Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl, BWV 198 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Der Ewigkeit saphirnes Haus' (No.8)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1727)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 13.3 (pp.1-72)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1865. Plate B.W. XIII (3).
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Copyist Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLIV.
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Arranger Otto Taubmann (1859-1929)
Editor Philipp Wolfrum (1854-1919)
Language German / English
Translator Alfred Kalisch (1863-1933), English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, No.1942, 1903. Plate 23911.
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Aria: 'Verstummt, verstummt, ihr holden Saiten!' (No.3)

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Aria: 'Wie starb die Heldin so vergnügt!' (No.5)

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Chorus: 'An dir, du Fürbild großer Frauen' (No.7)

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Aria: 'Der Ewigkeit saphirnes Haus' (No.8)

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Work Title Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
Let, Princess, let still one more glance. Trauerode
Tombeau de S.M. la Reine de Pologne.
Trauer Music, so, Bey der Lob- und Trauer Rede, welche auff das Absterben Ihro Königl. Maj. und Churfl. Durchl. zu Sachsen, Frauen Christianen Eberhardinen, Königin in Pohlen etc, und Churfürstin zu Sachsen ect, geb. Marckgräfin zu Brandenburg-Bayr von dem Hochwohlgeb. Herrn von Kirchbach in der Pauliner-Kirche zu Leipzig gehalten wurde, aufgeführt worden von Joh. Sebast: Bach ao. 1727 d. 18 Octob:
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 198 ; BC G 34
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 361
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts (in 10 movements):
  • Part I
1. Chorus: Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl
2. Recitative (soprano): Dein Sachsen, dein bestürztes Meißen
3. Aria (soprano): Verstummt, verstummt, ihr holden Saiten!
4. Recitative (alto): Der Glocken bebendes Getön
5. Aria (alto): Wie starb die Heldin so vergnügt!
6. Recitative (tenor): Ihr Leben ließ die Kunst zu sterben
7. Chorus: An dir, du Fürbild großer Frauen
  • Part II
8. Aria (tenor): Der Ewigkeit saphirnes Haus
9. Recitative, Arioso & Recitative (bass): Was Wunder ists? Du bist es wert
10. Chorus: Doch, Königin! du stirbest nicht
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1727 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1727-10-17 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1865 (BGA)
Librettist Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700-1766)
Language German
Dedication Funeral
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flute traversos, 2 oboe d'amores, 2 violins, viola, 2 viola da gambas, 2 lutes, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Related Works Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, BWV 244a
Lukaspassion, BWV 246
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

Misc. Comments

  • In Wolfgang Schmieder's catalogue of Bach's works it is BWV 198. It is also known as Trauerode or as Trauerode: auf den Tod der Königin Christiane Eberhardine.


Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach