Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen, BWV 123 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Auch die harte Kreuzesreisee (No.3)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 26
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Aria: Lass, o Welt, mich aus Verachtung (No.5)

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate J.S.B.I.123.

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Aria: Auch die harte Kreuzesreisee (No.3)

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General Information

Work Title Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen
Alternative Title Beloved Emmanuel, Prince of the devout
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 123
Key B minor
Movements/Sections 6 movements
  1. [Chorus]: Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen (B minor)
  2. Recitativo (Alto): Die Himmelssüßigkeit, der Auserwählten Lust (F minor-A major)
  3. Aria (Tenor): Auch die harte Kreuzesreisee (F minor)
  4. Recitativo (Bass): Kein Höllenfeind kann mich verschlingen (A major-D major)
  5. Aria (Bass): Laß o Welt, mich aus Verachtung (D major)
  6. Choral: Drum fahrt nur immer hin, ihr Eitelkeiten (B minor)
Year/Date of Composition 1725
First Performance 1725-01-06 in Leipzig
First Publication 1878 (BGA)
Librettist Ahasverus Fritsch (1629-1701) (Hymn)
Language German
Dedication Epiphany
Average Duration 22 minutes
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes d'amore, strings, continuo
External Links Bach-Cantatas.com


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Commentary on the movements

  1. [Chorus]: Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen. The repeated notes of the opening ritornello pervade the entire movement. Unusually, for Bach's chorale cantatas, the text is delivered line by line in rather strict homophony. This, combined with the flutes added to the texture, makes for a consistently full texture somewhat unusual for Bach.
  2. Recitativo (Alto): Die Himmelssüßigkeit, der Auserwählten Lust. Secco recitative.
  3. Aria (Tenor): Auch die harte Kreuzesreisee. A chromatically charged ritornello with many unexpected harmonic shifts leads the way into this impassioned aria with two oboes d'amore accompanying. A section marked "Allegro" in the middle is of especial note, full of coloratura melismas.
  4. Recitativo (Bass): Kein Höllenfeind kann mich verschlingen. Secco recitative.
  5. Aria (Bass): Laß o Welt, mich aus Verachtung. Although less intense than the first aria, this (with obbligato flute) is regardless an interesting movement with "some charming harmonic twists"1.
  6. Choral: Drum fahrt nur immer hin, ihr Eitelkeiten. A plain chorale setting.

Print Sources Consulted

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