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Cantata BWV 213
Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen


Ref.:

BWV 213

German Title

Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen

English Title

Let us take care, let us watch (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Dramma per Musica [Hercules at the Crossroads], for the (11-year) Birthday of Prince Friedrich Christian

Composed

Leipzig, 1733
1st performance: September 5, 1733 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)

German Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-2 | Italian | Russian-2 | Spanish

Scoring

Soloists: Wollust = Lust (Soprano), Herkules = Hercules (Alto), Tugend = Virtue (Tenor), Merkur = Mercury (Bass); 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 horns, oboe d’amore, oboe, 2 violins, bassoon, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria | Mvt. 8: Recitative | Mvt. 9: Aria | Mvt. 10: Recitative | Mvt. 11: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 12: Recitative | Mvt. 13: Chorus

Score BGA [5.00 MB]

References

BGA: XXXIV | NBA: I/36 | BC: G 18 | Zwang: W 13 | First Published: BG, 1887 | Autograph score (Facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of November 23, 2003; Week of September 7, 2008; Week of September 8, 2013


Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

J.S. Bach: Hercules auf dem Scheidwege · Cembalokonzert BWV 1058 [ES-5]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Wollust]: Sheila Armstrong; Alto [Herkules]: Hertha Töpper; Tenor [Tugend]: Theo Altmeyer; Bass [Merkur]: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Jan 1967

TT: 51:55

1st recording of Cantata BWV 213 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Weltische Quellen des Weichnachts-Oratoriums (Cantatas BWV 213, 214, 215) [L-1]
Bach: Cantata 213 Hercules auf dem Scheidewege (Lasst und sorgen)
[L-1]
J.S. Bach: Weltliche Quellen des Weihnachts-Oratoriums I - Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen BWV 213 [C-1]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 213 [LP: 48 min; CD: 47:52]

Wilfried Fischer

Chor und Kammerorchester Collegium Musicum der Universität Tübingen

Sopran [Wollust]: Herrad Wehrung; Alto [Herkules]: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor [Tugend]: Kurt Huber; Bass [Merkur]: Bruce Abel
Gertrud Krause & Helmut Schmauder (Oboe & Oboe d'amore); Wolfgang Hofmann & Willy Rütten (Horn); Thomas Jennewein (Violin); Henning Nordmeyer (Violoncello); Karin Nordmeyer & Werner Aderhold (Violas); Rolf Sack (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord)

Corona SM-30003/4
Musical Heritage Society MHS-3959 (1979)
Corona 32003

Jul 8, 1969

2-LP / TT:
LP / TT: 48 min
CD / TT: 47:52

Recorded live at Festsaal der Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Südwestfunk, Landesstudio Tübingen; Digital Mastering: Studio Bayer Music Group; Reproduction & typesetting: Richard Kettmann, Stuttgart; ManufactureR: SONY DADC, Anif.


3

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas VIII
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas
Bach: Dramma per musica BWV 213
[L-5]

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano [Wollust]: Edith Mathis; Alto [Herkules]: Carolyn Watkinson; Alto [Echo]: Astrid Pilzecker; Tenor [Tugend]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Merkur]: Siegfried Lorenz

Eterna / Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

Apr 1978, Nov 1979

TT: 45:20

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Lasst uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen, S. 213 [IU-15]

 

Cantata BWV 213 [54 min]

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Summer Bach Collegium / orchestra

Soprano: Elizabeth James; Alto: Julia Bentley; Tenor: Bruce Sellers; Bass: Harry Mamlin

Indiana University School of Music

Jul 7, 1985

2 sound tape reels / TT: 54 min

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries


5

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantata BWV 211 & 213 [L-4]

Gustav Leonhardt

Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano [Wollust]: Barbara Bonney; Alto [Herkules]: Ralf Popken; Tenor [Tugend]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Merkur]: David Wilson-Johnson

Philips

Jan 1994

TT: 48:00

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.


6

J.S. Bach: Cantate profanes - Secular Cantatas (BWV 201, 205, 213) [C-1]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 213 [47:02]

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano [Wollust]: Efrat Ben-Nun; Counter-tenor [Herkules]: Andreas Scholl; Tenor [Tugend]: James Taylor; Bass [Merkur]: Klaus Häger
Bernhard Forck, Sabine Fehlandt (Violas); Katharina Arfken (Oboe & Oboe d'amore)
Continuo: Jan Freiheit (Violoncello); Matthias Winkler (Double-bass); Christian Beuse (Bassoon); Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord & Organ); Konrad Junghänel (Lute)

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901544-45
Harmonia Mundi France HMX-2951544-45
Harmonia Mundi France HMG-5012544-45

Nov 1994

2-CD / TT: 134:30
2-CD / TT: 134:30
2-CD / TT: 134:30
MP3 / TT: 134:06

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Co-production with DeutschlandRadio Berlin & R.O.C. GmbH; Artistic Director: Walter Schales; Balance Engineer: Geert Puhlman; Assistant Brigitte Siewert.
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2-CD (2014): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 5
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas [B-0]

 

Cantata BWV 213 [45:41]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano [Wollust]: Anne Grimm; Alto [Herkules]: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor [Tugend]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Merkur]: Klaus Mertens

Erato 0630-17578-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72205
Teldec

Sep & Nov 1996

4-CD / TT: 239:51
4-CD / TT: 239:51
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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8

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 67 - Secular Cantatas

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Wollust]: Sibylla Rubens; Alto [Herkules]: Ingeborg Danz; Alto [Echo] (Mvt. 5): Constanze Schumacher; Tenor [Tugend]: Marcus Ullmann; Bass [Merkur]: Andreas Schmidt
Harpsichord: Michael Behringer

Hänssler

Sep 1999

TT: 42:41

2nd recording of Cantata BWV 213 by H. Rilling. Recordedat Stadthalle Sindelfingn, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Festmusiken für das Kurfürstlich-Sächsische Haus: Kantaten Bwv 213 & 214 [C-2]

 

Cantatas BWV 213 [47:26]

Heinz Hennig

Knabenchor Hannover / Barockorchester L'ARCO (Konzertmeister: Christoph Heidemann)

Soprano [Wollust]: Elisabeth Scholl; Mezzo-soprano [Herkules]: Barbara Hölzl; Tenor [Tugend]: Jan Kobow; Bass-Baritone [Merkur]: Hanno Müller-Brachmann

Ars Musici AM-1313-2
Ars Musici ARM-232335
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Sep 2000

CD / TT: 74:28
CD / TT: 74:28
MP3 / TT: 74:07

Recorded live at Großer Sendesaal des NFDR Hannover, Landesfunkhaus Niedersachsen, Germany.
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10

J.S. Bach: Festmusiken zu Leipziger Universitätsfeiern [C-2]

Cantata BWV 213 [42:30]

David Timm

Leipziger Universitätschor / Pauliner Barockensemble, Leipzig

Soprano: Sara Jäggi; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Daniel Johannsen; Bass: Peter Kooy

Querstand

2009

5-CD / TT:

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11

Dramma per musica BWV 201, 205 & 213 de Jean-Sébastien Bach [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Bach Drama (BWV 201-205, BWV 213) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 213 []

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano [Wollust]: Céline Scheen; Counter-tenor [Herkules]: Clint van der Linde; Tenor [Tugend]: Fabio Trümpy; Bass [Merkur]: Christian M. Immler (?)

ARTE France – Mezzo
Ambronay AMY-031

Sep 10, 2011

Video
2-CD+DVD / TT:

Filmed & recorded live at Ozango - Festival d'Ambronay, France.
Director: Olivier Simonnet; Cameramen: Philippe Bini, Etienne Monier, Ludovic Plourde (Directorr photo), Jonas Marpot, Alain Schmitter, Marine Tadié; Sounde: Denis Vautrin, Pierre-Antoine Signoret, Quentin Rigo.
Watch this video on: YouTube [56:14] | Arte Live Web [101:02]
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - January 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Rudolf Bayer (October 2003, January 2016), Matthias Hansen (August 2006), Leslie Masters (August 2010)

Cantata BWV 213: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3


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