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Bach: Weimar Cantatas Vol 2 / Kirkby, Purcell Quartet


Release Date: 07/31/2007 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 742   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Charles DanielsMichael ChanceEmma KirkbyPeter Harvey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Weimar cantatas of J.S. Bach form an exceptional body of work and it is thrilling to hear them performed in a way that Bach would have recognized. 'For sheer brilliance of technique, the Purcell Quartet and friends take the biscuit.' - International Record Review on CHAN0715 '...a performance of great musical versatility.' - Gramophone on CHAN0715 The Weimar cantatas of J.S. Bach form an exceptional body of work and it is thrilling to hear them performed in a way that Bach would have recognized. 'For sheer brilliance of technique, the Purcell Quartet and friends take the biscuit.' - International Record Review on CHAN0715 '...a performance of great musical versatility.' - Gramophone on CHAN0715 Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Charles Daniels (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Emma Kirkby (Soprano),
Peter Harvey (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Weimar, Germany 
2.
Gleich wie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt, BWV 18 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Charles Daniels (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Emma Kirkby (Soprano),
Peter Harvey (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1715; Cöthen, Germany 
3.
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Michael Chance (Countertenor), Peter Harvey (Bass),
Charles Daniels (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Cöthen, Germany 
4.
Komm, du süsse Todesstunde, BWV 161 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Michael Chance (Countertenor), Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Peter Harvey (Bass),
Charles Daniels (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Purcell Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1715; Cöthen, Germany 

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