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Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

Cantata BWV 145
Ich lebe, mein Herze, zu deinem Ergötzen

Ref.

BWV 145

German Title

Ich lebe, mein Herze, zu deinem Ergötzen

English Title

I live, O heart, for young delight (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Easter Tuesday [3rd day of Easter]
Readings: Epistle: Acts 13: 26-33; Gospel: Luke 24: 36-47

Composed

Leipzig, 1729 ?
1st performance: April 19, 1729 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander); Mvts. 1-2 are probably Bach’s additions

Text: German-1 | German-6 (1) | German-6 (2) | 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-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Erschienen ist der herrlich Tag

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus (for the final chorale)
Orchestra: trumpet, transverse flute, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, continuo
Mvt. a: Chorale | Mvt. b: Chorus | Mvt. 1: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.47 MB] | Score BGA [2.22 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. a | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 5 ver
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 1 ver 2 | Mvt. 7 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Erschienen ist der herrlich Tag

References

BGA: XXX | NBA: I/10 | BC: A 60 | Zwang: K 177 | First Published: BG, 1884 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of March 24, 2002; Week of June 15, 2008; Week of August 8, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 35 - BWV 140, 143-146
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 - BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 44 - BWV 143-146

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 145 [9:24 / 9:28]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Alan Bergius (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Hampson

Telefunken 6.35653
Teldec 242 630-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81166-2
Warner Classics 8573-81166-5

Jan 19-22, Mar 11, 1983

2-LP / TT: 103 min
2-CD / TT: 103:01
6-CD / TT: 403:41
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 74:34
CD / TT: 74:34

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 5
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 44

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Costanza Cuccaro; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Andreas Schmidt

Hänssler

Feb 1984

TT: 9:40

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

Bach Edition Vol. 12 - Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 145 [9:30]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99371

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 286:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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4

Bach Cantatas Vol. 22: Eisenach
For Easter Sunday / For Easter Monday
For Easter Monday / For Easter Tuesday

 
 

Cantata BWV 145 [8:58]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Sopranos: Angharad Gruffydd Jones; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Soli Deo Gloria 128

Apr 24-25, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:39

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Georgenkirche, Eisenach, Germany.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22
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5

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 19
J.S. Bach: Easter Cantatas [B-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 145 [8:20]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Choir Master: Ulrike Grosch)

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72219
Antoine Marchand CC-72231

Feb 26-Mar 7, 2002

3-CD / TT: 181:11
2-CD / TT: 151:00

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 50 - Man singet mit Freuden, Cantatas · 49 · 145 · 149 · 174 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1726-29)

 
 

Cantata BWV 145 [9:17]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1941

Feb 2011

SACD / TT: 74:57

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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7

J.S. Bach: Ich lebe, mein Herze, zu deinem Ergötzen BWV 145 [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 145 [12:02]. The First two movements are by Georg Philipp Telemann. Bálint Karosi added oboes and timpani to the Chorus No. 2

Bálint Karosi

First Lutheran Church Choir & Orchestra / Orchestra of period instruments.

Soprano: Audrey Fernandez-Fraser; Tenor: David Evans; Baritone: Bradford Gleim

YouTube

Mar 31, 2013 (Easter Sunday)

Video / TT: 12:02

Recorded live at First Lutheran Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Watch & listen to this recording on YouTube: Complete Cantata [12:02]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2002 - May 2013)
Thanks to conributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Thomas Shepherd (April 2007)

Cantata BWV 145: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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