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Cantata BWV 49
Ich geh’ und suche mit Verlangen

Ref.

BWV 49

German Title

Ich geh’ und suche mit Verlangen

English Title

I go and seek with longing (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for the 20th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Ephesians 5: 15-21; Gospel: Matthew 22: 1-14
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 20th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1726
1st performance: November 3, 1726 - Leipzig

Text

Philipp Nicolai, after Jeremiah 31: 3 and Revelation 3: 20 (Mvt. 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

German-1 | German-2 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-2 | Hebrew-8 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Bass
Orchestra: oboe d’amore, 2 violins, viola, obbligato organ, continuo
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative & Arioso | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative (Dialogue) | Mvt. 6: Aria & Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.17 MB] | Score BGA [3.86 MB]
Capella: Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 2 ver 2 [cap]

References

BGA: X | NBA: I/25 | BC: A 150 | Zwang: K 157 | First Published: BG, 1863 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of October 28, 2001; Week of January 20, 2008; Week of June 17, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas BWV 49, BWV 58 & BWV 82 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-04306 [R-40]

 

Cantata BWV 49 [29:10]

Max Thurn

NDR Sinfonieorchester

Soprano: Lisa Schwarzweller; Bass: Erich Wenk
Johannes Schloemer (Oboe d'amore); Wolfram Hentschel (Violoncello piccolo)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ); Edmund Michalak (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Sep 12-13, 1958

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

2

J.S. Bach: Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke, Cantata BWV 84; Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, Cantata BWV 49 [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 49 [29:38 / 29:34 / 29:40]

Wilhelm Ehmann

Westfälische Kantorei Ensemble & Orchestra

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Helmut Winschermann (Oboe & Oboe d'amore); Ulrich Grehling (Violin); Emil Seiler (Viola); Sibylle Funke (Viola pomposa); Wolfgang Eggers (Violoncello); Horst Stöhr (Double-bass); Arno Schönstedt, (Concertante Organ); Jörg Neithardt Keller (Positive Organ).

Cantate: 651212
Nonesuch: H-71273
Musical Heritage Society, MHS-1386

Nov 1961

LP / TT: 46:26
LP / TT: 46:24
LP / TT: 46:35

Recorded at Munsterkirche, Herford, Westphalia, Germany. Recording: Sonopress Gütersloh; Recording Manager: Ulrich W. Zimmer; Sound Engineer: H. Kübler.


3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 13 - BWV 47-50
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 3 - BWV 37-52, 54-60
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 16 - BWV 48-51

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 49 [25:24]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Peter Jelosits (Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben); Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35284
Teldec 8.35284 ZL
Teldec 4509-91757-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81199-2
Warner Classics 8573-81199-5

Feb+May 1975

2-LP / TT: 68 min
2-CD / TT: 67:41
6-CD / TT: 415:47
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 63:32
CD / TT: 63:32

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 49: Complete Cantata [25:40] | Complete Cantata [25:22] | Complete Cantata [25:29] | Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [6:36] + Mvt. 2: Aria [B] + Mvt. 3: Recitative & Arioso [S, B] [2:04] + Mvt. 4: Aria [S] | Mvt. 5: Recitative [S, B] [1:14] | Mvt. 6: Aria [B] & Chorale [S] [5:20] | Cantatas BWV 48, BWV 49, BWV 50, BWV 51 [63:30]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J.S. Bach Kantaten BWV 49 Ich geh' und suche mit Verlangen Bach - Cantate BWV 49 - Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen J. S. Bach : CANTATA -- BWV 49 "Ich geh' und suche mit Verlangen" (Nikolaus Harnoncourt) BWV 49-Sinfonia BWV 49-Aria[Basso] BWV 49-Recitativo[Basso,Soprano] BWV 49-Aria[Soprano] BWV 49-Recitativo[Soprano,Basso].wm BWV 49-Aria[Soprano & Basso] JS Bach Cantatas BWV 48,49,50,51,Harnoncourt & Leonhardt

4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 55 (BWV 49, 98, 188)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 17 (BWV 49-52)

 

Cantata BWV 49 [25:50]

Helmuth Rilling

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Martha Schuster (Organ); Günther Passin (Oboe d'amore); Günther Pfitzenmaier (Bassoon); Otto Armin (Concert-master); Siegfried Pank (Violoncello Piccolo); Ansgar Schneider (Violoncello); Harro Betz (Double-bass); Martha Schuster (Positive Organ); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord)

Hänssler 98.817
Hänssler 92.018
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Oct 1982

CD / TT: 63:03
CD / TT: 62:20
CD / TT: 62:11

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany. Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 49: Complete Cantata [25:50] | Cantatas BWV 49, BWV 50, BWV 51, BWV 52 [62:17]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach Cantata BWV 49 Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten - (BWV 49), (BWV 50), (BWV 51), (BWV 52)

5

Bach: Cantatas (I) - BWV 49 - BWV 158 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 49 [6:55, 5:00, 2:23, 4:57, 1:51, 5:52 = 26:58]

Mario Videla (Conductor & Organ)

Academia Bach de Buenos Aires

Soprano: Nani Landau; Baritone: Raúl Neumann
Orchestral ensemble: Haydée Francia (Violin concertino); Delia Galan (Violin); Gabriel Pinette (Violin); Marcela Magin (Viola); Edgardo Zollhofer (Violoncello); Eduardo Alegre (Violone); Andrés Spiller (Oboe & Oboe d’amore); Pedro Chiambaretta (Fagot)

Cosentino IRCO-84C

1983 [issued 1985]

MC (stereo) / TT: 37:51

Editor: Cosentino Grabaciones
Out of print - no more available.

6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 82 · 49 · 58 [C-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 49 [25:37]

Sigiswald Kuijken

La Petite Bande

Soprano: Nancy Argenta; Bass: Klaus Mertens
Orchestra: Sigiswald Kuijken, Ryo Terakado, Alda Stuurop, Myriam Gevers, Jean-Paul Burgos, Michiyo Rondo (Violins); Makoto Akatsu Eva Röll (Violas); Hidemi Suzuki (Violoncello Piccolo), René Schiffer (Violoncello); Margaret Urquahart (Violone); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe d'amore), Taka Kitazato (Oboe); Ann Vanlancker (Taille); Pierre Hantaï (Organ)

Accent ACC-9395D

Jun 1993

CD / TT: 62:34

Recorded at the Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands. Produced & recorded by Andreas Glatt.
See: Cantatas BWV 49, BWV 58 & BWV 82 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas with Violoncelle Piccolo (Vol. 1)

 

Cantata BWV 49 [25:00]

Christophe Coin

Ensemble Baroque de Limoges

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz
EBL: Irene Troi, Fabrizio Zanella, Isabelle Serrano, Jean Daniel RistAdrian Chamorro, Suzan CantrickUrsula Kortschak (Violins); Christian Moreaux (Oboe & Oboe d'amore); Eckhard Kahle, Pierre Franck (Violas); Bassoon (Claude Wassmer); Bruno Cocset (Violoncello); Richard Myron (Double-bass); Organ (Willem Jansen) [G. Silbermann, 1737); Christophe Coin (Violoncello Piccolo)

Auvidis Astrée AS-128530 / Naïve

Nov 1993

CD / TT: 70:53

Recorded at Ponitz Kirche, Thüringen, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 49: Complete Cantata [25:05] | Complete Cantata [25:06] | Complete Cantata [24:58]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach: Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen (BWV 49) (Coin) Johan Sebastian Bach. Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, BWV 49 J.S. Bach - Cantata: "Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen", BWV 49

8

Bach Edition Vol. 15 - Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 49 [25:54]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
NBC: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Ewa Scheytt, Pieter Affourtit, Wanda Visser, Elin Eriksson, Fanny Pestalozzi, Rachael Beesley, Antoinette Lohmann, Mimi Mitchel (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp, Bas van Hengel, Albert Brüggen, Thomas Pitt (Violoncellos); Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam (Double-bass); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Susanne Grutzmacher, Eduard Wesley, Kristin Linde, Vincvan Ballegooien, Riekie Puyenbroek, Nico de Gier (Oboes); Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst (Bassoons); Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp, Stephen Taylor, Bert Mooiman (Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99374

Jan-Feb 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands. Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
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9

Bach Cantatas Vol. 11: Genova/Greenwich
For the 20th Sunday after Trinity
For the 21st Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 49 [25:42]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Bass: Peter Harvey
EBS: Alison Bury, Kati Debretzeni, Catherine Martin, Debbie Diamond, Desmond Heath (Violin I); Lucy Howard, Matthew Truscott, Deidre Ward, Stephen Jones (Violin II); Katherine McGillivary, Jane Rogers, Emma Alter (Violas); David Watkin, Mailyn Sansom (Cellos); Valerie Botwright (Double-bass); Xenia Löffler, Mark Baigent (Oboes); Noel Rainbird (Bassoon); Paul Nicholson (Harpsichord); Howard Moody (Organ)

Soli Deo Gloria 168

Nov 4, 2000

2-CD / TT: 145:05

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Cattedtrale di San Lorenzo, Genova, Italy.
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10

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 16
J.S. Bach: Dialogue Cantatas l (Single Volume Cantatas
Vol. 9)

 
 

Cantata BWV 49 [23:43]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Bass: Klaus Mertens
Orchestra: Margaret Faultless, Kati Debretzeni, Lisa Domnisch, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Sebastiaan van Vucht (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboes); Ton Koopman, Kathryn Cok (Continuo)

Antoine Marchand CC-72216
Antoine Marchand CC-72288

Jun 2001

3-CD / TT: 193:10
CD / TT: 73:06

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 49: Mvt. 1: Sinfonia [6:46]
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Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image 01-J.S. Bach - Cantata BWV 49 - sinf

11

J.S. Bach: Kantaten [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 49 [24:31]

Bernhard Forck

Members of Berliner Philharmoniker and guests on original instruments

Soprano: Christine Schäfer; Baritone: Peter Kooy
Raphael Alpermann (Organ); Raimar Orlovsky (Violin); Walter Küssner (Viola); Götz Teutsch (Violoncello); Bernhard Forck (Violin)

IPPNW-Concerts CD-48

Mar 2, 2004

CD / TT: 45:41

Live recording from chamber concert at the Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie Berlin, Germany.
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12

Bach: Dialogue Cantatas · Dialogkantaten (BWV 57, 152, 49) [C-2]

Cantata BWV 49 [22:56]

Rainer Kussmaul

RIAS-Kammerchor / Berliner Barock Solisten

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Bass-Baritone: Thomas Quasthoff
Orchestra: Rainer Kussmaul, Sebastian Heesch, Rüdiger Liebermann, Kotowa Machida, Bernhard Forck, Rainer Orlovsky, Zoltan Almasi (Violins); Walter Küssner, Ernst-Martin Schmidt (Violas); Georg Faust (Violoncello); Klaus Stoll (Violone); Rapahael Alpermann (Organ); Stefan Schweigert (Bassoon); Christian Hommel (Oboe & Oboe d'amore); Yoshiko Miwako (Oboe); Viola Orlovsky (English Horn)

Deutsche Grammophon 4776591
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May-Jun 2007

CD / TT: 61:00
MP3 / TT: 60:33

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Producer: Christopher Alder; Recording Engineer: Hans-Ulrich Bastin; Assistan Engineer: Oliver Rogalla von Heiden; Project Coordinator: Matthias Spindler Editing: Christopher Alder.
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13

J.S. Bach: Cantates BWV 32, 49, 57 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 49 [24:19]

Patrick Cohën-Akenine

Choeur Regional d'Auvergne (Direction: Blaise Plumetaz) / Les Folies Françoises

Soprano: Salomé Haller; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Francois Saint-Yves (Organ)

Cypres 1652

Aug 4-8, 2007

CD / TT: 67:39

Recorded at l'Eglise de Pontaumur, Combrailles, France.
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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 49 [23:53]

Martin Haselböck

Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Dominique Labelle; Baritone: Florian Boesch
Jeremy Joseph (Organ); Gonzalo Ruiz (Oboe d’amore); William Skeen (Violoncello Piccolo)

New Classical Adventure NCA-60199
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United Classis T2CD-2013011

Dec 2007; Feb 2008

CD / TT: 64:01
MP3 / TT: 63:54
CD / TT: 64:01

Recorded at Mary Chapel, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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15

Desire: J.S. Bach - Cantates [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 49 [24:29]

Marcel Ponseele

(OVPP - No Choir) / Il Gardellino

Soprano: Caroline Weynants; Bass: Lieven Termont

Passacaille 956

Jan 14-17, 2008

CD / TT: 67:24

Recorded at AMUZ, Antwerp, Belgium.
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16

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 50 - Man singet mit Freuden, Cantatas · 49 · 145 · 149 · 174 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1726-29)

 
 

Cantata BWV 49 [24:21]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Bass: Peter Kooy
Orchestra: Masamitsu San’nomiya, Atsuko Ozaki (Oboe d’amore I, II); Ryo Terakado (leader), Azumi Takada, Mika Akiha, Shiho Hiromi (Violin I); Natsumi Wakamatsu, Yuko Araki, Yukie Yamaguchi (Violin II); Yoshiko Morita, Hiroshi Narita (Violas); Ryo Terakado (Violoncello Piccolo, playing a ‘violoncello da spalla’); Masaaki Suzuki (Organ obbligato)
Continuo: Hidemi Suzuki, Takashi Kaketa ·( Violoncellos); Shigeru Sakurai (Violone); Masaaki Suzuki (Harpsichord); Naoko Imai (Organ)

BIS 1941

Feb 2011

SACD / TT: 74:57

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2001 - April 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Rolf Günther (October 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Jean Gabriel Puyraveau (March 2011), Peter Schmidt (May 2005)

Cantata BWV 49: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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