Bach: Secular Cantatas & Birthday Cantatas, Vol. 5
By Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, Robin Blaze, Joanne Lunn, Makoto Sakurada, and Dominik Worner. By Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Classical. 1 Hybrid SACD. Published by Naxos (NX.BIS-2161).
Item Number: NX.BIS-2161
Bach Collegium Japan and Masaaki Suzuki's fifth volume in their commendable survey of Bach's vocal music with a collection of his festive secular Birthday cantatas, composed to honor a broad array of personages and including pieces presented as musical dramas where the soloists embody characters from Greek mythology, here sung by Joanne Lunn, soprano; Robin Blaze, counter-tenor; Makoto Sakurada, tenor; Dominik Worner, bass.