Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gregorian Chant: Passio Domini nostri Jesu Christi (for Good Friday)
[anonymous] 12:31
2 Miserere
Gregorio Allegri 11:54
3 Tu es Petrus
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 6:46
4 Stabat Mater: I. Duet: Stabat Mater dolorosa
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 5:07
5 Stabat Mater: II. Aria (soprano): Cuius animam gementem
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 2:57
6 Stabat Mater: III. Duet: O quam tristis et afflicta
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 2:55
7 Stabat Mater: IV. Aria (alto): Quae moerebat et dolebat
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 2:53
8 Stabat Mater: V. Duet: Quis est homo, qui non fleret
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 3:07
9 Stabat Mater: VI. Aria (soprano): Vidit suum dulcem natum
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 3:35
10 Stabat Mater: VII. Aria (alto): Eja, Mater, fons amoris
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 3:08
11 Stabat Mater: VIII. Duet: Fac, ut ardeat cor meum
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 2:17
12 Stabat Mater: IX. Duet: Santa Mater, istud agas
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 5:14
13 Stabat Mater: X. Aria (alto): Fac, ut portem Christi mortem
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 4:13
14 Stabat Mater: XI. Duet: Inflammatus et accensus
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 2:39
15 Stabat Mater: XII. Duet: Quando corpus morietur
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 4:41
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part One: Anointing in Bethany: No. 1 Chorus: Kommt, ihr Töchter, helft mir klagen
Johann Sebastian Bach 9:57
2 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part Two: False Witness: No. 36 Aria (contralto): Ach, nun ist mein Jesus hin! with Chorus: Wo ist denn dein Freund hingegangen
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:01
3 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part Two: False Witness: No. 37 Recitative (Evangelist): Die aber Jesum gegriffen hatten
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:06
4 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part Two: False Witness: No. 38 Chorale: Mir hat die Welt trüglich gericht'
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:51
5 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part Two: False Witness: No. 39 Recitative (Evangelist, 2 Witnesses, High Priest): Und wiewohl viel falsche Zeugen herzutraten
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:29
6 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part Two: False Witness: No. 40 Recitative (tenor): Mein Jesus schweigt zu falschen Lügen stille
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:14
7 St Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Part Two: False Witness: No. 41 Aria (tenor): Geduld! Wenn mich falsche Zungen stechen!
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:53
8 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: No. 12 Recitative (Evangelist): Simon Petrus aber folgete Jesu nach
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:20
9 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: No. 13 Aria (soprano): Ich folge dir gleichfalls
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:51
10 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: No. 14 Recitative (Evangelist, Maid, Peter, Jesus, Servant): Derselbige Jünger war dem Hohenpriester bekannt
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:11
11 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: No. 15 Chorale: Wer hat dich so geschlagen
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:05
12 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: Nos. 16-18 Recitative (Evangeleist, Peter, Servant) & Chorus: Und Hannas sandte ihn gebunden / Bist du nicht seiner Jünger einer? / Er leugnete aber
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:32
13 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: No. 17 Aria (tenor): Ach, mein Sinn
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:06
14 St John Passion, BWV 245 - Denial: No. 18 Chorale: Petrus, der nicht denkt zurück
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:30
15 Brockes Passion: No. 47 Recitative (Evangelist): Dies war zur neunten Stund'
George Frideric Handel 1:40
16 Brockes Passion: No. 48 Arioso (A Believer, soprano): Mein Heiland, Herr and Fürst
George Frideric Handel 2:29
17 Brockes Passion: Recitative (Evangelist): Drauf leif ein Kriegsknecht hin
George Frideric Handel 0:37
18 Brockes Passion: No. 49 Terzetto (A Believer, soprano, alto, bass): O Donnerwort! O schrecklich schreien!
George Frideric Handel 4:10
19 Brockes Passion: Recitative (A Believer, soprano, Evangelist): O selig, wer dies glaubt
George Frideric Handel 0:49
20 Brockes Passion: No. 50 Aria (Daughter of Zion, A Believer, soprano): Sind meiner Seelen tiefe Wunden
George Frideric Handel 3:37
21 Brockes Passion: Recitative (Daughter of Zion, Evangelist): O Großmut!
George Frideric Handel 0:35
22 Brockes Passion: No. 51 Aria (A Believer, tenor): Brich, brüllender Abgrund
George Frideric Handel 4:42
23 Brockes Passion: Recitative (A Believer, tenor, Captain): Ja, ja, es brüllet schon in unterrid'schen Grüften
George Frideric Handel 1:20
24 Brockes Passion: No. 52 Aria (A Believer, bass): Wie kommt's, das da der Himmel weint
George Frideric Handel 2:38
25 Brockes Passion: No. 53 Accompagnato (A Believer, soprano): Bei Jesu Tod und Leiden
George Frideric Handel 1:38
26 Brockes Passion: No. 54 Chorus: Mein, Sünd' mich werden kränken sehr
George Frideric Handel 1:02
27 Brockes Passion: No. 55 Aria (Daughter of Zion): Wisch ab der Tränen bittre Ströme
George Frideric Handel 6:21
28 Brockes Passion: No. 56 Chorus: Ich bin ein Glied an deinem Leib
George Frideric Handel 1:11

Credits

CD 1

organ:
Claudio D'Onofrio (tracks 4–15)
alto vocals:
Teresa Berganza (tracks 4, 6–8, 10–15)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Simon Preston (organist, conductor, composer) (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Gregorio Allegri (track 2)
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (tracks 4–13, 15)
Francis Poulenc (1950) (track 14)
conductor:
Ettore Gracis (tracks 4–15)
Simon Preston (organist, conductor, composer) (track 3)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Mirella Freni (tracks 4–6, 8–9, 11–12, 14–15)
vocals:
arrangements:
is the basis for:
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 360 (for orchestra) (track 2)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/1 (for solo piano, first version) (track 2)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 2)
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 633 (for piano four hands) (track 2)
part of:
parts:
Stabat mater for soprano, alto, strings and basso continuo: V. (1) Duo: Quis est homo, qui non fleret (Use this variant if 'Pro peccatis suae gentis' appears on a separate track) (track 8)
Stabat mater for soprano, alto, strings and basso continuo: V. (2) Duo: Pro peccatis suae gentis (Use this variant if 'Pro peccatis suae gentis' appears on a separate track) (track 8)
recording of:
Miserere mei, Deus (track 2)

CD 2

organ:
Hedwig Bilgram (track 11)
Hedwig Bilgram (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 1–7)
Hedwig Bilgram (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 8–10, 12–14)
alto vocals:
Paul Esswood (track 18)
Hertha Töpper (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 2)
baritone vocals:
Hermann Prey (1964-02 – 1964-03) (track 10)
bass vocals:
Jakob Stämpfli (tracks 18, 23)
Max Proebstl (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 5)
Kieth Engen (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 10, 12)
bass vocals [Jesus]:
Hermann Prey (1964-02 – 1964-03) (track 10)
choir vocals:
Regensburger Domchor (Regensburg Cathedral Choir) (tracks 26, 28)
Münchener Bach‐Chor (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Münchener Chorknaben (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 1, 4)
Münchener Bach‐Chor (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 12, 14)
Münchener Chorknaben (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 12, 14)
chorus master:
Fritz Rothschuh (tracks 1, 4, 11)
Hans Schrems (tracks 26, 28)
Fritz Rothschuh (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 12, 14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–14)
conductor:
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (track 11)
August Wenzinger (tracks 15–28)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 1–7)
Karl Richter (conductor/ choir master/ organist/ harpsichordist) (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 8–10, 12–14)
contralto vocals:
Hertha Töpper (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 2)
countertenor vocals:
Paul Esswood (tracks 22–24)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–7, 11)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 11)
Adam Reusner (track 4)
Paul Stockmann (track 14)
orchestra:
Münchener Bach‐Orchester (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 1–7)
Münchener Bach‐Orchester (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 8–10, 12–14)
performer:
Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (tracks 15–28)
soprano vocals:
Edda Moser (tracks 16, 18–20, 25)
Maria Stader (tracks 16, 18–21, 25, 27)
Evelyn Lear (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 9–10)
soprano vocals [Soprano in ripieno]:
Münchener Chorknaben (1958-06 – 1958-08) (track 1)
tenor vocals:
Ernst Haefliger (tracks 15, 17, 19, 21–23)
Ernst Haefliger (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 5–7)
Ernst Haefliger (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 8, 10, 12–13)
tenor vocals [Evangelist]:
Ernst Haefliger (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 3, 5)
Ernst Haefliger (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 8, 10, 12)
vocals:
Jakob Stämpfli (track 24)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1964) (tracks 9–10, 13–14)
recorded at:
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1958-06 – 1958-08) (tracks 1–7)
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1964-02 – 1964-03) (tracks 8–10, 12–14)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 192) (track 14)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 213) (track 4)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 292) (track 11)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Again (track 1)
later translated versions:
part of:
Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 (tracks 8–10, 12–14)
parts:
recording of: