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Cantata BWV 111
Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit

Ref.

BWV 111

German Title

Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit

English Title

May my God’s will always be done (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany
Readings: Epistle: Romans 12: 17-21; Gospel: Matthew 8: 1-13

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: January 21, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Markgraf Albrecht von Brandenburg (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | Dutch-9 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.02 MB] | Score BGA [2.34 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach St 399, Faszikel 1 (BWV 111: Violins & BC) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 399, Faszikel 2 (BWV 111: Parts) | PL Kj Mus. ms. Bach P 880 [frueher D B Mus. ms. Bach P 880] (BWV 111: Mvts.) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit

References

BGA: XXIV | NBA: I/6 | BC: A 36 | Zwang: K 109 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): Kraków, Biblioteka Jagiellońske | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of January 26, 2003; Week of February 18, 2007; Week of January 17, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas BWV 72, 73, 111, 156 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas II
J.S. Bach: Kantaten
7. Folge
J.S. Bach: Das Kanatenwerk - BWV 73, BWV 111
[LA-2]
Bach: Kantaten [LO-1]

 

Cantata BWV 111 [19:42]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Annegret Häussler; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Berlin / Leipzig Classics
Eterna 820-522
Eurodisc 71-532
Orbis 76-750

Jan 1953

CD / TT: 68:08
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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2

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 2 - Cantatas IV
J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 68, Kantate Nr. 111 [L-3]

Kurt Thomas

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Elisabeth Grümmer; Alto: Marga Höffgen; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Theo Adam

Berlin / Leipzig Classics
Eterna 820 210

May-Jun 1960

CD / TT: 22:10
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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3

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: Avent und Weihnachten · Advent and Christmas · Advent et Nöel
Bach: Advent and Christmas Cantatas
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 111 [21:42]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Mar-Apr 1972

4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 277:06
4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 276:12

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 28 - BWV 111-114
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. 34 - BWV 109-111

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 111 [17:08]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Markus Huber (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35573
Teldec 242 606-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81176-2
Warner Classics 8573-81176-5

Feb 1, Mar 16-17, Dec 20, 1979

2-LP / TT: 81 min
2-CD / TT: 80:59
6-CD / TT: 368:50
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 67:48
CD / TT: 67:48

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 23
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 35

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Feb, Apr, Dec 1980

TT: 19:50

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2

 
 

Cantata BWV 111 [19:23]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99364

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the 3rd Sunday of Epiphany [C-8]

 

Cantata BWV 111 [15:01]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Contralto: Sara Mingardo; Tenor: Julian Podger; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Archiv Produktion 463582

Jan 22-24, 2000

CD / TT: 57:18

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Chisea di San Marco, Milan, Italy.
See: Cantatas BWV 72, 73, 111, 156 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 

Cantata BWV 111 [15:37]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 8573-85842-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211

Mar 2000

3-CD / TT: 201:13

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 32 - BWV 111, 123, 124, 125

 

Cantata BWV 111 [16:40]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Andreas Weller, Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1501

Feb 2005

SACD / TT: 74:28

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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10

J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-25]
J.S. Bach: Kantate, Was willst du dich betrüben BWV 107; Kantate, Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit BWV 111
[C-25]

 

Cantata BWV 111 [19:08]

Salamon Kamp

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

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Katalin Gémes; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Gyula Orendt; Borbála Dobozy (Harpsichord); Péter Mekis (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 13, 2010

TV Broadcast / TT: 39:08
MP3 / TT:

Recorded live during 21st Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Watch this performance on YouTube: Complete Cantata BWV 111 [19:08]
Listen with score of BWV 111 on YouTube: Part 1 [9:58] | Part 2 [9:08]

11

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 111 “Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit” [D-54]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St.Gallen "Bach erlebt" VI - Das Bach-Jahr 2012 [B-6]
Bachkantaten N°10 (BWV 66, 84, 111)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 111 []

Conductor, harpsichord: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Bernd Rüthers

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Noëmi Sohn-Nad; Alto: Claude Eichenberger; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Peter Harvey
Choir: Sopranos: Susanne Frei, Olivia Fündeling, Guro Hjemli, Noëmi Sohn-Nad, Noëmi Tran-Rediger; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Damaris Nussbaumer, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Marcel Fässler, Manuel Gerber, Nicolas Savoy; Basses: Fabrice Hayoz, Manuel Walser, Philippe Rayot
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Dorothee Mühleisen; Viola: Susanna Hefti; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboe: Kerstin Kramp, Andreas Helm; Organ: Nicola Cumer

Gallus Media 144
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Jan 20, 2012

DVD / TT:
10-DVD / TT:
CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 58:50

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland. Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - June 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Dan Dews (March 2014), Matthias Hansen (June 2008, June 2009), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002)

Cantata BWV 111: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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

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