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Bach: Cantatas Bwv 4, 56, 82 / Karl Richter


Release Date: 07/26/2007 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 427128   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In addition to the less well known 'Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen', two of Bach's most important and highly regarded Cantata's 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' and 'Ich habe genug' receive exceptionally dramatic, remarkably heartfelt performances here. The youthful Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's seamless legato and passionate delivery beautifully compliments the often introspective subject matter of the texts. Ristenpart (who many remember as conducting arguably the most popular and best selling recording of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto's ever on Nonesuch LP) and Lehmann's conducting as well couldn't be more powerfully evocative or fully explore the emotional range of these transcendent settings. Archiv's original-image bit-processing restored Read more sound as well, belies the early 1950's vintage. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, BWV 56 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
2.
Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708; Weimar, Germany 
Language: German 
3.
Ich habe genug, BWV 82 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Conductor:  Karl Richter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Bach Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Cöthen, Germany 
Language: German 

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