Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt, BWV 18 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Mein Seelenschatz ist Gottes Wort (No.4)

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Band 7. Kantaten zu den Sonntagen Septuagesimae und Sexagesimae (pp.81-106)
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Band 7. Kantaten zu den Sonntagen Septuagesimae und Sexagesimae (pp.107-32)
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Sinfonia (No.1)

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Misc. Notes A minor, with recorders
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822-1907), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J.S.B. I.18.
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Sinfonia (No.1)

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Aria: Mein Seelenschatz ist Gottes Wort (No.4)

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General Information

Work Title Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt
Alternative. Title Just like the rain and snow falling from the heavens
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 247
Key G minor (Weimer version)
A minor (Leipzig version)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 sections:
  1. Sinfonia
  2. Recitativo (soprano): Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt
  3. Recitativo & Chorale (tenor, bass): Mein Gott, hier wird mein Herze sein
  4. Aria (soprano): Mein Seelenschatz ist Gottes Wort
  5. Chorale: Ich bitt, o Herr, aus Herzens Grund
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1713-14, revised 1724
First Performance. 1713/1715 in Weimar
1724-02-13 (after the Sermon) Nikolaikirche Leipzig
First Publication. 1852 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Isaiah 55: 10-12 (No.2)
Erdmann Neumeister (1671-1756) (Nos.3-4)
Lazarus Spengler (1479-1534) (No.5)
Language German
Dedication Sexagesima Sunday
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 recorders (none in Weimar), bassoon, 4 violas, cello, continuo
Primary Sources Weimar version, BC A 44a
Leipzig version, BC A 44b
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Text at Wikisource (de)
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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach