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Cantata BWV 212
Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet

Ref.

BWV 212

German Title

Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet

English Title

We’ve a new lord of the manor (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata Burlesque [Peasant Cantata], in hommage of Carl Heinrich von Dieskau of Klein-Zschocher

Composed

Leipzig, 1742
1st performance: August 30, 1742 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)

German Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-3 | Italian | Spanish-2

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Bass
Orchestra: transverse flute, horn, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Overture | Mvt. 2: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Recitative | Mvt. 8: Aria | Mvt. 9: Recitative | Mvt. 10: Aria | Mvt. 11: Recitative | Mvt. 12: Aria | Mvt. 13: Recitative | Mvt. 14: Aria | Mvt. 15: Recitative | Mvt. 16: Aria | Mvt. 17: Recitative | Mvt. 18: Aria | Mvt. 19: Recitative | Mvt. 20: Aria | Mvt. 21: Recitative | Mvt. 22: Aria | Mvt. 23: Recitative | Mvt. 24: Chorus (Duet)

Score BGA [2.63 MB]
Capella: Complete | Complete ver 2 [cap]

References

BGA: XXIX | NBA: I/39 | BC: G 32 | Zwang: W 23 | First Published: BG, 1881 | Autograph score (Facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek (Munich, 1965)

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of November 16, 2003; Week of December 7, 2008; Week of November 10, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Coffee Cantata / Peasant Cantata - by Jeanne Lamon & Tafelmusik

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach: Cantata No. 212 Nous Avons Un Noveau Governeur [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 212 - Abdridged; sung in French; adapted & translated by Gustave Bret []

Gustave Bret

Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Jeanne Guyla; Baritone: Martial Singher

Victor Set M-360 (14416-A/B, 14417-A/B) [mx 2PG-1455/1457]
Gramophone DB-4939/40

1935

2 x 78 rpm

 

2

Bach: The Peasant Cantata, no. 212 (cantate en burlesque) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 []

Daniel Pinkham

Cambridge Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Phyllis Curtin; Bass: Paul Matthen

Allegro Elite 3002

c1953

LP / TT

 

2

J.S. Bach: Cantate des Paysans BWV 212 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantate Du Cafe BWV 211; Cantate Des Paysans BWV 212; Quodlibet "Les Noces"
[C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [19:48]

Hans Sandig

Jugendchor Leipzig / Leipzig Chamber Orchestra (Orchestre De Chambre De Leipzig)

Soprano: Henriette Joppink; Bass: Günther Baden-Rühlmann

Le Chant du Monde LPY-A-8097
Le Chant Du Monde LDX-S8247
Le Chant-du-Monde LDY-A8097

c1955

EP 33 rpm / TT: 19:48
LP / TT:

Gekürzte Bearbeitung für Schülerorchester von Hans Sandig.

4

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 211; Kantate BWV 212 [C-8]
J.S. Bach: Bauren-Kantate · Kaffee-Kantate
[C-8]
J.S. Bach: Baurenkantate [C-8b]

Kurt Thomas

Mitglieder des Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Adele Stolte; Bass: Theo Adam

Eterna 825 281
Archiv Prod. 2547 040
Eterna 720 113
Eterna 725 004

Feb 1960

LP / TT: 30:05
LP / TT: 30:05
10" LP (mono) / TT:
10" LP (stereo) / TT:

Recorded at the Bethanien-Kirche, Leipzig

5

J.S. Bach - Telemann etc.: Cantatas [C-2]

Karl Forster

Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Lisa Otto; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

EMI Classics

Oct 1960

TT: 29:36

Recorded at Grunewaldkirche, Berlin, Germany.
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6

Bach: Cantata No. 211, Cantata No. 212 [L-7]
Bach: Cantates BWV 56, 82, 140, 169, 211, 212
[C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [26:04]

Karl Ristenpart

Chœur de Chambre de Saarlouis / Orchestre de Chambre de la Sarre

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Club français du disque
Nonesuch H-71008
Accord 4767951

1961 (?)

LP / TT: 49:15
LP / TT: 49:15
2-CD / TT: 151:15

Recorded in Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany.
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7

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [30:15]

-

Collegium Aureum

Soprano: Elly Ameling; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

1968

2-CD / TT: 100:25

Recorded at Cedernsaal des Fugger-Schlosses, Kirchheim, West Germany.
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8

Bach: Peasant Cantata; Wedding Cantata [L-1]
Bach Cantatas
[C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [33:15 / 32:58]

Rudolf Ewerhart

Württemberg Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Bass: Klaus Ocker; Gabriele Zimmermann (Flute); Martin Galling (Harpsichord); Peter Buck (Cello)

Vox DL-1360
Turnabout TV-34042s
Vox CD3X-3039

1965

LP / TT: 58:15
LP / TT: 58:15
3-CD / TT: 193:03

Recorded in Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 211 & BWV 212 [E-4]

Cantata BWV 212 [29:52]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Rotraud Hansmann; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken SAWT-9515

May 6, 1967

LP / TT: 56:54

1st recording of Cantata BWV 212 by N. Harnoncourt.

10

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas VII
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas
Bach: Kantaten BWV 211, BWV 212
[L-11]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [31:51]

Peter Schreier

Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Bass: Theo Adam

Eterna 827 875
Archiv Production 2533269
Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

Oct 1975

LP / TT: 60:37
LP / TT: 60:37
CD / TT: 60:46

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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11

J.S. Bach: Coffee Cantata / Peasant Cantata [C-5]

Neville Marriner

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

Soprano: Julia Varady; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Philips

Nov 1981

TT: 29:37

Recorded in London, England.
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12

Kaffee-Kantata & Bauren-Kantate [C-2]

Réné Ponchelet

Heidelberger Kammerorchester

Soprano: DaniellKoenig; Baritone: Fernand Koenig

Impromptu

Oct 1982

TT: 26:11

Recorded in DaCamera Tonstudio, Heidelberg, Germany.
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13

J.S. Bach: Kaffee- und Baurenkantate [C-3]
J.S. Bach: "Coffee" & "Peasant" Cantatas ~ Masses 234 & 236 [B-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [28:43]

Hans-Martin Linde

Linde-Consort

Soprano: Rosmarie Hoffmann; Bass: Gregory Reinhart

EMI Classics 73022
EMI Classics C2S7-67552

Jan 1983

CD / TT: 54:43

Recorded at Landgasthof Basel Riehen, Switzerland.
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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Coffee · Peasant [C-3]

Cantata BWV 212 [27:08]

Pál Németh

Capella Savaria

Soprano: Krisztina Láki; Bass: István Gáti

Hungaroton SLPD-12462

1983

LP / TT:51:13

 

15

J.S. Bach: Peasant Cantata / Coffee Cantata [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [24:46]

-

The Friends of Apollo

Soprano: Lynne Dawson; Baritone: Stephen Alder
Jonathan Morgan (Flute); Susan Carpenter-Jacobs (Violin 1); Catherine Weiss (Violin 2); Penelope Veryard (Viola); Jane Coe (Cello); Peter Buckoke (Double-bass); Timothy Roberts (Harpsichord); John Humphries (Natural Horn)

Meridian ECD-84110
=

1985

CD / TT: 51:59
MP3 / TT: 51:45

Recorded at St. Vedast Church, Foster Lane, London, England.
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16

J.S. Bach: Coffee Cantata / Peasant Cantata [C-1]

Christopher Hogwood

The Academy of Ancient Music

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Bass: David Thomas

L'Oiseau-Lyre

Sep 1986

TT: 27:17

Recorded at St Barnabas Church, London, England.
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17

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 208 "Jagdkantate" & BWV 212 "Bauernkantate" [L-1]
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas
[L-1]

Cantata BWV 212 [30:18]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Angela Maria Blasi; Bass: Robert Holl

Teldec

May 1988

CD / TT: 64:10
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 212 by N. Harnoncourt.
Listen on YouTube: Complete Cantata [30:26]
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18

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

Apr 1990

TT: 29:20

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

19

J.S. Bach: Kaffee- & Bauern-Kantate [C-1]

Matthias Eisenberg (Conductor & Harpsichord)

Instrumental Ensemble

Soprano: Juliane Claus; Baritone: Georg Christoph Biller

RAM

Sep 1992

TT: 29:36

 

20

J.S. Bach: Coffee Cantata - Peasant Cantata [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [27:15]

Mátyás Antál

Failoni Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Ingrid Kertesi; Bass: István Gáti

Naxos 8.550641

Jan (?) 1992

CD / TT: 51:45

Recorded at Festetitch Castle, Budapest, Hungary.
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21

J.S. Bach: Kaffeekantate - Bauernkantate [C-2]

Maarten Kooy

Instrumentalisten van de Nederlandse Cantorij

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Bass: Peter Kooy

Discodom

Feb 1993

TT:

Recorded at Kirche der "Heiligen Familie", Soest (Niederlande).

22

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 212 [27:48]

Bernard Labadie

Les Violons du Roy

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Baritone: Kevin McMillan

Dorian Recordings DOR-90199

Jan 1994

CD / TT: 73:13

Recorded at the Church of Saint-Isidore, Québec, Canada.
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23

J.S. Bach: Bauern-Kantate / Coffee Cantata [C-1]

Peter Matzka

Concerto Armonico Wien

Soprano: Ulla Pilz; Bass: Georg Nigl
Violin: Peter Matzka; Flute: Kate Clark; Cello: Herwig Tachezi; Harpsichord: Peter Watchorn

Konzerthaus

1995

TT:

The recording was sponsored by the Wiener Konzerthaus of a concert at Mozartsaal, Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria.

24

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 67 - Secular Cantatas

Helmuth Rilling

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Christine Schäfer; Bass: Thomas Quasthoff

Hänssler

May 1996

TT: 29:08

Recorded at Stiftskirche Herrenberg, Germany.
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25

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 5
J.S. Bach: Kaffee-Kantate (Single Volume Cantatas Vol. 1)

 
 

Cantata BWV 212 [27:33]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 0630-17578-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72205
Antoine Marchand CC-72280

Sep & Nov 1996

4-CD / TT: 239:51
4-CD / TT: 239:51
CD / TT: 65:28

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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26

J.S. Bach: Coffee Cantata / Peasant Cantata [C-1]

Jeanne Lamon

Tafelmusik

Soprano: Suzie LeBlanc; Baritone: Brett Polegato

Analekta-Fleur de Lys

Dec 1999

TT: 27:12

Recorded at Humbercrest Church, Toronto, Canada.
See: Coffee Cantata / Peasant Cantata - by Jeanne Lamon & Tafelmusik

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - July 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Cesare Coletta (November 2004), Yves Dubois (March 2011), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, August 2006, June 2008, May 2014), Christian Moll (October 2009), Thomas Radleff (December 2002)

Cantata BWV 212: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2

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