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Fritz Lehmann & Berlin Motet Choir & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Cantatas - American Decca (USA) - LPs
Recordings of Cantatas - Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv (Germany & UK) - LPs
Recordings of Cantatas - CDs
Recordings of Other Vocal Works

Fritz Lehmann - Short Biography
Berliner Philharmoniker - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Fritz Lehmann

Recordings

Recordings of Cantatas - American Decca (USA) - LPs

C-1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 1 & BWV 19

Cantatas BWV 1, BWV 19

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey

American Decca

Jun 1952

LP / TT:

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C-2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 4 56 82

Cantata BWV 4 [25:23]

Fritz Lehmann

Frankfurt State School of Music Chorus / Göttingen Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion (originally Decca)

Jul 31, 1950

CD / TT: 67:49

Recorded at Johanniskirche, Göttingen, Germany.
Other 2 cantatas - BWV 56 & BWV 82 - are conducted by Karl Ristenpart.
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C-3

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21

Cantata BWV 21

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey

American Decca

Jun 1952

LP / TT: 42:14

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

C-4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 39 & BWV 79

Cantatas BWV 39, BWV 79

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Contralto: Lore Fischer; Bass: Hermann Schey

American Decca

Jun 1952

LP / TT: 21:30 +

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

C-5

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 105 & BWV 170

Cantatas BWV 105 [28:00], BWV 170 [22:35]

Fritz Lehmann

BWV 105: Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker
BWV 170: Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Contraltos: Lore Fischer, Elisabeth Höngen; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey

American Decca

Jun 1952
BWV 170: Oct  24-26, 1951

LP / TT: 50:35

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany [BWV 105] & Amerikahaus, Munich, Germany [BWV 170].

C-6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Nos. 53, 200, 189

 

Cantata BWV 189

Fritz Lehmann

"Ensemble" Fritz Lehmann

Tenor: Walther Ludwig

Decca

Aug 3, 1951

LP / TT:

Recorded at Bavaria Film-Ateliers Halle 4, Germany. Other cantatas (BWV 53, BWV 200) are conducted by August Wenzinger

Recordings of Cantatas - Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv (Germany & UK) - LPs

D-1

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21

Cantata BWV 21

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey

Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv

Jun 1952

LP / TT: 42:14

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

D-2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 39 & BWV 105

Cantatas BWV 39 [24:39], BWV 105 [28:00]

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Contralto: Lore Fischer; Bass: Hermann Schey

Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv ARC-3066.

Jun 1952

LP / TT: 52:39

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin.

D-3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 19 & BWV 79

Cantatas BWV 19, BWV 79

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber [BWV 19, BWV 79]; Contralto: Lore Fischer [BWV 79]; Tenor: Helmut Krebs [BWV 19]; Bass: Hermann Schey [BWV 19, BWV 79]

Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv Produktion 14004 APM

Jun 9, 1952 [BWV 19]
Jun 13, 1952 [BWV 79]

LP / TT:

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany.

D-4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 170 & BWV 189

 

Cantatas BWV 170 [22:35], BWV 189

Fritz Lehmann

BWV 170: Bayerisches Staatsorchester
BWV 189: "Ensemble" Fritz Lehmann

BWV 170: Contralto: Elisabeth Höngen
BWV 189: Tenor: Walther Ludwig

Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv

BWV 170: Oct 24-26, 1951
BWV 189: Aug 3, 1951

LP / TT:

Recorded at Amerikahaus, Munich (BWV 170) & Bavaria Film-Ateliers Halle 4 (BWV 189)

D-5

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 1 & BWV 4

 

Cantatas BWV 1 [25:09], BWV 4 [25:23]

Fritz Lehmann

BWV 1: Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker
BWV 4: Frankfurt State School of Music Chorus / Göttingen Bach Festival Orchestra

BWV 1: Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey
BWV 4: Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv Produktion

Jun 9, 1952 [BWV 1]
Jul 31, 1950 [BWV 4]

LP / TT: 50:32

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany [BWV 1]; Johanniskirche, Göttingen, Germany [BWV 4].

Recordings of Cantatas - CDs

E-2

L'art d'Elisabeth Hongen

 

Cantata BWV 170 [22:35]

Fritz Lehmann

Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Contralto:Elisabeth Höngen; Heinz Schnauffer (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon 457973-2

Oct 24-26, 1951

2-CD / TT: 128:45

Recorded at Amerikahaus, Munich, Germany.

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Fritz Lehmann

Berlin Radio Chorus & Orchestra
or Berlin Chamber Choirs / Berlin Symphony Orchestra (on Vanguard Bach Guild)
or Vienna Festival Orchestra and Chorus (on Music Treasure of the World)

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Contralto: Margherita de Landi; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Karl Wolfram

Urania / Saga / Vanguard Bach Guild / Music Treasures of the World

1953

2-LP / TT:

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V-2

J.S. Bach: Matthaus Passion

 
 

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Fritz Lehmann

Großer Chor des Berliner Rundfunks & the Boys Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin / Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Helmut Krebs; Baritone [Jesus]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Soprano: Elfriede Trötschel; Alto: Diana Eustrati; Bass [Arias]: Friedrich Härtel
Silvia Kind (Harpsichord); P. Hoffman (Organ)

Vox DLP-6070
Pantheon ALB-2
Music & Arts CD-1091
Dante LYS-619-621
Documents 231135

Apr 9-10, 1949 (Easter)

4-LP / TT:
4-LP / TT: 200:31
3-CD / TT: 199:21
3-CD / TT: 196:13
3-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Haus des Rundfunks (Masurenallee Saal 1), Berlin, Germany by Rundfunk der DDR. Recording enginner: Siegfried Mitlacherin.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Fritz Lehmann
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Music & Arts 3-CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music & Arts Music Download [198:49]: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Dante 3-CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Documents 3-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Documents Music Download [197:28]: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


V-3

J,S, Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 (St. John Passion)

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Fritz Lehmann

Wiener Singakademie (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Wiener Symphoniker

Soprano: Uta Graf; Alto: Marga Höffgen; Tenor: Julius Patzak; Bass: Gérard Souzay; Bass: Walter Berry

M+A

Apr 6, 1955

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at the Grossen Konzerthaussaal, Vienna, Austria.

V-4

J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Fritz Lehmann [1-4], Günther Arndt [5-6]

Berliner Motettenchor & RIAS Kammerchor (Einstudierung: Günther Arndt) / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Alto: Sieglinde Wagner; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Heinz Rehfuss

Archiv Produktion 14101/03
Deutsche Grammophon
Bearac Reissues BRC-584

Aug 3-10, 1955 [1-4]
Jun 21-25, Sep 15, 1956 [5-6]

3-LP / TT: 163:03 / 159:16
CD / TT: 61:57
2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
Conductor of No. 59: Günther Arndt. The notes state Lehmann conducted parts 1-4 ( in August 1955); and after his death Günther Arndt recorded parts 5 and 6 in June and September 1956.
Cantatas 1 & 2 from this recording were issued by Deutsche Grammophon on CD (TT: 61:57)
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2-CD: Bearac Reissues


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - March 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Francisco Billeke (March 2013), Willem van Erk (December 2006), Brian C. Francis (December 2003), Guy Glenet (June 2010), Dr. Thomas C.H. Going (April 2005), John Grayovski (October 2006), Manfred Krugmann (June 2012), Christian Moll (October 2009), Burke Smith (December 2007), Roland Wörner (October 2002)

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