Bach: Magnificat; Cantatas BWV 51, 202 & 243; arias

COMPOSERS: Bach
LABELS: Archipel
ALBUM TITLE: Bach
WORKS: Magnificat; Cantatas BWV 51, 202 & 243; arias
PERFORMER: Schwarzkopf (soprano) , Dominguez (contralto), Gedda (tenor), Tadeo (bass); RAI Chorus & Orchestra, Rome/Karajan; Philharmonia Orchestra/Gellhorn (1946-56)
CATALOGUE NO: ARPCD 0237
The ever-fluctuating sound-quality here detracts little from first releases of live performances from 1946-56. Each one celebrates Schwarzkopf’s thrillingly instinctive and fearlessly articulated Bach. Hilary Finch

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