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J.S. Bach: Cantatas for Solo Alto Johann Sebastian Bach

£12.99

Barcode: 3149020940129

  • Format: CD Album
  • Category: Classical
  • Released: 27th March 2020

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  • Description

    According to German theological tradition, which Bach knew very well, the alto voice was the very symbol of that of the Holy Ghost. These three solo cantatas do not contradict the rule, although we do not always know for whom Bach wrote them. It was neither a woman nor a castrato, so it could only be a falsetto or an extremely accomplished boy. These works demand enormous vocal virtuosity. Their extraordinary musical variety embraces sublime consolatory lullabies, a faithful echo of an organ concerto ('BWV170)' and the dramatic qualities of an oratorio.
  • Track listing

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Vergnugte Ruh, Beliebte Seelenlust! Andreas Scholl
    Track 2 Die Welt, Das Sundenhaus Andreas Scholl
    Track 3 Wie Jammern Mich Doch Die Verkehrten Herzen Andreas Scholl
    Track 4 Wer Sollte Sich Demnach Andreas Scholl
    Track 5 Mir Ekelt Mehr Zu Leben Andreas Scholl
    Track 6 Widerstehe Doch Der Sunde Andreas Scholl
    Track 7 Die Art Verruchter Sunden Andreas Scholl
    Track 8 Wer Sunde Tut, Der Ist Vom Teufel Andreas Scholl
    Track 9 Concerto Various Performers
    Track 10 Geist Und Seele Wird Verwirret Andreas Scholl
    Track 11 Ich Wundre Mich Andreas Scholl
    Track 12 Gott Hat Alles Wohlgemacht! Andreas Scholl
    Track 13 Sinfonia Various Performers
    Track 14 Ach, Starker Gott, Lass Mich Andreas Scholl
    Track 15 Ich Wunsche Nur, Bei Gott Zu Leben Andreas Scholl
  • Product Details

    Duration 59.1 mins
    No. of discs 1 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Album
    Label Harmonia Mundi
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