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Johannes-Passion BWV 245
Recordings - Part 4

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

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Bach: Johannes-Passion [V-13]

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 l

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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31

J.S. Bach: Johannespassion [BWV 245] [V-1]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Frotscher

Kantorei der Martin-Luther-Kirche / Collegium Musicum.

Soprano: Christiane Franke; Alto: Ilse Ludwig; Tenor: Helmut Klotz; Bass: Wilfried Jahns; Bass: Wolfgang Hellmich

Musik an der Martin-Luther-Kirche Dresden

Mar 28, 1971

2-Tapes / TT: 140 min

Recorded live at Martin-Luther-Kirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by K. Frotscher.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TBA-B 332.
Source: SLUB Dresden

32

Bach: St. John Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

György Lehel

Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Choir / Franz Liszt Academy Chamber Orchestra

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: József Réti; Baritone [Jesus]: György Melis; Bass [Pilate, Arias]: Bruce Abel; Tenor [Servant]: Attila Fölöp; Alto: Julia Hamari; Soprano: Magda Kalmár; Bass [Peter]: Kolos Kováts
Zsuzsa Pertis (Harpsichord)

Hungaroton

1971

2-CD / TT: 135:00

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33

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion, für Soli, Chor, Orchester mit Cembalo und Orgel [V-12]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Martin Flämig

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Staatskapelle Dresden

Tenor [Evangelist]: Peter Menzel; Bass [Jesus]: Hermann Christian Polster; Soprano: Barbara Hoene; Alto: Ingeborg Springer; Bass [Arias]: Thomas Thomaschke
Herbert Collum (Harpsichord); Hans Otto (Organ)

Überspiel Kreuzchorarchiv

Mar 4, 1972

MC/ TT: 130 min

Recorded live at Kreuzkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by M. Flämig.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 1444.
Source: SLUB Dresden

34

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Münchinger

Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben (Chorus Master: Gerhard Wilhelm) / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Tenor [Evangelist]: Dieter Ellenbeck, Bass [Jesus]: Walter Berry; Soprano: Elly Ameling; Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Werner Hollweg; Bass: Hermann Prey; Bass [Petrus]: Manfred Ackermann; Bass [Pilatus]: Allan Ahrans; Soprano [Maid]: Marianne Köhnlein-Goebel; [Diener]: Wolfgang Isenhart

Decca

Jun 28-Jul 9 & Oct 8-9, 1974

2-CD / TT: 131:06

Recorded at Schloss Ludwigsburg, Germany.
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35

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion [V-2]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Gerard Akkerhuis

Residentie Bachkoor / Residentie Bachorkest

Tenor [Evangelist]: Marius van Altena; Bass [Jesus, Arias]: Bernard Kruysen; Soprano: Christina Harvey; Alto: Marianne Dieleman; Tenor [Arias]: Roland Bufkens; Bass [Peter, Pilate]: Ger Withag

Mirasound KS-7007/09

1974

3-LP / TT:

Recorded in The Hague, the Netherlands.

36

J.S. Bach: Johannespassion, S. 245 [IU-3]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Linda Thorne; Mezzo-soprano: Janice Edwards; Tenors: Perry Smith, David Cline; Baritone: Terry Dwyer; Bass-baritone: William Rhodes; Bass: David T. Searles; supporting soloists.

Indiana University School of Music

Mar 18, 1975

5 sound tape reels / TT:

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by J. Harringtom.
Source: WorldCat Libraries | Variations/FRBR

37

Bach: Johannes-Passion

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor [Evangelist, Arias]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Jesus]: Theo Adam; Soprano [Arias, Maid]: Arleen Augér; Contralto: Heidi Rieß; Tenor [Servant]: Armin Ude; Baritone [Arias, Pilatus, Peter]: Siegfried Lorenz

Eterna / BMG Classics / RCA Red Seal

Dec 1975; Apr 1976

2-CD / TT: 121:06

Recorded at Lukaskirche, Dresden, Germany.
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38

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion, für Soli, Chor, Orchester mit Cembalo und Orgel [V-13]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Martin Flämig

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Staatskapelle Dresden

Tenor [Evangelist]: Armin Ude; Bass [Jesus]: Hermann Christian Polster; Soprano: Helga Termer; Alto: Heidi Rieß-Berthold; Baritone [Arias]: Siegfried Lorenz
Herbert Collum (Harpsichord); Hans Otto (Organ)

Überspiel Kreuzchorarchiv

Mar 28, 1976

MC / TT: 125 min

Recorded live at Kreuzkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by M. Flämig.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2906.
Source: SLUB Dresden

39

Bach Festival 44th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Third & Fourth Concerts [F44-3]

 

TAPE 76-75. Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Part I
TAPE 76-76: Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Part II

Dwight Oltman; Stuart Raleigh

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Baldwin-Wallace Symphony Orchestra

Vocal soloists: ?

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 76-75, BW Tape 76-76

May 22, 1976

2-MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by D. Oltman.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)

40

J.S. Bach: Passion according to St. John [V-1]

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Arkady Steinlucht

Chamber Choir (Art Director: V. Nesterov)./ Leningrad Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra (Chamber Orchestra of the Leningrad State Philharmonic Society (Art Director: L. Shindler)

Soprano: Valentina Kozyreva; Alto: Ludmilla Filatova; Tenor: Konstantin Nikitin; Tenor: Karl Zarina; Baritone: Vladimir Pankratov; Bass: Gury Antipov
Yuri Semenov (Organ).

Melodiya C10-06773-78

1976

3-LP / TT:

Recorded in Leningrad, Russia (?).

41

Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne / Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

Tenor [Evangelist]: Kurt Equiluz; Bass [Jesus]: Ruud van der Meer; Soprano: Felicity Palmer; Contralto: Birgit Finnilä; Tenor [Arias]: Werner Krenn; Bass [Peter, Pilate, Arias]: Philippe Huttenlocher

Erato

Oct 8-11, 1977

2-CD / TT: 115:00

Recorded at Grande Salle de la spectacle, Crissier, Switzerland.
1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by M. Corboz.
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42

J.S. Bach: Johannespassion [BWV 245] [V-2]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl Frotscher

Dresdner Bachchor / Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Christiane Schulz; Alto: Käthe Röschke; Tenor: Reinhart Ginzel; Bass: Wolfgang Wachs; Bass: Wolfgang Hellmich

Musik an der Martin-Luther-Kirche Dresden

Mar 11, 1979

2-Tapes / TT: 114 min

Recorded live at Martin-Luther-Kirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by K. Frotscher.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TBA-B 301
Source: SLUB Dresden & WorldCat Libraries

43

J.S. Bach: Johannes Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Johan van der Meer

Koor Groningse Bachvereniging / Barokinstrumentalisten (Concert Master: Thomas Albert)

Tenor [Evangelist]: Marius van Altena; Bass [Jesus]: Max van Egmond; Soprano: Marianne Kweksilber; Alto: Charles Brett; Tenor: Harry Geraerts; Bass: Harry van der Kamp

Groningse Bachvereniging

Mar 1979

3-LP / TT: 116:30

Recorded live at Martinikerk Groningen, Holland

44

J.S. Bach: Johannes Passion [V-3]

 

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Thomas Dunn

Boston University Concert Choir and Concert Orchestra

Vocal soloists: unknown

Boston University: School of Music

Apr 1, 1979

3 sound tape reels / TT: c86 min

Recorded at in Boston University Concert Hall,. Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by T. Dunn.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

45

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Karl-Friedrich Beringer

Amadeus-Chor / Amadeus-Orchester

Soprano [Maid, Arias]: Gerda Hagner; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor [Evangelist]: Alejandro Ramirez; Tenor [Arias]: Boldizsár Keönch; Bass [Jesus]: Michel Brodard; Bass [Peter, Pilate, Arias]: Manfred Volz

Bellaphon

Apr 1979

3-LP / TT:

1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by K.F. Beringer.

46

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Theo Loosli

Berner Bach-Chor / Kammerensemble Bern

Tenor [Evangelist]: Adalbert Kraus; Bass [Jesus]: Arthur Loosli; Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Doris Soffel; Tenor [Arias]: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass [Pilate, Arias]: Kurt Widmer

EMI Electrola

1979

3-LP / TT:

Including the 5 alternative Mvts. From the 1725 version

47

J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion

Johannes-Passion BWV 245 - including the 5 alternative Mvts. from the 1725 version

Hanns-Martin Schneidt

Regensburger Domspatzen / St. Emmeram Collegium

Tenor [Evangelist]: Heiner Hopfner; Bass [Jesus]: Nikolaus Hillebrand; Boy Soprano [Arias, Maid]: Frank Sachesch-Pur; Boy Alto: Roman Hankeln; Tenor [Arias, Servant]: Aldo Baldin; Bass [Peter, Pilate, Arias]: Hans Georg Ahrens

Archiv Produktion

1979

3-LP / TT:

1st recording of Johannes-Passion BWV 245 by H.M. Schneidt.

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - November 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Igor Batura (January 2006), Michael Grover, Mattias Hansen (June 2006), Riccardo Nughes (August 2001), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001, May 2007)

Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Sung in English | Individual Movements
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Systematic Discussions:
Part 1: Mvts. 1-7 | Part 2: Mvts. 6-14 | Part 3: Mvts. 15-20 | Part 4: Mvts. 21-26 | Part 5: Mvts. 27-32 | Part 6: Mvts. 36-40 | Part 7: Summary
Individual Recordings:
BWV 245 - F. Brüggen | BWV 245 - S. Cleobury | BWV 245 - P. Dombrecht | BWV 245 - D, Fasolis | BWV 245 - J.E. Gardiner | BWV 245 - E.z. Guttenberg | BWV 245 - N. Harnoncourt-H. Gillesberger | BWV 245 - P. Herreweghe | BWV 245 - E. Higginbottom | BWV 245 - E. Jochum | BWV 245 - E. Kleiber | BWV 245 - P.J. Leusink | BWV 245 - H. Max | BWV 245 - P. McCreesh | BWV 245 - H. Münch | BWV 245 - P. Neumann | BWV 245 - A. Parrott | BWV 245 - P. Pickett | BWV 245 - K. Richter | BWV 245 - H. Rilling | BWV 245 - P. Schreier | BWV 245 - R. Shaw | BWV 245 - K. Slowik | BWV 245 - M. Suzuki | BWV 245 - J.v. Veldhoven
Articles:
Saint John Passion, BWV 245 [T.N. Towe] | The Passion of Saint John, BWV 245 [M. Steinberg] | St. John Passion [A. Wong & N. Proctor] | The St. John Passion on stage [U. Golomb] | Literary Origins of Bach’s St. John Passion: 1704-1717 [W. Hoffman] | Bach’s Passion Pursuit [W. Hoffman]

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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