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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 33
Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Ref.

BWV 33

German Title

Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

English Title

Alone towards you, Lord Jesus Christ (by Francis Browne)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 13th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle Galatians 3: 15-22; Gospel: Luke 10: 23-37
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 13th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: September 3, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Konrad Hubert (Mvts. 1, 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Hungarian-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Russian-1 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Scoring

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

Score Vocal & Piano [1.94 MB] | Score BGA [2.82 MB]
Autograph Score (Fascimile): D LEb Thomana 33 (Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 1 | Mvt. 2 | Mvt. 3 | Mvt. 4 | Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 6 | [cap]
Chorale Melody: Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

References

BGA: VII | NBA: I/21 | BC: A 127 | Zwang: K 85 | First Published: BG, 1857 | Autograph score (facsimile): Private Collection, Princeton, NJ (New York, 1985) | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of August 25, 2002; Week of August 13, 2006; Week of January 8, 2012

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. 6
Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vol. 4 & 5 - Cantatas Vol. 1 & 2 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
Cantatas Vol. 24 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 33 Allein zu dir; Cantata No. 105 Herr, gehe nicht ins gericht [C-6]
Bach: Cantates BWV 33 "Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ"; BWV 105 "Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht" [C-6]

 

Cantatas BWV 33 [25:25]

Mogens Wöldike

Statsradiofonien (Denmark) Kor / Statsradiofoniens symfoniorkester (Copenhagen, Denmark) (Danish State Radio Chamber Orchestra and Madrigal Chorus)

Contralto: Else Brems; Tenor: Uno Ebrelius; Bass: Bernhard Sönnerstedt

EMI ALP-1528
HMV 139535, 72428
Bach Guild BG-603
Forgotten Records FR-425

1955 (not 1960)

LP / TT:
LP / TT:
LP / TT:
CD / TT: 50:50

Recorded in Denmark.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 33 & BWV 95 [C-1]

Cantata BWV 33 [26:31]

Hans Heintze

Domchor & Bremer Bach-Orchester

Alto: Eva Bornemann; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Roland Kunz

Cantate / Vanguard

Sep 1962

LP / TT: 48:24

Recorded at Christuskirche in der Vahn-Bremen, Germany.

3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 9 - BWV 31-34
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. 11 - BWV 32-34

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 33 [21:11 / 21:24]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) / Leonhardt-Consort

Alto: René Jacobs; Tenor: Marius van Altena; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35035
Teldec 8.35035 ZL
Teldec 4509-91756-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81204-2
Warner Classics 8573-81204-5

Apr 1972; Feb 1974

2-LP / TT: 84 min
2-CD / TT: 84:43
6-CD / TT: 385:33
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 63:47
CD / TT: 63:47

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk Amsterdam & Doopgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
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Warner CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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4

Bach Cantatas Vol. 4 - Sundays after Trinity I

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Contralto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Mar, Oct 1976; June 1977

TT: 23:25

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
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5

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 49
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 11

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Frieder Lang; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Feb, Oct 1979

TT: 21:01

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 4 - Cantatas Vol. 1

 
 

Cantata BWV 33 [20:38]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Bach Cantatas Vol. 6: Köthen/Frankfurt
For the 12th Sunday after Trinity
For the 13th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 33 [22:42]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Alto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jonathan Brown

Soli Deo Gloria 134

Sep 17, 2000

2-CD / TT: 108:56

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Dreikönigskirche, Frankfurt, Germany.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 13

 
 

Cantata BWV 33 [20:59]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Alto: Franziska Gottwald; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72213

Nov 25-Dec 2, 2000

3-CD / TT: 184:24

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 24 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 8, 33, 113

 
 

Cantata BWV 33 [19:11]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

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

BIS 1351

Sep 6-10, 2002

CD / TT: 67:37

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 24 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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10

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták V [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 33 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir (Lutheránia énekkar) / Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony (Weiner-Szász Kamaraszimfónikusok)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Judit Németh (Atala Schöck is listed in the programme); Tenor: Péter Marosvári; Bass: György Mozsár; Gábor Trajtler (Organ)

Lutherania

Jun 1, 2003

MP3 / TT

Recorded live during 14th Budapest Bach Weeks, at Deák téri evangélikus templom (Lutheran Church), Budapest, Hungary.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

11

J.S. Bach: Kantate BMV 33 «Allein zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ» [C-7]

 

Cantata BWV 33 []

Rudolf Lutz

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Alto: Ruth Sandhoff; Tenor: Andreas Post; Bass: Markus Volpert

Gallus Media A368

Aug 31, 2007

DVD / TT:

Recorded at St. Laurenzenkirche, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2002 - July 2012)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Roland Wörner (August 2002), Peter Schmidt (May 2005)

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