O angenehme Melodei, BWV 210a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Sheet Music


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Editor Paul Waldersee (1831–1906)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 29 (pp.244-49)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1881. Plate B.W. XXIX.
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General Information

Work Title O angenehme Melodei (fragment)
Alternative. Title Oh Pleasing Melody
Name Translations O angenehme Melodei
Name Aliases O angenehme Melodei!
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 180075835; LCCN: no2003056201; GND: 7667335-2
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 210a ; BC G 29
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 425
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 movements (as BWV 210):
  1. Recitative (soprano): O angenehme Melodei
  2. Aria (soprano): Ihr Sorgen, flieht
  3. Recitative (soprano): Ruhet hie, matte Töne
  4. Aria (soprano): Ruhet hie, matte Tone
  5. Recitative (soprano): Wiewohl, beliebte Musica
  6. Aria (soprano): Schweigt, ihr Flöten, schweigt, ihr Töne
  7. Recitative (soprano): Doch fasse dich, dein Glanz
  8. Aria (soprano): Großer Flemming, alles Wissen
  9. Recitative (soprano): Erleuchtet Haupt, so bleibe fernerweit
  10. Aria (soprano): Sei vergnügt, großer Flemming
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1729 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1729-01-12 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1881 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Dedication Homage to Duke Christian of Saxe-Weißenfels
Homage to Count Joachim Friederich von Flemming
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano
Orchestra: flute traverso, oboe d’amore, strings, continuo (harpsichord)
Related Works O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit, BWV 210
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Only the soprano part has survived, but some music was later re-used in movements of 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 of the cantata O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit, BWV 210

External Links

Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach