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Helmuth Rilling
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Early Recordings of Cantatas
Complete Cycle of Sacred Cantatas on Hänssler:
1st CD Edition: Vols. 1-23
1st CD Edition: Vols. 24-46
1st CD Edition: Vols. 47-69
Complete Cycle of Sacred Cantatas on Hänssler:
Edition Bachakademie: Vols. 1-20
Edition Bachakademie: Vols. 21-40
Edition Bachakademie: Vols. 41-50
Later Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Chorales

Helmuth Rilling – Short Biography
Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart - Short History
Frankfurter Kantorei - Short History
Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart - Short History
Bach-Collegium Stuttgart - Short History
Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn - Short History

General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Cantate Label - General Discussions

Edition Bachakademie Vols. 1-20 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 9 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 60 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Arleen Augér sings Bach - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings Bach - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Chorales - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Oregon Bach Festival

Table of Cantata Recordings by Major Conductors: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas 101-150 | Cantatas 151-200 | Cantatas 201-224 | Remarks

Recordings - Part 1

Early Recordings of Sacred Cantatas

E-1

Bach Cantatas

Cantata BWV 80

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Antonia Fahberg; Contralto: Margarethe Bence; Tenor: Theophil Maier; Bass: Ulrich Schaible

Vox

1964

CD / TT:

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E-5

Irmgard Stadler

Aria (Duet) for Sorano & Tenor Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 110 []

Helmuth Rilling

Unknown instrumental ensemble

Soprano: Irmgard Stadler; Tenor: Kurt Huber

Parivate Record

1966

CD / TT:

Recorded by SWR Stuttgart. Private Record. Not for Sale!

E-2

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 45 & BWV 176

Cantatas BWV 45, BWV 176

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sheila Armstrong; Alto: Norma Procter; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Erich Wenk

Cantate / SDG

Feb 1967

LP / TT: 23:47 + 14:28

Recorded at Martinskirche, Metzingen, Germany.

E-3

J.S. Bach: Solokantaten

Cantatas BWV 35, BWV 158

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Birgit Finnilä; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli; Uwe Groß (Organ)

Cantate

May 1969

LP / TT: 28:45 + 11:45

 

E-4

J.S. Bach: Kantate No. 21 “Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis”

Cantata BWV 21

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Nancy Burns; Contralto: Libuše Márová; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer; Bass: Günther Reich

Supraphon

1970

LP / TT:

 

Early Recordings of Secular Cantatas

ES-4

J.S. Bach: Jagdkantate BWV 208 · Oboenkonzert nach BWV 1053

Cantata BWV 208

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano I [Diana]: Helen Donath, Soprano II [Pales]: Elisabeth Speiser; Tenor [Endymion]: Wilfried Jochims; Bass [Pan]: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

May 1965

CD / TT: 59:42

Recorded at Südwest-Tonstudio H. Jansen, Stuttgart, Germany.
Other work: Concerto for Oboe BWV 1053, conducted by H. Winschermann.
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ES-1

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 201 · Oboe d'amore-konzert nach BWV 1055

Cantata BWV 201

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor: Wilfried Jochims; Bass I: Erich Wenk, Bass II: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Jan 1966

CD / TT: 71:34

Recorded at Südwest-Tonstudio H. Jansen, Stuttgart, Germany.
Other work: Concerto for Oboe BWV 1055, conducted by H. Winschermann.
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ES-2

J.S. Bach: Der zufriedengestellte Äolus BWV 205 · Cembalokonzert Nr. 3

Cantata BWV 205 [45:37]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Pallas]: Elisabeth Speiser; Alto [Pomona]: Margarethe Bence; Tenor [Zyphyrus]: John van Kesteren; Bass [Aelous]: Jakob Stämpfli

Bärenreiter-Musicaphon / MHS

May 1966; May 1967

CD / TT: 62:50

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Other work: Harpsichord Concerto BWV 1054, conducted by H. Winschermann.
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ES-3

J.S. Bach: Schleicht, spielende Wellen, Drama per Musica BWV 206
J.S. Bach: Schleicht, spielende Wellen, Cantata BWV 206

 

Cantata BWV 206 [45:08]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Pleisse]: Leonore Kirschstein; Alto [Donau]: Margarethe Bence; Tenor [Elbe]: Kurt Equiluz; Bass [Weichsel]: Erich Wenk
Heinz Zickler, Herbert Thal, Fritz Kelber (Trumpets); Konrad Hampe, Helmut Steinkraus, Claus Diedrich (Flutes); Alfred Sous, Willy Schnell (Oboe d'amore)
Continuo: Martin Galling (Harpsichord); Thomas Blees (Violoncello); Manfed Gräser (Double-bass); Karl Steinbrecher (Bassoon)

Bärenreiter-Musicaphon
BM-30 SL-1354
Nonesuch H-71187

Jun 1966

LP / TT: 45:08

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 206 by H. Rilling.

ES-5

J.S. Bach: Hercules auf dem Scheidwege · Cembalokonzert BWV 1058

Cantata BWV 213

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sheila Armstrong; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Jan 1967

CD / TT: 66:12

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Other work: Concerto No. 7 for Cembalo BWV 1058, conducted by H. Winschermann.
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ES-6

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 215 · Sinfonien aus Kantaten

Cantata BWV 215

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart & Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Erna Spoorenberg; Tenor: Werner Krenn; Bass: Erich Wenk

Cantate-Musicaphon

Oct 1966

CD / TT: 49:08

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Other works: Sinfonias from Bach Cantatas, conducted by H. Winschermann. See: Winschermann - Recordings
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ES-7

J.S. Bach: Schäferkantate BWV 249a · Doppelkonzert nach BWV 1060

Cantata BWV 249a - reconstructed by Hermann Keller from the preserved text printed in the first volume of Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) poems, and the music composed by J.S. Bach for Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [43:10]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart & Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Hetty Plümacher; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Mar 1967

CD / TT: 58:39

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Other work: Concerto for Violin BWV 1060, conducted by H. Winschermann.
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Early Recordings of Cantatas in Oregon

EO-1

Program of Vocal Music

 

Cantata Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV 150 []
Cantata Ich habe genug, BWV 82 []
Motet Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 []

Helmuth Rilling

Festival Chorus and Orchestra

Bass: Neil Wilson’ Other soloists: unknown

University of Oregon Library, Audiovisual Media Center

Jul 22, 1973

2 reels. 7 in. / TT:

Presented as part of the University of Oregon Summer Festival of Music, 1973.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 82 by H. Rilling.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 150 by H. Rilling.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

EO-2

Vocal and Orchestral Music of Bach and Mozart, July 28, 1974

 

Overture no. 4, in D major, BWV 1069 []
Cantata Unser Mund sei voll Lachens, BWV 110 []

Helmuth Rilling

Festival Chorus and Orchestra

Soprano: Gloria Cutsforth; Contralto: Alyce Rogers; Tenor: Michael Sells; Bass: Neil Wilson

University of Oregon, School of Music

Jul 28, 1974

2 reels. 7 in. / TT:

Presented as part of the University of Oregon School of Music, Summer Festival of Music, 1974.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 110 by H. Rilling.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

EO-3

Vocal and orchestral music of Bach and Mozart, August 2, 1974

 

Brandenburg concerto no. 5, in D major, BWV 1050 []
Cantata Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211 []

Helmuth Rilling

Festival Chorus and Orchestra

Soprano: Dorothy Bergquist; Tenor: James Miller; Baritone: Philip Frohnmayer

University of Oregon, School of Music

Aug 2, 1974

2 reels. 7 in. / TT:

Presented as part of the University of Oregon Summer Festival of Music, 1973.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 211 by H. Rilling.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - November 2013)
Thanks to contr: Manfred Krugmann (June 2012), Walter Roth (June 2013), Peter Schmidt (May 2005), Roland Wörner (October 2002)

Helmuth Rilling: Short Biography | Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart | Frankfurter Kantorei | Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart | Bach-Collegium Stuttgart | Oregon Bach Festival
Recordings of Vocal Work:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Cantatas:
Edition Bachakademie - Vols. 1-20 | Edition Bachakademie - Vol. 9 | Edition Bachakademie - Vol. 60 | Arleen Augér sings Bach - conducted by H. Rilling | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings Bach - conducted by H. Rilling
Other Vocal Works:
BWV 232 - H. Rilling | BWV 243 - H. Rilling | BWV 244 - H. Rilling | BWV 245 - H. Rilling | BWV 248 - H. Rilling | Chorales - H. Rilling
Cantate Label:
Recordings of Vocal Works | General Discussions
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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