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Cantata BWV 103
Ihr werdet weinen und heulen

Ref.

BWV 103

German Title

Ihr werdet weinen und heulen

English Title

Ye shall weep and lament (by Alec Robertson, Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Jubilate [3rd Sunday after Easter]
Readings: Epistle: 1 Peter 2: 11-20; Gospel: John 16: 16-23

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: April 22, 1725 - Leipzig
2nd performance: April 15, 1731 - Leipzig

Text

John 16: 20 (Mvt. 1); Paul Gerhardt (Mvt. 6); Christiane Mariane von Ziegler (Mvts. 2-5) [W. Murray Young suggests J.S. Bach emended the text with the help of either Picander or Christian Weiss, Jr.]

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Barmherzger Vater, höchster Gott

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: trumpet, piccolo flute, transverse flute, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus & Arioso | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.87 MB] | Score BGA [2.56 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 122 (BWV 103: Mvts.) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 63 (BWV 103: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit

References

BGA: XXIII | NBA: /11.2 | BC: A 69 | Zwang: K 119 | First Published: BG, 1830 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 21, 2002; Week of April 22, 2007; Week of September 26, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 24
Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas IV
J.S. Bach: Kantaten
3. Folge

Cantata BWV 103 [19:27]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Alto: Eva Fleischer; Tenor: Gert Lutze

Berlin / Leipzig Classics
Eterna 820-454

Mar 1951

CD / TT: 74:45
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 25 & BWV 103 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 46 - 105 - 25 - 103 [BMC]

Günter Graulich

Motettenchor Stuttgart / Heidelberger Kammerorchester

Alto: Margarete Waldbauer; Tenor: Raimund Gilvan; Bass: August Messthaler

Cantate / Oryx / Baroque Music Club

Mid 1960's ?

TT: 20:31

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3

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 22
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 103, Cantata No. 200, Cantata No. 118, Cantata No. 7 [L-22]
Bach Cantatas: Volume 1

Cantata BWV 103 [17:45]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Alto: Barbara Scherler; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Erato STU-70342
Musical Heritage Society MHS-928
Erato 2584-61401-2

Jul 1966

LP / TT: 42:12
LP / TT: 42:12
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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4

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 8: BWV 103, BWV 85, BWV 86, BWV 144 [D-8]

 
 

Cantata BWV 103 [16:46]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Alto: Marie-Luise Gilles; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: unknown
Fred Schweinfurter (Oboe d’amore); Hans Bogacki (Oboe d’amore)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 208001

Late 1960’s ? (P 2008)

CD / TT 65:55

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 26 - BWV 103-106
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. 32 - BWV 103-105

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 103 [16:24 / 16:12]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35558
Teldec 242 602-2 ZK
Teldec 4509-91760-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81178-2
Warner Classics 8573-81178-5

Jan 5-7, 1980

2-LP / TT: 77 min
CD / TT: 76:29
6-CD / TT: 368:50
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 56:02
CD / TT: 56:02

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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6

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 32
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 33

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Dec 1980; Mar, May 1981

TT: 16:15

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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7

Bach Edition Vol. 12 - Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 103 [16:39]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99371

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 286:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 24: Altenburg/Warwick
For the 3rd Sunday after Easter (Jubilate)
For for the 4th Sunday after Easter (Cantate)

 
 

Cantata BWV 103 [15:10]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Julian Clarkson

Soli Deo Gloria 107

May 14, 2000

2-CD / TT: 128:41

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Schlosskirche, Altenburg, Germany.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 24
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9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 14

 
 

Cantata BWV 103 [13:47]
Appendix:
Chorus Ihr werdet weinen und heulen (Mvt. 1) [5:02]
Recitative for Tenor Wer sollte nicht in Klagen untergehn (Mvt. 2) [0:35]
Aria for Alto Kein Arzt ist außer dir zu finden (Mvt. 3) [3:48]
Appendix: alternative versions for Mvt. 1 and Mvt. 3, which belong to a subsequent performance of 1731. The parts Bach added later confirm that the recorder (flauto piccolo) is replaced by a transverse flute.

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72214

Mar 5-16, 2001

3-CD / TT: 205.31

Includes appendix. Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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10

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 36 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) - BWV 6, 42, 103, 108

 
 

Cantata BWV 103 [14:24]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Dominik Wörner

BIS 1611

Feb 2006

SACD / TT: 75:31

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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11

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 103 „Ihr werdet weinen und heulen“ [C-35]

 

Cantata BWV 103 []

Rudolf Lutz

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Alto: Ruth Sandhoff; Tenor: Andreas Weller; Bass: ?

Gallus Media

Apr 23, 2010

DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2002 - April 2012)
Thanks to conbtributors: Peter Bright (August 2007), Matthias Hansen (July 2006, June 2009), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012, April 2012), John Pike (May 2005), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004)

Cantata BWV 103: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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