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Cantata BWV 30a
Angenehmes Wiederau, freue dich in deinen Auen!


Ref.:

BWV 30a; BC G 31

German Title:

Angenehmes Wiederau, freue dich in deinen Auen!

English Title:

Pleasant Wiederau, rejoice in your meadows! (by Richard Stokes)

Event:

Secular Cantata for acquisition of a manor and state at Wiederau by Johann Christian von Heinnicke, a protégé of Count Brühl [Dramma per Musica]

Composed:

Leipzig, 1737
1st performance: September 28, 1737 - Wiederau, near Leipzig

Text:

Probably Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander)
Parody: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 13 ---> BWV 30/1, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12; 5 ---> BWV 195/original version 6; 11 ---> BWV 210/8

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7
Translations: English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-10
Catalan-1 | French-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3

Scoring:

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 transverse flutes, 2 oboes, oboe d'amore, 2 violins, viola, organ, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative & Chorus [B] | Mvt. 3: Aria [B] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 5: Aria [A] | Mvt. 6: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 7: Aria [B] | Mvt. 8: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 9: Aria [S] | Mvt. 10: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 11: Aria [T] | Mvt. 12: Recitative [S, B, A] | Mvt. 13: Chorus

Score BGA Anh [0.93 MB] | Score BGA [2.04 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 43, Faszikel 1 | D-B Mus. ms. Bach St 31, Faszikel 2 [Bach Digital]

References:

BGA: V/1, XXXIV | NBA: I/39 | BC: G 31 | Zwang: W 20 | First Published: BG, 1856 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek (Leipzig, 1980)

Commentaries:

English: Crouch
Role [French]

Music:

-

Discussions:

Week of December 15, 2002; Week of November 23, 2008; Week of January 27, 2013; Week of June 25, 2017


Contents:

 

Complete Recording of Cantata BWV 30
Complete Recording of Cantata BWV 30a
Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 30
Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 30a

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3 =
Discussions - Part 4 (3rd round)
Discussions - Part 5 (4th round)

Complete Cantatas Vol. 22 - conducted by Ton Koopman

Discography

Complete Recordings


1

Bach: Kantate “Angenehmes Wiederau” BWV 30a [C-3]
J.S. Bach: Preise Dein Gelücke Gesegnetes Sachsen
[C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 30a [38:44]

Max Pommer

Leipziger Universitätschoe der Karl-Max-Universität / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Ursula Reinhardt-Kiss; Alto: Gertrud Lahusen-Oertel; Tenor: Eberhard Büchner; Bass: Gothart Stier
Karl-Heinz Passsin (Oboe); Günter Heidrich; Eberhard Palm (Violin)
Basso Continuo: Burckhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Achim Beer (Double-bass); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Harpsichord)

Eterna 827332
Berlin Classics 001888-2BC

Oct 2-6, 1978

LP / TT: 38:44
CD / TT: 73:05

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.


2

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 139 - Congratulatory and Hommage Cantatas (BWV 30a, 36c, 36b, 134a, 173a)

 

Cantata BWV 30a [34:20]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Christiane Oelze; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Andreas Schmidt
BCS: Trumpets: Hannes Läubin, Eberhard Kübler, Bernhard Läubin; Timpani: Norbert Schmitt-Lauxmann; Flutes: Jean-Claude Gérard, Sibyllc Keller-Sanwald; Oboes: Ingo Goritzki, Hedda Rothweiler; Oboe d'amore: Ingo Goritzki; Bassoon: Ralph Sabow; Violins 1: Georg Egger [BWV 30a/9&11 solo], Thomas Gehring, Eva Maria König, Christina Eychmüller; Violins 2: Thomas Hang, Gerd-Uwe Klein, Gunhild Bertheau, Gotelind Himmler; Violas: Wolfgang Berg, Axel Breuch, Carolin Kriegbaum; Solo Cello: Francis Gouton [Continuo], Matthias Wagner; Double-bass: Harro Benz; Harpsichord: Boris Kleiner

Hänssler 92.139
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Mar 16-22, 2000

2-CD / TT: 121:14
MP3 / TT: 121:44

Recorded at Stadthalle Leonberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Producer: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
CD-1: Cantatas BWV 30a, BWV 36b, BWV 36c [65:50]
Buy this album at:
2-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
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3

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 22

 
 

Cantata BWV 30a [32:54]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Choir Master: Ulrike Grosch)

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe, Oboe d’amore) [BWV 30a/7,11]; Jonathan Manson (Violoncello)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Mariëtte Bastiaansen, Henriëtte Feith, Cécile Kempenaers, Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Malcolm Bennett, Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: BWV 30a/2­12: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Lisa Landgraf, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Silvia Schweinberger; Violas: Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Margaret Urquhart; Transverse Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet; Oboes: Katharina Spreckelsen, Alexandra Bellamy; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Ton Koopman
BWV 30a/1,13: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Kati Debretzeni, Lisa Landgraf, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Silvia Schweinberger; Violins: Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Jennifer Morsches; Double-bass: Michele Zeoli; Transverse Flutes: Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren; Trumpets: Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impet, James Ghihi; Timpani: Luuk Nagtegaal; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Matthew Halls

Antoine Marchand CC-72222
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May 9-13, 2002 [Mvts. 2, 4, 6, 8]
Sep 26-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvts. 3, 5, 7, 9-12]
Oct 28, 2002 [Mvts. 1, 13]

3-CD / TT: 199:57
MP3 / TT: 199:26

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: AdriaanVerstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 22 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 30a: Complete Cantata [32:59] | Complete Cantata [38:40]
Cantata BWV 30a: Part 1 [9:09] + Part 2 [5:05] + Part 3 [10:24] + Part 4 [7:58] | Sequence
Cantatas BWV 27, BWV 28, BWV 29, BWV 30, BWV 30a, BWV 31 [135:06]
Buy this album at:
3-CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


4

J.S. Bach: Weltliche Kantaten BWV 30a & 207 (Integrale delle Cantate profane Vol. 5) [L-11]

 

Cantata BWV 30a [38:15]

Gustav Leonhardt

Les Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles (Chorus Master: Olivier Schneebeli) / Café Zimmermann (Leader: Pablo Valetti)

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Markus Schäfer; Bass: Stephan MacLeod

Alpha Productions ALPHA-118
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May 2007

CD / TT: 72:48
MP3 / TT: 72:35

Recorded at l'abbaye de Saint-Michel en Thiérache (Aisne), France.
Producer: Aline Blondiau; Recording: Hughes Deschaux.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 30a: Complete Cantata [38:16] | Complete Cantata [38:16] | Complete Cantata [38:16]
Cantata BWV 30a: Mvt. 5: Aria [A] [5:14] | Mvt. 5: Aria [A] ]5:15, w/ Score Animation]
Buy this album at:
CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2002 - June 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006), Riccardo Nughes (November 2007)

Cantata BWV 30a: Angenehmes Wiederau, freue dich in deinen Auen! for Hommage (1737)
Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5


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