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Bach, Kuhnau: Magnificat / Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque

Bach / Kuhnau / York / Isidro / Bartosz / Koopman
Release Date: 05/17/2005 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2053419  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachJohann Kuhnau
Performer:  Jörg DürmüllerDeborah YorkBogna BartoszKlaus Mertens,   ... 
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque OrchestraAmsterdam Baroque Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Picture Format: NTSC · 16:9 anamorphic
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0
Subtitles: English, German, French, Latin
Booklet Notes: English, German, French
Running Time: 87 mins

* Ton Koopman is widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music
* Conducting one of Bach's greatest choral works, the Magnificat, as well as one of his most beautiful cantatas
* Including also a lesser-known baroque gem by Bach's predecessor as cantor of the St. Thomas Church, Johann Kuhnau
* Performed at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, the church for which Bach conceived his works
* Brand new recording - state-of-the-art
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* 5.1 surround sound in Dolby Digital and DTS
* Widescreen 16:9 ratio

"For sheer bravura, and an increasingly corporate elan between voices and instruments, the Amsterdam forces are beginning to consolidate on a distinctive timbre and style." -- Gramophone Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jörg Dürmüller (Tenor), Deborah York (Soprano), Bogna Bartosz (Alto),
Klaus Mertens (Bass), Orlanda Velez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra,  Amsterdam Baroque Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Magnificat in C major by Johann Kuhnau
Performer:  Jörg Dürmüller (Tenor), Deborah York (Soprano), Bogna Bartosz (Alto),
Klaus Mertens (Bass), Orlanda Velez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra,  Amsterdam Baroque Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 

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