Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Motette BWV 229, "Komm, Jesu, Komm"
Johann Sebastian Bach 9:43
2 Motette BWV 226, "Der Geist hilft unser Schwacheit auf"
Johann Sebastian Bach 8:04
3 Motette BWV 230, "Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden"
Johann Sebastian Bach 6:44
4 Motette BWV 231, "Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:25
5 Motette BWV 228, "Fürchte dich nicht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 9:31
6 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": I. Chorale: "Jesu meine Freude"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:13
7 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": II. Motette: "Es ist nun nichts"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:47
8 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": III. Chorale: "Unter deinem Schirmen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:10
9 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": IV. Trio: "Den das Gesetz des Geistes"
Johann Sebastian Bach 0:59
10 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": V. Chorale-Variation: "Trotz dem alten Drachen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:26
11 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": V. Chorale-Variation: "Trotz dem alten Drachen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:11
12 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": VII. Chorale: "Weg mit allen Schätzen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:14
13 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": VIII. Trio: "So aber Christus in euch ist"
Johann Sebastian Bach 2:16
14 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": IX. Quartett: "Gute Nacht, o Wesen"
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:15
15 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": X. Motet: "So nun der Geist"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:27
16 Motette BWV 227, "Jesu Meine Freude": XI. Chorale: "Weicht, ihr Trauergeister"
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:14
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": I. Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:30
2 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus I (Chor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:30
3 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus II (Chor: soprano / alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:36
4 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus III (Chor: tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:55
5 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus IV (Chor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:59
6 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus V (Chor: bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:26
7 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus VI (Chor: soprano / tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:49
8 Kantate, BWV 4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden": Versus VII (Chorale)
Johann Sebastian Bach 1:18
9 Motette "Der Gerechte kommt um"
Johann Sebastian Bach 7:01
10 Kantate, BWV 118 "O Jesu Christ, mein's Lebens Licht"
Johann Sebastian Bach 10:09
11 Kantate, BWV 50 "Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft"
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:36
12 Motette, BWV 225 "Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied"
Johann Sebastian Bach 19:23

Credits

Medium 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1726) (track 5)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1729) (track 2)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (track 5)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1729-10-24) (track 2)
alto vocals:
Ashley Stafford (alto / counter-tenor) (tracks 9, 13–14)
bass vocals:
Richard Savage (bass-baritone) (track 13)
choir vocals:
Monteverdi Choir (tracks 1–8, 10–12, 15–16)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–16)
conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
Johann Franck (German poet of the 17th century) (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 2)
orchestra:
English Baroque Soloists (tracks 1–16)
soprano vocals:
Gillian Fisher (tracks 9, 14)
Elisabeth Priday (tracks 9, 14)
tenor vocals:
Neil McKenzie (tracks 13–14)
recorded at:
All Saints' Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 1–16)
part of:
Bach Compendium (number: C2) (track 2)
Bach Compendium (number: C3) (track 1)
Bach Compendium (number: C4) (track 5)
Bach Compendium (number: C6) (track 3)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 196) (track 6)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 198) (track 8)
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 199) (track 12)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 226) (track 2)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 228) (track 5)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 229) (track 1)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 230) (track 3)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 231) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Precious Joy (track 6)
part of:
Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 (tracks 6–16)
parts:
recording of:
"Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren", BWV 231 (renumbered BWV 28/2a) (1980-04) (track 4)
Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229 (1980-04) (track 1)
revision of:

Medium 2

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (track 10)
Mühlhausen, Thüringen, Germany (1707 – 1708) (tracks 1–8)
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1727) (track 12)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (tracks 10, 12)
revised in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1724 – 1725) (tracks 1–8)
bass vocals:
Stephen Varcoe (track 6)
choir vocals:
Monteverdi Choir (tracks 2, 5, 8–12)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 10–12)
Johann Kuhnau (track 9)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1707) (tracks 1–8)
conductor:
Sir John Eliot Gardiner (tracks 1–12)
librettist:
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (1524) (tracks 2–8)
orchestra:
English Baroque Soloists (tracks 1–12)
tenor vocals:
William Kendall (tenor) (tracks 4, 7)
recorded at:
All Saints' Church (Tooting, London) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 1–12)
part of:
Breitkopf 389 Choralgesänge (number: 41) (track 8)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 50) (track 11)
Bach Compendium (number: B23) (track 10)
Bach Compendium (number: C1) (track 12)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 118) (track 10)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 225) (track 12)
arrangements:
BWV 118 "O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht" (catch all for arrangements) (track 10)
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 (catch all for arrangements) (track 12)
later versions:
Chorale from the Easter Cantata (Stokowski orchestration) (track 4)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Der Gerechte kommt um (1980-04) (track 9)