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Cantata BWV 87
Bisher habt ihr nichts gebeten in meinem Namen

Ref.

BWV 87

German Title

Bisher habt ihr nichts gebeten in meinem Namen

English Title

Hitherto have ye asked nothing for in my name (Richard Stokes & Oxford Companion)

Event

Cantata for Rogate [5th Sunday after Easter]
Readings: Epistle: James. 1: 22-27; Gospel: John 16: 23-30

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: May 6, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Christiane Mariane von Ziegler (Mvts. 2-4, 6); John 16: 24 (Mvt. 1); John 16: 33 (Mvt. 5); Heinrich Müller (Mvt. 7)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-5 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Selig ist die Seele

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, oboe da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.13 MB] | Score BGA [1.36 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 7
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Score Examples: Commentary & Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Jesu, meine Freude

References

BGA: XX/1 | NBA: I/12 | BC: A 74 | Zwang: K 121 | First Published: BG, 1872 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of May 20, 2001; Week of May 13, 2007; Week of November 7, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 5
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 80, Cantata No. 87
[L-5]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 6, 31, 67, 76, 80, 87
[C-3]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 87 [20:42]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Franz Kelch

Erato LDE-3135 (Mono)
Erato STE-50043 (Stereo)
Erato STU-70043
Musical Heritage Society MHS-666
Erato 4509-98525-2
Erato 2584-61401-2

Oct 24-30, 1959

LP / TT: 50:16
LP / TT: 50:16
LP / TT: 50:16
LP / TT: 50:16
2-CD / TT: 148:25
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded at Evangelischen Kirche, Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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2

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2 - Easter

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Alto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

May, June, Oct 1973; Jan 1974

TT: 24:13

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 22 - BWV 84-90
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 5 - BWV 79-99
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 27 - BWV 87-90

 

Cantata BWV 87 [17:13 / 17:37]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35364
Teldec 8.35364 ZL & 242 578-2
Teldec 4509-91759-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81183-2
Warner Classics 8573-81183-5

Apr 13, 22-23, 27-28 & May 22, 1977

2-LP / TT: 102 min
2-CD / TT: 103:51
6-CD / TT: / 377:04
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 61:55
CD / TT: 61:55

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 34
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 28

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Dec 1980; Feb-Mar 1981

TT: 20:10

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 8 - Cantatas Vol. 3

 
 

Cantata BWV 87 [20:11]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99367

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 291:42

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 25: Dresden/Sherborne
For the 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogate)
For the Sunday after Ascension Day (Exaudi)

 
 

Cantata BWV 87 [17:08]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson; Tenor: Steve Davisilim; Bass: Stephan Loges

Soli Deo Gloria 144

May 27-28, 2000

2-CD / TT: 107:50

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Annenkirche, Dresden, Germany.
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 15

 
 

Cantata BWV 87 [19:05]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

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

Antoine Marchand CC-72215

Mar 6-16, 2001

3-CD / TT: 207:42

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 35 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) - BWV 74, 87, 128, 176

 

Cantata BWV 87 [20:13]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1571

Jul 2006

SACD / TT: 70:36

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2001 - February 2012)
Thanks to conbtributors: Matthias Hansen (March 2006), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Thomas Shepherd (May 2007), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004)

Cantata BWV 87: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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