Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden, BWV 47 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen (No.2)

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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 10 (pp.239-74)
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate J.S.B. I.
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Chorus: Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden (No.1)

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Aria: Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen (No.2)

For Trios: Oboe ad lib. and Strings (Lang)

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Aria (Bass): Jesu, beuge doch mein Herze (No.4)

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General Information

Work Title Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden
Alternative. Title Whoever exalts himself shall be abased
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 47
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 706
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Chorus: Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden
  2. Aria (Soprano): Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen
  3. Recitativo (Bass): Der Mensch ist Kot, Stank, Asch und Erde
  4. Aria (Bass): Jesu, beuge doch mein Herze
  5. Choral: Der zeitlichen Ehrn will ich gern entbehrn
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726
First Performance. 1726-10-13 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1860 (BGA)
Librettist Johann Friedrich Helbig, from Auffmunterung zur Andacht (1720)
Language German
Dedication 17th Sunday after Trinity
Average DurationAvg. Duration 24 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, organ obbligato, strings, continuo
Primary 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