Entfliehet, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen, BWV 249a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie II, Band 7 (pp.97-184)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1977. Plate BA 5047.

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Copyist Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1730-40).
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach St 155
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Work Title Entfliehet, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen
Alternative. Title Schäferkantate
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 249a ; BC G 2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 985
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 (11) movements:
1. Sinfonia: Allegro
2. Adagio
3. Aria à duetto (Tenor, Bass; da capo: Soprano, Alto): Entfliehet, verschwindet, entweichet, ihr Sorgen
4. Recitative (SATB): Was hör ich da? Wer unterbricht uns hier [Lost]
5. Aria (Soprano): Hundertausend Scheicheleien
6. Recitative (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass): Wie aber, schönste Schäferin [Lost]
7. Aria (Tenor): Wieget euch, ihr satten Schafe
8. Recitative (Alto, Bass): Wohlan! Geliebte Schäferinnen [Lost]
9. Aria (Alto): Komm doch, Flora, komm geschwinde
10. Recitative (Bass): Was sorgt ihr viel, die Flora zu beschweren [Lost]
11. Aria à Quartetto (SATB): Glück und Heil bleibe dein beständig Teil
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1725 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1725/2/23 at the Schloss Neu-Augustusburg in Weissenfels
First Publication. 1945 – Kassel
Librettist Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700-1764) (alias Picander dictus)
Language German
Dedication For the 43rd birthday of Christian, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor, bass, orchestra
Doris (soprano)
Sylvia (alto)
Menalcas (tenor)
Damoetas (bass)


2 recorders, flute, 2 oboes, oboe d'amore, bassoon,
3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
Related Works Earliest Version of the Easter Oratorio. Reworked later into the Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article

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Passions and Oratorios (BWV 11, 244-249) by Johann Sebastian Bach