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Johannes-Passion BWV 245
Discography - Part 9

Complete Recordings, Sung in English

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E-1

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to St. John [V-11]

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, sung in English

Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw Chorale & Collegiate Chorale / RCA Victor Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Blake Stern; Baritone [Jesus]: Mack Harrell; Soprano [Arias]: Adele Addison; Mezzo-soprano: Blanche Thebom; Bass [arias]: Paul Matthen; Tenor [Arias]: Leslie Chabay; Soprano [Maid]: Florence Fogelson; Tenor [Servant]: Walter Carringer; Bass [Pilate]: Daniel Slick; Bass [Peter]: Paul Ukana

RCA Victor

1950

3-LP / TT: 131:00

See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Robert Shaw


E-2

Bach: St. John Passion [Sung in English]

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, sung in English. English text by Peter Pears & Andrew Raeburn, based on the 1872 Trotbeck translation

David Willcocks

King's College Choir Cambridge / Philomusica of London

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Pears; Bass [Jesus]: David Ward; Soprano [Arias, Maid]: Elizabeth Harwood; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor [Arias]: Alexander Young; Tenor [Servant]: Robert Tear; Bass-Baritone [Arias]: Harvey Alan; Bass [Peter]: Brian Etheridge; Bass [Pilate]: Lindsay Heather

Argo OS-25796
Decca / London

Aug 2, 1960

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, England.


E-3

Bach: St. John Passion [V-1]

 
 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, sung in English. English libretto by Peter Pears & Imogen Holt

Benjamin Britten

Wandsworth School Boys' Choir (Director: Russell Burgess) / English Chamber Orchestra (Leader: Kenneth Sillitoe)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Pears; Bass [Jesus]: Gwynne Howell; Bass [Pilate]: John Shirley-Quirk; Soprano [Arias]: Heather Harper; Soprano [Maid]: Jennifer Hill; Alto [Arias]: Alfreda Hodgson; Tenor [Arias]: Robert Tear; Bass [Pilate, Arias]: John Shirley-Quirk; Bass [Peter]: Russell Burgess; Tenor [Servant]: John Tobin; Tenor [Servant]: Adrian Thompson
Richard Adeney, Norman Knight (Flutes), Peter Graeme, James Brown (Oboes); Cecil Aronowitz, Quintin Ballardie (Violas); Martin Gatt (Bassoon); Adam Skeaping (Viola da gambe); Robert Spence (Lute); Philip Ledger (Harpsichord); Timothy Farrell (Organ); Kenneth Health (Cello); Adrain Beers (Double Bass)

Decca SET-531
Decca/London 443859-2

Apr 1971

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 130:28
MP3 / TT: 130:14

Recorded at the Maltings, Snape, England.
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E-4

Bach: St. John Passion (Sung in English) · Johannes-Passion · Passion selon St. Jean [V-1]

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, sung in English [except recitative no. 33, performed in the 1725 version]

Jeannette Sorrell

Apollo’s Fire - Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Gareth Morrell; Soprano: Sandra Simon; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Baritone: Jeffrey Strauss; Basses: Michael McMurray; Nathan Longnecker, Timothy Johnson

Eclectra 2044

Mar 1999

2-CD / TT: 109:06

Recorded at St Paul’s Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by J. Sorrell.
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E-5

J.S. Bach: St. John Passion (BWV 245) [VC-3]

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, sung in English

Thomas D. Rossin

Exultate Choir & Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Roy Heilman; Baritone [Jesus]: Jonathan Ten Brink; Soprano: Jennifer Sylvester; Alto: Andrea Kovago; Tenor: Andrew Barrett; Tenor: Philip Rossin; Bass: Jeffrey Madison; Bass [Pilate]: Robert Sunderlin

Exultate Ex-118
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Mar 7/8/9, 2014

2-CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 120:52

Recorded live at Woodbury Lutheran Church, Woodbury [Mar 7]; Annunciation Catholic Church - Minneapolis [Mar 8]; Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Arden Hills [Mar 9], Minessota, USA.
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E-6

J.S. Bach: St John Passion (sung in English) [V-1]

 
 
 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 (1724, revised 1725, 1732, and 1749), sung in English [English version edited & translated by Neil Jenkins, which builds on the earlier doughty efforts of John Troutbeck (1896) and T.A. Lacey (1929)]

David Temple

Crouch End Festival Chorus / Bach Camerata (Leader: Alison Bury) [Tuning: A = 415 Hz; Temperament: Young 1]

Soloists: Tenor [Evangelist]: Robert Murray; Bass-Baritone [Jesus]: Ashley Riches; Soprano: Sophie Bevan; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Benjamin Hulett; Baritone [Pilate, Peter]: Andrew Ashwin; Bass-Baritone: Neal Davies; Soprano [Maid]: Rosemary Zolynski; Tenor [Officer / Servant]: Robin Pietà
Peter Jaekel (Organ) [Continuo organ by Klop Orgelbouw, Garderen, The Netherlands, 2007; kindly supplied by Keith McGowan]
CEFC: Sopranos: Naomi Arthey, Rosamund Bell, Catherine Best, Jenny Boyce, Judith Clixby, Pamela Constantinou, Flora Cox, Margaret Ellerby, Felicity Ford, Sarah Gilbert, Denise Haddon, Genevieve Helsby, Sheila Holloway, Clare James, Robyn Jeffery, Marianne Johnson, Pinky Millward, Sarah Robinson, Roxanne Scott, Kate Screen, Rachel Seghers, Melanie Servante, Sue Steel, Julia Taylor, Emma Turnbull, Isabella van Braeckel, Jenny Vernon, Lucy Whitman, Rachel Yarham, Rosemary Zolynski; Altos: Eugenie Aitchison, Lucy Bailey, Alison Brister, Tina Burnett, Chandrika Chevli, Catharine Driver, Katharine Duncan, Sarah Elliot, Carole Elphick, Rosemarie Ferguson, Natalie Fine, Veronica Gray, Ida Griffith, Mary Grove, Sue Heap, Pauline Hoyle, Yola Jacobsen, Jane Kember, Alice King, Emma Kingsley, Gaenor Kyffin, Eileen Marner, Lesley Murphy, Annemarie O’Callaghan, Sarah Proudlove, Louise Sarif, Alankar Scheideler, Anna Stuttard, Jennifer Weston; Tenors: James Brown, Bob Bishop, Trevor Dawson, Andrew Dickson, Martin Dowling, Andrew Dunn, John Featherstone, Tim Foxon, Peter Herbert, Steve James, Diana Leadbetter, Colin McIntyre, Frank Norman, Robin Pietà, John Vernon, Derek Wilson, Steve Wright, David Williams, Clive Seale; Basses: Hugh Bowden, Bruce Boyd, Nick Buxton, Tim Ellerby, Robert Gorrie, Stephen Greenaway, Thomas Halliday, Carl Heap, Jeremy Hellens, Duncan McAlpine, Jeff McCracken-Hewson, John Mindlin, Peter Newsom, William Paine, Bryn Popham, Ralph Smith, Julian Templeton, Peter White, Robin White, Alistair Yates, Bryan Hammersley, Chris Wetherall
Bach Camerata: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Jean Paterson, Anne Marie Christensen, Karin Bjork, Violins 2: Henrietta Wayne, Susie Carpenter-Jacobs, Catherine Weiss, Flora Curzon; Violas: Rachel Stott, Rachel Stacey, Joanne Miller; Violas d'amore: Henrietta Wayne, Rachel Stott; Cellos: Sarah Butcher, Daisy Vatalaro; Double-bass: Liz Bradley; Flutes: Rachel Beckett, Eva Caballero; Oboes: Anthony Robson, Cherry Forbes; Oboes d'amore: Anthony Robson, Cherry Forbes; Oboe da caccia: Anthony Robson; Bassoon: Nat Harrison; Lute: Paula Chateauneuf; Viola da gamba: Reiko Ichise; Organ: Peter Jaekel

Chandos CHSA-5183
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Sep 1-3, 2016

2-CD / TT: 110:17
MP3 / TT: 109:40

Recorded at Church of St-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England.
Recording Producer: Rachel Smith; Sound Engineer: Jonathan Cooper; Assistant Engineer: Rosanna Fish; Editor: Rachel Smith; Mastering: Jonathan Cooper; CEFC, Project Manager: Genevieve Helsby; A&R Administrator: Sue Shortridge; Keyboard Technician: Keith McGowan.
See: Bach – St John Passion (sung in English) on Facebook
Watch on YouTube:
Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Trailer 1 [1:57] | Trailer 2 [5:37]
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The list of the recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - May 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Michael Grover, Riccardo Nughes (August 2001), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001), Bradley Taylor (April 2005)

Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Details
Complete Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Complete Recordings sung in English | Recordings of Individual Movements
General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
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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