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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

Cantata BWV 140
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Recordings - Part 2

Recordings of Individual Movements

A A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A-1

Ceremonial Trumpets: Bach, Handel, Buxtehude [T-1].

Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:28]

Anthony Aarons (Trumpet); Andrew Arthur (Organ)

Griffin & Co.

1996

CD / TT: 63:30

Recorded at Hampton Court Palace, England.
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A-2

Clair De Lune [T-1]

Bach-Bantock: Chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleeper Awake) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed for orchestra [2:31]

Raymond Agoult

New Symphony Orchestra of London

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RCA LSC-2326
RCA SF-5054
London STS-15160
Decca SPA-111

May 28-31, 1958

LP / TT:

Recorded at Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, England.

A-3

Bach Spectacular / The Romantic Rachmaninoff [C-1]

Sleepers Awake from Cantata BWV 140 [3:17]

John Alldis

Kingsway Symphony Chorus / Kingsway Symphony Orchestra

-

Vocalion

?

CD

 

A-4

A Bach Christmas [C-1]

 

Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, originally for tenors, performed by ST at the octave []

Ralph Allwood

Rodolfus Choir

David Goode (Organ); Joseph Crouch (Violoncello)

BBC Music, Vol. 14, No. 4 [Dec 2005]

Sep 17-18, 2005

CD / TT: 63:36

Recorded at Liveoptagelse School Hall, Eton College, England.

B A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

B-1

Music from the Bach Aria Festival and Institute: Arias with Instrumental Obbligato [F87-1]

 

Aria (Duet) for Soprano & Bass Mein Freund ist mein (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:35]

Samuel Baron

Bach Aria Group and Fellows of the Institute

Soprano: Carol Webber; Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Musical Heritage Society MHS-512307A

Jun 1987

CD / TT: 72:55

Recorded at the Bach Aria Festival, Staller Center for the Fine Arts, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, New York, USA.
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B-2

Bach: Forever By The Sea

Sleepers Awake from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for 2 trumpets & organ [4:57]

-

-

Violin: Marie Berard: Oboe: Mev Berman

Solitudes

1998 ?

CD

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B-3

Coming Bach for Flute, Vol. 2 [T-7]

Chorale for Tenor Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:17]

Jazz Trio

Peter Breiner (Piano); Juraj Griglák (Guitar Bass); Şefika Kutluer (Flute); Cyril Zelanák (Drums)

Gallo 1164

2005

CD / TT: 66:58

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B-4

One Day, Your Day [C-1]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [6:33]

Organ: Philip Brunelle

Platinum

1999

CD

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B-5

Bach & Handel: Music for two Trumpets and Organ [C-1]

Duet for Soprano & Bass (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for 2 trumpets & organ [6:13]

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-

Trumpets: Barbara Butler, Charles Geyer; Organ: Barbara Harbach

Gasparo

1999

CD

Recorded at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lyons, NY, USA.
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C A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

C-1

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Bach [C-1]

Sleeper's Wake from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra [5:12]

Jonathan Carney

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Organ: James Parson

Intersound

1997

SACD

Recorded at C.T.S. Studios, London, England.
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D A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

D-1

J.S. Bach: Suites (Overtures), Vol. 1 [O-1]
J.S. Bach: Suites (Ouvertures) Nos. 1-5, BWV 1066-1070 [O-3]

 

Bach-Bantock: Chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleeper Awake) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed for orchestra [4:35]

Jaroslav Dvořák

Capella Istropolitana

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Naxos 8.550244
Naxos 8.520015

Jan-Mar 1989

CD / TT: 67:22
2-CD / TT: 128:12

Recorded at Moyzes Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia.
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E A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

E-1

Baroque Favourites [T-1]

Bach-P. Breiner: Chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra [5:43]

Richard Edlinger

Capella Istropolitana

-

Naxos 8.550102

Jan 1988

CD / TT: 56:24

Recorded at Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava, Slovakia.
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E-2

Festive Frolic [T-2]

 

Bach-R. Elms: Chorale Sleepers Wake! ) Zion hört die Wächter singen) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:12]

Stephen Bell

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Andrew Fletcher (French Horn), Martin Owen (French Horn), Alastair Young (Chamber Organ)

Naxos 8.570793

Jul 31, 2006; Feb 11-12, 2007

CD / TT: 62:21

Recorded at St John’s, Smith Square, London, England.
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E-3

A Bach Festival [C-1]

Chorus (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for brass & organ []

-

The Empire Brass

Organ: Douglas Major

EMI Classics

1986

CD

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E-4

Greatest Hits: Baroque Piano [C-1]

Chorale (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:40]

-

-

Piano: Philippe Entremont

Sony

1995 ?

Time: 5:40

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E-5

Bach for All Seasons - Selections from the Choral Works of J.S. Bach [C-1]

Zion Hears the Watchmen Singing (from Cantata BWV 140) [4:30]
All sung in English

Cantor Rick Erickson (Director & Organist)

The Holy Trinity Bach Choir (Phyllis Curran, Elizabeth Farnum, Julia Fischer, Megan Friar, Jolle Greenleaf, Paul Houghtaling, Marc Molomot, Scott Murphree, Michael Ruff, Daniel Clark Smith, Benjamin Sosland, Emm-Jane Stokely, Jon Szabo) / The Bach Players (Cynthia Roberts, violin; Allen Whear, cello; Lucas Harris, lute; Julie Brye, oboe; Lee Soper, trumpet; Joe Tompkins, timpani)

-

Augsburg Fortress

Mar 1999

CD / TT: 55:46

Recorded at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, New York, New York, USA.
Compiled and edited by Rick Erickson and Mark Bighley. The focus of this collection is to provide churches and choirs a practical resource for use in worship.
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F A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

F-1

Music for Advent [C-1]

'Zion hört die Wächter singen' from Cantata BWV 140 [4:28]

John Fenstermaker (Organ, Choir Director)

Choir of Men & Boys Grace Cathedral

Baritone: Boyd Jarrell

Gothic

2000 ?

CD

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F-2

Fine Arts Brass Play Baroque [C-3]

Chorus Wachet Auf (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for brass ensemble Stephen Roberts [5:10]

-

Fine Arts Brass Ensemble

-

Nimbus

Jan-Feb 1999

CD

Recorded at St. Bartholomew's Church, Wednesbury, West Midlands, England.
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F-3

Bach: Great Organ Works [C-1]

'Sleepers, Wake!' from Cantata BWV 140 [4:30]

Ettore Stratta

English Chamber Orchestra

Organ: Firgil Fox

RCA Victrola/BMG

Early 1970’s?

CD

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F-4

Les Fradkin: Suite for Ztar and Orchestra in G Minor Op. 1 No. 1 [T-5]

Les Fradkin: Suite for Ztar and Orchestra in G Minor Op. 1 No. 1:
9. Lentamente (after Cantata BWV 140) [3:44]
Arrangements and Orchestrations by Les Fradkin

Featured Instrument: Starr Labs Ztar (Midi Guitar)
Accompaniment: The Ztar Virtual Orchestra
All parts performed by Les Fradkin on the Starr Labs Ztar

RRO Entertainment RRO-1040
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Released: Aug 6, 2013

CD / TT: 48:16
MP3 / TT: 48:10

Recorded on MOTU Digital Performer and Ableton Live; Mixdown in Propellerhead Reason 7; Produced by Les Fradkin and Loretta Fradkin.
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G-1

Bach To The Beatles [C-1]

'Sleepers Awake' from Cantata BWV 140 [4:36]

-

-

Violin: Stephan Grappelli; Flute: Elena Duran; Piano: Laurie Holloway

ASV

1991

CD

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G-1

Peace on Earth - A Bavarian Christmas [C-1]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) 'Zion, Hört Die Wächter Singen' from Cantata BWV 140 [3:41]

Enoch zu Guttenberg

Bamberger Symphoniker

Tenor: Francisco Araiza

RCA / BMG

Nov 1991

CD, VHS, DVD

Recorded live in Nuremberg.
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G-2

Ludwig Güttler & Friedrich Kircheis: Music for Trumpet, Corno da caccia and Organ [C-4]
Die Himmel Erzählen die Ehre Gottes – Musik für Blecbläser, Trompete, Corno Da Caccia und Orgel
[C-7]

 

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for trumpet & organ by Friedrich Kircheis [4:19]

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-

Trumpet: Ludwig Güttler; Organ: Friedrich Kircheis

Berlin Classics

1990

CD

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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G-3

Ludwig Güttler in Weimar [C-6]

Chorale (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:20]

Ludwig Güttler

Virtuosi Saxoniae

-

Berlin Classics

1992

CD

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G-4

Parabolically Bach [C-1]

Chorale from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for saxophone ensemble by Hartley [2:02]

Lawrence Gwozdz

The Sax-Chamber Orchesta

-

Romeo Records

Jan 2006

CD

Recorded at Carterville Baptist Church, Beta., Mississippi, USA.
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H A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

H-1

Jauchzet dem Herrn alle Welt [C-1]

Chorale from Cantata BWV 140 []

Hannelore Höft (Conductor, Organ)

Philipp-Nicolai-Kantorei Unna

Baritone: Guntram Höft

Unnaer Abendmusiken

1999

CD / TT:

Recorded at Ev. Stadtkirche Unna, Germany.
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I A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

J A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

J-1

Bach: Cantata No. 147 - Jesu, joy of man's desiring; Cantata No. 140 - Sleepers, awake [C-2]

 

Chorale Sleepers, awake from (Mvt. 4) Cantata BWV 140, sung in English []

Reginald Jacques

Cantata Singers / The Jacques Orchestra

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Decca K-2292 [mx. AR-14129/14130]

Oct 8, 1948

78 rpm

 

K A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

K-1

Ein Kind ist uns geboren [C-1]

Cantata BWV 140: Sleepers Awake [3:00]

Reinhard Kammler

Kammerchor der Augsburger Domsingknaben

Ars Musici 232427

Jul 20-23, 1988

CD / TT: 56:49

Recorded at Kirche in Violau, Germany.
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K-2

Bach: Sinfonias & Orchestral Movements from Cantatas [C-1]

Chorus (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed to various instruments [6:00]

Richard Kapp

Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York

Stephen Taylor (Oboe d’amore, Oboe); Edward Carroll (Trumpet); Lee Soper (Trumpet); E. Power Biggs (Organ)

Sony Classical

Jan 1984

CD

Recorded at Rye Presbyterian Church, Rye, New York, USA.
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K-3

J.S. Bach: Englische Suite No. 3 - Capriccio BWV 992 - Transkriptionen für Klavier [C-3]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed for piano by Wilhelm Kempff [4:49]

Piano: Wilhelm Kempff

Deutsche Grammophone

Apr 1975

CD

Recorded at Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany.
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K-4

Winds of Mars and the music of Johann Sebastian Bach [K-3]

 

Chorale Sleepers wake (Zion hört die Wächter singen) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:17]

Roderick Kettlewell (Piano)

Music Crest Productions MCPCD-0898
The Orchard / Amadé Music

Mar 1997

CD / TT: 62:50

Wind sounds recorded from data returned from Mars, 1997; Music recorded and mixed in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
"Created from data returned to Earth in July 1997 by Mars Pathfinder and it's weather station, "Winds of Mars" [features] extraterrestrial sounds originating from the surface of another planet combined with the music of J.S. Bach".
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K-5

All That Bach - A Celebration

"Singing Voices" from Cantata BWV 140 (Arranger: Koffman/Riley) []

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Moe Koffman Quintet

-

VAI

1985

Video

Made in Canada during its Bach 300 Festival. Director: Larry Weinstein.

K-6

The Biggs Bach Book [C-1]

Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 [2:06]

Helmuth Kolbe

?

Organ: E. Power Biggs

Sony

1971

CD

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K-7

Bach: Organ Works Vol. 2 [O-4]

2 Excerpts from Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 [1:28, 1:33]

Organ: Ton Koopman

Teldec

Sep 1994

2-CD

Recorded at Grote Kerk, Leeuwarden, Holland.
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K-8

Ave Maria: Airs et chœurs célèbres Airs et chœurs célèbres (Famous Arias & Choruses) [C-1]

Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:59]

Paul Kuentz

Paul Kuentz Choir & Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Barbara Schlick

Disques Pierre Verany PV-730086

1997

CD / TT: 65:40

Recorded at…
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K-9

Bach: Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude - Alte Chörale [C-1]

Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 [1:49]

Bohumil Kulínský / Bambini di Praga

Pavel Kühn / Kühn Mixed Choir (male part)

Organ: Jan Kalfus; Trumpet: Miroslav Kejmar

Supraphon

Apr 1997

CD

Recorded at the St. Claire Church, Cheb.
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L-1

Instrumentarium Lipsiense - Vol. 3: Entwurff einer wohlbestallten Music (Instrumente und Instrumentierungen bei J.S. Bach) [C-1]

Duet for Soprano & Bass (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:26]

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Leipziger Concert Ensemble

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Raum Klang

Feb 2000

CD

Recorded at Bethanienkirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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L-2

Introspection 92 [T-4]

Chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged by Dick Bakker [5:25]

Thijs van Leer (Flute and Alto flute); Louis van Dijk (Grand Piano); Letty de Jong (Soprano)

SMS

1992

CD / TT:

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L-3

Cantates Célèbres - Jésus que ma Joie demeure - Choral du Veilleur - Magnificat [C-3]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:53]
Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 [2:14]

Raymond Leppard

Scottish Philharmonic Singers (Chorus Master: Ian McCrorie) / Scottish Chamber Orchestra

-

Erato

1984

CD

 

L-4

Bach: Violin and Voice [C-1]

Duet for Soprano & Bass Wenn kömmst du, mein Heil? (Mvt. 3) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:44]

Alexander Liebreich

Münchener Kammerorchester

Soprano: Christine Schäfer; Baritone: Matthias Goerne
Hilary Hahn (Violin); Naoki Kitaya (Harpsichord & Organ); Rosario Conte (Theorbo); Kristin von der Goltz (Violoncello)

Deutsche Grammophon 4778092

Dec 2008; Apr 2009

CD / TT: 56:53

Recorded at Himmelfahrtskirche, München-Sendling, Germany.
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L-5

J.S. Bach: Bach im Fluss [C-50]

 

Bach im Fluss: A thematic collage of selected movements from cantatas and instrumental works compiled by Arthur Godel and Rudolf Lutz:
Chorale for Tenor Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) rom Cantata BWV 140 [] MS

Conductor & Harpsichord: Rudolf Lutz

Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Ulrike Hofbauer; Alto: Alex Potter; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Wolf-Matthias Friedrich
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Plamena Nikitassova, Martin Korrodi, Christine Baumann, Yuko Ishikawa, Olivia Schenkel; Viola: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Markus Bernhard; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboe: Kerstin Kramp, Andreas Helm; Flute: Claire Genewein; Trumpet: Patrick Henrichs, Peter Hasel, Klaus Pfeiffer; Timpani: Martin Homann; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

Gallus Media

Sep 23, 2011

DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
The DVD features film recordings of the special programme "Bach im Fluss" plus the film "Mit Bach von Leipzig bis Trogen, unterwegs mit Rudolf Lutz" as bonus material.
Recording and production: Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: GALLUS MEDIA AG, Switzerland.
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M-1

Orchestral Excerpts for Oboe [C-1]

Excerpt from Cantata BWV 140 [2:03]

-

Cleveland Orchestra

Oboe: John Mack

Summit

1994

CD

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M-2

J.S. Bach: "Cantata BWV 140" Zion Hört Die Wächter Singen [C-1]

 

Chorale Zion Hört Die Wächter Singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:14]

Lanfranco Marcelletti

Coro Polifonico Icense / Orchestra Sinfonica G. Rossini

Lorenzo Antinori (Harpsichord)

YouTube

Aug 12, 2009

Video / TT: 4:14

Recorded & filmed live during Music & Music - summer concert season organized by the Museum of St Francis in Mercatello Metauro (Pesaro e Urbino), at Chiesa di San Francesco, Italy. Camera and editing: Icoflash Mercatello.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 140: Mvt 4: Chorale [4:14]

M-3

Bach Edition Vol. 23 - Chörale / Chorales [C-2]

Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 [2:57]

Nicol Matt

Nordic Chamber Choir / Soloists of the Freiburger Barockorchester

-

Brilliant Classics / Bayer Records

Jun 1999

Time:

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M-4

Voices Of Bach [T-2]

 

Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for solo English horn, tenor choir & chamber orchestrra [4:16]

Albrecht Mayer

Trinity Baroque (Choir Director: Julian Podger) / The English Concert

Albrecht Mayer (Oboe)

Decca 4781517

Mar 2-6, 2009

CD / TT: 65:13

Recorded at St. Paul's Church, Deptford, London, England.
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M-5

Bach arr F. Fujol:: Fragmentos de la Cantata No 140 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 140, arranged by Francesc Pujol, sung in Catalan []

Lluis Millet

Orfeó Catalá of Barcelona / Orq Impresionado

?

Spanish HMV
Gramophone
Victor

Mar 20 & 22, 1931

4 x 78 rpm

Recorded at Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona., Spain.
Listen to this recording: Part 1 [3:03] | Part 2 [4:53] | Part 4 [2:52]

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N-1

Noel! Noel! Noel! - Christmas with Michala Petri [C-3]

 

Bach-Rutter: Chorale Zion hears the watchmen's voices (Zion hört die Wächter singen) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, sung in English [4:37]

Martin Neary

Westminster Abbey Choir / National Philharmonic Orchestra (Great Britain)

Michala Petri (Recorder); David Petri (Cello); Andrew Lumsden (Harpsichord); Alastair Ross (Organ); Elisabeth Selin (Recorder)

RCA Victor Red Seal 60060

Jan 24-27, 1989

CD / TT: 66:23

Recorded at CBS Studios, London, England.
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O-1

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Transcriptions [C-2]

Chorale ‘Gloria sei dir gesungen’ (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140

Eugene Ormandy

Philadelphia Orchestra

Soprano: Dorothy Maynor

RCA / Biddulph Records

Oct 1940

CD

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O-2

Mormon Tebernacle Choir: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - 20 Great Bach & Handel Choruses [C-1]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:53]

Eugene Ormandy

Mormon Tabernacle Choir (Director: Richard P. Condie) / Philadelphia Orchestra

Sony Classics

Nov 1958; May 1962

CD

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O-3

Bach: Suite for orchestra No 3 and other favorites [C-3]

\Sleepers, Awake' from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra by Thomas Frost [3:58]

Eugene Ormandy

Philadelphia Orchestra

-

Sony Classical

Mar 1968

CD

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P-1

Pachelbel/Canon - Albinoni/Adagio [C-3]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:54]

Jean-François Paillard

Orchestre de Chambre Jean-François Paillard

-

Erato

Feb 1983

CD

Recorded at Eglise Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris, France.
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P-2

A Bach Celebration - Music from Bach Cantatas arranged for solo guitar and chamber orchestra [C-1]

'Sleepers Awake' from Cantata BWV 140 [4:12]

Paul Shure

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Guitar: Christopher Parkening

EMI Classics

1985

CD

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R-1

Johann Sebastian Bach Collection [C-1]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra []

John Rutter

City of London Sinfonia

-

American Gramaphone

1992

CD

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S-1

Stokowski Transcriptions [C-1] [O-3]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski [4:30]

Wolfgang Sawallisch

Philadelphia Orchestra

EMI Classics

Mar 1995

CD

Recorded at Giandomenico Studios, Collingswood, NJ, USA.
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S-2

Songs of Faith and Inspiration [CL-7]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged by Robert Russell Bennett [5:49]

Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw Chorale

-

RCA

Aug 1964

CD

Recorded at St. George Hotel, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
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S-3

Archive Recordings: Season of 1960 [C-2]

 

Chorale Prelude from Cantata BWV 140, "Wachet auf" [4:00]

Izler Solomon

Aspen Festival Orchestra

-

Aspen Music Festival

Jul 3, 1960

CD / TT: 56:01

Recorded live at Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 59171632)

S-4

Music for a Church Wedding [R-5]

 

Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for organ [4:35]
Editions and arrangements by Martin Souter

Martin Souter (Organ)

The Gift of Music CCLCDG-1030
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1999, 2000 & 2002

CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 67:58

Recorded in Winchester Cathedral by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter.
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S-5

Bach on Sunday - A Program of Choral, Organ & Instrumental Music [C-3]

Organ Chorale 'Sleepers Wake' from Cantata BWV 140 - Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 - Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 - Chorale for Soprano (Mvt. 2) from Cantata BWV 143 [11:10]

Paul Steinitz

London Bach Society Chorus / English Chamber Orchestra

The Solo Arias are performed by the relevant section of the Choir; Organ: E. Power Biggs

Baroque Music Club

1968

CD

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S-6

Bach - Leopold Stokowski - London Symphony Orchestra [C-10]

 

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski [4:39]

Leopold Stokowski

London Symphony Orchestra

-

RCA Gold

Apr 1974

CD

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S-7

Bach hits Back, a new a cappella tribute [C-3]

 

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [3:15]
Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for a capella choir by Ben Parry & John Rathborne [1:26]

Ward Swingle

Swingle Singers (a capella choir)

Sopranos: Helen Massey, Deryn Edwards; Altos: Linda Stevens, Heather Cairncross; Tenors: Andrew Bushner, Jonathan Rathbone; Basses: Ben Parry, David Porter Thomas

Virgin Classics

May 1991

CD

Recorded at The Sound Suite.
See: Bach Hits Back - by Swingle Singers
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T-1

Bach Fantasy [C-1]

' Fantasy of the Clock' from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed for synthesyzer []

Synthesizer: Isao Tomita

BMG

1996

CD

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 V-1

Bach in de Kathedral [C-1]

Chorale for Tenor (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 []

Jan Valkestijn

Boys’ Choir of St Bavo’s Cathedral, Haarlem

-

MS SP 152

1975

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V-2

The Art of Cantus Firmus Vol. 1 [T-2]

Chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:56]
All arranged for trumpet & organ

Pascal Vigneron (Trumpet); Vincent Warnier (Organ) [Giroud organ]

Quantum 6963

Jan 1995

CD / TT:

Recorded at Grand-Bornand, Haute-Savoie, France.

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W-1

Hallelujah!: A Celebration of Baroque Choruses [C-4]

Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140 [4:01]

Antony Walker (Conductor); Brett Weymark (Guest Conductor)

Cantillation / Orchestra of the Antipodes

-

ABC Classics 476596-5

Sep 10, 2007

CD / TT: 76:52

Recorded at Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Australia.
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W-2

Bach Arias [C-5]

Duet for Soprano & Bass Mein Freund ist mein (Mvt. 6) from Cantata BWV 140 [5:45]

Antony Walker; Brett Weymark

Orchestra of the Antipodes

Bass-baritone: Teddy Tahu Rhodes; Soprano: Sara Macliver

ABC Classics 476387-1

Mar 24, 2003; Dec 15-17, 2005; Dec 12, 2006; Nov 17-18, 2008

CD / TT: 55:15

Recorded at Eugene Goossens Hall of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Ultimo Center, Sydney, Australia.
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W-3

Bach, arr. Bantok: Cantata No. 140 'Wachet auf! [T-1]
George Weldon - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
[T-1]

Bach-Bantock: Chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleeper Awake) (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed for orchestra [6:34]

George Weldon

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

-

Columbia DX-1388 [mx. CAX-9485/9486]
Historic Recordings HRCD-00027

Mar 19, 1946

78 rpm / TT:
CD / TT: 62:33

Recorded at Dudley Town Hall, England.

W-4

J.S. Bach: Catata 147 · 6 Motets · Chorales & chorale preludes for Advent & Christmas [C-2]

Chorale (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 140 [2:05] - Chorale Prelude for Organ BWV 645 [4:32]

David Willcocks

King's College Choir Cambridge

Organs: David Willcocks, Andrew Davis

EMI Classics

Jun-Jul 1967

2-CD

Recorded at Chapelle of King's College, Cambridge, UK.
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W-5

Bach: Lute Music, Vol. 2 [C-2]

Chorale (Mvt. 4) from Cantata BWV 140, transcribed by Peter Hurford [6:08]

Guitar: John Williams; Organ: Peter Hurford

Sony

Feb 1981

CD

Recorded at Chapel of St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, England.
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W-7

A Bach Recital [C-1]

'Slepers Awake' from Cantata BWV 140, arranged for guitar [3:22]

Guitar: Simon Wynberg

Stradivari

1988

CD

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Z-1

Weihnachtliche Musik [V-2]

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme: Chor (BWV 140); Orgel (BWV 645); Chor (BWV 140) [7:40]

Klaus Martin Ziegler

Vocalensemble Kassel / Mitglieder des Frankfurter Kammerorchester

E. Power Biggs (Organ); Ingrid Stieber (Harpsichord)

Germany: CBS S-71014

Between 1964 - Dec 1966

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - April 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Teddy Kaufman (November 2006, January 2007)

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