Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden, BWV 47 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen' (No.2)

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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 10 (pp.239-74)
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 23. Kantaten zum 16. und 17. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (pp.319-66)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1982. Plate BA 5054.
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Aria: 'Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen' (No.2)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate J.S.B. I.
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Chorus: 'Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden' (No.1)

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Aria: 'Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen' (No.2)

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Aria: 'Jesu, beuge doch mein Herze' (No.4)

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General Information

Work Title Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden
Alternative. Title Whoever exalts himself shall be abased
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 47 ; BC A 141
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 706
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Chorus: Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden
  2. Aria (soprano): Wer ein wahrer Christ will heißen
  3. Recitativo (bass): Der Mensch ist Kot, Stank, Asch und Erde
  4. Aria (bass): Jesu, beuge doch mein Herze
  5. Chorale: Der zeitlichen Ehrn will ich gern entbehrn
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1726-10-13 in Leipzig (1st Performance)
1735-40 in Leipzig (2nd Performance)
1742 ca. in Leipzig (3rd Performance)
First Publication. 1860 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Luke 14: 11 & 18: 14 (No.1)
Johann Friedrich Helbig (1680-1722) (Nos.2-4)
Anonymous (No.5)
Language German
Dedication 17th Sunday after Trinity
Average DurationAvg. Duration 24 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, strings, continuo (organ obbligato)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary on the movements, etc.

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach