O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort, BWV 20 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 2 (pp.291-327)
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J.S.B. I.20

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General Information

Work Title O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
Alternative Title O eternity, thou, word of thunder
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 20
Movements/Sections 11 movements in 2 parts
Part one
1. Coro: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
2. Recitativo: Kein Unglück ist in aller Welt zu finden
3. Aria: Ewigkeit, du machst mir bange
4. Recitativo: Gesetzt, es dau'rte der Verdammten Qual
5. Aria: Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken
6. Aria: O Mensch, errette deine Seele
7. Chorale: Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt
Part two
8. Aria: Wacht auf, wacht auf, verlornen Schafe
9. Recitativo: Verlass, o Mensch, die Wollust dieser Welt
10. Aria (Duetto): O Menschenkind
11. Chorale: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
Year/Date of Composition 1724
First Performance 1724-6-11 in Leipzig
First Publication 1852 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous (Hymn by Johann Rist, 1642)
Language German
Average Duration 31 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal — Chorus (SATB), Soloists (ATB)
Orchestra — 3 Oboes, Trumpet da Tirarsi, Strings, BC
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com


Misc. Comments

For the First Sunday after Trinity. This is the first of Bach's Chorale cycle of Cantatas.

Commentary on the movements

Part one

  1. Coro: "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" for choir, tromba da tirarsi col Soprano, tutti.
  2. Recitativo: "Kein Unglück ist in aller Welt zu finden" for tenor and continuo.
  3. Aria: "Ewigkeit, du machst mir bange" for tenor, strings, and continuo.
  4. Recitativo: "Gesetzt, es dau'rte der Verdammten Qual" for bass and continuo.
  5. Aria: "Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken" for bass, oboes, and continuo.
  6. Aria: "O Mensch, errette deine Seele" for altus, strings, and continuo.
  7. Chorale: "Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt" for choir, tromba da tirarsi, oboes I/II, and violin I col Soprano, oboe III & violin II coll'Alto, viola col Tenore, and continuo.

Part two

  1. Aria: "Wacht auf, wacht auf, verlornen Schafe" for bass and tutti.
  2. Recitativo: "Verlass, o Mensch, die Wollust dieser Welt" for alto and continuo.
  3. Aria (Duetto): “O Menschenkind" for altus, tenor, and continuo.
  4. Chorale: "O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort" for choir, tromba da tirarsi, oboes I/II, and violin I col Soprano, oboe III & violin II coll'Alto, viola col Tenore, and continuo.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
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