Recordings/Discussions
Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

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 38
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir

Ref.

BWV 38

German Title

Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir

English Title

Out of the depths I cry to Thee (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 21st Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Ephesians 6: 10-17; Gospel: John 4: 46-54
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 21st Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1724
1st performance: October 29, 1724 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Luther (after Psalm 130) (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: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (Psalm 130)

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 4 trombones, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, basso continuo which includes bassoon, violoncello, violone and organ
Mvt. 1: Chorus (Chorale) | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative w/ Instrumental Chorale | Mvt. 5: Aria (Trio) | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.61 MB] | Score BGA [1.58 MB]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Scores Examples: Examples from the Score
Chorale Melody: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (I)

References

BGA: VII | NBA: I/25 | BC: A 152 | Zwang: K 94 | First Published: BG, 1857 | Autograph score (facsimile): ? | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussion

Week of November 4, 2001; Week of October 15, 2006; Week of July 8, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Weinen Klagen... Cantatas BWV 12, 38 & 75 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Cantatas Vol. 29 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

The RIAS Bach Cantatas Project (1949-1952) [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 38 [19:08]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Agnes Giebel; Alto: Ingrid Lorenzen; Tenor: Helmut Krebs; Baritone: Walter Hauck

Audite 21.415

Oct 16+17, 1950

9-CD / TT: 631:06
MP3 / TT: 629:09

Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Radio recordings. Previously unissued in any form.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
Buy this album at:
9-CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 10 - BWV 35-38
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 3 - BWV 37-52, 54-60
Bach-2000
Vol. 1: Sacred Cantatas 1 - BWV 1-14, 16-47
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 13 - BWV 37-40

 
 

Cantata BWV 38 [18:33 / 18:36]

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: Ruud van der Meer

Telefunken 6.35036
Teldec 8.35036 ZL
Teldec 4509-91757-2
Teldec 3984-25706-2
Teldec 8573-81202-2
Warner Classics 8573-81202-5

Feb & Apr 1974

2-LP / TT: 92 min
2-CD / TT: 92:22
6-CD / TT: 415:47
15-CD / TT: 999:37
CD / TT: 75:17
CD / TT: 75:17

Recorded at Palais Rasumovsky, Vienna, Austria.
Buy this album at:
6-CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download 6-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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



3

Bach Cantatas Vol. 5 - Sundays after Trinity II

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Trudeliese Schmidt; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion

Oct 1977; Feb, Mar, May 1978

TT: 16:52

Recorded at Herkules-Saal, München, Germany.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com

4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 56
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 13

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Helen Watts; Tenor: Lutz-Michael Harder; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher

Hänssler

Feb, Apr 1980

TT: 18:40

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
Buy this album at: Amazon.com | Amazon.com

5

Deutsche Barock Kantaten (VIII): Aus der Tiefe [C-3]

Erik Van Nevel

Capella Sancti Michaelis Vocal Ensemble (OVPP singers) / Ricercar Consort

Soprano: Greta de Reyghere; Alto: James Bowman; Tenor: Guy de Mey; Bass: Max van Egmond

Ricercar

May 1991

TT: 16:27

Recorded at Filisofisch Theologisch college van de societiet van Jezus V.Z.W, Heverlle.
Buy this album at:

6

Bach Edition Vol. 18 - Cantatas Vol. 9

 
 

Cantata BWV 38 [18:16]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics

Spring 2000

TT:

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
Buy this album at:
5-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de | Amazon.de

7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 11: Genova/Greenwich
For the 20th Sunday after Trinity
For the 21st Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 38 [16:29]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano:Joanne Lunn; Counter-tenor: William Towers; Tenor: Paul Agnew; Bass: Gotthold Schwarz

Soli Deo Gloria 168

Nov 11-12, 2000

2-CD / TT: 145:05

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage at Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, England.
Buy this album at:
2-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 13

 
 

Cantata BWV 38 [18:35]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Deborah York; 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
Buy this album at:
3-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline

9

J.S. Bach: Kóralkantáták V [C-6]

 

Cantata BWV 38 []

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.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 38 by S. Kamp.
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

10

J.S. Bach: Weinen, Klagen… [C-16]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Tenor: Mark Padmore; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi France

Dec 2003

TT: 16:43

Recorded at Studio Flagey, Bruxelles.
See: Weinen Klagen... Cantatas BWV 12, 38 & 75 - conducted by Philippe Herreweghe
Buy this album at: Amazon.com

11

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 29 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1724 - BWV 2, 3, 38, 135

 

Cantata BWV 38 [16:53]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan & Concerto Palatino Brass Ensemble

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Pascal Bertin; Tenor: Gerd Türk; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1461

Jun 25-29, 2004

SACD / TT: 71:39

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 29 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Buy this album at:
SACD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

12

J.S. Bach: Kantate BMV 38 «Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir» [C-8]
Bachkantaten N°7 (BWV 38, 159, 139)

 
 

Cantata BWV 38 []

Rudolf Lutz

Vokalensemble der Schola Seconda Pratica / Schola Seconda Pratica

Soprano: Guro Hjemli; Alto: Ruth Sandhoff; Tenor: Johannes Kaleschke

Gallus Media A369
J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen

Oct 26, 2007

DVD / TT:
CD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
Buy this album at:
DVD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung, St. Gallen: Shop
CD: J.S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen: Shop

13

Bach közelében (Near by Bach series) [C-16]

 

Cantata BWV 38, including lecture & performance x 2 []

Salamon Kamp

Lutherania Choir & Chamber orchestra (Lutheránia énekkar és kamarazenekar)

Soprano: Mária Zádori; Alto: Andrea Meláth; Tenor: Zoltán Megyesi; Bass: Péter Cser

Lutherania

Nov 24, 2007

MP3 / TT

Recorded live at Budapest-Fasori Evangélikus Gimnázium, Budapest, Hungary.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 38 by S. Kamp.
See: Lutherania: Bach közelében [PDF]
Download this recording from: Lutherania: Recordings [MP3]

14

Bachkantaten auf Lutherlieder (J.S. Bach: Luther-Kantaten) [C-1]

Cantata BWV 38 []

Roland Wilson

La Capella Ducale / Musica Fiata

Soprano: Verena Gropper; Alto: Alex Potter; Tenor: Markus Brutscher]; Bass: Wolf-Matthias Friedrich

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Aug 10, 2012

CD / TT:

Recorded at Augustinerkirche, Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany, during MDR Musik Sommer.
Buy this album at:
CD (2013): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2001 - July 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Dan Dews (February 2013), Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002)

Cantata BWV 38: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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

Introduction | Cantatas | Other Vocal | Instrumental | Performers | General Topics | Articles | Books | Movies | New
Biographies | Texts & Translations | Scores | References | Commentaries | Music | Concerts | Festivals | Tour | Art & Memorabilia
Chorale Texts | Chorale Melodies | Lutheran Church Year | Readings | Poets & Composers | Arrangements & Transcriptions
Search Website | Search Works/Movements | Terms & Abbreviations | Copyright | How to contribute | Sitemap | Links



 

Back to the Top


Last update: żAugust 14, 2013 ż15:59:57