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Betrachte, mein Seele, Thomas Quastoff

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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>     no 8. Aria. Groáer Herr, o
>     no 29. Duetto. Herr, dein
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
>     no 31. Arioso. Betrachte, meine Seel
>     no 60. Aria & Choral. Mein teurer Heiland, las
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>     no 42. Accompagnato. Behold, I tell you a mystery / no 43. Aria. The tr
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Seasons
>     no 3. Recitativo. Vom Widder strahlet jetzt / No
>     no 38. Aria & Recitativo. Erblicke hier, betörte
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Creation, H 21 no 2
>     no 6. Recitativo. Und Gott sprach / no 7. Aria. R
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70
>     no 14. Aria. Herr Gott Abrahams
>     no 26. Aria. Es ist genug!
>Mendelssohn, Felix : How lovely are the messengers
>     no 18. Aria. Gott, sei mir gnädig
>Traditional Spiritual : Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Seasons
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Creation, H 21 no 2
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70
>Mendelssohn, Felix : How lovely are the messengers
>Traditional Spiritual : Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
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BBC Music Magazine
... there's much to enjoy in Quasthoff's jaunty ploughman's song from Haydn's The Seasons, his majestic invocation to 'Herr Gott Abrahams' from Mendelssohn's Elijah - and in a shamelessly sentimentalised 'Swing low, sweet chariot' as bonus track.



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>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 :: no 8. Aria. Groáer Herr, o
  • Performers: Mathias Schmutzler (Trumpet); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 :: no 29. Duetto. Herr, dein
  • Performers: Bernhard Muhlbach (Oboe d'amore); Andreas Lorenz (Oboe d'amore); Sibylla Rubens (Soprano); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 7 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245 :: no 31. Arioso. Betrachte, meine Seel
  • Performers: Jörg Kettmann (Viola d'amore); Stefan Maass (Lute); Ulrike Scobel (Viola d'amore); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint John Passion, BWV 245 :: no 60. Aria & Choral. Mein teurer Heiland, las
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 04/07/1724

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: no 42. Accompagnato. Behold, I tell you a mystery / no 43. Aria. The tr
  • Performers: Mathias Schmutzler (Trumpet); Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 9 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Seasons :: no 3. Recitativo. Vom Widder strahlet jetzt / No
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Notes: Composition written: 1801.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1801

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Seasons :: no 38. Aria & Recitativo. Erblicke hier, betörte
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Notes: Composition written: 1801.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1801

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : The Creation, H 21 no 2 :: no 6. Recitativo. Und Gott sprach / no 7. Aria. R
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Notes: Composition written: 1798.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1798

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: no 14. Aria. Herr Gott Abrahams
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: no 26. Aria. Es ist genug!
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 5 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : How lovely are the messengers :: no 18. Aria. Gott, sei mir gnädig
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 5 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 04/18/1836

>Traditional Spiritual : Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (Bass Baritone)
  • Conductor: Sebastian Weigle
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: by 1865