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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

Cantata BWV 41
Jesu, nun sei gepreiset

Ref.

BWV 41

German Title

Jesu, nun sei gepreiset

English Title

Jesus, now be praised (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for New Year's Day [Circumcision of Christ, Holy Name]
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 3: 23-29; Gospel: Luke 2: 21

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: January 1, 1725 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1732-1735 - Leipzig

Text

Johannes Herman (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

German-1 | German-2 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset | Die Litanei

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 3 oboes, 2 violins, violoncello piccolo, viola, organ, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative & Chorus | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.51 MB] | Score BGA [4.81 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 s
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset | Die Litanei

References

BGA: X | NBA: I/4 | BC: A 22 | Zwang: K 105 | First Published: BG, 1863 | Autograph score (facsimile): dispersed (Leipzig, n.d.) | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of March 9, 2003; Week of December 24, 2006; August 16, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas II
J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 41, BWV 179
[L-21]

 

Cantata BWV 41 [32:41]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Alto: Soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Berlin / Leipzig Classics
Eterna 820-288
Cantate 640 227

1950

CD / TT: 68:08
LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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2

Bach Aria Group - Cantatas & Cantata Movements [C-6]

Robert Shaw

[Bach Aria Group] Robert Shaw Chorale & Orchestra

Soprano: Eileen Farrell; Alto: Carol Smith; Tenor: Jan Peerce; Bass-Baritone: Norman Farrow

RCA Victor

1953-1954

2-LP / TT:

 

3

Concert in the Sanders Theater on April 23, 1958 [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 41 []

Nadia Boulanger

Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society / Bach Society Orchestra

Vocal soloists: unknown

H.V. Greenough Collection (Library of Congress)

Apr 23, 1958

2 sound tape reels

Recorded at the Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Boson, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 19
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 14

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Helen Donath; Alto: Marga Höffgen; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern,

Hänssler

Mar-Apr 1973

TT: 29:14

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 11 - BWV 39-42
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - SacredCantatas
Vol. 3 - BWV 37-52, 54-60
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 14 - BWV 41-43

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 41 [27:38 / 27:40]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master - Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35269
Teldec 8.35269 ZL
Teldec 4509-91757-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81201-2
Warner Classics 8573-81201-5

Feb, Mar & Dec 1974

2-LP / TT: 95 min
2-CD / TT: 94:30
6-CD / TT: 415:47
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 75:58
CD / TT: 75:58

Recorded at Palais Rasumovsky, Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Nos. 27, 34 & 41 [L-7]

Cantata BWV 41 [29:13]

Gustav Leonhardt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Baroque Orchestra

Boy Soprano: Matthias Ritter (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Jonas Will (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Markus Schäfer; Bass: Harry van der Kamp
Organ: Siebe Henstra

Sony Classical SK-68265

Jun 20-23, 1995

CD / TT: 64:42

Recorded at Doopsgezendekerk Haarlem, Holland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas with Violoncelle Piccolo (Vol. 3)

 

Cantata BWV 41 [26:48]

Christophe Coin

Chœur de Chambre Accentus (Direction: Laurence Equilbey) / Ensemble Baroque de Limoges

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Andreas Scholl; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Auvidis Astrée / Naïve

Oct 1995

CD / TT: 62:20

Recorded at Ponitz Kirche, Thüringen, Germany.
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8

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 6

Cantata BWV 41 [30:51] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Masatoshi Sasaki; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 06

Dec 13, 1998

CD / TT: 60:45

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 11
J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas [B-2]
J.S. Bach: New Year's Day Cantatas (Single Volume Cantatas
Vol. 17)

 
 

Cantata BWV 41 [25:19]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 8573-80215-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211
Antoine Marchand CC-72230
Antoine Marchand CC-72296

Oct 1999

3-CD / TT: 191:36
3-CD / TT: 191:36
3-CD / TT: 214:53
CD / TT: 69:02

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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10

Bach Cantatas Vol. 17: Berlin
For for New Year’s Day
For the Sunday after New Year

 
 

Cantata BWV 41 [25:16]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Lucy Ballard; Counter-tenor: Charles Humphries; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 150

Jan 1, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:54

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Gethsemanekirche in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.
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11

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 

Cantata BWV 41 [24:59]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99380

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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12

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták V [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 41 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Kamaraszimfónikusok)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Judit Németh (Atala Schöck is listed in the programme); Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: György Mozsár; Gábor Trajtler (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 1, 2003

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 14th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
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13

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 33 - BWV 41, 92, 130

 
 

Cantata BWV 41 [27:40]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Dominik Wörner

BIS 1541

Apr 2005

SACD / TT: 74:12

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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14

Cantatas 41, 19 & Graupner [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 41 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Vocal soloists: unknown

Bach Cantata Choir 9

Feb 3, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - July 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Peter Bright (February 2007), Matthias Hansen (June 2009), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Ed Myskowski (January 2007), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001)

Cantata BWV 41: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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