Cantata No.77

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.77

BWV77 • “Du sollst Gott, deinen Herren, lieben”

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Bach's Cantata No. 77 "Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben" (Love your God, the Lord) (BWV 77) was composed for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity, which fell on August 22, 1723. It sets a text by an anonymous librettist based on the line from the Gospel According to St. Luke 10:27 that furnishes the text for its ope...