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Cantata BWV 74
Wer mich liebet, der wird mein Wort halten

Ref.

BWV 74

German Title

Wer mich liebet, der wird mein Wort halten

English Title

If a man loves me, he will keep my words (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Whit Sunday [1st Day of Pentecost]
Readings: Epistle: Acts 2: 1-13; Gospel: John 14: 23-31

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: May 20, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

John 14: 23 (Mvt. 1); John 14: 28 (Mvt. 4); Romans 8: 1 (Mvt. 6); Paul Gerhardt (Mvt. 8); Christiane Mariane von Ziegler (Mvts.2-3, 5, 7)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Japanese-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Gott Vater, sende deinen Geist

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, oboe da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Aria | Mvt. 8: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.99 MB] | Score BGA [3.38 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 8
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]
Score Examples: Commentary & Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn

References

BGA: XVIII | NBA: I/13 | BC: A 83 | Zwang: K 124 | First Published: BG, 1870 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-2 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 3, 2001; Week of June 3, 2007; Week of January 23, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 26
Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Arias - by Marek Štryncl & Musica Flore with Magdalena Kožená
Bach Arias - conducted by Andrea Marcon with Angelika Kirchschlager

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach: 13 Sacred Cantatas & 13 Sinfonias [C-3]
J.S. Bach: 10 Festkantaten [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 74 [24:34]

Helmut Winschermann

Nederlands Vocaal Ensemble / Deutsche Bachsolisten

Soprano: Ileana Cotrubas; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: William Reimer

Philips 454346
Philips 6542806-810

Jan 1972

5-CD / TT: 352:39
10-LP / TT:

 

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 36
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 23

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Helen Donath; Alto: Hildegard Laurich; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Feb 1972

TT: 23:18

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: Feb 1972; Feb 1982 (Mvts, 1, 4-6, 8). Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 19 - BWV 73-75
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. 23 - BWV 74 & 75

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 74 [21:29]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Jörg Erler (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35341
Teldec 8.44279 ZK & 242 573-2
Teldec 4509-91758-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81191-2
Warner Classics 8573-81191-5

Jun 1977

2-LP / TT: 60 min
CD / TT: 70:08
6-CD / TT: / 389:16
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 54:56
CD / TT: 54:56

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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4

J.S. Bach: Whitsun Cantatas [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 74 [20:24]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Peter Harvey

Archiv Produktion 463584

Apr 1999

CD / TT: 66:52

Recorded at St. John's, Smith Square, London, England.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 74 by J.E. Gardiner.
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5

Bach Cantatas Vol. 26: Long Melford
For Whit Sunday
For Whit Monday

 
 

Cantata BWV 74 [20:34]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Alto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Counter-tenor: Derek Lee Ragin; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Panajotis Iconomou

Soli Deo Gloria 121

Jun 11, 2000

2-CD / TT: 117:40

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford, England.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 74 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 26
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 20 - Cantatas Vol. 11

 
 

Cantata BWV 74 [23:01]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99379

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 367:20

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 14

 
 

Cantata BWV 74 [19:30]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Deborah York; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72214

Mar 5-16, 2001

3-CD / TT: 205.31

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Cantatas Vol. 14 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 35 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) - BWV 74, 87, 128, 176

 

Cantata BWV 74 [21:09]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1571

Jul 2006

SACD / TT: 70:36

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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9

Thomanerchor Leipzig - Das Kirchenjahr mit Bach, Vol. 7: Pfingsten · Pentecost - Cantatas BWV 34, 74, 172

 

Cantata BWV 74 [22:20]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Boy Soprano: Conrad Zuber (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Boy Alto: Robert Pohlers (Soloist of the Thomanerchor Leipzig); Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Matthias Weichert

Rondeau Production ROP-4026

Jun 22-23, 2007

CD / TT: 62:38

Recorded during the weekly cantata services at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2001 - November 2012)
Thanks to conbtributors: Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Christian Moll (November 2009), Jean-Gabriel Puyraveau (May 2012), Thomas Shepherd (May 2007), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004)

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