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Cantata BWV 133
Ich freue mich in dir

Ref.

BWV 133

German Title

Ich freue mich in dir

English Title

I rejoice in Thee (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 3rd Day of Christmas [St John's Day]
Readings: Epistle: Hebrews 1: 1-14 / Ecclesiastical Letters 15: 1-8; Gospel: John 1: 1-14

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: December 27, 1724 - Leipzig
2nd performance: After 1740 - Leipzig

Text

Kaspar Ziegler (Mvt. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5) [C.S. Terry suggests Christian Weiss, Jr.]

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-5 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Spanish-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Ich freue mich in dir

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: cornetto, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.55 MB] | Score BGA [2.33 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D LEb Thomana 133, Faszikel 1 (BWV 133: Parts) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 387, Faszikel 1 (BWV 133: Violins & BC) | D B Mus. ms. Bach St 387, Faszikel 2 (BWV 133: Parts) | D LEb Thomana 133, Faszikel 2 (BWV 133: Violins & BC) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 4 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 ver 2 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: O Gott, du frommer Gott - Melody 4

References

BGA: XXVIII | NBA: I/3.1 | BC: A 16 | Zwang: K 103 | First Published: BG, 1881 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 1, 2003; Week of December 10, 2006; Week of May 31, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3 (3rd round)

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 15
Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 31 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 122 & BWV 133 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 133 []

Michael Gielen

Wiener Kammerchor / Vienna State Opera Orchestra

Soprano: Margit Opawsky; Contralto: Hilde Rössel-Majdan; Tenor: Waldemar Kmentt; Bass: Harald Hermann

Vanguard Bach Guild BG-523
Vanguard Bach Guild PVL-7061

1952

LP / TT:

Recorded in Europe.

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 64
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 42

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Doris Soffel; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Feb, Apr 1980

TT: 20:25

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 33 - BWV 132-135
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 7 - BWV 119-137
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 - BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 41 - BWV 131-133

 
 

Cantata BWV 133 [20:47]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Sebastian Hennig (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Marius van Altena; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35607
Teldec 242 618-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91761-2
Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81169-2
Warner Classics 8573-81169-5

Mar 22-26, 1983

2-LP / TT: 81 min
2-CD / TT: 81:03
6-CD / TT: 371:34
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 65:22
CD / TT: 65:22

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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4

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas [C-10]

 

Cantata BWV 133 [18:45]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Derek Lee Ragin; Tenor: Julian Podger; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Archiv Produktion 463589

Dec 1998

CD / TT: 81:17

Recorded live at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, England.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 133 by J.E. Gardiner.
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5

Bach Christmas Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 133 [21:31]

Craig Smith

Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

Soprano: Kendra Colton; Mezzo-soprano: Mary Westbrook-Geha; Tenor: Gerald Gray; Baritone: Mark Risinger

Koch International Classics 3-7462-2H1

Jan 1999

CD / TT: 70:08

Recorded at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 4 - Cantatas Vol. 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 133 [19:30]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99363

Apr-Sep 1999

5-CD / TT: 292:15

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 13
J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas
[B-2]

 
 

Cantata BWV 133 [18:36]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Deborah York; Alto: Franziska Gottwald; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72213
Antoine Marchand CC-72230

Nov 25-Dec 2, 2000

3-CD / TT: 184:24
3-CD / TT: 214:53

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 15: New York
For the 3rd Day of Christmas

 
 

Cantata BWV 133 [18:15]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Counter-tenor: Robin Tyson; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 127

Dec 27, 2000

CD / TT: 76:15

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Bartholomew’s Church, New York, NY, USA.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 133 by J.E. Gardiner.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 15
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9

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig [C-15]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Blotzky-Mields; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Dec 2001

TT: 19:31

Recorded at Conservatoire de Liège, Belgium.
See: Christmas Cantatas from Leipzig - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
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10

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 31 - BWV 91, 101, 121, 133

 

Cantata BWV 133 [17:35]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan, Concerto Palatino

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1481

Sep 2004

SACD / TT: 77:25

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 31 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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11

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 64, 121, 133 (Weihnachtskantaten) [C-1]

Jean Tubéry

Choeur de Chambre de Namur / Les Agrémens

Soprano: Aurore Bucher; Counter-tenor: Paulin Bündgen; Tenor: Henning Kaiser; Bass: Etienne Debaisieux

Ricercar

Dec 2-4, 2006

TT: 19:27

Recorded at Eglise Saint Loup, Namur, Belgium.

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - March 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Patrick Depelley (October 2007), Henri Dété (October 2003), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012),

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