Christum wir sollen loben schon, BWV 121 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'O du von Gott erhöhte Kreatur' (No.2)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1724.
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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821-1905)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 26 (pp.1-20)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1878. Plate B.W. XXVI.
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6 more: 2. Aria: 'O du von Gott erhöhte Kreatur' • 3. Recitativo: 'Der Gnade unermeßlich's Wesen' • 4. Aria: 'Johannis freudenvolles Springen' • 5. Recitativo: 'Doch wie erblickt es dich in deiner Krippe?' • 6. Chorale: 'Lob, Ehr und Dank sei dir gesagt' • Engraving files (MuseScore)

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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822-1907) [?]
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chorus: 'Christum wir sollen loben schon' (No.1)

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Misc. Notes Various quartet configurations involving no violins
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Aria: 'O du von Gott erhöhte Kreatur' (No.2)

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Misc. Notes Various trio configurations
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Aria: 'Johannis freudenvolles Springen' (No.4)

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Chorale: 'Lob, Ehr und Dank sei dir gesagt' (No.6)

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Editor Frieder Rempp (b. 1942)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III, Band 2.2
Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 2
(pp.31)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1996. Plate BA 5076.
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Misc. Notes From Chorale der Sammlung C.P.E. Bach nach dem Druck von 1784-1787.
600 dpi. Page size is 10.00 x 12.688 inches.
6. As "Christum wir sollen loben schon" (More details) (No.55)
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General Information

Work Title Christum wir sollen loben schon
Alternative. Title Christ we shall praise splendidly
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 209860679; LCCN: no90014834; GND: 300008147; BNF: 13909731h
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 121 ; BC A 13
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 737
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorus: Christum wir sollen loben schon (E Dorian mode)
  2. Aria (tenor): O du von Gott erhöhte Kreatur (B minor)
  3. Recitativo (alto): Der Gnade unermeßlich's Wesen (D major-C major)
  4. Aria (bass): Johannis freudenvolles Springen (C major)
  5. Recitativo (soprano): Doch wie erblickt es dich in deiner Krippe? (G major-B minor)
  6. Chorale: Lob, Ehr und Dank sei dir gesagt (E Dorian mode)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-12-26 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1878 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Martin Luther (1483-1546) (Nos.1, 6)
Anonymous (Nos.2-5)
Language German
Dedication 2nd day of Christmas
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra
InstrDetail oboe d'amore, cornetto (or horn), 3 trombones, 2 violins, viola, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
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