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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

Cantata BWV 25
Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe

Ref.

BWV 25

German Title

Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe

English Title

There is nothing healthy in my body (by Francis Browne)

Event

Cantata for the 14th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 5: 16-24; Gospel: Luke 17: 11-19
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 14th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: August 29, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Psalm 38: 3 (Mvt. 1); Johann Heermann (Mvt. 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Treuer Gott, ich muß dir klagen

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: cornet, 3 trombones, 3 recorders, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus w/ Instrumental Chorale | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.43 MB] | Score BGA [2.39 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 ver 1 | Mvt. 6 ver 2
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele | Befiehl du deine Wege (I)

References

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/21 | BC: A 129 | Zwang: K 41 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 1, 2002; Week of September 25, 2005; Week of January 22, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 25 & BWV 103 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 46 - 105 - 25 - 103 [BMC] [C-1]

Cantata BWV 25 [16:42]

Günter Graulich

Motettenchor Stuttgart / Heidelberger Kammerorchester

Soprano: Herrad Wehrung; Tenor: Raimund Gilvan; Bass: August Messthaler

Cantate / Oryx
Baroque Music Club BACH-722

Mid 1960’s ?

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 75:35

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2

Musik und Gensung - J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 25; L.v. Beethoven [C-1]


Cantata BWV 25 [15:40]

Walther Geiser

Basler Bach-Chor / Orchester der Basler Orchestergesellschaft & Bläser des Basler Stadtposaunenchores

Soprano: Hedy Graf; Tenor: Theophil Maier; Bass: Arthur Loosli;
Rudolf Scheidegger (Organ)

CIBA-Geigy LM-30/390

Early 1970's ?

LP / TT:

Promotional item from CIBA-Geigy.
Listen to this recording at: Music Examples

3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 7 - BWV 24-27
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 2 - BWV 20-36
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 8 - BWV 22-25

 
 

Cantata BWV 25 [15:17 / 15:14]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35033
Teldec 8.35033 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81206-2
Warner Classics 8573-81206-5

Jun & Oct 1972

2-LP / TT: 65 min
2-CD / TT: 64:51
6-CD / TT: 385:33
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 69:35
CD / TT: 69:35

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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15-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 48
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 8

Cantata BWV 25 [15:58]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler 98.810
Hänssler

Sep, Dec 1977; Jan 1978

CD / TT: 68:13
CD / TT: 67:17

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Oratorium Festo Paschali BWV 249 and Cantata"Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe" BWV 25 [C-3]

Cantata BWV 25 [16:12]

Jacques Vanherenthals

Chapelle des Minimes

Soprano: Laure Delcampe; Counter-tenor: Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Jan van Elsacker; Bass: Dirk Snellings

La Chapelle des Minimes CM-003

Sep 28, 1997

CD / TT: 56:42

Recorded live at the Church of Minimes, Brussels, Belgium.
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6

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 7

 
 

Cantata BWV 25 [15:38]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-23141-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72207

Sep & Oct 1997

3-CD / TT: 213:55

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 13 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 - BWV 25, 50, 64, 69a, 77

 
 

Cantata BWV 25 [15:23]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan & Concerto Palatino Brass Ensemble

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1041

Jun 1999

CD / TT: 70:58

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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8

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10

 
 

Cantata BWV 25 [15:17]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99378

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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9

Bach Cantatas Vol. 7: Ambronay / Bremen
For the 14th Sunday after Trinity
For the Feast of St Michael and All Angels

 
 

Cantata BWV 25 [17:42]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 124

Sep 24, 2000

2-CD / TT: 115:11

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Abbaye d’Ambronay, France.
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10

J.S. Bach: Ach süßer Trost! - Leipzig Cantatas [C-22]

 

Cantata BWV 25 [14:09]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Tenor: Thomas Hobbs; Bass: Peter Kooy

PHI LPH-006

Jan 27-29, 2012

CD / TT: 67:24
MP3 / TT: 67:10

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche. Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2002 - November 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Rolf Günther & Frits Herbold (April 2010), Fritz V. Herbold (February 2012), Claude Role (November 2012), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007)

Cantata BWV 25: Details & Complete Recordings | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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