Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben? BWV 8 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2016-10-23)  CPDL #41549:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2016-10-23).  Score information: A4, 26 pages, 1.76 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

General Information

Title: Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben? BWV 8
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: transverse flute, 2 oboes d’amore, corno (in 1st movement) strings, continuo

First published: 1851 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 1
Opus: BWV 8, 6 movements
Description: First performed 24 September 1724, the 16th Sunday after Trinity. In the Roman calendar(s) the Raising at Nain is read on Pentecost XV or OT 10 C.

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