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Cantata BWV 159
Sehet! wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem


Ref.:

BWV 159

German Title

Sehet! wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem

English Title

Behold! We go up to Jerusalem (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for Quinquagesima Sunday [Estomihi]
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13; Gospel: Luke 18: 31-43

Composed

Leipzig, 1729
1st performance: February 29, 1729 - Leipzig

Text

Luke 18: 31 (Mvt. 1); Paul Gerhardt (Mvt. 2); Paul Stockmann (Mvt. 5); Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (Mvts. 1, 3, 4)

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 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; Four-part chorus (for the final chorale)
Orchestra: oboe, 2 violins, viola, continuo (+ bassoon)
Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] | Mvt. 2: Aria [A] w/ Chorale [S] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 4: Aria [B] | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [0.88 MB] | Score BGA [1.07 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 1048 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 633 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 5
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Befiehl du deine Wege (I)

References

BGA: XXXII | NBA: I/8.1 | BC: A 50 | Zwang: K 176 | First Published: BG, 1886 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentaries

English: BCW | Crouch | AMG | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | HG [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of February 10, 2002; Week of June 8, 2008; Week of May 9, 2010; Week of February 26, 2017


Contents:

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 21
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-01049 [R-24]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [16:10]

Max Thurn

Members of NDR-Chor (1); Members of Eppendorfer Knabenchor (2) (Rehearsal: Heinz Zabel (2)) / Members of Hamburger Rundfunkorchester

Alto: Ursula Zollenkopf; Tenor: Johannes Hoefflin; Bass: Klaus Ocker
Wilhelm Schaper (Oboe)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Feb 5, 1957

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.


2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas No. 82, Cantata No. 159 [L-4]
J.S. Bach: Trois Cantatas BWV 82, 159 et 57
[C-3]

Cantata BWV 159 [16:45 / 17:12]

Karl Ristenpart

Laubacher Cantorei or Chœur et Orchestre de Chambre de la Sarre (Chorus Master: Adolf Wieber)

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt, Alto: Annelotte Sieber-Ludwig; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Helmut Winschermann (Oboe solo); Georg-Friedrich Hendel (Violin solo)

Club français du disque 161
Music Guild 112
Accord 202652

Sep 29, 1958

LP / TT: 43:00
LP / TT: 43:00
CD / TT: 70:00

Recorded at Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany.


3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 23 & BWV 159 [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [15:41]

Kurt Thomas

Frankfurter Kantorei / Deutsche Bachsolisten

Alto: Eva Bornemann; Tenor: Johannes Hoefflin; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Helmut Winschermann, Günter Passin (Oboes); Alwin Bauer (Cello); Paul Breuer (Double-bass); Arno Schönstedt (Positive Organ)

Cantate 651214
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1242

Feb 1962

LP / TT: 34:15
LP / TT: 34:15

Recorded at Saal der Deutschen Bank Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany.



4

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 159 (Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem) (BWV 159); Cantata No. 170 (Vergnügte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust) (BWV 170 [C-1])
Janet Baker sings Bach: Cantatas 170 & 159
[C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas - Kantaten 170, 82 & 159
[C-1]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [LP: 17:10; CD: 17:14]

Neville Marriner

St Anthony Singers / Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

Contralto: Janet Baker; Tenor: Robert Tear; Bass: John Shirley-Quirk
Rogerr Lord (Oboe); Philip Ledger (Harpsichord Continuo)

Oiseau Lyre SOL-295
Decca Jubilee: 410170
London Jubille 430260
Decca Eloquence 476

29+31, 1966

LP / TT: 41:20
LP / TT: 41:20
CD / TT: 69:19
CD / TT: 69:19

Recorded in the Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, England.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [17:15]
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] [3:26] + Mvt. 2: Aria [A] w/ Chorale [S] [4:59] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] [1:29] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [5:29] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:54]
Buy this album at:
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CD-2 (2005): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de



5

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 4: BWV 127, BWV 159, BWV 43 [D-4]

 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [17:41]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Alto: Julia Hamari, Tenor: Kurt Huber; Bass: Carl-Heinz Müller
Fred Schweinfurter (Oboe); Günther Schuldt (Bassoon); Basso continuo: Almut Moster (Cello), Diethard Hellmann (Harpsichord), Martha Schuster (Organ)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 990013

Late 1960s ? (P 1999)

CD / TT: 61:45

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Buy this album at:
CD: Musik aus Mitterteich - Hubertus Krämer


6

An Evening of Bach Cantatas [IU-4]

 

Cantata BWV 159 []

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Singers

Various student soloists

Indiana University School of Music

Feb 6, 1977

3 sound tape reels / TT:

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 159 by J. Harrington.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 41473414)


7

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 28 (Cantatas BWV 23, 22, 159)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 48 (Cantatas BWV 156-159)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [16:20]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Güther Passin (Oboe); Stefan Trauer (Violoncello); Claus Zimmermann (Double-bass); Michael Behringer (Harpsicord); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.879
Hänssler 92.048
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Jun-Jul 1983

CD / TT: 53:25
CD / TT: 62:45 / 62:42
MP3 / TT: 62:53

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 4: Aria [B]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 156, BWV 157, BWV 158, BWV 159 [62:43] | Cantatas BWV 156, BWV 157, BWV 158, BWV 159 [62:44]
Buy this album at:
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CD-2 (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
CD-2 (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2 (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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8

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

 

Cantata BWV 159 []

Francis Auclair

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

Mezzo-soprano: Isabelle Rouard; Tenor: Jean-Paul Friess; Baritone: Pasqualino Frigau
Marc Baudry, Serge Haerrig & Jérôme Guichard (Oboes); 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)


9

J.S. Bach: Cantata, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, S. 147; Cantata, Sehet, wir gehinauf gen Jerusalem, S. 159; Cantata, O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe, S. 34 [IU-17]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [17:40]

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Summer Bach Collegium / orchestra

Vocal soloists: unknown

Indiana University School of Music

Jul 29, 1985

3 sound tape reels / TT: 68:28

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 159 by J. Harrington.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 12383109)


10

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk Complete Cantatas Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 38 (BWV 157-159, 161-163)
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. 48 (BWV 158, 159, 161 & 162)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [14:36]

Gustav Leonhardt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort (with original instruments)

Boy Soprano: Tobias Eiwanger (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
LC: Oboes: Ku Ebbinge, Bruce Haynes, Paul Dombrecht [BWV 159/1-4]; Violins: Lucy van Dael, Marie Leonhardt, Alda Stuurop, Mariet Holtrop, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Marinette Drost; Violas: Staas Swierstra, Ruth Hesseling; Bassoon: Frans R. Berkhout; Violoncellos: Wouter Möller, Richte van der Meer; Violone: Nicholas Pap; Organ: Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen [BWV 159/1,4]

Telefunken 6.35657
Teldec 8.35657 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
=
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81162-2
Warner Classics 8573-81162-5
=

P 1986

2-LP / TT: 94 min
2-CD / TT: 95:33
6-CD / TT: 403:41
MP3 / TT: 400:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 61:32
CD / TT: 61:32
MP3 / TT: 60:47

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [14:40]
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] [3:05] + Mvt. 2: Aria [A] w/ Chorale [S] [4:19] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] [1:09] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:21]
CD: Cantatas BWV 158, BWV 159, BWV 161, BWV 162 [61:32]
Buy this album at:
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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 | iTunes | iTunes



11

J.S. Bach: 3 Great Cantatas (BWV 4, 21, 159) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 159 []

George Shangrow

Seattle Chamber Singers / Orchestra Seattle

Soprano: Catherine Haight; Mezzo-soprano: Emily Lunde; Tenor: Gerald Sams; Bass: Brian Box

Orchestra Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers

Mar 24, 1996

CD / TT: 72:55

Recorded live at First Free Methodist Church, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 72446387)


12

Program, 1998-1999, No. 985 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 159 (14:18]

Roger Henry

Indiana University Masters Conductors' Chorus

Various student soloists

Indiana University: School of Music

Apr 20, 1999

MC / TT: 63:31

Recorded live at Recital Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 42634164)


13

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas Vol. 8 (BWV 141-160)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [13:59]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Herjan Pullen, Gerwin Zwep, Evert Jan Engeltjes, Erik Guldenaar, Jaap Hoogendoors, Henri Noordmans; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Arjen Nap, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Willem Prins, Edwin Smit; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Frans Benschop, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Peter Bloemendaal, Jan Pullen; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Piet Schuyn, Gerrit van Haaken
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Foskien Kooistra, Jun Okada, Mimi Mitchel, Fiorenza De Donatis; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, Bernadette Verhagen; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt; Double-bass: Robert Franenberg, Maggie Urquhart, Jan Hollestelle; Oboe: Peter Frankenberg; Bassoons: Trudy va der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp, Rien Voskuilen, Stephen Taylor

Brilliant Classics 99364
Brilliant Classics

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16
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 Engineer & Recording Engineer: Louis van Emmerk.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [13:58]
CD: Cantatas BWV 111, BWV 159, BWV 165, BWV 22 [64:11]
Buy this album at:
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Music Download (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


14

Bach Cantatas Vol. 21: Cambridge/Walpole St Peter
For Quinquagesima Sunday (Estomihi) (BWV 22, 23, 127, 159)
For Annunciation / Palm Sunday / Oculi (BWV 182, 54, 1)

 
 
1. 
2.

Cantata BWV 159 [17:04]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir, Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / English Baroque Soloists

Alto: Claudia Schubert; Tenor: James Oxley; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Katharine Fuge, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Elisabeth Priday, Elin Manahan Thomas, Suzanne Flowers; Altos: David Clegg, Charles Humphries, Robin Tyson, Lucy Ballard; Tenors: Julian Podger, Vernon Kirk, Nicolas Robertson, Robert Murray; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Thomas Guthrie, Michael McCarthy, Richard Savage, John Smyth
CCCC: Sopranos: Iona Coltart, Jennifer Davison, Joanna Harris, Vanessa Huntly, Nicola Ihnatowicz, Louise Kateck, Christina Sampson; Altos: Suzanne Aspden, Matthew Orton, James Rivett, Emma Thompson; Tenors: John Harte, Alex Jupp, Matthew Moon, Paul Naish; Basses: Maxwell Grender-Jones, Jeremy Marwell, Jonathan Midgley, Jon Saunders, Reuben Thomas, Christopher Weston
TCCC: Sopranos: Rachel Bennett, Eugenie Cheng, Paula Downes, Helen Deeming, Annie Stewart, Joanna Harris, Rebecca Williams, Eleanor Major, Joanna Willmott, Hannah Malkin; Altos: Michael Allsop, Catherine Arnold, Emily Attree, Thomas Blunt, Adrian Sanders; Tenors: Alastair Brookshaw, Paul Casey, Christopher Landau, Andrew Tortise, Oliver Mercer; Basses: Thomas Allwood, Stephen Garner, Charles Lewis, Angus McCarey, Angus Wilson
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Anne Schumann, Debbie Diamond, Penelope Spencer, Rebecca Livermore; Violins 2: Lucy Howard, Andrew Roberts, Jane Gillie, Alison Townley; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Lisa Cochrane, Katie Heller; Cellos: David Watkin, Ruth Alford; Double-bass: Judith Evans; Oboes: Xenia Löffler, James Eastaway; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Organ: Alastair R; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-118
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Mar 5, 2000

2-CD / TT: 135:04
MP3 / TT: 134:01

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Kings College Chapel, Cambridge, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Thijs Hoekstra (Polyhymnia), Mario Noza (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Sebastian Stein, Ientje Mooij; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 21
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [17:05] | Complete Cantata [17:04]
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:38]
Buy this album at:
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15

H.v. Herzogenberg: Die Passion J.S. Bach: Sehet, wir geh'n hinauf gen Jerusalem [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [14:39]

Joop Schets

Bachkoor Apeldoorn / Het Gelders Orkest

Soprano: Caroline Stam; Alto: Lysbeth Riemersma; Tenor: Bart De Kegel; Bass: Matthijs Mesdag
Andries Stam (Organ)

Cantilena MM-2073

Mar 22, 2002

2-CD / TT: 97:07

Recorded live at Grote Kerk Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.


16

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 19

 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [13:04]

Ton Koopman

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

Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Alida Schat (Violin); Kati Debretzeni (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Ton Koopman (Harpsichord & Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: Andrea van Beek, Pauline Graham, Cécile Kempenaers, Vera Lansink, Lut van de Velde, Dorothee Wohlgemuth; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Malcolm Bennett, Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Michiel ten Houte de Lange, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Margaret Faultless, Kati Debretzeni, Lisa Domnisch, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Silvia Schweinberger; Violas: Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Jennifer Morsches; Double-bass: Michele Zeoli; Oboes & Oboes d'amore: Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Matthew Halls

Antoine Marchand CC-72219
=

May 9-13, 2002 [Mvt. 3]
Oct 29-Nov 5, 2002 [Mvts. 1-2, 4-5]

3-CD / TT: 181:11
MP3 / TT: 180:32

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [13:07]
Cantata BWV 156, BWV 159, BWV 165, BWV 168 [126:56]
Buy this album at:
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17

J.S. Bach: Jesus, deine Passion (Cantates BWV 22, 23, 127, 159) [C-19]
Bach: Johannes-Passion St John Passion Passion selon Saint Jean (BWV 245; Cantatas BWV 22, 23, 127, 159) [B-6]

  
 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [13:21]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Alto: Matthew White; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Soprano: Dorothee Mields, Hana Blažíková, Dominique Verkinderen; Altos: Matthew White, Edzard Burchards, Cécile Pilorger; Tenors: Jan Kobow, Bernd Fröhlich, Koen van Stade; Basses: Peter Kooy, Matthias Lutze, Bart Vandewege
Orchestra: Concert-master: Mira Goldenau; Violins 1: Tami Troman, Bénédicte Pernet; Violins 2: Caroline Bayet, Adrian Chamorro, Michiyo Kondo; Violas: Paul De Clerck, Hiltrud Hampe; Violoncellos: Ageet Zweistra, Hermen Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Myiram Shalinsky; Organ: Herman Stinders; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato; Bassoon: Julien Debordes

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901998
=
Harmonia Mundi France HML-5908351-53

Nov 2007

CD / TT: 63:25
MP3 / TT: 63:35
3-CD / TT: 174:38

Recorded at Studio Stolberger Straße, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Artistic Director: Andreas Neubronner; Sound Engineer: Markus Heiland, Tritonous.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [13:23]
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] [2:51] + Mvt. 2: Aria [A] w/ Chorale [S] [3:56] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] [0:50] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [4:31] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:18]
Cantata BWV 159, w/ Henrew sub-titles: Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [4:31]
Buy this album at:
CD (2009): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
3-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


18

Bach Cantatas From Mühlhausen, Weimar & Leipzig (BWV 131, 22, 159, 132, 61) [C-14]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [16:29]

Dale Higbee (Director); James Bates (Guest conductor)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Carolina Baroque

Soprano: Teresa Radomski; Contralto: Lee Morgan; Tenor: Richard Heard; Bass-Baritone: Doug Crawley
John Pruett (Baroque violin & Baroque Viola); Greg Pannell (Baroque Violin); Marian Wilson (Baroque viola); Anne Sellitti (Baroque violoncello); Susan Bates (Harpsichord & Organ); Dale Higbee (Recorder)

Carolina Baroque CB-128

Oct 10, 2008

CD / TT: 73:45

Recorded live at Chapel, St. Johns Lutheran Church, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA.
Buy this album at:
CD: Dale Higbee [via e-mail]


19

Bruhns, Orchestral Suite, Cantatas 137& 159 [C-10]

Cantata BWV 159 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Vocal soloists: unknown

Bach Cantata Choir 13

Feb 1, 2009

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Buy this album at:
CD: Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon


20

J.S. Bach: Sehet! Wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem BWV 159 [C-22]

 

Cantata BWV 159 (except for the tenor solos) []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Chamber orchestra (Lutheránia énekkar és kamarazenekar)

Alto: Katalin Gémes; Bass: Gábor Bartinai

Lutherania

Feb 7, 2010

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest (Deák tér), Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]


21

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 49 - Ich habe meine Zuversicht - Cantatas from Leipzig 1727-29 (BWV 188, 156, 159, 171)

 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [14:57]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Instrumental soloists: Masamitsu San'nomiya (Oboe); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin); Masato Suzuki (Organ)
Chorus: Sopranos: Rachel Nicholls, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida [in BWV 159/2 the soprano parts are sung by the entire section]; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Oboe I: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Yukie Yamaguchi, Ayaka Yamauchi; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Mika Akiha, Yuko Araki; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Hiroshi Narita
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1891
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Sep 2010

SACD / TT: 72:07
MP3 / TT: 72:01

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi [positive organ & harpsichord]; Producer: Thore Brinkmann; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge; Post-production: Editing: Bastian Schick; Mixing: Thore Brinkmann; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
Buy this alat:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


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Meditations for Good Friday (Music in Paradise Debut Concert: Bach's Cantata #159; Mozart's "Ave Verum Corpus"; "Meditation" from Massenet's Thais; Bach's Chorale Prelude "Herzlich thut mich verlangen"; Handel's "He Was Despised" from The Messiah)

 

Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 2-5 [12:16] (from a complete performance)

Artistic Director: Linda Sparks [BWV 159/3,5]
James Carter [BWV 159/2,4]

(OVPP - No Choir) / Music in Paradise

Soprano: Gayla Morgan; Alto: Alison Heymann; Tenor: James Carter; Bass: John Rudolph
Gayla Morgan (Violin); Jim Carter (French Horn); Linda Sparks (Organ & Oboe)

YouTube

Apr 22, 2011

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at at historic St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Old Town Key West, Florida, USA.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] + Mvt. 2: Aria [A] & Chorale [S] [3:36] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] [0:59] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [5:24] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [2:17]


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J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 159 "Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem" [D-55]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt VI - Das Bach-Jahr 2012
Bachkantaten N7 (BWV 38, 159, 139)

 
 

Cantata BWV 159 [15:20]

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Niklaus Peter

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

Soloists: Sopranos: Mirjam Berli, Susanne Frei, Guro Hjemli, Damaris Nussbaumer; Alto: Margot Oitzinger; Tenor: Nicolas Savoy; Bass: Klaus Mertens
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Dorothee Mühleisen; Viola: Susanna Hefti; Violoncello: Claire Pottinger; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Xavier Alig; Oboe: Katharina Arfken; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

J.S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen A973
J.S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen B033
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Feb 17, 2012

DVD / TT:
10-DVD / TT:
CD / TT: 48:49
MP3 / TT: 48:42

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland, in the frame of J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Cantata Series.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, the reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J.S. Bach Foundation.
Recording & production: Sound Engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
Buy this album at:
DVD (2013): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
10-DVD (2013): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
CD (2013): J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de || Amazon.com || ArkivMusic
Music Download (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

 

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6. Konzert: J.S. Bach: Kantaten zum Sontaag Estomihi (BWV 159, 23) [C-6]

Cantata BWV 159: Chorale Jesu, deine Passion (Mvt. 5) [1:19] (from a complete performance)

Kensuke Ohira

Chor und Orchester der Bach-Kantaten-Club Würzburg

Soprano: Anna Feith; Mezzo-soprano: Angelina Jungblut; Tenor: Johannes Stauß; Bass: Johannes Ludwin
Violoncello: Ruben Jeyasundatam

YouTube

Feb 19, 2012

Audio / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Franzikanerkirche, Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany, Germany, in the frame of Bach-Kantaten-Club Würzburg.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:19]


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Es ist vollbracht (Reformation und Musik) [CO-1]

 

Aria for Bass Es ist vollbracht (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 159 [7:46] (from a complete performance)

Luca Pianca

Members of Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis / Ensemble Claudiana

Soprano: Hélène Le Corre; Alto: Amira Elmadfa; Tenor: Gernot Heinrich; Bass: Georg Nigl

YouTube

Apr 12, 2012

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at Stadtkirche St. Michael, Jena, Thuringia, Germany, during Thüringer Bachwochen 2012.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [7:46]


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Buxtehude, Bruhns, Böhm en Bach Festival Oude Muziek Utrect 2012 (Cantatas BWV 159, 22) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [14:20]

Lorenzo Ghielmi

Collegium Vocale Salzburg (as Collegium Vocale der Salzburger Bachgesellschaft) (Director: Albert Hartinger) / La Divina Armonia (Director: Lorenzo Ghielmi)

Soloists: Sopranos: Francesca Cassinari, Vera Milani; Alto: Margot Oitzinger; Tenor: Virgil Hartinger; Bass: Mauro Borgioni
CVS: Sopranos: Katharina Gutschi, Birgit Kuchlmaier, Mayumi Shibata; Altos: Marcus Blöchl, Waltraud Grabherr-Hartinger; Tenors: Ernst Lachinger, Taro Takagi; Basses: Albert Hartinger, Christoph Schöffmann
LDA: Violins: Stefano Barneschi, Mayumi Hirasaki; Viola: Chiara Zanisi; Viola da gamba: Noelia Reverte; Cello: Marco Tesori; Violone: Vanni Moretto; Oboe: Benoît Laurent; Organ: Lorenzo Ghielmi

YouTube

Aug 26, 2012

Video / TT: 84:08

Recorded & filmed live at Domkerk, Utrecht, the Netherlands, in the frame of Festival Oude Muziek Utrect 2012.
Source: Brochure Utrecht Early Music Festival
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert [84:08]
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [14:20] | Complete Cantata [14:19]


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Bachsolisten Seoul: Bach Cantata Series IV (BWV 22, 159, 23) [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [14:23]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / Orchestra: Bachsolisten Seoul (바흐솔리스텐 서울)

Soprano: Jamin Shin (신자민); Counter-tenor: Min-ho Jeong (정민호); Tenor: Min-Woo Im; Bass: Sang-Cheon Jeong
Orchestra: Organ & Harpsichord: Sun-Ah Kim; Baroque Violins: Sigiswald Kuijken, Hee-Sun Choi (Leader), Yun-Jung Choi, Ju-Hyun Song, Woon-Hyoung Lee, Kyung-Min Son; Baroque Violas: Young-Jung Kim, Kyung-Min Son; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Violoncello da spalla: Sigiswald Kuijken; Baroque Oboes: Masamitsu San'nomiya, Young-Mi Park

You Tube

Feb 28, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Pangbae Catholic Church, Seoul, South Korea.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159: Complete Cantata [14:23]
Cantata BWV 159: Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] [2:46] + Mvt. 2: Aria [A] w/ Chorale [S] [4:11] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] [0:55] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [4:29] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:08]


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Kantate zu Estomihi 1729? & 1725 (BWV 159, 127) [C14-5]

 

Cantata BWV 159 [17:28]

Kay Johannsen

Solistenensemble Stimmkunst / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Christine Busch)

Soloists: Soprano: Heike Heilmann [BWV 159/2]; Altos: Hanna Roos [BWV 159/1], Marion Eckstein [BWV 159/2]; Tenor: Nils Giebelhausen [BWV 159/3]; Basses: Matthias Horn [BWV 159/1], Jens Hamann [BWV 159/4]
Meike Güldenhaupt (Oboe) [BWV 159/2]
Solistenensemble Stimmkunst: Sopranos: Andrea Lauren Brown, Heike Heilmann, Julla von Landsberg, Marie-Pierre Roy; Altos: Marion Eckstein, Anne Greiling, Hanna Roos, Lidia Vinyes Curtis; Tenors: Henning Klocke, Stephan Scherpe, Nils Giebelhausen, Daniel Schreiber; Basses: Jens Hamann, Matthias Horn, Thomas Scharr, Dominik Wörner
Stiftsbarock Stuttgart: Recorders: Juliane Heutjer, Lucia Wegele; Oboes: Meike Güldenhaupt, Olga Marulanda; Bassoon: Barbara Meditz; Trumpet: Wolfgang Bauer; Violins 1: Christine Busch, Dietlind Mayer, Isabelle Farr; Violins 2: Miriam Risch-Graulich, Nina Eychmüller; Violas: Katharina Friederich, Anja Beck; Violoncello: Melanie Beck, Céline Papion; Double-bass: Kit Scotney; Organ: Andreas Gräsle

YouTube

Mar 21, 2014

Video / TT: 38:00

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 159 [HD: 17:28]: Mvt. 1: Arioso [B] & Recitative [A] [3:28]+ Mvt. 2: Aria [A] & Chorale [S] [4:33] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [7:23] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [2:04]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2002 - January 2017)
Thanks to contributors: René de Cocq (July 2005), Dan Dews (February 2013), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012, April 2012), Ed Myskowski (June 2008), Nagamiya Tutomu (December 2002)

Cantata BWV 159: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3


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