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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 28
Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende

Ref.

BWV 28

German Title

Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende

English Title

Praise God! The year now draws to a close (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 1st Sunday after Christmas Day
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 4: 1-7; Gospel: Luke 2: 33-40

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: December 30, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Erdmann Neumeister (Mvts. 1, 4-5); Johann Gramann (Mvt. 2); Jeremiah 32: 41 (Mvt. 3); Paul Eber (Mvt. 6)

German-1 | German-6 (1) | German-6 (2) | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Japanese-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen | Nun lob, mein' Seel', den Herren

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: cornetto (horn), taille (tenor oboe), 3 trombones, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 3: Recitative & Arioso | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.13 MB] | Score BGA [2.25 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen

References

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/3.2 | BC: A 20 | Zwang: K 128 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-2 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of December 29, 2002; Week of August 26, 2007; Week of July 5, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 21
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 119, Cantata No. 28 [L-21]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 140 / 119 / 90 / 147 / 85 / 28 [C-6]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 

Cantata BWV 28 [16:59]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Maria Friesenhausen; Alto: Emmy Lisken; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Barry McDaniel

Erato STE-50285
Musical Heritage Society MHS-725
Erato Ultima 3984-28166-2
Erato 2584-61401-2

Jul 1965

LP / TT: 43:25
LP / TT: 43:25
2-CD / TT: 142:39
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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2

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: Avent und Weihnachten · Advent and Christmas · Advent et Nöel
Bach: Advent and Christmas Cantatas
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 28 [15:32]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Jun-Jul 1970, Jun-Jul 1971, Apr 1972

4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 277:06
4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 276:12

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwork (3) [B-3]

Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Csilla Zentai; Alto: Elisabeth Wacker; Tenor: Karl Markus, Bass: Michael Schopper

FSM Candide

May 1972

LP / TT:

 

4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 8 - BWV 28-30
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. 9 - BWV 26-29

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 28 [15:51 / 15:56]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Telefunken 6.35034
Teldec 8.35034 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81205-2
Warner Classics 8573-81205-5

Jun, Oct & Nov 1972; Feb & Apr 1973

2-LP / TT: 77 min
2-CD / TT: 77:12
6-CD / TT: 385:33
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 58:44
CD / TT: 58:44

Recorded at Palais Rasumovsky, Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 65
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 9

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Nov 1981; Feb 1982

TT: 16:48

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10

 
 

Cantata BWV 28 [15:38]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99378

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 16: New York
For the Sunday after Christmas

 
 

Cantata BWV 28 [14:05]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 137

Dec 31, 2000

CD / TT: 77:29

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Bartholomew’s Church, New York, NY, USA.
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 15
J.S. Bach: New Year's Day Cantatas (Single Volume Cantatas Vol. 17)

 
 

Cantata BWV 28 [12:05]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Deborah York; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72215
Antoine Marchand CC-72296

Mar 6-16, 2001

3-CD / TT: 207:42
CD / TT: 69:02

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 39 - BWV 28, 68, 85, 175, 183

 
 

Cantata BWV 28 [13:28]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1641

Feb 2007

SACD / TT: 72:29

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Rudolf Bayer (October 2003), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004), Walter Roth (June 2004)

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