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Oster-Oratorium BWV 249
Kommet, eilet und laufet


Ref.:

BWV 249; BC D 8b

German Title:

Kommet, eilet und laufet [Oster-Oratorium]

Latin Title:

Oratorium Fest Paschali

English Title:

Come, hasten and run [Easter Oratorio] (by Richard Stokes)

French Title:

Venez, hâtez-vous et courez [Oratorio de Pâques]

Spanish Title:

Venid, apresuraos y corred [Oratorio de Pascua]

Event:

Oratorio for Easter Sunday
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 5: 6-8; Gospel: Markus 16: 1-8
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Easter

Composed:

Leipzig, 1725. Originally composed as Secular Cantata for Birthday BWV 249a; The same music was used for Oster-Oratorium BWV 249.
1st performance: April 1, 1725 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1738 - Leipzig
3rd performance: 1743-1746 - Leipzig
4th performance: April 6, 1749 - Leipzig

Text:

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) ?

Text: German-1 | German-2 | German-6 (1) | German-6 (2) | German-7 | German-7 (Early Version)
Translations: English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 |
Chinese-2 | Dutch-1 | Dutch-3 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hebrew-2 | Hebrew-3 | Indonesian-1 | Italian | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7

Scoring:

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, oboe d’amore, bassoon, 2 recorders, transverse flute, violins, basso continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Adagio | Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [T, B] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] | Mvt. 5: Aria [S] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [T, B, A] | Mvt. 7: Aria [T] | Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] | Mvt. 9: Aria [A] | Mvt. 10: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 11: Chorus

Score BGA [6.22 MB]

References:

BGA: XXI/3 | NBA: II/7 | BC: D 8 | Zwang: K 115 | First Published: BG, 1874 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentaries:

English: Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | M. Carter | Mincham
EvH [Dutch]

Music:

Muic Examples

Discussions :

July 1999; Week of March 31, 2002; Week of June 13, 2010; Week of April 12, 2015; Week of March 12, 2017


Contents

Complete Recordings of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249
Recordings of Individual Movements
Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 249a
Details of Cantata BWV 249b

General Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
General Discussions - Part 2
General Discussions - Part 3 (3rd round)
General Discussions - Part 4 (4th round)
General Discussions - Part 5 (4th round)

BWV 249 Oster-Oratorium - conducted by Paul McCreesh
Baker does Bach - conducted by Menuhin & Marriner
Article: Easter Oratorio BWV 249 - An Examination of its Sources and Development [by Thomas Braatz]

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings - Oster-Oratorium BWV 249


1

J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio [L-1]
J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio / Cantata No. 4
[C-1]

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [40:21]

Felix Prohaska

Choir & Orchestra of the Bach Guild

Soprano [Mary, mother of James]: Maja Weis-Osborn; Alto [Mary Magdalene]: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor [Peter]: Kurt Equiluz; Bass [John]: Walter Berry

Bach Guild BG-507 (1951)
Vanguard SRV-156 (1965)
Vanguard Classics OVC-2542

1951

LP / TT: 40:21
LP / TT: 40:21
CD / TT: 64:01

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
Buy this album at:
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2

J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [V-6]

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [51:36]

Ferdinand Grossmann

Wiener Akademie Kammerchor / Vienna Pro Musica Symphony (Orchestre De Chambre "Pro Musica", Vienne)

Soprano: Laurence Dutoit; Contralto: Maria Nussbaumer; Tenor: Ferry Gruber [Franz Gruber]; Bass: Otto Wiener
Cimbalom: Bruno Seidlhofer; Flute: Camillo Wanausek; Flute [Flûte A Bec]: Karl Trotzmueller, Paul Angerer; Oboe: Bruno Doerrschmidt; Oboe [Oboe d'amore]: Joseph Koblinger; Organ: Joseph Nebois

Vox PL-8620 (1954)
Orbis CX-10350

Jan 24, 1954

LP / TT: 51:36

Recorded at Musikverein, Grosser-Saal, Vienna, Austria
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [49:45]


3

J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [V-3]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major, BWV 243; Cantata BWV 31: Der Himmel lacht"; Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
[B-1]
Fritz Wunderlich: Große Erfolge & Raritäten · Great Sucesses & Rarities - CD-39: J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium, BWV 249
[B-1]

 
 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [45:05 / 44:58 / 45:00]

Marcel Couraud

L'ensemble vocal et instrumental de Stuttgart (Stuttgarter Chor & Orchester)

Soprano: Friederike Sailer; Contralto: Margarethe Bence; Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich; Bass: August Messthaler
Susanne Lautenbacher (Violin); Friedrich Milde (Oboe d'amore); Martin Galling (Harpsichord)

Les Discophiles Français / Philips 835498AY / Epic
Membran 232668
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Decca Eloquence 4803689
Documents 9-4622-5: CD-39

Jul 1956

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
CD / TT: 45:05
MP3: TT: 44:58
2-CD / TT: 93:02
CD / TT: 45:00

Recorded at SDR Studio, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [44:59] | Part 1 [25:53] + Part 2 [19:53] | Part 1 [25:54]
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Part 1: Mvts. 1-3 [HD: 12:07] + Part 2: Mvts. 4-6 [HD: 13:01] ???
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:31] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [4:24] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [T, B] [5:21] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] [1:04] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [10:15] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [T, B, A] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:44] + Mvt. 8: Recitastive [S, A] [1:05] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [6:41] + Mvt. 10: Recitative [B] [10:41] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [3:34]
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [10:14] | Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [HD: 7:01] | Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:43]
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4

Bach: Easter Oratorio [V-3]
Bach: Easter Oratorio - Magnificat: Ormandy - Bernstein
[V-3]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [40:57]

Eugene Ormandy

Temple University Concert Choir (Director: Robert E. Page) / Philadelphia Orchestra

Soprano: Judith Raskin; Tenor: Richard Lewis; Contralto: Maureen Forrester; Bass: Herbert Beattie
John de Lancie (Solo Oboe); Murray Panitz (Solo Flute); Louis Rosenblatt (Solo English Horn)

Columbia ML-5939 / MS-6539
Sony Classical SBK-60261
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Apr 17, 1963

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 72:15
MP3 / TT: 72:07

Recorded at Philadelphia Atheltic Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Original Producer: Thomas Frost; Digitally remastered: by Thomas Frost (Producer) & Stephen Saper (Engineer). Originally released 1964 Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [41:01] | Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [8:12] | Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [6:10]
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5

J.S. Bach: Oratorio de Pâques [V-6]
J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 [V-6]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 []

Fritz Werner

Heinrich Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Edith Selig; Alto: Claudia Hellmann; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Hartmut Stebel (Flute/Recorder); Pierre Pierlot, Jacques Chambon (?) (Oboes); Paul Hongne (Bassoon) (?); Maurice André (Trumpet); György Terebesi (Violin); Jacoba Muckel (Cello); Eva Hölderlin (Organ/Harpsichord)

Erato LDE-3321
Erato STE-50221
Erato MUS-19012
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1533
Music Guild MS-144
Erato 2584-61401-2

Jun 1964

LP / TT: 47:35
LP / TT: 47:35
LP / TT: 47:35
LP / TT: 47:35
LP / TT: 47:35
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, German.
Producer: Michel Garcin; Recording Engineer:Peter Wiollemoës.
Buy this album at:
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6

Bach: Osteroratorium BWV 249 [V-6]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [48:59]

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Süddeutsches Kammerorchester (South-West German Chamber Orchestra)

Soprano: Teresa Zylis-Gara; Contralto: Patricia Johnson; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Helmut Schneidewind, Heinz Zickler, Arthur Ullmann (Trumpets); Hartmut Strebel, Friedrich Schmidtmann (Recorders); Friedrich Milde Oboe, György Terebesi (Violins); Günter Attinger (Organ)

HMV ASD-624
La Voix de son Maitre ASDF AP-818
Angel S-36322
World Record Club
EMI Electrola SME-91386
Electrola 1C-053-00255

1964 [not 1965]

LP / TT: 48:59
LP / TT: 48:59
LP / TT: 48:59
LP / TT: 48:59
LP / TT: 48:59

Recorded at Johanneskirche, Kornwestheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 5 Aria [S] [11:43]



7

Bach: Easter Oratorio [V-2]
J.S. Bach: Oratorio de Pâques · Cantata de Pâques
[V-2]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [48:28]

Lorin Maazel

RIAS-Kammerchor (Chorus Master: Günther Arndt) / Berlin Radio-Symphonie Orchester

Soprano: Helen Donath; Contralto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Martti Talvela
Karl-Bernhard Sebon (Flute) [Mvt. 5]; Günther Zorn (Oboe) [Mvt. 2]; Günther Passin (Oboe d'amore) [Mvt. 9]; Koji Toyoda (Violin); [Mvt. 9]
Continuo: Georg Donderer (Violoncello); Johann Nowak (Double-bass); Wolfgand AMeyer (Organ & Harpsichord)

Philips 6527.084
Philips 458521-2

Sep 11-14, 1966

LP / TT: 48:28
CD / TT: 77:30

Recorded at Berlin, Johannesstift, Berlin, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt 5: Aria [S] [11:13]


8

J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio; Cantata BWV 10 [C-2]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat – Oster-Oratorium
J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium - Magnificat

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [47:49]

Karl Münchinger

Wiener Akademiechor (Chorus Master: Xaver Meyer) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Soprano [Arias, Maria Jacobi]: Elly Ameling; Contralto [Arias, Maria Magdalena]: Helen Watts; Tenor: Werner Krenn; Bass Arias, Johannes]: Tom Krause

London OS-26100
Decca/London 425650-2
Musical Heritage Society MHS-44905
Decca
Decca Eloquence

May 1-13, 1968

LP / TT::
CD / TT: 69:46
CD / TT: 69:55
CD / TT: 78:55
CD / TT: 78:55
MP3 /TT: 78:35

Recorded at Evangelische Schloßkirche, Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Producer: John Mordler; Recording Engineer: Martin Fouqué.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [47:51] | Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [12:02]
Buy this album at:
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9

J.S. Bach a Notre Dame - Les grandes canatates des féte [C-2]

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 []

R.P. Émile Martin

Les Chanteurs De Saint-Eustache / Orchestre Des Concerts Colonne

Soprano: Rachel Yakar; Alto: Jocelyne Taillon; Tenor: Manuel Cid-Jimenez; Bass: Roger Soyer

Les Chantiers Du Carnaval CDC-5

Jun 17, 1971

LP / TT:

Recorded live at Notre-Dame de Paris, France.


10

Bach Festival 41st Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Fourth Concert [F41-4]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 []

George Poinar

Baldwin-Wallace Festival Chamber Orchestra; Baldwin-Wallace Festival Chorus.

Soprano: Gretchen D'Armand; Mezzo-soprano: Grace Reginald-Scott; Tenor: Seth McCoy; Bass: Bruce Abel
Jean Clymer (Harpsichord); Warren Berryman (Organ); Esther Pierce (Violoncello); Charles Lawson (Double-bass)

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 73-55F

May 26, 1973

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)


11

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 11: Osteroratorium (BWV 249, 6)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 77: Easter Oratorio BWV 249; Ascension Oratorio BWV 11
J.S. Bach: Easter Cantatas

 
 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [40:53]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Bernhard Schmid, Josef Hausberger, Roland Burckhardt (Trumpets); Hans-Joachim Schacht (Timpani); Hartmut Strebel, Barbara Schlenker (Recorders); Peter-Lukas Graf (Flute); Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes); Ingo Goritzki (Oboe d'amore); Christoph Carl, Kurt Etzold (Bassoons); Walter Forchert (Violin); Jakoba Hanke, Martin Ostertag (Continuo Cellos); Thomas Lom, Herro Bertz (Double-basses); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord)

Hänssler 98.862
Hänssler 92.077
=
Hänssler
=

Dec 1980; Mar, May 1981

CD / TT: 60:09
CD / TT: 67:05
MP3 / TT: 67:12
4-CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 271:01

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Studio Management: Richard Hauck..
Listen on YouTube:
C D-2: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249, Cantata BWV 11 [HD: 67:11]
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12

J.S. Bach: Oratorio de Pascua BWV 249 [V-6]

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [56:00]

Mario Videla (Conductor, Harpsichord & Commentary)

Academia Bach de Buenos Aires
GCC-Grupo de Canto Coral (Director: Néstor Andrenacci) / Ensamble Academia Bach

Soprano: Mónica Capra; Contralto: Cecilia Aguirre Paz; Tenor: Osvaldo Ledesma; Baritone: Raúl Neumann

Ed. Institutional

1989

DVD / TT: 56:00

Recorded at Iglesia Santa Felicitas, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


13

Bach Festival 58th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: First Concert [F58-1]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 []

Stuart Raleigh; Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir; Baldwin-Wallace Motet Choir

Soprano: Henreitte Schellenberg; Alto: Judith Malafronte; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Bruce Abel

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 90-43a

May 18, 1990

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)


14

J.S. Bach: Christ Lag in Todes Banden; Oster-Oratorium · Easter Oratorio (BWV 4, 249) [C-3]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat, Easter Oratorio (BWV 243, 11, 50; 4, 249)
[C-3]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [40:14]

Andrew Parrott

Taverner Consort & Players

Soloists: Soprano: Emily van Evera; Alto: Caroline Trevor; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Baritone: Peter Kooy
Ripieni: Sopranos: Twig Hall, Rachel Platt; Alto: Penny Vickers; Tenor: Angus Smith; Bass: Jeremy Birchall
Violins 1: Andrew Manze, Richard Ireland, Caroline Balding; Violins 2: Margaret Faultless, Marshall Marcus, Marc Cooper; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Colin Kitching; Violoncellos: Jennifer Ward Clarke, Imogen Seth Smith; Double-bass: Peter Buckoke; Flute: Rachel Brown; Recorders: Pamela Thorby, Catherine Latham; Oboes: Anthony Robson, Richard Earle; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Trumpets: Crispian Steele-Perkins, Donald Blackadder, Phillip Bainbridge; Timpani: John Chimes; Organ: John Toll

Virgin Classics VC5-45011-2
Virgin Veritas 5-61647-2
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Apr 1993

CD / TT: 59:13
MP3 / TT: 59:04
2-CD: 113:41
MP3 / TT: 113:22

Recorded at St Jude's Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England.
Producer: Simon Woods; Engineer: Mike Hatch; Editor: Tim Handley.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [40:16]
Buy this album at:
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15

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 11 "Ascension" · "Himmelfahrts-Oratoriun"; BWV 249 Easter" · "Pâques" · "Oster-Oratorium" [L-3]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [43:41]

Gustav Leonhardt

Orchestra & Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Counter-tenor: Ralf Popken; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: David Wilson-Johnson
Choir: Sopranos: Ruth Dean, Susan Hemington Jones, Rachel Platt, Gillian Ross; Altos: Brian Gordon, Peter Nardone, Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenors: Andrew Carwood, David Lowe, Paul Sutton; Basses: Simon Birchall, Christopher Foster, Lawrence Wallington
Orchestra: Violins 1: Elizabeth Wallfisch, Alison Bury, Lucy Howard, Peter Lissauer; Violins 2: Catherine Mackintosh, Catherine Weiss, Roy Mowatt, Catherine Ford; Violas: Nicholas Logie, Martin Kelly, Jane Norman; Cellos: Susan Sheppard, Timothy Mason; Double-bass: Judith Evans; Flutes: Lisa Beznosiuk, Neil McLaren; Oboes & Recorders: Anthony Robson, Richard Earle; Bassoon: Andrew Watts; Trumpets: Mark Bennet, Stephen Keavy, Michael Laird; Timpani: Janos Keszei; Organ: Nicholas Parle

Philips 442119-2

Apr 1993

CD / TT: 73:23

Recorded at St Gilles Cripplegate, London, England.
Artist & Repertoire Production: Stef Collignon; Recording Producer: Martha de Francisco; Balance Engineer: Ko Witteveen; Recording Engineer: Jan Wesselink; Tape Editors: Jean van Vugt, Martha de Francisco.
Buy this album at:
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16

J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium [C-8]

 
 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [41:59]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: James Taylor; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Annelies Coene, Edwige Cardoen, Lut van der Velde, Dominique Verkinderen; Altos: Beat Duddeck, Steve Dugardin, Betty Van der Berghe, Martin van der Zeijst; Tenors: André Cats, Koen Laukens, Joël Suhubiette, Joost van der Linden; Basses: Pieter Coene, Jan Depuydt, Paul Van den Berghe, Robert van der Vinne, Frits Vanhulle
Orchestra: Violins: Florian Deuter, Adrian Chamorro, Daniel Deuter, Robert Diggens, Paul Lindenauer, Andreas Preuss, Veronica Schepping; Violas: Andreas Gerhardus, Martin Kelly; Violoncellos: Ageet Zweistra, Harm-Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Jonathan Cable; Organ: Herman Sti; Flute: Patrick Beuckels; Recorders: Koen Dieltiens, Bart Coen; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato; Bassoon: Philippe Miqueu; Trumpets: Per Olof Lindeke, Leif Bengtsson, Susan Williams; Timpani: Benedict Hoffnung

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901513 (1995)
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Harmonia Mundi France HMD-941513 (1998)
Harmonia Mundi France HMX-2951513 (1999)

Apr 1994

CD / TT: 72:34
MP3 / TT: 72:30

CD / TT: 72:34
CD / TT: 72:34

Recorded at...
Producer: Jean-Martial Golaz; Recording Engineer: Jean-Martial Golaz
1st recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by P. Herreweghe.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [42:16] | Complete Work [42:16]
Buy this album at:
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17

Bach: Easter Oratorio BWV 249 Osteroratorium Herreweghe [U-7]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [42:18]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Agnès Mellon; Alto: Andreas Scholl; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy
Oboe: Marcel Ponseele

YouTube

1994

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Carolus Borromeus Church, Antwerp, Belgium.
2nd recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by P. Herreweghe.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [42:18]
Complete Work: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:08] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:30] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [T, B] [5:14] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [9:27] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [8:25] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [6:02] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:59]


18

J.S. Bach: Oratorium Festo Paschali BWV 249 and Cantata"Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe" BWV 25 [C-3]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [43:06]

Jacques Vanherenthals

Chapelle des Minimes

Soprano: Laure Delcampe; Counter-tenor: Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Jan van Elsacker; Bass: Dirk Snellings
Choir: Sopranos: Chjantal Dellicour, Sabine de Ville, Anne Kjaer-Lomholt, Kristin Lohan, Josepha Mager, Véronique Martier, Marie-Ange Meurens, Christa Peiler, Sandra Robinson [BWV 249], Wivine Rona, Neri Sybesma; Altos: Tea Bombeek, Hilegard Breuer, Marie-Anne Cardyn, Anne Crossley, Sabine Floss, Regina Gerold, Geneviève Lallemand, Danielle Le Marchand, Paepita Morelle, Anne Scoriels, Frances Smith, Edmée Vanden Broeck; Tenors: Dimitri Arnauts, Gérard Dos Santos, Eric Gewelt, Etienne Hekkers, Claude Jottrand, Matthias Müller, James Robinson, Herbert Specht, Pierre Vermoesen; Basses: Paul Anciaux, Georges Donners, Pierre Lisy, Patrick Minet, Pierre Neuray, Jean-Marie Rigaux, José Saramago, Lothar Seghers, Charles van de Ven, Willie Vrijdaghs
Orchestra: Violins 1: Jean-Paul De Grave, Marie-Christine Guillier, Jacques Libois, Catherine Meeus, Catou Pecher, Stefan Willems; Violins 2: Fanny Roosels, Robert Ballman, Catherine Graindorge, Laurent Hulsbosch, Cécile Nève de Mévergnies, Nicole Zeegers; Violas: Karina Staripolsky, Andrée Lahaye, Ann Vannerem, Claud Van Reeth; Violoncellos: Julius Stenzel, Diane Petré; Double-bass: Pascale de Laveleye; Recorder 1: Gilles Remy; Recorder 2: Laura Pok; Flute: Ives Van de Putte; Oboe 1 & Oboe d'amore: Elisabeth Schollaert; Oboe 2: Eric Douchy; Bassoon: Benoît Goovaerts; Organ: Uli Frey; Trumpet 1: Steven Bossuyt; Trumpet 2: Wim Stas; Trumpet 3: Frédéric Debecq; Timpani: Louison Renault

La Chapelle des Minimes CM-003

Apr 4, 1997

CD / TT: 56:42

Recorded live at the Church of Minimes, Brussels, Belgium.
Sound Recording: Yves Chiot; Artistic Advisor: Jacques Vanherenthals; Mixing: Yves Chiot; Mastering: Alain Dekairelle, Patrick Hubart & Ives Chiot; Production: La Chapelles de Minimes; Supervisor: Claude van Reeth.
Buy this album at:
CD: Chapelle des Minimes


19

J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio / Magnificat [V-3]
Bach-2000 Vol. 6 (The Sacred Vocal Works)

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [41:02]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Simon Schouten)

Sopranos: Lisa Larsson, Elisabeth von Magnus; Altos: Elisabeth von Magnus, Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Gerd Türk, Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe, Oboe d'amore); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Stephen Keavy (Trumpet)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Mariette Bastiaansen, Henriette Feith, Loes Groot Antink, Francine van der Heijden, Vera Lansink, Annemieke Rademaker, Caroline Stam, Johannette Zomer; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens, Martine Straesser; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Jeremy Ovenden, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless [Leader], Nicola Cleminson, Marc Cooper, Foskien Kooistro, Marshall Marcus, Carla Marotta, Tjamke Roelofs, Alida Schat; Violas: Martin Kelly, Jane Rogers; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Jonathan Manson; Double-bass: Nicholos Pap; Oboes, Oboes d'amore: Marcel Ponseele, Michael Henry; Transverse Flutes: Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion Moonen; Recorders: Marion Verbruggen, Reine-Marie Verhagen; Stephen Keavy, Robert Vanrijne, Jonathan Impett; TimpaniL Luc Nagtegaal; Bassoon: Margaret Bongers; Organ / Harpsichord: Ton Koopman (recitatives & arias]; Organ: Jan Kleinbussink [choir]

Erato 3984-23416-2
Teldec

Feb 3-9, 1998

CD / TT: 66:20
14-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editor: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [40:57] | Complete Work [40:57] | Complete Work [41:03] | Extracts [14:18]
Complete Work: Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:27] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [11:03] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [T, B, A] [0:47] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:15] + Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] [1:05]
Complete Work [Hans Memling]: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:08] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:20] + Mvt. 3: Chorus & Aria - Duet [T, B] [4:55] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [11:04] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:22] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [5:51] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:21]
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Teldec 14-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


20

J.S. Bach: Actus Tragicus · Oster-Oratorium · Himmelfahrts-Oratorium / A. Campra: Requiem [C-1]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [45:05]

Hans-Christoph Becker-Foss

Bachchor der Hamelner Kantorei / Collegium Musicum St. Nicolai

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Alto: Inga Schneider; Tenor: Thomas Scheler; Bass: Matthias Gerchen

Musikwochen Weserbergland ACD-022

Apr 5, 1999

2-CD / TT: 140:16

Recorded live at Marktkirche St. Nicolai, Hamelin, Lower Saxony, Germany, during the Fesgottesdienst (celebration service).
Buy this album at:
2-CD: Hamelner Kantorei


21

J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium [V-5]
Bach Edition Volume 2 - Vocal Works Vol. 1
[V-5]
J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium · Easter Oratorio [V-5]

 
 
 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [44:54]

Rolf Schweizer

Motettenchor Pforzheim / Trompetenensemble Pfeiffer & Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim

Soprano: Christine Brenk; Alto: Anne Greiling; Tenor: Frank Bossert; Bass: Thomas Pfeiffer
Aprad Fodor, Michael Mausch, Klaus Pfeiffer (Trumpets); Roland Härdtner; Jörg Fiedler (Recorder, Flute); Ulkrike Küper (Recorder); Agnes Banrevy (Oboe); Ingo Balzer (Oboe d'amore); Gerhard Benade (Bassoon)
Bogdan Zvoristeanu (Concert-master); Andrea Hanke (Violoncello); Hans Kunstovny (Double-bass); Constanze Schweizer (Positive Organ)

Amati AMI-9803/1
Brilliant Classics 99361
Brilliant Classics 94350
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Jul 23-27, 1999

CD / TT: 44:54
8-CD / TT:
CD / TT: 44:54
MP3 / TT: 44:44

Recorded at Ev. Stadtkirche, Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording Supervision, Sound & Editing: Reinhard Geller.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [44:52]
Complete Work: Mvts. 1-2 [8:25] + Mvts. 3-4 [6:01] + Mvt. 5: Part 1 [6:32] + Mvt. 5: Part 2 + Mvt. 6 [5:25] + Mvts. 7-8 [7:32] + Mvts. 9-10 [10:40] + Mvts. 11-12 [3:19]
Complete Work [HD]: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:14] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [4:13] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [T, B] & Chorus [4:59] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] [1:00] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [11:12] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [T, B, A] [0:45] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:35] + Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] [0:57] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [7:02] + Mvt. 10: Recitative [B] [0:39] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:35] + Mvt. 12: Chorale [0:42]
Complete Work: Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] [1:00] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [T, B, A] [0:45] + Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] [0:57] + Mvt. 12: Chorale [0:45]
Complete Work: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:14] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [4:14]
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:15]
Buy this album at:
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Brillant Classics 8-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Brilliant Classics CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Brillant Classics Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


22

J.S. Bach: Magnificat · Easter Oratorio [V-1]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [41:46]

Paul McCreesh

Gabrieli Consort & Players

Gabrieli Consort: Sopranos: Kimberly McCord & Julia Gooding; Alto: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Neal Davies
Gabrieli Players: Violins 1: Anna McDonald [Leader], Oliver Webber, Henrietta Wayne; Violins 2: Julius Bishop, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Marc Cooper; Violas: Rachel Byrt, Marina Ascherson; Cello: Richard Tunnicliffe; Double-bass: Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Flutes: Katy Birchr, Brinley Yare; Recorders: Rebecca Miles, Katy Birchr; Oboes & Oboes da caccia: Katharina Spreckelson, Alexandra Bellamy; Bassoon: Simon Rickard; Trumpets: David Hendry, Robert Vanryne, Michael Harrison; Timpani: Adrian Bending; Harpsichord: James Johnstone; Organ: Timothy Roberts

Archiv Produktion 469531-2
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Apr 2000

CD / TT: 65:16
MP3 / TT: 65:09

Recorded at Ev.-Luth. Kirche, Brand-Erbisdorf, Saxony, Germany.
Executive Producer: Christopher Alder; Recording Producer: Mark Howells; Balance Engineer: Neil Hutchinson; Recording: Classic Sound; Editing & Mastering: Audiocut; New performing editions by Peter Wollny from original sources.
See: BWV 243 Magnificat & BWV 249 Oster-Oratorium – conducted by McCreesh
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


23

J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio · Ascension Oratorio [V-9]

 
 
 
 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249 (final version, 1749) [41:45]
+ Appendix: Ari- Duet Kommt, gehet und laufet (Mvt. 3) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 (first version, 1725) [4:56]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Patrick Van Goethem; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Chiyuki Urano
Instrumental Soloists: Liliko Maeda (Transverse Flute); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d’amore); Hidemi Suzuki (Violoncello); Naoya Otsuka (Harpsichord); Naoko Imai (Organ)
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Naoco Kaketa; Altos: Patrick Van Goethem, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi; Tenors: Jan Kobow, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Jun Suzuki, Yosuke Taniguchi, Basses: Chiyuki Urano, Daisuke Fujii, Yoshiya Hida, Yusuke Watanabe
Oorchestra: Trumpet I: Toshio Shimada; Trumpet II: Osamu Kumashiro; Trumpet III: Ayako Murata; Timpani: Takaaki Kondo; Recorder I: Shigeharu Yamaoka; Recorder II: Akimasa Muka; Transverse Flute: Liliko Maeda; Oboe I/Oboe d’amore: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe II: Atsuko Ozaki; Violins I: Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader], Yuko Araki, Paul Herrera; Violins II: Azumi Takada, Kaori Toda, Yukie Yamaguchi; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Double-bass: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Naoya Otsuka; Organ: Naoko Imai; Tuner: Akimi Hayashi

BIS SACD-1561
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BIS SACD-1561
Musical Heritage Society 5187113

May 2004

SACD / TT: 70:28
MP3 / TT: 70:16
SACD / TT: 75:24+
SACD / TT: 70:28

Recorded at Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Marion Schwebel; Sound Engineer: Jens Braun; Digital Editing: Matthias Spitzbarth; Surround Mix: Jens Braun, Marion Schwebel; SACD Authoring: Bastiaan Kuijt.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [42:05] | Complete Work [42:05]
Complete Work [HD]: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:09] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:29] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [5:00] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] [0:57] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [11:29] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [S, A] [0:42] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [6:18] + Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] [0:56] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [5:57] + Mvt. 10: Recitative [B] [0:36] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:17]
Complete Album [70:29]
Buy this album at:
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BIS SACD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
BIS Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
MHS SACD: Amazon.com


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J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium · C.P.E. Bach: Danket dem Herrn / Heilig [V-3]
J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium BWV 249 · Himmelfahrtsortatorium BWV 11 [V-5]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [39:30]

Frieder Bernius

Kammerchor Stuttgart / Barockorchester Stuttgart

Sopranos: Joanne Lunn; Alto: Elisabeth Jansson; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Carus Verlag 83.212
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Carus Verlag 83.290
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Jul 23- 25, 2004

CD / TT: 79:52
MP3 / TT: 79:40
CD / TT: 66:56
MP3 / TT: 66:45

Recorded at the Augustinuskirche, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recordings: Tritonus Musikproduktion, Stuttgart; Recording Producer: Andreas Neubronner; Recording Engineer: Christian Starke.
Buy this album at:
CD-1 (2005): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-(2015): Amazon.com | Amazon.,co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

 

25

Sacred Music by Bach and Concertos by Bach & Telemann [C-9]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Aria (Peter, tenor) [7:18], Recitative (The Two Marys) [1:03], Aria (Mary Magdalen, counter-tenor) [6:03], Adagio [3:21]

Dale Higbee

(OVPP - No Choir) / Carolina Baroque

Counter-tenor: Bradley Fugate; Tenor: Glenn Siebert
Susan Bates (Harpsichord); John Pruett & Nicole Soare (Baroque Violins); Marian Wilson (Baroque Viola); Gretchen Tracy (Baroque Cello); Stewart Carter (Recorder); Dale Higbee (Recorders)

Carolina Baroque CB-120

Mar 11, 2005

CD / TT: 60:06

Recorded live at the Chapel of St. John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA.
Buy this album at:
CD: Dale Higbee [via e-mail]


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Richard Burdick, horn, performs J. S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 [V-1]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [45:12]

Double French Horn: Richard Burdick (multi-track recording)

I Ching Music CD-15
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Jan-Feb 2006

CD / TT: 45:12
MP3 / TT: 45:06

Recorded at the artist's own studio in Regina Saskatchewan, Canada.
This is a multi track recording, All tracks performed by Richard Burdick on his Double French horn made by Dietmar Dürk. R. Burdick read from the original score while recording. Each part from the flute to the basso continuo was played at written pitch, reading the score as if it were written for F horn. The range of this composition is from Pedal C to high e (for horn in F) with countless notes above high C . Recorded at A = 440 hertz.
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CD (2011): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Doenload: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


27

J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium, BWV 249; Himmelfahrtsoratorium, BWV 11 [U-3]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [39:30]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Rapidshare

May 16, 2008

CD / TT: 70:05

Recorded during "Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music 2008" at St. John's Smith Square, London, England.
Source/lineage: digital FM Broadcast > Soundcard > Gramofile > Audacity > Switch Broadcasted by the Austrian radiostation Oe1
3rd recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by P. Herreweghe.
Download this recording from Rapidshare: CD


28

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 13: "Oster-Oratorium" (Cantatas BWV 249, 6)

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [43:23]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Yeree Suh, Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25313
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Apr 23-27, 2009

SACD / TT: 59:00
MP3 / TT: 59:38

Recorded at Academiezaal, Sint-Truiden, Belgium.
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


29

J.S. Bach: Easter & Ascension Oratorios [C-1]

 
 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [41:04]

Matthew Halls

Retrospect Ensemble (Pitch: A = 415 Hz)

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Counter-tenor: Iestyn Davies, Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey
Choir: Sopranos: Ildikó Allen, Julie Cooper, Alison Hill, Charlotte Mobbs, Rebecca Outram, Helen Parker; Ian Aitkenhead, Stephen Carter, David Martin, Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenors: Nicholas Keay, Tom Phillips, Roy Rashbrook, Angus Smith; Basses: Ben Davies, Charles Pott, Richard Savage, William Townend
Orchestra: Violins 1: Lucy Russell, Sarah Sexton, Daniel Edgar, Tumo Suni, Jorge Jimenez; Violins 2: Claire Duff, Rebecca Miles, Nia Lewis; Violas: Jane Rogers, Louise Hogan; Cellos: Andrew Skidmore, Emily Robinson; Double-bass: Timothy Amherst; Organ: Mark Williams; Recorders: Rebecca Miles, Katy Bircher; Flutes: Rachel Brown, Katy Bircher; Oboes: Alexandra Bellamy, Hannah McLoughlin; Bassoon: Zoë Shevlin; Trumpets: Neil Brough, Crispian Steele-Perkins, John Hutchins; Timpani: Charles Fullbrook

Linn Records CKD-373

Feb 22-25, 2010

CD / TT: 70:26
MP3 / TT: 70:16

Recorded at St. Jude’s Church, London, England.
Producer: Ben Turner; Enginner: Philip Hobbs; Post-production: Julia Thomas, Finesplice UK; Keyboard Technician: Edmund Pickering.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [HD]: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:51] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:39] + Mvt. 3: Chorus & Aria - Duet [T, B] [4:41] + Mvt.4: Recitative [A, S, T, B] [0:53] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [10:50] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [T, B, A] [0:38] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [7:15] + Mvt. 8: Recitative [S, A] [0:51] + Mvt. 9: Aria [A] [5:41] + Mvt.10: Recitative [B] [0:34] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:15]
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


30

J.S. Bach: Easter Oratório - BWV 249

 

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [4:56] (from a complete performance)

Nataniel Bádue

Orquestra de Câmara Brasil Colonial

Soprano: Sheila Minatti; Contralto: Mônica Weber; Tenor: Carlos Eduardo do Nascimento; Bass: Rodolfo Jonasson
William Bueno (Basso Continuo)

YouTube

Apr 22, 2011

Video: / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at the House of Culture Maestro Demétrio Kipman [Casa de Cultura Maestro Demétrio Kipman], Jaçanã, São Paulo, Brazil.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:56]


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J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 [V-7]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [45:59]

Frans Brüggen

Cappella Amsterdam / Orchestra of the 18th Century

Soprano: Ilse Eerens; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor [Evangelist]: Markus Schäfer; Bass-Baritone: David Wilson-Johnson
Pieter-Jan Belder (Organ)

Glossa GCD-921115
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Apr 2011

CD / TT: 58:33
MP3 / TT: 58:45

Recorded live in Amsterdam (Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ) and Utrecht (Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn), the Netherlands.
Engineered and produced by Studio van Schuppen; Executive Producers: Sieuwert Verster & Carlos Céster.
Buy this album at:
CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


32

J.S. Bach's Easter Oratorio (BWV 249) and Works by Telemann [V-2]

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 3 [5:09] (from a complete performance)

Alan Lewis

Chor 415 / Pittsburgh Baroque Ensemble

Soprano: Sara Botkin; Alto: Raquel Winnica Young; Tenor: Guy Russo; Bass Robert Allen Kurth

YouTube

May 22, 2011

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Highland Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Won YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 3: Chorus [5:09]


33

J.S. Bach: Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227; Easter Oratorio, BWV 249 [V-2]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [44:38]

John Jost

Peoria Bach Festival Choir & Orchestra

Soprano: Shirley Salazar; Mezzo-soprano: Debra Austin; Tenor: Edwin Griffith; Baritone: Gerard Sundberg
Choir: Sopranos 1: Anna Joy Buegel, Angela Manney, Emily Volz, Valerie Wheeler, Leigh Wiedelman; Sopranos 2: Christine Fletcher, Melissa Heil, Cori Hoerr, Amie Roeder, Ashlie Schlatweiler; Altos: Catherine Barnett, Laura Buckley, Ruth Clark, Marie Dicke, Jennifer Marquette, Anna Price, Caitlin Schaffer; Tenors: Christopher Adams-Wegner, Aaron Canschow, Mark Grizzard, Thomas Kosmach, Robert Ritschel, Rob Wessler; Basses: David Foster, David German, Dimitri German, Dominic German, Karl Houck, Trevor Miller, Adam Ways; Rehearsal Accompanist: Sherry Seckler
Orchestra: Violins 1: Emmy Holmes-Hicks (Conert-master), Ana Maria Vanderrvort, Jasne Hoffmire, Jennifer Sherman; Violins 2: Leslie Koons, Peter Wessler, Jenna Ferdon; Violas: Diane Wuthrich, Lowell Koons; Cellos: Adriana La Rosa Ransom, Tom Clowes; Double-bass: Garold Fowler; Flute: Lisette Kielson; Recorders: Lisette Kielson, Martin Dicke; Oboes: Jennete Ingle, Alison Robuck; Oboe d'amore: Jennete Ingle; Bassoon: Nellie Dixon; Trumpets: Todd Kelly, Tim NcCoul, Kevin Moletti; Timpany: Peggy Bonner; Organ: Jonathan Wessler

YouTube

Jun 11, 2011

Video: / TT: 68:59

Recorded & filmed live at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Peoria, Illinois, USA, during Peoria Bach Festival 2011.
Produced by Stembidge Mill; Director of Photography & Editor: Chad Stembidge; Additional Camera Operators: Christy Miller, Tyler Stembidge; Production Assistant: Hannah Miller.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [44:38]


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Bach's Magnificat and Easter Oratorio by the Collegium 1704 [V-1]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [45:24]

Václav Luks

Collegium Vocale 1704 / Collegium 1704

Sopranos: Joanna Klisowska [2+3], Dora Pavlíková, Alena Hellerová [1+2], Barbora Sojková; Altos: Markéta Cukrová [1], Alex Potter [2+3], Kamila Mazalová; Tenors: Sébastian Monti, Tobias Hunger [3]; Basses: Tomáš Král, Marián Krejčík, Jaromír Nosek [1+2]

Mezzo Channel

Sep 9, 2011

TV Broadcast / TT: 76:28 min

Recorded live at the Abbatiale d'Ambronay, France.
Directed by Olivier Simonnet.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [45:24] [removed] | Complete Work [43:58] | Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [9:44] | Mvt. 11: Chorus [HD: 2:07] | Mvt. 11: Chorus [Encore: 2:11]
Sources: Moj TV+Mezzo+Ambronay [1], YouTube [2], Joanna Klisowska: Media [3]
There are some differences in the vocal soloists according to the 3 sources.


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Easter Oratorio BWV 249 - J.S. Bach - The Graduate Choir NZ and NZ Barok [V-1]

 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249 [43:56]

Terence Maskell

The Graduate Choir NZ / NZ Barok

Soprano: Jayne Tankersley; Counter-tenor: Dean Sky-Lucas; Tenor: David Hamilton; Bass: Chalium Poppy

YouTube

Apr 15, 2012

Video / TT: 43:56

Recorded & filmed live at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand. Audio recorded and owned by Radio New Zealand Concert FM; used with permission.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [43:56]


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J.S. Bach: Osteroratorium BVW 249 + BWV 4 [V-1]

 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249: Mvts. 1, 2, 4 & 7 [26:11] (from a complete performance)

Tymen Jan Bronda

Luthers Bach Ensemble (Chamber Choir & Baroque Orchestra)

Soprano: Tanja Obalski; Counter-tenor: Robert Kuizenga; Tenor: Robert Buckland; Bass-Baritone: David Greco
Sarah Assmann (Oboe); Erik Bosgraaf (Flauto Italiano in G); Eva Hartmutova (Alto Recorder in F); Joanna Huszcza & Rie Kimura (Violins); Aleksandra Renska (Violoncello); Robert Kooistra (Organ); Erik Bosgraaf (Recorder)

YouTube

May 12, 2012

Video: / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Aa-Kerk, Groningen, the Netherlands, in the frame of Luthers Bach Ensemble: Cantata Series.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [HD]: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:44] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:43] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [9:57] + Mvt. 7: Aria [T] [7:47]


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Bach: BWV 233 and 249, Amsterdam 2013 [V-5]

 

6-17. Oster Oratorium BWV 249 []

Daniel Reuss

Cappella Amsterdam / Orchestra of the 18th Century (Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw)

Sopranos: Amaryllis Dieltiens, Ilse Eerens; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Thomas Walker; Bass: David Wilson-Johnson

House of Opera CD-573000
House of Opera MP3-573000

Mar 25, 2013

CD / TT:
MP3 / TT:

Recorded live at the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Buy this album at:
CD: House of Opera
Music Download: House of Opera


38

J.S. Bach: Oster Oratorium BWV 249 - Sinfoina and Preis und Dank

 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249

Harpsichord & Conductor: Alain Kopunović Legetin

Pozega Cathedral Choir and Friends at Annual concert

Harpsichord: Krešimir Has; Violins: Viktorija Gubo & Vlatka Peljhan [Concert-master]; Cello: Lidija Suchanek; Double-bass: Marko Rukavina; Flutes: Lucija Zovko & Maja Šišeta; Oboes: Jelena Đapić & Ivana Božić; Bassoons: Istvan Matav & Alek Čolić; Violas: Natalija Anikeeva & Magda Skaramuca; Trumpets: Krešimir Fabijanić, Dario Teskera & Igor Mrnjavčić; Timpani: Fran Krsto Šercar; Eisenbarth organ

YouTube

Jun 12, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live in Požega, Croatia.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia + Mvt. 11: Chorus [8:35]


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Bach: Easter Oratorio; Actus Tragicus [F-1]

 
 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [41:07]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Hannah Morrison; Mezzo-soprano: Margaret Bragle; Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Esther Brazil, Zoë Brown, Susanna Fairbairn, Alison Hill, Katy Hill, Hannah Morrison, Katie Thomas, Emma Walshe; Altos: Margaret Bragle, Heather Cairncross, Rory McCleery, Raffaele Pé, Matthew Venner; Tenors: Andrew Busher, Nicholas Mulroy, Graham Neal, Nicholas Pritchard, Gareth Treseder; Basses: Tom Appleton, Alexander Ashworth, Christopher Borrett, Rupert Reid, Lawrence Wallington
EBS: Violins: Maya Homburger, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Davina Clarke, Emily Dupere, Madeleine Easton, Ingrid Lindstrom, Jean Paterson, Anne Schumann, Oliver Webber, Hakan Wikstrom, Hildburg Williams; Violas: Fanny Paccoud, Lisa Cochrane, Aliye Cornish, Maria Ramirez; Cellos: Piroska Baranyay, Carina Drury, Kinga Gaborjani; Double-bass: Valerie Botwright; Flutes: Rachel Beckett, Marion Scott; Oboes: Michael Niesemann, Molly Marsh; Bassoons; Györgyi Farkas; Trumpets: Neil Brough, Michael Harrison, Robert Vanryne; Timpani: Robert Kendell; Organ: James Johnstone; Harpsichord: Oliver-John Ruthven

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-719
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Jun 24-26, 2013

CD / TT: 60:15
MP3 / TT: 60:09

Recorded at Cadogan Hall, London, England.
Producer: Andrew Mellor; Recording Engineer: Mike Hatch; Assistant: George Pierson; Tape Editor: Andrew Mellor; Editions: Breitkopf & Härtel, Carus-Verlag; Executive Poducers: Isabella de Sabata, Cécile Pauty.
1st recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by J.E. Gardiner.
Buy this album at:
CD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Monteverdi Choir
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Monteverdi Choir


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Prom 36: Sir John Eliot Gardiner Conducts Bach (2013) [F-2]

 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249 [42:18]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists (Leaders: Maya Homburger & Kati Debretzeni)

Soprano: Hannah Morrison, Mezzo-soprano: Margaret Bragle; Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Peter Harvey

YouTube

Aug 9, 2013

Video / TT: 82:25

Recorded & filmed live during the Proms at Royal Albert Hall, London, England.
Broadcast by BBC. Producer: Jonathan Haswell; Series Editor: Oliver MacFarlane; Executive Producer: Helen Mansfield.
2nd recording of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 by J.E. Gardiner.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work, including spoken introduction [46:58] | Complete Work [42:18] | Complete Work [42:18] | Complete Work [31:00] ?


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Bachwoche Stuttgart 2015: Werkstattkonzert III: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [BW15-3]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [45:58]

Hans-Christoph Rademann

JSB Ensemble

Vocal soloists of the master-class

YouTube

Mar 19, 2015

Video / TT: 45:58

Recorded & filmed live at Konzertsaal, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of Bachwoche Stuttgart.
Watch on You Tube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Oratorio [HD: 45:58]


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Bachwoche Stuttgart Abschlusskonzert Kommt eilet und laufet Oster-Oratorium Bach JSB Ensemble [V-6]

 

Oster Oratorium BWV 249 []

Hans-Christoph Rademann

JSB Ensemble

Vokalsolisten Meisterkurse

YouTube

Mar 22, 2015

Video: / TT:

Recorded & filmed at Stiftskirche Stuttgart, Gemany, during Bachwoche Stuttgart 2015 (Abschlusskonzert).
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 3: Chorus [4:32] + Mvt. 11: Chorus [2:16]


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Osterkonzert der Kantorei Ohrdruf-Osteroratorium BWV 249 [V-1]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [48:14]

Christian Thadewald-Friedrich

Projektchor und -orchester der Hochschule für Musik "Franz Liszt" Weimar und Solisten
Kantorei der Kirchgemeinde Ohrdruf

Soprano: Sylvia Teutschbein-Köhr; Alto: Etienne Walch; Tenor: Frieder Aurich; Bass: Oliver Luhn

YouTube

May 10, 2015

Audio / TT: 48:14

Recorded live at St. Trinitatis Kirche, Ohrdruf, Thuringia, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Complete Work [48:14]


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Kantaten zum 1. Ostertag (BWV 4, 249) [C16-3]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvts. 1-2 [8:43] (from a complete performance)

Kay Johannsen

Solistenensemble Stimmkunst / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Christine Busch)

BWV 249: Soloists: unknown
Solistenensemble Stimmkunst: Sopranos: Fanie Antonelou, Franziska Bobe, Claudia Ehmann, Rebekka Fries; Altos: Lena Sutor-Wernich, Lidia Vinyes Curtis, Elvira Bill, Martina Gmeinder; Tenors: Nils Giebelhausen, Hans Jörg Mammel, Andreas Weller, Daniel Schreiber; Basses: Thomas Scharr, Ekkehard Abele, Jens Hamann, Matthias Horn

YouTube

Apr 8, 2016

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Watch on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [4:44] + Mvt. 2: Adagio [3:59]


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The Bach Experience: Easter Oratorio/Christ lag in Todesbanden [C-4]

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Mvt. 3 [4:49] (from a complete performance)

Scott Allen Jarrett

Marsh Chapel Choir / Marsh Chapel Collegium

Counter-tenor: Douglas Dodson; Tenor: Ethan DePuy; Other soloists: unknown

YouTube

Apr 16, 2016

Audio / TT:

Recorded live Marsh Chapel, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, in the frame of Bach Cantata Series at Marsh Chapel.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium 249. Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [T, B] [4:49]


The list of the recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - August 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Anandgyan (February 2010), Peter Appelros (April 2016), John Grayovski (October 2006), Rolf Günther (May 2013), Teddy Kaufman (February 2007), Riccardo Nughes (September 2001), Jean Gabriel Puyraveau (March 2011), Walter Roth (June 2008. June 2014), Roland Wörner (July 2002)

Oster-Oratorium 249: Kommt, eilet und laufer for Easter Sunday (1725)
Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5


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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