Ich bin in mir vergnügt, BWV 204 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Die Schätzbarkeit der weiten Erden' (No.4)

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Copyist Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) (Title page)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1895]. Plate J.S.B. I.204.
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Aria: 'Ruhig und in sich zufrieden' (No.2)

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Aria: 'Die Schätzbarkeit der weiten Erden' (No.4)

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Aria: 'Meine Seele sei vergnügt' (No.6)

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Aria: 'Himmlische Vergnügsamkeit' (No.8)

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Libretti

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General Information

Work Title Ich bin in mir vergnügt
Alternative. Title I am content in myself
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 204 ; BC G 45
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 297
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 movements:
  1. Recitative (soprano): Ich bin in mir vergnügt
  2. Aria (soprano): Ruhig und in sich zufrieden
  3. Recitative (soprano): Ihr Seelen, die ihr außer euch
  4. Aria (soprano): Die Schätzbarkeit (Kostbarkeit) der weiten Erden
  5. Recitative (soprano): Schwer ist es zwar, viel Eitles zu besitzen
  6. Aria (soprano): Meine Seele sei vergnügt
  7. Recitative (soprano): Ein edler Mensch ist Perlenmuscheln gleich
  8. Aria (soprano): Himmlische Vergnügsamkeit
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726 or 1727 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1726? or 1727? in Leipzig
First Publication. 1862 (BGA)
Librettist Christian Friedrich Hunold (1681–1721)
Language German
Dedication Unspecified/Unknown Occasion
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano
Orchestra: flute traverso, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, continuo
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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach