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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 Godís 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)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | 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 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | 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, oboe, oboa da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria [T] | Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, A] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] | 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]
Reduced Instrumentation: Mvt. 5: Chorus (Chorale) [2:30]

References

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

Commentary

English: 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; Week of July 5, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 41 (Cantatas BWV 167, 24, 177)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 50 (Cantatas BWV 165-168)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [17:30]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Kathrin Graf; Alto: Helrun Gardow; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Niklaus Tüller
Hermann Sauter (Trumpet); Günther Passin (Oboe); Hanspeter Weber (Oboe da caccia); Hermann Herder (Bassoon); Jürgen Wolf (Continuo Cello); Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.803
Hänssler 92.050
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Jan-Feb 1974

CD / TT: 62:12
CD / TT: 64:11
MP3 / TT: 64:43

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Südwest-Tonstudio, Stuttgart; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck, Friedrich Mauermann.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 167: Complete Cantata [18:08]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 165, BWV 166, BWV 167, BWV 168 [HD: 64:13] | Cantatas BWV 165, BWV 166, BWV 167, BWV 168 [64:14]
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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
CMW: Cornett: Friedemann Immler; Oboe, Oboe da caccia: Jürg Schaeftlein;
Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Erich Höbarth, Anita Mitterer, Andrea Bischof, Peter Schoberwalter, Karl Höffinger, Helmut Mitter; Viola: Josef de Sordi; Violoncellos: Rudolf Leopold, Herwig Tachezi; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Bassoon: Milan Turkovič; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35658
Teldec 8.35658 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
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Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81160-2
Warner Classics 8573-81160-5
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P 1987

2-LP / TT: 104 min
2-CD / TT: 103:28
6-CD / TT: 366:45
MP3 / TT: 362:32
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 55:04
CD / TT: 55:04
MP3/ TT: 54:35

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 167: Complete Cantata [18:41] | Mvt. 5: Chorale [2:28]
CD: Cantatas BWV 167, BWV 168, BWV 169 [55:04]
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3

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [16:58]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Simon Schouten)

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe); Stephen Keavy (Trumpet)
ABC: Sopranos: Els Bongers, Vera Lansink, María-Luz Álvarez, Mariette Bastiaansen, Henriette Feith; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Pedro Adarraga, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Wim-Jan van Deuveren, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts, Jeremy Ovenden, Andreas Gisler; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Bas Verkuylen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Nicolo Cleminson, Foskien Kooistro, Corio Marono, Marshall Marcus, Sebastian van Vucht, Kati Debretzeni; Violass: Martin Kelly, Nicky Akeroyd; Cellos:Jaap ter Linden, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Nicholos Pap; Oboes, Oboes da caccia: Marcel Ponseele, Ann Vanlancker; Bassoon: Marc Vallon; Trumpet: Stephen Keavy; Lute: Mike Fentross; Organ: Fabio Bonizzoni [choir]; Organ/Harpsichord: Ton Koopman (recitatives & arias]

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208
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Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47
3-CD / TT: 190:47
MP3 / TT: 190:17

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound engineer& Editor: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 167: Mvt. 5: Chorale [HD: 2:12]
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 9 - Leipzig Cantatas 1723 (BWV 76, 24, 167)

 
 

Cantata BWV 167 [17:30]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Chiyuki Urano
Choir: Sopranos: Haruhi Fukaya, Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi, Midori Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa; Altos: Yuko Anazawa, Robin Blaze, Yoko Nagashima, Tamaki Suzuki, Masako Yui; Tenors: Hiroyuki Harada, Tadashi Miroku, Takanori Ohnishi, Gerd Türk, Yasuo Uzuka; Basses: Jun Hagiwara, Yoshiya Hida, Tetsuya Odagawa, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Violins: Ryo Terakado [Leader), Makoto Akatsu, Miho Hashizume, Mari Ono, Azumi Takada, Yuko Takeshima, Natsumt Walamatsu, Keiko Watanabe; Violas: Yoshiko Morira, Amiko Watabe; Violoncellos: Hidemi Suzuki [Principal], Mime Yamahiro; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Trumpet/Clarino: Toshio Shimada; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Masamitsu San'nomiya; Bassoon: Sei'ichi Futakuchi; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoko Imai

BIS CD-931
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Jun 1998

CD / TT: 67:12
MP3 / TT: 65:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Hans Kipfer; Sound Engineer: Dirk Lüdemann; Digital Editing: Jeffrey Ginn.
See: Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Buy this album at:
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 9 (BWV 161-180)

 
 
 

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
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Herjan Pullen, Gerwin Zwep, Evert Jan Engeltjes, Erik Guldenaar, Jaap Hoogendoors, Henri Noordmans; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Arjen Nap, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Willem Prins, Edwin Smit; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Frans Benschop, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Peter Bloemendaal, Jan Pullen; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Piet Schuyn, Gerrit van Haaken
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Foskien Kooistra, Jun Okada, Mimi Mitchel, Fiorenza De Donatis; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, Bernadette Verhagen; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt; Double-bass: Robert Franenberg, Maggie Urquhart, Jan Hollestelle; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel; Bassoons: Trudy va der Wulp, Norbert ; Natural Trumpet: Susan Williams; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp, Rien Voskuilen, Stephen Taylor

Brilliant Classics 99364
Brilliant Classics

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16
MP3 / TT: 358:19

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance Engineer & Recording Engineer: Louis van Emmerk.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Listen on YouTube:
CD: BWV 135, BWV 86, BWV 85, BWV 167 [64:46]
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: City of London
For the Feast of St. John the Baptist (BWV 167, 7, 30)
For the 1st Sunday after Trinity (BWV 75, 30, 20)

 
 
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2.

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
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Lucinda Houghton, Nicola Jenkin, Joanne Lunn, Elin Manahan Thomas, Belinda Yates; Altos: David Clegg, Richard Wyn Roberts, Frances Jellard, David Gould; Tenors: Andrew Busher, Christopher Watson, Simon Davies, Paul Tindall; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Thomas Guthrie, Michael McCarthy, Richard Savage
EBS: Violins 1: Kati Debretzeni, Nicolette Moonen, Peter Lissauer, Andrew Roberts, Deidre Ward; Violins 2: Catherine Martin, Rudolfo Richter, Ellen O'Deil, Andrea Morris; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Colin Kitching, Kate Heller; Cellos: Viola De Hoog, Christopher Poffley; Double-bass: Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Flutes: Marteh Root, Rachel Beckett; Oboes: Xenia Löffler, Mark Baigent; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Clarino: Mark Bennett; Harpsichord: Simon Standage; Organ: Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-101
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Jun 24, 2000

2-CD / TT: 148:26
MP3 / TT: 147:36

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot; Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot, Taco van der Wert (Eurosound); Tape Editor: SebastIan Stein; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 167: Complete Cantata: Part 1 [14:50] + Part 2 [3:26]
Complete Cantata [HD]: Mvt. 1: Aria [T] [4:00] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [1:58] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, A] [8:52] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [1:08] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [2:20]
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7

Bach Cantates De Saint-Jean Baptiste
Intégrale des cantates sacrées,
Vol. 1 (BWV 30, 7, 167)

 
 

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
MB: Violins 1: Olivier Brault, Karol Gostynski, Chloe Meyers, Scott Metcalfe; Violins 2: Hélène Plouffe, Jacques-André Houle, ENimeroski, Sari Tsuji; Violas: Margaret Little, Stéphanie Bozzini, Cellos: Susie Napper, Jivko Georgiev; Violone: Pierre Cartier; Oboe: Christopher Palameta; Oboe da caccia: Matthew Jennejohn, Bassoon: Mathieu Lussier; Harpsichord: Alexander Weimann; Organ: Eric J. Milnes

ATMA Classique SACD2-2400
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Jun 2004

SACD / TT: 73:26
MP3 / TT: 73:14

Recorded at Église de la Nativité, La Prairie, Québec, Canada.
This recording was produced following concerts given at the 2004 Montréal Baroque Festival. Artistic Director: Susie Napper; Produced & digitally edited by: Johanne Goyette; Recorded by: Anne-Marie Sylvestre, Pierre-Philippe Boulay.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 167: Complete Cantata [HD: 16:10]
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2002 - July 2015)
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 | Part 4

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