Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält, BWV 178 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Chorale: 'Sie stellen uns wie Ketzern nach' (No.4)

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Band 18. Kantaten zum 7. und 8. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (pp.159-196)
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Chorale: 'Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält' (No.1)

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Aria: 'Gleichwie die wilden Meereswellen' (No.3)

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Chorale: 'Sie stellen uns wie Ketzern nach' (No.4)

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Aria: 'Schweig, schweig nur, taumelnde Vernunft!' (No.6)

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General Information

Work Title Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält
Alternative. Title If God the Lord is not on our side
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 178 ; BC A 112
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 716
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
  1. Chorale: Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält
  2. Recitative and Chorale (alto): Was Menschenkraft und -witz anfäht
  3. Aria (bass): Gleichwie die wilden Meereswellen
  4. Chorale (tenor): Sie stellen uns wie Ketzern nach
  5. Chorale and Recitative (alto, tenor, bass): Aufsperren sie den Rachen weit
  6. Aria (tenor): Schweig, schweig nur, taumelnde Vernunft!
  7. Chorale: Die Feind sind all in deiner Hand
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-07-30 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1888 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Justus Jonas (1493-1555) (Nos.1, 4, 7 after Psalm CXXIV)
Anonymous (Nos.2-3, 5-6)
Language German
Dedication 8th Sunday after Trinity
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes (both also oboes d'amore), horn, 2 violins, viola, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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