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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 61
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland [I]

Ref.

BWV 61

German Title

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland [I]

English Title

Come now, Saviour of the gentiles (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 1st Sunday in Advent
Readings: Epistle: Romans 13: 11-14; Gospel: Matthew 21: 1-9

Composed

Weimar, 1714
1st performance: December 2, 1714 - Weimar
2nd performance: November 28, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Luther (Mvt. 1); Erdmann Neumeister (Mvts. 2-3, 5); Revelation 3:20 (Mvt. 4); Philipp Nicolai (Mvt. 6)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-5 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Hungarian-2 | Indonesian | Italian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern | Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Overture) | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.28 MB] | Score BGA [1.37 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

References

BGA: XVI | NBA: I/1 | BC: A 1 | Zwang: K 16 | First Published: BG, 1868 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | AL [Dutch] | BK [Dutch] | EvH [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of December 3, 2000; Week of March 27, 2005; Week of January 4, 2009

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 13
Glorious Bach! (DVD) - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Christmas Cantatas - conducted by Kevin Mallon

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 10
The Great Cantatas of J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 26, Cantata No. 130, Cantata No. 61 [L-10]
Cantatas BWV 8, 26, 43, 61, 85, 130, 182
[C-2]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 

Cantata BWV 61 [16:52]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Friederike Sailer; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Erich Wenk

Erato LDE-3204 (Mono)
Erato STE-50085 (Stereo)
Musical Heritage Society MHS-516
Erato 4509-97407-2
Erato 2584-61401-2

Autumn 1961

LP / TT: 51:39
LP / TT: 51:39
LP / TT: 51:39
2-CD / TT: 147 min
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded in Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantata 61 Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland; Heinrich Schutz: The Seven Words on the Cross [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 61 []

John Fesperman

Olde North Singers / Instrumental ensemble

Soprano: Sandra Stuart Robbins; Tenor: Hugues Cuénod; Bass: Richard Leete

Cambridge CRM-417

Spring 1963

LP / TT:

Recorded at Christ Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

3

J.S. Bach: Due Cantate per il periodo di Natale [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [20:12]

Vittorio Gui

Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro di Milano della RAI (Chorus Master: Giulio Bertola); Coro di voci bianche dell'Immacolata di Bergamo (Chorus Master: Egidio Corbetta)

Soprano: Emilia Cundari; Tenor: Gennaro de Sica (as Germano De Sica); Bass: Boris Carmeli

RAI Radio Broadcast

Mar 31, 1965

MP3 Download / TT: 47:40

Ricrodeed live in Milan, Italy. Uploaed from the archives of RAI on December 23, 2011.

4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 61 & BWV 132 [C-3]
Alte Aufnahmen mit der Kantorei Barmen Germarke - Muzik zur Weihnachtszeit

Helmut Kahlhöfer

Kantorei Barmen-Gemarke / Deutsche Bachsolisten

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Eduard Wollitz

Cantate / Oryx
Kantorei Barmen Gemarke

May 1966

LP / TT: 18:04
CD / TT: 17:53

Recorded at Immanuelskirche Wuppertal-Barmen.

5

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: Avent und Weihnachten · Advent and Christmas · Advent et Nöel
Bach: Advent and Christmas Cantatas
[C-1]
J.S. Bach Compact Edition: Kantaten · Cantatas · Cantates
[B-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [18:25]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; 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; Jul 1971

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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6

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 16
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 19

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Helen Donath; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Jan-Feb 1974

TT: 19:05

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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7

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 16 - BWV 61-64
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 4 - BWV 61-78
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 19 - BWV 61-63

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:32 / 14:39]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Seppi Kronwitter (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz, Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35306
Teldec 8.35306 ZL & 242 565-2
Teldec 4509-91758-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81196-2
Warner Classics 8573-81196-5

Nov 1975

2-LP / TT: 83 min
2-CD / TT: 82:15
6-CD / TT: / 389:16
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 63:40
CD / TT: 63:40

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 61 by N. Harnoncourt.
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8

Bach-Kantaten BWV 61 und BWV 158 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 61 []

Friedrich-Wilhelm Tebbe

Schaumburger Kantorei / Mitglieder des Niedersächsischen Staatsorchesters Hannover

Soprano: Gerda Kosbahn; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Baritone: Hermann Prey

Schwann Music Mundi 90010 2891262

c1977

LP / TT:

Recorded at Bückeburg, Schloss, Germany.

9

Bach: Kantaten BWV 36, BWV 61 [L-7]
Bach: Kantaten BWV 140, BWV 61, BWV 36 [C-8]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas VIII
Bach: Weihnachtskantaten BWV 1, BWV 61, BWV 40 [C-17]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [15:28 / 15:26]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Günter Heidrich (Oboe d’amore I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe d’amore II); Karl Suske (Violin)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beyer (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827414
Berlin Classics 0020992BC
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Leipzig Classics 0018312BC
Corona Classic Collection 0001402CCC

Oct 1980; Jan-Feb 1981

LP / TT: 46:33
CD / TT: 74:33
MP3 / TT: 74:10
CD / TT: 74:33
CD / TT: 53:42

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneer: Gerland Junge; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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10

Bach Festival 50th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Third Concert [F50-3]

 

Cantata BWV 61 []

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Festival Chamber Orchestra.

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Mezzo-soprano: Jan DeGaetani; Tenor: Seth McCoy; Bass: Bruce Abel

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music

Apr (?) 1982

3-MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

11

Bach / Händel / Schütz [C-3]

Cantata BWV 61, sung in Swedish [14:24]

Anders Öhrwall

Adolf Fredrik Bach Choir / Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble

Soprano: Lena Hoel; Tenor: Anders Andersson; Bass: Olle Sköld

Proprius 9120

Nov 1983

CD / TT: 58:03

Recorded at Adolf Fredrik's Church, Stockholm, Sweden.
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12

Fall Ballet: a Baroque Celebration of Dance and Music [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:56]

Stanley Ritchie

Indiana University Ballet Theater; Indiana University Early Music Institute: Indiana University Pro Arte Singers (Thomas Binkley, director) / Indiana University Baroque Orchestra (Stanley Ritchie, director)

Soloists: unknown

Indiana University: School of Music

Oct 12, 1985

4 sound tape reels / TT: 71 min

Recorded live at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 12779293)

13

J.S. Bach: Advent Cantatas [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:05]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson; Bass: Olaf Bär

Archiv Produktion 437327
Archiv Produktion 463588

Jan 1992

CD / TT: 61:09

Recorded at Blackheath Concert Halls, Great Hall, London, England.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 61 by J.E. Gardiner.
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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Volume V - Cantatas from Mühlhausen and Weimar [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:49]

Jeffrey Thomas

(OVPP - No Choir) / American Bach Soloists

Soprano: Julianne Baird; Counter-tenor: Drew Minter; Tenor: Benjamin Butterfield; Bass: James Weaver

Koch International Classics 3-7332-2H1
American Bach Soloists

Mar 3-8, 1994

CD / TT: 52:40

Recordat St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, CA, USA.
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15

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 2

 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:09]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 12598
Antoine Marchand CC-72202

May 1995

3-CD / TT: 182:29

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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16

Gloria in Excelsis Deo: Christmas Cantatas and Concertos [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:37]

Klaus Eichhorn

Capella Cantorum Berlin / Ensemble "La Dolcezza”

Boy soprano: Raphael Joos or Kai Podack (Soloists from the Aurelius Sängerknaben Calw (Chorus Master: Johannes Sorg); both are singing solos on this disc; it's unclear who's singing where); Counter-tenor: Ralf Popken; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Jelle Draijer

Capriccio 10721

Aug 8-10, 1995

CD / TT: 70:17

Recorded at Auenkirche, Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany.
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17

J.S. Bach: Adventskantaten [C-10]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Nov 1996

TT: 14:14

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18

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 7 - BWV 61, 63, 132, 172

 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:31]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Ingrid Schmithüsen; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 881

Jul 1997

CD / TT: 77:31

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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19

Eastman Repertory Singers

 

Cantata, BWV 61 [16:56]

Micaela V. Gutierrez

Student chamber ensemble

Soprano: Claire Fedoruk; Tenor: James John; Bass: Maurice Overholt;

Eastman School of Music

Dec 6, 1998.

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, USA. Micaela V. Gutierrez, conductor, Candidate for the degree Master of Music in Choral Conducting.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

20

Bach Edition Vol. 4 - Cantatas Vol. 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:15]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99363

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 292:15

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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21

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:10]

Kevin Mallon

Aradia Ensemble

Soprano: Teri Dunn; Counter-tenor: Matthew White; Tenor: John Tessier; Baritone: Steven Pitkanen; Bass: Thomas Goerz

Naxos 8.554825

Jan 7-11, 2000

CD / TT: 62:17

Recorded in the Church of Mary Magdalene, Toronto, Canada.
See: Christmas Cantatas - conducted by Kevin Mallon
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22

Bach Cantatas Vol. 13: Köln/Lüneburg
For the 1st Sunday in Advent
For the 4th Sunday in Advent

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [15:06]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano:Joanne Lunn; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Dietrich Henschel

Soli Deo Gloria 162

Dec 3, 2000

2-CD / TT: 134:22

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. Maria im Kapitol, Köln, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 61 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 13
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23

Glorious Bach!
An Advent Concert of Nusic by Bach
[L-8]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Chorus Master: Erwin Ortner) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Christine Schäfer; Tenor: Ian Bostridge; Baritone: Christopher Maltman

TDK

2000

DVD / TT: 16:10

Recorded at the Kloster Melk Benedictine Monastery.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 61 by N. Harnoncourt. 
See: Glorious Bach! (DVD) - conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
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24

University of Akron Symphony Orchestra & Concert Choir [C-1]

Cantata BWV 61 []

Ronn Cummings (Conductor) & Samuel Gordon (Choral Director)

University of Akron Concert Choir / University of Akron Symphony Orchestra

Soprano: Katherine Wilkinson: Soprano: Amy Yekel; Tenor: Robert Frankenberry; Charlton Bergado
Alex Kunu, Jason Metheny (Keyboard)

Soundwaves Recording AKROUC-103102

Oct 31, 2002

CD / TT:

Recorded at University of Akron, Ohio, USA.
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25

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 8

Cantata BWV 61 [19:35] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Kenji Mizuno; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 08

Dec 15, 2002

CD / TT: 51:24

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

26

Kairos [and] Repertory Singers [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [18:48]

Sun Min Lee

Eastman Repertory Singers / Kairos Ensemble

Vocal soloists: unknown
David Leung, Na-Jeung Kim (Violins); Lauren Nelson, Wendy Yates (Violas); Benjamin Dale (Violoncello); Jeffrey Weeks (Double bass); Brian Russell (Organ)

Eastman School of Music

Dec 7, 2003

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, USA.
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27

J.S. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium Kantaten I-III; Kantate BWV 61: Nun komm der Heidenheiland [C-2]

Cantata BWV 61 []

Hermann Kreutz

Kammerchor Münster / Orchester Con Variazione

Soprano: Hedwig Voss; Tenor: Andreas Post; Bass: Ralf Grobe

Kammerchor Münster 17570

Nov 28, 2004

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Klosterkirche Clarholz, Herzebrock-Clarholz, Germany.
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28

J.S. Bach: Early Cantatas Volume 2 - Weimar Cantatas [C-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:47]

-

(OVPP - No Choir) / Purcell Quartet

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Peter Harvey; Organ: Robert Woolley

Chandos Chaconne CHAN-0742

Oct 16-18, 2005

CD / TT: 71:21

Recorded at St. Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London, England.
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29

Bach, Mozart, Gounod, Mendelssohn [C-2]

Cantata BWV 61 []

Toralf Hildebrandt

Jugendkantorei Hösel

Soprano: Lauren Armishaw; Counter-tenor: Gunther Vandeven; Tenor: Matevž Kajdiž; Bass: Hugo Oliveira

Ars Antiqua Austria (Jugendkantorei Hösel)

2005

CD / TT

Recorded at Neanderkirche, Düsseldorf, Germany.
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30

Bach: Cantatas BWV 140, 61 & 29 [L-13]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:11]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Arnold Schoenberg Chor / Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Christine Schäfer; Alto: Bernarda Fink; Tenor: Werner Güra; Bass: Gerald Finley

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Dec 7-11, 2006

2-CD / TT: 60:33 +

Recorded live at Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 61 by N. Harnoncourt.
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31

NEC Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Women's Chorus: December 11, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 61 []

Amy Lieberman

New England Conservatory Chamber Singers

Brian Rice (Singer)

NEC

Dec 11, 2006

CD / TT:

Recorded live at New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

32

Bach: Cantates pour la Nativité
Intégrale des cantates sacrées
Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:27]

Eric J. Milnes (conductor from the positive organ)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Montréal Baroque

Soprano: Monika Mauch; Counter-tenor: Matthew White; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Harry van der Kamp

ATMA Classique SACD2-2403

Jun 26-29, 2007

SACD / TT: 72:36

Recorded at Église Saint-Augustin, Saint-Augustin de Mirabel, Québec, Canada.
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33

Bach közelében (Near by Bach series) [C-16]

 

Cantata BWV 61, including lecture & performance x 2 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Chamber orchestra (Lutheránia énekkar és kamarazenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Péter Cser

Lutherania

Dec 15, 2007

MP3 / TT

Recorded live at Budapest-Fasori Evangélikus Gimnázium, Budapest, Hungary.
See: Lutherania: Bach közelében [PDF]
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

34

Bach Cantatas From Mühlhausen, Weimar & Leipzig [C-14]

 

Cantata BWV 61: Mvts. 4-6 [1:03, 3:18, 0:51]

Dale Higbee (Director); James Bates (Guest conductor)

(OVPP - No Choir) / Carolina Baroque

Soprano: Teresa Radomski; Contralto: Lee Morgan; Tenor: Richard Heard; Bass-Baritone: Doug Crawley

Carolina Baroque 128

Oct 10, 2008

CD / TT: 73:45

Recorded live at Chapel, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC, USA.
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35

Gaudete [C-1]

Cantata BWV 61 []

Felix Ketterer

Katholischer Kirchenchor St. Sixtus Zunsweier / Kammerensemble "Au Pont de l´Europe"

Soprano: Marni Schwonberg; Soprano: Lucia Schienle; Alto: Martina Seifert; Tenor: Gerhard Danner; Bass: Winfried Walter

Kath. Kirchenchor St. Sixtus Zunsweier

2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Katholische Kirche St. Sixtus Zunsweier, Germany.
Source: Felix Ketterer Website

36

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 9: "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" - Cantatas BWV 61 · 36 · 62 · 132

 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:40]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Gerlinde Sämann; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25309

Dec 11-12, 2008

SACD / TT: 76:39

Recorded at Predikherenkerk, Leuven, Belgium.
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37

Master's recital : Saturday, April 4, 2009, Newman Center Chapel, 1:00 p.m.

 

Cantata BWV 61 [15:20]

Michael Carnaroli

University of Massachusetts at Amherst: Graduate Recital Choir / University of Massachusetts at Amherst: Graduate Recital Orchestra

Soprano: Corrine Byrne; Tenor: Donald Johnston; Baritone: Brandon Milardo
Liz Benoit Crew (Cello); Ludmila Krasin (Keyboard)

College of Humanities and Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Apr 4, 2009

CD / TT: 47:00

Recorded live at Newman Center Chapel, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Dapartment of Music and Dance. Presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Music in Choral Conducting.
Listen to aria for soprano at: YouTube
Source: WorldCat Libraries

38

Nun komm! French overtures by German composers [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [13:51]

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(OVPP - No Choir) / The Bach Players

Soprano: Rachel Elliott; Alto: Sally Bruce-Payne; Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Jonathan Gunthorpe

Hyphen Press Music HPM-03

Nov 30-Dec 2, 2009

CD / TT: 69:33

Recorded at St Michael’s, Highgate, London N6, England.
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39

J. S. Bach: Messe in g-Moll [C-1]

Cantata BWV 61 []

Johannes-Matthias Michel

Kammerchor Mannheim / Sinfonietta Mannheim

Soprano: Judith Schulze; Tenor: Andreas Wagner; Bass: Matthias Horn

Kammerchor Mannheim

Dec 6, 2009

C/ TT:

Recorded live at Christuskirche Mannheim, Germany.
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CD: Christuskirche Mannheim

40

Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 1: Advent - Cantatas BWV 36, 61, 62

 

Cantata BWV 61 [14:28]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Friedrich Praetorius (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Rondeau Production ROP-4040

Nov 26-27, 2010

CD / TT: 69:28

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saaxony, Germany.
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41

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 61 "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" [C-53]

 

Cantata BWV 61 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Noldi Alder & Ensemble Klangkombi

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Maria Cristina Kiehr; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Manuel Walser
Choir: Soprano: Susanne Frei, Leonie Gloor, Guro Hjemli, Jennifer Rudin, Noëmi Sohn Nad; Alto: Antonia Frey, Olivia Fündeling, Damaris Nussbaumer, Francisca Näf, Simon Savoy; Tenor: Clemens Flämig, Nicolas Savoy, Walter Siegel; Bass: Fabrice Hayoz, Manuel Walser, William Wood
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Monika Baer, Martin Korrodi; Viola: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

Gallus Media A871

Dec 9, 2011

DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, the reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J.S. Bach Foundation.
Recording and production: Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: GALLUS MEDIA AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
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DVD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop

42

Knabenchor Hannover: Christmas With Johann Sebastian Bach [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 61 []

Jörg Breiding

Knabenchor Hannover / Barockorchester L'Arco

Soprano: Antonia Bourvé; Tenor: Markus Schäfer; Bass: Michael Jäckel

Rondeau Production ROP-5003-DVD
Rondeau Production ROP-5003-BD

Dec 13-15, 2012

DVD / TT: 89 min
Blue-ray Disc / TT: 89 min

Recorded & filmed live at Marktkirche Hannover, Germany. Production managemant: Gunnar Ossenkop; Editing: Veit Bölsen, Yannick Spohr; Sound: Tobias Hoff.
Watch on YouTube: Christmas with Johann Sebastian Bach [6:08] | Making Of: Christmas with Johann Sebastian Bach [7:28]
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Blue-ray Disc (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

43

Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland - Cantata, BWV 61 [AB-2]

 

Cantata BWV 61 [16:28]

Jos van Veldhoven

Nederlandse Bachvereniging

Soprano: Zsuzsi Tóth; Alto: Barnabás Hegyi: Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Peter Harvey
Ripieno Soprano: Lauren Armishaw, Annelies Brants; Ripieno Alto: Victoria Cassano Mcdonald, Elsbeth Gerritsen, Barnabás Hegyi; Ripieno Tenor: Robert Buckland, João Moreira; Ripieno Bass: Jelle Draijer, Lionel Meunier
Violin 1: Shunske Sato, Anneke van Haaften, Annelies van der Vegt; Violin 2: Sayuri Yamagata,Paulien Kostense, Lidewij van der Voort; Viola: Staas Swierstra, Esther van der Eijk; Cello: Lucia Swarts, Richte van der Meer: Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart; Oboe: Frank De Bruine, Peter Frankenberg; Bassoon: Benny Aghassi: Horn: Erwin Wieringa: Harpsichord: Siebe Henstra; Positive Organ: Pieter-Jan Belder; Church Organ: Leo van Doeselaar; Organ Registration: Paul Meerwijk

Nederlandse Bachvereniging: All of Bach

Nov 30, 2013

Video / TT: 16:28

Recorded & filmed live at Walloon Church, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Concert Production: Marco Meijdam, Imke Deters; Producer: Frank van der Weij; Film Director: Lucas van Woerkum; Director of Photography: Sal Kroonenberg; Camera: Sal Kroonenberg, Jorrit Garretsen, Robert Berger, Benjamin Sparschuh; Film Editor: Lucas van Woerkum & Frank van der Weij; Music Recording Producer: Leo de Klerk; Gaffer: Alban Riphagen; Production Assistant: Zoë de Wilde; Music Producer's Assistant: Menno van Delft; Music Recording Assistants: Jaap van Stenis, Jaap Firet, Bobby Verbakel, Luuk Hoogstraten.
Watch & listen on All of Bach: Cantata BWV 61: Complete Cantata [16:28]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2000 - May 2014)
Thank to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (July 2012), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Joost (March 2003), Harald Kurama (September 2010), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (November 2012), Russ Sackowitz (September 2008), Peter Schmidt (May 2005), Thomas Shepherd (June 2002, April 2005)

Cantata BWV 61: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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