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Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Early Recordings of Cantatas
Partial Cantata Cycle on Archiv Produktion
DVDís of Cantatas
Box Sets
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage Recordings - Vols. 1-10
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage Recordings - Vols. 11-20
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage Recordings - Vols. 21-30
Later Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Videos
Recordings of Instrumental Works

John Eliot Gardiner - Short Biography
Monteverdi Choir - Short History
English Baroque Soloists - Short History

General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Newsletters

Cantatas BWV 106, 118b, 198 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas BWV 140, 147 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas BWV 11, 37, 43, 128 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas BWV 6, 66 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas BWV 72, 73, 111, 156 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas BWV 82, 83, 125, 200 - Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 9
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 13
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 14
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 15
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 21
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 23
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 24
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 26
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD
DVD John Eliot Gardiner in Rehearsal
Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By John Eliot Gardiner
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Aria for Soprano BWV 1127 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner

Table of Cantata Recordings by Major Conductors: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas 101-150 | Cantatas 151-200 | Cantatas 201-224 | Remarks

Recordings - Part 1

Early Recordings of Cantatas

E-1

J.S. Bach: Motets & Cantatas

 

Motets BWV 225-231, Cantatas BWV 50, BWV 118
J. Kuhnau/J.S. Bach: Motet Der Gerechte kömmt um [6:56]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

No vocal soloists, except BWV 227
Sopranos: Elisabeth Priday, Gillian Fisher; Counter-tenor: Ashley Stafford; Tenor: Neil McKenzie; Baritone: Richard Savage

Erato

Apr 1980

2-CD / TT: 115:57

Recorded in All Saints Church, Tooting, London, England.
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E-2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 4 [22:55], BWV 131

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Tenor: William Kendall; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Erato

Nov 1980

CD / TT: 43:47

Recorded in All Saints Church, Tooting, England.
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E-3

J.S. Bach: Magnificat

Magnificat BWV 243 [25:46]; Cantata BWV 51

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Sopranos: Emma Kirkby, Nancy Argenta & Patrizia Kwella; Alto: Charles Brett; Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass: David Thomas

Philips

Nov 1983

CD / TT: 41:46

Recorded in London, England.
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Partial Cantata Cycle on Archiv Produktion

C-1

J.S. Bach: Funeral Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 106 [18:43], BWV 118b [9:11], BWV 198 [30:32]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Archiv Produktion 429782
Archiv Produktion 463581

Sep 1989

CD / TT: 58:50

Recorded at St. John's, Smith Square, London, England.
See: Cantatas BWV 106, 118b, 198 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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C-2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas (27th Sunday after Trinity)

 

Cantatas BWV 140 [24:35], BWV 147 [28:05]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Archiv Produktion 431809
Archiv Produktion 463587

Mar 1990

CD / TT: 52:51

Recorded at St. Andrew's Church, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, UK.
See: Cantatas BWV 140, 147 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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C-3

J.S. Bach: Advent Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 36 [28:26], BWV 61 [14:05], BWV 62 [18:17]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Mezzo-soprano: Petra Lang; Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Baritone: Olaf Bär

Archiv Produktion 437327
Archiv Produktion 463588

Jan 1992

CD / TT: 61:09

Recorded at Blackheath Concert Halls, Great Hall, London, England.
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C-4

J.S. Bach: Ascension Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 11 [28:13], BWV 37 [15:30], BWV 43 [18:02], BWV 128 [16:30]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Counter-tenors: Michael Chance & Robin Blaze [BWV 128]; Tenors: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Christoph Genz [BWV 128]; Basses: Stephen Varcoe & Reinhard Hagen [BWV 128]

Archiv Produktion 463583

Oct 1993
Apr 1999 (BWV 128)

CD / TT: 78:30

Recorded at All Saints Church, Tooting & St. John's, Smith Square, London, England (BWV 128).
1st recording of Cantata BWV 11 by J.E. Gardiner.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 37 by J.E. Gardiner.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 43 by J.E. Gardiner.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 128 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: Cantatas BWV 11, 37, 43, 128 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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C-5

J.S. Bach: Cantatas (21st & 23rd Sunday after Trinity)

 

Cantatas BWV 16 [15:57], BWV 98 [12:53], BWV 139 [16:40]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Derek Lee Ragin; Tenor: Julian Podger; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Archiv Produktion 463586

Dec 1998

CD / TT: 45:30

Recorded at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England.
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C-6

J.S. Bach: Easter Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 6 [18:48], BWV 66 [29:19]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Contralto: Bernarda Fink; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenors: Steve Davisilim, Mark Padmore; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Dietrich Henschel

Archiv Produktion 463580

Apr 1999

CD / TT: 48:16

Recorded at St. John's, London, England.
See: Cantatas BWV 6, 66 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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C-7

J.S. Bach: Whitsun Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 34 [16:56], BWV 59 [11:35], BWV 74 [20:24], BWV 172 [17:26]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Sopranos: Martina Jankova, Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Contralto: Bernarda Fink; Tenors: Christoph Genz, Steve Davisilim; Basses: Reinhard Hagen, Peter Harvey, Christopher Foster

Archiv Produktion 463584

Apr 1999

CD / TT: 66:52

Recorded at St. John's, Smith Square, London, England.
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C-8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the 3rd Sunday of Epiphany

 

Cantatas BWV 72 [15:00], BWV 73 [12:01], BWV 111 [15:01], BWV 156 [14:45]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Contralto: Sara Mingardo; Tenor: Julian Podger; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Archiv Produktion 463582

Jan 22-24, 2000

CD / TT: 57:18

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Chisea di San Marco, Milan, Italy.
See: Cantatas BWV 72, 73, 111, 156 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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C-9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Feast of Purification of Mary

 

Cantatas BWV 82 [23:39], BWV 83 [17:37], BWV 125 [23:29], BWV 200 [4:14]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Peter Harvey

Archiv Produktion 463585

Feb 2, 2000

CD / TT: 68:59

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Church, UK.
See: Cantatas BWV 82, 83, 125, 200 - Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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C-10

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 63 [26:34], BWV 64 [18:12], BWV 121 [17:38], BWV 133 [18:45]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Sopranos: Ann Monoyios, Katharine Fuge; Contralto: Sara Mingardo; Counter-tenor: Derek Lee Ragin; Tenors: Rufus Müller, Julian Podger; Basses: Stephan Loges, Gotthold Schwarz

Archiv Produktion 463589

Dec 1998

CD / TT: 81:17

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, Studio I, London, England & live at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England [BWV 133].
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C-11

J.S. Bach: Trinity Cantatas I

 

Cantatas BWV 94 [26:13], BWV 105 [23:07], BWV 168 [13:09]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Archiv Produktion 363590

Aug 19, 2000

CD / TT: 62:35

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Il Duomo di S. Nicolò, Merano, Italy.
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C-12

J.S. Bach: Trinity Cantatas II

 

Cantatas BWV 113 [24:16], BWV 179 [15:01], BWV 199 [25:02]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges

Archiv Produktion 463591

Sep 3, 2000

CD / TT: 64:20

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK.
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DVDís of Cantatas

D-1

Bach Cantata Pilgrimage

Cantata No. 179, "Siehe zu, dass deine Gottesfurcht," BWV 179
Cantata No. 199, "Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut," BWV 199
Cantata No. 113, "Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut," BWV 113

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges

BBC Opus Arte

2000

DVD / TT: ~2:07:00

Filmed at St Davids Cathedral, Dyfed, UK.
Probably the same recording as [C-12] above.
See: Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD
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D-2

In Rehearsal with John Eliot Gardiner (Bach Cantata No. 63)

Cantata BWV 63

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ann Monoyios; Alto: Sara Mingardo; Tenor: Rufus Müller; Bass: Stephan Loges

ArtHouse

1999

DVD / TT: ~ 59:00

Most probably the same reccording as [C-10] above.
See: DVD John Eliot Gardiner in Rehearsal
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Box Sets

B-1

Bach: Cantatas & Sacred Masterpieces [Box Set]

CD-1-2: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 = [V-5]
CD-3-5: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 = [V-2]
CD-6-7: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 = [V-3]
CD-8-9: Mass in B minor BWV 232 = [V-1]
CD-10: Magnificat BWV 243 [25:46]; Cantata BWV 51 = [E-3]
CD-11: Cantatas BWV 61, BWV 36, BWV 62 = [C-3]
CD-12: Cantatas BWV 63, BWV 64, BWV 121, BWV 133 = [C-10]
CD-13: Cantatas BWV 16, BWV 98, BWV 139 = [C-5]
CD-14: Cantatas BWV 72, BWV 73, BWV 111, BWV 156 = [C-8]
CD-15: Cantatas BWV 82, BWV 83, BWV 125, BWV 200 = [C-9]
CD-16: Cantatas BWV 6, BWV 66 = [C-6]
CD-17: Cantatas BWV 11, BWV 37, BWV 43, BWV 128 = [C-4]
CD-18: Cantatas BWV 172, BWV 59, BWV 74, BWV 34 = [C-7]
CD-19: Cantatas BWV 94, BWV 105, BWV 168 = [C-11]
CD-20: Cantatas BWV 113, BWV 179, BWV 199 = [C-12]
CD-21: Cantatas BWV 140, BWV 147 = [C-2]
CD-22: Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 118b, BWV 198 = [C-1]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Various vocal soloists

Archiv Produktion

1985-2000

22-CD / TT: 21:31:52

Reissue. See: Recordings of Vocal Works: Part 1 [Cantatas] & Part 5 [Other Vocal Works].
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - April 2013)

John Eliot Gardiner: Short Biography | Monteverdi Choir | English Baroque Soloists
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Videos | Recordings of Instrumental Works
General Discussions:
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Cantatas:
Cantatas BWV 106, 118b, 198 | Cantatas BWV 140, 147 | Cantatas BWV 11, 37, 43, 128 | Cantatas BWV 6, 66 | Cantatas BWV 72, 73, 111, 156 | Cantatas BWV 82, 83, 125, 200
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage:
BCP - Vols 1&8 | BCP - Vol. 6 | BCP - Vol. 9 | BCP - Vol. 13 | BCP - Vol. 14 | BCP - Vol. 15 | BCP - Vol. 21 | BCP - Vol. 22 | BCP - Vol. 23 | BCP - Vol. 24 | BCP - Vol. 26 | Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD | DVD John Eliot Gardiner in Rehearsal
Other Vocal Works:
BWV 232 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 244 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 245 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 248 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 1127 - J.E. Gardiner
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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