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Bach, Johann Sebastian

[Ascertained]
Meine Seel' erhebt den Herren in G minor
Other title: Leipziger Jahrgang II (Excerpts)
  • Work information

    Scoring summary: V (4), Coro, orch
    Language: German
    Genre: Sacred songs, Cantatas
    Liturgical festival: Mariae (B.V.) Visitatio
    Catalog of works: BWV 10
  • Source description

    Title on source: [title page, in Johann Andreas Kuhnau's hand:] Festo Visitationis | Maria | Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn | â | 4 Voc: | Tromba | 2 Hautbois | 2 Violini | Viola | e | Continuo | di Sign: | JS Bach
    Material:
    • score: 12f., 17p.
      Autograph manuscript: 1724 (1724); 36 x 21,5 cm
  • Incipits

    1.1.1 vl 1, c/ Chorus.; gIncipit Nr. 1.1.1
    1.1.2 S coro, c/ Incipit Nr. 1.1.2 – Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn -- [Meine Seel' erhebt den Herren]
    1.2.1 c Aria.; B|b – Herr der du stark und mächtig bist
    1.3.1 c Recitativo.; g – Der Höchsten Güt' und Treu'
    1.4.1 c ; F – Gewaltige
    1.5.1 6/8 [Duet].; d – Er denket der Barmherzigkeit
    1.6.1 c Recitativo.; B|b; g – Was Gott den Vätern alter Zeiten
    1.7.1 c [Chorale].; g – Lob und Preis sei Gott dem Vater und dem Sohn
  • Further notes

    Scoring: S, A, T, B, Coro S, Coro A, Coro T, Coro B, vl (2), vla, b, ob (2), tr, bc
    Notes: Caption title, f.1r, in the composer's hand: "J. J. Festo Visitationis Mariae. Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn"
    f.2r, 2v, 11v, 12r, 12v are unnotated
    Caption title, f.2r: "J. J. Festo Visitationis Mariae. Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn"
    Title page written by Johann Andreas Kuhnau
    Manuscript underwent extensive restoration in 1981
    Note on performance: Performance date: 02.06.1724 Leipzig
    Bibliographic reference: HerzB 1984 p.46-49
  • Provenance

    Former owner: Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann; Pistor, Carl Heinrich Philipp [Ascertained]; Rudorff, Adolf Friedrich August; Rudorff, Ernst; Spitta, Philipp; Wittgenstein, Paul
Library (siglum) shelfmark: US-Wc  ML30.86B2 M4
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