Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein, BWV 2 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Chorus: 'Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein' (No.1)

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Arranger Gustav Rösler (1819-1882), piano reduction
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Chorus: 'Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein' (No.1)

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Chorale: 'Das wollst du, Gott, bewahren rein' (No.6)

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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder
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General Information

Work Title Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein
Alternative. Title Oh God, look down from heaven
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 2 ; BC A 98
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 3
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorus: Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein
  2. Recitativo (tenor): Sie lehren eitel falsche List
  3. Aria (alto): Tilg, o Gott, die Lehren
  4. Recitativo (bass): Die Armen sind verstört
  5. Aria (tenor): Durchs Feuer wird das Silber rein
  6. Chorale: Das wollst du, Gott, bewahren rein
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-06-18 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1851 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Martin Luther (1483–1546) (after Bible, Psalm XII) (Nos.1, 6)
Anonymous (Nos.2-5)
Language German
Dedication 2nd Sunday after Trinity
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 4 trombones, strings, continuo (organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
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Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein - scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Commentary on the movements

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach