J S BACH – BWV 77 Cantata – Stunningly Complicated Counterpoint

August 16, 2020

Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben

Richard Atkinson analyzes the stunningly complicated counterpoint in the opening chorus of J. S. Bach’s BWV 77 cantata, “Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben”. This is a fair use educational commentary that uses excerpts from the following recordings/performances:

BWV 77 (Cantata): Pieter Jan Leusink, Holland Boys Choir/Netherlands Bach Collegium Dies sind die heiligen zehn Gebot (Melody): Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier BWV 298 (Chorale Harmonization): Chamber Choir of Europe, Nicol Matt & Chamber Ensemble of Europe BWV 4 (Cantata): Konrad Junghänel, Cantus Cölln BWV 635: (from Orgelbüchlein): Wolfgang Zerer, organ BWV 678 and 679 (from Clavier-Übung III): Kay Johannsen, organ Please support this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/RichardAtkinson

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