Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen, BWV 213 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Treues Echo dieser Orten' (No.5)

For Organ (Gouin)

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Aria: 'Ich will dich nicht hören' (No.9)

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Editor Paul Waldersee (1831–1906)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 34 (pp.119-74)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1887. Plate B.W. XXXIV.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 36. Festmusiken für das Kurfürstlich-Sächsische Haus I (pp.1-88)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1963. Plate BA 5020.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: 'Schlafe, mein Liebster, und pflege der Ruh' (No.3)

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Aria: 'Treues Echo dieser Orten' (No.5)

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Aria: 'Auf meinen Flugehn sollst du schweben' (No.7)

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Aria: 'Ich will dich nicht hören' (No.9)

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Aria: 'Ich bin deine, du bist meine' (No.11)

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Chorus: 'Lust der Volker, Lust der Deinen' (No.13)

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General Information

Work Title Lasst uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen
Alternative. Title Hercules auf dem Scheidewege ; Hercules at the Crossroads
Let us take care, let us watch
Name Translations Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen; Laßt uns sorgen
Name Aliases Hercules at the Crossroads; Let us take care, let us watch over; Die Wahl des Herkules; Hercules am Scheidewege
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 184285107; LCCN: n81147595; GND: 300009240; BNF: 139816340
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 213 ; BC G 18
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 362
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 13 movements:
  1. Chorus: Laßt uns sorgen, lasst uns wachen
  2. Recitative (alto): Und wo? Wo ist die rechte Bahn
  3. Aria (soprano): Schlafe, mein Liebster, und pflege der Ruh
  4. Duet Recitative (soprano, tenor): Auf! folge meiner Bahn
  5. Aria (alto): Treues Echo dieser Orten
  6. Recitative (tenor): Mein hoffnungsvoller Held
  7. Aria (tenor): Auf meinen Flügeln sollst du schweben
  8. Recitative (tenor): Die weiche Wollust locket zwar
  9. Aria (alto): Ich will dich nicht hören
  10. Duet Recitative (alto, tenor): Geliebte Tugend, du allein
  11. Duet Aria (alto, tenor): Ich bin deine, du bist meine
  12. Recitative (bass): Schaut, Götter, dieses ist ein Bild
  13. Chorus: Lust der Volker, Lust der Deinen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1733 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1733-09-05 at the Kaffeehaus Gottfried Zimmermanns (Collegium Musicum) in Leipzig
First Publication. 1887 (BGA)
Librettist Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700-1764), as Picander
Language German
Dedication Dramma per Musica, For Prince Friedrich Christian's 11th Birthday
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Wollust [Lust] (soprano)
Herkules (alto)
Tugend [Virtue] (tenor)
Merkur (bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
1 (or 2) oboes, oboe d’amore, bassoon, 2 horns, strings, continuo
Related Works Weihnachtsoratorium (Nos.1-5)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information A Glückwünschungskantate ("Best Wishes" cantata)

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach