O Jesu Christ, mein's Lebens Licht, BWV 118 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 24
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1876. Plate B.W. XXIV.

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First edition

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Veröffentlichungen der Neuen Bachgesellschaft. Jahrgang XVII, Heft 1
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1916. Plate N.B. XVII. 1.

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890)

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General Information

Work Title O Jesu Christ, mein's Lebens Licht
Alternative Title O Jesus Christ, my Life's Light
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 118
Key B major
Movements/Sections 1
Language German
Average Duration 7-8 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal — Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra — 2 Litui, Cornetto, 3 Trombones, BC (Later inc. oboes, bassoons, strings)
External Links Bach-Cantatas.com


Misc. Comments

  • For the question, if BWV 118 is a Cantata or a Motet, see Aryeh Oron's commentary at Bach-cantatas.org
  • Dürr1 argues for the "motet" side.

Print Sources Consulted

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