Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück, BWV 66a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)




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Perlnerd666 (2008/10/12)

Copyist Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)
Publisher. Info. Composer's manuscript, n.d.
Reprinted Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLIV.
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General Information

Work Title Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück
Alternative. Title Serenade to Mark the Birthday of Prince Leopold
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 66a
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1718
First Performance. 1718-12-10 in Cöthen
First Publication. 1895 (BGA) - fragment only
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
External Links Wikipedia article (BWV 66)
Extra Information A Secular (congratulatory cantata) written in Cöthen, music later used in Leipzig (1724) with a sacred text. The Alto is "Anhalt's Felicity" and the Tenor "Fame." Scores and parts of this version lost.

Misc. Comments

The secular model for Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, BWV 66; for more details, see "Version History" on the page for that cantata.

Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach