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Cantata BWV 75
Die Elenden sollen essen, daß sie satt werden

Ref.

BWV 75

German Title

Die Elenden sollen essen, daß sie satt werden

English Title

The wretched shall eat that they become satisfied (by Alec Robertson)

Event

Cantata for the 1st Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 John 4: 16-21; Gospel: Luke 16: 19-31

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: May 30, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Psalm 22: 26 (Mvt. 1); Samuel Rodigast (Mvts. 7, 14); Anon (Mvts. 2-6, 8-13) [Wustmann & Neumann suggest Christian Weiss, Sr.]

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-4 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: trumpet, 2 oboes, oboe d’amore, bassoon, strings, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Chorale | Mvt. 8: Sinfonia | Mvt. 9: Recitative | Mvt. 10: Aria | Mvt. 11: Recitative | Mvt. 12: Aria | Mvt. 13: Recitative | Mvt. 14: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.66 MB] | Score BGA [3.69 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 7 | Mvt. 14
Chorale Melody: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

References

BGA: XVIII | NBA: I/15 | BC: A 94 | Zwang: K 29 | First Published: BG, 1870 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 25, 2000; Week of July 3, 2005; Week of April 17, 2011

Contents

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
Weinen Klagen... Cantatas BWV 12, 38 & 75 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Complete Cantatas Vol. 6 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantatas Vol. 8 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten Historische Aufnahmen (Karl Straube, 1931) [C-1]

 

Mvts. 5, 6, 8, 11-14 from Cantata BWV 75 [17:58]

Karl Straube

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Grete Welz;; Tenor: Hans Lißmann; Bass: Alfred Paulus
Heinrich Teubig (Trumept); Rudolf Kempe (Oboe d’amore); Max Fest (Organ); Friedbert Sammler (Harpsichord)

Bach-Archiv Leipzig

Jun 7, 1931

CD / TT: 77:55

Recorded live at the Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Saxony Germany. 
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2

Bach Festival 39th Annual Baldwin-Wallace College: Festival Excerpts [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 75 []

George Poinar

Baldwin-Wallace Chamber Singers, Baldwin-Wallace College Choir / Baldwin-Wallace Festival Orchestra

Soprano: Regina McConnell; Mezzo-soprano: Elizabeth Mannion; Tenor: Henry Nason; Baritone: David Clatworthy

Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music

Apr (?) 1971

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 38
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 24

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Ingeborg Reichelt; Altos: Verena Gohl, Julia Hamari; Tenors: Adalbert Kraus, Aldo Baldin; Bass: Hanns-Friedrich Kunz

Hänssler

Jul 1983 (Mvts. 3-4, 8-10, 13); July 1970 (rest)

TT: 35:42

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: July 1970; July 1983 (Mvts. 1, 8-10); Feb 1984 (Mvts. 3, 4, 13). Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 19 - BWV 73-75
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 4 - BWV 61-78
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 23 - BWV 74 & 75

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 75 [33:09]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Marcus Klein (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35341
Teldec 8.44279 ZK & 242 573-2
Teldec4509-91758-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81191-2
Warner Classics 8573-81191-5

May 1975

2-LP / TT: 60 min
CD / TT: 70:08
6-CD / TT: / 389:16
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 54:56
CD / TT: 54:56

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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5

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 75 [28:50]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Ruth Ziesak; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-21629-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72206

Apr & Sep 1997

3-CD / TT: 196:00

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Volume 6 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 8 - Leipzig Cantatas - BWV 22, 23, 75

 
 

Cantata BWV 75 [30:34]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Alto: Yoshikazu Mera; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 901

May 1998

CD / TT: 64:06

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 8 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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7

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10

 
 

Cantata BWV 75 [31:52]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99378

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: City of London
For the 1st Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 75 [29:15]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Alto: Wilke te Brummelstroete; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Dietrich Henschel

Soli Deo Gloria 101

Jun 25, 2000

2-CD / TT: 148:26

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the First and Second Sundays After Trinity [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 75 [32:59]

Craig Smith

Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music (Chorus Master: Michael Beattie)

Soprano: Roberta Anderson; Alto: Gloria Raymond; Tenor: Frank Kelley; Bass: Donald Wilkinson

Koch International Classics 3-7535-2H1

Sep 5-15, 2001

2-CD / TT: 146:15

Recorded at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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10

J.S. Bach: Die Elenden sollen essen, BWV 75 [R-2]

 

Cantata BWV 75 [38 min]

Gotthold Schwarz

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Kathrin Ziegler; Alto: Susanne Krumbiegel; Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Matthias Weichert

MDR Figaro

Jun 21, 2003

MC / TT: 38 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany,. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jun 13, 2004.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2445.
Source: SLUB Dresden

11

J.S. Bach: Weinen, Klagen… [C-16]

Cantata BWV 75 [29:46]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France 901843

Dec 2003

CD / TT: 69:09

Recorded at Studio Flagey, Bruxelles.
See: Weinen Klagen... Cantatas BWV 12, 38 & 75 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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12

Music Golden Age: Bach, Handel & Mozart [C-12]

Dale Higbee

(OVPP - No Choir) / Carolina Baroque

Soprano: Teresa Radomski; Contralto: Lee Morgan; Tenor: Richard Earl Cook; Bass-Baritone: Doug Crawley

Carolina Baroque

Feb 2006

TT: 32:33

Recorded live at the Sanctuary of St. John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC, USA.
Buy this album from: Dale Higbee [via e-mail]

13

ThLeipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 8: Trinitatis · Trinity - Kantaten · Cantatas BWV 75, 194

 

Cantata BWV 75 [33:12]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Friedrich Praetorius (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Counter-tenor: Stefan Kahle (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Matthias Weichert

Rondeau Production ROP-4036
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Nov 12-13, 2010

CD / TT: 78:47
MP3 / TT: 78:47

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2000 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (October 2013)

Cantata BWV 75: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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