J.S. Bach
Complete Works


BWV 1

Title:Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Category:Cantatas
Subcategory:Church
Movements:Chorus: Wie Schön leuchet der Morgenstern
Recitative (tenor): Due wahrer Gottes und Marien Sohn
Aria (soprano): Erfüllet, ihr limmlischen göttlichen Flammen
Recitative (bass): Ein irdscher Glanz, ein leiblich Licht
Aria (tenor): Unser Mund und Ton der Saiten
Choral: Wie bin ich doch so herzlich froh
Orchestration from
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis:
Soli: S, T, B. Chor: S, A, T, B. Instr.: Corno I, II; Ob. da caccia I, II; Viol. conc. I, II; Viol. rip. I, II; Vla.; Cont.
Year:1725
Occasion:Annunciation
Author:text adapted from the hymn by Philipp Nicolai
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German Text:click here (Walter F. Bischof 's Bach Cantatas web site).
English Text:click here (Z. Philip Ambrose's Texts of the Complete Vocal Works web site).
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