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Fiora Contino & Indiana University Pro Arte Singers
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

Fiora Contino - Short Biography
Indiana University Pro Arte Singers - Short History

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Program, 1968-1969, No. 500: a Baroque Evening

 

[v. 2] Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106 (beginning) []
[v. 3] Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106 (conclusion) []

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers

?

Indiana University: School of Music

1968-1969

3 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-2

Program, 1971-1972, No. 576

 

[v. 1] Cantata Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn, BWV 152 []
[v. 2-3] Cantata Lass Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl, BWV 198 (Trauer-Ode) []

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers

?

Indiana University: School of Music

1971-1972

3 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-7

Archive Recordings: Season of 1975

 

Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82 [21:38]

Fiora Contino

Instrumental ensemble

Bass: Thomas Paul; Marion Gibson (Oboe); Doris Ornstein (Harpsichord)

Aspen Music Festival

Jul 26, 1975

CD / TT: 37:36

Recorded live at the Aspen Amphitheater, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
5th recording of Cantata BWV 82 by T. Paul.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 123908305)

C-3

J.S. Bach: Cantata, Jesu, der du meine Seele S. 78; Cantata, Jesum lass' ich nicht S. 124

 

Cantata Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78 []
Cantata Jesum lass' ich nicht, BWV 124 []

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers

Soprano: Maureen Balke; Soprano: Gale Johnson; Mezzo-soprano: Anita Swan; Alto: Karen Hagerman; Tenor: Douglas Robinson; Tenor: Keith Tonne; Bass: Norman Andersson; Gerald Dolter

Indiana University: School of Music

1976

2 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

C-4

Archive Recordings: Season of 1977

 

Cantata Mein herze schwimmt im blut, BWV 199 [28:12]

Fiora Contino

Aspen Chamber Symphony

Soprano: Jan DeGaetani

Aspen Music Festival

Aug 5, 1977

2-CD / TT: 74:38

Recorded live at the Aspen Amphitheater, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 166152391)

C-5

Archive Recordings: Season of 1981

 

Cantata O ewiges feuer, o ursprung der liebe, BWV 34 [17:10]

Fiora Contino

Aspen Chamber Choir

Vocal soloists: unknown

Aspen Music Festival

Jul 22, 1981

CD / TT: 50:24

Recorded live at the Tent, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 288956713)

C-6

Archive recordings: Season of 1985

 

Cantata Nun is das heil und die kraft, BWV 50 [3:47]

Fiora Contino

Aspen Chamber Choir / orchestra

-

Aspen Music Festival

Jul 25, 1985

CD / TT: 61:42

Recorded live at the Tent, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 855875790)

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Program, 1972-1973, No. 128

 

[v. 2]: Motet Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 []
Motet Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 []

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers

Karen Keltner (Harpsichord); James Kennedy (Cello)

Indiana University: School of Music

1972

2 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

V-2

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Concert Orchestra

Soprano (?): Holly Day; Alto: Elizabeth Mannion; Tenor: William McDonald; Bass: Gary Kendall

Indiana University: School of Music

1970

5 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

V-3

Georgia Music Educators Association presents the 1969 All State Chorus, Georgia All State Orchestra, Georgia All State Band

 

Side 1: All state chorus:
Dona Nobis Pacem from Mass in B minor BWV 232 []
Side 2: All state orchestra:

Bach-Ornmandy: Chorale Sleepers Awake (Wachet Auf) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra []

Fiora Contino; Joseph Kirschner; Herbert Carter

Georgia All State Chorus, 1969 / Georgia All State Orchestra, 1969; Georgia All State Band, 1969

-

Century Records

1969

2-LP / TT:

 

V-4

The First Georgia All-State Junior College Chorus. The 1969 All State Chorus.

 

Dona Nobix Pacem from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [].

Tom Schwartz; Nat E Frazer; Cindy Barnette; Fiora Contino

Georgia Association of Junior Colleges; Georgia Music Educators Association; Georgia All-State Junior College Chorus (1969); All State Chorus (1969, Georgia)

-

Century Records

Mar 4, 1969

LP / 60 min

Recorded by W.D. Bailey, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia. Presented by the Georgia Association of Junior Colleges and the Georgia Music Educators Association. Accompanied by a program of the March 4, 1969 performance of the Georgia All-State Junior College Chorus.

V-5

Archive Recordings: Season of 1982

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [35:47]

Fiora Contino

Aspen Chamber Choir

Soprano: Dawn Upshaw; Soprano: Rosa Lamoreaux; Alto: Freda Herseth; Tenor: Thomas Bogdan; Bass: Stephen Morscheck

Aspen Music Festival

Summer 1982

CD / TT: 74:51

Recorded in Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

V-7

J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (Matthäuspassion.)

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Concert Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: William McDonald; Bass [Jesus]: Roy Samuelsen; Soprano: Elaine Norwood; Alto: Martha Lipton; Tenor: Jean Deis; Bass: Paul Matthen

Indiana University: School of Music

Mar 3, 1968

8 sound tape reels

Recorded at Auditorium, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
1st recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by F. Contino.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

V-8

Archive Recordings: Season of 1983 (The passion according to St. Matthew, BWV 244)

 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Fiora Contino

Aspen Chamber Choir; Aspen Festival Children's Chorus / Members of the Aspen Chamber Symphony

Tenor [Evangelist]: Thomas Bogdan; Baritone [Jesus]: Richard Byrne; Soprano: Ruth Golden; Mezzo-soprano: Lorraine Manz; Soprano: Gwendolyn Lytle

Aspen Music Festival

Jul 20, 1983

3-CD / TT: 180 min

Recorded live at the Tent, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
1st recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by F. Contino.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 703171812)

V-6

Bowling Green State University School of Music presents selections from the Christmas Oratorio

 

Selections from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248

Fiora Contino

Bowling Green State University Choral Union / Bowling Green State University Symphony orchestra

Soprano: Sophie Ginn; Alto: Martha Lipton; Tenor: Millard Cates; Bass: Allen Warren; Vocalists and instrumentalists of the Bowling Green State University Choral Union and Orchestra

Findlay Recording

Early 1970’s (?)

LP / TT:

Source: WorldCat Libraries.

Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

Program, 1974-1975, No. 131

 

[v. 1]: Bach-Stravinsky: Canonic variations on the Christmas hymn Vom himmel hoch, da komm ich her (II), BWV 769, transcribed for chorus & orchestra []

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Symphony Orchestra

-

Indiana University: School of Music

1974-1975

3 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2011 - April 2014)

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