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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 26
Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig

Ref.

BWV 26

German Title

Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig

English Title

Ah how fleeting, ah how long (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 24th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Colossians 1: 9-14; Gospel: Matthew 9: 18-26
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 24th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: November 19, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Michael Franck (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-8 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: transverse flute, 3 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo including organ & horn
Mvt. 1: Chorale | Mvt. 2: Aria [T] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 4: Aria [B] | Mvt. 5: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.65 MB] | Score BGA [2.47 MB]
Chorales Mvt. 6:
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig

References

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/27 | BC: A 162 | Zwang: K 98 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | JdW [Dutch] | JPdL [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of November 10, 2002; Week of November 5, 2006; Week of September 16, 2012; Week of November 16, 2014

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)
Discussions - Part 5 (4th round)

Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantatas Volume 28 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Bach-W. Walton: The Wise Virgins, suite from the ballet (arranged music of J.S. Bach)

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig, BWV 26 (Radio Recording 3) [R-3]

 

Cantata BWV 26 [15:16]

Karl Straube

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Stadt- und Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Leny Hertz; Alto: Elly Hartwig-Correns; Tenor: Max Meili; Bass: Kurt Wichmann
Edgar Wollgandt (Violin); Karl Bartuzat (Flute); Günther Ramin (Organ); Friedbert Sammler (Harpsichord); Herbert Karger (Oboe); Walter Heinze (Oboe); Friedrich Rein (Oboe); Carl Schaefer (Bassoon)

RRG-Aufnahme DRA-B003494167

1931

Audiofile / TT: 15:16

Recordings of radio live broadcasts of the radio programme "Die Bach-Kantate" from the years 1931/1932, live broadcast of the Mitteldeutschen Rundfunk-AG from the Conference Hall of the Grassi Museum, Leipzig and from mid-November 1931 from the Concert Hall of the First New Gewandhaus, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.

2

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 10
The Great Cantatas of J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 26, Cantata No. 130, Cantata No. 61 [L-10]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 8, 26, 43, 61, 85, 130, 182 [C-2]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

 

Cantata BWV 26 [18:27]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Friederike Sailer; Alto: Claudia Hellmann; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Erich Wenk
Violin: Reinhold Barchet; Flute: Maxence Larrieu; Oboe: Pierre Pierlot; Trumpet: Walter Gleissle; Violoncello: Jacoba Muckel; Organ: Eva Hoelderlin

Erato LDE-3204 (Mono)
Erato STE-50085 (Stereo)
Musical Heritage Society MHS-516
Erato 4509-97407-2
Erato 2584-61402-2

Autumn 1961

LP / TT: 51:39
LP / TT: 51:39
LP / TT: 51:39
2-CD / TT: 147 min
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded in Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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3

Bach Cantatas Vol. 5 - Sundays after Trinity II

 

Cantata BWV 26 [15:27]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Ursula Buckel; Contralto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Theo Adam
Paul Meisen (Flute), Manfred Clement,, Andreas Schwinn, Gustav Meyer (Oboe I-III); Norbert Hauptmann (Horn); Kurt-Christian Stier (Violin)

Archiv Produktion 439394-2
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Oct 1966

5-CD / TT: 343:25
MP3 / TT: 345:18

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Recording Producer: Rainer Brock; Balance Engineer: Harald Baudis; Editing: Reinhild Schmidt.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 26 by K. Richter.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 26: Complete Cantata [15:27] | Complete Cantata [15:27]
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4

Bach Kantaten, Vol. 2: BWV 26, BWV 62, BWV 191 [D-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [16:40]

Diethard Hellmann

Bachchor und Bachorchester Mainz

Soprano: Herrat Eicker; Alto: Marie-Luise Gilles; Tenor: Alexander Young; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern
Werner Richter (Flute); Fred Schweinfurter (Oboe); Jutta Schnitzler (Oboe); Karl-Heinz Dieckmann (Oboe); Günther Schuldt (Bassoon); Ruth Hellmann (Violin); Werner Taube (Cello); Reinhard Bertram (Organ)

DdM-Records Mitterteich 980016

Late 1960’s ? (P 1998)

CD / TT: 55:01

Recorded by SWF at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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5

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. 9 - BWV 26-29

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [16:37 / 16:39]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Siegmund Nimsgern
CMW: Natural Horn: Hermann Baumann; Cornett: Ralph Bryant; Transverse Flute: Leopold Stastny; Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin, Karl Gruber; Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Josef de Sordi; Viola: Kurt Theiner; Bassoons: Milan Turkovič; Violoncello: Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35033
Teldec 8.35033 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81207-2
Warner Classics 8573-81207-5
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Jun, Oct & Nov 1972; Feb & Apr 1973

2-LP / TT: 65 min
2-CD / TT: 64:51
6-CD / TT: 385:33
MP3 / TT: 384:25
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 72:03
CD / TT: 72:03
MP3 / TT: 71:51

Recorded Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 26: Complete Cantata [16:59] | Complete Cantata [16:37] | Complete Cantata [16:41]
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6

Bach: Kantaten BWV 26, BWV 106 [L-5]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 173a, BWV 173, BWV 26
[C-5]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas V
Bach: Kantaten BWV 80, BWV 137, BWV 26 [C-16]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [16:42 / 17:04]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Alto: Rosemarie Lang; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Hermann Christian Polster
Karl Suske (Violin); Karl-Heinz Passin (Flute); Peter Gütz (Oboe I); Fritz Hunger (Oboe II); Gerhard Flade (Oboe III)
Continuo: Almut Reuter (Organ); Host Fuchs (Bassoon); Siegfried Jäger (Violoncello)

Eterna 827028
Berlin Classics 0090362BC
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Leipzig Classics 0018282BC
Corona Classic Collection 0001142CCC
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May 1977

LP / TT: 37:02
CD / TT: 57:11
MP3 / TT: 57:00
CD / TT: 57:11
CD / TT: 58:22
MP3 / TT: 58:12

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineer: Horst Kunze; Recording Engineer: Wolf-Dieter Stöbel; Editing: Liane Klasen.
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7

J.S. Bach: Kantatan / Cantatas BWV 80, BWV 26, BWV 116 [C-8]
J.S. Bach Compact Edition: Kantaten · Cantatas · Cantates
[B-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [17:58 / 17:32]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Trudeliese Schmidt; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion 427130-2
Archiv Produktion 413646-2

1977-1978

CD / TT: 61:38
3-CD / TT: 178:57

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 26 by K. Richter.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 26: Complete Cantata [17:39]
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8

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 59 (Cantatas BWV 52, 60, 26, 90)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 8 (Cantatas BWV 23-26)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [14:44]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Bernhard Schmid (Cornett); Peter-Lukas Graf (Flute); Klaus Kärcher, Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler, Dietmar Keller (Oboes); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); Wilhelm Melcher (Violin); Martin Ostertag (Continuo Cello); Thomas Lom (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.821

Oct 1979; Apr 1980

CD / TT: 60:20

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg Germany.
BWV 26: Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 26: Mvt. 1: Chorus [2:28] Mvt. 2: Aria [T] [5:26] + Mvt. 3: Recitative [A] [1:00] + Mvt. 4: Aria [B] [4:33] + Mvt. 5: Recitative [S] [0:48] + Mvt. 6: Chorale [0:55] | Cantatas BWV 23, BWV 24, BWV 25, BWV 26 [67:19]
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9

J.S. Bach: Kantate Nr. 26 "Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig", für Soli, Chor und Orchester; G. Mahler: Kindertotenlieder, für eine Singstimme und Orchester auf Gedichte von Friedrich Rückert; G. Fauré: Messe de Requiem op. 48, für Sopran- und Baritonsolo, Chor und Orchester [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 26 []

Martin Flämig

Dresdner Kreuzchor / Dresdner Philharmonie

Soprano: Carola Nossek; Alto: Brigitte Pfretzschner; Tenor: Hitoshi Hatano; Baritone: Siegfried Lorenz; Ulrich Schicha (Organ)

Überspiel Kreuzchorarchiv

Feb 7, 1982

MC / TT: 75 min

Recorded live at Kreuzkirche, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 3039
Source: WorldCat Libraries & SLUB Dresden

10

Bach Edition Vol. 11 - Cantatas Vol. 5

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [16:26]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Tanny Roomen, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Erik Guldenaar, Peter van de Kolk, Nicky Westerink; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Edwin Smit, Jan Willem Prins, Arjen Nap; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Marijn Takken, Cor van Twillert, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal, Frans Benschop; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Willem van der Hoorn, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Piet Schuyn
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Antoinette Lohmann, Eva Scheytt, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Mitchel, Fanny Pestalozzi, Josef Tan, David Rabinowitz; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Maarten Boeken; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp, Thomas Pitt; Double-basses: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Ties Marang, Joshua Cheatam; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Christin Linde, Vincent van Ballegooin, Eduard Wesley, Fernando Souza, Nico de Gier; Bassoon: Trudy va der Wulp; Transverse Flutes: Kate Clark, Marion Moonen, Doretthe Janssens, Brian Berryman; Natural Trumpet: Susan Williams; Organ: Rien Voskuilen, Vaughan Schlepp

Orchestra: transverse flute, 3 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo including organ & horn

Brilliant Classics 99370

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 270:58

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Recording: Clavigram, Leerdam; Producer/editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 26, BWV 164, BWV 139 [51:09]
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11

Bach Cantatas Vol. 19: Greenwich/Romsey
For the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany
For the 4th Sunday after Epiphany

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 26 [15:26]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Lucinda Houghton, Rachel Wheatley, Joanne Lunn, Charlotte Mobbs, Gillian Ross, Elisabeth Priday, Elin Manahan Thomas, Katharine Fuge; Altos: Mark Chambers, James Burton, William Towers, Charles Humphries; Tenors: Julian Podger, Robert Murray, Christopher Watson, John Bowley; Basses: Simon Oberst, Jonathan Brown, Christopher Dixon, Paul im Thurn
EBS: Violins I: Maya Homburger, Foskien Kooistra, Brian Brookes, Emelia Benjamin, Roy Mowatt; Violins II: Adrian Butterfield, Peter Lissauer, Alison Townley, Hildburg Williams; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Rosemary Nalden, Colin Kitching; Cellos: Melanie Beck, Ruth Alford; Double-bass: Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Flute: Stephen Preston; Oboes: Michael Niesemann, James Eastaway, Mark Radcliffe; Bassoon: Philip Turbett; High Horn: Gabriele Cassone; Organ: Howard Moody; Harpsichord: Silas John Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-115
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Jan 30, 2000

2-CD / TT: 127:33
MP3 / TT: 126:04

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Romsey Abbey, England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Everett Porter (Polyhymnia), Tiemen Boelens (Eurosound); Tape Editor: Sebastian Stein; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
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12

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 14

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [14:23]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Alto: Annette Markert; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Margaret Faultless (Violin); Kati Debrezeni (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Ton Koopman (Organ)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Els Bongers, Henriëtte Feith, Francine van der Heijden, Caroline Stam; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Andreas Gisler, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Margaret Faultless, Elena Borderias, Marc Cooper, Kati Debrezeni, Foskien Kooistra, Marshall Marcus, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich (Violins); Martin Kelly, Nicky Akeroyd (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Robbie Jacobs (Cellos); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry, Anna Starr (Oboes); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Andrew Clark (Horn); Margreet Bongers (Bassoon); Mike Fentrose (Lute); Jan Kleinbussink(Organ) [choir]; Ton Koopman (Organ) [recitatives & arias]

Antoine Marchand CC-72214
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Feb 28-Mar 6, 2000

3-CD / TT: 205.31
MP3 / TT: 204:55

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
See: Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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13

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták IV [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 26 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Ferenc Erkel Chamber Orchestra (Ferenc Kamarazenekar) (Artistic Leader: Lili Áldor)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Atala Schöck; Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: Joszéf Moldvay; Gábor Trajtler (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 9, 2002

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 13th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

14

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 3

Cantata BWV 26 [18:01] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 03

May 10, 2003

CD / TT: 63:05

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

15

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 28 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 26, 62, 116, 139

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 [14:48]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Yukari Nonoshita, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Robin Blaze, Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basso: Peter Kooy, Chiyuki Urano, Yusuke Watanabe
Orchestra: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader]; Horn: Toshio Shimada; Transverse Flute: Liliko Maeda; Oboe: Masamitsu San’nomiya [1st], Yukari Maehashi [2nd], Atsuko Ozaki [3rd]; Violin I: Natsumi Wakamatsu, Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violin II: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Yukie Yamaguchi; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Amiko Watabe
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Double-bass: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dosaka; Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-1451
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Mar 16-19, 2004

SACD / TT: 68:44
MP3 / TT: 68:32

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Hans Kipfer; Sound Engineer: Thore Brinkmann; Digital Editing: Bastian Schick; Surround Mix: Hans Kipfer, Thore Brinkmann; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
See: Cantatas Vol. 28 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 26: Mvt. 1: Chorus [2:22] + Mvt. 6: Chorale [0:57]
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16

Cantatas 26, 80, & Mendelssohn [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 26 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

Soloists: unknown

Bach Cantata Choir 6

Apr 11, 2007

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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17

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 26 «Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig» [C-30]
Ganzes Bach-Jahr 2009 im Kartonschuber [B-3]

 
 

Cantata BWV 26 []

Conductor & Harpsichord: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Gerhard Schwarz

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soprano: Susanne Frei; Alto: Antonia Frey; Tenor: Daniel Johannsen; Bass: Klaus Häger
Choir: Sopranos: Léonie Gloor, Guro Hjemli, Damaris Nussbaumer; Altos: Jan Börner, Antonia Frey, Olivia Heiniger, Lea Scherer; Tenor: Clemens Flämig, Nicolas Savoy, Manuel Gerber; Bass: Fabrice Hayoz, Philippe Rayot, William Wood
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann (orchestra leader), Anaïs Chen, Sylvia Gmür, Martin Korrodi, Fanny Tschanz, Livia Wiersich; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischof; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Horn: Olivier Picon; Oboes: Katharina Arfken, Stefanie Haegele, Dominik Melicharek; Flute: Claire Genewein; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

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Gallus Media 34

Nov 20, 2009

DVD / TT:
11-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Swi.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, the reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J. S. Bach Foundation.
Recording and production: Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: GALLUS MEDIA AG, Switzerland; DVD format: PAL.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 26: Mvt. 1: Chorus [2:36]
Buy this album at:
DVD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop
11-DVD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image J. S. Bach - Cantata BWV 26 - Ach wie fl?chtig, ach wie nichtig - 1- Chorus (J. S. Bach Foundation)

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - November 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Peter Bright (July 2005), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Fritz V. Herbold (February 2012, April 2012), Russ Sackowitz (September 2008), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004), Roland Wörner (October 2002)

Cantata BWV 26: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Bach-W. Walton: The Wise Virgins, suite from the ballet (arranged music of J.S. Bach)

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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