Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 116 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Ach, unaussprechlich ist die Not' (No.2)

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Sheet Music

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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 24 (pp.133-58)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1876. Plate B.W. XXIV.
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907) [?]
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Chorus: 'Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ' (No.1)

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Aria: 'Ach, unaussprechlich ist die Not' (No.2)

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Terzetto: 'Ach, wir bekennen unsre Schuld' (No.4)

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General Information

Work Title Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ
Alternative. Title You Prince of Peace, Lord Jesus Christ
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 116 ; BC A 164
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 96
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorus: Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ (A major)
  2. Aria (alto): Ach, unaussprechlich ist die Not (F minor)
  3. Recitativo (tenor): Gedenke doch, o Jesu (A major-E major)
  4. Terzetto (soprano, tenor, bass): Ach, wir bekennen unsre Schuld (E major)
  5. Recitativo (alto): Ach, laß uns durch die scharfen Ruten (C minor-A major)
  6. Chorale: Erleucht auch unser Sinn und Her (A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-11-26 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1876 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Jakob Ebert (1549-1614) (Nos.1, 6)
Anonymous (Nos.2-5)
Language German
Dedication 25th Sunday after Trinity
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes d'amore, horn, strings, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary on the movements

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach