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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 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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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 1960’s ? (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
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
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Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81162-2
Warner Classics 8573-81162-5
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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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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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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)

 
 
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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 King’s 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
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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
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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:
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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. John’s 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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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 N°7 (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

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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