Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Lekro (2014/1/9)

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Michrond (2016/2/4)

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Copyist Copyist Anon. 421 = Anon. J. S. Bach XXI
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction
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Arranger Robert Franz (1818-1892), piano reduction
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Aria: 'In deine Hände befehl ich meinen Geist' (No.3)

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Chorus: 'Glorie, Lob, Ehr und Herrlichkeit' (No.4)

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Work Title Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit
Alternative. Title Actus Tragicus
Name Translations 神の時こそいと良き時; Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, רי"ב 106
Name Aliases Actus tragicus; Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (Actus Tragicus); Actus Tragicus av J. S. Bach; Actus tragicus av Bach; Actus Tragicus av Bach; Actus Tragicus av J.S. Bach
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 185108215; LCCN: n80125020; GND: 300007981; BNF: 13909449r; NLA: 36009113; BNE: XX3385642
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 106 ; BC A 18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 260
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Sonatina (E major, 20 bars)
  2. [Movement in multiple parts, 185 bars]
    a. Chorus: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (E major-C minor, 50 bars)
    b. Arioso (tenor): Ach, Herr, lehre uns bedenken (C minor, 21 bars)
    c. Aria (bass): Bestelle dein Haus; denn du wirst sterben (C minor-F minor, 59 bars)
    d. Chorus: Es ist der alte Bund (F minor, 55 bars)
  3. [Movement in multiple parts, 70 bars]
    a. Aria (alto): In deine Hände befehl ich meinen Geist (B minor, 24 bars)
    b. Arioso (bass) & Choral (alto): Heute wirst du mit mir (A major-C minor, 46 bars)
  4. Chorus: Glorie, Lob, Ehr und Herrlichkeit (E major, 51 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1707 in Mühlhausen?
First Performance. 1707-08 (probably 1707-08-10) in Mühlhausen
First Publication. 1830
Librettist see below
No.2a. Acts 17:28
No.2b. Psalm XC:12
No.2c. Isaiah 38:1
No.3b. Luke 23:43
Martin Luther (1483-1546)
No.4. Adam Reusner
Language German
Dedication Funeral
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
InstrDetail
Vocal solists (alto, bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
2 recorders (2 flutes), 2 viola da gambas, continuo
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
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