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Cantata BWV 80b
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott

German Title

Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott

English Title

A Mighty fortress is our God (by Richard Stokes)

Event

Choral Cantata for the Feast of Reformation
Readings: Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 2: 3-8; Gospel: Revelations 14: 6-8
Musical Context: Motets & Chorales for Feast of Reformation

Composed

Composed partly in Weimar, 1715 for the 3rd Sunday in Lent (BWV 80a). Revised and expanded: Leipzig, around 1730. Cantata BWV 80 is as a reworking of cantatas BWV 80a and BWV 80b.
1st performance (BWV 80a): March 15, 1715 - Weimar; 2nd performance (BWV 80b): 1728-1731 - Leipzig; 3rd performance (BWV 80): 1735-1740 - Leipzig

Text

Martin Luther (Mvt. 1); The text for the remaining Mvts. lost

Text: German-5 | German-6 | Translations:

Scoring

Fragement of music of Mvt. 1

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References

BGA: - | NBA: I 31 | BC: - | Zwang: - | First Published: -

Commentary

Crouch | Role [French]

Music

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Discussions

Week of October 22, 2000; Week of November 2, 2008; Week of March 17, 2013

Contents

 

Complete Recordings of BWV 80
Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 80
Details of BWV 80a

Discussions - Part 1 (1st round)
Discussions - Part 2
Discussions - Part 3
Discussions - Part 4
Discussions - Part 5 (2nd round)
Discussions - Part 6 (3rd round)

Discography

Recordings of Individual Movements

M-1

Edition Bachakademie Vol. 82
A Book of Chorale-Settings for Incidental Festivies, Psalms

Chorale BWV 233, Chorale Prelude BWV 720 & Chorale from Cantata BWV 80b [5:37]

Helmuth Rilling

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart

Gerhard Gnann (Organ)

Hänssler

Jan, Apr, Sep 1998

CD / TT:

Recorded at Stadthalle Sindelfingen, Germany [Chorale]; Pfarrkirche St. Martin, Staufen/Breisgau, Germany & Saessolsheim, Elsace, France [Organ].

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2003 - Sptember 2003)

Cantatas BWV 80, BWV 80a & BWV 80b : Details & Complete Recordings of BWV 80 | Recordings of Individual Movements from BWV 80 | Details of BWV 80a | Details of BWV 80b | Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

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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