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Johann Christoph Bach
Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb

German Title

Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb

English Title

Though the righteous man die too soon

French Title

Même si le juste meurt trop têt

Event

 

Composed

Composed by Johann Christoph Bach, 1676
Performed by J.S. Bach in Leipzig c1743-1746

Text

 

German Text | Translations: English-3

Scoring

Soloists: SATTB Chorus
Orchestra: continuo

Score

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BGA: | NBA: | BC: | First Published:

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Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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Complete Recordings

1

Motetten der Bachfamilie [P-1]

 

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb []

Wolfram Wehnert

Marburger Bachchor, Marburger Kammerchor

-

Intercord 120876

1981 or earlier

LP / TT:

 

2

Motetten & Kantaten der Bach Familie [P-1]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [4:34]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Ricercar 210

Dec 1982

2-CD / TT: 138:34

Recorded at Karmelietenkerk, Gent, Belgium.
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3

Motets by the Bach Dynasty - A Bach dinasztia motettái [V-1]

 

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [4:51]

Salamon Kamp

Debreceni Kodály Kórus / Debrecen Bach Collegium

Dezsõ Karasszon (Organ)

Hungaroton 31549

1992

CD / TT: 74:02

Recorded at the assembly hall of Déri Museum, Debrecen, Hungary.
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4

Choral Masterworks of Pachelbel, J.C. Bach, J.M. Bach [P-1]


J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [4:21]

Konrad Junghänel

Cantus Cölln

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Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77305

Jan 28-30, 1993

CD / TT: 63:49

Recorded at Kirche St. Osdag, Mandelslo, Germany.
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5

Motets of the Bach Family [P-1]
Bach Family Motets

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [5:09]

Timothy Brown

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Helen Gough (Bass Viol); Keri Dexter (Organ); Liz Kenny (Theorbo)

Columns 555015
Columns Classics 290236
Regis

Apr 20-21, 1995

CD / TT: 53:52 / 53:46

Recorded at St Bartholemew's Church, Orford, Suffolk, England.
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6

De Johann - A Johann Sebastian Bach: Motets [C-1]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [4:10]

Françoise Lasserre

Akademia - Ensemble Vocal Regional de Champagne-Ardenne / La Fenice

Sopranos: Sylvie Bonnet, Nathalie Marec, Marie-Clotilde Mœs, Edwige Parat, Brigitte Pelote, Marie-Thérèse Klaus-Winter; Altos: Patrick Van Goethem, Christophe Laporte; Tenors: Jean-Luc Baudin, Erik Gruchet, Hugues Primard; Basses: Philippe Roche, Eric Guillermin, Paul Willenbrock

Pierre Verany 797111

Jul 7-11, 1997

CD / TT:

Recorded at Temple Saint-Jean, Paris, France.
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7

Chorwerke der Bach-Familie

 

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb []

Michiels

Koorprojectrotterdam

Midchiel im Preisvergleich

Erasmus (7

1999 [released]

CD / TT:

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8

Heritage, Vol. 4: German [V-2]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [4:55]

Larry L. Fleming

National Lutheran Choir

-

NLCA 152

2001 [released]

CD / TT: 58:59

 

9

Das Alt-Bachische Archiv [V-3]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [4:36]

Konrad Junghänel

Cantus Cölln / Concerto Palatino (Director & Cornett: Bruce Dickey)

Sopranos: Susanne Rydén, Monika Mauch, Hedwig Westhoff-Düppmann; Altos: Elisabeth Popien, Henning Voss; Tenors: Hans Jörg Mammel, Wilfried Jochens, Henning Kaiser; Basses: Stephan Schreckenberger, Wolf-Matthias Friedrich, Sebastian Noack

ORF 317
Harmonia Mundi 901783/84

Feb 2002

2-CD / TT: 150:55

Recorded at Protestantischie Kirche St. Osdag, Neustadt-Mandelsloh, Germany.
See: Das Alt-Bachische Arciv - performed by Cantus Cölln
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10

Schütz: Johannes-Passion; Theile: Matthäus-Passion [P-1]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb [6:15]

Otto Kargl

Cappella Nova Graz / Private Musicke

Tenor: Johannes Chum

ORF 361

May 2002

2-CD / TT: 139:08

Recorded at Pfarrkirche Maria Hilf, Graz, Austria.
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11

Motetten der Bach-Familie · Motets of the Bach Family [A-6]

J. Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb []

Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden

Tölzer Knabenchor

Mark Nordstrand (Organ); Niklas Trüstedt (Violone)

Capriccio C5060

2008

CD / TT:

 

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (December 2008 - June 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Rocío Sánchez (October 2010)

Johann Christoph Bach: Short Biography | Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159 | Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163 | Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb

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