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Cantata BWV 77
Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, Lieben

Ref.

BWV 77

German Title

Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, Lieben

English Title

Thou shalt love the Lord thy God (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Cantata for the 13th Sunday after Trinity
Readings: Epistle Galatians 3: 15-22; Gospel: Luke 10: 23-37
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for 13th Sunday after Trinity

Composed

Leipzig, 1723
1st performance: August 22, 1723 - Leipzig

Text

Luke 10: 27 (Mvt. 1); Justus Gesenius / David Denicke (Mvt. 6); Anon (Mvts. 2-5) [based on text from Johann Oswald (?) Knauer cantata cycle; C.S. Terry suggests Christian Weiss, Sr.] or someone unknown]

Text: German-1 | German-6 | NBA Text | Translations: Catalan-1 | Chinese-2 | Dutch-3 | English-1 | English-3I | English-3P | English-6 | English-10 | French-1 | French-4 | French-6 | Hebrew-1 | Indonesian-1 | Italian-2 | Italian-4 | Japanese-6 | Russian-1 | Russian-3 | Spanish-3 | Spanish-7
Chorale Text: Wenn einer alle Ding verstünd (Chosen by Carl Friedrich Zelter) or O Gottes Sohn, Herr Jesu Christ (Recommended by NBA)

Scoring

Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus
Orchestra: trumpet, 2 oboes, strings, continuo
Mvt. 1: Chorus w/ Instrumental Chorale | Mvt. 2: Recitative | Mvt. 3: Aria | Mvt. 4: Recitative | Mvt. 5: Aria | Mvt. 6: Chorale

Score Vocal & Piano [1.44 MB] | Score BGA [1.82 MB]
Autograph Score (Fascimile): D B Mus. ms. Bach P 68 [Bach Digital]
Chorales: Mvt. 6
Capella: Mvt. 6 [cap]
Chorale Melody: Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein

References

BGA: XVIII | NBA: I/21 | BC: A 126 | Zwang: K 40 | First Published: BG, 1870 | Autograph score (facsimile): Berlin, Staatsbibliothek

Commentary

Crouch | AMG | Emmanuel Music | Mincham | Af [Dutch] | EvH [Dutch] | Role [French] | Japanese-1 | Reyes [Spanish]

Music

Music Examples

Discussions

Week of September 17, 2000; Week of September 18, 2005; Week of January 1, 2012

Contents

 

Complete Recordings
Recordings of Individual Movements

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

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6
Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 47
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 25

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Helen Donath; Altos: Helen Watts [LP], Julia Hamari [CD]; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne

Hänssler

1972 (Mvts. 2-4); 1983 (rest)

TT: 17:15

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Germany. The original LP was all recorded in 1972.
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2

J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk · Complete Cantatas · Les Cantates, Folge / Vol. 20 - BWV 76-79
J.S. Bach: Das Kantatenwerk - Sacred Cantatas
Vol. 4 - BWV 61-78
Bach-2000
Vol. 2: Sacred Cantatas 2 - BWV 48-52, 54-69, 69a, 70-99
Bach: Cantatas / Kantaten
Vol. 24 - BWV 76-78

 
 
 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [15:47 / 15:49]

Gustav Leonhardt

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

Boy Soprano: Detlef Bratschke [Soloist of the Knabenchor Hannover); Alto: Paul Esswood; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Max van Egmond

Telefunken 6.35362
Teldec 8.35362 ZL & 242 576-2
Teldec 4509-91758-2
Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81187-2
Warner Classics 8573-81187-5

May 4-7, 1977

2-LP / TT: 84 min
2-CD / TT: 83:32
6-CD / TT: / 389:16
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 67:56
CD / TT: 67:56

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
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Teldec CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Warner CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
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3

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [13:34]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208

Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland.
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4

J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 13 - Cantatas from Leipzig 1723 - BWV 25, 50, 64, 69a, 77

 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [14:53]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yoshie Hida; Alto: Kirsten Sollek-Avella; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy

BIS 1041

Oct 1999

CD / TT: 70:58

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
See: Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
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5

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12

 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [14:37]

Pieter Jan Leusink

Holland Boys Choir / Netherlands Bach Collegium

Soprano: Ruth Holton; Alto: Sytse Buwalda; Tenor: Nico van der Meel; Bass: Bas Ramselaar

Brilliant Classics 99380

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53

Recorded at St. Nicolaschurch, Elburg, Holland.
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6

Bach Cantatas Vol. 6: Köthen/Frankfurt
For the 12th Sunday after Trinity
For the 13th Sunday after Trinity

 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [17:47]

John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists

Soprano: Gillian Keith; Alto: Nathalie Stutzmann; Tenor: Christoph Genz; Bass: Jonathan Brown

Soli Deo Gloria 134

Sep 17, 2000

2-CD / TT: 108:56

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Dreikönigskirche, Frankfurt, Germany.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6
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7

»50 Bach-Kantaten aufgeführt in japanischer Sprache« Vol. 10

Cantata BWV 77 [16:09] - sung in Japanese translation by Emiko Ohmura

Emiko Ohmura

Bach-Chor Tokyo / Tokyo Cantata Chamber Orchestra

Soprano: Takako Mitsuno; Alto: Mariko Sasaki; Tenor: Masatoshi Sasaki; Bass: Keiichi Usami; Organ: Miyako Kusama

Bach-Chor Tokyo BACHCD 10

May 9, 2004

CD / TT: 52:15

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

VII Ciclo Las Cantatas de J.S. Bach - Música en Recintos Históricos (Cantatas BWV 5, 77, 176) [C-4]

 

Cantata BWV 77: Mvt. 1: Chorus w/ Instrumental Chorale & Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [10:06] (from a complete performance)

Óscar Gershensohn

La Capilla Real de Madrid (Director: Óscar Gershensohn) / Vespres d'Arnadí (Baroque Orchestra; Director: Dani Espasa)

Soprano: Inmaculada (Inma) Férez; Mezzo-soprano: Marta Infante; Tenor: Ariel Hernández; Baritone: José Antonio Carril
Pere Saragossa (Oboe I); Rodrigo Gutiérrez (Oboe II); Jonathan Pia (Trumpet); Marta Calvo (Bassoon); Guadalupe del Moral (Violin I); Elisabeth Bataller (Violin II); Natan Paruzel (Viola); Xavier Roig (Cello); Vega Montero (Violone); Dani Espasa (Organ)

YouTube

Jun 12, 2011

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed live at Parroquia Nuestra Señora de Fátima, Madrid, Spain, in the frame of Ciclo Cantatas de Bach en Madrid.
Management & Production: Pere Saragossa, Musiepoca Produccions SLU.
Watch on Youtube: Cantata BWV 77: Mvt. 1: Chorus [5:56] Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [4:10]

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2000 - October 2014)
Thanks to contributors: Frits V. Herbold (February 2012), Teri Noel Towe (December 2001), Ed Myskowski (March 2006)

Cantata BWV 77: Details & Complete Recordings | Recordings of Individual Movements
Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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