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Cantata BWV 171
Gott, wie dein Name, so ist auch dein Ruhm

Ref.

BWV 171

German Title

Gott, wie dein Name, so ist auch dein Ruhm

English Title

According to Thy name, O God, so is Thy praise (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for New Year's Day [Circumcision of Christ, Holy Name]
Readings: Epistle: Galatians 3: 23-29; Gospel: Luke 2: 21

Composed

Leipzig, 1729
1st performance: January 1, 1729 ? or following year or 1735/1737 - Leipzig

Text

Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (Mvts. 2-5); Psalm 48: 10 (Mvt. 1); Johannes Herman (Mvt. 6)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-5 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.67 MB] | Score BGA [2.50 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score [Whittaker]
Chorale Melody: Jesu, nun sei gepreiset

References

BGA: XXXV | NBA: I/4 | BC: A 24 | Zwang: K 174 | First Published: BG, 1888 | Autograph score (facsimile): New York, Pierpont Morgan Library (New York, 1985) | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of July 6, 2003; Week of May 25, 2008; Week of August 30, 2009

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 171, 46, 71 [C-2]

Cantata BWV 171 [21:02]

Arthur Mendel

The Cantata Singers and Orchestra

Soprano: Charlotte Bloecher; Tenor: William Hess; Bass: Paul Matthen

Schola Antiqua M-II

Late 1940's - Early 1950's

CD / TT: 65:34

Recorded on open-reel tapes and were kept in the library of William Hess. These were later transferred to cassette tapes and, from these, CDs were made.
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2

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 171 & BWV 127 [L-1]
J.S. Bach: Bach-Kantaten-Zyklus - zu den Festen der Christenheit
[B-1]
J.S. Bach: Cantata 95, Christus, der ist mein Leben, and Cantata 33, Allein zu der, Herr Jesu Christ; Cantata 171, Gott, wie dein Name, so ist auch dein Ruhm [SA-1]

 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [19:07]

Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Süddeutscher Madrigalchor / South West German Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Herrad Wehrung; Alto: Emmy Lisken; Tenor: Georg Jelden; Bass: Jakob Stämpfli
Adolf Scherbaum (Trumpet); Hartmut Strebel, Gerhard Braun (Recorders); Friedrich Milde (Oboe, Oboe d’amore); Reinhold Barchet (Violin); Jacoba Muckel (Cello); Theo von Schön (Double bass); Günter Attinger (Positive Organ)

Cantate 641209
SDG 610109
Musical Heritage Society MHS-1352
Parnass 74033
Schola Antiqua Out-of-Print Recordings SAOPR-6A

Jul 1961

LP / TT: 40:38
LP / TT: 40:38
LP / TT: 40:38
5-LP / TT:
CD / TT:

Recorded at Bartholomauskirche Markgroningen bei Ludwigsburg, Germany.
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3

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [18:53]

Karl Richter

Münchener Bach-Chor / Münchener Bach-Orchester

Soprano: Edith Mathis; Contralto: Hertha Töpper; Tenor: Peter Schreier; Bass: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Archiv Produktion 439369-2
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Archiv Produktion 001933602
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Jun 1970; 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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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 20
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 51

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Aldo Baldin; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

June, Sep 1983

TT: 15:30

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 40 - BWV 170-174
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 9 - BWV 163-182
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 - BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 51 - BWV 170-173

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [16:01]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Tölzer Knabenchor (Chorus Master: Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Helmut Wittek (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Boy Alto: Panito Iconomou (Soloist of the Tölzer Knabenchor); Tenor: Kurt Equiluz; Bass: Robert Holl

Telefunken 6.35659
Teldec 8.35659 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81159-2
Warner Classics 8573-81159-5

P 1987

2-LP / TT: 91 min
2-CD / TT: 90:38
6-CD / TT: 366:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 70:07
CD / TT: 70:07

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
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6

Bach Edition Vol. 12 - Cantatas Vol. 6

 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [16:14]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Marcel Beekman; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99371

Nov-Dec 1999

5-CD / TT: 286:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 17: Berlin
For for New Year’s Day
For the Sunday after New Year

 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [15:37]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Lucy Ballard; Counter-tenor: Charles Humphries; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 150

Jan 1, 2000

2-CD / TT: 95:54

Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Gethsemanekirche in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany.
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 19
J.S. Bach: New Year's Day Cantatas (Single Volume Cantatas Vol. 17)

 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [14:38]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Choir Master: Ulrike Grosch)

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72219
Antoine Marchand CC-72296

May 9-13, 2002 [Mvts. 3-5]
Sep 26-Oct 2, 2002 [Mvt. 2]
Feb 21-23, 2003 [Mvts. 1, 6]

3-CD / TT: 181:11
CD / TT: 69:02

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 49 - BWV 156, 159, 171, 188

 
 

Cantata BWV 171 [14:46]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

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

BIS 1891

Sep 2010

SACD / TT: 72:07

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Michael Meacock (Arton) (December 2002), Christian Moll (November 2009), Peter Schmidt (May 2005), Teri Noel Towe (October 2005)

Cantata BWV 171: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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