Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, BWV 136 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-04-25).  Score information: A4, 34 pages, 2.73 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt. English and German text

General Information

Title: Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz, BWV 136
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredCantata

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 oboes (1 doubling oboe d’amore), horn, strings, continuo

First published: 1881 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 28
Opus: BWV 136, 6 movements
Description: First performed 18 July 1723, the 8th Sunday after Trinity. In the Roman calendars Matth. 7's warning against false prophets is read on Pentecost VII (OT 9A).

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