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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

German Text | 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 | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Aria (Duet) | Mvt. 5: Recitative (Duet) | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Aria | Mvt. 8: Chorus (Duet)

Score BGA [3.00 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 42, Faszikel 2 (BWV 173a: Mvts.) [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

BCW | Mincham

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

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

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)

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

 
 

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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2

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 173a [19:35]

Bernard Labadie

Les Violons du Roy

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Baritone: Kevin McMillan

Dorian Recordings DOR-90199

Jan 1994

CD / TT: 73:13

Recorded at the Church of Saint-Isidore, Québec, Canada.
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3

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas BWV 173a & 201 [L-5]

Gustav Leonhardt

Choir & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Soprano: Monika Frimmer; Bass: David Wilson-Johnson

Philips

Nov 1995

TT: 20:41

Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, London, England.
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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

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

Oct 1998

3-CD / TT: 206:05
3-CD / TT: 206:05
11-CD / TT:

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
See: Complete Cantatas Vol. 9 - conducted by Ton Koopman
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5

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 139 - Congratulatory and Hommage Cantatas

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Marlis Petersen; Bass: Klaus Häger

Hänssler

Mar 2000

TT: 19:12

Recorded at Stadthalle Leonberg, Germany.
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6

J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas Vol. 3 - BWV 173a, BWV 202, BWV 36c, BWV 524 [S-3]

 
 

Cantata BWV 173a [18:35]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Joanne Lunn; Baritone: Roderick Williams
Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe & Oboe d’amore); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin & Viola d’amore)

BIS SACD-2041

Jul 2012

SACD / TT: 77:26

Recorded at the MS&AD Shirakawa Hall, Nagoya, Japan. Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Producer: Ingo Petry; Sound engineer: Andreas Ruge.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (October 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (June 2006, June 2013)

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

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