J.S. Bach

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - The Unpublished EMI Recordings 1955 - 1958

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Philharmonia Orchestra
Soloists:Otto Ackermann (K 505)
Thurston Dart
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
Geza Anda, piano (K 505)
Sidney Sudcliffe, oboe
Hugh Bean, violin
Raymond Clark, cello
Geraint Jones, organ
Individual Works:Ch'io mi scordi di te (K 505)
Weichet nur, betr?bte Schatten (BWV 202)
Mein Herze schwimmt in Blut (BWV 199)
Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt - Mein gl?ubiges Herze (BWV 68)
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd - Soll denn der Pales Opfer/ Schafe k?nnen sicher weiden (BWV 208)
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Testament (EMI)
Catalog Number:Testament SBT 1178
Year Released/Recorded:1955, 1957, 1958
Total Playing Time:72.39
Comments:B.P. said:

These relatively early, unpublished recordings show Elisabeth Schwarzkopf at her best. The voice is clear, the diction is always perfectly balanced and the sound is warm and moving. This is not an "historically informed" recording in the strict sense, but Bach made flesh and blood from sensitively acting musicians.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • B.P.
Date First Submitted:07/07/2002