Bach composed his church cantatas not only for the regular Sundays and feast days of the liturgical year but also for specific occasions. Among the most important of those were weddings of usually well-to-do couples. This CD gathers together these so-called “Wedding” cantatas which were originally issued as part of the award-winning series of the complete cantatas by Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir.       Challenge Classics on sale


Disc No:CC 72284
Price: Sek. 65
Name: Bach - Wedding Cantatas
 

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ComposerMusicPerformer
Bach, Johann Sebastian Cantata 'Dem Gerechten muß das Licht'
BWV 195      
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir - Ton Koopman
Johannette Zomer, soprano
Sandrine Piau, soprano
Barbara Schlick, soprano
Lisa Larsson, soprano
Annette Markert, alto
James Gilchrist, tenor
Guy de Mey, tenor
Klaus Mertens, bass
Bach, Johann Sebastian Cantata 'Der Herr denket an uns'
BWV 196      
Bach, Johann Sebastian Cantata 'Gott ist unsre Zuversicht'
BWV 197      
Bach, Johann Sebastian Cantata 'Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten'
BWV 202      

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