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Cantata BWV 90
Es reißet euch ein schrecklich Ende

Ref.

BWV 90

German Title

Es reißet euch ein schrecklich Ende

English Title

A terrible end shall sweep you away (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for the 25th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18; Gospel: Matthew 24: 15-28
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 25th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: November 14, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Moller (Mvt. 5); Anon (Mvts. 1-4)

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-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-5 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus (for the final chorale)
Orchestra: trumpet (only for the bass aria), 2 violins, viola, continuo (violoncello, violone, organ)
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.03 MB] | Score BGA [1.49 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 5
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Vater unser im Himmelreich

References

BGA: XX/1 | NBA: I/27 | BC: A 163 | Zwang: K 51 | First Published: BG, 1872 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of November 17, 2002; Week of December 11, 2005; Week of September 23, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vol. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vol. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 15 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 15
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 147, Cantata No. 90 [L-15]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 4, 21, 90, 140, 147 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 140 / 119 / 90 / 147 / 85 / 28
[C-6]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

 
 

Cantata BWV 90 [14:37 / 14:13]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Alto: Claudia Hellmann; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Erich Wenk

Erato STE-50182
Erato SMC-95162
Erato STU-70182
Erato/Columbia SMC-55182
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1014
Erato 2292-45444-2
Erato Ultima 3984-28166-2
Erato 2584-61402-2

Jun 1963

LP / TT: 48:10
LP / TT: 48:10
LP / TT: 48:10
LP / TT: 48:10
LP / TT: 48:10
2-CD / TT: 151 min
2-CD / TT: 142:39
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded in Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Kantaten · Cantatas Nr. 89, Nr. 90, Nr. 161 [L-4]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 18, 59, 89, 90, 106, 118, 152, 161 & 182 [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 90 [13:37 / 13:48]

Jaap Schröder

Monteverdi-Chor Hamburg (Director: Jürgen Jürgens) / Concerto Amsterdam

Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken SAWT-9540
Teldec 69599

Sep 4, 1965

LP / TT: 42:37
2-CD / TT: 148:33

Recorded at Hervormde Kerk, Bennebroek, Holland.
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3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 59
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 28

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern

Hänssler

Dec 1977; Jan 1978

TT: 13:05

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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4

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 90 [12:04 / 12:14]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

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

Mar 2+4 & Sep 16, 1978

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 Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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5

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 90 [12:05]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

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

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208

Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 8 - Cantatas Vol. 3

 
 

Cantata BWV 90 [12:35]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; 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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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 15 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 - BWV 40, 60, 70, 90

 
 

Cantata BWV 90 [12:44]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1111

Sep 16-20, 2000

CD / TT: 67:35

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 10: Potsdam / Wittenberg
For the 19th Sunday after Trinity
For for the Feast of Reformation

 
 

Cantata BWV 90 [12:44]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 110

Oct 29, 2000

2-CD / TT: 121:46

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Erlöserkirche, Potsdam, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 90 "Es reißet euch ein schrecklich Ende” [C-2]

Cantata BWV 90 []

Ruben Jais

coro & orchestra: Mailänder Kantorei

Mezzo-soprano: Lucia Mencaroni; Tenor: Clemens-Christian Löschmann; Bass: Jörg Gottschick

Mailänder Kantorei

Apr 2, 2006

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Chiesa Cristiana Protestante, Milan, Italy.
Source & samples: Mailänder Kantorei (not for sale)

10

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 90 „Es reisset euch ein schrecklich Ende“ [C-41]

 

Cantata BWV 90 []

Rudolf Lutz

(OVPP - No Choir) / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soprano: Leonie Gloor; Alto: Antonia Frey; Tenor: Bernhard Berchthold; Bass: Klaus Häger

Gallus Media

Nov 19, 2010

DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - December 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Rolf Günther (October 2012), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Christian Moll (October 2009), John Pike (August 2005)

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