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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 21
Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis

Ref.

BWV 21

German Title

Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis

English Title

My heart was deeply troubled

Event

Cantata for the 3rd Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: 1 Peter 5: 6-11; Gospel: Luke 15: 1-10
or for any time / ’Per ogni tempo’. Probably a Farewell Cantata for Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Weimar

Composed

Original version: Weimar, 1713; 1st revised: Weimar, 1714; 2nd revised: Köthen, 1720; 3rd revised: Leipzig, 1731
1st performance: June 17, 1714 - Weimar
2nd performance: 1717-1722 - Köthen
(According to The Leraned Musician by Christoph Wolff: (p. 528), it was performed during Bach's visit to Hamburg - November mid-23, 1720. This assumption was not confirmed by any other source)
3rd performance: June 13, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Salomo Franck ? (Mvts. 3-5, 7, 8, 10); Psalm 94: 19 (Mvt. 2); Psalm 42: 5 (Mvt. 6); Psalm 116: 7 (Mvt. 9); Georg Neumark (Mvt. 9); Revelation 5: 12-13 (Mvt. 11)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-1 | English-1 | English-2 | English-3I | English-3P | English-5 | English-6 | English-7 | English-7 | English-10 | French-1 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hebrew-2 | Hebrew-3 | Hebrew-4 | Indonesian | Italian-1 | Italian-6 | Japanese-6 | Portuguese-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trombones, drum, oboe, cello, 2 violins, basson, 4 additional continuo instruments
Mvt. 1: Sinfonia | Mvt. 2: Chorus | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorus | Mvt. 7: Recitative | Mvt. 8: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 9: Chorus w/ Chorale | Mvt. 10: Aria | Mvt. 11: Chorus

Score Vocal & Piano [3.73 MB] | Score BGA [5.85 MB] | Score BGA Anh [0.66 MB]
Chorale Melody: Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten

References

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/16 | BC: A 99 | Zwang: K 13 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facsimile): ?

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Bethlehem | Emmanuel Music | Koster | Mincham | AL [Dutch] | BK [Dutch] | KL [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of July 9, 2000; Week of March 13, 2005; Week of May 29, 2011

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

Discussions - Part 1
Discussions - Part 2 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4
Discussions - Part 5 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 6 (3rd round)

Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantata BWV 21 / Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken
Mozart: Mess C-dur / Bach: Kantate BWV 21 - conducted by Peter Marschik
Edition Bachakademie Vols. 1-20 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
Cantatas Vol. 12 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 21, 110 (Ramin Edition Vol. 1) [RE-1]

Cantatas BWV 21 [48:29]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Sopranos: Soloist from Thomanerchor Leipzig, Elisabeth Meinel-Asbahr; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Friedrich Härtel
Organ: Diethard Hellmann

Fidelio

Sep 6, 1947 [Mvts. 1-6], Oct 4, 1947 [Mvts. 7-11]

CD / TT: 79:04

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany. 1st release of previosly unrekeased material (Oct 2008).
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2

The RIAS Bach Cantatas Project (1949-1952) [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 21 [42:29]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gerda Lammers; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Audite 21.415

May 23+25 & Jun 2, 1950

9-CD / TT: 631:06
MP3 / : 629:09

Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Radio recordings. Previously unissued in any form.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
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3

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21 [C-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas 21-34-46-56-104
[R-1]

Cantata BWV 21 [45:03]

Jonathan Sternberg

Wiener Kammerchor / Wiener Symphoniker

Soprano: Rösl Schwaiger; Tenor: Hugues Cuénod; Bass: Alois Pernerstorfer

Bach Guild BG-501
Artemis Classics ATM-CD-1241

1950

LP / TT: 45:03
2-CD / TT: 131:15

Recorded in Vienna, Austria.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 21 by J. Sternberg.
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21 [C-3] [D-1]

 

Cantata BWV 21 [42:14]

Fritz Lehmann

Berliner Motettenchor / Berliner Philharmoniker

Soprano: Gunthild Weber; Tenor: Helmut Krebs, Bass: Hermann Schey

Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv / American Decca

Jun 1952

LP / TT: 42:14

Recorded at Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin.

5

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21 [L-2]

 

Cantata BWV 21 []

Marcel Couraud

Stuttgarter Chor & Orchester

Soprano: Friederike Sailer; Alto: Hanne Münch; Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich (pseudonym "Werner S. Braun"?); Bass: Robert Titze

Les Discophiles Français / Shallplattengilde Wien

1955

LP / TT:

 

6

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 21 [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 21 []

Jonathan Sternberg

Vienna Conservatory Chorus / Vienna State Opera Orchestra

Soprano: Teresa Stich-Randall; Alto: Nathalie Narischkine; Tenor: Helmut Loeffler (actually Waldemar Kmentt); Bass: Paul Schöffler

Le Club Francaix du Disque 31 / Musidisc

Oct 8, 1954

LP / TT:

2nd recording of Cantata BWV 21 by J. Sternberg.

7

Les Grandes Cantates de J.S. Bach Vol. 11
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 21 [L-11]
J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 4, 21, 90, 140, 147
[C-1]
Bach Cantatas:
Volume 2

Cantata BWV 21 [43:43]

Fritz Werner

Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn / Pforzheim Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Edith Selig; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Erich Wenk

Erato LDE-3227 (Mono)
Erato STE-50127 (Stereo)
Erato STU-70127
Musical Heritage Society MHS-527
Erato 2292-45444-2
Erato 2584-61402-2

1962

LP / TT: 43:43
LP / TT: 43:43
LP / TT: 43:43
LP / TT: 43:43
2-CD / TT: 151 min
10-CD / TT: 722:00

Recorded in Ilsfeld, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 3 - Ascension Day, Whitsun, Trinity

Cantata BWV 21 [43:47]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Tenor: Ernst Haefliger; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv

May 1969

5-CD / TT:

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Kantate No. 21 “Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis” [E-4]

 

Cantata BWV 21 [45:47]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Nancy Burns; Alto: Libuše Márová; Tenor: Friedrich Melzer; Bass: Günther Reich

Supraphon

1970

LP / TT: 45:47

1st recording of Cantata BWV 21 by H. Rilling.

10

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 6 - BWV 21-23
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 2 - BWV 20-36
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 7 - BWV 20 & 21

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 21 [36:48 / 36:51]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Soloist from the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Walker Wyatt

Telefunken 6.35032
Teldec 8.35032 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81208-2
Warner Classics 8573-81208-5

Dec 1971; Jan+Apr 1972

2-LP / TT: 74 min
2-CD / TT: 73:48
6-CD / TT: 385:33
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 63:57
CD / TT: 63:57

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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11

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 14
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 7

Cantata BWV 21 [44:25]

Helmuth Rilling

Indiana University Chamber Singers / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Sopranos: Arleen Augér, Nancy Amini; Alto: Karen Hagerman; Tenors: Adalbert Kraus, Douglas Robinson; Basses: Wolfgang Schöne, Norman Andersson

Hänssler

Mar, May 1976

CD / TT:

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 21 by H. Rilling.
See: Edition Bachakademie - Vols. 1-20 - conducted by Helmuth Rilling
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12

Bach: Kantate BWV 21 [L-14]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 137, BWV 21
[C-4]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas IV

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 21 (Performing score arranged by Walter-Heinz Bernstein) [39:41 / 39:42]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Ludwig Güttler (Trumpet I & Soprano Horn); Heinz Stiefel (Trumpet II); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Roland Rudolph (Trumpet III); Karl Mehlig (Timpani); Gerhard Eßbach (Narrow-bore Alto Trombone); Karl Semsch (Narrow-bore Tenor Trombone); Rolf Bachmann (Narrow-bore Bass Trombone); Günter Heidrich (Oboe); Eberhard Palm (Violin)
Continuo: Burkhard Schmidt (Violoncello); Rainer Hucke (Double-bass); Gerd Schulze (Bassoon); Walter-Heinz Bernstein (Organ)

Eterna 827676
Leipzig Classics BC-2175-2
=
Leipzig Classics 0018272BC

Feb 1981; Feb 1982; Jan 1983

LP / TT: 39:41
CD / TT: 54:58
MP3 / TT: 54:48
CD / TT: 54:58

Recorded at Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Leipzig, Germany. Recording Producer: Reimar Bluth; Balance Engineers: Eberhard Richter. Recording Enginneer: Horst-DKäppler; Editing: Annelene Dziengel.
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13

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 21, 41, 50, 56 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 []

Bernhard Klee

Chor des Städtischen Musikverein zu Düsseldorf / Düsseldorfer Symphoniker

Soprano: Eva Csapó; Alto: Hildegard Laurich; Tenor: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass: Helmut Guhl

Musikverein Düsseldorf Vol. 105

Mar 24, 1985

CD / TT:

Recorded live by WDR at Tonhalle Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany..
See: Musikverein Düsseldorf: Vol. 105 Bach: Kantaten BWV 56, 50, 41,21

14

J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV 243 · Cantata BWV 21 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 [43:49]

Sigiswald Kuijken

Nederlands Kamerkoor / La Petite Bande

Soprano:Greta de Reyghere; Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Peter Lika

Virgin Classics

Dec 1988

CD / TT: 72:40

Recorded at Augustinuskerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Cantata BWV 21 / Magnificat BWV 243 - conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken
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15

J.S. Bach: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis [C-5]

Cantata BWV 21 [38:06]

Philippe Herreweghe

La Chapelle Royale / Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Tenor: Howard Crook; Bass: Peter Harvey

Harmonia Mundi

Jan 1990

CD / TT: 64:31

1st recording of Cantata BWV 21 by P. Herreweghe.
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16

J.S. Bach: Cantatas "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" BWV 21 & "Wo soll ich fliehen hin" BWV 5 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 [46:45]

Jacques Vanherenthals

Chapelle des Minimes

Soprano: Diane Verdoodt; Contralto: Dina Grossberger; Tenor: Ludwig Van Gijsegem; Bass: Dirk Snellings

La Chapelle des Minimes

Nov 28, 1991

CD / TT: 71:43

Recorded live at the Church of Minimes, Brussels, Belgium.
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17

J.S. Bach: Kantate 21 "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" [C-2]

Cantata BWV 21 []

Christian Grube

Staats- und Domchor Berlin / Instrumentalists

Soprano: Grazyna Flicinska-Panfil; Alto: Elisabeth Umierski; Tenor: Albrecht Lepetit; Baritone: Markus Köhler

Staats- und Domchor, Hochschule der Künste

Dec 1992

CD / TT:

 

18

Mozart: Mess C-dur / Bach: Kantate BWV 21 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 [37:53]

Peter Marschik

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Guido Mancusi) / Stuttgarter Philharmoniker

Boy Soprano: Stefan Preyer (Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben); Boy Alto: Albin Lenzer (Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben); Tenor: Michael Knapp; Bass: Ernst Jankowitsch

Capriccio

Nov 14-15, 1993

CD / TT: 62:16

Recorded live in Rastatt [14] & Strassbourg [15].
See: Mozart: Mess C-dur / Bach: Kantate BWV 21 - conducted by Peter Marschik
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19

J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV 243 / Cantata BWV 21 / Motet BWV 225 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 [34:27]

Diego Fasolis

Coro della Radio Svizzera / Ensemble Vanitas

Soprano: Antonella Balducci; Alto: Ulrike Clausen; Tenor: Frieder Lang; Baritone: Fulvio Bettini

Arts

May 9, 1994

CD / TT: 74:05

Recorded live at Chisea di S. Francesco, Locarno. Switzerland.
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20

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1
J.S. Bach: “Actus Tragicus” (Single Volume Cantatas
Vol. 10)

 
 

Cantata BWV 21 [41:04]
Appendex: Alternate Chorus Sei nun wieder zufrieden (Mvt. 9) [5:48] (on 3-CD)
For the 1723 Leipzig revival of BWV 21, Bach added a cornet and 3 trombones to the brass section (Mvt. 9).

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 4509-98536-2
Antoine Marchand CC-72201

Nov 23-Dec 3, 1994

3-CD / TT: 180:18
3-CD / TT: 180:18
CD / TT: 73:06

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 1 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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21

J.S. Bach: 3 great cantatas: BWV 4, 21, 159 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 21 []

George Shangrow

Seattle Chamber Singers / Orchestra Seattle

Vocal soloists: unknown

Orchestra Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers

1996

CD / TT: 72:55

Source: WorldCat Libraries

22

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 3

Cantata BWV 21 [45:04] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Tenor: Eiichi Taira; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 03

May 24, 1997

CD / TT: 63:05

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD

23

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 6 - BWV 21, 31

 
 

Cantata BWV 21, 1720 version [37:15]
Alternative movements from 1714 version: Mvt. 3: Aria (Tenor) [4:30], Mvt. 7: Recitative (Tenor/Bass) [1:22], Mvt. 8: Aria (Duet) (Tenor/Bass) [3:46]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Monika Frimmer, Tenor: Gerd Türk, Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 851

Jun 1997

CD / TT: 68:01

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 21 by Suzuki. This is the 1720 version in its entirety, with appendix of 3 movements (No.3, 7, & 8) in their 1714 version. 
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24

Roemhildt: Kantate Trübe Wolcken meiner Seelen / J.S. Bach: Kantate Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 []

Wolfgang Schult

Arcani Musicali / Nova Stravaganza (Director: Siegbert Rampe)

Sopranos: Monika Brustmann, H. Bender; Alto: Margit Diefenthal; Tenor: Andreas Post; Bass: Andreas Stiel

Bachwochen Dill 2

Nov 15, 1998

CD / TT:

Recorded live the 23rd Bachwoche Dillenburg.
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25

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 12 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 / V - BWV 21, 147

 
 

Cantata BWV 21 - 1723 version [38:26]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan & Concerto Palatino (BWV 21)

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

BIS 1031

Jun 1999

CD / TT: 69:21

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
2nd recording by Suzuki. This time it is the 1723 version in its entirety.
See: Cantatas Vol. 12 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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26

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10

 
 

Cantata BWV 21 [35:46]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99378

Spring 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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27

Bach Cantatas Vol. 2: Paris/Zürich
For the 2nd Sunday after Trinity
For the 3rd Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 21 [39:18]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Katharine Fuge; Tenor: Vernon Kirk; Bass: Jonathan Brown

Soli Deo Gloria 165

Jul 8-9, 2000

2-CD / TT: 146:54

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Fraumünster, Zürich, Switzerland.
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28

J.S. Bach: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis Kantante 21 / W.A. Mozart: Requiem KV 626 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 [37:40]

Michaela Prentl

Chorgemeinschaft St. Sebastian / Barockorchester La Banda

Soprano: Mona Spägele; Alto: Claudia Schneider; Tenor: Tom Allen; Bass: Christian M. Immler

Chorgemeinschaft St. Sebastian

Nov 26, 2000

CD / TT: 47:03

Recorded live at St. Sebastian, München - Schwabig, Germany.
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29

Bach: Music to Challenge the Intellect and Touch the Heart [C-6]

Cantatas BWV 21: Part 1 [17:36]

Dale Higbee

(OVPP - No Choir) / Carolina Baroque

Soprano: Teresa Radomski; Alto: Lee Morgan; Tenor: Richard Heard; Bass-Baritone: John Williams

Carolina Baroque 112

Apr 28, 2002

CD / TT: 54:37

Recorded live at the Sanctuary of St. John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC, USA.
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30

J.S. Bach: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21 [R-7]

 

Cantata BWV 21 [42 min]

Georg Christoph Biller

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Gesine Adler; Counter-tenor: Matthias Koch; Tenor: Martin Petzold; Bass: Sebastian Bluth

MDR Figaro

May 17, 2003

MC / TT: 42 min

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Broadcast by MDR Figaro on Jun 19, 2005.
Copy: Zentralbibliothek-Mediathek Archiv Fon-TKD-C 2662.
Source: SLUB Dresden

31

J.S. Bach: Early Cantatas Volume 3 - Weimar Cantatas II [C-3]

 
 

Cantata BWV 21 [38:55]

-

(OVPP - No Choir) / Purcell Quartet

Soprano: Emma Kirkby; Counter-tenor: Michael Chance; Tenor: Charles Daniels; Bass: Peter Harvey

Chandos Chaconne CHAN-0752

May 22-24, 2007

2-CD / TT: 87:59

Recorded at St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London, England.
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32

J.S. Bach: Live Cantatas BWV 21 and BWV 12 [U-4]

 

Cantata BWV 21 - 1714 version [40:10], including:
Applauses [0:49], Encore: Mvt. 11 Das Lamm, das erwürget ist + Mvt. 11b Lob, und Ehre, und Preis, und Gewalt [3:18]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Hans Jörg Mammel; Bass: Stephan MacLeod
Mira Glodeanu (Violin); Marcel Ponseele (Oboes)

Rapidshare

Nov 3, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Salle Henri le Boeuf, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles, Belgium.
Source/lineage: a Musiq3 (RTBF) recording
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 21 by P. Herreweghe.
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33

NEC Concert Choir, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus & Chamber Singers: October 18, 2007, 8:00 p.m. [C-9]

 

Cantata BWV 21 []

William Cutter and Donald Teeters (Guest conductors)

NEC Concert Choir / student orchestra

Vocal soloists: unknown; Osnat Netzer (Organ)

New England Conservatory of Music

Oct 18, 2007

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries

34

J.S. Bach: 'Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten" Kantate BWV 93; Brandenburgisches Konzert Nr. 5 D-Dur, BWV 1050; 'Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" Kantate BWV 21 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 21 []

Helmut Haag

Evangelische Kantorei St. Ingbert / Neuws Saarländisches Kammerorchester

Soprano: Sabine von Blohn; Alto: Gabriele May; Tenor: Thomas Burger; Bass: Alexander Lauer

Evangelische Kantorei St. Ingbert

Nov 9, 2008

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Martin-Luther-Kirche, St. Ingbert, Germany.
Buy this album at: Evangelische Kantorei St. Ingbert

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J. S. Bach: Virtuose Bachkantaten [C-2]

Cantata BWV 21 []

Johannes-Matthias Michel

Kammerchor Mannheim / Sinfonietta Mannheim

Soprano: Julia Weigel; Alto: Carolin Neukamm; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Jens Hamann

Kammerchor Mannheim

Mar 20, 2011

CD / TT:

Recorded live at Christuskirche Mannheim, Germany during BACHfestivals.
Buy this album at:
CD: Christuskirche Mannheim

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J. S. Bach: Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV21 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 21 [42:37]

István Zimányi

Carmine Celebrat Kórus és zenekar előadásában (Carmine Celebrat Choir and Orchestra)

Soprano: Andrea Csereklyei; Alto: Kornélia Bakos; Ténor: László Kálmán; Bass: Domonkos Blazsó
Concertmaster: László Sándor; Oboe: Gergely Hamar; Trumpet: Gábor Komlóssy; Continuo: Anasztázia Bednarik; Cello: Marcell Vámos; Double-bass: István Tóth

YouTube

Oct 7, 2012

Video / TT: 42:37

Recorded live at Belvárosi Szent Mihály templom, Budapest, Hungary, during VII. Barokk Fesztivál (Festival Baroque).
Watch on YouTube: Complete Cantata [42:37]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2000 - October 2013)
Thanks to Contributors: Anandgyan (February 2010), Yves Dubois (March 2011), Dr.Thomas C.H. Going (April 2005), Rolf Günther (October 2012), Matthias Hansen (August 2006, June 2013), Fritz V. Herbold (March 2012), Manfred Krugmann (June 2012), Bradley Lehman (April 2004), Rodrigo Maffei Libonati
(December 2001), Jonathan Sternberg (July 2004), Jeremy Vosburgh (November 2003)

Cantata BWV 21: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

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

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