Notes & Reviews:
This 9-CD boxed set of first releases from the RIAS archives presents the first ever attempt at a recording of the complete Bach cantatas. For everyone who is interested in the history of Bach interpretation and in the development of Germany's post-1945 cultural rebuilding, these recordings represent a significant enrichment. In 1947, Ristenpart established choral and orchestral ensembles at the RIAS Berlin, and together with emerging young singers (Fischer-Dieskau, Krebs and Giebel), embarked upon a recording series of the complete Bach cantatas. The project was never realized fully in its entirety, but the 29 Cantatas that still exist today from the archives are presented herein.
ReviewsThere are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Patric Standford: First Symphony (The Seasons); Cello Concerto; Prelude to a Fantasy / Raphael Wallfisch, cello
Felix Woyrsch: Symphony No. 2; Hamlet Overture / Thomas Dorsch
Saint-Saens: Orchestral Works / Neeme Jarvi
Romantic Piano Concerto Vol. 57 - Alolf Wiklund: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Konsertstycke, Op. 1 / Martin Sturfalt
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 (four movement version) / Simon Rattle, Berlin PO
Julius Rontgen: Symphonies Nos. 6, 5, 19 / Consensus Vocalis, Netherlands SO
Handel: Alceste / Lucy Crowe, Benjamin Hulett, Andrew Foster-Williams - Christian Curnyn
Smetana: Ma Vlast
Ludvig Irgens Jensen (1894-1969): Symphonic Works / Trondheim SO