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SDG Cantatafinder



The Cantatafinder provides a fan-made database that covers Johann Sebastian Bach’s surviving church cantatas performed and recorded under the direction of Sir John Eliot Gardiner.

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Forthcoming liturgical event: 18th Sunday after Trinity
Associated works: BWV 96, 169

Your query returned 48 results:

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 1 Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
OccasionFeast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, tenore, basso
Instrumentscorno I, corno II, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 25 March 1725
This recordingWalpole St Peter's Church (Norfolk) live recording, 26 March 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Malin Hartelius, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 118, disk 2, track(s) 12 13 14 15 16 17

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 9 Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
Occasion6th Sunday after Trinity
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsviolino I, violino II, viola, flauto traverso, oboe d'amore, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, presumably between 1724 and 1735
This recordingAnsbach, St Gumbertus live recording, 30 July 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, Michael Chance, James Gilchrist, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 156, disk 1, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 10 Meine Seel erhebt den Herren
OccasionVisitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 02 July 1724
This recordingParis, Basilique Saint-Denis live recording, 2nd or 3d July 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Lisa Larsson, Daniel Taylor, James Gilchrist, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 165, disk 2, track(s) 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 11 Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen
OccasionAscension Day
Genreoratorio
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I (D), tromba II (D), tromba III (D), timpani, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably 19 May 1735
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, October 1993
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 128 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 16 Herr Gott, dich loben wir
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentscorno da caccia (C), oboe I, oboe II, oboe da caccia, violino I, violino II, viola, violetta, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 01 January 1726
This recordingLondon, St. Giles Cripplegate, December 1998
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Derek Lee Ragin, Julian Podger, Gotthold Schwarz, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 98 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 12 13 14 15 16 17

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 16 Herr Gott, dich loben wir
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentscorno da caccia (C), oboe I, oboe II, oboe da caccia, violino I, violino II, viola, violetta, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 01 January 1726
This recordingBerlin, Gethsemanekirche live recording, 1 January 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Charles Humphries, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 150, disk 1, track(s) 14 15 16 17 18 19

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 19 Es erhub sich ein Streit (Johann Sebastian Bach)
OccasionMichaelmas Day
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, oboe da caccia, oboe d'amore, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 29 September 1726
This recordingBremen, Unser Lieben Frauen live recording, 29 September 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Malin Hartelius, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 124, disk 2, track(s) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 37 Wer da gläubet und getauft wird
OccasionAscension Day
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsoboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 18 May 1724
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, October 1993
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 128 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 17 18 19 20 21 22

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 41 Jesu, nun sei gepreiset
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, violino I, violino II, violoncello piccolo, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 01 January 1725
This recordingBerlin, Gethsemanekirche, 1 January 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Ruth Holton, Charles Humphries, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 150, disk 1, track(s) 8 9 10 11 12 13

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 43 Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen
OccasionAscension Day
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I (C), tromba II (C), tromba III (C), timpani, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 30 May 1726
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, October 1993
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 128 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 50 Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft
OccasionMichaelmas Day
Genresacred cantata, motet
Choireight-part
Solo voicenone (pure choral cantata)
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpanie, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 1725-1744?
This recordingBremen, Unser Lieben Frauen live recording, 29 September 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 124, disk 2, track(s) 1

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 57 Selig ist der Mann
OccasionSt. Stephen's Day (26 December)
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part (final chorale only)
Solo voicesoprano, basso
Instrumentsoboe I, oboe II, oboe da caccia, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 26 December 1725
This recordingNew York, St. Bartholomew’s live recording, 27 December 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 127, disk [one disk only], track(s) 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 65 Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen
OccasionFeast of Epiphany
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicetenore, basso
Instrumentscorno I, corno II, flauto traverso I, traverso II, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 06 January 1724
This recordingLeipzig, Nikolaikirche live recording, 6 January 2000
PerformersJames Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 174, disk 1, track(s) 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 66 Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen
Occasion2nd Day of Easter
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba (D), oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, fagotto, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 26 March 1731; underlying secular cantata: Köthen, 1718
This recordingLondon, St. John's, 05 and 06 April 1999
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Michael Chance, Mark Padmore, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 66 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 7 8 9 10 11 12

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 70 Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!
Occasion26th Sunday after Trinity
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba (clarino?), oboe, fagotto (obligato?), violoncello (obligato?), violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 21 November 1723 (final version); original version: Weimar, 1716
This recordingLüneburg, Michaeliskirche live recording, 10 December 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Brigitte Geller, Michael Chance, Jan Kobow, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 162, disk 2, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 79 Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild
OccasionFeast of Reformation
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, basso
Instrumentscorno I, corno II, timpani, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st Performanceprobably Leipzig, 31 October 1725
This recordingWittenberg, Schlosskirche live recording, 31 October 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, William Towers, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 110, disk 2, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
OccasionFeast of Reformation (Weimar original version BWV 80a "Alles, was von Gott geboren": Oculi)
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore, oboe da caccia, violino I, violino II, viola, violoncello e cembalo, violone et organo
1st Performanceoriginal version: Weimar, 1715; last version probably Leipzig, after 1739
This recordingWittenberg, Schlosskirche live recording, 31 October 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, William Towers, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 110, disk 2, track(s) 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 106 Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit
Occasionfuneral service
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto dolce I, flauto dolce II, viola da gamba I, viola da gamba II, basso continuo
1st PerformanceMühlhausen, 1707 or 1708
This recordingLondon, St. John's, September 1989
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 106 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 1 2 3 4

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 123 Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen
OccasionFeast of Epiphany
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 06 January 1725
This recordingLeipzig, Nikolaikirche live recording, 6 January 2000
PerformersSally Bruce-Payne, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 174, disk 1, track(s) 18 19 20 21 22 23

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 124 Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht
Occasion1st Sunday after Epiphany
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentscorno, oboe d'amore, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 07 January 1725
This recordingHamburg, St. Jacobi live recording, 9 January 2000
PerformersClaron McFadden, Michael Chance, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 174, disk 2, track(s) 9 10 11 12 13 14

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 130 Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir
OccasionMichaelmas Day
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, flauto traverso, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 29 September 1724
This recordingBremen, Unser Lieben Frauen live recording, 29 September 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Malin Hartelius, Richard Wyn Roberts, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 124, disk 2, track(s) 2 3 4 5 6 7

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 132 Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn!
Occasion4th Sunday in Advent
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part (final chorale only)
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsoboe, fagotto, violoncello, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceWeimar, 1715
This recordingLüneburg, Michaeliskirche live recording, 10 December 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Brigitte Geller, Michael Chance, Jan Kobow, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 162, disk 2, track(s) 12 13 14 15 16 17

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 143 Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele II (Bach is not confirmed to be the composer)
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, tenore, basso
Instrumentscorno da caccia I, corno da caccia II, corno da caccia III, timpani, fagotto, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st Performanceprobably Weimar between 1708 and 1714
This recordingBerlin, Gethsemanekirche, 1 January 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Ruth Holton, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 150, disk 1, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 147 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
OccasionVisitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba (C), oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 02 July 1723 (of the lost original version 147a: Weimar, 1716)
This recordingFontmell Magna, St. Andrew’s Church, March 1990
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Ruth Holton, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 140 + BWV 147, disk [one disk only], track(s) 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 147 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
OccasionVisitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba (C), oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 02 July 1723 (of the lost original version 147a: Weimar, 1716)
This recordingLüneburg, Michaeliskirche live recording, 10 December 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Brigitte Geller, Michael Chance, Jan Kobow, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 162, disk 2, track(s) 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 149 Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg
OccasionMichaelmas Day
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, fagotto, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 1728 or 29
This recordingBremen, Unser Lieben Frauen live recording, 29 September 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Malin Hartelius, Richard Wyn Roberts, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 124, disk 2, track(s) 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 153 Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part (limited to No. 1, 5 and 9 chorales)
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsviolino I, violino II, viola, organo obligato, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 02 January 1724
This recordingBerlin, Gethsemanekirche, 2 January 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Ruth Holton, Sally Bruce-Payne, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 150, disk 2, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 154 Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren
Occasion1st Sunday after Epiphany
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part (No. 3 and 8 chorales only)
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsoboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 09 January 1724
This recordingHamburg, St. Jacobi live recording, 9 January 2000
PerformersMichael Chance, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 174, disk 2, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 170 Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust
Occasion6th Sunday after Trinity
Genresacred cantata, solo cantata
Choirsolo only
Solo voicealto
Instrumentsoboe d'amore, organo obligato, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 28 July 1726
This recordingAnsbach, St Gumbertus live recording, 30 July 2000
PerformersMichael Chance, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 156, disk 1, track(s) 8 9 10 11 12

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 171 Gott, wie dein Name, so ist auch dein Ruhm
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 01 Januar 1729 or later; the final chorale is taken from BWV 41 using different words; the opening chorus re-appears in BWV 232; movement 4 is based on BWV 205, movement 9
This recordingBerlin, Gethsemanekirche, 1 January 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Ruth Holton, Lucy Ballard, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 150, disk 1, track(s) 20 21 22 23 24 25

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 182 Himmelskönig, sei willkommen
OccasionPalmarum
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto dolce, violino I, violino II, viola I, viola II, basso continuo
1st PerformanceWeimar, 25 March 1714
This recordingWalpole St Peter's Church (Norfolk) live recording, 26 March 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nathalie Stutzmann, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Catherine Latham, Maya Homburger, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 118, disk 2, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 182 Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (No. 1 and 2 only)
OccasionPalmarum
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto dolce, violino I, violino II, viola I, viola II, basso continuo
1st PerformanceWeimar, 25 March 1714
This recordingWalpole St Peter's Church (Norfolk) live recording, 26 March 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Catherine Latham, Maya Homburger, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 114, disk [one disk only], track(s) 2 and 3

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 190 Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (cantata fragment reconstructed by the performers of this recording)
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, oboe d'amore; fagotto, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 01 January 1724
This recordingNew York, St. Bartholomew’s live recording, 31 December 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Daniel Taylor, James Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Katherine McGillivray, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 137, disk [one disk only], track(s) 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 190 Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (cantata fragment reconstructed by the performers of this recording; in this release: No. 5 only)
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicealto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II, oboe III, oboe d'amore; fagotto, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 01 January 1724
This recordingNew York, St. Bartholomew’s live recording, 31 December 2000
PerformersJames Gilchrist, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Katherine McGillivray, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 114, disk [one disk only], track(s) 8

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 192 Nun danket alle Gott (incomplete)
Occasionunspecified, possibly Feast of Reformation
Genresacred cantata, chorale cantata
Choirfour-part (tenor part is lost)
Solo voicesoprano, basso
Instrumentsflauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st Performancepossibly Leipzig, on Reformation Day 1730
This recordingWittenberg, Schlosskirche live recording, 31 October 2000
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Joanne Lunn, Peter Harvey, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumSDG 110, disk 2, track(s) 7 8 9

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 198 Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl
Occasionfuneral ode for Christiane Eberhardine, Queen of Poland and Electress of Saxony
Genresecular cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe (d'amore) I, oboe (d'amore) II, violino I, violino II, viola, viola da gamba I, viola da gamba II, liuto I, liuto II, basso continuo (organo, cembalo)
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 15 October 1727
This recordingLondon, St. John's, September 1989
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 106 et al., disk [one disk only], track(s) 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 232 Messe in h-Moll
Occasion-
GenreMass
Choirfive-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, corno da caccia, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, fagotto I, fagotto II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceSanctus: Leipzig, 25 December 1724; completion / dispatch of the Missa (Kyrie and Gloria) to the Dresden court: Leipzig, 27 July 1733; remaining movements: Leipzig, between 1740 and 1750
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, February 1985
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Lynne Dawson, Jane Fairfield, Jean Knibbs, Patrizia Kwella, Carol Hall, Mary Nichols, Michael Chance, Patrick Collin, Ashley Stafford, Wynford Evans, Howard Milner, Andrew Murgatroyd, Richard Lloyd-Morgan, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 232 et al., disk 1, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 232 Messe in h-Moll
Occasion-
GenreMass
Choirfive-part
Solo voicesoprano I, sopranoo II, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba I, tromba II, tromba III, timpani, corno da caccia, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, fagotto I, fagotto II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceSanctus: Leipzig, 25 December 1724; completion / dispatch of the Missa (Kyrie and Gloria) to the Dresden court: Leipzig, 27 July 1733; remaining movements: Leipzig, between 1740 and 1750
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, February 1985
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Nancy Argenta, Lynne Dawson, Jane Fairfield, Jean Knibbs, Patrizia Kwella, Carol Hall, Mary Nichols, Michael Chance, Patrick Collin, Ashley Stafford, Wynford Evans, Howard Milner, Andrew Murgatroyd, Richard Lloyd-Morgan, Stephen Varcoe, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 232 et al., disk 2, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 243 Magnificat in Es-dur
OccasionFeast of the Visitation of the Virgin
Genreliturgical arrangement
Choirfive-part
Solo voicesoprano I, soprano II, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentstromba in Es I, tromba in Es II, tromba in Es III, timpani, oboe I, oboe II (flauto dolce I, flauto dolce II), violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo (+ fagotto)
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 25 December 1723
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Performers-
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ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 244 Matthäus-Passion
Occasionno record
Genreoratorio
Choireight-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, basso; complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), baritone (Jesus), soprano (Pilate’s wife), soprano (maids), alto (first witness), tenore (second witness), baritone (Pilate), baritone (high priest), basso (Judas)
Instrumentsflauto dolce I, flauto dolce II, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe , oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, viola da gamba, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between 1727 and 1729
This recordingSnape, The Maltings Concert Hall, April 1988
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Andreas Schmidt, Barbara Bonney, Ann Monoyios, Anne Sofie von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, Olaf Bär, Cornelius Hauptmann, Gill Ross, Ruth Holton, The London Oratory Junior Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 244, disk 1, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 244 Matthäus-Passion
Occasionno record
Genreoratorio
Choireight-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, basso; complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), baritone (Jesus), soprano (Pilate’s wife), soprano (maids), alto (first witness), tenore (second witness), baritone (Pilate), baritone (high priest), basso (Judas)
Instrumentsflauto dolce I, flauto dolce II, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe , oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, viola da gamba, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between 1727 and 1729
This recordingSnape, The Maltings Concert Hall, April 1988
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Andreas Schmidt, Barbara Bonney, Ann Monoyios, Anne Sofie von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, Olaf Bär, Cornelius Hauptmann, Gill Ross, Ruth Holton, The London Oratory Junior Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 244, disk 2, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 244 Matthäus-Passion
Occasionno record
Genreoratorio
Choireight-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, basso; complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), baritone (Jesus), soprano (Pilate’s wife), soprano (maids), alto (first witness), tenore (second witness), baritone (Pilate), baritone (high priest), basso (Judas)
Instrumentsflauto dolce I, flauto dolce II, flauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe , oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola, viola da gamba, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between 1727 and 1729
This recordingSnape, The Maltings Concert Hall, April 1988
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Andreas Schmidt, Barbara Bonney, Ann Monoyios, Anne Sofie von Otter, Michael Chance, Howard Crook, Olaf Bär, Cornelius Hauptmann, Gill Ross, Ruth Holton, The London Oratory Junior Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 244, disk 3, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 245 Johannes-Passion (1724)
Occasionno record
Genreoratorio
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola d'amore I, viola d'amore II, viola, viola da gamba, liuto (alternativ: organo, cembalo), basso continuo (violoncello, violone, fagotto)
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 07 April 1724
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, March 1986
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, Cornelius Hauptmann, Nancy Argenta, Ruth Holton, Michael Chance, Neill Archer, Rufus Müller, Gillian Ross, Andrew Murgatroyd, Nicolas Robertson, Simon Birchall, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 245, disk 1, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 245 Johannes-Passion (1724)
Occasionno record
Genreoratorio
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso
Instrumentsflauto traverso I, flauto traverso II, oboe I, oboe II, oboe d'amore, oboe da caccia I, oboe da caccia II, violino I, violino II, viola d'amore I, viola d'amore II, viola, viola da gamba, liuto (alternativ: organo, cembalo), basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, 07 April 1724
This recordingLondon, All Saints’ Church, March 1986
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Stephen Varcoe, Cornelius Hauptmann, Nancy Argenta, Ruth Holton, Michael Chance, Neill Archer, Rufus Müller, Gillian Ross, Andrew Murgatroyd, Nicolas Robertson, Simon Birchall, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 245, disk 2, track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 248 Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso; usually complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), soprano (Angel), soprano (Echo), Bariton (Herodes)
Instrumentscorno da caccia I (F), corno da caccia II (F), oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between First Advent and Christmas 1734
This recordingLondon, Abbey Road Studios, January 1987
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Ruth Holton, Katie Pringle, Olaf Bär, Nancy Argenta, Anne Sofie von Otter, Hans Peter Blochwitz, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 248, disk 2, track(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 248 Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
OccasionFeast of Epiphany
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso; usually complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), soprano (Angel), soprano (Echo), Bariton (Herodes)
Instrumentstromba I (D), tromba II (D), tromba III (D), timpani, oboe I, oboe II OR oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between First Advent and Christmas 1734
This recordingLondon, Abbey Road Studios, January 1987
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Ruth Holton, Katie Pringle, Olaf Bär, Nancy Argenta, Anne Sofie von Otter, Hans Peter Blochwitz, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumARCHIV BWV 248, disk 2, track(s) 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 248 Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben
OccasionNew Year's Day, Feast of the Circumcision
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso; usually complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), soprano (Angel), soprano (Echo), Bariton (Herodes)
Instrumentscorno da caccia I (F), corno da caccia II (F), oboe I, oboe II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between First Advent and Christmas 1734
This recordingWeimar, Herderkirche live recording, December 1999
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Claron McFadden, Bernarda Fink, Christoph Genz, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumEuroArts, disk 2 (DVD), track(s) all

ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach
TitleBWV 248 Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben
OccasionFeast of Epiphany
Genresacred cantata
Choirfour-part
Solo voicesoprano, alto, tenore, basso; usually complemented by: tenore (Evangelist), soprano (Angel), soprano (Echo), Bariton (Herodes)
Instrumentstromba I (D), tromba II (D), tromba III (D), timpani, oboe I, oboe II OR oboe d'amore I, oboe d'amore II, violino I, violino II, viola, basso continuo
1st PerformanceLeipzig, probably between First Advent and Christmas 1734
This recordingWeimar, Herderkirche live recording, December 1999
PerformersMonteverdi Choir, Claron McFadden, Bernarda Fink, Christoph Genz, Dietrich Henschel, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
AlbumEuroArts, disk 2 (DVD), track(s) all