More By Artist: Japan

Displaying items 1 to 20 of 127

Per Page: 10 20 40
Sort
Per Page
Verbum caro factum est - a Christmas Greeting cover
add to cart $10.00 In Stock
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Verbum caro factum est - a Christmas Greeting
Bach Collegium Japan Chorus / Masaaki Suzuki (direction), Masato Suzuki (organ)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 10/Oct/2018 ]
"The performances are typically classy, and punctuated by a selection of Daquin's 'Noels' for solo organ, played with peppery registrations by Suzuki" BBC Music
Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K427 / Exsultate, jubilate, K165 cover
add to cart $35.00 In Stock
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K427 / Exsultate, jubilate, K165
Carolyn Sampson, Olivia Vermeulen, Makoto Sakurada, Christian Immler / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 20/Nov/2016 ]
"The choir are well drilled and the two female soloists are matched as well as any on disc...Suzuki is no speed merchant, and maintains the through line in more strenuous movements" Gramophone Award WINNER 2017
Bach: St John Passion cover
add to cart $55.00 In Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: St John Passion
Gerd Turk, Yoshikazu Mera, Ingrid Schmithusen, Makoto Sakurada, Chiyuki Urano, Peter Kooij / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS / 2 CD - released 1/Feb/1999 ]
"What more can I say, other than that I found myself drawn into the drama from the start, at the same time finding much that struck me as fresh in matters of interpretation, and tonality of great beauty. …this is a major recording event, and an emine
Quiet Life (LP) cover
add to cart $50.00 In Stock
Japan
Quiet Life (LP)
[ BMG / ADA / LP - released 5/Mar/2021 ]
That Japan's breakthrough record Quiet Life was released in both 1979 and 1980 is uniquely fitting for a band who were about to step out of the glam rock, post punk shadows of the late 70s and deliver a record with a brand-new sound that would come...
Bach: St John Passion cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: St John Passion
Bach Collegium Japan chorus & orchestra / Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)
[ BIS / 2 CD - released 4/Sep/2020 ]
"Here we have a reading that feels as if, deep in the psyche of the performers, they know this is all happening close to the wire. Gilchrist is again on masterly form, risking pinpoint precision for graphic description." Gramophone
Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 9: The Contest Between Phoebus and Pan [BWV 201 & BWV 207a] cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 9: The Contest Between Phoebus and Pan [BWV 201 & BWV 207a]
Joanne Lunn, Robin Blaze, Nicolas Phan, Katsuhiko Nakashima, etc / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 15/Dec/2017 ]
Most of Johannes Sebastian Bach's secular cantatas were written for specific political, academic or private festive occasions. In the case of Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde, BWV 201, however, it may well be that Bach composed it for his own sake:...
Six Brandenburg Concertos / Four Orchestral Suites cover
add to cart $72.00 Low Stock
J.S. BACH
Six Brandenburg Concertos / Four Orchestral Suites
Bach Collegium Japan / Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS / 3 Hybrid SACD - released 1/Aug/2009 ]
"First-class engineering and generous timings (nearly 70 minutes per disc) make this set a prime recommendation if you are looking for this repertoire on period instruments. Outstanding in every way." (10/10 ClassicsToday.com)
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Ann-Helen Moen (soprano), Roxana Constantinescu (mezzo-soprano), James Gilchrist (tenor) / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 9/Feb/2018 ]
"All performers are in superb form and recorded with pristine clarity and balance. This is a must-listen - a different Beethoven comes forth with sublime beauty and insights beyond the symphony." (Nicholas Butler)
Bach, (J.S.): Secular Cantatas, Vol. 10 - Cantatas for contentment cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach, (J.S.): Secular Cantatas, Vol. 10 - Cantatas for contentment
Bach Collegium Japan / Masaaki Suzuki, Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Robin Blaze (counter-tenor), Makoto Sakurada (tenor)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 10/Aug/2018 ]
The two cantatas recorded here conclude a project that the Bach Collegium Japan and Masaaki Suzuki started in 2004, in which Bach's secular cantatas formed the basis of numerous concerts and recordings. As the team completed recording the church...
53 Cantatas [Vols 41 - 55 from the complete cycle] cover
add to cart $135.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
53 Cantatas [Vols 41 - 55 from the complete cycle]
Hana Blaziková, Damien Guillon, Gerd Türk, Carolyn Sampson, Satoshi Mizukoshi & Peter Kooij / Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS / 15 CD Box Set - released 1/Dec/2014 ]
BIS is delighted to present a specially priced boxed sets featuring volumes 41-55 of the acclaimed Bach Cantatas series with the Bach Collegium Japan and their director Masaaki Suzuki.LIMITED EDITION!! 15 CDs for the price of 5
Tin Drum cover
add to cart $20.00 Low Stock
Japan
Tin Drum
[ Virgin / CD - released 29/May/2006 ]
Partially growing out of their success in the country they were named after, as well as growing friendship and affiliation with such bands as Yellow Magic Orchestra, Japan, on Tin Drum, made its most unique, challenging, and striking album. It was...
Bach: The Complete Secular Cantatas cover
add to cart $150.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: The Complete Secular Cantatas
Joanne Lunn, Robin Blaze, Carolyn Sampson, Katsuhiko Nakashima, Hiroya Aoki, Makoto Sakurada, etc / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / 10 CD Box Set - released 6/Dec/2019 ]
"The SACD sound is near ideal for such music, needing as it does to balance the intimate with a sense of public rejoicing. It catches the colours of the distinctive solo voices on display." MusicWeb
Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol VI [BWV212 'Peasant', BWV209 & BWV203] cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol VI [BWV212 'Peasant', BWV209 & BWV203]
Monica Erdmann, Dominik Worner / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
"The director's own keyboard playing adds to the intimate and rolling spontaneity, surely Bach's most tantalising example of what opera might have afforded him" Gramophone
Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol V: Birthday Cantatas [BWV213 & BWV214] cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol V: Birthday Cantatas [BWV213 & BWV214]
Joanne Lunn (soprano) Robin Braze (counter-tenor) Makoto Sakurada (tenor), Dominik Wörner (bass) / Bach Collegium Japan directed by Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 1/Nov/2015 ]
"Makoto Sakurada's lucid tenor is particularly effective in the rhetorical and declamatory recitatives, while bass Dominik Wörner paints the words to vivid effect." BBC Music
Barber / Bartok: Piano Concertos cover
add to cart $40.00 Low Stock
SAMUEL BARBER / BELA BARTOK
Barber / Bartok: Piano Concertos
Keith Jarrett (piano) / Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrücken, New Japan Philharmonic, Kazuyoshi Akiyama & Dennis Russell Davies
[ ECM New Series / CD - released 10/Jun/2015 ]
For much of the 1980s, Keith Jarrett balanced his improvisational activities with performances of classical music and contemporary composition. On this disc, with concert recordings from 1984 and 1985, he is heard playing Samuel Barber's Piano...
Bach: Musikalisches Opfer cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
J.S. BACH
Bach: Musikalisches Opfer
Masaaki Suzuki (harpsichord), Members of the Bach Collegium Japan
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 13/Oct/2017 ]
Johann Sebastian Bach's appearance on 7th May 1747 at the court of Frederick the Great is the best documented event in the composer's otherwise unglamorous career. During the proceedings, Frederick provided Bach with an exceptionally difficult theme...
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
LUDWIG van BEEHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Ann-Helen Moen (soprano), Marianne Beate Kielland (alto), llan Clayton (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / CD - released 4/Oct/2019 ]
Van Gogh's Sunflowers, da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Tolstoy's War and Peace - those works of art that are truly part of the canon of global culture are few and far apart. In music, one work that holds significance for people all over the world is Ludwig van...
Bach For Japan cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
J. S. BACH
Bach For Japan
Bach Collegium Japan chorus & orchestra, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS / CD - released 1/Mar/2012 ]
In support of TOHOKU HELP, aiding the victims of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. This compilation has been produced by Bach Collegium Japan and Masaaki Suzuki as part of their ongoing work to support the victims of the earthquake and...
J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion cover
add to cart $65.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion
Benjamin Bruns, Christian Immler, Carolyn Sampson, Damien Guillon, etc / Bach Collegium Japan chorus & orchestra / Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / 2 Hybrid SACD - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
"The musicians convey it with infectious zeal...Generic early music politesse is relegated to the shadows" Gramophone Awards 2020 WINNER - Choral
The Complete Sacred Cantatas [Vols 1 - 55] cover
add to cart $450.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
J. S. BACH
The Complete Sacred Cantatas [Vols 1 - 55]
The Bach Collegium Japan conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / 55 Hybrid SACD - released 22/Apr/2016 ]
This boxed set includes 55 Hybrid SACDs in individual slip cases. The recordings on discs 1-27, originally released on CDs, have been upsampled and surround sound has been added, making this the only available complete set of the cantatas in SACD...