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Cantata BWV 113
Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

Ref.

BWV 113

German Title

Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

English Title

Lord Jesus Christ, you highest good (by Francis Browne)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 11th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-10; Gospel: Luke 18: 9-14
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 11th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: August 20, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Bartholomäus Ringwaldt (Mvts. 1, 2, 4, 8); Anon (Mvts. 3-7)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale: Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: transverse flute, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Chorale | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative & Chorale | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 8: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.89 MB] | Score BGA [2.45 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 8
Capella: Mvt. 8 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut

References

BGA: XXIV | NBA: I/20 | BC: A 122 | Zwang: K 84 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): Stuttgart, Internationale Bachakademie | Provenance

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussons

Week of August 11, 2002; Week of August 6, 2006; Week of November 20, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Cantatas Vol. 24 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 48
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 36

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Niklaus Tüller

Hänssler

Mar-Apr 1973; May 1981 (Mvt. 7)

TT: 26:10

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: Mar 1973; May 1981 (Mvt. 7). Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 28 - BWV 111-114
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. 35 - BWV 112-114

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [25:37]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Sebastian Hennig (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Boy Alto: Detlef Bratschke (Soloists of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.3557
Teldec 242 606-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81175-2
Warner Classics 8573-81175-5

Nov 1-5, 1980

2-LP / TT: 81 min
2-CD / TT: 80:59
6-CD / TT: 368:50
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 63:51
CD / TT: 63:51

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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3

Bach Edition Vol. 4 - Cantatas Vol. 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [24:53]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99363

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 292:15

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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4

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 11

 

Cantata BWV 113 [23:10]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 8573-80215-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211

Oct 1999

3-CD / TT: 191:36

Recorded at WaaKerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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5

J.S. Bach: Trinity Cantatas II [C-12]

 

Cantata BWV 113 [24:16]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges

Archiv Produktion 463591

Sep 3, 2000

CD / TT: 64:20

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK.
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6

Bach Cantata Pilgrimage [D-1]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges

BBC Opus Arte

2000

DVD / TT: 26:28

Filmed at St Davids Cathedral, Dyfed, UK.
Probably the same recording as [5] above.
See: Bach Cantata Pilgrimage DVD
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 24 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 8, 33, 113

 
 

Cantata BWV 113 [24:19]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1351

Sep 6-10, 2002

CD / TT: 67:37

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 24 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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8

J.S. Bach: Kantatáest [C-27]

 

Cantata BWV 113 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Gödöllo Symphony Orchestra (Gódóllõi Szimfonikus Zenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Gyula Orendt; Péter Mekis (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 12, 2011

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live during 22nd Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2002 - July 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), David Sherr (November 2004)

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