Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Sinfonia (No.1)

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Aria: Erfreue dich, Seele, erfreue dich, Herze (No.10)

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Michrond (2015/10/20)

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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 5 (pp.ii, 64)
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Sinfonia (No.1)

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Aria: Seufzer, Thränen, Kummer, Noth (No.3)

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Copyist Johann Martin Schubart (1690-1721)
Johann Lorenz Bach (1695-1773)
Johann Döbernitz (1658-1735)
Emanuel Leberecht Gottschalck (?-1727)
Johann Jeremias Göbel (?-1729)
Johann Andreas Kuhnau (1703-1761)
Christian Gottlob Meißner (1707-1760)
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Copyist Johann Martin Schubart (1690-1721)
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Anon. W 8; W 9; W 12
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Copyist Emanuel Leberecht Gottschalck (?–1727)
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Copyist Johann Jeremias Göbel (?–1729)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach St 354.
According to RISM: "Die Stimme Göbels wurde eventuell für eine eigene Aufführung der Kantate 1721 angefertigt, vgl. BachJb 2003, p. 97-99."
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Copyist Johann Andreas Kuhnau (1703–1761)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach St 354.
Missing SATB soli, SA in chorus, trombone 1, timpani, strings.
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Sinfonia (No.1)

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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J. S. B. I.21.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822-1907), piano reduction
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Translator Mariya Avgustova Davydova (1863-19??), Russian text
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Sinfonia (No.1)

For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn (Schneider)

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Aria: Seufzer, Thränen, Kummer, Noth (No.3)

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Arranger Giacomo Batista Manzotti (fl.1883–fl.1885)
Publisher. Info. New York: J.O. von Prochaźka, Elite Edition 160, 1885.
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Misc. Notes Dedicated to Rafael Joseffy. Called just "Seufzer und Kommer". (The arranger in turn is given as "Mangotti" on the first page of score, but there are enough other examples of his work scanned and mentioned on the front and back page to make "Manzotti" clearer.)
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Aria: Erfreue dich, Seele, erfreue dich, Herze (No.10)

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Editor Antonio Armendáriz (2nd edition)
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Publisher. Info. Lodosa: Antonio Armendáriz Navarro
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General Information

Work Title Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis
Alternative. Title I had much affliction
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 21 / BCA 99 (R/aI-II/b/c)
Key C minor (D minor Version BC A 99b)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 movements in 2 parts:
  • Erster teil
1. Sinfonia
2. Chorus: Ich Hatte viel Bekümmernis in meinem Herzen
3. Aria (Soprano): Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not
4. Recitativo (Tenor): Wie hast du dich, mein Gott
5. Aria (Tenor): Bäche von gesalznen Zähren
6. Chorus: Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele
  • Zweiter teil
7. Recitativo (Soprano, Bass): Ach Jesu, meine Ruh
8. Aria (Duet, Soprano, Bass): Komm, mein Jesu, und erquicke; Ja, ich komme und erquicke
9. Chorus [+Chorale]: Sei nun wieder zufrieden, meine Seele
10. Aria (Tenor): Erfreue dich, Seele, erfreue dich, Herze
11. Chorus: Das Lamm, das erwürget ist
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1713-23
1713 - BC A 99R & BC A 99aI
1714 - BC A 99aII
1717-22 - BC A 99b
1723 - BC A 99c
First Performance. 1713-10-08 in Weimar (funeral of Amelia Maria Harreß)
First Publication. 1855 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Psalm XCIV:19 (No.2)
Salomo Franck (1659?-1725) (Nos.3-5, 7-8, 10)
Psalm XLII:5 (No.6)
Georg Neumark (1621-1681) (No.9)
Revelation 5:12-13 (No.11)
Language German
Dedication 3rd Sunday after Trinity
Average DurationAvg. Duration 44 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB + ripieno)
Orchestra: oboe, bassoon, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones (doubling), timpani, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Performance history

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There are FIVE versions of this cantata. See Bach Digital for libretto and manuscript parts for the 2nd edition of ca.1723.

Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach