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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 39
Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot

Ref.

BWV 39

German Title

Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot

English Title

Deal thy bread to the hungry (Richard Stokes & Oxford Companion)

Event

Cantata for the 1st Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 John 4: 16-21; Gospel: Luke 16: 19-31
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 1st Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1726
1st performance: June 23, 1726 - Leipzig

Text

Isaiah 58: 7-8 (Mvt. 1); Hebrews 13: 16 (Mvt. 4); David Denicke (Mvt. 7); Anon (Mvts. 2, 3, 5, 6) (Picander ?) [Walther Blankenburg suggested Christoph Helm]

Text: German-1 | German-2 | German-6 | German-7 | 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-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Kommt, laßt euch den Herren lehren

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 recorders, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Part 1: Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 3: Aria [A]
Part 2: Mvt. 4: Aria [B] | Mvt. 5: Aria [S] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.09 MB] | Score BGA [3.74 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 62 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 8 | D-Bsa SA 18 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 7 ver
Capella: Mvt. 7 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele

References

BGA: VII | NBA: I/15 | BC: A 96 | Zwang: K 143 | First Published: BG, 1857 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentaries

English: BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
AL [Dutch] | BK [Dutch] | EvH [Dutch] | HG [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 17, 2001; Week of October 21, 2007; Week of May 1, 2011; Week of May 29, 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 - Vols. 1&8

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

The RIAS Bach Cantatas Project (1949-1952) [C-5]

 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [24:13]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gerda Lammers; Alto: Ingrid Lorenzen; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Audite 21.415
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May 17+22, 1950

9-CD / TT: 631:06
MP3 / TT: 629:09

Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Radio recordings. Previously unissued in any form.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
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2

J.S. Bach: "Brich Dem Hungrigen Dein Brot", Cantata BWV 39; "Herr, Gehe Nicht Ins Gericht" Cantata BWV 105 (IX. Research Period, Series A, Works of Johann Sebastian Bach) [D-2]
J.S. Bach: Brich Dem Dein Brot, Cantata No. 39; Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn' und Schild, Cantata No. 79
[C-4]
Bach: Cantates, BWV 39 & 105 (Mono Version)
[G-1]
Bach: Cantate, BWV 39 (Mono Version) [G-7]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [24:39 / 24:59]

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Contralto: Lore Fischer; Bass: Hermann Schey

Archiv Produktion APM-14080
Archive Production ARC-3066
American Decca DL-9672
BNF Collection
BNF Collection

Jun 12, 1952

LP / TT: 52:39
LP / TT: 52:39
LP / TT: 41:10
MP3 / TT: 53:13
MP3 / TT: 24:59

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany.
Producer: Dr. Fred Hamel; Recording Supervisor: Karl-Heinz Westphal.
Other releases:
BWV 39: Archiv Produktion AP-13003 [10'' EP].
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [8:55]
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3

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 32: Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen; Kantate BWV 39: Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot [L-3]
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 32: Liebster Jesu, Mein Verlangen; Cantata No. 39: Brich Dem Hungrigen Dein Brot
[L-3]
J.S. Bach: Jesu, Der Du Meine Seele Kantate BWV 78 - Brich Dem Hungrigen Dein Brot Kantate BWV 39 [L-9]

 

Cantata BWV 39 [23:30]

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Consortium Musicum

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Sybil Michelow; Bass: Franz Crass

EMI Electrola 1C-063-28510
HMV HQM-1046
Columbia CCA-1090
Columbia SMC-91424
Columbia ý099'001

May 31-Jun 3, 1965

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT: 47:45

Recorded at Strassenbahner Erholungsheim, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.



4

Kodaly: Harry-Janos Suite for Orchestra; Bach: Cantata Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot BWV 39 [L-7]

Cantata BWV 39 []

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Soprano: Nobuko Gamo-Yamamoto; Alto: Martha Kessler, Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Sudwestfunk SWF-37/38

Late 1960’s ?

LP / TT:

Recorded at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

5

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 28 (BWV 39, 150)
Bach Cantatas: Volume 1

Cantata BWV 39 [24:20]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Alto: Barbara Scherler; Bass: Bruce Abel
Recorders: Hartmut Strebel, Barbara Ulmer; Oboes: Friedrich Milde, Hanspeter Weber; Bassoon: Herbert Anton; Violin: José Antonio Perez; Violoncello: Peter Lamprecht; Double-bass: Claus Zimmermann; Organ: Hermann Rau

Erato STU- 70774
Erato 2584-61401-2

Oct 1973

LP / TT: 41:10
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Producer: Michel Garcin; Recording Engineer: Peter Willemoës.
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 3 - Ascension Day, Whitsun, Trinity

 

Cantata BWV 39 [24:39]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Anna Reynolds; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Paul Meisen, Gernot Woll (Flute I/II); Manfred Clement, Robert Eliscú (Oboe I/II); Otto Büchner (Violin)

Archiv Produktion 439380-2
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Jan-Mar 1974; Jan 1975

6-CD / TT: 384:33
MP3 / TT: 382:44

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Balance Engineer: Hans-Peter Schweigmann.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [24:38]
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [8:15] | Mvt. 1: Chorus [8:16]
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7

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 11 (BWV 39-42)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 3(BWV 37-52, 54-60)
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 (BWV 1-14, 16-47)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 13 (BWV 37-40)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [24:26 / 24:46]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) / Leonhardt-Consort (with original instruments)

Boy Soprano: Soloist of Knabenchor Hannover (No Name); Counter-tenor: René Jacobs; Bass: Max van Egmond
LC: Recorders: Frans Brüggen, Walter van Hauwe, Kees Boeke; Oboes: Ku Ebbinge, Bruce Haynes, Paul Dombrecht; Violins: Marie Leonhardt, Lucy van Dael, Alda Stuurop, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Janneke van der Meer, Sigiswald Kuijken, Dirk Verelst, Troels Svendsen; Violas: Martin Sonneveld, Wim ten Have, Wiel Peters, Ruth Hesseling; Violoncellos: Anner Bylsma, Dijck Koster; Violone: Antonie Woodrow; Organ: Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen

Telefunken 6.35269
Teldec 8.35269 ZL
Teldec 4509-91757-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81202-2
Warner Classics 8573-81202-5
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Feb & May 1974

2-LP / TT: 95 min
2-CD / TT: 94:30
6-CD / TT: 415:47
MP3 / TT: 414:26
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 75:17
CD / TT: 75:17
MP3 / TT: 75:02

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [24:40]
Cantata BWV 39 w/ Score: Mvt. 7: Chorale [0:58] | Mvt. 7: Chorale [1:08] ???
CD: Cantatas BWV 37, BWV 38, BWV 39, BWV 40 [75:16]
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8

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 40 (Cantatas BWV 39, 135, 7)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 13 Cantatas BWV 38-40)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [21:19]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Contralto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Bass: Franz Gerihsen
Manfred Harras, Marianne Lüthi (Recorders); Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes); Günther Pfitzenmaier (Bassoon); Walter Forchert (Violin); Jakoba Hanke (Continuo Cello); Albert Michael Locher (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.802
Hänssler 92.013
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Feb 1982

CD / TT: 58:03
CD / TT: 58:14
MP3 / TT: 57:55

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [6:43]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 38, BWV 39, BWV 40 [58:12] | Cantatas BWV 38, BWV 39, BWV 40 [58:13]
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas (BWV 39, 93, 107) [C-2]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas · Kantaten · Cantates (BWV 39, 73, 83, 105, 107, 131)
[BV-1]
J.S. Bach: Kantaten - Missae / Cantatas & Masses
[BV-2]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [23:15]

Philippe Herreweghe

Chorus & Orchestra of Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Agnès Mellon; Counter-tenor: Charles Brett; Bass: Peter Kooy

Virgin Classics VC7-59320-2
Virgin Veritas 7243-545304-2
Virgin Veritas 7243-562025-2
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Virgin Classics 7243-561721-2
Virgin Classics 7243-562252-2

Oct 1991

CD / TT: 61:10
2-CD / TT: 119:07
2-CD / TT: 119:07
MP3 / TT: 118:53
4-CD / TT: 238:19
4-CD / TT: 238:19

Recorded at Minderbroederskerk, Ghent, Belgium.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [23:16] | Complete Cantata [23:14] | Complete Cantata [23:15]
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [7:48] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:29] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [4:10] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [3:23] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [3:22] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] [1:45] + Mvt. 7: Chorale [1:14]
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus w/ Score: Excerpt [4:12] | Mvt. 1: Chorus: Excerpt, paired with Animation [4:55]
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10

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 5

Cantata BWV 39 [24:22] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Yoshiko Hibi; Alto: Namiko Tanaka; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 05

May 8, 1993

CD / TT: 73:19

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

11

Summer Bach Collegium: Bach Cantata Series, Concert II [IU-29]

 

Cantata BWV 39 [21:20]

Jan Harrington

Bach Collegium Chorus / Bach Collegium Orchestra.

Various student soloists

Indiana University School of Music

Jul 25, 1997

MC / TT: 63:53

Recorded live at Auer Concert Hall, Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 39649024)

12

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 2 (BWV 21-40)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [21:35]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Counter-tenor: Sytse Buwalda; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paelinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master, BWV 39/3], Laura Johnson, Alida Schat, Pieter Affourtit, Eva Scheytt, Elin Eriksson, Maya Silbestein, Arwen Bouw, Fiorenza Dedonatis, Mimi Mitchel, Judith Steenbrink; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp [BWV 39/2,3], Bas van Hengel, Albert Brüggen, Thomas Pitt; Double-basses: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam; Oboes: Eduard Wesley [BWV 39/1,7], Susanne Grutzmacher [BWV 39/1,7], Peter Frankenberg [BWV 39/3]; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Recorders: Anneke Boeke, Katherin Steddon; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 39/2,3]

Brilliant Classics 99378
Brilliant Classics

Mar-Apr 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48
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 & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [21:39]
CD: Cantatas BWV 39, BWV 143, BWV 175, BWV 65 [67:59] | Cantatas BWV 39, BWV 143, BWV 175, BWV 65 [68:00]
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13

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: City of London
For the Feast of St. John the Baptist (BWV 167, 7, 30)
For the 1st Sunday after Trinity (BWV 75, 39, 20)

 
 
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Cantata BWV 39 [21:00]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Alto: Wilke te Brummelstroete; Bass: Dietrich Henschel
MC: Sopranos: Suzanne Flowers, Susan Hamilton, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Gillian Keith, Emma Preston-Dunlop, Katharine Fuge; Altos: Lucy Ballard, Mark Chambers, Angus Davidson, Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenors: Simon Davies, Rory O'Connor, Paul Tindall, Vernon Kirk; Basses: Christopher Foster, Charles Pott, Colin Campbell, Robert Macdonald
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Penny Spencer, Debbie Diamond, Sarah Bealby-Wright; Violins 2: Adrian Butterfield, Jane Gillie, Silvia Schweinberger, Alison Townley; Violas: Jane Rogers, Colin Kitching, Mari Giske; Cellos: Viola De Hoog, Christopher Poffley; Double-bass: Valerie Botwright; Flutes: Marteh Root, Rachel Beckett; Oboes: Edouard Wessley, Mark Baigent, Kate Latham; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Harpsichord: Simon Standage; Organ: Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-101
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Jun 25, 2000

2-CD / TT: 148:26
MP3 / TT: 147:36

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot; Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot, Taco van der Wert (Eurosound); Tape Editor: SebastIan Stein; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8 |
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [7:37]
Cantata BWV 39:: Mvt. 1: Chorus [7:35] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:22] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [3:48] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [2:18] + Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [3:14] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] [1:37] + Mvt. 7: Chorale [1:13]
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J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 39 und 140 Koncert c-moll nach BWV 1060 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 39 []

Carola Mühlenweg

St. Johannes-Kantorei Arsten-Habenhausen / Norddeutsches Barock-Collegium

Soprano: Ute Frühhaber; Alto: Annerose Heß; Bass: Ulrich Schütte

Camerata-Musik CMD 20-21126

Nov 26, 2000

CD / TT:

Recorded live at St. Johnannes-Kirche, Bremen-Arsten, Germany.
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15

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the First and Second Sundays After Trinity (BWV 75, 76, 39, 2, 20) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 39 [24:31]

Craig Smith

Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music (Chorus Master: Michael Beattie)

Soprano: Jayne West; Alto: Pamela Dellal; Bass: Mark McSweeney
Choir: Sopranos: Gail Abbey, Roberta Anderson, Kendra Colton, Margaret Johnson, Pamela Murray, Jaylyn Olivo, Jayne West; Altos: Pamela Dellal, Gloria Raymond, Amy Schneider, Kamala Soparkar, Susan Trout; Tenors: Gerald Gray, William Hite, Frank Kelley, Randy McGee, Ryan Turner; Basses: Paul Guttry, Herman Hildebrand, David Kravitz, Mark McSweeney, Donald Wilkinson
Orchestra: Danielle Maddon, Sarah Roth, Jodi Hagan, Hilary Fostyer (Violin I); Dianne Pettipaw, Jennifer Elowitch, Karma Tomm (Violin II); Betty Hauck, Mary Ruth Ray (Violas); Shannon Snapp (Cello); Gregory Koeller (Double-bass); Suzanne Cleverdon (Organ); Peggy Pearson, Barbara LaFitte Janes Harrison (Oboes); Thomas Stephenson (Bassoon); Roxanne Layton, Roy Sansom (Recorders)

Koch International Classics 3-7535-2H1

Sep 5-15, 2001

2-CD / TT: 146:15

Recorded at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Producer: Susan Napodano delGiorno; Engineer: Silas Brown; Editor: Tom Stephenson; Enginner: David Merrill.
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16

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 16

 
 

Cantata BWV 39 [20:19]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Els Bongers, Henriette Feith, Vera Lansink, Orlanda Velez Isidro; Altos: Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Dorien Lievers, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Sebastian Brouwer, Henk Gunneman, Tilmann Kögel, Joost van der Linden; Basses: Kees van Hees, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Marshall Marcus, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat; Violas: Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren; Recorders: Heiko ter Schegget, Reine-Marie Verhagen; Trumpets: Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi; Timpani: Luuk Nagtegaal; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Ton Koopman, Matthew Halls

Antoine Marchand CC-72216
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Feb-Mar 2002

3-CD / TT: 193:10
MP3 / TT: 192:32

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantatas BWV 37, BWV 38, BWV 39, BWV 40, BWV 41 [93:07]
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17

J.S. Bach: Cantates BWV 36, 39, 106 [C-3]

Cantata BWV 39 []

Christophe Gesseney

Ensemble Vocal Euterpe / Ensemble Baroque du Léman

Soprano: Natacha Ducret; Alto: Catherine Pillonel-Bacchetta; Bass: Nicolas Fink

Artlab 02122

Nov 17, 2002

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Eglise de St-François, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Sound Engineer: Florian Pittet; Editing & Mastering: Joseph Rotzetter.
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CD: Ensemble Vocal Euterpe

18

Bach Arias, Duets and Chamber Music [C-8]

 

Cantata BWV 39: Part 2 [8:15]

Dale Higbee

Carolina Baroque

Soprano: Teresa Radomski; Bass-Baritone: John Williams
Dale Higbee (Recorders); John Pruett (Baroque Violin); Holly Maurer (Viola da gamba); Daniel Hannemann (Harpsichord & Organ)

Carolina Baroque CB-115

Apr 6, 2003

CD / TT: 63:09

Recorded live at St. John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA.
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CD: Dale Higbee [via e-mail]

19

Cantata No. 39, Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot (J.S. Bach) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 39 []

Edward Lundergan

Kairos: A Consort of Singers / Orchestra

Soprano: Carol Lundergan; Alto: Tricia Lewis Agar; Alto: Patricia Marquez; Baritone: William Ashby; Baritone: Michael Saunders
Orchestra: Marla Rathbun, Catherine Bagnall (Violin); Valentina Charlap-Evans (Viola); Susan Seligman (Cello); Philip Helm (Double-bass); Bonnie Ham, Diane Powers (Flute); Joël Evans, Ann Churukian (Oboe); Ruthanne Schempf (Organ/Harpsichord)

Kairos: A Consort of Singers

Jun 8, 2008

MP3 / TT:

Recorded live at Holy Cross Monastery, West Park, New York, USA.
Listen on Kairos: A Consort of Singers:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata

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J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 45 (BWV 39, 187, 129)

 

Cantataa BWV 39 [20:39]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Yoshie Hida, Aki Matsui, Kirsten Witmer; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Yusuke Fujii, Hiroto Ishikawa, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Recorder I: Shigeharu Yamaoka; Recorder II: Akimasa Mukae; Oboe I: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Oboe II : Yukari Maehashi; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu leader, Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Shiho Hiromi; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Bassoon: Takako Kunugi; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1801
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Feb 2009

SACD / TT: 65:33
MP3 / TT: 64:53

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Producer: Ingo Petry; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge; Post-production: Editing: Bastian Schick; Mixing: Ingo Petry; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
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Le Cantate XII (Cantatas BWV 39, 45, 111) [C-1]

Aria for Soprano Höchster, was ich habe (Mvt. 5) from Cantata BWV 39 [3:25] (from a complete performance)

Andrea Marchiol

Coro del Friuli Venezia Giulia / FVG Mitteleuropa Orchestra (on original instruments)

Soprano: Paola Crema; Alto: Anna Mindotti/Lisa Friziero; Tenor: Claudio Zinutti; Bass: Ewald Nagl

YouTube

Sep 28, 2013

Audio / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Duomo, Venzone, Italy.
Source: Coro del Friuli Venezia Giulia: Le Cantate XII
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 5: Aria [S] [3:25]

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BACH 329: Concert in honour of the 329th birthday of J.S. Bach

Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1 & 7 [8:42] (from a complete performance)

Imre Lachegyi

Palestrina Choir of Vác (Conductor: Bence Sándor, Artistic Director: Gabriella Galbács) / Sebastian Consort (Artistic Director: Imre Lachegyi)

Soprano: Csilla Kovács; Alto: Anita Huszár; Bass: János Brezanóczy
Anasztázia Bednarik (Organ); Salamon Eredics (Recorder); Katalin Kovács (Harpsichord)

You Tube

Mar 20, 2014

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live on Bach Birthday Concert, at Concert Hall of Béla Bartók Music School, Vác, Hungary.
Source: Consort Music Foundation
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [7:07] + Mvt. 7: Chorale [1:35]

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J.S. Bach: Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot BWV 39; Das neugeborne Kindelein BWV 122; Ich freue mich in dir BWV 133 [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 39 [22:41]

György Vashegyi

Purcell Choir / Orfeo Orchestra

Soprano: Márta Stefanik; Alto: Eszter Balogh; Bass: Domonkos Blazsó

YouTube

Dec 9, 2014

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at Kodály Központ, Pécs, Hungary.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [22:41]

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Cantates pour le dimanche des Rameaux et Pâques - Cantatas for Palm Sunday and Easter (BWV 182, 4, 39) [C-1]

 

52:39-68:42: Cantata BWV 39 [16:03]

Florian Heyerick

Les Idées heureuses (Director: Geneviève Soly)

Soprano: Agnes Zsigovics; Alto: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Philippe Gagné; Bass: Normand Richard
Ripieno: Soprano: Marie Magistry; Alto: Claudine Ledoux; Tenor: François-Olivier Jean; Bass: Philippe Martel
Continuo: Geneviève Soly (Organ) [grand orgue opus 2 de la salle Bourgie]; Elinor Frey (Baroque Violoncello)

YouTube

Mar 29, 2015

Video / TT: 68:42

Recorded & filmed live at Salle de concert Bourgie, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, in the frame of Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal: Cantates de Bach. Production of Les Idées heureuses in collaboration with the Fondation Arte Musica.
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert: Cantatas BWV 182, BWV 4, BWV 39 [68:42]
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Mvt. 1: Chorus [6:19]

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Bach & Neues: Konzert zum Deutschen Evangelischen Kirchentag (BWV 20, 39) [C15-3]

 

Cantata BWV 39 [18:59]

Kay Johannsen

Stuttgarter Kantorei / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Susanne von Gutzeit)

Soloists: Soprano: Fanie Antonelou; Alto: Lena Sutor-Wernich; Bass: Matthias Horn

YouTube

Jun 4, 2015

Audio / TT: 46:32

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [HD: 18:59]

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Bachsolisten Seoul: Bach Cantatas Series VII (BWV 1069, 39, 127)

 

Cantata BWV 39 [24:25]

Alfredo Bernardini

Coro: Bachsolisten Seoul (바흐 솔리스텐 서울) / Orchestra: Bachsolisten Seoul (바흐솔리스텐 서울)

Vocal Soloists: Soprano: Seung-Youn Song (송승연); Alto: Jina Park (박진아); Bass: Seung-Hyuk Park (박승혁)
Coro: Sopranos: 송태윤 이미경 정연경 최진량; Altos: 김지애 이소명 지현정 함민규; Tenors: 강경묵 김세웅 박문진 엄세준; Basses: 김영준 정승현 정준구 천재환
Orchestra: Baroque Violins: 최희선(리더) 최윤정 백승록 손경민 송주현 윤소진 김민경 김경리; Baroque Violas: 김영정 노현석 정몽연; Baroque Cellos: 강지연 조혜림; Violone: 문정희; Baroque Oboes: 신용천 박영미; Recorders: 김수진 최세나; Baroque Trumpet Paula Swartz; Baroque Bassoon: 김혜민; Organ: 홍충식; Harpsicord: Arend Grosfeld

You Tube

Dec 4, 2015

Video / TT: 76:20

Recorded & filmed live at IBK Chamber Hall of the Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea, in the frame of Bachsolisten Seoul: Bach Cantata Series.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 39: Complete Cantata [24:25]

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2001 - June 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002), Dr.Thomas C.H. Going (April 2005), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012)

Cantata BWV 39: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
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