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Cantata BWV 176
Es ist ein trotzig und verzagt Ding

Ref.

BWV 176

German Title

Es ist ein trotzig und verzagt Ding

English Title

There is something stubborn and fainthearted (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for Trinity Sunday
Readings: Epistle: Romans 11: 33-36; Gospel: John 3: 1-15

Composed

Leipzig, 1725
1st performance: May 27, 1725 - Leipzig

Text

Jeremiah 17: 9 (Mvt. 1); Paul Gerhardt (Mvt. 6); Christiane Mariane von Ziegler (Mvts. 2-5) (amended by J.S. Bach)

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | 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: Was alle Weisheit in der Welt

Scoring

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

Score Vocal & Piano [1.43 MB] | Score BGA [1.73 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 81 (BWV 176: Mvts.) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score & Commentary
Chorale Melody: Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam

References

BGA: XXXV | NBA: I/15 | BC: A 92 | Zwang: K 127 | First Published: BG, 1888 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

BCW | Crouch | AMG | Mincham | EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 10, 2001; Week of June 24, 2007; Week of April 3, 2011

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

The RIAS Bach Cantatas Project (1949-1952) [C-5]

 

Cantata BWV 176 [13:03]

Karl Ristenpart

RIAS-Kammerchor / RIAS-Kammerorchester

Soprano: Gerda Lammers; Alto: Lotte Wolf-Matthäus; Bass: Gerhard Niese

Audite 21.415

May 3+6+8, 1950

9-CD / TT: 631:06
MP3 / TT: 629:09

Recorded at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Radio recordings. Previously unissued in any form.
Produser Comment | Press Kit German | Press Kit English
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2

J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 45, BWV 176 [E-2]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Sheila Armstrong; Alto: Norma Procter; Bass: Erich Wenk

Cantate / SDG

Feb 1967

LP / TT: 14:28

1st recording of Cantata BWV 176 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Martinskirche, Metzingen.

3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 39
Edition Bachakademie
Vol. 53

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Inga Nielsen; Alto: Carolyn Watkinson; Bass: Walter Heldwein

Hänssler

Dec 1980

TT: 13:05

2nd recording of Cantata BWV 176 by H. Rilling. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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4

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 41 - BWV 175-179
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. 52 - BWV 174-176

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 176 [12:21]

Gustav Leonhardt

Knabenchor Hannover (Chorus Master: Heinz Hennig) & Collegium Vocale Gent (Chorus Master: Philippe Herreweghe) / Leonhardt-Consort

Boy Soprano: Matthias Echternach (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35755
Teldec 8.35755 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81158-2
Warner Classics 8573-81158-5

P 1988

2-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 87:50
6-CD / TT: 366:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 50:20
CD / TT: 50:20

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem,the Netherlands (?).
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 15 - Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 176 [11:46]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99374

Jan-Feb 2000

5-CD / TT: 307:16

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 27: Blythburgh/Kirkwell
For Whit Tuesday
For Trinity Sunday

 
 

Cantata BWV 176 [10:29]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Counter-tenor: Daniel Taylor; Bass: Peter Harvey

Soli Deo Gloria 138

Jun 18, 2000

2-CD / TT: 111:27

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland.
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7

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 15

 
 

Cantata BWV 176 [9:58]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Sopranos: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Antoine Marchand CC-72215

Nov 26-Dec 3, 2001

3-CD / TT: 207:42

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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8

J.S. Bach: “O Ewigkeit du Donnerwort” - Cantatas BWV 2, 20 & 176 [C-14]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Johannette Zomer; Alto: Ingeborg Danz; Bass: Peter Kooy

Harmonia Mundi Fr

May 2002

TT: 10:52

Recorded at Stolberger Saal, Köln, Germany.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 35 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1725) - BWV 74, 87, 128, 176

 

Cantata BWV 176 [11:11]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yukari Nonoshita; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1571

Jul 2006

SACD / TT: 70:36

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
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10

The Juilliard School presents the Jerome L. Greene concert, 2007 [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 176 []

Judith Clurman

Juilliard Choral Union / Juilliard Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Erin Morley; Mezzo-soprano: Faith Sherman; Baritone: David Williams

Juilliard School

Feb 5, 2007

2-CD / TT:

Recorded live at Alice Tully Hall, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, NY, USA.
Source: WorldCat Libraries & Juilliard School Website

11

J.S. Bach: Kantate BWV 176 “Es ist ein trotzig und verzagt Ding” [D-68]
Bach-Kantaten-Edition der Bach-Stiftung St.Gallen "Bach erlebt" VII - Das Bach-Jahr 2013 [B-7]

 
 

Cantata BWV 176 []

Conductor: Rudolf Lutz
Reflection lecture: Christina Aus der Au

Chor & Orchester der J.S. Bach-Stiftung

Soloists: Soprano: Monika Mauch; Alto: Terry Wey; Bass: Manuel Walser
Choir: Sopranos: Olivia Fündeling, Guro Hjemli, Susanne Seitter, Noëmi Sohn-Nad, Noëmi Tran-Rediger; Altos: Jan Börner, Katharina Jud, Francisca Näf, Alexandra Rawohl, Lea Scherer; Tenors: Marcel Fässler, Manuel Gerber, Raphael Höhn, Nicolas Savoy; Basses: Philippe Rayot, Oliver Rudin, Manuel Walser, William Wood
Orchestra: Violins: Renate Steinmann, Monika Baer, Monika Altorfer, Sabine Hochstrasser, Martin Korrodi, Olivia Schenkel; Violas: Susanna Hefti, Martina Zimmermann; Violoncellos: Martin Zeller, Hristo Kouzmanov; Violone: Iris Finkbeiner; Bassoon: Susann Landert; Oboes: Dominik Melicharek, Thomas Meraner; Oboe da caccia.: Ingo Müller; Lute: Hugh Sandilands; Organ: Nicola Cumer

Gallus Media 179
Gallus Media 186

May 24, 2013

DVD / TT:
11-DVD / TT:

Recorded live at Evangelische Kirche, Trogen, Switzerland.
The DVD contains film recordings of the complete cantata performance, the musical and theological introductory workshop, and reflection lecture on the cantata text. The DVD also newly features a documentary in German, English and Spanish on the making of our sound and image recordings and their distribution across the world.
Recording and production: Sound engineer: Stefan Ritzenthaler; Producer: Meinrad Keel; Production: Johannes Widmer; GALLUS MEDIA AG, Schweiz; DVD format: PAL.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (June 2001 - June 2014)
Thanks to conbtributors: Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Peter Schmidt (May 2005), Thomas Shepherd (May 2007, January 2008), Ehud Shiloni (March 2004)

Cantata BWV 176: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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