Cantata No.177

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No.177

BWV177 • “Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ”

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Composed for the fourth Sunday after Trinity, which fell on July 6, 1732, Bach's Cantata No. 177 "Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ" (I call to you, Lord Jesus Christ) (BWV 177) sets a hymn in five verses by Johann Agricola from 1530. The cantata is scored for alto, soprano, tenor soloists, and chorus, a pair of oboes a...