Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder, BWV 135 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2017-04-23)  CPDL #44187:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-04-23).  Score information: A4, 20 pages, 1000 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

Individual movements

1. Chorus: Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder

Tune by Hans Leo Hassler, 1601. See Herzlich thut mich verlangen (Johann Sebastian Bach) for other arrangements and languages for this tune.

General Information

Title: Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder, BWV 135
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist:

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 oboes, cornetto, trombone, strings, continuo

First published: 1881 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe 28
Opus: BWV 135, 6 movements
Description: First performed 25 June 1724, the Third Sunday after Trinity (in the Roman calendars Luke 15 is read on Pentecost III/OT 24C). The brass instruments play colla parte the Passion Choral with, respectively, the soprano (final chorale) and the bass (1st movement).

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