Herr Gott, Beherrscher aller Dinge, BWV 120a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 41
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLI.
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Chorale: 'Lobe den Herren, der deinen Stand sichtbar gesegnet' (No.8)

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Editor Frieder Rempp (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder
Band 2.1. Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 1 (pp.56)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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Misc. Notes From Dietel Sammlung as "Hast du denn, Jesu, dein Angesicht gänzlich verborgen" (No.77). More details. 600 dpi. Page size is 10.00 x 12.688 inches.
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Work Title Herr Gott, Beherrscher aller Dinge
Alternative. Title Lord God, Ruler of the things
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 120a ; BC B 15
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 278
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts (in 8 movements):
  • Prima Parte
1. Chorus: Herr Gott, Beherrscher aller Dinge
2. Recitative and Chorus (tenor, bass): Wie wunderbar, o Gott, sind deine Werke
3. Aria (soprano): Leit, o Gott, durch deine Liebe
  • Secondo Parte
4. Sinfonia
5. Recitative and Chorus (tenor): Herr Zebaoth, Herr, unsrer Väter Gott
6. Aria (alto, tenor): Herr, fange an und sprich den Segen
7. Recitative (bass): Der Herr, Herr unser Gott, sei mit euch
8. Chorale: Lobe den Herren, der deinen Stand sichtbar gesegnet
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1729 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1729? in Leipzig
First Publication. 1894 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Anonymous (Nos.1-3, 6-7)
Eccelus 50: 24 (No.2)
Martin Luther (1483-1546) (No.5)
Joachim Neander (1650-1680) (No.8)
Language German
Dedication Wedding
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 oboes d'amore, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo (organ obbligato)
Related Works Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille, BWV 120
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

Misc. Comments

  • This was left incomplete by the composer.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach