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BACH, J.S.: Bass Cantatas, BWV 56, 82, 158


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BACH, J.S.: Bass Cantatas, BWV 56, 82, 158

Intimately bound up with the Lutheran tradition, Bach’s sacred cantatas are among his greatest, most heart-felt and life-affirming works. Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (I will gladly carry the suffering cross), with its repeated use of the metaphor of life as a voyage over troubled waters, depicts man’s suffering and the joyful expectation of redemption. Ich habe genug (I have enough!), while expressing contempt for earthly suffering, includes one of Bach’s most popular arias, the deeply moving Schlummert ein (Close now, ye tired and weary eyelids), with its fervent expression of the hope of ‘blessed rest and perfect peace’ in the afterlife.

Bach, Johann Sebastian

  Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, BWV 56
1.   Aria: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen (Bass) 00:06:51
2.   Recitative: Mein Wandel auf der Welt (Bass) 00:01:56
3.   Aria: Endlich, endlich wird mein Joch (Bass) 00:06:35
4.   Recitative and Arioso: Ich stehe fertig und bereit (Bass) 00:01:38
5.   Chorale: Komm, o Tod, du Schlafes Bruder (Chorus) 00:01:25

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Bible - New Testament, lyricist(s)

  Ich habe genug, BWV 82
6.   Aria: Ich habe genug (Bass) 00:06:58
7.   Recitative: Ich habe genug! Mein Trost ist nur allein (Bass) 00:01:11
8.   Aria: Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen (Bass) 00:09:06
9.   Recitative: Mein Gott! wenn kommt das schone: Nun! (Bass) 00:00:51
10.   Aria: Ich freue mich auf meinen Tod (Bass) 00:03:36

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Albinus, Johann Georg / Luther, Martin, lyricist(s)

  Der Friede sei mit dir, BWV 158
11.   Recitative: Der Freide sei mit dir (Bass) 00:01:42
12.   Aria with Chorale: Welt, ade, ich bin dein mude (Bass, Soprano) 00:06:01
13.   Recitative and Arioso: Nun Herr, regiere meinen Sinn (Bass) 00:01:16
14.   Chorale: Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm (Chorus) 00:01:10

Total Playing Time: 00:50:16

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Albinus, Johann Georg; Bible - New Testament; Luther, Martin

Muller-Bruhl, Helmut

Cologne Chamber Orchestra

Siegen Collegium Vocale

Muller-Brachmann, Hanno

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Vocal

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.557616

Barcode: 747313261628

Physical Release: 11/2006

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