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Cantata BWV 6
Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden

Ref.

BWV 6

German Title

Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden

English Title

Abide with us, for it is toward evening (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for Easter Monday
Readings: Epistle: Acts 10: 34-43; Gospel: Luke 24: 13-35

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: April 2, 1725 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1735-1740 - Leipzig

Text

Luke 24: 29 (Mvt. 1); Anon (Mvts. 2, 4-5); Nikolaus Selnecker (Mvt. 3); Martin Luther (Mvt. 6)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Arabic-1 | Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-2 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Japanese-2 | Portuguese-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, oboe da caccia, violoncello piccolo, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Chorale | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.97 MB] | Score BGA [2.45 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 1 Ob1 | Mvt. 1 Ob 2 | Mvt. 1 Tc | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 4 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 ver 2 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score with Commentray

References

BGA: I | NBA: I/10 | BC: A 57 | Zwang: K 116 | First Published: BG, 1851 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | Baroque Choral Guild | AL [Dutch] | EvH [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Japanese-2 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of April 8, 2001; Week of April 1, 2007; Week of July 25, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas BWV 6, 66 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22
Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Baker does Bach - conducted by Menuhin & Marriner

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 6 & BWV 19 [A-5]

Hans Grischkat

Stuttgart Choral Society / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Choir or Agnes Giebel; Contralto: Hetty Plümacher; Tenor: Werner Hohmann; Bass: Bruno Müller

Renaissance

Jul 1951

LP / TT:

 

2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 6, sung in English [19:04]

Reginald Jacques

The Bach Choir / The Jacques Orchestra

Soprano: Elsie Morrison; Contralto: Marjorie Thomas; Tenor: David Galliver; Tenor: Wilfred Brown; Bass: Richard Standen
Osborne Peasgood (organ); Hubert Dawkes (Harpsichord)

EMI / Columbia
The Bach Choir BC-0601

Dec 13, 1955

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 40:57

Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London, England.
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3

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 6
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 6, Cantata No. 65
[L-6]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 6, 31, 67, 76, 80, 87
[C-3]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 

Cantata BWV 6 [21:21]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Franz Kelch

Erato LDE-3136 (Mono)
Erato STE-50044 (Stereo)
Musical Heritage Society MHS-653
Erato 4509-98525-2
Erato 2584-61401-2

Oct 24-30, 1959

LP / TT: 39:33
LP / TT: 39:33
LP / TT: 39:33
2-CD / TT: 148:25
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded at Evangelischen Kirche, Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 6 Bleib bei uns denn es will Abend werden [Radio Recording] [R-6]

 

Cantata BWV 6 [21:01]

Karl Ristenpart

Chor der Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken / Kammerorchester des Saarländischen Rundfunks

Soprano: ?; Contralto: Eva Bornemann; Tenor: Helmut Kretschmar; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Archiv Saarl.Rundf.

Dec 5, 1960

Tape

Recorded live in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany.

5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 2 - BWV 5-8
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-19
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 2 - BWV 4-6

 
 

Cantata BWV 6 [18:52]

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: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35028
Teldec 8.35028 ZL
Teldec 4509-91755-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81123-2
Warner Classics 8573-81123-5

Jan 1971

2-LP / TT: 88 min
2-CD / TT: 86:58
6-CD / TT: 386:45
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 62:07
CD / TT: 62:07

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2 - Easter

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Choir; Contralto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

May, June, Oct 1973; Jan 1974

TT: 20:28

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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7

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 11
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 2

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Edith Wiens; Alto: Carolyn Watkinson; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Dec 1980

TT: 19:06

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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8

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 1

Cantata BWV 6 [20:31] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

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

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 01

May 23, 1987

CD / TT: 66:00

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: Cantatas with Violoncelle Piccolo (Vol. 3)

 

Cantata BWV 6 [19:18]

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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10

J.S. Bach: Kantáták és motetták [C-1]

Cantata BWV 6 []

Soma Dinyés

Ars Longa Choir & Orchestra (Ars Longa Ének és Zenekar)

Soprano: Ágnes Pintér; Alto: Mercédes Heim (as Mercédesz Heim); Tenor: Rezső Kutik; Bass: Pál Benkő

Allegro Thaler MZA-017

1997

CD / TT: 55:44

Recorded at Szent Anna-templom, Budapest. Hungary.
Source: Corvina könyvtári katalógus v3.6.14 | The A:N:S Chorus: Pál Benkő
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11

J.S. Bach: Easter Cantatas [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 6 [18:48]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Choir; Contralto: Bernarda Fink; Tenor: Steve Davisilim; Bass: Julian Clarkson

Archiv Produktion 463580

Apr 1999

CD / TT: 48:16

Recorded at St. John's, London, England.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 6 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: Cantatas BWV 6, 66 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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12

Bach Edition Vol. 11 - Cantatas Vol. 5

 
 

Cantata BWV 6 [20:38]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99370

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 270:58

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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13

J.S. Bach: "Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden” BWV 6; W.A. Mozart: Missa in C KV 317 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 6 []

Carola Mühlenweg

St. Johannes-Kantorei Arsten-Habenhausen / Orchester Stahlsaitenbarock

Soprano: Elke Holzmann; Alto: Antje Siefert; Tenor: Heribert Langosz; Bass: Helmut Pojunke

Camerata-Musik CMD 99-90502

1999

CD / TT:

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14

Bach Cantatas Vol. 22: Eisenach
For Easter Sunday / For Easter Monday
For Easter Monday / For Easter Tuesday

 
 

Cantata BWV 6 [19:17]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Angharad Gruffydd Jones; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Soli Deo Gloria 128

Apr 24-25, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:39

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Georgenkirche, Eisenach, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 6 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 22
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15

J.S. Bach Cantata Series, Sundays at Auer and Early Music Institute (Program, 2000-2001, No. 207) [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 6 [18:04]

Paul Hillier (Director)

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers / Indiana University Baroque Orchestra (Violin, Conductor: Stanley Ritchie)

Vocal soloists: unknown

Indiana University: School of Music

Oct 8, 2000

MC / TT: 51:10

Recorded live at Auer Concert Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

16

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 14
J.S. Bach: Easter Cantatas [B-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 6 [16:59]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Choir; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72214
Antoine Marchand CC-72231

Mar 5-16, 2001

3-CD / TT: 205.31
2-CD / TT: 151:00

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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17

J.S. Bach: Cantate e Mottetti [C-1]

Cantata BWV 6 []

Michael Radulescu

Laboratorio Corale "Il Teatro Armonico" / Orchestra Barocca "I Musicali Affetti"

Unknown vocal soloists; Francesco Bravo (Harpsichord - Continuo)

ADO 2002

Sep 21, 2002

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Chiesa di S. Filippo Neri, Vicenza, Italy during "Musica a S. Filippo 2002".
Sou: Francesco Bravo Website

18

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 36 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) - BWV 6, 42, 103, 108

 
 

Cantata BWV 6 [17:27]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Dominik Wörner
Dmitry Badiarov (Violoncello piccolo da spalla)

BIS 1611

Feb 2006

SACD / TT: 75:31

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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19

Cantatas 66, 6 & Motet #6 [C-8]

 

Cantats BWV 6 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Vocal soloists: unknown

Bach Cantata Choir 10

Apr 27, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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20

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 13: "Oster-Oratorium" - Cantatas BWV 249 · 6

 

Cantata BWV 6 [16:39]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Yeree Suh; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25313

Apr 23-27, 2009

SACD / TT: 56:17

Recorded at Saint-Trond, Belgium.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2001 - September 2013)
Thanks to conbtributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (December 2006, January 2007), Rainer Baruth (January 2012), Peter Bright (August 2007), John Grayovski (October 2006), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Tom Morris (November 2010), Jean Gabriel Puyraveau (March 2011), Walter Roth (June 2004), Thomas Shepherd (April 2007), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004)

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