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Cantata BWV 19
Es erhub sich ein Streit

Ref.

BWV 19

German Title

Es erhub sich ein Streit

English Title

There arose a War (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, 1726
1st performance: September 29, 1726 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (Mvts. 1-6); Anon (Mvt. 7)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7 | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-5 | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Herzlich lieb hab' ich dich, o Herr | Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 violins, 2 oboes, viola, taille (tenor oboe) (Mvts. 1 & 7), continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 5: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.31 MB] | Score BGA [3.10 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 45, Faszikel 8 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 25a | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 25b [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 7 ch
Capella: Mvt. 7 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele

References

BGA: II | NBA: I/30 | BC: A 180 | Zwang: K 152 | First Published: BG, 1852 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

English: BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of December 8, 2002; Week of December 16, 2007; Week of February 17, 2013

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. 17 - conducted by Ton Koopman

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

The RIAS Bach Cantatas Project (1949-1952) [C-5]

 
 

Cantata BWV 19 [20:28]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Baritone: Walter Hauck

Audite 21.415

Sep 1+5, 1950

9-CD / TT: 631:06
MP3 / TT: 629:09

Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Radio recordings. Previously unissued in any form.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 19 by K. Ristenpart.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 6 & BWV 19 [A-5]

Hans Grischkat

Stuttgart Choral Society / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Tenor: Klaus Stemann; Bass: Bruno Müller

Renaissance

Oct 1951

LP / TT:

 

2

J.S. Bach: "Es erhub sich ein Streit", Cantata BWV 19; "Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn' und Schild", Cantata BWV 79 (IX. Research Period, Series A, Works of Johann Sebastian Bach) [D-3]
J.S. Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, Cantata No. 1; Es erhub sich ein Streit, Cantata No. 19 [C-1]
Archiv Produktion 1947-2013 - A Celebration of Artistic Excellence From the Home of Early Music [E-4]
Bach: Cantatas BWV 19, 79, 170 & 189 [1951-1952], Vol. 2 [F-3]
Bach: Cantates, BWV 19 & 79 (Mono Version) [G-4]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 19 [21:53 / 21:21 / 21:01 / 21:04]

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Hermann Schey

Archiv Produktion APM-14005
Archive Production ARC-3065
American Decca DL-9671
Archiv Produktion 4791045
Classical Moments
BNF Collection

Jun 9, 1952

LP / TT: 38:24
LP / TT: 38:24
LP / TT: 47:02
55-CD / TT: 11:28:55
MP3 / TT: 79:29
MP3 / TT: 37:38

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany.
Producer: Dr. Fred Hamel; Recording Supervisor: Karl-Heinz Westphal.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 19: Christian Moll Channel on YouTube
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4

J.S. Bach: Kantate Es erhub sich ein Streit [Radio Recording] [R-8]

 

Cantata BWV 19 [22:00]

Karl Ristenpart

Chor der Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken / Kammerorchester des Saarländischen Rundfunks

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt, Tenor: Egon Hoss; Bass: Peter Klemann

Archiv Saarl.Rundf.

Feb 6, 1961

Tape

Recorded live in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 19 by K. Ristenpart.

5

Les Grandes Cantatas de J.S. Bach Vol. 20
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 18, Cantata No. 40, Cantata No. 50 [L-20]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 19, 40, 70, 140, 149, 180 [C-4]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

Cantata BWV 19 [20:35]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Edith Selig; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Erato STE-50223
Musical Heritage Society MHS-780
Erato 0630-11223-2
Erato 2584-61402-2

Jun 1964

LP / TT: 42:36
LP / TT: 42:36
2-CD / TT: 146:08
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded at Concert Hall, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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6

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 18
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 6

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Barbara Rondelli; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Hänssler

Feb, May 1971

TT: 20:30

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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7

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 5 - BWV 17-20
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-19
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 6 - BWV 17-19

 

Cantata BWV 19 [19:39]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35031
Teldec 8.35031 ZL
Teldec 4509-91755-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81209-2
Warner Classics 8573-81209-5

Dec 1971

2-LP / TT: 80 min
2-CD / TT: 78:51
6-CD / TT: 386:45
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 52:06
CD / TT: 52:06

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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8

J.S. Bach: Kantaten Freue dich, erlöste Schar BWV 30; Es erhub sich ein Streit BWV 19 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 19 [19:32]

Karl-Friedrich Beringer

Windsbacher Knabenchor / Münchner Bachsolisten

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Tenor: Hans Peter Blochwitz; Bass: Thomas Quasthoff

Bayer Records BR-160162

Jul 18-20, 1990

CD / TT: 56:19

Recorded at Münster zu Heilsbronn, Germany.
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9

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 2

Cantata BWV 19 [22:31] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Tenor: Masami Saeki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 02

May 24, 1998

CD / TT: 63:10

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

10

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 

Cantata BWV 19 [19:26]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99380

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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11

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 19 [20:24]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; 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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12

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17

 
 

Cantata BWV 19 [17:30]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72217

May 10, 11, 12, 14, 2002 [Mvts. 3, 6]
Sep 25, 27, 29, 30, Oct 1-3, 2002 [Mvt. 2]
Oct 28, Nov 4,5 2002 [Mvt. 1, 7]
Oct 15, 19, 2003 [Mvt. 4-5]

3-CD / TT: 189:12

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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13

Eröffnungskonzert zum Bachfest Leipzig 2005 "Bach und die Zukunft” [R-13]

 

Cantata BWV 19 []

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano: Reglint Bühler; Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Matthias Weichert

MDR Figaro

Apr 29, 2005

MC / TT: 90 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Opening concert of Bachfest Leipzig 2005 "Bach und die Zukunft"). Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jul 20, 2005.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 19 by G.C. Biller.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2678.
Source: SLUB Dresden

14

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

 

Cantata BWV 19 [19:11]

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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15

Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 10: Reformation/Michaelistag · Reformation/Michaelmas Day - Cantatas BWV 19, 50, 79, 80 [D-10]

 

Cantata BWV 19 [19:32]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Conrad Zuber (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Rondeau Production ROP-4031

Sep 28-29, 2007

CD / TT: 70:51

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 19 by G.C. Biller.
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16

Cantatas 41, 19 & Graupner [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 19 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

?

Bach Cantata Choir 9

Feb 3, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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17

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 46 - BWV 17, 19, 45, 102

 
 

Cantatas BWV 19 [17:57]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

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

BIS 1851

Sep-Oct 2009

CD / TT: 76:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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18

Drachentöter - J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 130, BWV 50, BWV 19, 149 [C-2]

 

Mvt. 5: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [T]: Bleibt, ihr Engel, bleibt bei mir from Cantata BWV 19 [8:28]* (from a complete performance)

Bernhard Schmidt

Chapelle de la Vigne

Sopranos: Sonja Bühler, Claudia Ehmann; Altos: Robke Cuppens, Alexandra Rawohl; Tenors: Rüdiger Ballhorn, Richard Resch*; Basses: Carsten Müller, Alexander Schmidt
Violin I: Valentina Giusti; Violin II: Maria Egenhofer; Viola: Alessia Menin; Violoncello: Annekatrin Beller; Double-bass: Fred Uhlig; Transverse Flute: Stefanie Geisberger; Oboe I: Thomas Meraner; Oboe II: Gustav Friedrichsohn; Oboe III: Julia Bauer; Bassoon: Karin Gemeinhardt; Trumpet I: Michael Bühler; Trumpet II: Ilja von Grünigen; Trumpet III: Jens Bracher; Timpani: Daniel Kartmann; Organ: Florian Vogt

YouTube

Sep 22, 2012

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at Lutherkirche, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Mvt. 5: Aria w/ Chorale [8:28]

19

Kantaten zum Michaelistag 1724, 1740? & 1726 (BWV 130, 50, 19) [C14-10]

 

Cantata BWV 19: Mvts 1, 4-7 [15:39] (from a complete performance)

Kay Johannsen

Solistenensemble Stimmkunst / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Christine Busch)

Soprano: Anaïs Sarkissian [BWV 19/6]; Tenor: Andreas Weller [BWV 19/4,5]; Other soloists: unknown

YouTube

Sep 26, 2014

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 19 [HD]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [4:35] + Mvt. 4: Recitaive [T] & Mvt. 5: Aria w/ Instrumental Chorale [T] [8:24] +Mvt. 6: Recitatuve [S] & Mvt. 7: Chorale [2:40]

20

J.S. Bach, Buxtehude, Christian Geist: L'Apocalypse (Bach Cantatas BWV 19, 130) [C-5]

 
 

Cantata BWV 19 [19:05]

Sigiswald Kuijken (Violin & Musical Direction)

Le Choeur Vox Nidrosiensis (OVPP - No Choir) / Trondheim Barokk (Director: Martin Wåhlberg)

Vox Nidrosiensis: Sopranos: Siri Thornhill & Ingeborg Dalheim; Alto: Ebba Rydh; Tenor: Hugo Hymas; Bass: Håvard Stensvold
Trondheim Barokk: Violins: Sophie Iwamura, Tinne Albrechtsen, Anna Rainio; Viola: Samuel Hengebaert; Violas da gambe: Malu Gabard & Rebecca Lefevre; Violon: Martin Wåhlberg; Flute: Sigrid Egtvedt; Oboe 1: Anna Starr; Oboe 2: Mathieu Loux; Taille: Jørgen Fasting; Bassoon Lisa Goldberg; Trumpets: Jean-François Madeuf (1), Julian Zimmermann (2), Graham Nicholson (3); Timpani: Philip Tarr; Theorbo: Erik Høsøien; Organ: Johan Lindström

K617 Chemins du Baroque CDB-003
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Jul 8, 2015

CD / TT: 49:14
MP3 / TT: 49:07

Recorded live at ÉgliseSaint Martin de Hoff, in the frame of 28th Festival International de Sarrebourg.
Recording Engineer: Frédéric Briant; Aristic Director: Dominique Daugremont; Producers: Alain Pasquier / Lionel Lissot - K617 Sarl.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - August 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Rainer Baruth (January 2012), John Grayovski (October 2006), Dr.Thomas C.H. Going (April 2005), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012, August 2015), Christian Moll (October 2009, May 2010), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (October-November 2011), Walter Roth (June 2004)

Cantata BWV 19: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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