Dem Gerechten muß das Licht, BWV 195 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-07-28).  Score information: A4, 50 pages, 3.42 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt. English and German text.

General Information

Title: Dem Gerechten muß das Licht, BWV 195
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, separate parts survive for SATB soli and SATB ripieni
Genre: SacredCantata

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 oboes d'amore, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo

First published: 1864 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 13
Opus: BWV 195, 6 movements
Description: Wedding cantata surviving in a 1742 fragment and a complete revised version from the late 40's; thought to have originated c1727.

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