O Jesu Christ mein's Lebens Licht, GWV 1133/13 (Graupner, Christoph)

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Publisher. Info. Autograph manuscript, May 1713.
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Work Title O Jesu Christ meins Lebens Licht
Alternative. Title Lord Jesus Christ, my life, my light
Composer Graupner, Christoph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GWV 1133/13
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICG 1038
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements:
1. Choral (Canto 1 & 2, Tenore, Basso): O Jesu Christ! meins Lebens Licht
2. Recitat (Basso ): O schwere Sündenlast!
[Choral v. 2 da capo]
3. Recitat (Basso ): O Paradies! O Vaterland!
[Choral v. 3 da capo]
4. Recitat (Basso): Nimm mich zu dir
5. Aria (Basso): Stärke mich nur durch dein Leiden
6. Recitat (Basso): Dein Blutschweiß sei mein Labetrank
[Choral v. 4 da capo]
7. Recitat (Basso): So nimm mich denn mein Jesu hin
8. Coro: (Canto 1 & 2, Tenore, Basso): Ach! wie süße, wie vergnüget
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1713
Librettist Georg Christian Lehms (1684–1717)
Language German
Dedication Soli Deo Gloria
Average DurationAvg. Duration 14:00
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation SSTB, 2 Oboes, Strings, Basso continuo