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Cantata BWV 29
Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir


Ref.:

BWV 29; BC B 8

German Title:

Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir

English Title:

Unto Thee, O God, do we give thanks (by Richard Stokes)

Event:

Cantata for Inauguration of the Leipzig Town Council

Composed:

Leipzig, 1731
1st performance: August 27, 1731 - Leipzig
2nd performance: August 31, 1739 - Leipzig
3rd performance: August 25, 1749 - Leipzig

Text:

Mvt.2: Psalm 75: 2; Mvt. 8: Johann Gramann, verse 5 of Nun lob, mein' Seel', den Herren, 1548 (Wackernagel, I, #455); Anon (Mvts. 3-7: Anon.)
Parody: 1 <--- BWV 1006 and BWV 120a; 2 <--- Mass in B Minor, BWV 232/6 and 25 (I,7 and IV, 5).

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7 | NBA Text
Translations: English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10
Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Nun lob, mein' Seel', den Herren

Scoring:

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; Four-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, organ obbligato, continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Chorus | Mvt. 3: Aria [T] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 5: Aria [S] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] & Chorus | Mvt. 7: Aria [A] | Mvt. 8: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.81 MB] | Score BGA [3.70 MB] | Manuscript (1731) [41.81 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Am.B 540 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 166 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 106, Faszikel 1 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 106, Faszikel 2 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 8 | Mvt. 8 ch
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 1 ver 2 | Mvt. 1 ver 3 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 8 [cap]
Reduced Instrumentation: Mvt. 2: Chorus (original key) [2:30] | Mvt. 2: Chorus (down a step) [2:30]

References:

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/32.2 | BC: B 8 | Zwang: K 183 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facscimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentaries:

English: BCW | Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | AOB
EvH [Dutch] | GL [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music:

Music Examples

Discussions:

Week of February 16, 2003; Week of August 10, 2008; Week of May 5, 2013; Week of August 20, 2017


Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements 1900-1949
Recordings of Individual Movements 1950-1959
Recordings of Individual Movements 1960-1969
Recordings of Individual Movements 1970-1979
Recordings of Individual Movements 1980-1989
Recordings of Individual Movements 1990-1999
Recordings of Individual Movements 2000-2009
Recordings of Individual Movements 2010-2019
Recordings of Sinfonia arranged for organ by A. Guilmant
Recordings of Sinfonia arranged for organ by M. Dupré

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

Cantatas BWV 29, 119 & 120 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
A Bach Album - by Timothy Roberts & His Majesty's Consort of Voices

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-03176 [R-35]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [28:30]

Max Thurn

Members of NDR-Chor / Members of Hamburger Rundfunkorchester

Soprano: Margot Guilleaume; Alto: Ursula Zollenkopf; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Horst Sellentin
Johannes Schlömer, Wilhelm Schaper (Oboes); Adolf Scherbaum, Rudolf Haubold, Conrad Reinecke (Trumpets); August Schneider (Solo Violin)
Basso continuo: Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass); Gerhard Gregor (Organ)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Feb 7,1958

Tape: TT

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.


2

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 12 Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen; Cantata No. 29 Wir danken dir, Gott [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [LP: 24:27; CD: 24:46]

Mogens Wöldike

Wiener Kammerchor / Chamber Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

Soprano: Netania Davrath; Alto: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor: Anton Dermota; Bass: Walter Berry

Bach Guild BG-610
Bach Guild BGS-5036
Vanguard Classics SVC-88-HD

May 1960

LP / TT: 52:04
LP / TT: 52:04
CD / TT: 52:55

Recorded at Grossesaal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria.
Producer: Seymour Solomon.
Buy this album at:
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3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 29 & BWV 135 [L-2]
J.S. Bach: Cantata 23, Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, and Cantata 159, Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem,; Cantata 29, Wir danken Dir, Gott, wir danken Dir, and Cantata 135, Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder
[SA-2]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [25:32]

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Deutsche Bachsolisten

Soprano: Herrad Wehrung; Alto: Emmy Lisken; Tenor: Johannes Hoefflin; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Walter Holy, Helmut Schneidewind, Helmut Finke (Baroque Trumpets); Helmut Winschermann (Oboe); Arno Schönstadt (Obbligato Organ); Douglas Haas (Positive Organ)

Cantate 641216
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1417
Schola Antiqua Out-of-Print Recordings SAOPR-6B

Jun 1963

LP / TT: 41:09
LP / TT: 41:09
CD / TT:

Recorded at the Johanneskirche in Kornwestheim, near Stuttgart, Germany.
Buy this album at:
CD: Schola Antiqua Out-of-Print Recordings


4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 8 (BWV 28-30)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 2 (BWV 20-36)
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-47)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 9 (BWV 26-29)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [23:35 / 23:33]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien (with original instruments)

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
CMW: Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, Karl Gruber; Oboes d'amore: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin; Natural Trumpets: Josef Spindler, Richard Rudolf, Hermann Schober; Timpani: Kurt Hammer; Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Josef de Sordi; Viola: Kurt Theiner; Violoncello: Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Bassoon: Milan Turkovič; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi; Organ Continuo: Johann Sonnleitner;

Telefunken 6.35034
Teldec 8.35034 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81205-2
Warner Classics 8573-81205-5
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Jun, Oct & Nov 1972; Feb & Apr 1973

2-LP / TT: 77 min
2-CD / TT: 77:12
6-CD / TT: 385:33
MP3 / TT: 384:25
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 58:44
CD / TT: 58:44
MP3 / TT: 71:51

Recorded at Palais Rasumovsky, Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 29 by N. Harnoncourt.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Complete Cantata [23:45] | Complete Cantata [23:31] | Complete Cantata [23:31]
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:41] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:09] + Mvt. 3: Aria [T] [6:35] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [0:53] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [5:55] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] & Chorus [0:29] + Mvt. 7: Aria [A] [1:57] + Mvt. 8: Chorale [1:29]
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:41]
Vol. 2, CD-3: Cantatas BWV 26, BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29 [72:02]
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.de | iTunes

 

5

Bach: Kantaten BWV 29, BWV 119 [L-2]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 29, BWV 119 [C-6]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas VI (Cantatas BWV 29, 119)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [25:24 / 15:19]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Heidi Rieß; Tenor: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Gerhard Bosse (Solo Violin); Hannes Kästner (Organ)
Continuo: Hannes Kästner, Almut Reuter (Organ); Siegfried Arnold, Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass)

Eterna 826581
Berlin Classics 0090552BC
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Leipzig Classics 0018292BC

Feb & Nov 1974

LP / TT: 53:14
CD / TT: 53:23
MP3 / TT: 53:15
CD / TT: 53:23

Recorded at Versöhnungskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter. Recording Engineer: Hartmut Kölbach; Editing: Hildegard Mehe, Liane Klasen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Complete Cantata [25:28]
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline
CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
11-CD (1999): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

 

6

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 6 (Cantatas BWV 50, 140, 29)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 9 (Cantatas BWV 27-29)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [21:20]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Ulrike Sonntag; Alto: Elisabeth Graf; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin, Hans Läubin, (Trumpets); Norbert Schmitt (Timpani); Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes); Christoph Carl (Bassoon); Georg Egger (Violin); Stafan Trauer (Violncello); Claus Zimmermann (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Organ)

Hänssler 98.857
Hänssler 92.009
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Feb 1984

CD / TT: 49:23
CD / TT: 55:13 / 55:14
MP3 / TT: 55:27

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:30]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29 [55:14] | Cantatas BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29 [55:13] | Cantatas BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29 [55:41]
Buy this album at:
CD-1 (1992): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2 (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2 (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2 (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
CD-2 (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


7

J.S. Bach: "Wir danken dir, Gott" (Cantatas BWV 29, 119, 120) [C-13]

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [21:50]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Deborah York; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Goedele Debelder, Susan Hamilton, Lut Van de Velde, Dominique Verkinderen; Altos: Beat Duddeck, Cécile Pilorger, Martin van der Zeijst, Mieke Wouters; Tenors: Markus Schuck, Gerhard Hölzle, Warren Trevelyan-Jones, Réne Veen; Basses: Pieter Coene, Paul Van den Berghe, Robert van der Vinne, Bart Vandewege, Frits Vanhulle
Orchestra: Violins: Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch (Concert-master), Adrian Chamorro, Thérèse Kipfer, Michiyo Kondo, Corrado Masoni, Alessandro Moccia, Attilio Motzo, Andreas Preuss; Violas: Catherine Puig, Brigitte Clément, Laurent Gaspar; Violoncellos: Ageet Zweistra, Harmen Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Margareth Urquhart; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato, Rafael Palacios; Bassoon: Philippe Miqueu; Trumpets: David Staff, Susan Williams, Hendrik-Jan Houtsma, Frank Anepool; Organ: Herman Stinders; Harpsichord: Kris Verhelst [BWV 29]; Timpani: Marie-Ange Petit

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901690
Harmonia Mundi HMX-2981690
Harmonia Mundi France HML-5908363-65

Jan 1999

CD / TT: 64:48
MP3 / TT: 64:29
CD / TT: 64:48
3-CD / TT: 178:46

Recorded at Eglise Doopsgezinde Germeente, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
Recording Supervisor: Nicholas Parker; Sound Recording: Erdo Groot, Polyhymnia.
See: Cantatas BWV 29, 119 & 120 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Complete Cantata [22:00]
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:15] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [2:31] + Mvt. 3: Aria [T] [5:52] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [0:55] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [5:28] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] & Chorus [0:54] + Mvt. 7: Aria [A] [1:38] + Mvt. 8: Chorale [1:55]
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:15] + Mvt. 2: Chorus + Mvt. 3: Aria [T] [5:52] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] & Chorus + Mvt. 7: Aria [A] [1:36] + Mvt. 8: Chorale [1:56]
CD: Cantatas BWV 120, BWV 119, BWV 29 [Sequence]
Buy this album at:
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CD-2 (2002): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
3-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

 


8

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 2 (BWV 21-40)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [22:46]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch (?); Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paulinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins, Arjan Heikoop; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Michell, Annabelle Ferdinand, Rachel Beesley, Antoinette Lohmann, Alida Schat; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, Marten Boeken; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp [Solo: BWV 29/3,4], Bas van Hengel; Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg [BWV 29/1,2,8], Eduard Wesley [BWV 29/1,5], Kristin Linde [BWV 29/2,8]; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Natural Trumpets: Susan Williams [BWV 29/1,2], William Wroth [BWV 29/1,2], Hendrik Jan Houtsma [BWV 29/1], Frank Geerten Rooze [BWV 29/1]; Timpani: Frank Aarnink; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 29/1,4], Rien Voskuilen [BWV 29/3]

Brilliant Classics 99380
Brilliant Classics

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53
MP3 / TT: 351:23

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:
Vol. 12, CD-5: Cantatas BWV 41, BWV 29, BWV 120 [68:39] | Cantatas BWV 41, BWV 29, BWV 120 [68:39]
Buy this album at:
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9

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 4

Cantata BWV 29, sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura [25:06]

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Masatoshi Sasaki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 04

May 12, 2001

CD / TT: 63:51

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


10

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 20

 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [20:40]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenors: James Gilchrist; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin) [BWV 29/3]; Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe/Oboe d'amore) [BWV 29/5]; Ton Koopman (Organ) [BWV 29]
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Mariette Bastiaansen, Henriette Feith, Cécile Kempenaers, Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Malcolm Bennett, Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: BWV 29/1: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Lisa Domnisch, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Ruth Slater (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Margaret Urquhart (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry (Oboes); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi (Trumpets); Luuk Nagtegaal (Timpani); Mike Fentross (Lute); Matthew Halls, Ton Koopman (Continuo)
ABO: BWV 29/5: Margaret Faultless, Lisa Domnisch, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Silvia Schweinberger (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Margaret Urquhart (Double-bass); Wilbert Hazelzet, Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Mike Fentross (Lute); Ton Koopman (Continuo)
ABO: BWV 29/2-4,6-8: Margaret Faultless, Lisa Domnisch, Foskien Kooistra, Cathcrine Manson, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Judith Steenbrink, Sebastiaan van Vucht (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Alfonso Leal del Ojo (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Michele Zeoli (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker (Oboes); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Stephen Keavy,Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi (Trumpets); Luuk Nagtcgaal (Timpani); Matthew Halls, Ton Koopman (Continuo)

Antoine Marchand CC-72220
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May 9-14, 2002 [Mvts. 3-4]
Sep 25-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvt. 5]
Feb 23-25, 2003 [Mvt. 1]
Oct 13-19, 2003 [Mvts. 2, 6-8]

3-CD / TT: 200:22
MP3 / TT: 199:49

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantatas BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29, BWV 30, BWV 30a, BWV 31 [135:06]
Buy this album at:
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11

J.S. Bach: Cantate e Mottetti, Vol. II (Cantatas BWV 193, 29; Motets BWV 228-230) [C-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [21:13]

Michael Radulescu

Laboratorio vocale e instrumentale "Il Teatro Armonico"

Soprano: Laura Antonaz; Alto: Elena Biscuola; Tenor: Gianluca Ferrarini; Bass: Davide Benetti
Simone Bensi (Oboe); Davide Monbti (Violin); Margherita Dalla Vecchia (Organ)
Vocal ensemble: Sopranos: Laura Antonaz, Monica Correnti, Eugenia Corrieri, Giovanna Damian, Cristina Greco, Valentina Betti; Altos: Elena Biscuola, Cinzia Meneghel, Francesca Basso, Michel van Goethem, Anna Bessi, Maria Teresa Frison; Tenors: Gianluca Ferrarini, Federico Zandonà, Andrea Basevi, Luigi Gariboldi, Antonio Greco, Enrico Benati; Basses: Davide Benetti, Marcello Rossi, Guglielmo Buonsanti, Luigi De Facci, Abramo Rosalen, Cristiano Lancerotto, Miguel Somaggio
Instrunmental ensemble: Violims: Davide Monti, Roberto Lea, Laura Corolla, Lorenzo Biagini, Sonia Valero, Alessia Turri, Angela Rosito; Violas: Marta Traversi, Daniela Gaidano; Violoncellos: Carlo Zanardi (Padova), Margherita Dal Cortivo, Double-bass: Fabio Conte; Trumpets: Andrea Di Mario, Lando Giuliani, Michele Petrignani; Oboes: Simone Bensi, Davide Bettin, Michele Antonello; Bassoon: Steno Boesso; Timpani: Csilla Gyore; Harpsichord: Umberto Forni; Organ: Margherita Dalla Vecchia

Amici dell'organo Vicenze ADO-2003

Oct 22, 2003

CD / TT: 70:14

Recorded live at Teatro Olimpico, Vicenza, Italy.


12

Oratoriumabens [C-8]

 

Cantata BWV 29 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Kamaraszimfónikusok)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Mezzo-soprano: Katalin Gémes; Alto: Judit Németh; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Joszéf Moldvay
Borbála Dobozy (Harpsichord); Tamás Sackaliczky (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 7, 2004

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 15th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 29 by S. Kamp.
Download from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]


13

Festliche Musik zur Orgelweihe [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 29 []

Christian Bettels

Kammerchor St. Lamberti / Barockorchester Münster

Soprano: Johanna Winkler; Alto: Alexandra Rawohl; Tenor: Nils Giebelhausen; Bass: Michael Nonhoff; Organ: Tomasz Adam Nowak

Musicom 010912

Sep 5, 2004

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Stadt- und Marktkirche St. Lamberti Münster.
Source: Die ROHLF-Orgel


14

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV „Wir danken Dir, Gott“; Z. Gárdonyi: Dresdner Concertino für Bläser und Orgel (UA); M. Drude: Dresdner Psalm (Text: Dietrich Mendt); F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Psalm „Wie der Hirsch schreit nach frischem Wasser“ [C-1]

Cantata BWV 29 []

Christfried Brödel

Meißner Kantorei 1961; Chor der Hochschule für Kirchenmusik Dresden / Sinfonietta Dresden

Soprano: Gertrud Günther; Alto: Annekathrin Laabs; Tenor: Gerald Hupach; Bass: Andreas Heinze
Martin Strohhäcker (Organ)

Audiolis Dresden

Oct 15, 2006

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Versöhnungskirche, Dresden-Striesen, Saxony, Germany.
Source: Christfried Brödel: Tonträger


15

Bach: Cantatas BWV 140, 61 & 29 [L-13]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [21:44]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Arnold Schoenberg Chor / Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Christine Schäfer; Alto: Bernarda Fink; Werner Güra; Bass: Christian Gerhaher

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi DHM-7567942

Jan 12-14, 2007

2-CD / TT: 60:33 +

Recorded live at Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 29 by N. Harnoncourt.
CD-2 includes the recording of the same cantata from the joint cycle of Harnoncourt & Leonhardt: BWV 29 [Jun, Oct & Nov 1972; Feb & Apr 1973].
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2009): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic


16

J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-18]

 

Cantata BWV 29 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Budapest Strings (Budapesti Vonósok) (Principal: Béla Bánfalvi, Artistic Leader: Károly Botvay)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Katalin Gémes; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Péter Cser; Borbála Dobozy (Harpsichord); Péter Mekin (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 8, 2008

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live during 19th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 29 by S. Kamp.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]


17

Aimez-vous Bach? (Cantatas BWV 30, 120, 29) [CV-1]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [23:52]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Rachel Nicholls; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki

YouTube / Mezzo

Aug 22, 2011

Video / TT: 80:51

Recorded & filmed live at Abbatiale Saint-Robert, La Chaise-Dieu, France, in the frame of Festival de La Chaise-Dieu. Broadcast by Mezzo Channel.
Realisation: Vincent Massip.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 29 by M. Suzuki.
Watch on YouTune:
Complete Concert: Cantatas BWV 30, BWV 120, BWV 29 [80:51]
Cantata BWV 29: Complete Cantata [23:52] | Complete Cantata [33:52]
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [3:42] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:01] + Mvt. 8: Chorale [1:44]


18

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 52 - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s / I (BWV 29, 112, 140)

 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [23:27]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Hana Blažíková, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Aki Matsui; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki, Chiharu Takahashi; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Hiroto Ishikawa, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Katsuhiko Nakashima; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Toru Kaku, Naoki Sasaki
Orchestra: Trumpet I: Jean-François Madeuf; Trumpet II: Graham Nicholson; Trumpet III: Hidenori Saito; Timpani: Atsushi Sugahara; Oboe I: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Oboe II: Atsuko Ozaki; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Yuko Araki, Yuko Takeshima; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Yukie Yamaguchi, Ayaka Yamauchi; Violas: Hiroshi Narita, Mina Fukazawa; Organ obbligato: Masato Suzuki
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1981
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Sep 2011

SACD / TT: 63:38
MP3 / TT: 63:29

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Matthieu Garnier [organ, BWV 29]; Producer: Jens Braun; Sound Engineer: Thore Brinkmann. Post-production: Editing: Elisabeth Kemper; Mixing: Jens Braun, Thore Brinkmann; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 29 by M. Suzuki.
Buy this album at:
SACD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


19

バッハ カンタータ第29番 Bach BWV 29

Cantata BWV 29 []

Conductor: unknown

Myanomori Alte Musiks

Soloists: unknown

YouTube

Published: Apr 4, 2012

Video / TT:

Recorded live in Sapporo city, Hokkaido, Japan (5th Spring Season).
See: Myanomori Alte Musiks (Official Website) [Japanese]
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Complete Cantata [27:14]


20

J.S. Bach: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir BWV 29; J. Pachelbel: Singet dem Herrn [C-2]

 

Aria for Tenor Halleluja, Stärk und Macht (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 29 [6:49] (from a complete performance)

JanJoost van Elburg

Westerkerkkoor en Bachorkest

Soprano: Martha Bosch; Alto: Myra Kroese; Tenor: Peter Vos; Bass: Max van Egmond
Susanna Veerman (Choir Organ); Jos van der Kooy (Big Organ); Maarten Veeze (Violin) [BWV 29/3]

YouTube

Apr 28, 2013

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at Westerkerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in the frame of cyclus Cantatediensten.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 3: Aria [T] [6:49]


21

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 29 "Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir" [D-70]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt VII - Das Bach-Jahr 2013

 
 

Cantata BWV 29 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Meinrad Walter

Chor & Orchester der J.S. Bach-Stiftung

Soloists: Soprano: Julia Sophie Wagner; Alto: Roswitha Müller; Tenor: Bernhard Berchthold; Bass: Fabrice Hayoz
Choir: Sopranos: Mirjam Berli, Olivia Fündeling, Susanne Seitter, Noëmi Sohn-Nad, Alexa Vogel; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Damaris Rickhaus, Simon Savoy, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Manuel Gerber, Raphael Höhn, Walter Siegel; Basses: Fabrice Hayoz, Valentin Parli, Philippe Rayot, Tobias Wicky
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann, Monika Baer, Monika Altorfer, Martin Korrodi, Olivia Schenkel, Marita Seeger; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Zimmermann; Violoncellos: Maya Amrein, Hristo Kouzmanov; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Trumpet: Patrick Henrichs, Peter Hasel, Pavel Janecek; Timpani: Martin Homann; Oboe: Dominik Melicharek, Ingo Müller; Organ obligato: Tobias Lindner; Harpsichord: Nicola Cumer

J.S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen B093
J.S. Bach Stiftung St. Gallen

Aug 23, 2013

DVD / TT: 93 min
11-DVD / TT: 700 min

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 29: On Bach's Parody Technique and Arrangement Praxis: Interview with Rudolf Lutz [3:05]
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


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Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir - Cantate, BWV 29 [AB-29]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [16:28]

Jos van Veldhoven

Nederlandse Bachvereniging

Soprano: Maria Keohane; Alto: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Valerio Contaldo; Bass: Lionel Meunier; Organ: Leo van Doeselaar
Ripieno Sopranos: Marjon Strijk, Hilde Van Ruymbeke, Klaartje van Veldhoven, Orlanda Velez Isidro; Ripieno Altos: Victoria Cassano McDonald, Barnabás Hegyi, Saskia Kruysse, Elena Pozhidayeva; Ripieno Tenors: Robert Buckland, Diederik Rooker, Ronald Threels, Endrik Üksvärav; Ripieno Basses: Jelle Draijer, Pierre-Guy Le Gall White, Martijn de Graaf Bierbrauwer, Lionel Meunier
Violins 1: Shunske Sato, Pieter Affourtit, Annelies van der Vegt; Violins 2: Sayuri Yamagata, Anneke van Haaften, Paulien Kostense; Violas: Staas Swierstra, Femke Huizinga; Cellos: Albert Brüggen, Richte van der Meer; Double-bass: Robert Franenberg; Oboes: Martin Stadler, Peter Frankenberg; Bassoon: Benny Aghassi; Trumpets: Robert Vanryne, Mark Geelen, Fruzsina Hara; Timpani: PWiersma; Harpsichord: Siebe Henstra

Nederlandse Bachvereniging: All of Bach

Mar 15, 2014

Video / TT: 25:00

Recorded & filmed live at Martinikerk, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Concert Production: Marco Meijdam, Imke Deters; Producer: Frank van der Weij; Film Director: Lucas van Woerkum, Joost Honselaar; Director of Photography: Sal Kroonenberg; Camera: Sal Kroonenberg, Robert Berger, Ruben van den Broeke, Benjamin Sparschuh, Indy Hamid; Film Editor: Lucas van Woerkum, Frank van der Weij; Music Recording Producer: Leo de Klerk; Production Assistant: Zoë de Wilde; Music Producer's Assistant: Menno van Delft; Music Recording Assistants: Jaap Firet, Gilius Kreiken, Jaap van Stenis; Leo de Klerk, Frank van der Weij; Martijn Snoeren.
Watch & listen on All of Bach:
Cantata BWV 29: Complete Cantata [HD: 25:00]


23

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 29 "Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir" [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [28:03]

Bálint Karosi

First Lutheran Church Choir / Period Orchestra

Soloists: Soprano: Audrey Fernandez-Fraser; Alto: Stephanie Kacoyanis; Tenor: Gene Stenger; Bass: Ian Pomerantz
FLCC: Sopranos: Lucy Bergin, Anya Burkart, Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, Sarah Rodewald, Cheryl Ryder; Altos: Karin Denison, Stephanie Kacoyanis, Michael Raleigh; Tenors: Andrew Sanchez, Gene Stenger, Paul Stiller; Basses: Paul Edmon, Michael McMillan, Ian Pomerantz
Orchestra: Abigail Karr (Baroque Violin); Jesse Irons (Baroque Violin); Anna Griffis (Baroque Viola); Jacques Lee Wood (Cello); Thomas Schmidt (Timpani); Graham Dixon (Natural Trumpet); Chris Belluscio (Cornett); Robinson Pyle (Natural Trumpet); Joyce Alper (Baroque Oboe); Audrey Markowitz (Baroque Oboe); László Fassang (Organ)

YouTube

Mar 22, 2014

Video / TT: 28:03

Recorded live at First Lutheran Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, at the Boston Bach Birthday 329.
Source: The First Lutheran Church of Boston
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Part 1 [7:50] + Part 2 [5:59] + Part 3 [14:14] | Sequence


24

Bachfest Leipzig 2014 · Ausgewählte Höhepunkte [F-2014] [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 29 [22:25]

Jan Tomasz Adamus

Capella Cracoviensis (Chor und Orchester)

Soprano: Jolanta Kowalska; Counter-tenor: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Karol Kozłowski; Bass: Peter Harvey

Bach-Archiv Leipzig (Querstand / Kampradý)

Jun 19, 2014

2-CD / TT: 151 min

Recorded live in the frame of Bachfest Leipzig 2014, at Nikolaikirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2015): Bach Museum Leipzig: Shop


25

J.S. Bach & J.F. Doles: Kantaten [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 29 [21:49]

Albrecht Koch

Capella Vocale des Freiberger Domchor / Batzdorfer Hofkapelle

Soprano: Doerthe Maria Sandmann; Alto: Annekathrin Laabs; Tenor: Patrick Grahl; Bass: Tobias Berndt
Johannes Unger (Organ) [Silbermann Organ of the Freiberger Dom]

Querstand Records VKJK-1511
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Oct 26-29, 2014

CD / TT: 59:11
MP3 / TT: 59:02

Recorded at Dom St. Marien Freiberg, Saxony, Germany.
Balance Engineer, Editing, Recording Supervision: Michael Glaser; Engineer Christian Jaeger; Producer: Klaus-Jürgen Kamprad
Buy this album at:
CD (2016): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


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Serving God with a False Heart: Lukewarm Christians and Hypocrites [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 29 []

Brian A. Schmidt

Bach Choir at Duke Chapel & South Dakota Chorale / Cappella Baroque or Mallarmé Chamber Players

Soprano: Julianna Emanski; Tenor: John Grau; Other soloists: unknown
Christopher Jacobson (Organ)

YouTube

Oct 23, 2016

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Goodson Chapel, Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina, USA, in the frame of Duke Chapel Bach Cantata Series.
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert [62:27]
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 2: Chorus [2:46]


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Masterpieces of the Baroque, an Arnold Schwartz Memorial Concert [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 29: Mvts. 2, 5, 8 [6:43] (from a complete performance)

Claudia Dumschat

Transfiguration Choir of Men and Boys, Transfiguration Girls Choir & Transfiguration Camerata / Period Instrument Ensemble (12 piece orchestra)

Soprano: Sarah Hawkey; Alto (Counter-t): Joe Redd; Tenor: Christopher Preston Thompson; Bass (Baritone): Bert Boone

YouTube

Jun 3, 2016

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at the Church of the Transfiguration, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
Source: Masterpieces of the Baroque Performed at “The Little Church Around the Corner” (Brooklyn Discovey)
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 29: Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:26] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S]: Excerpt [1:42] + Mvt. 8: Chorale [1:35]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2001 - September 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012, January 2014), Bradley Lehman (April 2004), Peter Schmidt (December 2006)

Cantata BWV 29: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir for Council Election (1731)
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