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Gerd Türk is a German classical tenor.
Gerd Türk received his first musical training as a choir boy at the cathedral of Limburg. He studied in Frankfurt and then at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Richard Levitt and René Jacobs, continuing in master classes with Ernst Haefliger and Kurt Equiluz.
In the field of historically informed performance he has worked with Frans Brüggen, Philippe Herreweghe and Jordi Savall. He was a founding member of the ensemble Cantus Cölln and has collaborated with the Ensemble Gilles Binchois under Dominique Vellard specialising in Medieval music. He has appeared as the Evangelist in the Passions of Johann Sebastian Bach, took part in the project of Ton Koopman to record Bach's complete vocal works with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir and also in the complete recording by the Bach Collegium Japan under Masaaki Suzuki.
Since 2000 he has been teaching at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensisand master classes at the University of Fine Arts in Tokyo.
Eric Gustaf Ericson was a Swedish choral conductor and influential choral teacher.
Andreas Scholl is a German countertenor, a male classical singer in the alto vocal range, specialising in Baroque music.
Membra Jesu Nostri, BuxWV 75, is a cycle of seven cantatas composed by Dieterich Buxtehude in 1680, and dedicated to Gustaf Düben. The full Latin title Membra Jesu nostri patientis sanctissima translates to "The most holy limbs of our suffering Jesus". This work is known as the first Lutheran oratorio. The main text are stanzas from the Medieval hymn Salve mundi salutare – also known as the Rhythmica oratio – a poem formerly ascribed to Bernard of Clairvaux, but now thought more likely to have been written by Medieval poet Arnulf of Leuven. It is divided into seven parts, each addressed to a different part of Christ's crucified body: feet, knees, hands, sides, breast, heart, and face. In each part, biblical words referring to the limbs frame verses of the poem.
The Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (SCB) is a music academy and research institution located in Basel, Switzerland, that focuses on early music and historically informed performance.
The Brockes Passion, or Der für die Sünde der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus, is a German oratorio, libretto by Barthold Heinrich Brockes, first published in 1712 and seeing 30 or so more editions over the following 15 years.
August Wenzinger (1905–1996) was a prominent cellist, viol player, conductor, teacher, and music scholar from Basel, Switzerland. He was a pioneer of historically informed performance, both as a master of the viola da gamba and as a conductor of Baroque orchestral music and operas.
Schola Cantorum de Paris is a musical academy based in France.
Kai Wessel is a German countertenor and teacher at the Hochschule für Musik Köln.
Andreas Karasiak is a German classical tenor in opera and concert.
Johann Sebastian Bach composed the church cantata Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55, in Leipzig for the 22nd Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 17 November 1726.
Elisabeth Scholl is a German soprano and academic teacher.
The Yale Schola Cantorum, under the direction of principal conductor David Hill, is an internationally renowned chamber choir that performs regularly in concert and for occasional choral services throughout the academic year. Supported by the Yale Institute of Sacred Music with Yale School of Music, the choir specializes in repertoire from before 1750 and the last hundred years. The Schola Cantorum was founded in 2003 by Simon Carrington; from 2009 to 2013, it was led by conductor Masaaki Suzuki, who remains its principal guest conductor. In recent years, the choir has also sung under the direction of internationally renowned conductors Simon Halsey, Paul Hillier, Stephen Layton, Sir Neville Marriner, Nicholas McGegan, James O’Donnell, Stefan Parkman, Krzysztof Penderecki, Helmuth Rilling, and Dale Warland.
Archiv Produktion is a classical music record label of German origin. It originated in 1949 as a classical label for the Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft (DGG), and in 1958 Archiv was established as a subsidiary of DGG, specialising in recordings of Early and Baroque music. It has since developed a particular focus on "historically informed performance" and the work of artists of the Early music revival movement of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Mats Lillhannus is a Finnish tenor singer. He is an ensemble singer specialised in early music.
Peter Croton is a Swiss-American lutenist and guitarist. He has attained prominence in his field through his numerous recordings, performances, publications, and teaching engagements. His recorded repertoire includes music from the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods, as well as his own compositions. His publications include a figured bass manual for classical guitarists and publications of compositions for voice and lute.
Meine Seele rühmt und preist, BWV 189, is a church cantata credited to Johann Sebastian Bach and Melchior Hoffmann.
Christophe Coin is a French cellist, viola da gamba player and conductor active in the field of historically informed performance. He is the cellist of the Quatuor Mosaïques and is the director of the Ensemble Baroque de Limoges.
Rudolf Lutz is a Swiss organist, harpsichordist, conductor and composer.
Jürgen Banholzer is a German counter-tenor and musicologist. He studied at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, and was taught by Michael Chance and Gérard Lesne. He is particularly known for his interpretations of J.S. Bach and Handel, and other Baroque chamber works. He has performed with the Concerto Köln, Freiburger Barockorchester, Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble, La Fenice, Clemencic Consort, and Il Seminario Musicale ensembles.
Jörg-Andreas Bötticher is a German harpsichordist, organist and musicologist.