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Cantata BWV 14
Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit

Ref.

BWV 14

German Title

Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit

English Title

If it had not been the Lord who was on our side (by Richard Stokes)
Were God not with us at this time (by W. Murray Young)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 4th Sunday after Epiphany
Readings: Epistle: Romans 13: 8-10; Gospel: Matthew 8: 23-27

Composed

Leipzig, 1735
1st performance: January 30, 1735 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Luther (Mvts. 1, 5); Anon (Mvts. 2-4)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-2 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: corno da caccia (hunting horn), 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.16 MB] | Score BGA [3.29 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 5
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit

References

BGA: I | NBA: I/6 | BC: A 40 | Zwang: K 196 | First Published: BG, 1852 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek (Leipzig, 1955) | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of January 28, 2001; Week of October 19, 2008; Week of February 14, 2010

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Arias - by Marek Štryncl & Musica Flore with Magdalena Kožená

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 4 - BWV 12-14, 16
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-19
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 5 - BWV 13, 14 & 16

 
 

Cantata BWV 14 [17:42]

Gustav Leonhardt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) & King's College Choir Cambridge (Chorus Master: David Willcocks) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Peter Hinterreiter (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Marius van Altena; Bass: Max van Egmond; Corno da caccia: Hermann Baumann

Telefunken 6.35030
Teldec 8.35030 ZL
Teldec 4509-91755-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81210-2
Warner Classics 8573-81210-5

Jan+Apr 1972

2-LP / TT: 82 min
2-CD / TT: 83:00
6-CD / TT: 386:45
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 59:16
CD / TT: 59:16

Recorded at Amsrterdam, the Netherlands.
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2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 8
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 5

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Krisztina Láki; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher; Horn: Marie-Louise Neunecker

Hänssler

Feb 1984

TT: 15:10

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

Bach: Kantaten BWV 14, BWV 51, BWV 143 [L-15]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas III
J.S. Bach: Kantaten mit Corno da caccia · Cantatas with / Cantates avec Corno da caccia (Leipzig Bach Edition) [C-15]


 
 

Cantata BWV 14 [17:09 / 15:09 / 17:07]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Andreas Scheibner
Jürgen Dietze (Oboe I); Hans-Ludwig Mörchen (Oboe II); Ludwig Güttler (Corno da caccia)
Continuo: Siegfried Hunger (Violoncello); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Lutz Klepel (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827887
Leipzig Classics 0018262BC
Capriccio 10027

Apr-May 1984

LP / TT: 49:03
CD / TT: 68:28
CD / TT: 49:42

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producers: Bernd Purge; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Enginneer: Hartmut Kölbach; Editing: Annelene Dziengel, Martina Schön.
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4

Bach Cantatas Vol. 19: Greenwich/Romsey
For the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany
For the 4th Sunday after Epiphany

 
 

Cantata BWV 14 [14:35]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 115

Jan 30, 2000

2-CD / TT: 127:33

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Romsey Abbey, England.
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 18 - Cantatas Vol. 9

 
 

Cantata BWV 14 [17:43]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99377

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:14

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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6

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 20

 
 

Cantata BWV 14 [15:18]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Choir Master: Ulrike Grosch)

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72220

May 9-14, 2002 [Mvts. 3-4]
Feb 23-25, 2003 [Mvts. 1, 2, 5]

3-CD / TT: 200:22

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták IV [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 14 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Ferenc Erkel Chamber Orchestra (Ferenc Kamarazenekar) (Artistic Leader: Lili Áldor)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Joszéf Moldvay; Gábor Trajtler (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 9, 2002

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 13th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 54 - Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe, Cantatas · 14 · 100 · 197 · 197a (Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s (III))

 
 

Cantata BWV 14 [14:39]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Jean-François Madeuf (Trumpet); Kiyomi Suga (Flauto traverso); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d’amore); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)

BIS 2021

Sep 2012

SACD / TT: 75:40

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan. Producer: Jens Braun; Sound engineer: Andreas Ruge; Tuner: Akimi Hayashi.
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9

»Lass deine Güte größer sein als die Gerechtigkeit« [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 14 [18:14]

Kay Johannsen

Solistenensemble Stimmkunst / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart

Soloists: Soprano: Fanie Antonelou; Tenor: Nils Giebelhausen; Bass: Jens Hamann
solistenensemble stimmkunst: Sopranos: Fanie Antonelou, Franziska Bobe, Anaïs Sarkissian, Julla von Landsberg; Altos: Nohad Becker, Sybille Philippin, Lena Sutor-Wernich, Lidia Vinyes Curtis; Tenors: Nils Giebelhausen, Henning Jensen, Daniel Schreiber, Andreas Weller; Basses: Ekkehard Abele, Jens Hamann, Matthias Horn, Thomas Scharr
Stiftsbarock Stuttgart: Recorders: Daniel Koschitzki, Andrea Ritter; Oboes: Saskia Fikentscher, Claire Sirjacobs; Bassoon: Barbara Meditz; Konzertmeisterin: Isabelle Farr; Violin 1: Isabelle Farr, Eduard Zondereger, Angela Pastor; Violin 2: Miriam Risch-Graulich, Christina Eychmüller; Viola: Katharina Friederich, Chen-Ying Lu-Riebutsch; Violoncello: Melanie Beck, Verena Orlamünder-Volk; Double-bass: Albert Locher; Organ: Andreas Gräsle

YouTube

Jan 24, 2013

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 14 [18:14]: Mvt. 1: Chorus [6:46] | Mvt. 2: Aria [S] [4:32] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] & Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [5:35] | Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:21]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - November 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012)

Cantata BWV 14: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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