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Cantata BWV 114
Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost

Ref.

BWV 114

German Title

Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost

English Title

Ah, dear Christians, be comforted (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 17th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Ephesians 4: 1-6; Gospel: Luke 14: 1-11
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 17th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: October 1, 1724 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1740-1747 - Leipzig

Text

Johannes Gigas (Mvts. 1, 4, 7); Anon (Mvts. 2, 3, 5, 7)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, flute, 2 violins, viola, continuo (horn added for Mvts. 1 & 7)
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Chorale | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.67 MB] | Score BGA [2.33 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 114 (BWV 114: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 7
Capella: Mvt. 7 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält

References

BGA: XXIV | NBA: I/23 | BC: A 139 | Zwang: K 90 | First Published: BG, 1876 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?USA, private collection | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 22, 2002; Week of September 17, 2006; Week of April 15, 2012; Week of September 21, 2014

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 25 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-05991 [R-51]

 

Cantata BWV 114 [24:45]

Max Thurn

Chor des Eppendorfer Gymnasiums (1); Members of NDR-Chor (2) / NDR Sinfonieorchester

Alto: Jeanne Deroubaix; Tenor: Johannes Feyerabend; Bass: Günther Wilhelms
Helmut Stirnagel (Flute); Johannes Schlömer (Oboe); Ernst Gogalla (Bach-Horn)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ); Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello continuo); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Sep 11 & 12, 1959

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 52 (Cantatas BWV 148, 114, 96)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 36 (Cantatas BWV 112-114)

 
 

Cantata BWV 114 [26:46]

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei [Mvt. 1]; Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart [Mvt. 7] / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Gabriele Schnaut; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne
Peter-Lukas Graf (Flute); Günther Passin (Oboe); Hedda Rothweiller (Oboe); Hermann Sauter (Horn) [Mvt. 1]; Johannes Ritzkowsky (Horn) [Mvt. 7]; Hermann Herder (Bassoon) [Mvt. 1]; Kurt Etzold (Bassoon) [Mvts. 5,7]; Jürgen Wolf (Violoncello); Jakoba Hanke (Violoncello) [Mvt. 5]; Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Harro Bertz (Double-bass) [Mvt. 5]; Martha Schuster (Harpsichord, Positive Organ) [Mvts. 1-4]; Hans-Joachim Erhard (Positive Organ) [Mvts. 5,7]

Hänssler 98.814
Hänssler 92.036
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Jan-Feb 1974 [Mvts. 1-4,6]; Feb 1981 [Mvts. 5,7]

CD / TT: 65:31
CD / TT: 65:50
MP3 / TT: 66:45

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Sonopress Tontechnik, Gütersloh Mvts. 1-4,6], Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg [Mvt. 5,7]; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 114: Complete Cantata [26:57] | Cantatas BWV 112, BWV 113, BWW 114 [66:43]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image BACH - CANTATE BWV 114 - RILLING Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten - (BWV 112), (BWV 113), (BWV 114)

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J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 28 - BWV 111-114
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 6 - BWV 100-117
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 35 - BWV 112-114

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 114 [24:01]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Sebastian Hennig (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
LC: Don Smithers (Natural Horn); Frans Brüggen (Transverse Flutes); Ku Ebbinge, Bruce Haynes (Oboes); Marie Leonhardt, François Fernandez, Alda Stuurop, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Nicolette Moonen (Violins); Staas Swierstra, Ruth Hesseling (Violas); Wouter Möller, Lidewij Schijfes (Violoncellos); Nicholas Paap (Violone); Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen Mvts. 1,5,7] (Organ)

Telefunken 6.35573
Teldec 242 606-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
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Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81175-2
Warner Classics 8573-81175-5

Nov 1-5, 1980

2-LP / TT: 81 min
2-CD / TT: 80:59
6-CD / TT: 368:50
MP3 / TT: 367:55
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 63:51
CD / TT: 63:51

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 114 by G. Leonhardt.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 114: Complete Cantata [24:01] | Complete Cantata [24:08] | Part 1 [7:51] + Part 2 [9:11] + Part 3 [7:03] | Cantatas BWV 112, BWV 113, BWV 114 [63:49]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach - Cantate BWV 114 - Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 114 "Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost" (Gustav Leonhardt) Bach Cantata BWV 114 Leonhardt Bach Cantata BWV 114 Part 2 Leonhardt Bach Cantata BWV 114 Part 3 Leonhardt.wmv JS Bach Cantatas BWV 112,113,114,Leonhardt & Harnoncourt

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Bach: BWV 114. Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost - Leonhardt (live) [L-14]

Cantata BWV 114 [23:51 / 23:55]

Gustav Leonhardt

La Chapelle Royale

Soprano: Agnès Mellon; Counter-tenor: Gérard Lesne; Tenor: John Elwes; Bass: Peter Kooy

YouTube

Oct 25, 1988

Audio / TT: 23:51 / 23:55

Recorded live at Église Notre-Dame-du-Travail, Paris, France.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 114 by G. Leonhardt.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 114: Complete Cantata [23:55] | Complete Cantata [23:51]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach: BWV 114. Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost - Leonhardt (live) JS Bach - Cantate BWV 114 (Gustav Leonhardt, live 1988)

5

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2

 
 

Cantata BWV 114 [24:13]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Herjan Pullen, Gerwin Zwep, Evert Jan Engeltjes, Erik Guldenaar, Jaap Hoogendoors, Henri Noordmans; Counter-tenors: Arjan Doktor, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Arjen Nap, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Willem Prins, Edwin Smit; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Frans Benschop, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Peter Bloemendaal, Jan Pullen; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Piet Schuyn, Gerrit van Haaken
NBC: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Foskien Kooistra, Jun Okada, Mimi Mitchel, Fiorenza De Donatis (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, Bernadette Verhagen (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt (Violoncellos); Robert Franenberg, Maggie Urquhart, Jan Hollestelle (Double-bass); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Eduard Wesley, Fernmando Souza (Oboes); Trudy va der Wulp, Norbert Kunst (Bassoons); Susan Williams (Natural Trumpet); Teunis van der Zwart (Natural Horn); Kate Clark (Transverse Flute); Vaughan Schlepp, Rien Voskuilen, Stephen Taylor (Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99364

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands. Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance Enginner & Recording Engineer: Louis van Emmerk.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 114, BWV 57, BWV 155 [62:02]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach Cantatas: BWV 114,57,155 - Leusink

6

J.S. Vach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 114 [22:04]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Ulrike Grösch)

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe); Jonathan Manson (Cello); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Margaret Faultless (Violin)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Francine van der Heijden, Els Bongers, Henriette Feith, Caroline Stam; Altos: Stephen Carter, Annemieke Cantor, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Joost van der Linden, Malcolm Bennett, Andreas Gisler, Henk Gunneman, Geraint Roberts, Otto Bouwknegt; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Margaret Faultless, Elena Borderias, Marc Cooper, Kati Debrezeni, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Marshall Marcus, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich (Violins); Martin Kelly, Nicky Akeroyd (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Robbie Jacobs (Cellos); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion Moonen (Transverse Flutes); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Anna Starr (Oboes); Andrew Clark, Gavin Edwards (Horns); Margreet Bongers (Bassoon); Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord) [recitatives & arias]; Jan Kleinbussink (Organ) [choir]; Mike Fentross (Lute)

Erato 8573-85842-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211
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Mar 2000

3-CD / TT: 201:13
3-CD / TT: 201:13
MP3 / TT: 200:36

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound engineer & editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 9: Lund / Leipzig
For the 17th Sunday after Trinity
For the 18th Sunday after Trinity

 
 
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Cantata BWV 114 [24:12]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Charles Humphries; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Stephan Loges
MC: Sopranos: Donna Deam, Katharine Fuge, Nicola Jenkin, Elin Manahan Thomas, Charlotte Mobbs, Emma Preston-Dunlop; Altos: Frances Bourne, David Clegg, Charles Humphries, Robin Tyson; Tenors: Vernon Kirk, Rory O'Connor, Christopher Watson; Basses: Jonathan Brown, Julian Clarkson, Charles Pott

EBS: First Violins: Maya Homburger, Anne Schumann, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Roy Mowatt, Alison Townley; Second Violins: Henrietta Wayne, Jane Gillie, Hildburg Williams, Matthew Truscott; Violas: Clare Barwick, Lisa Cochrane, Leon King; Cellos: Ruth Alford, Catherine Rimer, Double-bass: Barry Guy; Flute: Rachel Beckett; Oboes: Susanne Regel, James Eastaway, Mark Baigent; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Harpsichord: Paul Nicholson; Organ: Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-159
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Oct 14, 2000

2-CD / TT: 138:41
MP3 / TT: 137:53

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Allhelgonakyrkan, Lund, Sweden.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia International), Jean-Marie Geijsen (Polyhymnia) [post-production]; Recording Engineers: Carl Schuurbiers (Polyhymnia), Mario Nozza (Eurosound); Tape Editor: Roger de Schot; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
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J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 25 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 78, 99, 114

 
 

Cantata BWV 114 [23:24]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Instrumental Soloists: Toshio Shimada (Horn); Liliko Maedas (Transverse Flute); Masamitsu San'nomiya (Oboe); Hidemi Suzuki (Cello); Naoko lmai (Organ); Tuner: Toshmiko Umeoka
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Daniel Taylor, Tamaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Yosuke Tmiguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader]; Horn: Toshio Shimada; Transverse Flute: Liliko Maeda; Oboe I: Masmitsu Sm'nomiya; Oboe II: Koji Ezaki; Violin I: Natsumi Wakmatsu, Paul Herera, Yuko Takeshima; Violin II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Yukie Ymaguchi; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hideni Suzuki; Double-bass: Shigeru Sakuai; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoya Otsuka; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS 1361
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Feb 14-17, 2003

CD / TT: 62:57
MP3 / T: 61:46

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Ingo Petry; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge; Digital Editing: Christian Starke; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
See: Cantatas Vol. 25 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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Closing concert of 23rd Budapest Bach Week (BWV 114, BWV 115) [C-33]

 

Cantata BWV 114 [26:01]

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir / Weiner-Szász Orchestra

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Kornélia Bakos; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: László Jekl
Dobozy Borbála (Organ)

YouTube

Jun 10, 2012

Video / TT: 48:11

Recorded & filmed live at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary, during 23rd Budapest Bach Weeks. Recorded by Remete Péter.
Watch on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 114, BWV 115 [48:11]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Closing concert of 23rd Budapest Bach Week (BWV 114, BWV 115)

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2002 - September 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012)

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