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Cantata BWV 167
Ihr Menschen, rühmet Gottes Liebe

Ref.

BWV 167

German Title

Ihr Menschen, rühmet Gottes Liebe

English Title

Ye mortals, extol God’s love (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for the Feast of Nativity of St John the Baptist
Readings: Epistle: Isaah 40: 1-5; Gospel: Luke 1: 57-80
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Feast of John the Baptist

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: June 24, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Johann Gramann (Mvt. 5); Anon (Mvts. 1-4)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Nun lob, mein' Seel', den Herren

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus (for the final Chorale)
Orchestra: clarino, oboa da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.43 MB] | Score BGA [2.00 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach St 61 (BWV 167: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]

References

BGA: XXXIII | NBA: I/29 | BC: A 176 | Zwang: K 32 | First Published: BG, 1887 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 16, 2002; Week of July 24, 2005; Week of January 13, 2013

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 - Vols. 1&8
Bach Edition Vol. 4&5 - Cantatas Vol. 1&2 - Conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Massaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 41
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 50

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Kathrin Graf; Alto: Helrun Gardow; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Niklaus Tüller

Hänssler

Jan-Feb 1974

TT: 17:30

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 39 - BWV 164-169
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 9 - BWV 163-182
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 50 - BWV 167-169

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [18:42]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Panito Iconomou (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Robert Holl

Telefunken 6.35658
Teldec 8.35658 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81160-2
Warner Classics 8573-81160-5

P 1987

2-LP / TT: 104 min
2-CD / TT: 103:28
6-CD / TT: 366:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 55:04
CD / TT: 55:04

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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3

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [16:58]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208

Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 9 - Leipzig Cantatas - BWV 24, 76, 167

 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [17:30]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Chiyuki Urano

BIS 931

Jun 1998

CD / TT: 67:12

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2

 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [18:15]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99364

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16

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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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: City of London
For the Feast of St. John the Baptist

 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [18:14]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Alto: Wilke te Brummelstroete; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Dietrich Henschel

Soli Deo Gloria 101

Jun 24, 2000

2-CD / TT: 148:26

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
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7

Bach Cantates De Saint-Jean Baptiste
Intégrale des cantates sacrées
Vol. 1

 

Cantata BWV 167 [16:04]

Eric J. Milnes

(OVPP - No Choir) / Montréal Baroque

Soprano: Suzie LeBlanc; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

ATMA Classique SACD2-2400

Jun 2004

SACD / TT: 73:26

Recorded at Église de la Nativité, La Prairie, Québec, Canada.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2002 - March 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012)

Cantata BWV 167: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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