Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen, BWV 213 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Treues Echo dieser Orten' (No.5)

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Aria: 'Ich will dich nicht hören' (No.9)

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Michrond (2016/5/19)

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Editor Paul Waldersee (1831–1906)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 34 (pp.119-74)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1887. Plate B.W. XXXIV.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: 'Schlafe, mein Liebster, und pflege der Ruh' (No.3)

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Aria: 'Treues Echo dieser Orten' (No.5)

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For Organ (Gouin)

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Aria: 'Auf meinen Flugehn sollst du schweben' (No.7)

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Aria: 'Ich will dich nicht hören' (No.9)

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Aria: 'Ich bin deine, du bist meine' (No.11)

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Chorus: 'Lust der Volker, Lust der Deinen' (No.13)

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General Information

Work Title Lasst uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen
Alternative. Title Hercules auf dem Scheidewege ; Hercules at the Crossroads
Let us take care, let us watch
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 213 ; BC G 18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 362
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 13 movements:
  1. Chorus: Laßt uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen
  2. Recitative (alto): Und wo? Wo ist die rechte Bahn
  3. Aria (soprano): Schlafe, mein Liebster, und pflege der Ruh
  4. Duet Recitative (soprano, tenor): Auf! folge meiner Bahn
  5. Aria (alto): Treues Echo dieser Orten
  6. Recitative (tenor): Mein hoffnungsvoller Held
  7. Aria (tenor): Auf meinen Flügeln sollst du schweben
  8. Recitative (tenor): Die weiche Wollust locket zwar
  9. Aria (alto): Ich will dich nicht hören
  10. Duet Recitative (alto, tenor): Geliebte Tugend, du allein
  11. Duet Aria (alto, tenor): Ich bin deine, du bist meine
  12. Recitative (bass): Schaut, Götter, dieses ist ein Bild
  13. Chorus: Lust der Volker, Lust der Deinen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1733 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1733-09-05 at the Kaffeehaus Gottfried Zimmermanns (Collegium Musicum) in Leipzig
First Publication. 1887 (BGA)
Librettist Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700–1764) [as Picander]
Language German
Dedication Dramma per Musica, For Prince Friedrich Christian's 11th Birthday
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: Wollust [Lust] (soprano), Herkules [Hercules] (alto), Tugend [Virtue] (tenor),
Merkur [Mercury] (bass); mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 1 (or 2) oboes, oboe d’amore, bassoon, 2 corno da caccias (or 2 horns), strings, continuo
Related Works Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (Nos.1-5)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information A Glückwünschungskantate ("Best Wishes" cantata)

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach