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Mass in B minor BWV 232
Recordings - Part 4

Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Individual Movements

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J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl Münchinger

Wiener Singakademie (Chorus Master: Xaver Meyer) * / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Sopranos: Elly Ameling, Yvonne Minton; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Werner Krenn; Bass: Tom Krause

Decca

May 1970

2-CD / TT: 118:49

Recorded at Sofiensall, Vienna, Austria.
* According to Anton Schönauer from Wiener Singakademie (November 2002) the CD Cover contains a mistake, because it was NOT the Wiener Singakademie performing! The Chorus Master of this recording, Xaver Meyer, was then Assistent-Director of the Wiener Singakademie, but it was an especially composed choir doing this recording.
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45

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor [V-2]

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Concert Orchestra

Soprano (?): Holly Day; Alto: Elizabeth Mannion; Tenor: William McDonald; Bass: Gary Kendall

Indiana University: School of Music

1970

5 sound tape reels

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

46

J.S. Bach: Messe in H-moll

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Philipp Röhl

Philharmonischer Chor Köln / Philharmonische Orchester Köln

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor: Peter Wetzler; Other soloists unknown

Breuer

Early 1970's ?

3-LP / TT:

 

47

Bach Festival 39th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Third concert
Bach Festival 39th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Fourth concert

 

MC-1: Mass in B minor BWV 232: Kyrie and Gloria []
MC-2: Mass in B minor BWV 232: Credo, sanctus, and agnus dei []

George Poinar

Baldwin-Wallace Festival Chorus; Baldwin-Wallace Orchestra.

Soprano: Regina McConnell; Mezzo-soprano: Elizabeth Mannion; Tenor: Henry Nason; Baritone: David Clatworthy

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music

Apr (?) 1971

2-MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.

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J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor
J.S. Bach: Hohe Messe in B minor

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne (Chorus & Orchestra)

Sopranos: Yvonne Perrin, Wally Stämpfli; Mezzo-soprano: Magali Schwartz; Alto: Claudine Perret; Tenor: Olivier Dufour; Baritone Philippe Huttenlocher; Bass: Niklaus Tüller

Erato STU-70715/17
MHS / RCA Victrola
Erato 2292-45442-2
Bearac Reissues BRC-2309

Jan 1972

3-LP / TT:
3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 124:24
2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Casino de Vevey, Switzerland.
1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by M. Corboz
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Michel Corboz
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49

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Carlo Maria Giulini

New Philarmonia Orchestra Orchestra & Chorus

Soprano 1: Jennifer Hill; Soprano 2 & Alto: Janet Baker; Tenor: Peter Pears; Bass: John Shirley-Quirk

BBC Classics 4062

Jul 10, 1972

2-CD / TT: 120:16

Recorded live at St.Paul Cathedral, London. Includes an interview with Giulini (17').
1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by C.M. Giulini.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini
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50

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Johannes Somary

Amor Artis Chorale / English Chamber Orchestra

Soprano 1: Felicity Palmer; Soprano 2 & Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Robert Tear; Bass: Michael Rippon

Vanguard VSD-71190-71192
Bach Guild 1242
Vanguard SVC-58/59

Jul 1973

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 120:47

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51

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor [V-4]

 
 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Herbert von Karajan

Wiener Singverein (Chorus Master: Helmut Froschauer) / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano 1: Gundula Janowitz; Soprano 2 & Alto: Christa Ludwig; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Baritone [No. 18]: Robert Kerns; Bass [No. 10]: Karl Ridderbusch

Deutsche Grammophon 2740112
Deutsche Grammophon 415322-2
Deutsche Grammophon

Sep, Nov 1973; Jan 1974

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 126:15
MP3 / TT: 126:12

Recorded at…
4th recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by H.v. Karajan.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Herbert von Karajan
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Bach: Messe in h-moll [V-1]

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Rafael Kubelík

Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphonieorchester & Chor

Soprano I: Edith Mathis; Alto: Birgit Finnilä; Tenor: John van Kesteren; Bass: Benjamin Luxon

Euro-Opera HK-901,2

Sep 24, 1974

CD/DVD/ TT:

Recorded live at Herkulesaal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Source: Euro-Opera: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) | Kubelik’s Home Page: Concert, Sessionand other Information
Comment: Aryeh! Thank you for your mail. I know that the Kubelik recording was made by the Bayerische Rundfunk in Munich. It was a concert in Stuttgart with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra and chorus. and soloist - Matthes-Finelle-Walter Berry and Bernt Weikl. I think it was 1972.

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J.S. Bach: Hohe Messe in h-Moll, BWV 232 [V-2]

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Martin Flämig

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Staatskapelle Dresden

Soprano: Barbara Hoene; Alto: Heidi Rieß; Tenor: Dieter Weimann; Bass: Thomas Thomaschke
Peter Glatte (Violin); Johannes Walter (Flute); Kurt Mahn (Oboe d'amore); Manfred Krause (Oboe d'amore); Hans Wappler (Bassoon); Walter Stellmacher (Bassoon); Rudolf Haase (Trumpet); Peter Damm (Horn); Ernst-Ludwig Hammer (Violoncello); Gerhard Neumerkel (Double bass); Herbert Collum (Harpsichord); Hans Fromm (Organ)

Überspiel Kreuzchorarchiv

Apr 20, 1975

MC / TT: 118 min

Recorded live at Kreuzkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by M. Flämig.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2902.
Source: SLUB Dresden

54

Bach Festival 43rd Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Third & Fourth Concert

 

Vol. 4: Mass in B minor BWV 232: Kyrie & Gloria
Vol. 5: Mass in B minor BWV 232: Credo-Agnus Dei

Helmuth Rilling

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Festival Chamber Orchestra.

Soprano: Janice Harsányi; Mezzo-soprano: Elaine Bonazzi; Tenor: Mallory Walker; Bass: Philip Frohnmayer; Bass: Thomas Paul
Jean Clay Radice (Organ)

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 75-39

May 24, 1975

2-MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
1st recording of Mass in B minor 232 by H. Rilling.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)

55

J.S. Bach: Hohe Messe

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Johan van der Meer

Koor Groningse Bachvereniging / La Petite Bande (Concert Master: Sigiswald Kuijken)

Boy Soprano from Tölzer Knabenchor; Counter-tenor: Kevin Smith; Tenor: Marius van Altena; Bass: Max van Egmond;

Groningse Bachvereniging

Jun 10, 1975

?-LP / TT:

Recorded live in Utrecht at Kader Holland Festival.

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Bach's h-molli messu (B Minor Mass)

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Eero Erkkilä

Helsingin Katedraalikuoro (Helsinki Cathedral Choir) / Helsingin Katedraaliorkesteri (Helsinki Cathedral Orchestra)

Soprano I: Riitta Pietarinen; Soprano II: Leena Tanskanen; Contralto: Raili Kostia; Tenor: Seppo Ruohonen; Bass: Matti Lehtinen

Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral

Nov 30, 1975

3-LP / TT:

Recorded live at Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral, Finland.

57

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano 1: Arleen Augér; Soprano 2 & Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Baritone: Wolfgang Schöne; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Sony Classical

Apr 1977

2-CD / TT: 129:46

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
2nd recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by H. Rilling.
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
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58

J.S. Bach: Hohe Messe in h-Moll, BWV 232 [V-3]

B+P NEW

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Martin Flämig

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Dresdner Philharmonie

Soprano: Helga Termer; Alto: Brigitte Pfretzschner; Tenor: Armin Ude; Bass: Wolfgang Hellmich
Gantscho Ganev (Violin); Eckart Haupt (Flute); Gerhard Hauptmann (Oboe d'amore); Wolfgang Bemmann (Oboe d'amore); Helmut Radatz (Bassoon); Hans-Joachim Marx (Bassoon); Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet); Lothar Böhm (Horn); Erhard Hoppe (Violoncello); Eugen Röder (Double bass); Herbert Collum (Harpsichord); Hans Fromm (Organ)

Überspiel Kreuzchorarchiv

Jun 25, 1977

MC / TT: 123 min

Recorded live at Kreuzkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
2nd recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by M. Flämig.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2988.
Source: SLUB Dresden

59

Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Neville Marriner

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Chorus & Orchestra

Soprano 1: Margaret Marshall; Soprano 2 & Alto: Janet Baker; Tenor: Robert Tear, Bass: Samuel Ramey; Organ: Nicholas Kraemer

Philips

Nov 1977

2-CD / TT: 118:13

Recoded in London, England.
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60

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor [IU-7]

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Symphony Orchestra.

Soprano: Melanie Helton; Mezzo-sopranos: Blanche Foreman, Laura Brooks Rice; Tenor: Glenn Siebert; Bass-baritone: Timothy Noble

Indiana University School of Music

Feb 18, 1978

Reel-to-reel tape / TT:

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
1st recording of Mass in B minoe BWV 232 by J. Harrington.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

61

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Karl-Friedrich Beringer

Amadeus-Chor Neuendetteslau / Amadeus-Orchester Neuendetteslau

Soprano: Gerda Hagner; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Manfred Volz

Rondeau

1978

3-LP / TT:

1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by K.F. Beringer.

62

Bach Festival 47th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Third Concert [F47-3]

 

Tape A. Mass in B minor BWV 232: Kyrie
Tape B. Mass in B minor BWV 232: Gloria; Credo - Agnus Dei

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Baldwin-Wallace Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Susan Belling; Mezzo-soprano: Marianna Busching; Tenor: William McDonald; Bass: Bruce Abel

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 79-77, BW Tape 79-78

May 19, 1979

2-MC / TT:

Recorded at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by D. Oltman.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)

63

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne & Instrumental Ensemble

Sopranos: Rachel Yakar, Jennifer Smith; Alto: Birgit Finnilä; Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass [No. 18]: Philippe Huttenlocher; Bass [No. 10]: José van Dam

Erato

Oct 1979

2-CD / TT:

2nd Recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by M. Corboz
See: Mass in B minor BWV 232 - conducted by Michel Corboz
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64

Bach: Hohe Messe in H-Moll

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

Neithard Bethke

?

?

?

1979

MC / TT:

1st recording of Mass in B minor BWV 232 by by N. Bethke.
Source: Neithard Bethke Website

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - February 2013)
Thank to contributors: Michael Cox (November 2010), Uri Golomb (April 2001, October 2003), Neil Halliday (April 2004), Riccardo Nughes (August 2001, September 2001), Walter Roth (October 2007), Ben Zadak Smith (June 2001), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001, May 2007), François Zwang (March 2011)

Mass in B minor BWV 232: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part 15 | Part 16 | Part 17
Systematic Discussions:
Part 1: Kyrie | Part 2: Gloria | Part 3: Credo | Part 4: Sanctus | Part 5: Agnus Dei | Part 6: Early Recordings | Part 7: Summary
Individual Recordings:
BWV 232 - C. Abbado | BWV 232 - Anonymous | BWV 232 - G.C. Biller | BWV 232 - F. Brüggen | BWV 232 - J. Butt | BWV 232 - S. Celibidache | BWV 232 - M. Corboz | BWV 232 - A. Eby | BWV 232 - G. Enescu | BWV 232 - E. Ericson | BWV 232 - D. Fasolis | BWV 232 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 232 - C.M. Giulini | BWV 232 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 232 - T. Hengelbrock | BWV 232 - P/ Herreweghe | BWV 232 - R. Hickox | BWV 232 - R. Jacobs | BWV 232 - E. Jochum | BWV 232 - Ifor Jones | BWV 232 - K. Junghänel & Cantus Cölln | BWV 232 - H.v. Karajan | BWV 232 - R. King | BWV 232 - O. Klemperer | BWV 232 - S. Kuijken | BWV 232 - G. Leonhardt | BWV 232 - P. McCreesh | BWV 232 - M. Minkowski | BWV 232 - H. Müller-Bruhl | BWV 232 - S. Ozawa | BWV 232 - M. Pearlman | BWV 232 - K. Richter | BWV 232 - J. Rifkin | BWV 232 - H. Rilling | BWV 232 - H. Scherchen | BWV 232 - P. Schreier | BWV 232 - R. Shaw | BWV 232 - G. Solti | BWV 232 - M. Suzuki | BWV 232 - J. Thomas & ABS | BWV 232 - K. Thomas | BWV 232 - J.v. Veldhoven
Articles:
Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 [T. Noel Towe] | Bach’s B minor Mass on Period Instruments [D. Satz] | Like Father, Like Son [B. Pehrson]

Recordings & Discussions of Other Vocal Works: Main Page | Motets BWV 225-231 | Mass in B minor BWV 232 | Missae Breves & Sanctus BWV 233-242 | Magnificat BWV 243 | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 | Johannes-Passion BWV 245 | Lukas-Passion BWV 246 | Markus-Passion BWV 247 | Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 | Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-523 | Quodlibet BWV 524 | Aria BWV 1127

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