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Cantata BWV 150
Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich

Ref.

BWV 150

German Title

Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich

English Title

Unto Thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Penitential Service / Occasion unspecified

Composed

Arnstadt, 1704-1707
1st performance: 1704-1707 - Arnstadt

Text

Psalm 25: 1-2 (Mvt. 2); Psalm 25: 5 (Mvt. 4); Psalm 25: 15 (Mvt. 6); Anon (Mvts. 3, 5, 7)

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

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Bass
Orchestra: bassoon (fagott), 2 violins, continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Chorus | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Chorus | Mvt. 5: Trio | Mvt. 6: Chorus | Mvt. 7: Chorus

Score Vocal & Piano [2.02 MB] | Score BGA [2.30 MB]

References

BGA: XXX | NBA: I/41 | BC: B 24 | Zwang: K 6 | First Published: BG, 1884 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | JdW [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of December 9, 2001; Week of January 2, 2005; Week of June 9, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4
Discussions - Part 5 (3rd round|)

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 23
Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vol. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vol. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 140, Cantata No. 150 [L-5]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 182 / 4 / 150 [BMC]
[C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 150 [17:46]

Marcel Couraud

Stuttgart Bach Choir & Orchestra

Soprano: Friederike Sailer; Alto: Hanne Münch; Tenor: Nikolaus Paid; Bass: Robert Titze

Les discophiles français DF-179
World Record Club
Baroque Music Club BACH-724

Dec 1955

LP / TT: 46:53
LP / TT: 46:53
CD / TT: 69:37

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2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 69
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 46

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Magdalene Schreiber; Alto: Margret Jetter; Tenor: Peter Maus; Bass: Hanns-Friedrich Kunz

Hänssler

June-July 1970

TT: 14:55

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 150 by H. Rilling.
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3

Program of Vocal Music [EO-1]

 

Cantata BWV 150 []

Helmuth Rilling

Festival Chorus and Orchestra

Bass: Neil Wilson; Other vocal soloists: unknown

University of Oregon Library, Audiovisual Media Center

Jul 22, 1973

2 reels. 7 in. / TT:

Presented as part of the University of Oregon Summer Festival of Music, 1973.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 150 by H. Rilling.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

4

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 28
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

Cantata BWV 150 [16:50]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Alto: Barbara Scherler; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer; Bass: Bruce Abel

Erato STU- 70774
Erato 2584-61402-2

Oct 1973

LP / TT: 41:10
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 36 - BWV 147-151
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 - BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 46 - BWV 150-153

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 150 [15:34]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Ansgar Pfeiffer (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35654
Teldec 8.35654 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81164-2
Warner Classics 8573-81164-5

Jan 1984

2-LP / TT: 101 min
2-CD / TT: 100:57
6-CD / TT: 403:41
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 66:30
CD / TT: 66:30

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantata, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, S. 150; Mass in A major, S. 234 [IU-16]

 

Cantata BWV 150 [15:40]

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Summer Bach Collegium / orchestra

Vocal soloists: unknown

Indiana University School of Music

Jul 15, 1985

2 sound tape reels / TT: 50 min

Recorded live at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

7

Handel: Dixit Dominus HWV 232; Bach: Cantata No 150 [C-1]

Jean-François Sénart

Ensemble vocal et instrumentale de Sherbrooke

Soprano: Helene Martin; Mezzo-soprano: Marie Leferrière; Tenor: David Doane; Bass: Yves Saint-Amans

SNE

1988

TT: 13:35

 

8

J.S. Bach: Concerto pour clavecin · Motet · Cantates [C-1]

Guy Janssens

L’Offrande Musicale

Soprano: Marie-Nöelle de Callataÿ; Bass: Dirk Snellings

UPC-BVK

Mar 1991

TT: 15:02

Recorded on the occasion of 50th anniversary of the Foundation 'lUnion Professionelle du Credit - UPC, Société Royale.

9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1

 

Cantata BWV 150 [14:34]

Ton Koopman

(OVPP - No Choir) / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass: Klaus Mertens;
Choral parts: Soprano: Anne Grimm; Alto: Peter de Groot; Tenor: Joost van der Linden; Bass: Donald Bentvelsen

Erato 98536
Antoine Marchand CC-72201

Nov 23-Dec 3, 1994

3-CD / TT: 180:18

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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10

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 1 - BWV 4, 150, 196

 
 

Cantata BWV 150 [14:23]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yumiko Kurisu; Counter-tenor: Akira Tachikawa; Tenor: Koki Katano; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 751

Jun-Jul 1995

CD / TT: 76:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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11

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 17

Cantata BWV 150 [16:34] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 17

May 24, 1997

CD / TT: 49:43

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

12

Composer of the Month - J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 63, 150 & 182 [C-2]

Stephen Cleobury

BBC Singers / Orchestra of St. James

Soprano: Pamela Priestly-Smith; Mezzo-soprano: Judith Harris; Tenor: Robert Johnston; Bass: Richard Bourne

BBC Music Magazine

Nov 1997

TT: 14:38

Recorded live at public concerts in St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, England.

13

Emma Kirkby - Camerata Silesia - Anna Szostak: Purcell - Gorczycki - Bach [C-1]

Anna Szostak

Singers Ensemble Camerata Silesia / Baroque Instruments Ensemble

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Contralto: Violetta Gawara; Tenor: Adam Szerszen; Bass: Afam Myrczek

Musicon

Sep 1998

TT: 14:13

Recorded live at the Church of Sts. Peter & Paul, Katowice, Poland.

14

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 150 [15:32]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99368

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 276:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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15

Bach Cantatas Vol. 23: Arnstadt/Echternach
For the 1st Sunday after Easter (Quasimodogeniti)
For the 2nd Sunday after Easter (Misericordas Domini)

 
 

Cantata BWV 150 [14:42]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Soli Deo Gloria 131

Apr 29-30, 2000

2-CD / TT: 111:31

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Kirche, Arnstadt, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 150 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 23
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16

Bach Cantatas Vol. 25: Dresden/Sherborne
For the 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogate)
For the Sunday after Ascension Day (Exaudi)

 
 

Cantata BWV 150 [14:26]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Panajotis Iconomou

Soli Deo Gloria 144

Jun 4, 2000

2-CD / TT: 107:50

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Sherborne Abbey, Dorset, England.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 150 by J.E. Gardiner.
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17

Bach / Brahms - Nagano [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 150 []

Kent Nagano

Ernst Senff Chor Berlin / Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Britta Schwarz; Tenor: Clemens Bieber; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Mixtur-Schallplatten 305 (RBB Kultur)

Mar 6, 2004

CD / TT: 43:54

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
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16

Bachfest Leipzig 2004 [Ausgewählte Höhepunkte] [C-1]

Cantata BWV 150 []

Paavo Järvi

Dresdner Kammerchor / Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Soprano: Antje Moldenhauer; Alto: Marlen Herzog; Tenor: Friedemann Büttner; Bass: Clemens Heidrich

DR Figaro / EuroArts Music International

May 20, 2004

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Bachfest Leipzig, Germany.

19

Festival Baroque [C-1]

CantaBWV 150 [14:11]

Lisette Canton

Ottawa Bach Choir / Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Kathleen Radke; Counter-tenor: Daniel Gillis; Tenor: Marcel de Hêtre; Bass: John Cook (all soloists are members of the choir)

Ottawa Bach Choir

Jun 17-18, 2004

CD / TT: 53:29

Recorded at St. Jean Baptist Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

20

Cantate [C-1]

Cantata BWV 150 [14:46]

Kevin Fox

Troubadors of the Pacific Boychoir

Boy Soprano: Julian Abelskamp; Boy Alto: Adam Kutny; Tenor: Thomas Busse; Tenor: Corey Head; Bass: Tim Krol; Bass: Raymond Martinez

Titanic

Jun 2004

CD / TT: 37:29

Recorded at First Presbyterian Church, Oakland, California, USA.
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21

Bach: Actus Tragicus [C-6]

Cantata BWV 150 [14:41]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Mirare Records

Sep 2004

CD / TT: 49:00

Recorded at l'Eglise de Saint Loup sur Thouet, France.
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22

Bach - Purcell: Motetten - Kantaten [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 150 [13:33]

Thomas Hengelbrock

Balthasar-Neumann-Chor / Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble

Soprano: Tanya Aspelmeier; Counter-tenor: Jürgen Banholzer; Tenor: Mirko Heimerl; Bass: Hans Wijers

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88697115702

Mar 23-24, 2007

CD / TT: 65:52

Recorded at Kirche Mariä Himmelfahrt, Forstern-Tading, Germany
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23

Every one a chaconne [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 150 [13:09]

-

(OVPP - No Choir) / The Bach Players

Soprano: Rachel Elliott; Alto: Clare Wilkinson; Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Matthew Brook

Hyphen Press Music HPM-02

Nov 25-27, 2008

CD / TT: 57:33

Recorded at St Michael’s, Highgate, London N6, England.
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24

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 12, 78, 150 & Motette BWV 118 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 150 [14:43]

Françoise Lasserre

Akadêmia Ensemble

Soprano: Veronika Winter; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon, Tenor: Marcel Beekman; Baritone: Benoît Arnould

Zig Zag 90502

Dec 3, 2008 - Jan 7, 2009

CD / TT: 64:25

Recorded at L'Eglise Evangélique Allemande Paris 9e, France.
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25

Apocryphal Bach Masses II (Apokryphe Werke 6): Masses · Magnificat · Cantata 150 · Sanctus [V-6]

 
 

Cantata BWV 150 [14:39]

Wolfgang Helbich

Alsfelder Vokalensemble / Hannoversche Hofkapelle

Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam: Nele Gramß (soprano), Marnix de Cat (alto), Harry van Berne (tenor), Harry van der Kamp (bass)
Soloquartet of the Hochschule für Künste Bremen: Manja Stephan (soprano), Johann Moritz von Cube (alto), Jan Hübner (tenor), Carsten Krüger (bass)

CPO 777561-2

Mar, May 2009

CD / TT: 58:17

Recorded at Festhalle of the Johannische Kirche, Blankensee, Germany.
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26

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 150 - "Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich" [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 150 [15:04]

Diego Schuck Biasibetti

Praetorius VokalEnsemble

Unknown vocal soloists

YouTube

Dec 14, 2011

Video / TT: 15:04

Recorded & filmed live in in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 150: Complete Cantata [15:04]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2001 - June 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Rolf Günther (October 2012), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Thomas Radleff (December 2002), Thomas Shepherd (April 2007)

Cantata BWV 150: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

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