Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 420 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2020-11-09)  CPDL #61293:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2020-11-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 43 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, 1785, no. 145.

General Information

Title: Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 420
Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Anonymous

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredChorale   Meter: 886. 88

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1557 in Frankfurt am Main
    2nd published: 1785 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 2, no. 145
    3rd published: 1892 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 39
    4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 331
Opus: BWV 420
Description:  Words by an unknown author, ca. 1560, with 14 stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz?.