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Bach and a Play of Passion

[Inaugural Lecture for a Personal Chair at the Royal Academy of Music, University of London]

By Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood (January 2002)

Complete Musical Extracts

No.

Mvt. / Music Example

Performers / Details

Time

Source

1

Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244. Duet, ‘So ist mein Jesus nun gefangen’ (Soprano/Alto)

Elfriede Trötschel (Soprano), Diana Eustrati (Alto). Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Fritz Lehmann. 1949

3:42

Live Recording. Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood

2

Bach: Jesu, der du meine Seele (BWV 78). Duet, ‘Wir eilen mit schwachen’ (Soprano/Alto)

Teresa Stich-Randall (Soprano), Dagmar Hermann (Alto), Orchestra of the Bach Guild, Felix Prohaska. 1953

5:09

CD. The Bach Guild/Vanguard Classics. C/O Omega Record Group, Inc.

3

Bach: Wachet! Betet! (BWV 70). Opening Chorus, ‘Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!’

Choir and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Felix Prohaska. 1956

4:33

CD. The Bach Guild/Vanguard Classics. C/O Omega Record Group, Inc.

4

Bach: Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (BWV 32). Compact disc. Aria, ‘Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen’ (Soprano)

Magda Laszlo (Soprano), Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Hermann Scherchen. 1952

5:30

CD. MCA Records (formerly Westminster). C/O Universal Music Operations Ltd.

5

Bach: Komm, du süsse Todesstunde (BWV 161).
Aria, ‘Mein Verlangen’ (Tenor)

Theophil Meier (Tenor), Mannheim Bach Orchestra, Heinz Markus Göttsche. 1963

5:27

LP. Cantate. C/O Klassik Center Kassel

6

Bach: Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret (BWV 31). Aria, ‘Letzte Stunde, brich herein’ (Soprano)

Agnes Giebel (Soprano), Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra, Fritz Werner. 1961

6:22

CD. Erato. C/O Warner Music UK Ltd.

7

Bach: Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut (BWV 199). Aria, ‘Tief gebückt und voller Reue’ (Soprano)

Elly Ameling (Soprano), Deutsche Bachsolisten, Helmut Winschermann. 1968

9:26

CD. Philips. C/O Decca Music Group.

8

Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244. Recit and Aria, ‘Mache dich, mein Herze, rein’ (Bass)

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Bass), Munich Bach Orchestra, Karl Richter. 1958

9:24

CD. Archiv Produktion. C/O Universal Music Operations Ltd.


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The music examples were compiled by Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood (February 2002)


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