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Year 2003

Contents

January 2003

January 2003 – New Releases

January 2003 – Re-Issues

February 2003

February 2003 – New Releases

February 2003 – Re-issues

March 2003

March 2003 – New Releases

March 2003 – Re-Issues

April 2003

April 2003 – New Releases

April 2003 – Re-Issues

May 2003

May 2003 – New Releases

May 2003 – Re-Issues

June 2003

June 2003 – New Releases

June 2003 – Re-Issues

July 2003

July 2003 – New Releases

July 2003 – Re-Issues

August 2003

August 2003 – New Releases

August 2003 – Re-Issues

September 2003

September 2003 – New Releases

September 2003 – Re-Issues

October 2003

October 2003 – New Releases

October 2003 – Re-Issues

November 2003

November 2003 – New Releases

October 2003 – Re-Issues

December 2003

December 2003 – New Releases

December 2003 – Re-Issues

February 2003 – New Releases

N2-1

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Erich Kleiber

Colon Theatre Orchestra & Chorus

Herbert Janssen, Emanuel List, Koloman von Pataky, Karin Branzel, Margarita Perkas

Gebhardt

Sep 1938

2-CD / TT:

February 2003 – Re-issues

R2-1

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Diego Fasolis

Coro della Radio Svizzera & Gruppo Vovale Cantemus / Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana

Tenor - Andrew King; Paul Robinson; Soprano - Lynda Russell; Mezzo-soprano - Gloria Banditelli; Tenor - Axel Everaert; Bass – Andreas Scheibner

De Voice / Rete Due Radio Svizerra

Apr 1995 live

2-CD / TT: 2:06:32

In the version that Mendelssohn directed in Leipzig in 1841

March 2003 – New Releases

N3-1

Magnificat zur Weihcnachtsvesper BWV 243a

Magnificat BWV 243a, Motet BWV 227

Rolf Schweizer

Motettenchor Pforzheim / Barockorchester L’arpa festante

Soprano – Susanna Cornelius; Mezzo-soprano - Claudia Darius; Tenor - Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass - Matthias Horn

Amati

2002 ?

CD / TT:

N3-2

Trinity Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 2, BWV 20, BWV 176

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

?

CD / TT:

N3-3

Cantates funèbres

Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 200

Daniel Taylor

Theatre of Early Music

Soprano: Suzie LeBlanc; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Ian Honeyman; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

ATMA Classique

?

CD / TT:

The other works on this CD are not by J.S. Bach

N3-4

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Paul McCreesh

Gabrieli Consort & Players

Sopranos: Julia Gooding; Magdalena Kožená; Alto: Susan Bickly; Tenor: Mark Padmore, James Gilchrist; Basses: Peter Harvey, Stephan Loges

Archiv Produktion

2002 ?

2- CD / TT:

See: BWV 244 SMP – conducted by McCreesh

April 2003 – New Releases

N4-1

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Edward Higginbottom

Choir of New College, Oxford / Collegium Novum

Boy Soprano - Joe Littlewood; Counter-tenor - James Bowman; Tenor - James Gilchrist; Tenor - Matthew Beale; Bass - John Bernays; Bass - Eamonn Dougan; Bass - Colin Baldy

Naxos

2002 ?

2-CD / TT:

N4-2

Bachiana III - Arias, Cantatas and Scenes by the Bach Family

Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703)
Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte
Lamento for alto, violin, three viols and basso continuo

Francesco Bartolomeo Conti (1682-1732)
Languet anima mea
Motets for soprano, two oboes, Strings and basso continuo

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust
Cantata BWV 170
for alto, organ, oboe d'amore, strings and basso continuo

Bekennen will ich seinen Namen, BWV 200
Aria for alto, two violins and basso continuo

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Selma
Cantata for soprano, two flutes, strings and basso continuo

Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732-1795)
Die Amerikanerin
Scene for mezzo-soprano, two flutes, strings and basso continuo

Johann Michael Bach (1648-1694)
Aria and Echo ex D a due chori
for: violins, two violas, violoncello (choir 1) violin, 2 violas, violoncello (choir 2) and basso continuo

Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

Magdalena Kozená, mezzo-soprano

Archiv Produktion

Feb 2003

CD / TT:

April 2003 – Re-Issues

R4-1

Mass in B minor; St. John Passion; Christmas Oratorio; St. Matthew Passion

John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists / The Monteverdi Choir

?

Archiv Produktion - Collectors Edition

?

9- CD / TT:

R4-2

6 Motets

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig

?

Archiv Produktion - The Originals

?

9- CD / TT:

ύMayύ ύ2003 – New Releases

N5-1

Cantatas - Volume 21 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724

Cantatas BWV BWV 65, BWV 81, BWV 83, BWV 190

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor - Robin Blaze; Tenor - James Gilchrist; Bass – Peter Kooy

BIS

?

CD / TT:

Julyύ ύ2003 – New Releases

N7-1

Apocryphal Masses & Magnificat

Missa BWV Anh. 25 in C major

Missa BWV Anh. 26 in C minor

Magnificat BWV Anh. 21 in A minor

Wolfgand Helbich

Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble / I Febiamonici Baroque Orchestra

Dorothee Mields; Henning Voss; Henning Kaiser; Ralf Grobe

CPO

?

CD / TT:

N7-2

Cantatas - Volume 22 ?

Cantatas BWV 179, BWV 105, BWV 186

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

?

BIS

?

CD / TT:

Julyύ ύ2003 – Re-Issues

R7-1

Complete Cantatas - Volume 1

 

CD-1: Cantatas BWV 21, BWV 131, BWV 21 (Appendix)
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 196, BWV 71, BWV 150
CD-3: Cantatas BWV 31, BWV 185, BWV 4, BWV 4 (Appendix)

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano - Barbara Schlick; Alto - Kai Wessel; Tenor - Guy de Mey; Bass - Klaus Mertens;
Choral parts of BWV 150: Soprano - Anne Grimm; Alto – Peter de Groot; Tenor – Joost van der Linden; Bass – Donald Bentevelson

Antoine Marchand

Nov-Dec 1994

3-CD

See: Complete Cantatas Volume 1 – conducted by Koopman

August ύ2003 – New Releases

N8-1

Lecture Concerts Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 79, BWV 110,BWV 4, BWV 67, BWV 56, BWV 140

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei / Bach Collegium Stuttgart

Ingeborg Danz (Alt); Markus Marquardt (Bass); Andreas Schmidt (Bass); Franz-Josef Selig (Bass); Michael Volle (Bass); Donna Brown (Sopran); Sibylla Rubens (Sopran); Christoph Genz (Tenor); James Taylor (Tenor)

Hänssler

2003 ?

4-CD / TT: 3:55:26

September ύ2003 – New Releases

N9-1

Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig

Magnificat BWV 243a
Cantatas BWV 63, BWV 91, BWV 121, BWV 133

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Sopranos: Dorothee Blotzky-Mields, Carolyn Sampson; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

?

2-CD / TT:

October ύ2003 – New Releases

N10-1

Alt-Bachisches Archiv

Cantatas by members of the Bach family

Rheinische Kantorei / Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

?

Archiv

?

CD / TT:

N10-2

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-3

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Chorus & Orchestra of the Bachakademie Krakow

Soprano: Dorota Ujda; Alto: Cornelia Kallisch; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Andreas Schmidt

Arthaus

?

DVD / TT: 81:00

3rd recording of Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 by H. Rilling

N10-3

Cantates funèbres – Actus Tragicus

Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 200

Daniel Taylor

Theatre of Early Music

Soprano: Suzie LeBlanc; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Ian Honeyman; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

ATMA Classique

Aug 2002

CD / TT:

The other works on this CD are not by J.S. Bach

N10-4

Wiehnachs-Oratorium BWV 248

Jos van Veldhoven

Choir of Nederlandse Bachvereniging / Baroque Orchestra of Nederlandse Bachvereniging

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Harvey

Channel Classics

?

2-CD / TT:

N10-5

Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig

Cantatas BWV 63, BWV 91, BWV 122, BWV 133; Magnificat BWV 243a

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Sopranos: Dorothee Blotzky-Mields, Carolyn Sampson; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

?

2-CD / TT:

N10-6

Cantatas BWV 82 & BWV 199

Cantata BWV 82, BWV 199

Craig Smith

Orchestra of Emmanuel Music

Soprano: Lorraine Hunt

Nonesuch

?

CD / TT:

October ύ2003 – Re-Issues

R10-1

Complete Cantatas - Volume 2

 

CD-1: Cantatas BWV 12, BWV 18, BWV 61, BWV 18 (Appendix)
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 172, BWV 132, BWV 182, BWV 182 (Appendix)
CD-3: Cantatas BWV 152, BWV 199, BWV 203, Quodlibet BWV 524

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano - Barbara Schlick; Alto - Kai Wessel; Tenor – Christoph Prégardien, Bass - Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand

May 1995

3-CD

R10-2

Mass in B minor BWV 232

 

Johannes Somary

Amor Artis Chorale / English Chamber Orchestra

Soprano - Felicity Palmer; Alto - Helen Watts; Tenor - Robert Tear; Bass - Michael Rippon

Artemis / Vanguard

1976 ?

2-CD / TT:

R10-3

Cantatas

 

Jonathan Sternberg

Wiener Kammerchor / Wiener Symphoniker

?

Artemis / Vanguard

Early 1950’s ?

CD / TT:

R10-4

Motets BWV 225-230

 

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Members of Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Sopranos - Sibylla Rubens & Maria Cristina Kiehr; Alto – Bernarda Fink; Tenor - Gerd Türk; Bass - Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

1995

CD / TT: 72:36

December ύ2003 – New Releases

N12-1

Mass in B minor BWV 232

 

Konrad Junghänel

Cantus Cölln

Sopranos: Johanna Koslowsky, Mechthild Bach, Monika Mauch, Susanne Rydén; Altos: Elisabeth Popien, Henning Voss; Tenors: Hans-Jörg Mammel, Wilfried Jochens; Basses: Stephan Schreckenberger, Wolf-Matthias Friedrich

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Feb 2003

CD / TT: 1:40:40

See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 – performed by Konrad Junghänel & Cantus Cölln

N12-2

Cantatas – Vol. 14

 

CD-1: Cantatas BWV 68, BWV 6, BWV 74
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 126, BWV 26, BWV 125
CD-3: Cantatas BWV 178, BWV 103 (+Appendix), BWV 42 (+Appendix), BWV 123

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Sopranos: Deborah York, Annette Markert, Lisa Larsson; Altos: Bogna Bartosz, Franziska Gottwald; Tenors: Jörg Dürmüller, Paul Agnew, Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand

?

3-CD

N12-3

Cantatas - Volume 23 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724

Cantatas BWV 10, BWV 93, BWV 107, BWV 178

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Matthew White; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS

?

CD / TT: 75:43

December ύ2003 – Re-Issues

R12-1

Complete Cantatas - Volume 4

CD-1: Cantatas BWV 198, BWV 215
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 211, BWV 214, BWV 209
CD-3: Cantatas BWV 204, BWV 201

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Sopranos: Lisa Larsson, Els Bongers, Anne Grimm, Caroline Stam; Altos: Elisabeth von Magnus, Peter de Groot; Tenors: Paul Agnew, Jeremy Ovenden; Bass: Klaus Mertens, Donald Bentvelsen

Antoine Marchand

Jan 1996

3-CD

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2003 – December 2003)
Thanks to contributors: Paul Dirmeikis
(January 2003), Riccardo Nughes (March 2003, September 2003), Piotr Jaworski (May 2003)

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