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Bach Mass in B Minor Bwv 232

Johann Sebastian Bach - Harnoncourt - Messe in H-moll / Mass in B-minor BWV 232 (1986)

Johann Sebastian Bach - Messe in H-moll / Mass in B-minor BWV 232
Concentus Musicus Wien / Arnold-Schönberg-Chor / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
EAC+LOG+CUE | 2x FLAC Image: 450 MB | Artwork (no Booklet) | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Teldec "Das Alte Werk" # 8.35716 ZA | Country/Year: Germany 1986
Genre: Classical | Style: Sacred, Baroque, Mass

…It was unusual for composers working in the Lutheran tradition to compose a Missa tota and Bach's motivations remain a matter of scholarly debate. The Mass was never performed in totality during Bach's lifetime; the first documented complete performance took place in 1859. Since the nineteenth century it has been widely hailed as one of the greatest compositions in history, and today it is frequently performed and recorded…

Stephen Layton - Bach: Mass in B Minor (2018)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Aug. 3, 2018
Stephen Layton - Bach: Mass in B Minor (2018)

The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton - Bach: Mass in B Minor (2018)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:47:43 | 597 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA68181/2

The Bach Mass in B minor, BWV 232, assembled from bits and pieces over some years, coheres in its final form in ways that perhaps only the composer understood. This recording by the Choir of Trinity College Cambridge and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Stephen Layton has been road-tested in performances around Britain for several years, but it hasn't lost the enthusiasm of its youthful singers.
J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Messe en Si mineur) - APE or MP3, you have the choice!

J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Messe en Si mineur - Messe in h-moll)
Barbara Schlick, Collegium Vocale conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Thomas Hengelbrock, Freiburger Barockorchester, Balthasar-Neumann-Chor - Bach: Messe H-Moll/Mass B minor BWV 232 (1997)

Thomas Hengelbrock, Freiburger Barockorchester, Balthasar-Neumann-Chor - Bach: Messe H-Moll/Mass B minor BWV 232 (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 493 Mb | Total time: 56:20+52:55 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | # 05472 77380 2 | Recorded: 1996

Two things distinguished Thomas Hengelbrock's 1996 recording of Bach's B minor Mass from the many other historically informed performances of the work released in the early digital era. Where many other conductors used small mixed choirs, Hengelbrock not only used the 26-voice Bathasar-Neumann-Chor, he drew his soloists from it. And where most other conductors tended exclusively toward quick tempos, Hengelbrock mixed things up, favoring fast tempos in joyful movements and slow tempos for painful movements.

J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Helmuth Rilling) [2005] (PS3 SACD rip)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by evaristegalois at March 11, 2012
J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Helmuth Rilling) [2005] (PS3 SACD rip)

J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Helmuth Rilling) [2005] (PS3 SACD rip)
2 SACD ISO images: 2.54 + 2.52 GB | Scans PDF (800 dpi): 34 MB | 5% Recovery Record | DST 1bit-2822,4kHz 2.0, 5.0
Classical | Label: Hänssler Classic | Catalog Number: SACD98.274 | Direction: Helmuth Rilling, Orchestra: Bach Collegium Stuttgart

The Mass in B minor (BWV 232) is a musical setting of the complete Latin Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach. The work was one of Bach's last, not completed until 1749, the year before his death in 1750. Much of the Mass consisted of music that Bach had composed earlier: the Kyrie and Gloria sections had been composed as a Lutheran Missa in 1733 for the Elector of Saxony at Dresden. The Sanctus dates back to 1724, and the Qui tollis movement was based on a cantata chorus dating from 1714. To complete the work, however, in the 1740s Bach composed new sections of the Credo such as Et incarnatus est. The completed Mass was his last major composition.

Bach: Mass In B Minor - Richter (2006)  Music

Posted by houzhed at Jan. 10, 2011
Bach: Mass In B Minor - Richter (2006)

Bach: Mass In B Minor - Richter (2006)
Classical | DVD-9 | No Scans | 129 mins | 7.58 GB (RAR 4% Rec) | FileServe/FileSonic
MPEG-2 Video | NTSC | 4:3 | 720x480 | 5340 kb/s | 29,97 fps | Label: Deutsche Grammophon
48000 Hz | Audio#1: DTS @755Kbps 6 CH | Audio#2: PCM @1536kbps 2 CH

This recording, made in 1969, presents Ricther's chorus of 80 and orchestra using modern instruments, considered truer to Bach's spirit at this time than the large-orchestra oratorio style It is great to see a large chorus of everyday citizen singing Bach with such fervor. Filmed in the lovely baroque-style Klosterkirche in Diessen, about 25 miles southwest of Munich, this is a wonderful representation of Richter and Bach.
Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent - Bach: Missa in h-moll, BWV 232 (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent - Bach: Missa in h-moll, BWV 232 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 100:43 minutes | 946 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

"If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again”. Philippe Herreweghe’s longlasting interest in the works of the Cantor of Leipzig has turned him into a man whose views evolve as he delves deeper into his subject matter. The joy that he feels – combined with a very legitimate sense of pride – in having forged musical tools that have today reached maturity, has led him to come back on a Missa that has never ceased to intrigue him: the catholic Missa of the protestant composer Bach.
Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort & Players - Bach: St. John Passion, Easter & Ascension Oratorios, Mass in B minor (2002)

Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort & Players - Bach: St. John Passion, Easter Oratorio, Ascension Oratorio, Mass in B minor (2002)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 1,03 Gb | Total time: 33:54+75:28+65:56+50:39+52:51 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin | # 5 62068 2 | Recorded: 1985, 1991, 1994

There are many, many good things about Andrew Parrott and the Taverner Consort and Players' Bach performances – their luminous colors, complete clarity, utter lucidity, and structural integrity – that there is an uneasy feeling in criticizing them for their occasional flaws. When Parrott's Bach is good, it is as great as any that has been recorded in the past 20 years. It's as great as Leonhardt's, Koopman's, or Herreweghe's, and far better than Gardiner's, Harnoncourt's, or Rilling's. And Parrott's Bach is so great in the great pieces – so great in the overwhelming dramatic intensity of the close of his Saint John Passion and so great in the mystery, agony, and ecstasy of the central choral triptych in his Mass in B minor – that his performances seem very, very great indeed.
(James Leonard)
Netherlands Bach Society, Jos Van Veldhoven - J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor (2007) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Netherlands Bach Society, Jos Van Veldhoven - J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor (2007)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 105:21 minutes | 3.24 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Sometimes you come across a performance that may not be exactly to your taste, but is nonetheless so persuasive of its type that it disarms criticism. This is one. It's not quite a "one to a part" interpretation of the work, but with 10 choristers and eight strings, it is intimate, and that always risks minimizing the majesty that Bach built into the Sanctus, the eight-part Osanna, and the choruses with trumpets and drums.
Trinity College Choir Cambridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & Stephen Layton - Bach: Mass in B Minor (2018)

Trinity College Choir Cambridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & Stephen Layton - Bach: Mass in B Minor (2018)
Classical, Choral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 553 MB
Label: Hyperion | Tracks: 27 | Time: 107:30 min

Following much-praised accounts of the St John Passion and Christmas Oratorio, Stephen Layton now turns to the B minor Mass. With Trinity College Cambridge forces and a fine roster of soloists, the results are guaranteed to prove equally spectacular.