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Cantata BWV 204
Ich bin in mir vergnügt
Von der Vergnügsamkeit

Ref.

BWV 204

German Title

Ich bin in mir vergnügt

English Title

I am content in myself (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Secular Cantata for an unknown event

Composed

Leipzig, 1726 or 1727
1st performance: 1726/1727 ? - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Hunold

German-1 | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew | Italian | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7

Scoring

Soloist: Soprano
Orchestra: transverse flute, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Recitative | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Recitative & Arioso | Mvt. 8: Aria

Score Vocal & Piano [2.05 MB] | Score BGA [2.95 MB]

References

BGA: X1/2 | NBA: I/40 | BC: G 45 | Zwang: W 11 | First Published: BG, 1862 | Autograph score (fascimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Mincham | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of October 12, 2003; Week of March 2, 2008; Week of December 1, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach Cantatas: Cantata No. 204 "Ich bin in mir vergnügt"; Cantata No. 209 "Non sa che sia dolore" [L-3]
Bach Cantatas
[C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 204 [35:27 / 35:17]

Rudolf Ewerhart

Württemberg Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Elisabeth Speiser; Susanne Lautenbacher (Violin); Helmuth Steinkraus (Flute); Willi Schnell & Dietmar Keller (Oboes)

Vox
Turnabout TV-34127S
Vox CD3X-3039

1966

LP / TT: 59:04
LP / TT: 59:04
3-CD / TT: 193:03

Recorded in Germany.
Buy this album at:
3-CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

 

2

Bach: Kantaten BWV 202, BWV 204 [L-2]
Bach made in Germany Vol. VII -
Secular Cantatas IV
Bach Edition Vol. 7 - Secular Cantatas

 
 

Cantata BWV 204 [34:00]

Peter Schreier

Kammerorchester Berlin

Soprano: Edith Mathis

Eterna 827030
Berlin Classics 0092232BC
Berlin Classics 0018602BC
Berlin Classics 0092232CCC
=
Brilliant Classics

Nov 5-9, 1976

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 71:54
CD / TT: 69:48
CD / TT: 71:54
MP3 / TT: 69:43
8-CD / TT:

Recorded at Christuskirche, Berlin, Germany.
Buy this album at:
Berlin Classics CD (1997): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Berlin Classics CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Berlin Classics CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CCC Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

3

Bach Cantatas [C-1]

Cantata BWV 204 [27:30]

Milan Munclinger

Ars Rediviva of Prague

Soprano: Jana Jonášová

Supraphon

Feb 6-26, 1978

LP / TT: 48:00

Recorded at Domovina Studio, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

4

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol. II [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 204 [30:53]

Bernard Labadie

Les Violons du Roy

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann

Dorian Recordings DOR-90207

May 1994

CD / TT: 64:51

Recorded at the Church of Saint-Isidore, Québec, Canada.
Buy this album at:
CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

5

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 4
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas
[B-0]

 

Cantata BWV 204 [29:05]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Lisa Larsson

Erato 0630-15562-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72204
Teldec

Jan 1996

3-CD / TT: 219:03
3-CD / TT: 219:03
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
Listen on YouTube: Complete Cantata [28:50]
Buy this album at:
Erato 3-CD (1997): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Antoine Marchand 3-CD (2004): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline
Teldec 11-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Bach - Cantate BWV 204 - Ich bin in mir vergn?gt

6

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 62 - Secular Cantatas

Cantata BWV 204 [28:44]

Helmuth Rilling

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Harpsichord: Michael Behringer

Hänssler 92.062

Jan 1998

CD / TT: 59:13

Recorded at Stadthalle Sindelfingn, Germany.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 202-204 [59:11]
Buy this album at:
CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (Korea): Amazon.com

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Johann Sebastian Bach - Weltliche Kantaten - (BWV 202), (BWV 203), (BWV 204)

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - December 2013)
Thanks to contributors: John Carroll (July 2005), Matthias Hansen (September 2005, August 2006)

Cantata BWV 204: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2

Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

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