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Cantata BWV 99
Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan [II]

Ref.

BWV 99

German Title

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan [II]

English Title

What God does, that is done well (by Francis Browne)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 15th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 5: 25 - 6: 10; Gospel: Matthew 6: 23-34
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 15th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: September 17, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Samuel Rodigast (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Spanish-5 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: horn, transverse flute, oboe d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.58 MB] | Score BGA [2.18 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 647 (BWV 99: Mvts.) | D LEb Thomana 99 (BWV 99: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

References

BGA: XXII | NBA: I/22 | BC: A 133 | Zwang: K 87 | First Published: BG, 1875 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek (inc.) | Provenance

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 8, 2002; Week of August 27, 2006; Week of February 19, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
Bach Edition Vol. 8&9 - Cantatas Vol. 3&4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 25 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
W. Walton: The Wise Virgins, suite from the ballet (arranged music of J.S. Bach)

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 6: BWV 99, BWV 8, BWV 55 [D-6]

 
 

Cantata BWV 99 [19:16]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Soprano: Nobuko Gamo-Yamamoto; Alto: Hildegard Laurich; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer; Bass: Klaus Lorenz; Werner Richter (Flute); Fred Schweinfurter (Oboe d’amore); Kurt Arzberger (Horn); Ruth Hellmann (Violin); Ulf Klausenitzer (Violin); Heinz Moster (Viola); Werner Taube (Continuo-Cello); Willibald Bibo (Organ)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 200002

Late 1960’s ? (P 2000)

CD / TT: 56:09

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 25 - BWV 99-102
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 5 - BWV 79-99
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 30 - BWV 97-99

 
 

Cantata BWV 99 [18:14 / 18:15]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Wilhelm Wiedl (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Telefunken 6.35443
Teldec 8.35443 ZL & 242 584-2
Teldec 4509-91759-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81180-2
Warner Classics 8573-81180-5

Apr 22-23 1977

2-LP / TT: 88 min
2-CD / TT: 87:50
6-CD / TT: / 377:04
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 59:44
CD / TT: 59:44

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 51
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 31

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass: John Bröcheler

Hänssler

Feb, Oct 1979

TT: 16:52

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: Oct-Nov 1979. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Actus Tragicus [C-3]

Joshua Rifkin

(OVPP - No Choir) / The Bach Ensemble

Soprano: Julianne Baird; Counter-tenor: Allan Fast; Tenor: Frank Kelley; Bass: Jan Opalach

Decca

Mar-Apr 1988

TT: 17:22

Recorded at Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA, USA.
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5

J.S. Bach: Cantatas "Jesu, der du meine Seele" BWV 78 & "Was Gott tut, dass ist wohlgetan" BWV 99 [C-2]

Jacques Vanherenthals

Chapelle des Minimes

Soprano: Hildegard Van Overstraeten; Contralto: Rita De Plancke; Tenor: Ivan Goosens; Bass: Patrick Ringal-Daxhelet

La Chapelle des Minimes

Sep 1995

TT: 17:19

Recorded live at the Church of Minimes, Brussels, Belgium.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 8 - Cantatas Vol. 3

 
 

Cantata BWV 99 [17:13]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99367

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 291:42

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 

Cantata BWV 99 [17:48]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 8573-85842-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211

Mar 2000

3-CD / TT: 201:13

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 8: Bremen / Santiago
For the 15th Sunday after Trinity
For the 16th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 99 [16:43]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 104

Sep 28, 2000

2-CD / TT: 145:04

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Germany.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 25 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 78, 99, 114

 
 

Cantata BWV 99 [17:33]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1361

Feb 14-17, 2003

CD / TT: 62:57

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 25 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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10

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 12

Cantata BWV 99 [17:46] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Masayuki Hashimoto

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Masatoshi Sasaki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 12

May 9, 2004

CD / TT: 53:37

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: Kantatáest [C-14]

 

Cantata BWV 99 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Kamaraszimfónikusok)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: István Kovács; Borbála Dobozy (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 10, 2007

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 18th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

12

Pachelbel and Bach: Canons and cantatas [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 99 []

-

(OVPP - No Choir) / The Bach Players

Soprano: Rachel Elliott; Alto: Sally Bruce-Payne; Tenor: Nicholas Mulroy; Bass: Matthew Brook
Marion Moonen (Flute); James Eastaway (Oboe); Alastair Mitchell (Bassoon); Nicolette Moonen (Violin/Director); Rachel Isserlis & Stephen Pedder (Violin); Rachel Stott (Viola); Piroska Baranyay (Cello); Silas Wollston (Organ/Harpsichord)

Hyphen Press Music HMP-005

Nov 21-23, 2011

2-CD / TT: 109:42

Recorded at St Michael’s, Highgate, London, England.
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13

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 99 “Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan” [D-60]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St.Gallen "Bach erlebt" VI - Das Bach-Jahr 2012 [B-6]

 
 

Cantata BWV 99 []

Conductor, harpsichord: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Barbara Neymeyr

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Julia Neumann; Alto: Claude Eichenberger; Tenor: Johannes Kaleschke; Bass: Fabrice Hayoz
Choir: Sopranos: Mirjam Berli, Olivia Fündeling, Guro Hjemli, Noëmi Sohn, Noëmi Tran-Rediger; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Damaris Nussbaumer, Alexandra Rawohl, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Clemens Flämig, Manuel Gerber, Raphael Höhn; Basses: Fabrice Hayoz, Valentin Parli, William Wood
Orchestra: Violin: Renate Steinmann, Dorothee Mühleisen, Christine Baumann, Sabine Hochstrasser, Martin Korrodi, Fanny Tschanz; Viola: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein, Claire Pottinger; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Corno: Olivier Picon; Flauto traverso: Claire Genewein; Oboe d'amore: Kerstin Kramp; Organ: Nicola Cumer

Gallus Media 151
Gallus Media 155

Sep 14, 2012

DVD / TT:
10-DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland. Recording and production; Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2002 - April 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012, April 2012), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001)

Cantata BWV 99: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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