Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil III, XXIV. Coro "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:25
2 Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:41
3 Kantate, BWV 31 "Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret": VIII. Aria (Soprano) e Choral "Letzte Stunde, brich herein"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:52
4 Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil I, VIII. Arie (Sopran) "Blute nur, du liebes Herz"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:58
5 Johannes-Passion, BWV 245: Teil I. No. 9 Aria (Sopran) "Ich folge dir gleichfalls"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:33
6 Kantate, BWV 31 "Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret": II. Coro "Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:11
7 Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil IV, XXXIX. (Soprano) "Flößt, mein Heiland, flößt dein Namen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:20
8 Kantate, BWV 1 "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern": III. Aria (Soprano) "Erfüllet, ihr himmlischen göttlichen Flammen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:11
9 Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil II, LIV. Choral "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:34
10 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: I. Coro "Magnificat anima mea"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:20
11 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: II. Aria (Sopran II) "Et exsultavit spiritus meus"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:41
12 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: III. Aria (Sopran I) "Quia respexit"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:01
13 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: IV. Coro "Omnes generationes"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:28
14 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: V. Aria (Bass) "Quia fecit mihi magna"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:59
15 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: VI. Aria (Alt, Tenor) "Et misericordia"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:34
16 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: VII. Coro "Fecit potentiam"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:00
17 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: VIII. Aria (Tenor) "Deposuit potentes"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:09
18 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: IX. Aria (Alt) "Esurientes implevit bonis"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:00
19 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: X. Aria (Sopran I, Sopran II, Alt) "Suscepit Israel"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:25
20 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: XI. Coro "Sicut locutus est"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:34
21 Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: XII. Coro "Gloria Patri"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:18

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1728 – 1731) (tracks 10–21)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (tracks 1, 7)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1723-07-02) (track 2)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1725-03-25) (track 8)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1733-07-02) (tracks 10–21)
alto vocals:
Paul Esswood (1984) (tracks 15, 18–19)
bass vocals:
Robert Holl (1984) (track 14)
choir vocals:
Soprano voices of Regensburger Domchor (Regensburg Cathedral Choir) (track 9)
Chorus Viennensis (1972) (track 1)
Wiener Sängerknaben (1972) (track 1)
Tölzer Knabenchor (1981-11 – 1983-03) (track 2)
Chorus Viennensis (1984) (tracks 10, 13, 16, 20–21)
Wiener Sängerknaben (1984) (tracks 10, 13, 16, 20–21)
chorus master:
Hans Gillesberger (1972) (track 1)
Gerhard Schmidt‐Gaden (conductor) (1981-11 – 1983-03) (track 2)
Uwe Harrer (1984) (tracks 10, 13, 16, 20–21)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1, 4–5, 7, 9–21)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1715) (tracks 3, 6)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1723) (track 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1725) (track 8)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (tracks 3–6, 9)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1970-12-01 – 1971-04) (track 8)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1972) (tracks 1, 7)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1981-11 – 1983-03) (track 2)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1984) (tracks 10–21)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 4, 9)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 9)
orchestra:
Concentus Musicus Wien (tracks 3–6, 9)
Concentus Musicus Wien (1970-12 – 1971-04) (track 8)
Concentus Musicus Wien (1972) (tracks 1, 7)
Concentus Musicus Wien (1981-11 – 1983-03) (track 2)
Concentus Musicus Wien (1984) (tracks 10–21)
soprano vocals:
soprano vocals [Sop I]:
Hildegard Heichele (1984) (tracks 12, 19)
soprano vocals [Sop II]:
Helrun Gardow (German mezzo-soprano) (1984) (tracks 11, 19)
soprano vocals [soprano I]:
Hildegard Heichele (1984) (tracks 12, 19)
soprano vocals [soprano II]:
Helrun Gardow (German mezzo-soprano) (1984) (track 19)
tenor vocals:
Kurt Equiluz (1984) (tracks 15, 17)
recorded at:
Casino Zögernitz in Wien, Austria (tracks 4, 9)
Casino Zögernitz in Wien, Austria (1970-12-01 – 1971-04) (track 8)
Palais Rasumovsky in Wien, Austria (1972) (tracks 1, 7)
Casino Zögernitz in Wien, Austria (1981-11 – 1983-03) (track 2)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 162) (track 9)
arrangements:
"Jesus bleibet meine Freude" from Cantata, BWV 147 (for piano, Chuquisengo) (track 2)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire, from BWV 147 (for piano, Myra Hess) (track 2)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (for band, Reed) (track 2)
Jesu, Joy of Men's Desiring (Sportiello arrangement) (track 2)
Jesu, bleibet meine Freunde (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring) (arr. for piano by Richard Tilling) (track 2)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for trumpet and organ, Alain) (track 2)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (for organ, Duruflé) (track 2)
Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (arr. Wilhelm Kempff for piano) (track 2)
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: IX. Aria "Esurientes implevit bonis" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243: X. Aria "Suscepit Israel" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Three Chorales: Jesu, Joy of Man‘s Desiring (Milko Kelemen arrangement) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Ecos (track 2)
Lady Lynda (track 2)
later translated versions:
orchestrations:
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, BWV 147/10 (Stokowski orchestration) (track 2)
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (Stokowski orchestration) (track 9)
part of:
Magnificat D-Dur, BWV 243 (tracks 10–21)
recording of:
referred to in medleys: