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Cantata BWV 126
Erhalt uns Herr, bei deinem Wort

Ref.

BWV 126

German Title

Erhalt uns Herr, bei deinem Wort

English Title

Let us follow thy word, O Lord (by John Wilde)
Maintain us, Lord, within Thy word (by Z. Philip Ambrose)

Event

Chorale Cantata for Sexagesima Sunday
Readings: Epistle: 2 Corinthians 11: 19 - 12: 9; Gospel: Luke 8: 4-15

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: February 4, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Luther (Mvts. 1, 3, 6): Anon (Mvts. 2, 4, 5)

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:
Emblemata: BWV 126/1

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: trumpet, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative & Chorale | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.01 MB] | Score BGA [1.98 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 126, Faszikel 1 (BWV 126: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 ver
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]

References

BGA: XXVI | NBA: I/7 | BC: A 46 | Zwang: K 112 | First Published: BG, 1878 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of February 18, 2001; Week of March 11, 2007; Week of March 28, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 126 & BWV 149 [L-6]

Cantatas BWV 126 []

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / Consortium Musicum

Alto: Janet Baker; Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Hans Sotin

EMI Electrola
Seraphim

Jul 1967

LP / TT:

Recorded at Marbach Stafthalle, Germany.

2

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2 - Easter

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Contralto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Theo Adam

Archiv Produktion

May 1973; Feb 1974

TT: 16:57

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 27
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 40

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Feb, Apr 1980

TT: 17:40

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. 39 - BWV 125-127

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 126 [17:09]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Thomaschke

Telefunken 6.35602
Teldec 242 615-2 ZK
Teldec 4509-91761-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81171-2
Warner Classics 8573-81171-5

May 28, 1980; Oct 21, 1981

2-LP / TT: 77 min
CD / TT: 76:06
6-CD / TT: 371:34
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 61:41
CD / TT: 61:41

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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5

Bach Cantatas Vol. 20: Naarden / Southwell
For Septuagesima
For Sexagesima

 
 

Cantatas BWV 126 [16:32]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Stephan Loges

Soli Deo Gloria 153

Feb 27, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:25

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Southwell Minster, England.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 

Cantata BWV 126 [17:28]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99380

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 14

 
 

Cantata BWV 126 [15:56]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Alto: Franziska Gottwald; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72214

Dec 2-9, 2000

3-CD / TT: 205.31

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 34 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) - BWV 1, 126, 127

 
 

Cantata BWV 126 [17:04]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

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

BIS 1551

Jun 2005

SACD / TT: 59:51

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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9

J.S. Bach Cantatas BWV 126, BWV 140 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 126 []

Alexander Rudin

Tretyakovskaya Gallery Choir (Chorus Master: Alexei Puzakov) / Academic Chamber Orchestra

?

Kvadro-Disc KTL05-86

2005

CD / TT: 46.26

 

10

J.S. Bach: Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort, BWV 126 [R-19]

 

Cantata BWV 126 [20 min]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Members of Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Jörg Hempel

MDR Figaro

Mar 4, 2006

CD / TT: 20 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Feb 11, 2007.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 18650.
Source: SLUB Dresden

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (February 2001 - July 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Peter Bright (February 2007), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004)

Cantata BWV 126: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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