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Helmut Winschermann, Deutsche Bachsolisten - Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas [5CDs] (1996)

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Helmut Winschermann, Deutsche Bachsolisten - Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas [5CDs] (1996)

Helmut Winschermann, Deutsche Bachsolisten - Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas [5CDs] (1996)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 1.78 Gb | Total time: 5:52:39 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Philips | # 454 346-2 | Recorded: 1968-1972

Winschermann's approach to the cantatas is conservative; his tempos are usually well chosen, though sometimes a little on the slow side, and his phrasing inclines towards that smooth legato so much favoured by Helmuth Rilling… Cantatas Nos. 147 and 74…were issued in 1972 and I think, on balance, they are the two which best illustrate the strong points of Winschermann's approach. In Cantata No. 74, especially, there is some fine obbligato playing from the violinist, Saschko Gawriloff, from Don Smithers (trumpet), and from Winschermann himself (oboe da caccia). The soprano, Ileana Cotrubas, has a vocal colour which suits the music very well…