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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 13
Meine Seufzer, meine Tränen

Ref.

BWV 13

German Title

Meine Seufzer, meine Tränen

English Title

My sighs, my tears (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany
Readings: Epistle: Romans 12: 6-16; Gospel: John 2: 1-11

Composed

Leipzig, 1726
1st performance: January 20, 1726 - Leipzig

Text

Georg Christian Lehms (Mvts. 1-2, 4-5); Johann Heermann (Mvt. 3); Paul Fleming (Mvt. 6)

German Text | German-2 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-2 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Portuguese-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Zion klagt mit Angst und Schmerzen | In allen meinen Taten

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 recorders, oboe da caccia, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Aria | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Chorale | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.36 MB] | Score BGA [1.77 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melodies: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele | O Welt, ich muß dich lassen

References

BGA: II | NBA: I/5 | BC: A 34 | Zwang: K 138 | First Published: BG, 1852 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

January 14, 2001; Week of September 16, 2007; Week of December 20, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Complete Cantatas Vol. 17 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 13 & BWV 166 [C-1]

Helmut Barbe

Kantorei St. Nikolai Berlin-Spandau / Bach Orchestra Berlin

Soprano: Hanni Wendlandt; Alto: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Bass: Roland Kunz

Cantate / MHS / Vanguard

Nov 1960

TT: 20:37

Recorded at Teldec Studio Berlin Lichterfelde.

2

Bach Cantatas Vol. 1: Avent und Weihnachten · Advent and Christmas · Advent et Nöel
Bach: Advent and Christmas Cantatas
[C-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 13 [22:43]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Alto: Anna Reynolds; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Jun-Jul 1971

4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 277:06
4-CD / TT: 278:16
MP3 / TT: 276:12

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 4 - BWV 12-14, 16
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-19
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 5 - BWV 13, 14 & 16

 
 

Cantata BWV 13 [23:13]

Gustav Leonhardt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) & King's College Choir Cambridge (Chorus Master: David Willcocks) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Walter Gampert (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35030
Teldec 8.35030 ZL
Teldec 4509-91755-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81210-2
Warner Classics 8573-81210-5

Jan+Apr 1972

2-LP / TT: 82 min
2-CD / TT: 83:00
6-CD / TT: 386:45
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 59:16
CD / TT: 59:16

Recorded Amsrterdam, the Netherlands.
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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 23
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 4

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Carolyn Watkinson; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Mar, Nov 1981

TT: 19:49

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 9 - Cantatas Vol. 4

 
 

Cantata BWV 13 [23:46]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

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

Brilliant Classics 99368

Oct-Nov 1999

5-CD / TT: 276:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
See: Bach Edition Vols. 8 & 9 - Cantatas Vols. 3 & 4 - conducted by Pieter Jan Leusink
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 19: Greenwich/Romsey
For the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany
For the 4th Sunday after Epiphany

 
 

Cantata BWV 13 [24:35]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: Richard Wyn Roberts; Tenor: Julian Podger; Bass: Gerald Finley

Soli Deo Gloria 115

Jan 16-17, 2000

2-CD / TT: 127:33

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, England.
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 17

 
 

Cantata BWV 13 [19:06]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72217

Nov 28-29, Dec 1, 2001

3-CD / TT: 189:12

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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8

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 42 - BWV 13, 16, 32, 72

 
 

Cantata BWV 13 [20:11]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

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

BIS 1711

Feb 2008

SACD / TT: 75:24

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 8: "Meine Seufzer, meine Tränen" - Cantatas BWV 13 · 73 · 81 · 144

 

Cantata BWV 13 [22:11]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Gerlinde Sämann; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25308

2008

SACD / TT: 65:01

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Peter Schmidt (May 2005)

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