Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe, BWV 185 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Das is der Christen Kunst' (No.5)

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Feldmahler (2006/8/30)

Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 37
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVII.
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907) [?]
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880).
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Misc. Notes Vocal Score based on Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe
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Aria: 'Das is der Christen Kunst' (No.5)

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Chorale: 'Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesus Christ' (No.6)

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Editor Frieder Rempp (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder
Band 2.1. Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 1 (pp.50-51)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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Misc. Notes From Dietel Sammlung as "Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ" (No.68). More details. 600 dpi. Page size is 10.00 x 12.688 inches.
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General Information

Work Title Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe
Alternative. Title Merciful heart of eternal love
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 185 ; BC A 101
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 37
Key F-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Duet (soprano, tenor): Barmherziges Herze der ewigen Liebe (F minor)
  2. Recitative (alto): Ihr Herzen, die ihr euch in Stein und Fels verkehret
  3. Aria (alto): Sei bemüht in dieser Zeit (A major)
  4. Recitative (bass): Die Eigenliebe schmeichelt sich
  5. Aria (bass): Das ist der Christen Kunst (B minor)
  6. Chorale: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesus Christ (F minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1715 in Weimar
First Performance. 1715-07-14 in Weimar (1st Performance)
1715-07-14 in Weimar (2nd Performance, Possible Repeat)
1723-06-20 in Leipzig (3rd Performance*)
1746-47 in Leipzig (4th Performance)
First Publication. 1843 in Berlin
Librettist see below
Salomo Franck (1659-1725) (Nos.1-5)
Johannes Agricola (1492-1566) (No.6)
Language German
Dedication 4th Sunday after Trinity
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: oboe*, corno da tirarsi?*, bassoon, strings, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

Misc. Comments

  • 3rd Performance 1723-06-20 possibly replaced oboe with Corno da tirarsi.


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