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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 31
Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret
Discography - Part 2

Recordings of Individual Movements

M-1

The Complete Sinfonias from Bach's Cantatas [C-1]

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:58]

Hans Pflugbeil

Bach-Orchester Berlin

-

Baroque Music Club

Late 1950's - Late 1960's ?

CD

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M-2

J.S. Bach: Soli Deo Gloria Vol. 4

Chorus (Mvt. 2) & Chorale (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 31 [5:49]

Hans Pflugbeil

Greifswalde Bach Tage Choir / Bach-Orchester Berlin

-

Baroque Music Club

Late 1950's - Late 1960's ?

CD

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M-3

Bach: Orchestral Suites 2 & 3 / Sonata / Sinfonia [L-1]
Ernest Ansermet: Decca Recordings 1953-1967
[C-2]
J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites & Cantatas
[C-3]

 

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:47]

Ernest Ansermet

L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

-

Decca CS-6243
Decca SXL-6004
London CM-9312
Decca 837002
Decca 4800027

Sep 30, 1961

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
6-CD / TT: 7:23:12
2-CD / TT:

Recorded at Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland.
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M-4

Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas & 13 Sinfonias [C-3]

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:43]

Helmut Winschermann

Deutsche Bachsolisten

-

Philips

Dec 1968

5-CD

 

M-5

Bach: Kantatenvorspiele für Orgel & Orchester [L-16]
Bach: Sinfonias & Orchestral Movements from Cantatas [CD] [C-13]

 

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:45 / 2:43]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

E. Power Biggs (Organ) [Schuke-Orgelpositiv]

Eterna 826877
Sony Classical SBK-62829

Jun 1975

LP / TT: 42:40
CD / TT: 74:43

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
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M-6

Ranko Filjak, Klavir [T-1]

Bach-S. Stančić: Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31, arranged for piano []

Ranko Filjak (Piano)

Jugoton LSY-61274

1976

LP / TT:

 

M-7

Edition Bach Leipzig: The Bach Trumpet - Ludwig Güttler [C-14]

Chorale (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 31 [1:02]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Trumpet: Ludwig Güttler

Leipzig Classics

1984

CD

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M-8

Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound - Music for Trumpets and Organ [T-1]

 

Sonata in C major (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31, arranged for for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ by Michael S. Murray [2:32]

Bernhard Läubin, Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin (Trumpets); Timpani: Norbert Schmitt (Timpani); Simon Preston (Organ)

Deutsche Grammophon 419245-2
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Nov 1985

CD / TT: 62:43
MP3 / TT: 62:32

Recorded at Lübeck Dom, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
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M-9

A Baroque Festival [C-6]

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:24]

Andrew Parrott

Taverner Players

-

Virgin Veritas

Apr, Jun 1987

CD

Recorded at No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.
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M-10

Festliches Konzert in der Abteikirche Amorbach für Orgel, Drei Trompeten und Pauken [T-2]

 

Sonata in C major (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:37]
All arranged for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ

Klemens Schnorr (Organ); Jean-Francois Michel (Trumpet); Uwe Komischke (Trumpet); Erich Rinner (Trumpet); Edgar Guggeis (Timpani)

Audite 95426

May 1991

CD / TT: 61:38

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M-11

J.S. Bach: 4 Orchestral Suites [C-2]

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:25]

Philip Pickett

New London Consort

-

L'Oiseau-Lyre

Mar 1995

CD

Recorded at Walthamstaw Assembly Hall, London, England.
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M-12

J.S. Bach: Arias for Soprano & Oboe [C-1]

Aria w/ Chorale for Soprano (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 31 [3:50]

-

Ensemble with Lucia Swarts & Siebe Henstra

Soprano: Nienke Oostenrijk; Oboe d’amore: Pauline Oostenrijk

Vanguard Classics / Challenge Classics

Jun-Jul 1998

CD

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Remonstrantse Kerk, Deventer, Holland.
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M-13

Bach Improvisations - Live in Concert [C-1]

Movement 'Es woll' uns Gott gnädig sein' from Cantata BWV 31, arranged for Jazz combo [9:08]

-

Ira Stein Trio

Ira Stein (Piano); Joseph Hebert (Cello); Dann Zinn (Soprano Saxophone)

Lost Time

Sep 1998

CD

Recorded live at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, USA.
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M-14

Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret [C-2]

Chorale (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 31, arranged for 4 trumpets, timpani & organ [0:58]

-

Pfeiffer-Trompeten-Consort

-

Cantate

Jun 1999

CD

Recorded at Evangelische Johanneskirche Wiesloch (near Heidelberg), Germany.
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M-15

Voices Of Bach [T-2]

 

Bach-A.N. Tarkmann: Chorale So fahr' ich hin zu Jesu Christ (Mvt.9) from Cantata BWV 31, arranged for solo oboe, choir & chamber orchestra [1:12]

Albrecht Mayer

Trinity Baroque (Choir Director: Julian Podger) / The English Concert

Albrecht Mayer (Oboe)

Decca 4781517

Mar 2-6, 2009

CD / TT: 65:13

Recorded at St. Paul's Church, Deptford, London, England.
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M-16

J.S. Bach: Cantatas & Arias [C-2]

 

Aria w/ Chorale for Soprano Letzte Stunde, brich herein (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 31 [4:47]

Harry Bicket

The English Concert

Soprano: Elizabeth Watts

Harmonia Mundi HMU-807550

Jan 2010

SACD / TT: 65:07

Recorded at All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England.
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M-17

Bach: Sinfonia [C-1]

Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 [2:39]

Ottavio Dantone

Accademia Bizantina

-

Decca 4782718

Jan 3-7, 2011

CD / TT: 73:24

Recorded at Church of San Girolamo, Bagnacavallo, Ravenna, Italy.
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M-18

J.S. Bach: Nouveaux “Brandebourgeois”, Recostruction par | by Bruce Hatnes [T-1]

 
 

Bach-B. Haynes: Brandenburg Concerto No. 7 (after J.S. Bach's ), for trumpet, oboe, violin, horn, bassoon, timpani, strings & continuo in D major [8:22]
1 | Allegro (after Cantata BWV 34/1) [4:34]
2 | Adagio (after Cantata BWV 150/1) [1:25]
3 | Allegro (after Cantata BWV 31/1) [2:23]

Eric J. Milnes

Montréal Baroque

Violins: Olivier Brault [7, 8, 9, 11] *, Jacques-André Houle [7, 8, 9], Chloe Meyers [9, 10], Tania Lapierre [7, 8, 9, 10, 11], Ellie Nimerowsky [7, 9]; Violas: Margaret Little [7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12], Nicolas Fortin [7, 9]; Cellos: Susie Napper [7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12], Mélisande Corriveau [7, 9], Felix Deak [12]; Violas sa gamba: Margaret Little [12], Mélisande Corriveau [12]; Double Bass: Pierre Cartier [7, 8, 9, 10, 12]; Flute: Grégoire Jeay [8]; Recorders: Vincent Lauzer [8, 10], Caroline Tremblay [10], Marie-Laurence Primeau [10], Alexa Raine-Wright [10]; Oboe: Matthew Jennejohn [7, 8, 11]; Trumpet: Alexis Basques [7]; Horn: Marjolaine Goulet [7]; Tympani: Philip Hornsey [7]; Bassoon: Andrew Burn [7, 8, 10]; Harpsichord: Eric J. Milnes [7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12], Erin Helyard [11 Solo]
* Numbers refer to the concertos

ATMA Classique ACD2-2565
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Jun 2011

CD / TT: 63:11
MP3 / TT: 63:28

Recorded at Église Saint-Augustin, Mirabel, Québec, Canada, during the Montreal Baroque Festival 2011.
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M-19

J.S. Bach: Bach im Fluss [C-50]

 

Bach im Fluss: A thematic collage of selected movements from cantatas and instrumental works compiled by Arthur Godel and Rudolf Lutz:
Closing Chorale So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ (Mvt. 9) from Cantata BWV 31 []
Sonata (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 31 []

Conductor & Harpsichord: Rudolf Lutz

Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Ulrike Hofbauer; Alto: Alex Potter; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Wolf-Matthias Friedrich
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Plamena Nikitassova, Martin Korrodi, Christine Baumann, Yuko Ishikawa, Olivia Schenkel; Viola: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Markus Bernhard; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboe: Kerstin Kramp, Andreas Helm; Flute: Claire Genewein; Trumpet: Patrick Henrichs, Peter Hasel, Klaus Pfeiffer; Timpani: Martin Homann; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

Gallus Media

Sep 23, 2011

DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
The DVD features film recordings of the special programme "Bach im Fluss" plus the film "Mit Bach von Leipzig bis Trogen, unterwegs mit Rudolf Lutz" as bonus material.
Recording and production: Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: GALLUS MEDIA AG, Switzerland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2001 - November 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006), Walter Roth (July 2009, June 2013), Peter Smaill (August 2006)

Cantata BWV 31: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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

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