J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings


Main Performer
or Conductor:
Wolfgang Gönnenwein
Accompaniment/Orchestra:S³ddeutscher Madrigalchor & Consortium musicum
Soloists:Evangelist : Theo Altmeyer
Jesus : Frans Crass
Sopran : Teresa Zylis-Gara
Alt : Julia Hamari
Tenor : Nicolai Gedda
Bass : Hermann Prey
Petrus : Hans Sotin
Hoherpriester : Hans Sotin
Pontius Pilatus : Hans Sotin
Judas : Siegfried Haertel
Pilati Weib : Noor Leertouwer
Erste Magd : Liselotte Renner
Zweite Magd : Susanne D³rr
Erster Zeuge : Vera Scherr
Zweiter Zeuge : Theo Altmeyer
Viola da Gamba
Individual Works:Matthõus-Passion, BWV 244
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:EMI
Catalog Number:7 62588 2
Year Released/Recorded:1969
Total Playing Time:196'33
Comments:Luc Mathys said:

When I first heard it in a store, around Easter, I had to buy the album. This album opened the world of Bach for me. 1969 recording, digital remastered
3CD set

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Luc Mathys
Date First Submitted:12/27/1998