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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 151
Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt

Ref.

BWV 151

German Title

Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt

English Title

Sweet comfort, my Jesus comes (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for the 3rd Day of Christmas [St John's Day]
Readings: Epistle: Hebrews 1: 1-14 / Ecclesiastical Letters 15: 1-8; Gospel: John 1: 1-14
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Christmas

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: December 27, 1725 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1728-1731 - Leipzig

Text

Georg Christian Lehms (Mvts. 1-4); Nikolaus Herman (Mvt. 5)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7 | 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 | Hebrew-6 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: transverse flute, oboe d'amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria [S] | Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 3: Aria [A] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [0.97 MB] | Score BGA [1.28 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach St 89 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 5
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Score Examples: Continuo 4 - Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich

References

BGA: XXXII | NBA: I/3.1 | BC: A 17 | Zwang: K 134 | First Published: BG, 1886 | Autograph score (facsimile): Coburg, Kunstsammlungen der Veste | Provenance

Commentaries

English: BCW | Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Disussions

Week of June 22, 2003; Week of August 19, 2007; Week of June 7, 2009; Week of December 18, 2016

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Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 15
Cantatas Vol. 43 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: 00-68992 [R-3]

 

Cantata BWV 151 [19:25]

Max Thurn

NDR-Chor / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Maria Cikursch; Alto: Margrit Franke; Tenor: Günther Genersch; Bass: Horst Sellentin
Helmut Stirnagel (Flute); Johannes Schlömer (Oboe d'amore); Gerhard Gregor (Organ)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Dec 21-23, 1953

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Nos. 157 · 55 · 151 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 151 []

Kurt Redel

Choir and Orchestra "Pro Arte" Munich

Soprano: Hanni Mack; Contralto: Anne Munch; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Herbert Brauer
Kurt Kalmus (Oboe d'Amore); Kurt Redel (Flute); Reibhold Barchet (Violin); Max Braun (Cello); Franz Ortner (Double-bass); Jakob Weissenbach (Harpsichord)

Erato LDE-3044
Westminster XWN-18768
Musical Heritage Society MHS-594

Mar 31-Apr 4, 1956

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.


3

J.S. Bach: Kantaten Ich Bin Ein Guter Hirt (BWV 85); Cantata 85; Süsser Trost, Mein Jesus Kommt (BWV 151) [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 151 []

Anthon van der Horst

Koor Nederlandse Bach Vereniging / Nederlands Kamerorkest

Soprano: Hélène Ludolph, Alto: Wilhelmine Matthès; Tenor: Tom Brand; Bass: Hermann Schey
Hubert Barwahser (Flute); Haakon Stotijn (Oboe d'amore)
Continuo: Albert de Klerk (Organ); Johan de Nobel (Cello); Bernard Spieler (Double-bass)

Telefunken LT-6604

1957

LP / TT:

Recorded in the Netherlands.

4

Telemann: Adventskantate; Bach: Weihnachtskantate [C-1]
Telemann: Kantate "Machet die Tore weit"; J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 151 "Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt"
[C-1]
Telemann: Cantate: "Machet die Tore weit"; J.S. Bach: Cantate No. 151: "Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt"
[C-1]
G.P. Telemann: Cantata, Machet die Tore weit; J.S. Bach: Cantata Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt BWV 151
[C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 151 [18:53]

Wilfried Böttcher

Wiener Kammerorchester & Barock-Chor [SMS-2486]
Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus [H-71182]

Soprano: Teresa Stich-Randall; Mezzo-soprano: Nedda Casei; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ernst Schramm

Concert Hall SMS-2486
Ex Libris SMS-2486
Guilde Internationale Du Disque SMS-2486
Nonesuch Records H-71182

1965

LP / TT: 35:51
LP / TT: 35:51
LP / TT: 35:51
LP / TT: 35:51

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.

5

Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas & 13 Sinfonias [C-3]
J.S. Bach: 10 Festkantaten [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 151 [19:10]

Helmut Winschermann

Westfälische Kantorei Herford / Deutsche Bachsolisten

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Birgit Finnilä; Tenor: Dieter Ellenbeck; Bass: ?

Philips 454346
Philips 6542806-810

Jun 1968

5-CD / TT: 352:39
10-LP / TT:

Recorded at...
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Complete Cantata [19:41]

6

Britten at Aldeburgh (BBC) - Bach: Cantatas 102 & 151 [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 151 [19:06]

Benjamin Britten

Wandsworth School Boys' Choir / English Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Heather Harper; Contralto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Peter Pears; Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk

Decca (BBC) 468819-2

Dec 22, 1968

CD / TT: 78:51

Recorded live at St. Andrews Church, Holbor, England, during Aldeburgh Festival.
Remastering: Derek Horsman; For BBC Music: Mark Barrett.
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7

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 63 (BWV 57, 64, 151)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 46 (Cantatas BWV 148-151)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 151 [18:09]

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Nobuko Gamo-Yamamoto; Alto: Hildegard Laurich; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Hanns-Friedrich Kunz
Peter-Lukas Graf (Flute); Ingo Goritzki (Oboe d'amore); Hannelore Michel (Continuo Cello); Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.825
Hänssler 92.046
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Feb 1971

CD / TT: 66:12
CD / TT: 70:58
MP3 / TT: 70:58

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg Germany.
Recording: Sonopress Tontechnik, Gütersloh; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck, Wolfram Wehnert.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Mvt. 1: Aria [S] [3:57]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 148, BWV 149, BWV 150, BWV 151 [HD: 70:59] | Cantatas BWV 148, BWV 149, BWV 150, BWV 151 [70:59]
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8

Bach: Weihnachtskonzert in der St. Annen-Kirche Berlin-Dahlem [C-1]

Cantata BWV 151 []

Elfriede Haase

Kantorei und Kammerorchester der Jesus-Christus-Kirche

Soprano: Brigitte Ganady; Alto: Altsuko Kono; Tenor: Bernd Lange; Bass: Klaus Gutsche

Mixtur-Schallplatten 349

Dec 16, 1973

CD / TT: 78:24

Recorded live at St.Annen-Kirche Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 36 (BWV 147-151)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 (BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162)
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 (BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 46 (BWV 150-153)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 151 [16:18]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Sebastian Hennig (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
LC: ; Transverse Flute: Ricardo Kanji; Oboes d'amore: Ku Ebbinge [BWV 151/4], Bruce Haynes; Violins: Marie Leonhardt, Lucy van Dael [BWV 151/4], Alda Stuurop, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Marc Destrubé; Violas: Staas Swierstra, Ruth Hesseling; Bassoon: Frans R. Berkhout; Violoncellos: Wouter Möller [BWV 151/1-3-5], Lindewij Schijfes; Violone: Antonie Woodrow; Organ: Gustav Leonhardt [BWV 151/4], Bob van Asperen

Telefunken 6.35654
Teldec 8.35654 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
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Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81164-2
Warner Classics 8573-81164-5
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Jan 1984

2-LP / TT: 101 min
2-CD / TT: 100:57
6-CD / TT: 403:41
MP3 / TT: 400:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 66:30
CD / TT: 66:30
MP3 / TT: 65:44

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Complete Cantata [16:18] | Complete Cantata [16:18]
Cantata BWV 151:Mvt. 1: Aria [S] [3:16]
Cantata BWV 151:Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:09] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [5:59] + Mvt. 4: Recitative ]T] [0:53]
CD: Cantatas BWV 150, BWV 151, BWV 152, BWV 153 [66:28]
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Warner CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de | iTunes


10

J.S. Bach: Vol. 1 (Cantates BWV 13, 55, 56, 84, 151, 158, 159, 211) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 151 []

Francis Auclair

Ensemble vocal et instrumental Bach d'Alsace; Ensemble vocal Exultate de Sélestat (Director: Jérôme Krucker)

Soprano: Gaby Winterhalter; Mezzo-soprano: Isabelle Rouard; Tenor: Jean-Paul Friess; Baritone: Pasqualino Frigau
Marie-Pierre Jacob & Pascal Douvier (Transverse Flutes); Marc Baudry, Serge Haerrig & Jérôme Guichard (Oboes, English Horns); Pasqualino Frigau (Bassoon); Zoltan Veres (Violin) ; Catherine Frigau-Rouard & Anne Krucker (Violas); Francis Auclair & Patrice Vogel (Harpsichord & Organ)

Christal SCA-10101

May 1985, Jul 1985, Sep 1985, Jun 1986

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Église Bas-Rhin, Breitenbach, Strasbourg, France.
Producer: Klinger Favre; Commercial editor: Studio Christal.
Source: BNF (Notice n°: FRBNF38123222)

11

Cantatas for the Christmas Season [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 151 []

Tamara Brooks

NEC Chamber Singers / Instrumental ensemble

Vocal soloists: unknown

New England Conservatory of Music

Dec 12, 1989

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 369201755)

12

Bach-Buxtehude-Kuhnau [C-1]

Cantata BWV 151 []

Flavio Gatti

Corale Evangelica di Torino (Director: Flavio Gatti) / Accademia dei Solinghi (Director: Rita Peiretti)

Soprano: Roberta Giua; Mezzo-soprano: Renata Colombatto; Tenors: Mario Galli, Gianfranco Cerreto; Bass: Antonio Abete
Massimo De Grandis (Organ)

Rugginenti, Milano RUS-552048.2

1994

CD / TT:

Recorded in Torino, Italy,
Buy this album at:
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13

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 1997-07-25 [F-1997]
Marlboro Music Festival Rehearsal, 1997-07-22
[F-1997]
Marlboro Music Festival Rehearsal, 1997-07-24
[F-1997]

 

Cantata BWV 151 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Tamara Matthews; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Steven Paul Spears; Bass-Barito: Vincent Dion Stringer
Paula Robison (Flute); Rudolph Vrbsky (Oboe d'amore)
Continuo: Daniel Matsukawa (Bassoon); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Peter Lloyd (Double bass); Suzanne Cleverdon (Harpsichord)

Brattleboro Music Center

Concert: Jul 25, 1997
Rehearsal: Jul 22, 1997
Rehearsal: Jul 24, 1997

MC / TT:
MC / TT:
MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Numbers: Jul 22: 50108632; Jul 24: 50111778; Jul 25: 49928615)

14

Bach: Christmas Cantatas (BWV 40, 133, 151, 65) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 151 [17:15]

Craig Smith

Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music (Chorus Master: Michael Beattie)

Soprano: Jayne West; Mezzo-soprano: Pamela Dellal; Tenor: Gerald Gray; Bass-Baritone: Paul Guttry
Choir: Sopranos: Gail Abbey, Roberta Anderson, Kendra Colton, Margaret Johnson, Jaylyn Olivo, Jayne West; Altos: Pamela Dellal, Gloria Raymond, Kamala Soparkar, Susan Trout, Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenors: Gerald Gray, William Hite, Frank Kelley, Randy McGee; Basses: Paul Guttry, Mark McSweeney, Mark Risinger, Donald Wilkinson
Orchestra: Flute: Christopher Kreuger; Oboe d'amore: Peggy Pearson, Barbara LaFitte; Bassoon: Thomas Stephenson; Violins: Danielle Maddon, Jodi Hagan, Mowry Pearson, Dianne Pettipaw, Sarah Roth, Karma Tomm, Lena Wong; Violas: Anne Black, Betty Hauck; Cello: Shannon Snapp Natale; Double-bass: Gregory Koeller; Organ: Suzanne Cleverdon

Koch International Classics 3-7462-2H1
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Jan 1999

CD / TT: 70:08
MP3 / TT: 69:55

Recorded at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Producer & Editor: Susan Napodano DelGiorno; Engineer: Silas Brown.
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15

Bach Edition Vol. 12 - Cantatas Vol. 6
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas Vol. 8 (BWV 141-160)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 151 [16:10]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Tanny Koomen, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Erik Guldenaar, Peter van de Kolk, Nicky Westerink; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Edwin Smit, Jan Willem Prins, Arjen Nap; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Marijn Takken, Cor van Twillert, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal, Frans Benschop; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Willem van der Hoorn, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Piet Schuyn
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Antoinette Lohmann, Eva Scheytt, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Mitchel, Fanny Pestalozzi, Josef Tan, David Rabinowitz; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Maarten Boeken; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt; Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Ties Marang, Joshua Cheatam; Oboe: Peter Frankenberg [BWV 151/1,3]; Transverse Flute: Marion Moonen [BWV 151/1]; Organ: Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp

Brilliant Classics 99371
Brilliant Classics

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 286:53
MP3 / TT: 293:34

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram, Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Complete Cantata [16:29] | Mvt. 1: Aria [S] [3:31]
CD: Cantatas BWV 60, BWV 78, BWV 151 [54:36] | Cantatas BWV 60, BWV 78, BWV 151 [54:36]
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16

Bach Cantatas Vol. 15: New York
For the 3rd Day of Christmas (BWV 64, 151, 57, 133)

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 151 [17:07]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Suzanne Flowers, Katharine Fuge, Joanne Lunn, Gillian Keith, Elin Manahan Thomas, Charlotte Mobbs; Altos: William Towers, Robin Tyson, Frances Jellard, James Burton; Tenors: Vernon Kirk, Robert Murray, Nicolas Robertson; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Christopher Foster, Michael McCarthy, Edward Caswell
EBS: Violins 1: Kati Debretzeni, Nicolette Moonen, Penelope Spencer, Matthew Truscott, Deborah Diamond; Violins 2: Peter Lissauer, Rodolfo Richter, Jane Gillie, Deirdre Ward; Violas: Jane Rogers, Katherine McGillivray, Rosemary Nalden; Cellos: Alison McGillivray, Catherine Rimer; Double Bass: Valerie Botwright; Flute: Rachel Beckett; Oboes: Xenia Löffler, James Eastaway, Mark Baigent; Bassoon: Philip Turbett; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage; Organ: Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-127
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Dec 27, 2000

CD / TT: 76:15
MP3 / TT: 75:54

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Bartholomew’s Church, New York City, New York, USA.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Carl Schuurbiers (Polyhymnia), Dirk Sobotka (Soundbyte NYC); Tape editor: Ientje Mooij; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 15
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Mvt. 5: Chorale [0:35]
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17

Washington Bach Consort, 2001-2002 Season / Noontime Cantata Concert Series, Series 13, Concert 3. 2001-12-04 [N13-3]

 

Cantata BWV 151 []

J. Reilly Lewis

Washington Bach Consort

Soprano: Joellen Brassfield; Mezzo-soprano: Grace Gori; Tenor: Gam Rose; Bass: Thierry Van Bastelaer
Thomas Joyce (Organ)

Washington Bach Consort

Dec 4, 2001

CD / TT: 34:06

Recorded live at Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 420745916)

18

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 18

 
 

Cantatas BWV 151 [15:18]

Ton Koopman

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

Sopranos: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe d'amore); Ton Koopman (Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Els Bongers, Henriëtte Feith, Vera Lansink, Orlanda Velez Isidro; Altos: Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Dorien Lievers, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Sebastiaan Brouwer, Henk Gunneman, Tilmann Kögel, Joost van der Linden; Basses: Kees van Hees, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Marshall Marcus, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat; Violas: Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Transverse Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet; Oboe d'amore: Alfredo Bernardini; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Ton Koopman, Matthew Halls

Antoine Marchand CC-72218
=

Feb 26-Mar 7, 2002

3-CD / TT: 193:02
MP3 / TT: 191:26

Recorded at WaKerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
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19

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 43 - Leipzig 1725 (BWV 110, 57, 151)

 
 

Cantatas BWV 151 [16:22]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Instrumental soloists: Kiyomi Suga (Transverse Flute); Masamitsu San'nomiya (Oboe d'amore); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)
Chorus: Sopranos: Hana Blažíková; Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Yusuke Fujii, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Transverse Flute I: Kiyomi Suga; Transverse Flute II: Liliko Maeda; Oboe d'amore: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Bassoon: Takako Kunugi; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Kaori Toda; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1761
=

Jul 2008

SACD / TT: 62:28
MP3 / TT: 62:20

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Recording Producer & Surround Mix: Hans Kipfer; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge; Digital Editing: Eunjee Jang; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
See: Cantatas Vol. 43 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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20

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 14: "Weihnachts-Kantaten" (Cantatas BWV 57, 91, 122, 151)

 

Cantata BWV 151 [18:29]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Gerlinde Sämann; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25314

Dec 18-21, 2010

SACD / TT: 74:56

Recorded in Anvers, Belgium.
Editing, Recording: Eckhard Steiger; Executive Producer: Hanno Pfisterer.
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21

Så Lifligt Det Klinger. Concerto Copenhagens Julekoncert [C-3]

 

Aria for Soprano Süßer Trost, mein Jesus kömmt (Mvt. 1) from the Cantata BWV 151 [9:11] (from a complete performance)

Lars Ulrik Mortensen (Organ & Direction)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Concerto Copenhagen

Soprano: Maria Keohane; Alto: Alex Potter; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Matthew Brook
CoCo: Violins 1: Fredrik From, Peter Spissky, Jens Solgaard; Violins 2: Antina Hugosson, Gabriel Bania, Jesenka Balic Zunic; Viola: Thorbjörn Köhl; Cello: Thomas Pitt; Double-bass: Mattias Frostenson; Flute: Katy Bircher; Bassoon: Jane Gower

YouTube

Dec 21, 2011

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Garnisons Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Mvt. 1: Aria [S] [9:11]

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J.S. Bach: In Tempore Nativitatis - Weihnachten Kantaten · Christmas Cantatas · Cantates de Noël BWV 110, 151, 63 [C-12]

 
 

Cantata BWV 151 [17:08]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Maria Keohane; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Julian Prégardien; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Violins: Sophie Gent, Annelies Decock, Sandrine Dupé, Maia Silberstein, Tuomo Suni, Gabriel Grosbard, Blanka Eberhardt; Violas: Michiyo Kondo, Mika Akiha; Violoncello: Rainer Zipperling; Double-bass: Richard Myron; Flutes: Marc Hantaï, Yifen Chen; Oboes: Jean-Marc Philippe, Vincent Blanchard, Rodrigo Gutierrez; Bassoon: Lisa Goldberg; Harpsichord: François Guerrier; Organ: Francis Jacob

Mirare MIR-243
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Nov 2012

CD / TT: 67:39
MP3 / TT: 67:45

Recorded at Église de Beaufays, Belgium.
Recording: Aline Blondiau & Grégory Beaufays; Digital Editing: Philippe Pierlot & Grégory Beaufays; Concept & Artistic Direction: René Martin, François-René Martin & Christian Meyrignac.
Listen on YouTube:
Baroque Christmas Cantatas [74:35], including Cantata BWV 151 [57:20-74:35].
Buy this album at:
CD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
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J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 151 "Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kömmt" [D-74]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt VII - Das Bach-Jahr 2013
Bachkantaten N°12 (BWV 70, 151, 33)

 
 

Cantata BWV 151 [16:37]

Conductor & Harpsichord: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Hanns-Josef Ortheil

(OVPP - No Choir) / Orchester der J.S. Bach-Stiftung

Soloists: Soprano: Gerlinde Sämann; Alto: Alex Potter; Tenor: Clemens Flämig; Bass: Philippe Rayot
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann, Monika Baer; Viola: Susanna Hefti; Violoncello: Martin Zeller; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Flute: Claire Genewein; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboe d'amore: Dominik Melicharek; Organ: Nicola Cumer

J.S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen B097
J.S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen B261

Dec 13, 2013

DVD / TT: 82 min
11-DVD / TT: 700 min
CD / TT: 60:13
MP3 / TT: 60:07

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland, in the frame of J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Cantata Series.
The DVD contains film recordings of the complete cantata performance, the musical and theological introductory workshop, and reflection lecture on the cantata text. The DVD also newly features a documentary in German, English and Spanish on the making of our sound and image recordings and their distribution across the world.
Recording & Production: Sound Engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Johannes Widmer; Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 151: Mvt. 1: Aria [S] [4:19]
Buy this album at:
DVD (2014): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
11-DVD (2014): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
CD (2014): J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de || Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de || ArkivMusic
Music Download (2014): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - January 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël. L. Arbeitman (November 2007), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Christian Moll (November 2009), Jean Gabriel Puyraveau (October 2011), Claude Role (November 2013)

Cantata BWV 151: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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