J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Cantatas: 51, 93, 129

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Karl Richter
Accompaniment/Orchestra:orchestra: Munchener Bach-Chor/Munchener Bach-Orchester
Soloists:Edith Mathis, sopran
Anna Reynolds, alt
Peter Schreier, tenor
Dieter Fischer-Dieskau, bass
Individual Works:Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51
Wer nur den lieben Gott lSsst walten, BWV 93
Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott, BWV 129
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Archiv Produktion
Catalog Number:427 115-2
Year Released/Recorded:1972/1975
Total Playing Time:63:48
Comments:A good interpretation of BWV 51, even if it doesn't match Gardiner (and Emma Kirkby). A comparison of Richter's and Herreweghe's versions of BWV 93 made me prefer the former. Richter is slower and more intimate than Herreweghe.
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Gunnar Engan
Date First Submitted:01/08/1997