Gedenke, Herr, wie es uns gehet, BWV 217 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)

Publisher Info.:

Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 41
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLI.


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General Information

Work Title Gedenke, Herr, wie es uns gehet, BWV 217
Alternative Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 217
Key D minor
Movements/Sections 5
First Publication 1894
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Dedication 1st Sunday after Epiphany
Average Duration 16 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Soloists: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass; 4-part Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: transverse flute, 2 violins, viola, continuo

Misc. Comments

Recent studies have suggested that this is a work by Johann Christoph Altnikol (1720–1759), a son-in-law and copyist of J.S. Bach.

Section Listing

  1. Chorus ("Gedenke, Herr, wie es uns gehet")
  2. Recitative ("Ach, Jesus ist verloren!")
  3. Aria ("Saget mir, beliebte Felder")
  4. Recitative ("Sei, kummervolles Herz, getrost")
  5. Arioso ("Du sollst durch Buss' und Glauben wiederkehren")
  6. Chorus (""Andert euch, ihr Klage lieder")

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