Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 138 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Chorale: 'Weil du mein Gott und Vater bist' (No.6)

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Chorale and Recitativo: 'Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz' (No.1)

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Recitativo: 'Ach süßer Trost' (No.4)

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Chorale: 'Weil du mein Gott und Vater bist' (No.6)

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Work Title Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz
Alternative. Title Why are you troubled, my heart?
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 138 ; BC A 132
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 680
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorale and Recitativo (alto): Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz
  2. Recitativo (bass): Ich bin veracht
  3. Chorale and Recitativo (soprano, alto): Er kann und will dich lassen nicht
  4. Recitativo (tenor): Ach süßer Trost
  5. Aria (bass): Auf Gott steht meine Zuversicht
  6. Recitativo (alto): Ei nun! So will ich auch recht sanfte ruhn
  7. Chorale: Weil du mein Gott und Vater bist
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1723 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1723-09-05 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1847 in Leipzig
Librettist Anonymous (from 3 stanzas from the hymn of the same name)
Language German
Dedication 15th Sunday after Trinity
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes d’amore, strings, continuo
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach