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Cantata BWV 197
Gott ist unsre Zuversicht


Ref.:

BWV 197; BC B 16

German Title:

Gott ist unsre Zuversicht

English Title:

God is our trust (by Richard Stokes)

Event:

Cantata for a wedding

Composed:

Originally composed for a Christmas cantata, Ehre ist Gott in der Höhe, Leipzig, 1728 (BWV 197a, lost); Revised as a Wedding Cantata: Leipzig, 1736-1737
1st performance: After 1735 (Dürr) or c1742 (Neumann) or 1736-1737 or 1739 (German-1) - Leipzig

Text:

Mvt. 5: Martin Luther, verse 3 of Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist, 1524 (Wackernagel, I, #208); Mvt. 10: adaptation of Georg Neumark, verse 7 of Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, (Fischer-Tümpel, IV, #365); Mvts. 1-4, 6-9: Anon.
Parody: 6, 8 <--- BWV 197a/4, 6.

Text: German-1 | German-6 | German-7 | NBA Text
Translations: English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10
Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Japanese-6 | Norwegian-1 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-4 | Spanish-7
Chorale Texts: Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist | Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten

Scoring:

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Bass; Four-part chorus
Orchestra: 3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, oboe d'amore, (2 transverse flutes), bassoons obbligato, 2 violins, viola, continuo
Part 1: Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 3: Aria [A] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 5: Chorale
Part 2: Mvt. 6: Aria [B] | Mvt. 7: Recitative [S] | Mvt. 8: Aria [S] | Mvt. 9: Recitative [B] | Mvt. 10: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [2.11 MB] | Score BGA [4.24 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 91 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 10
Capella: Mvt. 5 | Mvt. 5 ver 2 | Mvt. 10 [cap]
Score Examples: Examples from the Score [Whittaker]
Chorale Melody: Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten (Mvt. 10)

References:

BGA: XIII/1 | NBA: I/33 | BC: B 16 | Zwang: K 198 | First Published: BG, 1864 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentaries:

English: Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham
EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Reyes [Spanish]

Music:

Music Examples

Discussions:

Week of February 24, 2002; Week of May 11, 2008; Week of March 1, 2009; Week of November 5, 2017


Contents:

 

Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 197
Recordings of Individual Movements from Cantata BWV 197
Complete Recordings of Cantata BWV 197a

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

Recordings - Part 1

Complete Recordings


1

J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 50, BWV 83, BWV 197 [E-2]
Bach: Kantaten BWV 205, 197

 

Cantata BWV 197 [LP: 30:20; CD: 31:58]

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Wiener Sängerknaben & Chorus Viennensis (Chorus Master: Hans Gillesberger) / Concentus Musicus Wien

Boy Soprano: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Boy Alto: Soloist of the Wiener Sängerknaben (No Name); Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken SAWT-9539
Telefunken 6.41101
Teldec 0630-12321-2

Mar 2 & May 7 & Sep 12-18, 1967

LP / TT: 54:20
LP / TT: 54:20
CD / TT: 72:11

Recorded at Casino Zögernitz, Vienna, Austria.
Buy this album at:
CD (1996): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


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J.S. Bach: Cantates de mariage [C-1]

 

Cantata BWV 197 []

Justus von Websky

Chorale et Orchestre de Chambre Justus von Websky; Ensemble de trompettes Heinz Zickler; Harpsichord: M. Roch

Soprano: Odile Pietti; Contralto: Anne Bartelloni; Bass: Jacques Villisech
Heinz Zickler (Trumpet); M. Roch (Harpsichord)

Disque Charlin AMS-108/109

Late 1960’s

2-LP / TT:

Recorded at Centre d’enregistrement des Champs-Élysées (CE-CE), Paris, France.
Recorded by Andre Charlin; Produced by Carl De Nys.


3

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 66 (Cantatas BWV 119, 196, 197)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 59 (Cantatas BWV 195-197)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 197 [CD-1: 26:35; CD-2: 26:32]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn

Soprano: Costanza Cuccaro; Alto: Mechthild Georg; Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Hannes Läubin, Wolfgang Läubin, Hans Läubin (Trumpets); Norbert Schmitt (Timpani); Günther Passin, Hedda Rothweiler (Oboes, Oboes d'amore); Christoph Carl, Klaus Thunemann (Bassoons); Georg Egger, Radboud Oomens (Violins); Stefan Trauer (Violoncello); Claus Zimmermann (Double-bass); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Harpsichord); Martha Schuster (Harpsichord)

Hänssler 98.828
Hänssler 92.059
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CD-1: Feb 1984
CD-2: Feb-Mar 1984

CD / TT: 64:25
CD / TT: 58:54 / 58:31
MP3 / TT: 60:05

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck.
Listen on YouTube:
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 195, BWV 196, BWV 197 [58:53] | Cantatas BWV 195, BWV 196, BWV 197 [58:53]
Buy this album at:
CD-1 (1993): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD-2 (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


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J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 45 (BWV 196-199)
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 10 (BWV 183-188, 192, 194-199)
Bach-2000
Vol. 4: Sacred Cantatas 4 (BWV 150-159, 161-188, 192, 194-199)
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 59 (BWV 196 & 197)

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 197 [30:01]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Jan Patrick O'Farrell (Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: René Jacobs; Bass: Harry van der Kamp
LC: Natural Trumpets: Friedemann Immer, Klaus Osterloh, François Petit-Laurent; Oboes & Oboes d'amore: Ku Ebbinge, Michel Henry; Transverse Flutes: Ricardo Kanji, Marten Root; Bassoon: Frans Berkhout; Timpani: Michael de Roo; Violins: Alda Stuurop, Marinette Troost, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Lucy van Dael, Marie Leonhardt; Violas: Staas Swierstra, Ruth Hesseling; Violoncellos: Richte van der Meer, Wouter Möller; Violone: Anthony Woodrow; Harpsichord: Siebe Henstra; Organ: Bob van Asperen; Gustav Leonhardt, [BWV 197/2,7]

Telefunken 244-194-1
Teldec 244 194-2 ZL
Teldec 4509-91764-2
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Teldec 3984-25709-2
Teldec 8573-81151-2
Warner Classics 8573-81151-5
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Jan 1988

2-LP / TT: 102 min
2-CD / TT: 101:41
6-CD / TT: 300:04
MP3 / TT: 297:18
15-CD / TT: 861:24
CD / TT: 42:25
CD / TT: 42:25
MP3 / TT: 42:03

Recorded at Lutherse kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
Production: Wolfgang Mohr; Producer: Friedmann Engelbrecht; Sound Engineer: Michael Brammann.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 197: Complete Cantata [29:55] | Complete Cantata [29:55]
Cantata BWV 197: Mvt. 1: Chorus [6:23] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [B] [1:21] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [6:47] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [B] + Mvt. 5: Chorale [1:13] + Mvt. 6: Aria [B] [5:43] + Mvt. 7: Recitative [S] [1:53] + Mvt. 8: Aria [S] [4:35] + Mvt. 9: Recitative [B] [1:01] + Mvt. 10: Chorale [1:01]
Cantata BWV 197: Mvt. 1: Chorus [2:13] ???
Vol. 10, CD-5: Cantatas BWV 196, BWV 197 [42:25]
Buy this album at:
6-CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download 6-CD: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
15-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Teldec CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Warner CD (2007): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de



5

Bach Edition Vol. 19 - Cantatas Vol. 10
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas Vol. 10 (BWV 181-200)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 197 [27:57]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Bass: Bas Ramselaar
HBC: Trebles: Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paelinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; Counter-tenors: Arjan Dokter, Gerald Engeltjes, Vincent Groeneveld, Jan Zwerver, Arjen Nap, Jan Willem Prins; Tenors: Martinus Leusink, Cor van Twillert, Marijn Takken, Frank Tros, Peter Bloemendaal; Basses: Jeroen Assink, Edwin Smit, Jim Groenevald, Sebastian Holz, Klaas Alberts, Richard Guldenaar, Huib van Hinsbergen
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master; BWV 197/8], Laura Johnson, Alida Schat, Pieter Affourtit, Eva Scheytt, Elin Eriksson, Maya Silbestein, Arwen Bouw, Fiorenza Dedonatis, Mimi Mitchel, Judith Steenbrink; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp [BWV 197/2,7,8], Bas van Hengel, Albert Brüggen, Thomas Pitt; Double-basses: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle, Joshua Cheatam; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg [BWV 197/1,6,8,9], Ofer Frenkel [BWV 197/1,8,9], Eduard Wesley [BWV 197/3]; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp [BWV 197/6], Norbert Kunst; Transverse Flutes [not named]: Kate Clark, Marion Moonen, Doretthe Janssens, Oeds van Middelkoop; Natural Trumpets: Frank Anepool, Hendrik Jan Houtsma, Geerten Rooze; Timpani: Frank Aarnink; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 197/2,8], Rien Voskuilen [BWV 197/7]

Brilliant Classics 99378
Brilliant Classics

Mar-Apr 2000

5-CD / TT: 356:48
MP3 / TT: 338:31

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, the Netherlands.
Production Manager: Christine Schreuder; Artistic Director: Pieter Jan Leusink; Recording: Clavigram Leerdam; Producer/Editing: Jean van Vugt; Balance & Recording Engineer, Editing: Louis van Emmerk.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 197: Complete Cantata [37:58]
Vol. 10, CD-3: Cantatas BWV 180, BWV 197, BWV 52 [65:10]
Buy this album at:
5-CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | Amazon.de
Music Dowload (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


6

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 21
J.S. Bach: Wedding Cantatas (Single Volume Cantatas Vol. 5: BWV 195, 196, 197, 202)

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 197 [25:51]

Ton Koopman

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

Soprano: Sandrine Piau; Alto: Bogna Bartosz; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Alida Schat (2nd violin) [BWV 197/6]; Jonathan Manson (Violoncello); Wilbert Hazelzet (Transverse Flute); Katharina Spreckelsen (Oboe, Oboe d'amore [BWV 197]; Alfredo Bernardini Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon)
ABC: Sopranos: María-Luz Álvarez, Mariette Bastiaansen, Pauline Graham, Vera Lansink, Dorothee Wohlgemuth; Altos: Stephen Carter, Peter de Groot, Hugo Naessens, Carla Schaap; Tenors: Otto Bouwknegt, Sebastian Brouwer, Henk Gunneman, Tilmann Kögel, Geraint Roberts; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: BWV 197/2-4,6-8: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Lisa Landgraf, Lisa Ferguson, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Silvia Schweinberger; Violas: Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers; Violoncellos: Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Margaret Urquhart; Transverse Flutes: Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion Moonen; Oboes: Katharina Sprcckelsen, Alexandra Bellamy; Bassoon: Wouter Verschuren; Lute: Mike Fentross; Continuo: Ton Koopman
ABO: BWV 197/1,5,9,10: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Lisa Landgraf, Foskien Kooistra, Carla Marotta, Fanny Pestalozzi, David Rabinovich, Alida Schat, Ruth Slater (Violins); Katherine McGillivray, Jane Rogers (Violas); Jonathan Manson, Catherine Jones (Violoncellos); Margaret Urquhart (Double-bass); Alfredo Bernardini, Michel Henry (Oboes); Wilbert Hazelzet, Marion Moonen (Transverse Flute); Wouter Verschuren (Bassoon); Andrew Clark, François Merand, Joe Walters (Horns); Stephen Keavy, Jonathan Impett, James Ghigi (Trumpets); Luuk Nagtegaal (Timpani); Mike Fentross (Lute); Matthew Halls, Ton Koopman (Continuo)

Antoine Marchand CC-72221
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Antoine Marchand CC-72284
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May 9-14, 2002 [Mvt. 7]
Sep 25-Oct 3, 2002 [Mvts. 2-4, 6, 8]
Feb 23-24, 2003 [Mvt. 1, 5, 9-10]

3-CD / TT: 197:59
MP3 / TT: 197:23
CD / TT: 74:21
MP3 / TT: 74:30

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editing: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 197: Mvt. 1: Chorus [6:32]
Vol. 21, CD-3: Cantata BWV 197, BWV 97, BWV 118, BWV 191 [71:49]
Buy this album at:
3-CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes
Single Volume CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes


7

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 20

Cantata BWV 197, sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura [19:53]

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Bass: Akira Watanabe; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 20

Dec 17, 2005

CD / TT: 55:20

Recorded at live at Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Source: J.S. Bach: »50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vols. 1-20: CD


8

Bachfest Leipzig 2010 · Ausgewählte Höhepunkte [F-2010] [C-20]
Bach: Kantaten, Leipzig 2010 Herreweghe (BWV 197, 192, 120, 119) [C-20]

 
 

Cantata BWV 197 [27:55]

Philippe Herreweghe

Collegium Vocale Gent

Soprano: Dorothee Mields; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Bass: Peter Kooy

Bach-Archiv Leipzig
House of Opera CD-85734
House of Opera MP3-85734

Jun 12, 2010

2-CD / TT: 148:38
2-CD / TT:
MP3 / TT:

Recorded live in the frame of Bachfest Leipzig 2010, at Nikolaikirche, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.
2-CD/2: Radio transmission France Musique.
Buy this album at:
2-CD/1 (2011): Bach Museum Leipzig: Shop
2-CD/2: House of Opera
Music Download: House of Opera


9

J.S. Bach: Kantate 197 "Gott ist unsre Zuversicht"; Kantate 21 "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis" [SC-3]

Cantatas BWV 197 [21:44]

Christian Dehn Bang (Director & Organ)

Enghave Barok

Soprano: Klaudia Kidon; Counter-tenor: Daniel Carlsson; Tenor: Mathias Hedegaard; Bass: Jakob Bloch Jespersen

SoundCloud

Sep 23, 2012

Audio / TT: 59:49

Recorded live at Enghave Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark, in the frame of Enghave Barok: Bach Cantata Series.
Listen on SoundCloud:
Cantata BWV 197: Complete Cantata


10

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 54 - Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe - Cantatas from Leipzig 1730s-40s / III (BWV 14, 100, 197, 197a)

 
 

Cantata BWV 197 [28:37]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Hana Blažíková; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Bass: Peter Kooy
Jean-François Madeuf (Trumpet); Kiyomi Suga (Transverse Flute); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d'amore); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)
Chorus: Sopranos: Hana Blažíková, Minae Fujisaki, Yoshie Hida, Aki Matsui; Altos: Damien Guillon, Hiroya Aoki, Yumi Nakamura, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Gerd Türk, Yusuke Fujii, Satoshi Mizukoshi, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Daisuke Fujii, Toru Kaku, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Trumpet I: Jean-François Madeuf; Trumpet II: Gilles Rapin; Trumpet III: Hidenori Saito; Timpani: Rizumu Sugishita; Transverse Flute I: Kiyomi Suga; Transverse Flute II: Kanae Kikuchi; Oboe I / Oboe d'amore I: Masamitsu San'nomiya; Oboe II / Oboe d'amore II: Atsuko Ozaki; Violins 1: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader; BWV 197/6 solo], Paul Herrera, Yuko Takeshima; Violins 2: Azumi Takada [BWV 197/6 solo], Yukie Yamaguchi, Ayaka Yamauchi; Violas: Hiroshi Narita, Mika Akiha
Continuo: Violoncello: Hidemi Suzuki; Violone: Seiji Nishizawa; Bassoon: Yukiko Murakami; Harpsichord: Masato Suzuki; Organo: Naoko Imai

BIS SACD-2021
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Sep 2012

SACD / TT: 75:40
MP3 / TT: 75:31

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Producer: Jens Braun; Sound Engineer: Andreas Ruge; Tuner: Akimi Hayashi.
Listen on YouTube:
CD: Cantatas BWV 100, BWV 14, BWV 197, BWV 197a [75:25]
Buy this album at:
CD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
CD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


11

J.S. Bach: Hochzeitskantaten (BWV 196, 196, 197, 1069)

Aria for Soprano Vergnügen und Lust (Mvt. 8) from Cantata BWV 197 [4:34] (from a complete performance)

Claudio Cavina

Ensemble La Venexiana

Soprano: Francesca Boncompagni; Counter-tenor: Raffaele Pé; Bass-Baritone: Tomáš Král

YouTube

May 29, 2014

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at Kirche St. Johann Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland in the frame of Internationales Bachfest Schaffhausen.
Source: Classical Point: Hochzeitskantaten im Rahmen des Internationalen Bachfest Schaffhausen
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 197: Mvt. 8: Aria [S] [4:34]


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (January 2002 - November 2017)
Thanks to contributors: Stefan Heise (January 2011),
Frits V. Herbold (March 2012), Ed Myskowski (May 2008), Claude Role (June 2010), Ehud Shiloni (August 2006)

Cantata BWV 197: Gott ist unsre Zuversicht for Wedding (After 1735 / c1742 / 1736-1737 / 1739)
Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


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