Coffee Cantata, BWV 211

Pianist, Ronald Hawkins

Bach-and-Coffee

Let’s have a coffee and enjoy Bach’s, Coffee Cantata.  Composed in 1732 to a libretto by Christian Friedrich Henrici, a satirical poet of Leipzig.  “Schweigt still, plaudit nicht,” – Coffee Cantata mocks at the passion of Leipzig women for drinking coffee.  The action revolves around three characters: the Narrator (tenor), Schlendrian (baritone) and Lieschen (soprano).

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