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Robert Bloom
Bach's Vocal & Instrumental Works

Contents

The Art of Robert Bloom Series on Boston Records
Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Robert Bloom - Short Biography
Bach Aria Group - Short History

Discography

The Art of Robert Bloom Series on Boston Records


RB-1

The Art of Robert Bloom: Music for Oboe and Strings, Vol. 1

1. Adagio (Mvt. 2) from Oster-Oratorium BWV 249, edited by Robert Bloom [3:53]
2. Sinfonia F-dur (Adagio) (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 156, edited by Robert Bloom [2:27]
3. Chorale Prelude Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (II), BWV 659, transcribed by Robert Bloom for oboe, two violas, and cello [4:21]

Leopold Stokowski
BWV 249/2: Paul Wolfe
BWV 156/1: Gustav Meier

BWV 249/2: Sarasota Music Festival Orchestra
BWV 156/1: Yale University School of Music Orchestra
BWV 659: Joined by students from the Yale University School of Music

Robert Bloom (Oboe)

Boston Records BR-1031CD

BWV 249: Jun 1969
BWV 156/1, 659: Dec 1968

CD / TT: 70 min

Recorded at:
BWV 249/2: Live Hamilton Center, New College, Sarasota, Florida, USA.
BWV 156/1, 659: Live Sprague Memorial Hall, Yale School of Music, New Havven, Connecticut, USA.
Listen on YouTube:
Oster-Oratorium BWV 249/2 [at 00:00], Cantata BWV 156/1 [at 3:55], Chorale Prelude BWV 659 [at 6:22] [10:40]
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RB-4

The Art of Robert Bloom: Chamber Music, Vol. 2

Aria for Alto Können nicht die rothen Wangen (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 205 [6:22]

Soprano: Lois Marshall (?); Robert Bloom (Oboe); Timothy Eddy (Cello); Yehudi Wyner (Keyboard)

Boston Records BR-1034CD

1979

CD / TT: 64 min

Recorded live in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
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RB-6

The Art of Robert Bloom: Bach Aria Group, Vol. 1

 

1-5. Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 [13:57]
6. Aria for Bass Ich bin ein guter Hirt (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 85 [3:40]
7. Aria for Alto Du machst, o Tod, mir nun nicht ferner bange (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 114 [4:13]
8. Aria for Alto Ach Herr, was ist ein Menschenkind (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 110 [4:13]
9-11. Aria - Duet for Alto & Tenor Mein letztes Lager will mich schrecken (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 60 +
Recitative & Arioso for Alto & Bass Der Tod bleibt doch der menschlichen Natur verhasst (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 60+
Chorale Es ist genug (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 60 [13:02]
12. Aria for Bass Es ist vollbracht (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 159 [5:41]
13-14. Aria for Alto Gott der Herr ist Sonn' und Schild (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 79 +
Chorale Nun danket alle Gott (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 79 [3:45]

BWV 79/2, 159/4: Frank Brieff
BWV 79/3, 85/1, 114/5, 202: William Johnson

BWV 79/3, 85/1, 114/5, 202: Choral Art Society & Bach Aria Group Orchestra
Rest: Bach Aria Group

BWV 60: Alto: Carol Smith; Bass: Norman Farrow; Robert Bloom (Oboe d'amore); Maurice Wilk (Violin)
BWV 85/1: Bass: Mack Harrell; Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 79/2: Alto: Maureen Forrester; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Bernard Greenhouse (Violoncello); Paul Ulanowsy (Piano)
BWV 79/3: Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 110/4: Carol Smith; Robert Bloom (Oboe d'amore); Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Erich Itor Kahn (Piano)
BWV 114/5: Altos: Marian Anderson; Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 159/4: Bass: William Warfield; Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 202: Soprano: Erna Berger; Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Erich Itor Kahn (Piano); Robert Bloom (Oboe)

Boston Records BR-1036CD

BWV 60: Jan 7, 1953
BWV 79/2: Dec 7, 1966
BWV 79/3: Feb 13, 1952
BWV 85/1: Feb 13, 1952
BWV 110/4: Jan 7, 1953
BWV 114/5: Dec 5, 1951
BWV 159/4: Jan 6, 1954
BWV 202: Dec 5, 1951

CD / TT: 73:20

Recorded at:
BWV 60, 79/2, 79/3, 69/3, 85/1, 110/4, 114/5, 159/4, 202: Town Hall, New York City, New York, USA.
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RB-7

The Art of Robert Bloom - Bach Aria Group Vol. 2

 

1. Aria for Alto Ach, unaussprechlich ist die Not (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 116 [4:42]
2. Aria for Alto Du Herr, du krönst allein das Jahr mit deinem Gut (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 187 [3:47]
3. Aria for Tenor Quaniam (Mvt. 5) from Mass in G major, BWV 236 [5:45]
4. Aria for Soprano Ich esse mit Freuden mein weniges Brot (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 84 [4:58]
6. Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) Cantata BWV 12 [2:44]
7. Aria for Alto Kreuz und Krone sind verbunden (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 12 [7:35]
8-9. Recitative O Schmerz! (Mvt. 19) and Aria for Tenor Ich will bei merinem Jesu wachen (Mvt. 20) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 [9:17]
10. Aria for Soprano Die Seele ruht in Jesu Händen (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 127 [4:49]
11. Aria for Alto Schläfert aller Sorgenkummer (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 197 [8:41]
12. Instrumental Ritornello following the Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 68 [1:15]
14. Aria for Alto Weh der Seele, die den Schaden (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 102 [6:28] in [C-10]
15. Aria for Soprano Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 32 [6:45]

BWV 127/3, 197/3, 244/19+20: Frank Brieff
BWV 32/1: Brian Priestman

Bach Aria Group
BWV 197/3, 244/19+20: Bach Aria Group Orchestra & Chorus

BWV 12/1: Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 12/4: Alto: Carol Smith; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Erich Itor Kahn (Piano)
BWV 32/1: Soprano: Lois Marshall; Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 68/2: Robert Bloom (Oboe); Maurice Wilk (Violin); Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Menahem Pressler (Piano)
BWV 84/3: Soprano: Susan Davenny-Wyner; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Charles Treger (Violin); Timothy Eddy (Cello); Yehudi Wyner (Organ)
BWV 102/3: Alto: Maureen Forrester; Robert Bloom (Oboe)
BWV 116/2: Alto: Jennie Tourel; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Erich Itor Kahn (Piano)
BWV 127/3: Soprano: Benita Valente; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Timothy Eddy (Cello); Yehudi Wyner (Piano)
BWV 187/3: Alto: Marian Anderson; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Erich Itor Kahn (Piano)
BWV 197/3: Alto: Carol Smith; Robert Bloom (Oboe d'amore); Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Paul Ulanowsky (Piano)
BWV 236/5: Tenor: Seth McCoy; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Timothy Eddy (Cello); Yehudi Wyner (Organ)
BWV 244/19+20: Tenor: Jan Peerce; Robert Bloom (Oboe); Bernard Greenhouse (Cello); Erich Itor Kahn (Piano)

Boston Records BR-1037CD

BWV 12/1: Apr 2, 1950
BWV 12/4: Nov 10, 1952
BWV 32/1: 1969
BWV 68/2: Feb 15, 1956
BWV 84/3: Mar 19, 1980
BWV 102/3: 1969
BWV 116/2: Feb 17, 1954
BWV 127/3: Oct 28,. 1979
BWV 187/3: Dec 5, 1951
BWV 197/3: Jan 13, 1965
BWV 233/5: Jan 17, 1979
BWV 244/19+20: Jan 6, 1954

CD / TT: 75:15

Recorded at:
BWV 12/1: WNBC Broadcast.
BWV 12/4, 68/2, BWV 116/2, 187/3, 197/3, 244/19+20: Town Hall, New York City, New York, USA.
BWV 84/3, 233/5: Live Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, New York, USA.
BWV 127/3: On tour in Louisville, Kentucky, USA (NPR broadcast).
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2017)

Robert Bloom: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal & Instrumental Works | Article: Robert Bloom (1908-1994): In Appreciation [N.B. Schwartz]
Bach Aria Group: Short History | William H. Scheide | Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions


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