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Magnificat in D major BWV 243
Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings 1900-1949

 

Complete Recordings 1950-1959 >


1

J.S. Bach: Magnificat

 

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 [] (Incomplete)

Serge Koussevitzky

Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Chorus Master: George Wallace Woodworth) / Boston Symphony Orchestra

Soprano: Zina Lisischkina; Alto: Anna Kaskas; Tenor: William Hain; Bass: Julius Huehn; Organ: E. Power Biggs, E. Power -

Greenough discs, unnumbered (unofficial recording)

Apr 26, 1942 [concert]
Apr 23 1942 [rehearsal]

2 x 78 rpm, Reel-to-reel tape

Recorded live at Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA.
Serge H.V. Greenough Collection (Library of Congress)
Source: Serge Koussevitzky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra: Non-commercial recordings known to exist & WorldCat Libraries


2

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major [V-4]

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Erika Rokyta, Contralto: Lore Fischer; Tenor: Heinz Marten; Bass: Josef Greindl

Archipel ARPCD-0518

Nov 24, 1944

CD / TT:

Recorded live in Leipzig, Germany.
1st recording of Magnificat BWV 243 by G. Ramin.
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3

Bach: Magnificat
Robert Shaw Conducts Bach, Brahms, Hindemith

 

Magnificat BWV 243 [28:04 / 27:58]

Robert Shaw

RCA Victor Chorale & Orchestra

Soprano: Susanne Freil (on Pearl CD as Susanne Frail); Mezzo-soprano: Blanche Thebom; Tenor: Ernice Lawrence; Bass: Paul Matthen
Aurthur Lora& Frederick Wilkins (Flutes); William Vacciano (Trumpet); Robert Bloom (Oboe d'amoure):

RCA Victor M/DM-1182 (10-1378/1382)
Pearl 0180

1946 or 1947

78 rpm
CD / TT: 66:18

Studio recording.
1st recording of the Magnificat BWV 243 by R. Shaw.
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4

J.S. Bach: Magnificat • Sinfonia Pastorale Extraite De L'Oratorio De Noël [V-1]

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 []

Jean Gitton

Chorale De L'Université De Paris / Orchestre Symphonique de Paris (Orchestre Symphonique de l’Université de Paris)

Soprano: Odette Turba-Rabier; Contralto: Hélène Bouvier; Mezzo-soprano: Nadine Renaux; Tenor: Georges Jouatte; Baritone: Camille Maurane
Lebon, Lavailotte (Flutes); François (Oboe d’amore); Raymond Sabarich (Trumpet)

Pathé PDT-182 [mx CPTX-774]
Trianon / Pathé Marconi / Classiques Pour Vous TRX-6122
Trianon / Pathé Marconi / Classiques Pour Vous 6.122 trx [mx. XPTX-1174/1175]

Feb 23, 1948

78 rpm
LP / TT:

Recorded in Paris, France.


5

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major [V-1]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat - Cantata BWV 1: Leitner - Lehmann
[V-1]

 
 

Magnificat BWV 243 [33:36 / 33:35]

Ferdinand Leitner

Singgemeinschaft Rudolf Lamy / Solistenvereinigung der Bachwoche Ansbach (Lamy Chorus / Ansbach Bach Society Orchestra)

Soprano: Martha Schilling; Contralto: Gertrude Pitzinger; Tenor: Heinz Marten; Bass: Gerhard Gröschel
hans Häßlein (Trumpet); Siegfried Hopf (Oboe d'amore); Karl Bobzien, Fritz Demmler (Flutes)

Decca DL-9557
Archiv Produktion 14001
Deutsche Grammophon Resonance 445058-2

Jul 25 & 28, 1949

LP / TT: 33:36
LP / TT: 33:36
CD / TT: 58:44

Recorded at the Augustana-Hochschule, Neuendettelsau, Bavaria, Germany.
Recording Engineer: Heinrich Keilholz.
Other work on CD: Cantata BWV 1 conducted by F. Lehmann. See: Lehmann - Recordings
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - August 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (September 2011), Rainer Baruth (October 2008), Rudolf Bayer (October 2003), Cesar Dillon (December 2010), Hou Fang-Lin, John Grayovski (October 2006), Bernd Leitzle (August 2014), Riccardo Nughes (September 2001, July 2003), Kevin Parent (October 2005), Burke Smith (July 2005, October 2005), Roland Wörner (December 2003)

Magnificats BWV 243 & BWV 243a: Details
BWV 243: Complete Recordings: 1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Recordings of Individual Movements
BWV 243a: Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
Systematic Discussions: BWV 243 | BWV 243a
Individual Recordings: BWV 243 - E. Haïm | BWV 243 - N. Harnoncourt | BWV 243a - T. Hengelbrock | BWV 243 - P. McCreesh | BWV 243 - J. Rifkin | BWV 243 - H. Rilling | BWV 243 - R. Shaw | BWV 243 - M. Suzuki | BWV 243a - P. Herreweghe


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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