Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 91 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Gott, dem der Erden Kreis zu klein' (No.3)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2016/1/15)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 22 (pp.1-32, 331-40)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1875. Plate B.W. XXII.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten,
Band 2. Kantaten zum 1. Weihnachtstag  (pp.131-70)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1957. Plate BA 5007.
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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: 'Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ' (No.1)

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Aria: 'Gott, dem der Erden Kreis zu klein' (No.3)

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For String Quartets (Lang and Bartoli)

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Aria: 'Die Armut, so Gott auf sich nimmt' (No.5)

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Chorale: 'Das hat er alles uns getan' (No.6)

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Editor Frieder Rempp (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder,
Band 2.1. Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 1  (pp.89)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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General Information

Work Title Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Gelobet seist du
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 178291844; LCCN: no90014847; GND: 1163692042; BNE: XX5064659
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 91 ; BC A 9a-b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 238
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorus: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ (69 bars, G major)
  2. Recitativo and Chorale (soprano): Der Glanz der höchsten Herrlichkeit (23 bars, E minor)
  3. Aria (tenor): Gott, dem der Erden Kreis zu klein (87 bars, A minor)
  4. Recitativo (bass): O Christenheit! (13 bars, G major to C major)
  5. Aria (soprano, alto): Die Armut, so Gott auf sich nimmt (72 bars [107 d.c.] E minor)
  6. Chorale: Das hat er alles uns getan (10 bars, G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 (BC A 9a), rev.1746-47 (BC A 9b)
First Performance. 1724-12-25 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1875 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Martin Luther (1483-1546) (Nos.1, 2, 6)
Anonymous (Nos.3-5)
Language German
Dedication Christmas Day
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Vocal soli (soprano, alto, tenor, bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
3 oboes, [bassoon], 2 horns
timpani, strings, continuo (harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (BC A 9a)
Bach Digital (BC A 9b)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary on the movements, etc.
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