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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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 5 (pp.ii, 64)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1855. Plate B.W. V.
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Editor Paul Brainard (1928-2004)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 16. Kantaten zum 2. und 3. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (pp.109-195)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1981. Plate BA 5055.
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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)
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1714).
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach St 354
Missing bassoon, timpani parts.
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Copyist Emanuel Leberecht Gottschalck (?–1727)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach St 354
Missing A T B, oboe, organ, brass and timpani parts.
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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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Editor Paul Brainard (1928-2004)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 16. Kantaten zum 2. und 3. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (pp.196)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1981. Plate BA 5055.
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Yotam (2017/1/20)

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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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Sinfonia (No.1)

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Misc. Notes Various quintet configurations
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For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn (Schneider)

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Chorus: Ich Hatte viel Bekümmernis in meinem Herzen (No.2)

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

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For Organ (Bækgaard)

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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: Bäche von gesalznen Zähren (No.5)

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Aria: Komm, mein Jesu, und erquicke; Ja, ich komme und erquicke (No.8)

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

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Chorus: Das Lamm, das erwürget ist (No.11)

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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 / BC A99
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 310
Key C minor (D minor - 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
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, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: oboe, bassoon, 3 trumpets,
4 trombones (doubling), timpani, strings, continuo (organ)
Primary Sources BC A 99a (1713-14)
BC A 99b (1717-22)
BC A 99c (1723)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary, etc. Performance history

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach