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

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

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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 NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1 ; BC A173
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  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 lieblich Licht
  5. Aria: Unser Mund und Ton der Saiten
  6. Chorale: Wie bin ich doch so herzlich froh
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1725
First Performance. 1725-03-25 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1851 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Philipp Nicolai (1556–1608) (Nos.1, 6)
Anonymous (Nos.2-5)
Language German
Dedication Feast of the Annunciation
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes da caccia, 2 horns, 2 concertante violins,
strings, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Mss Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Bach.de (German)
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern - scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Commentary on the movements, etc.

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach