3 CD / Carus / 2012-04-24Works: Anonymous, German: Aus meines Herzens Grunde, hymn; Nun ruhen alle Wälder, hymn; O selige Nacht, hymn; Christi Mutter stand mit Schmerzen, hymn; Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ, hymn; Christ is...
Performers: Dahlmann, Thilo; Johannsen, Kay; Mertens, Klaus; Payer, Gotz; Sandhoff, Ruth; Wegener, Sarah; Weller, Andreas
For many, hymns are a part of early childhood experiences. Their texts and melodies can accompany people throughout their whole lives. Even when memory fades,...continue...
1 CD / Capriccio / 2012-03-27Works: Johann Adolf Hasse: Mass in D minor; Miserere in C minor
Performers: Mammel, Hans-Jorg; Mertens, Klaus; Zádori, Mária [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Max, Hermann
Ensemble: Das kleine Konzert
Hasse was one of the most formative composers of his time, especially between 1730 and 1760. Hasse's Mass in D minor is a "number Mass"...continue...
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2012-03-27Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, motet for chorus, BWV 225 (BC C1); Komm, Jesu, komm!, BWV 229; Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227; Magnificat
Performers: Martin, Rebecca; Mertens, Klaus; Rubens, Sibylla; Schafer, Markus; Winklhofer, Friedemann
Conductors: Beringer, Karl-Friedrich
Ensemble: Prague Chamber Orchestra
Rondeau presents music by Bach featuring the Magnificat in D major BWV 243. This is followed by the Windsbach Boys Choir's first recording of three...continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2010-06-29Works: Anonymous: Fantasia in G, for 4 viola da gambas (Partiturbuch Ludwig, MS. Wolfenbüttel); Capriccio for 4 violas da gamba in F major (Partiturbuch Ludwig) (attrib. Froberger); Suite for lute in B...
Performers: Mertens, Klaus
Conductors: Eckert, Simone
Ensemble: Hamburger Ratsmusik
The Habsburg Emperors, famous for their successful marriage politics, were also great lovers or art and music. Emperor Leopold I in Vienna, an avid musician,...continue...
Recording information: Refektorium Münster Heilsbronn (01/13/2009-01/16/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Carus / 2009-07-14Works: Luigi Gatti: Mass in A major "Creation"; Franz Joseph Haydn: Mass in B flat major, H 22 no 13 "Schöpfungmesse"
Performers: Korondi, Anna; Markert, Annette; Mertens, Klaus; Saelens, Yves
Conductors: ; Kreile, Roderich
Ensemble: Dresden Kreuz Choir; Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
These "Creation" masses by Gatti and Haydn were performed in the Frauenkirche in Dresden and the recording is taken from these live performances. The Gatti...continue...
2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2008-05-13Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass for 3 voices, chorus, orchestra & continuo in F major, BWV 233 (BC E6); Mass for 3 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G minor, BWV 235 (BC E5); Magnificat; Mas...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Dürmüller, Jörg; Larsson, Lisa; Magnus, Elisabeth von; Mertens, Klaus; Stam, Caroline; Türk, Gerd; York, Deborah; Zomer, Johannette [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Koopman, Ton
Ensemble: Amsterdam Baroque Ensemble
With this extensive summary of Bach's church music from his period as a cantor and music director in Leipzig, Koopman and his crew once more...continue...
1 CD / Capriccio / 2008-04-08Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine
Performers: Bach, Mechthild; Fleckenstein, Barbara; George, Michael; Mertens, Klaus; Prégardien, Christoph; Schmitz, Peter
Conductors: Otto, Ralf
Ensemble: Il Basso
5 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2007-11-20Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046; Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047; Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048; Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G m...
Performers: Gavrilov, Andrei; Genz, Christoph; Holton, Ruth; Koopman, Ton; McGregor, Joanna; Mertens, Klaus; Rexhorth, Matthias
Conductors: Von der Goltz, Gottfried; Biller, Georg Christoph;
Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; German Brass; Gewandhausorchester Leipzig; Thomanerchor Leipzig
Looking for a Christmas present that can’t go wrong? EuroArts offers a 5-DVD Budget Box of music by one of the greatest composers of all...continue...
Run Time: 480 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Country of Origin: USA
3 CD / Challenge Classics / 2006-11-14Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 80, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," BWV 80 (BC A183); Mass for 4 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G major, BWV 236 (BC E4); Cantata no 30, "Freue dich...
Performers: Bernardini, Alfredo; Dürmüller, Jörg; Faultless, Margaret; Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Jonathan Manson [Cello/Viola da gamba]; Mertens, Klaus; Piau, Sandrine; Prégardien, Ch...
Conductors: Koopman, Ton
Ensemble: Amsterdam Baroque Choir; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Maestro Ton Koopman was awarded the 2006 Bach Medal on the final day of this year's Leipzig Bach festival. Since founding the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra...continue...
2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2006-10-31Works: Antonin Dvorák: Requiem for vocal soloists, chorus & orchestra, B. 165 (Op. 89); Johannes Brahms: Serious Songs (4), Op. 121
Performers: Bach, Mechthild; Mertens, Klaus; Schafer, Markus
Conductors: Hagel, Doris
1 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2006-05-16Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Performers: Genz, Christoph; Holton, Ruth; Mertens, Klaus; Rexroth, Matthias
Conductors: Biller, Georg Christoph
Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Thomanerchor Leipzig
Bach's B minor Mass, the composer's final work, is presented here by Georg Christoph Biller - like his illustrious predecessor, Thomaskantor in Leipzig - conducting...continue...
Run Time: 113 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Letterbox, Color
Sound Format(s): DD 5.1 Surround, LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
1 CD / Carus / 2005-08-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Dixit Dominus in C major, K 193 (186g); Mass no 8 for soloists, chorus & orchestra in D major (missa brevis), K. 194 (K. 186h); Mass no 6 for soloists, chorus & orchestra in ...
Performers: Lehmann, Christoph; Mertens, Klaus; Osterloh, Klaus; Zedelius, Maria
1 CD / MD&G / 2004-07-27Works: Michael Haydn: Missa pro defuncto Archiepiscopo Sigismundo, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, MH 155 (KL 1; Symphony in G major, MH 334 (P 16) (previously attributed to Mozart, K. 444); Symphony in B...
Performers: Mertens, Klaus; Schafer, Markus; Zomer, Johannette [Soprano Vocal]
The Lausanne Chamber Orchestra and Christian Zacharias are simply the very best when it comes to the orchestral music of Viennese classicism. This Requiem was...continue...
1 CD / MD&G / 2003-02-25Works: Johannes Brahms: German Requiem, Op. 45
Performers: Mertens, Klaus; Thornhill, Siri Karoline
Conductors: Helbich, Wolfgang
Ensemble: German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen
2 CD / Arts / 1999-01-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Performers: Dawson, Lynne; Invernizzi, Roberta; Mertens, Klaus; Prégardien, Christoph
Conductors: Fasolis, Diego
Ensemble: Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca
2 CD / Erato Import / 1995-03-07Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Performers: Mertens, Klaus; Mey, Guy de; Schlick, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Koopman, Ton
Ensemble: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra