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Cantata BWV 201
Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde


Ref.:

BWV 201

German Title

Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde

English Title

Make haste, make haste, you whirling winds (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Dramma per Musica - The contest betweem Phoebus and Pan

Composed

Leipzig ?, 1729
1st performance: Autumn 1729 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1735-1740 - Leipzig
3rd performance: 1749 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7
Translations: Catalan-1 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Italian | Portuguese-2 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3

Scoring

Soloists: Momus (Soprano), Mercurius (Alto), Tmolus (Tenor I), Midas (Tenor II), Phoebus (Bass I), Pan (Bass II), 6-part Chorus [SATTBB]
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, Timpani, 2 transverse flutes, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus [S, A, T1, T2, B1, B2] | Mvt. 2: Recitative [B1, B2, S] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [A, B1, B2] | Mvt. 5: Aria [B1] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [S, B2] | Mvt. 7: Aria [B2] | Mvt. 8: Recitative [A, T1] | Mvt. 9: Aria [T1] | Mvt. 10: Recitative [B2, T2] | Mvt. 11: Aria [T2] | Mvt. 12: Recitative [S, A, T1, B1, T2, B2] | Mvt. 13: Aria [A] | Mvt. 14: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 15: Chorus [S, A, T1, T2, B1, B2]

Score Vocal & Piano [4.08 MB] | Score BGA [6.63 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 175 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 33a | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 33b [Bach Digital]

References

BGA: X1/2 | NBA: I/40 | BC: G 46 | Zwang: W 12 | First Published: BG, 1862 | Autograph score (fascimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance & Description of Sources

Commentary

English: Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Benson
Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 7, 2003; Week of June 29, 2008; Week of December 8, 2013


Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4 (3rd round)

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

J.S. Bach: The contest between Phoebus and Pan (Cantata No. 201) [C-1]
Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan, cantate profane No. 201 (J.S. Bach)
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 201 [41:57]

Helmut Koch

Choir & Orchestra of Radio Berlin (Bach Guild Chorus & Orchestra)

Soprano [Momus]: Anny Schlemm; Alto [Mercurius]: Diana Eustrati; Tenor [Midas]: Herbert Reinhold; Tenor [Tmolus]: Gert Lutze; Bass [Pan]: Karl Wolfram; Bass [Phoebus]: Gerhard Niese

Bach Guild BG-514
Le Chant du Monde LDX-8020

1950-1951

LP / TT: 41:57
LP / TT: 41:57

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Complete Cantata [41:47]


2

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 201 [A-6]

 

Cantata BWV 201[]

Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Ton-Studio Orchestra Stuttgart

Soprano: Käthe Netwig; Contralto: Ruth Michaelis; Tenors: Werner Hohmann, Alfred Pfeile; Basses: Bruno Müller, Franz Kelch

Renaissance, X-42
Baroque Records BU-1835 / BU-2835

Jan 1952

LP / TT:
LP / TT:

 

3

J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 201 [LP] [L-22]
Günther Ramin: Interpret - Imrovisator - Komponist [CD]

Cantata BWV 201 - abridged version [35:12]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Anny Schlemm; Alto: Ingrid Lorenzen; Tenor: Caspar Esser; Basses: Heinz Friedrich, Gerhard Niese

LPM (Eterna) 1003
Eterna 520-062
Ars Vivendi 2100254

1953

LP / TT: 35:12
EP / TT:
CD / TT: 73:12

Eterna EP includes only Mvt. 1 & 15.
Ars Vivendi CD includes only the Opening Chorus (Mvt. 1) [5:23].
Buy this album at:
Ars Vivendi CD: Amazon.de


4

J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 201 [C-9]
J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 201; G.F. Händel: Aus Acis und Galatea [C-9a]
J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 201; Kantate Nr. 211 [C-9b]

Kurt Thomas

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Adele Stolte; Alto: Eva Fleischer; Tenors: Hans-Joachim Rotzsch, Rolf Apreck; Basses: Günther Leib, Theo Adam

Eterna 820 163
Eterna 520 328
Eterna 520 366

1957/60

LP / TT: 53:28
EP / TT:
EP / TT:

EP Eterna 520 328 includes Mvt. 9 only. EP Eterna 520 366 inludes Mvt. 7 only.


5

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 201 · Oboe d'amore-konzert nach BWV 1055 [ES-1]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Ingeborg Ruß; Tenor: Wilfried Jochims; Bass I: Erich Wenk, Bass II: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Jan 1966

TT: 56:03

1st recording of Cantata BWV 201 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Südwest-Tonstudio H. Jansen, Stuttgart, Germany.
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6

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas II
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas
Bach: Kantate BWV 201
[L-6]

Peter Schreier

Berliner Solisten (Chorus master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano [Momus]: Edith Mathis; Alto [Mercurius]: Carolyn Watkinson; Tenor [Tmolus]: Peter Schreier; Tenor [Midas]: Eberhard Büchner; Bass [Pan]: Theo Adam; Bass [Phoebus]: Siegfried Lorenz

Eterna / Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

Nov 1979, Oct 1980, Jan 1981

TT: 49:43

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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7

Capella Edition [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 201 [47:17]

Hans-Martin Linde

Cappella Coloniensis

Soprano [Momus]: Eva Csapó; Soprano: Patrizia Kwella; Counter-tenor [Mercurius]: Jean Nirouët; Tenor [Tmolus]: Paul Elliott; Tenor [Midas]: Hein Meens; Baritone [Phoebus]: Michael Schopper; Bass [Pan]: Davis Thomas

Capriccio 10-615

Jun 1984

CD / TT: 69:07

Recorded at Schulzentrum, Lindlar, Germany.
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


8

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 201 [C-1]
Concerts at the Pushkin Art Museum - December Nights 1987 I

Vladimir Ziva

Moscow Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra

Soprano [Momus]: Elena Bryleva; Alto [Mercurius]: Erik Kurmangaliev; Tenor [Tmolus]: Vladimir Naparin; Tenor [Mydas]: Alexander Naumenko; Bass [Phoebus]: Vladimir Redkin; Bass [Pan]: Alexander Naumenko

Melodiya

Dec 6, 1987

TT: 57:00

Recorded live at the Pushkin Museum of Arts, Moscow, Russia. The recitatives are sung in Russian.


9

J.S. Bach: Cantate profanes - Secular Cantatas (BWV 201, 205, 213) [C-1]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 205 [48:58]

René Jacobs

Members of RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano [Momus]: Maria Cristina Kiehr; Counter-tenor [Mercurius]: Andreas Scholl; Tenor [Tmolus]: James Taylor; Tenor [Midas]: Kurt Azesberger; Baritone [Phoebus]: Roman Trekel; Bass [Pan]: Peter Lika
Stephan Mai (Concert-master); Ernst-Burghard Hilse (Flute); Antje Schurrock (Flute); Ekkerhard Hering (Oboe); Katharina Arfken (Oboe d'amore); Trompeten-Consort Friedemann Immler
Continuo: Jan Freiheit (Violoncello); Matthias Winkler (Double-bass); Christian Beuse (Bassoon); Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord & Organ); Shizuko Noiri (Lute)

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901544-45
Harmonia Mundi France HMX-2951544-45
Harmonia Mundi France HMG-5012544-45

Sep 1995

2-CD / TT: 134:30
2-CD / TT: 134:30
2-CD / TT: 134:30
MP3 / TT: 134:06

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Co-production with DeutschlandRadio Berlin & R.O.C. GmbH; Artistic Director: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineer: Michael Glaser, Assistant: Horst Langheinrich / Digital Media Service GmbH.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 201: Complete Cantata [49:02]
Buy this album at:
2-CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: ClassicsOnline
2-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
2-CD (2014): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

 


10

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas BWV 173a & 201 [L-5]

Gustav Leonhardt

Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano [Momus]: Monika Frimmer; Alto [Mercurius]: Ralf Popken; Tenor [Tmolus]: John Elwes; Tenor [Midas]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Pan]: David Wilson-Johnson; Bass [Phoebus]: Max van Egmond

Philips

Nov 1995

TT: 48:14

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com


11

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 4
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas
[B-0]

 

Cantata BWV 201 [47:33]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano [Momus]: Caroline Stam; Alto [Mercurius]: Peter de Groot; Tenor [Tmolus]: Paul Agnew; Tenor [Midas]: Jeremy Ovenden; Bass [Phoebus]: Klaus Mertens; Bass [Pan]: Donald Bentvelsen

Erato 0630-15562-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72204
Teldec

Jan 1996

3-CD / TT: 219:03
3-CD / TT: 219:03
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
Buy this album at:
Erato 3-CD (1997): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Antoine Marchand 3-CD (2004): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline
Teldec 11-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

12

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 61 - Secular Cantatas

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Momus]: Sibylla Rubens; Alto [Mercurius]: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor [Tmolus]: Lothar Odinius; Tenor [Midas]: James Taylor; Bass [Phoebus]: Matthias Goerne; Bass [Pan]: Dietrich Henschel

Hänssler

Sep 1996

TT: 47:31

2nd recording of Cantata BWV 201 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Stadthalle Leonberg, Germany.
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13

J.S. Bach: Weltiche Kantaten · Secular Cantatas · Cantates Profanes [C-1]

Reinhard Goebel

Ex Tempore (Chorus Master: Florian Heyerick) / Musica Antiqua Köln

Soprano [Momus]: Dana Hanchard; Counter-tenor [Mercurius]: Axel Köhler; Tenor [Tmolus]: Christoph Genz; Tenor [Midas]: Scot Weir; Bass [Phoebus]: Hans-Georg Wimmer; Bass [Pan]: Stefan Geyer

Archiv Produktion

Nov 1996

TT: 42:28

Recorded at Sendesaal, DeutchlandRadio, Köln, Germany.
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14

J.S. Bach: Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan - The Contest between Phoebus and Pan [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 201 [47:23]

Hansjörg Albrecht

Münchener Bach-Chor / Bach-Collegium München

Soprano [Momus]: Simone Nold; Alto [Mercurius]: Annette Markert; Tenor [Tmolus]: Markus Schäfer; Tenor [Midas]: Werner Güra; Baritone [Phoebus]: Konrad Jarnot; Baritone [Pan]: Stephan Genz

Ohems Classics 914

Jul 3-6, 2007

CD / TT: 62:22

Recorded at Studio 1, BR München, Germany.
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CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de


15

Duelling Divas [C-2]

Cantata BWV 201 [] (The Dispute between Phoebus and Pan)

Matthew Dirst

Ars Lyrica Houston

Soprano: Melissa Givens; Counter-tenor: Gerrod Pagenkopf; Tenor: Randolph Lacy; Tenor: Zachary Wilder; Baritone: Brian Shircliffe; Bass-Baritone: Timothy Jones
Nathaniel Mayfield (Baroque Trumpet)

Ars Lyrica Houston

May 11, 2008

2-CD / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston, Texas, USA.
Buy this album at:
2-CD: Ars Lyrica Houston: Shop


16

J.S. Bach: Bach Drama (BWV 201-205, BWV 213) [C-2]

 

2-CD: Cantata BWV 201 []

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano [Momus]: Céline Scheen; Counter-tenor [Mercurius]: Clint van der Linde; Tenor [Tmolus]: Fabio Trümpy; Tenor [Midas]: Makoto Sakurada; Baritone [Phoebus]: Christian M. Immler; Baritone [Pan]: Alejandro Meerapfel

Ambronay AMY-031

Sep 4-8, 2011

2-CD + DVD / TT:: 131:17
MP3 / TT: 131:18

Recorded in Namur, Belgium.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 201 by L. García-Alarcón.
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17

Dramma per musica BWV 201, 205 & 213 de Jean-Sébastien Bach [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 201 []

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano [Momus]: Céline Scheen; Counter-tenor [Mercurius]: Clint van der Linde; Tenor [Tmolus]: Fabio Trümpy; Tenor [Midas]: Makoto Sakurada; Baritone [Phoebus]: Christian M. Immler; Baritone [Pan]: Alejandro Meerapfel

ARTE France - Mezzo

Sep 10, 2011

Video

Filmed & recorded live at Ozango - Festival d'Ambronay, France.
Director: Olivier Simonnet; Cameramen: Philippe Bini, Etienne Monier, Ludovic Plourde (Directorr photo), Jonas Marpot, Alain Schmitter, Marine Tadié; Sounde: Denis Vautrin, Pierre-Antoine Signoret, Quentin Rigo.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 201 by L. García-Alarcón.
Watch this video on: YouTube [56:14] | Arte Live Web [101:02]


18

Festkonzert (BWV 205, 201) [C14-12]

 

Cantata BWV 201 [55:17]

Kay Johannsen

Stuttgarter Kantorei / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Lisa Immer)

Soloists: Katharina Persicke; Alto: Sophie Harmsen; Tenor: Andreas Karasiak; Tenor: Michael Berner; Bass: Krešimir Stražanac; Bass: Matthias Horn
Stiftsbarock Stuttgart: Transverse Flutes: Annie Laflamme, Monika Scholand; Oboes: Saskia Fikentscher, Claire Sirjacobs; Bassoon: Annette Wittemann; Trumpets: Wolfgang Bauer, Thomas Kiess, Ute Rothkirch; Timpani: Ineke Busch; Violins 1: Lisa Immer, Sarah Immer, Dietlind Mayer, Isabelle Farr; Violins 2: Miriam Risch-Graulich, Christina Eychmüller, Angela Pastor; Violas: Katharina Friederich, Chen-Ying Lu-Riebutsch, Marlene Steg; Violoncellos: Melanie Beck, Christine Wiegräbe; Double-bass: Matthias Scholz; Organ: Andreas Gräsle

YouTube

Oct 24, 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 201: Complete Cantata [HD: 55:17]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - January 2017)
Thanks to contributors: John Grayovski (October 2006), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, August 2006, June 2008, June 2009), Walter Roth (June 2004), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007)

Cantata BWV 201: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Main Page | 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
Discussions of General Topics: Cantatas & Other Vocal Works | Performance Practice | Radio, Concerts, Festivals, Recordings



 

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