Ach meines Jammers und Herzeleids, GWV 1175/26b (Graupner, Christoph)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1726. (July)
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Misc. Notes Critical edition, after the original sources (#62313, and the printed word-book). If you find any errors, please point them out to me! Please contact me for performance parts. Appendix: Text of Cantata as found in original print, in Graupner's autograph, and in modern orthography.
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Work Title Ach meines Jammers und Herzeleids
Alternative. Title Ach! meines Jammers und Hertzeleyds!
Composer Graupner, Christoph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GWV 1175/26b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 38
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10/12 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726
First Performance. 30th July 1726
Librettist Johann Conrad Lichtenberg (1689-1751)
Language German
Dedication Funeral
Average DurationAvg. Duration c.25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SSATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 recorders (unison), strings, continuo

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Written for the funeral of Charlotte, Countess of Hanau-Lichtenberg, wife of Ludwig VIII, Landgrave of Hessen-Darmstadt. Originally performed along with Ich habe Lust abzuscheiden, GWV 1175/26c.