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Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
Matthäus-Passion Excerpts

Album UK 1967 on Decca label
Classical (Baroque)

LABELS: - Black/silver 'grooved wideband' labels' - "MADE IN ENGLAND BY" at 11 o'clock - "℗ 1965" - Decca 'Musical Notes' logo on both sides SLEEVE: - Front laminated - No flipbacks - Bold "STEREO" on spine - "© 1967, The Decca Record Company Limited, London." - "Printed in England by James Upton Ltd. Birmingham & London." - "Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited" - Uncredited sleeve notes in English on back INSERT: - 1 folded sheet, giving 4 pages - Contains the lyrics in German language and English translations - "© 1967, The Decca Record Company Limited, London." - "Printed in England by James Upton Ltd. Birmingham & London." CATALOG NUMBERS: - SXL 6272 on sleeve - SXL.6272 on labels OTHER INFORMATION: - These excerpts are taken from the complete recording on Decca SET 288-91, released in 1965 - Recorded 20 - 31 July 1964 at Schloss Ludwigsburg, Germany - Labelography code: ED2 - Corresponding mono issue has LXT 6272 - Sub tracks in tracks A2 to B2 are not banded on vinyl

        
Musicians
PortraitJohann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750 DE
album by
PortraitPeter Pears voc, 1910-1986 GB
tenor vocals, album by
PortraitHermann Prey voc, 1929-1998 DE
baritone vocals, album by
PortraitElly Ameling voc, *1933 NL
soprano vocals, album by
PortraitFritz Wunderlich voc, 1930-1966 DE
tenor vocals, album by
PortraitTom Krause voc, 1934-2013 FI
baritone vocals, album by
PortraitMarga Höffgen fl, voc, 1921-1995 DE
contralto vocals, album by
PortraitStuttgarter Kammerorchester DE
orchestra, album by
PortraitStuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben DE
choir, album by
PortraitKarl Münchinger 1915-1990 DE
conductor, album by
Heinz Blankenburg *1931 US
baritone vocals
August Messthaler voc, 1920-2011 DE
bass vocals
Picander DE
libretto by, texts and chorales
Peggie Cochrane
liner notes, translations of picander's texts and chorales
Producers
Martin Fouqué engineer, uncredited
W mastered by
Ray Minshull producer, uncredited
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Matthäus-Passion ExcerptsJohann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
2No. 1 Opening Chorus "Kommt, Ihr Töchter, Helft Mir Klagen"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
3Nos. 17-19 Recit. "Er Antwortete Und Sprach"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
4Nos. 17-19 Recit. And Aria "Wiewohl Mein Herz" ... "Ich Will Dir Mein Herze Schenken"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
5Nos. 24-26 Recit. "Da Kam Jesus Mit Ihnen"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
6Nos. 24-26 Recit. And Aria "O Schmerz, Hier Zittert Das Gequälte Herz!" ... "Ich Will Bei Meinem Jesu Wachen"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
7Nos. 45-47 Recit. "Petrus Aber Sass Draussen Im Palast"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
8Nos. 45-47 Aria "Erbarme Dich, Mein Gott"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
9Nos. 72-75 Chorale "Wenn Ich Einmal Soll Scheiden"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
10Nos. 72-75 Recit. "Und Siehe Da, Der Vorhang Im Tempel"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
11Nos. 72-75 Recit. And Aria "Am Abend Da Es Kühle War" ... "Mache Dich, Mein Herze, Rein"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
12No. 78 Final Chorus "Wir Setzen Uns Mit Tränen Nieder"Johann Sebastian Bach - Peter Pears - Hermann Prey - Elly Ameling - Fritz Wunderlich - Tom Krause - Marga Höffgen, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben, Karl Münchinger
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