Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Chorale: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (No.1)

For Piano solo (Busoni)

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Lekro (2014/9/29)

Performer Pages Martha Goldstein (piano)
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The piano used was the Bösendorfer Imperial Grand at the University of Washington.
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Jeko89 (2012/4/18)

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Jeko89 (2012/4/18)

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Publisher Info. Fritz Brodersen
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Chorale: Zion hört die Wächter singen (No.4)

For Voice and Keyboard (Gomez)

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Marc Lanoiselée (2012/3/15)

Performers Alberto Gomez Gomez
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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2016/3/8)

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Publisher Info. Michel Rondeau
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Feldmahler (2006/8/30)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 28
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1881. Plate B.W. XXVIII.
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WIMA.fc59-bwv 1 140 1 Partitur.pdf

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Pgfeller (2014/12/30)

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Copyist Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Ludwig Krebs
Johann Gottlob Haupt, 3 unidentified copyists
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1731).
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Carolus (2012/10/12)

Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), piano reduction
Language English
Translator Georgina Elizabeth Troutbeck (1858-1947), English text
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, 1901. Plate 11246.
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/14)

Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909), piano reduction
Language German / English
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.(ca.1925). Plate 42645.
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Chorale: Zion hört die Wächter singen (No.4)

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Chorale: Gloria sei dir gesungen (No.7)

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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/24)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2008
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Misc. Notes 4-Voice choir
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chorale: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (No.1)

For 4 Violins, 2 Violas and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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For Trumpet and Organ (Luciosilla)

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Chorale: Zion hört die Wächter singen (No.4)

For 2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets, Bassoon and Horn (Giles)

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For Voice, Trumpet and Piano (Kan-no)

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PMLP149924-Bach, Cantata No.140.pdf
For Flute, Violin and Viola (Ossan Quartet)

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For Organ (Bach)
See: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
For Piano solo (Cellitti)

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Arranger Venanzio Cellitti
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PartituraWachetAuf.pdf
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General Information

Work Title Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 140
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements
1. Chorale: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
2. Recitative: Er kommt, er kommt
3. Aria: Wann kommst du, mein Heil
4. Chorale: Zion hört die Wächter singen
5. Recitative: So geh herein zu mir
6. Aria: Mein Freund ist mein
7. Chorale: Gloria sei dir gesungen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1731
First Performance. 1731-11-25 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1847
Librettist Philipp Nicolai (1556-1608), Anonymous
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass; 4-part mixed chorus
Orchestra: 2 oboes, taille, horn, violino piccolo, strings, continuo
Related Works Based on 1599 chorale Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme by Philipp Nicolai.
Mss Sources Mss copy by Christian Benjamin Klein (1754-1825), selections
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach