J.S. Bach: Magnificat

Posted on Aug 13, 2007

Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in D, BWV 243

Program notes by John Bawden (British Choirs on the Net)

Text, translation, and program notes by Chia Han-Leon (The Flying Inkpot)

CD Recordings

Diego Fasolis, Coro della Radio Svizzera, Ensemble Vanitas, Arts Music (1994)
Recording info. at Arts Music
Recording info. at Amazon.com

John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Philips (1983)
Recording info. at iClassics
Recording info. at amazon.com

Philippe Herreweghe, Collegium Vocale, La Chapelle Royale, Harmonia Mundi (1990)
Recording info. at Harmonia Mundi
Recording info. at amazon.com

Hans-Christoph Rademann, Dresden Chamber Choir, Dresden Baroque Orchestra, Carus (1999)
recording info. at Carus-Verlag
recording info. at cdUniverse

Helmuth Rilling, Gächinger Kantorei, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, Hänssler Classic (1995)
recording info. at Hänssler Classic
recording info. at amazon.com

CD Reviews

by Jed Distler at Classics Today (Rilling)

by Chia Han-Leon at The Flying Inkpot (Gardiner, Herreweghe)

by David Hurwitz at Classics Today (Gardiner)

by John Phillips at Classical Music Web (Gardiner)

by David Vernier at Classics Today (Fasolis)

by David Vernier at Classics Today (Herreweghe)

by David Vernier at Classics Today (Rademann)

Composer’s Biography

BaroqueMusic.org Web site

Grove Concise Dictionary of Music

Timothy A. Smith’s Web site

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