Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden, BWV 6 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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 1. Chorus: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden!
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 2. Aria: Hochgelobter Gottessohn
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 3. Chorale: Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ
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 4. Recitative: Es hat die Dunkelheit an vielen Orten
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 5. Aria: Jesu, laß uns auf dich sehen
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 6. Chorale: Beweis' dein Macht, Herr Jesu Christ
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 1. Chorus: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden!
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 2. Aria: Hochgelobter Gottessohn
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 3. Chorale: Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ
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 4. Recitative: Es hat die Dunkelheit an vielen Orten
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 6. Chorale: Beweis' dein Macht, Herr Jesu Christ
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BWV0006.pdf
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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 1 (pp.151-76)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1851. Plate B.W. I.

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 Complete Score
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PMLP03250-BGA44 29.pdf
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Autograph manuscript, n.d.

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
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 Violins I
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PMLP03250-bwv006.pdf
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Bernhard Todt (1822-1907), piano reduction

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German

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1890). Plate J.S.B. I.6

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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 I. Choir
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PMLP03250-CANTATA BWV 006 - 2ª EDICION - J.S.BACH - TEXTOS Y PARTITURAS.pdf
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General Information

Work Title Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden
Alternative Title Stay with us, for Evening Falls
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 6 ; BC A57
Key C minor
Movements/Sections 6 sections
  1. Chorus: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden (C minor)
  2. Aria: Hochgelobter Gottessohn (E major)
  3. Chorale: Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ (B major)
  4. Recitative: Es hat die Dunkelheit an vielen Orten (G minor)
  5. Aria: Jesu, laß uns auf dich sehen (G minor)
  6. Chorale: Beweis dein Macht, Herr Jesu Christ (G minor)
Year/Date of Composition 1725
First Performance 1725-04-02, Leipzig
First Publication 1851 (BGA)
Librettist Bible, Luke 24:29 (movt.1)
Nikolaus Selnecker (1532–1592) (movt.3)
Martin Luther (1483–1546) (movt.6)
Language German
Average Duration 20 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, oboe da caccia, violoncello piccolo, 2 violins, viola, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Bach.de (German)
Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden - scores at Sheet Music Plus


Misc. Comments

Cantata for Easter Monday

Commentary on the movements

  1. Chorus: "Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden" - a freely polyphonic movement in ternary form for the entire ensemble. The middle section is fugal in texture.
  2. Aria: "Hochgelobter Gottessohn" ("Highly-praised Son of God") - for alto, oboe da caccia and continuo.
  3. Chorale: "Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ" ("Ah, stay with us, Lord Jesus Christ") - a setting of Hermann's chorale for solo soprano, piccolo cello and continuo.
  4. Recitative: "Es hat die Dunkelheit an vielen Orten" ("The darkness has [taken over] in many places") - for bass and continuo.
  5. Aria: "Jesu, laß uns auf dich sehen" ("Jesus, let us look upon you") - for tenor, strings and continuo.
  6. Chorale: "Beweis dein Macht, Herr Jesu Christ" ("Reveal your strength, Lord Jesus Christ") - the last verse of the chorale, sung and played by the whole ensemble.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
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