Erwählte Pleissenstadt, BWV 216a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Work Title Erwählte Pleissenstadt
Alternative. Title Apollo et Mercurius
Name Translations Erwählte Pleißenstadt; Erwählte Pleißenstadt, BWV 216a
Authorities Wikipedia
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 216a ; BC G 47
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 128
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements (parody of BWV 216?)
  1. Duet Aria (soprano, alto): Vergnügte Pleißenstadt
  2. Duet Recitative (soprano, alto): So angenehm auch mein Revier
  3. Aria (soprano): Angenehme Hempelin
  4. Recitative (alto): Erspare den Verdruss
  5. Aria (alto): Mit Lachen und Scherzen
  6. Duet Recitative (soprano, alto): Wie lieblich wird sie nun
  7. Duet Aria (soprano, alto): Heil und Segen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1728 (after)
First Performance. 1728-02-05 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1887 (BGA)
Librettist Christian Friedrich Henrici (1700–1764) [as Picander]?
Language German
Dedication Homage to the Leipzig Town Council
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto
Orchestra: ?
Related Works Vergnügte Pleissenstadt, BWV 216 (Parody)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Music for this cantata is not extant.

Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach