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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Unpublished EMI Recordings 1955-58

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, K 505
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" ("Wedding Cantata") BWV 202
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 199 "Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut" BWV 199
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 68, "Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt" BWV 68
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208
Performers Conductors Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"This disc offers fully satisfying performances of wonderful music. The Mozart concert aria is done to perfection, with graceful contributions by pianist Geza Anda and conductor Otto Ackermann. The Bach cantatas benefit from lovely instrumental accompaniments (check out the breezy oboe and organ in the aria "Sich uben im Lieben") and from Schwarzkopf's characterizations, joyful in the wedding cantata, darker in tone for the heartfelt Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut. Texts and translations complete this release's virtues." -Classics Today (10/8)



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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, K 505
  • Performers: Géza Anda (Piano); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Otto Ackermann
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1786

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" ("Wedding Cantata") BWV 202
  • Performers: Hugh Bean (Violin); Raymond Clark (Cello); Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Geraint Jones (Organ)
  • Conductor: Thurston Dart
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (05/30/1955-05/31/1955)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1730

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 199 "Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut" BWV 199
  • Performers: Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Herbert Downes (Viola)
  • Conductor: Thurston Dart
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 20 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/12/1714

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 68, "Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt" BWV 68 :: Cantata - Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202
  • Performers: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Raymond Clark (Cello); Hugh Bean (Violin); Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe); Geraint Jones (Organ)
  • Conductor: Thurston Dart
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 05/21/1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208 :: Cantata - Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202
  • Performers: Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe); Gareth Morris (Flute); Edward Walker (Flute); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice)
  • Conductor: Thurston Dart
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 02/23/1713

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208 :: Cantata - Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202
  • Performers: Edward Walker (Flute); Gareth Morris (Flute); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Voice); Sidney Sutcliffe (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Thurston Dart
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 02/23/1713