Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubiliert, BWV 31 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Letzte Stunde, brich herein' (No.8)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
First edition
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 7 (pp.1-52)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1857. Plate B.W. VII.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 9. Kantaten zum 1. Ostertag (pp.41-103)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1985. Plate BA 5064.
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Leipzig Version, BC A 55b (after 1735)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1750).
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Misc. Notes Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków (PL-Kj): Mus. ms. Bach St. 14 (4)
Figures added to bass line, transposed
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Misc. Notes Violas I part was scanned with pages out of order, page 5 is missing from this scan. It is provided here as a separate file
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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.
Reprinted Detroit: Luck's Music Library, n.d.
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Misc. Notes This is a replacement part to the viola 1 part of BWV 31. The part that is now posted is missing page 5. It appears to be the same edition.
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Weimar Versions, BC A 55a (1715)

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Copyist Johann Martin Schubart (1690–1721)
Anon. W 13 cello
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.[1715].
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Misc. Notes Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków (PL-Kj): Mus. ms. Bach St. 14 (1)
Missing brass, timpani, violas, continuo, and vocal parts
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Leipzig Version, BC A 55b (1724)

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Copyist Johann Andreas Kuhnau (1703–1761)
Christian Gottlob Meißner (1707–1760)
Anon. L 10
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.[1724].
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Misc. Notes Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków (PL-Kj): Mus. ms. Bach St. 14 (2)
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Leipzig Version, BC A 55b (1731/1735)

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Copyist Samuel Gottlieb Heder (1713-?) mvts.6-8 from Weimar parts
Anon. L 78 Violins I
Anon. Vf Violins II
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1731)
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Misc. Notes Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków (PL-Kj): Mus. ms. Bach St. 14 (3)
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Vocal Scores

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Yoder (2013/5/27)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate J.S.B. I. 31.
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Misc. Notes Based on the Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907), piano reduction
Editor Günter Raphael (1903-1960)
Language German / English
Translator John Michael Diack (1869-1946), English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1930). Plate 30309.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). K 06025
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Misc. Notes Based on the Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Sonata (No.1)

For String Quintets (Bartoli)

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Publisher. Info. Peter Lang, 2015.
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Misc. Notes 2 Violas or 2 Cellos
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Recitative: 'So stehe dann, du gottergebne Seele' (No.4)

For String Duos (Lang)

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Misc. Notes Various duo configurations
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Aria: 'Letzte Stunde, brich herein' (No.8)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Editor Antonio Armendáriz
Language German / Spanish / French / English
Publisher. Info. Lodosa: Antonio Armendáriz Navarro
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Misc. Notes Textos explicativos de su origen y características en cuatro idiomas (alemán, español, francés e inglés) . Partituras de muy alta calidad, con textos en español
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Other

Choral: 'So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ' (No.9)

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Editor Frieder Rempp (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder
Band 2.1. Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 1 (pp.56-57)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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Misc. Notes From Dietel Sammlung as "Wenn mein Stündlein verhanden ist" (No.78). More details. 600 dpi. Page size is 10.00 x 12.688 inches.
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General Information

Work Title Der Himmel lacht, die Erde jubiliert
Alternative. Title The Heaven laughs! The Earth rejoices
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 31 ; BC A 55a-b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 744
Key C major*
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 movements:
  1. Sonata (C major)
  2. Chorus: Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubiliert (C major)
  3. Recitativo (bass): Erwünschter Tag! Sei, Seele, wieder froh! (C major-E minor)
  4. Aria (bass): Fürst des Lebens! starker Streiter (C major)
  5. Recitativo (tenor): So stehe dann, du gottergebne Seele (A minor-G major)
  6. Aria (tenor): Adam muß in uns verwesen (G major)
  7. Recitativo (soprano): Weil dann das Haupt sein Glied (E minor-C major)
  8. Aria (soprano): Letzte Stunde, brich herein (C major)
  9. Chorale: So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ (C major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1715 in Weimar
1724 in Leipzig (revised)
1731/35 in Leipzig (revised)
First Publication. 1857 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Salomo Franck (1659-1725) (Nos.1-8)
Nikolaus Herman (ca.1480-1561) (No.9)
Language German
Dedication Easter Sunday
Average DurationAvg. Duration 24 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, tenor, bass, mixed chorus (SSATB)
Orchestra: 3 oboes [Weimar], oboe [Leipzig], 2 oboes d'amore [Leipzig], taille [Weimar], bassoon,
3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
Primary Sources Bach Digital (Weimar version, BC A55a)
Bach Digital (Leipzig version, BC A55b)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach