Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen, BWV 32 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Rgagnaux (2016/8/10)

Performers Agnes Giebel (soprano), Bruno Mueller (bass)
Reinhold Barchet (violin), Fritz Fischer (oboe), Eva Hölderlin (organ)
Pro Musica Stuttgart (orchestra), Rolf Reinhardt (conductor)
Publisher Info. VOX, P 1953
Gagnaux Collection
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Misc. Notes Recorded ca. 1950...1952, Stuttgart, LP Boîte à musique BAM L.D. 04
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Aria: Nun verschwinden alle Plagen (No.5)

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Michrond (2015/10/28)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1726)
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Misc. Notes D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 126
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Feldmahler (2006/5/18)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 7 (pp.53-80)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1857. Plate B.W. VII.
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J.S.B. I.32
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). K 9317
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Misc. Notes Based on Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe
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Aria: Nun verschwinden alle Plagen (No.5)

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General Information

Work Title Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen (Concerto in Dialogo)
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 32
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. Aria (Soprano): Liebster Jesu, mein Verlange (E minor)
  2. Recitativo (Bass): Was ists, daß du mich gesuchet? (B minor)
  3. Aria (Bass): Hier in meines Vaters Stätte (G major)
  4. Recitativo (Soprano, Bass): Ach! heiliger und großer Gott (B minor-G major)
  5. Aria Duetto (Soprano, Bass): Nun verschwinden alle Plagen (D major)
  6. Choral: Mein Gott, öffne mir die Pforten (G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726
First Performance. 1726-1-13 in Leipzig
Librettist Georg Christian Lehms (1684–1717)
Language German
Dedication 1st Sunday after Epiphany
Average DurationAvg. Duration 24 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: soprano, bass, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: oboe, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

Misc. Comments

For the first Sunday after Epiphany.
This Cantata is in the form of a dialogue between the soul (Soprano) and Jesus (Bass).

Commentary on the movements

  1. Aria (Soprano): Liebster Jesu, mein Verlange. The "most significant movement"1 in this cantata. The obbligato oboe and soprano share the thematic material, an expressive, highly ornamented melody.
  2. Recitativo (Bass): Was ists, daß du mich gesuchet? Secco recitative.
  3. Aria (Bass): Hier in meines Vaters Stätte. Obbligato violin weaves a scintillating quasi-virtuoso fabric around Jesus's words of comfort.
  4. Recitativo (Soprano, Bass): Ach! heiliger und großer Gott. A string-accompanied recitative, the first movement to explore the dialogue.
  5. Aria Duetto (Soprano, Bass): Nun verschwinden alle Plagen. A musical expression of joy.
  6. Choral: Mein Gott, öffne mir die Pforten. A plain chorale setting.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach