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Cantata BWV 65
Sie Werden aus Saba alle kommen

Ref.

BWV 65

German Title

Sie Werden aus Saba alle kommen

English Title

From Sheba to Thee shall men come forth (from Vanguard LP linear notes)

Event

Cantata for the Feast of Epiphany
Readings: Epistle: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Gospel: Matthew 2: 1-12

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: January 6, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Isaiah 60: 6 (Mvt. 1); Paul Gerhardt (Mvt 7); Anon (Mvts. 2-6) [W. Murray Young suggests Christian Weiss, Sr. or J.S. Bach]

German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-7 | English-8 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem | Ich hab in Gottes Herz und Sinn

Scoring

Soloists: Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 horn, 2 recorders, 2 oboes da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Concerto) | Mvt. 2: Chorale | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.66 MB] | Score BGA [2.59 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 7
Capella: Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 7 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem (Puer natus in Bethlehem) | Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit
The Üse of Horns in BWV 65 "Sie Werden aus Saba alle kommen"

References

BGA: XVI | NBA: I/5 | BC: A 27 | Zwang: K 57 | First Published: BG, 1868 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentaries

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of January 3, 2000; Week of January 29, 2006; Week of October 18, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Epiphany Mass - conducted by Paul McCreesh
Cantatas Vol. 21 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Meine Seele ruhmt und preist (Cantata No. 189);
Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen
Cantata No. 65) [C-1]

Curt Sachs

Small Ensemble

?

L'anthologie Sonore

1935

78" / TT:
LP / TT:

 

2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 65 & BWV 106 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 65 []

Roger Wagner

Roger Wagner Chorale / Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Katherine Hilgenberg; Tenor: Robert Sands; Bass: Ralph Isbell

Lyrichord LL-50

1950

LP / TT:

 

3

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas I
J.S. Bach: Kantaten
1. Folge

Cantata BWV 65 [19:39]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Berlin / Leipzig Classics
Eterna 820-452

Jan 1952

CD / TT: 74:45
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 65 [L-4]

Marcel Couraud

Stuttgarter Bach-Chor & Badische Staatskapelle

Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Bass: Franz Crass

Philips

Mid 1950's ?

LP / TT:

 

5

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 6
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 6, Cantata No. 65
[L-6]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 1

 

Cantata BWV 65 [18:12]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Franz Kelch

Erato LDE-3136 (Mono)
Erato STE-50044 (Stereo)
Musical Heritage Society MHS-653
Erato 2584-61401-2

Oct 24-30, 1959

LP / TT: 39:33
LP / TT: 39:33
LP/ TT: 39:33
10-CD / TT: 741:36

Recorded at Evangelischen Kirche, Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 46 & BWV 65 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantata 142, 65 & Magnificat [BMC]
J.S. Bach: Bach-Kantaten-Zyklus - zu den Festen der Christenheit
[B-1]

Cantata BWV 65 [18:51]

Helmut Kahlhöfer

Kantorei Barmen-Gemarke / Barmen Chamber Orchestra

Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli

Cantate / Vanguard
Baroque Music Club BACH-721
Parnass 74033

Oct 1960

LP / TT: 39:25
CD / TT: 77:43
5-LP / TT:

Recorded at Immanuelskirche Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany.
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: Avent und Weihnachten · Advent and Christmas · Advent et Nöel
Bach: Advent and Christmas Cantatas
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 65 [15:27]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Theo Adam

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Feb 1967

4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 277:06
4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 276:12

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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8

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 17 - BWV 65-68
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 4 - BWV 61-78
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 20 - BWV 64-66

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 65 [16:45]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35335
Teldec 8.35335 ZL & 242 571-2
Teldec 4509-91758-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81195-2
Warner Classics 8573-81196-5

Nov 19, 21-23 +27, 1975

2-LP / TT: 78 min
2-CD / TT: 77:45
6-CD / TT: / 389:16
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 68:30
CD / TT: 68:30

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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9

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 21
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 21

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Sep 1978; Feb 1979

TT: 16:03

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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10

Christmas in Leipzig [C-1]

Greg Funfgeld

Bach Choir of Bethlehem / Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor: David Gordon; Bass: Daniel Lichti

Dorian

Feb 1988

TT: 16:51

Recorded at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, PA, USA.
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11

Cantatas for the Christmas Season [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 65 []

Tamara Brooks

NEC Chamber Singers / Instrumental ensemble

Vocal soloists: unknow

New England Conservatory of Music

Dec 12, 1989

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

12

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

Paul McCreesh

Gabrieli Consort & Players

Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Peter Harvey

Archiv Produktion

Apr, May, Nov 1997

TT: 14:36

Recorded at Parish Church, Brand-Erbisdorf (Saxony) & Cathedral, Freiburg (Saxony), Germany.
See: Epiphany Mass - conducted by McCreesh
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13

Summer Bach Collegium: Bach Cantata Series, Concert II [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 65 [14:33].

Jos van Immerseel

Bach Collegium Chorus / Bach Collegium Orchestra

Various student soloists

Indiana University School of Music

Jul 25, 1997

MC / TT: 63:53

Recorded live at Auer Concert Hall, Indiana University: School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

14

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8
J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas [B-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 65 [14:12]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208
Antoine Marchand CC-72230

Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47
3-CD / TT: 190:47
3-CD / TT: 214:53

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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15

Bach Christmas Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 65 [15:23]

Craig Smith

Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

Tenor: William Hite; Bass: Donald Wilkinson

Koch International Classics 3-7462-2H1

Jan 1999

CD / TT: 70:08

Recorded at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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16

Brattleboro Music Center presents: Marlboro Music Festival, 1999-07-23 [F-1999]

 

Cantata BWV 65 []

Blanche Moyse

Blanche Moyse Chorale / New England Bach Festival Orchestra

Tenor: Steven Paul Spears; Baritone: Randall Scarlata

Brattleboro Music Center

Jul 23, 1999

MC / TT:

Recorded live at Marlboro Music Festival, Vermont, USA. There is also MC of the rehearsal from July 22, 1999.
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17

Bach Cantatas Vol. 18: Weimar/Leipzig/Hamburg
For Christmas Day & for Epiphany
For the 1st Sunday after Epiphany

 
 

Cantata BWV 65 [15:21]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 174

Jan 6, 2000

2-CD / TT: 131:09

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Nikolaikirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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18

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10

 
 

Cantata BWV 65 [15:58]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99378

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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19

J.S. Bach Santata Series, Sundays at Auer (Program, 2000-2001, No. 293) [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 65 [14:46]

Paul Hillier (Director)

Indiana University Pro Arte Singers / Indiana University Baroque Orchestra (Violin, Conductor: Stanley Ritchie)

Vocal soloists: unknown

Indiana University: School of Music

Nov 5, 2000

MC / TT: 50:50

Recorded live at Auer Concert Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
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20

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 21 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 65, 81, 83, 190

 
 

Cantata BWV 65 [15:47]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1311

Feb 12-14, 2002

CD / TT: 69:32

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 21 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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20

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 4: "Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen" - Cantatas BWV 16 · 65 · 153 · 154

 

Cantata BWV 65 [15:23]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Elisabeth Hermans; Alto: Petra Noskaiová; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25304

Jan 2006

SACD / TT: 61:17

Recorded at Miniemenkerk, Brussels, Belgium.
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22

Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 3: Epiphanias · Epiphany - Cantatas BWV 3, 65, 72

 

Cantata BWV 65 [16:03]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Rondeau Production ROP-4038

Jan 9-10, 2009

CD / TT: 57:44

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2000 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (March 2006, June 2009), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Flavio Lorenzelli (June 2003), Thomas Medve (November 2007), Claudia Meller (May 2003), Christian Moll (November 2009), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (November 2012)

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