Durchlauchtster Leopold, BWV 173a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)



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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1720-23.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 42 (2)
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Editor Paul Waldersee (1831–1906)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 34 (pp.1-38)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1887. Plate B.W. XXXIV.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten,
Band 35. Festmusiken für die Fürstenhäuser von Weimar,
Weißenfels und Köthen
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1963. Plate BA 5023.
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Work Title Durchlauchtster Leopold
Alternative. Title Serenata
Name Translations Durchlauchtster Leopold, רי"ב 173א
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 185945996; LCCN: nr98037201; BNF: 140152569; BNE: XX4620628
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 173a; BC G 9
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 104
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements:
  1. Recitative (soprano): Durchlauchtster Leopold
  2. Aria (soprano): Güldner Sonnen frohe Stunden
  3. Aria (bass): Leopolds Vortrefflichkeiten
  4. Aria (soprano, bass): Unter seinem Purpursaum
  5. Recitative (soprano, bass): Durchlauchtigster, den Anhalt Vater nennt
  6. Aria (soprano): So schau dies holden Tages Licht
  7. Aria (bass): Dein Name gleich der Sonnen geh
  8. Chorus (soprano, bass): Nimm auch, großer Fürst, uns auf
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722 in Köthen
First Performance. 1722-12-10 in Köthen
First Publication. 1887 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Dedication Birthday of Prince Leopold von Anhalt-Köthen
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, bass
Orchestra: 2 flutes, bassoon, strings, continuo
Related Works Erhöhtes Fleisch und Blut, BWV 173 (revised)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach