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Karl Forster & Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works

Karl Forster - Short Biography
Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin - Short History
Berliner Symphoniker - Symphony Orchestra

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Bach: Cantatas, Arias & Chorales

Aria for Bass (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 8 [5:50]
Aria for Bass (Mvt. 5) [7:41] & Chorale (Mvt. 6) [0:59] from Cantata BWV 13
Aria for Bass (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 73 [5:03]
Recitative (Mvt. 4) [1:00] & Aria (Mvt. 5) [6:12] for Bass from Cantata BWV 123 *
Aria for Bass (Mvt. 4) [6:22] and Chorale (Mvt. 5) [0:53] from Cantata BWV 157
Aria for Bass (Mvt. 4) [7:55] and Chorale (Mvt. 5) [1:30] from Cantata BWV 159
Cantata BWV 158; Cantata BWV 203 *

Karl Forster

Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin / Berliner Philharmoniker

Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Harpsichord: Robert Veyron-Lacroix [BWV 123]; Harpsichord: Edith Picht-Axenfeld [BWV 203]

EMI Classics

1958, 1960, 1971

CD / TT: 72:25

Recorded at Grunewaldkirche, Berlin, Germany. * not conducted by K. Forster.
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C-2

J.S. Bach: Cantaa Nr. 208 [LP]
J.S. Bach - Telemann etc.: Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 208, BWV 211, BWV 212

Karl Forster

Members of the Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin / Berliner Philharmoniker

Sopranos: Annelies Kupper, Erika Köth, Lisa Otto; Tenors: Fritz Wunderlich; Josef Traxel; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Odeon 70475
EMI Classics

1960-1963

LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 133:58

Recorded at Gemeindhaus (BWV 208) & Grunewaldkirche (BWV 211, BWV 212), Berlin, Germany. Odeon LP includes only BWV 208. Other works: by A. Scarlatti, G.P. Telemann, & F. Couperin.
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C-3

Baroque - J.S. Bach, Telemann: Cantatas

Cantatas Cantatas BWV 208 [35:14], BWV 203 [16:30]

Karl Forster

Berliner Symphoniker

Soprano: Erika Köth; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Capitol / EMI Classics

Nov 1961 (BWV 208); Feb 1960 (BWV 203)

CD / TT: 61:36

Recorded at Gemeindhaus, Berlin, Germany. Other work: by G.P. Telemann.
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Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

J.S. Bach: Vier Motetten

Motets BWV 226, BWV 228-230 []

Karl Forster

Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin

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Electrola

Jun 1957

10" LP / TT:

Recorded at Jesus-Christis-Kirche and Grunewaldkirche, Berlin, Germany

V-2

In Memoriam Karl Förster

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 [Nos. 1, 3, 16, 21, 23, 31, 35, 38, 44, 48, 53, 55, 63, 72, 78]

Karl Forster

Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin / Berliner Symphoniker

-

Eurodisc

Early 1960’s ?

3-LP / TT:

 

V-3

Bach: Johannes-Passion

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Forster

Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin / Berliner Symphoniker

Tenor [Evangelist]: Fritz Wunderlich; Bass [Jesus]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Soprano [Arias]: Elisabeth Grümmer; Contralto [Arias]: Christa Ludwig, Tenor [Arias]: Josef Traxel; Bass [Pilatus & Petrus, Arias]: Karl-Christian Kohn; Soprano [Maid]: Lisa Otto; Tenor [Servant]: Horst Schafertöns

EMI Classics
HMV

Jun 7, 12, 24 & 25, 1961; Oct 1961

2-CD / TT: 122:03
3-LP / TT:

Recorded at Grunewaldkirche, Berlin, Germany.
Listen on YouTube [121:59]: Part 1 [40:11] | Part 2 [81:48]
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - November 2013)
Thanks to Contributors: John Grayovski (October 2006), Poul Anders Lyngberg-Larsen (October 2008), John Simkiss (December 2008), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007)

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