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Apocryphal Bach Masses / Helbich, Febi Armonici, Et Al


Release Date: 06/17/2003 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 999834   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousFrancesco DuranteMelchior Hoffman
Performer:  Ralf GrobeHenning VossHenning KaiserDorothee Mields
Conductor:  Wolfgang Helbich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alsfeld Vocal EnsembleFebi Armonici
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Missa in C major by Anonymous
Performer:  Ralf Grobe (Bass), Henning Voss (Countertenor), Henning Kaiser (Tenor),
Dorothee Mields (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Helbich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble,  Febi Armonici
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; ?Italy 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection survives only in a copy in Johann Sebastian Bach's hand, copied around 1740-42, while in Leipzig. Because of that, this mass was thought to belong to Bach and given the catalogue number BWV Anh 25. 
2.
Missa in C minor by Francesco Durante
Performer:  Dorothee Mields (Soprano), Henning Voss (Countertenor), Henning Kaiser (Tenor),
Ralf Grobe (Bass)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Helbich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble,  Febi Armonici
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1727; Italy 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Johann Sebastian Bach (1727)
This selection has been formerly attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, as BWV Anh 26. Bach apparently copied this mass (together with his nephew, Johann Heinrich Bach) and changed the structuring of the Kyrie section, adding as well some wind instruments to the original string orchestra. 
3.
German Magnificat in A minor by Melchior Hoffman
Performer:  Dorothee Mields (Soprano), Henning Voss (Countertenor), Henning Kaiser (Tenor),
Ralf Grobe (Bass)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Helbich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble,  Febi Armonici
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1707; Leipzig, Germany 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection has been formerly attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach, and given the catalogue number BWV Anh 21. 

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