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Cantata BWV 153
Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind

Ref.

BWV 153

German Title

Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind

English Title

Behold, dear God, how my enemies (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Solo Cantata for the Sunday after New Year [2nd Sunday after Christmas Day]
Readings: Epistle: 1 Peter 4: 12-19; Gospel: Matthew 2: 13-23

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: January 2, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

David Denicke (Mvt. 1); Isaiah 41: 10 (Mvt. 3); Paul Gerhardt (Mvt. 5); Martin Moller (Mvt. 9): Anon (Mvts. 2, 4, 6, 8)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind | Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid | Befiehl du deine Wege

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorale | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Arioso | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Chorale | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Recitative | Mvt. 8: Aria | Mvt. 9: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.06 MB] | Score BGA [1.37 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach St 79 (BWV 153: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 9
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 9 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein | Herr Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht II | Befiehl du deine Wege (I)

References

BGA: XXXII | NBA: I/4 | BC: A 25 | Zwang: K 56 | First Published: BG, 1886 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 29, 2003; Week of January 22, 2006; Week of September 13, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1
Discussions - Part 2
Discussions - Part 3

Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 153 & BWV 161 [B-6]
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwork (3)
[B-3]

Hans Grischkat

Schwäbischer Singkreis Stuttgart / Bach-Orchester Stuttgart

Alto: Elisabeth Wacker; Tenor: Karl Markus; Bass: Michael Schopper

Corona / MHS

May 1972

LP / TT: 17:36

 

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 20
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 47

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Ann Murray; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Sep 1978

TT: 15:11

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 37 - BWV 152-156
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 8 - BWV 138-140, 143-159, 161-162
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 46 - BWV 150-153

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 153 [15:06]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Alto: Stefan Rampf (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Thomas Hampson

Telefunken 6.35656
Teldec 8.35656 ZL
Teldec 4509-91762-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81164-2
Warner Classics 8573-81164-5

P 1985

2-LP / TT: 80 min
2-CD / TT: 81:00
6-CD / TT: 403:41
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 66:30
CD / TT: 66:

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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4

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9

 

Cantata BWV 153 [13:03]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Alto: Bernhard Landauer; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-27315-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72209

Oct 1998

3-CD / TT: 206:05

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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5

... lasst die süße musica ganz freudenreich erschallen - Barockkantaten zum Weihnachtsfest aus der Dorfkirche Bochum Stiepel [C-1]

Cantata BWV 153 []

Michael Goede

Vokalensemble Stiepel / caterva musica

Counter-tenor: Klaus Haffke; Tenor: Andreas Post; Bass: Gregor Finke

ST 1008

1998

CD / TT:

Recorded at DorfkircBochum-Stiepel, Germany.
Production of Ulrich Lorscheider Musikproduktion, Witten / Ev. Kirchengemeinde Stiepel.
Source: Andreas Post: Discographie | Musica Sacra: Chormusik
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 8 - Cantatas Vol. 3

 
 

Cantata BWV 153 [14:10]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Knut Schoch; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99367

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 291:42

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 17: Berlin
For for New Year’s Day
For the Sunday after New Year

 
 

Cantata BWV 153 [12:40]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Alto: Sally Bruce-Payne; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 150

Jan 2, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:54

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Gethsemanekirche in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 17 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 73, 144, 153, 154, 181

 
 

Cantata BWV 153 [12:45]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

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

BIS 1221

Mar 10-11, 13-15, 2001

CD / TT: 66:53

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 4: "Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen" - Cantatas BWV 16 · 65 · 153 · 154

Cantata BWV 153 [13:54]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Elisabeth Hermans; Alto: Petra Noskaiová; Tenor: Jan Kobow; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25304

Jan 2006

SACD / TT: 61:17

Recorded at Miniemenkerk, Brussels, Belgium.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - March 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Walter Roth (June 2004)

Cantata BWV 153: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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