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Cantata BWV 249a
Entflieht, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen

Ref.

BWV 249a

German Title

Entflieht, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen

English Title

Fly, vanish, flee, O worries (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Schäferkantate” [‘Pastoral Cantata’ or 'Shepherd Cantata'] for the Birthday of Duke Christian of Sachsen-Weißenfels [Drama per Musica]

Composed

Leipzig (?), 1725
1st performance: February 23, 1725 - Weißenfels

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)

German-1 | German-5 | Translations: English-1

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, oboe d’amore, bassoon, 2 recorders, transverse flute, violins, basso continuo.
Original music was lost, but since this cantata was actually the original version of BWV 249 (Easter Oratorio), the music can be reconstructed:
Mvts. 1 & 2 Sinfonia = BWV 249/1,2
Mvt. 3 Aria (Duetto) = BWV 249/3 (Chorus)
Mvt. 4 Recitative = music lost
Mvt. 5 Aria = BWV 249/5
Mvt. 6 Recitative = music lost
Mvt. 7 Aria = BWV 249/7
Mvt. 8 Recitative = music lost
Mvt. 9 Aria = BWV 249/9
Mvt. 10 Recitative = music lost
Mvt. 11 Aria (Quartet) = BWV 249/11 (Chorus)

Score

References

BGA: - | NBA: - | BC: G 2 | Zwang: - | First Published: Kassel, 1945

Commentary

Crouch

Music

-

Discussions

Week of March 31, 2002; Week of June 13, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 249a
Recordings of Individual Movements from Cantata BWV 249a
Details of BWV Cantata 249b
Complete Recordings of Oster-Oratorium BWV 249
Oster Oratorium BWV 249 - Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions

Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Schäferkantate BWV 249a · Doppelkonzert nach BWV 1060 [ES-7]

Cantata BWV 249a - reconstructed by Hermann Keller from the preserved text printed in the first volume of Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) poems, and the music composed by J.S. Bach for Oster-Oratorium BWV 249. [43:10]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart & Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Hetty Plümacher; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate-Musicaphon

Mar 1967

CD / TT: 58:39

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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Recordings of Individual Movements

M-1

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

 

Sinfonia (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 249a [3:46]
Adagio from Cantata BWV 249a [3:29]

Hansjörg Albrecht

Münchener Bach-Chor / Bach-Collegium München

Henrik Wiese (Flute)

Ohems Classics 914

Jul 3-6, 2007

CD / TT: 62:22

Recorded at Studio 1, BR München, Germany.
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M-2

J.S. Bach: Rediscovered Wind Concertos [O-1]

 

Concerto for 2 oboes, bassoon, strings & continuo, based on BWV 42 & BWV 249a [6:16, 5:52, 3:43, 6:06]

Sergio Azzolini

Kammerakademie Potsdam

Sergio Azzolini (Bassoon); Giovanni de Angeli (Oboe I & Oboe d’amore); Jan Böttcher (Oboe II)

Sony Classical

2008

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (February 2002 - September 2010)

Oster-Oratorium BWV 249: Recordings of BWV 249 | Recordings of BWV 249a | Details of BWV 249b | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 249 | General Discussions | BWV 249 - McCreesh

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