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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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Singet dem Herrn ein Lied Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
1995 Gloria in excelsis Deo: Christvesper der Thomaner Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
1997 Missae L'homme armé Johannes Ockeghem, Jacob Obrecht; Capella Fidicinia, Knabenstimmen des Thomanerchores Leipzig, Hans Grüß 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
2003 6 Motetten Johann Sebastian Bach; Thomanerchor Leipzig, Günther Ramin 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
1999 Weihnachtslieder Thomanerchor Leipzig 1
2006 Die großen Choräle und Geistlichen Lieder Paul Gerhardt; Thomanerchor, Otto Sander, Georg Christoph Biller 1
Weihnachtssingen der Thomaner Thomanerchor Leipzig 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Cantatas IV: BWV 111, 140, 71 Johann Sebastian Bach; Gewandhausorchester, Thomanerchor Leipzig, Kurt Thomas 1

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