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Cantata BWV 137
Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren

Ref.

BWV 137

German Title

Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren

English Title

Praise the Lord, the mighty King of honour (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for 12th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 2 Corinthians 3: 4-11; Gospel: Mark 7: 31-37
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 12th Sunday after Trinity
Or Inauguration of the Leipzig Town Council

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: August 19, 1725 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1746-1747 - Leipzig

Text

Joachim Neander

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-8 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7

Scoring

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

Score Vocal & Piano [1.59 MB] | Score BGA [2.29 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 137 (BWV 137: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 5 ch
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score

References

BGA: XXVIII | NBA: I/20 | BC: A 124 | Zwang: K 129 | First Published: BG, 1881 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek [inc.]

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 2, 2001; Week of July 8, 2007; Week of December 4, 2011; Week of August 17, 2014

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 9 & BWV 137 [A-3]

Cantata BWV 137 []

Hans Grischkat

Stuttgart Choral Society / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Claire Fassbender-Luz; Contralto: Eva Dräger; Tenor: Klaus Stemann; Bass: Bruno Müller

Renaissance X-37

Jun 1951

LP / TT:

Recorded in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

2

J.S. Bach: Kantaten 4. Folge
Bach Made in Germany Vol.
1 - Cantatas VII

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [22:47]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano & Alto: Soloists of Thomanerchor Leipzig (no names); Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel; Hannes Kästner (Organ)

Eterna 820-455
Cantate 657-605
SDG 910-121
Berlin Classics 90972BC
Leipzig Classics 001897-2BC

May 29, 1953

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
MC / TT:
CD / TT: 65:16
CD / TT: 65:16

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Producer, Balance Enginnerr, Recording Enginner & Editing: SRK.
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3

Bach: Cantatas BWV 137 & BWV 140 [E-1]

 

Cantata BWV 137 [17:22]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Members of Munich State Opera Orchestra

Soprano: Chloë Owen; Alto: ?; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Kieth Engen
Kurt Kalmus (Oboe); Heinz Endres (Violin); Georg Donderer (Trumpet); Franz Ortner (Double-bass)

Telefunken LW-50057
Decca AWD-9951-C
Decca Eclipse ECSR-729

Sep 3-4, 1956

LP / TT: 17:22
LP / TT: 51:30
LP / TT: 51:30

Recorded at Bavaria-Studio, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Producer: Grenzebach/Giesen.
Matrix Nos.: Side 1 12-D-6606; Side 2 12-D-6607-II.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 137 by K. Richter.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [17:06] | Mvt. 1: Chorus [3:35]


Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Karl Richter DECCA LW50057 BWV137 BACH - CANTATE BWV 137 - Karl RICHTER ( 1956 ) VINYL

4

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-02213 [R-30]

 

Cantata BWV 137 [18:15]

Max Thurn

Members of NDR-Chor / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Lisa Schwarzweller; Alto: Margrit Franke; Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Erich Wenk
Johannes Schloemer (Solo-Oboe); Hans Kohlert (Solo-Oboe); Hans Pastohr (Solo-Violin); Adolf Scherbaum (Solo-Trumpet)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ); Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Sep 2 & 3, 1957

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

5

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 137 und 190 [C-3] (LP)
J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 137, 190, 131
[C-3] (CD)

 

Cantata BWV 137 [15:38]

Hans Thamm

Windsbacher Knabenchor / Das Consortium Musicum

Soprano: Teresa Zylis-Gara; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Franz Crass
Edward H. Tarr, Louis Duquénoy, Emil Hermann (Trumpets); Wenzel Pridia (Timpani); Werner Neuhaus (Violin); Helmut Hucke (Oboe d'amore)
Continuo: Rudolf Zartner (Positive Organ) [Walcker]; Hans Plümacher (Violoncello); Emil Morneweg (Double-bass); Rudolf Seith (Bassoon)

EMI Elektrola 1C-063-28997
Rondeau Production ROP-1021

Aug 16-20, 1966

LP / TT: 35:07
CD / TT: 60:00

Recorded in Münster zu Heilsbronn/Mittelfranken, Bavaria, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [15:37]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach: BWV 137 'Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig der Ehren' - Windsbacher Knabenchor/Thamm (1966)

6

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 5: BWV 94, BWV 101, BWV 137 [D-5]

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [17:44]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Tenor: Karl Markus; Bass: Wolfgang Anheisser
Fred Schweinfurter (Oboe); Karl-Heinz Dieckmann (Oboe); Günther Schuldt (Bassoon); Heinz Zickler (Bach Trumpet); Hernert Thal (Bach Trumpet); Matthias Hellmann (Bach Trumpet); Ruth Hellmann (Solo-Violin); Almut Moster (Continuo-Cello); André Luy (Organ)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 200001

Late 1960’s ? (P 2000)

CD / TT: 77:51

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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7

Festliches Konzert zum Erntedanktag mit Einweihung der erneuerten Orgel / Martin-Luther-Kirche Dresden-Neustadt, Sonntag, den 1. Oktober 1972, 17 Uhr [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 137 []

Karl Frotscher

Kantorei der Martin-Luther-Kirche (Römhildchor); Dresdner Bachchor / Collegium Musicum; Bläser der Dresdner Philharmonie.

Soprano: Christiane Franke; Tenor: Karl-Heinz Koch; Bass: Siegfried Baubkus
Ursula Schnorr von Carolsfeld (Violin); Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet); Hans Otto (Organ)

Musik an der Martin-Luther-Kirche Dresden

Oct 1, 1972

Tape / TT: 77 min

Recorded live at Martin-Luther-Kirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TBA-B 333.
Source: SLUB Dresden & WorldCat Libraries

8

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwork, Folge 6 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 137 [15:40]

Siegfried Bauer

Kantorei der Karlshöhe Ludwigsburg / Stuttgarter Bachorchester

Soprano: Magdalene Schreiber; Alto: Margret Jetter; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Hanns-Friedrich Kunz
Hermann Sauter, Eugen Mayer, Heiner Schatz (Trumpets); Hans-Joac him Schmukalla (Timpani); Peter Thalheimer, Beate Kegel (Flutes); Thomas Schwarz, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes, Oboes d'amore); Thomas Jennewein (Violin); Pilvy Boesen-Heinonen (Violoncello); Wilhelm Nossek (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord)

FSM 33136

Mar 1973

LP / TT: 37:25

Recorded at Kirche der Karlshöhe Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: eMBe Tonstudio Stuttgart; Recording Engineer: Friedrich Mauermann.

9

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 27
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

Cantata BWV 137 [17:17]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Alto: Barbara Scherler; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer; Bass: Bruce Abel
Violin: José Antonio Perez; Trumpet: Bernard Gabel; Oboe: Friedrich Milde, Hanspeter Weber; Flute: Hartmut Strebel; Bassoon: Herbert Anton; Violoncello: Peter Lamprecht; Contrabass: Siegfried Uhl, Claus Zimmermann; Organ: Herbert Liedecke

Erato STU-70672
Erato 2584-61402-2

Oct 1973

LP / TT: 42:14
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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10

J.S. Bach: Kantaten [C-2], [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 137 []

Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden

Tölzer Knabenchor / Collegium Aureum

Boy Soprano: Wilhelm Wiedl (Soloist from Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Seppi Kronwitter (Soloist from Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Karl Markus; Bass: Ulrich Studer
Robert Bodenröder (Trumpet)

EMI Electrola 1C-065-99667
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 1C-265-99667
Orbis 66 399 7

Apr 13-16, 1977

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded at Pfarrkirche, Lenggries, Bavaria, Germany.

11

Bach Cantatas Vol. 4 - Sundays after Trinity I

 

Cantata BWV 137 [15:32]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Manfred Clement, Hans-Jörg Schellenberger (Oboe I/II); John Wilbraham, Paul Lachenmeier, Manfred Klette (Trumpets I-III); Mathias Holm (Timpani); Kurt Guntner (Violin)
Continuo: Fritz Kiskalt (Violoncello); Herbert Duft (Double-bass); Karl Kolbinger (Bassoon); Elfriede Singheiser, Elmar Schloter (Organ)

Archiv Produktion 439387-2
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Mar 1975; Mar, Oct 1976; Jun 1977

6-CD / TT: 359:25
MP3 / TT: 357:46

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Balance Engineers: Hans-Peter Schweigmann.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 137 by K. Richter.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [15:35] | Complete Cantata [15:32] | Complete Cantata [15:32]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 137 "Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig der Ehren" (Karl Richter) J.SEBASTIAN BACH.- Cantata BWV. 137- Alabado sea el Se?or, el Poderoso Rey de honor J.S. Bach Cantata Lobe den Herren, den maechtigen Koenig der Ehren BWV 137

12

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 10 (Cantatas BWV 137, 129, 78)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 43 (Cantatas BWV 136-139)

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [14:53]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Walter Heldwein
Hans Wolf, Karl-Heinz Halder, Uwe Zaiser (Trumpets); Hans-Joachim Schacht (Timpani); Diethelm Jonas, Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); Walter Forchert (Concett-master); Martin Ostertag (Continuo Cello); Thomas Lom, Harro Bertz (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord/Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.861
Hänssler 92.042
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Dec 1980; Mar 1981; Mar 1982

CD / TT: 54:59
CD / TT: 69:19
MP3 / TT: 69:20

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
BWV 137: Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Studio Management: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 136, BWV 137, BWV 138, BWV 139 [69:17]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten - (BWV 136), (BWV 137), (BWV 138), (BWV 139)

13

Bach: Kantaten BWV 71, BWV 137, BWV 192 [L-12]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 137, BWV 21 [C-4]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas IV
Bach: Kantaten BWV 80, BWV 137, BWV 26
[C-16]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [15:08 / 15:07]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet I); Kurt Sandau (Trumpet II); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet III); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Günter Heidrich (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II); Gunar Kaltofen (Violin)
Co: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer, Hans-Jürgen Schmidt (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827663
Eurodisc 201419-366
Leipzig Classics BC-2175-2
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Leipzig Classics 0018272BC
Corona Classic Collection 0001142CCC
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Jan, Apr 1981; Feb 1982

LP / TT: 47:12
LP / TT: 47:12
CD / TT: 54:58
MP3 / TT: 54:48
CD / TT: 54:58
CD / TT: 58:22
MP3 / TT: 58:12

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany.
Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineers: Eberhard Richter. Recording Engineer: Horst-Dieter Käppler; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [15:15] | Complete Cantata [15:16]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image BACH - CANTATE BWV 137 " Lobe den Herren " - THOMANERCHOR J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 137 "Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig" (Hans-Joachim Rotzsch)

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J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 34 - BWV 136-139
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 7 - BWV 119-137
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 42 - BWV 134-137

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [14:00 / 14:06]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Alan Bergius (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Albert Hartinger
CMW: Friedemann Immler, Richard Rudolf, Hermann Schober (Natural Trumpets); Jörg Schaeftlein, Marie Wolf (Oboes); Kurt Hammer (Timpani)
Alice Harnoncourt, Andreas Bischoff , Erich Höbarth, Peter Schoberwalter, Karl Höffinger, Helmut Mitter (Violins); Kurt Theiner, Josef de Sordi (Violas); Nikolaus Harnoncourt [Mvts. 2,4], Christophe Coin [Mvts. 1.5] (Violoncellos); Milan Turkovič (Bassoon); Eduard Hruza (Violone); Herbert Tachezi (Organ);

Telefunken 6.35608
Teldec 242 619-2 ZK
Teldec 4509-91761-2
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Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81168-2
Warner Classics 8573-81168-5

Oct 21-22+26, Nov 6, 1981; May 21-22, 1982

2-LP / TT: 68 min
CD / TT: 68:11
6-CD / TT: 371:34
MP3 / TT: 370:47
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 72:13
CD / TT: 72:13

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [14:26] | Complete Cantata [14:02] | Complete Cantata [14:09] | Mvt. 5: Chorale [0:47] | Cantatas BWV 134, BWV 135, BWV 136, BWV 137 [72:12]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image BWV 137 - "Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig der Ehren" Bach - Cantate BWV 137 - Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig der Ehren J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 137 "Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig" (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) Bach: "Lobe den Herren" (Dics?rd ?n lelkem) BWV 137. - Harnoncourt JS Bach Cantatas BWV 134,135,136,137,Leonhardt & Harnoncourt

15

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 137 Lobe den Herren - Župni zbor i orkestar "Gospe od zdravlja"

 

Cantata BWV 137 [16:34]

Fra Stipica Grgat

Župni zbor i orkestar "Gospe od zdravlja"

Soprano: Elfride Smodlaka; Alto: Karmela Gabrilo; Tenor: Vinko Maroević; Bass: Nediljko Smodlaka
Violin: Aleksandar Andrusenko; Oboes: Sanja Milić, Ivana Oreb; Trumpet: Nikša Kačić; Violoncellos: Veronika Tudor, Alojz Medvedev; Double-bass: Dragan Vasić; Organ: č.s. Zorislava Radić

YouTube

Nov 13, 1997

Video / TT: 16:34

Recorded & filmed live in Croatia.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137 [16:34]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [3:53] + Mvt. 2: Arias [A] [4:27] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [4:37] + Mvt. 4: Aria [T] [3:21] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:04]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach-Cantata BWV 137 Lobe den Herren-stavak 1 - ?upni zbor i orkestar "Gospe od zdravlja" In memoriam Aleksandar Andrusenko - J.S. Bach - Cantata BWV 137 - stavak 2 J.S. Bach-Cantata BWV 137 Lobe den Herren-stavak 3 - ?upni zbor i orkestar "Gospe od zdravlja" J.S. Bach-Cantata BWV 137 Lobe den Herren-stavak 4 - ?upni zbor i orkestar "Gospe od zdravlja" J.S. Bach-Cantata BWV 137 Lobe den Herren-stavak 5 - ?upni zbor i orkestar "Gospe od zdravlja"

16

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [14:49]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch: Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paelinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Alida Schat, Pieter Affourtit, Eva Scheytt, Elin Eriksson, Maya Silbestein, Arwen Bouw, Fiorenza Dedonatis, Mimi Mitchel, Judith Steenbrink (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp, Bas van Hengel, Albert Brüggen, Thomas Pitt (Violoncellos); Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam (Double-bass); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Susanne Grutzmacher, Eduard Wesley, Kristin Linde, Vincent van Ballegooien, Rieke Puyenbroek, Nico de Gier, Fernando Souza (Oboes); Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst (Bassoons); Susan Williams, William Wroth, Frank Anepool, Geerten Rooze, Maarten Weverswijk, Hendrik Jan Houtsma (Natural Trumpets); Frank Aarnink (Timpani); Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp, Stephen Taylor (Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99378

Mar-Apr 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48

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 You Tube: Cantatas BWV 137, BWV 25, BWV 119, BWV 43 [75:25]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image JS Bach Sacred Cantatas BWV 137,25,119,43,Leusink

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Bach Cantatas Vol. 6: Köthen/Frankfurt
For the 12th Sunday after Trinity
For the 13th Sunday after Trinity

 
 
1.  
2.

Cantata BWV 137 [12:49]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Suzanne Flowers, Lucinda Houghton, Gillian Keith, Emma Preston-Dunlop, Belinda Yates, Katharine Fuge; Altos: Lucy Ballard, Elinor Carter, Angus Davidson, Robin Tyson; Tenors: Simon Davies, Rory O'Connor, Paul Tindall, Andrew Busher; Basses: Christopher Foster, Charles Pott, Geoffrey Davidson, Lawrence Wallington
EBS: First Violins: Kati Debretzeni, Nicolette Moonen, Foskien Kooistra, Penelope Spencer, Sarah Bealby-Wright; Second Violins: Anne Schumann, Oliver Webber, Desmond Heath, Hildburg Williams; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Lisa Cochrane, Colin Kitching; Cellos: Daniel Yeadon, Lynden Cranham, Double-bass: Valerie Botwright; Flute: RacheBeckett; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Mark Baigent, Cherry Forbes; Bassoon: Philip Turbett; Trumpets: Niklas Eklund, Marc Ulrich, Frøde Jakobsen; Timpani: David Corkhill; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage; Organ: Ian Watson

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-134
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Sep 10, 2000

2-CD / TT: 111:36
MP3 / TT: 111:08

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Jakobskirche, Köthen, Germany.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Jean-Marie Geijsen, Matthijs Ruijter (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Roger de Schot (Polyhymnia), Rob Aarden (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Matthijs Ruijter; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Mvt. 1: Chorus [3:00]
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image "Abbracci e Moltitudine" - Bach Pilgrimage vol. 6 - Cantata BWV 137 "Lobe den Herren"

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J.S. Bach: Magnificat, Kantaten 78, 137, 35 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 137 []

Wilfried Schnetzler

Bach-Kantorei / Orchester ad fontes

Soprano: Dorothea Frey; Counter-tenor: Christopher Robson; Tenor: Hermann Oswald; Bass: Wolf-Matthias Friedrich

Bach-Kantorei / Aure Ridenti AR-000924

Sep 23-24, 2000

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Evang. Kirche Teufen [Sep 23] / Klosterkirche Rheinau [Sep 24], Switzerland.
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J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 18

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [12:24]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Ulrike Grosch)

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Stephen Keavy (Trumpet); Ton Koopman (Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Els Bongers, Henriëtte Feith, Vera Lansink, Orlanda Velez Isidro; Altos: Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Dorien Lievers, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Sebastiaan Brouwer, Henk Gunneman, Tilmann Kögel, Joost van der Linden; Basses: Kees van Hees, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Marshall Marcus, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Wilbert Hazelzet, Brian Berryman (Transverse Flute); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker (Oboes & Oboes d’amore); Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi (Trumpets); Luuk Nagtegaal (Timpani); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Mike Fentross (Lute); Ton Koopman, Matthew Halls (Continuo)

Antoine Marchand CC-72218
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Feb 26-Mar 7, 2002

3-CD / TT: 193:02
MP3 / TT: 191:26

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [12:28]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach:  Lobe den Herren, den m?chtigen K?nig der Ehren (BWV 137) (Koopman)

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J.S. Bach: Cantate e Mottetti, Vol. III [C-3]

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [17:29]
Appenix: Chorus Lobe den herren [4:04]

Conductor: Michael Radulescu; Artistic Director & Assistant: Margherita Dalla Vecchia

Laboratorio vocale e instrumentale "Il Teatro Armonico"

Sopranos: Patrizia Vaccari, Laura Fabris; Altos: Michel van Goethem, Elena Biscuola; Tenor: Baltazar Zuniga; Basses: Yiannis Vassilakis, Marco Radaelli
Soloists: Davide Monte (Violin); Pietro Corna (Oboe); Jonthan Pia (Trumpet); Margherita Dalla Vecchia (Organ)
Choir: Sopranos: Eugenia Corrieri, Laura Fabris, Piera Pelanda, Patrizia Vaccar; Altos: Elena Biscuola, Michel van Goethem, Roberta Guidi, Alida Oliva; Tenors: Alberto Allegrezza, Luigi Gariboldi, Sergio Martela, Federico Zandonà, Baltazar Zuniga; Basses: Davide Benetti, Luigi De Facci, Marco Radaelli, Yiannis Vassilakis
Orchestra: Flutes: Alberto Allegrezza, Manuela Luppi; Viola da gamba: Cristiano Contadin, Teresina Groce; Violins: Davide Monte, Yayoi Masuda, Michio Isaji, Roberto Lea, Lorenzo Biagini, Vittoria Rosapane, Sonia Velero; Violas: Monica Pelliciari, Davide Zaltron; Violoncellos: Marco Dal Bianco, Margherita Dal Cortivo; Double-bass: Fabio Conte; Trumpets: Daniele Moretto, Jonathan Pia, Michele Santi; Oboes: Davide Bettin, Pietro Corna; Bassoon: Steno Boesso; Timpani: Tomasso Castiglioni; Harpsichord: Umberto Forni; Organ: Margherita Dalla Vecchia

ADO 2004

Oct 20, 2004

CD / TT: 78:12

Recorded live at Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza, Italy, during Progetto Bach 2004 (October 15-21, 2004).
Coordination: Carlo Zanovello; Sound Engineer: Matteo Costa; Mastering: Givanni Bettin.

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»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 16

Cantata BWV 137 [15:28] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Masayuki Hashimoto

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

BWV 137: Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Masatoshi Sasaki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miwako Horii

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 16

May 15, 2005

CD / TT: 42:21

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japa.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

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J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 172 & 137, "Erschallet ihr Lieder" & "Lobe den Herren"; A. Vivaldi: Gloria RV 589 (Chorsinfonisches Konzert) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 137 []

Anna Mertens

Kantoreien Neustadt und Eisenberg / Reussisches Kammerorchster Gera

Soprano: Elisabeth Herrmann; Counter-tenor: Ulf Zastrau; Bass: Maik Gruchenberg

Ulf Zastrau

Jul 2, 2005

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Stadtkirche Eisenberg, Thuringia, Germany.
Source: Ulf Zastrau, Countertenor: Diskographie

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J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 40 - BWV 79, 137, 164, 168

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [12:51]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Yusuke Fujii, Satoshi Mizukoshi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Trumpet I / Horn I: Toshio Shimada; Trumpet II: Hidenori Saito; Tromba III: Ayako Murata; Horn II: Taro Shimoda; Timpani: Takaaki Kondo; Transverse Flute I: Kiyomi Suga; Transverse Flute II: Liliko Maeda; Oboe / Oboe d’amore I: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe / Oboe d’amore II: Atsuko Ozaki; Violin I: Natsumi Wakamatsu leader, Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violin II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Kaori Toda; Violas: Hiroshi Narita, Mina Fukazawa
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Bassoon: Takako Kunugi; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Ima

BIS SACD-1671
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Jun 2007

SACD / TT: 57:12
MP3 / TT: 55:45

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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Bruhns, Orchestral Suite, Cantatas 137& 159 [C-10]

 

Cantata BWV 137 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Vocal soloists: unknown

Bach Cantata Choir 13

Feb 1, 2009

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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Festmusik in der Bürgersaalkirche München zum 400-jährigen - Bestehen der Marianischen Männerkongregation [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 [14:26]

Michael Hartmann

Chor der Bürgersaalkirche München / Odeon-Ensemble München

Soprano: Katja Stuber, Counter-tenor: Valer Barna-Sabadus; Tenor: Robert Sellier; Bass: Benjamin Appl

Oehms Classics OC-773
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May 2010

CD / TT: 56:19
MP3 / TT: 55:27

Recorded at Bürgersaalkirche, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 137 „Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren“ [C-38]
Ganzes Bach-Jahr 2010 im Karton-Schuber [B-4]

 
 

Cantata BWV 137 []

Conductor & organ: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Martin Johann Stähli

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soprano: Miriam Feuersinger; Alto: Claude Eichenberger; Tenor: Johannes Kaleschke; Bass: Markus Volpert
Choir: Sopranos: Susanne Frei, Léonie Gloor, Noëmi Sohn, Guro Hjemli; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Olivia Heiniger, Francisca Näf, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Clemens Flämig, Raphael Höhn, Walter Siegel; Basses: Fabrice Hayoz, Philippe Rayot, William Wood

Gallus Media 92
Gallus Media 98

Aug 20, 2010

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, introductory workshop, reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J. S. Bach Foundation.
Recording & production: Sound Engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: GALLUS MEDIA AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
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DVD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop
11-DVD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop

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Cantata BWV 137 | Lobe den Herren (J.S. Bach) [C-1]

Cantata BWV 137 [15:14]

Manfredo Schmiedt

Coro Misto e Masculino da Cruz (Director: Ábner Elpina Compose); Coro Universitário da ULBRA (Director: Paulo Winterle) / Orquestra Sacra da ULBRA (Director: Paulo Brum) e músicos convidados

Soprano: Elisa Machado; Alto: Rose Carvalho; Tenor: Eduardo Bighelini; Bass: Ricardo Barpp

YouTube

Nov 24, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live on Anniersary Concert - 80 Years of Comunidade Evangélica Luterana da Cruz, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 137: Complete Cantata [15:14]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image CANTATA BWV 137 |  LOBE DEN HERREN  (J.S.BACH)

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2001 - August 2014)
Thanks to contributors: John Grayovski (October 2006), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Marijke Halberstadt (March 2003), Matthias Hansen (March 2006, August 2006, June 2009, June 2011, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012, April 2012), Harald Kurama (November 2010), Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002), Christian Moll (October 2009), Walter Roth (June 2004), Keiji Saito (July 2011), Peter Smaill (August 2006), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007), Roland Wörner (October 2002)

Cantata BWV 137: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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