O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe, BWV 34a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)



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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821–1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 41 (pp.117-48)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLI.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten,
Band 33. Trauungskantaten  (pp.27-74)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1958. Plate BA 5010.
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Work Title O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe [II]
Alternative. Title O eternal fire, o source of love [II]
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 34a ; BC B 13
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 426
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements (in 2 parts):
  • Prima Parte
1. Chorus: O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe
2. Recitative (bass): Wie, dass der Liebe hohe Kraft
3. Aria (tenor) and Recitativo (alto)
Siehe, also wird gesegnet der Mann, der den Herren fürchtet
4. Chorus: Friede über Israel
  • Secundo Parte
5. Aria (alto): Wohl euch, ihr auserwählten Schafe
6. Recitative (soprano): Das ist vor dich, o ehrenwürdger Mann
7. Chorus: Gib, höchster Gott, auch hier dem Worte Kraft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1725-26 (1st half) in Leipzig
First Publication. 1894 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Anonymous (Nos.1-2, 5-6)
Psalm CXXVIII: 4-6 (Nos.3-4)
Numbers 6: 24-26 (No.7)
Language German
Dedication Cantata for a Wedding
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 trumpets (D), timpani, strings, continuo
Related Works O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe, BWV 34
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Survives only as a fragment (7 mss parts)

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