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The Bach Choir

Band,
Classical

London-based choir, founded in 1876. David Hill became its ninth musical director in 1998.

     
Members
PortraitJohn Scott
fl *1930 GB
PortraitSimon Preston
org, hps *1938 GB
PortraitDavid Hill
org *1957 GB
PortraitOsborne Peasgood
org 1902-1962 GB
Popular Tracks   
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1 (Excerpts): No. 54, O Sacred Head Surrounded by Crown of Piercing Thorn! [Arr. for Choir] on Bach Inspired by The Bach Choir, Faust Chamber Orchestra & David Hill
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Pt. 1 (Excerpts): No. 15, Receive Me, My Redeemer [Arr. for Choir] on Bach Inspired by The Bach Choir, Faust Chamber Orchestra & David Hill
Dona Nobis Pacem: Agnus Dei on Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem - Sancta Civitas by Ralph Vaughan Williams & David Hill
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 - Rev. Elgar, Atkins / Pt. Two: Chorus: "O Sacred Head Surrounded" on Bach, J.S.: St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach, The Bach Choir, Thames Chamber Orchestra & Sir David Willcocks
Mason: Joy To The World on The Colors Of Christmas by John Rutter & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dona Nobis Pacem: Beat! Beat! Drums! on Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem - Sancta Civitas by Ralph Vaughan Williams & David Hill
Dona Nobis Pacem: Reconciliation on Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem - Sancta Civitas by Ralph Vaughan Williams & David Hill
Dona Nobis Pacem: Dirge for 2 Veterans on Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem - Sancta Civitas by Ralph Vaughan Williams & David Hill
War Requiem, Op. 66: I. Requiem aeternam: a. Requiem aeternam on Britten: War Requiem by Benjamin Britten, Galina Vishnevskaya, Sir Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, London Symphony Chorus, The Bach Choir, Melos Ensemble & London Symphony Orchestra
Dona Nobis Pacem: O Man Greatly Beloved on Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem - Sancta Civitas by Ralph Vaughan Williams & David Hill

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Choral Symphony; St Paul's Voyage To MelitaSir George Dyson, Elizabeth Watts, Caitlin Hulcup, Joshua Ellicott, Roderick Williams, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2017Album
Stabat Mater - Te Deum - Sine NomineHerbert Howells - Benjamin Hulett, Alison Hill, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2014Album
A Mass Of Life / Prelude And IdyllFrederick Delius - Janice Watson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Andrew Kennedy, Alan Opie, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / David Hill2012Album
Sancta Civitas / Donna Nobis PacemRalph Vaughan Williams, The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill2010Album
The People Shall Hear! Great Händel ChorusesThe Bach Choir, Carolyn Sampson, Robin Blaze, English Concert, David Hill2009Album
Shrek The Third Original ScoreHarry Gregson-Williams, The Bach Choir2007Album
Family CarolsThe Bach Choir2003Album
An Oxford Elegy · Flos Campi · Whitsunday Hymn · Sancta CivitasRalph Vaughan Williams / John Westbrook, Cecil Aronowitz, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Jacques Orchestra, Ian Partridge, John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks1999Compil.
The Greatest Christmas Show On EarthPlacido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Anthony Way, The Bach Choir, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge1998Compil.
Praise!The Bach Choir, The Wallace Collection, David Willcocks1998Album
Symphonies 3 & 12Dmitri Shostakovich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Bach Choir1994Album
A Midsummer Night's Dream/Overture 'The Fair Melusina'Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, The Bach Choir, Judith Howarth, Jean Rigby, Philharmonia Orchestra, Francesco D'Avalos1994Album
Walton: In Honour Of The City Of London Etc.Sir William Walton, The Bach Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Willcocks, John Scott1991Album
Hodie A Christmas Cantata, Fantasia on Christmas CarolsRalph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks, John Barrow, The Guildford Cathedral Choir, Barry Rose1988Album
Five Tudor Portraits / Benedicite / Five Variants Of "Dives And Lazarus"Ralph Vaughan Williams, The Bach Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra, David Willcocks1987Compil.
Epithalamion; Merciless Beauty; Four HymnsRalph Vaughan Williams, Stephen Roberts, Philip Langridge, Howard Shelley, Jonathan Snowden, Ruşen Güneş, Endellion String Quartet, The Bach Choir, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Willcocks1987Album
Lux AeternaWilliam Mathias, Felicity Lott, Margaret Cable, Penelope Walker, John Scott, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of St George's Chapel, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks1984Album
The Sons Of Light; Ode On The NativityRalph Vaughan Williams, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Teresa Cahill, The Bach Choir, Royal College Of Music Chorus, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Willcocks1982Album
St. Matthew Passion - Choruses & AriasJohann Sebastian Bach - Felicity Lott, Alfreda Hodgson, Neil Jenkins, Stephen Roberts, The Bach Choir, The Thames Chamber Orchestra, David Willcocks1982Album
Bach Choir Family CarolsThe Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David Willcocks1980Album
Passion Music By Bach And HandelKathleen Ferrier, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Bach Choir, London Symphony Chorus1979Album
Bach, St. Matthew PassionThe Bach Choir / David Willcocks / Robert Tear / John Shirley-Quirk / Felicity Lott / Alfreda Hodgson / Neil Jenkins / Stephen Roberts / St. Paul's Cathedral Choir / The Thames Chamber Orchestra1979Album
The World Of The Great Classics, Great Choral ClassicsThe Bach Choir, The Thames Chamber Orchestra, David Willcocks1978Album
St. Matthew PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, The Bach Choir, The Jacques Orchestra, Reginald Jacques, Kathleen Ferrier, Eric Greene, Elsie Suddaby, William Parsons1977Album
This Worlde's JoieWilliam Mathias - Janet Price, Kenneth Bowen, Michael Rippon, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of St George's Chapel - New Philharmonia Orchestra & David Willcocks1976Album
Carols For ChoirsThe Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Conductor David Willcocks1976Album
Carols For ChoirsThe Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Conductor David Willcocks1976Album
Venetian Festival MusicGiovanni Gabrieli / Samuel Scheidt / Heinrich Schütz - The Bach Choir • Cambridge University Musical Society • Wilbraham Brass Soloists • The King's College Choir Of Cambridge • David Willcocks1974Album
A Festival Of CarolsThe Bach Choir, The Choir Of The Temple Church, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The Choir Of Clare College, London Boy Singers1972Compil.
Five Tudor Portraits (Choral Suite On Poems Of John Skelton)Ralph Vaughan Williams / Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Carol Case, The Bach Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By David Willcocks1970Album
Choral MusicRalph Vaughan Williams : The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / The London Philharmonic Choir / The Bach Choir Conducted By David Willcocks / Sir Adrian Boult1969Album
Sancta Civitas / BenediciteRalph Vaughan Williams, Heather Harper, Ian Partridge, John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, Boys Of King's College Choir, Cambridge, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks1968Album
Family CarolsThe Bach Choir1965Album
Family CarolsThe Bach Choir1965Album
Choral ClassicsElsie Morison (Soprano), Osborne Peasgood (Organ), The Bach Choir & The Jacques Orchestra Conducted By Reginald Jacques1960Album
St. Matthew PassionJohann Sebastian Bach / Kathleen Ferrier, Reginald Jacques, The Bach Choir, The Jacques Orchestra1960Album
Christmas CarolsThe Bach Choir1959Single
Christmas CarolsThe Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The Bach Choir1957Album
CarolsThe Bach Choir1950Album
Excerpts From The St-Matthew PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, Elsie Suddaby, Kathleen Ferrier, Eric Greene, William Parsons, The Bach Choir, The Jacques Orchestra, Reginald Jacques, Charles Thornton Lofthouse1947Album
O Come All Ye Faithful - Favourite CarolsThe Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass EnsembleAlbum
Hodie (A Christmas Cantata "This Day")Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By David WillcocksAlbum
Carols (vol 2)The Bach ChoirAlbum
Noels TraditionnelsThe Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David WillcocksAlbum
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