Hoe helder staat de morgenster, BWV 36.4 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Editor: Arno Rog (submitted 2001-01-18).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 33 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transposed up a tone. In Dutch translation, uses the first stanza "Hoe helder staat de morgenster". File recovered using the WayBackMachine of http://archive.org

General Information

Title: Hoe helder staat de morgenster
Composer: Philipp Nicolai
Arranger: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Philipp Nicolai

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

Language: Dutch
Instruments: A cappella

First published: ca. 1599
  2nd published: 1784 in Vierstimmige Choralgesänge, Teil 1, no. 85
  3rd published: 1857 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 7
  4th published: 1898 in 389 Choralgesänge, no. 377
Opus: BWV 0036 , mvt. 4

Description: Music from the fourth movement of the cantata Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36. Words are a translation of the first stanza of Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern.