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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 [B] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] | Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] | Mvt. 5: Aria [A] | 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

English: 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; Week of August 30, 2015

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)

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

Discography - Part 1

Complete Recordings

1

Radio Recording 12: Du sollst Gott, deinen Herren, lieben, BWV 77

 

Cantata BWV 77 [15:48]

Karl Straube

Thomanerchor Leipzig / Stadt- und Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Soprano: Minna Ebel-Wilde; Alto: Elly Hartwig-Correns; Bass: Otto-Erich Lindner
Organ: Max Fest; Harpsichord: Friedbert Sammler; Oboes: Rudolf Kempe, Fritz Rein; Trumpet: Heinrich Teubig

RRG-Aufnahme DRA-B003683731

1931

Audio File / TT: 15:48

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.

2

Die Bach Kantate Vol. 47 (Cantatas BWV 101, 102, 77)
Edition Bachakademie Vol. 25 (Cantatas BWV 77-79)

 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [17:15]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Soprano: Helen Donath; Altos: Helen Watts [LP], Julia Hamari [CD]; Tenor: Adalbert Kraus; Bass: Wolfgang Schöne
Hannes Läubin (Trumpet); Günther Passin (Oboe) [Mvt. 1]; Daisuke Mogi (Oboe d'amore) [Mvt. 1]; Otto Winter (Oboe) [Mvt. 3]; Thomas Schwarz (Oboe) [Mvt. 3]; Hans Mantels (Bassoon); Jürgen Wolf (Cello) [Mvts. 2-4]; Helmut Veihelmann (Cello) [Mvts. 1,5,6]; Manfred Gräser (Double-bass) [Mvts. 2-4]; Harro Bertz (Double-bass) [Mvts. 1,5,6]; Martha Schuster (Harpsichord); Hans-Joachim Erhard (Positive Organ)

Hänssler 98.809
Hänssler 92.025
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BWV 77: Feb 1972 [Mvts. 2-4]; Jul 1983 [Mvts. 1,5,6]

CD / TT: 64:58

Recorded at Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Recording: Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg [Mvts. 1,5,6]; Sonopress Tontechnik Gütersloh [Mvts. 2-4]; Recording Supervision: Richard Hauck (on CD-2 also: Wolfran Wehnert].
The original LP was all recorded in 1972.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 77: Complete Cantata [16:35] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [4:44]
CD-2: Cantatas BWV 77, BWV 78, BWV 79 [HD: 53:10] | Cantatas BWV 77, BWV 78, BWV 79 [53:10]
Buy this album at:
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CD-2 (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
CD-2 (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

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3

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
LC: Tromba da tirarsi (Slide Trumpet): Don Smithers; Oboes: Ku Ebbinge, Bruce Haynes; Violins: Marie Leonhardt, Alda Stuurop, Janneke van der Meer, Antoinette van der Hombergh, Keiko Watanabe; Violas: Wiel Peters, Ruth Hesseling; Violoncellos: Anner Bylsma, Dijck Koster [BWV 77/1,6], Richte van der Meer [BWV 77/4]; Violone: Antonie Woodrow; Organ: Gustav Leonhardt

Telefunken 6.35362
Teldec 8.35362 ZL & 242 576-2
Teldec 4509-91758-2
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Teldec 3984-25707-2
Teldec 8573-81187-2
Warner Classics 8573-81187-5
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May 4-7, 1977

2-LP / TT: 84 min
2-CD / TT: 83:32
6-CD / TT: 389:26
MP3 / TT: 388:31
15-CD / TT: 963:00
CD / TT: 67:56
CD / TT: 67:56
MP3 / TT: 67:41

Recorded at Doopsgezinde Kerk, Haarlem, the Netherlands (?).
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 77: Complete Cantata [15:47] | Part 1 [9:23] + Part 2 [6:24]
CD: Cantatas BWV 76, BWV 77, BWV 78 [67:55]
Buy this album at:
6-CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download 6-CD: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
15-CD (1999): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Teldec CD (2000): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Warner CD (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


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4

Bach Aria Festival and Institute, Wednesday, June 13, 1990: Concert given at Staller Fine Arts Center, University at Stony Brook [F90-1]

 

Cantata BWV 77 []

Yehudi Wyner; Samuel Baron

Bach Aria Festival Chorus / Bach Aria Festival Orchestra [Bach Aria Group]

Soprano: Susan Davenny-Wyner; Tenor: David Britton; Baritone: William Sharp; Other soloists: unknown

State University of New York at Stony Brook: Dept. of Music

Jun 13, 1990

CD / TT: 61:10

Recorded live at Staller Center for the Arts, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, New York, USA, in the frame of Bach Aria Festival and Institute.
Source: WorldCat Libraries (OCLC Number: 55804674)

5

J.S. Bach: Complete Cantatas Vol. 8

 
 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [13:34]

Ton Koopman

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (Chorus Master: Simon Schouten)

Soprano: Dorothea Röschmann; Alto: Elisabeth von Magnus; Tenor: Jörg Dürmüller; Bass: Klaus Mertens
ABO Soloists: Margaret Faultless (Violin); Jaap ter Linden (Cello); Marcel Ponseele (Oboe); Stephen Keavy (Trumpet)
ABC: Sopranos: Els Bongers, Vera Lansink, María-Luz Álvarez, Mariette Bastiaansen, Henriette Feith; Altos: Annemieke Cantor, Stephen Carter, Pedro Adarraga, Hugo Naessens; Tenors: Wim-Jan van Deuveren, Joost van der Linden, Geraint Roberts, Jeremy Ovenden, Andreas Gisler; Basses: Donald Bentvelsen, Bas Verkuylen, Matthijs Mesdag, René Steur, Hans Wijers
ABO: Violins: Margaret Faultless, Marc Cooper, Nicolo Cleminson, Foskien Kooistro, Corio Marono, Marshall Marcus, Sebastian van Vucht, Kati Debretzeni; Violas: Martin Kelly, Nicky Akeroyd; Cellos: Jaap ter Linden, Catherine Jones; Double-bass: Nicholas Pap; Oboes: Marcel Ponseele, Ann Vanlancker; Bassoon: Marc Vallon; Tromba da tirarsi: Stephen Keavy; Lute: Mike Fentross; Organ: Fabio Bonizzoni [choir]; Organ/Harpsichord: Ton Koopman (recitatives & arias]

Erato 3984-25488-2 Antoine Marchand CC-72208
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Mar 1998

3-CD / TT: 190:47
3-CD / TT: 190:47
MP3 / TT: 190:17

Recorded at Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Producer: Tini Mathot; Sound Engineer & Editor: Adriaan Verstijnen.
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 77: Complete Cantata [13:31] | Mvt. 1: Chorus [3:03] | Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [HD: 4:22]
Cantatas BWV 77, BWV 80, BWV 81, BWV 94, BWV 115 [HD: 99:07]
Buy this album at:
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Antoine Marchand 3-CD (2005): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download 3-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

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6

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

 
 

Cantata BWV 77 [14:53]

Masaaki Suzuki

Bach Collegium Japan

Soprano: Yoshie Hida; Alto: Kirsten Sollek-Avella; Tenor: Makoto Sakurada; Bass: Peter Kooy
Chorus: Sopranos: Yoshie Hida, Tamiko Hoshi, Mikiko Suzuki, Aki Yanagisawa; Altos: Kirsten Sollek-Avella, Yuko Anazawa, Tomoko Koike, Tamaki Suzuki; Tenors: Makoto Sakurada, Hiroyuki Harada, Takanori Ohnishi, Yosuke Taniguchi; Basses: Peter Kooy, Yoshiya Hida, Tetsuya Odagawa, Chiyuki Urano
Orchestra: Tromba da tirarsi: Toshio Shimada; Oboes: Alfredo Bernardini, Masamitsu San'nomiya, Atsuko Ozaki; Violins: Natsumi Wakamatsu [Leader], Azumi Takada, Yuko Araki, Luna Oda, Yasuko Ohara, Mari Ono; Violas: Yoshiko Morita, Ryoko Moro'oka; Violoncellos: Hidemi Suzuki [Principal], Norizumi Moro'oka; Double-bass: Shigeru Sakurai; Bassoon: Seiichi Futakuchi; Organ: Masaaki Suzuki, Naoko lmai

BIS CD-1041
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Oct 1999

CD / TT: 70:58
MP3 / TT: 68:23

Recorded at the Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan.
Tuner: Toshihiko Umeoka; Recording Producer: Ingo Petry; Sound Engineer: Marion Schwebel; Digital Editing: Jens Jamin, Annette Rauhaus.
See: Cantatas Vol. 13 - conducted by Masaaki Suzuki
Listen on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 77: Complete Cantata [Full HQ sound: 14:37]
Buy this album at:
CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline | iTunes | iTunes

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7

Bach Edition Vol. 21 - Cantatas Vol. 12
J.S. Bach: Complete Sacred Cantatas, Vol. 4 (BWV 61-80)

 
 
 
 

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
HBC: Trebles: Jelle Stocker, Gerwin Zwep, Anne Jan Leusink, Herjan Pullen, Hans van Roset, Aalt Jan van Roest, Tanny Koomen, Claude Paulinck, Erik Guldenaar, Nicky Westerink, Peter van der Kolk; 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
NBC: Violins: John Wilson Meyer [Concert-master], Laura Johnson, Pieter Affourtit, Elin Eriksson, Mimi Michell, Annabelle Ferdinand, Rachel Beesley, Antoinette Lohmann, Alida Schat; Violas: Jan Willem Vis, Simon Murphy, Örsze Adam, Marten Boeken; Violoncellos: Frank Wakelkamp [BWV 77/2,3,5]; Double-bass: Maggie Urquhart, Robert Franenberg, Jan Hollestelle; Oboes: Peter Frankenberg, Ofer Frenkel; Bassoons: Trudy van der Wulp, Norbert Kunst; Natural Trumpet: Susan Williams; Organ: Vaughan Schlepp [BWV 77/2,3,5]

Brilliant Classics 99380
Brilliant Classics

Jun-Jul 2000

5-CD / TT: 332:53
MP3 / TT: 408:33

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 77: Complete Cantata [HD: 14:40]
CD: Cantata BWV 77, BWV 24, BWV 126, BWV 67 [61:55] | Cantata BWV 77, BWV 24, BWV 126, BWV 67 [61:55]
Buy this album at:
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8

Bach Cantatas Vol. 6: Köthen/Frankfurt
For the 12th Sunday after Trinity (BWV 69a, 35, 137)
For the 13th Sunday after Trinity (BWV 77, 164, 33)

 
 
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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
MC: Sopranos: Suzanne Flowers, Susan Hamilton, Lucinda Houghton, Gillian Keith, Emma Preston-Dunlop, Belinda Yates; Altos: Ian Aitkenhead, Lucy Ballard, Elinor Carter, Angus Davidson; Tenors: Andrew Busher, Simon Davies, Rory O'Connor, Paul Tindall, Basses: Jonathan Brown, Geoffrey Davidson, Charles Pott, Richard Savage
EBS: Violins 1: Alison Bury, Pauline Nobes, Peter Lissauer, Deborah Diamond, Matthew Truscott; Violins 2: Lucy Howard, Henrietta Wayne, Jane Gillie, Catherine Ford; Violas: Jane Rogers, Emma Alter, Nicola Akeroyd; Cellos: David Watkin, Catherine Rimer; Double-bass: Cecelia Bruggemeyer; Oboes: Michael Niesemann, James Eastaway, Edouard Wesley; Bassoon: Alastair Mitchell; Trumpet: Niklas Eklund; Harpsichord: Paul Nicholson; Organ; Howard Moody

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-134
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Sep 17, 2000

2-CD / TT: 111:56
MP3 / TT: 111:08

Live recordings from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, at Dreikönigskirche, Frankfurt, Germany.
Producer: Isabella de Sabata; Balance Engineers: Jean-Marie Geijsen, Everett Porter (Polyhymnia); Recording Engineers: Matthijs Ruijter, Rob Aarden (Eurosound); Tape Editor: Ientje Mooij; Series Executive Producer: Isabella de Sabata.
See: John Eliot Gardiner - Bach Cantata Pilgrimage - Vol. 6
Buy this album at:
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Music Download: Amazon.com | ClassicsOnline | iTunes

9

»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

10

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] [10:08] (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 [5:57] + Mvt. 3: Aria [S] [4:11]

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The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (September 2000 - August 2015)
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:
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