Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • (Posted 2017-01-05)  CPDL #42512:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-01-05).  Score information: A4, 26 pages, 1.66 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: scan of piano-vocal score by Bernhard Todt

Separate movements

8. Chorale: Richte dich, Liebste

  • (Posted 1999-12-15)  CPDL #00642:        (Finale 1998)
Editor: Vladimir Ursic (submitted 1999-12-15).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 22 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: . The harmonization belongs to the chorale of BWV 57, #8; but with different text, "Lobe den Herrn"

Italian.png In Italian: Lodate Dio

  • (Posted 2000-12-13)  CPDL #01886:       
Editor: Simone Olivieri (submitted 2000-12-13).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 34 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes:Italian version of 'Lobet den Herrn', to the same harmonization

General Information

Title: Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Lyricist: Georg Christian Lehms

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: Soprano-Bass duo (SATB for chorale)
Genre: SacredCantata for St. Stephen's Day

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 Oboes, Taille, Strings, BC

First published: 1868 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe 12

Description: First performed 26 December 1725

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