Schleicht, spielende Wellen, BWV 206 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Jede Woge meiner Wellen ruft' (No.5)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 11.2 (pp.1-70)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1862. Plate B.W. XI (2).
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1898. Plate J.S.B. I. 206.
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Aria: 'Schleuss des Janustempels Türen' (No.3)

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Aria: 'Jede Woge meiner Wellen ruft' (No.5)

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Aria: 'Reis, von Habsburgs hohem Stamme' (No.7)

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Aria: 'Hört doch! der sanften Flöten Chor' (No.9)

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General Information

Work Title Schleicht, spielende Wellen
Alternative. Title Glide, O sparkling waves and murmur softly
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 206 ; BC G 23, 26
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 574
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 movements:
  1. Chorus: Schleicht, spielende Wellen
  2. Recitative (bass): O glückliche Veränderung!
  3. Aria (bass): Schleuss des Janustempels Türen
  4. Recitative and Arioso (tenor): So recht! beglückter Weichselstrom!
  5. Aria (tenor): Jede Woge meiner Wellen ruft
  6. Recitative (alto): Ich nehm' zugleich an deiner Freude teil
  7. Aria (alto): Reis, von Habsburgs hohem Stamme
  8. Recitative (soprano): Verzeiht, bemooste Häupter starker Ströme
  9. Aria (soprano: Hört doch! der sanften Flöten Chor
  10. Recitative (SATB): Ich muss, ich will gehorsam sein
  11. Chorus: Die himmlische Vorsicht der ewigen Güte
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1734 or 1736
First Performance. 1736-10-07 in Leipzig (1st Performance)
1740-08-03 in Leipzig (2nd Performance)
First Publication. 1873 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous (probably Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700–1764) (also as Picander))
Language German
Dedication Dramma per musica, for the Birthday of Augustus III of Poland
Average DurationAvg. Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: Pleiße (soprano), Donau (alto), Elbe (tenor), Weichsel (bass); mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 3 flute traversos, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d’amore, 3 trumpets
timpani, 2 violins, viola, continuo (cellos/basses, harpsichord and/or organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (BC G 23)
Bach Digital (BC G 26)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach