Vor harpe er bleven til sorrig (Scheibe, Johann Adolph)

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Work Title Vor harpe er bleven til sorrig
Alternative. Title Passions-Cantata (1768)
Composer Scheibe, Johann Adolph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. SchWV B 2:306
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 16
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 19 movements in 3 parts with an appendix
  • Part 1
1. Coro. Adagio lamento (E-flat major)
2. Arioso (canto, coro). Affettuoso (E-flat major)
3. Accompagnato (basso). (C major)
4. Aria (tenore). Poco adagio e languido (G minor)
5. Recitativo (tenore). (D minor)
6. Aria (basso, coro). Poco allegro (E-flat major)
7. Recitativo (tenore) − Accompagnato − Recitativo. (F minor)
8. Coro. Adagio e lagrimoso (E-flat major)
  • Part 2
9. Coro. Andante (B-flat major)
10. Aria (tenore, coro). Andante affettuoso (B-flat major)
11. Accompagnato (tenore, coro). (A minor)
12. Aria (tenore, coro). Andante ed affettuoso (A major)
13. Accompagnato (tenore, coro). (F major)
  • Part 3
14. Aria (tenore). Andante e moderato (E-flat major)
15. Recitativo (tenore) − Accompagnato. (F major)
16. Arioso (canto, coro). Affettuoso (G major)
17. Accompagnato (tenore). Pomposo (E-flat major)
18. Coro. Larghetto pomposo (C minor)
19. Arioso (tenore, coro). Affettuoso (E-flat major)
  • Appendix Duetto (canto, tenore) & Coro. Largo e mesto (B-flat major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1768
First Performance. 1768
Librettist Johannes Ewald (1743−1781)
Language Danish
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Voices: 2 sopranos, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes (also oboe d'amore), oboe grande,
2 horns (E), 3 trumpets (2 E, 1 B), timpani, strings, continuo
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Misc. Comments

The Passion Cantata (‘Our harp has become sorrow’) was composed for Lent 1768 and performed by members of the Musical Society. The work became popular among the audience and was performed several times in the following decades.