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Peter Schreier
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings as a Boy
Recordings of Cantatas - CD's
Recordings of Cantatas - LP's
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Collections of Recordings
General Discussions

Peter Schreier - Short Biography
Kammerorchester Berlin - Short History

Other Recordings: Peter Schreier recorded many Bach Cantatas as tenor singer soloist. Look at the relevant pages for a list of his recordings of Bach Cantatas under the conducting of Karl Richter, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, and Helmuth Rilling. For a full list of his Bach’s recordings as a tenor singer with other conductors, see: Peter Schreier - Short Biography

Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Peter Schreier
Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - conducted By Peter Schreier
Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by Peter Schreier

Article: Interview with Schreier [by Are Söholt]

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

Recordings as a Boy

E-1

Peter Schreier - Vom Knabenalt des Dresdner Kreuzchores zum lyrischen Tenor [V-3]
Peter Schreier als Knabenalt des Dresdner Kreuzchores (Aufnahmen 1948-1951)
[V-3]

 
 

Agnus Dei (Mvt. 26) from Mass in B minor BWV 232 [6:32]
Aria for Alto Es ist vollbracht (Mvt. 30) from Johannes-Passion BWV 245 [4:06]
Sacred Song Es kostet viel, ein Christ zu sein, BWV 459 [1:57]
Sacred Song Ich halte treulich still, BWV 466 [2:27] [CD only]
Sacred Song O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen, BWV 495 [1:39] [CD only]

Rudolf Mauersberger [BWV 232, 245]

Members of Dresdner Philharmonie / Dresdner Kreuzchor [BWV 232, 245]

Boy Alto: Peter Schreier; Hans Otto (Organ) [BWV 245, 459]; Gerhard Paulik (Organ) [BWV 232]; Unknown (Organ) [BWV 466]; Karl-Dietrich Adam (Piano) [BWV 495]

Eterna 820 621
Berlin Classics 0091372BC

BWV 232: Jul 1951
BWV 245: 1950
BWV 459: Jul 1950
BWV 466: Jul 1950
BWV 495: Jan 21, 1950

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 60:54

Recorded in Dresden, Saxony, Germany [BWV 232, 245, 495]; Berlin, Germany [BWV 459, 466].
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Recordings of Cantatas - CD's

C-1

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas I
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

 

Cantatas BWV 36c, BWV 209, BWV 203

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1979, 1981

CD / TT: 62:19

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-2

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas II
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantata BWV 201

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Carolyn Watkinson; Tenors: Peter Schreier, Eberhard Büchner; Basses: Theo Adam, Siegfried Lorenz

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1979-1981

CD / TT: 49:43

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-3

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas III
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 202, BWV 210

Peter Schreier

Kammerorchester Berlin

Sopranos: Edith Mathis, Lucia Popp

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1976, 1981

CD / TT: 59:46

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-4

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas IV
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 208, BWV 204

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Sopranos: Edith Mathis, Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1976

CD / TT: 69:48

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-5

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas V
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 205, BWV 207

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Altos: Carolyn Watkinson, Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1977-1981

CD / TT: 73:21

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-6

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas VI
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 206, BWV 215

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Carolyn Watkinson; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1979-1981

CD / TT: 73:18

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-7

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas VII
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 211, BWV 212

Peter Schreier

Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1975

CD / TT: 60:46

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-8

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas VIII
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 

Cantatas BWV 213, BWV 214

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Altos: Carolyn Watkinson, Julia Hamari & Astrid Pilzecker; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Basses: Theo Adam & Siegfried Lorenz

Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

1977-1979

CD / TT: 71:24

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-9

Bach Kantaten

Cantatas BWV 51, BWV 82a, BWV 202
Aria for Soprano (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 208 [4:18]

Peter Schreier

Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Soprano: Barbara Hendricks; Trumpet: Håkan Hardenberger

EMI Classics

July 1989

CD / TT: 65:51

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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C-10

J.S. Bach: Solo-Kantaten und Arien

 

Cantatas BWV 55 [11:04], BWV 160 [10:38], BWV 189 [14:14]
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 5 [5:54]
Aria for tenor (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 13 [6:50]
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 2:) from Cantata BWV 26 [6:01]
Aria for Tenor (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 102 [3:22]

Peter Schreier

RIAS-Kammerchor [BWV 55] / Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Tenor: Peter Schreier
Silke Uhlig (Flute); Ekkard Hering, Friederike Schmidt (Recorders); Nigel Shore (Oboe da caccia & Oboe); Thorsten Rosenbusch (Violin); Johanna Peters (Viola); Jürgen Reuter (Bassoon); Karl-Heinz Schröter (Cello); Manfred Pernutz (Double-bass); Raphael Alpermann (Organ & Harpsichord)

Philips 442786-2

Aug 1994

CD / TT: 58:50

Recorded at Rundfunkhaus, Berlin, Germany. Recording Producer & Balance Engineer: Ursula Singer; Recording Engineers: Cees Heijkoop, Thijs Hoekstra; Tape Editing: Evert Menting.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 55 by P. Schreier.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 160 by P. Schreier.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 189 by P. Schreier.
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C-11

Bach: Kantaten BWV 56, BWV 82, BWV 158

 

Cantatas BWV 56 [17:33], BWV 82 [21:09], BWV 158 [9:01]

Peter Schreier

Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Chorus

Baritone: Olaf Bär
Douglas Boyd (Oboe) [BWV 56, 82]; Kevin McCrae (Violoncello) [BWV 56]; James Clark (Violin) [BWV 158]
Continuo: Robert Aldwinckle (Organ & Harpsichord); Kevin McCrae (Violoncello); John Steer (Double-bass); Christopher Gunia (Bassoon)

EMI Classics CDC7-54453-2

May 1991

CD / TT: 47:43

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London. England. Producer: David R. Murray; Balance Engineer: Mike Clements; Editors: Stephen Frost & Stephen Johns.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 82 by P. Schreier.
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C-12

Bach Cantatas

Cantatas BWV 160, BWV 189
Aria for Tenor Mvt. 245c from Johannes-Passion BWV 245 []

Peter Schreier

Soloists of the Lucerne Festival Strings (Flute: Gunther Rumpel; Oboes: Andre' Raoult, Hans Martin Ulbrich; Violin: Gunars Larsens; Bassoon: Manfrred Sax; Violoncello: Markus Nyikos; Bass: Alfred Steinauer; Harpsichord: Eduard Kaufmann)

Tenor: Peter Schreier

Vanguard Recording Society

1979

LP / TT: 18:20 + 19:55

 

C-13

Radio Broadcast

Cantata BWV 109

Peter Schreier

Anton Webern Choir / Orchestra from Dresden

Tenor: Christoph Genz, other details unknown

Radio Broadcast

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - July 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Wayne Davies (August 2006), Matthias Hansen (May 2014)

Peter Schreier: Short Biography | Kammerorchester Berlin
Recordings of Vocal Works:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | General Discussions | Interview with Schreier [Are Söholt]
Individual Recordings:
BWV 232 - P. Schreier | BWV 245 - P. Schreier | BWV 248 - P. Schreier
Table of recordings by BWV Number

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