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Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Chor & Bach-Orchester
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works
Recordings - Part 2

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-0

J.S. Bach: Messe h-moll

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Kammerorchester

Soprano: Antonia Fahberg; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Franz Kelch

Andromeda 9042

Nov 30, 1956

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Lukaskirche, Munich, Germany. 
1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by K. Richter. 
1st ever release in Aug 2008.

V-1

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Maria Stader; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass [No. 10]: Kieth Engen; Bass [No. 18]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion: 198190-198
Archiv Produktion

Feb 13-20, 22-26, and Apr 5-9, 1961

3-LP / TT: 122 min
2-CD / TT: 121:55

Recorded at the Musikhochschule, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
2nd recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by K. Richter
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-19

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben BWV 147

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232 [123:00]
Cantata BWV 147 [33:02]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

BWV 232: Soprano: Maria Stader; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass [No. 10]: Kieth Engen; Bass [No. 18]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
BWV 147: Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Alto: Hertha Töpper;, Tenor: John van Kesteren; Bass: Kieth Engen

Hänssler Profil PH1-3034
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BWV 232: 1961
BWV 147: 1961

3-LP / TT: 156:02
MP3 / TT: 155:46

Recorded at …
Might be identical with the recordings of the same works previously issued by Archiv Produktion. Not yet confirmed.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-2

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Peter van der Bilt

Melodya / Ars Nova

Apr 1968 Live

2-CD / TT: 128:00

3rd recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by K. Richter. Recorded in Russia
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Karl Richter

V-3

J.S. Bach: Messe in h-moll

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Contralto: Marga Höffgen; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Ernst Gerold Schramm

Archiv Production

May 1969

2-CD / TT: 123:30

4th recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by K. Richter. Recorded at the Main Auditorium of the Bunka-Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-4

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano 1: Gundula Janowitz; Soprano 2 & Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Horst Laubenthal; Bass: Hermann Prey

3Sat / Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 1969

Video DVD / TT:

5th recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by K. Richter
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Karl Richter

V-5

Bach: Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme Canata BWV 140 / Magnificat BWV 243

Magnificat BWV 243

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Maria Stader, Alto: Hertha Töpper, Tenor: Ernst Haefliger, Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Feb, Apr 1961

CD / TT: 64:15

1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by K. Richter.
This CD includes also Cantata BWV 140

V-6

Magnificat BWV 243

 

Magnificat BWV 243

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edda Moser, Alto: Hertha Töpper, Tenor: Eric Tappy; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Melodya

Aug 1970

LP / TT:

2nd recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by K. Richter.

V-7

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor & Münchener Chorknaben (Chorus Master: Fritz Rothschuh) / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Ernst Haefliger; Bass [Jesus]: Kieth Engen; Soprano [Arias]: Irmgard Seefried; Soprano [1st Maid, Pilate's Wife]: Antonia Fahberg; Contralto [Arias, 2nd Maid]: Hertha Töpper; Bass [Arias]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Bass [Judas, Petrus, Pilatus, High Priest]: Max Proebstl

Archiv Produktion

Jun-Aug 1958

3-CD / TT: 197:47

1st recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by K. Richter. Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-8

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Karl Richter

Coro Estable del Teatro Colón / Orquestra Estable del Teatro Colón

Tenor [Evangelist]: Waldemar Kmentt; Soprano: Myrtha Garbarini; Alto: Grace Hoffmann; Bass [Jesus]: Angel Mattiello; Bass [Judas, Peter, Caifas, Pilate]: Gui Gallardo; Soprano [Pilates Wife]: Sofia Schultz

Unknown Label

Nov 14, 1963

3-CD / TT: 197:48

2nd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by K. Richter. Recorded at Teatro Colón,Buenos Aires, Argentina.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-9

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Ernst Haefliger; Bass [Jesus]: Kieth Engen; Soprano [Arias, 1st Maid, Pilate's Wife]: Ursula Buckel; Alto [Arias, 2nd Maid]: Marga Höffgen; Bass [Arias, Judas, Peter, Pilate, High Priest]: Peter van der Bilt

Archiv Produktion (J)

Apr, May 1969

3-CD / TT: 198:04

3rd recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by K. Richter. Recorded live at Bunka-Kaykan, Tokyo, Japan.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 – conducted by Karl Richter
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V-10

J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Helen Donath; Mezzo-soprano: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Tenor: Horst Laubenthal; Bass: Ernst Gerold Schramm; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern; Bass: Walter Berry

Unitel / Deutsche Grammophon

1971

Video / DVD / TT: ~ 201:00

4th recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by K. Richter.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-11

J.S. Bach: Mätthaus-Passion

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor & Regensburger Domspatzen (Chorus Master: Georg Ratzinger) / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Peter Schreier; Baritone [Jesus]: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Soprano [Arias, First Maid, Pilate's Wife]: Edith Mathis; Contralto [Arias, Second Maid]: Janet Baker; Bass [Arias, Judas, Peter, Pilate, High Priest]: Matti Salminen

Archiv Produktion

1979

3-CD / TT: 203:50

5th recording of Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 by K. Richter. Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
See: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Karl Richter
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V-12

Bach: St. John Passion

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Tenor [Evangelist, arias, Servant]: Ernst Haefliger; Baritone [Jesus]: Hermann Prey, Soprano [Arias, Maid]: Evelyn Lear; Contralto [Arias]: Hertha Töpper; Bass [Arias, Petrus, Pilatus]: Kieth Engen

Archiv Produktion

Feb-Mar 1964

2-CD / TT: 128:57

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by K. Richter.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Karl Richter
Listen on YouTube w/ music sheets [128:21]: Part 1 [63:15] | Part 2 [65:06]
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V-13

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Peter van der Bilt

Melodiya

Apr 1968

3-LP / TT:

Recorded live at the Konservatorium, Moscow, Russia.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by K. Richter
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Karl Richter

V-14

Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Jesus]: Ernst Gerold Schramm; Bass [Peterus, Pilatus]: Siegmund Nimsgern; Soprano: Helen Donath; Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Horst R. Laubenthal; Bass: Kieth Engen

Unitel
Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 1970

Video
DVD / TT: 129:00

Recorded at Klosterkirche, Diesen am Ammersee, Bavaria, Germany.
3rd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by K. Richter.
See: Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Karl Richter
Watch on YouTube: Complete Work [128:37]
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V-15

J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester (or Bayerisches Staatsorchester)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Gert Lutze, Soprano: Cloë Owen, Alto: Hertha Töpper, Basses: Horst Günther & Kieth Engen

Teldec / Membran

1955

3-CD / TT: 169:26

1st recording of Weihnachts-Oratorium by K. Richter.
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V-16

Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium

 

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248/1-6

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano [Arias, Angel]: Gundula Janowitz; Contralto [Arias]: Christa Ludwig; Tenor [Arias, Evangelist]: Fritz Wunderlich; Bass [Arias, Herodes]: Franz Crass

Archiv Produktion

Feb 6, 15 & 25, 1965; Mar 4, 1965; Jun 8-9 & 14-15, 1965

3-CD / TT: 163:48

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
2nd recording of Weihnachts-Oratorium by K. Richter.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com | Amazon.com [Arias & Choruses] | Amazon.com [Box Set] | Amazon.com | Amazon.com [Arias & Choruses]

V-17

Arias from Passions

Matthäus-Passion BWV 244
Aria ‘Ich will Dir mein Herze schenken’
Aria ‘Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben’
Johannes-Passion BWV 245
Aria ‘Zerfliesse, mein Herze’

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano - Maria Stader

Archiv Produktion

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V-18

Bach: Geislische Lieder und Arin aus Schemellis Gesagnbuch

Sacred Songs BWV 445, BWV 446, BWV 447, BWV 449, BWV 450, BWV 451, BWV 453, BWV 460, BWV 461, BWV 466, BWV 469, BWV 475, BWV 478, BWV 480, BWV 484, BWV 487, BWV 493, BWV 495, BWV 506

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Tenor: Peter Schreier; Organ: Karl Richter

Eterna

Sep 1978

LP / TT:

 

Collection of Recordings of Other Vocal Works

B-1

Bach Sacred Materworks

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

This 10-CD box set includes most of the recordings of the vocal works (V3, V4, V5, V7, V9 above)

Archiv Produktion

1958-1969

10-CD

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - November 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006), Willem van Erk (August 2006, September 2006), Uri Golomb (October 2003, June 2004), Walther Roth (March 2007), Michael Siegel (March 2002)

Karl Richter: Short Biography | Münchener Bach-Chor
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Recordings of Instrumental Works | General Discussions | Richter’ Video
Vocal Works:
BWV 232 - K. Richter | BWV 244 - K. Richter | BWV 245 - K. Richter | BWV 248 - K. Richter
Reviews of Instrumental Recordings:
Famous Bach Organ Works from Karl Richter | Karl Richter Performs Bach’s Partitas & Goldbergs | Review: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1, 2 & 5 - conducted by K. Richter
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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