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Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

V-1

J.S. Bach: Matthaüs Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Pieter Jan Leusink

Stadsknapenkoor Elburg (now known asThe Holland Boys Choir) / Baroque Orchestra Florilegium Musicum

Tenor [Evangelist]: Frank Fritschy; Bass [Christus]: Peter Jonk; Boy Soprano: Martinus Leusink; Counter-tenor: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor [Getuige II]: Paul van den Bemt; Bass [Hogepriester II]: Julian Hartman; Baritone [Hogepriester I, Pilatus, Petrus & Judas]: Kees Jan de Koning; Boy Soprano [Maagd I & Vrouw Pilatus]: Ruud Gremmer; Counter-tenor [Cetuige I & Maagf II]: Martin van der Zeijst

Amsterdam Classics

Jun 22, 24, 29-30, 1992

3-CD / TT: 160:38

1st recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by P.J. Leusink. Recorded at Grote Kerk, Vollenhove, Holland.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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J.S. Bach: Matthaüs Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Tenor [Evangelist]: Marcel Beekman; Bass [Christus]: Bas Ramselaar; Soprano [Maagd I, Vrouw Pilatus]: Marjon Strijk; Counter-tenor: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Marcel Reijans; Bass [Pontifex II]: Robbert Muuse; Counter-tenor [Maagd II, Getuige I]: Maarten Engeltjes; Tenor [Pontifex I, Getuige II]: Martinus Leusink

Amsterdam Classics

Jan 2001

3-CD / TT: 162:41

2nd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by P.J. Leusink. Recorded at Grote Kerk, Elburg, Holland.
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J.S. Bach: Matthaüs Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Robert Luts; Bass [Christus]: Henk van Heijnsbergen; Counter-tenor: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Martinus Leusink; Bass: Hans de Vries; Bass [Judas, Pontifex]: Jeroen Assink; [Maagden, Vrouw Pilatus, Getuige]: Jelle Stoker; Sopranos: Boy soloists from the Holland Boys Choir; Soprano: Orlanda Velez Isidro

Amsterdam Classics

Oct 2004

2-CD , DVD / TT: 153:35

3rd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by P.J. Leusink. Recorded at Eusebiuskerk, Arnhem, Holland.
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Leusink recordings MP's

Pieter Pannevis wrote (March 13, 2001):
In April the Leusink group is performing the MP In Nijkerk, Holland my home town; if there is anyone who likes to have a signed CD of him, please notify me. (I know the music is more important than the signature, but just in case. I’ll try to make some photographs (without flash)

Pieter Pannevis wrote (March 23, 2001):
Due to the impeccable services of the secretary to the Holland Boys Choir I can announce that the new Mp under Leusink is available and I've got some sets with the autograph of Leusink himself. I've some to spare so just mail me off-list if you are interested. Not members here in Holland for they can get them themselves joining the "friends of the Choir" and asking the secretary Christine Schreuder.(0525 684819 or fax 0525 680618) Join their club for they can have all the support they need! One MP is for a special- and well-known- friend in the USA with much bad news, may he recover and find his new life again and take courage !!

 

New SMP by Leusink

Paul Dirmeikis wrote (February 5, 2005):
I saw on the Holland Boys Choir's web site: (http://www.hollandboyschoir.com/nl/nl-index.htm) ) that a new SMP recording conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink has been released. It's a DVD + 2 CD Special Edition set, with an attractive price (24,90 euros). Did anyone on the list already have the opportunity to listen to it ? (I ordered it through their web site, but as I can't read Dutch, I'm not sure I understood everything, especially concerning the payment...). His previous version (2001) is not among my highlights (because of the countertenor Sytse Buwalda, and his strange whining timbre, most of the alto arias are nearly painful to listen to, IMO) but there are some quite beautiful moments ("Aus Liebe...", and most of the choral parts). This new recording fits on 2 CDs which seems to tell that Leusink changed his tempi...

Johan van Veen wrote (February 5, 2005):
[To Paul Dirmeikis] Didn't you notice, then, that this new version is also with Sytze Buwalda?

BTW, I haven't heard/seen it, if only because I don't have a DVD player. But on the basis of what I have heard from this choir recently I'm rather sceptical about the performance.

Paul Dirmeikis wrote (February 5, 2005):
[To Johan van Veen] Yes I did, but I always hope that things can change, and that anyone can improve. I'm a teacher, so it has to be my Credo.

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244: Details
Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part 15 | Part 16 | BWV 244a | BWV 244b
Systemetic Discussions:
Part 1: Mvts. 1-8 | Part 2: Mvts. 9-20 | Part 3: Mvts. 21-29 | Part 4: Mvts. 30-40 | Part 5: Mvts. 41-50 | Part 6: Mvts. 51-57 | Part 7: Mvts. 58-63b | Part 8: Mvts. 63c-68 | Part 9: Role of the Evangelist
Individual Recordings:
BWV 244 - L. Bernstein | BWV 244 - F. Brüggen | BWV 244 - J. Butt | BWV 244 - R. Chailly | BWV 244 - S. Cleobury | BWV 244 - J. Daus | BWV 244 - D. Fasolis | BWV 244 - W. Furtwängler | BWV 244 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 244 - W. Gönnenwein | BWV 244 - P. Goodwin | BWV 244 - E.z. Guttenberg | BWV 244 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 244 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 244 - R. Jacques | BWV 244 - H.v. Karajan | BWV 244 - O. Klemperer | BWV 244 - T. Koopman | BWV 244 - S. Koussevitzky | BWV 244 - S. Kuijken | BWV 244 - F. Lehmann | BWV 244 - G. Leonhardt | BWV 244 - P.J. Leusink | BWV 244 - E.&R. Mauersberger | BWV 244 - H. Max | BWV 244 - P. McCreesh | BWV 244 - W. Mengelberg | BWV 244 - K. Münchinger | BWV 244 - R. Norrington | BWV 244 - G. Oberfrank | BWV 244 - S. Ozawa | BWV 244 - A. Parrott | BWV 244 - G. Ramin | BWV 244 - S. Rattlr | BWV 244 - K. Richter | BWV 244 - H. Rilling | BWV 244 - H.J. Rotzsch | BWV 244 - H. Scherchen | BWV 244 - G. Solti | BWV 244 - C. Spering | BWV 244 - M. Suzuki | BWV 244 - J.v. Veldhoven | BWV 244 - B. Walter | BWV 244 - F. Werner | BWV 244 - M. Wöldike
Articles:
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 [T.N. Towe] | Two Easter St. Matthew Passions (Plus One) [U. Golomb] | St. Matthew Passion from Harnoncourt [D. Satz] | The Passion according to Saint Matthew BWV 244 [J. Rifkin] | The Relationship between BWV 244a (Trauermusik) and BWV 244b (SMP Frühfassung) [T. Braatz] | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - Early History (A Selective, Annotated Bibliography) [W. Hoffman] | Spiritual Sources of Bach's St. Matthew Passion [W. Hoffman] | Bach and the "Great Passion" [D.G. Lebut Jr.] | The Genesis of Bach's `Great Passion': 1724-29 [W. Hoffman] | Early Performances of Bach's SMP [T. Braatz]

Pieter Jan Leusink: Short Biography | Holland Boys Choir | Netherlands Bach Collegium
Recordings:
Part 1 | Part 2 | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Individual Recordings:
Leusink - Vol.1&2 | Leusink - Vol.3&4 | BWV 244 - Leusink | BWV 245 - Leusink
Articles:
Interview with Pieter Jan Leusink | Interview with Frank Wakelkamp
Table of Recordings by BWV Number

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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