Alles, was ihr tut mit Worten oder Werken, BuxWV 4 (Buxtehude, Dietrich)
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Prepared by Jürgen Knuth
These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
Violins I, II, Violas I, II, Violone, Continuo
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(Violins III = Violas I, Violotta/Octave Violin = Violas II, Cellos)
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Aria: Habe deine Lust (No.4)
Gerd Büntzly (also author of new text)
Kompy (also author of new text)
Based on the edition by Michael Straeten. Alternative text for secular World Humanist Day (Summer solstice) celebration by Kompy (#2/8).
|Work Title||Alles, was ihr tut mir Worten oder Werken|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||BuxWV 4|
|Year/Date of Composition||1668 or so, or earlier (a Swedish MS copy was made by Georg Düben in the latter year.)|
|Librettist||Georg Niege and Kolosser|
|Average Duration||13 minutes|
|Composer Time Period||Baroque|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)|
Orchestra: 2 violins, 2 violas, violone + continuo
|External Links|| (autograph of first 2 sections, Lübeck)
(has scans of the parts of Düben's 1668? copy (with Swedish words))
11.5 minutes here, 15 minutes in a 1992 commercial recording on the Carus label. (There have been several other recordings including LPs as far back as 1962, soon after an early modern (1957) edition of the work in vocal score. Kistner published the full score ca.1933.
According to Snyder, Alles, was ihr tut was Buxtehude's "most popular work: it is the only one included in all three of the principal manuscript collections that transmit Buxtehude's vocal music".