Johann Sebastian Bach

Composer

Upcoming events
Tuesday20.30
St.Stephen's Cathedral Vienna
Wiener Advent
David Afkham 
conductor
Christiane Karg 
soprano
Catriona Morison 
mezzo-soprano
Johann Sebastian Bach
Camille Saint-Saëns
Gabriel Fauré
Past events
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(Organ-) Passacaglia for orchestra, adapted by H. Esser (1) 600000
Adagio from "Toccata, Adagio and Fugue" in C major BWV 564, adaptation by Leopold Stokowsky (1) 601308
"Air", for Violin and Orchestra (23) 599856
Aria for string orchestra (8) 599706
"Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir", cantata BWV 131 (1) 606282
"Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden", cantata BWV 6 (3) 604966
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major BWV 1046 (5) 605639
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major BWV 1046 (Arr.: Romed Wieser) (1) 611594
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major BWV 1047 (11) 605637
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major BWV 1048 (38) 605640
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV 1049 (12) 605642
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major BWV 1050 (11) 605643
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major BWV 1051 (5) 605651
Cello Suite No. 3 in C major for Violoncello solo BWV 1009 (4) 597299
Chaconne from the Partita 2 in D minor für for violin solo BWV 1004, orchestrated by Rudolf Nilius (1) 607359
Choral "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott" BWV 303 (3) 711025
"Christ lag in Todesbanden", cantata BWV 4 (1) 604964
"Christen, ätzet diesen Tag", cantata for Christmas Day BWV 63 (2) 604813
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part I "Jauchzet, frohlocket" (1) 743566
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part IV "Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben" (3) 597769
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part V "Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen" (3) 597770
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part VI "Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben" (3) 597771
Ciaconna, adapted by Jenö Hubay (3) 603023
Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra in C minor (2) 600276
Concerto for 2 violins, strings and basso continuo in d minor BWV 1043 (37) 605668
Concerto for 3 pianos (4) 600049
Concerto for 4 harpsichords and string orchestra (based on Vivaldi´s concerto in B minor for 4 violins) (5) 601562
Concerto for 4 pianos and orchestra BWV 1065 (1) 600951
Concerto for cello and orchestra, adapted by Ippisch (1) 603123
Concerto for harpsichord (piano) and orchestra in F minor BWV 1056 (8) 601897
Concerto for harpsichord (piano) in E major BWV 1053 (5) 601931
Concerto for harpsichord and orchestra in F major BWV 1057 (1) 606389
Concerto for harpsichord, 2 flutes and strings in F major (1) 602740
Concerto for harpsichord, flute, violin, strings and basso continuo in A minor ("Triple Concerto") BWV 1044 (3) 600885
Concerto for harpsichord, strings and basso continuo No. 1 in D minor BWV 1052 (5) 606384
Concerto for harpsichord, strings and basso continuo No. 3 in D major BWV 1054 (1) 606391
Concerto for harpsichord, strings and basso continuo No. 5 in F minor BWV 1056 (2) 606392
Concerto for orchestra, adapted by Felix Mottl (1) 599723
Concerto for piano and orchestra in D minor (5) 600083
Concerto for strings in G major (5) 599805
Concerto for two pianos (harpsichords), strings and basso continuo in C major BWV 1061 (9) 599770
Concerto for violin in C minor (1) 600712
Concerto for violin, 2 flutes, string orchestra and organ (1) 600007
Concerto for violin, oboe (or 2 violins) ans stringorchestra in d minor BWV 1060 (Arr.: Max Schneider) (2) 605659
Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo No. 1 in A minor BWV 1041 (35) 605662
Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo in D minor after the harpsichord concerto BWV 1052 (2) 598920
Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo in E major BWV 1042 (77) 599760
Concertro for violin, strings and basso continuo in D minor BWV2 1043R (1) 602271
Courante in G major BWV 840, Version for cello by Joseph Sulzer (1) 603632
"Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf", Motet for eight-part double choir and orchestra BWV 226a (2) 606323
"Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes", cantata at the 2nd Sunday after Trinity BWV 76 (1) 604826
"Du Hirte Israel, höre", cantata BWV 104 (1) 604859
"Du sollst Gott, deinen Herren, lieben", cantata at the 13th Sunday after Trinity BWV 77 (1) 604827
"Easter Oratorio", oratorio for solo voice, chorus and orchestra BWV 249 "Kommt, eilet und laufet" (1) 606396
"Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott" ("A mighty fortress is our God"), cantata celebrating the Reformation BWV 80 (4) 604833
"Erschallet, ihr Lieder", cantata BWV 172 (1) 604947
"Es erhub sich ein Streit", cantata BWV 19 (1) 597318
"Es ist euch gut, dass ich hingehe", cantata BWV 108 (1) 604880
"Es ist genug" from the cantata "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort", BWV 60 (Arr. for 10 brassplayers in two choirs: Enrique Crespo) (2) 608991
Extracts from the Goldberg Variations BWV 988, adapted for string trio by Dmitry Sitkovetsky (1) 607360
Fantasy and Fugue in G minor BWV 542, version for orchestra by Dimitri Mitropoulos (2) 601895
"Freue dich, erlöste Schar", cantata BWV 30 (1) 604774
"Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir", motet BWV 228 (1) 603856
Gavotte from the English Suite No. 6 in D minor BWV 811 (6) 607362
"Geist und Seele wird verwirret", cantata BWV 35 (1) 635505
"Geschwinde, geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde - Der Streit zwischen Pohebus und Pan", cantata BWV 201 (2) 597321
"Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild", cantata celebrating the Reformation BWV 79 (1) 604832
"Gott ist mein König" ("God is My King"), cantata at the inauguration of the new city council at Mühlhausen BWV 71 (1) 604823
"Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit", Actus tragicus (cantata) BWV 106 (2) 604864
"Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben", cantata BWV 102 (1) 604858
"Ich bin vergnügt in meinem Glücke", cantata at the Sunday Septuagesimae BWV 84 (1) 604836
"Ich habe genug" ("I Have Enough"), cantata at the Feast of the Purification BWV 82 (1) 606222
"Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis", cantata BWV 21 (3) 597320
"Ich weiß, daß mein Erlöser lebt", cantata BWV 160 (1) 604934
"Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen" (I Will Gladly Bear the Cross), cantata for the 19th Sunday after Trinity Sunday BWV 56 (10) 604805
"Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!" ("Praise God in All Lands"), cantata for the 15th Sunday after Trinity BWV 51 (11) 604800
"Jesu, du meine Seele" ("Jesus, Thou who my soul"), cantata for the 14th Sunday after Trinity BWV 78 (2) 604828
"Komm süßer Tod" ("Come sweet death") BWV 478, adaptation by Leopold Stokowski (1) 601314
"Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist", chorale prelude BWV 667, orchestrated by Arnold Schönberg (3) 605670
"Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen", Ascension Oratorio (cantata) BWV 11 (2) 603479
Magnificat in D major BWV 243 (17) 605679
"Markus-Passion" ("St. Mark Passion"), oratorio BWV 247 (1) 602059
Mass for Solo voices, Chorus and Orchestra in b minor BWV 232 (33) 606305
"Mein gläubiges Herz frohlocke", aria for soprano from the cantata "O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe" ("O eternal fire, o source of love") BWV 34 (1) 607373
"Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft", cantata BWV 50 (6) 604796
"O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort", cantata BWV 20 (1) 597312
"O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe", Whitsun Catata BWV 34 (2) 599873
Orchestral suite (Ouverture) No. 1 in C major BWV 1066 (4) 605608
Orchestral suite (Ouverture) No. 2 in B minor BWV 1067 (25) 605606
Orchestral suite (Ouverture) No. 3 in D major BWV 1068 (7) 606118
Orchestral suite (Ouverture) No. 4 in D major BWV 1069 (17) 606119
Orchestral suite, adapted by Gustav Mahler (1) 602249
Partita 3 for strings and organ, adapted by O. Respighi), suite BWV 1006 (1) 600797
Passacaglia and fugue in C minor BWV 582, orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski (2) 606325
Passacaglia in C minor for organ solo BWV 582, orchestrated by Goedicke (1) 603181
Passacaglia, adapted by O. Respighi (5) 601102
Pastorale F major BWV 590, adaptation by Vittorio Gui (4) 601488
Prelude and Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach, adapted for orchestra by Abert (34) 599830
Prelude and Fugue in A minor (1) 603876
Prelude and Fugue in D major, adaptation by O. Respighi (1) 603190
Prelude and Fugue in E flat major for organ BWV 552, orchestrated by Arnold Schönberg (6) 601265
Prelude and Fugue in F minor (2) 599888
Prelude and Fugue in G minor, orchestrated by Cailliet (1) 606052
Prelude and fugue for organ in E flat major BWV 552 (1) 606050
Prelude in C minor (version for cello) (1) 603638
Prelude in C minor, adapted by Ernst Paul (1) 603000
Ricercare from the "Musical Offering" für string orchestra BWV 1079, adapted by Edwin Fischer (6) 601615
"Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde", cantata BWV 53 (5) 604798
"Schleicht, spielende Wellen, und murmelt gelinde", Birthday Cantata for August III BWV 206 (1) 597329
"Schmücke Dich, o liebe Seele" chorale prelude BWV 654, orchestrated by Arnold Schönberg (4) 605620
"Schwingt freudig euch empor", cantata BWV 36c (1) 604779
"Sehet, welch´ eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget", Cantata No. 64 for solo voices, chorus and orchestra (1) 604815
"Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen", cantata BWV 65 (2) 604812
Sinfonia in D major from the Cantata No. 29 for organ and orchestra (1) 605650
"Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied", cantata BWV 190 (3) 604974
"St John Passion" Oratorio for Solo Voices, Chorus and Orchestra BWV 245 (47) 606260
"St Luke Passion" Oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra BWV 246 (1) 601405
"St Matthew Passion" Oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra BWV 244 (109) 605680
Suite for orchestra, adapted by Arthur Honegger (2) 603415
"The Art of Fugue" BWV 1080 (2) 606521
"The Art of Fugue" BWV 1080 (Arrangement for great orchestra, organ and cembalo: Wolfgang Graeser) (7) 601170
"The Art of Fugue" BWV 1080 (Arrangement: Roger Vuataz) (1) 601411
"The Musical Offering" BWV 1079 (1) 606262
Three choral preludes (Gui) (1) 603259
Toccata and Fugue for organ in C major, adapted by Leo Weiner (9) 601293
Toccata and Fugue in D minor for large orchestra, adapted by Curt Reuschel (1) 603338
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, adaptation by Leonardi (1) 602532
Toccata in D minor BWV 913, orchestrated by Alois Melichar (1) 601244
Toccata, adagio and fugue in C major BWV 564, orchestrated by E. Ahn (1) 602414
Trio sonata from "Musikalischen Opfer" BWV 1079 (1) 606631
"Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme", cantata BWV 140 (3) 604922
"Was Schmerz sei und Leiden", cantata BWV 209 (1) 597334
"Was frag' ich nach der Welt", cantata for the 9th Sunday after Trinity BWV 94 (1) 604844
"Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten", Wedding Cantata BWV 202 (1) 605654
"Weihnachtsoratorium" ("Christmas Oratorio") for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Chorus ("Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage") (3) 677378
"Weihnachtsoratorium" ("Christmas Oratorio"), Cantatas I-III for Soli, Choir and Orchestra BWV 248 (35) 607370
"Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten", cantata for the 5th Sunday after Trinity BWV 93 (1) 604842
"Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende", cantata BWV 27 (3) 597325
"Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir", cantata BWV 29 (1) 604773
Österreichische Volkshymne (Anthem of Austria) (Monarchie) (6) 603558
Medien
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Bach: St Matthew Passion

The legendary performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion at the 1950 International Bach Festival conducted by Herbert von Karajan.