• ACC25306 Katalognummer
  • 4015023253063 EAN
  • SACD Format
  • 2008 Utgivelsesår

Artist
La Petite Bande | Kuijken, Sigiswald

Medvirkende
Siri Thornhill (soprano) | Petra Noskaiová (alto) | Marcus Ullmann (tenor) | Jan van der Crabben (bass)

Komponist
Bach, Johann Sebastian

Sporliste

Bach, J S:
Cantata BWV1 Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Cantata BWV18 Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt
Cantata BWV23 Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn

Produktbeskrivelse

The Cantatas BWV 18 and BWV 23 were intended for the two last Sundays before Lent, the “Sexagesima” and “Estomihi” Sundays. In these performances Kuijken, Sigiswald follows the thesis that the cantatas were written for solo singers, because Bach very often had no choir at his disposal.

“…a profoundly impressive achievement…liberating performances inhabiting a language of elevated perception and intimacy...Rarely can a single-voiced chorus have sounded so warm and integrated...Kuijken, Sigiswald is gently ploughing his own furrow in a mini-series with modest forces and intimate conceits. The performances here of Cantatas BWV1, 18 and 23 are extraordinarily refined, coherent and perceptive. This is Bach stripped bare, but rapt.” GRAMOPHONE

“The sonority of the early BWV 18 is inspired - initially four violas and continuo, with flutes added a decade later. The dark timbre is lightened by authentic high pitch, in a gloriously enveloping SACD acoustic; the opening concerto-like sinfonia is captivating. Soloists are admirable throughout.” BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE

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