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Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Bach’s Vocal Works

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Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Leonard Bernstein

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V-1

Bach: Easter Oratorio - Magnificat: Ormandy - Bernstein

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [31:10]

Leonard Bernstein

Schola Cantorum (Director: High Ross) / New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Soprano I: Lee Venora; Soprano II: Jennie Tourel; Counter-tenor: Russell Oberlin; Tenor: Charles Bressler; Bass: Norman Farrow

Sony Classical

Dec 18, 1959

CD / TT: 72:15

Recorded at CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City, New York, USA.
1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by L. Bernstein.
Other work: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 conducted by E. Ormandy.
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V-3

Leonard Bernstein Conducts Bach and Stravinsky

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [32:36]

Leonard Bernstein

English Bach Festival Chorus / English Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Anny Mory; Mezzo-soprano: Patricia Parker; Counter-tenor: Rodney Hardesty; Tenor: John Mitchinson; Bass: Paul Hudson

Idéale Audience 3085308

Apr 16, 1977

DVD / TT: 54 min

Recorded live at St Augustine’s Church, Kilburn, London, England. Source: BBC archives.
2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by L. Bernstein.
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V-2

Bach: St. Matthew Passion

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - Sung in English. Omits some movements
Includes discussion of L. Bernstein about the material and dramatic structure of the St. Matthew Passion [16:16]

Leonard Bernstein

The Collegiate Chorale & Boys' Choir of The Church of the Transfiguration / New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: David Lloyd; Bass [Jesus]: William Wildermann; Tenor: Charles Bressler; Soprano [Arias]: Adele Addison; Mezzo-soprano [Arias]: Betty Allen; Bass-Baritone [Arias, Judas, Peter, Pilate]: Donald Bell; Soprano [1st Maid]: Barbara Washington; Alto [2nd Maid]: Estelle Skouras

Sony Classical

Apr 23-24, 1962

2-CD / TT: 153:16

Recorded in New York City, New York, USA.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Leonard Bernstein
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2002 - February 2012)
Thanks to contributors: John Grayovski (October 2006), Bradley Lehman (March 2004)

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