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Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

Cantata BWV 1
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Ref.

BWV 1

German Title

Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

English Title

How beautifully gleams the morning star (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Choral Cantata for the Feast of Annunciation of Mary
Readings: Epistle: Isaiah 7: 10-16; Gospel: Luke 1: 26-38
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Feast of Annunciation of Mary

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: March 25, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Philipp Nicolai (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

Text: German-1 | German-2 | German-6 | NBA Text
Translations: Arabic-1 | Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 horns, 2 oboes da caccia, 2 concertante violins, 2 ripieno violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 5: Aria [T] | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.01 MB] | Score BGA [4.49 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-LEb Thomana 1 (BWV 1: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 4 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 ver 2 | Mvt. 6 ver 3 [cap]
Finale: PDF Score | Mus Format [Explantion]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score

References

BGA: I | NBA: I/28.2 | BC: A 173 | Zwang: K 114 | First Published: BG, 1851 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentaries

English: Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | Ellis
EvH [Dutch] | JPdL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of March 25, 2001; Week of March 25, 2007; Week of December 2, 2012; Week of March 22, 2015

Contents

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4 (3rd round)
Discussions - Part 5 (4th round)

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 21
Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Arias - by Marek Štryncl & Musica Florea with Magdalena Kožená

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern Kantate BWV 1
J.S. Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, Cantata No. 1; Es erhub sich ein Streit, Cantata No. 19
[C-1]

J.S. Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, Cantata BWV 1; Christ lag in Todesbanden, Cantata BWV 4 (IX. research period, Series A, Works of Johann Sebastian Bach) [D-5]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat - Cantata BWV 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [25:09]

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey

Archiv Produktion 2437
Decca DL-9671
Archiv Produktion ARC-3063
Deutsche Grammophon 445058-2

Jun 10, 1952

78 rpm
LP / TT: 47:02
LP / TT: 49:19
CD / TT: 58:44

Recorded Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [25:43]
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2

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-10428 [R-85]

 

Cantata BWV 1 [25:30]

Max Thurn

NDR-Knabenchor (1); Members of NDR-Chor / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Maria Friesenhausen; Tenor: Johannes Hoefflin; Bass: Wilfried Gumtau
Wilhelm Schaper (English Horn); Helmut Eggers (English Horn); Rolf Lind (Horn); Paul Fuhrmann (Horn); August Schneider (Violin); Erich Kunisch (Violin)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ); Edmund Michalak (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Nov 18 & 19, 1963

Tape: / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

3

Works of J. S. Bach CBF035-CBF036 07/16/1965 [F-35]

 

Cantata BWV 1 []

Sandor Salgo

Carmel Bach Festival Chorale & Chorus / Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Carole Bogard; Tenor: Thomas Goleeke; Bass: William Felber

Carmel Bach Festival CBF-035

Jul 16, 1965

1 10 in. open reel audio tape

Recorded live at the Carmel Bach Festival, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 1 by S. Salgo.
Source: Online Archive of California

4

Concert, Sunset Auditorium. Works of J. S. Bach (1685-1750) CBF051-CBF052 07/23/1965 [F-51]

 

Cantata BWV 1 []

Sandor Salgo

Carmel Bach Festival Chorale & Chorus / Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Carole Bogard; Tenor: Thomas Goleeke; Bass: William Felber

Carmel Bach Festival CBF-051

Jul 23, 1965

1 10 1/2 in. open reel audio tape

Recorded live at the Carmel Bach Festival, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 1 by S. Salgo.
Source: Online Archive of California

5

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 1 (BWV 1, 10)
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 1, Cantata No. 10
[L-1]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 

Cantata BWV 1 [25:49]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Maria Friesenhausen; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Barry McDaniel
Violin: György Terebesi, Percy Kalt; French Horn: Pierre Pierlot, Jaques Chambon; Horn: Hermann Baumann, Willy Ruetten; Bassoon: Paul Hogne; Violoncello: Jacoba Muckel; Organ, Harpsichord: Eva Hoelderlin

Erato STE-50284
Musical Heritage Society MHS-772
Erato 2584-61401-2

1965

LP / TT: 48:26
LP / TT: 48:26
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded at Concert Hall, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [25:32]
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2 - Easter

 

Cantata BWV 1 [23:15]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Hermann Baumann, Werner Meyendorf (Horn I/II); Kurt Hausmann, Andreas Schwinn (English Horn I/II); Otto Büchner, Kurt-Christian Stier (Violins I/II)
Continuo: Fritz Kiskalt (Violoncello); Herbert Duft (Double-bass); Karl Kolbinger (Bassoon); Hedwig Bilgram, Elmar Schloter (Organ)

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Jul 1968

5-CD / TT: 280:02
MP3 / TT: 279:11

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Recording Producer: Rainer Brock; Balance Engineer: Harald Baudis.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [23:15] | Complete Cantata [23:22] | Complete Cantata [23:17] | Mvt. 1: Chorus [8:15] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [T] [1:19] + Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [5:19] + Mvt. 4: Recitaive [B] [1:37]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach Cantata Wie schoen leuchtet der Morgenstern BWV 1 Karl Richter J. S. Bach : Cantata -- BWV 1 "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern" (Karl Richter) ???????????? Fischer-Dieskau sings Bach Cantata, BWV 1 Bach, J.S. - BWV 1 - 1. Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern Bach, J.S. - BWV 1 - 2. Du wahrer Gott und Marien Sohn Bach, J.S. - BWV 1 - 3. Erf?llet, ihr himmlischen, g?ttlic.. Bach, J.S. - BWV 1 - 4. Ein irdischer Glanz

7

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 1 (BWV 1-4)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-19)
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-47)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 1 (BWV 1-3)

 
 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [25:12 / 25:32]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
CMW: Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Josef de Sordi; Violas: Kurt Theiner, Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Vio: Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Herman Höbarth; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Natural Horns: Hermann Baumann, Hermann Rohrer; Oboes da caccia: Jürg Schäftlein, Karl Gruber; Bassoon: Otto Fleischmann; Organ: Herbert Tachezi, Johann Sonnleitner

Telefunken 6.35027
Teldec 8.35027 ZL
Teldec 4509-91755-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81012-2
Warner Classics 8573-81012-5
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Dec 1970; Mar-Apr 1971

2-LP / TT: 85 min
2-CD / TT: 88:32
6-CD / TT: 386:45
MP3 / TT: 384:39
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 68:27
CD / TT: 68:27
MP3 / TT: 68:19

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [25:50] | Complete Cantata [25:27] | Complete Cantata [25:35] | Complete Cantata [25:40] | Complete Cantata [25:32] | Complete Cantata: Part 1 [6:06] + Part 2 [9:36] + Part 3 [10:03] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [HD: 5:13] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [5:13] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [5:13] | Mvt. 2: Recitative & Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [6:03]
Cantatas BWV 1, BWV 2, BWV 3 [HD: 68:26]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach / Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1 (Harnoncourt) Bach - Cantate BWV 1 - Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern Bach - Cantata 'Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern' BWV 1 Johann Sebastian Bach -Cantata BWV 1- "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern" J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 1 "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern" (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) Wiener S?ngerknaben(1971) - Cantatas BWV 1.wmv Wiener S?ngerknaben(1971) - Cantate BWV 1(second part).wmv Wiener S?ngerknaben(1971) - Cantate BWV 1(3th part).wmv Peter Jelosits wiener s?ngerknaben) sings Bach Cantata #1, BWV 1, Wie Sch?n Leuchtet Der Morgenstern Bach - BWV 1 - Aria, Soprano: Erfullet, Ihr Himmlischen Gott Peter Jelosits (wiener s?ngerknaben, Boy Treble) sings Bach Cantata #1, BWV 1.wmv JS Bach Sacred Cantatas BWV 1,2,3,Nikolaus Harnoncourt

8

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 16 (Cantatas BWV 61, 191, 1)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 1 (Cantatas BWV 1-3)

 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [22:55]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Inga Nielsen; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Johannes Ritkowsky, Friedhelm Pütz (Horns); Dietmar Keller, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes da caccia); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); Wolfgang Rösch, Walter Forchert (Violins); Gerhard Mantel (Continuo Cello); Thomas Lom (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.867
Hänssler 92.001
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Feb, Apr 1980

CD / TT: 58:10
CD / TT: 65:56
MP3 / TT: 65:53

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
BWV 1: Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [HD: 23:13] | Complete Cantata [HD: 23:00] | Complete Cantata [23:03] | Complete Cantata [HD: 23:14] | Complete Cantata: Mvt. 1: Chorus [7:41] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [T] [1:15] + Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [4:46] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [1:06] + Mvt. 5: Aria [T] [6:56] + Mvt. 6: Chorale [1:40]
Cantatas BWV 1, BWV 2, BWV 3 [HD: 65:57] | Cantatas BWV 1, BWV 2, BWV 3 [65:56]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach J.S. Cantata BWV 1 Bach, BWV 1. Cantata Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern. Helmuth Rilling Bach Cantata No.1 BWV 1 J.S. Bach. Cantata "Wie Sch?n Leuchtet Der Morgenstern". BWV 1. J. S. Bach - Cantata "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern", BWV 1 (1/6) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern", BWV 1 (2/6) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern", BWV 1 (3/6) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern", BWV 1 (4/6) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern", BWV 1 (5/6) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern", BWV 1 (6/6) Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten - (BWV 1), (BWV 2), (BWV 3) Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantatas BWV 1-3

9

Bach: Kantaten BWV 140, BWV 1 [L-13]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 172, BWV 68, BWV 1
[C-2]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas II
Bach: Weihnachtskantaten BWV 1, BWV 61, BWV 40 [C-17]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [21:33 / 21:33]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia I); Heinz Stiefel (Corno da caccia II); Axel Schmidt (Oboe da caccia I); Gerhard Flade (Oboe da caccia II); Gunar Kaltofen (Violin Concertante I); Roald Reinecke (Violin Concertante II)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Reiner Hucke (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827675
Berlin Classics 0021502BC
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Leipzig Classics 0018252BC
Corona Classic Collection 0001402CCC

February 10, 12-13, 1981 & Feb 23-24, 1982 & Feb 11-12, 1983

LP / TT: 49:45
CD / TT: 59:58
MP3 / TT: 59:46
CD / TT: 59:58
CD / TT: 53:42

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter. Recording Enginneer: Horst-Dieter Käppler. Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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10

Bachkantaten nach fer “Unnaer Liedern” von Philipp Nicolai [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 1 []

Martin Weimann

Philipp-Nicolai-Kantorei Unna / Märkisches Kammerorchester

Soprano: Isabel Lippitz; Tenor: Thomas Schulze, Bass: Gerhard Faulstich
Andreas Mirchel, Stephan Kunze (Oboes); Andreas Weiß, M. Weiss (Horns); Joan Bic, Christa Gertsmeyer (Violins); Fr___ ___meier (Violoncello); Fredi Klare (Double-bass); Karola Kellner (Organ)

Philipp-Nicolai-Kantorei Unna

Jun 28, 1981

LP / TT

Recorded live at Evangelische Stadtkirche Unna, near Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

11

Brattleboro Music center presents: Marlboro Music Festival rehearsal, 1993-07-22 [F-1993]

 

Cantata BWV 1 []

Blanche Honegger Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Martha Elliott; Tenor: Patrick Romano; Baritone: André Solomon-Glover
Eric Olson (English Horn); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Joseph Carver (Double-bass); Suzanne Cleverdon (Harpsichord)

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 23, 1993

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There are also MC’s of the rehearsal from July 22, 1993.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

12

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták I [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 1 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Chamber orchestra (Lutheránia énekkar és kamarazenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Judit Németh; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Joszéf Moldvay

Lutherania

Jun 8, 1997

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 8th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

13

Bach Cantatas Vol. 21: Cambridge/Walpole St Peter
For Quinquagesima Sunday (Estomihi) (BWV 22, 23, 127, 159)
For Annunciation / Palm Sunday / Oculi (BWV 182, 54, 1)

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 1 [21:25]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Lucinda Houghton, Angela Kazimierczuk, Charlotte Mobbs, Gillian Ross, Nicola Jenkin, Katie Pringle, Elizabeth Roberts, Elin Manahan Thomas; Altos: Elinor Carter, William Towers, Robin Tyson, William Missin; Tenors: Robert Murray, Simon Davies, Paul Tindall, Andrew MacKenzie-Wicks; Basses: Jonathan Brown, Simon Oberst, Daniel Jordan, Charles Pott
EBS: Violins 1: Maya Homburger, Nicolette Moonen, Pauline Nobes, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Henrietta Wayne; Violins 2: Adrian Butterfield, Roy Mowatt, Alison Townley, Amelia Benjamin; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Lisa Cochrane, Colin Kitching, Nicolette Moonen; Cellos: Melanie Beck, Helen Verney; Double-bass: Valerie Botwright; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, James Eastaway; Bassoon: Philip Turbett: Horns: Roger Montgomery, Gavin Edwards; Organ: Howard Moody; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-118
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Mar 26, 2000

2-CD / TT: 135:04
MP3 / TT: 134:01

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Walpole St Peter, Norfolk, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia), Tiemen Boelens (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Sebastian Stein, Ientje Mooij; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 21
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [21:20]
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14

Bach Edition Vol. 18 - Cantatas Vol. 9

 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [23:08]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paelinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Marijn Takken, Cor van Twillert, Peter Bloemendaal, Frank Tros; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master) [Solo: BWV 1/1,5], Laura Johnson [Solo: BWV 1/1,5], Eva Scheytt, Pieter Affourtit, Alida Schat, Annabelle Ferdinand, Fanny Pestalozzi, Rachael Beesley, Mimi Mitchel; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam; Violoncello: Frank Wakelkamp [BWV 1/2,3,4]; Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg [BWV 1/1,3,6], Vincent van Ballegooien [BWV 1/1,6], Nico de Gier, Fernando Souza; Basssoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Natural Horns: Teunis van der Zwart, Erwin Wieringa; Timpani: Frank Aarnink; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 1/2,3,4]

Brilliant Classics 99377

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:14

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram, Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 195, BWV 1, BWV 63 [71:52]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach Cantatas: BWV 195,1,63 - Leusink

15

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 13
J.S. Bach: Cantatas for Marian Feasts (Single Volume Cantatas Vol. 2) (BWV 1, 125, 161)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [22:06]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: UIrike Grosch)

Soprano: Deborah York; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless, Kati Debrezeni (Violins); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello)
ABC: Sopranos: Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam, María-Luz Álvarez, Francine van der Heijden, Mariette Bastiaansen; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens, Marleene Goldstein; Tenors: Henk Gunneman, Geraint Roberts, Andreas Gisler, Malcolm Bennett, Marc van Heteren; Basses: Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers, Kees van Hees
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Catherine Martin, Fanny Pestalozzi, Lisa Ferguson, Alida Schat, Kati Debretzeni; Violas: Jane Rogers, Katherine McGillivray; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker; Horns: François Merand, Andrew Clark; Bassoon: Marc Vallon; Organ: Ton Koopman [recitatives & arias]; Organ: Matthew Halls [choir]; Lute: Mike Fentross

Antoine Marchand CC-72213
Antoine Marchand CC-72281

Nov 25-Dec 2, 2000

3-CD / TT: 184:24
MP3 / TT: 183:47
CD / TT: 65:56

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
See: Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [21:59]
Cantatas BWV 1, BWV 61, BWV 62, BWV 132 [72:02]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S.Bach - Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern BWV 1 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantatas BWV 1,61,62,132 Ton Koopman

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J.S. Bach Cantata Series [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 1 [22:19]

Vance George

Indiana University Singers / Indiana University Symphony Orchestra

Soloists: unknown

Indiana University School of Music

Sep 17, 2000

MC / TT: 50:29

Recorded live at Recital Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 45949839)

17

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 1

Cantata BWV 1 [24:44] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD-01

May 10, 2003

CD / TT: 66:00

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

18

J.S. Bach: Drei Kantaten zu Marienfesten (BWV 1, 125, 147) [C-1]

Cantata BWV 1 [23:41]

Ryuichi Higuchi

Chorus & Orchestra of the Bach Akademie Meiji Gakuin Tokyo

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Tenor: Jiro Takano; Bass: Takehiko Maiya

Bach Akademie Meiji Gakuin BAMG-0006

Oct 4, 2003

CD / TT: 77:37

Recorded live at Meiji Gakuin Chapel, Yokyo, Japan.

19

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 34 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) (BWV 1, 126, 127)

 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [22:23]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Carolyn Sampson, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Tamaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi, Makiko Yamashita; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Horn I: Toshio Shimada; Horn II: Sayuri Iijima; Oboes da caccia I, II: Masamitsu San’nomiya, Atsuko Ozaki; Violins I: Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader], Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violins II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Madoka Nakamaru; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Mina Fukazawa
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Bassoon: Danny Bond; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1551
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Jun 2005

SACD / TT: 59:51
MP3 / TT: 58:05

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Recording Producer: Jens Braun; Sound Engineer: Ingo Petry; Digital Editing: Bastian Schick; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Mvt. 1: Chorus [8:25]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image BWV 1 -  Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern

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Bach: Cantates Marie de Nazareth
Intégrale des cantates sacrées
Vol. 3 (BWV 147, 82, 1)

 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [21:58]

Eric J. Milnes (conductor from the positive organ)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Montréal Baroque (Artistic Director: Susie Napper)

Soprano: Monika Mauch; Counter-tenor: Matthew White; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Violins 1: Olivier Brault, Scott Metcalfe, Karol Gostynski; Violins 2: Hélène Plouffe, Jacques-André Houle, Ellie Nimeroski; Violas: Margaret Little, Kathia Robert; Cellos: Susie Napper, Jivko Georgiev; Double-bass: Pierre Cartier; Oboes, Oboes d’amore, Oboes da caccia: Matthew Jennejohn, Christopher Palameta; Bassoon: Suzanne Deserres; Trumpet: Niklas Eklund; Horns: Marjolaine Goulet, Paul Marcotte; Harpsichord: Olivier Fortin, Eric J. Milnes; Organ: Eric J. Milnes

ATMA Classique SACD2-2402
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Jun 18-21, 2006

SACD / TT: 71:25
MP3 / TT: 71:22

Recorded at Montreal Baroque Festival, Église Saint-Augustin, Saint-Augustin de Mirabel, Québec, Canada.
Produced by: Johanne Goyette; Recorded, digitally edited, and SACD prepared by: Anne-Marie Sylvestre.
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J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 6 (Sexagesima and Estomihi Sundays): "Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern" (Cantatas BWV 18, 23, 1)

 

Cantata BWV 1 [22:14]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Siri Thornhill; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25306
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Mar 2007

SACD / TT: 55:50
MP3 / TT: 55:36

Recorded at Auditorium C. Pollini, Padova, Italy.
Executive Producer: Hanno Pfisterer: Recording: Eckhard Steiger.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Complete Cantata [HD: 22:17]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach / Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1 (Kuijken)

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Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 9: Marienfeste · Marian Feasts (Kantaten · Cantatas BWV 1, 125, 147)

 

Cantata BWV 1 [24:20]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Paul Bernewitz (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Rondeau Production ROP-4039
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Mar 19-20, 2010

CD / TT: 81:06
MP3 / TT: 81:06

Recorded during the weekly Thomaskirche Leipzig: Church Services, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
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23

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 1 „Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern“ [C-34]
Ganzes Bach-Jahr 2010 im Karton-Schuber [B-4]
Bachkantaten N°3 (BWV 132, 35, 1)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 1 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Elisabeth Bronfen

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soprano: Eva Oltiványi; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Manuel Walser
Choir: Sopranos: Mirjam Berli, Susanne Frei, Guro Hjemli, Noëmi Sohn, Noëmi Tran-Rediger; Altos: Antonia Frey, Olivia Heiniger, Damaris Nussbaumer, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Marcel Fässler, Clemens Flämig, Nicolas Savoy; Basses: Philippe Rayot, Oliver Rudin, William Wood
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann, Plamena Nikitassova, Martin Korrodi, Christoph Rudolf, Ildiko Sajgo, Olivia Schenkel, Fanny Tschanz, Livia Wiersich; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboes da caccia: Kerstin Kramp, Ingo Müller; Horns: Olivier Picon, Ella Vala Armansdottir; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger; Harpsichord: Nicola Cumer

Gallus Media 88
Gallus Media 98
Gallus Media 105
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Mar 26, 2010

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:
CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 64:52

Recorded & filmed live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, introductory workshop, reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J. S. Bach Foundation.
Recording & Production: Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
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Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (Cantatas BWV 1, 48, 78 & 140) [C-5]

 
 

Cantata BWV 1 [21:17]

Karl-Friedrich Beringer

Windsbacher Knabenchor / Deutsche Kammer-Virtuosen Berlin

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Tenor: Markus Schäfer; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Sony Music 87254-09732

Oct 5-7, 2011

CD / TT: 79:41

Recorded at Hans-Thamm-Saal, Windsbach, Bavaria, Germany.
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Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern BWV 1 (excerpts) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 1: Excerpts [7:57] (from a complete performance)

Johann Jacob Van Niekerk

University of Washington Community Recital Chorus

Soprano: Jessica Gorski; Tenor: Derryl Harter; Bass: Isaiah Lin
Vocal Ensemble: Mezzo-sopranos: Deyanira Gualdron, Amanda Huntleigh; Tenors: Ryan Ellis, Brad Pierson, Brian Winnie; Baritones: Matthew Blegen, Jacob Finkle, Daehan Kim
Instrumental Ensemble: Violin 1: Allion Salvador; Ripieno 1: Heather Garbes; Harpsicord: Samuel Libra; Violin 2: Luke Fitzpatrick; Ripieno 2: Sol Im; Violoncello: Peter Ellis; Viola: Andrew Pang; English Horn: Jordan Dusek
Feature an amplified cantus firmus sung by the full female forces of the University of Washington Recital Chorus

YouTube

2012 [Published: Nov 6, 2014]

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 1: Excerpts [7:57]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach - Wie sch?n leuchtet der Morgenstern BWV 1 (excerpts)

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2001 - March 2015)
Thanks to contributors: Rainer Baruth (February-March, 2012), Peter Bright (February 2007), Dan Dews (February 2013), Rolf Günther (June 2012), Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Christian Moll (May 2010), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (May 2013), Nagamiya Tutomu (December 2005)

Cantata BWV 1: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
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