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Bach: Apocryphal St. Luke Passion / Helbich, Et Al


Release Date: 04/22/1997 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 999293   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mona SpägeleHarry Van BerneStephan SchreckenbergerChristiane Iven,   ... 
Conductor:  Wolfgang Helbich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alsfeld Vocal EnsembleBremen Baroque Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.88) - "...The only source for the `St. Luke Passion' is a score copy begun by Johann Sebastian Bach and completed by his son Carl Phillip Emanuel....Wolfgang Helbich is a persuasive advocate of the score. Good sound, texts and translations."
This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.88) - "...The only source for the `St. Luke Passion' is a score copy begun by Johann Sebastian Bach and completed by his son Carl Phillip Emanuel....Wolfgang Helbich is a persuasive advocate of the score. Good sound, texts and translations." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Saint Luke Passion, BWV 246 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mona Spägele (Soprano), Harry Van Berne (Tenor), Stephan Schreckenberger (Bass),
Christiane Iven (Alto), Marcus Sandmann (Bass), Rufus Müller (Tenor)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Helbich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble,  Bremen Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Length: 106 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: The attribution to J. S. Bach is spurious; the actual composer remains unknown. 

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