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Cantata BWV 143
Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele [II]

Ref.

BWV 143

German Title

Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele [II]

English Title

Praise the Lord, O my soul (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for New Year's Day [Circumcision of Christ, Holy Name]
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 3: 23-29; Gospel: Luke 2: 21

Composed

Mühlhausen or Weimar, 1708-14 (Doubtful) | 1st performance: 1708-1714 ? - Mühlhausen

Text

Psalm 146: 1 (Mvt. 1); Psalm 146: 5 (Mvt. 3); Psalm 146: 10 (Mvt. 5); Jakob Ebert (Mvts. 2, 7); Anon [both Christian Weiss, Sr., and Bach have been suggested] (Mvts. 4, 6)

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

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 corni da caccia (hunting-horns), timpani, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Chorale | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Aria w/ Insrumental Chorale | Mvt. 7: Chorus (Chorale)

Score Vocal & Piano [1.11 MB] | Score BGA [2.09 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): [Bach Digital]
Chorale Melody: Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ

References

BGA: XXX | NBA: I/4 | BC: | Zwang: K 7 | First Published: ? | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | AL [Dutch] | Japanese-1 | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of January 5, 2003; Week of January 7, 2007; Week of July 26, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas Vol. 5 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 19
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 44

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Eva Csapó; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Jan, Apr 1975

TT: 13:02

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 35 - BWV 140, 143-146
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 - BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 44 - BWV 143-146

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 143 [13:14 / 13:09]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Roger Cericius (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35653
Teldec 242 630-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81166-2
Warner Classics 8573-81166-5

Jan 5-9, 1984

2-LP / TT: 103 min
2-CD / TT: 103:01
6-CD / TT: 403:41
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 74:34
CD / TT: 74:34

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
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3

Bach: Kantaten BWV 14, BWV 51, BWV 143 [L-15]
J.S. Bach: Kantaten mit Corno da caccia · Cantatas with / Cantates avec Corno da caccia (Leipzig Bach Edition)
[C-15]



 

Cantata BWV 143 [13:49 / 13:58]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Choir; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Andreas Scheibner; Corno da caccia: Ludwig Güttler
Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia I); Kurt Sandau (Corno da caccia II); Heinz Heinisch (Corno da caccia III); Gunar Kaltofen (Violin I); Eberhard Palm (Violin II); Lutz Klepel (Bassoon); Karl Mehlig (Timpani)
Continuo: Siegfried Hunger (Violoncello); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Lutz Klepel (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827887
Capriccio 10027

Apr-May 1984

LP / TT: 49:03
CD / TT: 49:42

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Supervision: Bernd Runge; Recording Engineer: Eberhard Richter.
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 5 - BWV 18, 143, 152, 155, 161

 
 

Cantata BWV 143 [12:53]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Ingrid Schmithüsen; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada, Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 841

Feb, Jun, Jul 1997

CD / TT: 78:17

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 5 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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5

Bach Cantatas Vol. 17: Berlin
For for New Year’s Day
For the Sunday after New Year

 
 

Cantata BWV 143 [12:32]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 150

Jan 1, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:54

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Gethsemanekirche in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10
J.S. Bach: The Famous Cantatas
[B-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 143 [14:02]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99378
United Classics T2CD-2012125

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48
5-CD / TT: 271:39

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 21

 
 

Cantata BWV 143 [11:36]

Ton Koopman

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

Sopranos: Sandrine Piau; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72221

Nov 26-Dec 3, 2001 [Mvts. 1, 2, 5, 7]
Oct 13-19, 2003 [Mvts. 3-4, 6]

3-CD / TT: 197:59

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Ehud Shiloni (August 2006)

Cantata BWV 143: Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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