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Cantata BWV 113
Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

Ref.

BWV 113

German Title

Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

English Title

Lord Jesus Christ, you highest good (by Francis Browne)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 11th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-10; Gospel: Luke 18: 9-14
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 11th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: August 20, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Bartholomäus Ringwaldt (Mvts. 1, 2, 4, 8); Anon (Mvts. 3-7)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-1 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale: Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: transverse flute, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Chorale | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative & Chorale | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 8: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.89 MB] | Score BGA [2.45 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 8
Capella: Mvt. 8 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

References

BGA: XXIV | NBA: I/20 | BC: A 122 | Zwang: K 84 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): Stuttgart, Internationale Bachakademie | Provenance

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussons

Week of August 11, 2002; Week of August 6, 2006; Week of November 20, 2011; Week of August 10, 2014

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas Vol. 24 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-05793 [R-50]

 

Cantata BWV 113 [27:25]

Max Thurn

Chor des Eppendorfer Gymnasiums (Rehearsal: Heinz Zabel)

Soprano: Hanna Lohde; Alto: Ursula Zollenkopf; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Erich Wenk
Günther Ludzuweit (Flute solo); Johannes Schloemer (Oboe d'amore 1); Wilhelm Schaper (Oboe d'amore 2)
Basso continuo: Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello continuo); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass); Günter Jeroschewitz (Organ)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Jun 18-19, 1959

Tape: TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 48 (Cantatas BWV 199, 113, 25)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 36 (Cantatas BWV 112-114)

 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [26:10]

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Niklaus Tüller
Peter-Lukas Graf (Flute); Günther Passin (Oboe, Oboe d'amore); Thomas Schwartz (Oboe, Oboe d'amore); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); Jürgen Wolf (Continuo Cello); Jakoba Hanke (Violoncello) [Mvt. 7]; Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Harro Bertz (Double-bass) [Mvt. 7]; Martha Schuster (Harpsichord, Positive Organ); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ) [Mvt. 7]

Hänssler 98.810
Hänssler 92.036
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CD-1: Mar-Apr 1973; May 1981 (Mvt. 7)
CD-2: Mar 1973; May 1981 (Mvt. 7)

CD / TT: 68:13
CD / TT: 65:50
MP3 / TT: 66:45

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Sonopress Tontechnik Gütersloh [Mvts. 1-6,8], Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg [Mvt. 7]; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 113: Complete Cantata [26:41] | Cantatas BWV 112, BWV 113, BWV 114 [66:48]
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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 113 [25:37]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Sebastian Hennig (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Boy Alto: Detlef Bratschke (Soloists of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
LC: Frans Brüggen, (Transverse Flute); Ku Ebbinge, Bruce Haynes (Oboes, Oboes d’amore); Marie Leonhardt, François Fernandez, Alda Stuurop, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Nicolette Moonen (Violins); Staas Swierstra, Wiel Peeters, Ruth Hesseling (Violas); Wouter Möller, Lidewij Schijfes (Violoncellos); Nicholas Paap (Violone); Ab Koster, Jos Konings, Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen [Mvts. 1,2,6,8] (Organ)

Telefunken 6.3557
Teldec 242 606-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
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Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81175-2
Warner Classics 8573-81175-5

Nov 1-5, 1980

2-LP / TT: 81 min
2-CD / TT: 80:59
6-CD / TT: 368:50
MP3 / TT: 367:55
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 63:51
CD / TT: 63:51

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 113: Complete Cantata [25:40] | Complete Cantata [25:57] | Cantatas BWV 112, BWV 113, BWV 114 [63:49]
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Music Download CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


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Bach Edition Vol. 4 - Cantatas Vol. 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [24:53]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Herjan Pullen, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Even Baarsen, Evert Jan Engeltjes; Counter-tenors: Arjan Doktor, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Arjen Nap, Edwin Smit, Fre Dirk can Reest, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver; Tenors: Frans Benschop, Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Peter Bloemendaal, Marijn Takken; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Richard Guldenaar, Willem van der Hoorn, Sebastian Holz, Toon van Wezep
NBC: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Alida Schat, Ammelies van der Vegt, Mimi Mitchel, Elin Eriksson, Judith Steenbrink, Rachael Beesley, Wander Visser (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp (Violoncello); Robert Franenberg, Maggie Urquhart, Jan Hollestelle (Double-bass); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Eduard Wesley, Nico de Gier (Oboes); Trudy va der Wulp, Henriëtte Bakker (Bassoons); Kate Clark, Marion Moonen (Transverse Flute); Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp, Bert Mooiman (Organ); Maartin Mans (Church Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99363

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 292:15

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance Enginner & Recording Engineer: Louis van Emmerk.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 113, BWV 42 [52:43]
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J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 11

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [23:10]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Cello); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe, Oboe d'amore)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Francine van der Heijden, Vera Lansink, Annemieke Rademaker, Caroline Stam; Altos: Stephen Carter, Marleene Goldstein, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Malcolm Bennett, Geert Berghs, Andreas Gisler, Henk Gunneman, Geraint Roberts, John Wright; Basses: Matthijs Mesdag, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Kati Debrezeni, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Marshall Marcus, Fanny Pestalozzi, Alida Schat, Sebastiaan van Vucht (Violins); Martin Kelly, Marina Asscherson (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Cellos); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker (Oboes, Oboes d'amore); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Marc Vallon (Bassoon); Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord) [recitatives & arias]; Bernard Winsemius (Organ) [choir]; Mike Fentross (Lute)

Erato 8573-80215-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211
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Oct 1999

3-CD / TT: 191:36
3-CD / TT: 191:36
MP3 / TT: 191:04

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound engineer & editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 113: Complete Cantata [23:12]
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J.S. Bach: Trinity Cantatas II [C-12]

 

Cantata BWV 113 [24:16]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists (on authentic instruments)

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Nicola Jenkin, Gillian Keith, Elin Manahan Thomas, Belinda Yates; Altos: Mark Chambers, David Clegg, Frances Jellard, William Towers; Tenors: John Bowley, Andrew Busher, Vernon Kirk, Robert Murray; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Christopher Foster, Thomas Guthrie, Charles Pott
EBS: Kati Debretzeni, Penelope Spencer, Oliver Webber, Rebecca Livermore, Rodolfo Richter (Violin I); Anne Schumann, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Matthew Truscott, Daphna David (Violin II); Annette Isserlis, Nicola Akeroyd, Rachel Byrt (Violas); David Watkin, Ruth Alford (Cellos); Judith Evans (Double-bass); Rachel Beckett (Recorder, Flute); Marcel Ponseele, James Eastaway (Oboes); Philip Turbett (Bassoon); Silas Standage (Organ); Howard Moody (Harpsichord)

Archiv Produktion 463591
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Sep 3, 2000

CD / TT: 64:20
MP3 / TT: 63:55

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK.
Executive Producers: Dr. Isabella de Sabata, Sid McLauchlan; Recording Producer: Martha de Francisco; Balance Engineer: Rainer Maillard; Recording Engineers: Jürgen Bulgrin, Dagmar Birwe; Editing: Dagmar Birwe.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 113 [24:40]: Part 1 [12:42] + Par 2 [11:58]
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Bach Cantatas (Cantatas BWV 179, 199, 113) [D-1]

 

Cantata BWV 113 [26:28]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges

BBC Opus Arte OA-0816D

Sep 3, 2000

DVD / TT: 127 min

Recorded & filmed live at St Davids Cathedral, Dyfed, UK.
Probably the same recording as [C-12] above.
See: Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 113: Complete Cantata [HD: 26:27] | Mvt. 1: Chorus [3:31] | Cantatas BWV 113, BWV 179, BWV 199 [68:02] | Cantatas BWV 113, BWV 179, BWV 199 [HD: 68:02]
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J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 24 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 8, 33, 113

 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [24:19]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Mikiko Suzuki; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Jun Suzuki, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Yoshiya Hida, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader]; Transverse Flute: Liliko Maeda; Oboe/Oboe d’amore I: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe/Oboe d’amore II/: Atsuko Ozaki; Violin I: Natsumi Wakamatsu, Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violin II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Kaori Toda; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Double-bass: Shigeru Sakurai; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dosaka; Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS 1351
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Sep 6-10, 2002

CD / TT: 67:37
MP3 / TT: 67:26

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Balance Engineer: Jens Braun; Ptuduce: Thore Brinkmann; Digital Editing: Julian Schwenkner.
See: Cantatas Vol. 24 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-27]

 

Cantata BWV 113 []

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]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2002 - August 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), David Sherr (November 2004)

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