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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 63
Christen, ätzet diesen Tag

Ref.

BWV 63

German Title

Christen, ätzet diesen Tag

English Title

Christians, engrave this (glad) day (by Alec Robertson)

Event

Cantata for Christmas Day
Readings: Epistle: Titus 2: 11-14 / Isaiah 9: 2-7; Gospel: Luke 2: 1-14
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Christmas

Composed

Probably Weimar, 1714-15
1st performance: December 25, 1714 - Weimar
2nd performance: December 25, 1723 - Leipzig
3rd performance: December 25, 1729 ? - Leipzig

Text

Johann Michael Heineccius ?

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-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 4 trumpets, timpani, 3 oboes, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, organ, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 5: Aria - Duet [A, T] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 7: Chorus

Score Vocal & Piano [2.30 MB] | Score BGA [4.81 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 9 [Bach Digital]

References

BGA: XVI | NBA: I/2 | BC: A 8 | Zwang: K 9 | First Published: BG, 1868 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

English: Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of December 20, 1999; Week of December 25, 2005; Week of February 8, 2009; December 6, 2015

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)

DVD John Eliot Gardiner in Rehearsal
Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 63 [C-1]

 

Cantatas BWV 63 []

Michael Gielen

Wiener Kammerchor / Vienna State Opera Orchestra

Soprano: Margit Opawsky; Contralto: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor: Waldemar Kmentt; Bass: Harald Hermann

Vanguard Bach Guild BG-518

1952

LP / TT:

Recorded in Europe.

2

J.S. Bach: Cantata 63, Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, and the Magnificat [CS-2]

 

Cantata BWV 63 []

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Ulrike Taube; Alto: Sibylla Plate; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Hannes Hans Hauptmann; Organ: Hannes Kästner

Schola Antiqua GR-2

Dec 11, 1953

CD / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
These are informal recordings, courtesy of Dr. Dieter Ramin, Günther’s son; they are generally available for the first time.
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3

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 3: BWV 63, BWV 40, BWV 152 [D-3]

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [31:23]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Soprano: Halina Łukomska; Alto: Marie-Luise Gilles; Tenor: Alexander Young; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern
Fred Schweinfurter (1st Oboe); Hans Bogacki (2nd Oboe); Karl-Heinz Dieckmann (3rd Oboe); Heinz Zickler, Fritz Kelber, Efstathis Monogenis (Bach Trumpets); Günther Schuldt (Bassoon); Werner Taube (Continuo-Cello); Martha Schuster (Obbligato Organ); Reinhard Bertram (Continuo-Organ)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 990015

Late 1960’s ? (P 1999)

CD / TT: 67:11

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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CD: Musik aus Mitterteich - Hubertus Krämer

4

J.S. Bach: Cantate pour le premier jour de Noël (BWV 63, 110) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 63 []

Justus von Websky

Chœur Bach de Paris et Orchestre (Orch. Chambre Justus v. Websky)

Soprano: Odile Pietti; Contralto: Anne Bartelloni; Tenor: Peter Wetzler; Bass: Jacques Villisech
Violin: J. Estrournet; Vi: F. Dariel; 1st Flute: J.R. Eustache; 2nd Flute: R. Cotton; Oboe d'amore: G. Maugras; 2nd Oboe: A. Ripoche; 3rd Oboe: A. Ripoche; Bassoon: A Delage; Ensemble of trumpets: Pierre Thibaud; Harpsichord: M. Roche

Disque Charlin AMS-111

Late 1960’s

LP / TT:

Recorded at Centre d’enregistrement des Champs-Élysées (CE-CE), Paris, France.
Recorded by Andre Charlin; Produced by Carl De Nys.

5

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [29:38]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Pierre Thibaud, Paul Lachenmeier, Werner Binder, Manfred Klette, Trumpets I/IV); Manfred Clement (Oboe)
Continuo: Fritz Kiskalt, Johannes Fink (Violoncellos); Herbert Duft (Double-bass); Karl Kolbinger, Detlef Kühl (Bassoon); Hedwig Bilgram, Elmar Schloter (Organ)

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Jun-Jul 1970; Jun-Jul 1971; Mar-Apr 1972 [Duet]

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.
Recording Producers: Rainer Brock, Hansjoachim Reiser, Dr. Manfred Richter; Balance Engineers: Harald Baudis, Klaus Scheibe, Hans-Peter Schweigmann.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [29:48] | Complete Cantata [29:42] | Complete Cantata [29:43] || Complete Cantata [32:45]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:31] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [3:50] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [7:25] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [0:55] + Mvt. 5: Aria - Duet [A, T] [4:14] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] [1:15] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [6:35] || Complete Cantata [31:20]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:46] + Mvt. 2: Recvitative [A] [3:50] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [7:42] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [1:12] + Mvt. 5: Aria - Duet [A, T] [4:30] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] [1:31] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [6:49]
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6

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 61 (Cantatas BWV 36, 63)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 20 (Cantatas BWV 62-64)

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [28:29]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: CD:1: Maria Friesenhausen / CD-2: Arleen Augér; Altos: Julia Hamari [BWV 63/2], Hildegard Laurich [BWV 63/5]; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus, Basses: CD-1: Wolfgang Schöne [BWV 63/3,6] / CD-2: Walter Heldwein [BWV 63/3], Wolfgang Schöne [BWV 63/6]
Bernhard Schmid, Georg Rettig [CD-1] / Rettich [CD-2], Ludwig Ebner, Josef, Hausberger (Trumpets); Hans Joachim Schacht (Timpani); Diethelm Jonas, Hedda Rothweiler, Dietmar Keller (Oboes); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); Jakoba Muckel-Hanke (Continuo Cello); Harro Bertz (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.823

BWV 63: Feb 1971 [Mvts. 4-6]; Feb 1981 [Mvts. 1-3,7]

CD / TT: 57:14

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg Germany.
BWV 63: Recording: Sonopress Tontechnik, Gütersloh [Mvts. 4-6]; Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg [Mvts. 1-3,7]; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck, Wolfram Wehnert.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [29:39]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 62, BWV 63, BWV 64 [HD: 70:03] | Cantatas BWV 62, BWV 63, BWV 64 [70:04]
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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 63 [28:46 / 29:54]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Peter Jelosits (Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben), Alto: Paul Esswood, Tenor: Kurt Equiluz, Bass: Ruud van der Meer
CMW: Natural Trumpets: Josef Spindler, Richard Rudolf, Hermann Schober, Richard Schwameris [BWV 63/1], Günter Spindler [BWV 63/7]; Timpani: Kurt Hammer; Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin, Robert J. Alcalá; Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Anita Mitterer [BWV 63/1,5,7], Ingrid Seifert [BWV 63/2,6], Veronika Schmidt; Viola: Kurt Theiner; Bassoon: Otto Fleischmann; Violoncello: Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35306
Teldec 8.35306 ZL & 242 565-2
Teldec 4509-91758-2
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Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81196-2
Warner Classics 8573-81196-5
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Nov 1975

2-LP / TT: 83 min
2-CD / TT: 82:15
6-CD / TT: 389:26
MP3 / TT: 388:31
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 63:40
CD / TT: 63:40
MP3 / TT: 63:33

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [28:52] || Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:17] | Mvt. 7: Chorus [7:19]
CD-1: Cantatas BWV 61, BWV 62, BWV 63 [63:39] | Cantatas BWV 61, BWV 62, BWV 63 [63:39]
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8

Christmas in Leipzig - Choral Music for the Nativity by J.S. S. Bach (Cantatas BWV 63, 65; Sanctus from Mass in B minor BWV 232) [C-1]

 

Cantatas BWV 63 [29:50]

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem (Rehearsal Accompanist: Thomas Goemann) / Bach Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Sylvia McNair; Alto: Janice Taylor; Tenor: David Gordon; Bass: Daniel Lichti
Eva Grüsser (Concert-master); Instrumental Soloists: Mary Watt (Oboe); Mary Watt, Friscilla Brown (English Horns); Michael Finckel (Cello); Anne Peterson (Double-Bass); Charles Holdeman (Bassoon); Charlotte Mattax (Positive Organ); Ray Mase, Lawrence Wright, Nancy Dowlin, Kevin Rosenberry (Trumpets); Earl Blackburn (Timpani)

Dorian Recordings DOR-90113
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Feb 27, 1988

CD / TT: 55:04
MP3 / TT: 52:53

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
Producer: Craig D. Dory; Engineers: Craig D. Dory, Brian C. Peters; Editor: Douglas Brown; Executive Producer: Roland Kushner.
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9

Bach Festival 56th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Second Concert [F56-2]

 

Cantata BWV 63 []

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Festival Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Lorna Haywood; Mezzo-soprano: Catherine Robbin; Tenor: Glenn Siebert; Baritone: William Parker

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW Tape 88-43b

May 20, 1988

MC / TT:

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

10

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

Cantata BWV 63 [31:49] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Ayako Yamada; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Kenzo Ishii; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 08

Dec 11, 1993

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

11

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 3
J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas
[B-2]
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas
[B-0]

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [28:20]
Appendix: Alternate version of the Duet for Soprano & Bass Gott, du hast es wohl gefüget (Mvt. 3) [6:42]
For a performance in Leipzig around 1729 Bach replaced the solo oboe in the first duet with an obbligato organ, but without altering the nature of the solo writing.

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Marcel Ponseele (Oboe & Oboe d'amore); Michel Henry (Oboe d'amore); Margaret Faultless (Violin); Foskien Kooistra (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Nicholas Pap (Violone); Jonathan Impett (Corno do tirarsi); Ton Koopman (Harpsichord & Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: Els Bongers, Anne Grimm, Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam, Francine van der Heijden; Altos: Richard Bryan, Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts, Jeremy Ovenden; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless [Leader]; Barbara Kiebel, Nicola Cleminsan, Marc Cooper, Foskien Kooistra, Carlo Marolla, Tjamke Roelofs, Sebastiaan van Vucht; Violas: Martin Kelly, Marina Ascherson; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Jonathan Manson; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker; Trumpets: Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi, Robert Vanryne; Timpani: Luuk Nagtegaal; Bassoon: Margreet Bongers; Organ continuo: Jon Kleinbussink [Chair Organ I: Garnier; Chair Organ II: Klop]

Erato 0630-14336-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72203
Antoine Marchand CC-72230
Teldec

Sep 1995

3-CD / TT: 195:24
3-CD / TT: 195:24
MP3 / TT: 193:13
3-CD / TT: 21:53
11-CD / TT

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound engineer: Adriaan Verstijnen; Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [28:24]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [4:50] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [3:16] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [6:52] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [0:55] + Mvt. 5: Aria - Duet [A, T] [4:09] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] [0:59] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [7:23] | Appendix: Mvt. 3: Aria [S, B] [6:48]
Cantatas BWV 59, BWV 60, BWV 61, BWV 62, BWV 63 [HD: 86:52]
Cantatas BWV 63, BWV 155, BWV 152 [58:37]
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Christmas Cantatas 3-CD (2004): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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12

J.S. Bach: Magnificat - A Bach Christmas [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [26:06]

Philip Pickett

New London Consort

Soprano: Catherine Bott; Counter-tenor: Christopher Robson; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Michael George
NLC Vocal Ensemble: Sopranos 1: Catherine Bott, Helen Parker, Joanne Lunn; Sopranos 2: Elisabeth Scholl, Helen Groves, Rosalind Waters; Altos: Christopher Robson, William Purefoy, Mark Chambers; Tenors: Andrew King, Paul Agnew, Simon Davies; Basses: Michael George, Simon Grant, Martin Robson
NLC Instrumental Ensemble: Violin I: Pavlo Beznosiuk; Violin II: Lucy Russell; Viola: Alan George; Cello: Richard Tunnicliffe; Double-bass: Valerie Botwright; Oboes: Catherine Latham, Gail Hennessy, Alexandra Bellamy; Recorders: Pamela Thorby, Catherine Latham; Bassoon: Philip Turbett; Trumpets: David Staff, Michael Laird, Michael Harrison; Slide Trumpet: David Staff; Timpani; Stephen Henderson; Archlute: Paula Chateauneuf; Organ: David Roblou; Harpsichord: Jan Waterfield

L'Oiseau-Lyre 452920-2
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Decca Eloquence 4767863
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Oct 1995

CD / TT: 63:40
MP3 / TT: 64:25
CD / TT: 63:40
MP3 / TT: 63:22

Recorded at Walthamstaw Assembly Hall, London, England.
Producer: Chris Sayers; Balance Engineer: Neil Hutchinson; Location Engineer: Graham Meek; Recording Editor: Timothy Bull; Magnificat edited by Clifford Bartlett and published by King's Music.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [26:28]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:08] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [2:57] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [5:56] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [0:52] + Aria - Duet [A, S] [3:57] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] [1:00] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [6:38]
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13

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 7 - Cantatas from Weimar (BWV 61, 63, 132, 172)

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [28:57]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Ingrid Schmithüsen; Alto: Yoshikazu Mera; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi, Midori Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa; Altos: Yuko Anazawa, Tomoko Koike, Hiromi Shimomura, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Takanori Ohnishi, Akira Takizawa, Tadashi Miroku; Basses: Peter Kooy, Yoshitaka Ogasawara, Tetsuya Odagawa, Jun Hagiwara
Orchestra: Violins: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Makoto Itoh, Luna Oda. Azumi Takada, Yuko Takeshima, Amiko Watabe; Violas: Makoto Akatsu, Ryoko Moro-oka; Cellos: Hidemi Suzuki, Norizumi Moro-oka; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Oboes: Koji Ezaki, Masamitsu San'nomiya, Tomofumi Shohji; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dohsaka; Trumpets: Toshio Shimada [Principal], Yoshimitsu Osada, Munenori Yamakami, Emiko Ikeda; Timpani: Toshiyuki Matsukara; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Itsuko Noto

BIS CD-881
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Jul 1997

CD / TT: 77:31
MP3 / TT: 75:23

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Marion Schwebel; Sound Engineer: Hans Kipfer; Digital Editing: Oliver Curdt, Marion Schwebel.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata Complete Cantata [29:15] || Mvt. 7: Chorus [7:11]
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Composer of the Month - J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 63, 150 & 182 [C-2]

 

Cantatas BWV 63 [26:21]

Stephen Cleobury

BBC Singers / Orchestra of St. James (Orchestra Leader: Micaela Comberti)

Soprano: Alison Smart; Alto: Penny Vickers; Tenor: Andrew MacKenzie-Wicks; Bass: Stephen Charlesworth
Organ Continuo: Paul Nicholson

BBC Music Magazine COM-01

Nov 14, 1997

CD / TT: 70:16

Recorded live at public concerts in St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, England.
Producer: Michael Emery; Engineer: Simon Hancock.

15

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas (BWV 63, 64, 121, 133) [C-10]

 

Cantata BWV 63 [26:34]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ann Monoyios; Contralto: Sara Mingardo; Tenor: Rufus Müller; Bass: Stephan Loges
MC: Sopranos: Ann Monoyios, Donna Deam, Angela Kazimierczuk, Charlotte Mobbs, Emma Preston-Dunlop, Katie Pringle, Gillian Ross; Altos: Sara Mingardo, Elinor Carter, Mark Chambers, David Clegg, William Missin; Tenors: Rufus Müller, John Bowley, Robert Burt, Rory O'Connor, Nicolas Robertson; Basses: Stephan Loges, Geoffrey Davidson, Christopher Dixon, Thomas Guthrie, Michael McCarthy
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury [Leader], Pauline Nobes, Catherine Ford, Jane Gillie, Ellen O'Dell; Violins 2: Lucy Howard, Roy Mowart, Desmond Heath, Hildburg Williams; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Alan George, Peter Collyer; Violoncellos: David Watkin, Helen Verney, Marilyn Sansom; Doube-bass: Valerie Botwright; Oboes: Michael Niesemann, James Eastaway, Gail Hennessy; Bassoon: Philip Turbett; Trumpets: Mark Bennett, Michael Harrison, Simon Gabriel, Paul Sharp; Timpani: John Chimes; Organ: Ian Watson; Harpsichord: Silas Standage

Archiv Produktion 463589
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Dec 1998

CD / TT: 81:17
MP3 / T: 81:12

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England.
Executive Producer: David R. Murray; Production Manager: Dr. Isabella de Sabata; Recording Producer: Nicolas Parker; Balance Engineer: Mike Match; Editing: Nicholas Parker; Publisher/Sources: Breikopf & Härtel, revised by Reinhold Kubik.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 63 by J.E. Gardiner.
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15a

In Rehearsal with John Eliot Gardiner (Bach Cantata No. 63) [D-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 []

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ann Monoyios; Alto: Sara Mingardo; Tenor: Rufus Müller; Bass: Stephan Loges

ArtHaus Musik 100292

1999

DVD / TT: 59 min

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England.
Producer: Colin Wilson; Director: Manfred Waffender; Executive Producers: Reiner L. Moritz, Felix Schmidt; Audio Director: Gary Stewart; Lighting Director: John Burgess; Comissioning Editor, for ZDF-Arte: Gabriele Faust, Dieter Schneider; Editor: Thomas Wellmann; Seniotr Cameraman: Keith Gibson; Cameramen: Duncan Cross, Geoff Greenslade, Dave Matthews, Steve Jellyman, Sam Morrison, Joe Piotrowski. A Spektrum TV/RM Arts production in association with ZDF-ARTE.
This present film of the rehearsal of Bach's Canata BWV 63 is intercut with comments from the singers and an interview with John Eliot Gardiner. He talks incisively about Bach’s music as a whole, the place of the cantatas in the composer’s oeuvre, the particular structure and brilliance of “Christen, ätzet diesen Tag”, and explains something of his reasons for championing authentic rendition.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 63 by J.E. Gardiner.
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Movie [65:52]: Part 1 [7:27] + Part 2 [9:06] + Part 3 [8:15] + Part 4 [6:42] + Part 5 [5:32] + Part 6 [7:28] + Part 7 [8:14] + Part 8 [8:02] + Part 9 [5:06]
Most probably the same reccording as [15] above.
See: DVD John Eliot Gardiner in Rehearsal
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Bach Cantatas Vol. 18: Weimar/Leipzig/Hamburg
For Christmas Day & for Epiphany (BWV 63, 191, 65, 123)
For the 1st Sunday after Epiphany (BWV 154, 124, 32)

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 63 [26:28]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Claron McFadden; Alto: Bernarda Fink; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Dietrich Henschel
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Suzanne Flowers, Katharine Fuge, Nicola Jenkin, Elin Manahan Thomas, Belinda Yates; Altos: Elinor Carter, David Clegg, Charles Humphries, Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenors: John Bowley, Simon Davies, Vernon Kirk, Nicolas Robertson; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Thomas Guthrie, Daniel Jordan, Michael McCarthy
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Lucy Howard, Penelope Spencer, Debbie Diamond, Rebecca Livermore; Violins 2: Kati Debretzeni, Peter Lissauer, Catherine Ford, Stephen Jones; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Cochrane Rosemary Nalden; Double-Bass: Valerie Botwright, Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, James Eastaway, Catherine Latham, Mark Radcliffe; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Trumpets: Nijlas Eklund, Marc Ulrich, Frode Jakobsen, Ulrik Oglund; Timpani: John Chimes; Organ: Howard Moody; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-174
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Dec 25, 1999

2-CD / TT: 131:09
MP3 / TT: 130:49

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Herderkirche, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia International BV); Recording Engineers: Carl Schuurbiers (Polyhymnia), Taco van der Werf (Eurosound); Tape Editor: Ientje Mooij; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 63 by J.E. Gardiner.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:02]
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

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J. S. Bach: Karácsonyi kantáták - Christmas Cantatas BWV 63, 40, 64 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 63 []

Soma Dinyés

Ars Longa Choir & Orchestra (Ars Longa Ének és Zenekar)

Soprano: Gabriella Jani, Alto: József Csapó, Tenor: Martin Koch; Bass: Zoltán Mizsei

MAE-003

2000

CD / TT:

Recorded in Budapest. Hungary.
Source: Corvina Consort

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Bach Edition Vol. 18 - Cantatas Vol. 9
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 4 (BWV 61-80)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [28:12]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, 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, Marijn Takken, Cor van Twillert, Peter Bloemendaal, Frank Tros; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Eva Scheytt, Pieter Affourtit, Alida Schat, Annabelle Ferdinand, Fanny Pestalozzi, Rachael Beesley, Mimi Mitchel; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp [BWV 63/3,4]; Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam; Oboes: Eduard Wesley [BWV 63/1,7], Vincent van Ballegooien [BWV 63/1,7], Peter Frankenberg [BWV 63/3,6], Ofer Frenkel [BWV 63/6], Kristin Linde [BWV 63/6]; ; Natural Trumpets: Susan Williams, William Wroth, Geerten Rooze, David Kjar; Timpani: Frank Aarnink; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 63/3], Stephen Taylor [BWV 63/4]

Brilliant Classics 99377
Brilliant Classics

Mar-Apr 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:14
MP3 / TT: 408:33

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:
CD: Cantatas BWV 195, BWV 1, BWV 63 [71:52]
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J.S. Bach: Leipziger Weihnachtskantaten · Cantates de Noël à Leipzig (Cantatas BWV 63, 91, 121, 133; Magnifical BWV 243a) [C-15]
Bach: Magnificat - The Two Magnificats & Cantatas (BWV 63, 243a; BWV 243, 80; BWV 8, 125, 138) [B-9]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [27:16]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Sebastian Noack
Choir: Sopranos: Edwige Cardoen, Goedele Debelder, Cécile Kempenaers, Lut Van de Velde, Dominique Verkinderen, Anne-Kristin Zschunke; Altos: Beat Duddeck, Cécile Pilorger, Martin van der Zeijst, Mieke Wouters; Tenors: Gerhard Hölzle, Markus Schuck, Warren Trevelyan-Jones, Koen van Stade; Basses: Pieter Coene, Christophe Sam, Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Robert van der Vinne
Orchestra: Concert-master: Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch; Violins 1: Michiyo Kondo, Thérèse Kipfer, Andreas Preuss; Violins 2: Adrian Chamorro, Paul Lindenaur, Corrado Masoni, Sebatian van Vucht; Violas: Zbigniew Pilch, Hiltrud Hampe, Annette Geiger; Violoncellos: Ageet Zweistra, Hermen Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Myiram Shalinsky; Organ: Herman Stinders; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato, Ann Valancker; Bassoon: Philippe Miquen; Trumpets: Guy Ferber, Pascal Geay, René Maze, Fafael Vosseler; Timpani: Peppi Wiersma

Harmonia Mundi France 901781.82
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Harmonia Mundi France HML-5908360-62

Dec 2002

2-CD / TT: 117:21
MP3 [CD-1]: 55:57
3-CD / TT: 173:29

Recorded at Arsenal de Metz, France.
Artistic Director: Andreas Neubronner / Tritonus; Sound Engineer: Markus Heiland.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [27:31] || Complete Cantata [27:33]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:24] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [2:32] + Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [6:58] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [0:54] + Mvt. 5: Aria - Duet [A, T] [3:46] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] [1:07] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [6:52] || Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:40] | Mvt. 3: Aria - Duet [S, B] [7:09] | Mvt. 7: Chorus [6:52]
See: Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig – conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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Music Download CD-1: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
2-SACD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
3-CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

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Marshall University Chamber Choir [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 63 []

David Castleberry; Albert Zabel

Marshall University Chamber Choir / Chamber Orchestra

Soloists: unknown

Marshall University: Department of Music

Nov 23, 2003

CD / TT:

Recorded at Smith Recital Hall, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 53843882)

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Vivaldi - Bach - Händel [C-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [29:13]

Michaela Prentl

SebastiansChor München / Barockorchester La Banda

Soprano: Susanne von Sicherer; Alto: Stefanie Früh; Tenor: Wolfgang Frisch; Bass: Thomas Hamberger
SCM: Sopranos: Elisabeth Born, lmke Horh, Silke Gralllath, Birgit Greetfield-Nar, Ursula Huber, Angelika Jung, Doris Kuhn, Monika Michel-Wendel, Sieglinde Müller, Lilo Oberle, Ruth Orsan, Maria Pott, Katja Sauermann, Susanne Schmerda, Petra Seifert, Silvia Staller, Dorothea Voss; Altos: Stephanie Artus, Juliane Bungartz, Karin Endrizzi, Ulla Holnaicher, Stefanie Kramer, Gudrun Limpert-Deser, Katharina Mejstrik, Iris Müller, Daniela Röder, Dagmar Rose, Monika Rose, Iris Sahella, Doris Sagawe, Barbara Suppan; Tenors: Norbert Breitsamter, Jens Franke, Christian Mutzel, Manuel Rose, Matthias Rose, Christoph Tietz; Basses: Helmut Bayerer, Claus Deser, Mark Harms, Georg Hoever, Marcus Müller, Reinhold Nar, Matthias Privler, Martin Wendel
BOLB: Concert-master: Pieter Affourtit; Violins 1: Rathel Harris, Angela Pastor, Elisabeth Einsiedler; Violins 2: Günther Luderer, Claudia Schwamm, Brigitte Mitterer; Violas: Heinz Schwamm, Ulrike von Sybel-Erpf; Violoncello Continuo: Kristin Dom; Violoncello: Michael Rupprecht; Violone: Claus Körfer; Organ: Michael Eberth; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg, Christine Allanic, Till Neumann; Bassoon: Petra Braun; Trumpets: Patrick Henrichs, Peter Hasel, Christian Gruber, Andrea Christoph; Timpani: Martin Homann

Chorgemeinschaft St. Sebastian CD-19

Dec 3, 2006

2-CD / TT: 98:37

Recorded live at St. Sebastian, München-Schwabig, Bavaria, Germany.
Recording & Editing: Sebastian Goossens; Cut & Editing: Daniela Röder; Producer: Marcus Müller.
Buy this album at:
CD: Chorgemeinschaft St. Sebastian

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J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 63 "Christen, ätzet diesen Tag" [D-20]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt II - Das Bach-Jahr 2008
Bachkantaten N°4 (BWV 78, 54, 63)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [26:52]

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Iso Camartin

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Eva Oltiványi; Counter-tenor: Jan Börner; Tenor: Julius Pfeifer; Bass: Markus Volpert
Choir: Sopranos: Susanne Frei, Mami Irisawa, Jennifer Rudin, Noëmi Tran-Rediger; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Olivia Heiniger, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Manuel Gerber, Walter Siegel, Marcel Fässler; Bass: Fabrice Hayoz, Philippe Rayot, Oliver Rudin
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann [Leader], Martin Korrodi, Anais Chen, Sylvia Gmür, Christoph Rudolf, Ildiko Sajgo; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Trumpets: Patrick Henrichs, Peter Hasel, Klaus Pfeiffer, Michael Bühler; Timpani: Martin Homann; Oboes: Luise Baumgartl, Esther Fluor, Hanna Geisel; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen A496
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen A912
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Dec 19, 2008

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:
CD / TT: 60:45
MP3 / TT: 60:37

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland, in the frame of J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Cantata Series.
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 & Production: Sound Engineers: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Aria - Duet [A, T] [3:55]
Buy this album at:
DVD (2009): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
11-DVD (2009): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
CD (2012): J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de || Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de || ArkivMusic
Music Download (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

 
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Corelli, Vivaldi, Bach. Orchestre Divino Sospiro. E. Onofri, direc. Lisbonne [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 63: Mvts. 1 & 7 [5:03] (from a complete performance)

Enrico Onofri (Director)

Grupo Vocal Officium (Director: Pedro Teixeira) / Orquestra Divino Sospiro

Soprano: Raquel Alão; Mezzo-soprano: Romina Basso; Tenor: Marco Alves dos Santos; Bass: Hugo Oliveira
Steve Mason, António Quítalo, David Burt (Baroque Trumpets)

Mezzo Channel

Dec 2008

Video / TT: 69:44

Recorded & filmed at Centre Culturel de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal.
Director: José sacramento.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Mvt. 1: Chorus [2:01] | Mvt. 1: Chorus [2:00] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [3:03]

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La Cantata BWV 63 di J.S. Bach (Cantata BWV 63 a Treviglio) [C-2]

 

Chorus Christen aetzet diesen Tag! (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 63 [5:45] (from a complete performance)

Massimo Grechi

Ensemble Magnificat (Choir and Orchestra - on original instruments)

Soloists: Soprano: Maris Agazzi; Contralto: Elena Carzaniga; Tenor: Krystian Krzeszowiak; Bass: Gianluca Buratto.
Violin: Enrico Casazza; Cello: Marcello Scandelli

YouTube

Jan 17, 2009

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Chiesa di San Pietro, Treviglio, Bergano, Italy.
The complete concert has probably been released on DVD/CD by Concerto Music Media.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:45]

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Cantata BWV 63, "Christen, ätzet diesen Tag" (Sounds of the Season 2009) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 63: Mvts. 1 & 7 [14:07] (from a complete performance)

Gerald Blanchard

Kellogg Community College Choirs Union; Guest ensemble: Ars Voce (Director: Mark Wells)

Soloists: Soprano: Betty Picard; Mezzo-soprano: Elinor Marsh; Tenor: Mark Wells; Bass: John Hummel
Nancy Brown (Organ)

YouTube

Dec 5, 2009

Video / TT:

Recorded at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Coldwater, Michigan, USA.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:54] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [8:13]

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Vaughan Williams: The First Nowell; Bach: Cantata 63; Mendelssohn: Vom Himmel hoch [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 63 [27:39]

Vladimir Jurowski

London Philharmonioc Choir (Chorus Master: Neville Creed) / London Philharmonic Orchestra (Guest Leader: Margaret Faultless)

Soprano: Lisa Milne; Mezzo-soprano: Ruxandra Donose; Tenor: Andrew Staples; Baritone: Christopher Maltman

LPO LPO-0050
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Dec 5, 2009

CD / TT: 69:45
MP3 / TT: 68:44

Recorded live at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London, England.
Producer: Andrew Walton (K&K Productions); Engineer: Andrew Lang (K&K Productions);
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Bach: Magnificat Live [C-3]

Cantata BWV 63 []

Hans-Christoph Rademann

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano: Sunhae Im; Alto: Gerhild Romberger; Tenor: Thomas Michael Allen; Bass: Roderick Williams

Rapidshare

Dec 9, 2009

CD / TT:

Live concert broadcasted from le Théatre des Champs Élysées, Paris, France.
France-Musique/ Freecorder 4/ mp3DirectCut/ Just The Music For You (bitrate is 128 kbps, infos in French included)
Download from Rapidshare: CD

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Bachkantaten in der Predigerkirche: BWV 91 Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; BWV 63 Christen, ätzet diesen Tag

 

Cantata BWV 63: Mvt. 7 [6:10] (from a complete performance)

Dagmar Hoffmann-Axthelm

(OVPP - No Choir) / Instrumental ensemble

Soprano: Miriam Feuersinger; Alto: Markus Forster; Tenor: Karl-Heinz Brandt; Bass: Stefan Zenkl
Oboes: Randall Cook, Carole Wiesmann, Manuel Gerber; Bassoon: Donna Agrell; Trumpets: Jean-François Madeuf, Mike Diprose, Rainier Chetelat, Markus Bauer; Timpani: Thomas Holzinger; Horns: Jean- François Madeuf, Mike Diprose; Violins: Regula Keller, Fanny Pestalozzi; Viola: Katharina Bopp; Violoncello: Ute Petersilge; Violone: Armin Bereuter; Harpsichord: Magdalena Hasibeder; Organ: Jörg-Andreas Bötticher

YouTube

Dec 13, 2009

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Predigerkirche, Basel, Switzerland, in the frame of Bachkantaten in der Predigerkirche.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Mvt. 7: Chorus [6:10]

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Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 2: Weinchnacten · Christmas (Cantatas BWV 63, 110, 190)

 

Cantata BWV 63 [27:18]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Friedrich Praetorius (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Alto: Stefan Kahle (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Matthias Weichert

Rondeau Production ROP-4043

Jan 28-29, 2011

CD / TT: 74:18

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, in the frame of Thomaskirche Leipzig: Church Services, Motets & Concerts.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Complete Cantata [27:19]
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J.S. Bach: In Tempore Nativitatis - Weihnachten Kantaten · Christmas Cantatas · Cantates de Noël BWV 110, 151, 63 [C-12]

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [26:47]

Philippe Pierlot

(OVPP - No Choir) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Maria Keohane; Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Julian Prégardien; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Violins: Sophie Gent, Annelies Decock, Sandrine Dupé, Maia Silberstein, Tuomo Suni, Gabriel Grosbard, Blanka Eberhardt; Violas: Michiyo Kondo, Mika Akiha; Violoncello: Rainer Zipperling; Double-bass: Richard Myron; Flutes: Marc Hantaï, Yifen Chen; Oboes: Jean-Marc Philippe, Vincent Blanchard, Rodrigo Gutierrez; Trumpets: Lisa Goldberg, basson Guy Ferber, Krisztian Kovats, Emmanuel Alemany, Pierre-Louis Marques; Timpani: Thomas Holzinger; Harpsichord: François Guerrier; Organ: Francis Jacob

Mirare MIR-243
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Nov 2012

CD / TT: 67:39
MP3 / TT: 67:45

Recorded at Église de Beaufays, Belgium.
Recording: Aline Blondiau & Grégory Beaufays; Digital Editing: Philippe Pierlot & Grégory Beaufays; Concept & Artistic Direction: René Martin, François-René Martin & Christian Meyrignac.
Buy this album at:
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Knabenchor Hannover: Christmas With Johann Sebastian Bach (Cantatas BWV 61, 63, 248/1) [C-2]

 

16:20-45:17: Cantata BWV 63 [28:57]

Jörg Breiding

Knabenchor Hannover / Barockorchester L'Arco

Soprano: Antonia Bourvé; Alto: Claudia Erdmann; 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]
DVD: Cantatas BWV 61, BWV 63, BWV 248/1 [HD: 74:08]
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Bach: Magnificat; Christmas Cantata 63 (Reconstruction of Bach's first Christmas Vespers in Leipzig) [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 63 [28:12]

John Butt (Director, Organ & Harpsichord)

Dunedin Consort & Players

Dunedin Consort: Concertists: Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Alto: Clare Wilkinson; Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Matthew Brook
Ripienists: Soprano: Julia Doyle; Alto: Katie Schofield; Tenor: Malcolm Bennett; Bass: Dominic Barberi
Orchestra: Violins 1: Cecilia Bernardini, Sarah Bevan Baker; Violin 2: Huw Daniel, Sijie Chen; Viola: Alfonso Leal del Ojo; Cello: Sarah McMahon; Violone: Bill Hunt; Oboes: Alex Bellamy, Frances Norbury, Leo Duarte; Bassoon: Peter Whelan; Recorders: Pamela 'I'horby, Frances Norbury; Trumpets: Paul Sharp, Simon Munday, Michael Harrison, Brendan Musk; Timpani: Alan Emslie; Organ: Greyfriars Kirk (Peter Collins, 1990): choral accompaniments: Stephen Farr [continuo, improvised chorale accompaniments]; Keyboard Technician: David Wright
Orchestra Pitch: a' = 392Hz (temperament: Werkmeister III)

Linn Records CKD-469
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Jul 27-31, 2014

SACD / TT: 78 min
MP3 / TT: 78:08

Recorded at Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Produced and recorded by: Philip Hobbs; Assistant engineering by: Robert Cammidge; Post-production by: Julia Thomas; Performing Editions: Carus-Verlag (cantata), Language Coach: Margarethe Macpherson.
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SACD (2015): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

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Kerstcantates van J.S. Bach (BWV 57, 63) [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 63: Mvts. 1-3 & 7 [24:35] (from a complete performance)

Arjan van Baest

Koor en orkest van de Stichting Bachcantates Tiburg

Soprano: Tineke Roseboom; Alto: Daniëlla Buijck; Tenor: Jeljer te Wies; Bass: Jonathon Adams
Ad van Sleuwen (Organ)

YouTube

Dec 14, 2014

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Heikese Kerk, Tilburg, the Netherlands, in the frame of Stichting Bachcantates Tilburg.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 63: Mvts. 1-3 & 7 [24:35]

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 1999 - December 2015)
Thanks to contributors: Anandgyan (December 2009), Henri Dété (October 2003), Dan Dews (February 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012, April 2012), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (October-November 2011), Claude Role (November 2013), David Sherr (November 2004)

Cantata BWV 63: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
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