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Ricercar Consort
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

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

Ricercar Consort - Short History
Philippe Pierlot - Short Biography
Festival Bach en Valée Mosane

Recordings

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

Solokantaten
Motetten & Kantaten der Bach Familie

 

Cantatas BWV 53, BWV 54 [13:30]

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Ricercar Consort

Counter-tenor: Henri Ledroit
François Fernandez, Marc Destrube (Violins); Philippe Pierlot, Hiroshi Fukuzawa, Titia de Zwart (Viols); Richte van der Meer (Violoncello); Bernard Foccroulle (Organ); Willy Daenen (Campanella)

Ricercar
Ricercar RIC-210

Dec 1983

CD / TT:
2-CD / TT: 138:34

Recorded at Eglise St-Jean à Beaufays, Belgium.
Other works: solo cantatas by Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Michael Bach & Johann Bach.

C-4

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 82, 152, 202

 

Cantatas BWV 82 [21:47], BWV 152 [18:39], BWV 202 [20:17]

Jérôme Lejeune

Ricercar Consort (on period instruments)

Soprano: Greta de Reyghere [BWV 152, 202]; Bass: Max van Egmond [BWV 82, 152]; Marcel Ponseele (Oboe)

Ricercar RIC-061041

May 6-11, 1989

CD / TT: 60:43

Recorded at the Abbaye de Stavelot, Brussels, Belgium.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 202 by Ricercar Consort.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 82 by M.v. Egmond.

C-2

Deutsche Barock Kantaten (VI): Bach, Telemann, Boxberg, Riedel

Cantata BWV 106

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(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Greta de Reyghere; Alto: James Bowman; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass: Max van Egmond

Ricercar

Mar 1990

CD / TT: 66:31

1st recording of Cantata BWV 106 by Ricercar Consort.
Other works: cantatas by J.Ph. Telemann, C.L. Boxberg, & G. Riedel.

C-3

Deutsche Barock Kantaten (VIII): Aus der Tiefe

Cantatas BWV 38, BWV 131

Erik Van Nevel

Capella Sancti Michaelis Vocal Ensemble (OVPP singers) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Greta de Reyghere; Alto: James Bowman; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass: Max van Egmond

Ricercar

May 1991

2-CD / TT: 70:27 + 50:01

1st recording of Cantata BWV 131 by Ricercar Consort.
Other works: not by J.S. Bach.

C-8

J.S. Bach: Christ lag in Todesbanden; Lobet den Herrn; Himmelskönig sei willkommen

Cantatas BWV 4, BWV 182; Motet BWV 230

Philippe Pierlot

Choeur de Chambre de Namur (Chorus Master: Pierre Cao) / Ricercar Consort (Director: F. Fernandez)

Soprano: Greta de Reyghere; Counter-tenor: Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Ian Honeyman; Bass: Max van Egmond
Harpsichord: Siebe Henstra

Ricercar

1995

CD / TT:

Recorded in Liège, Belgium.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 4 by Ricercar Consort.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 182 by Ricercar Consort.

C-5

De Aeternitate

 

Cantata BWV 53 [5:17]

Philippe Pierlot

Ricercar Consort

Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena

Mirare Records

Nov 2000

CD / TT: 67:02

Recorded at léglise de Bra, Belgium. Other works: not by J.S. Bach.
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C-6

Bach: Actus Tragicus

Cantatas BWV 18 [13:58], BWV 106 [19:57], BWV 150 [14:41]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Mirare Records

Sep 2004

CD / TT: 49:00

Recorded at l'Eglise de Saint Loup sur Thouet, France.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 106 by Ricercar Consort.
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C-7

Bach: Concerto BWV 1055, Cantata BWV 202 / Handel: Harp concerto, Tra le fiamme HWV 170

 

Cantata BWV 202 [19:53]

Philippe Pierlot

Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Núria Rial; Harp: Giovanna Pessi; Oboe: Patrick Beaugirard

Mirare Records 009

Sep 2005

CD / TT: 63:16

Recorded at Church of Bra sur Lienne, Belgium.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 202 by Ricercar Consort.
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C-9

J.S. Bach: Tombeau de Sa Majesté la Reine de Pologne

 

Cantata BWV 198 [32:24]
Mass in A major, BWV 234 [30:11]
Prelude & Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 [6:51, 6:07]
Chorale Prelude Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 [2:33].

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Francis Jacob (Organ)

Mirare Records

Oct 2006

CD / TT: 78:19

Recorded at Temple de Lourmarin, France.
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C-10

Bach: Aus der Tieffen

Cantatas BWV 4 [18:36], BWV 131 [21:31], BWV 182 [27:50]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Mirare Records 057

Nov 2007

CD / TT: 67:57

Recorded at Église de Saint Loup sur Thouet, France.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 4 by Ricercar Consort.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 131 by Ricercar Consort.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 182 by Ricercar Consort.
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C-11

J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV 243 - Missa BWV 235

 

CD:
Magnificat in D major BWV 243 [26:22]
Missa Brevis in G minor, BWV 235 [25:05]
Fugue on the Magnificat: Meine Seele erhebet den Herren, BWV 733 [4:24]
Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 541 [7:49]
DVD:
"Magnificat" - film by Pierre-Hubert Martin

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Maria Keohane; Soprano: Anna Zander; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Francis Jacob (Organ)

Mirare Records 102

Apr 2009

CD / TT: 64:41
+ DVD / TT:

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C-12

J.S. Bach: In Tempore Nativitatis - Weihnachten Kantaten · Christmas Cantatas · Cantates de Noël BWV 110, 151, 63

Cantatas BWV 63 [26:47], BWV 110 [23:44], BWV 151 [17:08]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Maria Keohane; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Julian Prégardien; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Mirare MIR-243
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Nov 2012

CD / TT: 67:39
MP3 / TT: 67:45

Recorded at Église de Beaufays, Belgium.
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Unofficial Recordings of Cantatas

U-1

Bach: Magnificat BWV 243 in Brussels; Lutheran Mass BWV 236 in Toronto

 

Magnificat in D major BWV 243 [25:48]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano I: Maria Keohane; Soprano II: Luanda Siqueira; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Sophie Gent, Mika Akiha, Gabriel Grosbard (Violins); Maria Silberstein, Stephen Freeman & Blay Justo (Violins); Anne Pekkala & Pierre-Eric Nimilowicz (Violas); Julie Borsodi (Cello); Frank Coppieters (Double bass); Emmanuel Laporte & Jean-Marc Philippe (Oboes); Georges Barthel & Danielle Etienne (Flutes); Guy Ferber, René Maze & Emmanuel Alemany (Trumpets); Thomas Holzinger (Timbals); François Guerrier (Harpsichord); Francis Jacob (Organ)

Rapidshare

Apr 28, 2009

CD / TT: 53:24

Recorded at Salle Henry Le Boeuf, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles (BE).
Source/lineage: Musiq3 (RTBF) recording > Flac files/ Switch (bitrate 320 kbps mp3)/ You
2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by Ricercar Consort.
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U-2

J.S. Bach: Funeral Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 161 [18:48], BWV 4 [18:17], BWV 106 [19:07]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Julian Podger
Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Rapidshare

Sep 8, 2009

CD / TT: 56:12

Recorded live in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Source/lineage: www.francemusiques.fr/ Freecorder 4/ mp3DirectCut (bitrate 128 kbps)/ You
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 4 by Ricercar Consort.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 106 by Ricercar Consort.
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U-3

Céline Scheen - "Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen" - BWV 32 (Bach : Musiques d’amour)

 

Aria for Soprano Liebster Jesu, Mein Verlangen (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 32 [4:32]

Philippe Pierlot

Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Céline Scheen; Emmanuel Laporte (Oboe d'amore)

YouTube

Jun 29, 2013

Audio / TT: 4:32

Recorded live at Flagey - Studio 4, Bruxelles, Belgium, during the Festival Musiq'3.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 32: Mvt. 1: Aria [Soprano] [4:32]

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Bach: Passio secundum Johannem · Passion selon saint Jean · Johannes-Passion

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Tenor [Evangelist]: Hans-Jörg Mammel; Bass [Christus]: Matthias Vieweg; Soprano: Maria Keohane; Soprano: Helena Ek; Alto: Carlos Mena; Alto: Jan Börner; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Mirare MIR-136

Sep 27 & 30, 2010

2-CD / TT: 113:12

Recorded at Salle Philharmonique de de Liège, Belgium.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (February 2002 - April 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Anandgyan (June 2007, December 2009, January 2010), Harry W. Crosby (May 2006), Thérèse Hanquet (February 2007),
Riccardo Nughes (January 2002), Claude Role (November 2013), David (February 2002)

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