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Psalm 51 BWV 1083
Tilge, Höchester, meine Sünden

Ref.

BWV 1083

German Title

Tilge, Höchester, meine Sünden

English Title

Cancel, Highest, my sins

Event

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Composed

Leipzig, 1744-48 or 1745-1747. Transcription of Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1735).
1st performance: 1746-1747 - Leipzig

Text

Psalm 51

German-1 | Translations: English-1 | French-6 | Hungarian-2 | Spanish-7

Scoring

2 Violins solo, 2 Violins ripieno, Viola, Violone, Violoncello, Continuo

References

BGA: | NBA: | BC: A 193 | Zwang: | First Published: Stuttgart, 1963

Commentary

Stabat Mater - Bach | AAM Features - Bach Bibliothek Programme | St. Florianer: Bach Stabat Mater Parody

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

October 1999 - August 2000; April 2003; Week of June 24, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

General Discussions - Part 1
General Discussions - Part 2 (3rd round)

Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Psalm 51 BWV 1083 & Cantata BWV 200 [L-5]
Bach Kantaten, Vol. 7: BWV 1083, BWV 200 [D-7]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [42:28 / 42:30]

Diethard Hellmann

Bach-Chor (Kurrende der Christuskirche) & Bach-Orchester Mainz

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Alto: Margrit Conrad

Da Camera SM-94011
Musica Rara MUS-9
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1677
Oryx Bach Series BACH-1120
DdM-Records Mitterteich 200010

Jun 13, 1966

LP / TT: 47:36
LP / TT: 47:36
LP / TT: 47:36
LP / TT: 47:36
CD / TT: 47:38

Recorded by SWF at Christkönigskirche, Mainz-Bischofsheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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2

Bach-Perfolesi: Tilge Höchster, Meine Sünden [C-1]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [39:27]

Fabio Maestri

Orchestra Filarmonica Marchgiana

Soprano : Kathleen Cassello; Contralto: Gloria Banditelli

Bongiovanni 2113

Mar 29, 1990

CD / TT: 61:01

Recorded live at Teatro Pergolesi di Jesi, Italy.
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3

J.S. Bach: Transcriptions of Italian Music [V-3]

 
 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [39:07]

Jeffrey Thomas

American Bach Soloists

Soprano: Benita Valente; Alto: Judith Malafronte

Koch International 3-7237-2H1
American Bach Soloists

May 7-8 & 10-11, 1993

CD / TT: 48:47

Recorded at St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, CA, USA.
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4

J.S. Bach: Psalm 51 & Kantate “Himmelskönig, set willkommen” [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Psalm 51, BWV 1083; Arias, BWV 245a,b,c (Bach-2000 Vol. 79)
Bach-2000 Vol. 6 - The Sacred Vocal Works [Box Set]
J.S. Bach: Violin Concertos BWV 1041-1043; Psalm 51 BWV 1083
[C-1]

P UPDATE

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [42:20]

Gunar Letzbor

St. Florianer Sängerknaben / Ars Antiqua Austria

Boy Soprano: Siegfried Ertelthalner (Soloist of the St. Florianer Sängerknaben); Boy Altos: Martin Sturm, Michael Moucka (Soloists of the St. Florianer Sängerknaben)

Symphonia 95139
Teldec
Teldec
Pan Classics PC-10277
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Mar 1995

CD / TT: 72:15
CD / TT:
14-CD / TT:
2-CD / TT: 133:54
MP3 / TT: 133:55

Recorded at Augustiner-Chorherrenstift, St. Florian, Austria.
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4

J.S. Bach: Psalm 51 & Kantate “Himmelskönig, set willkommen” [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Psalm 51, BWV 1083; Arias, BWV 245a,b,c (Bach-2000 Vol. 79)
Bach-2000 Vol. 6 - The Sacred Vocal Works [Box Set]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [42:20]

Gunar Letzbor

St. Florianer Sängerknaben / Ars Antiqua Austria

Boy Soprano: Siegfried Ertelthalner (Soloist of the St. Florianer Sängerknaben); Boy Altos: Martin Sturm, Michael Moucka (Soloists of the St. Florianer Sängerknaben)

Symphonia 95139
Teldec
Teldec

Mar 1995

CD / TT: 72:15
CD / TT:
14-CD / TT:

Recorded at Augustiner-Chorherrenstift, St. Florian, Austria.
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5

Bach und die Italiener (Original oder Fälschung?) [V-3]

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 []

Christian Brembeck

Neue Hofkapelle München

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Counter-tenor: Kai Wessel

Christophorus

Oct 1996

CD / TT:

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6

J.S. Bach: Passionsmusik [RC-4]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 []

Hans-Christoph Rademann

Sinfonietta Dresden

Soprano: Friederike Holzhausen; Alto: Angela Liebold

Dresden

1997

MC / TT:

Recorded in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. Released 1998.
Copies: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKA-B(TKD-C 425) | Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 425.
Source: SLUB Dresden

7

Scarlatti · Bach · Durante [V-3]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [38:58]

Thomas Hengelbrock

Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble

Soprano: Maya Boog; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77508

Dec 7-10, 1998

CD / TT: 58:44

Recorded at Katolische Pfarrkirche "Mariae Krönung", Obberied, Germany.
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8

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 73

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [32:10]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Christiane Oelze; Alto: Birgit Remmert

Hänssler

Jan 1999

CD / TT: 65:28

Recorded at Stadthalle Sindelfingen, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos; Sonata for Two Flutes

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [32:58]

Pierangelo Pelucchi

Orchestra U.E.C.A

Unknown vocal soloists

Classic Art 188

Jul, Sep, Oct 1999

2-CD / TT:

 

10

J.S. Bach: Messe in A-Dur BWV 234 / Kantate Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden BWV 1083 [V-3]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 []

Wolfgang Schult

Arcani Musicali / Nova Stravaganza (Director: Siegbert Rampe)

Soprano: Ruth Weber; Alto: Margit Diefenthal 

Bachwochen Dill 3

Nov 13, 1999

CD / TT:

Recorded live at the 24th Bachwoche Dillenburg.
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11

Bach Edition Vol. 17 - Vocal Works Vol. 2 [C-13]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [36:42]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda

Brilliant Classics 99376

Nov 1999-Jan 2000

8-CD / TT: 411:46

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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12

J.S. Bach: Tilge, Höchster, Meine Sünden, d'après Pergolesi / Stabat Mater; Œuvres pour orgue

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 []

Martin Gester

Le Parlement de Musique

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Alto: Annette Markert

Tempéraments Radio France

1999

CD / TT:

Recorded at St. Petri, Freiburg.
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13

Bach: Salmo 51 BWV 1083 dallo Stabat Mater di Pergolesi / Cantate BWV 170, 198, 106, 196, 53 [C-2]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [38:21]

Diego Fasolis

Coro della Radio Svizzera / I Barocchisti

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Contralto: Guillemette Laurens

The Classic Voice Magazine
Arts

Dec 2000

2-CD / TT: 61:25 + 69:47
CD / TT: 61:25

Recorded at Villa Giulini, Briosco, Italy.
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14

Bach: Psaume 51 d’aprés le Stabat Mater de Pergolesi; Cantate BWV 82 "Ich habe genug" [C-4]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [35:09]

Bernard Labadie

Les Violons du Roy

Soprano: Karina Gauvin; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor

ATMA Clasique ACD2-2342

Apr 12-14, 2004

SACD / TT: 56:52

Recorded at Salle Françoys-Bernier, Domaine Forget, Saint-Irénée, Quebec, Canada.
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15

Stabat Mater [V-1]

 
 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [37:08]

Daniel Taylor

Theatre of Early Music

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor

BIS 1546

Feb 2006

SACD / TT: 72:53

Recorded at Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon Secours, Montreal, Canada.
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15

Bach arranging and arranged [V-1]

 

Psalm 51 Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden, BWV 1083 [35:14]

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The Bach Players

Soprano: Rachel Elliott; Alto: Sally Bruce-Payne
Nicolette Moonen, Sophie Barber, Rodolfo Richter, Huw Daniel (Violins); Anne Schumann (Viola); Alison McGillivray (Cello), Elizabeth Bradley (Double-bass); Pawel Ciwczak (Organ)

Hyphen Press Music HPM-01

Jun 23-25, 2008

CD / TT: 57:44

Recorded at St Michael's Church, Highgate, London N6, England.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2000 - March 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Riccardo Nughes (September 2001, November 2001, April 2002), Roland Wörner (October 2002), Joost (January 2004), Cleofide (August 2004, November 2004)

Psalm 51 BWV 1083: Recordings | General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2

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