Ich bin arm und elend, TWV 1:814 (Telemann, Georg Philipp)

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General Information

Work Title Ich bin arm und elend
Alternative. Title
Composer Telemann, Georg Philipp
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TWV 1:814
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGT 849
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6
First Publication. 1744
Librettist Erdmann Neumeister (1671-1756)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation soprano, alto, bass (optional), 2 violins, continuo (see below, Comments)

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None of the RISM entries list the bass part as optional, so this is tagged for 3 voices. Also at odds is the fact that the entries by and large list the 2 upper parts as both soprano, and none of them list an alto part. Tagging is therefore generic "3 voices".