J.S. Bach

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Main Performer
or Conductor:
J. Reilly Lewis
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Washington Bach Consort
Soloists:Mary Ellen Callahan, Soprano
Barbara Hollenshead, Alto
Robert Petillo, Tenor
James Weaver, Bass
Individual Works:WBV 233, 233a, and 235
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Loft Recordings
Catalog Number:LRCD 1068
Year Released/Recorded:2003
Total Playing Time:57:29
Comments:Beth Lewis said:

Bach's spectacular B-minor Mass has obscured a number of shorter masterpieces of the same genre. In this first volume of the complete Bach Masses, The Washington Bach Consort explores the works which gained Bach the title of "Electoral Saxon and Royal Polish Court Compositeur" from the Catholic Court of Dresden. The Washington Bach Consort is an internationally renowned group which performs with period instruments.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Beth Lewis
Date First Submitted:03/21/2005