Bach Family Motets

Musica Antiqua Köln - Reinhard Goebel / Bachiana - Double Concertos: Music by the Bach Family (2002) [Repost, Upgrade]

Bachiana: Music by the Bach family - Double Concertos
Musica Antiqua Köln / Reinhard Goebel
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 414 MB | Full Artwork: 107 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Archiv Produktion, DeutschlandRadio # 471 579-2 AH | Country/Year: Germany 2002
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque, Classicism

"…Musica Antiqua convey equal vitality and character to the two most striking rarities here. JCF Bach’s double concerto for fortepiano and viola appears as a prototype symphony with important solo interjections. Melodically unexceptional, it is nevertheless stylish in a jejune way. CPE Bach – the most iconoclastic of the sons – successfully combines the prevailing keyboard instruments of the day, harpsichord and fortepiano. Fingers fly with aplomb – and no little mischief – as one is left to ponder the impact of this last Bach generation on Mozart and Beethoven, with whom there were (and are) of course many significant connections. Goebel provides a historical wake-up call." ~Gramophone

The Bach Family (Musica Antiqua Koln)  Music

Posted by Bibixy at May 9, 2011
The Bach Family (Musica Antiqua Koln)

The Bach Family (Musica Antiqua Koln)
Archiv | 1986/2003 | 4 CD | MP3 192 Kbps | 3 RAR | 407Mb
Lame encoded | Covers & Booklets | Tracks | Fserve, Fsonic, HotF

The performances in the main are very strong, with outstanding contributions both from Reinhard Goebel as violin soloist and from Musica Antiqua Koln. Anyone who has heard this group's recording of German chamber music before Bach (Archiv Produktion 2723 078, 10/81—nla) will readily understand my enthusiasm for its contribution to this altogether more ambitious project (Bachiana). Goebel's own violin playing seems to me expressive in almost every detail sometimes conveying passion, but more often the deep pathos contained in so much of the music.
Nicholas Anderson, Gramophone [2/1987]
Trio Sonatas of Telemann & The Bach Family - Isaac Stern;Jean-Pierre Rampal

Trio Sonatas of Telemann & The Bach Family
Isaac Stern;Jean-Pierre Rampal

Stereo | EASY CD-DA Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, NO LOG | Covers | RAR 3% Rec. | 350 Mb
ASIN: B000002A8P | 1995 | SPARS Code: DDD | Label: Sony
Classical - Baroque

Voces8 - Bach: Motets (2010)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Dec. 19, 2016
Voces8 - Bach: Motets (2010)

Voces8 - Bach: Motets (2010)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 282 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Signum U.k. | Catalog Number: 213

Voces8 return to disc with this new recording of J.S.Bach’s Motets, BWV 225-230. Joined by the Senesino players, this young group prove their versatility and skill in performing some of Bach’s most challenging and engaging compositions.
Bach - Motets BWV 225-231, Cantatas BWV 50 & 118 (John Eliot Gardiner)

Bach - Motets BWV 225-231, Cantatas BWV 50 & 118 (John Eliot Gardiner) [1982]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 431 MB
Classical | Erato | 2292-45979-2 | CD1:55'57; CD2:45'31

Although conductors invariably include the six great motets of Bach (BWV225-230) in recordings of these works, they seldom if ever seem to agree which if any other of Bach's motets to perform with them. John Eliot Gardiner very sensibly goes for the lot, adding Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren (BWV231) and the little-known Der Gerechte kommt um which does not even have the benefit of a Schmieder number. As well as these, Gardiner also includes two short pieces which belong, at least nominally, to the cantata category, BWV50 and BWV118. In the case of the latter there is much justification for doing so for it's a single movement choral piece in motet style written for a funeral in about 1736 and revised for a performance around 1740. Here we have what sounds to me like a compromise; in other words the horns, cornetto and sackbuts of the first version (possibly intended for an open air occasion), with the strings and woodwind of the second. This may be explained in the texts, none of which has been included with my review copy…

J.S. Bach - Motets (Masaaki Suzuki) [2009] (PS3 SACD rip)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by evaristegalois at March 16, 2012
J.S. Bach - Motets (Masaaki Suzuki) [2009] (PS3 SACD rip)

J.S. Bach - Motets (Masaaki Suzuki) [2009] (PS3 SACD rip)
SACD ISO image: 3.53 GB | Scans PDF (800 dpi): 29 MB | 5% Recovery
Classical | Label: BIS Records | Catalog Number: BIS-SACD-1841 | Direction: Masaaki Suzuki, Orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan

Bach's motets have been very lucky on disc. This latest version from Masaaki Suzuki and the Bach Collegium Japan is as good as it gets. In addition to the canonic six pieces, BWV 225-230, we also get the much more rarely heard Ich lasse dich nicht BWV Anh. 159, and O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht BWV 118. This brings the playing time of the disc up to more than 75 minutes, and may well prove important to Bach collectors. The singing is uniformly excellent, the small choir and soloists seemingly perfectly scaled to give the more complex pieces, Jesu, meine Freude in particular, plenty of contrast without any cost of contrapuntal clarity.

Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach - Sinfonien  Music

Posted by Kushami at Oct. 4, 2010
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach - Sinfonien

Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach - Sinfonien
EAC RIP | FLAC + CUE + LOG | HQ Scans | 280mb
NAXOS | Recorded: 2008 | Released: 2010
Leipziger Kammerorchester - Morten Schuldt-Jensen

Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 – 26 January 1795), the ninth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach". He is not to be confused with other similarly-named members of the Bach family.
Johann Christian Bach - Freiburger Barockorchester - Concerti (2007)

Johann Christian Bach - Freiburger Barockorchester - Concerti
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 283 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Carus # 83.307 | Country/Year: Germany 2007
Genre: Classical | Style: Early Classical Period

…In short: the so-called "English Bach" is portrayed here in a very fascinating way; you only really regrets having so few comparisons to the reading of historical conductors.
Bach - Motets BWV 225-230 (Nederlands Kamerkoor, Peter Dijkstra) (2008)

Bach - Motets BWV 225-230 (Nederlands Kamerkoor, Peter Dijkstra) (2008)
Classical | Eac, Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 273.5 MB
Label: Channel Classics | Catalog N.: CCS SA 27108 | TT - 67:04

That Bach's motets are not his most popular sacred choral works is easily explainable. When asked to choose between the Passions' spiritual drama, the Mass' magnificent architecture, the cantatas' infinite diversity, or the motets' inward piety, most listeners will more likely choose any of the former before the latter. Still, for concentrated intensity, it is hard to surpass the motets, particularly in performances as superlative as these by the Nederlands Kamerkoor under Peter Dijkstra. A mixed choir with 26 members, the Nederlands Kamerkoor makes up for its small size with superb singing. The performances here are mellow but lucid, with a devotional but not sentimental tone and a blend that never sacrifices clarity for musicality.

Bach Edition - Vocal Works Vol. I [2006]  Music

Posted by Aregak at Jan. 2, 2017
Bach Edition - Vocal Works Vol. I [2006]

Bach Edition - Vocal Works Vol. I [2006]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Scans | 8cd, 2.00 GB
Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Rar 5% recovery

The B Minor Mass is a fine performance by The Sixteen and Harry Christophers, which is subtle and well-sung. The choir, which is fairly large at 26 singers (whereas some recordings in recent years have used much smaller groups) is nevertheless of a size that allows the individual voices to stand out in the choral melange. The instrumentalists also play in perfect balance with the choir - the obbligato instruments fit perfectly with the vocal texture, and the overall sound of the orchestra is excellent.