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Magnificat in D major BWV 243
Recordings - Part 4

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J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV 243

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edda Moser, Alto: Hertha Töpper, Tenor: Eric Tappy; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Melodiya

Aug 1970

LP / TT:

2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by K. Richter.

30

J.S. Bach: Magnificat, Cantate BWV 187 [C-3]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243; Cantate No. 187
[C-3]

Magnificat in D major BWV 243 [29:15]

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne / Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

Soprano: Wally Stämpfli; Mezzo-soprano: Claudine Perret; Tenor: Olivier Dufour; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Erato STU-70710
Musical Heritage Society 1683

1971

LP / TT: 57:80

1st recording of the MagnificatBWV 243 by M. Corboz.

31

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D BWV 243 voor solisten, koor en orkest; J.F. Fasch: Concert in D voor fluit, hobo, strijkorkest en basso continuo [V-1]

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Gerard Akkerhuis

Residentie Bachkoor / Residentie Bachorkest

Soprano: Christina Harvey; Alt-Mezzo: Elisabeth Cooymans; Alto: Marianne Dieleman; Tenor: Roland Bufkens; Bass-Baritone: Henk Smit
Veronika Hampre (Viola da gamba); Jan van der Meer (Organ)

Mirasound SK-7005

1972

LP / TT:

Recorded in The Hague, the Netherlands.

32

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 110 & Magnificat BWV 243
J.S. Bach · C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat
[C-2]

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [28:13]

Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden

Tölzer Knabenchor / Collegium Aureum

Walter Gampert (Soloist from the Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Andreas Stein (Soloist from Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

BASF / Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

1972

CD / TT:

 

 

33

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 140, Magnificat BWV 243 [C-1]

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [29:25]

Anders Öhrwall

Adolf Fredrik Bach Choir / Members from the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Soprano: Margareta Hallin; Mezzo-soprano: Margot Rödin; Alto: Edith Thallaug; Tenor: Ulf Björkegren; Bass: Håkan Hagegård

Swedish Society SCD-1065

May 16-19, 1974

CD / TT: 77:31

Recorded at Adolf Fredrik's Church, Stockholm, Sweden.
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34

J.S. Bach: Magnificat for Solo, Chorus, and Orchestra, BWV 243 [V-7]

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [34 min]

Martin Flämig

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Dresdner Philharmonie

Soprano: Barbara Hoene; Soprano: Helga Termer; Mezzo-soprano: Ute Trekel-Burckhardt; Tenor: Armin Ude; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster

Films for the Humanities BVL-995

Mid 1970's ?

VHS, DVD / TT: 34 min

Recorded & filmed at St Nicholas Church. Leipzig, Germany.
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35

Bach Festival 44th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Second Concert [F44-2]

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Baldwin-Wallace Symphony Orchestra

?

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music

Apr (?) 1976

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by D. Oltman.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

36

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D, BWV 243; Cantata no. 118 (O Jesu Christ, mein Lebens Licht) [V-1]

 
 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243, with Christmas Interludes []

Paul Steinitz

London Bach Society Chorus / Steinitz Bach Players

Soprano: Shelagh Molyneux; Counter-tenor: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Ian Partridge; Bass: John Noble

Unicorn: UNS-248

Nov 29, 1976

LP / TT: 39:00

Recorded at Barking Hall, London, England.

37

Leonard Bernstein Conducts Bach and Stravinsky [V-3]

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [32:36]

Leonard Bernstein

English Bach Festival Chorus / English Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Anny Mory; Mezzo-soprano: Patricia Parker; Counter-tenor: Rodney Hardesty; Tenor: John Mitchinson; Bass: Paul Hudson

Idéale Audience 3085308

Apr 16, 1977

DVD / TT: 54 min

Recorded live at St Augustine’s Church, Kilburn, London, England. Source: BBC archives.
2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by L. Bernstein.
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38

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 - Cantatas I
Bach: Kantate BWV 10, Magnificat BWV 243 [L-6]

Magnificat in D major BWV 243 [29:28]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Mitsuko Shirai; Alto: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster

Eterna
Leipzig Classics

Nov-Dec 1978

LP / TT:
CD / TT:

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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39

J.S. Bach: Magnificat / Ascension Oratorio


Magnificat in D major BWV 243 [30:37]

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne & Instrumental Ensemble

Sopranos: Rachel Yakar, Jennifer Smith, Alto: Birgit Finnilä, Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass: José van Dam

Erato

Oct 1979

CD / TT:

2nd recording of the Magnificat by M. Corboz.
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40

Bach: Magnificat / Vivaldi: Gloria, Beatus vir

 

Magnificat in D major BWV 243 [35:51]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Sopranos: Arleen Augér, Ann Murray; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Basses: Philippe Huttenlocher, Wolfgang Schöne

Sony Classical

Feb, Apr 1979

CD / TT:

1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
See: Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
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41

J.S. Bach: Magnificat; I. Strawinsky: Symphonie de Psaumes [V-7]
Bach Meisterwerke Vol. 8
[V-7]

  
 

Magnificat BWV 243 [31:04]

Herbert von Karajan

Chor der Deutschen Oper, Berlin (German Opera Berlin Choir) / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Anna Tomowa-Sintow; Alto: Agnes Baltsa; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Benjamin Luxon

Deutsche Grammophon 2531048
Deutsche Grammophon 463010

1979

LP / TT: 52:30
CD / TT: 77:36
MP3 / TT: 77:29

Recorded at the Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany.
3rd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by H.v. Karajan.
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< Complete Recordings 1960-1969

Complete Recordings 1980-1989 >

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - November 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Francis Browne (April 2006), John Grayovski (October 2006), Matthias Hansen (August 2006), Manfred Krugmann (June 2012), Hou Fang-Lin, Riccardo Nughes (September 2001), Tobin Schmuck
(October 2010), Peter Smaill (August 2006)

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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