Herr Jesu Christ, wahr' Mensch und Gott, BWV 127 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Die Seele Ruht in Jesu Händen (No.3)

For Trumpet and Organ (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2016/2/27)

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Publisher Info. Michel Rondeau
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Jun T (2015/2/21)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1725)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach P 872.
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Feldmahler (2006/8/29)

Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 26
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1878. Plate B.W. XXVI.
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Copyist Johann Andreas Kuhnau (1703–1761)
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710–1784)
Anon. Ip; Anon. IId
Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892) cover page
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1725).
Holograph manuscript, 1725 (partial)
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Misc. Notes Bach-Archiv (D-LEb): Thomana 127 RISM
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Copyist Christian Friedrich Penzel (1737-1801) title page 1
Unknown Scribe, 19th century title-pages 2, 3
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784)
Anon. IIe; IIf; IIg
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1725).
Holograph manuscript, 1725 (partial)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach St 393.
Duplicates of Violins I, II, Continuo (all other parts and originals for the three here are in D-LEb Thomana 127)
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/13)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907) [?]
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890)
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Misc. Notes Vocal Score based on Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe
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Aria: Die Seele Ruht in Jesu Händen (No.3)

For Oboe and Piano (Papillon)

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André Papillon (2017/5/17)

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André Papillon (2017/5/17)

Arranger André Papillon (b. 1960)
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Michrond (2016/2/27)

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Mcroskell (2007/8/26)

Arranger Harold Bauer (1873–1951)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1944.
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John Gribben (2010/5/8)

Arranger Walter Morse Rummel (1887–1953)
Publisher. Info. London: J. & W. Chester, 1938. Plate J.W.C. 2252.
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General Information

Work Title Herr Jesu Christ, wahr' Mensch und Gott
Alternative. Title Lord Jesus Christ, true man and God
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 127
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. [Chorale]: Herr Jesu Christ, wahr' Mensch und Gott (F major)
  2. Recitativo (Tenor): Wenn alles sich zur letzten Zeit entsetzet (B major-F major)
  3. Aria (Soprano): Die Seele ruht in Jesu Händen (C minor)
  4. Recitativo + Aria (Bass): Wenn eistens die Posaunen schallen (C major)
  5. Choral: Ach, Herr, vergib all unser Schuld (F major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1725
First Performance. 1725-02-11 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1878 (BGA)
Librettist Paul Eber (1511-1569) (Hymn)
Language German
Dedication Quinquagesima Sunday (Estomihi)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal: soprano, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 recorders, 2 oboes, trumpet, strings, continuo
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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach