Tracklist

CD 1: Part 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorus: Come ye daughters, share my mourning
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:34
2 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: When Jesus had completed all these sayings
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:51
3 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: O blessed Jesu, how hast thou offended?
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:55
4 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: At that time there assembled the chief priests
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:26
5 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorus: Not upon the feast
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:17
6 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Now when Jesus was in Bethany
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:35
7 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorus: To what purpose is this waste?
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:33
8 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: When Jesus understood it
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:38
9 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: My Master and my Lord
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:03
10 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Contralto Aria: Grief for sin
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:52
11 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Then went one of the disciples
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:41
12 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Soprano Aria: Break in grief
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:21
13 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Now on the first day of the unleavened bread
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:13
14 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorus: Where wilt thou?
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:23
15 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recit & Chorus: He said, Go to one in the city yonder
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:57
16 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: Tis I, whose sins have bound thee
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
17 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: He answered then and said
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:31
18 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Although our eyes with tears o'erflow
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:27
19 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Soprano Aria: Jesus, Saviour, I am thine
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:57
20 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And after they had sung an hymn together
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:13
21 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: Receive me, my Redeemer
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:04
22 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Simon Peter made answer
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:15
23 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: Here would I stand beside them
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:08
24 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Then came Jesus with them
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:16
25 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Tenor Solo with Chorus: O grief! how throbs His heavy-laden breast
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:13
26 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Tenor Solo with Chorus: I would beside my Lord be watching
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:34
CD 2: Part 1 (continued), Part 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And he went away
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:50
2 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: The Saviour, low before His Father bending
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:08
3 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Bass Aria: Gladly would I take upon me
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:26
4 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And he came to his disciples
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:30
5 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: O Father, let thy will be done
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:15
6 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And he came again and found them sleeping
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:34
7 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Duet & Chorus: Behold, my Saviour now is taken
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:55
8 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And behold, one of the others that were there with Jesus
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:35
9 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorus: O man, thy grievous sin bemoan
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:56
10 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Contralto Aria with Chorus: Ah! now is my Saviour gone
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:33
11 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And they that had laid hold on Jesus
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:03
12 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: How falsely doth the world accuse!
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
13 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Yea, though many lying witnesses came forward
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:24
14 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: He holds his peace though men accuse him falsely
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:05
15 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Tenor Aria: Endure, endure
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:45
16 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And the high priest answered and said unto him
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:43
17 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And then with one accord did they spit in his face
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:40
18 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: O Lord, who dares to smite Thee?
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:55
19 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: Simon Peter sat outside the court
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:11
20 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And then began he to curse and to swear
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:26
21 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Contralto Aria: Have mercy, Lord, on me
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:44
22 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: Lamb of God, I fall before Thee
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:09
23 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: Now when the morning came
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:57
24 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And he cast the silver pieces down in the temple
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:58
25 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Bass Aria: Give, O give me back my Lord
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:36
26 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And they took counsel together
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:18
27 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: Commit thy way to Jesus
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:12
CD 3: Part 2 (continued)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: At that feast then
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:30
2 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: O wondrous love, that suffers this correction!
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:56
3 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: The governor answered
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:16
4 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: To all men Jesus good hath done
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:17
5 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Soprano Aria: For love my Saviour now is dying
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:14
6 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: But they cried out the more
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:24
7 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: O gracious God!
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:19
8 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Contralto Aria: If my tears be unavailing
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:46
9 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And then did the soldiers of the governor
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:30
10 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: O Sacred Head surrounded by crown of piercing thorn
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:29
11 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: And after they had mocked at him
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:28
12 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: In truth, to bear the cross
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:42
13 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Bass Aria: Come, healing cross
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:09
14 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And when they came unto the place that is called Golgotha
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:52
15 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: The same was cast in His teeth by the robbers
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:16
16 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: Ah Golgotha! Unhappy Golgotha!
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:47
17 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Contralto Aria with Chorus: See ye! See the Saviour's outstretched hands!
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:49
18 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: Now from the sixth hour
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:47
19 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorale: Be near me Lord, when dying
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:45
20 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And then, behold, the veil of the temple was rent
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:06
21 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative: At evening, hour of calm and peace
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:32
22 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Bass Aria: Make thee clean, my heart, from sin
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:48
23 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And Joseph took the body
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:51
24 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Recitative with Chorus: And now the Lord to rest is laid
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:18
25 St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244: Chorus: In tears of grief, dear Lord, we leave thee
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:10

Credits

CD 1: Part 1

choir vocals:
The Bach Choir (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 14–16, 21, 23, 25–26)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–15, 15, 15–26)
conductor:
Sir David Willcocks (tracks 1–26)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–15, 15, 15–26)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 16, 21)
Johann Heermann (track 3)
orchestra:
solo bass-baritone vocals:
John Shirley‐Quirk (bass-baritone) (tracks 2, 8, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24)
solo contralto vocals:
Alfreda Hodgson (tracks 9–10)
solo soprano vocals:
Felicity Lott (tracks 12, 18–19)
solo tenor vocals:
Neil Jenkins (tenor) (tracks 25–26)
Robert Tear (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 163) (track 21)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 166) (track 3)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 294) (track 16)
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, 16–26)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Bach (track 21)

CD 2: Part 1 (continued), Part 2

choir vocals:
The Bach Choir (tracks 5, 7, 9–10, 12, 16–19, 22–23, 27)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–16, 16–19, 19–23, 23–27)
conductor:
Sir David Willcocks (tracks 1–27)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–16, 16–19, 19–23, 23–27)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (track 27)
Adam Reusner (track 12)
Johann von Rist (track 22)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 21)
solo baritone vocals:
Paul Hillier (Early music conductor, baritone & co-founder of The Hilliard Ensemble) (track 26)
Richard Jackson (baritone) (tracks 13, 16, 24)
Stephen Roberts (UK bass-baritone) (tracks 2–3, 25)
solo bass-baritone vocals:
John Shirley‐Quirk (bass-baritone) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 16, 23, 26)
solo contralto vocals:
Alfreda Hodgson (tracks 7, 10, 21)
solo soprano vocals:
Felicity Lott (track 7)
solo tenor vocals:
Neil Jenkins (tenor) (tracks 14–15)
Robert Tear (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 16–17, 19–20, 23–24, 26)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 159) (track 27)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 213) (track 12)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 342) (track 5)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 361) (track 22)
arrangements:
Aria "Erbarme dich" (for voice, violin and organ, Liszt) (track 21)
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil II (tracks 10–15, 21–22, 25–27)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:

CD 3: Part 2 (continued)

choir vocals:
The Bach Choir (tracks 1–2, 6, 9–10, 14, 17–20, 23–25)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–14, 14, 14, 14–25)
conductor:
Sir David Willcocks (tracks 1–25)
librettist:
Picander (tracks 1–14, 14, 14, 14–25)
lyricist:
Paul Gerhardt (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 10, 19)
Johann Heermann (track 2)
orchestra:
solo baritone vocals:
Paul Hillier (Early music conductor, baritone & co-founder of The Hilliard Ensemble) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 23)
Stephen Roberts (UK bass-baritone) (tracks 12–13, 21–22, 24)
solo bass-baritone vocals:
John Shirley‐Quirk (bass-baritone) (track 18)
solo contralto vocals:
Alfreda Hodgson (tracks 7–8, 16–17, 24)
solo soprano vocals:
Felicity Lott (tracks 4–5, 24)
solo tenor vocals:
Neil Jenkins (tenor) (track 24)
Robert Tear (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 11, 14–15, 18, 20, 23)
recorded at:
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 162) (track 10)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 164) (track 19)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 167) (track 2)
arrangements:
later translated versions:
later versions:
orchestrations:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden (Stokowski orchestration) (track 10)
part of:
Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244: Teil II (tracks 1–13, 16–25)
parts:
recording of: