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Cantata BWV 149
Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg

Ref.

BWV 149

German Title

Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg

English Title

The voice of rejoicing and salvation (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for the Feast of St Michael and All Angels
Readings: Epistle: Revelations 12: 7-12; Gospel: Matthew 18: 1-11
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for St. Michael and All Angels

Composed

Leipzig, 1728
1st performance: September 29, 1728 ? or 1729 Leipzig

Text

Psalm 118: 15-16; Martin Schalling; Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (Mvts. 2-6)

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-5 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Herzlich lieb hab' ich dich, o Herr

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 3 oboes, bassoon, 2 violins, continuo (+ violone)
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.85 MB] | Score BGA [3.05 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 7 ch
Capella: Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 7 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score [Whittaker]

References

BGA: XXX | NBA: I/30 | BC: A 181 | Zwang: K 168 | First Published: BG, 1884 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 15, 2003; Week of April 27, 2008; Week of February 24, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 17
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 131, Cantata No. 149 [L-17]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 19, 40, 70, 140, 149, 180 [C-4]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

 

Cantata BWV 149 [22:24]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Claudia Hellmann; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Erich Wenk

Erato STE-50174
Musical Heritage Society MHS-760
Erato 0630-11223-2
Erato 2584-61402-2

Oct 1964

LP / TT: 47:58
LP / TT: 47:58
2-CD / TT: 146:08
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded at Concert Hall, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 126 & BWV 149 [L-6]
Bach: Cantatas Nos. 79, 148 and 149 [L-8]

Cantata BWV 149 []

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Consortium Musicum

Soprano: Elly Ameling; Alto: Janet Baker; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Hans Sotin

EMI Electrola
Seraphim
EMI ASD-2396

Jul 1967

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded at Marbach Stafthalle, Germany.

3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwork (5) [B-5]

Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Maria Friesenhausen; Alto: Hildegard Laurich; Tenor: Peter Wetzler, Bass: Kurt Widmer

FSM Candide

Nov 1972

LP / TT:

 

4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 53
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 46

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Mechthild Georg; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

June 1983; Feb 1984

TT: 19:06

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 36 - BWV 147-151
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. 45 - BWV 147-149

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 149 [19:19]

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: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35654
Teldec 8.35654 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81166-2
Warner Classics 8573-81166-5

Jan 1984

2-LP / TT: 101 min
2-CD / TT: 100:57
6-CD / TT: 403:41
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 74:34
CD / TT: 74:34

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 149 [18:50]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99368

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 276:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 7: Ambronay / Bremen
For the 14th Sunday after Trinity
For the Feast of St Michael and All Angels

 
 

Cantata BWV 149 [18:21]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; Counter tenor: Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 124

Sep 29, 2000

2-CD / TT: 115:11

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Germany.
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 20

 
 

Cantata BWV 149 [17:50]

Ton Koopman

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

Sopranos: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72220

Sep 25-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvts. 2-6]
Oct 13-19, 2003 [Mvts. 1, 7]

3-CD / TT: 200:22

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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9

Bach Cantates Saint-Michel
Intégrale des cantates sacrées
Vol. 2

 

Cantata BWV 149 [18:55]

Eric J. Milnes

(OVPP - No Choir) / Montréal Baroque

Soprano: Monika Mauch; Counter-tenor: David DQ Lee; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

ATMA Classique SACD2-2401

Jun 2005

SACD / TT: 54:01

Recorded at Église de la Nativité, La Prairie, Québec, Canada.
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10

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 149 [9:17]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; 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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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - December 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Rolf Günther (October 2012), Matthias Hansen (March 2006), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Walter Roth (June 2004)

Cantata BWV 149: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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