Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen, BWV 66 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Duet Aria: 'Ich furchte zwar/nicht des Grabes Finsternissen' (No.5)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.[1724].
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach P 73
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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 16
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1868. Plate B.W. XVI.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 10. Kantaten zum 2. und 3. Ostertag (pp.1-42)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1955. Plate BA 5004.
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907)
Language German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1892. Plate J.S.B. I.66.
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Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1892. Plate J.S.B. I.66.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chorus: 'Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen' (No.1)

For 3 Violins, 2 Violas and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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Duet Recitativo: 'Bei Jesu Leben freudig sein' (No.4)

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Duet Aria: 'Ich furchte zwar/nicht des Grabes Finsternissen' (No.5)

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Chorale: 'Alleluja! Alleluja! Alleluja!' (No.6)

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Editor Frieder Rempp (1942-)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie III. Motetten, Choräle, Lieder
Band 2.1. Choräle und geistliche Lieder, Teil 1 (pp.57)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1991. Plate BA 5075.
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Misc. Notes From Dietel Sammlung as "Alleluja. Aus dem Liede, Christ ist erstanden" (No.79). More details. 600 dpi. Page size is 10.00 x 12.688 inches.
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General Information

Work Title Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen
Alternative. Title Rejoice, you hearts
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 66 ; BC A 56
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 124
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Chorus: Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen (D major)
  2. Recitativo (bass): Es bricht das Grab und damit unsre (B minor-A major)
  3. Aria (bass): Lasset dem Höchsten ein Danlied erschallen (D major)
  4. Duet Recitativo (alto, tenor): Bei Jesu Leben freudig sein (G major-A major)
  5. Duet Aria (alto, tenor): Ich furchte zwar/nicht des Grabes Finsternissen (A major)
  6. Chorale: Alleluja! Alleluja! Alleluja! (F minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1724? in Leipzig
First Performance. 1724-04-10 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1868 (BGA)
Librettist Anonymous (possibly Martin Luther (1483-1546), text used in No.6)
Language German
Dedication 2nd day of Easter (Easter Monday)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, bassoon, trumpet (ad lib.), strings, continuo
Related Works Der Himmel dacht auf Anhalts Ruhm und Glück, BWV 66a (secular setting)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach