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Cantata BWV 186
Ärgre dich, o Seele, nicht

Ref.

BWV 186

German Title

Ärgre dich, o Seele, nicht

English Title

Fret not, O soul (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for the 7th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Romans 6: 19-23; Gospel: Mark 8: 1-9

Composed

Leipzig, 1723; Originated from a lost cantata BWV 186a, composed in Weimar, 1716
1st performance: July 11, 1723 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1746-1749 - Leipzig

Text

Salomo Franck (Mvts. 1, 3, 5, 8, 10); Paul Speratus (Mvt. 6); Anon (Mvts. 2, 4, 7, 9, 11)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, taille, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale | Mvt. 7: Recitative | Mvt. 8: Aria | Mvt. 9: Recitative | Mvt. 10: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 11: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.61 MB] | Score BGA [3.10 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 53 (BWV 186: Mvts.) [Bach Digital]
Chorale Melody: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

References

BGA: XXXVII | NBA: I/18 | BC: A 108 | Zwang: K 34 | First Published: BG, 1891 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of August 6, 2000; Week of August 7, 2005; Week of August 7, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 186
Details of Cantata BWV 186a
Recordings of Individual Movements from Cantata BWV 186

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

Complete Cantatas Vol. 6 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantatas Vol. 10 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 43
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 56

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Jan, Apr 1977

TT: 33:48

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: Sep 1976; Jan, Apr 1977. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 43 - BWV 185-188
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 10 - BWV 183-188, 192, 194-199
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 56 - BWV 186 & 187

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 186 [27:32]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Robert Holl

Telefunken 6.35836
Teldec 8.35836 ZL & 244 179-2
Teldec 4509-91764-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81154-2
Warner Classics 8573-81154-5

P 1989

2-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 90:21
6-CD / TT: 300:04
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 51:04
CD / TT: 51:04

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?)..
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3

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 186 [29:23]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Ruth Ziesak; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato / Antoine Marchand

Apr, Sep 1997

TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Volume 6 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 10 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 / III - BWV 105, 179, 186

 
 

Cantata BWV 186 [26:01]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Miah Persson; Alto: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 951

Feb 1999

CD / TT: 63:12

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

Bach Edition Vol. 12 - Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 186 [30:34]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99371

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 286:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 4: Ansbach/Haddinton
For the 6th Sunday after Trinity
For the 7th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 186 [27:41]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenor: Kobie van Rensburg; Bass: Stephan Loges

Soli Deo Gloria 156

Aug 5-6, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:40

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Mary's, Haddington, Scotland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 17: “Widerstehe doch der Sünde” - Cantatas BWV 186 · 168 · 134 · 54

 

Cantata BWV 186 [26:49]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Siri Thornhill; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25317

Jul 2005

SACD / TT: 77:51

Recorded at S’Gravenwezel Castle, Belgium.
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8

Abschlusskonzert der Reihe "Johann Sebastian Bach und seine Städte" vom MDR Musiksommer 2009 zum 259. Todestag von Johann Sebastian Bach [R-22]

 

Cantata BWV 186 []

Georg Christoph Biller

Leipziger Vocalensemble / La Stravaganza Köln

Soprano: Ulrike Fulde; Alto: Bettina Denner; Tenor: Nico Eckert, Baritone: Markus Krause; Georg Christoph Biller (Organ)

MDR Figaro

Jul 28, 2009

2-CD / TT: 86 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jul 28, 2009.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 20873.
Source: SLUB Dresden

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2000 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Claude Role (October 2013)

Cantatas BWV 186 & BWV 186a: Details & Complete Recordings of BWV 186 | Details of BWV 186a | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 186 | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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