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Cantata BWV 216a
Erwählte Pleißenstadt
Apollo et Mercurius

Ref.

BWV 216a

German Title

Erwählte Pleißenstadt: Apollo et Mercurius

English Title

O Chosen Leipzig: Apollo and Mercury (by Simon Crouch)

Event

Homage cantata to the Leipzig town council

Composed

Leipzig, 1728 ?
1st performance: After 1728 - Leipzig
Parody of BWV 216

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (?)

Text: German-5 | German-6 | German-7
Translations: English-1

Scoring

Music lost, but can be partially reconstructed from BWV 216; Mvt. 1: BWV 216/1, Mvt. 3: BWV 216/3, Mvt. 5: BWV 216/5, Mvt. 7: BWV 216/7.

Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 613 [Bach Digital]

References

BGA: 34 | NBA: I/39 | BC: G 47 | Zwang: - | First Published: BG, 1887

Commentaries

Crouch

Music

-

Discussions

Week of November 24, 2013

Contents

 

Details & Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 216
Details & Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 216a

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

Discography

Complete Recordings


1

Bach: Angenehme Melodei - Huldigungskantaten BWV 216a & 210a [C-3]

 

Cantata Erwählte Pleißenstadt - Apollo et Mercurius, BWV 216a, reconstructed by Alexander Grychtolik [22:50]

Alexander Grychtolik

Mitteldeutsche Hofmusik (as Deutsche Hofmusik)

Soprano: Katja Stuber; Counter-tenor: Franz Vitzthum; Tenor: Daniel Johannsen
Jan de Winne (Transverse Flute); Dymphna Vandenabeele (Oboe d'amore); Claudia Mende, Rahel Mai (Violins); Raquel Massadas (Viola); Lea Rahel Bader (Violoncello); Niklas Sprenger (Violone); Alexander Grychtolik (Harpsichord)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (Sony Music) 88985410522
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Aug 29-Sep 2, 2016

CD / TT: 52:41
MP3 / TT: 52:35

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
Recording Producer: Philipp Nedel; Recording Engineer: Martin Kistner.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Leslie Masters (March 2017), Paul Mytton
(March 2017)

Cantata BWV 216: Detail & Complete Recordings
Cantata BWV 216a: Details & Complete Recordings|
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2


Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: 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


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