J.S. Bach
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Actus tragicus

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Hermann Scherchen
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Soloists:Hilde Roessel-Majdan
Alfred Poell
Instrumentation:Choir
Orchestra
Voice
Individual Works:BWV 140, Wachet auf,
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Westminster
Catalog Number:XWN 18394 LP
Year Released/Recorded:1952
Comments:Ralph Johansen said:

A beautiful cantata, exquisitely performed, soloists, choral and orchestral coloring tender and unforgettable.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Ralph Johansen
Date First Submitted:07/30/2002
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