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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
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 4th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

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

Text

Johann Agricola

Text: German-1 | German-6 | 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-1 | Italian-2 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | 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 [A] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] | Mvt. 4: Aria [T] | 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; Week of June 22, 2014


Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

Edition Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Vol. 3 - Die Bachkantaten-Sendungen des Mitteldeutschen Rundfunks 1931–1939 [C-2]
Radio Recording 27

 

Excerpts from Cantata BWV 177 [] (complete perfrmance: 32:33)

Karl Straube

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

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

Querstand VKJK-1111

1931

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 26, 1954

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

Recorded at Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Recording Producer, Balance Engineer, Recording Engineer & Editing: SRK.
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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 (Cantatas BWV 167, 24, 177)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 53 (Cantatas BWV 176-178)

 
 

Cantata BWV 177 [26:20]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Arleen Augér; Alto: Julia Hamari; Tenor: Peter Schreier
Ingo Gotitzki (Oboe); Dietmar Keller (Oboe); Marie-Lise Schöpbach (Oboe da caccia); Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon); Walter Forchert (Concert-master); Jakoba Hanke (Continuo Cello); Thomas Lom (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord, Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.803
Hänssler 92.053
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CD-1: Feb 1981
CD-2: Aug 1980; May 1981

CD / TT: 62:12
CD / TT: 62:03
MP3 / TT: 62:02

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube: 
CD-2: Cantata BWV 176, BWV 177, BWV 178 [62:00]
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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
CMW: Jörg Schaeftlein, Marie Wolf (Oboes); Jörg Schaeftlein, Marie Wolf (Oboe da caccia); Milan Turkovič (Bassoon); Alice Harnoncourt, Erich Höbarth, Andrea Bischof, Karl Höffinger, Anita Mitterer, Helmut Mitter, Peter Matzka, Walter Pfeiffer (Violins); Kurt Theiner, Josef de Sordi (Violas); Mark Herwig Tachezi (Violoncello); Eduard Hruza (Violone); Herbert Tachezi (Organ)

Telefunken 6.35755
Teldec 8.35755 ZL
Teldec 4509-91763-2
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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
MP3 / TT: 362:32
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 58:17
CD / TT: 58:17

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria (?).
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 177: Complete Cantata [24:51] | Complete Cantata [25:04] | Cantatas BWV 177, BWV 178, BWV 179 [58:16]
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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
Holland Boys Choir: Trebles: Anne Jan Leusink, Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk, Herjan Pullen; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins, Arjan Heikoop; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
Netherlands Bach Collegium: John Wilson Meyer (Concert-master), Laura Johnson, Alida Schat, Pieter Affourtit, Annabelle Ferdinand, Elin Eriksson, Fanny Pestalozzi, Fiorenza Dedonatis, Antoinette Lohmann (Violins); Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam (Violas); Frank Wakelkamp, Bas van Hengel (Violoncellos); Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam (Double-bass); Freek Borstlap (Viola da gamba); Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel, Eduard Wesley, Kristin Linde, Vincent van Ballegooien, Nico de Gier (Oboes); Trudy van der Wulp, Yukiko, Norbert Kunst (Bassoons); Vaughan Schlepp, Stephen Taylor, Theo Jellema (Organ)

Brilliant Classics 99379

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 367:20

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands. Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube: Cantatas BWV 12, BWV 74, BWV 177 [71:22]
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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
MC: Sopranos: Lucinda Houghton, Angela Kazimierczuk, Charlotte Mobbs, Gillian Ross, Suzanne Flowers, Katie Pringle; Altos: Elinor Carter, Richard Wyn Roberts, Charles Humphries, Timothy Kenworthy-Brown; Tenors: Rory O'Connor, John Bowley, Simon Davies, Nicholas Robertson; Basses: Jonathan Brown, Simon Oberts, Daniel Jordan, Christopher Foster
EBS: Alison Bury, Penny Spencer, Debbie Diamond, Deidre Ward (Violin I); Lucy Howard, Andrew Roberts, Catherine Ford (Violin II); Annette Isserlis, Jane Rogers, Colin Kitching, Kate Heller (Violas); Richte van der Meer, Ruth Alford, Catherine Rimer (Cellos); Valerie Botwright, Cecelia Bruggemeyer (Double-basses); Marteh Root, Rachel Beckett (Flutes); Xenia Löffler, James Eastaway, Mark Baigent (Oboes); Alastair Mitchell, Philipp Turbett (Bassoons); Susan Dent, Gavin Edwards (Horns); Gabriele Cassone, Mark Bennett, Paul Sharp (Trumpets); John Chimes (Timpani); Howard Moody, (Harpsichord); Silas John Standage (Organ)

Soli Deo Gloria 141

Jul 16, 2000

2-CD / TT: 138:15

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Tewkesbury Abbey,
England. Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Erdo Groot (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot (Polyhymnia), Taco van der Wert (Eurosound); Tape Editors: Matthijs Ruijter, Erdo Groot.
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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
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe) [Mvt. 3]; Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Mariette Bastiaansen, Henriette Feith, Cécile Kempenaers, Vera Lansink, Caroline Stam; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Malcolm Bennett, Otto Bouwknegt, Henk Gunneman, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Mvts.1,5: Margaret Faultless, LisaLandgraf, Foskien Kooistra, Catherine Manson, Fanny Pestalozzi,David Rabinovich, Judith Steenbrink, Sebastiaan van Vucht (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Alfonso Leal del Ojo (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Michele Zeoli (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry (Oboes); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Andrew Clark, Joe Walters horn (Lituus); Bruce Dickey (Cometto); Charles Toet, Harry Ries, David Joseph Yacus (Trombone); Matthew Halls, Ton Koopman (Continuo)
Mvts. 2,3: Wilbert Hazelzet (Traverso); Katharina Spreckelsen, Alexandra Bellamy (Oboes); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Nicholas Pap (Double-bass); Mike Fentross (Lute); Ton Koopman (Continuo)
Mvt. 4: Margaret Faultless, Lisa Landgraf, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Silvia Schweinberger (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncello); Margaret Urquhart (Double-bass); Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion Moonen (Traverso); Katharina Sprcckelsen, Alexandra Bellamy (Oboes); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Mike Fentross (Lute); Ton Koopman (Continuo)

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, the Netherlands. Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube: Complete Cantata [23:17] | Complete Cantata [23:19]
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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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10

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.
Listen on YouTube: Cantata BWV 177: Complete Cantata [23:20]
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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
Soloists: Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)
Chorus: Sopranos: Hana Blažíková, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida; Altos: Robin Blaze, Tamaki Suzuki, Hiroya Aoki; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Yusuke Fujii, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Oboe I: Masamitsu San’nomiya; Oboe II: Atsuko Ozaki; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Violin I: Natsumi Wakamatsu (leader); Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violin II: Yuko Araki. Shiho Hiromi, Yukie Yamaguchi; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Hiroshi Narita
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Seiji Nishizawa; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organ: Naoko Imai

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; Post-production: Editing: Hans Kipfer, Emma Laín; Mixing: Hans Kipfer; Executive Producer: Robert von Bahr.
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12

Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ J.S. Bach cantate et 3 solistes sourds - dir Baudouin de Jaer [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 177: Excerpts [14:07]

Baudouin de Jaer

(OVPP - No Choir) / Instrumental ensemble

Soloists: Soprano: Fabienne Cauwe; Alto: Trini Gainza; Tenor: José Gonzalez
Accompaniments: Hanna Bardos, Catherine Lybaert, Michaël Woltèche (Voice)

YouTube

Apr 26-28, 2013

Video: 14:07

Recorded & filmed live during Urban Rituals Festival at Théâtre des Brigittines, Brussels, Belgium. Sponsor: Dirk Seghers de Recyclart ASBL; Assistant Producer: Sigrid Bourry; Film: Louise Herlemont.
Watch on YouTube: Cantata BWV 177: Excerpts [14:07]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2002 - March 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Prof. Dr. Eric Derom
, Universiteit Gent (March 2017); 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 | Part 4


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