J.S. Bach

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Das Kantatenwerk - Vol. 20

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Concentus musicus Wien - Gustav Leonhardt, Leonhardt Consort
Soloists:Paul Esswood, alt
Kurt Equiluz, Adalbert Kraus, tenor
Ruud van der Meer, Max van Egmond, bass
Individual Works:Die Himmel erzahlen die Ehre Gotten;
Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben!;
Jesu, du der meine Seele;
Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn und Schild

Record Label:Teldec
Catalog Number:2292-42576-2 ZL
Year Released/Recorded:1978
Total Playing Time:46'35";36'57"
Comments:The Aria (Duetto) of Cantata BWV 78 - one of the hardest to sing - is accompained only by the basso continuo (Violoncello, Organ): it is probably the closest sound to what angel play in heaven.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Mario Valentino
Date First Submitted:02/03/1996