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Thursday 22 Dec

Donald Macleod and John Eliot Gardiner

Thursday 22 December 2005 12:00-13:30 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod and John Eliot Gardiner travel to St Thomas' Church in Leipzig to discover how Bach adapted his sacred cantatas to the geography of one of the key venues for which they were written. All four works today were composed for the pre-Easter feast of Quinquagesima.

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

Playlist

Cantata No 23: Du Wahrer Gott und David's Sohn
Ursula Buckel (soprano)
Eva Bornemann (alto)
Johannes Hoefflin (tenor)
Jakob Stampfli (bass)
Frankfurter Kantorei, German Bach Soloists
Kurt Thomas (director)
CANTATE 651 214 S1 B1

Cantata No 22: Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwolfe
Claudia Schubert (alto)
James Oxley (tenor)
Peter Harvey (bass)
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (director)
SDG 118 (not yet available)

Cantata No 127: Herr Jesus Christ, wahr Mensch und Gott
Antonia Fahberg (soprano)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Keith Engen (bass)
Munich Bach Choir
Munich State Opera Orchestra
Karl Richter (conductor)
TELDEC 9031776142 t14-18

Cantata No 159: Sehet, wir gehn hinauf nach Jerusalem
Ruth Holton (soprano)
Claudia Schubert (alto)
James Oxley (tenor)
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (director)
SDG 118 (not yet available)






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