Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück, BWV 66a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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PMLP03821-BGA44 5.pdf
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Hermann Kretzschmar (1848–1924)

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Composer's manuscript, n.d.

Reprinted:

Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 44
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLIV.

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Work Title Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück
Alternative Title Serenade to Mark the Birthday of Prince Leopold
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 66a
Year/Date of Composition 1718
First Performance 1718-12-10 in Cöthen
First Publication 1895 (BGA) - fragment only
Language German
Piece Style Baroque
External Links Wikipedia article (BWV 66)
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information A Secular (congratulatory cantata) written in Cöthen, music later used in Leipzig (1724) with a sacred text. The Alto is "Anhalt's Felicity" and the Tenor "Fame." Scores and parts of this version lost.


Misc. Comments

The secular model for Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, BWV 66; for more details, see "Version History" on the page for that cantata.

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