Karl Richter: Munchener Bach-Orchester – J. S. Bach: Cantatas (180g pressing, from the 5LP box set)

# Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
# Orchestra: Munchener Bach-Orchester
# Conductor: Karl Richter
# Vinyl (1959 / 2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 10
# Label: Archiv Producktion
# Size: 858MB (24/96) + 244MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: File Factory / File Post

The second album in the Archiv Produktion 5LP box set.

Thanks to all who donated toward the purchase of this box set!

Box Set Overview:

This unique limited-edition LP set features five outstanding Archiv releases recorded between 1956 and 1982, with iconic artists Helmut Walcha, Karl Richter, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Reinhard Goebel and Trevor Pinnock, in pristine quality recordings from the early days of stereo to the early digital era. Newly presented in luxury 180-gram vinyl pressings, the LPs come in their original sleeves, with a 16-page accompanying leaflet that contains an article on Archiv, and the original LP notes.

Archiv Produktion has established itself as a landmark label for early music, documenting since 1947 the rediscovery an innovative interpretation of early music by the great performers of the day. Archiv Produktion offers a wide palette of recordings in which today’s great artists focus on the areas of their greatest expertise.

The list of artists who have recorded for Archiv is truly astounding. And the music they recorded represents some of the best, both in terms of repertoire and listening experience, that there has ever been.

Track Listing:

Side One
“Jauchzet Gott in alen Landen” BWV 51 (Cantata for the fifteenth Sunday after Trinity)
01 – Aria: “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen”
02 – Recitativo: “Wir beten zu dem Tempel an”
03 – Aria: “Höchster, Höchster mache deine Güte ferner alle Morgen neu”
04 – Chorale: “Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren”
05 – Aria: “Alleluja”

Side Two
“Weicher nur, betrubte Schatten” BWV 202 (Cantata for a Wedding)
06 – I. Adagio: Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten
07 – II. Recit: Die Welt wird wieder neu
08 – III. Aria: Phöbus eilt mit schnellen Pferden
09 – IV. Recit: D’rum sucht auch Amor sein Vergnügen
10 – V. Aria: Wenn die Frühlingslüfte streichen
11 – VI. Recit: Und dieses ist das Glückee
12 – VII. Aria: Sich üben im Lieben
13 – VIII. Recit: So sei das Band der keuschen Liebe
14 – IX. Gavotte: Sehet in Zufriedenheit


Karl Richter – conductor
Maria Stader – soprano
Willi Bauer – trumpet
Kurt Hausmann – oboe
Otto Buchner – violin
Fritz Henker – bassoon
Hedwig Bilgram – harpsichord

Recorded August 15-21, 1959 at Herkulessaal in Munich, Germany
Executive Producer: Karl-Heinz Schneider
Recording Producer: Walter Alfred Wettler
First released in 1959

Ripping Info:

All vinyl is cleaned on a VPI 16.5

Technics SL1200-MK5 (modified)
– Rega RB300 arm with RB700 wiring
– Michell Tecnoweight
– SoundSupports armboard
– Trans-Fi Audio Reso-Mat
Shure V15VxMR (with Jico stylus)
SimAudio Moon 110LP preamp
Native Instruments Audio4DJ USB interface

Processing: Sound Forge 10, ClickRepair (manual mode only)


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13 thoughts on “Karl Richter: Munchener Bach-Orchester – J. S. Bach: Cantatas (180g pressing, from the 5LP box set)

  1. Musical joy! Many thanks for this excellent rip. Great performance, but I was really pleasantly surprised by the sound quality – given that the master recording is from 1959 – hard to believe…

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