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The Bach Collection / Harry Christophers, The Sixteen

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 50, "Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft" (incomplete), BWV 50
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Vater unser im Himmelreich (I), chorale prelude for organ (Orgel-Büchlein no 38), BWV 636 (BC K65)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 34, "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe," BWV 34
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, chorale prelude for organ (doubtful), BWV Anh. 48
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
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Notes & Reviews:

Three of The Sixteen's celebrated Bach recordings in one stylish box set! The rich variety of Bach's writing for solo voices and orchestra, along with thrilling choral textures, is well represented here.



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 130 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 50, "Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft" (incomplete), BWV 50
  • Performers: Ian Partridge; USA] Paul Nicholson [Choral (Organ); Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Michael George
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1723

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Vater unser im Himmelreich (I), chorale prelude for organ (Orgel-Büchlein no 38), BWV 636 (BC K65)
  • Performers: Michael George; Gillian Fisher (Soprano); USA] Paul Nicholson [Choral (Organ); Ian Partridge
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1713-1715

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 34, "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe," BWV 34
  • Performer: USA] Paul Nicholson [Choral (Organ)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 16 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1746-1747

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, chorale prelude for organ (doubtful), BWV Anh. 48
  • Performers: Gillian Fisher (Soprano); Ian Partridge; Michael George; USA] Paul Nicholson [Choral (Organ)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1800

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
  • Performer: USA] Paul Nicholson [Choral (Organ)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 29 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 99 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1748-1749