Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: I. Chorus with Chorale "Kommt ihr Töchter, helft mir klagen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:54
2 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: II. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Da Jesus diese Rolle vollendet hatte"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:42
3 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: III. Chorale "Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:41
4 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IVa. Recatative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Da versammelten sich die Hohenpriester"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:28
5 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IVb.Chorus "Ja nicht auf das Fest"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:14
6 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IVc. Recitative (Evangelist ,Jesus) "Da nun Jesus war zu Bethanien"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:32
7 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IVd. Chorus "Wozu dienet dieser Unrat?"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:30
8 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IVe. Recitative (Evangelist ,Jesus) "Da das Jesus merkete"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:21
9 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: V. Recitative (Alto) "Du lieber Heiland, du"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:50
10 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: VI. Aria (Alto) "Buss und Reu"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:06
11 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: VII. Recitative (Evangelist, Judas) "Da ging hin der Zwöfen einer"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:40
12 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: VIII. Aria (Soprano) "Blute nur, du liebes Herz!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:29
13 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IXa. Recitative (Evangelist) "Aber am ersten Tage der süssen Brot"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:12
14 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IXb. Chorus "Wo willst du, dass wir dir bereiten"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:21
15 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IXc. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Er sprach: Gehet hin in die Stadt"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:15
16 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IXd. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und sie wurden sehr betrübt"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:10
17 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: IXe. Chorus "Herr, bin ich's?"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:14
18 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: X. Chorale "Ich bin's, ich sollte büssen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:46
19 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XI. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Er antwortete und sprach"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:53
20 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XII. Recitative (Soprano) "Wiewohl mein Herz in Tränen schwimmt"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:14
21 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XIII. Aria (Soprano) "Ich will dir mein Herze schenken"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:19
22 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XIV. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Und da sie den Lobgesang gesprochen hatten"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
23 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XV. Chorale "Erkenne mich, mein Hüter"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:56
24 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XVI. Recitative (Evangelist, Peter, Jesus) "Petrus aber antwortete und sprach zu ihm"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:01
25 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XVII. Chorale "Ich will hier bei dir stehen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
26 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XVIII. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Da kam Jesus mit ihnen zu einem Hofe"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:37
27 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XIX. Recitative (Tenor with Chorus) "O Schmerz! Hier zittert das gequälte Herz"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:55
28 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XX. Aria (Tenor with Chorus) "Ich will bei meinem Jesu wachen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:59
29 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXI. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Und ging hin ein wenig"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:40
30 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXII. Recitative (Bass) "Der Heiland fällt vor seinem Vater nieder"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:53
31 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXIII. Aria (Bass) "Gerne will ich mich bequemen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:08
32 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXIV. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Und er kam zu seinen Jüngern"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:12
33 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXV. Chorale "Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh' allzeit"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
34 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXVI. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Und er kam und fand sie aber schlafend"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:19
35 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXVIIa. Aria (Soprano, Alto) "So ist mein Jesus nun gefangen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:16
36 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXVIIb. Chorus "Sind Blitze, sind Donner in Wolken verschwunden?"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:15
37 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXVIII. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und siehe, einer aus denen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:13
38 St. Mathew Passion, Part I: XXIX. Chorale "O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXX. Aria (Alto, Chorus) "Ach! nun ist mein Jesus hin!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:40
2 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXI. Recitative (Evangelist) "Die aber Jesum gegriffen hatten"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:05
3 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXII. Chorale "Mir hat die Welt trüglich gericht'"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:40
4 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXIII. Recitative (Evangelist, Witness, High Priest) "Und wiewohl viel falsche Zeugen herzutraten"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:12
5 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXIV. Recitative (Tenor) "Mein Jesus schweigt zu falschen Lügen stille"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:05
6 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXV. Aria (Tenor) "Geduld!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:29
7 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVIa. Recitative (Evangelist, High Priest) "Und der Hohepriester antwortete und sprach zu ihm"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:18
8 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVIb. Chorus "Er ist des Todes schuldig!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:12
9 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVIc. Recitative (Evangelist) "Da speieten sie aus in sein Angesicht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:15
10 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVId. Chorus "Weissage uns, Christe, wer ist's der dich schlug?"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:23
11 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVII. Chorale "Wer hat dich so geschlagen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:45
12 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXXIIIa. Recitative (Evangelist, Maids, Peter) "Petrus aber saß draußen im Palast"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:58
13 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVIIIb. Chorus "Wahrlich, du bist auch einer von denen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:12
14 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXVIIIc. Recitative (Evangelist, Peter) "Da hub er an, sich zu verfluchen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:17
15 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XXXIX. Aria (Alto) "Erbarme dich, mein Gott"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:01
16 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XL. Chorale "Bin ich gleich von dir gewichen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:56
17 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLIa. Recitative (Evangelist, Judas) "Des Morgens aber hielten alle Hohepriester"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:03
18 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLIb. Chorus "Was gehet uns das an?"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:09
19 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLIc. Recitative (Evangelist, High Priest) "Und er warf die Silberlinge in den Tempel"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:45
20 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLII. Aria (Bass) "Gebt mir meinen Jesum wieder"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:58
21 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLIII. Recitative (Evangelist) "Sie hielten aber einen Rat"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:14
22 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLIV. Chorale "Befiehl du deine Wege"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:56
23 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLVa. Recitative (Evangelist, Pilate, Pilate's wife) "Auf das Fest aber hatte der Landpfleger Gewohnheit"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:07
24 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLVb. Chorus "Laß ihn kreuzigen!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:22
25 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLVI. Chorale "Wie wunderbarlich ist doch diese Strafe!"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:41
26 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLVII. Recitative (Evangelist, Pilate) "Der Landpfleger sagte"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:17
27 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLVIII. Recitative (Soprano) "Er hat uns allen wohlgetan"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:05
28 St. Mathew Passion, Part II: XLIX. Aria (Soprano) "Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:48
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. Mathew Passion: La. Recitative (Evangelist) "Sie schrieen aber noch mehr"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:04
2 St. Mathew Passion: Lb. Chorus "Lass ihn kreuzigen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:20
3 St. Mathew Passion: Lc. Recitative (Evangelist, Pilate) "Da aber Pilatus sahe"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:28
4 St. Mathew Passion: Ld. Chorus "Sein Blut komme uber uns"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:44
5 St. Mathew Passion: Le. Recitative (Evangelist) "Da gab er ihnen Barrabam los"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:23
6 St. Mathew Passion: LI. Recitative (Alto) "Erbarm es Gott"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:58
7 St. Mathew Passion: LII. Aria (Alto) "Können Tränen meiner Wangen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:50
8 St. Mathew Passion: LIIIa. Recitative (Evangelist) "Da nahmen die Kriegsknechte"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:42
9 St. Mathew Passion: LIIIb. Chorus "Gegrüsset seist du, Jüdenkönig"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:11
10 St. Mathew Passion: LIIIc. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und speieten ihn an"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:12
11 St. Mathew Passion: LIV. Chorale "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:57
12 St. Mathew Passion: LV. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und da sie ihn verspottet hatten"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:56
13 St. Mathew Passion: LVI. Recitative (Bass) "Ja freilich will in uns das Fleisch und Blut"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:34
14 St. Mathew Passion: LVII. Aria (Bass) "Komm, süsses Kreuz, so will ich sagen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:19
15 St. Mathew Passion: LVIIIa. Recitative (Evngelist) "Und da sie an die Stätte kamen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:52
16 St. Mathew Passion: LVIIIb. Chorus "Der du den Tempel Gottes zerbrichst"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:30
17 St. Mathew Passion: LVIIIc. Recitative (Evangelist) "Desgleichen auch die Hohenpriester"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:09
18 St. Mathew Passion: LVIIId. Chorus "Andern hat er geholfen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
19 St. Mathew Passion: LVIIIe. Recitative (Evangelist) "Desgleichen schmäheten ihn auch die Mörder"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:14
20 St. Mathew Passion: LIX. Recitative (Alto) "Ach Golgatha"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:25
21 St. Mathew Passion: LX. Aria (Alto with Chorus) "Sehet, Jesus hat die Hand"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:23
22 St. Mathew Passion: LXIa. Recitative (Evangelist, Jesus) "Und von der sechsten Stunde an"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:21
23 St. Mathew Passion: LXIb. Chorus "Der rufet dem Elias"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:04
24 St. Mathew Passion: LXIc. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und bald lief einer unter ihnen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:17
25 St. Mathew Passion: LXId. Chorus "Halt Lass sehen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:09
26 St. Mathew Passion: LXIe. Recitative (Evangelist) "Aber Jesus schrie abermal"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:33
27 St. Mathew Passion: LXII. Chorale "Wenn ich einmal soll scheiden"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:13
28 St. Mathew Passion: LXIIIa. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und siehe da, der Vorhang im Tempel zerriss"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:08
29 St. Mathew Passion: LXIIIb. Chorus "Wahrlich, dieser ist Gottes Sohn gewesen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:19
30 St. Mathew Passion: LXIIIc. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und es waren viel Weiber da"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:21
31 St. Mathew Passion: LXIV. Recitative (Bass) "Am Abend, da es kühle war"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:59
32 St. Mathew Passion: LXV. Aria (Bass) "Mache dich, mein Herze, rein"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:20
33 St. Mathew Passion: LXVIa. Recitative (Evangelist) "Und Joseph nahm den Leib"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:02
34 St. Mathew Passion: LXVIb. Chorus "Herr wir haben gedacht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:59
35 St. Mathew Passion: LXVIc. Recitative (Evangelist, Pilate) "Pilatus sprach zu ihnen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:38
36 St. Mathew Passion: LXVII. Recitative (Soloists & Chorus) "Nun ist der Herr zur Ruh gebracht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:53
37 St. Mathew Passion: LXVIII. Chorus "Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder"
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:33

Credits

CD 1

alto vocals:
Michael Chance (British countertenor) (tracks 9–10, 35)
bass vocals:
David Thomas (British bass singer) (tracks 30–31)
bass vocals [Jesus]:
Michael George (operatic bass) (tracks 2, 8, 15, 19, 24, 26, 29, 32, 34, 37)
choir vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 14, 17–18, 23, 25, 27–28, 33, 35–36, 38)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–38)
conductor:
Stephen Cleobury (tracks 1–38)
engineer:
Erik Sikkema (tracks 1–38)
Adriaan Verstijnen (tracks 1–38)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–38)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 18, 23)
Johann Heermann (track 3)
orchestra:
The Brandenburg Consort (tracks 1–38)
producer:
Tini Mathot (tracks 1–38)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano) (tracks 12, 20–21, 35)
soprano vocals [ripieno]:
tenor vocals:
Martyn Hill (tracks 27–28)
tenor vocals [Evangelist]:
Rogers Covey‐Crump (tenor) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15–16, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 32, 34, 37)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 163) (track 23)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 166) (track 3)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 294) (track 18)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 342) (track 33)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Again (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil I (tracks 1–3, 9–12, 18–35, 37–38)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 23)

CD 2

alto vocals:
Michael Chance (British countertenor) (tracks 1, 15)
bass vocals:
David Thomas (British bass singer) (track 20)
bass vocals [Jesus]:
Michael George (operatic bass) (tracks 7, 21)
choir vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (tracks 1, 3, 8, 10–11, 13, 16, 18, 22–25)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–28)
conductor:
Stephen Cleobury (tracks 1–28)
engineer:
Erik Sikkema (tracks 1–28)
Adriaan Verstijnen (tracks 1–28)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–28)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 11, 22)
Johann Heermann (track 25)
Adam Reusner (track 3)
Johann von Rist (track 16)
orchestra:
The Brandenburg Consort (tracks 1–28)
orchestrator:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 15)
producer:
Tini Mathot (tracks 1–28)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano) (tracks 27–28)
tenor vocals:
Martyn Hill (tracks 5–6)
tenor vocals [Evangelist]:
Rogers Covey‐Crump (tenor) (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 23, 26)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 159) (track 22)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 167) (track 25)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 213) (track 3)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 292) (track 11)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 361) (track 16)
arrangements:
Aria "Erbarme dich" (for voice, violin and organ, Liszt) (track 15)
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil II (tracks 1–6, 11, 15–16, 20–22, 25–28)
recording of:

CD 3

alto vocals:
Michael Chance (British countertenor) (tracks 6–7, 20–21, 36)
bass vocals:
David Thomas (British bass singer) (tracks 13–14, 31–32, 36)
bass vocals [Jesus]:
Michael George (operatic bass) (track 22)
choir vocals:
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge (tracks 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 34, 36–37)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–37)
conductor:
Stephen Cleobury (tracks 1–37)
engineer:
Erik Sikkema (tracks 1–37)
Adriaan Verstijnen (tracks 1–37)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–37)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 11, 27)
orchestra:
The Brandenburg Consort (tracks 1–37)
producer:
Tini Mathot (tracks 1–37)
soprano vocals:
Emma Kirkby (soprano) (track 36)
tenor vocals:
Martyn Hill (track 36)
tenor vocals [Evangelist]:
Rogers Covey‐Crump (tenor) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 33, 35)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 162) (track 11)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 164) (track 27)
arrangements:
later translated versions:
later versions:
orchestrations:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (Stokowski orchestration) (track 11)
part of:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil II (tracks 6–7, 11–14, 20–21, 27, 31–32, 36–37)
recording of:

Release

alto vocals: Michael Chance (British countertenor)
bass vocals: Michael George (operatic bass)
David Thomas (British bass singer)
bass vocals and other vocals: Michael George (operatic bass)
chorus master: Roy Goodman (conductor and violinist)
conductor: Stephen Cleobury
other vocals and tenor vocals: Rogers Covey‐Crump (tenor)
soprano vocals: Emma Kirkby (soprano)
tenor vocals: Rogers Covey‐Crump (tenor)
Martyn Hill
remastered versions: Matthäus-Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach; The Brandenburg Consort, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
ASIN: DE: B000076I2A [info]