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Cantata BWV 58
Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid [II]

Ref.

BWV 58

German Title

Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid [II]

English Title

Ah God, how much sorrow [II] (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata [Dialogue] for the Sunday after New Year [2nd Sunday after Christmas Day]
Readings: Epistle: 1 Peter 4: 12-19; Gospel: Matthew 2: 13-23

Composed

Leipzig, 1727
1st performance: January 5, 1727 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1733-1734 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Moller (Mvt. 1); Martin Behm (Mvt. 5); Anon (Mvts. 2-4)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-5 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid | O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, taille, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria w/ Chorale | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria w/ Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.05 MB] | Score BGA [1.54 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): [Bach Digital]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Herr Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht II

References

BGA: XII/2 | NBA: I/4 | BC: A 26 | Zwang: K 161 | First Published: BG, 1863 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of March 23, 2003; Week of March 9, 2008; Week of September 20, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2
Discussions - Part 3 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 4 (3rd round)

Complete Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantatas BWV 49, BWV 58 & BWV 82 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken
Cantatas Vol. 38 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

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

 

Cantata BWV 58 [14:10]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Baritone: Walter Hauck

Audite 21.415

Jan 4, 1952

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.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 58 by K. Ristenpart.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
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2

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 58 Ach Gott wie manches Herzeleid [Radio Recording] [R-5]

 

Cantata BWV 58 [13:40]

Karl Ristenpart

Kammerorchester des Saarländischen Rundfunks

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Archiv Saarl.Rundf.

Jan 6, 1960

Tape

Recorded live in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 58 by K. Ristenpart.

3

Bach: Cantata No. 58; Arias from Cantatas Nos. 33, 114, 182, 202, Mass in F [C-7]

Cantata BWV 58 []

Frank Brieff

Bach Aria Group / Bach Aria Group orchestra

Soprano: Eileen Farrell; Bass-Baritone: Norman Farrow
Violin: Maurice Wilk

Decca DL-9411

1960

LP (Mono) / TT:

 

4

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [14:16]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Sheila Armstrong; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Jun-Jul 1970

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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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 20
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 19

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart (Cantus Firmus) / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Feb 1971

TT: 14:48

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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6

J.S. Bach: Das Kanta· Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 15 - BWV 57-60
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 3 - BWV 37-52, 54-60
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 18 - BWV 57-60

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [12:10 / 12:14]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Sopranos: Peter Jelosits (Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben) & Seppi Kronwitter (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35305
Teldec 8.43745 ZK
Teldec 4509-91757-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81197-2
Warner Classics 8573-81197-5

Nov 1975

2-LP / TT: 63 min
CD / TT: 63:26
6-CD / TT: 415:47
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 63:26
CD / TT: 63:26

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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7

Bach Cantatas [C-1]

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne / Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

Soprano: Christiane Baumann; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Erato

Oct 1976

2-LP / TT: 14:30

Recorded at Temple de Lutry, Crissier, Switzerland.

8

J.S. Bach: Dialogue Cantatas - Nos. 57, 58, 59 & 152 [C-2]

Pál Németh

Savaria Vocal Ensemble / Capella Savaria

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Bass: László Polgár

Hungaroton

Mar, Nov 1988

TT: 12:23

Recorded at Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 82 · 49 · 58 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 58 [13:08]

Sigiswald Kuijken

La Petite Bande

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Accent

Jun 1993

CD / TT: 62:34

Recorded at the 'Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Kerk', Haarlem, Holland.
See: Cantatas BWV 49, BWV 58 & BWV 82 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken
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10

... laßt die süße musica ganz freudenreich erschallen - Barockkantaten zum Weihnachtsfest aus der Dorfkirche Bochum Stiepel [C-1]

Cantata BWV 58 []

Olaf Reimers

Vokalensemble Stiepel / caterva musica

Soprano: Heidrun Luchterhandt; Bass: Gregor Finke

ST 1008

1998

CD / TT:

Recorded at Dorfkirche Bochum-Stiepel, Germany.
Production of Ulrich Lorscheider Musikproduktion, Witten / Ev. Kirchengemeinde Stiepel.
Source: Andreas Post: Discographie | Musica Sacra: Chormusik
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11

Bach Cantatas Vol. 17: Berlin
For for New Year’s Day
For the Sunday after New Year

 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [13:41]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 150

Jan 2, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:54

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Gethsemanekirche in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.
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12

Bach Edition Vol. 18 - Cantatas Vol. 9

 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [13:51]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99377

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:14

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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13

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17

 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [12:44]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72217

May 10, 11, 12, 14, 2002 [Mvt. 2]
Feb 21, 24, 2003 [Mvts. 1, 3-5]

3-CD / TT: 189:12

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 38 (Solo Cantatas) - BWV 52, 55, 82, 58

 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [14:21]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1631

Sep 2006

SACD / TT: 65:49

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 38 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Rainer Baruth (January 2012), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), David Sherr (November 2004)

Cantata BWV 58: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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