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Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

Cantata BWV 23
Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sons

Ref.

BWV 23

German Title

Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sons

English Title

Thou very God and David’s son (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Quinquagesima Sunday [Estomihi]
Readings: Epistle: 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13; Gospel: Luke 18: 31-43

Composed

Composed probably in Köthen (Anhalt) between 1717 and 1723 and the second (and known) version in Leipzig, 1723 for Bach’s application to the post of Kantor at Thomasschule.
1st performance: February 7, 1723 - Leipzig
2nd performance: February 20, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Anon

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

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor; Bass added in the choral sections; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo, with the addition of a cornett and 3 trombones for the final chorale
Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] | Mvt. 2: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] | Mvt. 3: Chorus | Mvt. 4: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.65 MB] | Score BGA [2.81 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile) [Bach Digital]:
1st version: D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 69 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 1
2nd version: D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 1 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 2 | D-Bsa SA 18
3rd version: D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 70, Faszikel 1 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 1 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 16, Faszikel 2

References

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/8.1 | BC: A 47 | Zwang: K 26 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | BWV 22 & BWV 23 Details

Commentaries

English: Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | KL [Dutch | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of March 5, 2000; Week of June 26, 2005; Week of April 25, 2010; Week of February 21, 2016

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 - Vol. 21
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 8 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 23, 56, 70 [E-7]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [20:53]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Kammerorchester, Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Soprano: Lotte Schädle ; Alto: Beatrice Krebs; Tenor: Robert Price

Andromeda ANDRCD-9043

Feb 10, 1957

CD / TT: 76:03

Recorded live at Markuskirche & Lukaskirche, Munich, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 23 by K. Richter.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 23 & BWV 159 [C-5]

Cantata BWV 23 [18:34]

Kurt Thomas

Frankfurter Kantorei / Deutsche Bachsolisten

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Alto: Eva Bornemann; Tenor: Johannes Hoefflin
Helmut Winschermann, Günter Passin (Oboes); Otoo Steinkopf (Cornett); Helmut Schmitt, WilhelmWendlandt, Alfred Stönberg (Trombones); Alwin Bauer (Cello); Paul Breuer (Double-bass); Arno Schönstedt (Positive Organ)

Cantate 651214
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1242

Feb 1962

LP / TT: 34:15
LP / TT: 34:15

Recorded at Saal der Deutschen Bank Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

3

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2 - Easter

 

Cantata BWV 23 [19:08]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier
Manfred Clement, Robert Eliscú (Oboe I/II)

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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May, Oct 1973; Jan 1974

5-CD / TT: 280:02
MP3 / TT: 279:11

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Balance Engineers: Hans-Peter Schweigmann, Klaus Scheibe.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 23 by K. Richter.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [19:08]
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4

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 29
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

Cantata BWV 23 [18:30]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Alto: Barbara Scherler; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer
Violin: José Antonio Perez; Trumpet: Bernard Gabel; Oboe: Friedrich Milde, Hanspeter Weber; Bassoon: Herbert Anton; Violoncello: Peter Lamprecht; Double-bass: Claus Zimmermann; Organ: Herbert Liedecke

Erato STU-70775
Erato 2584-61401-2

Oct 1973 or Oct 7, 1972

LP / TT: 38:05
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk ·Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 6 (BWV 21-23)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 2 (BWV 20-36)
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-47)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 8 (BWV 22-25)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 23 [18:46 / 18:57]

Gustav Leonhardt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) & King's College Choir Cambridge (Chorus Master: David Willcocks) / Leonhardt Consort

Boy Soprano: Walter Gampert (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Marius van Altena
LC: Violins: Marie Leonhardt, Lucy van Dael, Alda Stuurop, Antoinette van den Hombergh, Janneke van der Meer, Mary de Ligt; Violas: Martin Sonneveld, Wim ten Have, Wiel Peeters; Violoncellos: Anner Bylsma, Dijck Koster; Violone: Anthony Woodrow; Oboes: Ku Ebbinge, Maarten Karres; Cornett: Ralph Bryant; Trombones: Harry Dietermann, Frans Derens, Hans Grin; Organs: Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen

Telefunken 6.35032
Teldec 8.35032 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81206-2
Warner Classics 8573-81206-5

Jun 1972

2-LP / TT: 74 min
2-CD / TT: 73:48
6-CD / TT: 385:33
MP3 / TT: 384:25
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 69:35
CD / TT: 69:35
MP3 / TT: 69:25

Recorded at Amsrterdam, the Netherlands.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [18:54] | Complete Cantata [18:50]
Cantata BWV 23: Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] [7:58]
CD: Cantatas BWV 22, BWV 23, BWV 24, BWV 25 [69:34]
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6

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 28 (Cantatas BWV 23, 22, 159)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 8 (Cantatas BWV 23-26)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 23 [18:35]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Niklaus Tüller
Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler, Hansjörg Schellenberger (Oboes); Günther Pfitzenmaier (Bassoon); Klaus Tunnemann (Bassoon); Jürgen Wolf (Continuo Cello); Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord, Positive Organ); Montserrat Torrent (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.879
Hänssler 92.006
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Jan, Apr 1977

CD / TT: 53:25
CD / TT: 67:07
MP3 / TT: 67:19

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Südwest-Tonstudio, Stuttgart; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [18:48]
CD-2: BWV 23, BWV 24, BWV 25, BWV 26 [HD: 67:20] | BWV 23, BWV 24, BWV 25, BWV 26 [67:16]
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 3

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 23 [16:40]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Marcel Ponseele (Oboe d'amore); Michel Henry (Oboe d'amore); Margaret Faultless (Violin); Foskien Kooistra (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Nicholas Pap (Violone); Ton Koopman (Harpsichord & Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: Els Bongers, Anne Grimm, Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam, Francine van der Heijden; Altos: Richard Bryan, Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts, Jeremy Ovenden; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless [Leader]; Barbara Kiebel, Nicola Cleminsan, Marc Cooper, Foskien Kooistra, Carlo Marolla, Tjamke Roelofs, Sebastiaan van Vucht; Violas: Martin Kelly, Marina Ascherson; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Jonathan Manson; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes d'amore: Marcel Ponseele, Michel Henry; Trombones: Sue Addison, Ole-Krislian Andersen, Henning Plumeyer; Cornett: Gebhardt David; Bassoon: Margreet Bongers; Organ continuo: Jon Kleinbussink [Chair Organ I: Garnier; Chair Organ II: Klop]

Erato 0630-14336-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72203
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Sep 1995

3-CD / TT: 195:24
3-CD / TT: 195:24
MP3 / TT: 193:13

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer: Adriaan Verstijnen; Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] [7:13] + Mvt. 2: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] [1:26] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [3:28] + Mvt. 4: Chorale [4:35]
Cantata BWV 23: Mvt. 4: Chorale [4:31
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8

J.S. Bach: Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn (MDR Figaro-Reihe: Kantate) [R-4]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [19 min]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano & Boy Alto: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenor: Martin Petzold; Ullrich Böhme (Organ)

MDR Figaro

Mar 21, 1998

MC / TT: 19 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Mar 19, 2006.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 23 by G.C. Biller.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2854.
Source: SLUB Dresden

9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 8 - Leipzig Cantatas 1723 / I (BWV 22, 23, 75)

 
 

Cantata BWV 23 [15:54]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Alto: Yoshikazu Mera; Tenor: Gerd Türk
Choir: Sopranos: Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi, Midori Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa; Altos: Yuko Anazawa, Kiyoko Masuda, Hiroko Suzuki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Hiroyuki Harada, Tadashi Miroku, Takanori Ohnishi, Akira Takizawa; Basses: Jun Hagiwara, Tetsuya Odagawa, Yoshitaka Ogasawara, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Violins: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Azumi Takada, Yuko Takeshima, Keiko Watanabe, Mari Ono, Luna Oda; Violas: Stephan Sieben, Ryoko Moro-oka; Violoncellos: Hidemi Suzuki, Norizumi Moro-oka; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Oboes, Oboes d'amore: Alfredo Bernardini, Vasamilru San-no-miya; Bassoon: Seiichi Futakuchi; Cornett: Daisuke Hosokawa; Trombones: Katsumi Hagiya, Masaru Tonegawa, Hirotsugu Fukujin; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoko Imai; Harpsichord: Mamiko Nirgahisa

BIS CD-901
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May 1998

CD / TT: 64:06
MP3 / TT: 63:57

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Ingo Petri; Sound Engineer: Jens Braun; Digital Editing: Annette Rauhaus.
See: Cantatas Vol. 8 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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10

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 2 (BWV 21-40)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 23 [12:25]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel
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 Kunst; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp, Rien Voskuilen, Stephen Taylor

Brilliant Classics 99364
Brilliant Classics

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16
MP3 / TT: 351:23

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:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [12:17]
CD: Cantatas BWV 98, BWV 188, BWV 23 [46:37]
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11

Bach Cantatas Vol. 21: Cambridge/Walpole St Peter
For Quinquagesima Sunday (Estomihi) (BWV 22, 23, 127, 159)
For Annunciation / Palm Sunday / Oculi (BWV 182, 54, 1)

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 23 [15:41]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir, Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Claudia Schubert; Tenor: James Oxley
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Katharine Fuge, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Elisabeth Priday, Elin Manahan Thomas, Suzanne Flowers; Altos: David Clegg, Charles Humphries, Robin Tyson, Lucy Ballard; Tenors: Julian Podger, Vernon Kirk, Nicolas Robertson, Robert Murray; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Thomas Guthrie, Michael McCarthy, Richard Savage, John Smyth
CCCC: Sopranos: Iona Coltart, Jennifer Davison, Joanna Harris, Vanessa Huntly, Nicola Ihnatowicz, Louise Kateck, Christina Sampson; Altos: Suzanne Aspden, Matthew Orton, James Rivett, Emma Thompson; Tenors: John Harte, Alex Jupp, Matthew Moon, Paul Naish; Basses: Maxwell Grender-Jones, Jeremy Marwell, Jonathan Midgley, Jon Saunders, Reuben Thomas, Christopher Weston
TCCC: Sopranos: Rachel Bennett, Eugenie Cheng, Paula Downes, Helen Deeming, Annie Stewart, Joanna Harris, Rebecca Williams, Eleanor Major, Joanna Willmott, Hannah Malkin; Altos: Michael Allsop, Catherine Arnold, Emily Attree, Thomas Blunt, Adrian Sanders; Tenors: Alastair Brookshaw, Paul Casey, Christopher Landau, Andrew Tortise, Oliver Mercer; Basses: Thomas Allwood, Stephen Garner, Charles Lewis, Angus McCarey, Angus Wilson
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Anne Schumann, Debbie Diamond, Penelope Spencer, Rebecca Livermore; Violins 2: Lucy Howard, Andrew Roberts, Jane Gillie, Alison Townley; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Lisa Cochrane, Katie Heller; Cellos: David Watkin, Ruth Alford; Double-bass: Judith Evans; Oboes: Xenia Löffler, James Eastaway; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Trumpet: Gabriele Cassone; Organ: Alastair Ross; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-118
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Mar 5, 2000

2-CD / TT: 135:04
MP3 / TT: 134:01

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Thijs Hoekstra (Polyhymnia), Mario Noza (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Sebastian Stein, Ientje Mooij; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 21
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [15:51]
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12

Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23 [R-3]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [20 min]

Gotthold Schwarz

Concerto Vocale Leipzig / Sächsisches Barockorchester.

Soprano: Adelheid Vogel; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass: Andreas Scheibner

MDR Figaro

2003

MC / TT: 20 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany,. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Feb 26, 2006.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2841.
Source: SLUB Dresden

13

Emmanuel Church, orchestra & chorus, Bach Cantata 23

 

Cantata BWV 23 [16:53]

Craig Smith

Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

Soloists: unknown

YouTube

Feb 26, 2006 [uploaded: Feb 22, 2009]

Video / TT: 16:53

Recorded & filmed live at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, in the frame of Emmanuel Music: Sunday Cantata Series.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23 [16:53]: Part 1: Mvt. 1 [7:09] + Part 2: Mvts. 2-4 [9:44]

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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 6 (Sexagesima and Estomihi Sundays): "Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern" (Cantatas BWV 18, 23, 1)

 

Cantata BWV 23 [20:05]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Siri Thornhill; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25306
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Mar 2007

SACD / TT: 55:50
MP3 / TT: 55:36

Recorded at Auditorium C. Pollini, Padova, Italy.
Executive Producer: Hanno Pfisterer: Recording: Eckhard Steiger.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 23 by S. Kuijken.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [20:08]
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15

J.S. Bach: Jesus, deine Passion (Cantates BWV 22, 23, 127, 159) [C-19]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [15:11]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Alto: Matthew White; Tenor: Jan Kobow
Choir: Soprano: Dorothee Mields, Hana Blažíková, Dominique Verkinderen; Altos: Matthew White, Edzard Burchards, Cécile Pilorger; Tenors: Jan Kobow, Bernd Fröhlich, Koen van Stade; Basses: Peter Kooy, Matthias Lutze, Bart Vandewege
Orchestra: Concert-master: Mira Goldenau; Violins 1: Tami Troman, Bénédicte Pernet; Violins 2: Caroline Bayet, Adrian Chamorro, Michiyo Kondo; Violas: Paul De Clerck, Hiltrud Hampe; Violoncellos: Ageet Zweistra, Hermen Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Myiram Shalinsky; Organ: Herman Stinders; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato; Bassoon: Julien Debordes; Trumpet: Guy Ferber

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901998
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Nov 2007

CD / TT: 63:25
MP3 / TT: 63:35

Recorded at Studio Stolberger Straße, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Artistic Director: Andreas Neubronner; Sound Engineer: Markus Heiland, Tritonous.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [15:13] | Complete Cantata [15:15]
Cantata BWV 23: Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] [5:51] + Mvt. 2: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] [1:21] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [3:43] + Mvt. 4: Chorale [4:20]
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16

Bachfest Leipzig 2008 / Teilwiedergabe vom Eröffnungskonzert am 13.06.2008 [R-21]

 

Cantata BWV 23 []

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / La Stravaganza Köln.

Tenor: Martin Lattke; Bass: Matthias Weichert; Ullrich Böhme (Organ)

MDR Figaro

Jun 13, 2008

2-CD / TT: 88 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (during Bachfest Leipzig 2008). Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jun 13, 2008.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 23 by G.C. Biller.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 19716.
Source: SLUB Dresden

17

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 23 "Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn" [D-23]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt III - Das Bach-Jahr 2009

 
 

Cantata BWV 23 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Konrad Hummler

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Miriam Feuersinger; Counter-tenor: Markus Forster; Tenor: Jens Weber; Bass: Fabrice Hayoz
Choir: Sopranos: Susanne Frei, Léonie Gloor, Guro Hjemli, Noëmi Tran-Rediger; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Olivia Heiniger, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Marcel Fässler, Clemens Flämig, Manuel Gerber; Basses: Matthias Ebner, Fabrice Hayoz, Philippe Rayot
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann [Leader], Martin Korrodi, Ildiko Sajgo, Olivia Schenkel, Marjolein Streefkerk, Livia Wiersich; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboes: Kerstin Kramp, Andreas Helm; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen A622
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen

Mar 13, 2009

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland, in the frame of J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Cantata Series.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, the reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J.S. Bach Foundation.
Recording & Production: Sound Engineers: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Mvt. 3: Chorus [3:57]
Buy this album at:
DVD (2010): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
11-DVD (2010): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de

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18

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

 

Cantata BWV 23 [15:36]

György Vashegyi

Purcell Choir / Orfeo Orchestra

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Melinda Heiter; Tenor: Dávid Szigetvári; Bass: Domonkos Blazsó

Bartók Radio FM

Feb 18, 2012

MP3 / TT: 91:52

Recorded live at Hungarian Academy of Science, Budapest, Hungary.
Source: Bartók Radio FM - wav - mp3 (320 kbps)
Download this recording from: Mediafire

19

J.S.Bach: Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn BWV 23 [C12-1]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [16:53]

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Chamber orchestra (Lutheránia énekkar és kamarazenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Holló Csaba

Lutherania

Feb 19, 2012

MP3 / TT: 16:53

Recorded live at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]
Listen on BCW:
Cantata BWV 23 [16:53]: Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] [6:51] + Mvt. 2: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] [1:26] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [4:12] + Mvt. 4: Chorale [4:24]

20

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 23, Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn (Bloomington Bach Cantata Project) [C-17]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [16:04]

Dana Marsh

(OVPP - No Choir ) / Bloomington Bach Cantata Project (Indiana University Baroque Orchestra)

Soprano: Jessica Beebe; Alto: Dana Marsh; Tenor: Jeremy Woodard; Bass: Peter Becker
Sung Lee & Sarah Heubsch (Oboes d'amore); Zizai Ning (Cello); Phil Spray (Violone); Maho Grazzini (Organ); Kris Kwapis (Cornetto col Soprano) [BWV 23/4]; Bailey Schmidt (Trombone I coll' Alto) [BWV 23/4]; Chris Canapa (Trombone II col Tenore) [BWV 23/4]; Linda Pearse (Trombone III col Basso) [BWV 23/4]; Valerie Gordon, Valerie Weber, Stefon Flego, AML (Violins); Janelle Davis (Viola)

YouTube

Feb 10, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at St Thomas Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, in the frame of Bloomington Bach Cantata Project.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23 [16:04]: Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] [5:44] + Mvt. 2: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] [1:22] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [3:39] + Mvt. 4: Chorale [5:19]

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21

Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 4: Passion · Passiontide - Kantaten (Cantatas BWV 22, 23, 182)

 

Cantata BWV 23 [17:16]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Sopranos: Johannes Hildebrant & Jakob Feyer (Soloists of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Boy Altos: Jakob Wetzig & Henrik Weimann (Soloists of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Tobias Hunger; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Rondeau Production ROP-4044
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Feb 22-23, 2013

CD / TT: 70:14
MP3 / TT: 70:14

Recorded during the weekly Thomaskirche Leipzig: Cantata Church Services, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 23 by G.C. Biller.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [17:17]
Buy this album at:
CD (2014): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes
10-CD (2015): ArkivMusic

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22

Bachsolisten Seoul: Bach Cantata Series IV (BWV 22, 159, 23) [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 23 [13:50]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / Orchestra: Bachsolisten Seoul (바흐솔리스텐 서울)

Soprano: Yoon-Jo Jo; Counter-tenor: Min-ho Jeong (정민호); Tenor: Min-Woo Im; Bass: Sang-Cheon Jeong
Orchestra: Organ & Harpsichord: Sun-Ah Kim; Baroque Violins: Sigiswald Kuijken, Hee-Sun Choi (Leader), Yun-Jung Choi, Ju-Hyun Song, Woon-Hyoung Lee, Kyung-Min Son; Baroque Violas: Young-Jung Kim, Kyung-Min Son; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Violoncello da spalla: Sigiswald Kuijken; Baroque Oboes: Masamitsu San'nomiya, Young-Mi Park

You Tube

Feb 28, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Pangbae Catholic Church, Seoul, South Korea.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 23 by S. Kuijken.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23: Complete Cantata [19:11]
Cantata BWV 23 [13:50]: Mvt. 1: Aria - Duet [S, A] [6:48] + Mvt. 2: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] [1:25] + Mvt. 3: Chorus & Mvt. 4: Chorale [5:37]

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Kantaten zu Estomihi 1723 (BWV 22, 23) [C14-4]

 

Cantata BWV 23: Mvts. 3-4 [9:18] (from a complete peformance)

Kay Johannsen

Solistenensemble Stimmkunst / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Christine Busch)

Soloists: unknown
Solistenensemble Stimmkunst: Sopranos: Andrea Lauren Brown, Heike Heilmann, Julla von Landsberg, Marie-Pierre Roy; Altos: Marion Eckstein, Anne Greiling, Hanna Roos, Lidia Vinyes Curtis; Tenors: Henning Klocke, Stephan Scherpe, Nils Giebelhausen, Daniel Schreiber; Basses: Jens Hamann, Matthias Horn, Thomas Scharr, Dominik Wörner
Stiftsbarock Stuttgart: Recorders: Juliane Heutjer, Lucia Wegele; Oboes: Meike Güldenhaupt, Olga Marulanda; Bassoon: Barbara Meditz; Trumpet: Wolfgang Bauer; Violins 1: Christine Busch, Dietlind Mayer, Isabelle Farr; Violins 2: Miriam Risch-Graulich, Nina Eychmüller; Violas: Katharina Friederich, Anja Beck; Violoncellos: Melanie Beck, Céline Papion; Double-bass: Kit Scotney; Organ: Andreas Gräsle

YouTube

Mar 20, 2014

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 23 [HD]: Mvt. 3: Chorus [4:53] + Mvt. 4: Chorale [4:25]

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2000 - February 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (July 2012), Rolf Günther
(October 2012), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Ed Myskowski (June 2008), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (April 2014), Roland Wörner (October 2002)

Cantata BWV 23: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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