Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn, BWV 23 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Choral: Christe, du Lamm Gottes (No.4)

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Version I, BC A 47a, (1722-1723)

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Copyist Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758-1832), additions
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1722-1723 (partial)
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Version III, BC A 47c (1728-1731)

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Copyist Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
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Feldmahler (2006/5/18)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 5 (pp.93-124)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1855. Plate B.W. V.
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Version I, BC A 47a (1722-1723)

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Copyist Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1717-1788)
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Version II, BC A 47b (1723, 1724)

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Copyist Johann Andreas Kuhnau (1703-1761)
Christian Gottlob Meißner (1707-1760)
Anon. L 1
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Copyist Johann Andreas Kuhnau (1703-1761)
Christian Gottlob Meißner (1707-1760)
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1724 (partial)
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Missing oboe d'amore 1/2, violins, violas, voices
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Version III, BC A 47c (1728-1731)

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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J. S. B. I.23.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Schalltrichter (2016/12/1)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822-1907), piano reduction
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Translator Mariya Avgustova Davydova (1863-19??), Russian text
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Choral: Christe, du Lamm Gottes (No.4)

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Editor Antonio Armendáriz (2nd edition)
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Publisher. Info. Lodosa: Antonio Armendáriz Navarro
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Misc. Notes Textos complementarios sobre esta obra en cuatro idiomas (alemán, español, francés e inglés). Parituras de muy alta calidad, con textos en español y latín
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General Information

Work Title Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn
Alternative. Title You true God and son of David
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 23 ; BC A 47 (a-c)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3, rev. 4 sections
  1. Aria (Duet, Soprano, Alto): Du wahrer Gott und Davids Sohn (C Dorian),
    Version II (1723-24, B minor)
  2. Recitativo (Tenor): Ach! gehe nicht vorüber (A Locrian)
    Version II (G Lydian)
  3. Chor: Aller Augen warten, Herr (E Lydian)
    Version II (D major)
  4. Choral: Christe, du Lamm Gottes (F Phrygian)
    Version III (G minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722; rev.1723-24 and 1728/1731
First Performance. 1723-02-07 in Leipzig, Thomaskirche
First Publication. 1855 (BGA)
Librettist anonymous
Language German
Dedication Quinquagesima Sunday (Estomihi)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: soprano, alto, tenor; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes (2nd also oboes d'amore), cornetto, 3 trombones, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
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Extra Information One of Bach's two audition cantatas for Leipzig
The first version (BC A 47a) was never performed.
The second (BC A 47b) was performed on the date above (after Sermon, in B minor with/without Brass instruments; oboes d'amore used instead of oboes; movement 4 added)
The third version (BC A 47b) was performed 1724-02-20 in Thomaskirche (after Sermon; repeat of version above; with Brass instruments)
Version IV (BC A 47c 1728/1731) was performed in Leipzig, date uncertain (in C minor; no brass Instruments; vocal parts revised)

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach