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Cantata BWV 112
Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt

Ref.

BWV 112

German Title

Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt

English Title

The Lord id my faithful shepherd (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for Misericordias Domini [2nd Sunday after Easter]
Readings: Epistle: 1 Peter 2: 21-25; Gospel: John 10: 12-16

Composed

Leipzig, 1729 or 1731
1st performance: April 8, 1731 - Leipzig

Text

Wolfgang Meuslin, after Psalm 23

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-5 | Dutch-6 | 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: Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 horns, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Arioso & Recitative | Mvt. 4: Duet | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.69 MB] | Score BGA [1.78 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 112, Faszikel 1 (BWV 112: Parts) | D LEb Thomana 112, Faszikel 2 (BWV 112: Violins & BC) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 5
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr

References

BGA: XXIV | NBA: I/11.1 | BC: A 67 | Zwang: K 182 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): New York, Pierpont Morgan Library (New York, 1985) | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 14, 2002; Week of August 3, 2008; Week of September 12, 2010

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 - Vol. 23

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 112 & BWV 185 [A-4]

Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Claire Fassbender-Luz; Contralto: Hetty Plümacher; Tenor: Klaus Stemann; Bass: Hermann Werdermann

Renaissance / Baroque / Joker

July 1951

LP / TT: 15:45

 

2

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 112 [R-2]

 

Cantatas BWV 112 [16:11]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Elisabeth Meinel-Asbahr, Alto: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus, Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

MDR Leipzig

1953

Tape / MP3

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany. Radio recording.

3

East German Revolution - J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 44 - 78 - 112 [C-12]

 

Cantata BWV 112 [15:15]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Gerda Schriever; Tenor: Peter Menzel; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster

Pilz Magma 442061-2

Mid 1970’s?

CD / TT: 62:25

Recorded in Leipzig, Germany (?). These cantatas have been selected in the material collected in the archives of the East German Radio's central library of sound recordings in Berlin during the years 1964-1989 and published under the title "East German Revolution" in 1990.

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. 35 - BWV 112-114

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 112 [13:40]

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 8573-81175-2
Warner Classics 8573-81175-5

Mar 10-16, Dec 21, 1979

2-LP / TT: 81 min
2-CD / TT: 80:59
6-CD / TT: 368:50
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 63:51
CD / TT: 63:51

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 9
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 36

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Inga Nielsen; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Dec 1980; Feb 1981

TT: 14:00

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 23: Arnstadt/Echternach
For the 1st Sunday after Easter (Quasimodogeniti)
For the 2nd Sunday after Easter (Misericordas Domini)

 
 

Cantata BWV 112 [11:37]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Norbert Meyn; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Soli Deo Gloria 131

May 7, 2000

2-CD / TT: 111:31

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Basilique St. Willibrord, Echternach, Luxembourg.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 23
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7

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 

Cantata BWV 112 [13:46]

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 99380

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 20

 
 

Cantata BWV 112 [11:21]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72220

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

3-CD / TT: 200:22

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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9

Cantata 112, Motet #2, & Mendelssohn Motet [C-11]

 

Cantata BWV 112 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Soprano: Nan Haemer; Alto: Irene Weldon; Tenor: Byron Wright; Bass: Jacob William Herbert

Bach Cantata Choir 14

Apr 26, 2009

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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10

Bach en Vallekas [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 112 [12:50]

Alberto Martínez Molina (Harpsichord & Director)

Hippocampus

Soprano: Raquel Andueza; Alto: Jordi Domènech; Tenor: Juan Sancho; Baritone: Enrique Sánchez-Ramos
Bárbara Sela (Bassoon); Xavier Blanch (Oboe, Oboe d'amore); Josep Domènech (Oboe); Anneke Scott, Rafael Mira (Natural Trumpet); Rafael Mira (Natural Trumpet); Patricia Mora (Organ)
Orchestra: Kerstin Linder-Dewan (Violín, Leader); Sarah Moffatt, Izana Soria, Isaac Martínez Pulet, Oleksandr Sora, Gabriel Sánchez (Violins); David Quiggle, Elena Borderías (Violas); Ruth Verona (Violoncello); Patxi Montero (Violone)

Arsis Pendrive GPD-5247

Mar 21, 2011

Pendrive USB / TT: 71:29

Recorded & filmed live at Iglesia de San Pedro ad Vincula de la Villa de Vallecas, Madrid, Spain. Edited by PenDrive GPD for Arsis. Realized for BOST Espacio Creativo (Pablo Martín Caminero).
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11

J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-27]

 

Cantata BWV 112 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Gödöllo Symphony Orchestra (Gódóllõi Szimfonikus Zenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Gyula Orendt; Péter Mekis (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 12, 2011

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live during 22nd Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

12

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 52 - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Cantatas · 29 · 112 · 140 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s (I))

 
 

Cantata BWV 112 [12:59]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1981
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Sep 2011

SACD / TT: 63:38
MP3 / TT: 63:29

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Rudolf Bayer (October 2003), John Grayovski (October 2006), Matthias Hansen (February 2012), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Walter Roth (June 2004), Thomas Shepherd (April 2007)

Cantata BWV 112: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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