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Cantata BWV 24
Ein ungefärbt Gemüte

Ref.

BWV 24

German Title

Ein ungefärbt Gemüte

English Title

An unstrained mind (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for the 4th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Romans 8: 18-23; Gospel: Luke 6: 36-42
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 4th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: June 20, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Erdmann Neumeister (Mvt. 1, 2, 4, 5); Matthew 7: 12 (Mvt. 3); Johann Heermann (Mvt. 6)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-2 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: O Gott, du frommer Gott

Scoring

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

Score Vocal & Piano [1.78 MB] | Score BGA [2.38 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): Facsimile (Score) | Facsimile (Vocal Score) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6 | Mvt. 6 s
Chorale Melody: O Gott, du frommer Gott - Melody 2

References

BGA: V/1 | NBA: I/17.1 | BC: A 102 | Zwang: K 31 | First Published: BG, 1855 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of July 8, 2001; Week of July 17, 2005; Week of June 19, 2011; Week of June 28, 2015

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Kantaten 5. Folge (BWV 24, 177)
J.S. Bach: Das Kanatenwerk (BWV 24, 177)
[LA-8]
J.S. Bach: Kantaten Cantatas (BWV 117, 177, 24) [C-6]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 -
Cantatas VI (BWV 117, 177, 24)

Cantata BWV 24 [20:47]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Alto: Eva Fleischer; Tenor: Gert Lutze; Bass: Hans Hauptmann
Hannes Kästner (Organ)

Eterna 820-456
Eurodisc 71-596
Berlin Classics 009096-2BC
Leipzig Classics 001806-2BC

Jun 20, 1952

LP / TT: 48:27
LP / TT: 48:27
CD / TT: 74:40
CD / TT: 74:40

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
Recording Producer, Balance Enginneer, Recording Engineer & Editing: SRK; Newly, digitally remastered by Artephon Musikproduktion GmbH, Berlin.
Buy this album at:
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Leipzig Classics CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Leipzig Classics 12-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.de
Berlin Classics 12-CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.de

2

Radio Recording - Archiv-Nr: U0-07031 [R-60]

 

Cantata BWV 24 [18:20]

Max Thurn

Chor des Eppendorfer Gymnasiums (1); Members of NDR-Chor (2) (Rehearsal: Heinz Zabel (1)) / Members of Hamburger Rundfunkorchester

Soprano: Dorothea Förster-Georgi; Alto: Ursula Zollenkopf; Tenor: Johannes Hoefflin; Bass: Günther Wilhelms
Johannes Schlömer (Oboe d'amore); WilheSchaper (Oboe d'amore); Adolf Scherbaum (Bach-Trumpet)
Basso continuo: Guenter Jeroschewitz (Organ); Hans Bekendorf (Violoncello); Gerhard Ullrich (Double-bass)

Norddeutsche Rundfunk in Hamburg

Jun 23, 1960

Tape / TT:

Recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk Complete Cantatas Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 7 (BWV 24-27)
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. 8 (BWV 22-25)

 
 

Cantata BWV 24 [17:05 / 17: 08]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond
CMW: Clarino: ?; Oboes: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin, Karl Gruber; Oboes d'amore: Jürg Schaeftlein, Paul Hailperin; Violins: Alice Harnoncourt, Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Schoberwalter, Wilhelm Mergl, Josef de Sordi; Violas: Kurt Theiner; Bassoon: Milan Turkovič; Violoncello: Nikolaus Harnoncourt; Violone: Eduard Hruza; Organ: Herbert Tachezi

Telefunken 6.35033
Teldec 8.35033 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
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Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81206-2
Warner Classics 8573-81206-5
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Jun & Oct 1972

2-LP / TT: 65 min
2-CD / TT: 64:51
6-CD / TT: 385:33
MP3 / TT: 384:25
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 69:35
CD / TT: 69:35
MP3 / TT: 69:25

Recorded Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 24: Complete Cantata [17:06] | Complete Cantata [17:17] | Mvt. 1: Aria [A] [3:52]
CD: Cantatas BWV 22, BWV 23, BWV 24, BWV 25 [69:34]
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15-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Teldec CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Warner CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download CD: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

 
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4

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

 

Cantata BWV 24 [17:35]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Contralto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Manfred Clement, Robert Eliscú (Oboe I/II, Oboe d'amore I/II); Pierre Thibaud (Trumpet)
Continuo: Fritz Kiskalt, Johannes Fink (Violoncellos); Herbert Duft (Double-bass); Karl Kolbinger (Bassoon); Hedwig Bilgram, Elmar Schloter (Organ); Hedwig Bilgram (Harpsichord)

Archiv Produktion 439380-2
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May 1974; Jan 1975

6-CD / TT: 384:33
MP3 / TT: 382:44

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Production: Dr. Gerd Ploebsch / Helen Kuzaj; Balance Engineer: Hans-Peter Schweigmann.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 24: Complete Cantata [17:34]
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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 41 (Cantatas BWV 167, 24, 177)
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 8 (Cantatas BWV 23-26)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 24 [17:50]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér [BWV 24/3]; Altos: Helen Watts [BWV 24/1], Katharina Pugh [BWV 24/3]; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus [BWV 24/2,3,5]; Basses: Walter Heldwein [BWV 24/4], Wolfgang Schöne [BWV 24/3]
Rob Roy McGregor (Trumpet); Günther Passin (Oboe); Hedda Rothweiler (Oboe, Oboe d'amore); Allan Vogel (Oboe d'amore); Kurt Etzold (Bassoon); ); Jürgen Wolf (Continuo Cello); Manfred Gräser (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.803
Hänssler 92.006
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Sep, Dec 1977; Jan 1978

CD / TT: 62:12
CD / TT: 67:07
MP3 / TT: 67:19

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Listen on YouTube:
CD-2: BWV 23, BWV 24, BWV 25, BWV 26 [HD: 67:20]
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6

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 24 & 182 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 24 [16:35]

Gerard Akkerhuis

Residentie Bachkoor / Residentie Bachorkest

Contralto: Simone Veder; Tenor: Ludwig van Gijsegem; Bass: Lars Terray

Erasmus Muziek Produkties WVH-152

Mar, Jun 1994

CD / TT: 51:48

Recorded at Kloosterkerk, The Hague, the Netherlands.
Recording Technician: Lujo van Gestel.

7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 7

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 24 [15:19]

Ton Koopman

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

Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe/Oboe d'amore)
ABC: Sopranos: Els Bongers, Caroline Stam, María-Luz Álvarez, Francine van der Heijden, Henriette Feith; Alto: Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Mieke Wouters, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts, Jeremy Ovenden; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Mitchell Sandler, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless [Leader], Nicolo Cleminson, Marc Cooper, lona Davies, Foskien Kooistra, Carlo Marotto, Marshall Marcus, Sebasliaan van Vucht, Fanny Pestalozzi; Violas: Marlin Kelly, Morino Ascherson; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Jonathon Manson; Double-bass/Violone: Nicholas Pap; Oboes/Oboes d'amore: Marcel Ponseele, Michel Henry, Ann Vanlancker; Bassoon: Marc Vallon; Trumpet: Stephen Keavy; Lute: Mike Fentross; Organ/Harpsichord: Ton Koopman [recitatives & arias]; Organ: Jon Kleinbussink [choir]

Erato 3984-23141-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72207
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Sep & Oct 1997

-CD / TT: 213:55
3-CD / TT: 213:55
MP3 / TT: 213:47

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editor: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 24: Complete Cantata [HD: 15:22]
Complete Cantata: Mvt. 1: Aria [A] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [T] [1:47] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [2:51] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [1:46] + Mvt. 5: Aria [T] + Mvt. 6: Chorale [2:25] | Sequence | Sequence | Sequence
Buy this album at:
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 9 - Leipzig Cantatas 1723 (BWV 76, 24, 167)

 
 

Cantata BWV 24 [14:55]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Chiyuki Urano
Choir: Sopranos: Haruhi Fukaya, Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi, Midori Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa; Altos: Yuko Anazawa, Robin Blaze, Yoko Nagashima, Tamaki Suzuki, Masako Yui; Tenors: Hiroyuki Harada, Tadashi Miroku, Takanori Ohnishi, Gerd Türk, Yasuo Uzuka; Basses: Jun Hagiwara, Yoshiya Hida, Tetsuya Odagawa, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Violins: Ryo Terakado [Leader), Makoto Akatsu, Miho Hashizume, Mari Ono, Azumi Takada, Yuko Takeshima, Natsumt Walamatsu, Keiko Watanabe; Violas: Yoshiko Morira, Amiko Watabe; Violoncellos: Hidemi Suzuki [Principal], Mime Yamahiro; Violone: Shigeru Sakurai; Clarino: Toshio Shimada; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Masamitsu San'nomiya; Bassoon: Sei'ichi Futakuchi; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoko Imai

BIS CD-931
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Jun 1998

CD / TT: 67:12
MP3 / TT: 65:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Recording Producer: Hans Kipfer; Sound Engineer: Dirk Lüdemann; Digital Editing: Jeffrey Ginn.
See: Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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9

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 2 (BWV 21-40)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 24 [15:35]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Marcel Beekman; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paulinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins, Arjan Heikoop; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Michell, Annabelle Ferdinand, Rachel Beesley, Antoinette Lohmann, Alida Schat; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, Marten Boeken; Violoncello: Frank Wakelkamp [BWV 185/2,5]; Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg [BWV 185/3,5], Ofer Frenkel [BWV 185/3], Vincent van Ballegooien [BWV 185/5]; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Natural Trumpet: Geerten Rooze; Organ: Voskuilen [BWV 185/2,5]

Brilliant Classics 99380
Brilliant Classics

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53
MP3 / TT: 351:23

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.
CD: Cantata BWV 177, BWV 24, BWV 126, BWV 67 [61:55]
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10

Bach Cantatas Vol. 3: Tewkesbury/Mühlhausen
For the 4th Sunday after Trinity (BWV 24, 185, 177, 71)
For the 5th Sunday after Trinity (BWV 131, 93, 88)

 
 
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Cantata BWV 24 [17:01]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Nicolas Testé
MC: Sopranos: Lucinda Houghton, Angela Kazimierczuk, Charlotte Mobbs, Gillian Ross, Suzanne Flowers, Katie Pringle; Altos: Elinor Carter, Richard Wyn Roberts, Charles Humphries, Timothy Kenworthy-Brown; Tenors: Rory O'Connor, John Bowley, Simon Davies, Nicholas Robertson; Basses: Jonathan Brown, Simon Oberts, Daniel Jordan, Christopher Foster
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Penny Spencer, Debbie Diamond, Deidre Ward; Violins 2: Lucy Howard, Andrew Roberts, Catherine Ford; Violas: Annette Isserlis, Jane Rogers, Colin Kitching, Kate Heller; Cellos: Richte van der Meer, Ruth Alford, Catherine Rimer; Double-basses: Valerie Botwright, Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Oboes: Xenia Löffler, James Eastaway, Mark Baigent; Bassoons: Alastair Mitchell, Philipp Turbett; Trumpets: Gabriele Cassone, Mark Bennett, Paul Sharp; Harpsichord: Howard Moody; Organ: Silas John Standage

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-141
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Jul 16, 2000

2-CD / TT: 138:15
MP3 / TT: 138:01

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Tewkesbury Abbey,
England.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot (Polyhymnia), Taco van der Wert (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Matthijs Ruijter, Erdo Groot; Edition by Reinhold Kubik, published by Breitkopf & Härtel; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 24: Complete Cantata [HD]: Mvt. 1: Aria [A] [4:06] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [T] [1:57] + Mvt. 3: Chorus [2:45] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] [1:46] + Mvt. 5: Aria [T] [4:27] + Mvt. 6: Chorale [2:02] || Mvt. 3: Chorus [2:55]
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (July 2001 - July 2015)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (March 2006, June 2009), Fritz V. Herbold (February 2012), Thomas Shepherd (January 2008)

Cantata BWV 24: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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