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Cantata BWV 173a
Durchlauchtster Leopold

Ref.

BWV 173a

German Title

Durchlauchtster Leopold

English Title

Most illustrious Leopold (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Birthday Cantata for Prince Leopold von Anhalt-Köthen [Serenada]

Composed

Köthen ? , 1717 or 1720-1722 ?
1st performance: December 10, 1717-1722? - Köthen

Text

Anon

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7
Translations: Catalan-1 | Dutch | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-10 | French | Hebrew | Italian | Spanish

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Bass
Orchestra: 2 transverse flutes, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, continuo (+ violone)
Mvt. 1: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 2: Aria [S] | Mvt. 3: Aria [B] | Mvt. 4: Aria - Duet [B, S] | Mvt. 5: Recitative - Duet [S, B] | Mvt. 6: Aria [S] | Mvt. 7: Aria [B] | Mvt. 8: Chorus - Duet [S, B]

Score BGA [3.00 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 42, Faszikel 2 [Bach Digital]

References

BGA: XXXIV | NBA: I/35 | BC: G 9 | Zwang: W 4 | First Published: BG, 1887 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

English: BCW | Mincham

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of July 13, 2003; Week of March 14, 2006; Week of February 13, 2011; Week of May 15, 2016

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 173a
Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 173
Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 173
Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 173a

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

Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Bach: Kantaten BWV 173a, BWV 173 [L-1]
Bach Kantaten: BWV 173a, BWV 173, BWV 26 [C-5]
Bach Made in Germany Vol. 4 -
Cantatas V (BWV 173a, 173, 26)

 
 

Cantata BWV 173a [23:35 / 23:31]

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Regina Werner; Bass: Siegfried Lorenz
Continuo: Hannes Kästner (Harpsichord), Almut Reuter (Harpsichord); Siegfried Arnold, Günther Stephan (Violoncello); Konrad Siebach (Double-bass)

Eterna 826543
Berlin Classics 0090362BC
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Leipzig Classics 0018282BC

Feb & Nov 1974

LP / TT: 39:00
CD / TT: 57:11
MP3 / TT: 57:00
CD / TT: 57:11

Recorded at Leipzig Versöhnungskirche, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer: Eberhard Geiger; Balance Engineer: Eberhard Richter; Recording Engineer: Hartmut Kölbach; Editing: Hildegard Mehe.
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CD-2 (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
11-CD (1999): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

 

2

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas (BWV 173a, 211, 212) [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 173a [19:35]

Bernard Labadie

Les Violons du Roy

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Baritone: Kevin McMillan
LVdR: Violins 1: Nicole Trotier, Julie Triquet, Judith Chamberland, Leah Roseman; Violins 2: Julie Cossette, Nancy Oehler, Michelle Seto, Farran James; Violas . Stéphane Lauzon, Laura Wilcox, Claudine Giguère; Cellos: Marie Grenon [solo], Bridget MacRae; Double- bass: Bernard Guay; Harpsichord: Richard Paré; Flutes: André Papillon [solo], Diane Breton; Bassoon: Richard Gagnon

Dorian Recordings DOR-90199
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Jan 1994

CD / TT: 73:13
MP3 / TT: 72:59

Recorded at the Church of Saint-Isidore, Québec, Canada.
Producer: Brian C. Peters; Engineers: Craig D. Dory, Brian C. Peters; Editor: Brian C. Peters; Executive Producer: Brian M. Levine.
The concert that helped prepare this recording was given at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Québec City on Januaiy 8, 1994. It was produced with the generous assistance of Gaz Métropolitain.
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3

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas · Weltliche Kantatate (BWV 173a , 201) [L-5]

 

Cantata BWV 173a [20:41]

Gustav Leonhardt

Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Bass: David Wilson-Johnson

Philips 446716-2

Nov 1995

CD / TT: 69:08

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.
Artist & Repertoire Production: Clive Bennett; Recording Producer: Hein Dekker; Balance Engineer: Ko Witteveen; Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot; Tape Editor: Tjeerd Veeger.
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4

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9
Bach-2000 Vol. 5 - Secular Cantatas
[B-0]

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 173a [16:12]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Lisa Larsson; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello)
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Nicola Cleminson, Marc Cooper, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Marshall Marcus, Sebastiaan van Vucht, Fanny Pestalozzi, Alida Schat; Violas: Martin Kelly, Katherine McGillivray; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Jonathan Manson; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Transverse Flutes: Wilbert Hazelzet, Brian Berryman; Bassoon: Sally Jackson; Lute: Mike Fentross; Organ, Harpsichord: Ton Koopman [recitatives & arias]

Erato 3984-27315-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72209
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Teldec

Oct 1998

3-CD / TT: 206:05
3-CD / TT: 206:05
MP3 / TT: 205:18
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen; Production Coordination: Willemijn Mooij.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 173a: Complete Cantata [18:36] | Part 1 [9:30] + Part 2 [9:11]
Cantata BWV 173a: Mvt. 4: Aria - Duet [B, S] [3:37]
Buy this album at:
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Antoine Marchand 3-CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download 3-CD: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline | iTunes
Teldec 11-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image

5

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 139 - Congratulatory and Hommage Cantatas (BWV 30a, 36c, 36b, 134a, 173a)

 

Cantata BWV 173a [19:12]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Marlis Petersen; Bass: Klaus Häger
BCS: Flutes: Jean-Claude Gérard, Sibyllc Keller-Sanwald; Bassoon: Ralph Sabow; Violins 1: Daniel Giglberger, Thomas Gehring, Eva Maria König, Antje Lindemann; Violins 2: Thomas Hang, Gerd-Uwe Klein, Gunhild Bertheau, Gotelind Himmler; Violas: Wolfgang Berg, Axel Breuch, Carolin Kriegbaum; Solo Cello: Francis Gouton [Continuo], Matthias Wagner; Double-bass: Harro Benz; Harpsichord: Boris Kleiner

Hänssler 92.139
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Mar 16-22, 2000

2-CD / TT: 121:14
MP3 / TT: 121:44

Recorded at Stadthalle Leonberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Producer: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 134a, BWV 173a [55:19]
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6

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol. 3 (BWV 173a, 202, 36c, 524)

 
 

Cantata BWV 173a [18:35]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Baritone: Roderick Williams
Orchestra: Transverse Flute I: Kiyomi Suga; Transverse Flute II: Liliko Maeda; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violins 2: Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Yukie Yamaguchi; Violas: Emilio Moreno, Mika Akiha
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Takashi Konno; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki

BIS SACD-2041
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Jul 2012

SACD / TT: 77:26
MP3 / TT: 77:14

Recorded at the MS&AD Shirakawa Hall, Nagoya, Japan.
Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Producer: Ingo Petry; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge.
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7

Tempesta sings Cantatas by Bach, Praetorius & Rosenmüller [C-1]

 

Aria for Bass Dein Name gleich der Sonnen geh (Mvt. 7) from Cantata BWV 173a [2:19] (from a complete performance)

Gwyn Roberts & Richard Stone (Directors)

Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players

Vocal Quartet: Soprano: Laura Heimes; Baritone: David Newman
TdM: Gwyn Roberts & Héloïse Degrugillier (Recorders); Emlyn Ngai & Rebecca Harris (Violins); Daniela Giulia Pierson (Viola); Lisa Terry (Cello); Heather Miller Lardin (Double-bass); Adam Pearl (Organ); Richard Stone (Theorbo)

YouTube

Oct 26, 2014

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed at American Philosophical Society Benjamin Franklin Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in the frame of Tempesta di Mare's Philadelphia Concert Series.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 173a: Mvt. 7: Aria [B] [2:19]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - May 2016)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006, June 2013)

Cantata BWV 173: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Cantata BWV 173a: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

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