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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)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7 | 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, 2 oboes da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria [B] | Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 3: Aria [A] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 5: Arioso [B] | Mvt. 6: Aria [T] | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.13 MB] | Score BGA [1.36 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 6 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 61 [Bach Digital]
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

Commentaries

English: 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; Week of April 30, 2017


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 (4th round)

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 5 (BWV 80, 87)
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
Pierre Pierlot, Jaques Chambon (Oboes da caccia); Paul Hongne (Bassoon); Reinhold Barchet (Violin); Jacoba Muckel (Cello); Marie-Claire Alain; (Organ): Monika Scheck-Wacche (Harpsichord)

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.
Producer: Michel Garcin; Recording Engineer: Daniel Madelaine.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 87: Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [9:32]
Buy this album at:
10-CD (2005): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


2

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2 - Easter

 

Cantata BWV 87 [24:13]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Alto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Edgar Schann, Robert Eliscú (English Horn I/II) Edgar Schann, Robert Eliscú (English Horn I/II)
Continuo: Fritz Kiskalt (Violoncello); Herbert Duft (Double-bass); Karl Kolbinger (Bassoon); Hedwig Bilgram, Elmar Schloter (Organ)

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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May, June, Oct 1973; Jan 1974

5-CD / TT: 280:02
MP3 / TT: 279:11

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Balance Engineers: Hans-Peter Schweigmann, Klaus Scheibe.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 87: Complete Cantata [24:11]
Buy this album at:
5-CD (1993): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


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 (with original instruments)

Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ruud van der Meer
CMW: Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, David Reichenberg; Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin; Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Anita Mitterer, Ingrid Seifert [BWV 87/7], Veronika Schmidt [BWV 87/1,4,6]; Violas: Kurt Theiner, Josef de Sordi; Bassoon: Milan Turkovič; Violoncello: Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35364
Teldec 8.35364 ZL & 242 578-2
Teldec 4509-91759-2
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Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81183-2
Warner Classics 8573-81183-5
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Apr 13, 22-23, 27-28 & May 22, 1977

2-LP / TT: 102 min
2-CD / TT: 103:51
6-CD / TT: 385:16
MP3 / TT: 377:04
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 61:55
CD / TT: 61:55
MP3 / TT: 61:44

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 87: Complete Cantata [17:49] | Complete Cantata [17:35] | Complete Cantata [17:49] | Complete Cantata [16:54] ???
Cantata BWV 87: Mvt. 1: Aria [B] [1:45] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [0:33] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [7:39] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [0:49] + Mvt. 5: Arioso [B] [1:53] + Mvt. 6: Aria [T] [4:15] + Mvt. 7: Chorale [1:28]
Cantata BWV 87: Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [7:33]
CD: Cantata BWV 87, BWV 88, BWV 89, BWV 90 [61:54] | Cantata BWV 87, BWV 88, BWV 89, BWV 90 [61:54]
Buy this album at:
6-CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download 6-CD: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
15-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Teldec CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Warner CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes






4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 34 (Cantatas BWV 85, 87, 43)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 28 (Cantatas BWV 87-90)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 87 [CD-1: 20:10; CD-2: 20:15]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Walter Heldwein
Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes); Helmut Koch, Dietmar Keller (Oboes da caccia); Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon); JakobHanke (Continuo Cello); Harro Bertz (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.885
Hänssler 92.028
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Dec 1980; Feb-Mar 1981

CD / TT: 68:21 / 68:15
MP3 / TT: 68:15

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 87, BWV 88, BWV 89, BWV 90 [HD: 68:20] | Cantatas BWV 87, BWV 88, BWV 89, BWV 90 [68:21] | Cantatas BWV 87, BWV 88, BWV 89, BWV 90 [68:21]
Buy this album at:
CD-1 (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2 (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.,uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
CD-2 (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


5

Bach Edition Vol. 8 - Cantatas Vol. 3
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 5 (BWV 81-100)

 
 
 
 

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
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Herjan Pullen, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Evert Baarssen, Evert van Engeltijs; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Arjen Nap, Edwin Smit, Fre Dirk van Roest, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver; Tenors: Frans Benschop, Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Peter Bloemendaal, Marijn Takken; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Richard Guldenaar, Sebastian Holz, Toon van Wezep
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Alida Schat, Annelies van der Vegt, Mimi Mitchel, Elin Eriksson, Judith Steenbrick, Rachel Beesley, Wanda Visser; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam; Violoncello: Frank Wakelkamp; Double-basses: Robert Franenberg, Maggie Urquhart, Jan Hollestelle; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel; Bassoons: Trudy va der Wulp, Henriëtte Bakker; Organ: Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp, Bert Mooiman; Church Organ: Martin Mans

Brilliant Classics 99367
Brilliant Classics

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 291:42
MP3 / TT: 380:23

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram, Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer: Louis van Emmerk.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Listen on YouTube:
CD: Cantatas BWV 123, BWV 87, BWV 173 [56:58]
Buy this album at:
5-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de
Music Download (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 25: Dresden/Sherborne
For the 5th Sunday after Easter (Rogate) (BWV 86, 87, 97)
For the Sunday after Ascension Day (Exaudi) (BWV 44, 150, 183)

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 87 [17:08]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson; Tenor: Steve Davisilim; Bass: Stephan Loges
MC: Sopranos: Katharine Fuge, Nicola Jenkin, Elin Manahan Thomas, Donna Deam, Suzanne Flowers, Lucinda Houghton, Rachel Wheatley, Elisabeth Priday; Altos: David Clegg, Charles Humphries, Robin Tyson, Frances Jellard; Tenors: Vernon Kirk, Paul Tindall, Nicolas Robertson, Simon Davies; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Thomas Guthrie, Alexander Ashworth, Lawrence Wallington
EBS: Violins 1: Kati Debretzeni, Anne Schumann, Sarah Bealby-Wright, Matthew Truscott, Deirdre Ward; Violins 2: Peter Lissauer, Henrietta Wayne, Hildburg Williams, Emilia Benjamin; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Nicola Akeroyd, Mari Giske; Cellos: Melanie Beck, Catherine Rimer; Double-bass: Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Oboes: Katherina Arfken, Mark Baigent, Catherine Latham; Bassoon: Ursula Leveaux; Harpsichord: Jan Waterfield; Organ: Robert Quinney

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-144
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May 27-28, 2000

2-CD / TT: 107:50
MP3 / T: 106:45

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Annenkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia International BV); Recording Engineers: Thijs Hoekstra (Polyhymnia), Mario Nozza (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Sebastian Stein, Everett Porter; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 15

 
 

Cantata BWV 87 [19:05]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: UIrike Grösch)

Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe); Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Stephen Keavy (Trumpet); Ton Koopman (Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: Mariette Bastiaansen, Els Bongers, Henriette Feith, Vera Lansink, Orlanda Velez Isidro; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Hugo Naessens, Carla Schaap; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Andreas Gisler, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Julian Clarkson, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Kati Debretzeni, Foskien Kooistra, Marshall Marcus, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Sebastiaan van Vucht; Violas: Martin Kelly, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Robbie Jacobs, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker, Taka Kitazato; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren bassoon; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Fabio Bonizzoni, Matthew Halls, Ton Koopman [recitatives & arias]

Antoine Marchand CC-72215
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Mar 6-16, 2001

3-CD / TT: 207:42
MP3 / TT: 207:00

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 87: Complete Cantata [19:20]
CD: Cantatas BWV 168, BWV 167, BWV 87, BWV 3 [66:54]
Buy this album at:
3-CD (2004): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


8

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

 
 

Cantata BWV [20:13]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Oboe I / Oboe da caccia solo: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Oboe II: Yukari Maehashi; Oboe da caccia: Atsuko Ozaki; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu (leader), Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Kaori Toda; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dosaka; Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki, Kazuya Gunji; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1571
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Jul 2006

SACD / TT: 70:47
MP3 / TT: 70:36

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Recording Producer: Thore Brinkmann; Sound Engineer: Matthias Spitzbarth; Digital Editing: Nora Brandenburg; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
Buy this album at:
SACD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


9

BACHkantaten in Saarbrücken, Vol. VIII: Kantaten 87 & 146 [C-8]

Cantata BWV 87 []

Rainer Oster

Vokalconsort Parlando / Bach Collegium Saarbrücken

Mezzo-soprano: Almut Hellwig; Tenor: Tobias Höfel; Bass: Daniel Hoang

SHM Edition 201202

May 13, 2012

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Stiftskirche St. Arnual, Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany, in the frame of BACHkantaten in Saarbrücken.
Source: Stiftung Historische Musik: CD-Edition der Stiftung | Rainer Oster: Diskographie


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2001 - May 2017)
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 | Part 4


Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Main Page | 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
Discussions of General Topics: Cantatas & Other Vocal Works | Performance Practice | Radio, Concerts, Festivals, Recordings



 

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