Erwünschter Tag (Graupner, Christoph)

Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

PDF scanned by D-DS
Boccaccio (2010/6/7)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1749 March
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General Information

Work Title Erwünschter Tag
Alternative. Title Kantate zum Geburtstag der Prinzessin Louise
Composer Graupner, Christoph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. no GWV
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 323
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4
Text Incipit see below
1. Erwünschter Tag beglückte Zeiten
2. O so spielt ihr holden Saiten
3. Stärk o Herr der Fürstin Kräfte
4. So schmücke o Himmel die fürstliche Sonne
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1749
First Performance. 1749
Language German
Dedication Princess Louise
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 sopranos, 2 Flutes, 2 Horns, Strings, Basso continuo
Primary Sources D-DS 416/18

Misc. Comments

No librettist listed. Words difficult to read in score and parts so indebted to RISM for the incipits.