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

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Work Title Erwählte Pleissenstadt
Alternative. Title Apollo et Mercurius
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)
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Music for this cantata is not extant.

Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach