Meine Seele rühmt und preist (Hoffmann, Melchior)

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This cantata was formerly attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach as BWV 189.


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Aria: 'Deine Güte, dein Erbarmen' (No.5)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Sheet Music

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Feldmahler (2006/8/30)

Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 37 (pp.213-226)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVII.
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Misc. Notes Source - Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 37
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVII.
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Misc. Notes Source - Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 37
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVII.
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction [?]
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1895).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Aria: 'Meine Seele rühmt und preist' (No.1)

For Quintets: Flute and Oboe ad lib. and Strings (Lang)

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Aria: 'Deine Güte, dein Erbarmen' (No.5)

For Quintets: Flute and Oboe ad lib. and Strings (Lang)

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For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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General Information

Work Title Meine Seele rühmt und preist
Alternative. Title Cantata for the Feast of the Visitation
Composer Hoffmann, Melchior
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. ("BWV 189") ; BWV Anh.II 23
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMH 2
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Aria (tenor): Meine Seele rühmt und preist
  2. Recitative (tenor): Denn seh' ich mich und auch mein Leben an
  3. Aria (tenor): Gott hat sich hoch gesetzet
  4. Recitative (tenor): O wass vor grosse Dinge treff ich an allen Orten an
  5. Aria (tenor): Deine Güte, dein Erbarmen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. Unknown
First Publication. 1891 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voice: tenor
Ensemble: flute traverso, oboe, violin, continuo
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

Misc. Comments

The Bach-Cantatas page gives the instrumentation as 2 recorders instead of 1 flute, though the score they link to is the Dörffel edition (see above) that has 1 flute. Tagged for flute for now, but it would be interesting to find Hoffmann's original manuscript.


Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach