Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin, BWV 125 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Complete cantata

Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-04-08).  Score information: A4, 28 pages, 3.42 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

Individual movements

6. Er ist das Heil und selge Licht

For this chorale with lyrics translated into English, see In peace and joy, BWV 125.6.
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-02-08).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Martin Luther's hymn, Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin set to the music of the final chorale of Cantata no. 125.
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-02-08).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 41 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The final chorale from Cantata 125, Er ist das Heil und selge Licht.

General Information

Title: Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin, BWV 125
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCantata

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: flute, oboe (d'amore), horn, strings, continuo

First published: 1878 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 26
Opus: BWV 0125, 6 movements

Description: First performed 2 February 1725, the Feast of the Purification.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin.
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