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Cantata BWV 100
Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan [III]

Ref.

BWV 100

German Title

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan [III]

English Title

What God does, that is done well [III] (by Francis Browne)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 15th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 5: 25 - 6: 10; Gospel: Matthew 6: 23-34
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 15th Sunday after Trinity
or Unspecified occasion, or For any occasion

Composed

Leipzig, 1732-1735
1st performance: 1732-1735 - Leipzig
2nd performance: c1737 - Leipzig
3rd performance: c1742 - Leipzig

Text

Samuel Rodigast

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-5 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 horns, timpani, transverse flute, oboes d’amore, 2 violins, violoncello, violone, viola, organ, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Duet | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.48 MB] | Score BGA [4.03 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 159 (BWV 100: Mvts.) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 97 (BWV 100: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Chorale Melody: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

References

BGA: XXII | NBA: I/34 | BC: A 191 | Zwang: K 188 | First Published: BG, 1875 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 28, 2003; Week of September 21, 2008; Week of July 21, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 100 & BWV 175 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 100 [24:17]

Heinz Wunderlich

Kantorei St. Jacobi Hamburg / Hamburger Kammerorchester.(Hamburg Chamber Orchestra)

Soprano: Lisa Schwarzweller; Alto: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Carl-Heinz Müller

Cantate 651208
Soli Deo Gloria 610107
Vanguard Evereyman Classics SRV-230SD
Musical Heritage Society 1357

Jun 1961

LP / TT: 41:27

Recorded at St Jacobi, Hamburg, Germany.

2

Bach Cantatas Vol. 4 - Sundays after Trinity I

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Mar, Oct 1976; June 1977

TT: 23:28

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 25 - BWV 99-102
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 6 - BWV 100-117
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 31 - BWV 100-102

 
 

Cantata BWV 100 [23:42 / 23:47]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Detlef Bratschke (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35443
Teldec 8.35443 ZL & 242 584-2
Teldec 4509-91760-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81179-2
Warner Classics 8573-81179-5

Sep 16-19, 1979

2-LP / TT: 88 min
2-CD / TT: 87:50
6-CD / TT: 368:50
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 69:31
CD / TT: 69:31

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
Listen on YouTube: Complete Cantata [23:44]
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Warner CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach - Cantate BWV 100 - Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 7
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 32

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Oct 1983; Mar 1984

TT: 22:10

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: July, Sep-Oct 1983; July 1984. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Kantaten O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe BWV 34; Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten BWV 93; Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan BWV 100 [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 100 [23:47]

Karl-Friedrich Beringer

Windsbacher Knabenchor / Deutsche Kammer-Virtuosen Berlin

Soprano: Susanne Winter; Alto: Rebecca Martin; Tenor: Markus Schäfer; Bass: Sebastian Bluth

Rondeau Production ROP-2007

Jul 31 & Aug 1, 1999

CD / TT: 60:21

Recorded live at Kirche St. Gumbertus, Ansbach, Germany.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 15 - Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 100 [23:03]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99374

Jan-Feb 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:16

Recorded at St. Nico, Elburg, Holland.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 100, 108, 18 [53:10]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image JS Bach Cantatas BWV 100,108,18,Leusink

7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 8: Bremen / Santiago
For the 15th Sunday after Trinity
For the 16th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 100 [21:02]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 104

Sep 28, 2000

2-CD / TT: 145:04

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Germany.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 21

 
 

Cantata BWV 100 [19:46]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Choir Master: Ulrike Grosch)

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72221

May 9-14, 2002 [Mvt. 2, 3, 5]
Sep 25-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvt. 4]
Feb 23-24/2003 [Mvts. 1, 6]

3-CD / TT: 197:59

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
Listen on YouTube: Complete Cantata [20:12] | Part 1 [7:00] | Part 2 [7:41] | Part 3 [5:05]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach Cantata BWV 100 "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" J. S. Bach - Cantata "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" BWV 100 (1/3) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" BWV 100 (2/3) J. S. Bach - Cantata "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" BWV 100 (3/3)

9

J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-17]

 

Cantata BWV 100 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Kamaraszimfónikusok)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Judit Németh; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Péter Cser; Péter Mekin (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 2, 2008

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live during 19th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

10

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 54 - Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe, Cantatas · 14 · 100 · 197 · 197a (Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s (III))

 
 

Cantata BWV 100 [20:08]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Jean-François Madeuf (Trumpet); Kiyomi Suga (Flauto traverso); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d’amore); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)

BIS 2021

Sep 2012

SACD / TT: 75:40

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan. Producer: Jens Braun; Sound engineer: Andreas Ruge; Tuner: Akimi Hayashi.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - August 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Peter Schmidt (August 2006), Ehud Shiloni (August 2006)

Cantata BWV 100: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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