Schleicht, spielende Wellen, BWV 206 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 11.2
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1862. Plate B.W. XI(2).


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Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1898. Plate J.S.B. I. 206.


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Work Title Schleicht, spielende Wellen, BWV 206
Alternative Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 206
Key D major
Movements/Sections 11 sections
  1. Chorus: Schleicht, spielende Wellen
  2. Recitative: O glückliche Veränderung!
  3. Aria: Schleuss des Janustempels Türen
  4. Recitative: So recht! beglückter Weichselstrom!
  5. Aria: Jede Woge meiner Wellen ruft
  6. Recitative: Ich nehm' zugleich an deiner Freude teil
  7. Aria: Reis, von Habsburgs hohem Stamme
  8. Recitative: Verzeiht, bemooste Häupter starker Ströme
  9. Aria: Hört doch! der sanften Flöten Chor
  10. Recitative: Ich muss, ich will gehorsam sein
  11. Chorus: Die himmlische Vorsicht der ewigen Güte
Year/Date of Composition 1734–36
First Performance 1736-10-07 in Leipzig
First Publication 1873
Language German
Average Duration 40 minutes
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus and Orchestra
Pleiße (soprano)
Donau (Alto)
Elbe (Tenor)
Weichsel (Bass)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
3 flutes, 2 oboes d’amore, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
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'Dramma per musica', for the Birthday of Augusus [Augustus?] III.

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