Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist, BWV 45 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Whole cantata

  • (Posted 2016-12-15)  CPDL #42298:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2016-12-15).  Score information: A4, 54 pages, 3.32 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: scan of piano-vocal score by Bernhard Todt, with German and English text

Individual movements

7. Chorale: Gib, dass ich tu mit Fleiß

See Gelobet sei der Herr, BWV 45.7 for this chorale with different lyrics.

General Information

Title: Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist, BWV 45
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCantata for 8th Sunday after Trinity

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra  : 2 flutes, oboe, oboe d'amore, strings, continuo

First published: 1860 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 10
Opus: BWV 45, 7 movements
Description: first performed 11 August 1726. The Gospel for the 8th Sunday after Trinity is assigned to Pentecost VII in the Roman calendar.

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