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Cantata BWV 154
Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren

Ref.

BWV 154

German Title

Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren

English Title

My dearest Jesus is lost (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for the 1st Sunday after Epiphany
Readings: Epistle: Romans 12: 1-6; Gospel: Luke 2: 41-52

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: January 9, 1724 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1736-1737 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Jahn (Mvt. 3); Luke 2: 49 (Mvt. 5); Christian Keymann (Mvt. 8); Anon (Mvts. 1, 2, 4, 6, 7) [Wustmann & Neumann suggest Christian Weiss, Sr.]

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-7 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne | Meinen Jesum laß' ich nicht

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; Four-part chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes d’amore, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Chorale | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Arioso | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 8: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.54 MB] | Score BGA [1.89 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 130 (BWV 154/1, 2 (nur Vorzeichung und T. 1-4 der Singstimme), 3 (ohne Text), 4 (bis T. 31). Spaeter dann von Zelter das Fehlende der Saetze 2 und 4 und Satz 8 hinzugefuegt) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 70 (BWV 154: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 8
Capella: Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 8 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Werde munter, mein Gemüthe | Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht

References

BGA: XXXII | NBA: I/5 | BC: A 29 | Zwang: K 58 | First Published: BG, 1886 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | HG [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of January 13, 2002; Week of February 5, 2006; Week of November 8, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwork (4) [B-4]

Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Alto: Elisabeth Wacker; Tenor: Karl Markus; Bass: Michael Schopper

Corona / MHS / FSM Candide

May 1972

LP / TT: 18:36

 

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 21
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 47

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Ann Murray; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Sep 1978

TT: 15:49

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 37 - BWV 152-156
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 - BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 47 - BWV 154-157

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 154 [15:59]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Hampson

Telefunken 6.35656
Teldec 8.35656 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81163-2
Warner Classics 8573-81163-5

P 1985

2-LP / TT: 80 min
2-CD / TT: 81:00
6-CD / TT: 403:41
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 66:33
CD / TT: 66:33

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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4

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9

 

Cantata BWV 154 [14:51]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Alto: Bernhard Landauer; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-27315-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72209

Oct 1998

3-CD / TT: 206:05

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 12 - Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 154 [14:53]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Marcel Beekman; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99371

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 286:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 18: Weimar/Leipzig/Hamburg
For Christmas Day & for Epiphany
For the 1st Sunday after Epiphany

 
 

Cantata BWV 154 [16:01]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 174

Jan 9, 2000

2-CD / TT: 131:09

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Hauptikirche St Jakobi, Hamburg, Germany.
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 17 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 73, 144, 153, 154, 181

 
 

Cantata BWV 154 [13:58]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1221

Mar 10-11, 13-15, 2001

CD / TT: 66:53

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 4: "Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen" - Cantatas BWV 16 · 65 · 153 · 154

 

Cantata BWV 154 [15:13]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Elisabeth Hermans; Alto: Petra Noskaiová; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25304

Jan 2006

SACD / TT: 61:17

Recorded at Miniemenkerk, Brussels, Belgium.
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9

Bach Festival 75th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: First Concert [F75-1]

 

Cantata BWV 154 []

Dwight Oltman

Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Members of the Opera Cleveland Orchestra

Mezzo-soprano: Jennifer Lane; Tenor: Stanford Olsen; Bass: Kevin Deas

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music BW CD 07-27

Apr 20, 2007

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & Baldwin-Wallace College Website

10

Desire: J.S. Bach - Cantates [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 154 [14:35]

Marcel Ponseele

(OVPP - No Choir) / Il Gardellino

Soprano: Caroline Weynants; Alto: Patrick Van Goethem; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Lieven Termont

Passacaille 956

Jan 14-17, 2008

CD / TT: 67:24

Recorded at AMUZ, Antwerp, Belgium.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2002 - April 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (March 2006), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Jean Gabriel Puyraveau (March 2011), Walter Roth (June 2004)

Cantata BWV 154: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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