Bach: Cantatas, BWV 18, 23 & 1 - Jan Van der Crabben (bass); La Petite Bande; Marcus Ullmann (tenor); Petra Noskaiova (alto);...
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  1. Cantata No. 18, "Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt," BWV 18 (BC A44)
  2. Cantata No. 23, "Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn," BWV 23 (BC A47)
  3. Cantata No. 1, "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern," BWV 1 (BC A173)
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Every cantata by Bach is unique and thus each has its own special charms. "Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt" (Like the Rain and Snow from Heaven falls) (BWV 18) has an evocative opening sinfonia and a dramatic central recitative shared between all four vocal soloists. "Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn" (You are true God and David's Son) (BWV 23) has a heartmelting opening duet for alto and soprano and an expansive closing choral. And "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" (How beautifully shines the Morningstar) ...

Bach: Cantatas, BWV 18, 23 & 1 2008, Accent

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