J.S. Bach
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Cantatas: Complete, Vol. 1

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Ton Koopman
Accompaniment/Orchestra:The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir
Soloists:Barbara Schlick, Soprano
Kai Wessel, Alto
Guy de Mey, Tenor
Klaus Mertens, Bass
Instrumentation:Bassoon
Cello
Choir
Flute
Harpsichord
Horn
Oboe
Orchestra
Organ
Recorder
Trumpet
Viola da Gamba
Violin
Vocal
Individual Works:Disc 1:

Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis BWV 21
Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir BWV 131
Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis BWV 21 appendix

Disc 2:

Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (Actus tragicus) BWV 106
Der Herr denket an uns (Wedding Cantata) BWV 196
Gott ist mein Koenig BWV 71
Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich BWV 150

Disc 3:

Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret BWV 31
Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe BWV 185
Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4
Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4 (appendix)

Format:Unspecified
Record Label:Erato
Catalog Number:4509-98536-2
Year Released/Recorded:1995
Total Playing Time:Disc 1: 1h09
Disc 2: 1h04
Disc 3: 1h05
Related Web Site:http://www.tonkoopman.nl
Comments:Henk Meulendijks said;

First volume of 20 volumes being recorded in the next 10 years with all church an secular cantata's all the cantata's will be played in concert and broadcasted by the dutch radio complete with appendix eg bwv 4 as generaly known and a different version Koopman has that bach drive (not fast, not slow, but clear and ongoing) great basso continuo (I love that little organ) it has all the best from Rilling and Harnoncourt in one.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Henk Meulendijks
Date First Submitted:12/16/1995
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