Recordings/Discussions
Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

Cantata BWV 138
Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz?

Ref.

BWV 138

German Title

Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz?

English Title

Why are you troubled, my heart? (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 15th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 5: 25 - 6: 10; Gospel: Matthew 6: 23-34
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 15th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: September 5, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Anon

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7 | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-4 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes d'amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) & Recitative [A] | Mvt. 2: Chorale & Recitative [B, S, A] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 4: Aria [B] | Mvt. 5: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.98 MB] | Score BGA [2.09 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 158 [Bach Digital]
Score Examples: Mvt. 4 | BWV 138/4 vs. BWV 236/3
Chorale Melody: Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz

References

BGA: XXVIII | NBA: I/22 | BC: A 132 | Zwang: K 43 | First Published: Leipzig, 1847 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

English: Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Japanese-1 | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of October 1, 2000; Week of October 9, 2005; Week of February 12, 2012; Week of September 13, 2015

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4 (3rd round)
Discussions - Part 5 (4th round)

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vol. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vol. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 11 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten 11. Folge (BWV 138, 51)
J.S. Bach: Kantaten · Cantatas (BWV 179, 137, 138) [C-7]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 -
Cantatas VII (BWV 179, 137, 138)

Cantata BWV 138 [22:30]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano & Alto: Anonymous boys from Thomanerchor Leipzig; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Johannes Oettel

Eterna 820526
Berlin Classics 9097-2BC
Leipzig Classics 001897-2BC

Jun 12, 1953

LP / TT: 42:13
CD / TT: 65:16
CD / TT: 65:16

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Producer, Balance Enginneer, Recording Engineer & Editing: SRK.
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Berlin Classics 12-CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.de

2

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-00094 [R-18]

 

Cantata BWV 138 [18:30]

Max Thurn

Members of NDR-Chor / Members of Hamburger Rundfunkorchester

Soprano: Dorothea Förster-Georgi; Alto: Ursula Zollenkopf; Tenor: Günther Pods; Bass: Erich Wenk
Johannes Schlömer (Oboe d'amore); Hans Koh, (Oboe d'amore)
Basso continuo: Gerhard Gregor (Organ)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Sep 5, 1956

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 136 & BWV 138 [L-4]

 

Cantata BWV 138 []

Diethard Hellmann

Mainz Christuskirche Chor & Mainz Bach Orchester

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Marie-Luise Gilles; Tenor: Alexander Young; Bass: Carl-Heinz Müller

Cantate

1960

LP / TT:

Recorded at Christuskirche, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 50 (Cantatas BWV 138, 161, 95)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 43 (Cantatas BWV 136-139)

 
 

Cantatas BWV 138 [19:00]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Ria Bollen; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Allan Vogel, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes d'amore); Günther Pfitzenmaier (Bassoon); Jürgen Wolf (Continuo Cello); Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ); David Deffner (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.812
Hänssler 92.042
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CD: 1: Sep 1977; Jan 1978
CD-2: Sep, Dec 1977; Jan 1978

CD / TT: 61:24
CD / TT: 69:19
MP3 / TT: 69:20

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
BWV 138: Recording: Südwest-Tonstudio Stuttgart; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck; Sound Engineer: Henno Quathoff.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 138: Complete Cantata [19:06]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 136, BWV 137, BWV 138, BWV 139 [HD: 69:18] | Cantatas BWV 136, BWV 137, BWV 138, BWV 139 [69:18]
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 34 (BWV 136-139)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 (BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162)
Bach-2000
Vol. 3: Sacred Cantatas 3 (BWV 100-117, 119-140, 143-149)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 43 (BWV 138-140)

 
 
 

Cantatas BWV 138 [17:45 / 17:54]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Alan Bergius (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Stefan Rampf (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Robert Holl
CMW: Oboes d'amore: Jürg Schaeftlein, Marie Wolf; Violin Piccolo: Alice Harnoncourt; Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Andrea Bischof, Erich Höbarth [BWV 138/1,3,7], Peter Schoberwalter, Karl Höffinger, Walter Pfeiffer, Helmut Mitter, Anita Mitterer [BWV 138/5]; Violas: Kurt Theiner, Josef de Sordi; Violoncellos: Nikolaus Harnoncourt [BWV 138/2,4,5,6], Christophe Coin [BWV 138/1,3,7]; Bassoon: Milan Turkovič; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35608
Teldec 242 619-2 ZK
Teldec 4509-91762-2
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Teldec 3984-25708-2
Teldec 8573-81167-2
Warner Classics 8573-81167-5
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Oct 21, Nov 4-7, 1981; May 22-23, 1982

2-LP / TT: 68 min
CD / TT: 68:11
6-CD / TT: 403:41
MP3 / TT: 400:45
15-CD / TT: 949:30
CD / TT: 65:31
CD / TT: 65:31
MP3 / TT: 65:22

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 138: Complete Cantata [17:53] | Complete Cantata [18:28]: Part 1 [10:23] + Part 2 [8:05]
CD: Cantatas BWV 138, BWV 139, BWV 140 [65:31]
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6

Music Fest Bremen ‘96: Philippe Herreweghe dirigent Chor und Orchester des Collegium Vocal Gent [C-21]

 

Cantatas BWV 138 [18:10]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Vasiljka Jezovšek; Counter-tenor: Andreas Scholl; Tenor: James Taylor; Bass: Peter Kooy

Die Sparkasse in Bremen 0630-12616-3

Sep, 8, 1996

CD / TT: 49:14

Recorded live by Radio Bremen during Music Fest Bremen at the Kirche Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Germany.
Producer RB: Peter Schilbach; Recording Superviser: Renate Wolter-Seevars (RB); Recording Engineer: Dietram Köster (RB); Recording Assistant: Rolf Osis, Michael Suhr (RB); Realization: TeleNews Bremen.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 138 by P. Herreweghe.

7

J.S. Bach: "Mit Fried und Freud" (Cantatas BWV 8, 125, 138) [C-12]
Bach: Magnificat - The Two Magnificats & Cantatas (BWV 63, 243a; BWV 243, 80; BWV 8, 125, 138) [B-9]

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 138 [17:11]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Deborah York; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Goedele Debelder, Susan Hamilton, Lut Van de Velde, Dominique Verkinderen; Altos: Marnix De Cat, Martin van der Zeijst, Henning Voss, Mieke Wouters; Tenors: Gerhard Hölzle, Paul Hörmann, Markus Schuck, Warren Trevelyan-Jones; Basses: Pieter Coene, Paul Van den Berghe, Robert van der Vinne, Bart Vandewege, Frits Vanhulle
Orchestra: Violins: Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch [Concert-master], Roberto Anedda, Adrian Chamorro, Thérèse Kipfer, Corrado Masoni, Attilio Motzo, Andreas Preuss, Sebastiaan van Vucht; Violas: Catherine Puig, Jean-Luc Thonnerieux, Benoît Weeger; Violoncellos: Ageet Zweistra, Harmen Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Margareth Urquhart; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato; Bassoon: Philippe Miqueu; Organ: Herman Stinders

Harmonia Mundi France HMC-901659
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Harmonia Mundi France HMX-2951659
Harmonia Mundi France HML-5908360-62

Feb 1998

CD / TT: 58:40
MP3 / T: 58:18
CD / TT: 58:40
3-CD / TT: 173:29

Recorded at Eglise Doopsgezinde Germeente, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
Recording Supervisor: Nicholas Parker; Sound Recording: Erdo Groot.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 138 by P. Herreweghe.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 138: Complete Cantata [HD: 17:00] | Complete Cantata [17:35] | Complete Cantata [17:03]
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 11 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 / IV (BWV 46, 95, 136, 138)

 
 

Cantata BWV 138 [16:02]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Midori Suzuki; Alto: Kai Wessel; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Midori Suzuki, Haruhi Fukaya, Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi; Altos: Tomoko Koike, Yumiko Kono, Tamaki Suzuki, Masako Yui; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Hiroyuki Harada, Tadashi Miroku, Takanori Ohnishi, Yasuo Uzuka; Basses: Peter Kooy, Masumitsu Miyamomo, Tetsuya Odagawa, Chiyuki Urano, Seiji Yoshikawa
Orchestra: Oboes d'amore: Marcel Ponseele, Masamitsu San'nomiya; Violins: Ryo Terakado [Leader], Yuko Araki, Yuko Takeshima, Keiko Watanabe, Makoto Akatsu, Mika Akiha, Mari Ono; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Ryoko Moro-oka; Violoncelloos: Hidemi Suzuki [Principal], Norizumi Moro-oka; Violone: Yoshiaki Maeda; Bassoon: Kiyotaka Dohsaka; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoko Imai; Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki

BIS CD-991
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Sep 1998

CD / TT: 67:59
MP3 / TT: 67:47

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Balance Engineer: Dirk Lüdemann; Producer: Jens Braun; Digital Editing: Jens Braun.
See: Cantatas Vol. 11 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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9

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 138 [16:27]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Simon Schouten)

Soprano: Caroline Stam; Alto: Bernhard Landauer; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Patrick Beaugireaud (Oboe d'amore)
ABC: Sopranos: Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam, Francine van der Heijden, Annemieke Rademaker, Melanie Greve; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Wim-Jan van Deuveren, Henk Gunneman, Geraint Roberts, John Wright; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Kees van Hees
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Nicola Cleminson, Marc Cooper, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Marshall Marcus, Sebastiaan van Vucht, Fanny Pestalozzi, Alida Schat; Violas: Martin Kelly, Katherine McGillivray; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Jonathan Manson; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes d’amore: Patrick Beaugireaud, Michel Henry, Stefaan Verdegem;Bassoon: Sally Jackson; Lute: Mike Fentross; Organ: Bernard Winsemius [choir]; Organ, Harpsichord: Ton Koopman [recitatives & arias]

Erato 3984-27315-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72209
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Oct 1998

3-CD / TT: 206:05
3-CD / TT: 206:05
MP3 / TT: 205:18

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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10

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas Vol. 7 (BWV 121-140)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 138 [18:05]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Marjon Strijk; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Claude Paelinck, Gerrit van der Hoorn, Evert Baarssen, Erik Guldenaar; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Maarten Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Edwin Smit, Jan Willem Prins, Arjen Nap; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Frans Benschop, Jan Pullen, Marijn Takken, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal, Cor van Twillert; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Huib van Hinsbergen, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Willem van der Hoorn, Piet Schuyn
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Eva Scheytt, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Mitchel, Fiorenza De Donatis, Josef Tan, David Rabinowitz; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam; Violoncello: Frank Wakelkamp; Double-bass Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel; Bassoon: Trudy va der Wulp; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp, Rien Voskuilen

Brilliant Classics 99368
Brilliant Classics

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 276:16
MP3 / TT: 379:37

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram, Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Listen on YouTube:
CD: Cantatas BWV 130, BWV 138, BWV 81 [52:01]
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11

Bach Cantatas Vol. 8: Bremen / Santiago
For the 15th Sunday after Trinity (BWV 138, 99, 51, 100)
For the 16th Sunday after Trinity (BWV 161, 27, 8, 95)

 
 
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2.

Cantata BWV 138 [17:03]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Malin Hartelius; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey
MC: Sopranos: Angela Kazimierczuk, Charlotte Mobbs, Angharad Gruffydd Jones, Elin Manahan Thomas, Gillian Ross, Donna Deam; Altos: Margaret Cameron, Richard Wyn Roberts, David Clegg, William Towers; Tenors: Rory O'Connor, Nicolas Robertson, Peter Butterfield; Basses: Simon Oberst, Richard Savage, Michael McCarthy
EBS: Violins 1: Maya Homburger, Anne Schumann, Penelope Spencer, Roy Mowatt, Deirdre Ward; Violins 2: Adrian Butterfield, Rebecca Livermore, Hildburg Williams, Desmond Heath; Violas: Clare Barwick, Colin Kitching, Penelope Veryard; Cellos: Åsa Åkerberg, Catherine Rimer; Double-bass: Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Oboes: Michael Niesemann, Mark Baigent; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Harpsichord: Alastair Ross; Organ: Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-104
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Sep 28, 2000

2-CD / TT: 145:04
MP3 / TT: 144:37

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Germany.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineer: Everett Porter; Recording Engineers: Matthijs Ruijter, Rob Aarden (Eurosound); Tape Editor: Sebastian Stein; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vols. 1&8
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12

Washington Bach Consort, 2001-2002 Season / Noontime Cantata Concert Series, Series 13, Concert 1. 2001-10-02 [N13-1]

 

Cantata BWV 138 []

J. Reilly Lewis

Washington Bach Consort

Soprano: Susan Vaules Lin; Alto: Marjorie Bunday; Tenor: Robert Petillo; Baritone: Steven Combs

Washington Bach Consort

Oct 2, 2001

CD / TT: 32:31

Recorded live at Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC, USA, in the frame of Noontime Cantata Series.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 420745891)

13

Cantates Bach: 30ème Festival d'Ambronay (Cantatas BWV 138, 27, 47, 96) [CV-1]

 

Cantata BWV 138 [17:13]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soloists: Soprano: Gerlinde Sämann; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Jens Weber; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben
Violins 1: Sigiswald Kuijken, Katharina Wulf; Violins 2: Makoto Akatsu, Ann Cnop; Viola: Marleen Thiers; Bass Violin: Marian Minnen; Oboes d'amore: Patrick Beaugiraud, Vinciane Baudhuin; Organ: Ewald Demeyere

Mezzo Channel
Centre culturel de rencontre d'Ambronay

Sep 19, 2009

Video / TT:
DVD / TT: 75 min

Recorded & filmed live at the Abbaye d'Ambronay, France, during 30th Festival d'Ambronay. A Mezzo Production. Broadcast by Mezzo Channel. CLC Productions.
Realization: François Goetghebeur; Director of Photography: Julien Jaunet.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 138 by S. Kuijken.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 138 [17:13]: Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) & Recitative [A] [4:36] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [0:59] + Mvt. 3: Chorale & Recitative [S, A] [2:31] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [1:00] + Mvt. 5: Aria [B] [5:16] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] [0:21] + Mvt. 7: Chorale [2:30] | Sequence | Sequence

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14

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year, Vol. 12: "Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz" (Cantatas BWV 138, 27, 47, 96)

 

Cantata BWV 138 [16:51]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Gerlinde Sämann; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent ACC-25312
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Sep 20-21, 2009

SACD / TT: 70:22
MP3 / TT: 69:52

Recorded at Sint-Truiden, Belgium.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 138 by S. Kuijken.
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15

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 138 "Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz" [D-39]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Bach erlebt IV - Das Bach-Jahr 2010

 
 

Cantata BWV 138 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Christoph Wolff

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soloists: Soprano: Julia Sophie Wagner; Counter-tenor: Alex Potter; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Wolf-Matthias Friedrich
Choir: Sopran: Susanne Frei, Léonie Gloor, Noëmi Sohn, Mirjam Berli; Altos: Antonia Frey, Jan Börner, Simon Savoy, Olivia Heiniger; Tenors: Marcel Fässler, Manuel Gerber, Clemens Flämig; Basses: Fabrice Hayoz, Philippe Rayot, William Wood
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann, Plamena Nikitassova, Monika Baer, Christine Baumann, Christoph Rudolf, Ildiko S; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Bischoff; Violoncello: Maya Amrein; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Theorbe: Juan Sebastian Lima; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboes: Luise Baumgartl, Thomas Meraner; Organ: Norbert Zeilberger

J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen A771
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen

Sep 10, 2010

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland, in the frame of J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Cantata Series.
The DVD (in German, no subtitles) includes a film recording of the complete cantata, introductory workshop, reflection lecture of the speaker and a film portrait of the J.S. Bach Foundation.
Recording & production: Sound Engineers: Stefan Ritzenthaler, Johannes Widmer; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Gallus Media AG, Switzerland.
Buy this album at:
DVD (2011): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de
11-DVD (2011): J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop | Amazon.de

16

Concerto de Abertura do Festival "Os Sons de Almada Velha" - J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 138 / Cantata BWV 161 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 138: Excerpts [5:19] (from a complete performance)

Armando Possante (Musical Direction)

Grupo Vocal Olisipo / Quarteto Arabesco

GVO: Sopranos: Elsa Cortez & Mónica Monteiro; Contraltos: Lucinda Gerhardt & Maria Luisa Tavares; Tenors: Diogo Cerdeira & João Moreira; Basses: Armando Possante & Carlos Pedro Santos
Recorders: António Carrilho & Susana Silva; Baroque Oboes: Pedro Castro & Andreia Carvalho; Baroque Bassoon: José Gomes
QA: Baroque Violins: Denys Stetsenko & Raquel Cravino; Baroque Viola: Lúcio Studer; Baroque Cello: Ana raquel Pinheiro
Violone: Duncan Fox; Organ: Rui Paiva

YouTube

Sep 25, 2010

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at Igreja de Santiago (or Castelo's Church), Almada, Portugal.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 138: Excerpts [5:19] | Excerpts [5:19]

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17

J.S. Bach: Ach süßer Trost! - Leipzig Cantatas (Cantatas BWV 25, 138, 105, 46) [C-22]

 

Cantata BWV 138 [15:54]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent (Pitch: A'=415 Hz)

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Thomas Hobbs; Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Sopranos: Hana Blažíková, Zsuzsi Tóth, Dominique Verkinderen; Altos: Damien Guillon, Cécile Pilorger, Alexander Schneider; Tenors: Thomas Hobbs, Malcolm Bennett, José Pizarro; Basses: Peter Kooy, Matthias Lutze, Bart Vandewege
Orchestra: Violins 1: Christine Busch [Leader], Baptiste Lopez, Dietlind Mayer; Violins 2: Caroline Bayet, Adrian Chamorro, Michiyo Kondo; Violas: Paul De Clerck, Kaat De Cock; Cellos: Ageet Zweistra, Harm-Jan Schwitters; Double-bass: Miriam Shalinsky; Organ: Maude Gratton; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Taka Kitazato; Bassoon: Julien Debordes

PHI LPH-006
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Jan 27-29, 2012

CD / TT: 67:24
MP3 / TT: 67:10

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche. Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.
Sound Engineer: Markus Heiland (Tritonus); Producer/Editing/Mastering: Andreas Neubronner (Tritonus); Music & Programming Advisor: Jens Van Durme (Collegium Vocale Gent); Executive Producer: Frederik Styns.
3rd recording of Cantata BWV 138 by P. Herreweghe.
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Kantaten zum 15. Sonntag nach Trinitatis 1723 (BWV 138, BWV 99) [C14-9]

 

Cantata BWV 138 [18:58]

Kay Johannsen

Solistenensemble Stimmkunst / Stiftsbarock Stuttgart (Konzertmeisterin: Christine Busch)

Soloists: Soprano: Agnes Knoop [BWV 138/3]; Altos: Lidia Vinyes Curtis [BWV 138/1], Lena Sutor-Wernich [BWV 138/3], Hanna Roos [BWV 138/6]; Tenor: Nils Giebelhausen (Tenor) [BWV 138/4]; Basses: Jens Hamann [BWV 138/2], Thomas Scharr [BWV 138/5]

YouTube

Sep 25, 2014

Video / TT: 39:50

Recorded & filmed live at Stiftskirche, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the frame of the Canata Cycle Bach:vokal.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 138 [HD: 18:58]: Mvt. 1: Chorus & Recitative [A] [4:36] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] & Mvt. 3: Chorale & Recitative [S, A] [4:35] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] & Mvt. 5: Aria [B] [6:41] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [A] & Mvt. 7: Chorale [3:06]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2000 - November 2015)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2009), Stefan Heise (January 2011),
Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Claude Role (November 2006, Novemb2012)

Cantata BWV 138: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

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