J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Cantatas: 8, 78, 99

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Joshua Rifkin
Accompaniment/Orchestra:The Bach Ensemble
Soloists:Julianne Baird, Soprano
Allan Fast, Alto
Frank Kelley, Tenor
Jan Opalach, Bass
Individual Works:"Jesu, der du meine Seele", BWV 78
"Was Got tut, das ist wohlgetan", BWV 99
"Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben", BWV 8
Record Label:L'oiseau-Lyre
Catalog Number:421 728-2
Year Released/Recorded:1988
Total Playing Time:57:59
Comments:RH: These cantatas have been reissued in a different coupling, at mid-price. Orchestra is very good, soloists differ (is the soprano out of tune sometimes?). One voice per part, strings are one desk to a part.
GFF: Recording lacation: Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA (USA).
Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Rutger Hofman
  • Guilherme Furtado Filho
Date First Submitted:11/05/1995