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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
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Turning Time

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)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text
Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-5 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | 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 [T] | Mvt. 3: Recitative [A] | Mvt. 4: Aria [S] | Mvt. 5: Recitative [B] | 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

English: 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)

Discography - 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 (October 2005)

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


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