Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe, BWV 197a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 41
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLI.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918–2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 2. Kantaten zum 1. Weihnachtstag (pp.63-70)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1957. Plate BA 5007.
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Work Title Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe (fragment)
Alternative. Title Glory to God in the highest
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 197a
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 sections
  1. (Chor?): Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe
  2. Aria: Erzählet, ihr Himmel, die Ehre Gottes
  3. (Recitativo): O! Liebe, der kein Lieben gleich
  4. Aria (Alto): O du angenehmer Schatz
  5. Recitativo (Bass): Das Kind ist mein, und ich bin sein
  6. Aria (Bass): Ich lasse dich nicht
  7. Choral: Wohlan! so will ich mich an dich, o Jesu, halten
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1728 (Revised as a Wedding Cantata, BWV 197)
First Performance. 1728?-12-25 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1894 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Lukas 2:14 (No.1)
Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700-1764) [as Picander] (Nos.2-6)
Caspar Ziegler (1621-1690) (No.7)
Language German
Dedication Christmas Day
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: alto, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 transverse flutes, oboe d'amore, 3 trumpets, timpani,
2 violins, viola, cello (and/or bassoon), continuo
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