Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott, BWV 139 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: 'Gott ist mein Freund; was hilft das Toben' (No.2)

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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 28
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1881. Plate B.W. XXVIII.
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Chorale: 'Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott' (No.1)

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Aria: 'Gott ist mein Freund; was hilft das Toben' (No.2)

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Aria: 'Das Unglück schlägt auf allen Seiten' (No.4)

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General Information

Work Title Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott
Alternative. Title Happy is the man, who to his God
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 139 ; BC A 159
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 798
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorale: Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott
  2. Aria (tenor): Gott ist mein Freund; was hilft das Toben
  3. Recitative (alto): Der Heiland sendet ja die Seinen
  4. Aria (bass): Das Unglück schlägt auf allen Seiten
  5. Recitative (soprano): Ja, trag ich gleich den größten Feind in mir
  6. Chorale: Dahero Trotz der Höllen Heer!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-11-12 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1881 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Johann Christoph Rube (1665-1746) (Nos.1, 6)
Anonymous
Language German
Dedication 23rd 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 (organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com

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