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Geistliche Lieder und Arien BWV 439-507

German Title

Geistliche Lieder und Arien aus Musicalisches Gesang-Buch G.C. Schemelli

English Title

Sacred Songs & Arias from the Songbook of Georg Christian Schemelli

Event

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Composed

Published: Leipzig, 1736. Bach was involved in the production of Schemelli's hymnal, but reasearch has discredited the methods by which theses items were attributed him; only bc ? by Bach unless otherwise stated (quoted from 'The New Grove Bach Family', by Christoph Wolff, MacMillan 1983)

Text

Various

Geistliche Lieder und Arien BWV 439-507

Scoring

Soloist: Soprano
Accompaniment: continuo
BWV 439 | BWV 440 | BWV 441 | BWV 442 | BWV 443 | BWV 444 | BWV 445 | BWV 446 | BWV 447 | BWV 448 | BWV 449 | BWV 450 | BWV 451 | BWV 452 | BWV 453 | BWV 454 | BWV 455 | BWV 456 | BWV 457 | BWV 458 | BWV 459 | BWV 460 | BWV 461 | BWV 462 | BWV 463 | BWV 464 | BWV 465 | BWV 466 | BWV 467 | BWV 468 | BWV 469 | BWV 470 | BWV 471 | BWV 472 | BWV 473 | BWV 474 | BWV 475 | BWV 476 | BWV 477 | BWV 478 | BWV 479 | BWV 480 | BWV 481 | BWV 482 | BWV 483 | BWV 484 | BWV 485 | BWV 486 | BWV 487 | BWV 488 | BWV 489 | BWV 490 | BWV 491 | BWV 492 | BWV 493 | BWV 494 | BWV 495 | BWV 496 | BWV 497 | BWV 498 | BWV 499 | BWV 500 | BWV 500a | BWV 501 | BWV 502 | BWV 503 | BWV 504 | BWV 505 | BWV 506 | BWV 507

Score BGA [2.76 MB] | BWV 478 - Facsimile

References

Sacred Lieder 439-507

Commentary

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Music

Music Examples

Discussions

August 2001 - October 2001; Week of July 19, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Songs

General Discussions

Bach Hits Back - by Swingle Singers

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Geistliche Lieder - 69 hymns and sacred songs

Sacred Songs BWV 439-507

Contralto: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor: Hugues Cuénod; Cello: Richard Harand; Harpsichord: Franz Holetschek

Westminster / LYS

1954

3-CD / TT: 195:35

2

J.S. Bach: Geistliche Lieder aus Schemellis Gesangbuch [V-1]

 

Auf, auf! die rechte Zeit ist hier (BWV 440) (vs 1)
Auf, auf! die rechte Zeit ist hier (BWV 440) (vss 2 & 3)
Liebes Herz, bedenke doch (BWV 482)
Ermuntre dich, mein schwacher Geist (BWV 454)
Ich freue mich in dir (BWV 465)
Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier (BWV 469)
O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild (BWV 493)
Die bitt're Leidenszeit beginnet (BWV 450)
Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh (BWV 487)
So gehst du nun, mein Jesu, hin (BWV 500)
Es ist vollbracht! Vergiß ja nicht das Wort (BWV 458)
O du Liebe meiner Liebe (BWV 491)
Selig, wer an Jesum denkt (BWV 498)

Tenor: Theo Altmeyer; Viola da gamba: Johannes Koch; Harpsichord: Fritz Neumeyer; Spinet & Organ: Rolf Junghanns

EMI

Late 1960's - Early 1970's ?

LP / TT:

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J.S. Bach: Lieder aus Schemellis Gesangbuch

Sacred Songs BWV 440, 441, 445, 446, 447, 451, 452, 458, 462, 466, 469, 476, 481, 482, 487, 493, 500

Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Hedwig Bilgram (Organ); Johannes Fink (Viola da Gamba); Reinhard Tuting (Violin)

Ex Libris EL-16662

1974

LP / TT:

 

4

Sacred Songs & Arias from Schmellis Gesangbuch

Sacred Songs BWV 439-507

Tenor: Gerog Jelden; Organ: Heinz Schnauffer

Christophorus / Brilliant Classics

1974

2-CD / TT: 82:17

 

5

Bach: Geislische Lieder und Arin aus Schemellis Gesagnbuch

Sacred Songs BWV 445, 446, 447, 449, 450, 451, 453, 460, 461, 466, 469, 475, 478, 480, 484, 487, 493, 495, 506

Tenor: Peter Schreier; Organ: Karl Richter

Eterna

Sep 1978

LP / TT:

 

6

J.S. Bach: Gesänge aus Schemellis Musikalischem Gesang-Buch = Sacred songs from the Schemelli song book; Kleine Orgelmesse = Little organ mass [V-13]

B+P UPDATE

Geistlichen Lieder und Arien aus Schemellis Gesangbuch:
Sacred Song Auf, auf! Mein Herz, mit Freuden nimm wahr, BWV 441 [1:49]
Sacred Song Beschränkt, ihr Weisen dieser Welt, BWV 443 [1:57]
Sacred Song Brunnquell aller Güter, Herrscher der Gemüter, BWV 445 [2:10]
Sacred Song Der Tag ist hin, die Sonne gehet nieder, BWV 447 [2:27]
Sacred Song Der lieben Sonne Licht und Pracht, BWV 446 [2:42]
Sacred Song Dich bet ich an, mein höchster Gott, BWV 449 [1:32]
Sacred Song Die bittre Leidenszeit beginnet abermal, BWV 450 [3:08]
Sacred Song Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen, BWV 452 [1:20]
Sacred Song Eins ist not! Ach Herr, dies eine lehre mich, BWV 453 [1:34]
Sacred Song Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille, BWV 460 [2:21]
Sacred Song Gott lebet noch, BWV 461 [1:51]
Sacred Song Ich halte treulich still und liebe meinen Gott, BWV 466 [1:56]
Sacred Song Ich steh' an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 469 [1:18]
Sacred Song Jesus, unser Trost und Leben, BWV 475 [1:22]
Sacred Song Komm süsser Tod, komm sel'ge Ruh!, BWV 478 [3:13]
Sacred Song Kommt, Seelen, dieser Tag, BWV 479 [1:10]
Sacred Song Liebes Herz, bedenke doch, BWV 482 [1:24]
Sacred Song Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh, BWV 487 [2:23]
Sacred Song O Jesusüss, o Jesulein mild, BWV 493 [1:57]
Sacred Song O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen, BWV 495 [1:47]
Sacred Song Was bist du doch, o Seele, so betrübet, BWV 506 [2:27]
Sacred Song Wo ist mein Schäflein, das ich liebe, BWV 507 [(2:39]
Clavier-Übung, 3. Teil:
Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit [0:57]
Christe, aller Welt Trost [1:01]
Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist [1:11]
Fughetta super, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr [1:07]
Fughetta super, Dies sind die heiligen zehn Gebote [1:41]
Fughetta super, Wir glauben all an einem Gott [1:36]
Vater unser im Himmelreich [1:18]
Christ, unser Herr [1:13]
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir [4:41]
Fuga super, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland [3:48]

Tenor: Peter Schreier; Ton Koopman (Organ); Jaap ter Linden (Cello)

Philips 434083-2

Aug 1991; Sep 1991

CD / TT: 63:02

Recorded at Maria Minor Kerk, Utrecht [Sep 1991] & at Raphaëlkerk, Amsterdam [Sug 1991], the Netherlands.
1st recording of Sacred Songs BWV 439-507 by T. Koopman & J.t. Linden.

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J.S. Bach: Schemelli's Musicalisches Songbook - 57 sacred songs

Sacred Songs BWV 439-507 (excluding: BWV 442, BWV 443, BWV 449, BWV 455, BWV 471, BWV 477, BWV 480, BWV 487, BWV 489, BWV 491, BWV 494, BWV 498)

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Bass: Klaus Mertens; Bob van Asperen; Wouter Möller

CPO

Mar 1995

2-CD / TT: 153:20

Recorded at Immanuelskirche Wuppertal, Germany.
Buy this album at:

8

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 78
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Advent & Christmas

Sacred Songs: BWV 454, 465, 469, 476, 493

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: James Taylor; Baritone: Andreas Schmidt; Gerhard Gnann (Organ)

Hänssler

Sep 1998

CD / TT: 51:29

 

9

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 79
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Passion

Sacred Songs: BWV 444, 450, 458, 471, 481, 487, 491, 498-501

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; T: James Taylor; Baritone: Andreas Schmidt; Gerhard Gnann (Organ)

Hänssler

Sep 1998; Jan 1999

CD / TT: 79:14

 

10

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 80
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity

Sacred Songs: BWV 441, 445, 452, 462, 475, 479, 480, 482

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: James Taylor; Baritone: Andreas Schmidt; Gerhard Gnann (Organ)

Hänssler

Sep 1998; Jan, Feb, May 1999

CD / TT: 78:22

 

11

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 83
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Morning/Thanks & Praise/Christian Life

Sacred Songs: BWV 440, 442, 443, 449, 451, 456, 459, 494

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Sopranos: Sibylla Rubens, Stella Doufexis; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenors: James Taylor, Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Andreas Schmidt

Hänssler

Sep 1998; Apr, June, Sep 1999

CD / TT: 1:09:17

 

12

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 84
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Patience & Serenity/Jesus Hymns

Sacred Songs: BWV 460, 466-468, 470, 472-474, 485, 489, 490, 496, 497

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Stella Doufexis; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Andreas Schmidt

Hänssler

Sep 1998; Apr, June, Sep 1999

CD / TT: 52:20

 

13

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 85
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Trust in God, Cross & Consolation / Justification & Penance / Dying, Death & Eternity/In the Evening

Sacred Songs: BWV 439, 446-448, 453, 455, 457, 461, 463, 464, 477, 478, 483, 484, 486, 488, 492, 495, 505-507

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens, Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenors: James Taylor, Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Andreas Schmidt

Hänssler

Sep 1998; June, Sep 1999

2-CD / TT: 2:19:43

 

15

Bach-2000 Vol. 7 - The Motets, Chorales & Songs [V-14]

Geistlichen Lieder und Arien aus Schemellis Gesangbuch:
Sacred Song Ach, dass nicht die letzte Stunde, BWV 439 [1:36]
Sacred Song Auf, auf! die rechte Zeit ist hier, BWV 440 [1:40]
Sacred Song Beschränkt, ihr Weisen dieser Welt, BWV 443 [3:37]
Sacred Song Brunnquell aller Güter, BWV 445 [1:55]
Sacred Song Der Tag ist hin, die Sonne gehet nieder, BWV 447 [1:51]
Sacred Song Dich bet' ich an, mein höchster Gott, BWV 449 [1:32]
Sacred Song Die güldne Sonne, BWV 451 [2:15]
Sacred Song Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen, BWV 452 [1:56]
Sacred Song Eins is not! ach Herr, dies Eine, BWV 453 [1:20]
Sacred Song Ermuntre dich, mein schwacher Geist, BWV 454 [1:41]
Sacred Song Gott, wie gross ist deine Güte, BWV 462 [2:51]
Sacred Song Ich freue mich in dir, BWV 465 [1:38]
Sacred Song Ich halte treulich still, BWV 466 [2:02]
Sacred Song Ich liebe Jesum alle Stund, BWV 468 [1:57]
Sacred Song Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier, BWV 469 [2:06]
Sacred Song Jesu, Jesu, du bist mein, BWV 470 [2:26]
Sacred Song Jesu, deine Liebeswunden, BWV 471 [1:12]
Sacred Song Jesu, meines Glaubens Zier, BWV 472 [1:35]
Sacred Song Jesus, unser Trost und Leben, BWV 475 [1:35]
Sacred Song Komm, süsser Tod, BWV 478 [3:04]
Sacred Song Kommt, Seelen, dieser Tag, BWV 479 [1:35]
Sacred Song Kommt wieder aus der finstern Gruft, BWV 480 [1:21]
Sacred Song Liebster Gott, wann werd ich sterben, BWV 483 [1:36]
Sacred Song Liebster Jesu, wo bleibst du so lange, BWV 484 [1:59]
Sacred Song Mein Jesu! was vor Seelenweh, BWV 487 [2:41]
Sacred Song O finstre Nacht, wenn wirst du doch vergehen, BWV 492 [2:01]
Sacred Song O liebe Seele, zieh die Sinnen, BWV 494 [1:43]
Sacred Song Selig! wer an Jesum denkt, BWV 498 [1:36]
Sacred Song So gehst du nun, mein Jesu, hin, BWV 500 [1:54]
Sacred Song So wünsch ich mir zu guter Letzt, BWV 502 [2:04]
Sacred Song Vergiss mein nicht, BWV 505 [1:58]
SacredSong Wo ist mein Schäflein, das ich liebe, BWV 507 [1:56]

Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens; Ton Koopman (Organ); Jaap ter Linden (Cello)

Teldec

1999

CD / TT: 62:28

1st recording of Sacred Songs BWV 439-507 by T. Koopman & J.t. Linden.

16

Lieder aus Schemellis Gesangbuch

Sacred Songs BWV 439-507

Matthias Eisenberg (Director & Organ)

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Tenor: Martin Petzold; Boy Soprano: Christoph Scholtz, Baritone: Georg Christoph Biller; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz
Lute: Wolfgang Katschner; Viola da Gamba: Thomas Fritzsch

RAM

1998

2-CD / TT:

Singers from two generations of the Thomanerchor Leipzig

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2000 - January 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006), Teddy Kaufman (June 2007), Johan van Veen (October 2005), Andreas Verweyen (January 2010)

Geistliche Lieder und Arien BWV 439-507: Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Songs | General Discussions | Georg Christian Schemelli - Short Biography

Recordings & Discussions of Other Vocal Works: Main Page | Motets BWV 225-231 | Mass in B minor BWV 232 | Missae Breves & Sanctus BWV 233-242 | Magnificat BWV 243 | Matthäus-Passion BWV 244 | Johannes-Passion BWV 245 | Lukas-Passion BWV 246 | Markus-Passion BWV 247 | Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 | Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-523 | Quodlibet BWV 524 | Aria BWV 1127

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