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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 Text | 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 | 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

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

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

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

Telefunken 6.35559
Teldec 242 603-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
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
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 55:18
CD / TT: 55:18

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria [BWV 108-110]; Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands [BWV 107].
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2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 43
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 34

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: John Bröcheler

Hänssler

Feb, Oct 1979

TT: 17:02

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

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

Philippe Herreweghe

Chorus & Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Gent

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

Virgin Classics

Oct 1991

TT: 18:05

Recorded at Minderbroederskerk, Ghent, Belgium.
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4

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

Brilliant Classics 99370

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 270:58

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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5

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

Erato 8573-85842-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211

Mar 2000

3-CD / TT: 201:13

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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6

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 107 [16:43]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Tenor: Kobie van Rensburg; Bass: Stephan Loges

Soli Deo Gloria 156

Aug 5-6, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:40

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Mary's, Haddington, Scotland.
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7

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

BIS 1331

May 31 - Jun 4, 2002

CD / TT: 75:43

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 23 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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8

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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9

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

10

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 this performance on YouTube: Complete Cantata BWV 107 [20:00]
Listen with score on of BWV 107 on YouTube: Part 1 [10:57] | Part 2 [8:40]
Download this recording of BWV 107 from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

11

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]

 
 

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

Mar 16, 2012

DVD / TT:
10-DVD / TT:

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 - April 2013)
Thanks to contributors: 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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