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Cantata BWV 196
Der Herr denket an uns

Ref.

BWV 196

German Title

Der Herr denket an uns

English Title

The Lord careth for us (by Z. Philip Ambrose)

Event

Cantata for a Wedding

Composed

Mühlhausen, 1707-1708
1st performance: 1707-1708 in Mühlhausen or probably June 5, 1708 - the wedding of Johann Lorenz Stauber with Regina Wedemann, the aunt of Maria Barbara Bach, in Dornheim

Text

Psalm 115: 12-15

Text: German-1 | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-5 | English-6 | English-10 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hebrew-2 | Hebrew-3 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-5 | Japanese-6 | Persian-1 | Russian-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: strings, organ continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Chorus | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 5: Chorus

Score Vocal & Piano [1.39 MB] | Score BGA [2.00 MB]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score

References

BGA: XIII/1 | NBA: I/33 | BC: B 11 | Zwang: K 5 | First Published: BG, 1864 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 9, 2000; Week of January 30, 2005; Week of June 23, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

“Actus Tragicus” - Cantatas BWV 4, 12, 106 & 196 - by Konrad Junghänel & Cantus Cölln
Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Dessoff Choir Concert: Handel's Israel in Egypt and Bach's Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:44]

Michael Hammond

Dessoff Choirs / unidentified orchestra

Vocal soloists: unidentified; Unidentified player (Organ)

Dessoff Choirs Collection

1973-1983?

MC / TT: 83:32

Recorded at…
Service 2-CD available on LDC-37690.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 66
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 59

 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:40]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Niklaus Tüller

Hänssler 98.828
Hänssler

Jan 1975

CD / TT: 64:25
CD / TT: 58:54

On Edition Bachakademie the date is: Jan 1976.
Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

Cantatas; Motet, Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, S. 230; Triple Concerto in A minor, S. 1044 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [10:00]

Stanley Ritchie

Indiana University Early Music Institute: Indiana University Pro Arte Singers (Thomas Binkley, director) / Indiana University Baroque Orchestra (Stanley Ritchie, director)

Soloists: unknown

Indiana University: School of Music

Feb 3, 1985

4 sound tape reels / TT: 70 min

Recorded live at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 11909747)

4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 45 - BWV 196-199
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 10 - BWV 183-188, 192, 194-199
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 59 - BWV 196 & 197

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:12]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Hampson

Telefunken 244-194-1
Teldec 244 194-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91764-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81151-2
Warner Classics 8573-81151-5

P 1989

2-LP / TT: 102 min
2-CD / TT: 101:41
6-CD / TT: 300:04
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 42:25
CD / TT: 42:25

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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Bach - Cantate BWV 196 - Der Herr denket an uns

5

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 20

Cantata BWV 196 [13:17] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Yoshiko Hibi; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 20

May 8, 1993

CD / TT: 55:20

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

6

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1
J.S. Bach: Wedding Cantatas (Single Volume Cantatas
Vol. 5)

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [10:54]

Ton Koopman

(OVPP - No Choir) / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass; Klaus Mertens
Choral Mvts. (2&4): Soprano: Els Bongers; Alto: Richard Bryan; Tenor: Joost van der Linden; Bass: Matthijs Mesdag

Erato 4509-98536-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72201
Antoine Marchand CC-72284

Nov 23-Dec 3, 1994

3-CD / TT: 180:18
3-CD / TT: 180:18
CD / TT: 74:21

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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7

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:08]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yumiko Kurisu; Tenor: Koki Katano; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 751

Jun-Jul1995

CD / TT: 76:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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8

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:55]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; 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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9

J.S. Bach: “Actus Tragicus” - Cantatas BWV 4, 12, 106 & 196 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 196 [10:12]

Konrad Junghänel

(OVPP - No Choir) / Cantus Cölln

Soprano: Johanna Koslowsky; Alto: Elisabeth Popien; Tenors: Gerd Türk & Wilfried Jochens; Bass: Stephan Schreckenberger

Harmonia Mundi France

2000

CD / TT: 70:23

See: “Actus Tragicus” - Cantatas BWV 4, 12, 106 & 196 - by Konrad Junghänel & Cantus Cölln
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10

Bach: Salmo 51 BWV 1083 dallo Stabat Mater di Pergolesi / Cantate BWV 170, 198, 106, 196, 53 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 196 [13:30]

Diego Fasolis

Coro della Radio Svizzera / I Barocchisti

Soprano: Antonella Balducci; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Furio Zanasi

The Classic Voice Magazine / Arts

Dec 2000

2-CD / TT: 61:25 + 69:47

Recorded at Auditorio S. Mollo della RSI, Lugano, Switzerland.
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11

J.S. Bach: Early Cantatas Volume 1 [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:43]

-

(OVPP - No Choir) / Purcell Quartet

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Peter Harvey

Chandos Chaconne CHAN-0715

Dec 1, 2002; Mar 8, 2004

CD / TT: 76:35

Recorded at St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London, England.
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12

Beloved & Beautiful [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:16]

Jos van Veldhoven

Nederlandse Bachvereniging

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Counter-tenor: Mark Chambers; Tenor: Marcel Beekman; Bass: Harry van der Kamp; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Channel Classics 27308

Aug 2007

SACD / TT: 61:53

Recorded at Lokhorstkerk in Leyde & the Muziekcentrum Philips in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
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13

Bach-Böhm: Music for Weddings and other Festivies [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [11:04]

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Clematis Ensemble

Soprano: Mariana Florès; Counter-tenors: Paulin Bündgen & Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Fernando Guimarães; Basses: Christian Immler & Philippe Favette

Ricercar RIC-323
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Mar & Nov 2011

CD / TT: 68:05
MP3 / TT: 67:57

Recorded at Église Saint-Jean l’Évangéliste, Beaufays, Belgium.
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14

Bach: Kantate BWV 196 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [12:46]

Michio O'Hara

Small mixed choir with professional & amateur singers / Nagoya Baroque Orchestra

Unamed soloists

YouTube

Apr 1, 2011

Video: TT: 12:46

Recorded & filmed live at Yamanote music Festival (Nagpya), Japan.
Watch on YouTube: Complete Cantata [12:46]

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15

Cantate Domino - 10th Anniversary [C-3]

Cantata BWV 196 [12:00]

Lisette Canton

Ottawa Bach Choir / Baroque Orchestra

Soprano Agnes Zsigovics; Tenor: Jeffery Boyd; Baritone: Jean-Sébastien Kennedy

Ottawa Bach Choir
=

May 14-15, 2011

CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 54:52

Recorded at St. Jean Baptiste Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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16

J.S. Bach: Der Herr denket an uns - Cantata 196 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 196 [13:25]

Giacomo Carniti

Tu lux refulge sensibus / Orchestra: G. Maria da Crema

Soprano: Zara Dimitrova; Counter-tenor: Giuseppe Conte; Tenor: Giorgio Tiboni; Bass: Giorgio Valerio
Violins: Cristiano Basso Ricci, Maria Giovanna Papetti, Moira Scarvaggi, Csokay Blanka, Veronica Moruzzi; Violas: Lucia Corini, Simona Guerini, Violoncello: Nadia Fascina; Double-bass: Stefano Nosari; Organ & Basso Continuo: Luca Ambrosio

YouTube

Jun 17, 2012

Video: TT: 13:25

Recorded & filmed live at Chiesa di S. Bernardino Auditorium Manenti, Crema, Lombardy, Italy.
Watch on YouTube: Complete Cantata [13:25]

Der Herr denket an uns - Cantata 196 - J.S. Bach

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2000 - August 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Riccardo Nughes (April 2002)

Cantata BWV 196: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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