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Cantata BWV 165
O heilges Geist- und Wasserbad

Ref.

BWV 165

German Title

O heilges Geist und Wasserbad

English Title

O Holy Ghost and water bath (by W. Murray Young)

Event

Cantata for Trinity Sunday
Readings: Epistle: Romans 11: 33-36; Gospel: John 3: 1-15

Composed

Weimar, 1715
1st performance: June 16, 1715 - Weimar
2nd performance: June 4, 1724 ? - Leipzig

Text

Salomo Franck (Mvts. 1-5); Ludwig Helmbold (Mvt. 6)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Nun laßt uns Gott dem Herren

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 violins, viola, bassoon, cello with continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [0.95 MB] | Score BGA [1.19 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Nun laßt uns Gott dem Herren

References

BGA: XXXIII | NBA: I/15 | BC: A 90 | Zwang: K 19 | First Published: BG, 1887 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 18, 2000; Week of May 1, 2005; Week of March 20, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 38
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 50

Helmuth Rilling

Frankfurter Kantorei / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Alyce Rogers; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Dec 1975; Apr-May 1976

TT: 13:11

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 39 - BWV 164-169
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 9 - BWV 163-182
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 49 - BWV 163-166

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 165 [12:31]

Gustav Leonhardt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Tobias Eiwanger; Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35658
Teldec 8.35658 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81161-2
Warner Classics 8573-81161-5

P 1987

2-LP / TT: 104 min
2-CD / TT: 103:28
6-CD / TT: 366:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 62:53
CD / TT: 62:53

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
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Warner CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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3

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 3

 
 

Cantata BWV 165 [11:56]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Caroline Stam; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 0630-14336-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72203

Sep 1995

3-CD / TT: 195:24

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 4 - BWV 163, 165, 185, 199

 
 

Cantata BWV 165 [12:15]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Aki Yanagisawa; Alto: Akira Tachikawa; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Stephan Schreckenberger

BIS 801

Jun 1996

CD / TT: 66:16

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 5 - Cantatas Vol. 2

 
 

Cantata BWV 165 [13:13]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99364

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 297:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 27: Blythburgh/Kirkwell
For Whit Tuesday
For Trinity Sunday

 
 

Cantata BWV 165 [12:54]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 138

Jun 18, 2000

2-CD / TT: 111:27

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland.
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7

J.S. Bach: O heiliges Geist- und Wasserbad, BWV 165 (MDR-Figaro-Reihe Kantate) [R-1]

 

Cantata BWV 165 [16 min]

Gotthold Schwarz

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Heike Maria Kumlin (as Heike Kumlin); Alto: Alexandra Röseler; Tenor: Martin Krumbiegel; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

MDR Figaro

Jun 14, 2003

MC / TT: 16 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany,. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jun 6, 2004.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2441.
Source: SLUB Dresden

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2000 - July 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Thomas Shepherd (January 2008)

Cantata BWV 165: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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