Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
Jump to: navigation, search

Performances

Recordings

No files submitted.

Synthesized/MIDI

Aria: Meine Seele, Auf! erzähle (No.3)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

 Synthesized recording
#403022 - 4.06MB - 4:26 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 24x

MP3 file (audio)
Michrond (2015/12/15)

Performers:

MIDI

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

Sheet Music

Full Scores

 Complete Score
#01223 - 4.00MB, 46 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 3497x

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/8/08)

 Extra/alternate movements of BWV 64 and 69
#01225 - 0.79MB, 11 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1487x

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/8/08)

BWV0069.pdf
Editor:

Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)

Publisher Info.:

Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 16
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1868. Plate B.W. XVI.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

Vocal Scores

 Complete Score
#24239 - 1.86MB, 33 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/C - 1060x

PDF scanned by bh2000
Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

PMLP03821-bwv069.pdf
Arranger:

Bernhard Todt (1822–1907) [?]

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890)

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Vocal Scores based on Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chorus: Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (No.1)

For 3 Violins, 2 Violas and Cello (Bartoli)

 Complete Score
#398122 - 0.21MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 55x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

 Violin I
#398123 - 0.06MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 23x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

 Violin II
#398124 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 20x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

 Violin III
#398125 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 21x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

 Viola I
#398126 - 0.06MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 20x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

 Viola II
#398127 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 17x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

 Cello
#398128 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 23x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2015/10/30)

PMLP149559-bach 69.1 s6 3vn2vavc russ ip - Full Score.pdf
Arranger:

Russ Bartoli

Publisher Info.:

Russ Bartoli

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

For 3 Violins, Viola and Cello (Bartoli)

 Complete Score
#430772 - 0.21MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 18x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2016/7/19)

 Violin I
#430773 - 0.07MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 10x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2016/7/19)

 Violin II
#430774 - 0.06MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 9x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2016/7/19)

 Violin III
#430775 - 0.07MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 8x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2016/7/19)

 Viola
#430776 - 0.07MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 10x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2016/7/19)

 Cello
#430777 - 0.06MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 10x

PDF typeset by arranger
RussBart (2016/7/19)

Arranger:

Russ Bartoli

Publisher Info.:

Russ Bartoli

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

this supersedes the sextet arrangement

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

Aria: Meine Seele, Auf! erzähle (No.3)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

 Complete Score, Trumpet Part
#403020 - 0.21MB, 16 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 55x

PDF typeset by arranger
Michrond (2015/12/15)

 Engraving files (Finale & XML)
#403021 - 0.48MB, ? pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 17x

ZIP typeset by arranger
Michrond (2015/12/15)

PMLP149559-BacBWV69a3ALL.pdf
Arranger:

Michel Rondeau

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele
Alternative Title Praise the Lord, O my soul
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 69 (revised version - BWV 69a)
Key D major
Movements/Sections 6 movements - items in brackets are for BWV 69a
  1. Chorus: Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (D major)
  2. Recitativo (Soprano): Wie groß ist Gottes Güte doch!
    [Ach, daß ich tausend Zungen hätte!] (B minor-G major)
  3. Aria (Tenor): Meine Seele, Auf! erzähle (G major)
  4. Recitativo (Alto): Der herr had große Ding an uns getan
    [Gedenk ich nur zurück] (E minor-F minor)
  5. Aria (Bass): Mein Erlöser und Erhalter (B minor)
  6. Chorale: Es danke, Gott, und lobe dich
    [Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, darbei will ich verbleiben] (B minor-D major)
Year/Date of Composition 1723, rev.1748 - see "Version History" below
First Performance 1723-08-15 in Leipzig (BWV 69a)
1748-08-26 in Leipzig (BWV 69)
First Publication 1868 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Average Duration 27 minutes
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: recorder, 3 oboes, oboe d'amore, oboe da caccia, bassoon, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com


Misc. Comments

For the 1748 Council Election.

Commentary on the movements

Titles in parentheses are for BWV 69a

  1. Chorus: Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele. Calling for an instrumentation comparable to that of the Christmas Oratorio, this movement fully utilises that exceptional orchestrational potential.
    The centerpiece of the movement is the double fugue on the same lyrics.
  2. Recitativo (Soprano): Wie groß ist Gottes Güte doch! (=Ach, daß ich tausend Zungen hätte!) Secco recitative.
  3. Aria (Tenor): Meine Seele, Auf! erzähle. The movement flows in 9/8, using the pastoral sounds of oboe da caccia and recorder to great advantage.
  4. Recitativo (Alto): Der herr had große Ding an uns getan (=Gedenk ich nur zurück). Secco recitative.
  5. Aria (Bass): Mein Erlöser und Erhalter. A "powerfully and energetically rythmical" aria for Bass and oboe d'amore obbligato1.
  6. Chorale: Es danke, Gott, und lobe dich (=Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, darbei will ich verbleiben). A plain chorale setting.

Version History

  1. August 15, 1723 (12th Sunday after Trinity): Sacred cantata BWV 69a.
  2. August 26, 1748 (Council Elections): Current version. Changes include the text (mainly recitatival changes), and a new chorale at the end.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
Personal tools
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Browse scores
Browse recordings
Participate
Other
For iPhone & iPad

Purchase

Toolbox
Associated with