CD 1  
 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH 1685-1750
  For Whit Sunday  
 Resound, ye songs, ring out, ye strings! BWV 172  
1 1 Chorus - Resound, ye songs, ring out, ye strings! 3:25
2 2 Recitative: Bass - If a man love me, he will keep my words 0:52
3 3 Aria: Bass - Most Holy Trinity 2:06
4 4 Aria: Tenor - O paradise of souls 4:54
5 5 Aria (Duet) with instrumental chorale: Soprano, Alto - Come, let me wait no longer 4:42
6 6 Chorale - A joyful light comes to me from God 1:09
7 7 Chorus - Resound, ye songs, ring out, ye strings! 1:21
   
 If a man love me, he will keep my words I BWV 59  
8 1 Duet: Soprano, Bass - If a man love me, he will keep my words 3:21
9 2 Recitative: Soprano - Oh, what glories are these 1:52
10 3 Chorale - Come, Holy Spirit, O Lord God 1:43
11 4 Aria: Bass - This world with all its kingdoms 2:59
12 5 Chorale - O sacred ardour, sweet comfort 1:41
   
 If a man love me, he will keep my words II BWV 74  
13 1 Chorus - If a man love me, he will keep my words 3:12
14 2 Aria: Soprano - Come, come, my heart is open to Thee 3:01
15 3 Recitative: Alto - Thy dwelling is prepared 0:33
16 4 Aria: Bass - I go away, and come again unto you 2:48
17 5 Aria: Tenor - Come, hasten, tune your strings and hymn 4:33
18 6 Recitative: Bass - These is therefore now no condemnation to them 0:26
19 7 Aria: Alto - Nothing can deliver me 5:01
20 8 Chorale - No mortal child here on earth 0:56
   
 O eternal fire, O source of love BWV 34  
21 1 Chorus - O eternal fire, O source of love 6:53
22 2 Recitative: Tenor - Lord, our hearts keep 0:41
23 3 Aria: Alto - Happy are you, you chosen souls 6:38
24 4 Recitative: Bass - If God chooses the holy dwellings 0:32
25 5 Chorus - Peace upon Israel! 1:58
   
  CD 1 TT: 67:39      
   
 Lisa Larsson
 Nathalie Stutzmann alto
 Derek Lee Ragin alto
 Christoph Genz
 Panajotis Iconomou
   
  CD 2  
  For Whit Monday  
 Exalted flesh and blood BWV 173  
1 1 Recitative: Tenor - Exalted flesh and blood 0:34
2 2 Aria: Tenor - A sanctified soul 3:19
3 3 Aria: Alto - God wishes, O mortal children 1:22
4 4 Aria(Duet): Soprano, Bass - God so loved the world 3:52
5 5 Recitative (Duet): Soprano, Tenor - O infinite one, whom we still call Father 1:28
6 6 Chorus - Touch our spirit, Almighty one 2:20
   
 God so loved the world BWV 68  
7 1 Chorus (Chorale) - God so loved the world 5:02
8 2 Aria: Soprano - My faithful heart 2:55
9 3 Recitative: Bass - I am like Peter not presumptuous 0:42
10 4 Aria: Bass - Thou wast born for my well-being 2:58
11 5 Chorus - He that believeth on Him is not condemned 2:05
   
 I love the Almighty with all my heart BWV 174  
12 1 Sinfonia 5:26
13 2 Aria: Alto - I love the Almighty with all my heart 8:59
14 3 Recitative: Tenor - O love without compare! 1:07
15 4 Aria: Bass - Seize it 3:32
16 5 Chorale - I love Thee with my heart, O Lord 1:55
  CD 2 TT: 47:58      
   
 Lisa Larsson soprano
 Nathalie Stutzmann alto
 Christoph Genz tenor
 Panajotis Iconomou bass
   
 John Eliot Gardiner
   
  Cover photography by Steve McCurry