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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)

Text: German-1 | German-2 | German-6 (1) | German-6 (2) | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-5 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | 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; Week of April 27, 2014

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

Discography - 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
Maurice Wilk (Violin)

Decca DL-9411
Decca DL-79411

Apr 27+29, 1960

LP (Mono) / TT:

Recorded at...
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 58: Part 1 [10:25] | Part 2 & Bonus [8:32] (Also includes Jan Peerce singing "Erschüttre Dich nur nicht" with Julius Baker, flute, from Cantata BWV 99)

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Eileen Farrell sings Bach - Cantata 58 - part I of II Eileen Farrell sings Bach  - Cantata 58 - part II of II and bonus!

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
Gerhard Hetzel (Violin)

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.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 58: Complete Cantata [14:21] | Complete Cantata [14:16] | Mvt. 5: Aria [B] & Chorale [S] [2:24]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach : Cantata -- BWV 58 "Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid" (Karl Richter) J.S. Bach Cantata Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 58 Bach, BWV 58 "Ich hab f?r mir ein schere Reis"

5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 20 (Cantatas BWV 16, 171, 153, 58)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 19 (Cantatas BWV 58-61)

 

Cantata BWV 58 [14:48]

Helmuth Rilling

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

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne
Werner Weltsch (Violin); Hannerlore Michel (Continuo Cello); Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.871
Hänssler 92.019

Feb 1971

CD / TT: 62:19
CD / TT: 61:23

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 58, BWV 59, BWV 60, BWV 61 [61:20]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten - (BWV 58), (BWV 59), (BWV 60), (BWV 61)

6

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · 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
CMW: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter Wilhelm Mergl, Josef de Sordi, Anita Mitterer, Ingrid Seifert (Violins); Kurt Theiner, Alice Harnoncourt, Josef de Sordi (Violas); Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Herman Höbarth (Violoncellos); Eduard Hruza (Violone); Josef de Sordi (Violetta); Jörg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin, Karl Gruber, Stanley King, David Reichenberg, Robert J. Alcalá, Bernhard Klebel (Oboes); Otto Fleischmann Milan Turkovic (Bassoon); Herbert Tachezi, Johann Sonnleitner (Organ)

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.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 58: Complete Cantata [12:11] | Complete Cantata [12:33] | Complete Cantata [12:15] | Cantatas BWV 57, BWV 58, BWV 59, BWV 60 [63:24]
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7

J.S. Bach: Ode Funebre BWV198; Trois Cantatas BWV 11-58-78 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 58 [14:30]

Michel Corboz

Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne / Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

Soprano: Christiane Baumann; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Jean Piguet (Violin), Philippe Mermoud, Francoise Winzap (Viola da gamba); Matthias Spaeter, Jean-Paul Visard (Lutes); Pieree Wavre, Maarianne Clement (Flutes); Jean-Paul Goy (Oboe d'amore); Philippe Corboz (Organ); Francois Delor (Organ & Harpsichord), Marie-José Falcao (Continuo Violoncello)

Erato STU-71099
Erato ZL-30576

Oct 1976

2-LP / TT: 111:29
2-LP / TT: 111:29

Recorded at Temple de Lutry, Crissier, Switzerland. Producer: Pierre Lavoix.

8

Bach Festival 54th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: First Concert [F54-1]

 

Cantata BWV 58 []

Dwight Oltman; Stuart Raleigh

Baldwin-Wallace Motet Choir / Baldwin-Wallace Festival Chamber Orchestra; Baldwin-Wallace Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Lynn Blaser; Bass: Bruce Abel
Mark Kroll (Harpsichord); Margaret Limkemann; Regina Mushabac

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 86-33a

May 23, 1986

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & OPAL (Ohio Private Academic Library)

9

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

Cantata BWV 58 [12:23]

Pál Németh

Capella Savaria (on authentic instruments) a'=415 Hz / cps

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Bass: László Polgár
István Balázs (Violin)
Continuo: Cseperke Falvary (Cello); György Janzsó (Double-bass); Tamás Szekendi (Organ)

Hungaroton HCD-12897

Mar 15-20, 1988

CD / TT: 60:17

Recorded at Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary. Recording Producer: Andrása Székely; Sound Engineer: Veronika Vincze.
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10

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
Orchestra: Sigiswald Kuijken [Solo], Ryo Terakado, Alda Stuurop, Myriam Gevers, Jean-Paul Burgos, Michiyo Rondo (Violins); Makoto Akatsu Eva Röll (Violas); Hidemi Suzuki (Violoncello), René Schiffer (Violoncello); Margaret Urquahart (Violone); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe); Taka Kitazato (Oboe); Ann Vanlancker (Taille); Pierre Hantaï (Organ)

Accent ACC-9395D

Jun 1993

CD / TT: 62:34

Recorded at the Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands. Produced & recorded by Andreas Glatt.
See: Cantatas BWV 49, BWV 58 & BWV 82 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken
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11

... 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
Elke Fabri (Violin)

Semprelamusica ST-1008

Sep 1998

CD / TT:

Recorded at Dorfkirche Bochum-Stiepel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Production of Ulrich Lorscheider Musikproduktion, Witten / Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Stiepel.
Source: Andreas Post: Discographie | Musica Sacra: Chormusik
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12

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
EBS: Kati Debretzeni, Nicolette Moonen, Penelope Spencer, Peter Lissauer, Matthew Truscott (Violin I); Anne Schumann, Rodolfo Richter, Ulli Engel, Daphne David (Violin II); Jane Rogers, Mari Giske, Emma Alter (Violas); Alison McGillvray, Catherine Rimer (Cellos); Valerie Botwright (Double-bass); Marcel Ponseele, Patrick Beaugiraud, Mark Radcliffe (Oboes); Alastar Mitchell (Bassoon); Silas J. Standage (Organ); Malcolm Proud (Harpsichord)

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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13

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
NBC: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Eva Scheytt, Pieter Affourtit, Alida Schat, Annabelle Ferdinand, Fanny Pestalozzi, Rachael Beesley, Mimi Mitchel (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt (Violoncellos); Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam (Double-bass); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Susanne Grutzmacher, Eduard Wesley, Kristin Linde, Vincent van Ballegooien, Nico de Gier, Fernmando Souza (Oboes); Trudy va der Wulp, Norbert Kunst (Bassoons); Vaughan Schlepp, Rien Voskuilen, Stephen Taylor (Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99377

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:14

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 109, BWV 58, BWV 162 [54:46]
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14

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17

 
 

Cantata BWV 58 [12:44]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Bass: Klaus Mertens
Orchestra: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Lisa Domnisch, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Ruth Slater (Violins); Katherine McGillivray Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Margaret Urquhart (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker (Oboes); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Mike Fentross (Lute); Ton Koopman / Matthew Halls (Continuo)

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, the Netherlands.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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15

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
Orchestra: Masamitsu San'nomiya (Oboe I); Yukari Maehashi (Oboe II); Atsuko Ozaki (Taille); Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader], Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima (Violin I); Kaori Toda, Yuko Araki, Satoki Nagaoka (Violin II), Yoshiko Morita, Mutsumi Otsu (Viola)
Continuo: Hidemi Suzuki (Violoncello); Takashi Konno (Violone); Naoya Otsuka (Harpsichord); Naoko Imai (Organ)

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
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 58: Complete Cantata [14:24]
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - April 2014)
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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