Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
- Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-02-06). Score information: A4, 52 pages, 2.91 MB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Scan of Bernhard Todt's piano-vocal score. English and German text.
- Editor: Clifton Hughes (submitted 2017-03-23). Score information: A4, 24 pages, 279 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Organ score for movements 1, 5 and 7.
Title: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
First published: 1870 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 18
Opus: BWV 80, 8 movements
Description: Cantata for Reformation Day (October 31), based on a lost 1716 cantata for Lent III, Alles, was von Gott geboren (BWV 80a) on a libretto by Salomo Franck. Bach's first reworking from around 1723 exists in a few fragments; the opening movement was recomposed in the 1730's.
- Free choir training aids for this work are available at Choralia.
- German libretto at U. Alberta, Canada)
- Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott at the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)
View the Wikipedia article on BWV 80.
View the Wikipedia article on BWV 80a.
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