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

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Aria: Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken (No.5)

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Kryalot (2006/3/15)

Editor Moritz Hauptmann (1792–1868)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 2 (pp.291-327)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1852. Plate B.W. II.
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Editor James Carson Webster (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 15. Kantaten zum Trinitatisfest und zum 1. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (pp.133-78)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1967. Plate BA 5029.
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822-1907), piano reduction
Language German / French
Translator Gustave Bret (1875-1958), French text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J.S.B. I.20
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chorus: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort (No.1)

For 3 Violins, 2 Violas and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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Aria: Ewigkeit, du machst mir bange (No.3)

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Aria: Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken (No.5)

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Aria: O Mensch, errette deine Seele (No.6)

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Aria: Wacht auf, wacht auf, verlornen Schafe (No.8)

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Editor Antonio Armendáriz (2nd edition)
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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 NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 20 ; BC A95
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 movements (2 parts):
  • Prima parte
1. Coro: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
2. Recitativo (tenor): Kein Unglück ist in aller Welt zu finden
3. Aria (tenor): Ewigkeit, du machst mir bange
4. Recitativo (bass): Gesetzt, es dau'rte der Verdammten Qual
5. Aria (bass): Gott ist gerecht in seinen Werken
6. Aria (alto): O Mensch, errette deine Seele
7. Chorale: Solang ein Gott im Himmel lebt
  • Seconda parte
8. Aria (bass): Wacht auf, wacht auf, verlornen Schafe
9. Recitativo (alto): Verlass, o Mensch, die Wollust dieser Welt
10. Aria (aria, tenor): O Menschenkind
11. Chorale: O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-06-11 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1852 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Johann Rist (1607-1667) (Nos.1, 7, 11)
Anonymous (Nos.2-6, 8-10)
Language German
Dedication 1st Sunday after Trinity
Average DurationAvg. Duration 31 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 3 oboes, trumpet da tirarsi, strings, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Mss Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary on the movements, etc.

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach