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Karl Münchinger & Stuttgarter Kammerorchester
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Collections of Recordings
General Discussions

Karl Münchinger - Short Biography
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester - Short History

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Karl Münchinger

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Suzanne Danco: Bach Cantatas & Arias
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos; Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 51, BWV 202; BWV 478, BWV 508, BWV 516

Karl Münchinger (Cantatas only)

Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (Cantatas only)

Soprano: Suzanne Danco; Trumpet: Paolo Longinotti (BWV 52); Organ: Jeanne Demessieux (BWV 478, 508, 516)

London / Testament
Pearl

Sep 1953; Oct 1952

CD / TT: 73:12
2-CD / 149:05

Other works on Testament album are not by J.S. Bach. The Pearl album includes the cantatas & 6 Brandenburg Concertos.
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C-2

J.S. Bach: Lateinisches Magnificat; Deutsches Magnificat [LP]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major; Cantata No. 10 [LP]
J.S. Bach: Easter Oratorio; Cantata BWV 10 [CD-1]
Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243; Cantatas Nos. 10 & 140 [CD-2]
Bach: Cantatas BWV BWV 51, 202, 10, 80 & 140 [B-2]

 
 
 
 

LP: Cantata BWV 10 [21:42]; Magnificat BWV 243 [30:40]
CD-1: Cantata BWV 10 [22:00]; Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [47:46]
CD-2: Cantata BWV 10 [21:59], BWV 140 [28:43]; Magnificat BWV 243 [30:58]

Karl Münchinger

Wiener Akademiechor (Chorus Master: Xaver Meyer) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Sopranos: Elly Ameling & Hanneke van Bork; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Werner Krenn; Basses: Tom Krause, Marius Rintzler

Decca/London SXL-6400
Decca OS-26103
Decca/London 425650-2
Musical Heritage Society MHS-44905
Decca/London 4783191
Decca Eloquence ELQ-4804844
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May 1-13, 1968

LP / TT: 52:22
LP / TT: 52:22
CD / TT: 69:46
CD / TT: 69:55
CD / TT: 81:40
2-CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 131:42

Recorded at Evangelische Schloßkirche, Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 10: Complete Cantata [21:51]
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CD-1 (1990): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
MHS CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2: Amazon.com
2-CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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C-3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 80 & 140
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV BWV 51, 202, 10, 80 & 140 [B-2]

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 80 [29:12], BWV 140 [28:42 / 28:47]

Karl Münchinger

Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gabriele Fontana; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Gösta Winbergh; Bass: Tom Krause
BWV 80: Lajos Lancsés (Oboe); Hans-Peter Weber (English Horn)
BWV 140: Herwig Zack (Violin)

London 414045-1
London 414045-2
Decca Eclipse 448706-2
Decca Serenata
Decca Eloquence ELQ-4804844
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Feb 1, 3-4 1984

LP / TT: 57 min
CD / TT: 57 min
CD / TT: 73:22
CD / TT:
2-CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 131:42

Recorded at Evangelisches Schloßkirche, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Producer: Michael Haas; Recording Engineer: Stanley Goodall.
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CD (1992): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (1993): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
2-CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.de

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Münchinger

Wiener Singakademie (Chorus Master: Xaver Meyer) * / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Sopranos: Elly Ameling, Yvonne Minton; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Werner Krenn; Bass: Tom Krause

Decca

May 1970

2-CD / TT: 118:49

* According to Anton Schönauer from Wiener Singakademie (November 2002) the CD Cover contains a mistake, because it was NOT the Wiener Singakademie performing! The Chorus Master of this recording, Xaver Meyer, was then Assistent-Director of the Wiener Singakademie, but it was an especially composed choir doing this recording. Recorded at Sofiensall, Vienna, Austria.
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V-7

Magnificat (J.S. Bach); Requiem (W.A. Mozart)

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243: Excerpts []

Karl Münchinger

Orchestre Philharmonique de la Radiodiffusion-Télévison Française

Soprano: Maria Stader; Contralto: Marga Höffgen; Tenor: Josef Traxel; Bass: Gerd Nienstedt

RTF

Jun 9, 1964

Radio Broadcast / TT:

Recorded live at Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris, France. Broadcast in 1964 on the french radio RTF (private recording).
1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by K. Münchinger.

V-2

J.S. Bach: Magnificat - Oster-Oratorium

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [30:52]

Karl Münchinger

Wiener Akademiechor (Chorus Master: Xaver Meyer) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Sopranos: Elly Ameling, Hanneke van Bork; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Werner Krenn; Bass: Tom Krause

Decca

May 1-13, 1968

CD / TT:

Recorded at Evangelische Schloßkirche, Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by K. Münchinger.
Other work: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [V-6].
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Box Set: Amazon.com

V-3

J.S. Bach: Matthäus Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Karl Münchinger

Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben (Chorus Master: Gerhard Wilhelm) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Pears; Baritone [Jesus]: Hermann Prey; Soprano [Arias, 1st Maid, Pilatus' wife]: Elly Ameling; Contralto [Arias, 2nd Maid]: Marga Höffgen; Tenor [Arias]: Fritz Wunderlich; Bass [Arias]: Tom Krause; Bass [Petrus, High Priest, Pilatus]: Heinz Blankenburg; Bass [Judas]: August Messthaler

Decca

Jul 27-28, 1964

3-CD / TT: 196:43
4-LP / TT:

Recorded at Schloss Ludwigsburg, Germany. Recording issued to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Karl Münchinger
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V-4

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Münchinger

Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben (Chorus Master: Gerhard Wilhelm) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Tenor [Evangelist]: Dieter Ellenbeck, Bass [Jesus]: Walter Berry; Soprano: Elly Ameling; Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Werner Hollweg; Bass: Hermann Prey; Bass [Petrus]: Manfred Ackermann; Bass [Pilatus]: Allan Ahrans; Soprano [Maid]: Marianne Köhnlein-Goebel; [Diener]: Wolfgang Isenhart

Decca

Jun 28-Jul 9 & Oct 8-9, 1974

2-CD / TT: 131:06

Recorded at Schloss Ludwigsburg, Germany.
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V-5

J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Karl Münchinger

Lübecker Kantorei (Chorus Master: Hans-Jürgens Wille) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Soprano [Arias, the Angel]: Elly Ameling; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Peter Pears; Bass [Arias, Herodes]: Tom Krause

Decca

Sep 1966

2-CD / TT: 158:07

Recorded at Schloss Ludwigsburg, Germany.
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Collections of Recordings

B-1

Bach: Sacred Materworks

Karl Münchinger

Various Choral Groups / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

This box set includes all the vocal works recorded by Münchinger (V1-V6 above)

Decca

1964-1974

10-CD

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - May 2015)
Thanks to contributors: Alexander van den Bosch (December 2008), Willem van Erk (January 2007), (John Grayovski (October 2006), Bradley Lehman (May 2005), Dr. Gérard Mohr (April 2015), Riccardo Nughes (July 2003), Anton Schönauer (November 2002)

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