Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen, BWV 215 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 34
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1887. Plate B.W. XXXIV.


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General Information

Work Title Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen, BWV 215
Alternative Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 215
Key D major
Movements/Sections 9
Year/Date of Composition 1734
First Performance Leipzig, 5 October 1734
First Publication 1887
Librettist Johann Christoph Clauder
Language German
Average Duration 32 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; 8-part Double Chorus (Mvt. 1), 4-part Chorus (Mvt. 9)
Orchestra: 3 trumpet, timpani, 2 transverse flutes, 2 oboes d’amore, 2 violins, viola, cello, bassoon, continuo

Misc. Comments

Written for the coronation of Augustus III as King of Poland

Section Listing

  1. Chorus ("Preise dein Glucke, gesegnetes Sachsen")
  2. Recitative ("Wie dommen wir, Grossmachtigster August")
  3. Aria ("Freilich trotzt Augustus' Name")
  4. Recitative ( "Was hat dich sonst, Sarmatien, bewogen")
  5. Aria ("Rase nur, verweg'ner Schwarm")
  6. Recitative ("Ja, ja! Gott ist uns noch mit seiner Hulfe nah'")
  7. Aria ("Durch die von Eifer entflammeten Waffen")
  8. Recitative ("Lass doch, o teurer Landesvater, zu")
  9. Chorus ("Stifter der Reiche, Beherrscher der Kronen")

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