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Quodlibet BWV 524
Was seind das vor grosse Schlösser


Ref.:

BWV 524; BC H 1

German Title:

Quodlibet: Was seind das vor grosse Schlösser

English Title:

What sort are these mighty castles (Z. Philip Ambrose)

Event

Fragment for Wedding

Composed

1707
1st performance: between September 18 and October 17, 1707? - Erfurt?

Text

Poetr: unknown

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7
Translations: English-1
Catalan-1 | French-6 | Polish-1 | Spanish-2

Scoring:

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
Continuo

Holograph manuscript + Volker Maiworm edition: IMSLP
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D-LEb Go. S. 300 [Bach Digital]

References:

BGA: V/4 | NBA: H 1 | BC: | First Published: Leipzig, 1973 | Autograph score (fascimile): Leipzig, 1973

Commentaries:

Bach Society of Minnesota | Wikipedia
Ido Abravya [Hebrew, PDF]

Music:

Music Examples

Discussions:

Week of December 19, 2004; Week of July 11, 2010; Week of July 11, 2010; Week of October 15, 2017


Contents:

 

Recordings

General Discussions - Part 1
General Discussions - Part 2 (4th round)

Article: BWV 524 Quodlibet (Fragment) Was seind das vor grosse Schlösser" [by Thomas Braatz]

Discography


1

J.S. Bach: Hochzeits-Quodlibet [V-1]
J.S. Bach: 3. Brandenburgisches Konzert G-dur; Hochzeitsquodlibet; Polonaise aus der Suite Nr. 2 h-moll

 
 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [8:14]

Hans Mielenz

Instrumental accompaniment

Soprano: Wanda Behrend; Alto: Carola Behr; Tenor: Caspar Esser; Bass: Horst Rosenberg

Eterna (Lied der Zeit) C-030A
Eterna LPM-1002

1950

78 rpm
LP / TT:

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Matrix numbers:
C-030: ET 4037 +ET 4038 / ET-4037-U +ET-4038-U
LPM-1002: MM-755/B + MM-756/A.
Source: SLUB Dresden.
Listen on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [8:14]


2

J.S. Bach: Cantate du Café BWV 211; Quodlibet des Noces [V-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantate Du Cafe BWV 211; Cantate Des Paysans BWV 212; Quodlibet "Les Noces" [V-1]

 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [8:57]

Herbert Haarth

Soloists of Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester-Berlin

Soprano: Hildegard Toettcher; Alto: Else Manrau; Tenor: Joseph Haussmann; Bass: Gerhard Raker

Le Chant du monde LDA-8057
Le Chant Du Monde LDX-S8247
Le Chant-du-Monde LDY-A8097

1961

10" LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.


3

J.S. Bach: Quodlibet Kanons Lieder Choräle Klavierstücke 1707-1749 [LP] [V-17]
Bach: Chorales; Motet BWV 118; Quodlibet; Notenbüchlein for A. M. Bach [CD]
[V-17]
Bach-2000 Vol. 7 - The Motets, Chorales & Songs [Box Set]

 
 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [9:36]

Gustav Leonhardt

Leonhardt-Consort

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Marie-Luise Gilles; Tenor: Bert van t'Hoff; Bass: Peter-Christoph Runge
Anner Bylsma (Cello); Gustav Leonhardt (Harpsichord)

Telefunken SAWT-9457
Telefunken 6.42091
Telefunken CTB-2160
Teldec 8573-81131-2
Teldec

Feb 12-20, 1964

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
CD / TT: 40:54
7-CD / TT:

Recorded at Huis Queekhoven, Breukelen, the Netherlands.
Listen on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [9:37] | Complete Work [9:56] | Complete Work [9:43] | Complete Work [9:43] | Complete Work [9:49] | Complete Work + [18:34]
CD: Motet BWV 118, Quodlibet BWV 524 [13:32]
Buy this album at:
CD (2001): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (2001): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
7-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de



 

4

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 2

 
 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [9:21]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO: Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Ton Koopman (Harpsichord)

Erato 0630-12598-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72202
=

May 1995

3-CD / TT: 182:29
3-CD / TT: 182:29
MP3 / TT: 179:44

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
Listen on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [9:22]
Vol. 2, CD-3: Cantatas BWV 152, 199, 203, Quodlibet BWV 514 [61:15]
Buy this album at:
Erato 3-CD (1996): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Antoine Marchand 3-CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Classics Online | iTunes


5

J.S. Bach: Weltiche Kantaten Secular Cantatas Cantates Profanes (BWV 36c, 201, 206, 207, Quodlibet BWV 524) [C-1]

 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [11:31]

Reinhard Goebel

Ex Tempore (Chorus Master: Florian Heyerick) / Musica Antiqua Köln

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto (Counter-tenor): Axel Köhler; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Stefan Geyer
MAK: Basso Continuo: Markus Möllenbeck (Violoncello); Dane Roberts (Violone); Christian Rieger (Harpsichord)

Archiv Produktion 457348
=

Jan 1997

2-CD / TT: 146:41
MP3 / TT: 144:57 / 144:45

Recorded at Sendesaal, DeutchlandRadio, Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Executive Producer: Dr. Peter Czomyj; Recording Producer: Wolfgang Mitlehner; Balance Engineer: Hans-Ulrich Bastin; Recording Engineer: Reinhild Schmidt.
Buy this album at:
2-CD (1997): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


6

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 63 - Secular Cantatas (BWV 205, 524)

 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [10:11]

Helmuth Rilling

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sibylla Rubens; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Andreas Schmidt
Michael Groß (Violoncello); Harro Bertz (Double-bass); Michael Behringer (Harpsichord)

Hänssler 92.063
=

Sep 1998

CD / TT: 48:29
MP3 / TT: 41:55

Recorded at Stadthalle, Sindelfingn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Sound Engineer: Teije van Geest; Producer: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
CD: Cantata BWV 205, Quodlibet BWV 524 [48:29] | Cantata BWV 205, Quodlibet BWV 524 [48:32]
Buy this album at:
CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


7

BVW 524 Quod Libet J.S. Bach

 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [9:59]

Rudolf Grasman

Ad Hoc Choir

Soprano: Suze van Grootel; Alto: Leonie Korff; Tenor: Alex Vermeulen; Bass: Marcel Moester
Kees Schul (Harpsichord)

YouTube

2007 or earlier [Published: Jun 26, 2015]

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Grote Kerk Monnickendam, North Holland, the Netherlands.
Watch on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [9:59]


8

Bach: Hochzeitsquodlibet [V-1]

 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [10:43]

Andreas Schierlinger-Langeheinecke

Sacrum & Profanum - Ensemble für Alte Musik München

Soprano: Anette Noah; Alto: Dinah Kamm; Tenor: Reinhard Kreuzinger; Bass: Andreas Schierlinger-Langeheinecke
Thomas Waldherr (Violoncello); Constanze Schlager-Lindner (Harpsichord)

YouTune

Aug 6, 2008

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at St. Michael, Wolfratshausen, Bavaria, Germany.
Watch on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [10:43]


9

Bach-Böhm: Music for Weddings and other Festivies [C-3]

 

Quodlibet BWV 524, with additions by Leonardo García-Alarcón [12:01]

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Clematis Ensemble

Soprano: Mariana Florès; Counter-tenor: Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Fernando Guimarães; Bass: Philippe Favette
Éric Mathot (Double bass); Leonardo García-Alarcón (Harpsichord); Lionel Desmeules (Organ)

Ricercar RIC-323
=

Mar & Nov 2011

CD / TT: 68:05
MP3 / TT: 67:57

Recorded at Église Saint-Jean lÉvangéliste, Beaufays, Belgium.
Buy this album at:
CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


9a

J.S. Bach: Quodlibet : Clematis: Leonardo Garcia-Alarcon [C-3]

 

Quodlibet BWV 524, with additions by Leonardo García-Alarcón [12:11]

Leonardo García-Alarcón

Clematis Ensemble

Soprano: Mariana Florès; Counter-tenor: Steve Dugardin; Tenor: Fernando Guimarães; Bass: Philippe Favette
Lionel Desmeules (Organ); Éric Mathot (Double-bass); Leonardo García-Alarcón (Harpsichord)

YouTube

Mar & Nov 2011

Video / TT: 67:57

Recorded at Église Saint-Jean lÉvangéliste, Beaufays, Belgium.
Sound Recording: Jérôme Lejeune; Video Capture: Olivier Smolders, Clémence Hebert, Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis; in preparation for the recording by Ricercar (June 2012).
Watch on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [12:11]


10

Quodlibet - Johann Sebastian Bach BWV 524

 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [10:00]

Ewald Reder

Collegium Vocale Frisingae e.V.

Sopranos: Andrea Karpati, Svenja Bischoff, Kerstin Krahn, Jasmin Rotter; Altos: Jana Bayer, Sybille Reder; Tenors: Jörg Bayer, Simon Wengert; Basses: Thomas Pilawa, Felix Hölter

YouTube

Published: Sep 6, 2011

Video / TT:

Recorded and filmed live at in Freising, Bavaria, Germany.
Recording and filming: Vincent Struck; Post-production: Jörg Bayer.
Watch on YouTube:
Quodlibet BWV 524: Complete Work [10:00]


11

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 3 (BWV 173a, 202, 36c, 524)

 
 

Quodlibet BWV 524 [10:46]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: Hiroya Aoki; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Baritone: Roderick Williams
Continuo [all works]: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki

BIS SACD-2041
=

Jul 2012

SACD / TT: 77:26
MP3 / TT: 77:14

Recorded at the MS&AD Shirakawa Hall, Nagoya, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Producer: Ingo Petry; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge.
Buy this album at:
SACD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (May 2001 - October 2017)
Thank to contributors: Riccardo Nughes (September 2001), Liesbeth van der Sluijs
(September 2012), Teri Noel Towe (April 2007)

Quodlibet BWV 524: Details & Recordings
General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2
Article: BWV 524 Quodlibet (Fragment) Was seind das vor grosse Schlösser" [by Thomas Braatz]


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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