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Cantata BWV 205
Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft
Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus

Ref.

BWV 205

German Title

Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft

English Title

Destroy, burst, shatter the tomb (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Dramma per Musica, for the Birthday of Augustus Friedrich Müller, a Professor at Leipzig University

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: August 3, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | Translations: Catalan-1 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3 | English-10 | English-4 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Italian | Russian-3 | Spanish-3

Scoring

Soloists: Pallas (Soprano), Pomona (Alto), Zephyrus (Tenor), Äolus (bass), 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 horns, 2 transverse flutes, 2 oboes, oboe d’amore, viola d’amore, viola da gamba, 2 violas, 8 violins, 2 violoncellos, violone, bassoon, continuo (including cembalo & organ)
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria | Mvt. 8: Recitative | Mvt. 9: Aria | Mvt. 10: Recitative | Mvt. 11: Aria | Mvt. 12: Recitative | Mvt. 13: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 14: Recitative | Mvt. 15: Chorus

Score BGA [7.68 MB]
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 3 | Mvts. 4-6 | Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 8 | Mvt. 9 | Mvt. 10 | Mvt. 11 | Mvt. 12 | Mvts. 13-14 | Mvt. 15 [cap]

References

BGA: X1/2 | NBA: I/38 | BC: G 36 | Zwang: W 9 | First Published: BG, 1862 | Autograph score (fascimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek (Leipzig, 1978; New York, n.d.)

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Spanish

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of October 19, 2003; Week of July 8, 2007; Week of October 27, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 205
Recordings of Individual Movements from Cantata BWV 205
Details of Cantata BWV 205a

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Aeolus Appeased (Cantata No. 205) [C-3]
J.S. Bach: Eole Apaise - Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus, cantate profane No. 205
[C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 205 []

Helmut Koch

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

Soprano [Pallas]: Anny Schlemm; Alto [Pomona]: Diana Eustrati; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Gert Luze; Bass [Äolus]: Karl Wolfram

Bach Guild BG-515
Le Chant du Monde LDX-A-8021

1950-1951

LP / TT:

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 205 by H. Koch.

2

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 205 [A-7]


Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Ton-Studio Orchestra Stuttgart

Soprano [Pallas]: Käthe Netwig; Contralto [Pomona]: Ruth Michaelis; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Werner Hohmann; Bass [Äolus]: Franz Kelch

Renaissance

Jan 1952

LP / TT:

 

3

J.S. Bach: Der zufriedengestellte Äolus BWV 205 · Cembalokonzert Nr. 3 [ES-2]

Helmuth Rilling

Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Pallas]: Elisabeth Speiser; Alto [Pomona]: Margarethe Bence; Tenor [Zephyrus]: John van Kesteren; Bass [Äolus]: Jakob Stämpfli

Bärenreiter-Musicaphon / MHS

May 1966; May 1967

TT: 43:41 [LP] / 45:37 [CD]

1st recording of Cantata BWV 205 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.

4

Bach Kantaten: Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus, BWV 205 [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 205 [44:00]

Helmut Koch

Rundfunk-Solistenvereinigung Berlin (Chorus Master: Dietrich Knothe) / Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano [Pallas]: Elisabeth Speiser; Alto [Pomona]: Ingeborg Springer; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Äolus]: Siegfried Lorenz
Basso Continuo: Hartmut Friedrich (Violoncello); Willi Schade (Double-bass); Otto Pischkitl (Bassoon); Dietrich Knothe (Harpsichord)

Eterna 826 582

Sep/Oct 1973 & Jan/Mar 1974

LP / TT: 44:00

Recorded at Studio Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
Recording Manager: Dieter-Gerhardt Worm; Sound Manager: Eberhard Richter.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 205 by H. Koch.

5

Bach made in Germany Vol. VII - Secular Cantatas V
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas
Bach: Dramma per musica BWV 205
[L-9]

Peter Schreier

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

Soprano [Pallas]: Edith Mathis; Alto [Pomona]: Carolyn Watkinson; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Peter Schreier; Bass [Äolus]: Siegfried Lorenz

Eterna / Berlin Classics / Brilliant Classics

Jan, Oct 1981

TT: 39:40

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
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6

Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas [L-1]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Chorus Master: Erwin Ortner) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano [Pallas]: Yvonne Kenny; Alto [Pomona]: Marjana Lipovšek; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Kurt Equiluz; Bass [Äolus]: Robert Holl

Teldec

1983

TT: 40:57

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7

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas BWV 205 & 214 [L-2]

Gustav Leonhardt

Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano [Pallas]: Mieke van der Sluis; Alto [Pomona]: René Jacobs, Tenor [Zephyrus]: Christoph Prégardien, Bass [Äolus]: David Thomas

Philips

Dec 1990

TT: 40:18

Recorded at St Giles, Cripplegate. London, England.
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8

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

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 205 [38:16]

René Jacobs

RIAS-Kammerchor / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

Soprano [Pallas]: Efrat Ben-Nun; Alto [Pomona]: Katharina Kammerloher; Tenors [Zephyrus]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Äolus]: Klaus Häger
Bernhard Forck (Concert-master); Sabine Fehlandt (Viola d'amore); Hildegard Perl (Viola da gamba); Ernst-Burghard Hilse (Flute); Antje Schurrock (Flute); Alison Gangler (Oboe d'more); Andreas Lackner, Martin Rabl, Herbert Walser (Trumpets); Reinhard Büttner, Christian-Friedrich Dallmann (Horns); Marie-Ange Petit (Percussions)
Continuo: Jan Freiheit (Violoncello); Matthias Winkler (Double-bass); Christian Beuse (Bassoon); Raphael Alpermann (Harpsichord & Organ); Konrad Junghänel (Lute)

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

Nov 1994

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: Walter Schales; Balance Engineer: Geert Puhlman; Assistant Brigitte Siewert.
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9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 5

 

Cantata BWV 205 [40:13]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano [Pallas]: Lisa Larsson; Alto [Pomona]: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Christoph Prégardien; Bass [Äolus]: Klaus Mertens

Erato 0630-17578-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72205

Sep & Nov 1996

4-CD / TT: 239:51

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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10

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 63 - Secular Cantatas

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano [Pallas]: Sibylla Rubens; Alto [Pomona]: Yvonne Naef; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Christoph Genz; Bass [Äolus]: Andreas Schmidt
Harpsichord: Michael Behringer

Hänssler

Sep 1999

TT: 38:18

2nd recording of Cantata BWV 205 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Stadthalle Leonberg, Germany.
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11

J.S. Bach: Le ouvertures per orchestra BWV 1066-69 - Cantate BWV 110 e 205 [C-3]

Diego Fasolis

Coro della Radio Svizzera / I Barocchisti

Soprano [Pallade]: Nancy Argenta; Mezzo-soprano [Pomona]: Claudia Iten; Tenor [Zefiro]: Charles Daniels; Bass [Eolo]: Klaus Mertens

Amadeus Magazine / Arts

May 2004

TT: 35:30

Included in December 2004 issue of Italian magazine Amadeus.
Recorded in Lugano, Switzerland

12

J.S. Bach: Festmusiken zu Leipziger Universitätsfeiern [C-2]

Cantata BWV 205 [37:23]

David Timm

Leipziger Universitätschor / Pauliner Barockensemble, Leipzig

Soprano: Sara Jäggi; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Daniel Johannsen; Bass: Peter Kooy

Querstand

2009

5-CD / TT:

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13

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

 

2-CD: Cantata BWV 205 []

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano [Pallas]: Céline Scheen; Counter-tenor [Pomona]: Clint van der Linde; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Makoto Sakurada; Bass [Äolus]: Christian M. Immler

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 205 by L. García-Alarcón.
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14

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

 

Cantata BWV 205 []

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano [Pallas]: Céline Scheen; Counter-tenor [Pomona]: Clint van der Linde; Tenor [Zephyrus]: Makoto Sakurada; Bass [Äolus]: Christian M. Immler

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 205 by L. García-Alarcón.
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15

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol. 4 - BWV 205, BWV 207 - 'Academic Cantatas' [S-4]

 
 

Cantatas BWV 205 [39:00]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Joanne Lunn [Pallas]; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze [Pomona]; Tenor: Wolfram Lattke [Zephyrus]; Bass: Roderick Williams [Äolus]
Soloists: Kiyomi Suga and Kanae Kikuchi (Transverse Flute); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d’amore); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Viola d’amore & Violin); Masako Hirao (Viola da gamba)
Chorus: Sopranos: Joanne Lunn, Yoshie Hida, Aki Matsui, Eri Sawae; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Toshiharu Nakajima, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Wolfram Lattke, Yusuke Fujii, Takayuki Kagami, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Roderick Williams, Toru Kaku, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Trumpet I: Jean-Francois Madeuf; Trumpet II: Joel Lahens; Trumpet III: Hidenori Saito; Horn I: Lionel Renoux; Horn II: Joel Lahens; Timpani: Thomas Holzinger; Transverse Flute: I: Kiyomi Suga; Transverse Flute II: Kanae Kikuchi; Oboe I / Oboe d’amore I: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe II / Oboe d’amore II: Harumi Hoshi; Taille: Atsuko Ozaki; Violin I: Natsumi Wakamatsu [leader], Yuko Takeshima, Ayaka Yamauchi; Violin II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Shiho Hiromi; Viola: Mika Akiha, Akira Harada; Viola d’amore: Natsumi Wakamatsu
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Viola da gamba: Masako Hirao; Violone: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki

BIS SACD-2041

Jul 2013

SACD / TT: 73:06

Recorded at the MS&AD Shirakawa Hall, Nagoya, Japan. Producer: Marion Schwebel (Take5 Music Productions); Sound engineer: Thore Brinkmann (Take5 Music Productions); Tuner: Akimi Hayashi.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - July 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Uri Golomb (June 2007), John Grayovski (October 2006), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, August 2006, May 2014), Leslie Masters (August 2010), Riccardo Nughes (December 2004), Walter Roth (June 2004)

Cantatas BWV 205 & BWV 205a: Details & Complete Recordings of BWV 205 | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 205 | Details of BWV 205a
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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