J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Cantatas, Volume 11

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Masaaki Suzuki
Accompaniment/Orchestra:Bach Collegium, Japan
Soloists:Midori Suzuki
Kai Wessel
Makoto Sakurada
Peter Kooij
Individual Works:Cantata BWV 136, "Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, pr³fe mich und erfahre, wie ich's meine"
Cantata BWV 138, "Warum betr³bst du dich, mein Herz?"
Cantata BWV 95, "Christus, der ist mein Leben"
Cantata BWV 46, "Schauet doch und sehet, ob irgend ein Schmerz sei, wie mein Schmerz"
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:BIS
Catalog Number:BIS CD-991
Year Released/Recorded:1999
Comments:Michael Pak said:

This is aruably Suzuki's best contribution so far. First, Marcel Ponseele is the oboeist here. You definitely can't ask for more. Second, the orchestral playing is impeccable... Third, The famous "piziccato" aria in BWV 95, "Ach shlage doch bald" is just stunning.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • Michael Pak
Date First Submitted:04/06/2000