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F-1001

Title:

Bach: Johannes-Passion - Harnoncourt

Category:

Filmed performance of J.S. Bach's Work/s

Produced:

Recorded & filmed: Jun 26-30, 1985 at Dom, Graz, Austria

Country:

Austria

Released:

2006 (DVD)

Director:

Humphrey Burton

Writer:

Musicians:

Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Conductor)
Tölzer Knabenchor (Choir) / Concentus Musicus Wien (Orchestra)
Tenor: [Evangelist]: Kurt Equiluz; Bass [Jesus]: Robert Holl; Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek; Boy Altos: Panito Iconomou, Christian Immler; Tenor: Thomas Moser; Bass: Anton Scharinger

Description:

Filmed in the architectural splendeur of Graz's Gothic-Baroque cathedral, leading Bach authority Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducted the famed Tölzer Knabenchor and his Concentus Musicus Wien, playing on period instruments, in the most dramatic of all Passion setting. "In this performance we have attempted to realize Bach's wishes in the most authentic manner possible" (Nikolaus Harnoncourt).

Language:

German (original language); Sub-titles: English, French, Spanish, Chinese

Bach's Music:

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Film Company:

Unitel

DVD Label:

Deutsche Grammophon

TT:

114 min

Comments:

2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by N. Harnoncourt.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Buy DVD at:

Amazon.de | Amazon.co.uk

Source: DVD
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (October 2007)

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