Tracklist

CD 1: Messe en si mineur (extraits)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Kyrie Eleison
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:45
2 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Christe Eleison
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:00
3 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Kyrie Eleison
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:06
4 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:52
5 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Et in Terra Pax
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:43
6 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Laudamus Te
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:43
7 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Qui Sedes
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:04
8 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Cum Sanctu Spiritu
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:21
9 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Credo in Unum Deo
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:07
10 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Patrem Omnipotentem
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:08
11 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Et Incarnatus Est
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:40
12 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Cruxifixus
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:21
13 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Et Ressurrexit
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:24
14 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Sanctus
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:52
15 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Osanna
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:53
16 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Benedictus
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:35
17 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Agnus Dei
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:47
18 Messe en si mineur, BWV 232: Dona Nobis Pacem
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:02
CD 2: Magnificat / Cantates 80 et 130
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Magnificat, BWV 243: Magnificat
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:21
2 Magnificat, BWV 243: Et exsultavit Spiritus Meus
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:41
3 Magnificat, BWV 243: Quia respexit Humilitatem
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:01
4 Magnificat, BWV 243: Omnes generationes
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:28
5 Magnificat, BWV 243: Quia mihi Fecit Magna
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:59
6 Magnificat, BWV 243: Et misericordia
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:34
7 Magnificat, BWV 243: Fecit potentiam
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:00
8 Magnificat, BWV 243: Deposuit Potentes
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:09
9 Magnificat, BWV 243: Esurientes Implevit Bonis
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:00
10 Magnificat, BWV 243: Suscepit Israel
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:25
11 Magnificat, BWV 243: Sicut locutus Est
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:34
12 Magnificat, BWV 243: Gloria Patri
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:27
CD 3: Passion selon Saint Matthieu (extraits)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Kommt, ihr Töchter, helft mir klagen
Johann Sebastian Bach 5 7:29
2 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Buß und Reu
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:20
3 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Blute nur, du liebes Herz
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:57
4 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Ich will dir mein Herze schenken
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:51
5 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Ich will bei meinem Jesu wachen
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:22
6 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Gerne will ich mich bequemen
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:13
7 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Sind Blitze, sind Donner
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:13
8 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:21
9 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Ach! nun ist mein Jesus hin!
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:24
10 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Geduld!
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:34
11 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Wer hat dich so geschlagen
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
12 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Erbarme dich, mein Gott
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:17
13 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Gebt mir meinen Jesum wieder
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:05
14 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:37
15 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:29
16 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Komm, süßes Kreuz
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:06
17 Passion selon St Matthieu, BWV 244: Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:41
CD 4: Passion selon Saint Jean (extraits)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Herr, unser Herrscher
Johann Sebastian Bach 5 9:30
2 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: O grosse Lieb
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:52
3 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Von den Stricken meiner Sünden
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:44
4 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Ich folge dir gleichfalls
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:22
5 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Ach, mein Sinn
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:41
6 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Christus, der uns selig macht
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
7 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Ach grosser König
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:28
8 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Betrachte, meine Seel
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:53
9 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Erwäge, wie sein blutgefärbte Rücken
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:37
10 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Und die Kriegsknechte
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:57
11 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Durch dein Gefängnis
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
12 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Eilt, ihr angefochtnen Seelen
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:08
13 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Die Kriegsknechte aber
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:26
14 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Er nahm alles wohl in acht
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:04
15 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Es ist vollbracht
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:09
16 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Mein teurer Heiland
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:13
17 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Zerfliesse, mein Herze
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:07
18 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Ruht wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:13
19 Passion selon St Jean, BWV 245: Ach, Herr, laß dein' lieb' Engelein
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:02
CD 5: Oratorio de Noel (extraits)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Coro "Jauchzet, frohlocket"
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:35
2 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Alto) "Bereite dich, Zion"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:58
3 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Coro "Wie soll ich dich empfangen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:11
4 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Basso) "Großer Herr, o starker König"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:31
5 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:46
6 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Coral "Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:11
7 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Tenore) "Frohe Hirten, eilt"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:48
8 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Choral "Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:40
9 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Alto) "Schlafe, mein Liebster"
Johann Sebastian Bach 9:28
10 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Coro "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:21
11 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Duetto (Soprano, Basso) "Herr, dein Mitleid"
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:55
12 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Soprano, Echo) "Flößt, mein Heiland"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:20
13 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Tenore) "Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:49
14 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Choral "Dein Glanz all Finsternis verzehrt"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:52
15 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Basso) "Erleucht auch meine finstren Sinne"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:25
16 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Choral "Ich steh an deiner Krippe hier"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:07
17 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Aria (Tenore) "Nun mögt ihr stolzen Feinde schrecken"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:05
18 Oratorio de Noel, BWV 248: Choral "Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:37

Credits

CD 1: Messe en si mineur (extraits)

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1747 – 1749) (tracks 1–18)
alto vocals:
Helen Watts (contralto) (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 7, 17)
choir vocals:
Chorus Viennensis (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–15, 18)
Wiener Sängerknaben (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 1, 3–5, 8–15, 18)
chorus master:
Hans Gillesberger (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 1, 3–5, 8–15, 18)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–18)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 1–18)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 1–18)
soprano vocals:
Rotraud Hansmann (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 2)
Emiko Iiyama (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 2, 6)
tenor vocals:
Kurt Equiluz (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 16)
recorded at:
Casino Zögernitz in Wien, Austria (1968-04 – 1968-05) (tracks 1–18)
arrangements:
Agnus Dei from Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (arr. Henry Wood) (track 17)
Benedictus from Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (arr. Henry Wood) (track 16)
is based on:
Dona nobis pacem (track 18)
is the basis for:
part of:
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232 (tracks 1–18)
recording of:
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: I. Missa: I. Kyrie eleison (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 1)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: I. Missa: III. Kyrie eleison (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 3)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: I. Missa: V. Et in terra pax (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 5)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: I. Missa: VI. Laudamus te (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 6)
h-Moll-Messe, BWV 232: III. Sanctus (1968-04 – 1968-05) (track 14)

CD 2: Magnificat / Cantates 80 et 130

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1728 – 1731) (tracks 1–12)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-07-02) (tracks 1–12)
alto vocals:
Paul Esswood (1984) (tracks 6, 9–10)
bass vocals:
Robert Holl (1984) (track 5)
choir vocals:
Chorus Viennensis (1984) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 11–12)
Wiener Sängerknaben (1984) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 11–12)
chorus master:
Uwe Harrer (1984) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 11–12)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–12)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1984) (tracks 1–12)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1984) (tracks 1–12)
soprano vocals [Sop I]:
Hildegard Heichele (1984) (tracks 3, 10)
soprano vocals [Sop II]:
Helrun Gardow (German mezzo-soprano) (1984) (tracks 2, 10)
soprano vocals [soprano I]:
Hildegard Heichele (1984) (tracks 3, 10)
soprano vocals [soprano II]:
Helrun Gardow (German mezzo-soprano) (1984) (track 10)
tenor vocals:
Kurt Equiluz (1984) (tracks 6, 8)
arrangements:
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: X. Aria "Suscepit Israel" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
part of:
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243 (tracks 1–12)
recording of:

CD 3: Passion selon Saint Matthieu (extraits)

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1970-09) (tracks 1–17)
alto vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (1970-09) (tracks 1, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
Paul Esswood (1970-09) (tracks 2, 9, 12)
bass vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (1970-09) (tracks 1, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
Max van Egmond (1970-09) (tracks 6, 13, 16)
bass vocals [Bass I]:
Max van Egmond (1970-09) (track 16)
bass vocals [Bass II]:
Michael Schopper (bass-baritone) (1970-09) (tracks 6, 13)
choir vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (1970-09) (tracks 1, 5, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir) (1970-09) (tracks 1, 5, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
chorus master:
Sir David Willcocks (1970-09) (tracks 1, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–17)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1970-09) (tracks 1–17)
Sir David Willcocks (1970-09) (tracks 1, 5)
countertenor vocals [Altus I]:
Paul Esswood (1970-09) (tracks 2, 9, 12)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–17)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 11, 15)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1970-09) (tracks 1–17)
orchestrator:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 12)
producer:
Wolf Erichson (engineer/producer) (tracks 1–17)
soprano vocals:
Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir) (1970-09) (tracks 1, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
soprano vocals [Sopran]:
Solist der Wiener Sängerknaben (1970-09) (tracks 3–4, 14)
tenor vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (1970-09) (tracks 1, 7–9, 11, 15, 17)
Nigel Rogers (1970-09) (tracks 5, 10)
tenor vocals [Tenor I (Evangelist)]:
Kurt Equiluz (1970-09) (track 5)
tenor vocals [Tenor II]:
Nigel Rogers (1970-09) (track 10)
recorded at:
Casino Zögernitz in Wien, Austria (1970-09) (tracks 1–17)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 162) (track 15)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 292) (track 11)
arrangements:
Aria "Erbarme dich" (for voice, violin and organ, Liszt) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Again (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
orchestrations:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (Stokowski orchestration) (track 15)
part of:
recording of:

CD 4: Passion selon Saint Jean (extraits)

bass vocals:
Robert Holl (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 10, 13)
Anton Scharinger (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 8, 10, 12, 16)
choir vocals:
Arnold Schönberg Chor (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 1–3, 6–7, 10–14, 16, 18–19)
chorus master:
Erwin Ortner (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 1–3, 6–7, 10–14, 16, 18–19)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–19)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 1–19)
contralto vocals:
Marjana Lipovšek (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 3, 15)
lyricist:
Johann Heermann (tracks 2, 7)
Martin Schalling (track 19)
Paul Stockmann (track 14)
Michael Weiße (German theologian and hymn writer) (track 6)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Angela Maria Blasi (soprano) (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 4, 17)
tenor vocals:
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (1993-10 – 1993-11) (tracks 5, 9–10, 13)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 49) (track 6)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 154) (track 19)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 168) (track 2)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 169) (track 7)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 193) (track 14)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 239) (track 11)
arrangements:
later versions:
Choralsatz "Herzlich lieb hab' ich dich, o Herr" (version from BWV 245) (track 19)
St. John Passion, BWV 245: Es ist vollbracht! (Stokowski orchestration) (track 15)
part of:
Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 (tracks 1–19)
parts:
recording of:

CD 5: Oratorio de Noel (extraits)

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1–18)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-25) (tracks 1–4)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (tracks 5–9)
alto vocals:
Paul Esswood (1972) (tracks 2, 9)
bass vocals:
Siegmund Nimsgern (bass-baritone) (1972) (tracks 4, 11, 15)
choir vocals:
Chorus Viennensis (1972) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 14, 16, 18)
Wiener Sängerknaben (1972) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 14, 16, 18)
chorus master:
Hans Gillesberger (1972) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 14, 16, 18)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–18)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1972) (tracks 1, 3–18)
librettist:
Johann von Rist (1641) (track 6)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 8, 16, 18)
Georg Weissel (17th century hymn writer) (track 14)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (1972) (tracks 1–18)
tenor vocals:
Kurt Equiluz (1972) (tracks 7, 13, 17)
recorded at:
Palais Rasumovsky in Wien, Austria (1972) (tracks 1–18)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 80) (track 6)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 165) (track 18)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 214) (track 14)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 263) (track 16)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 323) (track 8)
arrangements:
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
is based on:
Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein (more 'sostenuto' version) (track 16)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
part of:
recording of: