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Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Concentus Musicus Wien
Gustav Leonhardt & Leonhardt-Consort
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Early Recordings of Cantatas
Complete Cycle of Church Cantatas:
Complete Cantatas - Original LP Edition on Telefunken (1971-1989) & 1st CD Edition on Teldec (1985-1989))
Complete Cantatas on Teldec - 2nd CD Edition (1994)
Complete Cantatas on Teldec - 3rd Edition: Bach-200o (1999)
Complete Cantatas - 4th CD Edition on Teldec (2000) & 5th CD Edition on Warner (2006-2008)
Later Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Instrumental Works - Gustav Leonhardt
General Discussions - Part 1
General Discussions - Part 2
General Discussions - Part 3
General Discussions - Part 4
General Discussions - Part 5
General Discussions - Part 6
General Discussions - Part 7
General Discussions - Part 8

Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Short Biography
Gustav Leonhardt - Short Biography
Arnold Schoenberg Chor - Short History
Collegium Vocale Gent - Short History
Knabenchor Hannover - Short History
King's College Choir Cambridge - Short History
Tölzer Knabenchor - Short History
Chorus Viennensis - Short History
Wiener Sängerknaben - Short History
Concentus Musicus Wien - Short History
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenmen - Short History

Glorious Bach! (DVD) - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Motets BWV 225-230 - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Gustav Leonhardt
Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Gustav Leonhardt
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Nikolaus Harnoncourt / Hans Gillesberger
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Review: Bach’s Inventions & Sinfonias from Leonhardt
Review: Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions: Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - played by Gustav Leonhardt
Discussions: Brandeburg Concertos - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Article: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion from Harnoncourt [Comparative review of 9 recordings]

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

Alfred Deller Edition 7

 

Cantatas BWV 170 [23:08], BWV 54 [13:26]
Agnus Dei (Mvt. 26) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [5:29]

Gustav Leonhardt

Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble

Counter-tenor: Alfred Deller

Vanguard Classics

May 1954

CD / TT: 59:20

Recorded at Franziskanerkirche, Vienna, Austria.
Other works: arias by G.F. Händel.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com

E-2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 50, BWV 83 & BWV 197
Bach: Kantaten BWV 205, 197

 

Cantatas BWV 50 [3:38], BWV 83 [20:22], BWV 197 [30:20]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Sopranos: Boys; Altos: Boys; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken SAWT-9539
Telefunken 6.41101
Teldec 0630-12321-2

Mar 2 & May 7 & Sep 12-18, 1967

LP / TT: 54:20
LP / TT: 54:20
CD / TT: 72:11

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Buy this album at:
CD (1996): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

E-3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 203 & BWV 209

Cantatas BWV 203 [14:26], BWV 209 [23:54]

Gustav Leonhardt

Leonhardt-Consort

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Bass: Jacques Villisech

Telefunken SAWT-9465

Feb 8, 1964

LP / TT: 38:20

Recorded at Hans Queekhoven, Breukenen, the Netherlands.

E-4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 211 & BWV 212

Cantatas BWV 211 [27:02], BWV 212 [29:52]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Rotraud Hansmann; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken SAWT-9515

May 6, 1967

LP / TT: 56:54

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.

E-5

Deller’s Coice - A Concert of Music both Rare and Rewarding

Aria for Soprano Bist du bei mir BWV 508 []

Counter-tenor: Alfred Deller; Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt

Vanguard Classics

Apr 1959

CD / TT:

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
Other works: not by J.S. Bach.

E-6

Bach: Cantate BWV 106 "Actus Tragicus"

Cantata BWV 106 [21:25]

Gustav Leonhardt

Collegium Vocale Gent / Musica Antiqua Amsterdam

Soprano: Mieke van der Sluis; Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Marius van Altena; Bass: Max van Egmond
Frans Brüggen (Recorder); Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)

NOS Channel

Late 1960’s (?)

TV Broadcast / TT: 21:25

Recorded in Amsterdam , the Netherlands.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 106 by G. Leonhardt.
Watch this performance on YouTube: Complete Cantata [21:25]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - June 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Riccardo Nughes (September 2001, July 2003), Bradley Lehman (April 2004), Christian Moll (October 2009)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt: Short Biography | Concentus Musicus Wien
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7
Discussions of Vocal Recordings:
Harnoncourt - Glorious Bach! (DVD) | Motets - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 232 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 244 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 245 - N. Harnoncourt-H. Gillesberger | BWV 248 - N. Harnoncourt
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
Brandeburg Concertos - N. Harnoncourt
Table of recordings by BWV Number

Gustav Leonhardt: Short Biography | Leonhardt-Consort
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Recordings of Instrumental Works
Discussions of Vocal Recordings:
BWV 232 - G. Leonhardt | BWV 244 - G. Leonhardt
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Bach’s Inventions & Sinfonias from Leonhardt | Leonhardt’s Goldberg on Vanguard
Discussions of Instrumental Recordings:
GV BWV 988 - G. Leonhardt
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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