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Cantata BWV 124
Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht

Ref.

BWV 124

German Title

Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht

English Title

My Jesus leave I not (by Alec Robertson)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 1st Sunday after Epiphany
Readings: Epistle: Romans 12: 1-6; Gospel: Luke 2: 41-52

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: January 7, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Keymann (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-5 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Meinen Jesum laß' ich nicht

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: horn, concertante oboe d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo with organ & strings
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.36 MB] | Score BGA [1.78 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 876 (BWV 124: Mvts.) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 396, Faszikel 1 (BWV 124: Violins & BC) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 396, Faszikel 2 (BWV 124: Parts) | D LEb Thomana 124 (BWV 124: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht

References

BGA: XXVI | NBA: I/5 | BC: A 30 | Zwang: K 107 | First Published: BG, 1878 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentar

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of January 7, 2001; Week of February 4, 2007; Week of November 15, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions- Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions- Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions- Part 3
Discussions- Part 4
Discussions- Part 5 (3rd round)

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: Avent und Weihnachten · Advent and Christmas · Advent et Nöel
Bach: Advent and Christmas Cantatas
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 124 [14:39]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Lotte Schädle; Alto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Theo Adam

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Mar 1967

4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 277:06
4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 276:12

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantata, Jesu, der du meine Seele S. 78; Cantata, Jesum lass' ich nicht S. 124 [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 124 []

Fiora Contino

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers

Soprano: Gale Johnson; A: Karen Hagerman; Tenor: Keith Tonne; Bass: Gerald Dolter

Indiana University: School of Music

Oct 3, 1976

2 sound tape reels / TT:

Recorded at Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 41472767)

3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 21
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 39

 

Cantata BWV 124 [14:09]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler 98.872
Hänssler

Feb, Apr 1980

CD / TT: 65:12
CD / TT: 75:05

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 31 - BWV 124-127
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 7 - BWV 119-137
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 38 - BWV 121-124

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 124 [14:13]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Alan Bergius (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Stefan Rampf (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Thomaschke

Telefunken 6.35602
Teldec 242 615-2 ZK
Teldec 4509-91761-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81172-2
Warner Classics 8573-81172-5

May 28+30, 1980

2-LP / TT: 77 min
CD / TT: 76:06
6-CD / TT: 371:34
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 71:22
CD / TT: 71:22

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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5

J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 124: "Meinen Jesum lass' ich nicht"; Kantata No. 53: “Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde” [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 124 []

Hubert Günther

Rheinische Singgemeinschaft <Düsseldorf> / Rheinisches Sinfonie-Orchester <Düsseldorf>

Soprano: Ruth-Margret Pütz; Alto: Ingrid Günther; Tenor: Johannes Feyerabend; Bass: Karl-Heinz Lippe
Helmut Ruegenberg (Harpsichord)

Garnet G-40122

1980

LP / TT:

Recorded in Düsseldorf, Germany.

6

Graduate recital - Doctor of Music in Choral Conducting (G810) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 124 [14:30]

Mark Terenzi

Indiana University Doctoral Conductors' Chorus / Instrumentalists

Soprano: Christi Welch; Alto: Elizabeth Shearer (Shearer Fegely); Tenor: Richard Russell; Bass: Michael Kreutz

Indiana University, Bloomington: School of Music

Aug 10, 1986

2 Reel-to-reel tape / TT: 49 min

Recorded at Indiana University, Bloomington:, Indiana, USA. "Doctor of Music in Choral Conducting (G810)."
Source: WorldCat Libraries

7

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 15

Cantata BWV 124 [16:05] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

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

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 15

Dec 13, 1998

CD / TT: 60:31

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 18: Weimar/Leipzig/Hamburg
For Christmas Day & for Epiphany
For the 1st Sunday after Epiphany

 
 

Cantata BWV 124 [13:19]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Claron McFadden; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 174

Jan 9, 2000

2-CD / TT: 131:09

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Hauptikirche St Jakobi, Hamburg, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 12

 

Cantata BWV 124 [14:31]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 8573-85842-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72211

Mar 2000

3-CD / TT: 201:13

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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10

Bach Edition Vol. 20 - Cantatas Vol. 11

 
 

Cantata BWV 124 [14:27]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99379

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 367:20

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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11

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 32 - BWV 111, 123, 124, 125

 

Cantata BWV 124 [13:05]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Andreas Weller, Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1501

Feb 2005

SACD / TT: 74:28

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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12

J.S. Bach: Meinen Jesum lass' ich nicht, BWV 124 [R-18]

 

Cantata BWV 124 [18 min]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Members of Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

2 soloists from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenor: Nico Eckert; Bass: Stephan Heinemann

MDR Figaro

2005

CD / TT: 18 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jan 7, 2007.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 18628.
Source: SLUB Dresden

13

Immanuel-Kantorei [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 124 []

Konstantin Köppelmann

Kantorei der Immanuelkirche / Denninger Kammerorchester

Soprano: Beate Gartner; Counter-tenor: Florian Mayr; Tenor: Markus Roberts: Bass: ?

Immanuelkirche München

Mar 3, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Immanuelkirche, Munich, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - August 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Rainer Baruth (April 2011), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002)

Cantata BWV 124: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

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