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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)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | 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

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

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 52
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 36

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei (Mvt. 1) & Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Gabriele Schnaut; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Jan-Feb 1974; Feb 1981 (Mvts. 5, 7)

TT: 26:46

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

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

Telefunken 6.35573
Teldec 242 606-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91760-2
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
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 63:51
CD / TT: 63:51

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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3

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

Brilliant Classics 99364

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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4

J.S. Vach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 

Cantata BWV 114 [22:04]

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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5

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

 
 

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

Soli Deo Gloria 159

Oct 14, 2000

2-CD / TT: 138:41

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Allhelgonakyrkan, Lund, Sweden.
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6

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

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

Cantata BWV 114: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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