Erik Sikkema

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Motets & Cantata's

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J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion
King's College Choir, Cambridge
Stephen Cleobury, director

Bach's magnificent St. Matthew Passion gets a royal treatment on this video filmed at King's College, Cambridge, and featuring the choir of King's College. Also with tenor Rogers Covey-Crump, plus additional soloists Michael George (bass), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Michael Chance (alto), Martyn Hull (tenor) and David Thomas (bass). Comes with a German booklet detailing Bach's work. Conducted by Stephen Cleobury.



Dieterich Buxtehude - Abendmusik, a selection of cantatas.

Göteborg Baroque Arts Ensemble
Magnus Kjellson, organ, conductor

IMCD 070
Recorded at Örgryte nya kyrka, Göteborg, September 2000

Be prepared to duck when the trumpets and tympani enter full force in Schlagt, Künstler! die Pauken. This is a wedding cantata using a full choir and soloists. Their balance is impeccable and German diction is spot on...   ...I cannot recommend this release too highly for musicality, program and sound quality!

W.A.Grieve-Smith (


 ...I don't know if the ULSI technology you mentioned was utilised here likewise, but I found the sound to be marvellous; the ensemble and the room are really well-balanced. Indeed this contributes a lot to make this CD superior to many others of the same genre - too often recording engineers don't dare to give the room a chance to participate in the music-making. I really would look forward to more Buxtehude cantata recordings in the given constellation...

Christian Panse, Bremen/Germany


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Göteborg Baroque Arts Ensemble is an assembly of professional singers and musicians all with a special interest in performing older music. The core of the group is the vocal ensemble "Göteborg Baroque Soloists" and Musik i Väst's instrumental ensemble Corona Artis. The majority of the ensemble's members received their musical education at the School of Music in Göteborg, and many have continued further study within the early music field.

 On this foto producer Willem Poot (front) and Erik Sikkema during the recording sessions of Abendmusik in Nya Örgryte Kyrka, Göteborg Sweden.


Click to see the cover!  Gertudenmusik, Hamburg 1607

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 Weser Renaissance

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Stef Tuinstra, organ & Harry Geraerts, tenor

The organ of Zeerijp, The Netherlands


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Church & Folk music

Folkmusik i Järvsö Kyrka

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