J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Mass in B minor

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Philippe Herreweghe
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Chorus and Orchestra of Collegium Vocale; Ghent
Soloists:B. Schlick
C. Patriasz
Ch. Brett
H. Crook
P. Kooy
Individual Works:Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Virgin Classics
Catalog Number:VCD-7-90757-2
The execution features an exceptional equilbrium between historical correctness and emotion. The result is facinating. My favourites: "Kyrie," "Credo," "Agnus Dei". My personal opinion: the best record of my collection.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Nicolas Huynh
  • Stefano Rovetta
Date First Submitted:10/02/1995