Thomanerchor

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The Thomanerchor (English: St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig) is a boys' choir in Leipzig, Germany. The choir was founded in 1212. At present, the choir consists of 92 boys from 9 to 18 years of age. The members, called Thomaner, live in a boarding school, the Thomasalumnat, and attend Thomasschule zu Leipzig, a Gymnasium school with a linguistic profile and a focus on musical education. The younger members attend the primary school 76. Grundschule in der Manetstraße. Johann Sebastian Bach served as Thomaskantor, director of the choir and church music in Leipzig, from 1723 to 1750.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Singet dem Herrn ein Lied Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
1995 Gloria in excelsis Deo: Christvesper der Thomaner Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
1998 Johannes-Passion BWV 245 Johann Sebastian Bach; Thomanerchor, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch 1
1999 Weihnachts-Oratorium Johann Sebastian Bach; Thomanerchor Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Barbara Schlick, Christoph Prégardien, Klaus Mertens, Georg Christoph Biller 1
2005 Die Thomaner im 19 Jahrhundert Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
2006 Matthäus-Passion Johann Sebastian Bach; Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
Bach Cantatas BWV 44 / BWV 78 / BWV 112 Johann Sebastian Bach; Thomanerchor, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig 1
Die schönsten Weihnachtslieder Thomanerchor Leipzig 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1978 Indulci Jubilo Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
Weihnachtssingen der Thomaner Thomanerchor Leipzig 1

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