Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)

Wachet! Betet! Betet! Wachet! BWV 70.1; BWV 70a; BC [A 4]

Sacred cantata (2nd Sunday of Advent)


Scoring
S solo, A solo, T solo, B solo, S, A, T, B, Tromba (?), Oboe (?), Violine I, Violine II, Viola, Bassono (?), Violoncello (obl. in Satz 3?), Basso continuo
Early performances
, Weimar (Premiere)
Comment
EZ vor dem 06. Dezember 1716; original version of BWV 70. Apart from the original string parts the music is lost. Correspondences as follows: BWV 70.1/1 (chorus) = BWV 70.2/1; 70.1/2, 3, 4, 5 (aria 1, 2, 3, 4) = 70.2/3, 5, 8, 10; 70.1/6 (chorale) = 70.2/11
Lyrics
Salomon Franck (Weimar/Jena 1717); mvt. 6: stanza 5 from 'Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht' by Christian Keymann (1658); libretto printing: Franck 1717
Link to lyrics
Edition
NBA I/1, -- (Alfred Dürr, 1955) – Critical report (1955), S. 86
Source
D-B Mus.ms. Bach St 95 [Original source]
Static URL
https://www.bach-digital.de/receive/BachDigitalWork_work_00000089 [XML] [MEI] [JSON-LD]
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Last changed
2018-08-16 : 07:16:23