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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-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 | 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; 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)

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: 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); Maarie-Lise Schöpbach (Obor 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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Feb 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.
On Edition Bachakademie the dates are: Aug 1980; May 1981.
Listen on YouTube: 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) [BWV 177/3; 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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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]

Listen to audio recording by clicking on the TV image Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ JS BACH cantate et 3 solistes sourds - dir Baudouin de Jaer

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (April 2002 - July 2014)
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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