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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

Cantata BWV 116
Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ

Ref.

BWV 116

German Title

Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ

English Title

Thou Prince of Peace, Lord Jesus Christ (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 25th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18; Gospel: Matthew 24: 15-28
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 25th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: November 26, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Jakob Ebert (Mvts. 2, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

German-1 | German-6 | 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-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-5 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo (with horn added for the two chorale movements)
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria (Trio) | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.73 MB] | Score BGA [2.19 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 116 (BWV 116: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Complete | Mvt. 6 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Scores
Chorale Melody: Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ

References

BGA: XXIV | NBA: I/27 | BC: A 164 | Zwang: K 99 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 27, 2003; Week of November 12, 2006; Week of September 30, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 28 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Cantatas Vol. 5 - Sundays after Trinity II

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Trudeliese Schmidt; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Feb 1977; Feb-Mar, May-Jun 1978

TT: 17:22

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 29 - BWV 115-117, 119
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. 36 - BWV 115-117

 
 

Cantata BWV 116 [14:34]

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: Philippe Huttenlocher

Telefunken 6.35577
Teldec 242 608-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81174-2
Warner Classics 8573-81174-5

Dec 14+20, 1979; May 28, 1980

2-LP / TT: 82 min
2-CD / TT: 81:37
6-CD / TT: 368:50
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 56:20
CD / TT: 56:20

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 58
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 37

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

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

Hänssler

Feb, Apr 1980

TT: 17:57

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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4

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 116 [15:52]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99368

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 276:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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5

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 

Cantata BWV 116 [16:14]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; 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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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 9: Lund / Leipzig
For the 17th Sunday after Trinity
For the 18th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 116 [15:29]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Soli Deo Gloria 159

Oct 22, 2000

2-CD / TT: 138:41

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 28 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 26, 62, 116, 139

 

Cantata BWV 116 [17:15]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1451

Mar 16-19, 2004

SACD / TT: 68:44

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 28 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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8

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 14

Cantata BWV 116 [16:37] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Masatoshi Sasaki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miwako Horii

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 14

May 15, 2005

CD / TT: 65:08

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 15: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" - Cantatas BWV 52 · 60 · 116 · 140

 

Cantata BWV 116 [16:23]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Yeree Suh; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25315

Dec 5-8, 2011

SACD / TT: 71:16

Recorded at Beguinenhofkerk, Sint Truiden, Belgium.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - February 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Peter Bright (July 2005), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012)

Cantata BWV 116: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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