Bach : Cantates, vol. 28. Gardiner.

Johann Sebastian Bach : Cantates BWV 11, 37, 43 et 128.

Lenneke Ruiten (soprano), Meg Bragle (alto), Andrew Tortise (ténor), Dietrich Henschel (basse), The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, direction

Format: 1 CD
Release date: 1/6/2013
Barcode: 0843183018529 Catégories : ,



   in Early Music Today (Sep, 2013)
This long-awaited final instalment in John Eliot Gardiner’s Bach Cantata Pilgrimage (specially re-recorded as the original recording proved unusable for technical reasons) comprises three cantatas for Ascension Day and the work known as the Ascension Oratorio. Any doubts as to how this release would compare to its acclaimed predecessors will be blown away by the deft interplay between trumpets and winds that opens the first cantata on the disc, BWV 43. The greatest joy is the singing of the Monteverdi Choir – their chorales are to die for, and the choruses achieve the perfect balance of weight and sprightliness. The solo singing is also excellent, particularly Meg Bragle’s ‘Ach, bleibe doch’ …

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