Ihr, die ihr euch von Christo nennet

(You who the name of Christ have taken) for soprano, alto, tenor and bass, transverse flute I+II, oboe I+II, strings und basso continuo Cantata BWV 164 was first performed in Leipzig on the 13th Sunday after Trinity in 1725. Nevertheless, the work could easily be mistaken as a latecomer to Bach’s Weimar cantata oeuvre: the … Read More

Allein zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ

(Alone to thee, Lord Jesus Christ) for alto, tenor and bass, vocal ensemble, oboe I+II, bassoon, strings and continuo. The chorale cantata “Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ” (Alone to thee, Lord Jesus Christ), first performed on 3 September 1723, could – in analogy to a work by the Leipzig composer Johannes Weyrauch (1897–1977) – … Read More