1 CD / Chandos Records / 2000-03-28Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata for Organ no 5 in C major, BWV 529; Mass for 4 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G major, BWV 236 (BC E4); Mass for 3 voices, chorus, orchestra & conti...
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Chance, Michael [Countertenor Vocal]; Halstead, Anthony [Horn/Conductor]; Latham, Catherine; Montgomery, Roger; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Robson, Anthony; Rogers, Jane
Ensemble: Purcell Quartet
"Here the performances are one-on-a-part for both instruments and voices. The singers seem entirely at home in this daunting idiom, and each presents a clear...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1999-06-22Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass for 3 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G minor, BWV 235 (BC E5); Mass for 3 voices, chorus, 2 flutes, strings & continuo in A major, BWV 234 (BC E3)
Performers: Bellamy, Alexandra; Blaze, Robin [Countertenor Vocal]; Buckoke, Peter; Gritton, Susan; Harvey, Peter Harvey; Latham, Catherine; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Preston, Stephen; Rogers, Jane
Lively debate continues to abound regarding the authentic performance practice of Bach's church music. Many believe that multiple strings and massed voices were used, whereas...continue...