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Cantata BWV 89
Was soll ich aus dir machen, Ephraim?

Ref.

BWV 89

German Title

Was soll ich aus dir machen, Ephraim?

English Title

How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for the 22nd Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Philippians 1: 3-11; Gospel: Matthew 18: 23-35
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 22nd Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: October 24, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Hosea 2: 8 (Mvt. 1); Johann Heermann (Mvt. 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5) [W. Murray Young suggests Christian Weiss, Sr. or someone unknown]

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wo soll ich fliehen hin

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: horn, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.10 MB] | Score BGA [1.20 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Wo soll ich fliehen hin / Auf meinen lieben Gott

References

BGA: XX/1 | NBA: I/26 | BC: A 155 | Zwang: K 48 | First Published: BG, 1872 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of November 19, 2000; Week of November 20, 2005; Week of July 29, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Nos. 189 · 89 · 174 [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 89 []

Kurt Redel

Choir and Orchestra "Pro Arte" Munich

Soprano: Antonia Fahberg; Contralto: Anne Munch; Bass: Herbert Bauer

Erato LDE-3043
Westminster SWN-18755
Westminster XWN-18755
Musical Heritage Society MHS-566

Mar 31-Apr 4, 1956

LP / TT:

Recorded in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

2

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 1: BWV 190a, BWV 84, BWV 89, BWV 27 [D-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 89 [13:29]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Fred Schweinfurter (Oboe)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 980015

Late 1960’s ? (P 1998)

CD / TT: 65:07

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Kantaten · Cantatas Nr. 89, Nr. 90, Nr. 161 [L-4]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 18, 59, 89, 90, 106, 118, 152, 161 & 182 [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 89 [12:00 / 12:04]

Jaap Schröder

Junge Kantorei (Director: Joachim Martini) / Concerto Amsterdam

Soprano: Sheila Armstrong, Alto: Helen Watts, Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken SAWT-9540
Teldec 69599

Mar 31, 1969

LP / TT: 42:37
2-CD / TT: 148:33

Recorded at Hervormde Kerk, Bennebroek, Holland.
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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 56
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 28

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Sep, Dec 1977

TT: 12:18

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 22 - BWV 84-90
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. 27 - BWV 87-90

 

Cantata BWV 89 [12:11 / 12:26]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Marcus Klein (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35364
Teldec 8.35364 ZL & 242 578-2
Teldec 4509-91759-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81183-2
Warner Classics 8573-81183-5

Mar 1-3 & Sep 16+18, 1978

2-LP / TT: 102 min
2-CD / TT: 103:51
6-CD / TT: / 377:04
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 61:55
CD / TT: 61:55

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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6

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 89 [11:31]
Appendix: Alternate Aria for Bass Was soll ich aus dir machen, Ephraim? (Mvt. 1), BWV 89a [4:14]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208

Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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7

Bach Edition Vol. 15 - Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 89 [11:26]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99374

Jan-Feb 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 12: Tooting/Winchester
For the 22nd Sunday after Trinity
For the 23rd Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 89 [11:17]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano:Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson, Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 171

Nov 17, 2000

2-CD / TT: 140:53

Recorded during the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at All Saints church, Tooting, England (not live recording).
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 14 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 - BWV 48, 89, 109, 148

 
 

Cantata BWV 89 [11:08]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Bass: Chiyuki Urano

BIS 1081

Feb 22-25, 2000

CD / TT: 66:04

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - April 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (February 2012, April 2012)

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