Widerstehe doch der Sünde (Just resist sin), BWV 54, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach.He composed the solo cantata for alto in Weimar between 1711 and 1714, and probably performed it on the seventh Sunday after Trinity, 15 July 1714.It is Bach's first extant church cantata for a solo voice. Cantata No. BWV 143: Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (author uncertain) BWV 144: Nimm, was dein ist, und gehe hin; BWV 145: Ich lebe, mein Herze, zu deinem Ergötzen; BWV 146: Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal in das Reich Gottes eingehen adult male falsettist? [4] The continuo, playing throughout, is not shown. The sortable listing is taken from the selection provided by Aryeh Oron on the Bach-Cantatas website. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Emmanuel Music continues to perform cycles of large-scale and chamber works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Haydn, Schoenberg, Weill, Wolf, Medelssohn, and Schumann under Artistic Director Ryan Turner. Preobrazhensky; Remastering: Anatoly Lichintsky; Editor: Tatiana Markelova Emmanuel Music continues to perform cycles of large-scale and chamber works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Haydn, Schoenberg, Weill, Wolf, Medelssohn, and Schumann under Artistic Director Ryan Turner. Cantata BWV 56 Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen. Sony Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes | Privacy Policy An abbreviated version of that second edition, known as BWV 2a, was published in 1998. : del J.S.B.".[9]. [3] The first line of movement 3 quotes 1 John 3:8. Weldig left Weimar in 1713[7] so could not have sung if the first performance was as late as 1714 as suggested by Dürr. CD-2 [German]: Amazon.de The topic is to resist sin, based on the Epistle of James. Mezzo-soprano: Angelika Kirchschlager [3] Bach used the first aria again in his St Mark Passion. Looking at the list of the soloists, most of them were unfamilto me, I have noticed that BWV 54 is sung by a Tenor singer, rather than the usual Alto. © 2000-2021 Bach Cantatas Website, Last update: Friday, August 30, 2019 02:32, Cantata BWV 170: Mvt. YouTube: May 22, 2011: Audio / TT: Recorded live at Eglise Réformée des Terreaux (Temple Lanterne), Lyon, France. SACD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de Producer: Andreas Neubronner (Tritonus); Executive Producer: Jeremy Caulton; Recording Engineer: Markus Heiland (Tritonus). As concertmaster, he assumed the principal responsibility for composing new works, specifically cantatas for the Schlosskirche (palace church), on a monthly schedule. BWV 54 and introducing myself: Iman de Zwarte wrote (November 24, 2004): Well, I don't want to disturb many interesting discussions, but Aryeh invited me to introduce myself and announce an arrangement of cantata BWV 54 "Widerstehe doch der Sünde". Giuliano Carmignola (Baroque Violin); Sony Classical SK-89924 It is Bach's first extant church cantata for a solo voice. [10] The keys and time signatures are taken from Alfred Dürr, using the symbols for common time (4/4) and alla breve (2/2). I'm a dutch organist and churchmusician living in Norway. Sony Classical SS-89924 MP3 / TT: 72:04 It is not known when Bach composed the work but is assumed that he performed it as part of his monthly cantata productions in 1714 on the seventh Sunday after Trinity, 15 July. 5 in D major, BWV 850, from the Well-tempered Clavier by Johann Sebastian Bach. Widerstehe doch der Sünde (Just resist sin),[1] BWV 54,[a] is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. The text was published in a 1711 collection, dedicated to the Sunday Oculi. Andreas Scholl, Markus MarklCollegium Vocale OrchestraPhilippe HerrewegheLabel: Harmonia Mundi [4] Bach may have composed the cantata already before taking up regular cantata compositions in Weimar. Buy this album at: Tarkmann: Concerto after Cantata BWV 54, arranged for solo English horn & chamber orchestra [9:40], Recorded at St. Paul's Church, Deptford, London, England. = 54, 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde,' BWV 54 (BC A51): No. Chorale cantatas between Trinity and Easter: Later additions to the chorale cantata cycle: International Music Score Library Project, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Widerstehe_doch_der_Sünde,_BWV_54&oldid=990633654, Pages using infobox musical composition with unknown parameters, Articles with International Music Score Library Project links, Articles with German-language sources (de), Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 16:49. The final lines are arioso and illustrate in Sie ist als wie ein scharfes Schwert, das uns durch Leib und Seele fährt (It is like a sharp sword, that pierces through body and soul)[1] the movement of the sword by fast runs in the continuo. Another solo cantata - BWV 55 , is included in the 9 th CD, and the 7 th CD includes cantata BWV 208 ('Jagd Cantata'). He composed the solo cantata for alto in Weimar between 1711 and 1714, and probably performed it on the seventh Sunday after Trinity, 15 July 1714. The text of the short work was written by Georg Christian Lehms, for two arias and a connecting recitative. 1: Aria, Bach Arias - conducted by Andrea Marcon with Angelika Kirchschlager. Bach. Producer: Konstantin. MP3 / TT: 72:04, Recorded at Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice, Italy. Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de, Bach-A.N. CD (2003): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | RussianDVD, A Bach Celebration - Music from Bach Cantatas arranged for solo guitar and chamber orchestra [T-2], Aria for Alto (Mvt. [4] The cantata is the first of four written for a single alto soloist, the others, all composed in 1726, being Geist und Seele wird verwirret, BWV 35, Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170, and Gott soll allein mein Herze haben, BWV 169, two of which also have texts by Lehms. [4], It is not clear what sort of alto singer (boy contralto? Thanks to contributors: David (February 2002), Piotr Jaworski (November 2002), Bradley Lehman (April 2004), Alexander Volkov (August 2006), Terms of Use [PDF + MP3 (digital sound)] + Video - Horn and String quartet - Baroque * License : Public Domain - Widerstehe doch der Sünde (Just resist sin), BWV 54, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach (Composer), Helmuth Rilling (Performer), Bach-Ensemble (Performer) & Format: Audio CD. The words "So zeigt sich nur ein leerer Schatten und übertünchtes Grab" (It shows itself as only an empty shadow and a whitewashed grave)[1] are expressed in "pale" harmonies. Bach Cantatas BWV 54-57 Import J.S. BWV 54 Title Widerstehe doch der Sünde Instrument Alto Genre cantatas Year 1714 City Weimar Lyricist Georg Christian Lehms Occasion Oculi (the fourth Sunday before Easter), seventh Sunday after Trinity First performance 4 March 1714 Special notes Bach used the first aria in the St Mark Passion, BWV 247, as Falsche Welt, dein schmeichelnd Küssen. è Cont. Die Art verruchter Sünden Recitative. Bach [C-1], Aria for Alto (Mvt. In the following table of the movements, the scoring follows the Neue Bach-Ausgabe. 1: Aria & Cantata BWV 54: Mvt. The solo voice is accompanied by strings: two violin parts, two viola parts and continuo. CD / TT: 72:49 [12] The type of orchestra is roughly shown as a large group by red background, and as an ensemble playing period instruments in historically informed performance by green background. 1) from Cantata BWV 54 [7:23], Alto: Sofya Preobrazhenskaya; Piano: Isayya Braudo, Recorded in Russia, USSR. =, CD / TT: 72:49 My name is Iman de Zwarte. The duration is given as 14 minutes. Aria–recit–aria. None … Emmanuel Music is a Boston-based ensemble of singers and instrumentalists founded in 1970 by Craig Smith to perform the complete sacred cantatas of J.S. The text was written by Georg Christian Lehms for Oculi, the third Sunday in Lent, and published in 1711 in Gottgefälliges Kirchen-Opffer. Prelude and Fugue No. Sony CD (2002): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de Cantata BWV 170: Mvt. Vergnügte Ruh - Arien von J.S. Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as … Emmanuel Music is a Boston-based ensemble of singers and instrumentalists founded in 1970 by Craig Smith to perform the complete sacred cantatas of J.S. 1) from Cantata BWV 54 [6:17], Recorded at Garnisonskirken, Copenhagen, Denmark. He composed the solo cantata for alto in Weimar, probably for the seventh Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 15 July 1714. Chapter 66 BWV 54 Widerstehe doch der Sünde. 43 (Cantatas BWV 54, 186, 107) Edition Bachakademie Vol. [2] It concentrates on avoiding sin, based on the Epistle of James. About 'Church Cantatas - BWV 54 Widerstehe doch der Sünde ' Artist: Bach, Johann Sebastian (sheet music) Born: 21 March 1685 , Eisenach Died: 28 July 1750 , Leipzig The Artist: One of the greatest composers of all time. In 1724 Johann Sebastian Bach composed the church cantata Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, BWV 10, as part of his second cantata cycle.Taken from Martin Luther's German translation of the Magnificat canticle ("Meine Seele erhebt den Herren"), the title translates as "My soul magnifies the Lord". Cantata BWV 54 Widerstehe doch der Sünde Discography - Part 5: Complete Recordings 1980-1989 < Complete Recordings 1970-1979: Complete Recordings 1990-1999 > Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 54… [2][3] It is his first extant church cantata for a solo voice, followed by Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199, for soprano. [12] The sortable table is based on the listing on the Bach Cantatas website. 2. Music Download CD-1: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Praeludium & Fuga G-dur / G Major BWV 541 This is the prelude only BWV 541,1 composed by J.S. [5], The Bach scholar Alfred Dürr suggested that Bach performed the cantata for the Seventh Sunday after Trinity of 1714. 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 rating. The Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (BWV; lit. | Copyright Policy [4], While Dürr assumes that Bach first performed the cantata on 15 July 1714,[4] other scholars arrive at different dates. CD-1 [International]: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de Die Bach Kantate Vol. [4], The cantata, structured in three movements, is scored as chamber music for a solo alto voice, two violins (Vl), two violas (Va), and basso continuo (Bc). KulturSPIEGEL [11] Gardiner describes the theme as "insinuating chromatic" and the "contorted counter-subject to portray the wily shackles of the devil".[3]. Buy this album at: View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2000 CD release of Cantatas, Bwv 54-57 on Discogs. The cantata text relates to the epistle of both Sundays, but shows no connection to either Gospel. Cantata 56 was written for the 19th Sunday after Trinity in 1726 (October 27 that year). 1: Aria [10:57], Bach: Arias [C-1] Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Bach: Cantatas, BWV 54-57 - Helmuth Rilling on AllMusic - 1983 'Bach works catalogue'; German: [̍ˈbax ˈvɛrkə fɛrˈtsaɪçnɪs]) is a catalogue of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach.It was first published in 1950, edited by Wolfgang Schmieder.The catalogue's second edition appeared in 1990. Sony CD (2002): Amazon.com [11] Dürr describes it as a call to resistance and compares it to the beginning of the recitative "Siehe, ich stehe vor der Tür", a call to be ready, in the cantata for Advent Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, composed in 1714. The alto part is played on guitar [7:20], Guitar: Christopher Parkening, Cello: Douglas Davis, Cantate BWV 170: Mvt. The composition begins with a striking dissonant chord. 2. [3] He was appointed concertmaster of the Weimar court capelle of the co-reigning dukes Wilhelm Ernst and Ernst August of Saxe-Weimar, on 2 March 1714. A solo cantata for alto voice. Invention no. John Eliot Gardiner and others assume Oculi that year which would make it the earliest cantata performed after the promotion. might have been the intended or actual first performer of "Widerstehe doch der Sünde", especially given its low range and tessitura compared with other alto solo writing by Bach such as Geist und Seele wird verwirret, BWV 35 or Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV 170. Cantata BWV 54: Mvt. 1: Aria Widerstehe doch der Sünde [10:57], Mezzo-soprano: Helene Angelovska; Maja Kastratovich (Pipe Organ), Recorded & filmed at Daut Pashin Amam, Skopje, Macedonia. [2], The recitative "Die Art verruchter Sünden" (The way of vile sins)[1] is secco, accompanied by the continuo. The first movement, "Widerstehe doch der Sünde" (Just resist sin)[1] is a da capo aria, which opens with a surprising dissonance and leaves its key of E-flat major open until a cadence in measure 8. KulturSPIEGEL CD: Amazon.com 1: Aria [5:43], The list of recordings was cby Aryeh Oron (March 2000 - August 2019) 1), Aria for Alto (Mvt. Watch on YouTube: BWV 751 — In dulci jubilo BWV 752 — Jesu, der du meine Seele BWV 753 — Jesu, meine Freude (fragment) BWV 754 — Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier BWV 755 — Nun freut euch, lieben Christen BWV 756 — Nun ruhen alle Wälder BWV 757 — O Herre Gott, dein göttlich's Wort BWV 758-761 — Chorale Preludes; BWV 762 — Vater unser im Himmelreich 4 in D minor Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis 775 Johann Sebastian Bach Performed by Valery Lloyd-Watts 1) from BWV 54, adapted to guitar & chamber orchestra by Patrick Ross. BWV 54 and BWV 199 were suited to Bach's position in Weimar as the Court Organist, but not to that of the Concertmaster. Sony CD (2002): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic CD+DVD: Amazon.de, J. S. Bach : Cantate BWV 54, Wiederstehe doch der Sünde. The 5 th CD includes solo cantatas - BWV 169, BWV 54, BWV 82, and BWV 51. [8] The manuscript title page reads: "Cantata.à 2 Violini, 2 Viole, Alto, Solo, If the cantata was written early in Bach's (second) Weimar period, then perhaps the soloist could have been Adam Immanuel Weldig, the only falsettist in the Weimar court chapel in 1708 (the other five singers being a bass, two tenors and two teenage discantists). From the project Cantates de Bach à Lyon. Il delirio fantastico [C-2], Cantata Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54: Mvt. Listen on YouTube: 1: Aria [5:43], Counter-tenor: Benno Schachtner Sophia Preobrazhenskaya - mezzo-soprano sings Bach, Handel, Purcell (Collected Recordings Vol. NB This is the fourth of a group of eight cantatas (150, 131, 143, 54, 132, 152, 161 and 158,) all known or believed to be early works. BWV 141: Das ist je gewisslich wahr (by Georg Philipp Telemann) BWV 142: Uns ist ein Kind geboren (by Johann Kuhnau?) CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de Buy this album at: Gardiner comments: "It is a deliberate shock tactic to rouse his Also known as Bach's German Magnificat, the work follows his chorale cantata format. From the project Cantates de Bach à Lyon. 1: Aria & Cantata BWV 54: Mvt. listeners to the need to 'stand firm against all sinning, or its poison will possess you'". CD / TT: 72:49 Stand firm against sinning. The prescribed readings for the Sunday are from the Epistle to the Romans, "the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life" (Romans 6:19–23), and from the Gospel of Mark, the feeding of the 4000 (Mark 8:1–9). Bach. [4], The final aria "Wer Sünde tut, der ist vom Teufel" (He who sins is of the devil)[1] is again a da capo aria, but shows elements of a four-part fugue for the voice, the violins in unison, the violas in unison and the continuo. SACD Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de, Aria for Alto Widerstehe doch der Sünde (Mvt. The history of the composition is not clear. 1) from Cantata BWV 54 [8:50]. 1: Aria Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust & Cantata BWV 54: Mvt. Reynier Guerrero & Amandine Beaulieu (Violins); Alix Boivert & Simon Pierre (Viola); Jean-Baptiste Valfré (Violoncello); Sarah Van Oudenhove (Violone), Recorded live at Eglise Réformée des Terreaux (Temple Lanterne), Lyon, France. See: Bach Arias - conducted by Andrea Marcon with Angelika Kirchschlager Music Download CD-2: Amazon.de high tenor?) Buy this album at: [6][7] However, Weldig's designation as "falsettist" may indicate that he was a soprano and not an alto.