Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 1 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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 1. (Coro): Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
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 2. Recitativo: Du wahrer Gottes und Marien Sohn
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 5. Aria: Unser Mund und Ton
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 6. Choral: Wie bin ich doch so herzlich froh
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Chorale: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (No.1)

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Jürgen Knuth

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Aria: Erfüllet, ihr himmlischen göttlichen Flammen (No.3)

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BWV0001.pdf
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 1. (Coro): Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
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 2. Recitativo: Du wahrer Gottes und Marien Sohn
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 4. Recitativo: Ein ird'scher Glanz, ein lieblich Licht
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 5. Aria: Unser Mund und Ton der Saiten
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 6. Choral: Wie bin ich doch so herzlich froh
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 Cellos and Basses
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PMLP127026-Eng Horn 1.pdf
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PMLP127026-IMSLP206589-WIMA.6e7e-BWV1 Eh1.pdf
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 Complete Score
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

PMLP03250-bwv001.pdf
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Bernhard Todt (1822-1907), piano reduction

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Günter Raphael (1903-1960)

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German / English

Translator:

Mevanwy Roberts, English text

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1931). Plate J.S.B. I.1

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933). K.6011

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Chorale: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (No.1)

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Jürgen Knuth (2011/9/29)

WIMA.3ff8-BWV001 BA1.051-378-wie sch leuchtet d morgenstern.pdf
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Aria: Erfüllet, ihr himmlischen göttlichen Flammen (No.3)

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WIMA.2851-BWV1ErfSco.pdf
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Antonio Armendáriz (2008/7/5)

CANTATA BWV 001 - J.S.BACH - TEXTOS Y PARTITURAS.pdf
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Antonio Armendáriz (2nd edition)

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German / Spanish / French / English

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Lodosa: Antonio Armendáriz Navarro

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General Information

Work Title Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Alternative Title How beautifully shines the Morning Star
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 1 ; BC A173
Key F major
Movements/Sections 6 sections
  1. (Coro): Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
  2. Recitativo: Du wahrer Gottes und Marien Sohn
  3. Aria: Erfüllet, ihr himmlischen göttlichen Flammen
  4. Recitativo: Ein irdscher Glanz, ein leiblich Licht
  5. Aria: Unser Mund und Ton der Saiten
  6. Chorale: Wie bin ich doch so herzlich froh
Year/Date of Composition 1725
First Performance 1725-03-25 in Leipzig
First Publication 1851 (BGA)
Librettist Phillip Nicolai (1556–1608), chorales
Language German
Average Duration 20 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soloists: Soprano, Tenor, Bass; Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 horns, 2 oboes da caccia, 2 concertante violins, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Bach.de (German)
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern - scores at Sheet Music Plus


Misc. Comments

Cantata for the Feast of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary.

Commentary on the movements

  1. (Coro): "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern" for choir and instrumental tutti.
  2. Recitativo: "Du wahrer Gottes und Marien Sohn" for tenor and continuo.
  3. Aria: "Erfüllet, ihr himmlischen göttlichen Flammen" for soprano, oboes da caccia in unison, and continuo.
  4. Recitativo: "Ein irdscher Glanz, ein leiblich Licht" for bass and continuo.
  5. Aria: "Unser Mund und Ton der Saiten" for tenor, strings and continuo.
  6. Chorale: "Wie bin ich doch so herzlich froh" for choir, corno I and violin I col Soprano, corno II, oboe I and violin II coll'Alto, oboe II and viola col Tenore, continuo.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
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