J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Cantatas 140, 51

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Joshua Rifkin
Accompaniment/Orchestra:The Bach Ensemble
Soloists:Julianne Baird, Soprano
Individual Works:"Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140
"Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," BWV 51
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:L'Oiseau-Lyre
Catalog Number:417 616-2
Year Released/Recorded:1987
Comments:Rifkin's success in performing "Wachet auf" one to a part is open to debate, but he and Baird pull off the cantata for solo soprano quite well.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • J. Michael Fouse
Date First Submitted:03/30/1996