Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen, BWV 215 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Peter (2007/1/20)

Bach - BGA - BWV 215.pdf

Paul Waldersee (1831–1906)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 34
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1887. Plate B.W. XXXIV.


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Aria: Durch die von Eifer entflammeten Waffen (No.7)

For 2 Flutes and Viola (Wehlte)

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PMLP126908-bach 215-7.pdf

Adrian Wehlte

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Adrian Wehlte


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General Information

Work Title Preise dein Glücke, gesegnetes Sachsen
Alternative Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 215
Key D major
Movements/Sections 9 sections
  1. Chorus: Preise dein Glucke, gesegnetes Sachsen
  2. Recitative: Wie dommen wir, Grossmachtigster August
  3. Aria: Freilich trotzt Augustus' Name
  4. Recitative: Was hat dich sonst, Sarmatien, bewogen
  5. Aria: Rase nur, verweg'ner Schwarm
  6. Recitative: Ja, ja! Gott ist uns noch mit seiner Hulfe nah
  7. Aria: Durch die von Eifer entflammeten Waffen
  8. Recitative: Lass doch, o teurer Landesvater, zu
  9. Chorus: Stifter der Reiche, Beherrscher der Kronen
Year/Date of Composition 1734
First Performance 1734-10-05 in Leipzig
First Publication 1887
Librettist Johann Christoph Clauder (1701-1779)
Language German
Average Duration 32 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Vocal Soloists
soprano, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus
8-parts (No.1), 4-parts (No.9)
2 flutes, 2 oboes d’amore, bassoon, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
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Extra Information Written for the coronation of Augustus III as King of Poland

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach
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