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Cantata BWV 196
Der Herr denket an uns


Ref.:

BWV 196

German Title

Der Herr denket an uns

English Title

The Lord careth for us (by Z. Philip Ambrose)

Event

Cantata for a Wedding

Composed

Mühlhausen, 1707-1708
1st performance: 1707-1708 in Mühlhausen or probably June 5, 1708 - the wedding of Johann Lorenz Stauber with Regina Wedemann, the aunt of Maria Barbara Bach, in Dornheim

Text

Psalm 115: 12-15

Text: German-1 | German-2 | German-6 | German-7 | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-5 | English-6 | English-10 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hebrew-2 | Hebrew-3 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-5 | Japanese-6 | Persian-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: strings, organ continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Chorus | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] | Mvt. 4: Aria - Duet [T, B] | Mvt. 5: Chorus

Score Vocal & Piano [1.39 MB] | Score BGA [2.00 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Am.B 102-104, Faszikel 2 (Am.B 103) [Bach Digital]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score

References

BGA: XIII/1 | NBA: I/33 | BC: B 11 | Zwang: K 5 | First Published: BG, 1864 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

English: Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Seattle
EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 9, 2000; Week of January 30, 2005; Week of June 23, 2013


Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

“Actus Tragicus” - Cantatas BWV 4, 12, 106 & 196 - by Konrad Junghänel & Cantus Cölln
Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

Dessoff Choir Concert: Handel's Israel in Egypt and Bach's Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:44]

Michael Hammond

Dessoff Choirs / unidentified orchestra

Vocal soloists: unidentified; Unidentified player (Organ)

Dessoff Choirs Collection

1973-1983?

MC / TT: 83:32

Recorded at…
Service 2-CD available on LDC-37690.
Source: WorldCat Libraries


2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 66
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 59

 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:40]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Niklaus Tüller

Hänssler 98.828
Hänssler

Jan 1975

CD / TT: 64:25
CD / TT: 58:54

On Edition Bachakademie the date is: Jan 1976.
Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

Cantatas; Motet, Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, S. 230; Triple Concerto in A minor, S. 1044 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [10:00]

Stanley Ritchie

Indiana University Early Music Institute: Indiana University Pro Arte Singers (Thomas Binkley, director) / Indiana University Baroque Orchestra (Stanley Ritchie, director)

Soloists: unknown

Indiana University: School of Music

Feb 3, 1985

4 sound tape reels / TT: 70 min

Recorded live at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 11909747)


4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 45 - BWV 196-199
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 10 - BWV 183-188, 192, 194-199
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 59 - BWV 196 & 197

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:12]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Hampson

Telefunken 244-194-1
Teldec 244 194-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91764-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81151-2
Warner Classics 8573-81151-5

P 1989

2-LP / TT: 102 min
2-CD / TT: 101:41
6-CD / TT: 300:04
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 42:25
CD / TT: 42:25

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Buy this album at:
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15-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Teldec CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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



5

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 20

Cantata BWV 196 [13:17] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Yoshiko Hibi; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 20

May 8, 1993

CD / TT: 55:20

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD


6

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1
J.S. Bach: Wedding Cantatas (Single Volume Cantatas
Vol. 5)

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [10:54]

Ton Koopman

(OVPP - No Choir) / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass; Klaus Mertens
Choral Mvts. (2&4): Soprano: Els Bongers; Alto: Richard Bryan; Tenor: Joost van der Linden; Bass: Matthijs Mesdag

Erato 4509-98536-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72201
Antoine Marchand CC-72284

Nov 23-Dec 3, 1994

3-CD / TT: 180:18
3-CD / TT: 180:18
CD / TT: 74:21

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Buy this album at:
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Antoine Marchand 3-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download 3-CD: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline
Single Volume CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download CD: ClassicsOnline


7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 1 - BWV 4, 150, 196

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:08]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yumiko Kurisu; Tenor: Koki Katano; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 751

Jun-Jul1995

CD / TT: 76:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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8

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:55]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99368

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 276:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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9

J.S. Bach: “Actus Tragicus” - Cantatas BWV 4, 12, 106 & 196 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 196 [10:12]

Konrad Junghänel

(OVPP - No Choir) / Cantus Cölln

Soprano: Johanna Koslowsky; Alto: Elisabeth Popien; Tenors: Gerd Türk & Wilfried Jochens; Bass: Stephan Schreckenberger

Harmonia Mundi France

2000

CD / TT: 70:23

See: “Actus Tragicus” - Cantatas BWV 4, 12, 106 & 196 - by Konrad Junghänel & Cantus Cölln
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CD: Amazon.com


10

Bach: Salmo 51 BWV 1083 dallo Stabat Mater di Pergolesi / Cantate BWV 170, 198, 106, 196, 53 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 196 [13:30]

Diego Fasolis

Coro della Radio Svizzera / I Barocchisti

Soprano: Antonella Balducci; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Furio Zanasi

The Classic Voice Magazine / Arts

Dec 2000

2-CD / TT: 61:25 + 69:47

Recorded at Auditorio S. Mollo della RSI, Lugano, Switzerland.
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CD-2: Amazon.com


11

J.S. Bach: Early Cantatas Volume 1 [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:43]

-

(OVPP - No Choir) / Purcell Quartet

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Peter Harvey

Chandos Chaconne CHAN-0715

Dec 1, 2002; Mar 8, 2004

CD / TT: 76:35

Recorded at St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London, England.
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12

Beloved & Beautiful [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:16]

Jos van Veldhoven

Nederlandse Bachvereniging

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Counter-tenor: Mark Chambers; Tenor: Marcel Beekman; Bass: Harry van der Kamp; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Channel Classics 27308

Aug 2007

SACD / TT: 61:53

Recorded at Lokhorstkerk in Leyde & the Muziekcentrum Philips in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
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13

Bach-Böhm: Music for Weddings and other Festivies [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:04]

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Clematis Ensemble

Soprano: Mariana Florès; Counter-tenors: Paulin Bündgen & Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Fernando Guimarães; Basses: Christian Immler & Philippe Favette

Ricercar RIC-323
=

Mar & Nov 2011

CD / TT: 68:05
MP3 / TT: 67:57

Recorded at Église Saint-Jean l’Évangéliste, Beaufays, Belgium.
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14

Bach: Kantate BWV 196 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:46]

Michio O'Hara

Small mixed choir with professional & amateur singers / Nagoya Baroque Orchestra

Unamed soloists

YouTube

Apr 1, 2011

Video: TT: 12:46

Recorded & filmed live at Yamanote music Festival (Nagpya), Japan.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 196: Complete Cantata [12:46]


15

Cantate Domino - 10th Anniversary [C-3]

Cantata BWV 196 [12:00]

Lisette Canton

Ottawa Bach Choir / Baroque Orchestra

Soprano Agnes Zsigovics; Tenor: Jeffery Boyd; Baritone: Jean-Sébastien Kennedy

Ottawa Bach Choir
=

May 14-15, 2011

CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 54:52

Recorded at St. Jean Baptiste Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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16

J.S. Bach: Der Herr denket an uns - Cantata 196 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [13:25]

Giacomo Carniti

Tu lux refulge sensibus / Orchestra: G. Maria da Crema

Soprano: Zara Dimitrova; Counter-tenor: Giuseppe Conte; Tenor: Giorgio Tiboni; Bass: Giorgio Valerio
Violins: Cristiano Basso Ricci, Maria Giovanna Papetti, Moira Scarvaggi, Csokay Blanka, Veronica Moruzzi; Violas: Lucia Corini, Simona Guerini, Violoncello: Nadia Fascina; Double-bass: Stefano Nosari; Organ & Basso Continuo: Luca Ambrosio

YouTube

Jun 17, 2012

Video: TT: 13:25

Recorded & filmed live at Chiesa di S. Bernardino Auditorium Manenti, Crema, Lombardy, Italy.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 196: Complete Cantata [13:25]


17

Bach Live Edition Vol. 1 (Cantatas BWV 196, 68; Missa Brevis BWV 234)

Cantatas BWV 196 []

Christian Dehn Bang (Director & Organ)

Enghave Barok

Soprano: Klaudia Kidon; Counter-tenor: Daniel Carlsson; Tenor: Mathias Hedegaard; Bass: Jakob Bloch Jespersen

Enghave Barok

Jun 2, 2013

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Enghave Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark, in the frame of Enghave Barok: Bach Cantata Series.
Listen on SoundCloud:
Cantata BWV 196: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [2:02]
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CD (2013): DiGiButik


18

Bach@7 Cantata Series: Wednesday, October 16 7:00 PM (J.S. Bach Cantata 196) [CY-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196: Mvts. 3 & 5 [6:09] (from a complete performance)

Matthew Glandorf

Choral Arts Philadelphia & Bach Festival of Philadelphia

Soprano: Rebecca Hoke; Alto: Jenifer L. Smith; Tenor: Steven Bradshaw; Baritone: Jackson Williams
Violins: Rebecca Harris, Mandy Wolman; Viola: Daniela Pierson; Violoncello: Eve Miller; Violone: Heather Miller-Lardin

YouTube

Oct 16, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at St Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in the frame of Bach@7 Cantata Series.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 196: Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [2:58] + Mvt. 5: Chorus [3:11]


19

Der Herr denket an uns - Cantata, BWV 196 [AB-196]

 

Cantatas BWV 196 [12:20]

Jos van Veldhoven

Nederlandse Bachvereniging

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Alto: Alex Potter; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Tobias Berndt
Ripieno Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Ripieno Alto: Barnabás Hegyi; Ripieno Tenor: Immo Schröder; Ripieno Bass: Jelle Draijer
Violin 1: Shunske Sato; Violin 2: Lucia Giraudo; Viola: Anneke van Haaften; Cello: Lucia Swarts; Double-bass: James Munro; Bassoon: Benny Aghassi; Organ: Siebe Henstra; Theorbo: Mike Fentross

Nederlandse Bachvereniging: All of Bach

May 16, 2015

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Oostkerk, Middelburg, the Netherlands.
Film Directors & Editors: Jasper Verkaart, MaNOj Kamps; Music Recording Producers: Guido Tichelman, Bastiaan Kuijt, Micha de Kanter; Camera: Maarten van Rossem, Paul Caspers, Jorrit Garretsen, Rieks Soepenberg; Gaffer: Daan de Boer, Denny Schoute; Make-Up: Erica Stuyfzand; Colorist: Daphne Ma; Concert Production: Erik van Lith; Producer: Jessie Verbrugh.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 196 by. J.v. Veldhoven.
Watch & listen on All of Bach:
Cantata BWV 196: Complete Cantata [HD: 12:20]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2000 - October 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Riccardo Nughes (April 2002)

Cantata BWV 196: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3


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