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Cantata BWV 197a
Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe

Ref.

BWV 197a

German Title

Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe

English Title

Glory to God in the highest (by Z. Philip Ambrose)

Event

Cantata for Christmas Day [fragment, incomplete]
Readings: Epistle: Titus 2: 11-14 / Isaiah 9: 2-7; Gospel: Luke 2: 1-14

Composed

Leipzig, 1728; Revised as a Wedding Cantata BWV 197: Leipzig, 1736-1737
1st performance: December 25, 1728 ? or the following year - Leipzig
2nd performance: 1736-1737 - Leipzig

Text

Lukas 2: 14 (Mvt. 1); Christian Friedrich Henrici (Picander) (Mvts. 2-6); Kaspar Ziegler (Mvt. 7)

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Dutch | English-1 | English-3 | English-10 | French | Hebrew | Italian | Spanish
Chorale Text: Ich freue mich in dir

Scoring

Soloists: Alto, Bass; Four-part chorus
Orchestra: 2 transverse flutes, oboe d’amore, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, bassoon, continuo
[The music for Mvts. 1-3 & the beginning of Mvt. 4 is missing]
Mvt. 1: Chorus | Mvt. 2: Aria | Mvt. 3: Recitative | Mvt. 4: Aria | Mvt. 5: Recitative | Mvt. 6: Aria | Mvt. 7: Chorus

Score BGA [0.98 MB]
Autograph Score (Facsimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 91 (BWV 197; 0197a/6, 8: Mvts.) [Bach Digital]
Chorale Melody: O Gott, du frommer Gott - Melody 3

References

BGA: XLI | NBA: I/2 | BC: A 11 | Zwang: K 170 | First Published: BG, 1894

Commentary

Crouch | Mincham | Role [French]

Music

Music Examples

Discussioons

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

 

Discussioons

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

Contents

 

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

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

Discography

Complete Recordings

1

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 140 - Sacred Vocal Works / Magnificat BWV 243a

Cantata BWV 197a: Mvts. 5-7 [5:42]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Bass: Michael Volle

Hänssler 92.140
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Apr-Jun 1999

2-CD / TT: 76:19
MP3 / TT: 76:53

Recorded at Stadthalle Sindelfingn & Leonberg, Germany..
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Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | ClassicsOnline

2

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

 
 

Cantatas BWV 197a (fragment; restoration of the score by Diethard Hellmann): Mvts. 4-7 [11:30]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Bass: Peter Kooy
Jean-François Madeuf (Trumpet); Kiyomi Suga (Flauto traverso); Masamitsu San’nomiya (Oboe d’amore); Yukiko Murakami (Bassoon); Natsumi Wakamatsu (Violin)

BIS 2021

Sep 2012

SACD / TT: 75:40

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan. Producer: Jens Braun; Sound engineer: Andreas Ruge; Tuner: Akimi Hayashi.
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CD (2013): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (November 2002 - August 2013)

Cantatas BWV 197 & BWV 197a: Details & Complete Recordings of BWV 197 | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 197 | Details & Recordings of BWV 197a
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Recordings & Discussions of Cantatas: Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Cantatas BWV Anh | Order of Discussion

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