Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Meine Seele wartet auf den Herrn von einer Morgenwache' (No.4)

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Chorus: 'Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir' (No.1)

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Arioso and Chorale: 'So du willst, Herr, Sünde zurechnen' (No.2)

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Chorus: 'Ich harre des Herrn, meine Seele harret' (No.3)

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Aria: 'Meine Seele wartet auf den Herrn von einer Morgenwache' (No.4)

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Chorus: 'Israel hoffe auf den Herrn; denn bei dem Herrn' (No.5)

See: Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a
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General Information

Work Title Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir
Alternative. Title Out of the depths, Lord, I call to thee
Name Translations Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir; Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131; 主よ、深き淵よりわれ汝を呼ぶ; Aus der Tiefen rufe ich; Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, רי"ב 131
Name Aliases BWV 131a; Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr zu dir
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 178625404; LCCN: n83073625; GND: 300008244; BNF: 13909483x; NLA: 35307248; BNE: XX5171804
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 131 ; BC B 25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 783
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Chorus: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir (G minor)
  2. Arioso and Chorale (soprano, bass): So du willst, Herr, Sünde zurechnen (G minor)
  3. Chorus: Ich harre des Herrn, meine Seele harret (E major-G minor)
  4. Aria and Chorale (alto, tenor): Meine Seele wartet auf den Herrn von einer Morgenwache (C minor)
  5. Chorale: Israel hoffe auf den Herrn; denn bei dem Herrn (G minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1707 in Mühlhausen
First Performance. 1707-08 in Mühlhausen
First Publication. 1880 or earlier
Librettist see below
Psalm CXXX: 1-8 (Nos.1-5)
Bartholomäus Ringwaldt (1532-ca.1599) (Nos.2, 4)
Language German
Dedication Unspecified/Unknown Occasion
Average DurationAvg. Duration 24 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: oboe, bassoon, 2 violas, continuo
Related Works Fugue in G minor, BWV 131a (organ arrangement of No.5)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

Misc. Comments

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Commentary on the movements

  1. Sinfonia [Chorus]: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir. A sinfonia for oboe and strings introduces the heartfelt laments of the chorus in this hushed opening movement.
  2. [Bass Solo + Chorale] (Soprano, Bass): So du willst, Herr, Sünde zurechnen. The transition is seamless between the opening movement and this one, an arioso-style movement with obbligato oboe and the soprano singing the chorale tune as a cantus firmus.
  3. Chorus: Ich harre des Herrn, meine Seele harret. The soloists interrupt a chorale, transitioning into a fugue.
  4. [Tenor Solo + Chorale] (Alto, Tenor): Meine Seele wartet auf den Herrn von einer Morgenwache. The longest movement, this continuo-aria-style movement again features a male voice with alto cantus firmus this time.
  5. [Chorus]: Israel hoffe auf den Herrn; denn bei dem Herrn. Instead of the standard closing chorale, a homophonic movement recalling the opening movement closes the cantata.

Print Sources Consulted

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Published in 1880 in reduction/vocal score by Gustav Rösler, if not earlier.


Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach