Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende, BWV 27 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Wilkommen! will ich sagen (No.3)

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Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 5 (pp.217-44)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1855. Plate B.W. V.

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Aria: Wilkommen! will ich sagen (No.3)

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Anna Kim (2012/1/14)

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Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction

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German

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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1891). Plate J.S.B. I.27

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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Aria: Wilkommen! will ich sagen (No.3)

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PMLP149223-CANTATA BWV 027 - J.S.BACH - 2ª EDICION - TEXTOS Y PARTITURAS.pdf
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Lodosa: Antonio Armendáriz Navarro

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Textos explicativos de su origen y características en cuatro idiomas (alemán, español, francés e inglés). Partituras de calidad superior, con textos en español.

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General Information

Work Title Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende
Alternative Title Who knows how near is my end?
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue Number BWV 27
Movements/Sections 6 movements
  1. [Chorale], Recitativo: Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende (C minor)
  2. Recitativo (Tenor): Mein Leben hat kein ander Zeil (G minor-C minor)
  3. Aria (Alto): Wilkommen! will ich sagen (E major)
  4. Recitativo (Soprano): Ach, wer doch schon im Himmel wär! (C minor)
  5. Aria (Bass): Gute Nacht, du Weltgetummel! (G minor)
  6. Choral: Welt, ade! Ich bin dein mude (B major)
Year/Date of Composition 1726
First Performance 1726-10-06 in Leipzig
First Publication 1855 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous
Language German
Average Duration 19 minutes
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SSATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, oboe da caccia, horn, obbligato harpsichord, strings, continuo
External Links Wikipedia article
J.S. Bach.org
Bach.de (German)
Bach-Cantatas.com
Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende - scores at Sheet Music Plus


Misc. Comments

For the 16th Sunday after Trinity.

Commentary on the movements

  1. [Chorale]1, Recitativo: Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende. An opening movement in a similar style to many of Bach's chorale cantatas,; however this chorus is interrupted thrice by recitatives (SAT).
  2. Recitativo (Tenor): Mein Leben hat kein ander Zeil. Secco recitative.
  3. Aria (Alto): Wilkommen! will ich sagen. A very strange combination of Oboe da Caccia, Concertante Harpsichord, and Alto voice makes for a completely unblended texture made beautiful by a very "accessible" melody1.
  4. Recitativo (Soprano): Ach, wer doch schon im Himmel wär! Recitative accompanied with strings, mostly in chords.
  5. Aria (Bass): Gute Nacht, du Weltgetummel! No obbligato instruments here; however, the musical material illustrates the dichotomous nature of the text.
  6. Choral: Welt, ade! Ich bin dein mude. A plain chorale setting.

Print Sources Consulted

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