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




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Chorale: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, darbei will ich verbleiben (No.6)

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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.55)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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Misc. Notes From Dietel Sammlung as "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" (No.76). More details. 600 dpi. Page size is 10.00 x 12.688 inches.
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General Information

Work Title Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele
Alternative. Title Praise the Lord, my soul
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 69a ; BC A 123
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 372
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. Chorus: Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele
  2. Recitative (soprano): Ach, daß ich tausend Zungen hätte!
  3. Aria (tenor): Meine Seele, auf, erzähle
  4. Recitative (alto): Gedenk ich nur zurück
  5. Aria (bass): Mein Erlöser und Erhalter
  6. Chorale: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, darbei will ich verbleiben
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1723 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1723-08-15 in Leipzig (1st Performance)
1727-08-31 in Leipzig (2nd Performance)
First Publication. 1868 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Psalm CIII: 2 (No.1)
Anonymous (Nos.2-5) [based on text from Johann Oswald Knauer (1690-)]
Samuel Rodigast (1649-1708) (No.6)
Language German
Dedication 12th Sunday after Trinity
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: flute traverso, 2 oboes, bassoon,
3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
Related Works Revised as Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach