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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 9
Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

Ref.

BWV 9

German Title

Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

English Title

Salvation has come to us (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 6th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Romans 6: 3-11; Gospel: Matthew 5: 20-26

Composed

Leipzig, between 1731-1735
1st performance: 1732-1735 - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1740-1747 - Leipzig

Text

Paul Speratus (Mvt. 1, 7); Anon (Mvt. 2-6)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-2 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Portuguese-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: transverse flute, oboe d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 6: Recitative | Mvt. 7: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.24 MB] | Score BGA [2.89 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 7
Capella: Mvt. 7 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

References

BGA: I | NBA: I/17.2 | BC: A 107 | Zwang: K 187 | First Published: BG, 1851 | Autograph score (facsimile): Library of Congress, Washington (New York, 1985) | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | HT [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of July 22, 2001; Week of August 31, 2008; Week of July 31, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas BWV 9, BWV 94 & BWV 187 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 9 & BWV 137 [A-3]

Hans Grischkat

Stuttgart Choral Society / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Soprano: Claire Fassbender-Luz; Contralto: Eva Dräger; Tenor: Klaus Stemann; Bass: Bruno Müller

Renaissance

June 1951

LP / TT:

 

2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 3 - BWV 9-11
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-19
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 3 - BWV 7-9

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 9 [24:40 / 24:45]

Gustav Leonhardt

King's College Choir Cambridge (Chorus Master: David Willcocks) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Regensburger Domspatzen (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35029
Teldec 8.35029 ZL
Teldec 4509-91755-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81123-2
Warner Classics 8573-81123-5

Dec 8-15, 1971

2-LP / TT: 74 min
2-CD / TT: 75:34
6-CD / TT: 386:45
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 62:07
CD / TT: 62:07

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
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3

Bach Cantatas Vol. 4 - Sundays after Trinity I

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Mar 1975; Oct 1976; Jun 1977

TT: 21:44

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 8
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 3

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Ulrike Sonntag; Alto: Gabriele Schreckenbach; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

Feb 1984

TT: 20:30

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 9, 94 & 187 [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 9 [21:49]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Mezzo-soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben
Organ: Siebe Henstra

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77528

Nov 20-22, 1999

CD / TT: 68:26

Recorded at Athen, Concert Hall, based on a live performance.
See: Cantatas BWV 9, BWV 94 & BWV 187 - conducted by Kuijken
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 14 - Cantatas Vol. 7

 
 

Cantata BWV 9 [21:48]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99373

Jan-Feb 2000

5-CD / TT: 301:43

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 4: Ansbach/Haddinton
For the 6th Sunday after Trinity
For the 7th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 9 [22:40]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Stephen Varcoe

Soli Deo Gloria 156

Jul 30, 2000

2-CD / TT: 120:40

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Grumbertus, Ansbach, Germany.
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8

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták III [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 9 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Kamaraszimfónikusok)

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

Lutherania

Jun 10, 2001

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 12th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
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9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 20

 
 

Cantata BWV 9 [17:56]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72220

May 9-14, 2002 [Mvts. 2-6]
Oct 28-29, 2002 [Mvts. 1, 7]

3-CD / TT: 200:22

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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10

Cantatas 9 & 17 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 9 []

Ralph Nelson

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon

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Bach Cantata Choir 2

Sep 24, 2006

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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11

Konzert der Reihe "Johann Sebastian Bach und seine Städte" vom MDR Musiksommer 2009 [R-4]

 

Cantata BWV 9 []

Gotthold Schwarz

Bach Consort Leipzig

Soprano: Miriam Meyer; Soprano: Gesine Adler; Alto: Susanne Krumbiegel; Tenor: Markus Brutscher; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

MDR Figaro

Jul 20, 2009

2-CD / TT: 99 min

Recorded at Kirche Divi Blasii, Mühlhausen, Thuringia, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Sep 12, 2009.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-SCD-C 20888.
Source: SLUB Dresden

12

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 53 - Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, Cantatas · 9 · 97 · 177 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s (II))

 
 

Cantata BWV 9 [18:28]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy
Kiyomi Suga (Flauto traverso); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)

BIS 1991

Feb 2012

SACD / TT: 67:37

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan. Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Producer: Hans Kipfer; Sound engineer: Andreas Ruge.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2001 - March 2013)
Thanks to contributors: John Grayovski (October 2006), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Walter Roth (June 2004)

Cantata BWV 9: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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