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Cantata BWV 177
Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Ref.

BWV 177

German Title

Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

English Title

I call to Thee, Lord Jesus Christ (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Chorale Cantata for the 4th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle: Romans 8: 18-23; Gospel: Luke 6: 36-42

Composed

Leipzig, 1732
1st performance: July 6, 1732 - Leipzig
2nd performance: c1742 - Leipzig

Text

Johann Agricola

German Text | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-1 | Dutch-6 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, violin concertante, 2 violins, obbligato bassoon, viola, continuo (organ for parts of some movements)
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.21 MB] | Score BGA [3.39 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 116 (BWV 177: Mvts.) | D LEb Thomana 177 (BWV 177: Parts) [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 5 ver
Capella: Mvt. 5 [cap]

References

BGA: XXXV | NBA: I/17.1 | BC: A 103 | Zwang: K 186 | First Published: BG, 1888 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek | Provenance

Commentary

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

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of June 23, 2002; Week of August 24, 2008; Week of June 26, 2011

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

Edition Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Vol. 3 - Die Bachkantaten-Sendungen des Mitteldeutschen Rundfunks 1931–1939 [C-2]

 

Excerpts from Cantata BWV 177 []

Karl Straube

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Margarethe Burckhard-Rohr; Alto: Marta Adam; Tenor: Martin Kremer
Horn: Fritz Rein; Fagott: Carl Schaefer; Violin: Karl Münch; Organ: Günther Ramin; Harpsichord: Friedbert Sammler

Querstand VKJK-1111

1931-1932

2-CD / TT: 158:15

Recordings of radio live broadcasts of the radio programme "Die Bach-Kantate" from the years 1931/1932, live broadcast of the Mitteldeutschen Rundfunk-AG from the Conference Hall of the Grassi Museum, Leipzig and from mid-November 1931 from the Concert Hall of the First New Gewandhaus, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
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2

Bach Made in Germany Vol. 1 - Cantatas VI
J.S. Bach: Kantaten
5. Folge
J.S. Bach: Das Kanatenwerk - BWV 24, BWV 177
[LA-8]

Cantata BWV 177 [27:40]

Günther Ramin

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Ulrike Taube; Alto: Gerda Schriever; Tenor: Gert Lutze

Berlin / Leipzig Classics
Eterna 820-456
Eurodisc 71-596

Mar 1954

CD / TT: 74:40
LP / TT:
LP / TT:

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany.
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3

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 161, 170 & 177 [C-2]

 

Cantata BWV 177 [23:29]

Hans-Martin Linde

Chœur de garçons de Bâle (Director: Markus Ulbrich) / Linde-Consort

Soprano: Barbara Schlick; Counter-tenor: René Jacobs; Tenor: Nigel Rogers

Virgin Veritas 63281

Apr 1980

CD / TT: 66:44

Recorded at Eglise protestante, Séon, Switzerland.
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4

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 41
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 53

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier

Hänssler

Feb 1981

TT: 26:20

On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: Aug 1980; May 1981. Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany.
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5

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. 53 - BWV 177-179

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 177 [24:53]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

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

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

Telefunken 6.35755
Teldec 8.35755 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81157-2
Warner Classics 8573-81157-5

P 1988

2-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 87:50
6-CD / TT: 366:45
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 58:17
CD / TT: 58:17

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

Bach Edition Vol. 20 - Cantatas Vol. 11

 
 

Cantata BWV 177 [24:57]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Marcel Beekman

Brilliant Classics 99379

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 367:20

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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7

Bach Cantatas Vol. 3: Tewkesbury/Mühlhausen
For the 4th Sunday after Trinity
For the 5th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 177 [25:06]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Magdalena Kožená; Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: Paul Agnew

Soli Deo Gloria 141

Jul 16, 2000

2-CD / TT: 138:15

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Tewkesbury Abbey, England.
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8

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 21

 
 

Cantata BWV 177 [23:14]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Altos: Bogna Bartosz; Tenor: Christoph Prégardien

Antoine Marchand CC-72221

May 9-14, 2002 [Mvts. 2, 3]
Sep 25-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvt. 4]
Oct 13-19, 2003 [Mvt. 1, 5]

3-CD / TT: 197:59

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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9

J.S. Bach: Cantatas for the Complete Liturgical Year Vol. 2: "Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten" - Cantatas BWV 177 · 93 · 135

 

Cantata BWV 177 [22:12]

Sigiswald Kuijken

(OVPP - No Choir) / La Petite Bande

Soprano: Siri Thornhill; Alto: Petra Noskaiova; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jan Van der Crabben

Accent 25302

Jul 2005

SACD / TT: 57:01

Recorded at Château de Gravenwezel, Belgium.
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De Prufundis [C-3]

 

Cantata BWV 177 [22:44]

Marcel Ponseele

(OVPP - No Choir) / Il Gardellino

Soprano: Caroline Weynants; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Marcus Ullmann; Bass: Lieven Termont

Passacaille 969

Jan 2010

CD / TT: 58:24

Recorded at AMUZ, Antwerp, Belgium.
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11

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 53 - Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, Cantatas · 9 · 97 · 177 (Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s (II))

 
 

Cantata BWV 177 [23:01]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Robin Blaze; Tenor: Gerd Türk
Kiyomi Suga (Flauto traverso); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)

BIS 1991

Feb 2012

SACD / TT: 67:37

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan. Tuner: Akimi Hayashi; Producer: Hans Kipfer; Sound engineer: Andreas Ruge.
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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2002 - October 2013)
Thanks to contributors: Matthias Hansen (March 2006, June 2009), Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Jean Gabriel Puyraveau (March 2011), Thomas Shepherd (January 2008), Ehud Shiloni (August 2006), Nagamiya Tutomu (March 2001)

Cantata BWV 177: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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