Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild, BWV 79 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Gott ist unser Sonn und Schild' (No.2)

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Michrond (2015/12/23)

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Choral: 'Nun danket Alle Gott' (No.3)

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Keanur (2015/5/19)

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Publisher Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2015
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1725
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach P 89
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Feldmahler (2006/8/08)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 18
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1870. Plate B.W. XVIII.
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Vocal Scores

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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907) ?
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Schalltrichter (2016/12/6)

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Translator Mariya Avgustova Davydova (1863-19??), Russian text
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: 'Gott ist unser Sonn und Schild' (No.2)

For Trios: Oboe or Flute ad lib. and Strings (Lang)

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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2015/12/23)

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Michrond (2015/12/23)

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Choral: 'Nun danket Alle Gott' (No.3)

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For Organ (Bækgaard)

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Arranger Peter Bækgaard
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For Organ (Gouin)

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Aria: 'Gott, ach Gott, verlaß die Deinen nimmermehr' (No.5)

For String Quartets (Lang)

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Misc. Notes Various quartet configurations
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For String Trios (Lang and Bartoli)

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Arranger Peter Lang
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Misc. Notes violin, viola and cello or violin and 2 cellos
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Choral. Nun danket Alle Gott (No.3)

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General Information

Work Title Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild
Alternative. Title God the Lord is Sun and Shield
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 79 ; BC A 184
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 250
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Coro: Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn und Schild (G major)
  2. Aria (alto): Gott ist unser Sonn und Schild (D major)
  3. Choral: Nun danket Alle Gott (G major)
  4. Recitativo (bass): Gottlob! Wir wissen den rechten Weg zur Seligkeit (E minor-B minor)
  5. Aria (soprano, bass): Gott, ach Gott, verlaß die Deinen nimmermehr (B minor)
  6. Choral: Erhalt uns in der Wahrheit (G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1725 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1725-10-31 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1870 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Psalm CXXXIV: 11 (No.1)
Anonymous (Nos.2, 4, 5)
Martin Rinckart (1586-1649) (No.3)
Ludwig Helmbold (1532-1598) (No.6)
Language German
Dedication Feast of Reformation
Average DurationAvg. Duration 17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 traverse flutes [1730, 2nd flute ad lib.], 2 oboes, 2 horns, timpani, strings, continuo
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary on each movement

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach