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Cantata BWV 80
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott

Ref.

BWV 80

German Title

Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott

English Title

A Mighty fortress is our God (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Choral Cantata for the Feast of Reformation
Readings: Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 2: 3-8; Gospel: Revelations 14: 6-8
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Feast of Reformation

Composed

Composed partly in Weimar, 1715 for the 3rd Sunday in Lent (BWV 80a). Revised and expanded: Leipzig, around 1730. Cantata BWV 80 is as a reworking of cantatas BWV 80a and BWV 80b.
1st performance (BWV 80a): March 15, 1715 - Weimar
2nd performance (BWV 80b): 1728-1731 - Leipzig
3rd performance (BWV 80): 1735-1740 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Luther (Mvts. 1, 2, 5, 8); Salomo Franck (Mvts. 3, 4, 6, 7)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-8 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Emblemata: BWV 80/4

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, cello, violone (double-bass), organ continuo (the trumpets and timpani parts are thought to be later additions by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach)
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria w/ Chorale | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Chorale | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 8: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.89 MB] | Score BGA [5.04 MB] | Score BGA Anh [0.84 MB]
Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 1 (Original) | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 4 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 5 (Original) | Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 8 [pdf] [John Reese]
Chorales: Mvt. 8
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 8 [cap]

References

BGA: XVIII | NBA: I/31 | BC: A 183 | Zwang: K 95 | First Published: BG, 1821 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | AL [Dutch] | EvH [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | Chazot [French] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of October 22, 2000; Week of November 2, 2008; Week of March 17, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of BWV 80
Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 80
Details of BWV 80a
Details of BWV 80b

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4
Discussions - Part 5 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 6 (3rd round)

Complete Cantatas Vol. 22 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 27 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Bach Hits Back - by Swingle Singers

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 80 [L-2]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas Nos. 80, 140
[C-5]

 

Cantata BW 80 [28:54]

Felix Prohaska

Wiener Kammerchor (Vienna Chamber Orchestra) / Wiener Kammerochester
Choir & Orchestra of the Bach Guild

Soprano: Maja Weis-Osborn, Alto: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz, Bass: Walter Berry

Bach Guild-BG-508 (1952)
Vanguard Classics OVC-2543

1951

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 59:13

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
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2

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 5
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 80, Cantata No. 87
[L-5]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 6, 31, 67, 76, 80, 87
[C-3]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [29:34]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Franz Kelch

Erato LDE-3135 (Mono)
Erato STE-50043 (Stereo)
Erato STU-70043
Musical Heritage Society MHS-666
Erato 4509-98525-2
Erato 2584-61402-2

Oct 24-30, 1959

LP / TT: 50:16
LP / TT: 50:16
LP / TT: 50:16
LP / TT: 50:16
2-CD / TT: 148:25
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded at Evangelischen Kirche, Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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3

Bach: 2 Cantatas / 2 Kantaten [C-1]
Cantatas BWV 80 & BWV 104
[C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 68 / 76 / 80 [BMC]
[C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [28:08]

André Vandernoot

Bach Chorus & Orchestra of the Amsterdam Philharmonic Society

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Wilhelmine Matthès; Tenor: Richard Lewis; Bass: Heinz Rehfuss

Concert Hall AM-2240
Musical Masterpiece Society AM-2240
Vanguard VGS-219SD
Baroque Music Club BACH-723

1960

LP / TT: 49:30
LP / TT: 49:30
LP / TT: 49:30
CD / TT: 79:55

Recorded in Europe.
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4

Bach Cantatas [E-1]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Antonia Fahberg; Contralto: Margarethe Bence; Tenor: Theophil Maier; Bass: Ulrich Schaible

Vox

1964

TT: 31:11

1st recording of Cantata BWV 80 by H. Rilling.
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5

J.S. Bach: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott Kantate BWV 80; Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme Kantate BWV 140 [L-1]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 -
Cantatas II
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 3 - Sacred Cantatas, St Matthew Passion [B-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [28:33]

Erhard Mauersberger

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Basso continuo: Friedemann Erben (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass); Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord, Organ)

Eterna 825802
Archiv Produktion 198407
Archiv Produktion Resonance 2547024
Leipzig Classics 001821-2BC
Leipzig Classics 001819-2BC

Oct 1966

LP / TT: 57:11
LP / TT: 57:11
LP / TT: 57:11
CD / TT: 73:06
5-CD / TT: 323:17

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 80 & BWV 79 [L-5]
Bach: Les Grandes Cantatas
[C-3]
Bach: Cantatas Nos. 80, 140 & 147, Jesu, meine Freude [C-4]


Cantata BWV 80 [29:09 / 29:11]

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Consortium Musicum

Soprano: Elly Ameling; Mezzo-soprano: Janet Baker; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Hans Sotin

EMI Electrola
EMI Classics 568752-2
EMI Classics 568670-2
EMI Classics 476936-2

Jul 1967

LP / TT: 46:22
2-CD / TT: 153:01
2-CD / TT: 118:57
2-CD / TT: 118:57

Recorded at Marbach Stadthalle, Germany.
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7

Bach Cantatas [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [28:57]

Johannes Somary

Amor Artis Chorale / English Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Felicity Palmer; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Robert Tear; Bass: Michael Rippon

Vanguard Classics VCD-72000
Vanguard Classics SVD-105HD

1974

CD / TT: 59:52

Recorded at Conway Hall, London, England.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 5 - Sundays after Trinity II
J.S. Bach Compact Edition: Kantaten · Cantatas · Cantates
[B-2]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Trudeliese Schmidt; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Feb 1977; Mar, May-Jun 1978

TT: 26:29

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 21 - BWV 80-83
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 5 - BWV 79-99
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 25 - BWV 79-82

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [22:58]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Wilhelm Wiedl (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35363
Teldec 8.35363 ZL & 242 577-2
Teldec 4509-91759-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81185-2
Warner Classics 8573-81185-5

Mar, Apr 4, 14, 20 & May, 1977

2-LP / TT: 80 min
2-CD / TT: 80:16
6-CD / TT: / 377:04
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 75:40
CD / TT: 75:40

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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10

J.S. Bach: Reformation Cantata; Lutheran Vespers; Organ [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 80 []

Frederick Grimes (Director); Nancianne Parrella (Assistant Director)

The Holy Trinity Bach Choir and Orchestra

Soprano: Diane Higginbotham; Mezzo-soprano: Jacqueline Pierce; Tenor: Gene Tucker; Baritone: Daniel Pratt
William Hays (Continuo Organ); Mark Shuman (Caomtinuo Cello)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church HTL-1979

Jun 12, 1979

LP / TT:

Recorded at Trinity Lutheran Church, New York City, NY, USA. PDF

11

Concert of the Hampshire College Chorus and Valley Orchestra, October 11, 1981 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [25:45]

Ann Kearns

Hampshire College Chorus / Valley Orchestra, with soloists Linda Laderach, Charles Lehrer, Walter Chestnut

Soprano: Melinda Spratlan; Alto: Pamela Gore, Tenor: Jon Humphrey; Baritone: Rodney Gisick

Hampshire College HCO-01 (RPC 58456)

Oct 11, 1981

LP / TT: 45:40

Recorded live in Grace Church, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

12

Bach: Kantaten BWV 79, BWV 80 [L-11]
Bach: Kantaten Reformation BWV 79, BWV 80
[L-11]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 79, BWV 80, BWV 192, BWV 50
[C-10]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas X
Bach: Kantaten BWV 80, BWV 137, BWV 26 [C-16]

 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [25:45 / 25:55]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Axel Schmidt (Oboe da caccia); Roald Reinecke (Violin); Günter Heidrich (Oboe)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer, Hans-Jürgen Schmidt (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ & Harpsichord)

Eterna 827 640
Eurodisc 201419-366
Berlin Classics 0021762BC
=
Leipzig Classics 0018332BC
Corona Classic Collection 0001142CCC
=

Feb 1981; Jan-Feb 1982

LP / TT: 41:23
LP / TT: 41:23
CD / TT: 58:44
MP3 / TT: 58:34
CD / TT: 58:44
CD / TT: 58:22
MP3 / TT: 58:12

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Engineer: Horst-Dieter Käppler; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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13

Bach: Kantaten · Ein Feste Burg [C-2]
Bach: Sleepers awake! / Visions célestes: cantates
[C-2]

Cantata BWV 80 [27:08]

Raymond Leppard

London Voices (Chorus Master: Terry Edwards) / English Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Elly Ameling; Contralto: Linda Finnie; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Samuel Ramey

Phili6514-097
Philips 7337-097
Philips 422490
Philips 454408

Feb 1981

LP / TT:
MC / TT:
CD / TT: 56:15
CD / TT: 74:07

Recorded at All Saint's Church, London, England.

14

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 11

Cantata BWV 80 [27:00] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Konomi Nagoya; Alto: Toshiko Toda; Tenor: Masami Saeki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 11

May 14, 1983

CD / TT: 51:06

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

15

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 57
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 26

 

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

CD: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
LP: Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Alyce Rogers; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Niklaus Tüller

Hänssler

Sep 1983; Apr 1976 (Mvt. 4)

TT: 25:05 (CD) / 37:35 (LP)

On Edition Bachakademie the dates for all Mvts. are: Sep-Oct 1983. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart & Südwest Tonstudio, Stuttgart, Germany (BWV 80). The LP edition was recorded in 1975/1976.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 80 by H. Rilling. 
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16

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 80 & 140 [C-3]

Karl Münchinger

Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gabriele Fontana; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Gösta Winbergh; Bass: Tom Krause

Decca Eclipse

Feb 1984

TT: 29:12

Recorded Evangelisches Schloßkirche, Ludwigsburg, Germany.
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17

J.S. Bach: 6 Favourite Cantatas [C-2]

Joshua Rifkin

(OVPP - No Choir) / The Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Jane Bryden; Alto: Drew Minter; Tenor: Jeffrey Thomas; Bass: Jan Opalach

L'Oiseau-Lyre

Sep 1985

TT: 25:41

Recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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18

J.S. Bach: Magnificat [C-4]

Philippe Herreweghe

La Chapelle Royale / Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Gérard Lesne; Tenor: Howard Crook; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Jan 1990

TT: 24:18

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19

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 80 & BWV 147 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [21:01]

Mátyás Antál

Hungarian Radio Chorus / Failoni Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Ingrid Kertesi; Alto: Judit Németh; Tenor: Jozsef Mukk; Bass: István Gáti

Naxos 8.550642

Jan 1992

CD / TT: 53:48

Recorded at Festetitch Castle, Budapest, Hungary.
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20

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Volume VI - Favorite Cantatas [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [23:18]

Jeffrey Thomas

American Bach Soloists Choir / American Bach Soloists

Soprano: Catherine Bott; Alto: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Jeffrey Thomas; Bass: William Sharp

Koch International Classics 3-7234-2H1
American Bach Soloists

Jan 16-17, 1995

CD / TT: 68:32

Recorded at St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, CA, USA.
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21

J.S.Bach: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80; Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke BWV 84; Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 140 [C-3]

 
Cantata BWV 80 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) /

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Katalin Gémes; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Holló Csaba

Lutherania

Jun 28, 1998

MP3 / TT

Recorded live at Kecskeméten, Hungary.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 80 by S. Kamp.
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22

Bach Edition Vol. 4 - Cantatas Vol. 1
J.S. Bach: The Famous Cantatas
[B-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [24:41]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99363
United Classics T2CD-2012125

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 292:15
5-CD / TT: 271:39

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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23

Bach Cantatas Vol. 10: Potsdam / Wittenberg
For the 19th Sunday after Trinity
For for the Feast of Reformation

 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [25:09]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 110

Oct 31, 2000

2-CD / TT: 121:46

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Schlosskirch, Wittenberg, Germany.
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24

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 22

 
 

Cantata BWV 80 [21:58]
Appendix: W.F. Bach: Bach: Gaudete omnes populi, F103 8:40 (Latin version of BWV 80) [8:40]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72222

May 9-13, 2002 [Mvts. 3-4]
Sep 26-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvt. 2]
Oct 13-18, 2002 [Mvts. 1, 5-8; Latin version]

3-CD / TT: 199:57

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 22 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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25

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 2002-07-26 [F-2002]

 

Cantata BWV 80 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Hyunah Yu; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Jon Humphrey; Bass: James Martin
Rudolph Vrbsky (Oboe/Oboe d'amore); Ariana Ghez (Oboe/Oboe d'amore); Nathan Hughes (English Horn); Steven Dibner (Bassoon); Peggy Spencer (Violin); Zon Eastes (Violoncello); Kurt Muroki (Double bass); Gregory Hayes (Harpsichord)

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 26, 2002

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There is also MC of the rehearsal from July 25, 2002.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

26

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták VI [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 80 []

Salamon Kamp

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

Soprano: Judit Béres; Alto: Judit Németh; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Joszéf Moldvay; Gábor Trajtler (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 8, 2003

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 14th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 80 by S. Kamp.
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27

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 27 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 5, 80, 115

 

Cantata BWV 80 [23:40]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Susanne Rydén; Counter-tenor: Pascal Bertin; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1421

Sep 6-9, 2003

CD / TT: 68:18

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 27 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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28

J.S. Bach: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80 [R-10]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [27 min]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Members of Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Stefanie Fels; Counter-tenor: Andreas Pehl; Tenor: Martin Krumbiegel; Bass: Jörg Hempel; Ullrich Böhme (Organ)

MDR Figaro

Oct 30, 2004

CD / TT: 27 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Oct 31, 2009.
Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 21343.
Source: SLUB Dresden

29

J.S. Bach: Cantata della Riforma BWV 80 "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott" [C-1]

Cantata BWV 80 []

Ruben Jais

coro & orchestra: Mailänder Kantorei

Soprano: Elisa Franzetti; Counter-tenor: Paolo Cauteruccio; Tenor: Christoph Wittmann; Bass: Christian Senn

Mailänder Kantorei

Oct 30, 2005

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Chiesa Cristiana Protestante, Milan, Italy.
Source & samples: Mailänder Kantorei (not for sale)

30

In Memoriam '56 - 50 éves évforduló (In Memoriam 1956 - 50 Year Anniversary) [C-13]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [29:37]

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Chamber orchestra (Lutheránia énekkar és kamarazenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: unknown; Bass: unknown

YouTube

Oct 22, 2006

TV Broadcast / TT: 90:28

Recorded & filmed live during Ünnepi megemlékezés és hangverseny, Istentisztelet keretében Kolozsvár, evangélikus templom (Celebration and commemoration concert, church service under Cluj-Napoca, the Lutheran Church), Romania.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 80 by S. Kamp.
Watch this performance on YouTube: Part 4: Complete Cantata BWV 80 [29:37]

31

Cantatas 26, 80, & Mendelssohn [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 80 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Vocal soloists: unknown

Bach Cantata Choir 6

Apr 11, 2007

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Buy this album at:
CD: Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

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J .S. Bach Cantata BWV 80 Ein Feste Burg [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 80 []

Bálint Karosi (FLC Minister of Music)

First Lutheran Church Choir & Orchestra / Instrumentalists

Soprano: Sarah Bellott; Mezzo-soprano: ?; Tenor: Jason McStoots; Bass: Joshua Taylor
Andreas Liu (Harpsichord); David Hakes (Organ); Bálint Karosi (Organ); Zoe Weiss (Cello); Nina Bischop (Violin); Ben Fox (Oboe)

YouTube

Oct 31, 2007

Video / TT:

Recorded live at First Lutheran Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 80 by B. Karosi.
Watch & listen to this recording on YouTube: Mvt.1: Chorus [5:30] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [B] & Mvt. 4: Aria [S] [5:24] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [T] & Mvt. 7: Duet [A, T] [5:38]

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Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 10: Reformation/Michaelistag · Reformation/Michaelmas Day - Cantatas BWV 19, 50, 79, 80 [D-10]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [27:30]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Friedrich Praetorius (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Alto: Stefan Kahle (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Rondeau Production ROP-4031

Oct 30-31, 2009

CD / TT: 70:51

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Buy this album at:
CD (2011): Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

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Bach Contextueel - Bach & Luther [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 80 [23:03]

Pieter-Jan Belder (General Musical Direction)

Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam (Artistic Leader: Harry van der Kamp) / Musica Amphion (Artistic Leaders: Pieter-Jan Belder & Rémy Baudet)

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Terry Wey; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Harry van der Kamp
Musica Amphion: Violin 1: Rémy Baudet, Kees Koelmans, Sayuri Yamagata; Violin 2: Franc Polman, Annelies van der Vegt; Viola: Staas Swierstra, Marten Boeken; Violoncello: Albert Brüggen; Double bass, violone: Margaret Urquhart; Oboe, Oboe d’amore: Frank de Bruine, Susanne Regel; Oboe d'amore, Oboe da caccia: Peter Frankenberg; Cornetto: Andrea Inghisciano; Trombone: Claire McIntryre, Charles Toet, Joost Swinkels; Harpsichord: Pieter-Jan Belder

Etcetera KTC-1442

Jun 20-23, 2012

CD+Book / TT: 77:23

Recorded at St. Georgenkirche, Glauchau, Saxony, Germany.
Buy this album at:
CD+Book (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

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J.S. Bach: Cantata “Ein Feste Burg” BWV 80 [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 80 []

Bálint Karosi (Organist & Choir Director)

First Lutheran Church Choir / Instrumentalists

Soloists: Soprano: Audrey Fernandez-Fraser; Members of the Exsultemus Vocal Period Ensemble: Counter-tenor: Gerrod Pagenkopf; Tenor: David Evans; Bass-Baritone: Paul Max Tipton
Choir: Lucy Bergin, Cheryl Ryder (Sopranos); Karin Denison, Sarah Funke (Altos); David Litke, Paul Stiller, Cameron Rasmussen, Brian Peterson (Tenors); Paul Edmon, Eric Arno Hiller, Mark Kranz (Basses)
Instrumentalists: Oboe 1/ Oboe d’amore 1: Joyce Alper; Oboe 2/ Oboe d’amore 2: Alexandra Lambertson; Oboe da caccia/ taille: Owen Watkins; Violin 1: Edson Scheid; Violin 2: Holly Piccoli; Viola: Zoe Kemmerling; Cello: Zoe Weiss; Violone: Mai-Lan Broekman; Continuo organ: Hendrik Broekman

FLC Boston

Oct 28, 2012

(Reformation Sunday)

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live at First Lutheran Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 80 by B. Karosi.
Listen to this recording on FLC Website: Complete Cantata

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2000 - February 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Jacobus van Dijk (October 2012), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, March 2006, August 2006, February 2012, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), William Hoffman (November 2008), John Pike (August 2005), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (October-November 2011), Walter Roth (December 2006), Russ Sackowitz (September 2008), Tobin Schmuck
(October 2010), Michael Telles (May 2005)

Cantatas BWV 80, BWV 80a & BWV 80b : Details & Complete Recordings of BWV 80 | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 80 | Details of BWV 80a | Details of BWV 80b | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

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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