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Eugene Ormandy & Philadelphia Orchestra
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Instrumental Works

Eugene Ormandy - Short Biography
Philadelphia Orchestra - Short History

Arrangements/Transcriptions : Works | Recordings

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Mormon Tebernacle Choir: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - 20 Great Bach & Handel Choruses

Now Keep we all this Holy Feast from Cantata BWV 4 [2:42]
Chorale (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 79 [2:14]
Chorale 'A mighty Fortress is Our God' (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 80 [1:40]
Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:53]
Chorale Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (Jesu Bleibet meine Freude) (Mvt. 10) from Cantata BWV 147 [3:15]
Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208, arranged for orchestra and choir [4:56]
Et Resurrexit (Mvt. 18) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [3:57]
‘My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord’ from Magnificat BWV 243 [3:20]

Eugene Ormandy

Mormon Tabernacle Choir (Director: Richard P. Condie) / Philadelphia Orchestra

Sony Msterworks MDK-48296

Nov 1958; May 1962

CD / TT: 69:27

Other selections are by G.F. Händel.
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C-2

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Transcriptions

1. Chorale ‘Gloria sei dir gesungen’ (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 []
2. Chorale Herzliebster Jesu (Mvt. 3) from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 []

Eugene Ormandy

Philadelphia Orchestra

Soprano: Dorothy Maynor

RCA / Biddulph Records

Oct 20, 1940 [1]
Mar 27, 1940 [2]

CD / TT:

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Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Eugene Ormandy

Temple University Chorus (or Choirs) / Philadelphia Orchestra

Soprano 1: Eleanor Steber; Soprano 2 & Alto: Rosalind Elias; Tenor: Richard Verreau; Bass-Baritone: Richard Cross

Columbia

Apr 25-26, 1962

3-LP / TT:

 

V-2

Bach: Saint John Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Eugene Ormandy

Singing City Chorale / Philadelphia Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist]: Richard Lewis; Bass-Baritone [Jesus]: Norman Treigle; Soprano [Arias, Maid]: Judith Raskin; Contralto: Maureen Forrester; Tenor [Arias, Servant]: George Shirley; Bass [Peter, Pilate, Arias]: Thomas Paul

Columbia / Locked in the Vault Reissues

1968

2-CD / TT: 136:50

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V-3

Bach: Easter Oratorio - Magnificat: Ormandy - Bernstein

 

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [40:57]

Eugene Ormandy

Temple University Concert Choir (Director: Robert E. Page) / Philadelphia Orchestra

Soprano: Judith Raskin; Tenor: Richard Lewis; Contralto: Maureen Forrester; Bass: Herbert Beattie

Sony Classical

Apr 17, 1963

CD / TT: 72:15

Recorded at Philadelphia Atheltic Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Other work is Magnificat BWV 243 conducted by L. Bernstein.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2002 - July 2010)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (April 2005), John Grayovski (October 2006)

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