Gott ist mein König, BWV 71 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-01-26).  Score information: A4, 40 pages, 2.49 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Scan of Bernhard Todt's piano-vocal score (German and English text)

General Information

Title: Gott ist mein König, BWV 71
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 recorders, 2 oboes, bassoon, 3 trumpets, timpani, strings (+solo cello), continuo

First published: 1708 It was printed the same year by the town council
    2nd published: 1870 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe 18
Opus: BWV 71, 7 movements
Description: Cantata for the administrative new year, 4 February 1708. The only cantata of Bach published in his lifetime.

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