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Cantata BWV 107
Was willst du dich betrüben

Ref.

BWV 107

German Title

Was willst du dich betrüben

English Title

Why are you distressed (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 7th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Romans 6: 19-23; Gospel: Mark 8: 1-9

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: July 23, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Johann Heermann

German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Was willst du dich betrüben

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: corno da caccia, 2 transverse flutes, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, organ, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorale | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.49 MB] | Score BGA [2.00 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 107 (BWV 107: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorale Melody: Von Gott will ich nicht lassen

References

BGA: XXIII | NBA: I/18 | BC: A 109 | Zwang: K 80 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of July 29, 2001; Week of July 9, 2006; Week of August 14, 2011; Week of July 13, 2014

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas Vol. 23 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

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Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: 00-84298 [R-13]

 

Cantata BWV 107 [22:40]

Max Thurn

NDR-Chor, Members of Eppendorfer Knabenchor / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Irmgard Jacobeit; Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Werner Joachim
Helmut Stirnagel (Flute); Claus Holle (Flute); Johannes Schloemer (Oboe d'amore); Wilhelm Schaper (Oboe d'amore)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ); Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello); Gerhard Ulrich (Basso continuo)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Jun 23-25, 1955

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

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J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 27 - BWV 107-110
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 6 - BWV 100-117
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 33 - BWV 106-108

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [18:40 / 18:31]

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); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
LC: Don Smithers (Slide Trumpet); Frans Brüggen, Walter van Hauwe (Recorders); Ku Ebbinge, Bruce Haynes (Oboes d’amore); Marie Leonhardt, Lucy van Dael, Alda Stuurop, Ruth Hesseling [Mvt. 3], Janneke van der Meer, Antoinette van der Hombergh (Violins); Staas Swierstra, Ruth Hesseling, Wiel Peeters [Mvt. 3] (Violas); Anner Bylsma, Richte van der Meer (Violoncellos); Anthony Woodrow (Violone); Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen [Mvts. 1,3,7] (Organ)

Telefunken 6.35559
Teldec 242 603-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
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Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81177-2
Warner Classics 8573-81177-5

Nov 8+11, 1978; Jan 5-7, 1980

2-LP / TT: 85 min
2-CD / TT: 85:19
6-CD / TT: 368:50
MP3 / TT: 367:55
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 55:18
CD / TT: 55:18

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 107: Complete Cantata [18:32] | Complete Cantata [18:31] | Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 107, BWV 108 [55:16]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach - Cantate BWV 107 - Was willst du dich betr?ben J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 107 "Was willst du dich betr?ben" (Gustav Leonhardt) JS Bach Cantatas BWV 106,107,108,Leonhardt & Harnoncourt

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Die Bach Kantate Vol. 43 (Cantatas BWV 54, 186, 107)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 34 (Cantatas BWV 106-108)

 

Cantata BWV 107 [17:02]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: John Bröcheler
Hans Wolf (Horn); Peter-Lukas Graf (Flute); Sibylle Keller-Sanwald (Flute); Klaus Kärchner (Oboe d'amore); Hedda Rothweiler (Oboe d'amore); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); Wilhelm Melcher (Violin); Martin Ostertag (Continuo Cello); Thomas Lom (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.805
Hänssler 92.034
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Feb, Oct 1979

CD / TT: 63:10
CD / TT: 55:19
MP3 / TT: 55:13

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 106, BWV 107, BWV 108 [55:17]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten - (BWV 106), (BWV 107), (BWV 108)

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J.S. Bach: Cantatas (BWV 39, 93, 107) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 107 [18:05]

Philippe Herreweghe

Chorus & Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Agnès Mellon; Tenor: Howard Crook, Bass: Peter Kooy

Virgin Classics VC7-59320-2

Oct 1991

CD / TT: 61:10

Recorded at Minderbroederskerk, Ghent, Belgium.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 107: Complete Cantata [17:57]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach / Was willst du dich betr?ben, BWV 107 (Herreweghe)

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Bach Edition Vol. 11 - Cantatas Vol. 5

 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [18:16]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Tanny Roomen, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Erik Guldenaar, Peter van de Kolk, Nicky Westerink; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Edwin Smit, Jan Willem Prins, Arjen Nap; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Marijn Takken, Cor van Twillert, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal, Frans Benschop; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Willem van der Hoorn, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Piet Schuyn
NBC: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Antoinette Lohmann, Eva Scheytt, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Mitchel, Fanny Pestalozzi, Josef Tan, David Rabinowitz (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Maarten Boeken (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt (Violoncellos); Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Ties Marang, Joshua Cheatam (Double-bass); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Christin Linde, Vincent van Ballegooin, Eduard Wesley, Fernando Souza, Nico de Gier (Oboes); Trudy va der Wulp (Bassoons); Kate Clark, Marion Moonen, Doretthe Janssens, Brian Berryman (Transverse Flutes); Susan Williams (Natural Trumpet); Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp (Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99370

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 270:58

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands. Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Recording: Clavigram, Leerdam; Producer/editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 46, BWV 107, BWV 179 [51:20]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach Cantatas: BWV 46,107,179 - LeusinK

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J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [16:58]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Francine van der Heijden, Els Bongers, Henriette Feith, Caroline Stam; Altos: Stephen Carter, Annemieke Cantor, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Joost van der Linden, Malcolm Bennett, Andreas Gisler, Henk Gunneman, Geraint Roberts, Otto Bouwknegt; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO Soloists: Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe, Oboe d'amore); Jonathan Manson (Cello); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Margaret Faultless (Violin)
ABO: Margaret Faultless, Elena Borderias, Marc Cooper, Kati Debrezeni, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Marshall Marcus, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich (Violins); Martin Kelly, Nicky Akeroyd (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Robbie Jacobs (Cellos); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion Moonen (Transverse Flutes); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Anna Starr (Oboes d'amore); Andrew Clark, Gavin Edwards (Horns); Margreet Bongers (Bassoon); Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord) [recitatives & arias]; Jan Kleinbussink (Organ) [choir]; Mike Fentross (Lute)

Erato 8573-85842-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211
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Mar 2000

3-CD / TT: 201:13
3-CD / TT: 201:13
MP3 / TT: 200:36

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound engineer & editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 107: Mvt. 3: Aria [B] [2:53]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach : Auf ihn magst du es wagen - Aria dalla Cantata BWV 107

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Bach Cantatas Vol. 4: Ansbach/Haddinton
For the 6th Sunday after Trinity
For the 7th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [16:43]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Tenor: Kobie van Rensburg; Bass: Stephan Loges
MC: Sopranos: Katharine Fuge, Susan Hamilton, Lucinda Houghton, Angela Kazimierczuk, Charlotte Mobbs, Gillian Ross, Suzanne Flowers; Altos: James Burton, Carol Hall, William Missin, Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenors: John Bowley, Andrew Carwood, Robert Murray, Iain Rhodes; Basses: Geoffrey Davidson, Robert Macdonald, Simon Oberst, John Smyth
EBS: Maya Homburger, Nicolette Moonen, Peter Lissauer, Rebecca Livermore, Henriette Wayne (Violin I); Roy Mowatt, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Matthew Truscott, Ellen O'Dell (Violin II); Katherine McGillivary, Jane Rogers, Lis Cochrane (Violas); David Watkin, Lynden Cranham (Cellos); Barry Guy (Double-bass); Neil McLaren, Brinley Yare (Flutes); Katherina Arfken, James Eastaway, Catherine Latham (Oboes); Alastair Mitchell (Bassoon); Neil Brough (Corno da tirasi); Ian Watson (Organ); Malcolm Proud (Harpsichord)

Soli Deo Gloria 156
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CD-1: Jul 30, 2000
CD-2: Aug 5-6, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:40
MP3 / TT: :33

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Mary's, Haddington, Scotland. Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Jean-Marie Geijsen, Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia International BV); Recording Engineers: Thijs Hoeksra (Polyhymnia), Mario Nozza (Eurosound); Tape Editor: Roger de Schot.
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 23 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 10, 93, 107, 178

 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [17:26]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Naoco Kaketa; Altos: Matthew White, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Michio Shimada, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Yoshitaka Ogasawara, Kazuhiko Ono, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra [Natsumi Wakamatsu, leader]; Corno da caccia: Toshio Shimada; Transverse Flute I: Liliko Maeda; Transverse Flute II: Kanae Kikuchi; Oboe d’amore I: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe d’amore II: Atsuko Ozaki; Violin I: Natsumi Wakamatsu, Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violin II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Kaori Toda; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncellos: Hidemi Suzuki, Mime Yamahiro; Double-bass: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dosaka; Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoya Otsuka; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS 1331
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May 31-Jun 4, 2002

CD / TT: 75:43
MP3 / TT: 75:29

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan. Balance Engineer: Dirk Lüdemann; Producer: Thore Brinkmam; Digiul Editing: Fabim Frank.
See: Cantatas Vol. 23 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 107: Mvt. 1: Chorus [3:51]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach, Cantata: Was willst du dich betr?ben BWV 107 (Chorus I) -- BCJ

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Sufi/Bach: Orient meets Occident [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [15:53]

Howard Griffiths

(OVPP - No Choir) / Die Freitagsakademie Bern (on Period instruments)
Burhan Öcal Sufi Ensemble

Soprano: Eva Oltiványi; Alto: Roswitha Müller; Tenor: Simon Witzig [Ensemble]; Tenor: Jan-Martin Mächler [Solos]; Bass: René Perler [Ensemble]; Bass: Marcus Niedermeyr [Solos]; Stephen Smith (Chamber Organ)

Guild Records GMCD-7333

Jul 3-4, 2008

CD / TT: 59:08

Recorded at Kirche St. Peter Zürich, Switzerland.
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10

Abschlusskonzert der Reihe "Johann Sebastian Bach und seine Städte" vom MDR Musiksommer 2009 zum 259. Todestag von Johann Sebastian Bach [R-22]

 

Cantata BWV 107 []

Georg Christoph Biller

Leipziger Vocalensemble / La Stravaganza Köln.

Soprano: Ulrike Fulde; Tenor: Nico Eckert, Baritone: Markus Krause; Georg Christoph Biller (Organ)

MDR Figaro

Jul 28, 2009

2-CD / TT: 86 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jul 28, 2009.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 20873.
Source: SLUB Dresden

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J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-25]
J.S. Bach: Kantate, Was willst du dich betrüben BWV 107; Kantate, Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit BWV 111
[C-25]

 

Cantata BWV 107 [20:00]

Salamon Kamp

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

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Katalin Gémes; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Gyula Orendt; Borbála Dobozy (Harpsichord); Péter Mekis (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 13, 2010

TV Broadcast / TT: 39:08
MP3 / TT:

Recorded live during 21st Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 107: Complete Cantata [20:00]
Listen with score on on YouTube: Part 1 [10:57] | Part 2 [8:40]
Download from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach: 107.Kantate - Complete (1/1) Bach: 107.Kantate - Luther?nia (1/2) Bach: 107.Kantate - Luther?nia (2/2)

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J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 107 “Was willst du dich betrüben” [D-56]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St.Gallen "Bach erlebt" VI - Das Bach-Jahr 2012 [B-6]
Bachkantaten N°8 (BWV 7, 18, 107)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 107 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Ernst Pöppel

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Julia Doyle; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Wolf-Matthias Friedrich
Choir: Sopranos: Susanne Frei, Guro Hjemli, Noëmi Tran-Rediger, Olivia Fündeling; Altos: Jan Börner, Francisca Näf, Damaris Nussbaumer, Simon Savoy; Tenors: Raphael Höhn, Nicolas Savoy, Walter Siegel; Basses: Oliver Rudin, Philippe Rayot, William Wood
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Dorothee Mühleisen, Monika Baer, Christine Baumann, Eveleen Olsen, Ildiko Sajgo; Viola: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein, Claire Pottinger; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Flauto traverso: Claire Genewein, Renate Sudhaus; Oboe d'amore: Katharina Arfken, Dominik Melicharek; Cornett: Frithjof Smith; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger; Harpsichord: Nicola Cumer

Gallus Media 146
Gallus Media 155
Gallus Media 159
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Mar 16, 2012

DVD / TT:
10-DVD / TT:
CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 50:22

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland. Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2001 - July 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Dan Dews (March 2014), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Piotr Jaworski (December 2003)

Cantata BWV 107: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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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