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Magnificat in D major BWV 243
Recordings - Part 1

Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | BWV 243a | Individual Movements

Complete Recordings 1900-1949

1

J.S. Bach: Magnificat

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [] (Incomplete)

Serge Koussevitzky

Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Chorus Master: George Wallace Woodworth) / Boston Symphony Orchestra

Soprano: Zina Lisischkina; Alto: Anna Kaskas; Tenor: William Hain; Bass: Julius Huehn; Organ: E. Power Biggs, E. Power -

Greenough discs, unnumbered (unofficial recording)

Apr 26, 1942 [concert]
Apr 23 1942 [rehearsal]

2 x 78 rpm, Reel-to-reel tape

Recorded live at Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA.
Serge H.V. Greenough Collection (Library of Congress)
Source: Serge Koussevitzky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra: Non-commercial recordings known to exist & WorldCat Libraries

2

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major [V-4]

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Erika Rokyta, Contralto: Lore Fischer; Tenor: Heinz Marten; Bass: Josef Greindl

Archipel ARPCD-0518

Nov 24, 1944

CD / TT:

Recorded live in Leipzig, Germany.
1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by G. Ramin.
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3

Bach: Magnificat
Robert Shaw Conducts Bach, Brahms, Hindemith

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [28:04 / 27:58]

Robert Shaw

RCA Victor Chorale & Orchestra

Soprano: Susanne Freil (on Pearl CD as Susanne Frail); Mezzo-soprano: Blanche Thebom; Tenor: Ernice Lawrence; Bass: Paul Matthen
Aurthur Lora& Frederick Wilkins (Flutes); William Vacciano (Trumpet); Robert Bloom (Oboe d'amoure):

RCA Victor M/DM-1182 (10-1378/1382)
Pearl 0180

1946 or 1947

78 rpm
CD / TT: 66:18

Studio recording.
1st recording of the Magnificat BWV 243 by R. Shaw.
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4

J.S. Bach: Magnificat • Sinfonia Pastorale Extraite De L'Oratorio De Noël [V-1]

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Jean Gitton

Chorale De L'Université De Paris / Orchestre Symphonique de Paris (Orchestre Symphonique de l’Université de Paris)

Soprano: Odette Turba-Rabier; Contralto: Hélène Bouvier; Mezzo-soprano: Nadine Renaux; Tenor: Georges Jouatte; Baritone: Camille Maurane
Lebon, Lavailotte (Flutes); François (Oboe d’amore); Raymond Sabarich (Trumpet)

Pathé PDT-182 [mx CPTX-774]
Trianon / Pathé Marconi / Classiques Pour Vous TRX-6122
Trianon / Pathé Marconi / Classiques Pour Vous 6.122 trx [mx. XPTX-1174/1175]

Feb 23, 1948

78 rpm
LP / TT:

Recorded in Paris, France.

5

Magnificat - Cantata BWV 1: Leitner - Lehmann

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [33:35]

Ferdinand Leitner

Lamy Chorus / Ansbach Bach Society Orchestra

Soprano: Martha Schilling; Contralto: Gertrude Pitzinger; Tenor: Heinz Marten; Bass: Gerhard Gröschel

Decca / Deutsche Grammophon Resonance

Jul 1949

CD / TT:

Recorded in Neuendettelsau.

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - September 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (September 2011), Rainer Baruth (October 2008), Rudolf Bayer (October 2003), Cesar Dillon (December 2010), Hou Fang-Lin, John Grayovski (October 2006), Riccardo Nughes (September 2001, July 2003), Kevin Parent (October 2005), Burke Smith (July 2005, October 2005), Roland Wörner (December 2003)

Magnificats BWV 243 & BWV 243a: Details
Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | BWV 243a | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Systematic Discussions: BWV 243 | BWV 243a
Individual Recordings:
BWV 243 - E. Haïm | BWV 243 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 243a - T. Hengelbrock | BWV 243 - P. McCreesh | BWV 243 - J. Rifkin | BWV 243 - H. Rilling | BWV 243 - R. Shaw | BWV 243 - M. Suzuki | BWV 243a - P. Herreweghe

Recordings & Discussions of Other Vocal Works: Main Page | Motets BWV 225-231 | Mass in B minor BWV 232 | Missae Breves & Sanctus BWV 233-242 | Magnificat BWV 243 | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 | Johannes-Passion BWV 245 | Lukas-Passion BWV 246 | Markus-Passion BWV 247 | Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 | Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-523 | Quodlibet BWV 524 | Aria BWV 1127

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