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Thomanerchor Leipzig: The Great Bach Tradition

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Matthaus-Passion, BWV 244
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Komm, Jesu, komm!, BWV 229
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Johannes-Passion, BWV 245
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat in D major, BWV 243
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wachet auf ruft unsrer Stimme, BWV 140
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226
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Notes & Reviews:

The legendary choir of Leipzig's Thomaskirche can look back on centuries of vocal tradition, much of which is sadly lost in the mists of time. Fortunately, choir directors of the recent past are amply documented on this CD!



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 :: Kommt, ihr Töchter, helft mir klagen
  • Conductor: Rudolf Mauersberger
  • Running Time: 8 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Komm, Jesu, komm!, BWV 229
  • Conductor: Kurt Thomas
  • Running Time: 9 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1731-1732

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 :: Herr, unser Herrscher
  • Conductor: Günther Ramin
  • Running Time: 11 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1 :: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
  • Conductor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
  • Ensemble: Neues Bachisches Collegium
  • Running Time: 7 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 03/25/1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 :: Magnificat
  • Conductor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
  • Ensemble: Neues Bachisches Collegium
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 :: Sicut locutus est
  • Conductor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
  • Ensemble: Neues Bachisches Collegium
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 :: Glorai patri / Sicut erat in principio
  • Conductor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
  • Ensemble: Neues Bachisches Collegium
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 :: Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
  • Conductor: Kurt Thomas
  • Running Time: 6 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1734

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wachet auf ruft unsrer Stimme, BWV 140 :: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
  • Conductor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch
  • Ensemble: Neues Bachisches Collegium
  • Running Time: 7 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 11/25/1731

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226
  • Conductor: Kurt Thomas
  • Running Time: 8 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 10/20/1729

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 :: Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder
  • Conductor: Rudolf Mauersberger
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Johannes-Passion, BWV 245 :: Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein
  • Conductor: Günther Ramin
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724