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Stephen Cleobury & Choir of King's College Cambridge
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
General Discussions

Stephen Cleobury - Shory Biography
King's College Choir Cambridge - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Stephen Cleobury
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Stephen Cleobury

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-2

Composer of the Month - J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 63, 150 & 182

 

Cantatas BWV 63 [26:21], BWV 150, BWV 182 [28:23]

Stephen Cleobury

BBC Singers / Orchestra of St. James (Orchestra Leader: Micaela Comberti)

Sopranos: Alison Smart [BWV 63], Pamela Priestly-Smith; Altos: Penny Vickers [BWV 63], Judith Harris, Lynette Alcantara; Tenors: Andrew MacKenzie-Wicks [BWV 63], Robert Johnston, Ian Kennedy; Basses: Stephen Charlesworth [BWV 63], Richard Bourne, Brindley Sherratt
BWV 63: Soprano: Alison Smart; Alto: Penny Vickers; Tenor: Andrew MacKenzie-Wicks; Bass: Stephen Charlesworth
Organ Continuo: Paul Nicholson [BWV 63, 150], John Toll [BWV 182]

BBC Music Magazine COM-01

BWV 63, 150: Nov 14, 1997
BWV 182: Sep 20, 1996

CD / TT: 70:16

Recorded live at public concerts in St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, England.
Producer: Michael Emery; Engineer: Simon Hancock [BWV 63, 150], Susan Thomas [BWV 182].

C-1

Bach: Magnificat

 

 

Cantatas BWV 140 [25:34], BWV 12 [24:27]
Chorales from Cantatas, BWV 147
Chorale Ertöt uns durch dein Güte (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 22 [2:21]
Motets BWV 230, BWV 226
Missa Brevis BWV 234, Sanctus BWV 237
Magnificat BWV 243
Chorales BWV 373, BWV 386
Chorale Prelude Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter, BWV 650 [3:39]

Stephen Cleobury (Conductor & Solo Organ)

King's College Choir Cambridge (Organ scholars: Benjamin Bayl & Thomas Williamson) / The Academy of Ancient Music (Leader: Micaela Combert)

Sopranos: Susan Gritton & Lisa Milne; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Ian Bostridge; Bass: Michael George
Continuo: Alastair Ross & Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord, Organ); Jonathan Manson, Katherine Sharman & David Watkin (Cellos)

EMI Classics 5-56994-2
EMI Classics 4-924019-3

Jun 21-23, 1999; Jul 7-9 & 11-13, 1999; Jan 19, 2000

2-CD / TT: 152:35
DVD Audio: 152:35

Recorded at the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge, England.
Producer: Stephen Johns; Balance Engineer: Simon Rhodes; Technical Engineers: Richard Hale & Mike Cox; Editors: Sally Drew & Caroline Haigh; Production Assistant: Helen Johnson.
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Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Motets BWV 225-230

Motets BWV 225-230

Stephen Cleobury

BBC Singers

Organ: Christopher Hughes; Mezzo-soprano: Kim Porter; Tenor: Neil MacKenzie; Baritone: Stephen Charlesworth

BBC Music Magazine

1995

CD / TT:

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V-2

Bach: St. Matthew Passion


Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Stephen Cleobury

King's College Choir Cambridge & Choir of Jesus College Cambridge (Soprano in ripieno) / The Brandenburg Consort (Leader: Roy Goodman)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Rogers Covey-Crump; Bass [Jesus]: Michael George; Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Alto: Michael Chance; Tenor: Martyn Hill; Bass: David Thomas

Brilliant Classics / Regis
Brilliant Classics

1994

3-CD / TT: 161:03
DVD / TT: 162:02

Recorded & filmed at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, UK.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Stephen Cleobury
Buy this album at:
3-CD: Amazon.com
CD: Amazon.com [Highlights]
DVD: Amazon.com | Amazon.com

V-3

Bach: St. John Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - includes 5 numbers from the 1725 version [on CD only]

Stephen Cleobury

King's College Choir Cambridge / The Brandenburg Consort (Leader: Roy Goodman)

Tenor [Evangelist]: John Mark Ainsley; Bass [Jesus]: Stephen Richardson; Soprano: Catherine Bott; Alto: Michael Chance; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Brilliant Classics
Brilliant Classics

Mar 18-21, 1996

2-CD / TT: 138:16
DVD / TT: 115:00

Recorded & filmed at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, UK.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by S. Cleobury.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Stephen Cleobury
Buy this album at:
CD: Amazon.com
DVD: Amazon.com | Amazon.com

V-4

Bach: St John Passion

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, 1724 Version

Stephen Cleobury

King's College Choir Cambridge / Academy of Ancient Music

Tenor [Evangelist]: James Gilchrist; Bass [Christ]: Neal Davies; Soprano [Arias, Ancilla]: Sophie Bevan; Alto [Arias]: Iestyn Davies; Tenor [Arias]: Ed Lyon; Bass [Arias, Pilatus]: Roderick Williams; Tenor [Servus]: Toby Ward; Bass [Peterus]: Benedict Kearns

King’s College KGS-0018
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Mar 21-22, 2016

2-SACD / TT: 109:23
MP3 / TT: 109:02

Recorded live at Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, England.
Producer & Editor: Simon Kiln; Engineer: Arne Akselberg.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by S. Cleobury.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Stephen Cleobury
Buy this album at:
2-SACD (2017): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - April 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Yoel L. Arbeitman (February 2007), Willem van Erk (June 2006)

Stephen Cleobury: Short Biography | King's College Choir Cambridge | Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions
Individual Recordings:
BWV 244 - S. Cleobury | BWV 245 - S. Cleobury

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