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Hermann Max & Rheinische Kantorei & Das Kleine Konzert
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach
General Discussions

Hermann Max - Short Biography
Rheinische Kantorei - Short History
Das Kleine Konzert - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Hermann Max
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Hermann Max

Recordings

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwork, 7. Folge

 

Cantatas BWV 78 [23:35], BWV 147 [32:20]

Hermann Max

Dormagener Kantorei / Instrumental Ensemble Köln (on original instruments)

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Hilke Helling; Tenor: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass: Berthold Possemeyer

FSM Candide 33137

Jun 9, 16 & 17, 1975

LP / TT: 55:55

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Düsseldorf, Germany.

C-2

Bach · Telemann · Graun · Altnikol: Passions-Pasticcio · Kantate BWV 127

 

C.H. Graun- G.P. Telemann, J.C. Altnikol-J. Kuhnau-J.S. Bach: Passions-Pasticcio [107:09]
Including:
Mvt. 19: Chorus Herr Jesu Christ, wahr' Mensch und Gott [4:59]
Mvt. 20: Arioso for Bass from Passions-Pasticcio, BWV 1088 [1:38]
Mvt. 39: J. Kuhnau/J.S. Bach: Motet Der Gerechte kömmt um [4:23]
Cantata BWV 127 [16:20]

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Martina Lins; Counter-tenor: Ralf Popken; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass: Hans-Georg Wimmer

EMI Classics 54244

Jan 7-10, 1990

2-CD / TT: 123:29

Recorded at Evang. Kirche Lohmar-Honrath, Germany.

C-3

Bachfest Leipzig 2006 - Ausgewählte Höhepunkte

 

Cantata BWV 195 [19:06]

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Veronika Winter; Alto: Gerhild Romberger; Tenor: Markus Schäfer; Bass: Thomas E. Bauer

Bach-Archiv Leipzig

Jun 2, 2006

2-CD / TT: 135:32

Recorded live during Bachfest Leipzig at Nikolaikirche, Leipzig, Germany.

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-8

J.S. Bach: Motets BWV 225-230 & Anh. 159

 

Motets BWV 225-230 [11:56, 7:13, 18:18, 7:59, 7:29, 6:23]
Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159 [3:44]

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei

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CPO 777807-2
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Sep 30-Oct 2, 2012

CD / TT: 63:11
MP3 / TT: 63:02

Recorded at Deutschlandfunk Kammermusiuksall, Köln, of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Recording Supervision & Digital Editing: François Ecket; Recording Engineer: Michael Marawietz; Digital Editing: Alice Legros; Executive Prodcucers: Burkhard Schmilgun/Dr. Christiane Lehnigk.
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V-1

J.S. Bach: Messe in h-moll

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Sopranos: Veronika Winter, Johanna Koslowsky; Counter-tenor: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass [Arias]: Hans-Georg Wimmer, Stephan Schreckenberger

Capriccio

June 1992

2-CD / TT: 102:51

Recorded at Neuss, Zeughaus.
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V-2

Baroque Choral Works

Sanctus BWV 237, Sanctus BWV 238

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Sopranos: Martina Lins, Mona Spägele; Mezzo-soprano: Lena Susanne Norin; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass: Hans-Georg Wimmer

EMI

1992 ?

CD / TT:

 

V-3

Bach: Magnificat - Vivaldi: Gloria

Magnificat BWV 243a [32:31]

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Sopranos: Martina Lins & Mona Spägele; Mezzo-soprano: Lena Susanne Norin; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass: Hans-Georg Wimmer

EMI Classics

1992

CD / TT: 61:24

Other work: Gloria RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi conducted by Neville Marriner

V-4

J.S. Bach: Matthaüs Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Tenor [Evangelist]: Christoph Prégardien, Bass [Jesus]: Klaus Mertens; Soprano [Recitatives & Arias]: Monika Frimmer; Soprano [Mvt. 8, Ancilla II]: Veronika Winter; Mezzo-soprano [Recitatives & Arias]: Lena Susanne Norin; Tenor [Arias]: Wilfried Jochens; Bass [Arias, Pontifex I, Pontifex II]: Hans-Georg Wimmer; Soprano [Uxor Pilati, Ancilla II]: Sabine Orthey; Alto [Testis I]: Akira Tachikawa; Tenor [Testis II]: Wilfred Rombach; Bass [Pontifex I]: Tobias Volz; Bass [Pilatus]: Thomas Herberich; Bass [Peterus]: Ekkehard Abele; Bass [Judas]: Kai-Uwe Fahnert

Capriccio

Feb 1995

2-CD / TT: 153:17

Recorded at Sendesaal des Deutschlandfunks, Köln, Germany.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Hermann Max
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V-5

J.S. Bach: Passio Secundum Johannem 1749

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - 1749 Version

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Tenor [Evangelist]: Christoph Prégardien, Bass [Jesus]: Hans-Georg Wimmer; Sopranos: Martina Lins, Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Ralf Popken; Tenor [Arias]: Markus Brutscher; Bass [Arias]: Gotthold Schwarz

Capriccio

Mar 1990

2-CD / TT: 107:04

1st recording of the 1749 Version. Recorded at Immanuelkirche, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany. 1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by H. Max.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Hermann Max
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V-6

J.S. Bach / Arr. Robert Schumann: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245, 1851 Version by Robert Schumann

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Veronika Winter; Soprano: Elisabeth Scholl, Contralto: Gerhild Romberger; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Ekkehard Abele; Bass: Clemens Heidrich

CPO

Sep 19-21, 2006

2-CD / TT: 103:24

Recorded at Basilika Knechtsteden, Germany. 2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by H. Max.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Hermann Max
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V-7

J.S. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Veronika Winter; Alto: Wiebke Lehmkuhl; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Markus Flaig

CPO 7774592

Jan 1-3, 14-16, 2009

2-SACD / TT: 137:00

Recorded at Convent Knechtsteden, Germany.
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Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

P-1

G.F. Händel: Solokantaten · Solo Cantatas

 

G.F. Handel: Cantata Armida Abbandonata, HWV 105 [13:53]

Hermann Max

Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Veronika Winter

Capriccio 71 083

Mar 11-13, 2005

SACD / TT: 52:37

Recorded at Sendesaal, Deutschlandrundfunk, Köln, Germany.
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P-2

Johann Ludwig Bach: Nache dich auf werde licht - Cantatas

 

J.L. Bach: Cantata Mache dich auf, werde licht, JLB-9 [17:51]
J.L. Bach: Cantata Ja, mir hast du Arbeit gemacht, JLB-5 [19:52]
J.L. Bach: Cantata Er machet uns lebendig, JB-11 [12:05]
J.L. Bach: Cantata Die mit Tränen säen, JLB-8 [17:27]

Hermann Max

Dormagener Jugendkantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Mary Nichols; Tenor: Wilfried Jochens; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Carus 83186

Nov 2-6, 1981

CD / TT: 67:15

Recoded at Neanderkirche, Düsseldorf, Germany.
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P-3

Johann Ludwig Bach: Missa Brevis; Kantaten - Cantatas

 

J.L. Bach: Cantata Der Herr wird ein Neues im Lande erschaffen, JLB-13 []
J.L. Bach: Cantata Die Weisheit kommt nicht in eine boshafte Seele, JLB-14 []
J.L. Bach: Cantata Ich will meinen Geist in euch geben, JLB-7 []
J.L. Bach: Mass in E minor (Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her), BWV Anh 166 []

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Tenor: Wilfried Jochens; Alto: Kai Wessel (not Lena Susanne Norin); Bass: Stephan Schreckenberger

Capriccio 67131

1993/1994 [Cantatas]; 2002 [Mass]

CD / TT: 66:31

Recorded at Immanuelskirche, Wuppertal, Germany.
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P-4

Telemann: Der Herr ist König, Die Donnerode

G.P. Telemann: Cantata Der Herr ist König, TWV 8:6 [23:04]

Hermann Max

Rheinische Kantorei / Das Kleine Konzert

Soprano: Ann Monoyios; Tenor: Wilfried Jochens; Bass: Harry van der Kamp; Bass: Stephan Schreckenberger

Capriccio 10556

Apr 27-May 7, 1990

CD / TT: 65:17

Recorded at Immanuelskirche, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Rainer Baruth (January 2012)

Hermann Max: Short Biography | Rheinische Kantorei | Das Kleine Konzert | Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions
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