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Bach: Easter Oratorio - Actus tragicus

English Baroque Soloists, Nicholas Mulroy, Peter Harvey, Hannah Morrison, Meg Bragle, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner

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Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106, "Actus tragicus"  
1.1
Sonatina
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; English Baroque Soloists
2:41
1.2
Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
1:34
1.3
Arioso. Ach Herr, lehre uns bedenken (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Nicholas Mulroy; English Baroque Soloists
2:13
1.4
Aria. Bestelle dein Haus (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Peter Harvey; English Baroque Soloists
1:03
1.5
Coro ed Arioso. Es ist der alte Bund (Soprano, Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Hannah Morrison; John Eliot Gardiner; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
3:32
1.6
Aria. In deine Hände befehle ich meinen Geist (Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Meg Bragle; English Baroque Soloists
1:51
1.7
Arioso. Heute wirst du mit mir im Paradies sein (Bass, Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Peter Harvey; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
3:45
1.8
Coro. Glorie, Lob, Ehr und Herrlichkeit (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
2:27
Easter Oratorio, BWV 249  
1.9
Sinfonia
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; English Baroque Soloists
3:46
1.10
Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; English Baroque Soloists
3:51
1.11
Coro. Kommt, eilet und laufet (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
4:31
1.12
Recitativo. O kalter Männer Sinn! (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Hannah Morrison; Meg Bragle; Nicholas Mulroy; Peter Harvey; English Baroque Soloists
0:58
1.13
Aria. Seele, deine Spezereien (Soprano)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Hannah Morrison; John Eliot Gardiner; English Baroque Soloists
10:55
1.14
Recitativo. Hier ist die Gruft (Alto, Tenor, Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Meg Bragle; Nicholas Mulroy; Peter Harvey; English Baroque Soloists
0:45
1.15
Aria. Sanfte soll mein Todeskummer (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Nicholas Mulroy; English Baroque Soloists
7:09
1.16
Recitativo. Indessen seufzen wir (Soprano, Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Hannah Morrison; Meg Bragle; English Baroque Soloists
0:58
1.17
Aria. Saget, saget mit geschwinde (Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Meg Bragle; English Baroque Soloists
5:28
1.18
Recitativo. Wir sind erfreut (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Peter Harvey; English Baroque Soloists
0:34
1.19
Preis und Dank (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; John Eliot Gardiner; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists
2:12
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    60:13
"For all the Pascal jubilation of the Oratorio, it's the simple, unaffected solace of the Actus Tragicus, however, that steals the show...Gardiner slims down his forces from the 23 voices of the Oratorio down to a dozen."
- BBC Music Magazine

"Gardiner is clearly convinced of its merits and therefore you'll find no greater advocate."
- Gramophone

"Gardiner’s long, in-depth experience of Bach’s music has been manifest over the past decade..."
- The Telegraph

John Eliot Gardiner, with the Monteverdi Choir, lead us on an adventure through Bach's choral chamber music. Gardiner specifically chose this unique all-Bach program to give listeners music to combat grief through his brilliant interpretation of these two contrasting works.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – SDG Studio Masters

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