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Cantata BWV 244a
Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt


Ref.:

BWV 244a

German Title

Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt

English Title

Cry, children, cry to all the world (by Z. Philip Ambrose)

Event

Funeral of Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen

Composed

Leipzig (?), 1729 [Music parodised from Cantata BWV 198, Markus-Passion BWV 247 & Matthäus-Passion BWV 244]
1st performance: March 23-24, 1729 - Köthen

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (Version 1: 1729; Version 2: 1732)

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

Scoring

Music lost

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References

BGA: XX | NBA: I/34, II/5 KB | BC: B 22 | Zwang: - | First Published: -

Commentary

Wikipedia

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Contents:

Complete Recordings

Discussions

   

Discography

Complete Recordings


1

J.S. Bach: Trauer Music - Music to mourne Prince Leopold, BWV 244a [C-7]

 
 

Cantata Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, BWV 244a, reconstructed by Andrew Parrott [78:29]

Andrew Parrott

Taverner Consort & Players

Taverner Consort: Soprano: Emily van Evera; Mezzo-soprano: Clare Wilkinson; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Baritone: Thomas Meglioranza
with: Soprano: Carys Lane; Alto: Natanya Hadda; Tenor: Christopher Watson; Bass: Giles Underwood [tracks 5, 24]; Tenor: Tom Phillips [track 5]
Taverner Players; Violins: Kati Debretzeni, Matthew Truscott; Viola: Jane Rogers; Cello: Jonathan Manson; Violas da gamba: Susanne Heinrich, Charles Medlam; Violone: William Hunt; Flutes: Katy Bircher, Guy Williams; Oboes (d'amore, da caccia): Katharina Spreckelsen, Catherine Latham; Organ, Harpsichord: Steven Devine
with: Violin: Jean Paterson [tracks 3, 15]
Chamber organ by William Drake; Double-manual harpsichord after Michael Mietke (c1704) by Bruce Kennedy

Avie AV-2241
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Nov 27-30, 2010

CD / TT: 78:40
MP3 / TT: 78:29

Recorded at Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, England.
Producer: Adrian Hunter.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantate pour le Prince de Cöthen [C-0]

 

Cantata Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, BWV 244a (music parodised from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244, Trauer Ode BWV 198, & encore from Mass in B minor BWV 232)

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists: Soprano: Sabine Devieilhe; Alto: Carlos Mena; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Benoît Arnould
Vocal ensemble: Sopranos: Anne-Marie Beaudette, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Sabine Devieilhe, Judith Fa, Violaine Le Chenadec; Altos: Jean-Christophe Clair, Laia Cortés-Calafell, Anne Maugard, Carlos Mena; Tenors: Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Guillaume Gutiérrez, James Gilchrist; Basses: Benoît Arnould, Nicolas Boulanger, Jean-Michel Durang, Geoffroy Heurard
Instrumental ensemble: Violins 1: Sophie Gent [Solo], Marie Rouquié, Béatrice Linon; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Cyrielle Eberhardt, Sandrine Dupé; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Kate Goodbehere; Violas da gamba: Lucile Boulanger, Myriam Rignol; Violone: Christian Staude; Harpsichord: François Guerrier; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Lutes: Diego Salamanca, Jérôme Lefebvre; Double-bass: Elise Christiaens; Bassoon: Augustin Humeau; Oboes: Jasu Moisio, Alexandra Bellamie; Transverse Flutes: Georgia Browne, Anne Thivierge

YouTube

Sep 17, 2011

Video / TT:

Filmed & recorded live at Église Notre-Dame, Taverny, France, in the frame of Festival d' Ile de France.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 244a by R. Pichon.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 244a: Mvt. 1 [6:32] + Mvt. 6 [6:33] + Mvt. 9 [8:30] + Mvt. 20 [7:06] + Mvt. 24 [6:57]


3

J.S. Bach: Köthener Trauermusik, BWV 244a [C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 244a Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, reconstructed by Morgan Jourdain in collaboration with Raphaël Pichon [73:53]

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists: Soprano: Sabine Devieilhe; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Thomas Hobbs; Bass: Christian Immler
Choir: Sopranos: Anne-Marie Beaudette, Armelle Cardot Froeliger, Anne-Emmanuelle Davy, Violaine Le Chenadec, Lucie Chartin (as Lucie Van Baaren); Altos: Jean-Christophe Clair, Cécile Pilorger, Marie Pouchelon, Alexander Schneider; Tenors: Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Guillaume Gutiérrez, Randol Rodriguez-Rubio; Basses: Pau Bordas, Nicolas Boulanger, Geoffroy Heurard, Pierre Virly
Orchestra: Concert-mistress: Sophie Gent; Violins 1: Sophie Gent, Louis Créac'h, Béatrice Linon, Marie Rouquié; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Cyrielle Eberhardt, Satomi Watanabe, David Wish; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Kate Goodbehere; Viola da gamba: Julien Léonard, Myriam Rignol; Violoncello: Antoine Touche; Double-bass: Christian Staude, Thomas de Pierrefeu [1, 7, 15]; Oboes: Jasu Moisio, Lidewei De Sterck; Flutes: Georgia Browne, Anne Thivierge; Bassoon: Evolène Kiener; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Harpsichord: Arnaud De Pasquale; Theorbo, archlute: Thomas Dunford; Lute: Diego Salamanca

Harmonia Mundi HMC-902211
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May 2014

CD / TT: 73:53
MP3 / TT: 73:47

Recorded at Chapelle Royal, Versailles, France.
Artistic Director & Editing: Aline Blondiau; Sound Engineer & Mastering: Hugues Deschaux.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 244a by R. Pichon.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 244a: Complete Cantata [73:49] | Complete Cantata [73:59] | Interview with R. Pichon
Part 1: Mvt. 1: Chorus [4:46] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [1:23] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [3:47] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [0:57] + Mvt. 5: Aria [T] [4:07] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [S] [1:06] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [4:07]
Part 2: Mvt. 8: Chorus [3:50] + Mvt. 9: Recitative [A] [0:39] + Mvt. 10: Aria [A] [6:29] + Mvt. 11: Recitative [S] [1:05] + Mvt. 12: Aria [S] [4:40] + Mvt. 13: Recitative [B] [0:31] + Mvt. 14: Chorus [3:19]
Part 3: Mvt. 15: Aria [B] [5:08] + Mvt. 16: Recitative [A] [0:50] + Mvt. 17: Aria [A] [4:19] + Mvt. 18: Recitative [T] 0:50] + Mvt. 19: Aria & Chorus [4:33]
Part 4: Mvt. 20: Aria [B] [5:46] + Mvt. 21: Recitative [S] [1:28] + Mvt. 22: Aria [S] [2:56] + Mvt. 23: Recitative [B] [1:34] + Mvt. 24: Chorus [6:06] | Sequence
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4

J.S. Bach: Köthener Trauermusik, BWV 244a [C-2]

 

Cantata Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, BWV 244a, reconstructed by Alexander Grychtolik [73:29]

Alexander Grychtolik

Mitteldeutsche Hofmusik (choir & orchestra; as Deutsche Hofmusik)

Soprano: Gudrun Sidonie Otto; Counter-tenor: David Erler; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Daniel Ochoa
Jan de Winne (Transverse Flute); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (Sony Music) 88875164222
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2014

CD / TT: 73:29
MP3 / TT: 73:29

Recorded at Jakobikirche, Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Performed also at Jakobikirche, Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany on Sep 26, 2014; Augustinuskirche, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of Festival Europäische Kirchenmusik Schwäbisch Gmünd on Jul 23, 2015.
Buy this album at:
CD (2015): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.,de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2011 - April 2017)

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