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Kurt Thomas & Thomanerchor Leipzig & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works
Recordings - Part 2

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Motet No. 1

 

Motet Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 [6:25; 5:21; 4:24]

Kurt Thomas

Berliner Hochschule Chor

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Telefunken 2958/9; Ultraphon 22501/2
Capital-Telefunken L-8077

Late 1930 (?)

78 rpm
10" LP issued / TT:

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
1st recording of Motet BWV 225 by K. Thomas.
Other works on 10” LP: Schuricht excerpts.

V-2

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 2 - Motets (CD)
J.S. Bach: Motetten BWV 225, BWV 229, BWV 230 (LP)

 

CD: Motets BWV 225-230 [15:40, 8:43, 22:46, 9:31, 9:36, 7:26]
LP: Motets BWV 225, BWV 229, BWV 230

Kurt Thomas

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

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Leipzig Classics (CD)
Eterna (LP)

May 19, 1958 [BWV 226-228]
Jan 1959 [rest]

CD / TT: 79:23
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
2nd recording of Motet BWV 225 by K. Thomas.
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V-3

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Kurt Thomas

Kantorei der Dreikönigskirche Frankfurt / Collegium Musicum Wilhelm Isselmann

Soprano: Lisa Schwarzweller; Alto: Lore Fischer; Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Bruno Müller

L’Oiseaux Lyre

1954 or 1955

3-LP / TT:

See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Kurt Thomas

V-4

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Kurt Thomas

Kantorei der Dreikönigskirche Frankfurt / Collegium Musicum Wilhelm Isselmann

Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Horst Günther; Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Lore Fischer

L’Oiseau Lyre / Discofoon

Jan 2-5, 1952

4-LP / TT: 189:25

Recorded in Paris, France.

V-5

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Kurt Thomas

Kantorei der Dreikönigskirche Frankfurt / Collegium Musicum Wilhelm Isselmann

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Contralto: Sibylla Plate; Tenor: Herbert Hess; Bass: Paul Gümmer

L'Oiseau-Lyre

Late 1950's ?

3-LP / TT:

 

V-6

J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium

 

Weinhanchts-Oratorium BWV 248

Kurt Thomas

Detmold Academy Chorus & Orchestra / Collegium Pro Arte

Soprano: Gunthild Weber, Contralto: Lore Fischer, Tenor: Heinz Marten, Bass: Horst Günther

L'Oiseau-Lyre

1951

3-LP / TT:

1st recording of Weihnachts-Oratorium by K. Thomas
See: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Kurt Thomas

V-7

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 2 - Weinhanchtsoratorium

 

Weinhanchts-Oratorium BWV 248

Kurt Thomas

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Marga Höffgen; Tenor: Josef Traxel; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Electrola WCLP-598/9
Eterna 820084-87
Eterna 825084-87
Leipzig Classics

Dec 5, 1958

4-LP / TT:
3-CD / TT: 170:22

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
2nd recording of Weihnachts-Oratorium by K. Thomas.
See: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Kurt Thomas
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Collections of Recordings

B-1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 2 - Sacred Cantatas, Motets, Christmas Oratorio

Includes the recordings of the Cantatas [C1]-[C4], the Motets [V-1], & Weihnachts-Oratorium [V-6]

Kurt Thomas

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

See above

Leipzig Classics

1958-1960

8-CD

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This list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - May 2010)
Thanks to conbtributors: Alan Carrier (March 2010), Robin Crag (November 2002), Willem van Erk (June 2006, October 2006), John Grayovski (October 2006), Matthias Hansen (March 2006)

Kurt Thomas: Short Biography | Frankfurter Kantorei | Kantorei der Dreikönigskirche Frankfurt | Collegium Musicum Wilhelm Isselmann
Recordings:
Part 1 | Part 2 | BWV 232 - K. Thomas | BWV 248 - K. Thomas
Thomaskantors: Thomanerchor Leipzig | Gewandhausorchester Leipzig | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
Cantate Label:
Recordings | General Discussions
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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