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Bach: The Great Choral Masterpieces [12-CD Collector's Edition]


Release Date: 10/22/2013 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001915502   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert HollPeter SchreierMarjana LipovsekAndrea Ihle,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio ChorusDresden StaatskapelleLudwig Güttler Trumpet Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Robert Holl (Bass), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Marjana Lipovsek (Alto),
Andrea Ihle (Soprano), Helen Donath (Soprano), Eberhard Büchner (Tenor)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Dresden Staatskapelle,  Ludwig Güttler Trumpet Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 152 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
2.
Saint John Passion, BWV 245 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Olaf Bär (Baritone), Marjana Lipovsek (Alto), Roberta Alexander (Soprano),
Robert Holl (Bass), Peter Schreier (Tenor)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 125 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
3.
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Schreier (Tenor), Theo Adam (Bass), Lucia Popp (Soprano),
Marjana Lipovsek (Alto), Eberhard Büchner (Tenor), Robert Holl (Bass),
Andreas Scheibner (Baritone), Ekkehard Wlaschiha (Bass), Hermann-Christian Polster (Bass),
Olaf Bär (Baritone)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Dresden Staatskapelle,  Dresden Boys' Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany 
4.
Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Olaf Bär (Bass), Rainer Trost (Tenor), Barbara Bonney (Soprano),
Birgit Remmert (Alto)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: Latin 
5.
Missa brevis in F major, BWV 233 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
6.
Missa brevis in A major, BWV 234 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Olaf Bär (Bass), Rainer Trost (Tenor), Barbara Bonney (Soprano),
Birgit Remmert (Alto)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
7.
Missa brevis in G minor, BWV 235 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Olaf Bär (Bass), Rainer Trost (Tenor),
Birgit Remmert (Alto)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
8.
Missa brevis in G major, BWV 236 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Olaf Bär (Bass), Rainer Trost (Tenor), Barbara Bonney (Soprano),
Birgit Remmert (Alto)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus,  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
9.
Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Anton Scharinger (Bass), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Marjana Lipovsek (Alto),
Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano), Arleen Augér (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Schreier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-49; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.1 Chorus: "Jauchzet, frohlocket"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.2 Evangelist: "Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.3 Rezitativ (Alt): "Nun wird mein liebster Bräutigam"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.4 Aria (Alto): " Bereite dich, Zion"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.5 Choral: "Wie soll ich dich empfangen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.6 Evangelist, No.7 Choral
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.8 Aria (Baß): "Großer Herr, o starker König"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part One - For the first Day of Christmas: No.9 Choral: "Ach mein herzliebes Jesulein"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.10 Sinfonia
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.11 Evangelist: "Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.12 Chorale: "Brich an, o schönes Morgenlicht"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.13 Evangelist, Engel: "Und der Engel sprach zu Ihnen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.14 Rezitativ (Baß): "Was Gott dem Abraham Verheißen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.15 Aria (Tenor): "Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.16 Evangelist: "Und das habt zum Zeichen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.17 Chorale: "Schaut hin, dort liegt im finstern Stall"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.18 Rezitativ (Baß): "So geht denn hin, ihr Hirten, geht"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.19 Aria (Alto): "Schlafe, mein Liebster, geniesse der Ruh"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.20 Evangelist: "Und alsbald war da bei dem Engel"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.21 Chor: "Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.22 Rezitativ (Baß): "So recht, ihr Engel, jauchzt und singet"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas: No.23 Chorale: "Wir singen dir in deinem Heer"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.24 Chor: "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.25 Evangelist, No.26 Chor, No.27 Rezitativ (Baß)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.28 Choral: "Dies hat er alles uns getan"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.29 Duett (Sopran, Baß): "Herr, dein Mitleid, dein Erbarmen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.30 Evangelist: "Und sie kamen eilend"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.31 Aria (Alt): "Schließe, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.32 Recitativ (Alt): "Ja, ja, mein Herz soll es bewahren"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.33 Choral: "Ich will dich mit Fleiß bewahren"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.34 Evangelist: "Und die Hirten kehrten wieder um"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.35 Choral: "Seid froh dieweil"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Three - For the third Day of Christmas: No.24 Chor (da capo): "Herrscher des Himmels, erhöre das Lallen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.36 Chor: "Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.37 Evangelist: "Und da acht Tage um waren"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.38 Rezitativ (Baß): "Immanuel, o süßes Wort" Arioso (Chor-Sopran, Baß): "Jesu, du mein liebstes Leben"-"Komm ich will dich mit Lust umfassen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.39 Aria (Soprano, Echo-soprano): "Flösst, mein Heiland, flösst dein Namen"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.40 Rezitativ (Baß): "Wohlan, dein Name soll allein" Arioso (Chor-Sopran): "Jesu mein Freud und Wonne"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.41 Aria (Tenor): "Ich will nur dir zu Ehren leben"
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 - Part Four - For New Year's Day: No.42 Choral: "Jesus richte mein Beginnen"

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