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Cantata BWV 213
Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen

Ref.

BWV 213

German Title

Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen

English Title

Let us take care, let us watch (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Dramma per Musica [Hercules at the Crossroads], for the (11-year) Birthday of Prince Friedrich Christian

Composed

Leipzig, 1733
1st performance: September 5, 1733 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)

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

Scoring

Soloists: Wollust = Lust (Soprano), Herkules = Hercules (Alto), Tugend = Virtue (Tenor), Merkur = Mercury (Bass); 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 horns, oboe d’amore, oboe, 2 violins, bassoon, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria | Mvt. 8: Recitative | Mvt. 9: Aria | Mvt. 10: Recitative | Mvt. 11: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 12: Recitative | Mvt. 13: Chorus

Score BGA [5.00 MB]

References

BGA: XXXIV | NBA: I/36 | BC: G 18 | Zwang: W 13 | First Published: BG, 1887 | Autograph score (Facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of November 23, 2003; Week of September 7, 2008; Week of September 8, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Hercules auf dem Scheidwege · Cembalokonzert BWV 1058 [ES-5]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Wollust]: Sheila Armstrong; Alto [Herkules]: Hertha Töpper; Tenor [Tugend]: Theo Altmeyer; Bass [Merkur]: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Jan 1967

TT: 51:55

1st recording of Cantata BWV 213 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

Weltische Quellen des Weichnachts-Oratoriums [C-1]

Wilfried Fischer

Chor und Kammerorchester Collegium Musicum der Universität Tübingen

Sopran [Wollust]: Herrad Wehrung; Alto [Herkules]: Ortrun Wenkel; Tenor [Tugend]: Kurt Huber; Bass [Merkur]: Bruce Abel

Corona

July 1969

2-LP / TT:

 

3

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas VIII
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas
Bach: Dramma per musica BWV 213
[L-5]

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano [Wollust]: Edith Mathis; Alto [Herkules]: Carolyn Watkinson; Alto [Echo]: Astrid Pilzecker; Tenor [Tugend]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Merkur]: Siegfried Lorenz

Eterna / Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

Apr 1978, Nov 1979

TT: 45:20

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Lasst uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen, S. 213 [IU-15]

 

Cantata BWV 213 [54 min]

Jan Harrington

Indiana University Summer Bach Collegium / orchestra

Soprano: Elizabeth James; Alto: Julia Bentley; Tenor: Bruce Sellers; Bass: Harry Mamlin

Indiana University School of Music

Jul 7, 1985

2 sound tape reels / TT: 54 min

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

5

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantata BWV 211 & 213 [L-4]

Gustav Leonhardt

Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano [Wollust]: Barbara Bonney; Alto [Herkules]: Ralf Popken; Tenor [Tugend]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Merkur]: David Wilson-Johnson

Philips

Jan 1994

TT: 48:00

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.

6

J.S. Bach: Cantate Profanes [C-1]

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano [Wollust]: Efrat Ben-Nun; Counter-tenor [Herkules]: Andreas Scholl; Tenor [Tugend]: James Taylor; Bass [Merkur]: Klaus Häger

Harmonia Mundi France

Nov 1994

TT: 47:02

 

7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 5
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas [B-0]

 

Cantata BWV 213 [45:41]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano [Wollust]: Anne Grimm; Alto [Herkules]: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor [Tugend]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Merkur]: Klaus Mertens

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

Sep & Nov 1996

4-CD / TT: 239:51
4-CD / TT: 239:51
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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8

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 67 - Secular Cantatas

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Wollust]: Sibylla Rubens; Alto [Herkules]: Ingeborg Danz; Alto [Echo] (Mvt. 5): Constanze Schumacher; Tenor [Tugend]: Marcus Ullmann; Bass [Merkur]: Andreas Schmidt
Harpsichord: Michael Behringer

Hänssler

Sep 1999

TT: 42:41

2nd recording of Cantata BWV 213 by H. Rilling. Recordedat Stadthalle Sindelfingn, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Festmusiken für das Kurfürstlich-Sächsische Haus: Kantaten Bwv 213 & 214 [C-2]

 

Cantatas BWV 213 [47:26]

Heinz Hennig

Knabenchor Hannover / Barockorchester L'ARCO (Konzertmeister: Christoph Heidemann)

Soprano [Wollust]: Elisabeth Scholl; Mezzo-soprano [Herkules]: Barbara Hölzl; Tenor [Tugend]: Jan Kobow; Bass-Baritone [Merkur]: Hanno Müller-Brachmann

Ars Musici AM-1313-2
Ars Musici ARM-232335
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Sep 2000

CD / TT: 74:28
CD / TT: 74:28
MP3 / TT: 74:07

Recorded live at Großer Sendesaal des NFDR Hannover, Landesfunkhaus Niedersachsen, Germany.
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10

J.S. Bach: Festmusiken zu Leipziger Universitätsfeiern [C-2]

Cantata BWV 213 [42:30]

David Timm

Leipziger Universitätschor / Pauliner Barockensemble, Leipzig

Soprano: Sara Jäggi; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Daniel Johannsen; Bass: Peter Kooy

Querstand

2009

5-CD / TT:

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11

Dramma per musica BWV 201, 205 & 213 de Jean-Sébastien Bach [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Bach Drama (BWV 201-205, BWV 213) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 213 []

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano [Wollust]: Céline Scheen; Counter-tenor [Herkules]: Clint van der Linde; Tenor [Tugend]: Fabio Trümpy; Bass [Merkur]: Christian M. Immler (?)

ARTE France – Mezzo
Ambronay AMY-031

Sep 10, 2011

Video
2-CD+DVD / TT:

Filmed & recorded live at Ozango - Festival d'Ambronay, France.
Director: Olivier Simonnet; Cameramen: Philippe Bini, Etienne Monier, Ludovic Plourde (Directorr photo), Jonas Marpot, Alain Schmitter, Marine Tadié; Sounde: Denis Vautrin, Pierre-Antoine Signoret, Quentin Rigo.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Rudolf Bayer (October 2003), Matthias Hansen (August 2006), Leslie Masters (August 2010)

Cantata BWV 213: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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