Herr, wie du willt, so schick's mit mir, BWV 73 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Contents

Performances

Naxos Search

Search key: bach "bwv 73"

Javascript not enabled.

Synthesized/MIDI

Aria: Ach senke doch den Geist der Freuden (No.2)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

MP3 file (audio)
Michrond (2015/12/19)

Performers MIDI
Publisher Info. Michel Rondeau
Copyright
Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Sheet Music

Full Scores

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/8/08)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 18
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1870. Plate B.W. XVIII.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
BWV0073.pdf

Vocal Scores

PDF scanned by bh2000
Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907) [?]
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890)
Copyright
Misc. Notes Vocal Scores based on Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP03847-bwv073.pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: Ach senke doch den Geist der Freuden (No.2)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

PDF typeset by arranger
Michrond (2015/12/19)

ZIP typeset by arranger
Michrond (2015/12/19)

Arranger Michel Rondeau
Publisher. Info. Michel Rondeau
Copyright
Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
PMLP149574-BacBWV73a2ALL.pdf
Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Herr, wie du willt, so schick’s mit mir
Alternative. Title Lord, as You will, so dispose things for me
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 73
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. [Chorale and Recitative]: Herr, wie du willt, so schick’s mit mir (G minor)
  2. Aria (Tenor): Ach senke doch den Geist der Freuden (E major)
  3. Recitativo (Bass): Ach, unser Wille bleibt verkehrt (C minor)
  4. Aria (Bass): Herr, so du willt. Also motivically based (C minor)
  5. Choral: Das ist des Vaters Wille (C minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724
First Performance. 1724-01-23
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Dedication 3rd Sunday after Epiphany
Average DurationAvg. Duration 17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: Soloists (STB), Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, horn/organ, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com


Misc. Comments

Commentary on the movements

  1. [Chorale+Recitative]: Herr, wie du willt, so schick’s mit mir. The motive from which the movement is derived is itself from the chorale tune "Wo Gott der Herr nicht bein uns hält." This movement is also by far the longest.
  2. Aria (Tenor): Ach senke doch den Geist der Freuden. The only major-key movement in the cantata, and thus the only "cheerfully relaxed movement."1
  3. Recitativo (Bass): Ach, unser Wille bleibt verkehrt. Secco recitative. Attacca
  4. Aria (Bass): Herr, so du willt. Also motivically based. Bach here writes a strophic setting of the brief text.
  5. Choral: Das ist des Vaters Wille. A plain chorale setting.

Print Sources Consulted

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