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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 142
Uns ist ein Kind Geoboren

Ref.

BWV 142 / Anh. II 023

German Title

Uns ist ein Kind Geoboren

English Title

Unto us a child is born

Event

Cantata for Christmas Day
Readings: Epistle: Titus 2: 11-14 / Isaiah 9: 2-7; Gospel: Luke 2: 1-14

Composed

Leipzig, 1720 ?, probably by Johann Kuhnau

Text

Erdmann Neumeister

Text: German-5 | German-6 | Translations: Chinese-2 | English-3I | English-3P | English-10 | Russian-1 | Russian-3

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus [SATB]
Orchestra: 2 recorders, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo

Score Vocal & Piano [1.27 MB] | Score BGA [1.87 MB]
Capella: Mvt. 2 [cap]

References

BGA: XXX | NBA: I/41 | BC: - | Zwang: - | First Published:

Commentary

Crouch

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of October 26, 1999; Week of March 28, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions (3rd round)
Discussions of Non-Bach Cantatas: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D Major & Cantata BWV 142 [C-4]

Cantata BWV 142 []

Kurt Redel

Choir and Orchestra "Pro Arte" Munich

Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Heinz Rehfuss

Philips / Universo / Electrecord

Mar 1, 1964

LP / TT:

 

2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 62 & BWV 142 [L-5]
J.S. Bach: Cantata 142, 65 & Magnificat
[C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 142 [17:45]

Heinz Markus Göttsche

Mannheim Bach Choir / Heidelberger Kammerorchester

Soprano: Petrina Kruse; Alto: Sabine Kirchner; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer; Bass: Edmund Illerhaus

Da Camera SM-94015
Oryx BACH-1112
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1693
Baroque Music Club BACH-721

Oct 15-16, 1966

LP / TT: 39:19
LP / TT: 39:19
LP / TT: 39:19
CD / TT: 77:43

Recorded at Christuskirche Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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CD: Baroque Music Club

3

J.S. Bach a Notre Dame - Les grandes canatates des féte [C-2]

Cantata BWV 142 []

R.P. Émile Martin

Les Chanteurs De Saint-Eustache / Orchestre Des Concerts Colonne

Alto: Jocelyne Taillon; Tenor: Manuel Cid-Jimenez; Bass: Roger Soyer

Les Chantiers Du Carnaval CDC-5

Jun 17, 1971

LP / TT:

Recorded live at Notre-Dame de Paris, France.

4

Uns ist ein Kind geboren: Baroque Christmas Cantatas [C-1]

Cantata BWV 142 [14:22]

Patrick Peire

Capella Brugensis / Collegium Instrumentale Brugense

Counter-tenor: Artur Stefanowicz; Tenor: Rodrigo Orrego; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Eufoda

1998

CD / TT: 50:41

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5

The Apocryphal Bach Cantatas II (Apokryphal Works 3) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 142 [13:34]

Wolfgang Helbich

Alsfelder Vokalensemble / I Febiarmionici

Counter-tenor: Henning Voss; Tenor: Henning Kaiser; Bass: Ralf Grobe

CPO 999985

Feb 22-25 & Jun 6-7, 2001

CD / TT: 58:48

Recorded at Radio Bremen Sendesaal, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 1999 - June 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (May 2004), Teddy Kaufman (February 2007), Peter Schmidt (May 2005)

Cantata BWV 142: Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions | Discussions of Non-Bach Cantatas: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

Johann Kuhnau: Short Biography | Cantata BWV 142 | Motet Tristis est anima mea / Der Gerechte kömmt um | Passions-Pasticcio BWV 1088 | Johann Kuhnau & Bach | Music

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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