℗ 2008 BIS Records
Released August 19, 2008
Duration 55m 45s
Record Label BIS
Catalogue No. BIS-SACD-1671
Genre Classical (Choral - Sacred)
 

J.S. Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 40: BWV 79, 137, 164, 168

Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki

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Lobe den Herren, den machtigen Konig der Ehren, BWV 137  
1.1
Lobe den Herren, den machtigen Konig der Ehren (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
3:06
1.2
Aria: Lobe den Herren, der alles so herrlich regieret (Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
3:13
1.3
Aria: Lobe den Herren, der kunstlich und fein dich bereitet (Bass, Soprano)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
3:01
1.4
Aria: Lobe den Herren, der deinen Stand sichtbar gesegnet (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
2:26
1.5
Chorale: Lobe den Herren, was in mir ist, lobe den Namen! (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
0:45
Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort, BWV 168  
1.6
Aria: Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
3:01
1.7
Recitative: Es ist nur fremdes Gut (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
1:50
1.8
Aria: Kapital und Interessen (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
3:07
1.9
Recitative: Jedoch, erschrocknes Herz (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
1:42
1.10
Aria: Herz, zerreiss des Mammons Kette (Soprano, Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
2:11
1.11
Chorale: Stark mich mit deinem Freudengeist (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
0:56
Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79  
1.12
Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
4:36
1.13
Aria: Gott ist unsre Sonn und Schild! (Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
2:47
1.14
Chorale: Nun danket alle Gott (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
2:03
1.15
Recitative: Gottlob, wir wissen den rechten Weg zur Seligkeit (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
0:58
1.16
Aria: Gott, ach Gott, verlass die Deinen (Soprano, Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
2:58
1.17
Chorale: Erhalt uns in der Wahrheit (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
0:41
Ihr, die ihr euch von Christo nennet, BWV 164  
1.18
Aria: Ihr, die ihr euch von Christo nennet (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
4:16
1.19
Recitative: Wir horen zwar, was selbst die Liebe spricht (Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
1:46
1.20
Aria: Nur durch Lieb und durch Erbarmen (Alto)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
4:17
1.21
Recitative: Ach, schmelze doch durch deinen Liebesstrahl (Tenor)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
1:29
1.22
Aria: Handen, die sich nicht verschliessen (Soprano, Bass)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
3:47
1.23
Chorale: Ertot uns, durch dein Gute (Chorus)
Johann Sebastian Bach; Yukari Nonoshita; Robin Blaze; Makoto Sakurada; Peter Kooij; Bach Collegium Japan Chorus; Bach Collegium Japan; Masaaki Suzuki
0:49
Digital Booklet
The four cantatas on this recording are dated 1725, a year during which Bach appears to have devoted himself less regularly than previously to the writing of cantatas. Whatever the reason might have been for this, the cantatas that he did compose are far from being routine affairs. Lobe den Herren (Praise to the Lord), BWV 137, is a case in point: in it Bach includes the original text of the famous hymn, and also uses the familiar melody in all five movements to a greater or lesser degree. To impose such limitations must have been a challenge to himself as a composer, and the imagination and technical skill with which he fulfilled his task are striking. Another impressive moment is the opening movement of Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV79. This was written for the Feast of the Reformation, and with its horns and timpani it conveys a festive magnificence suitable to the occasion. The remaining two cantatas are both associated with a biblical allegory. In the case of BWV 168, the parable of the Dishonest Steward gives Bach the opportunity of composing a thunderous demand for a reckoning of accounts in the opening bass aria Tue Rechnung!, as well as letting the tenor sing about interest and capital in the most beguiling manner in the aria Kapital und Interessen. BWV164 on the other hand deals with the parable of the Good Samaritan, with the expressive alto aria Nur durch Lieb und durch Erbarmen… (‘Only through love and through pity’) providing an emotional centre, with its accompaniment of two flutes.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – BIS Studio Masters
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Lobe den Herren, den machtigen Konig der Ehren (Chorus)
0.00-21.9113
2
Aria: Lobe den Herren, der alles so herrlich regieret (Alto)
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3
Aria: Lobe den Herren, der kunstlich und fein dich bereitet (Bass, Soprano)
-6.83-26.5913
4
Aria: Lobe den Herren, der deinen Stand sichtbar gesegnet (Tenor)
-10.36-29.9113
5
Chorale: Lobe den Herren, was in mir ist, lobe den Namen! (Chorus)
-2.62-20.8312
6
Aria: Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort (Bass)
-3.86-24.6915
7
Recitative: Es ist nur fremdes Gut (Tenor)
-7.57-30.2616
8
Aria: Kapital und Interessen (Tenor)
-7.59-28.6112
9
Recitative: Jedoch, erschrocknes Herz (Bass)
-9.62-33.3015
10
Aria: Herz, zerreiss des Mammons Kette (Soprano, Alto)
-5.10-28.4814
11
Chorale: Stark mich mit deinem Freudengeist (Chorus)
-5.59-25.5312
12
Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild (Chorus)
-1.77-21.0813
13
Aria: Gott ist unsre Sonn und Schild! (Alto)
-4.20-30.4113
14
Chorale: Nun danket alle Gott (Chorus)
-4.22-22.6411
15
Recitative: Gottlob, wir wissen den rechten Weg zur Seligkeit (Bass)
-9.75-31.8614
16
Aria: Gott, ach Gott, verlass die Deinen (Soprano, Bass)
-4.95-27.0215
17
Chorale: Erhalt uns in der Wahrheit (Chorus)
-2.19-21.1710
18
Aria: Ihr, die ihr euch von Christo nennet (Tenor)
-7.95-26.7914
19
Recitative: Wir horen zwar, was selbst die Liebe spricht (Bass)
-9.46-31.4515
20
Aria: Nur durch Lieb und durch Erbarmen (Alto)
-7.65-30.1714
21
Recitative: Ach, schmelze doch durch deinen Liebesstrahl (Tenor)
-7.82-30.2915
22
Aria: Handen, die sich nicht verschliessen (Soprano, Bass)
-4.85-26.2714
23
Chorale: Ertot uns, durch dein Gute (Chorus)
-4.50-25.5013

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