Freitag, 24. September 2010

Label SDG veröffentlicht 2 neue CDs von der Bach Cantata Pilgrimage 2000

Forthcoming Releases


vious releases in both series have received phenomenal press coverage and tremendous reviews for performance, sound quality and packagin

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SDG171Cantatas for the Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity

BWV 55 - Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht
BWV 89 - Was soll ich aus dir machen, Ephraim?
BWV 115 - Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit
BWV 60 - O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort II

(recorded: All Saints, Tooting, London)

Soloists: Joanne Lunn | Robin Tyson
James Gilchrist | Peter Harvey

Cantatas for the Twenty-third Sunday after Trinity

BWV 139 - Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott
BWV 163 - Nur jedem das Seine!
BWV 52 - Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht!
BWV 140 - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

(recorded: Winchester Cathedral)

Soloists: Gillian Keith | Susan Hamilton
Hilary Summers | William Kendall | Peter Harvey
The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardine

Click here for a German Translation of the sleeve notes.

Click here for the English sleeve notes.

SDG is delighted to release Volume 12 - Cantatas for the twenty-second and twenty-third Sundays after trinity.

John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Choir and The English Baroque Soloists performed both of these programmes in .The soloists include James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey and Joanne Lunn.

The highlight of this album is
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (“Sleepers, wake”) - one of Bach’s best known cantatas, and one that has long been part of the Monteverdi Choir’s repertoire. It is described as “a cantata without weaknesses, without a dull bar, technically, emotionally and spiritually of the highest order”.

Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht (“I, wretched man, I slave to sin”) is Bach’s only cantata for solo tenor still in existence. It is sung movingly by James Gilchrist.

Of three cantatas on the parable of the unjust steward (BWV 55, 89, 115),
Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit (“Prepare yourself, my soul”) is considered to stand out for its subtle instrumental writing and spellbinding arias, which evoke the yearning of the soul for divine mercy.

The recording in Tooting (CD1) is the only one in the whole series that wasn’t recorded live: the original concert took place in Eton chapel, right under the Heathrow airport flight path, so we had to try and recreate the same conditions in a quieter place.

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