Erwünschtes Freudenlicht, BWV 184 (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2017-07-10).  Score information: A4, 28 pages, 1.76 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A scan of the piano-vocal score by Berhard Todt.

General Information

Title: Erwünschtes Freudenlicht, BWV 184
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Language: German
Instruments: Orchestra: 2 transverse flutes, 2 violins, viola, continuo

First published: 1891 in Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe 37

Description: First performed 30 May 1724, Whit Tuesday. It is a parody of a 1721 New Years cantata, BWV 184a, of which only some instrumental parts survive.

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