Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist, BWV 45 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Aria: Wer Gott bekennt (No.5)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
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Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 10 (pp.151-86)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1860. Plate B.W. X.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918–2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie I. Kantaten
Band 18. Kantaten zum 7. und 8. Sonntag nach Trinitatis (pp.197-237)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1966. Plate BA 5027.
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Perlnerd666 (2008/11/9)

Arranger Bernhard Todt (1822–1907)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate J.S.B. I:45.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Chorus: Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist (No.1)

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Aria: Weiß ich Gottes Rechte (No.3)

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Arioso: Es werden viele zu mir sagen an jenem Tage (No.4)

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Aria: Wer Gott bekennt (No.5)

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General Information

Work Title Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist
Alternative. Title You have been told, O man, what is Good
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 45 ; BC A113
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 132
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts (in 7 movements)
  • Parte prima
1. Chorus: Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist (E major)
2. Recitativo (tenor): Der Höchste läßt mich seinen Willen wissen (B major-G minor)
3. Aria (tenor): Weiß ich Gottes Rechte (C minor)
  • Parte seconda
4. Arioso (bass): Es werden viele zu mir sagen an jenem Tage (A major)
5. Aria (alto): Wer Gott bekennt (F minor)
6. Recitativo (alto): So wird denn Herz und mund (E major)
7. Choral: Gib, daß ich tu mit fleiß (E major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1726 in Leipzig
First Performance. 1726-08-11 in Leipzig
First Publication. 1863 (BGA)
Librettist see below
Micah 6: 8 (No.1)
Matthew 7: 22-23 (No.4)
Johann Heermann (1585-1647) (No.7)
Anonymous (Nos.2-3, 5-6)
Language German
Dedication 8th Sunday after Trinity
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, oboe, oboe d'amore, strings, continuo (organ)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
Bach-Cantatas.com
Extra Information Commentary on the movements, etc.

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Cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach