Was frag ich nach der Welt, BWV 94 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-02-25).  Score information: A4, 36 pages, 1.76 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

General Information

Title: Was frag ich nach der Welt, BWV 94
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: flute, 2 oboes, strings, continuo

First published: 1875 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 22
Opus: BWV 94, 8 movements
Description:  First performed 6 August 1724, the 9th Sunday after Trinity. In the Roman calendar the parable of the unjust steward (Luke 16) is read on Pentecost VIII or OT 25 C.

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