Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende, BWV 28 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Gott hat uns im herigen Jahre gesegnet (No.5)

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Feldmahler (2006/5/18)

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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 5 (pp.245-72)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1855. Plate B.W. V.
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Arranger Gustav Schreck (1849–1918), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1915). Plate N.B. II.2
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Aria: Gott hat uns im herigen Jahre gesegnet (No.5)

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General Information

Work Title Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende
Alternative. Title Praise God! The year now draws to a close
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 28
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sections
  1. Aria (Soprano): Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende (A minor)
  2. Choral: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren (C major)
  3. Recitativo ed Arioso (Bass): So spricht der Herr: Es soll mir eine (E minor)
  4. Recitativo (Tenor): Gott ist ein Quell, wo lauter Güte fleußt (G major-C major)
  5. Aria Duetto (Alto, Tenor): Gott hat uns im herigen Jahre gesegnet (C major)
  6. Choral: All solch dein Güt wir preisen (A minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1725
First Performance. 1725-12-30 in Leipzig
Librettist Erdmann Neumeister (1671-1756)
Language German
Dedication 1st Sunday after Christmas
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, taille, cornett, 3 trombones, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
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Misc. Comments

For the Sunday after Christmas.
This cantata is "distinguished by its exceptional wealth of forms: no one movement is remotely like another."1

Commentary on the movements

  1. Aria (Soprano): Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende. A very straightforward, accessible aria in 3/4. The winds and strings are segregated to form two distinct choirs within the instrumental texture;
    the material alternates between the two. Unusually, the aria is not a da capo aria.
  2. Choral: Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren. A setting of Gramann's hymn, using the upper line as a cantus firmus in the soprano and having the other parts weave a contrapuntal texture around it.
  3. Recitativo ed Arioso (Bass): So spricht der Herr: Es soll mir eine. A "motivic" arioso in declamatory style, preced by one line of recitative.
  4. Recitativo (Tenor): Gott ist ein Quell, wo lauter Güte fleußt. A straightforward recitative accompanied with strings.
  5. Aria Duetto (Alto, Tenor): Gott hat uns im herigen Jahre gesegnet. A duet for alto, tenor, and continuo, stylistically similar in many places to love duets from Italian Opera.
  6. Choral: All solch dein Güt wir preisen. Plain chorale.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach