Tracklist

CD 1: Mass in B Minor / Hohe Messe BWV 232 (disc 1)
CD 2: Mass in B Minor / Hohe Messe BWV 232 (disc 2)
CD 3: Messen, BWV 233 & 234
CD 4: Messen, BWV 235 & 236
CD 5: Geistliche Lieder und Arien aus "Musicalisches Gesangbuch G.C. Schemelli", BWV 439-507 (disc 1)
CD 6: Geistliche Lieder und Arien aus "Musicalisches Gesangbuch G.C. Schemelli", BWV 439-507 (disc 2)
CD 7: Motetten
CD 8: Osteroratorium, BWV 249
CD 9: Secular Cantatas: Schwingt freudig euch empor / Non sa che sia dolore / Amore traditore
CD 10: Secular Cantata, BWV 201; Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde - Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan
CD 11: Zwei Hochzeitskantaten, BWV 202 & 210
CD 12: Secular Cantatas, BWV 204 & 208; Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd / Ich bin in mir vergnügt
CD 13: Secular Cantatas, BWV 205 & 207: Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft / Vereinigte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten
CD 14: Secular Cantatas, BWV 206 & 215: Schleicht, spielende Wellen / Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen
CD 15: Secular Cantatas, BWV 211 & 212: Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Kaffee-Kantate) / Mehr hahn en neue Oberkeet (Bauernkantate)
CD 16: Secular Cantatas, BWV 213 & 241; Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen, Herkules auf dem Scheidewege / Tönet ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!
CD 17: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 (disc 1)
CD 18: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 (disc 2)
CD 19: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 (disc 3)
CD 20: Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 (disc 1)
CD 21: Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 (disc 2)
CD 22: Markus Passion, BWV 247 (disc 1)
CD 23: Markus Passion, BWV 247 (disc 2)
CD 24: Lukas Passion, BWV 246 (disc 1)
CD 25: Lukas Passion, BWV 246 (disc 2)
CD 26: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 1)
CD 27: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 2)
CD 28: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (disc 3)
CD 29: Himmelfahrts-Oratorium, BWV 11; Ich habe genug, BWV 82a; Sanctus, BWV 238
CD 30: Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 (nach Pergolesis's Stabat Mater), BWV 1083; BWV 118, 200, 231
CD 31: Magnificat, BWV 243; Choräle
# Title Rating Length
1 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - I Magnificat anima mea (chorus)
2:52
2 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - II Et exultavit (soprano II)
2:24
3 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - III Quia respexit (soprano I)
2:13
4 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - IV Omnes generationes (chorus)
1:12
5 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - V Quia fecit mihi magna (bass)
2:12
6 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - VI Et misericordia (alto, tenor)
3:37
7 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - VII Fecit potentiam (chorus)
1:54
8 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - VIII Deposuit potentes (tenor)
2:00
9 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - IX Esurientes (alto)
2:56
10 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - X Suscepit Israel (chorus)
2:10
11 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - XI Sicut locutus est (chorus)
1:34
12 Magnificat in D major BWV 243 - XII Gloria (chorus)
2:07
13 Schwing' dich auf zu deinem gott, Cantate BWV 40
1:42
14 Seelenbräutigam BWV 409
0:43
15 Singen wir aus Herzensgrund, Cantate BWV 187
2:17
16 Singt dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV 411
0:53
17 Sollt' ich meinem Gott nicht singen BWV 413
1:13
18 Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn, Cantate BWV 115
1:33
19 Valet will ich dir gehen BWV 415
0:50
20 Vater unser im Himmelreich, Cantate BWV 90
0:44
21 Vater unser im Himmelreich, Cantate BWV 102
1:25
22 Von Gott will ich nicht lassen BWV 417
0:55
23 Von Gott will ich nicht lassen BWV 418
0:58
24 Von Gott will ich nicht lassen BWV 419
0:58
25 Von Gott will ich nicht lassen (unvollständige Cantate)
0:50
26 Von Gott will ich nich lassen, Cantate BWV 73
0:52
27 Wär' Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit, Cantate BWV 14
1:44
28 Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz BWV 420
0:42
29 Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz Cantate BWV 47
0:40
CD 32: Choräle (disc 1)
CD 33: Choräle (disc 2)
CD 34: Choräle (disc 3)
CD 35: Choräle (disc 4)
CD 36: Choräle (disc 5)
CD 37: Choräle (disc 6)

Credits

CD 31: Magnificat, BWV 243; Choräle

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1728 – 1731) (tracks 1–12)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1726-08-04) (track 15)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-07-02) (tracks 1–12)
alto vocals:
Alison Browner (Irish classical singer) (tracks 6, 9)
bass vocals:
Michael George (operatic bass) (track 5)
choir vocals:
Chamber Choir of Europe (tracks 13–29)
The Sixteen (tracks 1, 4, 7, 10–12)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–12, 14, 16–17, 19, 22–24, 28)
Johann Burchard Freystein (German lawyer and hymn writer) (track 18)
Valerius Herberger (German hymn writer) (track 19)
Ludwig Helmbold (track 22)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (tracks 13, 20)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1724) (tracks 18, 26)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1726) (tracks 15, 21, 29)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1735) (track 27)
conductor:
Harry Christophers (tracks 1–12)
Nicol Matt (tracks 13–29)
instruments:
Ian Partridge (track 8)
librettist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (1557) (track 29)
Hans Vogel (1563) (track 15)
Johann Heermann (1630) (track 21)
lyricist:
Adam Drese (German composer, 1620-1701) (track 14)
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 13, 17)
Ludwig Helmbold (tracks 23–26)
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 27)
Matthäus Appeles von Löwenstern (German hymn writer) (track 16)
Martin Moller (german poet) (track 20)
orchestra:
Freiburger Barockorchester (tracks 13–29)
Orchestra of The Sixteen (tracks 1–12)
soprano vocals [Sop I]:
Lynda Russell (track 3)
soprano vocals [Sop II]:
Gillian Fisher (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Ian Partridge (track 6)
writer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 25)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 305) (track 13)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 306) (track 14)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 308) (track 15)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 309) (track 16)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 311) (track 17)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 312) (track 18)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 314) (track 19)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 319) (track 20)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 320) (track 21)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 324) (track 22)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 325) (track 23)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 326) (track 24)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 327) (track 25)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 328) (track 26)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 330) (track 27)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 331) (track 28)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 333) (track 29)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 409) (track 14)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 411) (track 16)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 413) (track 17)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 415) (track 19)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 417) (track 22)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 418) (track 23)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 419) (track 24)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 420) (track 28)
arrangements:
Choralsatz, BWV 415 "Valet will ich dir geben" (catch all for arrangements) (track 19)
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: X. Aria "Suscepit Israel" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
later versions:
"Wär' Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit" (version of BWV 14) (track 27)
Choralsatz "Vater unser im Himmelreich" (from BWV 90) (track 20)
Choralsatz "Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz" (version of BWV 47) (track 29)
part of:
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243 (tracks 1–12)
recording of:
Chorale "Von Gott will ich nicht lassen" (from an unfinished Cantata) (1999-06) (track 25)

Release Group

part of: Bach Edition: Complete Works (2001 version) (number: 5)