Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren, BWV 154 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Jesu, laß dich finden' (No.4)

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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832–1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 32 (pp.59-82)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1886. Plate B.W. XXXII.
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Editor Marianne Helms
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 5. Kantaten zum Epiphaniasfest bis zum 2. Sonntag nach Epiphanias (pp.89-114)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1975. Plate BA 5043.
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Aria: Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren (No.1)

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Aria: 'Jesu, laß dich finden' (No.4)

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Aria: Wohl mir, Jesus ist gefunden (No.7)

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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.87-89)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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3. As "Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne" (More details) (No.127)
8. As "Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht" (More details) (No.129)
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General Information

Work Title Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren
Alternative. Title My dearest Jesus is lost
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 154 ; BC A 29
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 395
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements:
  1. Aria (tenor): Mein liebster Jesus ist verloren
  2. Recitative (tenor): Wo treff ich meinen Jesum an
  3. Chorale: Jesu, mein Hort und Erretter
  4. Aria (alto): Jesu, laß dich finden
  5. Arioso (bass): Wisset ihr nicht, daß ich sein muß
  6. Recitative (tenor): Dies ist die Stimme meines Freundes
  7. Aria (alto): Wohl mir, Jesus ist gefunden
  8. Chorale: Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-01-09 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1886 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Anonymous (Nos.1, 2, 4, 6, 7)
Martin Jahn (ca.1620-ca.1682) (No.3)
Luke 2:49 (No.5)
Christian Keymann (1607-1662) (No.8)
Language German
Dedication 1st Sunday after Epiphany
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 oboes d'amore, 2 violins, viola, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach