BACH: Cantatas BWV 10, 51, 80, 140, 202


BACH: Cantatas BWV 10, 51, 80, 140, 202
Karl Münchinger
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4804844
Barcode
00028948048441
Format
2-CD
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
CD 1
1 Cantata ‘Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen’, BWV 51
2 Cantata ‘Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten’, BWV 202 (Wedding Cantata)
Suzanne Danco, soprano

3 Cantata ‘Meine Seele erhebt den Herren’, BWV 10
Elly Ameling, soprano
Helen Watts, contralto
Werner Krenn, tenor
Marius Rintzler, bass
Wiener Akademie-Chor

CD 2
1 Cantata ‘Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott’, BWV 80
2 Cantata ‘Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme’, BWV 140
Gabriele Fontana, soprano
Julia Hamari, mezzo-soprano
Gösta Winbergh,
tenor
Tom Krause, baritone
Hymnuschor

3 Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, BWV 147
4 Sheep may safely graze, BWV 208

Stuttgarter Kammerorchester
Karl Münchinger

Recording information

Recording Producers: Victor Olof (BWV 51, BWV 202); John Mordler (BWV 10); Michael Haas (BWV 80, BWV 140); James Mallinson (BWV 147, BWV 208)
Balance Engineers: Gil Went (BWV 51, BWV 202); Martin Fouqué (BWV 10); Stanley Goodall (BWV 80, BWV 140); John Dunkerley (BWV 147, BWV 208)
Recording Locations: Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland, September 1953 (BWV 51, BWV 202); Church of Schloss Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Germany, May 1968 (BWV 10), October 1977 (BWV 147, BWV 208), February 1984 (BWV 80, BWV 140)

Reviews

‘Suzanne Danco’s lively and musicianly performances in both Cantatas gave me much pleasure’ Gramophone

‘The smoothest and sweetest of string playing’ (Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Sheep may safely graze) Gramophone

*** ‘very well performed’ (Cantata BWV 10) Penguin Guide

‘excellently transparent and well-detailed Decca digital recording and a fine team of soloists … the chorus’ vigorous contribution is given striking body and presence’ (BWV 80 and 140) Gramophone