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Cantata BWV 34a
O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe [II]

Ref.

BWV 34a

German Title

O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe [II]

English Title

O eternal fire, O source of love [II] (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for a Wedding

Composed

Leipzig, 1726
1st performance: 1st half of 1726 ? - Leipzig

Text

Psalm 128: 4-6 (Mvts. 3-4); Numbers 6: 24-26 (Mvt. 7); Anon (Mvts. 1, 2, 5, 6)

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

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 Trumpets, Timpani, 2 Transverse flute, 2 Oboes, 2 Violins, Viola, Continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria & Recitative | Mvt. 4: Chorus | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Chorus

Score BGA [2.94 MB]

References

BGA: XLI | NBA: I/33 | BC: B 13 | Zwang: K 169 | First Published: BG, 1894 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | Mincham | Role [French]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 8, 2003; Week of February 24, 2008; Week of January 30, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 34a
Recordings of Individual Movements
Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 34

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2
Discussions - Part 3 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 4
Discussions - Part 5 (3rd round)

Discography

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantates de mariage [C-1]

Cantata BWV 34a []

Justus von Websky

Chorale et Orchestre de Chambre Justus von Websky; Ensemble de trompettes H. Zickler; Harpsichord: M. Roch

Soprano: Odile Pietti; Contralto: Anne Bartelloni; Tenor: Peter Wetzler; Bass: Jacques Villisech

Disque Charlin AMS-108/109

Late 1960’s

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Centre d’enregistrement des Champs-Élysées (CECE), Paris, France.

2

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 140 - Sacred Vocal Works / Magnificat BWV 243a

Cantata BWV 34a: Mvts. 2, 3, 6 [6:33]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Anke Vondung; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Michael Volle

Hänssler 92.140
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Apr-Jun 1999

2-CD / TT: 76:19
MP3 / TT: 76:53

Recorded at Stadthalle Sindelfingn & Leonberg, Germany.
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Recordings of Individual Movements

M-1

Music for Organ, Brass and Timpani [C-1]

Chorus (Mvt. 1) from Cantata BWV 34a, arranged by Anthony Newman [3:18]

Graham Ashton (Leader, Trumpet)

The Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble

Timpani: Duncan Patton; Organ: Anthony Newman

Sonoma

2004

SACD

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2002 - August 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Claude Role (June 2010)

Cantatas BWV 34 & BWV 34a: Details & Complete Recordings of BWV 34 | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 34 | Details & Recordings of BWV 34a | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

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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