa; Tenor: Akira Takizawa

King Records

Apr 13-14, 1995

2-CD / TT: 105:47

Recorded live at Casals Hall, Tokyo - Bach Collegium Japan 18th Subscription Concert.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by M. Suzuki.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Masaaki Suzuki
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V-6

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion (St. John Passion), BWV 245

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - Version IV 1749 + 3 Arias from Version II 1725: BWV 245a [3:40], BWV 245b [5:23], BWV 245c [5:22]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Tenor [Evangelist & appendix]: Gerd Türk; Bass [Jesus]: Chiyuki Urano; Soprano: Ingrid Schmithüsen; Counter-tenor: Yoshikazu Mera; Tenor [Arias & Diener]: Makoto Sakurada; Soprano [Maid]: Yoshie Hida; Bass [Petrus & Pilatus]: Peter Kooy

BIS

Apr 1998

2-CD / TT: 110:19

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by M. Suzuki.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Masaaki Suzuki
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V-7

J.S. Bach: Johannespassion BWV 245

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Masaaki Suzuki (Conductor & Harpsichord)

Bach Collegium Japan

Tenor [Evangelist]: Gerd Türk; Bass [Jesus]: Stephan MacLeod; Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Counter-tenor [Alto Arias]: Robin Blaze; Bass [Pilate]: Chiyuki Urano

TDK

Jul 28, 2000

DVD / TT: 116:16

Recorded & filmed at Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
3rd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by M. Suzuki.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Masaaki Suzuki
Watch on YouTube: Complete Work [115:32]
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V-8

J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium (Christmas Oratorio)

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Counter-tenor: Yoshikazu Mera; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 941/942 BIS 941/942

Jan 1998

2-CD / TT: 144:50

Recorded at the Saitama Arts Theatre Concert Hall, Japan.
See: BWV 248 Weihnachts-Oratorium - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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V-9

J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio · Ascension Oratorio

 
 
 
 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249 [41:45] (final version, 1749); Cantata BWV 11 [27:37]
+ Appendix: Aria - Duet Kommt, gehet und laufet (Mvt. 3) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 (first version, 1725) [4:56]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Patrick Van Goethem; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Chiyuki Urano
Instrumental Soloists: Liliko Maeda (Transverse Flute); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d’amore); Hidemi Suzuki (Violoncello); Naoya Otsuka (Harpsichord); Naoko Imai (Organ)
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Naoco Kaketa; Altos: Patrick Van Goethem, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi; Tenors: Jan Kobow, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Jun Suzuki, Yosuke Taniguchi, Basses: Chiyuki Urano, Daisuke Fujii, Yoshiya Hida, Yusuke Watanabe
Oorchestra: Trumpet I: Toshio Shimada; Trumpet II: Osamu Kumashiro; Trumpet III: Ayako Murata; Timpani: Takaaki Kondo; Recorder I: Shigeharu Yamaoka [BWV 249]; Recorder II: Akimasa Muka [BWV 249]; Transverse Flute I: Liliko Maeda; Transverse Flute II: Kanae Kikuchi [BWV 11]; Oboe I/Oboe d’amore: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe II: Atsuko Ozaki; Violins I: Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader], Yuko Araki, Paul Herrera; Violins II: Azumi Takada, Kaori Toda, Yukie Yamaguchi; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Double-bass: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Naoya Otsuka; Organ: Naoko Imai; Tuner: Akimi Hayashi

BIS SACD-1561
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BIS SACD-1561
Musical Heritage Society 5187113

May 2004

SACD / TT: 70:28
MP3 / TT: 70:16
SACD / TT: 75:24+
SACD / TT: 70:28

Recorded at Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Marion Schwebel; Sound Engineer: Jens Braun; Digital Editing: Matthias Spitzbarth; Surround Mix: Jens Braun, Marion Schwebel; SACD Authoring: Bastiaan Kuijt.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [42:05] | Complete Work [42:05]
Complete Work [HD]: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:09] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:29] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [5:00] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] [0:57] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [11:29] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:18] + Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] [0:56] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [5:57] + Mvt. 10: Recitative [B] [0:36] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:17]
Complete Album [70:29]
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MHS SACD: Amazon.com

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - August 2015)
Thanks to contributors: Peter Bright (October 2007)

Masaaki Suzuki: Short Biography | Bach Collegium Japan | Bach Collegium Japan: Cantata Series
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Recordings of Instrumental Works
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Cantatas:
Suzuki - Vol. 2 | Suzuki - Vol. 5 | Suzuki - Vol. 8 | Suzuki - Vol. 9 | Suzuki - Vol. 10 | Suzuki - Vol. 11 | Suzuki - Vol. 12 | Suzuki - Vol. 13 | Suzuki - Vol. 14 | Suzuki - Vol. 15 | Suzuki - Vol. 16 | Suzuki - Vol. 17 | Suzuki - Vol. 18 | Suzuki - Vol. 19 | Suzuki - Vol. 20 | Suzuki - Vol. 21 | Suzuki - Vol. 22 | Suzuki - Vol. 23 | Suzuki - Vol. 24 | Suzuki - Vol. 25 | Suzuki - Vol. 26 | Suzuki - Vol.. 27 | Suzuki - Vol. 28 | Suzuki - Vol. 29 | Suzuki - Vol. 30 | Suzuki - Vol. 31 | Suzuki - Vol. 38 | Suzuki - Vol. 43 | Suzuki Secular - Vol. 1
Other Vocal Works:
BWV 232 - M. Suzuki | BWV 243 - M. Suzuki | BWV 244 - M. Suzuki | BWV 245 - M. Suzuki | BWV 248 - M. Suzuki
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Bach’s Clavier-Ubung III from Masaaki Suzuki | Bach Harpsichord Discs from Hill and Suzuki | Bach’s French Suites from Suzuki | Review: Partitas by Suzuki [McElhearn] | Suzuki’s Partitas [Henderson] | Suzuki’s Goldberg Variations
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
Partitas BWV 825-830 - played by M. Suzuki
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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