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Johannes-Passion BWV 245
Recordings - Part 5

Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Sung in English | Individual Movements

Complete Recordings 1980-1989

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48

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion [V-1]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Peter Neumann

Kölner Kammerchor / Kölner Bach-Collegium

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass [Jesus]: John Porter; Soprano: Ute Frühaber; Alto: Hilke Helling; Baritone [Pilate, Arias]: Michel Brodard

Motette-Live M-5005

Feb 3, 1980

2-LP / TT:

Recorded live at Kirche St. Mariä Himmelfahrt, Köln, Germany.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by P. Neumann.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Peter Neumann

49

Bach Festival 48th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Fifth Concert [F48-4]
Bach Festival 48th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Fourth Concert
[F48-5]

 

Tape B: Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Part I
Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Part II

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival Chorus / Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival Orchestra.

Soprano: Daisy Newman; Mezzo-soprano: Alyce Rogers; Tenor: Jon Humphrey; Bass: Douglas Lawrence

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 80-88 + BW Tape 80-89

May 24, 1980

2-MC / TT:
+ MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by D. Oltman.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)

50

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion [V-1]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Eduard Serov

Boys' Chorus of the Moscow Choral School (Art Director: Victor Popov) / Leningrad Chamber Orchestra of Old and Modern Music

Soprano: Ludmilla Belobragina; Alto: Nina Romanova; Tenor: Alexei Martynov; Bass [Jesus, Arias]: Anatoli Safiulin; Bass [Peter, Pilate]: Yuri Saveliev

Melodiya S10-17943

1981

3-LP / TT: 130:22

Recorded in Leningrad, Russia.

51

J.S. Bach: The passion according to St. John, S. 245 (Johannespassion) [IU-11]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Chamber Orchestra

Vocal soloists: unknown

Indiana University School of Music

Apr 4, 1982

6 sound tape reels / TT:

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by J. Harrington.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

52

J.S. Bach: Johannespassion, S. 245 [IU-12]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Chamber Orchestra

Tenor: Robert Greenlee; Other vocal soloists: unknown

Indiana University School of Music

Apr 5, 1982

4 sound tape reels / TT:

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
3rd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by J. Harrington.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

53

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Christ]: Philippe Huttenlocher; Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Julia Hamari; Bass [Arias]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Soprano [Ancilla]: Charlotte Hoffmann; Tenor [Servus]: Markus Müller; Bass [Petrus]: Dietmar Kietz; Bass [Pilaus]: Andreas Schmidt

Sony Classical

Apr 1984

2-CD / TT: 118:50

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by H. Rilling.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
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54

Bach Festival 52nd Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Fourth & Fifth Concerts [F52-4]

 

Tape 84-28d: Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Part 1
Tape 84-28e: Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Part II

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace Choir / Festival Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Margaret Chalker; Contralto: Janice Taylor; Tenor: Jon Humphrey; Bass: Bruce Abel; Bass: Douglas Lawrence

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 84d, BW Tape 84-28e

May 19, 1984

2-MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
3rd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by D. Oltman.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)

55

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Armin Brunner

Chorus and Chamber Orchestra of the Schweizer Fernsehen DRS.

Tenor [Evangelist]: Zeger Vandersteene; Bass [Jesus]: Wolfgang Schöne; Soprano [Arias]: Georgine Resick; Soprano [Maid]: Hélène Mané; Alto: Kathleen Kuhlmann; Tenor [Arias]: Aldo Baldin; Tenor [Servant]: Peter Straka; Bass [Arias]: Petteri Salomaa; Bass [Peter]: Rudolf A. Hartmann; Bass [Pilate]: Hans Franzen

Relief

1984

3-LP / TT:

Was conceived as the soundtrack for the Werner Dügglein visually free interpretation of SJP, filmed on location in Switzerland and Italy.

56

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to St. John

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Max Pommer

Leipziger Universitätschor (Der Karl Marx-Universitat) / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Jesus]: Hermann Christian Polster; Soprano: Venceslava Hruba-Freiberger; Counter-tenor: Alain Zaepffel; Bass: Jürgen Kurth

Films for the Humanities

1984

VHS / TT: 105:00

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.

57

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [V-1]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - Omits Nos. 9 - 11, 23 - 27, 31, 32, 40, 48, 60, 64, and 65

Igor Gjadrov

Choir and Orchestra of the Yugoslav Music Academies and Faculties

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Branko Robinsak; Baritone [Jesus]: Josip Lesaja; Soprano [Aria No. 13, Maid]: Snezana Stamenkovic; Soprano [Aria No. 63]: Sanja Madunic; Mezzo-soprano: Cecilija Car; Tenor [Servant]: Damir Fatovic; Baritone [Peter, Pilate]: Miroslav Belemaric

Jugoton LSY-65067-65068

May 15, 1985

2-LP / TT:

Recorded live at the final concert of the 12th Meeting of the Yugoslav Music Academies and Faculties in Zagreb, Yugoslavia.

58

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor / Concentus Musicus Wien

Tenor: [Evangelist]: Kurt Equiluz; Bass [Jesus]: Robert Holl; Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek; Boy Altos: Panito Iconomou, Christian Immler; Tenor: Thomas Moser; Bass: Anton Scharinger

Deutsche Grammophon - Unitel

Jun 26-30, 1985

DVD / TT: 114:00

2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by N. Harnoncourt. Recorded & filmed at Dom, Graz, Austria.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Watch on YouTube: Complete Work [111:55] | Choruses & Arias [72:09]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach Johannes-Passion St John Passion BWV 245, Harnoncourt.avi Bach Johannes Passion St John Arias & Choruses - Harnoncourt

59

J.S. Bach: St. John Passion · Johannes-Passion · Passion Selon St Jean

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Tenor [Evangelist]: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass [Jesus]: Stephen Varcoe; Bass [Pilate, Arias]: Cornelius Hauptmann; Soprano [No. 63]: Nancy Argenta; Soprano [No. 13]: Ruth Holton; Soprano [Maid]: Gillian Ross; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor [No. 19, 62]: Neill Archer; Tenor [Arias]: Rufus Müller; Tenor [Servant]: Andrew Murgatroyd; Tenor [Servant]: Nicholas Robertson; Bass [Peter]: Simon Birchall

Archiv Produktion

Mar 1986

2-CD / TT: 106:32

Recorded in All Saints Church, Tooting, London, England.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By John Eliot Gardiner
Buy this album at: Amazon.com | Amazon.com [Highlights]

60

J.S. Bach: Johannes Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Charles de Wolff

Holland Bach Choir / Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Hein Meens, Baritone [Jesus, Peter]: Max van Egmond, Soprano [Arias]: Barbara Schlick; Soprano [Maid]: Hieke Meppelink, Contralto [Arias]: Hilke Helling, Tenor [Servant]: Peter Bartels, Bass [Pilate]: Hermann Christian Polster

Fidelio / Vanguard Classics

Jun 2-6, Jul 19, 1986

2-CD / TT: 111:15

Recorded at Doopsgezinde, Haarlem, Holland.

61

J.S. Bach: St. John Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Anthony Newman (Conductor & Harpsichord)

Brandenburg Collegium Orchestra and Chorus (Chorus Master: Rudolph Palmer)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Jeffrey Thomas; Bass [Jesus]: William Sharp; Soprano [Arias]: Julianne Baird; Soprano [Maid]: Lori Corssin; Counter-tenor: Jeffrey Dooley; Tenor [Arias]: Daniel Pincus; Bass-Baritone [Arias, Pilate]: John Ostendorf; Bass [Servant]: David Negron

Newport Classic NC-60015

1986

2-CD / TT: 103:19

62

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion · St John Passion · Passion Selon St. Jean

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - Complete 1724 Version

Sigiswald Kuijken

Choir & Orchestra of La Petite Bande

Tenor [Evangelist]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Jesus]: Harry van der Kamp; Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: René Jacobs, Tenor [Arias]: Nico van der Meel; Bass [Arias]: Max van Egmond

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Feb 6-15, Apr 3-7, 1987

2-CD / TT: 122:19

Recorded at Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente, Haarlem, Holland.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by S. Kuijken.
Buy this album at:  
2-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.com

63

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion · Passion selon saint Jean · St John Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - 1724 version.

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent / Orchestre de La Chapelle Royale

Tenor [Evangelist]: Howard Crook; Bass [Jesus]: Peter Lika; Bass [Pilate, Arias]: Peter Kooy; Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Catherine Patriasz; Tenor [Arias]: William Kendall; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Apr 1987

2-CD / TT: 114:43

1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by P. Herreweghe.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Buy this album at: Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.com

64

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to St. John (Spring Semester May 7, 1987) [SB-2]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

John H. Dickson

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Oratorio Chorus / Seminary Orchestra (Director: Lloyd Lee Mims)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Clark Measels; Bass [Jesus]: Lynn Packwood; Narrator: Mozelle Clark Sherman; Other vocal soloists: unknown

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

May 7, 1987

2 videocassettes, 2-MC, 2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Alumni Chapel, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries.& Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Past Repertoire

65

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion [V-4]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Paul Kuentz

Paul Kuentz Choir & Chamber Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Alexander Stevenson; Bass [Jesus]: Phillip Langshaw; Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Ingeborg Most; Tenor: Adrian Brand; Bass: Peter Lika

Disques Pierre Verany PV-730051

1987

2-CD / TT: 115:22

Recorded live on tour.
Listen on YouTube: Complete Work [116:39]
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2002): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Paul Kuentz
2-CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach : "Johannes-Passion" (Paul Kuentz, 1987)

66

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, including 3 arias from the 1725 version of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 A, B, C

Peter Schreier

Rundfunkchor Leipzig (Chorus Master: Gothart Stier) / Staatskapelle Dresden

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Jesus]: Robert Holl; Baritone [Petrus]: Egbert Junghanns; Baritone [Pilatus]: Andreas Scheibner; Tenor [Servant]: Ekkehard Wagner; Soprano [Maid]: Andrea Ihle; Soprano [Arias]: Roberta Alexander; Contralto [Arias]: Marjana Lipovšek; Baritone [Arias]: Olaf Bär

Philips

Feb 1988

2-CD / TT: 125:42

Recorded in Germany.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by P. Schreier.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Peter Schreier

67

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion · St John Passion [V-4]

 
 
 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Harry Christophers

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Ian Partridge; Bass [Jesus]: David Wilson-Johnson; Soprano [Arias]: Patrizia Kwella; Alto [Arias]: David James; Tenor [Arias]: William Kendall; Bass [Pilatus, Arias]: Michael George; Soprano [Ancilla]: Patricia Forbes; Tenor [Servus]: Neil MacKenzie, Tenor [Servus]: David Roy; Bass [Petrus]: Simon Birchall
The Sixteen:
Sopranos: Jane Butler, Fiona Clarke, Ruth Dean, Sally Dunkley, Patricia Forbes, Nicola-Jane Kemp
Altos: Ruth Gleave, Michael G. Lees, Philip Newton, Christopher Royall
Tenors: Peter Burrows, Duncan MacKenzie, Neil MacKenzie, David Roy
Basses: Simon Birchall, Timothy Jones, Mark Peterson, Christopher Purves
Paul Nicholson (Organ) [made by Peter Collins; supplied & tuned by Ken Smith]

Chandos CHAN-0507/508
=

Mar 14-17, 1989

2-CD / TT: 111:29
MP3 / TT: 111:11

Recorded live in St John's Smith Square, London, England. Recording Producer: Mark Brown; Sound Engineer: Antony Howell; Editor: Jeffrey Ginn.
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

68

Bach: St. John Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Kenneth Slowik

Smithsonian Chamber Players

Tenor [Evangelist]: Jeffrey Thomas; Sopranos: Julianne Baird, Jane Bryden & Carol Loverde; Alto: Jennifer Lane; Counter-tenor: Steven Rickards, C. Trueblood; Tenors: Tony Boutté, Patrick Romano; Basses: David Ripley, Paul Rowe; Bass: James Weaver

Smithsonian

Mar 1989

2-CD / TT: 111:51

See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Kenneth Slowik
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< Complete Recordings 1970-1979

Complete Recordings 1990-1999 >

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - November 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Wayne Davies (August 2006), Michael Grover, Manfred Krugmann (June 2012, September 2012), Riccardo Nughes (August 2001), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001)

Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Sung in English | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Systematic Discussions:
Part 1: Mvts. 1-7 | Part 2: Mvts. 6-14 | Part 3: Mvts. 15-20 | Part 4: Mvts. 21-26 | Part 5: Mvts. 27-32 | Part 6: Mvts. 36-40 | Part 7: Summary
Individual Recordings:
BWV 245 - F. Brüggen | BWV 245 - S. Cleobury | BWV 245 - P. Dombrecht | BWV 245 - D, Fasolis | BWV 245 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 245 - E.z. Guttenberg | BWV 245 - N. Harnoncourt-H. Gillesberger | BWV 245 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 245 - E. Higginbottom | BWV 245 - E. Jochum | BWV 245 - E. Kleiber | BWV 245 - P.J. Leusink | BWV 245 - H. Max | BWV 245 - P. McCreesh | BWV 245 - H. Münch | BWV 245 - P. Neumann | BWV 245 - A. Parrott | BWV 245 - P. Pickett | BWV 245 - K. Richter | BWV 245 - H. Rilling | BWV 245 - P. Schreier | BWV 245 - R. Shaw | BWV 245 - K. Slowik | BWV 245 - M. Suzuki | BWV 245 - J.v. Veldhoven
Articles:
Saint John Passion, BWV 245 [T.N. Towe] | The Passion of Saint John, BWV 245 [M. Steinberg] | St. John Passion [A. Wong & N. Proctor] | The St. John Passion on stage [U. Golomb] | Literary Origins of Bach’s St. John Passion: 1704-1717 [W. Hoffman] | Bach’s Passion Pursuit [W. Hoffman]

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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