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Cantata BWV 200
Bekennen will ich seinen Namen

Ref.

BWV 200

German Title

Bekennen will ich seinen Namen

English Title

I shall acknowledge His name (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata [Fragment] for the Feast of Purification of Mary
Readings: Epistle: Malachi 3: 1-4; Gospel: Luke 2: 22-32
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Feast of Purification of Mary

Composed

Gotha, 1720 by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel
Arranged by J.S. Bach: c1742
1st performance by J.S. Bach: c. 1742 - Leipzig
BWV 200 is actually not a genuine J.S. Bach’s composition but his arrangement of the Aria Dein Kreuz, o Bräutgam meiner Seelen from the Passion-oratorio Ein Lämmlein geht und trägt die Schuld by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (Peter Wollny: “‘Bekennen will ich seinen Namen’—Authentizität, Bestimmung und Kontext der Arie BWV 200. Anmerkungen zu Johann Sebastian Bachs Rezeption von Werken Gottfried Heinrich Stölzels.” in Bach-Jahrbuch 2008, pp 123-158)

Text

Anon

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-4

Scoring

Soloist: Alto
Orchestra: 2 violins, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria

Score
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B N. Mus. ms. 307 [Bach Digital]
Capella: Complete [cap]

References

BGA: - | NBA: I/28.1 | BC: A 192 | Zwang: - | First Published: Leipzig, 1935 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek [frag.]

Commentary

Crouch | Mincham | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of August 31, 2003; Week of December 14, 2008; Week of November 25, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas BWV 82, 83, 125, 200 - Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Bachiana Volume 3 - Lamento - by Magdalena Kožená w/ Musica Antiqua Köln & Reinhard Goebel
Sacred Cantatas for Alto - conducted by Helmut Müller-Brühl w/ Marianne Beate Kielland

Discography

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 53, BWV 189 & BWV 200 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 53, BWV 200, BWV 152, BWV 158 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 [5:15]

August Wenzinger

Konzertgruppe der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis

Contralto: Hildegard Hennecke

Decca / Archiv

Apr 1951

LP / TT: 42:00

Recorded at Paulus-Kirche, Basel, Switzerland.

2

Cantata No. 54 - Widerstehe doch der Sünde

 

Cantata BWV 200 []

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?

?

Les discophiles français EX25108

Apr 16-21, 1953

LP / TT:

 

3

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 31 & Magnificat BWV 243 [L-3]
J.S. Bach: Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 [V-1]

 

Cantata BWV 200 []

Marcel Couraud

L'ensemble instrumental de Stuttgart (Stuttgarter Orchester)

Contralto: Margarethe Bence

Les Discophiles Français
Philips 836399
Philips Réalités C6 F0776

Jul 1956

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
3-CD / TT:

Recorded at SDR Studio, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

4

J.S. Bach: Quatre Cantates No. 53, 55, 189 & 200 [L-3]

Cantata BWV 200 []

Karl Ristenpart

Orchestre de Chambre de la Sarre

Contralto: Margarete Ast

Les discophiles français DF-217

Jun 18 & Oct 2, 1957

LP / TT:

Recorded at Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany.

5

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 53, BWV 54, BWV 200, BWV 244 Matthäus-Passion - ‘Erbarme dich, mein Gott’ [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 []

Thurston Dart

Philomusica of London

Contalto: Helen Watts

L'Oiseau-Lyre

1957-1958 ? (P 1958)

LP / TT:

 

6

A. Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, etc. [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 []

Karol Teutsch

Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra

Alto: Krystyna Szostek-Radkowa

Muza XL-0508

c1965

LP / TT:

 

7

J.S. Bach: Psalm 51 BWV 1083 & Cantata BWV 200 [L-5]
Bach Kantaten, Vol. 7: BWV 1083, BWV 200 [D-7]

 

Cantata BWV 200 [5:08]

Diethard Hellmann

Bach-Orchester Mainz

Contralto: Margrit Conrad

Da Camera SM-94011
Musica Rara MUS-9
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1677
Oryx Bach Series BACH-1120
DdM-Records Mitterteich 200010

Jun 13, 1966

LP / TT: 47:36
LP / TT: 47:36
LP / TT: 47:36
LP / TT: 47:36
CD / TT: 47:38

Recorded by SWF at Christkönigskirche, Mainz-Bischofsheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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8

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 22
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 103, Cantata No. 200, Cantata No. 118, Cantata No. 7 [L-22]
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

Cantata BWV 200 [3:50]

Fritz Werner

Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Alto: Barbara Scherler

Erato STU-70342
Musical Heritage Society MHS-928
Teldec
Erato 2584-61402-2

Jul 1966

LP / TT: 42:12
LP / TT: 42:12
11-CD / TT:
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded in Schwaigern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium - Kantate BWV 56 - Osteroratorium - Kantate BWV 200 - Messe in g-Moll - Motette BWV 226 - Motette BWV 228 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 [3:54]

-

-

Alto: Margarethe Bence; Susanne Lauterbacher (Violin); Dieter Vorholz (Violin); Martin Galling (Continuo)

Concerto Royale

Late 1960's ?

LP / TT:

Might be the same recording as [3] above.

10

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 7
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 60

 

Cantata BWV 200 [3:05]

Helmuth Rilling

Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Alto: Mechthild Georg

Hänssler 98.858
Hänssler

Feb 1984

CD / TT: 51:49
CD / TT: 64:34

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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11

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 169, 54, 200 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 [3:43]

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Amsterdam Bach Soloists

Mezzo-soprano: Jard van Nes; Leo van Doeselaar (Organ)

Vanguard Classics 99005

Jun 1988

CD / TT: 46:52

Recorded at Bethlehemkerk, Papendrecht, Holland.
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12

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Nos. 53 · 82 · 170 · 200 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 [3:14]

Kenneth Sillito

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields

Counter-tenor: Jochen Kowalski

Capriccio 10523

Feb 12-15, 1993

CD / TT: 49:19

Recorded at Air Studios, London, England.
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13

Andreas Scholl singt Bach [C-2]

Cantata BWV 200 [3:47]

Martin Lutz (Conductor & Organ)

Members of Barockorchester La Corona

Counter-tenor: Andreas Scholl

Hessischer Rundfunk

Dec 3, 1999

CD / TT: 67:12

Recorded in Wiesbasen Bach Festival at the Christophoruskirche Wiesbaden- Schierstein, Germany.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 200 by .A. Scholl.

15

Bach Edition Vol. 17 - Vocal Works Vol. 2 [C-13]

 
 

Cantata BWV 200 [3:39]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda

Brilliant Classics 99376

Nov 1999-Jan 2000

8-CD / TT: 411:46

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Feast of Purification of Mary [C-9]

 

Cantata BWV 200 [4:14]

John Eliot Gardiner

English Baroque Soloists

Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson

Archiv Produktion 463585

Feb 2, 2000

CD / TT: 68:59

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Christchurch, Dorset, Priory Church, UK.
See: Cantatas BWV 82, 83, 125, 200 - Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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16

Cantates funèbres - Actus Tragicus [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 200 [3:46]

Daniel Taylor

Theatre of Early Music

Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor

ATMA Classique ACD2-2288

Aug 6, 8 & 9, 2002

CD / TT: 50:18

Recorded at Église Sainte-Geneviève, Pierrefonds (Québec), Canada. Other work: by G.P. Telemann.
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17

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 21
J.S. Bach: Solo Cantatas for Alto and Tenor (Single Volume Cantatas Vol. 3)

 
 

Cantata BWV 200 [4:20]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Alto: Bogna Bartosz

Antoine Marchand CC-72221
Antoine Marchand CC-72282

Sep 25-Oct 3, 2002

3-CD / TT: 197:59
CD / TT: 73:53

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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18

Bachiana Volume 3 - Lamento [C-3]

Cantata BWV 200 [3:21]

Reinhard Goebel

Musica Antiqua Köln

Alto (Mezzo-soprano): Magdalena Kožená

Archiv Produktion

Feb 2003

CD / TT: 55:51

Recorded at Melanchthon-Kirche, Cologne, Germany.
See: Bachiana Volume 3 - Lamento - by Magdalena Kožená w/ Musica Antiqua Köln & Reinhard Goebel
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19

J.S. Bach: Geistliche Solokantaten für Alt [C-4]

Cantata BWV 200 [2:33]

Helmut Müller-Brühl

Kölner Kammerorchester

Mezzo-soprano: Marianne Beate Kielland

Naxos 8.557621

Oct-18-20, Nov 22-23, 2004

CD / TT: 62:40

Recorded at Deutchlandfunk Sendesaal, Köln, Germany.
See: Sacred Cantatas for Alto - conducted by Helmut Müller-Brühl w/ Marianne Beate Kielland
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20

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 37 - BWV 35, 169, 170, 200

 
 

Cantata BWV 200 [4:04]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze

BIS 1621

Sep 2006

SACD / TT: 77:21

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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21

J.S. Bach: Purification Mass [C-1]

 

Reconstruction of Mass for the the Feast of Purification of Virgin Mary, as performed in Leipzig c1740:
Cantata BWV 200 [3:33]

Jakub Burzyński

La Tempesta Ensemble

Counter-tenor: Jakub Burzyński

Arts 477498

2007

SACD / TT: 58:17

 

22

Bach Cantatas [C-1]

Cantata BWV 200 [4:29]

Andreas Scholl

Kammerorchester Basel (Director: Julia Schröder)

Counter-tenor: Andreas Scholl

Decca 4782733

Jan 23-28, 2011

CD / TT: 63:25

Recorded at Les Dominicains de Haute-Alsace, France.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 200 by A. Scholl.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Yoël L. Arbeitman (January 2008, December 2009), Evan Cortens (October 2011), Jill Gunsell (May 2005), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Emiko Hall (Cleofide) (March 2003, August 2004), Matthias Hansen (June 2008), Louis Iosub (April 2012),
Peter Meshcherinov (October 2011), Claude Role (December 2009), Ehud Shiloni (August 2006), Burke Smith (September 2005, December 2005), Nagamiya Tutomu (May 2005)

Cantata BWV 200: Details & Complete Recordings | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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