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Cantata BWV 31
Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret


Ref.:

BWV 31

German Title

Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret

English Title

The heavens laugh! The earth rejoices (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Easter Sunday
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 5: 6-8; Gospel: Markus 16: 1-8
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Easter

Composed

Weimar, 1715; Re-fashioned for re-performances in Leipzig in 1724 and in 1731
1st performance: April 21, 1715 - Weimar
2nd performance: April 9, 1724 - Leipzig
3rd performance: March 25, 1731 - Leipzig

Text

Salomo Franck (Mvts. 1-8); Nikolaus Herman (Mvt. 9)

Text: German-1 | German-6 (1) | German-6 (2) | German-7 | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 5-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 3 oboes, taille, 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 violoncellos, bassoon, continuo
Mvt. 1: Sonata | Mvt. 2: Chorus | Mvt. 3: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 4: Aria [B] | Mvt. 5: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 6: Aria [T] | Mvt. 7: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] | Mvt. 9: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.16 MB] | Score BGA [4.44 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): PL-Kj Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 1 [früher D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 1] | PL-Kj Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 2 [früher D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 2] | PL-Kj Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 3 [früher D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 3] | PL-Kj Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 4 [früher D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 14, Faszikel 4] [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 9
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 9 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist

References

BGA: VII | NBA: I/9 | BC: A 55 | Zwang: K 18 | First Published: BG, 1857 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 15, 2001; Week of April 24, 2005; Week of June 6, 2010; Week of March 27, 2016


Contents:

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22
Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

The RIAS Bach Cantatas Project (1949-1952) [C-5]

 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [22:51]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Lilo Rolwes; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Gerhard Niese

Audite 21.415
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Mar 9+20+21, 1950

9-CD / TT: 631:06
MP3 / TT: 629:09

Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Radio recordings. Previously unissued in any form.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 31; Seven Easter Chorales [L-4]
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 31; Cantata No. 70 [L-11]

Cantata BWV 31 [22:25]

Felix Prohaska

Wiener Kammerchor / Wiener Kammerochester

Soprano: Anny Felbermayer; Tenor: Waldemar Kmentt; Bass: Walter Berry

Bach Guild BG-512
Bach Guild BG-615 (1962)

1952

LP / TT: 50 min
LP / TT: 50:20

Recorded in Europe.


3

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: 00-71837 [R-5]

 

Cantata BWV 31 [26:30]

Max Thurn

NDR-Chor / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Dorothea Förster-Dürlich; Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Erich Wenk
Claus Hundsamer (Bach Trumpet); Karl Felten (Bach Trumpet); Heinz Malicke (Bach Trumpet); Johannes Schlömer (Oboe)
Basso continuo: Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass); Gerhard Gregor (Organ)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Apr 6-7, 1954

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 31 by M. Thurn.


4

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 31 & Magnificat BWV 243 [L-3]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat; Kantata BWV 31 (Osterkantate)
[C-3]
J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D major, BWV 243; Cantata BWV 31: Der Himmel lacht"; Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
[B-1]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [21:06]

Marcel Couraud

L'ensemble vocal et instrumental de Stuttgart (Stuttgarter Chor und Orchester)

Soprano: Friederike Sailer; Contralto: Margarethe Bence; Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich (pseudonym "Werner S. Braun" on LP); Bass: August Messthaler
Friedrich Milde (Oboe d'amore); Martin Galling (Harpsichord)

Les Discophiles Français
Philips 835493-LY
Columbia ML-5342
Philips 4800217
=
Decca Eloquence 4803689

Jul 1956

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
CD / TT: 58:04
MP3 / TT: 47:54
2-CD / TT: 93:02

Recorded at SDR Studio, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 1: Sonata [2:16] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:45] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [B] [2:31] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [3:30] + Mvt. 5: Recitative [T] [1:12] + Mvt. 6: Aria [T] [2:20] + Mvt. 7: Recitative [S] [0:52] + Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] [3:40] + Mvt. 9: Chorale [1:03]
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 6: Aria [T] [3:52] | Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] [4:51]
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5

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-08824 [R-74]

 

Cantata BWV 31 [24:45]

Max Thurn

NDR-Knabenchor; Members of NDR-Chor / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Dorothea Förster-Dürlich; Tenor: Johannes Feyerabend; Bass: Rudolf Aue

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Apr 4-6, 1962

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 31 by M. Thurn.


6

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 16 (BWV 31, 105)
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 31, Cantata No. 105 [L-16]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 6, 31, 67, 76, 80, 87
[C-3]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

Cantata BWV 31 [24:08]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Claudia Hellmann (Mvt. 2); Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Erich Wenk
Oboe: Pierre Pierlot; Trumpet: Maurice André; Horn: Hermann Baumann; Violoncello: Jacoba Muckel; Organ, Harpsichord: Eva Hoelderlin

Erato STE-50183
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1023
Erato 4509-98525-2
Erato 2584-61401-2

Jun 1963

LP / TT: 50:23
LP / TT: 50:23
2-CD / TT: 148:25
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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7

Bach: Cantata Nos. 31 "Der Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret", Cantata No. 50 "Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft"; Buxtehude: "O Gottes Stadt", Cantata for Soprano & Continuo [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Der Himmel lacht, die Erde jubilieret BWV 31, Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft BWV 50; Buxtehude: O Gottes Stadt
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [LP: 23:30; MP3: :02]

Dr. Kurt Bauer (Conductor & Organist)

Dresden Cathedral Choir & Orchestra

Soloists of the Dresden Cathedral (No Names)

Janus Piroquette JAS-19017
Orion LAN-0250

1965 (?)

LP / TT: 41:00
MP3 / TT: 40:09

Recorded in Europe. Recorded live with Karl Richter, under the pseudonym of Dr. Kurt Bauer.
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8

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk Complete Cantatas Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 9 (BWV 31-34)
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. 10 (BWV 30-31)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [20:56 / 20:59]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano & Alto: Soloists of the Wiener Sängerknaben; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern
CMW: Natural Trumpets: Josef Spindler, Richard Rudolf, Hermann Schober; Timpani: Kurt Hammer; Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin, Karl Gruber; Taille (Tenor Oboe): Alfred Hertel;

Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Josef de Sordi; Violas: Hans-Peter Ochsenhofer, Kurt Theiner; Bassoon: Milan Turkovič; Violoncello: Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35035
Teldec 8.35035 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81205-2
Warner Classics 8573-81205-5

Oct-Nov 1972; Feb 1974

2-LP / TT: 84 min
2-CD / TT: 84:43
6-CD / TT: 385:33
MP3 / TT: 384:25
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 58:44
CD / TT: 58:44

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Complete Cantata [20:58] | Complete Cantata [20:58]
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 2: Chorus [4:12] | Mvt. 2: Chorus [4:14] | Mvt. 2: Chorus [4:09] | Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] [3:59]
CD: Cantatas BWV 30, BWV 31 [58:43]
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9

Bach: Kantaten BWV 31, BWV 66 [L-4]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 4, BWV 134, BWV 31 [C-3]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 106, BWV 31, BWV 66 [C-7]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas VII
J.S. Bach: Oster-Kantaten Easter Cantatas BWV 4 31 66 134 [C-18]


Cantata BWV 31 (Leipzig version 1724) [22:40 / 22:42 / 22:44]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Helga Termer; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Armin Männel (Trumpet I); Hartmut Thieme (Trumpet II); Harry Haertel (Trumpet III); Peter Fischer (Oboe);
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Heinz Morawietz (Double-bass); Almut Reuter (Organ)

Eterna 827010
Berlin Classics BC-2067-2
=
Berlin Classics 0090252BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018302BC
Berlin Classics 0184112BC
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Jan/Dec 1976 [LP] or Jan, Jun 1976 [CD]

LP / TT: 54:20
CD / TT: 74:01
MP3 / TT: 73:45
CD / TT: 77:37
MP3 / TT: 77:18
CD / TT: 77:37
2-CD / TT: 105:30
MP3 / TT: 105:33

Recorat Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Producer: Heinz Wegner; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneers: Hartmut Kölbach, Horst Langherrich, Editing: Hildegard Mehe.
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10

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 30 (Cantatas BWV 31, 134)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 10 (Cantatas BWV 30-31)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [22:25]

Helmuth Rilling

Indiana University Chamber Singers / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne
Hermann Sauter, Eugen Mayer, Heiner Schatz (Trumpets); Karl Schad (Timpani); Güther Passin, Ingo Goritzki, Hedda Rothweiler, Rolf Julius Koch (Oboes); Dietmar Keller (Oboe da caccia [CD-1] or Oboe d'amore [CD-2]); Günther Pfitzenmaier (Bassoon); Friedemann Schulz, Hans Häublein (Continuo Cellos); Thomas Lom (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord); Thomas Jaber (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.881
Hänssler 92.011

Mar-May 1976

CD / TT: 53:30
CD / TT: 58:03

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche, Stuttgart, Germany & Südwest Tonstudio, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Südwest-Tonstudio, Stuttgart; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Complete Cantata [22:25]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 30, BWV 31 [58:01] | Cantatas BWV 30, BWV 31 [58:02]
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11

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1
J.S. Bach: Easter Cantatas
[B-1]

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [20:56]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Simon Schouten)

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless, Foskien Kooistra (Violin); Jan Schlapp, Jane Norman (Viola); Jaap ter Linden (Violoncello); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe); Stephen Keavy (Trumpet)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Els Bongers, Anne Grimm, Francine van der Heijden, Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam, Johannette Zomer; Altos: Richard Bryan, Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot; Tenors: Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts, Huw Rhys-Evans; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Foskien Kooistra, Nicola Cleminson, Marc Cooper, Iona Davies, Laura Johnson, Carla Marotta, Barry Sargent; Violas: Jan Schlapp, Jane Norman; Violoncellos: Jaap ter Linden, Penny Driver; Violone: Nicholas Pap; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Martin Stadler, Stefano Vezzani, Karla Schröter; Trumpets: Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi; Timpani: Luuk Nagtegaal; Bassoon: Marc Vallon; Organ: Jan Kleinbussink; Organ obbligato: Ton Koopman

Erato 4509-98536-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72201
=
Antoine Marchand CC-72231

Nov 23-Dec 3, 1994

3-CD / TT: 198:45
3-CD / TT: 198:45
MP3 / TT: 198:08
2-CD / TT: 151:00

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer: Adriaan Verstijnen; Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Part 1 [8:15] + Part 2 [6:50] + Part 3 [5:53]
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 1: Sonata [2:30] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:36] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [B] [2:06] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [3:25] + Mvt. 5: Recitative [T] [1:08] + Mvt. 6: Aria [T] [2:17] + Mvt. 7: Recitative [S] [0:51] + Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] [4:03] + Mvt. 9: Chorale [0:59]
Cantatas BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29, BWV 30, BWV 30a, BWV 31 [135:06]
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12

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 6 - Cantatas from Weimar (BWV 21, 31)

 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [19:53]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi, Midori Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa, Megumi Fukuda, Sachiko Muratani; Altos: Yuko Anazawa, Claudia Schmitz, Tamaki Suzuki, Yoshikazu Mera; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Yasuo Uzuka, Takanori Ohnishi, Akira Takizawa, Tadashi Miroku; Basses: Peter Kooy, Chiyuki Urano, Yoshitaka Ogasawara, Tetsuya Odagawa, Jun Hagiwara
Orchestra: Violins: Ryo Terakado [Leader], Azumi Takada, Yuko Takeshima, Keiko Watanabe, Mari Ono, Makoto Akatsu; Violas: Yoshiko Morita. Amiko Watabe; Cellos: Hidemi Suzuki, Norizumi Moro-oka; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Koji Ezaki, Yukari Maehashi; Oboe da caccia: Masamitsu San-no-miya; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dohsaka; Trumpets: Toshio Shimada, Yoshio Kobayashi, Yoshimitsu Osada; Timpani: Yoshihiro Ando; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoko Imai

BIS CD-851
=

Jun 1997

CD / TT: 68:01
MP3 / TT: 66:06

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Balance Engineer: Jens Braun; Producer: Robert von Bahr; Digital Editing: Oliver Curth.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:57]
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13

Bach Cantatas Vol. 22: Eisenach
For Easter Sunday / For Easter Monday (BWV 4, 31, 66)
For Easter Monday / For Easter Tuesday (BWV 6, 134, 145)

 
 
1. 
2.

Cantata BWV 31 [18:26]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Stephen Varcoe
MC: Sopranos: Suzanne Flowers, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Gillian Keith, Donna Deam, Nicola Jenkin, Belinda Yates; Altos: David Clegg, Richard Wyn Roberts, William Towers, Lucy Ballard; Tenors: Rory O'Connor, Paul Tindall, Nicolas Robertson, Iain Rhodes; Basses: Noel Mann, Richard Savage, Christopher Dixon, Paul im Thurn
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Kati Debretzeni, Penelope Spencer, Rebecca Livermore, Debbie Diamond; Violins 2: Lucy Howard, Roy Mowatt, Andrew Roberts, Desmond Heath; Violas: Katherine McGillivray, Rosemary Nalden, Lisa Cochrane, Colin Kitching; Cellos: David Watkin, Lynden Cranham; Double-bass: Judith Evans; Oboes: Katharina Arfken, Mark Baigent, Richard Earle, Gail Hennessy; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Trumpets: Niklas Eklund, Marc Ulrich, Frode Jakobsen; Timpani: David Corkhill; Organ: Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-128
=

Apr 23-24, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:39
MP3 / TT: 120:24

Recorded live at the Georgenkirche, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, as part of the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Matthijs Ruijter (Polyhymnia), Rob Aarden (Eurosound); Tape editors: Ientje Mooij, Erdo Groot; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Complete Cantata [18:32] | Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:31]
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14

Bach Festival 68th annual [F68-a]

 

Cantata BWV 31 []

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-WallaceCollege Choir / Festival Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Dominique Labelle; Tenor: William Hite; Baritone: Sanford Sylvan

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW CD 00-44

Apr 14-15, 2000

4-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)


15

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

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 31 [21:09]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; 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 [BWV 31/3,4,5,6]; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg [BWV 31/1,3,8], Eduard Wesley [BWV 31/1,2], Vincent van Ballegooien [BWV 31/1,2]; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Natural Trumpets: Susan Williams [BWV 31/1,2], William Wroth [BWV 31/1], Hendrik Jan Houtsma [BWV 31/1,2], Frank Anepool [BWV 31/2]; Timpani: Frank Aarnink; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 31/3,4], Stephen Taylor [BWV 31/5], Rien Voskuilen [BWV 31/6],

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:
Cantata BWV 31: Complete Cantata [21:30] | Complete Cantata [21:13]
CD: Cantatas BWV 34, BWV 31, BWV 19 [57:53] + Cantatas BWV 34, BWV 31, BWV 19 [57:53]
Buy this album at:
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Music Download (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


16

Washington Bach Consort, 2002-2003 season. / Noontime cantata concert series, series 14, concert 7. 2003-05-06 [N14-7] [N14-7]

 

Cantata BWV 31 []

J. Reilly Lewis

Washington Bach Consort

Soprano: ?; Alto: Barbara Hollinshead; Tenor: Robert Petillo; Baritone: Steven Combs

Washington Bach Consort

May 6, 2003

CD / TT: 40:47

Recorded live at Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 420746319)


17

Easter 2008 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 31: Mvts. 1, 2 & 9 [7:52]

Bálint Karosi

First Lutheran Church Choir & Orchestra

Soloists: unknown

YouTube

Mar 23, 2008 (Easter Sunday)

Video / TT:

Recorded and filmed live at First Lutheran Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 1: Sontata [2:42] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [3:57] + Mvt. 9: Chorale [1:13]


18

Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 5: Ostern Easter (Cantatas BWV 4, 31, 67)

 

Cantata BWV 31 [18:97]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Johannes Hildebrant (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Tobias Hunger; Bass: Andreas Scheibner

Rondeau Production ROP-4045
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Apr 12-13, 2013

CD / TT: 76:15
MP3 / TT: 76:15

Recorded during the weekly Thomaskirche Leipzig: Cantata Church Services, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Complete Cantata [20:58]
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Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline


19

Bach: Cantatas 31, 74 and 200 [J.S. Bach: Letzte Stunde, brich herein, BWV 31] [C13-5]

 

Cantata BWV 31: Aria w/ Chorale for Soprano Letzte Stunde, brich herein (Mvt. 8) [3:31] (from a complete performance)

Iain Ledingham

(OVPP- No Choir) / Academy Baroque Orchestra (Leader: Madeleine Easton)

Soprano: Sofia Larsson; Alto: Anna Harvey; Tenor: Rupert Charlesworth; Baritone: Samuel Pantcheff; Bass: David Shipley

YouTube

May 12, 2013

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at The Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, England, in the frame of Royal Academy of Music - J.S. Bach: The Cantatas.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 31: Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] [3:31]


20

J.S. Bach: Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret, BWV 31 [C15-2]

 

Cantata BWV 31 [22:34]

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Orchestra

Soloists: Soprano: Angelika Czabán; Tenor: János Szerekován; Bass: László Jekl

Lutherania

Apr 5, 2015

MP3 / TT: 22:34

Recorded live at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary. Recording: Holló Csaba.
Download from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]
Listen on BCW:
Cantata BWV 31 [22:34]: Mvt. 1: Sonata [3:04] + Mvt. 2: Chorus [4:09] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [B] [2:31] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [2:55] + Mvt. 5: Recitative [T] [1:24] + Mvt. 6: Aria [T] [2:21] + Mvt. 7: Recitative [S] [0:56] + Mvt. 8: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [S] [4:15] + Mvt. 9: Chorale [0:59]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2001 - March 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Tutomu Nagamiya
(June 2008), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (April 2014), Walter Roth (June 2008), Thomas Shepherd (April 2007)

Cantata BWV 31: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


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